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Words & pics by Ed King  “I can’t make the same record twice.” I’m talking to Lucy Rose about her new album, Work it Out, which is set for release in mid July – the lead single, ‘Our Eyes’, scheduled for 3rd May. It’s about four hours before she gets on stage at the Birmingham […]

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INTERVIEW: Young Kato – Tommy Wright & Joe Lever

Words & pics by Ed King The Courtyard is covered in cables. I walk through The Rainbow fire doors into a squall of mic stands, monitors, guitar cases and flex; the furrowed brows of sound engineers directing people and equipment one way or another. I am obviously not in Young Kato. Floating around like busy […]

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INTERVIEW: Helen Calcutt – Love Poetry, Sat 14th Mar ‘15

Words & pics by Ed King @edking2210 A while ago, after reading one of my reviews, someone called me ‘a poet’. I’m not. Aside from the occasional toe dip into verse (mostly ending up as scribbled early morning rage) I am a writer of prose and a journalist. But in a colloquial sense this description […]

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INTERVIEW: Olafur Arnalds

by Ed King @edking2210 A relatively recent pleasure has been my foray in the work of modern composers. The rise of labels such as Erased Tapes (UK), Denovali (Germany) and New Amsterdam (US) have been bringing an array of fresh classical approaches and avant garde electronica for the past decade; exciting stuff. As I began […]

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INTERVIEW: Chris Tye – The Paper Grenade

Words by Ed King / Pics by Edward Taylor *Chris Tye launches his new album, The Paper Grenade, at The Glee Club (B’ham) on Sun 23rd Nov. For info & tickets, visit* _________________ “…you remember when MySpace used to be big?” Chris Tye is explaining The Paper Grenade, his old music moniker and name […]

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