Posts tagged "V Festival"

V Festival 2010

Hylands Park, Chelmsford August 21-22, 2010 by Joanna Orland As the saying goes “What a difference a day makes”, nevermind ten years. My first ever festival was V Festival 2000 and fast-forward ten years, here am I at V Festival 2010, celebrating its 15th year. This year’s V Festival has an eclectic line-up with an […]

V Festival Toronto: From England With Love


Events, Features, Music, Review | by — September 10, 2006

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Toronto Island by Joanna Orland The city of Toronto. Home to such festivals as the Toronto International Film Festival, and now North America’s first V Festival which took place on the island. What a beautiful backdrop, eh? While the UK’s V takes place in the countryside of Essex, Tdot’s V is only accessible by Ferry. […]

Art Brut

Eddie Argos: I swear to tell the truth, and nothing but the truth, so help me G-d. by Joanna Orland Eddie Argos is a genuine man (and possibly the heir to a catalogue shopping empire?). When you speak with him, he looks you in the eye and tells it like it is (ie that my […]

Liam Frost


Interviews, Music | by — August 21, 2006

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by Joanna Orland You may or may not have heard of Liam Frost and his band The Slowdown Family, but you certainly will when the single The City is at Standstill is officially released on August 28th. Liam seems to be heading for stardom, but luckily could spare a few minutes for us along the […]

V Festival 2006

Hylands Park, Chelmsford by Joanna Orland Even more than Preston and Chantelle, V Festival bridges the gap between NME and Heat Magazine. V showcases British bands at their best. I have to say, more than any other UK festival, V is British with a capital Indie. Radiohead, Morrissey, The Feeling, Razorlight, The Charlatans, Starsailor, Paul […]

O Canada? More like V Canada!


Events, Music, News | by — July 4, 2006

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V Festival is coming to CANADA!!! That’s right – the V festival is going international with its first major breakout in my lovely hometown of Toronto! WOO! The event will take place on Toronto Island from Sept 9-10 2006. There will be no camping, but lots of good music. We’ve got: Gnarls Barkley, Wolfmother, The […]

Johnathan Rice

by Joanna Orland & Isla MC Johnathan Rice is a young singer-songwriter who released his debut album ‘’Trouble Is Real’’ this year, and considers among his mentors artists such as Martha and Rufus Wainwright. Born in Virginia in the US, Rice spent his childhood being shuffled between there and Glasgow. He is currently based in […]

The Frames

by Joanna Orland & Isla MC This interview was super exciting for me. Not only do I love The Frames, but ‘The Commitments’ is one of my favourite films. So imagine my excitement when Frames front man Glen turns up for our interview and I recognise him as one of the band members from the […]

V Festival 2005

Hylands Park, Chelmsford U.G.L.Y, You Ain’t Got No Alibi, You Ugly! by Isla MC There are lots of things to like about V. But, there are also lots of things not to like about V. Since I’m a pretty positive, bright-side-of-life kind of person, I’m going to get the bad stuff out of the way […]