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The Tedium of Fame in Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere

The Tedium of Fame in Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere

Somewhere, at first glance, harkens back to the director’s 2004 film Lost In Translation. Both take place in hotels, and both involve men that becoming increasingly estranged from the world around them, and both find a meaning for it all in a blonde female companion. The similarities, though, are only superficial. Sofia Coppola is not that simple. In her newest effort,... Devamını oku!

Interview: Carmen Souza

Interview: Carmen Souza

  First of all, welcome to Turkey. Carmen: Thank you! We don’t know much about the group members actually. Yeah, we know about you but you have acoustic guitars, Fender Rhodes, acoustic bass, cajon, snare timbales,  brushes effects and lots of other instruments in your band. Can you tell us a little bit about your band? Carmen: Well, I myself play the guitar and the Fender... Devamını oku!

Interview: NiveHive

Interview: NiveHive

  Interview with: Collin Ruffino Collin, we recognise you from Home Video and now you’re back with another great project called NiveHive. Could you please tell us the story of this project? Why did you need to make such a conceptual album? I first noticed Wikileaks when they released the video of the Apache helicopter attack in Iraq, the shooting of all those civilians and... Devamını oku!

Interview: Dengue Fever

Interview: Dengue Fever

    I would like to start with Cambodia… To be honest, I had no idea about Cambodian Rock before I met you. Could you inform us about how you met with the genre? Yeah, this is Ethan (farfisa organ/ keys). This is how I first heard the music in the late 90’s. I was riding in the back of a pick up truck from Siam Reap, where Angkor Watt is located, to Phnom Penh. It... Devamını oku!

Interview: Arid

Interview: Arid

You started doing music in the mid 90s, that is the fime when Nirvana opened the door for rock music. Starsailor, Reamonn and lots of groups… you lived in a kind of era which is so important for rock music. Do you find yourself lucky for making music at that era? You know 2000s is not a good time for rock music. Jasper: No, we started in 1996 or something… 97 which was we... Devamını oku!

Interview: The Gadsdens

Interview: The Gadsdens

The Gadsdens, an indie-pop band from East London has been around for some time, touching our hearts with their melodic, heartfelt songs and velvety vocals. After the release of their first single The Sailor Song in 2009, the band is now at the verge of a big thing: their debut album is soon to be released. The Gadsdens is one of the most promising bands around and one needs to... Devamını oku!

Interview: Hidden Orchestra

Interview: Hidden Orchestra

Selda: Welcome back again. How did you find the audience at Babylon tonight? Joe: Amazing, brilliant. Yeah, they were really responsive and there was this connection. Selda: Did they meet your expectations or were you expecting something like this? Joe: I was hoping for that. It was better than we hope. It was really good. Selda: You could have been much closer to mainstream with... Devamını oku!

Interview: Mashrou’ Leila

Interview: Mashrou’ Leila

    Before we start to talking about your music, I have to ask the atmosphere in Lebanon? I’ve been reading articles about a possible civil war… How serious are those? We’ve become immune to these kind events here in Lebanon. The country has just started booming again culturally and economically within the past couple of years after the Hariri assassination and... Devamını oku!