Serge Gainsbourg

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Vive la France! Five Songs in Celebration of Bastille Day

    Joyeux Le Quatorze Juillet, tout le monde! Pardon my Franglish, but it's Bastille Day tomorrow, so feel free to eat some cake and go raid a prison or something-- just leave your guillotine at home. La Fête Nationale celebrates the French Revolution on the anniversary of the storming of the Bastil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    William Fucking Reed, What Are You Listening To?

    William Fucking ReedReed deejays Sticky Fingers every Friday night at Bar Smith. For more info, visit Sticky Fingers' official website. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Currently, my car radio defaults to KWSS 106.7-FM, which hosts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Sebastien Millon, What Are You Listening To?

    Sebastien Millon Sebastien Millon You can check out the local artist and fashion designer's work here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? NPR. I love keeping up on the news, but they also have so many great stories on culture, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Serge Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life and Seven More Music Flicks That Don't Suck

    A scene from A Heroic Life​I didn't make it out to the French pop spectacular at FilmBar on Saturday night, but the pics posted on Facebook got me super-pumped to catch Serge Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life. Non-documentary or concert films are tough to pull off (those are, too) but when a movie ... More >>

  • Film

    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Serge Gainsbourg Biopic "A Heroic Life" Coming to FilmBar Next Month

    Gainsbourg probably related to Popeye's "I yam what I yam" statement. ​The 2010 biopic Serge Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, about the legendary French singer and general scoundrel,  is coming to downtown hot-spot FilmBar next month.Though the film won't premier at the theater until the "last week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    What's Selling: Revolver Records Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week​Since 2007, Revolver Records has kept its racks full of music elation with a vast collection of vinyl, CDs and DVDs. Their website boasts that the shop carries more than 25,000 new and used LPs, providing Phoenicians with plenty of ways to fill their ears with euphoria. Find out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    British Sea Power: Valhalla Dancehall

    British Sea Power - Valhalla Dancehall​Not much -- if any -- new music is being released today, so I must jump ahead a week an pick and album from that slate of releases. Among those is the fifth album from Brighton indie rockers British Sea Power, Valhalla Dancehall. How does the band follow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    What's Selling: Revolver Records

    Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg, Je T'aime...Moi Non Plus​Leave it to Revolver Records and their incredibly knowledgeable clientele to remind us of Je T'aime...Moi Non Plus.It's a late '60s album of French duets as sung by two lovers. The brand new re-issue of it is what must have put it all the ... More >>

  • Film

    March 25, 2010
  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    Like a Complete Unknown

    The changing face of Bob Dylan on film

  • Music

    August 3, 2006


    Toujours le Même Film

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Diaspora Jammin'

    The best underground black music from the U.S., Brazil, the U.K., the Caribbean and Africa

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    LATIN - The New Classicos

    Celebrating some of the year's best efforts in Latin music

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Nathaniel Merriweather

    LOVAGE -- Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By (75 Ark)

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Bertrand Burgalat

    The SSSound of Mmmusic (Emperor Norton)

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Sigur Ros, Defacto, and Jon Auer

    Svefn-G-Englar (PIAS), 456132015 (Grand Royal), and 6 1/2 (Pattern 25)

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Rebel Rouser

    The recently rediscovered Lee Hazlewood finds his place among a new generation of fans

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Music: Response

    He produced Madonna's Music, but Mirwais has been around for 20 years and has influenced a legion of French DJs

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Border Crossing

    Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Critics' Choice

    A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997