Archive | February, 2012

REVIEW: Fink @ The Glee Club, 19th February

Fink – aka Fin Greenall, by Sarah Lee Words & pics by Ed King I like The Glee Club. I like the programming, I like the crowds. I like the way the chairs get laid out in neat semi circles. But what I don’t like is the queuing; outside, on a Sunday, in February, in […]

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RELEASE: ‘Gown – Special Edition’ / Jo Hamilton

Words by Ceri Black Despite over 50,000 Facebook fans, and supporting the likes of Damien Rice and Michelle Shocked, Jo Hamilton is still relatively unknown. Born in Scotland, now based in Moseley, her first official album – Gown, was originally released in 2009 to pundit acclaim. Now, in the absence of any further album releases, […]

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REVIEW: The Twilight Sad @ Hare & Hounds, Feb 12th

The Twilight Sad @ Hare & Hounds, Feb 12th Words & pics by Ed King Clasping a cold Guinness; shaking and angry from the absence of gloves, I turned to watch The Twilight Sad’s support – a suitably ‘wall of sound’ four piece called Let’s Wrestle. ‘You know you’re a prima donna when the dry […]

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PREVIEW: Fink @ The Glee Club, 19th February

(Fink – aka Fin Greenall) Fink, aka Fin Greenall, has been knocking out music since the early nineties. Originally part of the ambient techno gravy train, inspired by obvious luminaries – The Orb, Aphex Twin and Moby (in the days before advert based PRS cheques), Fink left behind his EVA moniker and started experimenting with […]

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PREVIEW: The Twilight Sad @ Hare & Hounds, Feb 12th

The Twilight Sad – l/r; Mark Devine, James Graham, Andy MacFarlane   Born in Scotland, signed in Brighton, The Twilight Sad are a (now) 3 piece Indie rock band from Kilsyeth – a small town halfway between Glasgow and Falkirk. And as their moniker suggests, TTS lean towards melancholic melodic rock; using wall-of-soundesque layers of […]

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