The exhibition ‘Earth is Calling’ by the artist Irma Irsara is dedicated to the current debate on climate change. ‘Earth is Calling’ reflects on the issues through a series of fibre art pulp works, contrasting natural, organic material with man-made plastic fibre. The artist will also present time-lapse and micro time-lapse works of melting ice embedded with natural and man-made items sourced from various locations (including along the Thames foreshore). The accompanying sound was created by musician and soundscape artist Jonathan Lambert.
Lisa Stansfield plays 'The Royal Albert Hall' on Thurs, (31st Oct 2019) to mark the anniversary of her debut solo album ‘Affection’.
Now, on its 30th anniversary, the album will be celebrated with a performance that will see Lisa and her prodigious band perform the hits and more from ‘Affection’, alongside favourites and classics from Lisa’s seven subsequent solo records.
London – Beatles legend Paul McCartney just dropped a new music video – an animated PETA video for his 1993 protest song and anti-vivisection anthem, "Looking for Changes". The tune was donated to PETA's campaign to push for an end to experiments using animals.
Seatbelts new single 'Black Spring' produced by Edwyn Collins released 31-10-2019
Seatbelts Release their new single 'Black Spring' 31-10-2019 - Written earlier this year, and recorded in the Scottish Highlands and produced by the king of indie - Edwyn Collins - 'Black Spring' is the band's first single to be released since 'Spanish Songs' from their latest EP 'Please Slow Down'. This track is also the first of many to be released from a larger collection, cut during a summer session in Edwyn's studio.
Lloyd Cole is currently on a massive tour and plays London 24th & 25th October - He released ‘Guesswork’ on 26th July ’19 on the EarMusic label. Recorded (mostly) in his attic studio in Massachusetts, ‘Guesswork’is produced by Lloyd and mixed by maverick German producer Olaf Opal, with executive production from Chris Hughes.
The record was mastered by Kai Blankenberg at Skyline Tonfabrik in Dusseldorf.
All songs are by Lloyd Cole apart from ‘Remains’ and ‘When I Came Down From The Mountain’, which were written by Lloyd and Blair Cowan. The album is available on CD, vinyl, DL and streaming platforms. He spoke to pauliepaul
Global Creatures, the producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, are thrilled to announce today that the first UK production of the acclaimed show will open at the Piccadilly Theatre in London in March 2021.
“After ten years in development, and following the fantastic response to Moulin Rouge! The Musical in New York, we are thrilled to be sharing this musical with audiences in the UK. We can’t wait to bring the show to London!,” Carmen Pavlovic, Producere, Global Creatures.
Erica M Elliott talks to paulie - In her debut book, "Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert: My Life Among the Navajo People" Erica M. Elliott , M.D. recounts the years of her life she spent among the Navajo people. This true story of personal risk and high adventure paints a rare, contemporary picture of Navajo life that at once elicits inspiration, deep sadness and respect for the Native American people.
'Rubicon' Single Artwork by Oliver Kelly : Having just released their second album 'Suspended' earlier this year to critical acclaim, GOTA are now releasing their third single from it, 'Rubicon', along with a thought provoking video written and directed by front man James Smith.
The London born and based producer and multi-instrumentalist Zeb Samuels is delighted to present his first studio album ‘Hope & Light’, featuring exclusive collaborations with some of the standout artists and musicians he has worked with over the last decade.
FIRST EDITION ENID BLYTON - Just one of the gorgeous items avail...Established in 1969 and this year celebrating its 50th anniversary, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world and since the 1970s has also specialised in selling rare maps, prints and photographs. This Christmas it has many fabulous items, which would make delightful and thoughtful presents, with prices starting from less than £100.
It was 50 years ago, on August 8, 1969, that the world’s most famous band stepped out from London’s EMI Recording Studios to stride, single-file, across the black and white stripes of Abbey Road’s nearby zebra crossing. With photographer Iain Macmillan balanced on a stepladder and one policeman stopping the street’s light traffic...
Special thanks to thebeatles.com for the Photographs & LTD TIME VIDEO PROMO BELOW
BELOW ABBEY ROAD Video Promo
Vic Godard & Subway Sect will play a special show at The Piper in Saint Leonards on Saturday the 12th of October 2019.
