Archive | February, 2015

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INTERVIEW: Ólafur Arnalds

by Ed King @edking2210 A relatively recent pleasure has been my foray in the work of modern composers. The rise of labels such as Erased Tapes (UK), Denovali (Germany) and New Amsterdam (US) have been bringing an array of fresh classical approaches and avant garde electronica for the past decade; exciting stuff. As I began […]

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OPINION: A return to the circus

Words by Ed King I don’t vote. I did once, in 1997, but after the subsequent guard changing I never felt compelled to again. In fact as my political understanding grew, in both detached and immediate arenas, I became firmer in my stance that voting was not the best way to change things. Or rather, […]

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REVIEW: Rae Morris @ Institute, Feb 5th ’15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Jonathan Morgan I’ve travelled a long way to be here, waiting to watch Rae Morris perform in the Birmingham Institute – a venue that holds some of the more prominent plot points of my life. I launched one business in the attic and lost another in the basement. And now […]

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