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INTERVIEW: PINS – Faith Vern

Words by Helen Knott / Pic courtesy of Bella Union PINS bring their woozy, post Punk, Garage Pop to the Hare & Hounds on Tuesday 22nd September. Birmingham Review caught up with lead singer, guitarist and founder member, Faith Vern (née Holgate). PINS formed in Manchester in 2011. Lead singer, Faith Vern, was fed up […]

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ED’S PICK: Moseley Folk Festival ’15 @ Moseley Park 04-6.09.15

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of Moseley Folk Festival As the Great British Summer splutters another late April shower or two, and secondary school looms for Sebastian and Miranda, the B13 Birkenstocks and picnic blankets dust themselves off for another Moseley Folk Festival (middle class + weather x outdoor music event = funny). […]

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BPREVIEW: International Comic Expo @ The Studio (Cannon St) 05.09.15

Words by Olly MacNamee This weekend, the International Comic Expo (ICE) comes to The Studio on Cannon St in Birmingham City Centre – with the main programme running on Saturday 5th Sept, from 10am (early bird) or 11am (general) to 5:30pm. Tickets are priced at £12 (adult) and £6 (child/student). Children under 13 and carers […]

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INTERVIEW: The Mourning Suns – Rosie Wilkes

Words by Ed King “It’s like an ideal place, that you feel anchored to – not necessarily a place, it can be a state of mind too.” The Mourning Suns have been a prominent place mat at Birmingham’s musical platter for several years. Born from the creative partnership of Rosie Wilkes (vocals) and Anthony Williams […]

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BPREVIEW: Project Soundlounge Festival 2015 @ various venues 07-9/08/15

Words by Ed King Running from 7th to 9th August, Project Soundlounge comes back to Birmingham – presenting a ‘festival’ of music across various venues in the city. Set times vary depending on the gig and/or venue, with all Project Soundlounge events free to enter – as presented by THSH (Town Hall / Symphony Hall). […]

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