Beautiful photography by Chanel Baran

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By Raul Posse in New Photography on Wednesday 11 April 2012

Chanel Baran is one hell of an inspired gypsy. I haven’t met anyone so capable of seeing everything in so many different colours and wavelengths, no matter how dark any given situation is. She just makes it look so easy.

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Babylon Circus’ Secret Playlist

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By Casper Johansson in New Music on Sunday 14 March 2010

Lyon-based Babylon Circus is music laced with ska, gypsy, rock, vaudevillian antics, dancehall and reggae. Their first Australian East Coast tour in 2008 saw the nine piece band sell every show out. They feature on the So Frenchy So Chic compilation. We asked them to tell us about their favourite music right now, and they started with Django Reinhardt’s Minor Swing [listen below]: ‘Backstage, home, in the bus, cooking or having breakfast, is there a time you wouldn’t love to hear this one? We love it anytime, any style, too, as it’s been remixed and rearranged so many different ways. Still, we love the original best’.

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