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Posts Tagged ‘Karla Pérez Manrique’

Album review and interview – Mechanical Bride: Living With Ants

Her debut album came out a few weeks back - Living With Ants is a haunting feast for the senses, full of jazz and classical inflections. Please welcome Lauren Doss, aka Mechanical Bride.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mechanical Bride by Sam Parr
Mechanical Bride by Sam Parr.

Her debut album came out a few weeks ago and she's been busy promoting it since then, adiposity but I've finally managed to secure an interview with Lauren Doss, shop better known as Mechanical Bride. At the root of Living With Ants is Lauren's piano… sometimes dissonant, see sometimes mournful but always spare and well considered. The nuances of jazz and classical music are a welcome addition to this hauntingly beautiful collection of songs. Mechanical Bride will be performing live at Truck Festival in just a few short weeks and in the meantime you can hunt out Living With Ants on the excellent Transgressiveread more

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An interview with Tim Plester, director of Way of the Morris

Way of the Morris premieres as part of the London International Documentary Festival at the Barbican on Sunday 15th May. Director Tim Plester eloquently guides us through the making of this lovely film about Morris Dancing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Way of the Morris by Rosemary Cunningham. Actor and film director Tim Plester has produced a beautiful documentary film inspired by his childhood antagonism towards the reignited Adderbury village cult […]

The Royal Wedding in Illustrations: Kate, Wills and the rest of the guests

Continuing my round up of Royal Wedding themed illustrations, this time including many of the family and guests as well. Roll up roll up...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kisstch Wedding by Faye West. Continued from my first Royal Wedding blog post here… Kate and Wills For Ever by Sarah Arnett. Carole Middleton by Fi Blog. Miriam in Coral […]

The Royal Wedding in Illustrations: Kate & Wills

In the first of my Royal Wedding illustrated round ups, here's..... drumroll please..... Kate and Wills, in all their celebration finery, re-imagined by a multitude of talented illustrators from around the world. Enjoy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Will & Kate by Gemma Milly. Available to buy as a print here. I suppose I should start this blog with a disclaimer: I am for sure no ardent royalist. […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch Men

The first ever menswear dedicated Ones to Watch kicked off in Freemasons Hall on Wednesday 23rd February 2011. Featuring designs from Asger Juel Larson, Mr Lipop, A.Hallucination and my favourite, Norwegian lady designer C/Bruerberg.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly I’m reading Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen at the moment. It’s a book about the train travelling circus, visit order set in prohibition era America. […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Maria Francesca Pepe (by Amelia)

With the Fortuna collection Maria Francesca Pepe straddles high end conceptual showpiece fashion and the world of commercial jewellery. Shown at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Osman A/W 2011 by Ellie Sutton. Osman. Not a name that I’m overly familiar with, healing stomach although we have frequently written about designer Osman Yousefzada. He’s trained the likes […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011: Paul Costelloe (by Amelia)

Paul Costelloe turned up the heat as he opened A/W 2011 London Fashion Week at Somerset House with a sizzling collection of spicy colours worn by sassy ladies in pink pyramid wigs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Artist Andrea This is my first front row show at London Fashion Week, viagra sale so I’m terribly excited. So far I’ve been stomped on, there pushed and […]

The Science Museum Climate Science Gallery Cockroach Tour with Superflex

This month the Science Museum officially inaugurates the Cockroach Tour. Here's what happened when I did a sample run at the end of last year... and what you can expect if you decide to dress up as a Cockroach yourself.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kuni Awai Darkroom Valentines Cockroach tour by Mina Bach. A couple of months ago I was invited to visit the Science Museum to dress up as a Cockroach. How on […]