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Posts Tagged ‘Stag and Dagger’

Cate Le Bon at Village Underground: Live Music Review

The Welsh singer returns to London at the start of a UK tour with a sell-out show on Monday 23rd April 2012 to promote her second album.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Cate Le Bon by Sam Parr
Cate Le Bon by Sam Parr

The seemingly ever present rain was holding off as I made my way up Commercial Street, past the facade of of shiny new shops and crumbling Victorian architecture where the schizophrenic fringe of the East End blurs and the City and Shoreditch collide. I’d just been to an in-store gig by Allo Darlin’ at Rough Trade East and was en route to one of the newer venues on the block (well, in this part of town), Village Underground.

Cate Le Bon By Joseph Joyce
Cate Le Bon by Joseph Joyce

Inhabiting a disused railway arch and adjacent warehouse, and adorned with recycled former Tube carriages, it’s a curious setting. I’d been here once before, for some of last year’s… read more

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An interview with CocknBullKid on the release of new album Adulthood

It's an anthemic tour de force: Adulthood by CocknBullKid comes out today on Moshi Moshi / Island Records. I had a little catch up with Anita Blay, the lady behind the songs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

CocknBullKid by Laura Warecki. When Amelia’s Magazine first met CocknBullkid she stood out as a unique singer, purchase flying far from any obvious pigeon hole. I was impressed. Now, case […]

Stag and Dagger 2011 review: CocknBullKid, Our Mountain, Marques Toliver, James Yuill

The Stag and Dagger one night festival once more returned to Shoreditch this Thursday 19th May, and as usual it was a great opportunity to discover little known and up and coming talent. Here's what I found, including Ozzie supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw on keys.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Abbey Lee Kershaw of Our Mountain, medical playing at the Stag and Dagger 2011. I started my Stag and Dagger journey at Camp on City Road, ampoule a grotty basement […]

Stag and Dagger Festival 2010 Hits Shoreditch: A Review

Some wonderful bands, but Shoreditch does its worst. Read on for my highlights... and lowlights... of the Stag and Dagger 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Abi-Daker-White-Hinterland White Hinterland by Abigail Daker. Having picked up my two Stag and Dagger press passes, ampoule two booze vouchers and a free lighter – yeah! – my first port […]