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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 http://www.glee.co.uk/performers/chris-tye.htm* _________________ “…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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INTERVIEW: Matt Beck & Tom Hopkins – This Is Tmrw

Words & pics by Ed King / Follow him @EdKing2210 __________ “We got a load of old Birmingham bands together to do a show here, and it was packed,” Matt Beck remembers the Sunset Cinema Club/Tropical Hotdog reunion from August 2013, when This Is Tmrw hosted a one off revival of the three piece Punk band’s monthly […]

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INTERVIEW: Sam Redmore – Freestyle

Words & pics by Ed King – follow him @EdKing2210 “You know when someone’s been doing something for a long time… you can tell they’ve mastered what they’re doing.” I’m asking about the recent The Jungle Brothers gig, Freestyle’s first event since moving from a regular Friday night at The Bull’s Head to more sporadic […]

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