Archive | September, 2011

FEATURE: Today programme ‘Riot Debate’ (Birmingham Town Hall 5.9.11)

Hundreds of people attended R4’s Today Programme Riot Debate at the Birmingham Town Hall on 5th Sept, an event the show’s editor hoped would explore the ‘complex situation’ of the national disturbances with ‘as few speeches as possible’. Immediately under fire during an off broadcast Q&A, the debate was questioned for excluding under 16year olds […]

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INTERVIEW: Alex Milas (Editor, Metal Hammer)

By K. Ann Sulaiman More than 40 years have passed since Birmingham’s Black Sabbath entered the world of music with their eponymous first album, but the legacy of Heavy Metal they helped pioneer is still strong today. Birmingham’s Home of Metal project has been celebrating the city’s history with the genre for years. Birmingham Review […]

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Ed’s… Highlights – Sept ’11

I am many things. Short, hairy. Occasionally right. But I have never been narrow minded with music, as my September highlights should demonstrate. At one end of the September spectrum is the Moseley Folk Festival. I don’t need to harp on about it, if you’re reading this mag you’re probably standing next to one of […]

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