Editors notes Showboat Magazine is a fresh, new urban lifestyle magazine which focuses on the latest fashion, music and lifestyle trends within the urban community. We are based in Leeds, yorkshire but the trends and styles featured within the magazine focuses mostly on the London scene and the buzz going on in the countries capital city
Contents issue #1 Travel Holiday destinations Summer 2013 Hotspots Events Wireless festival v festival Concerts Music! House music trend uk urban charts Latest News Film & tv Whatâ€™s new Film reviews 3-d revolution Fashion Street Style: Exclusive Trends SS13
Technology Latest fashion New Ss13 range news latest headlines Celeb News
Superdry Style Guide
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s the new year arrives and the boring spring months come and go, summer is the only thing keeping us sane. the record breaking heatwaves and the minimal amount of clothing worn has us counting down the days until the glorious month of june! If (like us) youâ€™re looking th get away from the lovely U.k this summer, weâ€™ve compiled a selection of some europian holiday hotspots which will be sure to be popping over the course of summer 2013.
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â€œThey also use the party island to release new music as Ibiza is seen as such an exclusive placeâ€?
is one of the biggest party spots in Europe!
It boasts some of the most well known nightclubs such as Privilege, Amnesia, Space, Pacha, Eden and so much more. During the summer, the top producers and DJs in Dance and House music come to the island to play at various clubs. They also use the party island to release new music as Ibiza is seen as such an exclusive place. If you are looking for a chilled and relaxed time in Ibiza, the beaches and resorts would be the place for you. One of the joys of being on holiday in Ibiza is that no matter where you are, especially when driving, your are never for from one of the mony wonderful beaches or secluded little coves.
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Ayia Napa Ayia Napa is located at the eastern end of the south coast in Cyprus. It is a favourite with most UK party goers as a lot of the clbs play UK originated music such as dubstep, drum and bass, house and garage. However, in recent times, whatever your musical taste, there will be something to suit you. Whether you want to have a cocktail in a trendy lounge bar, be entertained by a comedy act, listen to a live band or dance the night away in clubs, Ayia Napa can offer this to its guests. Ayia Napa has 14 blue flag beaches that spans from east to west of the
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â€œBeach parties, foam parties and DJs blasting out music from late morning through to early evening at the beach barâ€? coast. Nissi Beach is the most popular of the beaches. Through the summer months, it offers beach parties, foam parties and DJs blasting out music from late morning through to early evening at the beach bar. There is also a quieter and of the beach as well which is much more relaxed and tends to attract on older crowd as well as families.
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Barcelona â€œFrom upscale lobbies in 5 star hotels and skybars that overlook the beautiful cityâ€?
Ifest, f you are looking for a full on chillBarcelona is the place for you . The well known city of Barcelona can be enjoyed by young and old. It is the second biggest city in Spain. There is a mix between tourist attractions and nightlife which makes it a place for everyone. Razzmatazz is the biggest club in Barcelona. The former factory building boasts 5 different levels of club inside which will be perfect for the hardcore ravers.
There are also cocktail/lounge bars in the city that would cater to the more older or sophosticated visitors. From upscale lobbies in 5 star hotels and skybars that overlook the beautiful city, Barcelona has some of the most lush and scenic bars around!
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Events Every summer, the sales of wel-
lington boots and ray ban sunglasses soar. Thats ironic as its 20+ degrees outside in the summer months of the U.K. The only possible reason for this is the festival frenzy that takes place every year!
Festival takes place every year in the countryâ€™s capital since 2005. The 2013 event will be held in The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. The line up of artists, DJâ€™s and performers in the Wireless Festival is highly anticipated due to its reputation of attracting the hottest and fresh acts.
Here is a list of some of the already confirmed artists for the Yahoo Wireless Festival 2013.
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Every summer, the sales of wel-
If you haven’t noticed already, there is lington boots and ray ban suna shuffling, rhythmic sounding takeover glasses soar. Thats ironic as its in all of the hottest and freshest clubs 20+ degrees outside in the sum- up and down the U.K particularly in mer months of the U.K. The only the country’s capital. The rise of house possible reason for this is the fes- music and its sub genres has had a tival frenzy that takes place every large effect on the urban scene off late. year!
