Tag Archives: london

POGO: WISHERY

by brooke liam Above, London producer Pogo cuts up audio samples from Snow White. That’s just a taste, visit Pogo’s youtube channel for his spin on Alice, Sword In The Stone, and a host of other mod Disney hits. Or rock his Myspace here.

THE BRAIN CHILDREN

by tim howard (reporting from the uk) There’s that music journo cliché of saying a band sound likes/influences are/looks like/whatever another one that’s more famous. It’s lazy and hackneyed and should be avoided at all costs. Never do it. So when I do use such a lame old trait here, I’m going to use a [...]

THE KORA RECORDS: FREDRIK & STRICKEN CITY

by pelly November will bring two great international releases via DC label The Kora Records. Fredrik from Sweden is joined on the Kora roster by London band Stricken City, fronted by the savvy and enigmatic Rebeka Raa.  Both bands offer interesting twists on the indie pop sound and seem to be building on past success [...]

TOPSHOP HITS NYC

by alyssa If you happen to be strolling down Broadway and Broome tomorrow, and you see a swarm of trendy girls running around the streets in a frenzy, do not be alarmed.  You may absolutely take a moment to revel in the madness and laugh at the display of flailing skinny jeans and patterned tunics, [...]

MY TOYS LIKE ME

by tony o. A friend of mine stumbled upon this crew at a show they played with Ebony Bones. Based in London, My Toys Like Me offers up another dose of electro pop but their “hot little sister” vocals are the selling point. Singer Frances Noon is multitalented having also created the art work (above) [...]

DC IN THE UK

by daniella kallmeyer For fear of being stripped of my QC job title, I took a little virtual trip last night across the pond to good old Londytown to check out what Im missing. For those of you actually in London in the cold and rain this Bank Holiday weekend, Ive got the perfect warm [...]

COLDPLAY PLAY LONDON IN PREP OF WORLD TOUR

by daniella k (photo by kevin westenberg) So 5,000 lucky lottery winners in London got to watch Coldplay play its first live show in more than two years earlier this week. This past month has further proven that the band has become one of the most internationally popular bands in music history. Front man Chris [...]

TAK O TAK

by thesis jones Check out the new video for Stricken City‘s debut single ‘Tak o Tak’ released on ACTH Recordings. The vid stars Rebekah Raa and was directed by Sam Crack.

QC IN THE UK: STRICKEN CITY

by daniella k QC sat down with Rebecca Raa of Stricken City at the London College of Fashion. Having played with Ra Ra Riot, Love Is All, and a host of others, Stricken City is on the fast climb to indie-pop stardom. ….. TAK O TAK BY STRICKEN CITY: .. BARDOU BY STRICKEN CITY: …..

LONDON COLLECTION

designed and styled by daniella k When I brought this project to photographer and model Emily Hope, we agreed to keep an element of spontinaity and natural contrast in the shoot. Things like over-exposed poloroids and an untouched bicycle leaned perfectly in the background against a crumbling white-washed wall..