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Interview with Laki Mera and review of new album The Proximity Effect

Meet Glasgow based band Laki Mera, who fuse acoustic and electronica to create a unique trip-hop influenced sound.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Laki Mera by Abi Lewis.

The Proximity Effect is the second album from Glasgow based Laki Mera, a band who excel in the creation of their own unique trip hop influenced sound. Focused around the luscious vocals of singer songwriter Laura Donnelly, the album moves sleekly between ambient textures and big folk inspired melodies, plucking the best from the electronic and acoustic worlds to create something utterly new. I caught up with the talented foursome: Laura Donnelly, Andrea Gobbi, Keir Long and Tim Harbinson.

How do you work together to create music as a foursome?
We write in a few, different ways... Some tunes start more as acoustic tunes written by Laura which are then arranged by the band as a whole - introducing beats and electronic feel. Some tunes start off as electronic ideas, from jams or… read more

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Our Broken Garden & Still Corners at St. Giles-in-the-Fields: Live Review

Bella Union and Sonic Cathedral joined forces for this very special gig featuring Our Broken Garden and Still Corners, plus ambient sounds from Ulrich Schnauss. All in a beautiful church setting. On Wednesday 17th November 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our Broken Garden by Karina Yarv. I have to say, if there hadn’t been a very special reason to go out I would have stayed in last night. Needling icicles […]

Our Broken Garden: Golden Sea – Album Review

The second album from Efterklang's keyboardist Anna Bronsted is hauntingly gorgeous.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our Broken Garden is fronted by vocalist Anna Bronsted, sometime keyboardist with Efterklang, the Danish group fabled for the same lush orchestrations that sweep throughout her second album Golden Sea. […]


Efterklang – The Asylum, Birmingham – Live Review

Seeing this band live hurts, but in the good way

Written by Wolfdisguisedasmonk

Efterklang are a seven-piece from the tiny Danish island of Als who have big ideas involving strings, brass and symphonic harmonies, refusing to let a lack of classical training serve […]

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Music Listings: 26th October – 1st November

Musical delights this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

To celebrate Halloween, Amelia’s Magazine are giving you free entry to one of the gigs below. Read on to find out more… Monday 26th October, ATP Film w/ Les Savy […]


Music Listings: 19th – 25th October

Gigs to warm your cockles this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

Read to the bottom to find out exclusive details about a really exciting competition! Monday 19th October, Smoke Fairies, The Borderline Having recently been on tour with Richard Hawley, these […]

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Efterklang – Performing Parades – An Album Review

Danish band retell stories of Parades

Written by Garreth Akerman

The sonically cinematic Danish outfit, Efterklang, release a live recording of their stunning 2007 release, Parades. I know what you’re thinking, apart from the obvious few, (MC5 – Kick Out […]