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Posts Tagged ‘6 Day Riot’

Marching To Another Beat: an interview with Malka

Visionary musician Tamara Schlesinger talks about her brilliant new album, and what it means to control all aspects of her creativity whilst being a mother.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Marching To Another Beat is the beautiful new album from Tamara Schlesinger, otherwise known as Malka in her solo guise. The album continues her journey away from the acoustic fanfare of her former band 6 Day Riot, combining dreamy vocals with driving basslines and joyous electronic production.

The album was part crowdfunded using Pledge Music - what were the biggest pitfalls and joys of doing it this way?
I really enjoyed using Pledge Music for crowdfunding the album. I found it really rewarding and so enjoyable to interact with fans both old and new. The biggest joy I think would have to be the sense of not being alone and having a real sense of people rooting for you. There were no pitfalls really -although I did find it nerve-racking to begin with, wondering whether anyone would… read more

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Malka: Tamara Schlesinger introduces the new video for Into The Night

In this candid exclusive Tamara Schlesinger talks about the making of the video for her new song, Into The Night.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Malka by Gareth A Hopkins. Tamara Schlesinger of Malka (formerly of the much loved 6 Day Riot) makes a triumphant return with the glorious tribal beats of new single Into […]

Review: The Lost Cavalry, Three Cheers For The Undertaker and interview with Mark West

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 Tamara Schlesinger and review of solo album The Procession

Scottish singer and songwriter Tamara Schlesinger takes a break from her main project 6 Day Riot to explore her voice a capella and looped in this gorgeous solo album.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tamara Schlesinger by Daria H. Tamara Schlesinger is the talented lead singer and main brains behind the foot stomping folk sounds of 6 Day Riot, a band I have listened […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch Party: The Movie

The wonderful Sally Mumby-Croft has put together a beautiful movie reminder of the launch party for ACOFI, held on Friday 28th January 2011. With music provided by the wondrous 6 Day Riot. Thankyou!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cooperative Designs 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Cooperative Designs A/W 2011 by Natsuki Otani. Last season I was incredibly gutted to miss the Cooperative Designs presentation – such were the […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party photos: meet Liz Johnson-Artur

We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

6 Day Riot‘s Tamara Schlesinger by Natsuki Otani. There were so many amazing guests at my ACOFI launch who didn’t come down to the afternoon tea party that it seemed […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet more illustrators!

The final bunch of illustrations from my ACOFI launch party covers a host of evening guests - by Natsuki Otani, Erica Sharp, Lesley Barnes, Yelena Bryksenkova, Gemma Milly, Abigial Daker, Emma Block, Faye West, Gareth A Hopkins, Jo Cheung, Kellie Black, Lisa Stannard, Natasha Thompson, Katie Harnett, Karina Yarv and Ani Saunders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zarina Liew at work My wonderful girls, rx Rosie and Harriet of Tatty Devine, sick who created the lovely Cutlass Necklace for my party. Zarina Liew looked oh so casual […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Naomi Law

Naomi Law, also known as NimLawDraws, created wonderful images of Jessica Bumpus from Vogue, Fiona of Save Our Shoes, photographer Liz Johnson-Artur, Michelle Urvall Nyren, 6 Day Riot, and Amelia's Mag fashion editors Jonno Ovans, Matt Bramford and Sally Mumby-Croft. All from images taken at the ACOFI launch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jessica Bumpus of Vogue gets the Naomi Law treatment. Here’s her blog in case you missed it previously. Naomi Law has taken a rather circuitous route towards the land of […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Launch Party – In Pictures – Night!

A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI night launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, 6 Day Riot, the Pipettes, Will from the Mystery Jets and much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrator Naomi Law and Amelia’s Mag contributor Jessica Furseth The fabulous 6 Day Riot 6 Day Riot lead singer Tamara The Scout Hut at 123 Bethnal Green Road Illustrator Joana […]

ACOFI cake illustration by Danielle Shepherd

Amelia’s ACOFI Launch Party by Hels

Featuring: Amelia's Magazine writers, 6 Day Riot, The Pipettes, Mystery Jets DJ, Vodka, Beer, Amelia's Dad, Cake and Jersey. This post is a bit of a short story to be truthful - or a diary entry with amazing pictures...

Written by Helen Martin

123 Bethnal Green Road, decease illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went mental […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Book Launch Party… by Matt

Friday 28th January saw us launch Amelia's Comprendium of Fashion Illustration at the 123 Bethnal Green Road ethical superstore. I lost my trousers, survived the day on a chicken bagel and ached all weekend, but here's how 'ACOFI' was for me…

Written by Matt Bramford

123 Bethnal Green Road, side effects illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party … by Jess

Finally and after much ado, Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration got its much-deserved launch party. Guests were in for a whirlwind of colour and creativity - just like you get with the book itself.

Written by Jessica Furseth

All photography of Lily Vanilli goodies by Sally Mumby-Croft. “So what do you do for Amelia?” a gentleman partygoer asks me. I tell him I’m one of her writers, buy […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch Party Review: by Amelia

The launch party for ACOFI took place on Friday 28th January 2011. Huge thanks to everyone who made the party go off with such a bang! With lots of lovely photos.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nina Dolcetti by Natsuki Otani. Were you already considering how to make ethical shoes whilst you were studying at Cordwainers? Absolutely. I come from a family of ethical fashion pioneers […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration official launch party is TODAY.

It's Friday 28th January 2011, the day that Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration (featuring the very best in ethical fashion design) officially launches with a big party at 123 Bethnal Green Road. Here's the lowdown...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright Rider to the sea starts. With slow, decease troche sensuous notes, stuff running then halting. We wait. This is like some sort of Spanish guitar tease; […]

My Best Albums of 2010

Including albums from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou, The Golden Filter, Our Broken Garden, 6 Day Riot and Peggy Sue. All delightfully illustrated too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

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Sparkly Christmas Songs

Glorious Christmas music! Love/Hate whatever, your Christmas wouldn't be the same without it. Helen Martin rounds up a collection of Christmas beauties both old 'n' new, for your pleasure.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Timothy Hunt. In my second round up of fabulous ideas from twitter friends for late Christmas gift shoppers I bring you the best of art, site patient jewellery […]

6 Day Riot Album Launch at the Jazz Cafe

Tamara Schlesinger and co launched new album On This Island in glorious surround sound at the Jazz Cafe on Weds 10th November 2010. Supported by Ian King and Richard Herring (yes, the comedian)

Written by Amelia Gregory

Long Story Short, erectile look 2010 Since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art in 2009, Alice Browne has exhibited her paintings at Foremans Smokehouse Gallery’s Divergence exhibition and opened her […]

6 Day Riot: On This Island – Album Review

6 Day Riot return with a beautiful new album that marries folk/indie/pop and Latin flavours, all tied together with the sweetest of vocals from Tamara Schlesinger.

Written by Amelia Gregory

MADE_craft_and_design Tamara Schlesinger may have the sweetest voice but she’s not above a storming yowl. And so this album starts, information pills the choir like harmonies and honeyed vocals of […]

London Climate Camp 09: The Music

Blackheath, London, August 27th - September 2nd

Written by Katie Weatherall

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]