Les Inrockuptibles

Les Inrockuptibles (stylized as les inRocKuptibles) (French pronunciation: [lezɛ̃ʁɔkypˈtiblə]) is a French cultural magazine. Started as a monthly magazine in 1986, it became weekly in 1995. In the beginning, rock music was the magazine's primary focus, though every issue included articles on other topics, generally with a left-wing approach.

Les Inrockuptibles
First issue1986 (1986)
CompanyLes Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes
Based inParis

The magazine has produced several tribute records, including I'm Your Fan to Leonard Cohen in 1991, The Smiths is dead in 1996 and Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited in 2006. Since 1988 it has included CD compilations as part of individual issues.[1]

Guillaume B. Decherf, a music critic and journalist for the magazine, was killed during the November 2015 Paris attacks at an Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan.[2].

There is a Spanish-language edition of the magazine made in Argentina named Los Inrockuptibles.[3]


  1. "Les Compils de "Les Inrockuptibles"". La discothèque de Mister Bruno (in French).
  2. "Guillaume B. Decherf a été tué hier au Bataclan" [Guillaume B. Decherf was killed yesterday at the Bataclan]. Les Inrockuptibles (in French). 14 November 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  3. "Los Inrockuptibles" (in Spanish).
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