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Posts Tagged ‘spain’

Joana Serrat: Dear Great Canyon, an interview and review

Introducing the wonderful Joana Serrat, a Spanish musician with her roots in the American heartland. Read on, take a listen and fall in love...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joana Serrat by youdesignme iIlustration

Joana Serrat by youdesignme Illustration.

Singer songwriter Joana Serrat hails from Spain, where she has carefully crafted her stunning debut album, produced by Howard Bilerman and inspired by the songs of the American heartland via a sojourn in Ireland. Last Friday I managed to scamper out of the house to catch her half hour live set at Rough Trade East just before toddler bedtime, and was left suitably impressed by this diminutive Spanish lady.

Joana Serrat 2014-Rough Trade East live gig, photography by Amelia Gregory

Joana Serrat, Rough Trade East live gig, photography by Amelia Gregory.

Dear Great Canyon is a stunning album of carefully paced extremes: lilting lullabies interspersed with upbeat melodies. It… read more

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Emilio de La Morena: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Emilio de la Morena presented a strong, sensual and unmistakably Spanish A/W 2012 collection in The Gallery Show Space at Somerset House for London Fashion Week on Tuesday 21st February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns Before this show I hadn’t heard of the originally Spanish Central Saint Martin’s graduate, Emilio de la Morena, but knew I […]

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Primavera Sound 2011 Review: Warpaint, PJ Harvey, Animal Collective and more! (Day 3)

With today's review we come to an end of our mammoth Primavera Sound 2011 review. What amazing stories will our reporter Laura Lotti tell us today? Something involving PJ Harvey, Animal Collective, Fleet Foxes... and a lot of rock 'n roll!

Written by Laura Lotti

Warpaint by Rebecca Elves The first band I aim to see today is Warpaint. Breathing salty seabreeze and sipping the first flat beer of the day I make my way […]

Primavera Sound 2011 Review: Tennis, Pere Ubu, Deerhunter, Pulp and more! (Day 2)

Welcome to the second part of our Primavera Sound 2011 review. Yesterday our field reporter Laura Lotti took us into her world made of sun, melodies and... beer and told us about Moon Duo, PiL and Suicide among the many bands she fulfilled her senses with. Let's see where she's going to bring us today.

Written by Laura Lotti

Jarvis Cocker of Pulp by Sam Parr. After una copa de tinto de verano, about it I’m ready for another night of music overdose. First on my list is Julian […]

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Primavera Sound 2011 Review: Moon Duo, PiL, The Glenn Branca Ensemble, Suicide and more… (Day 1)

Like every end of May, Primavera Sound officially opens the music festivals season. For its 11th edition it promised to be beyond any expectations, with acts such as PiL, Animal Collective, Pulp etc. And it proved it definitely was! This is how the first day of this music marathon went. Stay tuned, the rest will follow soon!

Written by Laura Lotti

Photo by Chus Sanchez (Courtesy of Primavera Sound) Primavera Sound 2011 opened in a delicate climate this year, check full of antithetical feelings and tensions. On the one hand, healing […]

Nina Dolcetti: an interview with ethical shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro

She's wowed the likes of Laura Bailey with her curvaceous shoe designs and I wore a pair at my launch party: meet shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro... in this excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2011 by Krister Selin. Fashion designer Martina Spetlova hails from Bohemia in the southern part of the Czech Republic. She studied Chemistry and Biology at university in […]

An interview with painter, Jethro Buck

In celebration of Jethro Buck's solo exhibition at the North Wall Arts Centre, Amelia's Magazine took a trip to Oxford to visit the exquisite painter's studio...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Oxford Edgar Degas’ statement; “Art is not what you see, mind medicine but what you make others see, viagra 100mg ” pre-empts the paintings of Jethro Buck. Whilst Buck and […]

Master at work: Albert Watson

Esteemed photographer Albert Watson unveiled his collaboration with the Macallan whisky company last night. The portrait and fashion photographer spoke to Amelia’s Magazine about his favourite type of work, and parted with his recipe for success for our artist readers.

Written by Jessica Furseth

At the top of Marylebone High Street lurks a lingerie shop with attitude. Surrounded by fashion-favourite names and organic cafés, adiposity it’s both niche-market neighbour and rebellious relative. Meet Apartment […]

An interview with Spanish fashion duo Animal Bandido

Matt Bramford chats to Claudia and Zosen, who together make up whacky Spanish fashion label Animal Bandido - they give us an insight into the label and tell us about their anti-multi-national ethos…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Donna McKenzie Regular readers of Amelia’s Magazine will know that we covered the Maison Martin Margiela 20 exhibition last March, story capsule when it showed in fashion capital […]

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 […]

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Festival Preview Series. Benicassim

Benicassim, Spain, I view, you view , we view, pre-view

Written by Cari Steel

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]