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Posts Tagged ‘Queen’

Kotki Dwa Staycations Album Launch Interview with Alex Ostrowski

Singer Alex Ostrowski talks about the launch of new album Staycations, and tells us why Kotki Dwa's collaboration with the National Trust is so important.

Written by Abi Renshaw

Kotki Dwa at Sutton House by Sam Parr
The band at their Sutton House album launch by Sam Parr

Your 5 track EP 'Lunch' came out in November 2011. Before that, It had been a wee while since you put any music out other than your Halloween video and exclusive Amelia's Mag song for the USB Issue. Did this help you prepare for writing and recording Staycations, plus getting you back into performing live no doubt?

Yes we tend to leave quite big gaps in between our major projects. This time around it gave us the chance to develop our sound in the ways we'd been wanting to. The Lunch EP was kind of a 'study' to try out some new ways of doing things, moving forwards from our first album. We'd been working out how to be more economical with our part writing, so that things slotted together more deftly. Hopefully that comes through on the new album.

Great videos have always featured pretty heavily with your singles. I was locked in when I watched Robin's Clogs! You all look like you have a lot of fun making… read more

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Kotki Dwa Staycations by Sam Glynn

A Summer Punch Up at Sutton House: Kotki Dwa Staycations Album Launch Party Review

The new Staycations album from Kotki Dwa was launched on Saturday 14th July with A Summer Punch Up at Hackney's Sutton House.

Written by Abi Renshaw

Kotki Dwa Staycations CD bundle by Sam Glynn Staycations. A word us Brits are getting more and more used to: when the sun shines, there is honestly just no place […]

Happy and Glorious: Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Illustrated

Celebrating 60 glorious years, here's our illustrated tribute to Her Majesty the Queen! Happy Jubilee!

Written by Matt Bramford

The Queen and her corgis by Sam Parr This weekend marks 60 years since Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh became Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth. […]

The Royal Wedding in Illustrations: Kate, Wills and the rest of the guests

Continuing my round up of Royal Wedding themed illustrations, this time including many of the family and guests as well. Roll up roll up...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kisstch Wedding by Faye West. Continued from my first Royal Wedding blog post here… Kate and Wills For Ever by Sarah Arnett. Carole Middleton by Fi Blog. Miriam in Coral […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Corrie Nielsen (by Helen)

From pencil skirted wriggles, to striding, enormous and dazed creations taken straight from a novel's fantasy. Vivienne Westwood's previous apprentice has proved herself a heroine.

Written by Helen Martin

Corrie Nielsen LFW A/W 2011 Collection, illustration by Abby Wright The BFC Tent is massive. Or a lot bigger than the other show spaces. But the benches are the same; […]

It’s National Wool Week!

The Campaign for Wool and Prince Charles join forces to promote this fashionable, durable and sustainable material in style…

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by Danielle Andrews London is phenomenal, a vast ever evolving metropolis where nothing stays still and sleep is for the dead. As much as it tires you out, the […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Ashley Isham

Ashley Isham gives the crowd a taste of Bollywood glamour in the form of his stunning new collection

Written by Rachael Oku

A designer renowned for his signature floaty and ethereal dresses – Ashley Isham – didn’t disappoint with his offering for AW10. With several celebrities in agreement (actress; Camilla Rutherford, socialite […]