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PREVIEW: Fink @ The Glee Club, 19th February

(Fink – aka Fin Greenall) Fink, aka Fin Greenall, has been knocking out music since the early nineties. Originally part of the ambient techno gravy train, inspired by obvious luminaries – The Orb, Aphex Twin and Moby (in the days before advert based PRS cheques), Fink left behind his EVA moniker and started experimenting with […]

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PREVIEW: The Twilight Sad @ Hare & Hounds, Feb 12th

The Twilight Sad – l/r; Mark Devine, James Graham, Andy MacFarlane   Born in Scotland, signed in Brighton, The Twilight Sad are a (now) 3 piece Indie rock band from Kilsyeth – a small town halfway between Glasgow and Falkirk. And as their moniker suggests, TTS lean towards melancholic melodic rock; using wall-of-soundesque layers of […]

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Ed’s… Highlights, Feb ’12

Having scoured the February listings, desperate to hook this feature on Valentine’s Day, I give up. Not a single gig of note on the big day itself. One of my most romantic evenings was at a Ned’s Atomic Dustbin concert, but now it’s all smooching over Chardonnay in gluten free gastro pub. What a load […]

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REVIEW: Casiokids @ Hare & Hounds, Jan 19th

Words & pictures by Cesilia Oriana Trecaquista Norwegian synth-pop ensemble, Casiokids, kicked off their New Year at the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath. No strangers to Birmingham, having previously played the O2 and Island Bar, the gig marked the start of the band’s 2012 UK tour – promoting their third album, ‘Aabenbaringen over aaskammen’. […]

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