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Posts Tagged ‘The Knife’

Vanbot Live at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen: Review

The brilliant Swedish pop sensation Vanbot performed tracks from her new album Perfect Storm on Friday 8th May in London. Here's my live review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vanbot London Live 2015-photo by Amelia Gregory
A few weeks ago I ducked out for the first time in what seems like forever to take in a rare treat: the first and only UK show of Swedish pop sensation Vanbot at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen with MAMA Presents. It takes a lot to drag me out in the evenings these days but I was not alone in being eager to see Ester Ideskog perform live, and the small venue soon filled up. Vanbot was resplendent in a puffy pale pink hooded dress over bare legs with hair scraped back, silhouetted against bursts of purple and pink neon. For the brief half hour set she poured pure passion into tunes from new album Perfect Storm, deftly combining her sweetly yearning vocals with a rich electronic soundscape.

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Album Review: Gazelle Twin – The Entire City

An astonishing debut album from Brighton based musician Elizabeth Walling. The download version came out on 11th July 2011, but you can catch the official launch performance on 1st September at The Islington Metal Works: not to be missed!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gazelle Twin‘s debut album opens with the threatening bass horns of new single The Entire City, stuff and straight away the mood is set for what is to come. Singer […]

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An interview with musician and artist Elizabeth Walling, aka Gazelle Twin

Gazelle Twin is a Brighton based musician who is making waves with her avante garde approach to music. The new album The Entire City is out soon and there's a very special chance to catch her playing the Soundwaves Festival on Sat 16th July.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gazelle Twin by Sarah Arnett. I’ve been keeping a firm eye (and ear) on Gazelle Twin since I discovered her enigmatic first single at the tail end of last year. […]

An interview with CocknBullKid on the release of new album Adulthood

It's an anthemic tour de force: Adulthood by CocknBullKid comes out today on Moshi Moshi / Island Records. I had a little catch up with Anita Blay, the lady behind the songs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

CocknBullKid by Laura Warecki. When Amelia’s Magazine first met CocknBullkid she stood out as a unique singer, purchase flying far from any obvious pigeon hole. I was impressed. Now, case […]

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Kate Stelmanis of Austra talks about touring Europe with her debut album Feel It Break

The marvellous Feel It Break came out this week. It's a magnificent tour de force that features the breath-taking vocals of the classically trained Kate Stelmanis of Austra. Just lush.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Austra by Karolina Burdon. Truth be said, pills I have been thoroughly wowed by the debut album from Austra. Maybe it’s the strong influence of The Knife, medicine a band […]

An interview with Jamie McDermott of The Irrepressibles.

New contributor Andrew Lockwood managed to track down the incredibly talented Jamie McDermott, the man behind The Irrepressibles, a long time favourite band for Amelia's Magazine. Images by Helmetgirl.

Written by Andrew Lockwood

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The Knife: Heartbeats

The Knife: Heartbeats

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