Archive | November, 2015

C Duncan / Courtesy of Fat Cat Records

BREVIEW: C Duncan @ The Sunflower Lounge 05.11.15

Words by Helen Knott / Pics courtesy of Fat Cat Records The Mercury Music Award has a reputation for being a bit of a career killer. Past winners, including Talvin Singh, Badly Drawn Boy, Ms Dynamite and Gomez haven’t exactly gone on to set the world alight. Damon Albarn was so concerned about the award’s […]

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BPREVIEW: The Clothes Show Live ’15 @ NEC 04-8.12.15

Words by Sasha Holt / Pics courtesy of NEC Group Well hello fashionistas, it’s Sasha – your sartorial slave here. You’ve caught me in the act of indulging a guilty pleasure. Yes I’m alone in my room, on my bed, where I do it best, and l I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m tingling, salivating […]

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BPREVIEW: Julia Holter @ The Glee Club 11.11.15

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of Domino Records On Wednesday 11th November, Julia Holter performs at The Glee Club (Birmingham) with support from Søren Juul. Doors are open from 7pm to 7:45pm, with no late admittance. Tickets are priced at £13 – as presented by Birmingham Promoters. For direct gig info and online […]

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The Staves @ O2 Institute 01.11.15 / By Ed King

BREVIEW: The Staves @ O2 Institute 01.11.15

Words & pics by Ed King It’s an odd moment, when you realise, quite clearly, what has changed and what has always stayed the same. My hair, for example, will always be a mess (‘like a scarecrow on crack’ is my de facto description) a February sun will never shine in England and supermarkets will […]

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BREVIEW: Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin perform Dawn of the Dead score live – during special screening @ Boxxed 29.10.15

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Wayne Fox Photography Smart phones, prescription drugs, the Internet… What do they all have in common? Well, whilst in Dawn of the Dead George Romero was concerned with the zombifying effect of 70’s shopping malls and television, perhaps these are our modern day equivalents. A zombie satire about […]

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