London Fashion Week: Into the Wild

Friends and family know that I am always partial to animal accessories and prints (various animal pendants as birthday/christmas gifts provides evidence for this). I have to say, I am impressed with London Fashion Week embracing the wild. Here are the shows that did it best: Burberry There is no surprise that Burberry went into … Continue reading

It’s Cold Outside… A Summer Playlist

With the belated chills hitting us recently I have subconsciously been listening to summer-vibe songs in an attempt to beat the freeze. Interestingly all with sun-sea-sand motifs, here are my recommended artists from across the pond to help brighten up these cold days: Neon Indian Deadbeat Summer Polish Girl Beat Connection  In the Water Sunburn … Continue reading

Songs of 2011: 10-1

10. Cut Copy- Take Me Over That bassline cannot be ignored, and we need more synth solos like this one 9. Little Dragon- Ritual Union The experimental sounds are easily digestible and the great vocal makes this track both subtle and powerful 8. Foster the People- Pumped Up Kicks Although now reminds me of a … Continue reading

Songs of 2011: 20-11

2011 has seen new acts, comebacks and second albums. And yes, ironically Adele has made it to the list.  20. Adele- Rolling In the Deep (Jamie xx Reshuffle) Probably the least offensive Adele song (i.e. won’t make people cry). The real focus of the song is the transformation by Jamie xx 19. Florence & The … Continue reading

Sound of 2012: Mmoths

So as we anticipate 2012, and those lists for upcoming sounds crop up, I thought I would like to add my own… Feeding my love for instrumental music, with the marriage of a kicking bass and ethereal-like murmurs, Mmoths has really captured the light. At only 18 years old and already creating these kinds of … Continue reading