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THE GALLERY: Parquet Courts @ O2 Institute 31.08.17

      Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Phil Drury A lot of bands don’t have one talented frontman, so it seems almost greedy of Parquet Courts to have two. Andrew Savage is the first to grab your attention, his stern intensity giving him a commanding presence. But mirroring Savage just across the […]

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THE GALLERY: The Hungry Ghosts – ‘Amerika/Lazaro’ single launch @ Centrala 22.07.17

      Words by Ed King / Original pics by Rob Hadley On Saturday 22nd July, those slaughter house siblings let another one of their scaly offspring slither out unguarded across the plains… or if you’ve not read me write about them before, The Hungry Ghosts released a new single – their double a-side […]

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THE GALLERY: Maxïmo Park @ O2 Institute 05.05.17

      Words & pics by Michelle Martin I do love a good cup of tea. Fruity, spicy or a simple Earl Grey. I enjoy tea like I enjoy music, always open to trying new things. Admittedly, I know little about Maximo Park. From releasing the debut LP twelve years ago on Warp Records, […]

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Counteract’s 7th Birthday 22.04.17 / Rob Hadley - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Counteract’s 7th Birthday @ The Sunflower Lounge 22.04.17

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley ‘We’re going to need a bigger boat…’ You got that right. On Saturday 22nd, Counteract celebrated its seven years around the sun with a smorgasbord of bands at The Sunflower Lounge, playing to a packed out room with no extra wiggle in sight. […]

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THE GALLERY: You Me At Six @ O2 Academy (B’ham) 10.04.17 / Eleanor Sutcliffe - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: You Me At Six @ O2 Academy (B’ham) 10.04.17

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe  From the queues of fans snaking around the O2 Academy in all directions, it’s clear to see that You Me At Six still have a dedicated fan base. Groups of youngsters, decked in band hoodies and Vans trainers, sit on the ground eating takeaway pizzas that […]

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