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Posts Tagged ‘Berlin Fashion Week’

Feeling Sheepish? Try Izzy Lane

This ethical knitwear company proves you can do it yourself!

Written by Ali Schofield

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Simian Mobile Disco has made a career of writing sharp, case economic dance tracks. Their release last year of Temporary Pleasures showed that they could still fill up dance floors, and they enlisted the help of some of their musical peers.

New single Cruel Intentions features The Gossip’s Beth Ditto on vocals. Singing over a simple synth loop the minimal sounding track has Ditto’s voice front and centre throughout she is either singing a song about finding love, or losing it. It manages to highlight how effective her singing voice is and why she is so respected within the musical community.

As seems common for dance bands lately the track has a strong 80’s vibe to it but it doesn’t make it sound dated and cheap.  I can imagine dragging myself onto the dance floor during the closing minutes of a club dance and shaking my booze dullened body in time to the beat, and I mean that in the best possible way
A La Disposition SS 2012 by Faye West
A La Disposition S/S 2012 by Faye West.

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Marie-Louise Vogt: The New Era Knitter

Hamburg, Germany

Written by Camilla Sampson

Maire-Louise Vogt a designer from Hamburg, sickness has created an up-to-date take on knitting for her Spring/Summer 2010 collection. Her focus on traditional creative methods, pills does not allow – even an […]