Archive | June, 2015


BPREVIEW: Dub Pistols @ The Oobleck, 5th June ’15

The Dub Pistols bring their nationwide ‘The Return of The Pistoleros’ tour to The Oobleck, at Alfie Birds in Digbeth, on Friday 5th June 2015. Tickets are priced at £12 (advance) with doors open from 7pm. Based in London, the Dub Pistols are a transatlantic Electronica group originally formed in 1996. With founding members Barry Ashworth and […]

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REVIEW: Richie Ramone @ The Oobleck, 28th May ‘15

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Ella Carman It’s funny how certain bands attract a hardcore following of loyal fans: The Manics, Sabbath, One Direction… the Ramones. And tonight, Birmingham’s Ramones fans can’t possibly pass up an opportunity like this – an evening in the company of Richie Ramone, the legendary drummer who re-energised […]

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BPREVIEW: Lunar Festival @ Umberslade Estate, 5th to 7th June ‘15

This weekend, Lunar Festival returns to Umberslade Park & Farm Estate – running from 5th to 7th June. Lunar is a three day Greenfield festival, with daily tickets for £39 (advance) & £45 (otd) or a weekend pass for £89 & £100 (otd). The site opens at 10am on Friday 5th June, with camping available to those […]

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INTERVIEW: Kirstin Barnes – StereoMe @ TwoReflecT

Above pic by Imogen Frost / Below words & pics by Ed King “Vodka bottles and cupcakes; one symbolises what people think you are, and one symbolises what you really are.” Kirstin Barnes explains the ‘girl next door’, a persona she felt when “I was leaving a school and everyone was expecting this that and […]

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