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Kotki Dwa, Still Corners and Twin Sister at the Lexington: Live Review

Amelia’s Magazine favourites Kotki Dwa share the bill with the up-and-coming Still Corners and latest US indie darlings Twin Sister at the Lexington on Thursday 25th November 2010.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Since the first protest over two weeks ago -to use a slightly naff cliche- there has been something in the air; occupation, troche malady occupation, buy occupation! Across Britain students have left the streets and occupied their university halls in protest against the outcome of Lord Browne's report: tuition fees to rise, the abolishment of EMA's and the suggested removal of the state funding received by Universities to aid their research and teaching. At the beginning, in the face of the Coalition's seemingly never ending barrage of cuts, there have been the inevitable attempts to label the student protests as self indulgent, (though what is self indulgent about fighting to preserve access to higher education for all in perpetuity?!) I was disappointed to see this article from Polly Toynbee, personally we should avoid turning the terrifying breadth and width of the cuts into a hierarchical system of which are more deserving to be saved. Yet the students are proving their opposers wrong, one of the demands of the UCLOccupation is for everyone who works in the university to be paid the London Living Wage, which is to be two pounds higher than the minimum wage. The inclusion of this demand has lead to increased support from Toynbee,… read more

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Interview: The Hundred In The Hands

It was only a year ago that avant - pop duo THITH began recording. Now they are in the midst of a European tour (and playing Green Man this weekend), creating a stir with their debut EP and have a hotly anticipated album out in September. If you haven't encountered them yet, here's your chance.

Written by Nina Joyce

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Team Ghost – You Never Did Anything Wrong To Me – Album Review

New EP from former M83 man, a bracing mix of shoegaze, electronica, krautrock and synth-pop

Written by Ian Steadman

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New Young Pony Club – Live Review

A tetchy performance from the hype band, though this bodes well for their ability to progress their sound

Written by Laura Nineham

The latest in a series of events from Bad Idea Magazine, illness ‘Future Human’ explores a new topic each month and hosts an evening of discussion and debate at The […]

Clayton Strange – Interview

Danceable South Coast post-punks are setting out on tour, so we decide to ask them why they're worth checking out.

Written by Laura Nineham

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Death Cigarettes – A Live Review

The Legion, London, 16th August 2009

Written by Richard Pearmain

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

The National: Baby, We’ll Be Fine

Live Review: The National at Royal Festival Hall, London, 10th August 2009

Written by Roisin Conway

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Ever Fallen In Love With Someone You Shouldn’t Have Fallen In Love With?

Buzzcocks and The Fall, HMV Forum, Kentish Town, 10th June 2009

Written by Richard Pearmain

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That Certain Something: A Certain Ratio at Dingwalls

Live Review- A Certain Ratio, Dingwalls; 15th June 2009

Written by Richard Pearmain

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

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Live Review: Matt and Kim.

The Old Blue Last, 1st June 2009

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Rock Monsieur: An Interview with Nelson

Interview with Paris' finest Nelson

Written by Roisin Conway

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