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Born 1955, Béziers, France. Lives and works in Paris, France.


Serge Vincendet, who founded and has headed Monster Mélodies, a vintage record shop, for over 30 years, has written several authoritative works about music (Serge Gainsbourg, l’intégrale et cætera, 2005; Barbara, ombre et lumière, 2007; Le Cinéma de Serge Gainsbourg, 2007, etc.).

An acknowledged music expert, he has loaned out his collections for several exhibitions, including Gainsbourg 2008 at the Cité de la Musique in paris. A producer, publisher, and record jacket designer as well, he has always been interested not only in the work of musicians, but also in developing their image and musical identity.


Antoine de Beaupré, Serge Vincendet and Sam Stourdzé are curators of exhibitions of Total Records at The Rencontres d’Arles 2015.



Portrait of Serge Vincendet : Sophie Goudier.