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Becky Becky: Good Morning, Midnight

Introducing the astonishing debut album from Becky Becky, based on the story of an ageing drunk and inspired by a book by Jean Rhys.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Becky Becky by Gareth A Hopkins
Becky Becky by Gareth A Hopkins.

I often listen to the music that I am sent when I am driving, and only a very few albums make a big impression: ones that I return to again and again. Good Morning, Midnight by Becky Becky is one such record, combining the extraordinary narrative of an ageing party girl out on the lash with hugely danceable beats, the ennui of our protagonist's tale somehow brought alive in a wonderfully life affirming manner. If you love early era The Knife (and I do) then you will revel in Good Morning, Midnight. I spoke with Gemma Williams (formerly of Woodpecker Wooliams) and her ex-boyfriend Peter J D Mason, about making music after a relationship ends, and the power of doing it for yourself.

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Kirsty Ward: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

The wondrous Kirsty Ward talks to me about her love of dangly earrings, inspiration from Sci Fi films and stationary styling in her new collection. Plus why she'll keep on collaborating with designer David Longshaw. Featuring mood boards for inspiration and sneak peaks!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward S/S 2012 by Kassie Berry. In the past few seasons I’ve been super impressed with the work of up and coming designer Kirsty Ward. She won’t be taking […]

Album Review – Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact

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, erectile how on earth could they follow […]

Hot Chip: Sitting Pretty

Joe Goddard talks about finally being comfortable performing live and how life has changed since Hot Chip became a household name.

Written by David McNamara

Ai Weiwei Tate-photo by Amelia Gregory Those of you who follow me on twitter will know of my plans for a smash and grab raid on the new Ai Weiwei […]

An interview with artist and illustrator Pete Fowler

The hugely talented yet humble artist talks about the inspiration behind Hot Chip’s window display for Selfridges’ 'Sounds of the Mind' project

Written by Kat Phan

Hot Chip – I Feel Better (close up) Two soft-bodied beasts wearing headphones hold onto each other tightly as sinister robotic-looking owls swoop over them. Two creatures – which look […]

Caribou – Swim – Album Review

A masterpiece of electronic engineering, Caribou's latest album is a change in direction that will galvanise bedroom producers across the world

Written by Ian Steadman

ian steadman Has lived the glamorous life – born in San Francisco, buy moved to Wolverhampton, then Solihull, then Slough. Lost his West Coast accent, hashed together something that sounds […]


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