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Posts Tagged ‘Roundhouse’

Bat For Lashes at the Forum: Live Review

The twice Mercury Prize nominated singer plays the second of two sell-out nights at the HMV Forum on Tuesday 30th October 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Bat for Lashes by Sam Parr

Bat For Lashes by Sam Parr

Escaping from the chilly evening air of Kentish Town (and making my way past a somewhat disconcerting poster advertising the Polyphonic Spree singing tunes from the Rocky Horror Show), I could see that the Forum was already pretty packed. Any prospect of getting a decent spot fairly close to the stage looked a lost cause, so I settled on a vantage point handily situated by one of the bars. Beneath the art deco Roman standards high on the walls, I could see the stage dressed as what appeared to be a wild cliff-top, dotted with lanterns, which for some reason reminded me of the set of a 1950s Hammer film.

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Andrew Bird, Eyeoneye: Animated Music Video Review

The new music video from singer songwriter Andrew Bird features a brilliant animation by Yu “Ewan” Morita. Think fuzzy felt and spinning planets!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I absolutely love the new animated video which accompanies Andrew Bird‘s song Eyeoneye, which is the first single from his album Break it Yourself, released on Bella Union earlier this […]

London International Mime Festival Review: Plucked… a true fairy tale by Invisible Thread

My 2012 Mime Festival experience kicked off with some innovative and thought-provoking puppetry from new theatre company Invisible Thread, directed by Liz Walker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Invisible Thread by Janneke de Jong. The London International Mime Festival has quickly become one of my January highlights – c’mon, what else is there to get excited about during […]

Lammas Low Impact Courses and Conferences

The pioneering sustainable self-build community takes its visitors back to the land in West Wales

Written by Amy Hughes

Illustration by Aurelia Lange Wales – the land of soaring song, viagra turf-churning scrums and cunning cross-dressing rioters – is today at the forefront of sustainable, information pills ecological development. […]

Live review: Chromeo at the Roundhouse

Synth superstars Chromeo wowed the crowds at the Roundhouse…

Written by Miranda Williams

Our Broken Garden-drummer I have to say, buy if there hadn’t been a very special reason to go out I would have stayed in last night. Needling icicles of rain […]

An interview with Jamie McDermott of The Irrepressibles.

New contributor Andrew Lockwood managed to track down the incredibly talented Jamie McDermott, the man behind The Irrepressibles, a long time favourite band for Amelia's Magazine. Images by Helmetgirl.

Written by Andrew Lockwood

Illustration by Paolo Caravello Illustration by Stephanie Thieullent Illustration by Alia Gargum Illustration by Jo Cheung Illustration by Kellie Black The Irrepressibles by Helmetgirl. If Amelia’s Magazine had a wish […]

Gig Review: Sia at the Roundhouse

We thought we couldn't love Sia anymore than we do already, but we were wrong!

Written by Algernon Belmont

Illustration by Eugenia Tsimiklis In my honest opinion, buy the V&A is the single most wonderful museum in the world. Where else can you pass by Medieval sculpture, breeze by […]

A review of Companie XY: Le Grand C at CircusFest, Roundhouse, April 2010

A review of Le Grand C, a performance by the French circus troupe Companie XY: acrobatics who build astonishing human skyscrapers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Companie XY-Roundhouse I listed the Companie XY performance Le Grand C as part of CircusFest at the Roundhouse mainly because the PR asked nicely and there appeared to be some […]

Red Bull Music Academy and Daily Note newspaper come to London in 2010

The Red Bull Music Academy took place in Bermondsey, London between 7th February and 12th March in 2010. During this time thousands of Daily Note newspapers were distributed around the city. What was it all about?

Written by Amelia Gregory

laura marling i speak because i can photo live album review new second Sometimes I can imagine a Laura Marling height chart on my wall. I’ve seen her as just […]