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ED’S PICK: March ‘18

Words by Ed King **Due to the severe weather conditions, some March editorial may be delayed. It has nothing to do with 1) hangovers, 2) gigs on a Sunday that cause hangovers, 3) each episode of The Deuce being 1hr long. It’s the snow… it’s all about the snow** The BIG NEWS this month is that Rews […]

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ED’S PICK: Festivals… July – Sept ‘16

Words by Ed King & Ceri Black / Lead pic of The Flyover Show – by Rob Gilbert    “…I was thinking, Michael. If you got some speakers and a little wooden stage, we could really make this a party. And if it goes well we could always do it again next year. Maybe even charge.” With […]

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RELEASE: “Heroes” (David Bowie) by SHATTER EFFECT

Words by Ed King Following the announcement of David Bowie’s death (on Monday 11th January for those of you living in a shoe box) the UK… nay world, has been gripped in a seemingly unstoppable explosion of nostalgia and celebration. Major radio stations have pulled out every piece of interview they can, the national tour operators are hastily pitching […]

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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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OPINION: A thorn by any other name…

Words by Ed King I move around a lot, for work. The polite term is peripatetic. And for the first time since 2008 I find myself in Birmingham during the Conservative Party conference, with all the fervor and false promise such a political bandwagon contains – whatever its colour scheme. But this isn’t a party […]

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