Archive | September, 2015

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OPINION: Jeremy Corbyn, new son of the media circus

It’s not often I agree with Jeremy Vine, but whilst listening to his Radio2 show on 14th Sept I managed to squeeze in a small nod of agreement. The response in question, m’lud, was to his comment “…I feel, as journalists, we mustn’t (underestimate him) either. There’s this whole thing going on about they can’t […]

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INTERVIEW: PINS – Faith Vern

Words by Helen Knott / Pic courtesy of Bella Union PINS bring their woozy, post Punk, Garage Pop to the Hare & Hounds on Tuesday 22nd September. Birmingham Review caught up with lead singer, guitarist and founder member, Faith Vern (née Holgate). PINS formed in Manchester in 2011. Lead singer, Faith Vern, was fed up […]

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BREVIEW: Girlpool @ Hare & Hounds, 11.09.15

Words by Helen Knott, pic courtesy of Wichita Recordings Have you ever had a best friend? You spend all day together at school, but still need to chat on the phone all evening. You like the same music and films, you discuss boys or girls you fancy and your hopes for the future. You share […]

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BREVIEW: International Comic Expo @ The Studio 05-6.09.15

Words & pics by Olly MacNamee I’ll warn you now, many of the names in this review of the International Comics Expo (ICE) you might not know – unless you are passionate about comics and know your Kirby from your Ditko. Because what ICE isn’t, is a pop-cultural carnival posing as a comic con. ICE […]

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THE GALLERY: Moseley Folk Festival ’15 @ Moseley Park 04-06.09.15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley – Indie Images It’s now officially autumn; the Moseley Folk Festival has been & gone – leaving only the turning leaves and an occasional plastic beaker floating though the suburban park venue. And winter is coming… with only a couple of fireworks and toffee apples to […]

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