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BOTW Moodboard: Glass Animals

While their debut album isn’t out until later in the year, there is already a humongous amount of buzz surrounding Oxfordshire quartet, Glass Animals. This hype has only been exacerbated by the involvement of super producer and songwriter, Paul Epworth – you know, the guy that has worked and

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Introducing: DENA

Since first making waves with her goofy, brilliant breakout single ‘Cash, Diamond Rings, Swimming Pools‘ back in 2012, Bulgarian-born, Berlin-based Denitza Todorova – henceforth to be known as DENA for the good of our tired tongues and typing fingers – has been trading in a heady mix of

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Absolut X Rafael Grampá: Next Frame

We’ve written about Absolut’s collaboration with Brazilian graphic novelist, Rafael Grampá, before after he was commissioned with transforming the iconic bottles with designs that exemplified Latin America’s Carnival. Now, as part of Transform Today, Absolut has announced Next Frame, a collab that invites users to submit plot decisions about …

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Talent Emerging: Kilian Kerner

If there is anything I took from interviewing Berlin-based Kilian Kerner last week during the collections, it’s that he is truly appreciative—appreciative of being able to design for his own label, which is now in its 16th successive collection. Hailing from the picturesque city of Cologne, the drama student-turned-designer communicates

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Interview: Ry X

Australia’s Ry X has garnered quite the buzz in recent months, following the quiet release of his Berlin EP in August last year. The EP’s title track, ‘Berlin’, soon set tongues wagging over at Sony Bravia and the track was later chosen to soundtrack their recent TV advert

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Vote for your Favourite Design in the G-Sessions Final

To celebrate G-Shock’s Europe-wide 30th anniversary, the G-Sessions project concludes with a presentation in Berlin. Earlier this year, G-Shock selected a creative ambassador from seven cities around Europe, who were then were given the task of producing an original G-­SHOCK watch design along with the packaging and presentation.

Each item …

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Interview: Agnes Obel

Earlier this month, we went along to a private showcase for the sublime Agnes Obel. Playing songs from her highly anticipated forthcoming album, Aventine, Obel serenaded the audience in the quaint environs of St. Pancras Old Church. The album follows the huge success of her debut, Philharmonics,

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Interview: Blondes

By now it’s no secret that we at Notion love Blondes. In their latest LP - Swisher - the sounds of Sam Haar and Zach Steinman have certainly undergone an evolution of sorts. Recorded in a new studio space, the album is a sonic masterpiece that won’t disappoint fans

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Kompakt to open Berlin pop-up shop

To celebrate their 20th anniversary legendary electronic label Kompakt are set to go on tour with their record store, establishing a series of temporary pop-up shops around European key cities including Geneva, Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin.

Kompakt will join forces with Torstrassen Festival and music software company Ableton for the …

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Casio’s G-Sessions opening party announce Ghostpoet as London ambassador

Last night saw Casio hold their London G-Sessions opening party as part of the G-Shock 30th anniversary celebrations. Hosted in a pop up space in East London, British singer, producer and Mercury Music prize nominee, Ghostpoet announced his appointment to represent London as part of G-Sessions.

G-Shock have hand-picked a …

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