Archive | April, 2017

Counteract’s 7th Birthday 22.04.17 / Rob Hadley - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Counteract’s 7th Birthday @ The Sunflower Lounge 22.04.17

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley ‘We’re going to need a bigger boat…’ You got that right. On Saturday 22nd, Counteract celebrated its seven years around the sun with a smorgasbord of bands at The Sunflower Lounge, playing to a packed out room with no extra wiggle in sight. Stacking the bill […]

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BPREVIEW: Alien: Covenant @ The Mockingbird – midnight 11/12.05.17

BPREVIEW: Alien: Covenant @ The Mockingbird – midnight 11/12.05.17

Words by Ed King At one minute past midnight on Friday 12th May, Alien: Covenant will be screened at The Mockingbird Cinema & Kitchen, in The Custard Factory. Out on general UK release from 12th May, this special late night/early morning screening will be Birmingham’s first chance to see the latest film in the Alien […]

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BPREVIEW: Table Scraps + Black Mekon @ Hare & Hounds 27.04.17

BPREVIEW: Table Scraps + Black Mekon @ Hare & Hounds 27.04.17

Words by Ed King / Pics stolen from various corners of t’interweb On Thursday 27th April, Table Scraps + Black Mekon play at the Hare & Hounds (Kings Heath) – launching their split 7” limited vinyl, as part of the 45 Consortium series. Doors open at 8pm, with tickets are priced at a friendly £5 […]

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BPREVIEW: Imbalance @ The Patrick Centre 26-7.04.17 / Moving Productions

BPREVIEW: Imbalance @ The Patrick Centre 26-7.04.17

Words by Charlotte Heap / Pics by Moving Productions Are you in or out of balance? Do you spend every waking moment scrolling on your smart device? Is your virtual existence enhancing or stunting your reality? Joli Vyann are exploring the impact of society’s obsession with technology on our everyday lives with their latest production, […]

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INTERVIEW: Chris Tye

INTERVIEW: Chris Tye

Words by Ed King / Video by Trapeze Film   On Friday 21st April, Chris Tye released his third studio album – Stronger in Numbers. Launching the LP with a special gig at Ort Café on Saturday 22nd April, with support from Hannah Brown, Chris Tye will be playing the full track list off Stronger […]

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