Archive | April, 2012

The Staves (l-r; Camilla, Emily & Jessica Staveley-Taylor)

PREVIEW: The Staves @ The Glee Club, April 29th

The Staves are a vocal harmony Folk trio from Watford; or Emily, Jessica and Camila Staveley-Taylor if you’re friends, family or calling the register. Embarking on their first headline tour, having previously supported Willy Mason and Josh Ritter, The Staves are playing 15 dates across the UK – coming to The Glee Club in Birmingham […]

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PREVIEW: Karima Francis @ The Glee Club, April 26th

Karima Francis released her debut album, ‘The Author’, in 2009. Signed to Kitchenware Records, the Newcastle upon Tyne based label – home of The Editors and Prefab Sprout, the Blackpool born signer songwriter was pegged as the ‘No 1 one to watch’ by The Observer Music Monthly in the same year. Compared to Joan Armatrading, […]

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RELEASE: ‘Moonchild’ / Charlene Soraia

Words by Ed King The phrase ‘graduated from the BRIT school’ usually sends me running for darkness; hiding from an army of egos ‘including classmates Adele, Jessie J, Katy B…’ Charlene Soraia graduated from the BRIT School, and despite lacking; GCSE Music, a Grime remix, dyed hair or an acronym, she released her debut album […]

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PREVIEW: Delilah @ HMV Institute, April 18th

Delilah Delilah, aka Paloma Stoecker, comes to the HMV Institute on April 18th. Having previously supported Chase & Status and Maverick Sabre across the UK, this is her first headline tour. “There’s a lot if preparation that goes into organising a tour,” says Delilah, ‘I’d never really appreciated how much goes into it when it’s […]

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