Archive | August, 2016


BPREVIEW: The Garden + The Parrots @ Hare & Hounds, 28.08

Words by Ed King On Sunday 28th August, local promoters Killer Wave and This Is Tmrw join forces for an ‘all dayer’ live music event at the Hare & Hounds (Kings Heath) – with The Garden + The Parrots sharing the headline. Elsewhere on the bill are Table Scraps, Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam, The Terror Watts, […]

Continue Reading
YR Welcome 3 @ Wagon & Horses 13-14.08.16 / By Michelle Martin (Visual Voice Media)

BREVIEW: YR Welcome 3 @ Wagon & Horses 13-14.08

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Michelle Martin (Visual Voice Media) YR Welcome, Die Das Der’s two day festival, has reached its third incarnation. The format works to perfection – over two days and two stages you’re treated to an onslaught of 30-minute sets from some of the best bands around, all while hanging out […]

Continue Reading

OPINION: Michael Nyman Syndrome

Words by Ed King I call it the ‘Michael Nyman Syndrome’. A few months ago (long enough to now comment without reprisal) Hans Zimmer came to the Barclay Card Arena – performing scores from ‘a career spanning over 150 films including The Lion King, Gladiator and the recently released Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ […]

Continue Reading
Whitney @ Hare & Hounds 23/08/16

BPREVIEW: Whitney @ Hare & Hounds, 23.08

Words by Graeme Elliott On the 23rd August the Hare & Hounds plays host to Whitney. The laid back seven-piece from Chicago are currently touring the UK backed by a surge of industry buzz, with their debut album – Light Upon the Lake, eliciting acclaim across the music press. Advance tickets for the gig, presented […]

Continue Reading
Flyover Show 2012

BPREVIEW: The Flyover Show 2016 @ Hockley Circus (underneath Hockley Flyover) 20.08

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of UPRIZE CIC Today, in a few hours time (we’re posting early/late), The Flyover Show returns to Birmingham – to ‘once again transform the grey space beneath the Hockley flyover into an oasis of cultural expression’. It’s bold rhetoric, but Soweto Kinch’s ‘one-day festival of music, art & […]

Continue Reading