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Posts Tagged ‘blues’

Blues in my bones: An interview with Swiss Mauritian blues duo The Two

We catch up with Mauritius born Yannick who shares his inspiring philosophy on life and making music. The Two’s sound is embellished with a mysterious and magical energy and as they treat every day as an exciting gift he explains how the future for The Two is now.

Written by Gemma Dietrich

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Every now and then you stumble across something really special. A music project that seems to capture more than a pleasing melody, some nice lyrics and good PR shots. Something that holds a certain magic you can’t explain. Yannick Nanette and Thierry Jaccard are the master minds behind the music project that is The Two. Based in Switzerland they hold an enthusiasm for music and life which is undeniably recognisable in their sound. Having won the Swiss Blues Challenge in 2014, reached the semi finals of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA in January 2015 and releasing their first album ‘Sweet Dirty Blues’ in November 2014, this duo are taking their world by storm.

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Let’s start from the beginning. How did you guys meet and begin making this beautiful noise?
We met in a small city called Sierre. This is where I lived for the first five years when I landed in… read more

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An interview with Pumajaw and review of new album Demonmeowmeow

The wonderful artist and musician Pinkie Maclure answers a few question about her stunning new album Demonmeowmeow.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pumajaw by Tiana Dunlop. The enigmatic Pumajaw are a male/female duo who hail from Scotland, and their new album Demonmeowmeow is a must hear slice of new wave electronica with […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Sunday: Show of Hands and the Recycled Safari Carnival

My final round up and verdict of 2011's Larmer Tree Festival. Plus happy music in the rain from the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, magical folk from Show of Hands and the fabulous Recycled Safari Carnival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jaipur Brass Band by Cassandra Yap. Our first destination on Sunday at Larmer Tree Festival was the main stage to witness the joyous sounds of the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, […]

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An interview with the Smoke Fairies

Smoke fairies play the guitar with their eyes closed, and sing like heavenly creatures. The Sussex girls have toured with artists such as Bryan Ferry and Laura Marling. I caught them after they'd just completed their own headline tour. Here's my interview with Smoke Fairies.

Written by Helen Martin

Religious to Damn Illustration by Gemma Smith Religious to Damn‘s lead singer is Zohra Atash, more about a cool lady with a batwingged 70s style, look a voice a bit […]

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Live Review: Smoke Fairies and Sea of Bees at The Fleece, Bristol

Smoke Fairies are all ethereal, moody blues/folk, whilst Californian, Sea of Bees' sound is sweet and wistful. A mighty mid-week treat to see them both play on one blustery night in February.

Written by Helen Martin

Smoke Fairies Illustration by Alice Potter The violinist comes on stage. He’s very tall and his tailcoat, ask wide tie and long hair and mostasche are how I consider a […]

Latitude 2010: Thursday Night Review

Latitude 2010 "it's more than just a music festival" kicked off with gigs from Nigel Kennedy and Tom Jones. Just don't mention the awful rapes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

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

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Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Friday

On Friday the Tripod Stage hosted Kirsty Almeida, Newislands, the Danny Chivers, Claire Fauset and Merrick triple-headed poetry tag team, Danny and the Champions of the World and a surprise performance from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Deviating from the subject of Climate Change, viagra 100mg unhealthy Amelia’s Magazine finds ourselves mesmerised by Design Interaction Student, stuff Kjen Wilkens’ Weather Camera. What is the impact on our […]

Interview: Kirsty Almeida

In every aspect of her creative and colourful life, this musical dynamo blazes her own trail.

Written by Cari Steel

My name is Miranda. I was born in Peterborough but I managed to escape to London after a 3 year stint studying in the wild terrain of Wales. I was […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

A meeting with indie folk blues rockers Peggy Sue.

Peggy Sue tell me all about making their new album Fossils and Other Phantoms, and how they lost the Pirates. Illustrations by Kellie Black.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of Peggy Sue by Kellie Black. I arrive by bike as usual to meet the three members of Peggy Sue at Spitalfields Market. Rosa got lost on hers and […]

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Written by Roisin Conway

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]