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Meet Museyon: Alina Simone

AlinaSimone

On today’s episode of Meet Museyon, let’s say hello — or should that be привет — to Alina Simone. Alina is our guide to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and chanson, the soulful sound that grew from the Russian gulag. She’s also an accomplished singer songwriter. Meet Alina, hear her music and discover her favorite Soviet sounds (with tons of videos), after ... Read More »

Breakin’ in LA

Ice-T in 'Breakin' and Entering'

The year was 1983 and hip-hop was king. ‘Breakin’ and Enterin‘,’ a documentary about a Los Angeles hangout Radiotron, introduced the world to break dancing and a young rapper named Ice-T.   A year later, the doc was turned into ‘Breakin’,’ an updated version of ‘West Side Story,’ about a jazz dancer who falls in love with a b-boy named Ozone. ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: James Hendicott

James Hendicott - not so sensible

It’s time for another round of Meet Museyon. This time we’re starting off with James Hendicott, your guide to Celtic punk in Dublin in Music+Travel Worldwide. James is a freelance music and travel writer based in Galway, Ireland, and he’s written his way around the world — from South Korea to Katmandu — discovering music for publications such as State ... Read More »

Music and Movies in the Catskill Mountains

Kutshers

It’s a double whammy of double shots toady here at Museyon. That’s right it’s time for another dose of Film+Travel PLUS Music+Travel. This time we’re headed to the Catskills, the mountain range in New York State and the setting for All Tomorrow’s Parties, the awesome annual music festival curated by a different big-name artist every year. This year the Flaming ... Read More »

It’s a Mod, Mod World

S&M Cafe 4-6 Essex Rd. Islington, London

You know we love music and you know we love movies, so it should come as no surprise that ‘Quadrophenia‘ is one of our all-time favorites. The 1979 film is based on The Who’s 1973 rock opera album of the same name. It’s the story of Jimmy, a young Londoner with a dead-end job who finds release in the sharp ... Read More »

Shake the Shack Seattle

RockabillyBall

In Music+Travel Worldwide, Jessica Hundley takes you on a tour of Calicountry, Southern California’s native blend of country crooning, folk and rock ‘n’ roll. For a slightly different take on the sound, check out its Southern cousin, rockabilly, a style that fuses “hillbilly” music with old-school rock ‘n’ roll.       Like what you hear? Well, if you’re in ... Read More »

Good Idea/Bad Idea

WTWTA

For a while we’ve been following ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ Spike Jonze’s long-awaited adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s children’s classic. We dig the trailer and we love the behind-the-scenes site, and we can’t wait til the film comes out on Oct. 16. But there’s one thing we’re just not sure we can get behind: the video game. First off there’s ... Read More »

A Very English ‘Atonement’ Tour

Stokesay Court

  When location scouts for 2007 Oscar winner ‘Atonement‘ were searching for a place to play Tallis House, the film’s grand country home, production designer Sarah Greenwood knew just where to look — Country Life, a magazine dedicated to England’s “premium properties.” There she found Stokesay Court, a stately Victorian manor near the village of  Onibury,  five miles northwest of Ludlow in ... Read More »

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