Prepare yourselves for some rather odd... "makeup"... It's Red Nose Day this week and as I always love watching the UK broadcast I thought I'd join in and attempt to inspire some more donations by "Making My Face Funny." Watch as I attempt to apply a full face of makeup with no mirror, left-handed. FUN. … Continue reading No Mirror Makeup Challenge for Comic Relief 2015
Is FKA twigs really singing about robots in LP1? What genre does it fall into? And should you get it on vinyl? Find out in this week’s Record Review! LP1 fuses the organic and the mechanic to create an innovative yet unsettling sound, as FKA twigs’ breathy vocals interact with industrial noises. One of the … Continue reading Review: LP1 – FKA twigs
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Why are female artists always pitted against each other? And how does that intense rivalry affect them (and us)? Join me and Brittany Spanos, Online Producer at Rolling Stone, for a chat about Ultraviolence, Lorde, and the way that our culture deals with innovative women in music.
The latest Record Review is up and ready to watch! This week I took a look at Bombay Bicycle Club's latest album, So Long, See You Tomorrow. The quartet (made up of Jack Steadman, Suren de Saram, Jamie MacColl, and Ed Nash) have never sounded as confident as they do now, and I'm really excited … Continue reading Review: So Long, See You Tomorrow – Bombay Bicycle Club
So I have decided to finally do something that I've been meaning to for a long time - sign up for Camp NaNoWriMo! The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that I've had a banner in the left-hand panel of my blog for a couple of weeks now, and that's because I am a … Continue reading Packing For Camp NaNoWriMo!
As well as my reviews and big, bold ideas, I also do love pretty little things like… beauty products! In fact, it’s a bit of an obsession, as my Sephora VIB card will testify. Each month I’ll be sharing a round-up of my personal beauty obsessions, starting today with my March products! Have you used … Continue reading March Beauty Obsessions
This week on The Record Review I take a look at the latest release from Dum Dum Girls, Too True. It's a real departure from their previous two albums, as Dee Dee channels the best of 1980s lo-fi into a stylish LP. Heavily influenced by the Manchester sound, mispronouncing French poets' names (or maybe just making me mispronounce them...), … Continue reading Review: Too True – Dum Dum Girls
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