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BREVIEW: Katie Melua @ Symphony Hall 30.11.18

Words by Ed King / Pics from Symphony Hall by Dave Cox – courtesy of the Express & Star. Pics from Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre by Allan Jones – courtesy of Republic Media So, I have this thing about honesty. It’s a rule and a burden. Yet it’s also a freedom, if you can understand why. […]

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SINGLE: ‘Trust is Blind’ – The Cosmics

Words by Ed King / Pics by Psychedelic Eye – courtesy of The Cosmics On Friday 30th November, The Cosmics release ‘Trust is Blind’ – the lead single from their forthcoming debut EP. Now anything coming from The Cosmics is a reason to sit up and pay attention, with the Birmingham based three piece being […]

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BREVIEW: The Full Monty @ Hippodrome until 10.11.18

Words by Ed King / Promo pic by Matt Crokett, production pics courtesy of the Hippodrome The Full Monty – an expression born from a Field Marshal’s penchant for a hearty English breakfast, but one that has come to signify ‘the works’. To leave nothing out; to include everything. To bare all. But etymology be […]

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THE GALLERY: Tom Odell @ O2 Academy 21.10.18

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe This is a big gig. It’s a big room too, as I watch the audience trickle in – from a line that stretches back to the Pagoda island roundabout, the 3009 capacity O2 Academy confidently fills up on a Sunday. No, mean, feat either. […]

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THE GALLERY: Dragpunk presents Drag Me to Hell! @ The Nightingale Club 12.10.18

      Words by Anna Cash Davidson / Pics by Sarah Maiden On Friday 12th October, Dragpunk hosted their Drag Me to Hell! show at The Nightingale Club, the oldest and most popular LGBTQ venue in Birmingham, running since 1969. Dragpunk are a collective that ‘aim to promote LGBTQ art, awareness and confidence’ in Birmingham, […]

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