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BPREVIEW: British Sea Power @ Town Hall 27.02.16 / Michelle Martin - Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: British Sea Power @ Town Hall 27.02.16

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Michelle Martin There have been some weird and wonderful musical collaborations over the years. Kylie and Nick Cave, Aerosmith and Run DMC, Tom Jones and… well, take your pick. Sometimes they result in a timeless classic, sometimes we get something unbelievably abysmal. Tonight’s match up between art rockers […]

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Fat White Family @ O2 Institute 20.02.16 / By Ed King @edking2210

BREVIEW: Fat White Family @ O2 Institute 20.02.16

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Ed King If you believe the band’s PR machine, Fat White Family are the “shot in the arm that independent rock has been ailing after.” They’ve certainly gained plenty of notoriety since emerging from a South London squat back in 2012, but will they live up to their […]

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Gabrielle Aplin @ O2 Institute 14.02.16 / By Harry Mills - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Gabrielle Aplin @ O2 Institute 14.02.16

Words by Ed King / Pics by Harry Mills       On Sunday 14th February, Gabrielle Aplin brought her Light Up the Dark UK Tour to the O2 Institute, with support from Hannah Grace + Lewis Watson – as presented by Birmingham Promoters. Harry Mills was there to shoot a Birmingham Review for THE […]

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Victories at Sea / By Joëlle O’Toole - Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Victories at Sea @ Hare & Hounds 21.01.16

      Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Joëlle O’Toole Victories at Sea have an eye for detail. They are fastidious about everything, from the sound of their snare drum to their matching black clothes. It’s the main reason it took them almost six years to release their debut album, Everything Forever, as […]

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Daughter @ O2 Institute 20.01.16 / By Harry Mills - Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Daughter @ O2 Institute 20.01.16

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Harry Mills Due to cabin fever and relative poverty I’m walking to the gig tonight. I’m cold but complicit; Daughter are playing at the O2 Institute, alongside their 4AD label mate Pixx, and it’s a gig I’ve been scratching to see. For the past fortnight […]

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