Archive | November, 2012

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PREVIEW: Natalie Duncan @ The Glee Club, Dec 4th

‘Singing, writing and playing piano at around 5 years-old’, today aged 24; Natalie Duncan is now the proud matriarch of her own album – ‘Devil in Me’. Nearly two decades after the Surrey born singer-songwriter “realised I was a bit obsessive about music”, Duncan’s 14 track debut was released on Verve Records in July this […]

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REVIEW: Akala @ 02 Academy Birmingham, Nov 26th

Words by Ed King / Photos by Katja Ogrin http://www.katjaogrinphotography.com There should be more people here. Don’t get me wrong, it’s shoulder to shoulder from the sound desk to the stage, but I expected a full room tonight. I’ve seen the interest Akala can create, and I’m disappointed to still see space at the back. […]

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PREVIEW: Akala @ 02 Academy Birmingham, Nov 26th

Akala, aka Kingslee Daley, released his first single in 2003 – ‘Welcome to England’, a track that would again feature on the artists’ debut ‘War’ mixtape in 2004. Akala’s latest mixtape, ‘Knowledge is Power – Vol 1’, was released in May this year, seeing the London born rapper, poet and Edutainment emcee tour the UK; […]

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