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Posts Tagged ‘Alison Day’

An interview with Still Corners

Meet up and coming band Still Corners... they're enigmatic and magical.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Still Corners by Nicholas Stevenson
Still Corners by Nicholas Stevenson.

I discovered Still Corners when they supported Our Broken Garden late last year. The band are as elusive as they are beautiful, but I managed to track down songwriter and keyboardist Greg Hughes to answer a few finely tuned questions. Delve into the enigmatic Still Corners world…

Who are you?
We're ghosts, but if you close your eyes and listen carefully to the music you'll find out who we are.
 
still corners by sandra contreras
Still Corners by Sandra Contreras.

You've managed to create an impressive amount of hype already… have you intentionally pursued press or has this just come about of it's own accord? 

We mostly… read more

Recent Articles

Did PC Mark “Flash” Kennedy ensure my arrest as one of the Ratcliffe 114 ?

In April 2009 I was one of 114 activists arrested at the Iona School in Nottingham. Here's my account of what happened, and how PC Mark Kennedy came to be unmasked as an undercover police agent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Policeman Undercover by Daria Hlazatova. One day a few years ago I agreed to go on an intrepid action to highlight the causes of climate change. I didn’t know where […]

Sir Philip Green and his Topshop billions get the UK Uncut treatment.

Sir Philip Green is able to dodge huge tax bills by sending Topshop profits to his wife in Monaco. UK Uncut closed down the Oxford Circus flagship store in protest against billionaire tax avoidance tactics in the face of huge cuts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Topshop, with your welcoming entrance you are spoiling us… If you are on twitter you will probably have noticed the mutterings of the #UKuncut hashtag – from small beginnings it […]

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Beauty in the broken places: A conversation with Anna Brønsted of Our Broken Garden

Ahead of Wednesday’s gig at St Giles-in-the-Fields, we sat down with Our Broken Garden singer Anna Brønsted and talked about making connections through music, dark undercurrents and the struggle to find the right words.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Anna Brønsted illustrated by Alison Day. Original photo by Eva Edsjö. That is a really big sound coming from such a small woman, I think as I’m standing at the […]

Shea Alchemy: Natural Handmade Skincare

Shea Alchemy founder Sally Mumford talks about her gorgeous skincare creams, all of which are based on fairtrade shea butter from Ghana.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shea Alchemy by Cat Palairet. I am a big fan of cottage industries – after all, I am one myself. In the first of an ongoing series that will profile […]