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Posts Tagged ‘Hollie McManus’

An interview with Berlin dance band Claire, and review of new EP Broken Promise Land

Meet Claire: making marvellous intelligent dance music, straight outta Berlin.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Claire By Lynne Datson
Claire by Lynne Datson.

The new EP from Berlin based band Claire features a series of anthemic dance tunes that will get stuck in your head in the best possible way. Sultry female lead vocals are supplied by Josie Claire Burkle, with the boys in the band providing pretty harmonies that makes this music to get lost in…. It has taken a while to catch up with this busy band that prides itself on a DIY ethos, but let's find out more...

Claire by Rose Petal Deer (Emily Reader)
Claire by Rose Petal Deer (Emily Katherine Reader).

What inspired the songs on your EP?
We inspire ourselves a lot, all coming out of slightly different genres we started playing all sorts of music to each other. Stuff of which you knew the other one doesn’t know but might be into… read more

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Elizabeth Lau: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Elizabeth Lau introduces her new S/S 2012 collection, inspired by Olive Oyl, the 1960s, nautical details... and modelled by Annie Monroe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Elizabeth Lau by Madi. The delightful Elizabeth Lau has quickly built up a strong reputation as a quirky and playful designer to watch. In this interview I discover how she […]

Truck Festival 2011: Saturday Review

In our second review of Truck Festival I give you the low down on top new musical discoveries Monument Valley, Trophy Wife and reacquaint you with old school favourites Edwyn Collins and Saint Etienne.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Truck Fest by Cat O’Neil. It’s been six long years since I last attended Truck Festival, look since when boutique festivals with eclectic musical line ups have become two a […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Friday: Bellowhead, Russell Kane, Yoga, Bane

There was a plethora of music and activities to enjoy on Friday at Larmer Tree Festival: loved one man drama Bane, folk from Goodnight Lenin, Bellowhead and Kidnap Alice... and quiffed comedian Russell Kane rocked my world.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Russell Kane by Finn O’Brien. We woke up early on Friday at Larmer Tree Festival, order baked out of our tent by the brilliant sunshine… and turned up to witness […]

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011: Flower Trends

A look at the most exciting new roses at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Orange is hot hot hot, and so are big, blowsy, beautiful old fashioned roses. With lots of illustrations and photos of all the flower stands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Roses at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show by Laura Parker. So, recipe you’ve already met the hot new trends in garden design, now time for my interpretations of […]