Archive | August, 2015

Peace @ Institute 27.08.15 - Michelle Martin for Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Peace @ Institute 27/08/15

Words by Ed King / Pics from Michelle Martin There are a lot of reasons not to be in this room. Mainly that Peace’s ‘intimate homecoming’, on their way to the sticky stages of Reading & Leeds, sold out in a sneeze – with tickets becoming harder to grab hold of than a greased up […]

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BREVIEW: Digbeth Dining Club 3rd Birthday @ Spot*light, 21/08/15

Words by Helen Knott / Pics from Ed King In recent years there have been a number of newspaper and web articles hyping up Birmingham’s food scene. The story stays pretty consistent: the city has four Michelin-starred restaurants (that’s four more than Leeds, Liverpool and arch-nemesis Manchester), is home to the Balti Triangle and Cadbury, […]

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THE GALLERY: Goodnight Lenin + Hoopla Blue, Chartreuse @ Hare & Hounds 06.08.15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Thursday 6th August, Goodnight Lenin played at the Hare & Hounds – with live support from Hoopla Blue & Chartreuse, alongside the DJs from Killer Wave. Heralded as a ‘return to their favourite Birmingham venue,’ Goodnight Lenin were sandwiched between a couple of festival dates […]

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INTERVIEW: The Mourning Suns – Rosie Wilkes

Words by Ed King “It’s like an ideal place, that you feel anchored to – not necessarily a place, it can be a state of mind too.” The Mourning Suns have been a prominent place mat at Birmingham’s musical platter for several years. Born from the creative partnership of Rosie Wilkes (vocals) and Anthony Williams […]

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BPREVIEW: Project Soundlounge Festival 2015 @ various venues 07-9/08/15

Words by Ed King Running from 7th to 9th August, Project Soundlounge comes back to Birmingham – presenting a ‘festival’ of music across various venues in the city. Set times vary depending on the gig and/or venue, with all Project Soundlounge events free to enter – as presented by THSH (Town Hall / Symphony Hall). […]

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