Author Archives: Katie Wilkinson

Interview // Arcadia

I caught up with Arcadia who in September 2015, will be unleashing their metallic arachnid creation in Bristol for a huge Arcadia party.    When did your obsession with industrial materials start? We’ve always been very focused on creative recycling, especially … Continue reading

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Film // 20 years on ‘Kids’ is still the most brilliantly brutal teen film ever made

It’s been 20 years since Larry Clark’s ‘Kids’ was released. Describing the film as ‘gritty’ would be an understatement. From the way that the cast were recruited (the majority of the cast were found skating in Washington Square, NY) to … Continue reading

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Review // Kim Gordon – ‘Girl In A Band’

“What’s it like to be a girl in a band?” is a question that is still being asked today and has been  publicly mocked by women over the years, most recently Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac. It’s a question that … Continue reading

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Watch // 20 years of 55DSL

  Italian clothing brand, 55DSL celebrate their 20th birthday this year. Originally they set out as a spin off of the Diesel brand but twenty years on they are still going strong and fuelled with just as much of a creative driving … Continue reading

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Review // PJ Harvey – Recording In Progress

  Dorset born singer / songwriter PJ Harvey announced earlier this year that she would be inviting fans to come and watch her record her 9th studio album in an exhibition at Somerset House. Tickets were snapped up fast but … Continue reading

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Video // Breton – ‘Titan’

  South East London band Breton released their second album War Room Stories early this year. After being evicted from their SE London squat where they created their debut Other People’s Problems, the band relocated to Berlin to make WRS … Continue reading

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Review // Death From Above 1979 @ Electric Ballroom, Camden

  I arrive at the Camden based venue just as noisy and newly reformed duo Death From Above 1979 launch into their first song of the evening, ‘Turn It Out’, the opening track from their debut album, You’re a Woman, I’m a … Continue reading

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Introducing // Philip’s Citiscape Headphones

  You Need To Hear This from Philips focuses on bringing people new music and ways of listening to it. With their new Citiscape headphones Philips take inspiration from the city to create a perfectly formed set of urban headphones. They’re … Continue reading

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Blog // Ray-Ban’s ‘The Order of Never Hide’

  The Order of Never Hide is a secretive movement established by humans, for humans. It celebrates individuality, eccentricity and being comfortable in your own skin. It’s mission is to ‘never hide.’ Whilst it’s been kept quiet for many years, … Continue reading

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Watch // Ben Ryder Jones for You Need To Hear This

  You Need To Hear This (with conjunction with Philips headphones and Noisey) sees them explore all musical possibilities, from creating a violin bow from your own hair, to sharing exciting new music, to interviewing unknown legends and pressing music … Continue reading

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Preview // Southsea Festival

    Southsea Festival takes place every year on Albert Road in Southsea, Portsmouth and showcases the best new music from the UK and beyond. The acts are spread across 12 different venues on the same road. It takes place … Continue reading

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Review // GAP and Sofar Sounds Present….Tom Vek

    Last week, clothing company GAP joined forces with Sofar Sounds (Songs From A Room) to bring London residents a secret gig that took place in Hackney Downs Studios as part of their #Summerloves campaign. The gig, which marked … Continue reading

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