Archive | August, 2012

Global '12 fish eye - Main stage

Review: Global Gathering 2012 @ Long Marston Airfield, Stratford – July 27th & 28th

Words by Chris Webb ED’S NOTE: Seven days ago, our intrepid reporter returned from Global Gathering 2012. After enduring the Long Marston tailbacks, extreme festival fatigue, fallen camera laden comrades, and a fool hardy approach to on site catering – Chris Webb is safely back in Birmingham. This is his story (queue the bugles)… On […]

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ALBUM: Delilah – ‘From the Roots Up’

By Ed King The danger of waiting for something is unmet expectation. And the longer you wait, the bigger the let down. Delilah’s debut album had been scheduled for release twice (by my counting), before its final issue date of July 30th, and felt frustratingly late. Thankfully it’s brilliant; with the realistic ups and downs […]

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Ed’s… (end of festivals) Highlights, Aug ’12

August, the most musically moribund month of the year. The last ‘summer’ month of festival bills, every artist worth a cover charge is holed up in a camper van green room or VIP marquee (a beer tent with chairs, to the lay person). Seriously, check the listings. Who? Huh? Why? I thought they were dead..? […]

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