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Posts Tagged ‘MIA’

Celebrating Women in Music: Producing It For Themselves

This is a man’s world: Or is it? Despite the huge imbalance between the genders there are many awesome women making the music industry great behind the scenes.

Written by Gemma Dietrich

FKA Twigs by Tiffany Baxter
FKA Twigs by Tiffany Baxter.

The music industry would have us believe women are dominating the music scene right now. Fierce, female, singer/songwriters are in abundance. We’ve got Miley on her wrecking ball, Beyonce grinding her surf board, Lady Gaga covered in ham. We’re winning ladies… I digress, we shouldn’t be laughing. Whilst the dominant, mainstream female artists claim to be writing their own music and be heavily involved in the creative process, the other side of the mixing desk is another story. The domination does not extend to production.

Trina Shoemaker mixing desk
There are plenty of high flying women in other areas of the music business. But despite the BBC starting to train female sound engineers in 1941, it is still a predominantly male playing field. Trina Shoemaker is a brilliant exception to this and was the first woman to take home a Grammy for ‘Best… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ashish

Ashish showed a gigantic sequinned collection inspired by rich girls slumming it in Dalston. Fabulous stuff, at Somerset House on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2011 by Erica Sharp. Outside the BFC tent I noticed a strange character wobbling towards the entrance in huge pink platforms. It was only when she de-robed inside […]

An interview with Swedish musician Lykke Li

The enigmatic genre-defying starlet takes time out to talk to Amelia's Magazine at a recent gig in London

Written by Kat Phan

Photography by Lee Goldup Sweden is a small country but it has produced some big exports. Whether it’s infectious pop, this web affordable furniture or fashionable, well-priced clothes (take a […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Northumbria

Northumbria alumni Matt Bramford presents a totally unbiased (...) look at Northumbria's Graduate Fashion Week 2010 show, with illustrations from many of the students' development work…

Written by Matt Bramford

I always look forward to the Northumbria University BA fashion degree show for two reasons. One, price because it’s always effing good – the innovation, salve technique and creativity on […]

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Hetty Rose: shoes with stories

Known for her use of amazing vintage kimono fabrics, Hetty's designs have taken shoe embellishment to a new level

Written by Becky Cope

Everything we do at Amelia’s Magazine is a collaborative and creative endeavor, order and this extends to the upcoming book launch of Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration (released this week) and […]