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Semantics (8 of 11)

BREVIEW: Semantics – Acid Test EP launch @ Actress & Bishop 09.09.17

      Words by  Ed King / Pics Paul Reynolds Due to a late cancellation at The Sunflower Lounge, we have two extra names on the bill tonight – with North Parade and My-Hi joining Hankks, Quinn and Semantics at the Actress & Bishop. Not bad for a fiver (neither is the new Semantic EP, […]

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Scratch Club @ City of Colours 2016 (l-r Tony Culverwell, Tom Dunstan, Superbamz, Redbead) / By Michelle Martin

INTERVIEW: Scratch Club @ City of Colours 18.06

Words by Ed King / Pics by Michelle Martin Scratch Club hosts MYSTRO (live) featuring DJ Lok + support from MR FX (Live) – held at The Dark Horse on Saturday 25th June. For more info, click here. “We set up on open mic, open decks hip hop club in the middle of Birmingham City […]

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Ben Leftwich / By Pip for Dirty Hit Records

INTERVIEW: Benjamin Francis Leftwich

*Benjamin Francis Leftwich plays at The Rainbow Courtyard on Thursday 5th May – as presented by Birmingham Promoters & Kilimanjaro Live. For direct info & tickets, click here. Words by Ed King I over play things. It’s a habit. And for one glorious summer Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s debut album – Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm, was the […]

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Swingamajig 2016 line up

BPREVIEW: Burlesque & Cabaret @ Swingamajig 2016 – Rainbow Venues 01.05.16

Words by Ed King 5 days to go… Because there is only so much swinging and jigging a normal human can do in a day, the best-dressed-fest is providing a sumptuous array of side shows to keep you occupied. And stationary. Kind of. From the absurd to the sexy, with some quite staggering feats of […]

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The Destroyers

INTERVIEW: The Destroyers – Leighton Hargreaves

Words by Ed King It’s Friday afternoon and I’m in the pub. Swingamajig comes back to Birmingham in a few weeks time, taking over The Rainbow Venues on 1st May, and I am interviewing The Destroyers – one of the festival’s headline acts this year. Our chosen middle ground is The Prince of Wales in […]

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