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ALBUM: Party – Aldous Harding

Words by Ed King / Pic by Hannah & Liv I could spend half this review trying to come up with a suitable genre, but I won’t. Nouns come and nouns go, whilst adjectives jump around and in front of a puzzling need to define. Goth Folk has been used by Aldous Harding herself, apparently, and […]

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OPINION: The making of European English

Words by Johnny Kowalski / Pics by Sarah Tohin N.B. Johnny Kowalski & the Sexy Weirdos play at the Hare & Hounds on Sat 20th May – celebrating the run up to their third album, European English – out this summer. For direct info and online ticket sales, click here. It all started in 2014. […]

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BREVIEW: La Strada @ REP 08.05.17 / By Robert Day

BREVIEW: La Strada @ REP 08.05.17

Words by Damien Russell / Production shots by Robert Day A road never truly begins or ends. I’ve searched it and it’s a genuine quote from yours truly, which is a nice change from something I’ve heard in passing or on the T.V and accidentally claimed as my own. In a conveniently representative way, the […]

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BPREVIEW: My Country; a work in progress @ REP 16-20.05.17

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots by Sarah Lee There’s no way that the REP could have known that My Country; a work in progress would come to Birmingham in the middle of a snap general election campaign. Running from Tuesday 16th May to Saturday 20th May, in the REP’s Studio, this new play directed […]

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EP: ½ – Miccoli

Words by Ed King / Pics from AFA Records Pronounced ‘half’, on Friday 12th May Miccoli release their ½ EP through AFA Records – five tracks of solid and somewhat indefinable alternative-pop-indie-soul-generally good music. There isn’t an HMV shelf long enough. Coming from Halesowen (a quick civic cheer) Miccoli are three siblings: twin brothers Adriano and […]

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