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THE GALLERY: Bare Bones – with The Mighty Young, Handwaxx, Liám Mckeown @ Café Artum 01.12.18

Words by Emily Doyle / Pics by Ed King Café Artum, a vinyl-filled setting nestled at the far end of Corporation Street, is busier than usual on this Saturday afternoon. “This one’s for my mum, over there. This is the first time she’s ever seen me play, today” says Liám Mckeown, taking his seat in […]

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THE GALLERY: REWS @ The Flapper 17.11.18

On Saturday 17th November, REWS came back to Birmingham, rounding off their five date UK tour at The Flapper in Birmingham – with local support from MeMe Detroit, alongside Marshall Records label mate Thousand Thoughts. Now it’s no secret that both Birmingham and Birmingham Review love REWS, with the alt-rock duo having had some stellar […]

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THE GALLERY: Tom Odell @ O2 Academy 21.10.18

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe This is a big gig. It’s a big room too, as I watch the audience trickle in – from a line that stretches back to the Pagoda island roundabout, the 3009 capacity O2 Academy confidently fills up on a Sunday. No, mean, feat either. […]

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THE GALLERY: Dragpunk presents Drag Me to Hell! @ The Nightingale Club 12.10.18

      Words by Anna Cash Davidson / Pics by Sarah Maiden On Friday 12th October, Dragpunk hosted their Drag Me to Hell! show at The Nightingale Club, the oldest and most popular LGBTQ venue in Birmingham, running since 1969. Dragpunk are a collective that ‘aim to promote LGBTQ art, awareness and confidence’ in Birmingham, […]

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THE GALLERY: Slam Dunk Festival 2018 (Midlands) @ NEC 28.05.18

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe Ah, Slam Dunk… I arrive at the NEC camera in hand, with a carefully curated list of who I want to see. In 2017 I left the festival absolutely knackered from running in between stages, having seen maybe a third of the bands I planned to, […]

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