Archive | February, 2013

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INTERVIEW: Itch

Itch, is ‘releasing free tracks and videos over the coming months’. First up is ‘Spooky Kids’ – a Daily Mail baiting attack on the preconceptions about today’s youth. Tough, raw and perhaps and aggressively self defeating – check it out here: ‘Spooky Kids’ – Itch (click here) Recently signed to Red Bull Records, Itch was […]

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OPINION: The Public vs. Heavy Metal – Round??

By Ann Sulaiman “Does Heavy Metal really need any defenders in the public eye?” Those of you who know me might remember a spontaneous rant on my blog about a media pattern that irritates me. A pattern often responsible for the question above. That particular blog post was sparked by an article on the rock/metal […]

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PREVIEW: Katherine Priddy @ Folk for Free, Symphony Hall Café Bar, Feb 28th

As part of the annual events programme from the Moseley Folk Festival, Katherine Priddy will be performing at the Symphony Hall Cafe Bar on Thursday Feb 28th. Admission, in case you hadn’t clocked it, is free. Hailing from ‘the English countryside’, Katherine Priddy has been playing music since her ‘dad used to leave the guitar […]

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INTERVIEW: Nerina Pallot

Words/Interview by Ed King / Photography by Katja Ogrin Nerina Pallot closed her seven date UK tour last Sunday, playing her final show at The Glee Club in Birmingham. On the road throughout February, Pallot has been touring her latest EP; the appropriately (for some) titled ‘Lonely Valentine Club’. With four original new tracks, plus […]

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PREVIEW: Martha Tilston @ Kitchen Garden Café, Feb 24th

Folk singer/songwriter, Martha Tislton, is coming back to Birmingham, playing at the Kitchen Garden Café on Sunday February 24th. In the city at the tail end of her five date tour, the Cornwall based artist is promoting her third solo album, ‘Machines of Love and Grace’. Taking its name from the 1967 poem by Richard […]

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