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Damian Lazarus: Countdown to Day Zero, Arts

Damian Lazarus: Countdown to Day Zero

To celebrate the ‘end of the world’, Damian Lazarus – head of record label Crosstown Rebels – is organising a 24-hour festival, called Day Zero. Featuring appearances from a variety of electronic music acts, along with spiritual awareness classes, meetings with Mayan descendents, special ceremonies… and all taking place in an awe-inspiring site in Mexico. I caught up with Damian recently to talk about the Mayans and his forthcoming event.

By | Arts, Music | Saturday, 8 December 2012 at 2:14 pm

Amirali: If you’re putting an album together, it should come out of the heart, Arts

Amirali: If you’re putting an album together, it should come out of the heart

Earlier this year, Amirali Shahrestani released his debut album In Time. He was signed to an album project immediately after sending a few demos to Damian Lazarus, head of much-praised record label Crosstown Rebels. Damian has a reputation for discovering and breaking exciting new talent, which made Amirali’s album a highly-anticipated record – and rightly so, it’s an album that’s full of wistful vocals, tight production and emotive melodies.

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 13 June 2012 at 3:00 am

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