Denim has a dire manufacturing reputation. How much water does it take to make a pair of jeans? 16000 litres!
Wrangler though have been working at innovative processes to eliminate this waste.
‘It takes a lot of water and energy to create denim’s recognisable indigo shades. That’s why we have developed Indigood™ to change the way we dye our fabric. It includes a new innovative foam-dyeing process that uses 100% less water and wastewater is virtually eliminated. Next to that, both energy use and waste are reduced by more than 60% when compared to conventional denim dyeing. This pioneering technology promises to revolutionise the whole denim industry.‘ wrangler.co.uk/uk-en/indigood
“This is an elegant ‘one-process step’ that removes 100% of water from the dye process as well as reducing energy and waste by 60% each” says Roian Atwood, the senior director of global sustainable business at the parent company Kontoor Brands.
The pieces in its first collection using the technology are made from up to 30% recycled cotton. It is a case, says Atwood, of not waiting to be 100%, but to take small steps. “Sustainability is a journey to making improvement – you can have a small initiative that is seen as a key priority,” he says.
Stranger Things: A love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Stranger Things 2: It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived
Highly acclaimed avant-garde pop singer Empara Mi has released her new song ‘Crying’, along with a beautiful video inspired by Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet.
‘Crying’ leads with stark piano chords before expanding with warped vocal samples which break into the lush vocals of Empara Mi, melding styles from influences across pop, R&B and hip hop. It’s produced by Lemonthebeat.
Empara Mi said,“This song was inspired by some of the messages I receive from young girls and boys who are struggling with their sense of identity and find themselves trying to get out of a dark place. I want the song to be hopeful and encouraging but also an ode to their courage.”
With reference to the video,“The director Matt Hutchings and I wanted to pay homage to one of my favourite movie moments, the ‘dying scene’ in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet. We wanted it to feel cinematic and have the romanticism of the scene but deliver a different message. Instead of taking her life, she alone, saves it instead.”
Since emerging in 2016 with her critically acclaimed debut single ‘Wanderlust’, Empara Mi has since gone on to clock up almost 3 million streams on Spotify alone, while she has also collaborated with Kojey Radical on her track ‘Spoon’.
With an uncompromising vision for her magnificent post pop, Empara Mi has returned and 2019 heralds the unfolding of her dramatic, ambitious and emotional musical direction. Stay tuned for more details soon!
It’s over due… 2 years over due! But it looks like we’ll be in for another emotional roller coaster! The trailer feels like a feature!
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen will reprise their roles of Woody and Buzz.
And Toy Story 4 will also see the return of Joan Cusack (Jessie), Michael Keaton (Ken), Jodi Benson (Barbie), Blake Clark (Slinky Dog), Wallace Shawn (Rex), John Ratzenberger (Hamm), Estelle Harris (Mrs Potato Head), Kristen Schaal (Trixie), Bonnie Hunt (Dolly), Timothy Dalton (Mr Pricklepants), Jeff Garlin (Buttercup), Jeff Pidgeon (the Aliens), Laurie Metcalf (Mrs Davis) and Lori Alan (Mrs Anderson).
Bobii Lewis grew up in Tottenham, North London and as a kid was hypnotised by the reggae and motown records his parents would be play. He ended up in his school choir as a way of keeping an easily distracted young boy out of trouble, until one day his music teacher decided to make him do a vocal solo. As the choir ebbed and flowed, Bobii took the lead and everyone was shocked by his talent.
Since this realisation, Bobii has been working on his music, crafting his sound and attracting a lot of attention.
We’re now waiting for his collaboration with Producer KZ on his highly anticipated debut album due this year!
Ferris & Sylvester’s are currently on a nine date run across the country. They’ve sold out every date on the tour, bar Southampton and Dublin, where just a few tickets remain. It’s testament to the great following the band have gained as one of the most exciting new duo’s in the country.
They’ve just released a stunning video for their new single ‘Sickness’.
The new single is continuing to be a huge hit a radio as well. On top of the early Radio 2 and BBC Introducing support, it is now also getting plays across BBC 6Music and Radio X.
Ferris & Sylvester have also just completed an amazing Maida Vale BBC Introducing Live Session and you can watch it below.
The band can now announce that they are to perform at this years SXSW, Live At Leeds and Boardmasters – with more to be announced soon.
Since Cadet’s arrival on the scene through his gripping freestyles that engaged with his audience and fans through honest and though provoking concepts, he has gone on to be aligned with the elite of British emcees.
