Archive | The Gallery

THE GALLERY: Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation @ Hare & Hounds 07.03.17 / Rob Hadley - Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation @ Hare & Hounds 07.03.17

          Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Tuesday 7th March, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation came to the Hare & Hounds (Kings Heath) – as presented by This Is Tmrw. On the road med album nummer två, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation were leaving phosphorescent trails though Birmingham as […]

Continue Reading
THE GALLERY: The Pigeon Detectives @ O2 Institute 08.03.17 / Michelle Martin – Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: The Pigeon Detectives @ O2 Institute 08.03.17

          Words & pics by Michelle Martin It’s cold. It must be dropping near to 6 degrees and there’s a group sitting outside the O2 Institute at 5.30pm, wearing The Pigeon Detectives t-shirts and playing The Name Game on their mobiles. Too cold for my liking, I dive into The Kerryman […]

Continue Reading
Hidden Untruths... lead pic

THE GALLERY: Harmless Untruths of… Hoopla Blue, Mutes, Grain Death, Matters @ Blotto Studio 04.03.17

    Ed’s note… On Saturday 4th March, local label FOMA threw a party – a showcase of the Harmless Untruths… from some of their roster and beyond. Headlining were Hoopla Blue, the ‘ridiculously gifted’ Birmingham band who will be opening for The Flaming Lips in August alongside Amber Run. Hoopla Blue have been on the […]

Continue Reading
THE GALLERY: Rews @ The Flapper 15.02.17

THE GALLERY: Rews @ The Flapper 15.02.17

        Words by Ed King / Pics by Paul Reynolds There’s an element of luck attached to most things in life: the lottery, love, moving next door to a Chihuahua stud farm (not always good luck). Then there’s endevour and hard graft. Tonight has all three, as my somewhat petulant approach to […]

Continue Reading
THE GALLERY: The Pretty Reckless @ O2 Institute 20.01.17 / Rob Hadley © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: The Pretty Reckless @ O2 Institute 20.01.17

    Pics by Rob Hadley On Friday 20th January, The Pretty Reckless performed at the O2 Institute – as presented by SJM Concerts/Gig & Tours. On a global tour promoting their third studio album, Who You Selling For – out through Razor & Tie Recordings from October last year, The Pretty Reckless were in Birmingham […]

Continue Reading