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Daughter of actress Jane Birkin and Bond film composer John Barry...
The 46-year-old was the daughter of actress and singer Jane Birkin and the late James Bond composer John Barry.
Charli XCX: Pop, punk and synaesthesia
Charli XCX scored a number one earlier this year after writing Icona Pop's I Love It.
Listen Up: Gorgeous' hazy pop song "Forget About It"
Georgia transplants and current Chattanooga residents Gorgeous released their debut EP, "Forget About It," earlier this year; and it was full of gauzy melodies, half-submerged harmonies, and equal parts jangle pop and minimalist indie rock.
Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop
In spite of its light-as-a-bubble appearance, pop music can tell us more than many a sociological essay.
The Limi anas - 'Costa Blanca'
A sticker on the cover of The LimiA anas' self-titled 2010 debut read, in French: "New French pop music for the next millennium".
Film School Rejects
Short Film: 'Suspend Belief' is a Comic Romance with a Bad French Accent
Why Watch? Incredibly charming, this short from Danny Sangra focuses on an American actor speaking English with a French accent in London-as-Paris.
The Daily Beast
Jane and Serge in LoveBy Erin Cunningham
"My time begins with Jane," Andrew Birkin writes of his sister in his new photographic book Jane and Serge: A Family Album .
La Femme - 'Psycho Tropical Berlin'
Overall you just wish the band had spent less time reading music history, and more time getting on with it At its best, this debut album by French quintet La Femme brings together influences of '50s Americana, '60s French pop and '80s synthpop and coldwave quite marvellously.
Japan honours Jane Birkin for tsunami...
British-born singer-actress Jane Birkin was awarded the Japanese foreign ministry's top honour Thursday for her support to Japan's relief work after the devastating 2011 earthquake.