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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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REVIEW: Kwabs @ Hare & Hounds, Sat 25th Apr ‘15

Words by Ceri Black / Pics by Jermaine Lloyd Ghana born and London raised Kwabs (aka Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong) has his feet firmly set in the RnB/soul scene. Having previously supported Sam Smith on his European stint, Kwabs has now embarked on his own solo tour that has seen many venues nationwide sell out. Tonight he […]

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RELEASE: Arrive Alone, Leave Alone EP – Girl Friend

Words by Ed King / Pics by Ben Roberts @benrobertsart 27th April sees Tri-Tone release Arrive Alone, Leave Alone EP – the latest unashamed disco pop proffering from the Manchester four piece, Girl Friend. Forming in 2014, Girl Friend (as in your friend who’s a girl – not the early 90’s Aussie quintet) are an […]

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WIN: Swingamajig 2015 tickets x 4

Four days to go… On Sunday 3rd May, Swingamajig returns to The Custard Factory in Digbeth for its biggest festival show to date. And Birmingham Review has 4 tickets to give away. You jammy tart bast*ards. The brainchild of Electric Swing Circus and Ragtime Records, Swingamajig ‘is the UK’s first one day urban festival dedicated to […]

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