Bobii Lewis Is a self taught musician who grew up listening to Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley and Michael Jackson. He has come up a long way from his North East London youth. From singing in a gospel choir as a kid, to busking and performing at open mic nights where he was spotted by producer KZ . He has supported Craig David, Wretch 32, Stefflon Don and Kojey Radical. Check out the man in this interview.
Interview with Zara Martin, a presenter for shows such as ‘Show Me Your Wardrobe’ and Al Gore’s Current TV, dj for the likes of Chanel, Dior, and Tom Ford. She also models (for clients such as Topshop, Selfridges, and more), partners with brands for collaborations (most notably her headphone line with ‘Skinnydip’) and is an ambassador for one of the leading organisations supporting women affected by war-torn areas, Women for Women.
Photography – Emma Woolrych at Ace Hotel London Styling – Rebekah Roy Makeup – Scarlett Burton Hair- Lara Zee Filmmaker – Andrew Jenner
What happens when Kids grow up?
Adio Marchant, formerly of popular boy band ‘Kid British’ graduated to the next level with his project ‘Bipolar Sunshine’.
And it’s good. Very Good.
He has already sessioned for Disorder TV (links below) so now to interview before a gig at ‘Heaven’.
Filmmaker Eleonora Cristin has made a fun, short film of Michela Nale’s photoshoot for Disorder TV. Dukes of Hazard meets The Get Down!
Styled by Francesca Atendido. Hair & make up Claire Portman using Clinique and Ojon Hair and Make up Assistant Caterina Pelle Models: James & Grace Models 1 Fifi & Heather Profile Models Location Zigfrid von Underbelly London
Keroscene are David Troster, Francesco Bondi, Edd Wilding and Jake Sorbie. Formed in late 2014, the band combines elements of psychedelic with melody bound together in a neat contemporary approach of modern rock. On the eve of their new video release ‘I Can’t Do A Thing’ we got the lads to tell us whats what!
Comedian, writer, filmmaker and voice-over artist Tom Ward has made a name for himself in comedy as a finalist in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2014, Leicester Square New Comedian Final 2013 and NATY Final 2014.
Ever Mainard is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress.
Her spontaneous characters, quick-witted anecdotes, and quirky mannerisms will have you laughing well after her performance. Her background in improv gives her the ability to create visceral and border line cathartic moments in her crowd work and off the cuff riffs.
The Carnabys dropped by to promote #SaveLiveMusic and thier latest album Too Much, Never Enough. So we got them to perform a couple of numbers for our Disorder TV Session series… this is an acoustic version of ‘Peaches & Bleach’ & ‘Elizabeth’.
Disorder commissioned Matti & Emma to create a dance film with Eleonora Cristin. They used the Thames riverbank and the theme of ‘Resistance’ as a starting point.
Co-directed by ELEONORA CRISTIN, EMMA FARNEL-WATSON
, MATTI TAPANI TAURU
Produced and edited by ELEONORA CRISTIN
Choreographed by MATTI TAPANI TAURU
Dancer EMMA FARNEL-WATSON
Music by ANTWERP (antwerpmusic.bandcamp.com)
Cameras JHOANNES MENGHI and ANDREW JENNER
Styling LIAT ANNINA POLISHUK
Make up KATRINA APPLE
Executive Producer Andrew Jenner for Disorder TV
‘Lipstick fueled, sky-high-heeled beat brunettes, The Northernettes retrofit the classic sounds and styles of the 50’s and 60’s to the 21st century; sleek, shiny songs that will get into your head and then orbit your mind for days to come.’
They came to London to lay down a couple of songs for our Disorder TV series… so may I introduce to you, Katie, Sophie and Georgia!
‘His debut feature Brash Young Turks is something quite different. “’There was not much support from the industry for making this film, on this scale. Getting this film made was like going to war. I’ve been making films since 1999. It has been tough.’
Danny GoGo…..remember the name…..he is a man of many talents! We met up with him in his home town of Brighton to chat to him about his experiences in modelling, tv work and his ambition to spend the word about his own anti bullying campaign.
