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1971

by Greg Cwik Kicking the Canon Music

Serge Gainsbourg | Histoire de Melody Nelson

One of the horniest albums ever recorded, Serge Gainsbourg’s Histoire de Melody Nelson is a 28-minute exhalation of libidinous longing. The album tells a Lolita-like tale, partially autobiographical, of the middle-aged musician’s fantasies about, and consequent seduction of, a 15-year-old girl named Melody Nelson, whose bike the man…

by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music

Foreign Correspondent | Issue 5

In Review Online has launched some monthly features devoted to reviewing new album releases. One such feature is Foreign Correspondent, a bimonthly survey of new releases from the international music world. | The latest issue of FC includes takes on two different acts from…

by Greg Cwik Film Kicking the Canon

A Touch of Zen | King Hu

Ensconced in the forest, enfolded by lush, verdant foliage, a spider’s web glints, caught in the halation of the sun; the glistening, intricate pattern is one of the myriad beauties crafted by nature, but it is also a deadly trap set by a formidable…