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Album Review: Emily Jane White – Ode to Sentience

The Californian has an album out now; Ode to Sentience - it features cathartic, winding notes, strings and a voice as pure as the morning sunshine.

Written by Helen Martin

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory
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Illustration by Laura Godfrey, ed LG Illustration

I know that folk music isn’t all organic, this web whole foods, and love - or indeed deep lust - buried in a haystack. Happy all day, before campfires and passions at night. No, folk musicians don’t spend their days wearing slightly grubby lumberjacks or floaty, ethereal frocks. See evidence: Grizzly Bear aren’t happy all the time and Bon Iver is a delightfully melancholy chap. And then just listen to Nick Drake and young Laura Marling. To be honest I’m not really sure where I got the skippy, clappy, dancing in the hazy afternoon sunshine vision from. Perhaps it’s because folk artists tend to sing about the earth, nature and love in one breath. There is no chat of ‘honeys’ or ‘bling’. Gah, And of course, folkers may be… read more

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My Best Albums of 2010

Including albums from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou, The Golden Filter, Our Broken Garden, 6 Day Riot and Peggy Sue. All delightfully illustrated too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Eleven Glorious Albums of 2010

So many to choose from, but Helen Martin brings you eleven of what she considers the best albums of 2010. Take a look and have a listen.

Written by Helen Martin

Eugene Lin, medical illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again when we all set about making resolutions and miraculously changing our lives for […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Sunday

The last day on the Tripod Stage. On Sunday we hosted Luisa Gerstein's band Lulu and the Lampshades and had a special visit from Cats and Cats and Cats, whose debut album If I'd Had An Atlas is out this week.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Dan Heffer, ask pharm Hat by Angela Bruce; The Hedgerow Collection I’m not sure if it’s the wedding’s I’ve been too recently or the press attention regarding ladies […]

Bella Union Label Night at the Union Chapel

In the hallowed and intimate setting of this North London institution, four performances send shivers down our spine

Written by Rachel Clare

Naomi New was undoubtedly one of the highlights at Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her incredible costumes dazzled the press and had me bouncing up and down on my seat at […]

Mountain Man – Made the Harbor – Album Review

Album from a female vocal trio rooted in Americana, mastering a classic musical form

Written by Ian Steadman

I’m not the best person to be covering the arts events of this summer, healing taking place at a smattering of festivals across the UK. The reason for this is […]

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Real Estate – Interview

Real Estate talk Jersey, The Boss, Paul McCartney and the joys of recording in analogue as opposed to digital.

Written by Georgie Van Kuyk

I went down to The Lexington a couple of weeks ago to interview Real Estate before they played a sold out gig in a city they had never played before. […]