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PREVIEW: Casiokids @ Hare & Hounds, Jan 19th

Casiokids, Norwegian’s left-left-up-left of centre electro ensemble, come to the Hare & Hounds on Jan 19th, marking the beginning of their 2012 UK tour. Back in blighty to promote their 3rd album, the Scrabble challenging – ‘Aabenbaringen over aaskammen’ (out on Moshi Moshi Records – Jan 16th), Casiokids play 9 dates from Glasgow to Tunbridge […]

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REVIEW: Weekend at… Birmingham Ballroom / She Screams Murder, Jan 6th & Karma Suite, Jan 7th

  Words by K Ann Sulaiman JAN 6th; She Screams Murder plus; Venom and Apathy, Signs of Fire, Kill Joy City & Conduit The Birmingham Ballroom kicked off the New Year with local boys – She Screams Murder, headlining a 5 band show in The End room. The evening was small but tight, with a […]

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Ed’s… HIGHLIGHTS: Jan ‘12

So, Christmas is over. The crackers are cracked. The fine wine is nothing more than a stain, whilst memories of New Years Eve linger; onerous and unclaimed. Ah the yuletide crash, you can hear it now. The soft chatter as a city scrapes the bowels of its sofa, desperate for spare change and serotonin. But […]

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PREVIEW: Weekend at… Birmingham Ballroom / She Screams Murder, Jan 6th & Karma Suite, Jan 7th

New Year’s Resolutions; save money, actually save money, exercise more, talk less, support local bands. One of these is achievable. Taking on the bravest weekend of the year to promote ANYTHING, the Birmingham Ballroom is giving its first Friday/Saturday to a veritable sausage fest of local musicianship. One Indie, one Metalcore. Or as a dance […]

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REVIEW: Misty’s Big Adventure @ Hare & Hounds, Christmas Eve ’11

Words & pictures by Cesilia Oriana Trecaquista On an unusually mild Christmas Eve night, I set off to my local – the Hare & Hounds, with a certain amount of trepidation. I was going to watch and review Misty’s Big Adventure, a band with a huge cult following ‘round these parts, but one I had […]

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