Although based in New York City with a heavily Southern sound, don’t be tricked; he’s actually Swedish. Singer, guitarist, and founding member Petter Ericson Stakee of Alberta Cross recently released their latest album to raucous acclaim. Despite the band’s history of playing great festivals like Glastonbury and Reading alongside supporting illustrious bands such as Oasis, Neil Young, and Mumford and Sons, question marks were raised when co-founding member Terry Wolfers left in 2013. The new line-up along with their new album Western State, however, blows all doubts away. Folksy and impeccably talented, we managed to trick Petter Ericson Stakee into the Disorder office with false promises of guitar strings and anagrammed names to play two of his latest tracks for us. Check out this live session of Isolation & Western Front.
Star of summer hit ‘Talk to Me’ a track that takes us through that summer feeling groove, Nick Brewer’s rise has been one steadied on hard work and his core beliefs. Growing up in Essex, Nick has been able to use his music to share his life experiences and help portray his thoughts. A grime artist, white at that, something that shocks most people scrolling through his YouTube comments, yet he tell us that he’s been able to draw on inspiration from both sides of the Pond listing Eminem and Dizzee Rascal as some of the people that helped influence his music. We were able to grab him on the day of his gig in Hoxton, and have a chat with him.
Goke Solanke interviews.
Sisters Eva, Hannah, Sarah and Liza Holbrook are twenty-something women, born in a five-year span and raised in a bohemian, art-loving family in Fort Collins, CO. Each found an instrument to master early on, studying classical music while composing and arranging unique works for their anomalous instrumentation, violin, mandolin, piano and drums. They gained performing experience working with their songwriter father, and soon had festival promoters and media figures championing their fresh, intricately drawn sound.
SHEL took time out from their recent tour of the UK to come and record a session with Disorder TV at St Pancras Old Church.
The fashion industry has been embracing the tattoo now for a while but it was never like that years ago. Tattoos are seen as a thing of beauty and creativity a lot more these days. Still there are people out there that don’t feel the same, but love them or hate them they are not going out of fashion anytime soon. I am joined by Aima Indigo who is not only covered in tatts, but also has done professional modelling work and the tatts have not stopped her getting some amazing gigs. In this vid we discuss how people have reacted to her look though out her life and if the views towards tattoos really have changed……or not. Rachel Jalland.
Camera Operator – Eleonora Cristin (www.ele-noire.com) Editor – Izzy Okongwu Stills Photographer – John Gribben( www.johngribben.co.uk ) Producer – Andrew Jenner
Terrance is a fitness instructor that has recently started out on a fitness modelling career. What I want to know is what is involved in this sort of life style. Is this type of modelling different from being a catwalk or runway model?……… and also I wanted some tips for myself 😉
Hair can change a look instantly and with so much choice out there when it come to our hair, my friend Emma who works in central London for a top style salon shows me how to achieve a really simple, cost effective and quick way to transform your style completely. Summer 2015 is the best time to play around with pastel colours and don’t worry…..summer is not over just yet. So many more festivals this September and the look we go for in this vid is a perfect way to give your hair some creative character. The next film in my ‘What is Beauty’ Series Rachel jalland
Meet Charlotte x Munroe. They’re both transgender women who came to talk to us about their trans-journeys.
Our conversation gets a little emotional at one point when Charlotte flips the script with her BIG reveal!
If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in this discussion or would like to learn more about the topic. Click the link below for a list of help and support groups.
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Dane Baptiste is a British stand-up comedian and writer. He was nominated for the “Best Newcomer” at 2014’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Baptiste was nominated for the 2014 “Best Newcomer” Edinburgh Comedy Award, becoming the first black Briton to be nominated. He was also nominated for a Chortle award in 2015.
Disorder TV presenter, Georgi Simpson, interviews comedian Dane ahead of his month long show at Edinburgh Festival. Filmed at Comedy Cafe Theatre, London, by Disorder UK.
London based dark synth pop purveyors, Strangers, recently dropped their new single, Wolf at the Door, to a steady ream of praise from their adoring fans and press alike. The song was also picked up by Xfm’s John Kennedy, were it received its first radio-play and has since been storming the airwaves across the UK and Europe. We have a stripped back version for our session with guest artist Kyiki.
From the same session we have a stunning version of that Kate Bush Classic ‘Running Up That Hill’.
Strangers feat. Kyiki – Wolf At The Door
Filmed at Russian Club Studios by DISORDER TV
Filmmaker – Andrew Jenner
Camera Operator – Laurie McShea
Sound – Louis Souyave
Hair & Makeup – Evan Huang
Special thanks to David and Ellie.
Conway is different to most of today’s young female musicians.
