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Posts Tagged ‘Paul McCartney’

Favourite Christmas Indie Tunes for 2012: listen to the best here!

It's time to get into the festive spirit: listen to a host of wonderful new Christmas indie tunes right here and enjoy beautiful illustrations that were inspired by them.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Christmas Olive Grove by Bex Bourne, based on As A Child I Awoke by Jo Mango.

A hugely successful Christmas tune is the holy grail for many musicians: just think how many times Fairytale of New York has been played. With royalties like that you'd never need to work again, not that this is the only motivating factor for the majority of musicians. It would just be nice, wouldn't it, to have a song played every year… welcomed back like a much missed friend and enjoyed once more as if it were new. All of which is great because it means that every time the Christmas season swings around there is a host of brilliant new themed tunes to add to the mix, each hoping for a slice of immortality.


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Caitlin Hinshelwood’s natural history

Gentle colours and subtle, gorgeous patterns are the common thread in the work of textile artist Caitlin Hinshelwood. She talks to Amelia’s Magazine about her love for the natural world and patterns, and the playfulness at the core.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Life on earth Hawks, more about snakes, seek dinosaurs, discount sharks and bears – there isn’t a kitty in sight in Caitlin Hinshelwood’s excellent fauna. We fell in love with […]

Live Music Review: TV Nights

A nu-folk night at Ronnie Scott's? Whatever next! Luckily for us it was a joy from start to finish, and gave us a sneak peek at the exceptional talent emerging from the current folk scene.

Written by Rachel Clare

Bobbin Bicycles wall Bobbin Bicycles by Natasha Thompson. I first heard of Bobbin Bicycles just over three years ago, shop when as a nascent bespoke bike company they contacted me […]

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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. […]