La Musica Italiana: è Meglio di Quanto Sembra

Nel nuovo album di Giorgio Poi – Smog – il singolo a quattro mani con Calcutta La Musica Italiana è il manifesto ItPop che fa riflettere (e commuovere) più di quanto si possa pensare. Che l’indie all’italiana fosse il nuovo fenomeno pop generazionale già era fatto assodato. Cosi come a metà 60’s iniziarono a pullulare complessi…

Rosa Splendore – A Backstage View of Splendore’s New Video

Splendore released his first vocal track Rosa Splendore on Italian electronic label Ivreatronic – revolving around the post-industrial city of Ivrea in Norhtern Italy, once home to pioneering Olivetti firm. Pioneering is indeed the imprint of Splendore’s track, labelled by the artist himself as ‘queer pop’ – an electro-pop willing to bring to the front…

Post-Franco punk, trap and Godard – The Parrots: Interview

Fresh of their new single Cigarette Burns The Parrots let The Sir’s Corner into their kaleidoscopic world made of post-Franco Spanish underground, trap and Godard films. Cigarettes burn and Beck’s is spilled while I sit in a Brixton backgarden with The Parrots’ Alex and Diego and their photographer Neelam (whose shots already graced Hinds’ album covers)….

Tim Presley

Tim Presley (White Fence / Drinks) shot on 35mm film in Bristol (UK).

ToDays Festival – A Disposable (and Half Frame) Report

AT THE KING’S COURT KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD + FANS ANIMA LATTINA COME_COSE QUEEN BEE M¥SS KETA EMO RANGER GENERIC ANIMAL NEVER SLEEP ToDays Ravers OH, BABY ARIEL PINK + DON BOLLES   IVREATRONIC COSMO’S ANGLES + ENEA PASCAL + SPLENDORE TALKING HACKNEY GENTRIFICATION MOUNT KIMBIE   PUGLIA.COM POP_X + FANS  

Il Colpo di Stato dell’Indie in Diretta Nazionale

Al Concertone del Primo Maggio, con il Lodo&Friends, va in onda il colpo di stato della scena indie che si autoimpone come forza musicale dominante del paese dopo un decennio di oscurità e denigrazione. Dovrei scrivere più spesso di indie italiano. Da sei mesi ho nelle memo del cellulare un pezzo su quanto la scena…

The Sir’s Corner Radio / Season 3 #1

THE SIR’S CORNER RADIO / SEASON 3 #1 (01/02/2018): • Intro • Calibro35- Superstudio (2018) • Serge Gainsbourg- En Melody (1971) • Lonnie Smith- Call of the Wild (1968) • Grover Washington Jr- Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye cover) (1971) • Orchestra Werner Müller- Bodybulding (1972) • Patty Pravo- Metti una Sera a Cena (Senior…

The Importance of Retro Pop Culture in Alessandro Michele’s Gucci

When Alessandro Michele took the lead of Gucci in the dramatic days of January 2014 an unexpected radical change was in sight for the Italian luxury fashion brand. Within less than three years Gucci would have become one of the leading and most talked-about fashion brands around and Michele the most influential Italian person in the…

Braniff Airlines Jet Age Style by Emilio Pucci

In days of packed aircrafts with no living space if you are taller than 5ft, passengers in tracksuits trousers and flip flops and undistinguished flight attendants uniforms, it is well-worth to step back to civilisation and take a look at Emilio Pucci uniform designs for Braniff International Airlines. Everything started with jazz – what else…