Womad aligned its 35th year with a record 35,000 person turnout at the Wiltshire festival. Despite the usual arrangement of African, Asian and American performers, there was nothing conventional about the eclectic array of music showcased throughout the weekend. West African singer Oumou Sangaré filled Friday’s 7pm slot at the Open Air Stage with a fervent funk that ignited the fully engaged … Continue reading Review: WOMAD Festival 2017 – A Record Breaking Turnout
We live for festival season. Think incredible music variety, braver-than-usual fashion choices and days upon days of escapism with your friends Gone are the days where denim hot pants are practically a military uniform with very little room for improvisation (aside from an oversized Indian head dress). As festival addicts, we’re keen to share with … Continue reading 8 Things You Can’t Do Without At A Festival
The central aim of WOMAD is to celebrate the world’s many forms of music, arts and dance. To recognise this objective, we’ve hand picked six of our favourite musicians due to perform at Charlton Park from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July 2017. Each of these artists offers something different to the listener; from voodoo inspired tribal trance to rumba rhythms and … Continue reading WOMAD 2017: 6 Acts You Can’t Miss At This Years Festival
It’s no secret that Sheffield is famed for producing high quality musicians. Maybe it’s something in the Yorkshire water, or maybe it’s the wide range of venues on offer to up and coming bands with the local support to match. Either way, this ever expanding music scene shows no signs of halting. Enter The Sherlocks. … Continue reading Interview: 9 Questions For The Sherlocks
Barbott are a Spanish indie rock five piece who describe themselves as “seductive but mysterious” with a fresh sound that is plagued with powerful riffs and catchy choruses. They’ve broken the Spanish music scene and are currently experimenting with a plethora of styles as they expand their impressive musical portfolio. After receiving half a … Continue reading Interview with Barbott: Your New Favourite Indie Rock 5 Piece
Spring is just round the corner so we’re (perhaps slightly prematurely) putting winter behind us and making plans for the next season. And what better way to welcome in Spring than with the timeless trench coat? It’s got to be the most neutral item every invented, right? The light nude tan tone makes it virtually … Continue reading Thinking About Investing In A Trench Coat? Well You Should. Here’s Why.
Penelope Przekop initially caught our eye through her use of colour. She is bold, brash and uncompromising with her compositions and paints with a strong sense of expression that goes beyond just aesthetics. From the provocative titles and style of each painting it was clear that Penelope would have some interesting things to say … Continue reading Interview: Penelope Przekop – The Story Behind The Paintings