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Posts Tagged ‘Novemto Komo’

Interview: Washington Irving introduce new album Palomides: Volumes I & II

This Scottish band combines elements of folk with walls of noise to create a brand new sound that is all their own. I set out to learn more about the intriguing five some.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Palomides by Rebecca May Higgins

Palomides by Rebecca May Higgins.

Why does the new album, Palomides, come in two volumes?
Before releasing Palomides, we'd primarily focused on touring for a while, so when we came to it, we thought it would be better to put it out in two parts over the course of the year. It has allowed us to tour a bit more frequently (which we love doing) and meant we'd always have something new to show our fans. We wanted to do something different from the norm, as it's our first full record. It gave us the opportunity to put the songs in a certain context, which they may not have had if it was just an LP. 

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What prompted your decision to 'revolutionise folk music' when you were all back in high school?
Joe and I may have had lofty ambitions when we said that, (back when we were in High School) but it did ultimately give everyone a direction for when read more

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Welsh singer Lydia Baylis introduces her new single Life Without You

The Welsh singer songwriter is set to release her debut album A Darker Trace: here she introduces her latest single, plus a link to a free download for the track, Happy Man.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lydia Baylis by Daria Hlazatova. Having completed a history degree at Oxford University Welsh singer songwriter Lydia Baylis has made a major career change and is set to release her […]

Swedish School of Textiles: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review part two

The Swedish School of Textiles took to the catwalk at Fashion Scout to showcase the best of their 2013 graduates in a show titled Exit 13.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Lindqvist by Novemto Komo. Following on from part one of my review I present the next six graduates to show on the catwalk with the Swedish School of Textiles […]

Ong-Oaj Pairam: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Ong-Oaj Pairam showed for the first time at London Fashion Week, with Fashion Scout on Tuesday 17th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ong-Oaj Pairam by Novemto Komo. Having already done a preview interview with Brighton University graduate Ong-Oaj Pairam I was pretty excited to see more of his collection, which was inspired […]

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Lug Von Siga: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 14th September Turkish brand Lug Von Siga presented a S/S 2014 collection at Fashion Scout, and it came with hidden political undertones.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Lug Von Siga S/S 2014 by Karolina Burdon Turkish designer Gül Ağış presented her brand Lug Von Siga S/S 2014 collection in the upper halls of Freemasons’ Hall at Fashion […]

And So I Place You in the Setting Sun: An Interview with Laurel Simmons of MayMay

Meet Laurel Simmons, the Oregon based songstrel whose beautiful debut album came out earlier this summer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

May May by Novemto Komo. MayMay is Laurel Simmons of Arizona, now resident amongst the new folk milieu of Oregon. Her debut album And So I Place You in the […]

Ymbelydredd EP: An interview with Gwenno Saunders

Gwenno Saunders is probably best known as one third of The Pipettes, but she's now returned to her hometown of Cardiff and recorded a fantastic Welsh language EP. Here she explains the making of Ymbelydredd.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gwenno by Laura Hickman. A couple of weeks back I posted the video for Gwenno‘s new single Ymbelydredd, which is the lead single from a fantastic EP bearing the same […]

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Inbar Spector: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Sunday 20th February Israeli designer Inbar Spector presented her A/W 2012 collection at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout, impressing the audience with more of her signature rich fabrics, crinolines and ruffles - all complemented by jewelled headpieces designed by Lara Jensen.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Inbar Spector AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I first came across an Inbar Spector dress on a ‘wall’ created by Gabby Young and Katie Antoniou’s Gabberdashery for Supermarket Sarah. It […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Gala Dyplomowa Show at Andels

The Gala Show on Thursday 27th 2011 celebrated the best graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. Featuring quite a few designers whose work I already know! And a few new talents to watch...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dominika Naziebly A/W 2010 by Joanne Oatts. On Thursday night Andels Hotel hosted the Gala Graduate show of the Academy of Fine Arts, otherwise known as the Gala Dyplomowa, featuring […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Custo Barcelona

A riot of pattern and colour for S/S 2012 from Custo Barcelona. The opening show on the main catwalk at Fashion Week Poland, on Thursday 27th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Custo Barcelona S/S 2012 by Novemto Komo. Custo Barcelona has not registered massively on my radar beyond a vague knowledge that it’s a super colourful brand, but I must confess […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Karolina Gerlich

80s tastic in an exotic island themed collection from Karolina Gerlich, showing on Thursday 27th October 2011. Lovely stuff.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Karolina Gerlich S/S 2012 by Novemto Komo. Karolina Gerlich was last to show at the Off Out Of Schedule shows on Thursday, with a confident collection based on the idea […]

Ken dumps Barbie: Greenpeace’s Indonesia Deforestation Campaign

A new Greenpeace campaign highlights the dirty practices of toy companies such as Mattel, who are making boxes to house plastic toys out of pulp that is destroying the Indonesian Rainforest.

Written by Zofia Walczak

Barbie and Ken by Claire Byrne Ken dumped Barbie. Over trees and endangered tigers. Seriously. You probably already know this, since the Greenpeace campaign that first revealed this earth-shattering piece […]

Olivia Rubin collaborates with OPI to create her own shatter nail lacquer set

The delightful Olivia Rubin showed me around her A/W 2011 collection herself, and then I had a fab shatter nail polish done by Alexandra Burke's nail technician and my unruly mop was tamed by a stylist from RUSH hair. Lovely.

Written by Amelia Gregory

OPI shatter nail polish collaboration with Olivia Rubin by Novemto Komo. I do like a press day where you can get your hair and nails done, so despite my lack […]