We are still obsessed with French singer/actress Soko and you should be too! She is currently an opening act for Foster the People, on tour this fall. (Find out when she is coming to your city here.)
Soko released her debut album I Thought I Was An Alien in the US in June 2013. The album has fourteen tracks of lush beats, synthetic drums, and keyboards. They have an undertone of melancholia but are swept away with Soko’s soothing ... Read More
BY kelsey haight
on Apr 21, 2014
Do remember that silly faux-viral-but-actually-an-ad-campaign First Kiss Video from a while back, and the adorable song playing in the background? Well, that sweet tune is one of Soko’s chart-topping songs, "We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow" and it is worth much more than an overshadowed role as background music. The song tackles the presence of death in love, spot-lighting the ever-present and insatiable fear of the loss of a loved ... Read More
BY Katrina Pallop
on Mar 05, 2013
Taking an actual case as source material, director Alice Winocour's Augustine tells the story of neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and the young woman who came to be his most famous patient. The film casts back to 19th century France, before Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis had taken the world of neurology by storm, and it was still very much in vogue to couch women’s mental illness in terms of “hysteria”.
After an uneducated ... Read More
BY Intern Caroline
on Apr 27, 2012
French chanteuse soKo teams up with the LA Girls Choir gang for a lovely, arresting version of "How Are You" off her album I Thought I Was an Alien. The video, shot by Yours Truly (the collective, not me) , finds the group of gals in the beautiful Mojave Desert delivering a message of sustainability for Levi's Water Less campaign.
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I'm into her airy voice and the simplicity of this stripped ... Read More