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Posts Tagged ‘Laura Marling’

An interview with First Aid Kit about working with Mike Mogis on second album The Lion’s Roar

The talented Swedish singers Johanna and Klara Söderberg are back with an amazing new album produced by Mike Figgis. Read my in depth interview to find out what's been happening over the past few years.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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First Aid Kit by Michael Julings.

The new album The Lion's Roar from the wondrous Swedish band First Aid Kit is coming out later this month. In advance of my review, let's catch up with the talented duo. Life has become much more busy in the past few years!

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You've done 5 tours across America in the past 2 years, what has been the highlight?
All five tours have been highlights in their own ways. The first tour was especially exciting because everything was new and it felt like an adventure. We realized how big this country is, traveling through endless landscapes of of deserts, fields and forests. We sort of felt like we were on that epic american road-trip we've always dreamt of. Last September we… read more

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Wilderness Festival 2011: Sunday Review

I spent most of Sunday listening to fascinating lectures at The Idler Academy and perusing the wonderful hand made treasures in The Secret Market Emporium. By evening time there was fab music from the likes of Guillemots and Laura Marling.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Marling by Jenny Lloyd. Sunday at Wilderness Festival came somewhat early due to my ill informed decision to put up the tent in the family camping area, health a […]

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An interview with the Smoke Fairies

Smoke fairies play the guitar with their eyes closed, and sing like heavenly creatures. The Sussex girls have toured with artists such as Bryan Ferry and Laura Marling. I caught them after they'd just completed their own headline tour. Here's my interview with Smoke Fairies.

Written by Helen Martin

Religious to Damn Illustration by Gemma Smith Religious to Damn‘s lead singer is Zohra Atash, more about a cool lady with a batwingged 70s style, look a voice a bit […]

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Album Review: Emily Jane White – Ode to Sentience

The Californian has an album out now; Ode to Sentience - it features cathartic, winding notes, strings and a voice as pure as the morning sunshine.

Written by Helen Martin

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Illustration by Laura Godfrey, ed LG Illustration I know that folk music isn’t all organic, this web whole foods, and love – […]

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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Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit at Shepherd’s Bush Empire: Live Review

We love Johnny Flynn. Oh yes we do. And at his recent headline gig he even shared the stage with the wonderful Laura Marling. Read on to find out more about this very special gig.

Written by Rob Harris

Illustration by Abi Daker To celebrate The 3rd Fashion in Film Festival, health patient a series of silent movies have been presented at screens around London. After a frolic of […]

Sea of Bees: Songs for the Ravens – Album Review

Dreamy folk from Californian songstress Julie Ann Bee, Sea of Bees will have you float away in a drift of autumnal bliss.

Written by Helen Martin

In autumn nature is vibrant, story drug but also gently muffled, dosage there as it whispers within the trees and slowly looks away from the warmer month’s naivety and brash […]

The Barclaycard Mercury Prize – A Preview!

Emma Barlow takes us through the line up of stellar nominees in this years' Mercury Prize ahead of tonight's glitzy awards bash at the Grosvenor House Hotel…

Written by Emma Barlow

[insert header by katie harnett] This September London Fashion Week enters the courtyard of Somerset House for its third season. Over the next week Amelia’s Magazine will be previewing both […]

Festival Review: Green Man

The soggy Brecon Beacons is the perfect home for the fertile Green Man; where wading through the mud is only half the fun!

Written by Amelia Wells

Naomi Campbell wears Vivienne Westwood (1993), viagra approved illustrated by Krister Selin It isn’t very often that a specific fashion designer is singularly celebrated for their contributions to fashion; when […]

Interview: Johnny Flynn

In this exclusive video chat with the golden boy of the folk scene, we find out more about Johnny's new album 'Been Listening', his occasional forays into acting, and the ethics of saying no to Coca-Cola.

Written by Chloe Stead and Cari Steel

A couple of weeks ago, medications I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Hop Farm Festival

There's nowt more glorious than attending a festival on a hot summers day with a cider in hand, especially when you are being serenaded by the gentle folk of Laura Marling and Johnny Flynn.

Written by Sophie Hill

Tarradiddle-exhibition Kids With Guns by Lauren Mortimer. Last week saw the opening of Tarradiddle, doctor an exhibition showcasing the combined talents of nine artists of the recently founded all-female collective […]

Festival Review: Glastonbury!

As our coverage of Glasto draws to a close, we take one last look at the many highlights of this sun kissed and magical weekend. Many thanks go to our contribuor Emma and our team of fabulous illustrators.

Written by Emma Barlow

Illustration by Natasha Thompson There is no denying Glastonbury 2010 was a really special one. So if, stuff illness like me, website like this you are still feeling a touch […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Thursday

On Thursday the Tripod Stage hosted Anna Log of We Aeronauts, my ceilidh band Green Kite Midnight, and Glastonbury Emerging Talent winners My Luminaries.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jon Young by June Chanpoomidole. Next week I am away yet again, drug generic this time on the Art of Mentoring course being run for the very first time in […]

An interview with ace comedian and Latitude regular Robin Ince.

Robin Ince talks Latitude, crabs, climate change and the joys of Mills and Boon. Plus what he recommends you see at Latitude festival this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A new era in food shopping could have dawned a few weeks ago as The People’s Supermarket in Holborn opened its doors for the very first time. It’s ultimate aim? […]

Laura J Martin single review: The Hangman Tree

Introducing new music PR Superelectric's first signing, the very talented multi-instrumentalist Laura J Martin.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Martin The Hangman Tree artwork by Jess Swainson. This week I popped a single CD into my computer to copy it over to my hard drive, pilule as I […]

Festival Preview: Latitude

Come one, come all, to Suffolk. Suffolk? Yes, Suffolk. There's a really bloody brilliant festival there.

Written by Ian Steadman

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Viveka Goyanes All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell […]

Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can – Album Review

It's a welcome return for the precociously talented Laura Marling, with a second album of dark and ambitious compositions that belie her young age

Written by Nina Joyce

laura marling i speak because i can album cover Sometimes I can imagine a Laura Marling height chart on my wall. I’ve seen her as just a girl, more about […]

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Music Listings: 2nd – 8th November

A lovable selection of gigs this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

Diamond Tears From the 13th November the Tatty Devine Brick Lane gallery space will host an exhibition of work by artist Verena Paloma Jabs. ‘Diamond Tears‘ will showcase Jabs‘ mixed […]

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Music Listings: 12th – 18th October

Gigs you might like this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

Monday 12 October, capsule Pamelia Kurstin/Pete Drungle, Café Oto Theremin viruoso, Pamelia Kurstin teams up with award-winning composer, pianist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Pete Drungle in this premier live performance in […]

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Laura Gibson – Live Review

Rough Trade East in-store, September 14th 2009

Written by Katie Weatherall

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