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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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INTERVIEW: Harley Davies – founder of Beta Birmingham

One of the good things about music journalism is being sent new music for free. From bootlegs and demos, to albums and EPs; raw home spun productions that you may otherwise never hear. One of the better things is when these independent releases turn out to be good. Or really good. So good that you […]

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