Archive | October, 2014


PREVIEW: The Staves @ Institute, Sun 26th Oct

Promotional pics & artwork courtesy of Atlantic Records / Gig pic by Katie Foulkes The Staves come to Birmingham on Sunday 26th October, playing one night at Institute’s top floor venue – The Temple. Doors open at 7pm with tickets priced at £12 advance, presented by Birmingham Promoters. *At the time of publishing this event had […]

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PREVIEW: Nerina Pallot @ The Glee Club (B’ham), Weds 29th Oct

Pics by Katja Ogrin / – taken at The Glee Club on 17.2.13 Nerina Pallot returns to The Glee Club on Wednesday 29th October. Doors open at 7pm, with tickets priced at £18.50 + booking fee. Writing and performing songs for both piano and guitar, Nerina Pallot began composing when just 13 – citing […]

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PREVIEW: The Lark Ascending – performed by Tamsin Waley-Cohen @ Town Hall, Weds 22nd Oct

Pictures of Tamsin Waley-Cohen by Patrick Allen Tamsin Waley-Cohen comes to Birmingham Town Hall on Oct 22nd for an afternoon performance of The Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams, launching Orchestra of the Swan’s 2014/5 season. Ms Waley-Cohen will also be performing further compositions from Elgar, Britten and Williams – conducted throughout by David Curtis. Doors open […]

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INTERVIEW: Matt Beck & Tom Hopkins – This Is Tmrw

Words & pics by Ed King / Follow him @EdKing2210 __________ “We got a load of old Birmingham bands together to do a show here, and it was packed,” Matt Beck remembers the Sunset Cinema Club/Tropical Hotdog reunion from August 2013, when This Is Tmrw hosted a one off revival of the three piece Punk band’s monthly […]

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OPINION: The invisible line

Words by Ed King “What are you in to?” I’m never certain how to respond, a bad position for a writer. I usually joke “everything from Tori Amos to Techno”, which is an adequate description of my iTunes account whilst allowing me to disguise my disdain behind alliteration. “MARACAS”, I should shout, or some equally asinine distinction; […]

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