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Posts Tagged ‘single’

Gabby Young introduces the video for new single I’ve Improved

The acclaimed flame haired singer gives us an exclusive peek at the making of the video to accompany new single I've Improved.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Gabby Young by Emma Farrarons.

Gabby Young and Other Animals have announced their return this April with a brand new album, the third from the acclaimed North London songstress. One Foot In Front Of The Other is Gabby's most personal collection of songs to date, yet still retains the lush big band instrumentation for which she is known, with polished production by fellow Animal and partner, Stephen Ellis. Here Gabby exclusively introduces the new video for the first single from the album, I've Improved, which is a jaunty upbeat affair that was inspired by a trip to the Middle East.

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Reichenbach Falls introduce the new video for their single Stay Home

Reichenbach Falls have produced another beautiful video, with a little help from actress Hannah Bristow and set designer Anouska Lester.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Abe Davies from Reichenbach Falls introduces the new video for current single Risky, taken from the album Reports of Snow, which we covered last year here. 
This …

Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles introduce the new single and video for Moonlit Strangers

The beautifully shot video for Moonlit Strangers features a snorting horse, eery coloured smoke and lovelorn children.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Leeds based Chamber Pop band Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles release new track Moonlit Strangers with an accompanying video. Lush orchestration and multi-layered vocals tell …

Beatrix Players describe the making of the video for Unpolished Pearl

The Beatrix Players have put together an incredibly complex animation for new single Unpolished Pearl. Here they describe how it came about.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cello and vocals drive the melody in Unpolished Pearl, a gothic pop song accompanied by a stunning animated video in which the band members are caught up in a surreal …

Ben Schneider of Lord Huron describes the making of new video Time To Run

Indonesian spaghetti Western meets experimental West Coast pop? Hell yes, here's the new single from Lord Huron.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I love Time To Run, the new single by LA based alt pop band Lord Huron: it’s a big Appalachian infused pop melody accompanied by a wonderful spoof video of …

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 …

Kotki Dwa introduce the video for new single Poison, created with Plastic Horse

Working in conjunction with animators Plastic Horse, Kotki Dwa have created a fabulous video to accompany new single Poison... featuring canaries, clowns, the rings of Saturn and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Poison is typically and beautifully Kotki Dwa – a jaunty, melodic bounce fest of a song based upon the theme of Poison…. I asked singer Alex Ostrowski about the clever …

Single and Video Review: Zebra and Snake – Sweetest Treasure

A fab video to accompany the new tune from Helsinki's newest synth electronica wonders, Matti and Tapio. Directed by Sing J. Lee.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I am seriously loving the video for Zebra and Snake’s new single Sweetest Treasure – made by Sing J. Lee, a young award winning director from the North West – …

Single and Video Review: Spellwork – Austra

The new video for Austra's single Spellwork was shot by fashion photographer and filmmaker Yelena Yemchuk - and it's a beautiful mash up of peculiar influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ukranian born photographer and filmmaker Yelena Yemchuk has created the latest spellbinding video from Canadian band Austra, championed on Amelia’s Magazine last year. Feel It Break has since been named …

Single and Video Review: I Like Trains – Sea of Regrets

A wonderful narrative video by Ben Lankester accompanies the new I Like Trains single Sea of Regrets. From today they are back in the studio to record their third album with producer Richard Formby.

Written by Amelia Gregory

My favourite music videos are those which take you on a narrative journey such as that for the new I Like Trains single, Sea of Regrets. In this 8 minute …

One to Watch: La Garçonne presents debut single Super Hero

New music from Ranya Dube, releasing her debut single under La Garçonne with a self-created video to accompany. Wonderful stuff.

Written by Amelia Gregory

First musical discovery of 2012: La Garçonne, the new solo project from singer Ranya Dube. She created this very lovely video for first single Super Hero, and is in the …

Single Review: Gabriel Bruce – Sleep Paralysis

The debut single from Gabriel Bruce features a throaty growl reminiscent of Leonard Cohen and a beautiful accompanying book. Take a peek.

Written by Amelia Gregory

He’s got the same kind of low pitched growl as Leonard Cohen, but Gabriel Bruce is not an old man whose voice has been buffeted and torn by years of …

First Aid Kit: a taster of the new album with single The Lion’s Roar

First Aid Kit return with a taster of upcoming second album The Lion's Roar. Lush.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’m a massive fan of the incredibly young Swedish twosome known as First Aid Kit, and none more so than when I discovered that their father (and mentor) was once …

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An interview with musician and artist Elizabeth Walling, aka Gazelle Twin

Gazelle Twin is a Brighton based musician who is making waves with her avante garde approach to music. The new album The Entire City is out soon and there's a very special chance to catch her playing the Soundwaves Festival on Sat 16th July.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I’ve been keeping a firm eye (and ear) on Gazelle Twin since I discovered her enigmatic first single at the tail end of last year. Changelings …

An interview with Lesley Barnes: Creating the animated video for the Belle and Sebastian single I Didn’t See It Coming

The wonderful illustration work of Lesley Barnes gets animated in a video for Belle and Sebastian - it's a match made in heaven. Let's find out more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The talented illustrator and animator Lesley Barnes has only gone and done it again: she’s produced the most wonderful video for Belle and Sebastian’s joyous new …

New video for Diamond Mine single Bubble by Elliot Dear

The gorgeous new video to accompany Bubble was created by director and illustrator Elliot Dear. It features a black dog who swims amongst the fish deep below a harbour, and it's absolutely wonderful.

Written by Amelia Gregory

There’s no denying that a good music video is increasingly a necessity to accompany any new single release in our multi media world, so it is no wonder that it …

Free single download and video from I Break Horses: Hearts

The enigmatic and beautiful video for the delicious shoegaze electronica of Hearts was directed by Alex Southam of OOF Video. Check it out here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve been falling in love with quite a few new female artists of late. One of whom is Stockholm based duo Maria Lindén and her musical partner Fredrik Balck who …

New single from Emmy the Great: Iris

The beautiful new single from Emmy the Great comes out on the 6th June, to be followed by her new album Virtue soon afterwards. Here's a taster of what to expect with a preview of the video directed by Derek Andrade.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Oh how I love Emmy the Great…. since I fast saw her playing in a little central London dive those many years ago she just keeps on getting better and …

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Music: Interview with Cults

Spontaneous, fear of growing up, adult responsibility and cults - make for a happy mix in the music duo, Cults. Here follows an interview with the private Californians.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Gemma Smith
Cults are a New York duo with a 60s guitar pop sound. Their debut album is out in May and I can’t wait. Go Outside has transported …

She and Him

She and Him, Premiere of their New Video

The premiere of the new video for She & Him’s ‘Don’t Look Back’, directed by Jeremy Konner.

Written by Helen Martin

She and Him are cool eh? Zooey Deschanel in the vintage clothes I would love in my collection and marvelous fringe, and Matt Ward, wearing his sunglasses and nonchalance. …