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The Scene In Six Sounds: France

DaftPunk

As arguably the most artistic country in Europe (calm down, Italians…), France has plenty to say when it comes to music, too. Of course, the language barrier limits many French artist’s international impact, but -– as Museyon’s Music + Travel Worldwide found out –- rap rules the roost in Paris, and the arty side of hip-hop and some of the ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

In Theaters Now: Paris

In the latest film from Cedric Klapisch, ‘Paris‘, a young professional dancer (Romain Duris) find himself unexpectedly facing his own mortality. Watching the city through his window, he begins to see the different sides of Paris through the lives of his neighbors — the fruit seller, the woman at the bakery, a social worker, a dancer, an architect, a homeless ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Miles Marshall Lewis

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Miles Marshall Lewis is our man in Paris and your guide to the city’s Muslim hip-hop scene. The American expat grew up in the Bronx at the same time the city was crumbling and hip-hop was exploding. He currently writes about pop culture, music and more and is the author of ‘ Read More »

Disaster Movie

Times Square, New York City

Yesterday we had a good laugh at the expense of the cast of ’2012.’ But a look at the film’s official trailer got us thinking … is no landmark safe from Hollywood effects people? Can you spot the ones that get destroyed in ’2012′? Let’s find them…after the jump.   Read More »

When Religion and Culture Collide

Renowned ex-rapper Napoloen of Tupac's Outlaws explains why he thinks Muslims should abstain from listening to or creating music

What do you do when your passion and your religion are at odds with one another? That’s the question behind the new doc ‘Deen Tight‘ from Mustafa Davis. More and more Muslims living in the West are turning to music, and hip-hop in particular, to express their faith, despite the fact that many traditional Muslims consider music taboo. ‘Deen Tight’ ... Read More »

Paris a la Amélie

Moulin Rouge

‘Amélie‘ is one of those movies we love here at Museyon — sweet, iconic and visually stunning. We also love the picture it paints of gay ol’ Paris. Of all the Gallic cities, none is more stereotypically French than Paris, writes Julien Sévéon in Film + Travel, which is why it’s long been a favorite of tourists and filmmakers alike. ... Read More »

On Screen & On Location

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At Museyon, we love to go On Location, which is why we’re loving this story in the New York Times. The Grey Lady’s Globespotters Blog reports that through August 23, the Cinema au clair de lune festival will screen 13 Paris films in the location they were filmed. That means you can  see classically French films in classically Parisian locales, ... Read More »

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