The Independent describes her music as being ‘more rebellious, more of The Slits genre – loud, punky but accessible. She looks part Blondie, part flapper girl, with a messy blonde bob, ridiculous cheekbones and from the school of style that involves a lot of slouchy vests and high-top trainers. And she dances like Mick Jagger; jerky, excitable moves that are genuine and pleasingly off kilter. In fact, dancing is a key part of what she does – Conway doesn’t create any music that you can’t move to.’
The band formed in the seaside resort of Morecambe in 2009, brought together by a shared love of soul music, Orange Juice and gritty Northern literature. Before forming the band, Whitehouse and Kondras worked as ice cream men, Wallace was a roofer and Deakin “just floated from place to place”.
The band have been described as “fanatical experts on the British seaside”,and many of their early rehearsals took place in an old snooker hall off the promenade,. A few months after forming, the band were named Manchester Evening News Band of 2009.
The band perform 2 acoustic tracks for us.
Contactmusic.net said of ‘Hey, Hey Lover’ …a magnificent new single from The Heartbreaks. It’s taken from their upcoming second album due out in May via Nusic Sounds. It’s urgent, intelligent and life affirming pop that enraptures from first listen.
And Gigslutz.co.uk describes No Pasaran! (or as the English say ‘they shall not pass’)… it paints clear images of bullfighting where the matador teases the bull which is reflected in the intensity of the song as it erupts into the chorus which is reminiscent of the bull chasing after that red cloth.
Manchester native Adio Marchant, aka Bipolar Sunshine, combines elements of pop, R&B, and dance to create his own unique sound. Before launching his solo career in 2013, Marchant was lead vocalist for six-piece ska band Kid British. He found the approach of multiple songwriters too constricting, so upon their dissolution in 2012 he decided to strike out as a solo artist. With the help of producer Jazz Purple (playing guitar in this session), Marchant began to construct a sound and image that aimed to be thought-provoking and musically diverse. His vision of alternative pop gained him many fans early on, with artists such as A$AP Rocky and London Grammar eager to endorse his music. In June 2013, Marchant released his debut EP, Aesthetics, which he quickly followed with the Drowning Butterflies EP in November.
Bipolar Sunshine – Where Did The Love Go (EP out now)
Filmed at Russian Club Studios by DISORDER TV Filmmaker – Andrew Jenner Camera Operator – Laurie McShea Sound – Louis Souyave Groomer – Evan Huang Special thanks to Adio and Jazz.
Manchester’s finest make a welcome return with La Petite Mort, their first full-length studio album since 2008’s critically acclaimed Hey Ma.
Produced by Max Dingel (The Killers, Muse, White Lies), and written in Manchester, Lisbon, Athens and the Scottish Highlands, this new disc ranks among the finest and most diverse in their 30 year career.
Sarah Hardy, (editor, Disorder Magazine, interviews James in the run up to the release for Disorder TV
As a band, Dexters draw on a range of sounds and influences you wouldn’t necessarily associate with a young, blue collar band, formed 2012. Captain Beefheart and Robert Johnson are name checked, while more contemporary influences can also be seen in songs like ‘Conscience Calls’ – which tips its hat to Jamie T – and their superb, flagship tune ‘Start To Run’, a song in homage to losing touch with an old friend, which has a pulsating, breakneck urgency in the style of a bastard child spawned from a threesome with the clash, Jamie T, and The Jam after a debauched night of cocktails and high octane fun.
We filmed Brian May present the ebook version of the popular “40 Years of Queen” at the Groucho Club, Soho last Friday. We also managed to get a few words with Brian at the end of an entertaining hour.
40 Years of Queen is an official publication, fully approved by the band, telling their story right from the very beginning. It showcases stunning moments in the band’s history through photographs, as well as truly unique pieces of memorabilia from the private collections of Queen’s members.
This tribute will give fans unprecedented access to all areas, and the chance to get their hands on some fascinating, intimate memorabilia for the first time ever: backstage passes, handwritten lyrics, ultra-rare posters, original tour itineraries, handwritten letters, limited-edition records, invites to the now-legendary tour parties, a CD of all four members of the band talking and more….
Taylor asks Tinchy a few questions whilst he is made up for a photo shoot for the front cover of Septembers Disorder Magazine. He models his own range of clothing for this shoot with a little twist from Disorder’s make-up dept!
This week saw the second edition of the photographic book ‘Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell’ published. And this time it can be called the ‘Complete Edition’ as the final 2 stereo cards missing from the 1st have been found.
Diableries are clay sculptures representing the daily life in hell, captured by stereoscopic photography in Paris during the 1860s.
