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Issue 66: Lulu James “Proper Buzzing” Feature

A Geordie Grace Jones in the making? From icy electronica to house bangers, Lulu James has it all.

 

WORDS / Chris Mandle
PHOTOGRAPHY / James Moriarty
STYLING / Jo Shippen
HAIR, MAKE-UP & NAILS / Holly Silius using Mac Pro, Bumble & Bumble and H&H Nails

 

London’s K …

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Interview: Tinashe

You’d be hard pushed to say that 21-year-old RnB vixen Tinashe isn’t a women of many talents. Since getting her break as a child model, the Kentucky-born, LA-based siren has held a recurring guest spot on former Charlie Sheen vehicle Two and a Half Men, provided voice talent to

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Interview: Nick Curly

Nick Curly, 8Bit Records boss and man behind recent debut LP, Between the Lines, and ‘In The House’ mix for Defected, is a name that has defined the image of the global club scene over the last few years like no other. As the driving force behind the so-called “Sound

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An Ode to Sky Ferreira

Dear <3 Sky <3,

(Okay, I realise that the chances of Sky Ferreira actually reading this are pretty slim, and why would a ‘model-cum-actress that takes drugs with her grunger boyfriend’ spend her intoxicated weekend soul-searching via social media?)

Anyway, that last sentence was a shameless gambit to highlight the …

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Interview: San Proper

San Proper is one of Amsterdam’s finest DJ talents. Right now he is witnessing the bustling city at its vibrant best, with the clubbing world taking stock of the vast array of talent coming through the ranks. A staunch advocate of the Amsterdam scene, San still gets a great buzz

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Moodboard: The Naked And Famous

This New Zealand quintet have been dousing our speakers with synth-fuelled pop since their debut record back in 2010, Passive Me, Aggressive You. Since then, there has been a whole lot of touring and a (more than) worthy follow-up record. They’ve got that big synths meets bright vocals combination down

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Interview: Fenech-Soler

Since releasing their eponymous debut album in 2010, the past three years have seen Fenech-Soler on a whirlwind spree of festival stages, tours alongside Kelis and Robyn, and some seriously danceable indie-pop. In the midst of a European tour on the back of their recently unveiled second album, Rituals

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Interview: Har Mar Superstar

Full-throated soulster with an amazing set of lungs; sweaty, slightly unnerving madman; or, in his own words: “Soulful, shirtless, powerful, fun time party starter [who] gets you laid.” Har Mar Superstar‘s Sean Tillmann has been called many things over the course of his 13 years performing under the moniker. …

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Moodboard: Blouse

Following up from their debut self-titled album, Blouse took the whole evolution process to regenerative proportions. Where Blouse was pumped with dreamy synths and electronic drum machines, their sophomore release, Imperium, see’s the band shed the aforementioned elements and record the album entirely with “instruments that don’t plug into the

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Friday Mixtape: Solomon Grey

Long week? Yep, us too. Fortunately, Black Butter-signed duo Solomon Grey – comprised of university chums Tom Kingston and Joe Wilson – dropped by the Notion mailbox with the sort of mixtape bound to exfoliate any inkling of day-to-day stress from your aching limbs. Running the gamut from Balam

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