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Posts Tagged ‘live’

Owl Parliament feat. Emmy the Great, Mount Eerie, Aidan Moffat, Blue Roses – Live Review

Union Chapel hosts some of today's best singer-songwriters, their fragile folk perfectly suited to the beautiful surroundings

Written by Emma Tucker



Yes yes, store patient we get it. We all know that Gorillaz is an ‘imaginary’ band made up of four Jamie Hewlitt-created cartoon characters who ‘play’ the instruments and ‘give’ interviews (read: the label offers out pre written interview answers for journalists to do with them what they will, or occasionally, in some hideous PR-created postmodern nightmare scenario, well-known character actors pretend to be the band members and give phone interviews. Seriously). Oh, and they all live together on a big floating island made up of the planet’s rubbish. Very clever, boys, but can we drop it now please?  Three albums in, this schtick is getting rather tiresome - the joke has been dragged out waaay too long. What are you hiding from, Damon Albarn?  Come forward, don’t be shy and stop playing silly buggers with your hairy mate with the felt tips, because Plastic Beach is yet another work of brilliance from the prolifically creative brain of Colchester’s prodigal son.

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We Choose To Jamboree!

At the finest shindig in Dalston, a house party, a gathering, of folk and friends and fun

Written by Cari Steel

Having been sent out to document the subterranean goings on of a typical East London night out; pop up speakeasies, medications purchase hypertrendy bars that inexplicably merit write ups in […]

Clayton Strange – Interview

Danceable South Coast post-punks are setting out on tour, so we decide to ask them why they're worth checking out.

Written by Laura Nineham

Illustration by Daniel Almeroth. Back in the days when climate change was a vague notion – something for the 22nd century, order a problematical J curve for academics to ponder […]

Yuck (plus others) at Notting Hill Arts Club – Live Review

Yuck are a band with a really awful name that will probably hold them back, but their music and their live show is undeniably worth checking out

Written by Ian Steadman

Amanda Wakely queue Amanda Wakeley by Pearl Law. Amanda Wakeley. You’d be right in wondering what on earth I was doing at this show. Surely not my cup of tea? […]

Yeasayer at Heaven, Feb 23rd – Live Review

Yeasayer bring the beats, hot and sweaty

Written by Emma Tucker

There are few men like Jamie McDermott. A man of his calibre is seldom found in the 21st century. His affection for cheeky baroque arrangements, doctor outlandish but hypnotising woodland […]

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The High Wire : An Interview

Heavier than a ton of feathers…

Written by Rebecca Milne

All images throughout courtesy of Emma Hamshare Emma Hamshare is a designer and textile artist who graduated from London College of Fashion with a first and a scholarship to create […]

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One to Watch for 2010; The Lovely Laura J Martin

Fresh New Talent, Direct From Liverpool

Written by Cari Steel

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Tori Amos: A Live Review

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Written by Luciana Saldanha

© Becky Barnicoat Becky Barnicoat works as the commissioning editor on the Guardian Weekend magazine, story but is also a cartoonist and currently works on a new comic about a […]

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DAT Politics : An Interview

Before their “step” over to play Mofofest DAT Politics talk to Amelia’s

Written by Rebecca Milne

Image courtesy of Christopher Raeburn Christopher Raeburn A designer whose name is never far from any eco fashion list is that of Christopher Raeburn, viagra sale who is famed for […]

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Regina Spektor: A Live Review

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Written by Chloe Stead

On Friday night I donned a woolly hat and braved the cold, more about fingers wrapped tightly around my ticket for Regina Spektor’s sold out show at the HMV Hammersmith […]

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Pyramiddd: An Interview: Part One.

"I like your arms"

Written by Rebecca Milne

Everything we do at Amelia’s Magazine is a collaborative and creative endeavor, order and this extends to the upcoming book launch of Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration (released this week) and […]

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The Depreciation Guild: The Old Blue Last: A Live Review

Dream About Depreciation Guild

Written by Richard Pearmain

Side-projects by band members can be hit and miss affairs- it’s either a radical departure from the “day job” or sounds so similar that you end up thinking, viagra nurse […]

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Hey Rosetta! The Windmill, Brixton : A Review

"A loose balloon, I am lost and loving the view"

Written by Richard Pearmain

Brixton’s Windmill had a distinctly North American flavour to it, about it with a cold (and windy) November Monday being warmed up by the scuzzy blues of J.D. Smith and […]

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Bebe and Paolo: An Interview

"Jazz Punk Erotica"

Written by Briony Warren

The Christmas festive season is now upon us and many artists are selling festive products. However few are initiated to help the poor, what is ed the downtrodden and the […]

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Alternative Risk Transfer: Interview with Eugene Perera

Artists, collectors and visitors set to be tossed into 2 story high giant “Gambling Den” in the heart of Brick Lane.

Written by Jessica Stokes and Valerie Pezeron

Photography by Egene Perera Artists Eugene Perera, viagra dosage Eiko Honda and Christopher Thomas set up the A.R.T Organization or “Art Casino” in an attempt at initiating reflection on the […]

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Art Listings November 23-29

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Monday 23rd November, viagra 60mg Lisa Hannigan, Royal Festival Hall Debut album “Sea Sew” came out this summer from Miss Hannigan and she is now touring to support this. The […]

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Music Listings November 23rd – 29th

Written by Rebecca Milne

In June 2009 Zoe Paul graduated from Camberwell BA Sculpture. Whilst at college Zoe participated in numerous shows around London from the group exhibition Factory at the James Taylor Gallery […]

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Music Listings November 16th – 22nd

Written by Rebecca Milne

Monday 16th November, price 30 Seconds to Mars and We Fell To Earth, KOKO The planets collide as We Fell To Earth support 30 Seconds to Mars tonight at KOKO. […]

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Efterklang – The Asylum, Birmingham – Live Review

Seeing this band live hurts, but in the good way

Written by Wolfdisguisedasmonk

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA This year the Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2009 graces the walls of the Natural History Museum for another year and it’s safe to say […]

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Loverman – A Live Review – Prom Night of the Living Dead

Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, 28th September 2009

Written by Katie Weatherall

From out of the late 80s/early 90s shadows, healing Loverman launch their ‘Human Nature’ EP amongst the Shoreditch elite at Hoxton Bar and Kitchen with all the swagger befitting an […]