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BREVIEW: Coppélia @ Hippodrome 13-17.06.17

Ed’s Note: Bethan has been attending free weekly ballet lessons at Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) as part of their Dance Track programme, after being selected when a team from BRB came to her school. BRB has an ongoing agenda (with Dance Track and beyond) to reach children ‘who often wouldn’t otherwise have an opportunity to participate in […]

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THE GALLERY: MUTES – No Desire album launch @ COW 02.06.17

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe / Video by Trapeze Film On 2nd June MUTES released their debut album, No Desire. Out via FOMA Records – the Birmingham based label for Repeat of Last Week and Hoopla Blue, the nine track MUTES LP was launched with a one off gig at COW, the […]

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BREVIEW: The Growlers @ O2 Academy 24.05.17

      Words by Giles Logan / Pics by Rob Hadley A disappointingly half full venue for the first show of The Growlers’ UK tour; what will the laconic extremists from Southern California make of it? No sweat. Lights dim, intro music and the band shuffle on stage in City Club macs (they must […]

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ALBUM: No Desire – MUTES / INTERVIEW: James Brown

Words by Ed King / Pic by Aatish Ramchurn / Video by Trapeze Film On 2nd June, MUTES release their debut album, No Desire – out in the big wide world thanks to the Birmingham based FOMA Records. And for anyone in the 0121 there’s a launch gig at COW vintage clothing (Digbeth) on the […]

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BREVIEW: Whisky Galore! @ Electric Cinema 16.05.17

Words by Damien Russell It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. Okay, perhaps not quite so much, but when sat in a room with The Lost Distillery Company – who ‘bring back the ghosts of whiskies past’, and The Birmingham Whisky Club – fine promoters of whiskies present, it’s easy to see how the […]

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