The House Music Takeover
“Shuffling, rhythmic sounding takeover in all of the hottest and freshest clubs up and down the U.K” House record labels like Hot Creations, Defected Records, Strictly Rhythm and Ministry of Sound have been pumping house music on the forefront of the underground to the point where the most successful tracks seep into the mainstream charts. The British Deep House duo, Disclosure, is a perfect example. Their first hit was the melodic autumn anthem ‘Latch’ which reached number 11 in the UK Singles Charts. There second and most notable track is the critically acclaimed house pop song “White Noise’ which features vocals from the electronic band AlunaGeorge.
Image Source: http://www.painandgainmovie.com/
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Uk Charts out of heaven’(7th position). For Rihanna she has ‘Stay featuring Mikky Ekko’ which has gone down 4 spots but remains in the top 20 for 4 weeks running. Finally for Emeli Sande she holds the 14th and 19th places with her wonderful hits next to me and featuring on Labrinth’s
Justin Timberlake is Back! His new
album the 20/20 experience is going really well in terms of getting songs in the top 20 lists. For MTV’s top 20 urban hits JT is number 1 with Mirrors and 6th with suit and tie. Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Emeli Sande along side Justin have managed to take 2 spots each with hits from Bruno being ‘when I was your man’(2nd place) and ‘Locked
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For those who used to and still sometimes do listen to So Solid Crew will be happy to know that after a long waited 10 years they are touring around Great Britain from March 21st till April 22nd. More Close to home, former xfactor contestant Lucy Spraggan will be touring all over the UK starting in April through till may. Former N-dubs singer Tulisa has apparently been given the boot as Xfactor judge for the next series. She was said to have had a hump about Nicole Scherzinger already being asked to return as a judge. Her father when interviewed said he wants Tulisa to go back to doing music with N-dubz as she will be making ‘serious dosh’ and not need to rely on anybody but herself. Other radio stations and channels have similiar chart lists with justin timberlakes newest hits topping the charts. Stations include BBC radio1 and 1Xtra. 19 Showboat Magazine
The wonderful talented Jessie J has recently been in the spotlightbut not for music but for shaving her head for charity on Red nose day. The singer wanted to find a big way to help in contributing to raising money for the charity. The news that the artist had shaved off all her hair came as a big surprise to many fans as they were not warned of this. The charity red nose helps raise money for millions of children over Bow Wow taken to court by stripper – Hip Hop star Bow Wow has been taken to court over a some video footage used in one of his videos without consent from the individual featuring in the video. Exotic dancer Celine Tran has sued Bow Wow for $80,000 in damages because of the clip he used featuring her dancing. The video in which Bow Wow used this footage for was a music video shot for french band Electronic Conspiracy and in his own vid20 Showboat Magazine
eo “Drank In My Cup”. Bow Wow has now been ordered to pay the exotic star in order to compensate her he also has to stop using the clips in his videos as he still does not have the correct permission.
Shystie and Azealia Banks Beef Uk female rap artist Shystie has caused a storm recently by releasing a diss track for fellow female artist Azealia Banks. The rumours surrounding how this Twitter Beef started stemmed from a track the two artists did together. It is reported that Azealia was very unhappy about the fact that Shystie released the track without sufficient clearance from her and her people. Although the artist herself features on the single and appears in the video she has been reported labelling it as “bogus” and “”unoriginal” to the press.
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Film & tv Iron Man 3 Certificate: 15 Iron man 3 is back! And this time the metal suited hero is more ruthless than ever following the events of the summer 2012 box offfice hit ‘The Avengers’. Robert Downey Jr is undoubtedly the star of the show with his adaptation of the comic book billionaire philanthropist, Tony Stark, played to a T. We recommend all cinema goers to watch this guaranteed hit especially if you loved the previous 2 films!
