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Bruno Mars “The Other Side Of Mars” Cover Story

Exploring the man who would be the new King of Pop – he’s got the hat and he’s got the hits, but has he got it all? MICHAEL CRAGG meets Bruno Mars in a New York hotel on the verge of releasing his new album Unorthodox Jukebox, a record of



Bastille “Man on Fire” Cover Story

Often epic, sometimes incendiary, always brilliant: BASTILLE have conquered our charts and our hearts. Alex Lee Thomson has closely followed their rise, starting from a little canal boat tour up the Regents Canal three years ago all the way to Dan Smith and his band’s chart-topping success. 





Angel Haze Week: In Conversation with Angel Haze

It took seven months between Angel Haze finishing her debut record and the actual release of Dirty Gold – a period that incited arguments with her label, a promise to her fans, and consequently, an impromptu album leak. But when the album finally reached our ears, one thing was obvious:



Angel Haze Week: Cover Shoot – Behind the Scenes

To celebrate the Angel Haze issue of Notion Magazine, we’re hosting a special Angel Haze Week to delve deeper into the mind of the Voice for the Voiceless. You know, just because we’re nice like that. First up, we have an exclusive behind the scenes video from our cover shoot, …



Issue 66: Joey Bada$$ “Young American” Feature

Jo-Vaughn Scott, AKA Joey Bada$$, is in Brooklyn, on the phone to me. And it’s quite exciting. Hailed as one of New York’s brightest talents, the rapper found himself compared to Biggie and Nas before he’d even entered legal adulthood. Lesser artists may have crumbled under comparable pressure, but Joey


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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 …



Notion 066 Feature: ARTPOP As Pop Art

Lady Gaga makes her connection to pop art explicit with the incredible Jeff Koons cover of ARTPOP.

“One second I’m a Koons then suddenly the Koons is me.” Lady Gaga, ‘Applause‘.

In the late 50s American artists began capitalizing on their own culture (something British artists had …



Issue 65: Miley Cyrus “Being Miley” Cover Feature

Headlines and spotlights, Disney and Bangerz: Hannah Montana’s now making cuntstep and twerking the internet into a fury. She’s being scrutinised and debated, supported by Pharrell and Mike Will. What’s the truth behind it all? She’s just being Miley Cyrus and she can’t stop.


WORDS / Michael Cragg



Issue 65: Kirin J Callinan “Deep Man” Feature

Charlie Clarkson delves into the dark, beautiful world of Kirin J Callinan and finds much more than she bargained for.


WORDS / Charlie Clarkson
PHOTOS / Mclean Stephenson

It can take anything from three minutes to three seconds to judge someone new. A smile, a frown, their clothing …


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Issue 65: Diana Vickers Feature & Photo Shoot

Pop People’s Princess. Fairy tales abound for the return of Princess Di: the pop connoisseur’s favourite is back with Music to Make Boys Cry.

WORDS / Doron Davidson-Vidavski
STYLING / Sabina Emrit
HAIR & MAKE-UP / Brendan Robertson
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT / Maximilian Hetherington