Keith Haring: An artist for the people

19th January 2020FANZINE
Infamous for his graffiti styled pop art, Keith Haring’s iconic style comprised of silhouetted figures using solid, bold lines and vibrant colours that saw him blur “high” and “low” art. Haring had a unique ability to simultaneously attract a mass audience while spreading awareness for a variety of social causes, using a visual language that [...]

9 Great music documentaries to watch online now

12th January 2020FANZINE
Picture this: It's a cold night. Your mind's made up; you're not going out tonight. You're scrolling through your Netflix list, but nothing seems to satisfy you. Well, we're here to save your night! We've compiled this list of music documentaries you can find online (some for free, some on demand) to quench your thirst [...]

Who’s moving on? Who’s kidding who?

9th January 2020FANZINE
I loved your face, I loved your hair Your T-shirts and your evening wear As for the world, the job, the war I ditched them all to love you more   When Leonard met Marianne he could not imagine the impact that this woman would have on his art and his life. Such profound and [...]

IDFA 2019 picks by IN-EDIT

17th December 2019FANZINE
IDFA has come and gone, once again. Many revealing documentaries, interesting talks and tons of hours spent in a dark screening room. Let’s celebrate this great festival, IN-EDIT-style, by listing here the music documentaries that stood out in this year’s program.       The Long River Slides The punk-brass band De Kift has been [...]

Michael, you’ve got a lot to answer for

14th October 2019FANZINE
When Simon LeBon of Duran Duran wrote these lyrics he had no idea that his good friend Michael Hutchence would be found dead some months later in a hotel room in Sydney. It’s been more than 20 years now and still Michael’s legacy lives on. After all, INXS only wrote some of the most recognizable [...]

Miles Davis: The man behind the horn

8th September 2019FANZINE
Often stated as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and an integral part of the history of jazz, Miles Davis has won for himself the title of cultural icon. With a career that spreads over 5 decades, he’s known especially for his drive to innovate, to dare, to experiment and to [...]

The Resonance of Happiness

1st April 2019FANZINE
“After playing the jaw harp for 10 minutes, the vibration goes through your mouth to your skull and your whole body resonates, getting into some kind of ecstatic euphoria. It feels like I am part of a shamanic ritual of an ancient civilization. This instrument has been around for thousands of years and many cultures [...]

Yo soy el Cantante

25th March 2019FANZINE
Lawyer, singer, actor, activist, politician, writer… Why choose only one when you’re as talented as Rubén Blades? The multitalented artist with the sharp lyrics and outspoken character has been the voice of Hispanic America for the past couple of decades. And with his personality, it’s no wonder why.   Born in Panama, from parents of [...]

Posters, hearts and tears: The Boyband Phenomenon

18th March 2019FANZINE
Boybands could almost be considered a subgenre of pop music and culture. There seems to be a pattern in their success amongst preteen and teenage audiences, mostly girls. A pattern that’s repeating itself in different eras and different countries too.   It’s something like a formula. 3,4, or 5 young single attractive men sing in [...]

Female voices | women’s lives

8th March 2019FANZINE
-Recognize this tune|voice…? -Hm… yep|nope.     “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” said Maya Angelou. Could that be the case of the political M.I.A., the daring Amy, the fighter Nina, the pioneer Joan, the bold Madonna, the romantic Whitney, the childlike [...]