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Moon Duo @ Hare & Hounds 27.07.16 / By Michelle Martin (Visual Voice) © Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Moon Duo @ Hare & Hounds 22.07.16

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Michelle Martin (Visual Voice) What do ABBA, The White Stripes, Sonic Youth, Arcade Fire and Moon Duo have in common? Married band members. It’s understandable that there are so many bands that contain couples really – the sharing of common interests is a solid basis for a relationship. […]

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BPREVIEW: Moon Duo @ Hare & Hounds 22.07.16

Words by Helen Knott On Friday 22 July, Moon Duo performs at the Hare and Hounds in King’s Heath – as presented by This is Tmrw and Lunar Festival. Doors open at 7pm, with a 10pm curfew. Tickets are priced at £10 (advance). For direct gig info & online ticket sales click here. Moon Duo’s […]

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The Hungry Ghosts @ The Sunflower Lounge 06.07.16 / By Rob Hadley (Indie Images)

BREVIEW: The Hungry Ghosts @ The Sunflower Lounge 06.07.16

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley (Indie Images) I have a problem with ‘thank you’. When I write something – a review, a feature or an opinion piece, it’s autonomous. To thank me for it implies I did something supportive, or helpful, or (god forbid) kind. I didn’t. I don’t. Writing is […]

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Flyover Show 2012 / By Rob Gilbert

ED’S PICK: Festivals… July – Sept ‘16

Words by Ed King & Ceri Black / Lead pic of The Flyover Show – by Rob Gilbert    “…I was thinking, Michael. If you got some speakers and a little wooden stage, we could really make this a party. And if it goes well we could always do it again next year. Maybe even charge.” With […]

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BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

BREVIEW: BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

Words by Heather Kincaid / Pics courtesy of BE Festival As events got underway on Friday 24 June at this year’s Birmingham European Festival, the atmosphere in the buzzing Festival Hub was noticeably different from the three preceding days. Where a mood of apprehensive optimism had prevailed before, now anxious faces engaged in animated discussions, […]

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