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From North Dakota to Los Angeles, down to earth musician Tom Brosseau has travelled far, but his music is still embedded within the sweet sighs of the plains.Written by Amelia Gregory
Tom Brosseau, Green Punks by Kerry-Leslie.
LA resident and folk troubadour Tom Brosseau hails all the way from the enigmatic sounding Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Grass Punks is his first …
Former guitarist with Fanfarlo, Mark West talks to us about the process of creating his new album, a beautiful series of narratives set to delicate instrumentation.Written by Amelia Gregory
Three Cheers for the Undertaker is the new album from The Lost Cavalry, the band founded by ex Fanfarlo guitarist Mark West four years ago. It opens with the mournful …
An interview with Asher Lack, principal singer and songwriter with the brilliant New York band Ravens & Chimes.Written by Amelia Gregory
Ravens And Chimes by Karolina Burdon.
I may not be that rock’n’roll these days, but that doesn’t stop me enjoying the finest that indie music has to offer. I am …
This year Kent based Lounge on the Farm festival returned to its eclectic, local roots for a sun soaked weekend of fun: here's my review, accompanied by some fabulous illustrations by a host of new contributors and some mini videos thanks to Vine.Written by Amelia Gregory
Way back in 2009 contributor Amelia Wells visited Lounge on the Farm in Kent for Amelia’s Magazine. She was duly wowed by this small scale family orientated music festival and …
Multi-instrumentalists Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university before forming Haiku Salut, making music out of the Derbyshire Dales.Written by Amelia Gregory
Haiku Salut by Christine Charnock.
They may have an exotic band name, but Haiku Salut are in fact a multi-instrumentalist trio of girls based in the Derbyshire Dales. Gemma, Louise and …
Meet 18 year old Icelandic twins Ásthildur and Jófriður: their new album Twosomeness is a gorgeous collection of ethereal harmonies.Written by Amelia Gregory
Pascal Pinon by Bex Bourne.
Following hot on the heels of Scandinavian sibling act First Aid Kit, comes the new album from Pascal Pinon, 18 year old Icelandic twins Ásthildur and …
Ace alternative festival (with a free barbecue) celebrated five years at the Windmill, Brixton on Saturday 26th May 2012.Written by Richard Pearmain
Brainlove by Ed J Brown
What a day for a birthday! After what seemed like an interminably wet few weeks, the weather was cooking nicely for a trip to Brixton Hill. …
We review Central Saint Martin’s graduate Shao Yen’s exquisitely minimal presentation for A/W 2012, shown at the Freemason’s Hall on Saturday the 18th of February, 2012.Written by Alia Gargum
Shao Yen A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai
Taiwanese-born Shao Yen is no stranger to success. This knitwear graduate has caught the eye of other designers such as Nicola Formichetti, created a …
Nedry return with their second album, a unique blend of electro influences topped off with the inimitable vocals of Japanese singer Ayu Okakita. Beautiful.Written by Amelia Gregory
Nedry by Abi Stevens.
Nedry excel in a vocal electro dub step mash up genre all of their own. In A Dim Light opens languidly with the blissed out vocals of …
The wonderful artist and musician Pinkie Maclure answers a few question about her stunning new album Demonmeowmeow.Written by Amelia Gregory
Pumajaw by Tiana Dunlop.
The enigmatic Pumajaw are a male/female duo who hail from Scotland, and their new album Demonmeowmeow is a must hear slice of new wave electronica with heart. …
Meet Glasgow based band Laki Mera, who fuse acoustic and electronica to create a unique trip-hop influenced sound.Written by Amelia Gregory
Laki Mera by Abi Lewis.
The Proximity Effect is the second album from Glasgow based Laki Mera, a band who excel in the creation of their own unique trip hop influenced …
This year was the inaugural Wilderness Festival, brought to you by people behind Secret Garden Party and Lovebox. It was held on 12th - 14th August at the beautiful Cornbury Park estate near Oxford.Written by Amelia Gregory
Wilderness Festival by Rebecca Emery.
The inaugural Wilderness Festival took place last weekend on the Cornbury Park estate just north of Oxford. The new festival promised big things: a taste of …
Marissa Nadler draws me in with her beautiful 5th self titled album, released this week on her own label: Box of Cedar Records via funds raised on Kickstarter. With lots and lots of illustrations.Written by Amelia Gregory
Marissa Nadler by Avril Kelly.
Marrisa Nadler’s 5th album came out this week. The Massachusetts born singer songwriter has been playing music since she was a teenager, teaching herself guitar, 12 …
With today's review we come to an end of our mammoth Primavera Sound 2011 review. What amazing stories will our reporter Laura Lotti tell us today? Something involving PJ Harvey, Animal Collective, Fleet Foxes... and a lot of rock 'n roll!Written by Laura Lotti
Warpaint by Rebecca Elves
The first band I aim to see today is Warpaint. Breathing salty seabreeze and sipping the first flat beer of the day I make my way …
The top alternative music festival (with a free barbecue) returned to the Brixton Windmill for a day of audio and visual delights on Saturday 28th May 2011.Written by Richard Pearmain
Illustration by Victoria Haynes
As festival season shifts into gear, the Brainlove Festival made a welcome return to Brixton’s Windmill. Curated by Brainlove Records, this annual shindig is a well-spring of …
The New York based art collective is back with a new album to follow the global success of Saint Dymphna... and it's another swirling piece of enigmatic otherworldly sound art.Written by Laura Lotti
It was probably down to skepticism that it took me some time to get into the latest Gang Gang Dance album. After all, how on earth could they follow 2005’s …
Splendid music, fantastical and dreamy illustrations - and the North Pole? Let's have a cup of tea and chat about this Nicholas.Written by Helen Martin
Illustration by Gemma Milly
Nicholas sent me his CD and tape, accompanied by a lovely letter about living and musing about in Bristol. One of my favourite pastimes – we may …
The fourth studio album inspired by memories of Sam Beam's parental record collection from the 70s...Written by Rob Harris
Iron and Wine. Two great sources of, well, iron. And so it was I settled down with a glass of rouge to better test the mettle of this, Sam Beam’s …
So many to choose from, but Helen Martin brings you eleven of what she considers the best albums of 2010. Take a look and have a listen.Written by Helen Martin
Beach House by Karolina Burdon
Being the new year and all, perhaps it might be nice to take an appreciative glance at the wonderful music that touched our ears and hearts …
The lush five way harmonies of folk band Dry the River are causing major waves wherever they play. On the eve of their headline gig at the Nest in Dalston I caught up with singer and lyricist Peter Liddle.Written by Amelia Gregory
Dry the River by Avril Kelly.
I first encountered Dry the River when they offered to do a gig for the Climate Camp stage at Glastonbury this summer. On record they …
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