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Posts Tagged ‘leeds’

Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles introduce the new single and video for Moonlit Strangers

The beautifully shot video for Moonlit Strangers features a snorting horse, eery coloured smoke and lovelorn children.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles by Rachel Morris

Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles by Rachel Morris*

Leeds based Chamber Pop band Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles release new track Moonlit Strangers with an accompanying video. Lush orchestration and multi-layered vocals tell a tale of loneliness and heartbreak like no other. Ben from the band tells us more...

The lyrics for the song:
I have had the idea kicking around for a while. A house in the middle of a landscape in which a lady lives alone, wishing but not expecting anyone to visit her – then, on a wild night!, her ‘true love’ arrives out of nowhere. There is a certain Bronte-ness about it. I thought about who would have a lonely life in the middle of nowhere and why they were there and decided that a gatehouse on a lock would work nicely especially as it would bring water imagery to the lyrics … which I am fond of! I tend to build up huge stories about each of my songs … I like the idea that each person who listens to it could make up their own scenarios or storylines … but this… read more

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An interview with Amy Lord and Rebekah Whitney of Lord Whitney

Meet Amy Lord and Rebekah Whitney of Lord Whitney; they create astonishing set designs and props, all infused with a big sense of fun.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lord Whitney by Liam Henry. Lord Whitney are not your average design team: within the space of just a few years, this unique partnership between trained graphic designers Amy Lord […]

Meet Submotion Orchestra, a new musical collective from Leeds

Leeds based musical collective Submotion Orchestra release the beautiful debut album Finest Hour in June 2011, mixing elements of jazz, dubstep and soul.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Submotion Orchestra by Clive McFarland. Submotion Orchestra are a Leeds based seven piece who fuse jazz, purchase dubstep and soul: a modern day musical collective in the style of those […]

An Interview with Kee Boutique, purveyor of vintage and handmade clothing and accessories…

Kee Boutique is a Leeds based vintage and handmade clothes shop based in a gorgeous 1930’s art deco building. The owner sources vintage dresses, makes clothes from second hand fabric and then sells them through a number of different channels. Jealous?! Moi?!...

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Kee Boutique 1 Michelle Urvall Nyrén Kee Boutique illustration by Faye West Lately, rx I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want to do with myself. You know, order […]

The I Like Trains interview: singer Dave Martin answers my Q&A

I Like Trains have been one of my favourite bands for a long long time. After a significant break they're back with a brand new album and tour... as they embark on their UK leg I found out how it's been going so far, and how climate change inspired the lyrics for He Who Saw The Deep.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of Amelia the lady of the night by Abby Wright coming ******* Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in […]

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Vessels at The Queen of Hoxton – Live Review

The Leeds-based experimental-rockers were joined by Stuart Warwick and Humanfly at the Queen of Hoxton on Wednesday 17th November 2010.

Written by Gemma Milly

Plaited fabric By Daniel Williams Maybe theres something in the air, viagra approved maybe its my age or maybe its the season but it seems everybody around me has suddenly […]

A chat with Vessels on tour in Europe.

Leeds post rock band Vessels are just about to return to our shores after a lengthy European tour, so I decided to find out what makes them tick.

Written by Amelia Gregory

{illustration here} Mr Jones Watches’ challenge our modern understanding of time as a fixed variable by which our day is neatly broken down into digestible units. An idea played on […]

Our Broken Garden: The making of the Garden Grow video with Broken Pixel

Ashley Dean of Broken Pixel talks about his production of the fab Fraggle Rock inspired video for Our Broken Garden's latest single Garden Grow, out now on Bella Union. Read on to find out how it was made.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashley Dean, adiposity as depicted by Russty Brazil. I recently reviewed the superb second album from Our Broken Garden, information pills so when Ashley Dean got in touch to tell […]

Zine Symposium Review

Brick Lane played host to the greats of the Zine world last week, two of our contributors went along to get their thumbs inky, find out what's new in Zine's and eat vegan cupcakes. Here's the first installment.

Written by Amelia Wells

Well well well the kids certainly know what they’re doing at Graduate Fashion Week this year. Sunday kicked off day one of shows for the creatively minded at our very […]

Festival Preview: Latitude

Come one, come all, to Suffolk. Suffolk? Yes, Suffolk. There's a really bloody brilliant festival there.

Written by Ian Steadman

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Viveka Goyanes All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell […]

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Trapese Collective – Tools for Social Change Course

Written by Zofia Walczak

All Photographs courtesy of Natalia Calvocoressi Louisa Lee: When and how did you first become interested in photography? Natalia Calvocoressi: I started to become interested in photography just before I […]

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Leeds Uni Community Week

Written by Grace Beaumont

Ghost Forest in Trafalgar Square is a well-timed art-installation taking place ahead of the UN conference on Climate Change from December 7 to 18, visit web involving 11, diagnosis 000 […]

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Squatting a school to reclaim it for the community

Community led action shaming the quick-fix money making council...

Written by Grace Beaumont

With our current fixation with everything 80s and 90s, tadalafil it’s easy to see why the 60s have become a little side-tracked, a little blasé, and so ‘a few’ years […]

Nous Vous: We, You, and Everyone we Know.

Illustration Collective, Leeds

Written by Alice Watson

The ICA has always struck me an odd gig venue; with it’s white lights and shiny floors, viagra 100mg symptoms but on Friday 22nd May, pilule something exciting was rumbling […]

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The Common Place Fundraiser

Written by Prudence Ivey

Pop-Up Shop 14 Bacon Street, erectile E1 6LF, page 11th-18th December The pop-up shop does what it says on the tin, buy appears in a different location for a limited […]