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REVIEW: Charlene Soraia @ The Glee Club, April 15th

Words by Ed King The first time I saw Charlene Soraia she made me cry. Admittedly I’d just drunk two large glasses of wine and buried my Grandmother, but I was still apprehensive. A man weeping, alone, in a city centre venue; this is not how I want to be known. She’d been supporting Fink, […]

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PREVIEW: Delilah @ HMV Institute, April 18th

Delilah Delilah, aka Paloma Stoecker, comes to the HMV Institute on April 18th. Having previously supported Chase & Status and Maverick Sabre across the UK, this is her first headline tour. “There’s a lot if preparation that goes into organising a tour,” says Delilah, ‘I’d never really appreciated how much goes into it when it’s […]

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PREVIEW: Charlene Soraia @ The Glee Club, April 15th

Charlene Soraia ‘Alternative folk’ singer, guitarist and doodle queen – Charlene Soraia, returns to The Glee Club on April 15th. Playing her second headline gig in the city, the 23 year old singer songwriter from London is back touring her debut album – ‘Moonchild’. Charlene Soraia made her first mainstream splash in 2011, after her […]

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REVIEW: Low @ The Glee Club, April 2nd

Words by Ed King The term ‘Sold Out’ has more than one meaning. But on a bill poster for a Mormon rock band, playing on a Monday night in Birmingham, it’s nothing short of miraculous. Low – the Minnesota three piece and founders of ‘slowcore’, had packed out The Glee Club with very little shouting. […]

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PREVIEW: Low @ The Glee Club, April 2nd

Low (l-r, Alan Sparhawk, Steve Garrington, Mimi Parker) Indie three piece, Low, are the forerunners of post punk down tempo rock; or ‘slowcore’ for short. Formed in Duluth, Minnesota in 1993, founding member’s Alan Sparhawk and John Nicholls joked about playing toned down rock to the Grunge hungry crowds. The joke became a reality, and […]

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