“Patti Smith Buys Rimbaud’s Replicated Childhood Home in France” – ArtNet, Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
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“Patti Smith Buys Rimbaud’s Replicated Childhood Home in France” – ArtNet, Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

News article and photo from ArtNet/Getty Images Photo Credit: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images   Patti Smith, writer and musician extraordinaire, has bought a reconstruction of the childhood home of her life-long idol, the French poet Arthur Rimbaud. The reconstruction, spearheaded by Jacqueline Kranenvitter and Paul Boens, became a pilgrimage site for fans of the writer and enfant terrible, … Continue reading

“Hospital Productions unearths an industrial gem with reissue of Vilains Bonshommes’ only album” – FactMag, Miles Bowe
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“Hospital Productions unearths an industrial gem with reissue of Vilains Bonshommes’ only album” – FactMag, Miles Bowe

News article and photo from FactMag  The project’s only known recording on vinyl for the first time. For the next release on Hospital Productions, founder Dominic Fernow has unearthed L’éternité Retrouvée, the only known recording of Canadian/Norweigian industrial duo Vilains Bonshommes. A collaboration between Canadian Hospital alum Contrepoison and a member of Norwegian black metal … Continue reading

“Love and love lost wins judges’ hearts at poetry contest” – Independent Record
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“Love and love lost wins judges’ hearts at poetry contest” – Independent Record

News article and photo from Independent Record  After two semi-final rounds of reading poetry, Chloe Keating waited to hear if she would be among the eight high school students who advanced to the Poetry Out Loud state finals. The event, held Saturday at the Myrna Loy Center, determined who among this select group received an … Continue reading

“Listening to Patti Smith’s ‘Horses,’ song by song” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jim Higgins
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“Listening to Patti Smith’s ‘Horses,’ song by song” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jim Higgins

News article and photo from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Photo Credit: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel File Photo   …. “Land” meshes a Morrison-like poetic fantasy, replete with butterfly, with “Land of 1,000 Dances.” Apart from her vigorous delivery of “Dances,” “Land” has never engaged me — I’m put off by its violent imagery. This is the song, though, where she makes … Continue reading

“Lisa L’Heureux remporte le Prix Jacques-Poirier – Outaouais 2017” – La Revue, Laurence Gagnon
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“Lisa L’Heureux remporte le Prix Jacques-Poirier – Outaouais 2017” – La Revue, Laurence Gagnon

Article d’actualite et photo de La Revue Crédit photo: TC Media – Laurence Gagnon / La Revue … C’était une exploration de la vie, mais aussi une envie d’explorer la transmission de la violence et de la beauté, les deux extrêmes. Des gens qui reviennent à des moments clés de leur vie», explique Lisa L’Heureux, à … Continue reading

Stream Human Resource’s Self-Titled Debut EP” – Under the Radar NZ
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Stream Human Resource’s Self-Titled Debut EP” – Under the Radar NZ

News article from Under the Radar NZ Photo credit: Keith Dador / Human Resources Facebook page Arthur Rimbaud was referenced as inspiration to one of Human Resources’ pieces:  There are excerpts from poems included in the lyrics. What are the origins and significance of these? Tali – ‘The Masters Hand’ is based on the poem by … Continue reading

“Gabriel Garzón-Montano Shares the True Meaning Behind His Debut Album Jardín” -OC Weekly, Denise De la Cruz
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“Gabriel Garzón-Montano Shares the True Meaning Behind His Debut Album Jardín” -OC Weekly, Denise De la Cruz

Photo credit: Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s Twitter page – @MrGabrieLorenzo French singer Gabriel Garzón-Montano tells of an Arthur Rimbaud poem as inspiration for his album:   Why did you name your debut album Jardín? I’ve never answered this way, which is the real way. It comes from a poem written by Arthur Rimbaud called Jardin de L’enfance which is “Garden … Continue reading