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BPREVIEW: Found Footage Festival / Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me @ The Electric, 22nd Apr ‘15

Oscar Levant once said “there is a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.” But The Electric Cinema are bringing back the grey area with a double screening on Wednesday 22nd April. On Screen One (9pm) / Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me On Screen Two (8:30pm) / The Found Footage […]

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RELEASE: Artefact EP – Max Cooper & Tom Hodge

Today (20th April) the Cooper & Hodge think tank releases a further EP of collaboration – Artefact. Four tracks of Tom Hodge’s piano compositions, presented on a mixed bed of Cooper’s production, follow the duo’s previous Fragments of Self partnership on Fields Records. For a Birmingham Review of Tom Hodge’s recent release with Franz Kirmann, […]

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REVIEW: Young Kato @ The Rainbow, 13th Apr ‘15

Words by Ceri Black / Pics by Jonathan Morgan Having previously released only EP’s, Young Kato embark on their first tour to actively promote an album – their debut, Don’t Wait ‘til Tomorrow, is set for release on 3rd May. And I, for one, don’t know what to expect from tonight’s gig. Formed in 2011, […]

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REVIEW: Midnight Bonfires + Byron Hare @ One Trick Pony Club (Moseley), 9th April ‘15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley – Indie Images One Trick Pony Club is a curious name; the Moseley watering hole, that once had its staff dance on the bar to ‘YMCA’ at the end of each night, took a significant u-turn since last November. And whilst change isn’t always progressive, or […]

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REVIEW: Bipolar Sunshine + Cape Cub, Shatter Effect @ Institute, 8th April ‘15

Words by Ed King / Pics by Ed Taylor – Digital Flow To borrow my opening line from a song, there’s something happening here. And what it is still baffles the hell out of me. Bipolar Sunshine, the solo endeavour of Adio Marchant, has been around for a couple of years now – producing a […]

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