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Posts Tagged ‘Nina Joyce’

Album Review: The Irrepressibles – Mirror Mirror

All the world's a stage, so are you willing to play?

Written by Nina Joyce

Mirror Mirror

There are few men like Jamie McDermott. A man of his calibre is seldom found in the 21st century. His affection for cheeky baroque arrangements, doctor outlandish but hypnotising woodland performances and a theatrical charm that belies his context in our often over-starched popstar era marks McDermott as one of a very different breed indeed. As the master of ceremonies to the 10-strong orchestral collective The Irrepressibles, information pills McDermott offers pure carnal delight in a debut that is never once short of imagination, gusto or surprise. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the cabaret.

'Mirror Mirror' is a soaring, inquisitive and arresting debut that conjures the ethereal atmosphere of theatre in a swell of tempting arrangements and remarkable rhythmic pace. A chorus of strings rises from each song, perhaps to best effect in opener "My Friend Jo". As the curtain rises, urgent sharp… read more

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Frillybylily: The one-stop-shop for one-of-a-kind jewellery

Join the unique world of London-based jewellery maker Lily McCallin

Written by Nina Joyce

All photographs courtesy of Leon Diaper Leon Diaper is a 23-year-old very talented photographer hailing from New Forest. Leon graduated last summer from the art institute of Bournemouth where he […]

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So Long, Sweet Luella, and the rest…

In 2009 several fashion businesses fell victim to the biting recession. Nina Joyce discusses why iconic brands such as Luella will be missed and discusses what this could mean for ethical fashion in the new decade...

Written by Nina Joyce

Images throughout courtesy of Me and Zena Re-engage with your 15 year old self and fall in love with massive ‘Broken Heart’ gold necklaces, buy information pills give in to […]