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Cristian Pagu This morning something was off. No chemicals running through my system, nothing or no one to blame, no clue whatsoever. But I woke up to Alex Osuch’s music. On stage he calls himself DJAO. This is his debut album. Alex’s been making music and performing since 2010. There’s a reason they call him The Achemist, as he manages …

Cristian PaguDJAO – DJAO
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OK Go – I Won’t Let You Down

Cristian Pagu 4 days, 44 takes, around 2,400 extras and a drone. That’s how you go viral.OK Go is not a band that I like. At all. In fact not many people can say that either, but somehow they manage to get under your skin. The fact that their music is not that great has absolutely nothing to do with …

Cristian PaguOK Go – I Won’t Let You Down
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Tiga – Bugatti

Cristian Pagu Back in the summer when Tiga released his single Bugatti, nobody knew what to make of it. That krautrock mixed with tech house beats is not that bad, but it’s not like it’s some kind of fantastic piece of electronic art. But teaming up with Helmi and Division Paris paid off big time. It seems that Tiga had …

Cristian PaguTiga – Bugatti
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Etnik – Unclassified feat. Mykki Blanco

Cristian Pagu Because she’s not just a regular rapper, the pony boy extraordinaire is also a poet, actor, author and an entertainer with an eye for acting out against the system, bridging the gap between what defines rap parameters in a self-imposed transgender framework. The drag princess of queer hip-hop is the rap persona of none other than Michael David …

Cristian PaguEtnik – Unclassified feat. Mykki Blanco
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Sunday LIVE Session with Nils Frahm

Cristian Pagu This Sunday afternoon is going LIVE thanks to my favourite german producer, composer and piano playing musician, Nils Frahm. So gather around all ye’ who are fond of piano playing, ye’ who rejoice when someone is using a keyboard and manages to play away your angst and blues, only to replace them with butterfly thoughts and feelings.

Cristian PaguSunday LIVE Session with Nils Frahm
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Crystal Castles 101 – Top favourite songs

Cristian Pagu Sunday morning cartoons with Crystal Castles. Not many know this but the band got their name from the He-Man cartoons universe. And now, as you all may have learned by now, She-Ra herself, that wonderful crazy chick from Crystal Castles is leaving the band. It’s that girl that looks like a model and acts like a rock star, …

Cristian PaguCrystal Castles 101 – Top favourite songs
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Gone Girl – film and soundtrack review

Cristian Pagu I guess a big huge THANK YOU is in order. When I pay for something, when I go to the multiplex this is what I want to feel, this is what I want to get for my money. So I’ll just go ahead and thank David Fincher for Gone Girl, for I am still in complete disarray and …

Cristian PaguGone Girl – film and soundtrack review
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Noomi Rapace portrait by Aitor Throup & Flying Lotus

Cristian Pagu This Sunday is short and sweet. All shot in black and white within a wow riveting 7-act arthouse portrait piece which strays from the confines of everything that could possibly be defined as a mere depiction of the self. It’s actually a 3 dimensional portrait of Noomi Rapace as she’s being live sculpted, but at the same time …

Cristian PaguNoomi Rapace portrait by Aitor Throup & Flying Lotus
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Karen O – Ooo

Iată-ne la primul articol din cadrul rubricii English Sundays, rubrică în care ne vom deversa toate englezismele la adresa muzicii. Cristian Pagu Surprise, surprise! This video should run down smoothly with your Sunday. Spike Jonze premiered this surprise music video for the famous singer of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, front woman Karen O. And I have to say, it’s quite the surprise. …

Cristian PaguKaren O – Ooo