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Posts Tagged ‘Sarah Matthews’

An interview with Julie Ann Baenziger of Sea of Bees

As new single Gnomes is released I finally publish my interview with the most wondrous Sea of Bees. Julie Ann Baenziger came out of a small suburb of Sacramento to sign with Heavenly last year, and now we can't get enough of her heartfelt tunes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sea Of Bees by Calico Charlotte Melton
Sea Of Bees by Calico Charlotte Melton.

Sea of Bees released her new single Gnomes on Heavenly Recordings yesterday. It's yet another heart rending slice of Julie Ann Baenziger, so it seems high time that I finally publish the interview I did with her earlier this year, just prior to a gig at Bush Hall in Shepherd's Bush.

Sea of Bees-Jan 11- photo by Amelia Gregory
Sea of Bees in February 2011. All photography by Amelia Gregory.

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A post Tin Tabernacle interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou

An interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, in which they describe the making of the Tin Tabernacle tour video 11 Nights Under Tin, and what to expect next now that they have signed to Heavenly Recordings...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, all photography by Amelia Gregory. Last week Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou held a preview screening for their Tin Tabernacle tour video, titled 11 Nights […]

Spring is in the air: Music to go travelling by

The almost-spring feeling is here, and I don’t know about you but it makes me want to go exploring. Nine excellent illustrators have chipped in to bring to life nine songs for journeying, whether it’s down dusty roads or up above the clouds. Happy vagabond-season, everyone!

Written by Jessica Furseth

Annie: Chewing gum (bonus track), illustrated by Mhairi-stella McEwan Spring officially starts the first day you can run to the corner shop without a jacket, and that was a couple […]

Lulu and the Lampshades: Cold Water EP review

Lulu and the Lampshades have made a gorgeous little EP that makes us crave summer, festivals and iced lollies. With illustrations by Sarah Matthews, Matilde Sazio, Mhairi-stella McEwan and Romain Lambert-Louis.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Romain Lambert-Louis It’s good thing it’s starting to feel like spring outside, as listening to Lulu and the Lampshades in the dead of winter strikes me as being […]

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Album Review: Emily Jane White – Ode to Sentience

The Californian has an album out now; Ode to Sentience - it features cathartic, winding notes, strings and a voice as pure as the morning sunshine.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Laura Godfrey, LG Illustration I know that folk music isn’t all organic, whole foods, and love – or indeed deep lust – buried in a haystack. Happy all […]

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011 by Lesley Barnes

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

Mary Katrantzou showed as part of Topshop New Gen at Billingsgate on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Here's my review plus lots of lush illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2011 by Lesley Barnes. On arrival at the Topshop space in Billingsgate for Mary Katrantzou I pulled up my Pashley beneath a phalanx of official LFW cars […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Ada Zanditon on Sustainability

In part two of my LFW preview interview with ethical designer Ada Zanditon I dig a little deeper to find out how her sustainable ethos is put into practice, and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of fashion designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 Preview by Rebecca Strickson. For Ada process is everything. “I don’t want to sit at a desk using Illustrator to design clothes that will be made […]

The Science Museum Climate Science Gallery Cockroach Tour with Superflex

This month the Science Museum officially inaugurates the Cockroach Tour. Here's what happened when I did a sample run at the end of last year... and what you can expect if you decide to dress up as a Cockroach yourself.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cockroach tour by Mina Bach. A couple of months ago I was invited to visit the Science Museum to dress up as a Cockroach. How on earth could I resist […]

The I Like Trains interview: singer Dave Martin answers my Q&A

I Like Trains have been one of my favourite bands for a long long time. After a significant break they're back with a brand new album and tour... as they embark on their UK leg I found out how it's been going so far, and how climate change inspired the lyrics for He Who Saw The Deep.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I Like Trains by Gemma Smith. You are currently on a very extensive tour: what prompted the decision to do such a big tour? The best way to promote an […]

Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl: a review of the Mime Festival 2011 show at the Barbican

Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl features immaculate clowning from Geoff Sobelle and Charlotte Ford. It's one of the funniest shows I've ever seen, but there's a darker meaning behind the absurdities.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flesh and Blood by Stacie Swift. Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl was inspired by photographs of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat near Chernobyl, taken many years after the […]