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THE GALLERY: Rews + The Hungry Ghosts + Ed Geater at the Birmingham Review Winter Showcase @ Actress & Bishop 25.11.17

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley On Saturday 25th November, Birmingham Review presented its Winter Showcase at the Actress & Bishop – a sold out live gig with Rews, The Hungry Ghosts and Ed Geater. It’s taken me more than a week to recover. I’ve sat down to write […]

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THE GALLERY: Enter Shikari @ Arena Birmingham 24.11.17

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe The last time I saw Enter Shikari, I was young, drunk (sorry mum) and throwing myself around a circle pit in Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse. Since then I like to think I’ve grown up a bit, but their politically charged music is something I’ve never managed to […]

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THE GALLERY: New Found Glory @ O2 Academy 30.09.17

Words & pics by Aatish Ramchurn  The thing with the days now getting shorter is that the moment it starts turning dark, you feel like you’re running late. At least, that’s how I felt as I was making my way to the O2 Academy – heading out to see long-time pop punk band, New Found […]

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THE GALLERY: KRS-One @ Hawker Yard 01.10.19

      Words & pics by Aatish Ramchurn Hip hop veteran, KRS-One, arrives in Birmingham to close his six date UK tour, for what’s been described as an exclusive and ‘intimate’ show at Hawker Yard. When it comes to gigs, I’ve always taken the term ‘intimate’ to mean ‘artist playing in smaller setting than they […]

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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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