Archive | August, 2013

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REVIEW: David Byrne and St Vincent @ Symphony Hall, August 28th

Words and thumbnails pics by Matthew Osborne As a media assassin you can become a little blasé about killing off celebrities these days, with so many boasting very good reasons to take them out. I’ve become almost too used to it. I don’t see what I do as wrong; taking out artists who have crossed […]

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PREVIEW: Mellow Peaches @ MAC, Thurs Aug 29th

Hidden amongst the laboriously clandestine MAC music listings (honestly, do they not want us to go???)… Mellow Peaches play at the MAC on Thursday Aug 29th as part of the arts centre’s Summer Sessions finale – performing alongside Abie’s Miracle Tonic, on the Terrace (the old courtyard) from 7pm onwards. A Midlands based song writing […]

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10 WORD REVIEW: Headbangers Balls – Tour Finale @ Rainbow Warehouse, Sat Aug 17th

Pics by Katie Foulkes With a twelve band line up, that sounds like the foot notes of Patrick Bateman’s sketch pad, the Headbangers Balls UK 2013 tour came to end last weekend. Crashing into the walls of the Rainbow Warehouse on Sat 17th August, this twelve date UK tour began just over a month before […]

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PREVIEW: PROspec present… Spectrasoul @ The Bull’s Head, Sunday August 25th – Bank Holiday Weekend

Hailing from Brighton, DJ and producer duo – Spectrasoul, have been carving out a sound of soulful D&B and deep House beats since 2006. Spectrasoul return to The Bull’s Head in Moseley, to close out the Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday August 25th – promoted by PROspec. _______________ Citing acts as diverse and distinctive as […]

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PREVIEW: David Byrne & St Vincent @ Symphony Hall, August 28th

Promoting their collaborative album, Love This Giant, David Byrne & St Vincent perform at the Symphony Hall on Weds 28th August. Love This Giant is the first collaboration from Talking Heads founder, David Byrne, and singer songwriter St Vincent – who prior to her solo work was part of The Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Steven’s […]

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