09th Jul 2019

CIPC #127: Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z, Suit & Tie

Justin Timberlake started his career all the way back in the early nineties as a member of the boy band NSYNC . In the two thousands, he went solo and...

29th Jan 2019

CIPC #104: The Strokes, You only live once

This is perhaps the hardest one I have ever talked about. But it’s not my fault! No, the culprit is Julian Casablancas,1 or whoever came up with the name of...

08th Jan 2019

CIPC #101: Boyz II Men, Motownphilly

In the beginning of the nineties, things were changing fast in the popular music scene. Hair metal and soft rock were going out of style fast, grunge and R&B were...

04th Dec 2018

CIPC #97: Madonna, Ray of light

Now this is something you’ve probably heard of. In the eighties and nineties, Madonna was perhaps the biggest superstar in all of pop music. In 1998, she released ray of...

28th Aug 2018

CIPC #83: BLΛƆKPIИK, Ddu-du Ddu-du

No, I did not just have a stroke. There is a far more sinister reason for the weird title: K-pop! Yes, K-pop – the word that strikes fear in the...

31st Jul 2018

CIPC #79: New York

When we last visited New York exactly four weeks ago, a duck-voiced serial killer was wandering the streets of the big apple, strewing mutilated women’s bodies in rivers and apartments....

01st May 2018

CIPC #66: “Weird Al” Yankovic, White & Nerdy

Parody is a tricky genre. When it fails, it tends to fall completely flat, but when it succeeds, ah, then you might just get a masterpiece. Like Mozart’s Musikalischer Spaß,...

03rd Oct 2017

CIPC #37: Chloë Howl, Rumour

Long, long time ago, when October was but a sparkle in the eye of winter, I wrote a blog post about the music video for some pop song. Since then,...

04th Feb 2017

CIPC #5: Manic street preachers, It’s not war (just the end of love)

Oh frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! I got my first suggestion! That’s an important moment in the life of a young blog. So exciting! Less exciting is the fact that it’s...

4th FIDÉ open, Forlì

1991

6th IBCA olimpiad, Noordwijkerhout

1980

1st World championship for -16-years-old girls, Westergate

1981

4de world cadets’ championship, Champigny-sur-Marne

1984

9th IBCA six-countries tournament, Paris

1987

13th European club championship, preliminary 2, Eupen

1997

2nd European girls cup, Kikinda

1978

15th European club championship, preliminary 4, Eupen

1999