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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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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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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ALBUM: Kill the Beast – by Johnny Kowalski & the Sexy Weirdos

Words by Ed King / Pics from Nestled somewhere between the Anarchist’s Cookbook and a prospectus for Bristol University, is the new wave of Gyspy Folk. Fervent, raw and unashamedly live, this modern homage to the Klezmer cacophony has enjoyed triumphant endorsement – with a busy crowd and as many monikers coming out in support. Oy […]

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REVIEW: Rae Morris @ Institute, Tues 29th Apr

Words by Jay Airey / Pics by Lucy Heath Entry to The Institute was easy; name on the door, two press tickets and a pleasant ‘have a good evening’ from security as we make our way upstairs to The Temple room. Life isn’t always so simple. I immediately spot Cannon Street sitting at a table, […]

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