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Posts Tagged ‘album’

Lilies on Mars present new album ∆GO

An interview with Lisa Masia and Marina Cristofalo of Lilies On Mars, talking about their intriguingly titled new album and stunning video for lead single Stealing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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∆GO by Lilies on Mars is a hypnotic slice of synth driven electronica that will carry you away to a place where the skies are big and the stars are close...

What is the most magical thing about Sardinia?
Marina: The contrast between beautiful turquoise sea and the mountains skyline, the air you breathe, the light and the starry sky, even storms are incredibly beautiful and evocative. It's an incredible place to create and record music.
Lisa: There is a straight contact with the universe from here, from the earth to above seems distant-less. Night time the sky gets wider, to make space for the stars, it might be because of the absence of the city lights in certain areas. You can really feel the universe just above or inside somehow.

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Why did you move to London, and why have you stayed here?
Marina: Mainly for music, it was the most inspiring city in Europe… read more

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Evropi: an interview with Sea + Air

Sea + Air combine exotic Mediterranean melodies and unusual instruments with an extravagant Stadium Rock sound they have coined Ghost Pop. Meet musical couple Eleni Zafiriadou and Daniel Benjamin.

Written by Amelia Gregory

How did you meet and how and why did you decide to make music together? D: I was bicycling one night and saw Eleni sleepwalking outside of the little village […]

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Marching To Another Beat: an interview with Malka

Visionary musician Tamara Schlesinger talks about her brilliant new album, and what it means to control all aspects of her creativity whilst being a mother.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marching To Another Beat is the beautiful new album from Tamara Schlesinger, otherwise known as Malka in her solo guise. The album continues her journey away from the acoustic fanfare […]

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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. I often listen to the music that I am sent when I am driving, and only a very few albums make a big impression: […]

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Waking Aida release debut album Eschaton and a video for Glow Coin

Southampton based experimental rock band Waking Aida release their debut album Eschaton this week. We caught up with them to find out more about their new video Glow Coin.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Waking Aida, Glow Coin by Simon McLaren. Waking Aida are an experimental rock band from Southampton who combine the soundscapes of Explosions In The Sky with the hooks of Minus […]

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Tallulah Rendall introduces new album The Banshee and The Moon

Tallulah Rendall crowdfunded her third album, and next week she launches it alongside a photobook at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tallulah Rendall by Alison Day. Musician Tallulah Rendall is a super talented woman with an indomitable vision that inspires; launching her self-released crowdfunded third album The Banshee and The Moon […]

Gabby Young introduces the video for new single I’ve Improved

The acclaimed flame haired singer gives us an exclusive peek at the making of the video to accompany new single I've Improved.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gabby Young by Emma Farrarons. Gabby Young and Other Animals have announced their return this April with a brand new album, the third from the acclaimed North London songstress. One […]

Interview: Washington Irving introduce new album Palomides: Volumes I & II

This Scottish band combines elements of folk with walls of noise to create a brand new sound that is all their own. I set out to learn more about the intriguing five some.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Palomides by Rebecca May Higgins. Why does the new album, Palomides, come in two volumes? Before releasing Palomides, we’d primarily focused on touring for a while, so when we came […]

Reports of Snow: an interview with Abe Davies of Reichenbach Falls

Reichenbach Falls is a collective that features members of Cornershop, Little Fish, Viarosa and Goldrush. Together they have created a lush album tinged with hints of Americana.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Reports of Snow is the new album by Reichenbach Falls, a collective headed up by singer songwriter Abe Davies, and based out of Oxford, that ever burgeoning hub of musical […]

Review: The Lost Cavalry, Three Cheers For The Undertaker and interview with Mark West

Former guitarist with Fanfarlo, Mark West talks to us about the process of creating his new album, a beautiful series of narratives set to delicate instrumentation.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Three Cheers for the Undertaker is the new album from The Lost Cavalry, the band founded by ex Fanfarlo guitarist Mark West four years ago. It opens with the mournful […]

