Amy Franceschini began her professional life with an intense desire to become a photojournalist, but this was not to be her fate. According to Franceschini, a random conversation with a man at a party first cast doubt over her journalistic ambitions. He told her that she'd be condemning herself to a
Mouse on Mars spins symphonies of wet blips, bleeps, buzzes, and beats into disjointed ditties of electronic joy. Since the early '90s, the D'sseldorf duo of Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma has been composing a world within an electronic soundscape that is anything but cold. It's as if these two only fi
Cornelius, a.k.a the Orangutan, and Keigo Oyamada, escapee from the Planet of the Apes, sports a prodigious musical appetite and thorough metabolism. He is The New Music Machine, playing all the instruments, singing, producing, sampling, and composing. In a sense, Cornelius is an embodiment of all th
Emilio Pucci wasn't exactly Austin Powers -- he didn't time-travel or spy, and his teeth were good. But like Powers, he was a man of many talents. He was an aristocrat, a fighter pilot, a war hero, an Olympic skier, and later, a wildly successful designer, a politician, and a winemaker.
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