Pain and Gain Certificate: 15 Mark Wahlberg teams up with Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in this testosterone packed action/comedy. Mark Wahlberg plays Daniel Lugo, a bodybuilder in 1995 who unexpectedly gets caught up in a extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. This must watch action/comedy is directed by Micheal Bay (Transformers, Pearl Harbour, The Island) and is a must watch for gym goers everywhere!
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21 & Over Certificate: 15 In this ‘Superbad’ and ‘Project X’ style American comedy, we see students going wild and enjoying life. Miles Teller plays a promising student who celebrates his 21st birthday the night before his big medical school interview. What could go wrong? Expect huge laughs, crude jokes and college capers in this summer 2013 film written by Jon Lucas & Scott Moore (The Hangover Trilogy).
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Fashion Showboat Exclusive Trends ss13
Photography: Junior Cunningham Retouching: Richard Hoggar
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we are going to have a look at the current trends circulating within the ‘cool crowd this summer. Well known brands such as Nike, Adidas, Superdry, Fred perry, Puma and american surf brand Hollister are currently creating heatwaves (no pun intended) right now! They are being mushed together with more high end brands like Vivienne Westwood, Polo Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, and True Religion to create a unique mixture of urban and high end. The classic ‘Snapback’ caps will also make a massive appearance this summer with it being a must have within the urban fashionisto crowd. Brands such as Mitchell & Ness, Starter , and New Era has filled up all the stores with new season stock just waiting to be purchased by fashion forward individuals up and down the U.K. Have a look at www.size.co.uk and www. neweracap.co.uk for the best selection of snapback caps around!
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Superdry, a British clothing company encorporates Japanese culture into a urban super brand. Its quality designs and fabrics with its relatively low pricing has created an impact on the streets of the United Kingdom and overseas 34 Showboat Magazine
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Technology Technology has become a huge part of our everyday lives. From contacting friends and family to checking when the next train will be due, we use technology to aid us in making life that much simpler. Here we take a look at some of the must have gadgets in the market today.
NIK0N D5000 The Nikon D5000 is one of the newest and most used cameras on the market, the camera focus is so spot on that you can catch a special moment in seconds. the Nikon comes kitted with a 12.9MP Camera which is perfect for catching small details normal less visabable to the naked eye. Key features include: • 12.9 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor (effective pixels: 12.3 million) • 2.7” tilt and swivel LCD monitor (230,000 dots) • Movie capture at up to 1280 x 720 (720p) 24 fps with mono sound • 11 AF points (with 3D tracking) • 4 frames per second continuous shooting (buffer: 7 RAW, 25 JPEG fine, 100 JPEG Normal) • New battery with increased capacity • 72 thumbnail and calendar view in playback Price: 400-£470 38 Showboat Magazine
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BEATS BY DRE WIRELESS
CASIO G-SHOCK WATCH
Dr Dre has released some new studio headphones on the market that have started off a new trend on the urban scene. The Beats by Dre are powerful but also give off a very clean sound quality for users to enjoy their personal music. Key features include: • Earcup control • Wireless • avaliable in many differnt colours • compatible with most devices/ Price: £230-£260
Fashion accessory and a great watch the Casio G-shock is a mix of both worlds blending the high spec features of a good quality wristwatch with aspects of a fashion accessory allowing users to pick how they would like their watch to look and fit with their look. The Casio is not only a good watch but it also is has some key features that sets it apart from other brands in the market such as: • Digital display • 200 Meter water resistant • Solar powered • Very durable Price: £80-£100
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iPad 32GB Retina Display The new iPad retina display model has made some noise since arriving on the tablet sceene, the new version of the pad includes a retina display that gives everything a crisp clean look. the retina display has 1 million more pixels than a HDTV. The iPad 3 boast some amazin features such as the powerful A6X chip, ultrafast wireless usage and over 300,000 apps for users to download. Key features include: • Apple IOS 6 • 9.7” High resolution retina display • Apple A6X Processor • 5MP Camera Price: £470-£500 42 Showboat Magazine
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