Archive | November, 2013

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REVIEW: Heidi Vogel @ The Green Room, Sat Nov 23rd

Words by John Noblet / Pics by Jonathan Morgan I’m out of my comfort zone tonight. For once, I’m not in a darkened venue surrounded by skinny jeaned hipsters drinking lager from plastic cups. I’m in the Arcadian Centre too, an area I almost never go by choice, to watch Heidi Vogel – a singer […]

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REVIEW: Har Mar Superstar @ Hare & Hounds, Thurs 14th Nov

Words by John Noblet, pics by Jonathan Morgan With most Birmingham Review dispatches, I have some prior knowledge of whom I’m going to see and what the evening will entail. However before tonight’s gig I know very little about Har Mar Superstar. I’ve heard the name, many years ago, but I can’t recall hearing any […]

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REVIEW: Frightened Rabbit + Lanterns on the Lake @ The Institute, Mon 11th Nov

 Words by Heather Judge I didn’t see the support act, Paul Thomas Saunders, due to a queue to enter the room and eating squid with my sister. But I could hear him clearly as all the doors were open; it sounded like wailing, and there was nothing that made me want to leave my squid. […]

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REVIEW: Luke Sital -Singh @ The Glee Club, Fri 8th Nov

Words by Althea Patterson As the short lived summer becomes a distant memory, an extra layer of warmth is required; it’s time to flip on some music that matches the snug, mellow weather and yellowing leaves.  Luke Sital-Singh is just the aural equivalent of mashed potato and melted gruyere I need. The mixed Glee Club […]

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PREVIEW: Frightened Rabbit + Lanterns on the Lake @ The Institute, Mon 11th Nov

Birmingham Review last saw Frightened Rabbit in February, as they were two dates into their Pedestrian Verse tour. Melancholic melodic Indie Rock, with poignant videos that could make you jump from a high rise; there could be worse bands to listen to. Lanterns on the Lake first appeared on our radar supporting Low, bringing a […]

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