An interview with Tamara Schlesinger and review of solo album The Procession

Scottish singer and songwriter Tamara Schlesinger takes a break from her main project 6 Day Riot to explore her voice a capella and looped in this gorgeous solo album.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tamara Schlesinger by Daria H. Tamara Schlesinger is the talented lead singer and main brains behind the foot stomping folk sounds of 6 Day Riot, a band I have listened […]

An Interview with Mina Tindle and Review of Debut Album Taranta

The French songstrel wows with a thoroughly unique collection of brilliant folk pop songs... find out wht makes her tick.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mina Tindle ‘To Carry Many Small Things’ by Gilly Rochester. Mina Tindle’s Taranta by Chloe Giordano. French folk pop singer Mina Tindle has a deceptively girly voice: sweet and high. […]

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Album review: A Kiss Before You Go plus interview with Norwegian multi-instrumentalists Katzenjammer

The new album from all female Norwegian group Katzenjammer is released in the UK this week on Propeller Recordings. We caught up with the fearsome foursome to find out what makes them tick.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katzenjammer by Richard Parson. Four Norwegian girls reinvent bouncy banjo folk with a dramatic cabaret influenced flavour and a distinctly Balkan twist? Yes please! Katzenjammer release their first album A […]

An interview with Brighton based indie band Foxes!

Brighton based Foxes! released their self titled debut album in January 2012. It's a real grower, so I decided to catch up with the foursome to find out how it's all going.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Foxes! by Kathryn Corlett. Foxes! are husband and wife team Adam Bell and Kayla Bell, joined by Al Grice and Matthew Thwaites. Together they create beguiling indie music accompanied by […]

An interview with James Levy and review of Pray To Be Free by James Levy and the Blood Red Rose

Singer songwriter James Levy has created a beautiful album of songs duetting with Allison Pierce. Pray To Be Free is out soon on Heavenly Recordings.

Written by Amelia Gregory

James Levy & Allison Pierce by Natalia Nazimek aka Nhtlee. James Levy may need something of an introduction, but his cohort Allison Pierce has already risen to fame as one […]

An interview with Sam Genders of Diagrams, and album review of Black Light

Sam Genders left experimental folk band Tunng a few years ago. After time out teaching and working with other musicians he's back with a stand out new album, Black Light.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The former frontman of Tunng returns with his solo project, Diagrams. Black Light is a laid back creation that exudes the lush harmonies and atmospheric lyrics that Tunng lovers will […]

Album review of The Hangman Tree and interview with Laura J Martin

Laura J Martin releases her much anticipated debut album later this month. Time to catch up with this talented multi-instrumentalist with a host of intriguing influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura J Martin by Alice Nyong. Laura J Martin sets out her wares in the album title track and single The Hangman Tree, the sweetest of vocals twirling around languid […]

An interview with Fireworks Night and review of new album One Winter, One Spring

I first discovered a nascent Fireworks Night way back in 2007, when they appeared in the print issue of Amelia's Magazine. Now they are back with the release of new album One Winter, One Spring. And it's a real winner...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fireworks Night by James Shedden. Straight from the opening clatter of Settle Down its clear that the new album from Fireworks Night (championed in Amelia’s Magazine many a moon ago) […]

An interview with The Moth and The Mirror with review of new album Honestly, This World

The Moth and The Mirror are a Scottish indie super group founded by talented musicians drawn from a host of different bands. I talked to Gordon Skene about the making of their amazing new album and how they make this unique collaboration work.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Moth and the Mirror by Sarah Austin. Honestly, This World, is one of the most marvellous albums I have heard this year – made all the more thrilling in […]

An interview with The Miserable Rich about their spooky new album Miss You In The Days

An interview with the spooktastic band The Miserable Rich... just the thing as Halloween approaches. Their new single On a Certain Night is out on October 24th 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Miserable Rich by Kathryn Corlett. Miss You in the Days is the new album from The Miserable Rich, a fabulous collection of songs inspired by ghosts, ghouls… and possession. […]