Archive | May, 2014

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THE GALLERY: Luke Concannon & Jimmy Davis @ Hare & Hounds, Thurs 13th Mar

Ed’s note… Lucy Heath suggested we cover Luke Canconnon & Jimmy Davis at the Hare & Hounds, citing the former front facing 50% of Nizlopi as ‘deserving more recognition than just that bulldozer song’. Knowing little else about the man, I thought Lucy may well be right; off I went to dig out a wider […]

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REVIEW: A Touch of Sin (Tian zhu ding)

Words by Jonathan Glen Director: Zhangke Jia Writing Credits: Zhangke Jia Cast: Wu Jiang, Lanshan Luo, Li Meng The beginning of A Touch of Sin is misleading. A traditional Chinese score sweeps over the sharp modern visuals as a man hurtles his motorcycle along a winding mountainside road. The motorcyclist is then stopped by a […]

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BPREVIEW: House of God @ The Tunnel Club, Fri 16th May – Perc (live), Jerome Hill, Jake Conlon (live) + residents & guests

Friday May 16th sees House of God return to The Tunnel Club (nee Subway City) for another all night bash. Headlining the main room will be Perc Trax founder Perc, performing a live set, alongside Jerome Hill (Don’t Recordings) and Jake Conlon (Resonance) – the latter also performing live. HOG residents Paul Damage, Sir Real […]

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REVIEW: Godzilla – on UK release from May 15th

Words by Jonathan Glen – follow @joffglen / Pics courtesy of Grapevine Digital Director: Gareth Edwards Writing Credits: Max Borenstein (Screenplay) & Dave Callaham (Story) Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe & Juliette Binoche __________ Ever since Roland Emmerich’s much maligned (though secretly loved by many) attempt to bring Japan’s greatest […]

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FEATURE: Folk of Boomtown

Ed’s note… The call went out, ‘we’re looking for musicians to do festival reportage…’ and after a thousand requests for Glastonbury tickets, we found Katherine Priddy – curious about Boomtown. We were curious too. Birmingham Review had covered Katherine Priddy at both a Folk for Free gig and supporting Scott Matthews, and I liked the idea of sending […]

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