Posts Tagged ‘Lykke Li’

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

First Aid Kit by Michael Julings
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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First Aid Kit: a taster of the new album with single The Lion’s Roar

First Aid Kit return with a taster of upcoming second album The Lion's Roar. Lush.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’m a massive fan of the incredibly young Swedish twosome known as First Aid Kit, and none more so than when I discovered that their father (and mentor) was once …

Interview with Laki Mera and review of new album The Proximity Effect

Meet Glasgow based band Laki Mera, who fuse acoustic and electronica to create a unique trip-hop influenced sound.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laki Mera by Abi Lewis.
The Proximity Effect is the second album from Glasgow based Laki Mera, a band who excel in the creation of their own unique trip hop influenced …

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 to …

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Music: Interview with Alex Winston

Detroit born 21 year old Alex Winston makes lighthearted, catchy pop - the best kind. Full of sisterhood, attitude, feeling and fun. Her EP came out this month. Here's an interview with the lady herself.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Gemma Smith
Alex Winston’s music is the sort that you drive around listening to in the summer. Aha! And look outside, it looks as if spring has popped along …

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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 don’t …

An interview with Swedish musician Lykke Li

The enigmatic genre-defying starlet takes time out to talk to Amelia's Magazine at a recent gig in London

Written by Kat Phan

Photography by Lee Goldup
Sweden is a small country but it has produced some big exports. Whether it’s infectious pop, affordable furniture or fashionable, well-priced clothes (take a stab at guessing …

Petter & the Pix – Interview

A quick chat with the leader of Petter & the Pix,, a talented genre-skipper from that rocky island in the Atlantic known as Iceland

Written by Ian Steadman

Last week I had the pleasure of reviewing Petter & the Pix’s second album, Good As Gold, an eclectic bundle of folk and rock that never sits still longer than …

Petter & the Pix – Good As Gold – Album Review

(Mostly) Swedish group's second album arrives, a delightfully eclectic folk jumble of instruments and influences

Written by Ian Steadman

I’ve just opened my window, for the first time since the autumn. I had to deal with some cobwebs, some stiffness in the joints, but the fresh air has been …

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Those Dancing Days/ Lykke Li

Those Dancing Days, Goldmith's Union, 24th November, Lykke Li, Koko, 28th November

Written by Prudence Ivey

Wondering how to beat the winter blues, I decided to get inspiration from some people who have experienced far colder weather and darker skies than anything London could hit me …

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Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 24th November
The Shortwave Set, 93 Feet East

Catch this self-proclaimed ‘Victorian funk’ act performing songs from their recent album, including the single ‘Glitches and Bugs’ heard everywhere around and …