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Posts Tagged ‘the irrepressibles’

The Irrepressibles and Gabby Young & Other Animals, Live Review at the Barbican

A riotously theatrical show in London by these two creative and dramatic acts

Written by Helen Martin

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Illustration by Kayleigh Bluck

She strutted on stage, knees rising high and her umbrella twiddling like a fairy’s shield.I wanted to take in the art work that was Gabby Young. For her outfit was an explosion of neck and hemline pomposity, her boots electric blue and stomping, and her right eye was surrounded by a blossoming flower type creation. Her signature vibrant red hair was piled high with blue and pink buns attached, whilst her face looked as beautiful as a doll’s.

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Illustration by Kayleigh Bluck

With this visual feast I felt revived from the previous evening’s late night antics at the ACOFI launch party (where read more

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My Best Albums of 2010

Including albums from Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou, The Golden Filter, Our Broken Garden, 6 Day Riot and Peggy Sue. All delightfully illustrated too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Best Albums of 2010 by LJG Art & Illustration. Last year I discovered a whole slew of marvellous new albums. So I thought I would round them up before we […]

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

The Irrepressibles by Helmetgirl. If Amelia’s Magazine had a wish list of character traits that would perfectly encapsulate its personality then you would struggle to surpass those of Jamie McDermott, one of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Rachel Freire

Fashion week always brings the unexpected, and this was the case with Rachel Freire's unusual presentation in collaboration with The Irrepressibles…

Written by Naomi Law

Illustration by Jaymie O’Callaghan As I was leaving the Orschel-Read show at Fashion Scout last week, I was planning to rush out of the Freemasons’ Hall and dash off to […]

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Album Review: The Irrepressibles – Mirror Mirror

All the world's a stage, so are you willing to play?

Written by Nina Joyce

There are few men like Jamie McDermott. A man of his calibre is seldom found in the 21st century. His affection for cheeky baroque arrangements, outlandish but hypnotising woodland performances […]