Soho’s Century Club was transformed into a gothic Victorian ‘crypt of temptation and seduction’ for an exhibition to celebrate the books launch and its authors Brian May, Denis Pellerin and Paula Fleming were around for a chat too!
BTW, the music accompanying this film is the soundtrack from a 3D animation short called ‘One Night in Hell’ by Unanico Group. The film is inspired by the Diableries and tells the story of one skeleton’s journey into a stereoscopic Hell. Brian is playing guitar with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra fusing ‘We Will Rock You’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘1812 Overture’. Do check it out in the link below… it is spectacular!
Building on her experience of creating capsule collections for River Island, Rihanna’s first collection for new LVMH-backed label Fenty is imminent!
The launch online is May 29 and at a Paris pop-up on May 24, Fenty will release special-edition pieces alongside core collections as ‘See-Now-Wear-Now’ outside of the traditional fashion week schedule.
“Women are forces of this earth. We are multifaceted, complex, vulnerable yet bulletproof, and Fenty speaks to all of our intricacies,” explains Rihanna. “It was imperative that we created a line versatile enough to embrace and celebrate us.” Rihanna is the first black woman to be heading a major fashion house in Paris!
“I’m just hyped to see people in my clothes, man,” says Rihanna. We’re hyped too RiRi!
The cream of this weeks releases (our opinion of course!) .
Shakespeares Sister – All the Queen’s Horses
After picking up an Ivor Novello award in 1993 Marcela and Siobhan didn’t speak to each other for 26 years. Now, with all the misunderstanding out of the way they decamped to Joshua Tree and the ‘creative juggernaut’ was launched again. All the Queen’s Horses has that Morricone/spaghetti western feel… Siobhan “I’ve been obsessed with Lee Hazlewood for the last seven years and knew I wanted to make a record influenced by him and Morricone, Serge Gainsbourg and John Barry – that flavour.’ https://www.facebook.com/shakespearssisterofficial
Merival – No Brakes
Toronto-based singer-songwriter, Merival – moniker for Anna Horvath – launches her video for the bewitching new single, ‘No Brakes’ Following on from her debut EP, ‘Lovers’ and a smattering of recent singles, ‘No Brakes’ sits as Horvath’s first formal step forward in the UK of 2019.
‘No Brakes’, which comes produced by Sam Gleason (Charlotte Cornfield, Omhouse), finds Merival seamlessly coalescing her penchant for still, serene vocals with swooning, carousel-like rhythms and melodies. Speaking about the video, Anna says: “The video for ‘No Brakes’ was a fun flip around from the track. Whereas lyrically we had a serious subject: depression, and does feeling worse make better art? — This topic was given a spin with contrasting musical elements, for the video we took a kind of goofy narrative and tried to lend some gravitas to the actions around it.”
The Luck (brother and sister duo Max and Esmay Luck) hailing from London are back with another whimsical Americana track ‘If This Is Love’. Mellow and gutsy… upbeat and yet sad! “Esmay was making her way through a breakup as we were writing the track” Max explains, “and she needed to find some positive reassurance in the experience”. She needed to know that “if it was really meant to be, then they’d eventually end up together”, a sentiment that the single perfectly encapsulates.
‘Tell Me If You’re Lonely’ – is the final single to be lifted from the album Truant.
The new single opens with a fuzzy guitar refrain, before creeping into psychedelia territory in its vocal delivery and instrumentation. The song closes with Benedict pining for a sense of irresponsibility: “I feel stuck in my life / if you feel the same come on by / I would like something better to do”.
Speaking on the track Benedict said: “This is a song about longing to be irresponsible and do stupid self indulgent shit because you don’t feel good about yourself. I think it was on my mind because (gonna repeat this a lot) we were expecting a baby and I was aware that I couldn’t do that anymore and it freaked me out.”
Dan Owen – Run Me Down
‘Loud and Emotional!’ The song reflects Dan’s development and journey, from the early days of playing pubs in his Shrewsbury hometown to becoming an international touring artist.
Having played across the world with the likes of Jake Bugg, Kaleo, Birdy, Alice Merton and Imelda May and completing numerous sold out headline tours across the UK, Europe and US, he has gained new perspectives, independence and direction along the way.
The ‘Run Me Down’ video finds Dan putting a dash of Hollywood into his Shrewsbury roots and captures an intense captivating road trip through the English countryside. https://www.danowenmusic.com