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Daft Punk is finally…. BACK!

Daft Punk is finally…. BACK!

Some music groups became legends in time and after a while, others like Daft Punk built their own legend since the first album. Now 20 years after the first album they are back and damn… it is really good. Flashback. The origins of Daft Punk It all started in 1987 when Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Emmanuel de Homem-Christo met in high school in Paris. They started doing some samples and doing music together. In 1991, with Laurent Brancowitz (later the leading guitar…

Fashion Roundup: Rihanna discovered the next best thing in music- Miss Cara Delevingne

Fashion Roundup: Rihanna discovered the next best thing in music- Miss Cara Delevingne

Fashion Roundup: Rihanna discovered the next best thing in music- Miss Cara Delevingne Katie Holmes on Allure Each week FashionTV rounds up the most fashionable highlights of the week buzzing on the net. From the best cover shot of the week to sexy trends and amazing videos! Cover Shot of the Week: Single lady Katie Holmes shows some skin on Allure’s April edition and looks gorgeous as ever. Katie talks about her hopes for 2013, opens up about her family…

2013 is all about coming backs…

2013 is all about coming backs…

What is happening with the music industry? Was last year the end of a cycle and this year the beginning of a new one? In any case, 2013 is already marked by the return of major artists. No coming outs, just coming backs ! check it out. DAVID BOWIE At 66 years old, we could think that David Bowie would just enjoy a peaceful retirement. Well, we would be wrong. This beginning of the year shows the return of the…

A List Of 5 Guitarists Of The Current Generation

A List Of 5 Guitarists Of The Current Generation

A List Of 5 Guitarists Of The Current Generation You may have read many lists mentioning the greatest guitar players of all time. These lists tend to become repetitive, with many of the same rock stars making it to the top of the list. We decided to highlight the major guitar players who have been in the limelight in the last 10 years. 1. Chris Broderick   He made his debut as the lead guitarist of Megadeth on 4th February,…

Robbie Williams takes the crown… new album.

Robbie Williams takes the crown… new album.

This fall, Robbie Williams is releasing his ninth studio album called Take the Crown. Here are the details. The album was already released in the UK beginning of November and it contains already a big hit with the song “Candy”. Check here the official video clipin which we can see Robbie Williams in the role of an Angel. It is a Pop song and the theme is about a girl who thinks she is simply great! “Candy” was written by Robbie…

Waging Heavy Peace, by Neil Young.

Waging Heavy Peace, by Neil Young.

This fall, one of the most awaited biographies is called “Waging Heavy Peace”. It is the memoirs of Rock star Neil Young. Born in 1945 in Canada, Neil Young is considered as one of the most influential musicians of his generation. In his biography, Neil Young describes a beautiful kaleidoscope of his life, from private, towards his status of rock star. We can read also many details from his start with groups like Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash and recently…

Elīna Garanča sings songs of love and despair.

Elīna Garanča sings songs of love and despair.

Elīna Garanča is launching a new album in september 2012 called Romantique. A collection of songs of love and despair. According to Deutsche Gramophon it is an album for the fans! You can listen to the high class Diva singing works by Berlioz, Donizetti, Gounod, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky and Vaccai. Elīna Garanča is accompanied by the Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna – Yves Abel. The impressive track list : – Gaetano Donizetti, La Favorite, Act 3, “Oh! Mon Ferdinand” – Camille…

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back! After a break for personal reasons (She got a lovely little girl -congratulations) she is back and for her return, she is performing at one of the most elegant and mythic places – Vienna – during this Spring. From May 17th to May 27th she will perfom the role of Sesto in Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” at the Vienna State Opera. La Clemenza di Tito, in english the Clemency of Titus, is an Opera Seria in…

Lana Del Rey, purely essential.

Lana Del Rey, purely essential.

Do you know Lana Del Rey? Well, you should because she is the next big thing. She is an American singer and song writer. You probably know her first big hit called Video Games. Since october 2011, her album Born to Die became a big hit in more than 7 countries including the US. Her real name is Elisabeth Woolridge Grant,she was born in New York and grew up in Lake Placid, NY. She has chose this name because she…

Limousine II, just relax and dream…

Limousine II, just relax and dream…

Limousine is finally launching its second album, simply called II. Author in 2009 of the sublime soundtrack for the short film Lila (french Cesars 2010), the training led

Classical music, too expensive?

Classical music, too expensive?

The music industry evolved much more in the past 10 years than in the past 50 years. In deed Internet changed a lot the way we buy or listen to music. Of course it also developed the piracy around exchanging music illegally. And this would be another subject. If we focus on the “legal”channels, we can see that there are different prices for different sort of music and unfortunately Classical music is much more expensive than other categories. In deed,…

Amy Winehouse – Lioness, Hidden treasures

Amy Winehouse – Lioness, Hidden treasures

In the music industry, you have artists that pass by, others make one big shot and are forever gone and others… become legends. This is the case of Amy Winehouse. After her death last july, a new album is coming in december – Lioness hidden treasures. The “chick from London” was an English singer-songwriter known for her powerful deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. Winehouse’s 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically successful in the UK. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to six Grammy…

Scarlett Johansson, the Voice.

Scarlett Johansson, the Voice.

At Luxury Activist, we discovered that Scarlett Johansson sings! And it is not bad at all. Who remembers the famous “Bonnie & Clyde” song by Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot? It is based on an English language poem written by Bonnie Parker herself a few weeks before she and Clyde Barrow were shot, entitled “The Trail’s End”. Here is the original text written by Bonnie herself: The Trail’s End by Bonnie Parker  “You’ve read the story of Jesse James of how he lived and died. If…

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