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Album Review: Nicola Roberts – Cinderella’s Eyes

After two wonderful singles Nicola Roberts does not disappoint with her debut solo album Cinderella's Eyes. It's bravely personal and brilliantly individual.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nicola Roberts by Marta Spendowska.

Nicola Roberts has been slowing creeping into my consciousness… first there was the reinvention as a fashionista as we started to spot her sitting on the front row at London Fashion Week.

Then there have been the two singles which steadfastly refuse to tread the usual girl band solo rubbish. Beat of My Drum features Nicola jumping around to a cracked up bass line courtesy of Diplo and Dimitri Tikovoi. With lyrics clearly inspired by her first ugly duckling days… read more

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Kirsty Ward: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

The wondrous Kirsty Ward talks to me about her love of dangly earrings, inspiration from Sci Fi films and stationary styling in her new collection. Plus why she'll keep on collaborating with designer David Longshaw. Featuring mood boards for inspiration and sneak peaks!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward S/S 2012 by Kassie Berry. In the past few seasons I’ve been super impressed with the work of up and coming designer Kirsty Ward. She won’t be taking […]

The Barclaycard Mercury Prize – 2011 Nominees

Receiving a Mercury Music Prize can make or break an artist or band's career. Here we run through the 12 very different acts that have been shortlisted for one of UK music industry's most esteemed awards.

Written by Emma Barlow

Elbow by Natasha Thompson Next month 12 acts will nervously wait to see if they will be announced as the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize winner for 2011. The Mercury’s are […]

An interview with CocknBullKid on the release of new album Adulthood

It's an anthemic tour de force: Adulthood by CocknBullKid comes out today on Moshi Moshi / Island Records. I had a little catch up with Anita Blay, the lady behind the songs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

CocknBullKid by Laura Warecki. When Amelia’s Magazine first met CocknBullkid she stood out as a unique singer, flying far from any obvious pigeon hole. I was impressed. Now, a couple […]

Andrea Crews: an interview with creative director Maroussia Rebecq

A wee taster of my ACOFI interview with the Parisian ethical designer Maroussia Rebecq, the brains behind arts and fashion collective Andrea Crews.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Andrea Crews Hors Pistes collection by Amy Martino. Maroussia Rebecq arrived in Paris in 2002. Deciding that she did not want to work alone she created a fictional character, […]


Plastiscines: An Interview

Meet The Pretty Parisian Popstars, Plastiscines

Written by Rebecca Milne

Following their super successful appearance at Barfly last week I made my way to a west London location to meet the Plastiscine girls. On the way, I’m trying desperately to […]


Music Listings: 14th – 20th September

What to do...?

Written by Katie Weatherall

Monday 14th September William Elliott Whitmore The Garage, London We can’t get enough of this distilled, gravelly bluesman. With Whitmore, it’s almost like you’re listening from inside a huge bottle […]


Your Twenties – An Interview

Brick Lane, London

Written by Katie Weatherall

Only on their second single, London-based indie fourtet, Your Twenties have been described as ‘possibly the best group ever formed by a member of another act who wasn’t the frontman.’ […]

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Live Music Listings • March 23-29

Written by Barbara Mattivy

Monday 23th The Rakes release their third album, KLANG, today and to celebrate the band will play a special gig at London’s Rough Trade East at 6pm tonight. The follow […]


Dan Has Potential

Featured Illustrator, London

Written by Chloe Stead

Half way up Mare Street, in Hackney, I walk through a rather non-descript entrance that leads me off the street and through to a series of bland corridors and wooden […]


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Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 15th December Ipso Facto, HTRK, This Tawdry Affair, The Lexington, London Celebrate a goth Christmas headlined by bowlcutted eyeliner queens playing a weird and wonderful fusion of 60s and […]


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Written by Prudence Ivey

MONDAY 17th November Amazing Baby, Stricken City – The Lexington, London Yo Majesty! – Barfly, London The Black Keys – The Academy, BRISTOL White Denim – The Plug, Sheffield TUESDAY […]

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Monday 27th October Connan Mockasin and Drop The Lime – Durr at The End, London Noah & The Whale – Academy 3, Manchester Jesus & Mary Chain, Black Box Recorder […]