Vic and the band line up of Johnny Britton, Chris Bostock, Andy Alston and Sean McLusky, who recently released a new album entitled ‘mums’ revenge’, will be joined on the night by Rhys Webb of The Horrors who’ll be spinning a set of the best punk 45’s.
‘mums’ revenge’, released on GNUinc Records on Mother’s Day, was recorded withThe Rockingbirds’ Dave Morgan andfeatures twelve tracks including a re-work of the classic ‘Ambition’ and recent single ‘Nobody Knows’.
an astonishing new album which follows on from the wonderful collaboration between Peter Yates and Jo Beth Young on the 'Splinters' EP. Peter Yates best remembered for his tenure as guitarist for goth/rock act 'Fields of the Nephilim of course'. Jo spoke to pauliepaul earlier in the year which is linked. This Is Special - Trust ..fran xx
To coincide with the release of her new album, Singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Amy Studt performed an amazing live set at The Victoria in Dalston for a special album launch party tonight - Wed 9th October 2019 - We're big fan's of Amy Studt @Phacemag. And very proud of her accomplishments after going through a very difficult time. She was happy to talk to Paulie about that journey I'll link it below just click my click. We're not very good at reviewing albums at Phacemag because if it's in we love it! Paulie especially loves this album, but we all do & so will you!
Jen North, 17, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire is an up-and-coming acoustic singer/ songwriter who blends the soulful tones of alternative pop, with an indie twist. Talking to Jen very soon!
talk to pauliepaul - We all loved - 'Cigarettes',
the new single by London Band 'Black Calavera' as soon as we heard it.
Below Fran's Recent Pick's 'Travis Thompson' an incredible talent - Rapper with an amazing voice very proud of his Native American Heritage And Below The Brilliant Jez Dior!
Travis Thompson RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR "RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT" The Title Track of His New Album. Travis Thompson takes the stage at the Kitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY on October 17th.
The singer songwriter, rapper, lyricist, as you might be aware crosses multiple genres, he's a very special talent.
I loved 'Don't You Worry' straight away, and the video Is perfect.
Jez Dior joins other artists we've met recently
who are turning negative life experience into inspirational creativity - Love This - Talking to Jez Dior very soon x
Below the excellent Song/Video by 'Fortnight In Florida' You might have gathered that pauliepaul really Likves It... fran xx
"Things I like about 'Fortnight in Florida'? Well the name for a start! Inspired. The 'I Can't Wait Forever' Video & Song! Well I more than like that, I Likve It!" - pp
After the release of Eurabia Vol. 1 Cairo Liberation Front are back with a new volume of their Eurabia series, featuring their new vocalist Bagdaddy. Eurabia Vol. 2 introduces a unique collaborative approach to modern-day Middle-Eastern electronic dance music - they talk to Phacemag
Eoghan Lyng talks to London based artist Emily Capell
about her remarkable debut album - 'Combat Frock'
Special thanks to Fred Perry! - from Phacemag
"DON'T GET ME STARTED"
Pia Mia teams up with Gunna and Carnage for the hot new single
Pia Mia, Gunna, and Carnage come together for a smooth collaboration "Don't Get Me Started." (COMPLEX)
We're talking to the inspirational Royse soon. She's currently headlining a national tour of high schools across the country with the Plain White T's on the High School Nation Tour, ROYSE is working to promote body positivity directly to students.
Author Clare Beams has received the Bard Fiction Prize for her debut collection of short stories - 'We Show What We Have Learned' - (Lookout Books 2016). Beams’ residency at Bard College is for the fall 2020 semester, during which time she will continue her writing and meet informally with students. Beams will give a public reading at Bard in spring 2020.
A liittle off the 'Phacemag' Path blame my Mum & It Is Giving to charity - And It Is Christmas! Mariah Carey has announced an exclusive limited engagement holiday run with her All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour, presented by Hallmark Channel.
Junkerry brings Amaurosis to the UK, as she takes a journey into sound, in association with visual artist Lucy Hardcastle - you might remember our interview with Audio Visual Artist Junkerry & a feature called 'Miss Baker's Ride... You can revisit here
London Mural Festival!Event News! The first ever London Mural Festival (LMF) will take place across London in September 2020.
We are affiliated with AMAZON and Google Adsense to help finance Phacemag, we try to make it as unobtrusive as poss but I have a cat to feed ... If you click adverts or buy from Amazon through us it contributes best pp & fran xx