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Posts Tagged ‘York’

Review of debut album Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm and interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

The debut album of York based singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich is a romantic delight, perfect for a lazy summer's day...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Benjamin Francis Leftwich by Sam Parr
Benjamin Francis Leftwich by Sam Parr.

He's got a beautiful lilting voice and a way with words that belies his age: meet romantic new singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich of York. It all started with an invitation from Jo Whiley to play at her Little Noise Session at the Union Chapel back in 2010. Plaudits followed and soon his debut album Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm was being produced by Ian Grimble, tadalafil who has worked with Mumford & Sons. He'll be at a plethora of festivals this summer including Truck Festival and then he's got a headline tour starting in September.

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Meet Submotion Orchestra, a new musical collective from Leeds

Leeds based musical collective Submotion Orchestra release the beautiful debut album Finest Hour in June 2011, mixing elements of jazz, dubstep and soul.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Submotion Orchestra by Clive McFarland. Submotion Orchestra are a Leeds based seven piece who fuse jazz, purchase dubstep and soul: a modern day musical collective in the style of those […]

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The Composer, John Barry 1933 – 2011

John Barry, known for his iconic movie soundtracks, died on Monday in New York at the age of 77

Written by Helen Martin

Laurel Harple of i-D by Antonia Parker. Antonia Parker is just delightful. She’s also exceptionally talented and prolific, link medicine using bold colours and pattern to achieve wonderfully glossy idiosyncratic […]

Shea Alchemy: Natural Handmade Skincare

Shea Alchemy founder Sally Mumford talks about her gorgeous skincare creams, all of which are based on fairtrade shea butter from Ghana.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Worricker by Karina Yarv. Joe Worricker was indeed wearing stars on his face, generic as declared on twitter twenty minutes before I arrived at his gig. I could hear […]