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Posts Tagged ‘usa’

An interview with Peter Broderick and review of new album http://www.itstartshear.com

Peter Broderick returns with a wonderfully assembled album of low key beauty. Find out how the past and the present rubbed together to produce the uniquely titled http://www.itstartshear.com

Written by Amelia Gregory

Peter Broderick by Gemma Cotterell
Peter Broderick by Gemma Cotterell.

http://www.itstartshear.com makes no grand entrance: I Am Piano is the softest of openers, with quiet keys gradually joined by the curling sighs of a looped violin. The vocals only makes an appearance at the end, sliding easily into the next tune. Melody, whether picked out on violin, piano or guitar is the most essential component of this album, which I think is best listened to as a whole. (As an aside, ever fancied learning the violin? Try this website for a range of affordable electric violins). Blue, written by Peter's father, is deliciously light but it isn't all airy fairy - the title track It Starts Hear references the website domain name of the album in the lyrics, complete with scratchy off beats and sampled trumpets. With Asleep things once again take a more secretive turn, female chorals creating a rolling lull in Colin. Peter then does a fair effort of singing in German for… read more

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An interview with illustrator Justin Wallis aka MILKBBI, as featured in Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration

The charming US based illustrator Justin Wallis featured in my first book of illustration back in 2009, and since then he's been incredibly busy...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Space Girl notebook from MILKBBI shop. Arkansas based Justin Wallis featured in my first book of illustration. Since then he’s been expanding his MILKBBI online product empire, as well as […]

Album Review: James Pants

Krautrock, Kraftwerk and shoegaze. With added extras. It shouldn't work, but it does - when electro auteur James Pants is at the helm.

Written by Cari Steel

All artwork courtesy of James Pants I must confess, advice I have been a bit over focused on just one genre of music recently; pretty much every track that I […]

Beautifully Green – a round up of ethical beauty brands for Christmas!

If you're looking for staples to care for your skin during the winter or great Christmas gift ideas, check out our round-up of ethical beauty brands…

Written by Viola Levy

Andrea Garland, capsule illustrated by Cat Palairet If you’re struggling for Christmas gift ideas, sales or just sick of giving and receiving those dreaded ‘smellies’ gift sets produced by high […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Nottingham Trent’s Phoebe Thirlwall

Miranda Williams talks to Graduate Fashion Week star and Nottingham Trent graduate Pheobe Thirlwall, about her inspiration, her collection, and what's up next…

Written by Miranda Williams

hold Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, story receiving recognition even before the shows […]

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Time to Die by The Dodos – ‘Patience is a Virtue’

Album Preview, Summer 2009

Written by Roisin Conway

Recently discussing with a fellow fashion blogger the growing interest in the Scandinavian fashion world, information pills treatment she quipped that it was very easy for Scandinavians to be fashionable; […]

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Luren Jenison

Textile Designer, USA

Written by Melodie Ash

Time and Place Bridget Macdonal New paintings and drawings from the artist’s new figurative and landscape work. Art First, online abortion 1st Floor, 9 Cork St, W1S 3LL Apr 28 […]