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YR Welcmome 3 @ Wagon & Horses / Sat 13th, Sun 14th August

INTERVIEW: Ghosts of Dead Airplanes / Die Das Der – Yr Welcome 3 @ Wagon & Horses 13-14.08

Words by Tony Appleby / Gig pis by Rob Hadley (Indie Images) Yr Welcome 3 takes place on 13th & 14th August at the Wagon & Horses in Digbeth. Tickets are £10 for the weekend or £7.50 for a day pass. For direct event info, including online ticket sales, click here. Greg Smith, guitarist from Ghosts […]

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Soweto Kinch - The Flyover Show 2012 - lr

INTERVIEW: Soweto Kinch

Words by Helen Knott  “It’s about preserving ideas and versions of Britishness that aren’t often celebrated, which should be celebrated.” The Flyover Show is back on Saturday 20th August, returning to its old home beneath the Hockley Flyover. But if you’re relatively new to Birmingham, you might not have been to The Flyover Show before – after […]

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Scratch Club @ City of Colours 2016 (l-r Tony Culverwell, Tom Dunstan, Superbamz, Redbead) / By Michelle Martin

INTERVIEW: Scratch Club @ City of Colours 18.06

Words by Ed King / Pics by Michelle Martin Scratch Club hosts MYSTRO (live) featuring DJ Lok + support from MR FX (Live) – held at The Dark Horse on Saturday 25th June. For more info, click here. “We set up on open mic, open decks hip hop club in the middle of Birmingham City […]

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Ben Leftwich / By Pip for Dirty Hit Records

INTERVIEW: Benjamin Francis Leftwich

*Benjamin Francis Leftwich plays at The Rainbow Courtyard on Thursday 5th May – as presented by Birmingham Promoters & Kilimanjaro Live. For direct info & tickets, click here. Words by Ed King I over play things. It’s a habit. And for one glorious summer Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s debut album – Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm, was the […]

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The Destroyers

INTERVIEW: The Destroyers – Leighton Hargreaves

Words by Ed King It’s Friday afternoon and I’m in the pub. Swingamajig comes back to Birmingham in a few weeks time, taking over The Rainbow Venues on 1st May, and I am interviewing The Destroyers – one of the festival’s headline acts this year. Our chosen middle ground is The Prince of Wales in […]

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