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Posts Tagged ‘amy winehouse’

Jennifer Evans at the Windmill: Live Review

The rising Irish singer headlines an intimate show in Brixton on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Taking the stage at a pretty busy Windmill was the hotly tipped Jennifer Evans. Although largely an unknown quantity in the UK, she’s been picking up a fair bit of good press back home in Ireland for a while, and with the release of her debut LP, Works From The Dip And Foul, last year she’s already drawn comparisons with Anna Calvi and St. Vincent. So no pressure, then!

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A diminutive figure with a big voice, and backed by Shane Holly on drums and Sean Maynard Smith on bass, Evans took us through some choice cuts from her album. With a sound that combines elements of blues and jazz, she doesn’t play your average four to the floor – if anything, it reminded me at times of a less urban take on Frank, Amy Winehouse’s debut, and early Noisettes (Evans’ vocal style and… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Dans La Vie

Japanese print designer Rira Sugawara is Dans La Vie. This was the first time I've seen her clothing collection shown in London, on Sunday 18th September 2011 at Freemasons Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dans La Vie S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska. On Sunday I attended my first ever Dans La Vie show with very little idea of what to expect, price but hey, […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Jean Paul Gaultier Bourgeoises Sans Age

Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 with an exclusive retrospective catwalk show put together by Jean Paul Gaultier to celebrate his exhibition at the Musee de Beaux-Arts de Montreal. It was amazing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean Paul Gaultier by Becky Smout. Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off properly for both myself and the public with the final late night catwalk show on Wednesday evening. […]

Secret Garden Party 2011: Festival Review

Here's our round-up of the Alice-in-Wonderland-esque Secret Garden Party festival, featuring Blondie, Mystery Jets, Leftfield, glitter, mud, nudity, Shitfaced Shakespeare and much, much more…

Written by Jessica Cook

The Secret Garden Party, buy illustrated by Sam Parr A playground for all ages, ed The Secret Garden Party boasts a reputation as a festival where you can temporarily seek […]

The Owl Dancers – Porcelain Plates by Tiff McGinnis aka Grande Dame

Tiff McGinnis first came to my attention as Crazygirl, appearing in the first ever print issue of Amelia's Magazine. Now she's back with a grand new project combining music and art. And to celebrate the launch of Grande Dame she's produced a limited edition range of porcelain plates featuring Dancing Owls. Fab.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Who remembers the very first issue of Amelia’s Magazine? Come on, store I know I only printed 1000 of the buggers but there’s got to be a few people out […]

Wolf and Badger Pop Up Store at Selfridges: Launch Party Review

Yesterday I popped down to Selfridges for the opening of the Wolf and Badger pop-up concept store. Amongst the high society ladies and bog-roll clad performance artists lurked some arty designer gems for the well off.

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumbnail first aid kit Peggy Sue Illustration by Emilie Lashmar Wichita, more about the record label that has brought us Bloc Party, buy information pills The Cribs, Los Campesinos! and […]

Music Listings: 7th – 13th September

Written by Katie Weatherall

Graham Carter’s joyful prints reference many of the most loved images in modern culture: the characters from Star Wars or the eerie but manageable magic of Spirited Away. The artistic […]