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Posts Tagged ‘Canadian’

The Hidden Cameras introduce the video for Year of the Spawn 

Director Matt Wolf introduces the beguiling new video from The Hidden Cameras. Old newsreel perfectly complements this haunting song.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Hidden Cameras by Charlotte Mei

The Hidden Cameras by Charlotte Mei*

Since 2001 the Canadian musician Joel Gibb has played with his band The Hidden Cameras, staging unforgettable nights in the churches of Toronto, complete with male gogo dancers. Gibb shaped Toronto’s music scene at a time when it was practically nonexistent and went on to become the first Canadian artist to sign with Rough Trade. Nowadays Joel Gibb lives in Berlin and has found his place, as songwriter and as artist. On new album AGE, he is no longer concerned with who he is, but rather, with how he came to be.

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Matt Wolf is the director of the video for Year of the Spawn:
'I just finished a film called Teenage about the invention of teenagers. In that process, I collected over 100 hours of… read more

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Hannah Georgas: an interview with Hannah Georgas about her self-titled album

Meet Canadian singer songwriter Hannah Georgas: mixing beautiful vocals and electronic beats to perfection. Featuring lots of fab illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hannah Georgas by Morgane Parma. We in England may not be too familiar with flame haired singer songwriter Hannah Georgas, but back home in Canada she has understandably been making […]

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, […]

An interview with Canadian twins Tasseomancy before the release of new album Ulalume

Meet Canadian twins Sari and Romy Lightman. Their new outfit Tasseomancy is a dark gothic folk wonder, and I spoke to them before the new album Ulalume is released at the end of August.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tasseomancy by Casey Otremba. The debut album from Canadian twins Tasseomancy (meaning divination of the future in tea leaves, adiposity coffee grounds or wine sediments) is out on Turf Records […]

Michelle Lowe-Holder: the ethical designer who is reinventing the fashion accessory

Fashion designer Michelle Lowe-Holder took a break from the day job and realised that what she really loved was creating accessories. Her new collection features upcycled fabrics from her studio. Here's a taster of her interview in ACOFI

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michelle Lowe-Holder S/S 2011 by Michelle Urvall Nyren. Canadian Michelle Lowe-Holder completed an MA in knitwear at Central Saint Martins and launched her eponymous collection in 2001. She has always […]