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Posts Tagged ‘Bon Iver’

When Shadows Return to the Sea: An interview with Martha Bean

Martha Bean is a Leicester based singer songwriter with a unique approach to music.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Martha Bean by Simon McLaren.

Martha Bean is a hotly tipped singer songwriter with a classical training. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, she has already played alongside some well known names such as Seth Lakeman, Bon Iver and First Aid Kit. I caught up with the Leicester based talent to find out more...

How did you learn so many instruments and do you have a favourite you return to when you are songwriting?
I was fortunate enough to grow up in a musical house - my Mum is a pianist and double bassist, and my Dad (who plays with me, too) a cellist. My Dad was also a music therapist for a few years, so we had a few other instruments around the house - guitar, clarinet, saxophone, percussion, etc - so I've been surrounded my lots of instruments from an early age. Since I moved out, I've found my musical instrument collection growing as I can't resist the charm of a £20 banjo... I find myself more inspired by exploring and experimenting with different instruments - it keeps it exciting. The piano is my favourite instrument to write on because… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.2 James Hillman (by Helen)

In the second of my Fashion Mode Show reports, it's all about the men. James Hillman shows the audience at Fashion Scout; sharp suited men, dressed exclusively in black - the colour of crude oil.

Written by Helen Martin

Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Amelia Gregory Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Danielle Shepherd. Bora Aksu is one of the most unassuming and down to earth men I’ve ever met, […]

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The story of LOVE. Shown through music.

Happy Valentine's Day everyone. Here is a little selection of love dove songs for your pleasure. <3. Indeed.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Georgia Coote I’m not going to lie to you. Valentine’s Day didn’t start as well as some people’s obviously did. The flaunting has been hard to avoid. I […]

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Eleven Glorious Albums of 2010

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

Eugene Lin, medical illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again when we all set about making resolutions and miraculously changing our lives for […]

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Two Door Cinema Club – An Interview

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Written by Barbara Mattivy

The Big Chill House in King’s Cross was host to Love Spain/Hate Bullfighting last Thursday evening, viagra approved a street art competition ran by the League Against Cruel Sports, store […]

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Music Listings: 14th – 20th September

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Written by Katie Weatherall

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