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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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