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Posts Tagged ‘video’

Annie Dressner introduces her new single Don’t Feel The Same

Annie Dressner returns with a beautiful new single, Don't Feel The Same, accompanied by a lovely lo-fi video.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Annie Dressner by Rose Petal Deer (Emily Katherine Reader)
Annie Dressner by Rose Petal Deer (Emily Katherine Reader).

We introduced you to singer songwriter Annie Dressner earlier this year, and now she's back with a new single Don't Feel The Same, accompanied by a lo-fi video that suits her conversational style down to the ground. Here Annie explains her inspiration and process.

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"I never like to give away too much about what specifically inspires my songs, but to put it in two words, the song is about: unrequited love. Rather than writing from the perspective of a forlorn lover, I thought it would be interesting to write about someone who wished they could love someone back, but couldn't. That's where the title Don't Feel The Same comes from. My conclusion is that love is weird.

Normally when I write a song the music and lyrics come at the same time. This… read more

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An interview with singer songwriter Phildel

Phildel collaborates with ethical designer Henrietta Ludgate to create a choreographed Maypole dance set to her music that will be performed at her upcoming Bush Hall gig.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Beatrix Players describe the making of the video for Unpolished Pearl

The Beatrix Players have put together an incredibly complex animation for new single Unpolished Pearl. Here they describe how it came about.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cello and vocals drive the melody in Unpolished Pearl, a gothic pop song accompanied by a stunning animated video in which the band members are caught up in a surreal […]

Gabby Young describes the making of the video for new single Walk Away

Gabby Young's new single is accompanied by a subtly beautiful video that features her father: here she describes how this collaboration came about.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gabby Young by Eleanor Ballard. Walk Away is a ballad from Gabby Young‘s wonderful new album The Band Called Out For Me. Here the trained opera singer and songwriter extraordinaire […]

Ben Schneider of Lord Huron describes the making of new video Time To Run

Indonesian spaghetti Western meets experimental West Coast pop? Hell yes, here's the new single from Lord Huron.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I love Time To Run, the new single by LA based alt pop band Lord Huron: it’s a big Appalachian infused pop melody accompanied by a wonderful spoof video of […]

Video Single: Ymbelydredd by Gwenno

Gwenno Saunders of The Pipettes returns with the sweetest of pop sounds on her Welsh language EP Ymbelydredd. Enjoy the summery lead single here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It matters not a jot that the lyrics are in Welsh and despite my lineage (my Granny is Welsh) I understand not one word – on Gwenno‘s new EP Ymbelydredd […]

The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS Interview with designer Philip Colbert

Our exclusive interview with The Rodnik Band designer Philip Colbert, talking about his work and the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection in collaboration with the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ by Claire Jones Art You studied History of Art and Philosophy. Tell me a little about these roots, how you ended up […]

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Introducing The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS

We paid an exclusive visit to the studio of unique British brand The Rodnik Band to preview the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection. In part one we introduce designer Philip Colbert.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ by Helena Maratheftis On a fine London morning in early June – I know, hard to believe – I had the privilege […]

An interview with film director and animator Britta Johnson: making the King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki Me O video for Laura Veirs

I love the animated video that accompanies this 'Family Folk' song by musician Laura Veirs. Featuring a cast of colourful characters.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Continuing a run of blogs about brilliant animated music videos, check out this treasure from multi-disciplinary designer Britta Johnson. In November last year American folk musician Laura Veirs released Tumble […]

Andrew Bird, Eyeoneye: Animated Music Video Review

The new music video from singer songwriter Andrew Bird features a brilliant animation by Yu “Ewan” Morita. Think fuzzy felt and spinning planets!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I absolutely love the new animated video which accompanies Andrew Bird‘s song Eyeoneye, which is the first single from his album Break it Yourself, released on Bella Union earlier this […]

Kotki Dwa introduce the video for new single Poison, created with Plastic Horse

Working in conjunction with animators Plastic Horse, Kotki Dwa have created a fabulous video to accompany new single Poison... featuring canaries, clowns, the rings of Saturn and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Poison is typically and beautifully Kotki Dwa – a jaunty, melodic bounce fest of a song based upon the theme of Poison…. I asked singer Alex Ostrowski about the clever […]

Valentine’s Day Special: Introducing the Samsung GALAXY Love Note Campaign

Samsung launch their fab new smartphone/tablet with the GALAXY Love Notes campaign, combining the analogue and the digital: just upload an image to your loved one and it will turn up on their doormat in the form of a postcard.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A Valentine’s Message for Amelia’s Magazine readers! (cheesy, but I mean it) The new Samsung Galaxy Love Note campaign launches today to promote the GALAXY Note smartphone which is part […]

Single and Video Review: Zebra and Snake – Sweetest Treasure

A fab video to accompany the new tune from Helsinki's newest synth electronica wonders, Matti and Tapio. Directed by Sing J. Lee.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I am seriously loving the video for Zebra and Snake‘s new single Sweetest Treasure – made by Sing J. Lee, a young award winning director from the North West – […]

Single and Video Review: Spellwork – Austra

The new video for Austra's single Spellwork was shot by fashion photographer and filmmaker Yelena Yemchuk - and it's a beautiful mash up of peculiar influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ukranian born photographer and filmmaker Yelena Yemchuk has created the latest spellbinding video from Canadian band Austra, championed on Amelia’s Magazine last year. Feel It Break has since been named […]

Single and Video Review: I Like Trains – Sea of Regrets

A wonderful narrative video by Ben Lankester accompanies the new I Like Trains single Sea of Regrets. From today they are back in the studio to record their third album with producer Richard Formby.

Written by Amelia Gregory

My favourite music videos are those which take you on a narrative journey such as that for the new I Like Trains single, Sea of Regrets. In this 8 minute […]

Single Review: Mechanical Bride – To The Fight

The new Mechanical Bride single is released on 5th December 2011 on Transgressive Records. With an intriguing video inspired by an ancient Greek fable.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mechanical Bride returns with the new single To The Fight, a beautiful slice of dramatic indie folk that Bat For Lashes fans will adore. The track is released today on […]

Nathalie Djurberg a World of Glass by Andy Peake

Exhibition Review: A World of Glass – Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg at Camden Arts Centre

Nathalie Djurberg’s first solo exhibition in the UK is a must-see installation combining glassy objects, surreal ‘claymation’ films and an exquisite soundtrack by Hans Berg.

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

Photography by Andy Keate. The Nathalie Djurberg exhibition at the Camden Arts Centre greets you with a rainbow-like ceiling installation, before plunging you into an altogether darker space. In the […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Poitr Drzal

Refined sportswear and elegant plastic dresses were the order of the day from Poitr Drzal, showing on Friday 28th October 2011 at Fashion Week Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Poitr Drzal S/S 2012. All photography by Amelia Gregory. For S/S 2012 Poitr Drzal was obsessed with a strong shade of bluebell, which was worn in combination with an acid […]

Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou describe making the video animation for new single Big Water

In an Amelia's Magazine exclusive Trevor Moss describes the making of the stop-motion animated video for new single Big Water, released on Heavenly. Fascinating stuff.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Out tomorrow, shop the fab new single from Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, pilule now signed to Heavenly Recordings. When I was sent a link to the video for Big […]