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INTERVIEW: The Enemy @ The Empire 21.11.15

Words by Esh Capêlo / Film by Edward Taylor (Digital Flow) The Enemy are out across the UK, touring their latest studio album It’s Automatic – playing at The Empire in Coventry on Saturday 21st November, with support from Castles, April and Asylums. Doors at 7pm, for direct tour gig info & tickets click here. […]

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Words by Olly MacNamee **Mr Switch (Mr, DJ Switch… think Hip Hop not House) will be performing at Scratch Club on Saturday 14th November, hosted by The Dark Horse in Moseley. At the time of writing, Scratch Club were promoting a donations-on-door policy; for more direct gig info, click here. First debuting back in 2006 with […]

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INTERVIEW: Bob Layton – on Iron Man, Ice Cube & working in Hollywood

Words by Olly MacNamee With the recent International Comic Expo (ICE) being such a hotbed of comic book talent, I was determined to bag an interview with Iron Man legend, Bob Layton. Having hotfooted it away from a riveting seminar/workshop on storytelling in comics with Dr Who comic book and storyboard artist Mike Collins, I […]

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Words by Helen Knott / Pic courtesy of Bella Union PINS bring their woozy, post Punk, Garage Pop to the Hare & Hounds on Tuesday 22nd September. Birmingham Review caught up with lead singer, guitarist and founder member, Faith Vern (née Holgate). PINS formed in Manchester in 2011. Lead singer, Faith Vern, was fed up […]

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INTERVIEW: The Mourning Suns – Rosie Wilkes

Words by Ed King “It’s like an ideal place, that you feel anchored to – not necessarily a place, it can be a state of mind too.” The Mourning Suns have been a prominent place mat at Birmingham’s musical platter for several years. Born from the creative partnership of Rosie Wilkes (vocals) and Anthony Williams […]

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