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Posts Tagged ‘nottingham’

Sound It Out: an interview with Jeanie Finlay

'High Fidelity with a Northern accent.' We chat to film maker Jeanie Finlay about her acclaimed documentary on the last independent record store on Teesside.

Written by Richard Pearmain

sounditout by Sarah Jayne
Illustration by Sarah-Jayne Brain

Record shops have always been a particular haunt of mine - from my (short-lived) days as a superstar student DJ when I’d go on the hunt for Friday night floor fillers for the student union, to my weekly shopping expeditions to the much missed Selectadisc in Nottingham to boost my Bowie collection, right up to the present - rummaging through the record racks in such establishments as Rough Trade and Sister Ray.

Being a record geek, I naturally had to check out a new documentary which I’d heard had been made about a small independent record shop in the North East (at a time when such shops are disappearing at an alarming rate), especially when it was then premiered at this year’s SXSW in Austin, Texas, and subsequently became the official film for read more

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Did PC Mark “Flash” Kennedy ensure my arrest as one of the Ratcliffe 114 ?

In April 2009 I was one of 114 activists arrested at the Iona School in Nottingham. Here's my account of what happened, and how PC Mark Kennedy came to be unmasked as an undercover police agent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Woodberry Down girl by Romain Lambert-Louis, cost after ‘Jackie 1973’ by Erica Dobbs http://www.lambartillustration.com http://www.serpentinegallery.org/2008/03/tom_hunter_a_palace_for_us8_de_1.html It’s good Tom Hunter’s film is as good as it is, because the last time […]

Review: Dot-to-Dot Festival 2010, Nottingham

Britain's best regional city-centred venue festival, returning for another edition with some of today's best up-and-coming and established bands

Written by Ian Steadman

Illustration by Yelena Bryksenkova Animal Bandido are a fashion label with a difference. They’re totally anti-establishment and detest the omniprescent multi-national fashion empires that exploit workers and fabrics, price case […]

An interview with Spanish fashion duo Animal Bandido

Matt Bramford chats to Claudia and Zosen, who together make up whacky Spanish fashion label Animal Bandido - they give us an insight into the label and tell us about their anti-multi-national ethos…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Donna McKenzie Regular readers of Amelia’s Magazine will know that we covered the Maison Martin Margiela 20 exhibition last March, story capsule when it showed in fashion capital […]

Festival Preview: Dot-to-Dot

Regional cities showcase new bands, in annual festival across many venues

Written by Ian Steadman

Illustration by Naomi Law For the last day of  the Sketchbook Pop-Up Shop, case Susie Bubble of Style Bubble fame gave a lecture on Newburgh St, bookending an event that […]

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The Great Climate Swoop – the mass action of the year!

An active day out in the Nottinghamshire countryside...

Written by Adam S

Mademoiselle Robot is the Parisian journalist who relocated to British shores to write a hugely popular fashion blog. Full of style advice and celebrity interviews, drug ask the blog has […]

Music Listings

Music Listings, May 11-18

Written by Gareth David

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

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Projects Design Wear

32 Pelham Street, Nottingham

Written by Emma Hopkinson

You know those rainy afternoons when you sit indoors, dosage information pills flicking through the pages of any number of trashy magazines and getting suddenly, order inexplicably excited at the […]