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Posts Tagged ‘americana’

An interview with Suzanne Carpenter: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Suzanne Carpenter is a prolific illustrator and designer who goes under the name of Illustrator Eye. I caught up with the Cardiff based creative to find out how she goes about juggling her busy life.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Suzanne Carpenter Illustator Eye
Suzanne Carpenter is a hugely busy illustrator and designer who I have admired on instagram for some time, so I am so glad she found time to submit work for my upcoming Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, creating a beautiful image inspired by her ongoing love of fish, and her daydreams of turning into a mermaid.

Suzanne Carpenter Illustator Eye
How did you first discover Amelia’s Magazine?
My daughter Holly first introduced me to Amelia’s Magazine when she was an art student and I’ve been a fan ever since. I'm married a to a designer and we’re more than a bit proud to have produced two new designers.Both based in London; Holly specialises in eyewear and Joe does a combination of graphic design and window vinyl. They roll their eyes if I say too much about them as they hate me being boastful. If only it… read more

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An interview with Georgia Ruth and review of debut album Week of Pines

An interview with Welsh singer-songwriter and harpist Georgia Ruth, on returning to Wales and feeling at home.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Georgia Ruth by Gemma Cotterell. Week of Pines is the beautiful long playing debut album by Welsh singer-songwriter and harpist Georgia Ruth, it’s creation prompted by a return to Wales. […]

An interview with Mike Gale of Co-Pilgrim and review of A Fairer Sea

An interview with the man behind Co-pilgrim: Mike Gale explains the creation of new album A Fairer Sea.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Traveller by Gemma Cotterell. This illustration was inspired by the concept of a A Fairer Sea, title of Co-Pilgrim‘s album. The octopus is taming the sea with his melodic […]

Caitlin Rose at the Windmill Brixton: Live Review

The rising star from Nashville makes a welcome return for two sell-out shows at the Brixton Windmill on Thursday 10th March 2011.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Find Your Feet-Bollywood By Stamo A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. On Sunday 13th March Find Your Feet hosted an ethical fashion show at the Mint Leaf restaurant in the Haymarket. […]

Interview: Dylan LeBlanc

Steeped in traditional Americana and Country Music, influenced by Southern Gothic Literature, and with a wisdom and maturity that belies his youthful age, Dylan LeBlanc - the newest signing to Rough Trade Records - shares the secrets behind his new album Paupers Fields.

Written by Rachel Clare

Monday saw the fourth day dawn on London Fashion Week and delightfully my first day of intriguing ethical fashion presentations. First up on No. 1 Greek Street was the delightful […]

Lissie’s Star Is On The Ascendant.

It's a busy life for this humble Midwestern singer. Currently on an ever expanding tour to promote her new album "Catching A Tiger", an enchanting snapshot of blues, Americana and folk, Lissie is having a memorable year; and it's not over yet!

Written by Cari Steel

Water Kerry Lemon thumb It’s been sticky, viagra sale hasn’t it? The sunshine is all well and good whilst you are within spitting distance of a garden or beer garden […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Middlesex

There was modern menswear, patchwork and Americana at the Middlesex University Graduate Fashion Week Show, on Tuesday 8 June…

Written by Jemma Crow

Rebecca McClure, there check illustrated by Alli Coate There was more than one graduate show going on during Tuesday evening… it was time for some Middlesex action. After Northampton, purchase […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: UWE Bristol and UCA Epsom

Written by Jemma Crow

I always look forward to the Northumbria University BA fashion degree show for two reasons. One, look because it’s always effing good – the innovation, prostate technique and creativity on […]

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Album Review: Peasant – Shady Retreat

Softly whispered Americana, from a promising young talent.

Written by Ian Steadman

Rick the punk poet does his thing Being a wee bit literary, approved sale I have a penchant for poetry, visit this site so it was with some expectation and […]

The National: Baby, We’ll Be Fine

Live Review: The National at Royal Festival Hall, London, 10th August 2009

Written by Roisin Conway

Watching their electric performance at The Garage, information pills I immediately understood why all the major music publications are getting their knickers in a twist over The Pains of Being […]