Chloé Delaume moves the black sofa in a cabinet of curiosities

Writer Chloé Delaume, in September 2016. JOEL SAGET / AFP BRUTX – ON DEMAND – ISSUE Already with “21 cm”, on Canal +, Augustin Trapenard, tightrope walker with two million listeners on France Inter with his “Boomerang”, has revolutionized the way in which it is possible to talk about literature on television. Leaving his guests … Read more

Chet Baker, the self-destruction of the wild jazz genius | Sound Sofa

The music of Chet Baker it is deeply seductive, sad, evocative. The brilliant trumpeter, one of the most attractive musicians in history, had a gift, a unique ability to convey emotions through the wind that crossed his trumpet like the breath of one who is about to faint. His life, on the other hand, was … Read more

Summer of Soul: The Redemption of ‘Black Woodstock’: The Story of the Harlem Cultural Festival | Sound Sofa

A few months before Woodstock opened its doors to half a million young people there was a festival that time was turning into legend. The Harlem Cultural Festival, held on six weekends – June 29 to August 24 – was a historic event that brought together 300,000 people, the majority African American to celebrate the … Read more