It was at a time when France was under lock and key following the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus that Caroline Martin, Victor Dubin and Joris Pays decided to form the group Angora. Friends since high school, the three musicians lock themselves in a cellar and compose songs that will end up on a first album. When the confinement ends, with the arrival of the good weather, Angora manages to get permission to shoot at the top of the Moncontour dungeon. Mélanie Dupuis-Roy and Manon Barbier, the driving forces behind NaMM Visual in Loudun, intend to combine Angora’s music with their love of old stones, especially those of the magnificent keep.
Director Mélanie Dupuis-Roy decides to film a performance by the combo at the end of the day, to coincide with the last notes of the song as the sun sets. Equipped with a drone, she delivers formidable images and captures the beauty of a panorama in adequacy with the music and the lyricism incarnated by the three musicians. Ambitious and full of energy, the video for Away makes a strong impression and offers Angora a nice calling card when it comes to getting dates. Immediately considered as one of the driving forces of the Poitiers’ pop scene, Angora has perfectly succeeded in marrying music and heritage in a harmonious and galvanizing whole.
Away appears on the first album of the band Angora.
Donjon de Moncontour
Ancient fortress built around the year 1040 by Foulques Nerra, the Donjon de Moncontour imposes its grandeur to its visitors and watches over the region for several centuries.
The Donjon de Moncontour tells a story as tumultuous as it is fascinating. Marked by the conflicts and the different sieges in the center of which it played a predo... Learn more about Donjon de Moncontour
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Fanspots Stories Paris [French Edition]
Fanspots Stories ParisFanspots are legendary images from films, series, music, comics or novels.
These are often anonymous places these are that have become world-famous thanks to pop culture, to the point where they are now inseparable from the works they were used to set.
Amélie, James Bond, Mission Impossible, La Grande Vadrouille, Les Tontons flingueurs, Bref, Call my Agent, Sex & The City, Blake & Mortimer, Spider-Man, Notre-Dame de Paris… Discover the history of the cult locations of the greatest pop culture masterpieces in the City of Light!
Paris filmed, Paris sung, Paris drawn, Paris told… For artists, the City of Light is an extraordinary field of expression and an inexhaustible source of inspiration. Each new work is an outstretched hand to seduce new people, thanks to the dreamers of yesterday and today. Famous or anonymous places then become cult. These are the secrets of a hundred of them revealed in this third volume of the Fanspots Stories collection.
The coffee ofAmélie, the location of the Corniaud, the bridge of Inception, the seat of the Spectre in James Bond, the restaurant of Ratatouille, the church of Les Tontons Flingueurs, the bar of Bref., the agency in Call my Agent, the restaurant in Emily in Paris, the refuge of Lupin, the Parisian residence of the heroines of Gossip Girl, the firm of In therapy, the works of the Louvre featured in the clip Apeshit by Jay Z & Beyoncé, the Parc Montsouris of Jacques Higelin, the metro station of Poinçonneur des Lilas by Serge Gainsbourg, the café in Paris Le Flore by Etienne Daho, the apartment ofAdèle Blanc-Sec, the lair of Olrik in Blake & Mortimer, the apartment of Arsene Lupin, the home of the Count of Monte Cristo, the address of The Malaussian Family, the police station of Maigret, the Fiat Lux agency of Nestor Burma, the bar of A Moveable Feast, the tavern of Three musketeers…
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By Gilles Rolland
Passionné de cinéma, de rock and roll, de séries TV et de littérature. Rédacteur de presse et auteur des livres Le Heavy Metal au cinéma, Paroles de fans Guns N' Roses, Paroles de fans Rammstein et Welcome to my Jungle : 100 albums rock et autres anecdotes dépareillées. Adore également voyager à la recherche des lieux les plus emblématiques de la pop culture.