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REVIEW: Ólafur Arnalds @ Glee Club, Tues 24th Feb ‘15

Words & pics by Ed King @edking2210 The problem with a personal pleasure is just that, you enjoy something; the object of desire is isolated to one. This rather lonely appreciation, especially of music, can make you a bore – inciting social tumbleweed as you spread your excitement across a Friday night pub table. And […]

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PREVIEW: Presents… Call Me Unique & guests @ The Sun at the Station, Fri 27th Feb ‘15

Lead pic by Jonathan Morgan @jonathanamorgan  Call Me Unique performs tonight (Fri 27th) at The Sun at the Station in Kings Heath, joined by special guests Tina Amana, Ed Geater & Hannah Brown. Doors open at 7:30 with admission at £5 all night. For more info, visit click here. Possibly the hardest working unsigned artist in […]

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INTERVIEW: Olafur Arnalds

by Ed King @edking2210 A relatively recent pleasure has been my foray in the work of modern composers. The rise of labels such as Erased Tapes (UK), Denovali (Germany) and New Amsterdam (US) have been bringing an array of fresh classical approaches and avant garde electronica for the past decade; exciting stuff. As I began […]

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PREVIEW: Olafur Arnalds @ The Glee Club, Tues 24th Feb ‘15

Icelandic composer Olafur Arnalds comes to The Glee Club (B’ham) on Tuesday 24th February – presented by Birmingham Promoters. Doors open at 7pm with tickets priced at £20 + booking free. For more info & tickets click here Touring nine venues across Ireland & England, Olafur Arnalds visits the Birmingham Glee Club in between dates […]

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OPINION: A return to the circus

Words by Ed King I don’t vote. I did once, in 1997, but after the subsequent guard changing I never felt compelled to again. In fact as my political understanding grew, in both detached and immediate arenas, I became firmer in my stance that voting was not the best way to change things. Or rather, […]

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