“There was a whole group, a small community of dedicated people who wanted to show their progress. I think it is important when you are young and beautiful to be photographed so you can look back and say ‘I was once beautiful’. Most men whoever they are want to be photographed, they want to see their progress.” (read more)
Although I may not accept the central premise of Chrysalis, there is no denying that Mariana Taragano’s ability to harness the talents of others and use a collaborative approach in choreography and music has resulted in a well expressed piece of performance theatre. (read more)
So do they think that music can change the world? Chris told me, “I think it could. I think it allows people, it gives people an outlet. It gives people I guess the right to think freely or express themselves more freely in different ways. They can explore themselves and use different styles and sounds and I think it’s a part of what we try to do as well, just kind of bringing different cultures. (read more)
We choose to play happier stuff! You have to hold back your money shot and focus on strong songwriting. At first listen the songs sound simple but they’re much deeper than that – Lew (vocals/guitar) is a great songwriter. He knows just where to put a hook and where to hold back. (read more)
Would the Queen of Rockabilly be able to satisfy expectations or would it be a case of your granny’s sister grabbing the microphone at your cousin’s wedding after one too many glasses of fizz?
When I asked her which style she would choose if she had to make a choice, her response was, “Probably rockabilly. It’s what I’m most known for. Although I probably had better chart success with my country music. Rockabilly is something that my fans want to hear and what I enjoy singing best.” (read more)
Most bands have enough problems getting out one album at a time. Not so for Hank 3, real name Shelton Hank Williams, also know as Hank Williams the Third, and grandson of the legendary country singer Hank Williams.
Diagnosed with hyperactivity as a child and prevented from recording for some time due to legal wrangles with his former record label, Curb, he says, “It’s been hard for me to sit still”. He released four albums simultaneously in September 2011 – the country/ hellbilly double album Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town, stoner rock Attention Deficit Domination and lastly speed metal blended with the chants of cattle auctioneers, Cattle Callin’ by his 3 Bar Ranch project. (read more)
There's a mixed crowd at Rough Trade East, a record shop in ever-so hip Brick Lane. They're listening to Tav Falco read extracts from his new book, Ghosts Behind the Sun: Splendor, Enigma and Death, (read more)
Paramatma is about the supersoul.., I got it from a Vedic scripture and it talks (about) having the omnipresent god-spirit inside of you, that it’s (Paramatma) the observer and you’re the doer. – Mono/Poly (read more)
David Otokpa is not yet a name known to many outside the London graduate photography scene. However, with his vivid Fight Club series he has already won over a number of high profile advocates and (read more)
Illustration with a street edge, Miss Led's art has moved to galleries, brands have taken note, the rise and rise of graf influenced art continues. Miss Led is a UK based artist with a keen (read more)
This review is the second chapter in my critical assessment, Part 1 examined Future Map 10, a pretentious and ostentatious shindig overly concerned with prestige. In this second chapter I am exploring the world of The Few and Far Between, a fledgling art collective which truly piqued my interest. (read more)
Marcel Theroux’s family includes such literary luminaries as father Paul (American novelist and travel writer) and brother Louis (award-winner television journalist). Not to be outdone, he is himself an award-winning author and has done some (read more)