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Set The Boy Free

It’s been 29 years since British band The Smiths split up and a lot has happened since singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr parted ways. Not only has Johnny Marr played for various British bands including Indie Punk band The Cribs, he is just about to release his memoirs entitled ‘Set The Boy Free’. Today, The Guardian paper delivered a ...

Fashion Awards 2016

The nominees for the Fashion Awards 2016 have been announced. The ceremony will be held at the London Royal Albert Hall on December the 5th in partnership with Swarovski alongside its ambassador who is no other than model Karlie Kloss. It aims at celebrating Fashion in its entirety including designers as well as new emerging talents and faces who are ...

Glastonbury 2017 is not so far away

The first act for Glastonbury 2017 has been confirmed and it is no other than…Radiohead. The band will be performing on the Pyramid stage in Worthy farm for the first time since 2003. Rumours of the band headlining the biggest UK festival started spreading through social media when a logo resembling the Radiohead one was shared leading people to a ...

David Bowie still remembered

Since the passing of the Starman earlier this year, thousands of tributes have been paid to the late singer by fans and artists all around the world.

9 months after the loss of one of the most influential artists of all time, a free exhibition has opened its doors in the area of Brixton in London where the artist was born. The exhibition will present a series of unseen photographs of the singer including shots by Mick Rock who is no other than the man who captured our favourite Ziggy Stardust.  The exhibition is entitled ‘Silhouette and Shadows’ (A Bowie lyric in fact) and is located in the Photofusion Photography Centre, you have no excuse not to go and check it out because it’s all free!

And whilst you’re there, why not go and see the famous Bowie mural which has recently been preserved by the Lambeth Council and which still sees people from all around the world paying their tributes with flowers and messages to the Brixton boy.

The exhibition aims at running until the 26th of October, for more details, click the link here

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Happy Birthday to you Amy

Today is the 14th of September and this date marks the late British singer Amy Winehouse 33rd birthday. 5 years after her tragic death her talent and music are still celebrated. The singer who lived in the London borough of Camden and who was often referred to as the ‘Camden Queen’ tragically lost her battle with addiction in July 2011 at ...

More Archive by Alexa! Yes, please!

Summer is coming to an end and it will soon be time to say good bye to our favourite summer pieces (I’m personally still trying to come to terms with the fact that I won’t be able to wear my favourite jean shorts everyone is sick of seeing for at least the next 7 months), the after work drinks in ...

And the wait is over!

I was only a little girl when I heard my first Oasis song (and it wasn’t ‘Wonderwall’!), my older sister was in her early 20’s, it was the 90’s and to this day I remember her blasting the ‘What’s the story morning glory’album in her bedroom. My 8 year-old ears immediately fell in love with the band and to this ...

Bat for Lashes unveils new video for Joe’s dream

Singer songwriter Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes unveils a new video for newly released single ‘Joe’s dream’ taken from The Bride album which saw its release in July earlier this summer. The Bride is a conceptual album which narrates the story of a honeymooning alone girl who tragically loses her husband-to-be in a car crash on the way to ...

Was it definitely 22 years ago?

This day in 1994 marked the release of what would become the most inspiring record of a generation. ‘Definitely Maybe’ by Oasis, 5 lads from the suburb of Manchester, Burnage to be more specific brought to the public songs and melodies that would become timeless and an inspiration to many. The sound of 5 guys willing to escape the rainy North of ...

Morrissey returned on English soil last Saturday for hometown gig

If you knew me you would know that I enormously admire Morrissey and The Smiths. He is to me one of the best lyricists England has ever offered and his poignant and honest lyric style was in the background of many of my tough and happy times, the moments we all encounter in life, them being heartbreak, the loss of ...

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