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Posts Tagged ‘piano’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen put on a confident show for his new S/S 2012 collection, titled Nina after the famous singer. Shown on Sunday 18th September at the Portico Rooms in Somerset House.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Peter Jensen S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton
Peter Jensen S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton.

For this season Peter Jensen was inspired by the force of nature that was Nina Simone, thumb picking on the many facets of her legendary life for inspiration, prescription including her overwhelming devil-may-care attitude. Presented in the Portico Rooms to a backdrop of classical music played live on a grand piano by Maria Marchant, this was a confident collection from a man who is assured of his place in the pantheon of established fashion designers.

Peter Jensen SS 2012 review-photo by Amelia Gregory
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Music Album and Artist Review: Rebekka Karijord

Nordic/Swedish Rebekka Karijord has released her third album; The Noble Art Of Letting Go, recorded in the woods and city of Stockholm.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Karolina Burdon When you have the radio on all the time, story it’s inevitable that you will discover new things. I discovered Rebekka Karijord when I was baking […]

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Music: An Interview with Nancy Elizabeth

We have been Nancy supporters for a long while. We were lucky enough to get an interview with the stunning singer, songwriter and multi-instrument playing lady. She's super.

Written by Helen Martin

Rachel Freire S/S 2011, website like this illustrated by Krister Selin ‘I’m terrible at interviews’ I announce shortly after arriving at Rachel Freire‘s East London studio. A bit of a […]

Fashion in Film Festival: Dreams of Darkness and Colour

In the last of our reviews from the Fashion in Film Festival, here's the lavish Rapsodia Satanica - a classic from the Italian silent movie era, accompanied by live music…

Written by Matt Bramford

Dry the River by Avril Kelly. How did you folks all meet up? Can you describe a bit more about the formation of the band? I’d like to say it […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Cooperative Designs

Our Review of Cooperative Design's 1920's presentation in the debauched setting of the Groucho Club, with wonderful illustrations by Michelle Urvall Nyrén

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén In our pre- London Fashion Week interview with Cooperative Designs , here the design duo discussed the incredible presentations they produced for S/S 2010 (Bauhaus) […]

Kept Impulses at the Barbican featuring Nancy Elizabeth, Hauschka and James Blackshaw

A review of Kept Impulses, a collaborative musical night at the Barbican Centre on Monday 11th May 2010. With illustrations by Abigail Daker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nancy Elizabeth by Abigail Daker. I made a decision to attend Kept Impulses at the Barbican at the last minute only because I wanted to support Fran – erstwhile violinist […]

Robin Ince’s School for Gifted Children May Ball – Module One: A Review

On Friday 7th May we were all still reeling from the general election results. Time for a good dose of comedy and science at the Bloomsbury Theatre, courtesy of Robin Ince and friends.

Written by Amelia Gregory

pavement Illustration of Robin Ince by Jenny Robins. It was only thanks to Professor Brian Cox on twitter that I discovered Robin Ince’s School for Gifted Children May Ball – […]

We Have Band – Interview

We have a cosy chat with London's WHB, a disco-influenced trio about to release their debut album

Written by David McNamara

We Have Band could be the most interesting group I have ever interviewed for the sole reason that every question results in the three members talking over each other, medications […]

Ana Silvera – Hometown – Single Review

Singer-songwriter's debut single is a ballad that reaches out for the past., delicate, fragile and beautiful

Written by Ian Steadman

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