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Posts Tagged ‘Angela Lamb’

Glastonbury Festival’s 2014 Emerging Talent Competition: My Top Three Acts

Here are my top three acts to go forward to the second stage of judging for the Emerging Talent Competition: Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles, Alev Lenz and George Boomsma.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I was very flattered, when, thanks to a recommendation from Stay Loose music PR, I was asked to be one of the judges for the first round of Glastonbury Festival’s 2014 Emerging Talent Competition. The panel is made up of ‘about 40 of the UK’s top online music writers’ that includes the likes of Drowned in Sound, TLOFBF and Breaking More Waves, so I am indeed in good company. Together we have compiled a long list of 120 acts from around 8000 entries (with the selection sent to me predominantly consisting of folk, electronic, acoustic and pop acts, at my request), from which the second stage judges must pick the 8 finalists and then the final winner. Over the years I have frequently been very impressed with the bands that have been highlighted by this competition as ones to watch, and so… read more

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Carlotta Actis Barone: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Carlotta Actis Barone showed at Freemasons' Hall for Fashion Scout on February 16th 2013

Written by Zaena Miller

Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2013 by Isabelle Mattern Carlotta Actis Barone took a surprising new direction for her A/W 2013 show at London Fashion Week: last season she sent ballet […]

Jean-Pierre Braganza: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

New collection Starkonnen referenced Sci-Fi themes, in a strong on trend showing from Braganza at the BFC Courtyard Showcase on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2013 by Daniel Alexander. For A/W 2013 Jean-Pierre Braganza once again explored geometry, this time influenced by Cosmic Symbolism, Fantasy and an imagined Sci-Fi world where women […]

Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review and Interview

Designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie answered some questions just before she took to the catwalk with new collection Invisible Enemy, Threat Found at Fashion Scout on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Zaena Miller

Dans La Vie A/W 2013 by Sarah Underwood For Dans La Vie’s new A/W 2013 collection Invisible Enemy, Threat Found Japanese designer Rira Sugawara revelled in a mish-mash of fabric […]

LCF MA Fashion Show 2013, Womenswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Stunning collections from LCF womenswear designers Maddalena Mangialavori, Nadia Scullion, Min Wu, Sian Davies, Yi Xie and Keiko Nishiyama. Showing at the Royal Opera House on Friday 15th February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yi Xie by Jacqueline Valencia. London College of Fashion womenswear designers showed a series of polished collections, most of which were accessoried with amazing footwear that I was able to […]

Bishi at BFI Southbank: Live Review

The versatile singer/performer/DJ performed her new album Albion Voice at the BFI Southbank on Friday 16th November 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Bishi by Margaux Quayle Cannon It was a chilly evening on London’s Southbank, but still buzzing with Friday night revellers, skateboarders and tourists sampling the wares of the newly opened […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Fanny & Jessy present Uscopia

Sexy tomboys are given the Sci-Fi treatment in the new S/S 2013 collection from friends and business partners Fanny & Jessy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny & Jessy by Rebecca Higgins. A year ago I was blown away by the S/S 2012 catwalk collection by design duo Fanny & Jessy. This season the androgynous style […]

Pam Hogg: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Pam Hogg held her inimitable catwalk show on Monday 17th September: featuring famous people, catsuits and naked bits. Plus the occasional flash of genius.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pam Hogg S/S 2013 by Faye West. Pam Hogg was, as ever, a hot ticket this season – ensuring that the likes of Bobby Gillespie, Nick Cave, and Nick Rhodes […]

Fiona Paxton: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Preview Interview

Meet Fiona Paxton: queen of beading!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fiona Paxton is a jeweller who works with the fine art of tambour beading to create bold earrings, necklaces and bracelets. I spoke with her about her intriguing career and […]

An interview with Sue Denim, talking about debut solo album And The Unicorn:

Sue Denim is best known as one half of electro clash wonders Robots in Disguise, but she's taken a decidedly different approach to the songs on her debut album, lovingly crafted in Wales...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sue Denim by Louise Bennetts. Sue Denim is one half of electroclash duo Robots in Disguise, who launched with a bang in the same year that I began making Amelia’s […]

Vita Gottlieb: London Fashion Week Fashion Fringe S/S 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

Multi talented film maker, fine artist and textile designer Vita Gottlieb turns her hand to fashion design... with stunning results that have landed her a place with the prestigious Fashion Fringe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vita Gottlieb A/W 2012 by Alexa Coe. I’ve known of Vita Gottlieb through mutual friends for many years so when I bumped into her recently it was something of a […]

An Evening with Mothers Meeting and Bliss Spa

My first spot of pampering since Snarfle was born, with some relaxing treatments courtesy of Bliss Spa in west London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This week I went on my first Mothers Meeting outing that didn’t involve squat thrusts and copious lunges (I’ve been taking part in the regular Mothers Meeting workouts at the […]

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 […]

London 2012: The XXX Olympic Games

Seven years in the making, the London 2012 Olympic Games FINALLY begin this evening. Here's our illustrated guide, with some surprises, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Olympic Gymnastics by Lucy Palmer Tonight’s the night. After what has quite possibly been the longest warm up for anything to happen ever, seven years in the making, the 30th […]

Welcome, Snarfle Monkey

I cannot tell a lie, my life has been turned upside down with the arrival of my beautiful baby boy... lovingly illustrated in this blog post about my birth experience.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snarfle Monkey by Sam Parr. Yesterday I finally registered the birth of my first child, a gorgeous little boy named Lucian Indigo whom I gave birth to 6 weeks ago. […]

Modern Love: S/S 2012 Preview Interview with designer Sarah Arnett

Meet Sarah Arnett, one half of fashion design duo Modern Love, a label that is exclusively stocked at Liberty. She's a super talented lady with an inspiring career that spans illustration, interior design and of course fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Modern Love by Ola Szpunar. Sarah Arnett is a multi talented designer who just happened to train at the same university as me. She graduated the year above, and since […]