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ALBUM: Beneath the Eyrie – Pixies 13.09.19

Words by Abi Whistance It feels necessary for this review to come with a cover letter of sorts. When it comes to Pixies, I’m a diehard. In my eyes, Francis can do no wrong. Yet, on receiving a copy of new album Beneath the Eyrie, I knew I needed to put my Surfer Rosa loving, […]

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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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BPREVIEW: Editors @ O2 Academy 19.10.18

Words by Ed King On Friday 19th October, Editors play the O2 Academy Birmingham – on the road promoting their sixth studio album, Violence. Doors open at the O2 Academy Birmingham from 7pm, with tickets priced at £25.00 (plus booking fees) – as presented by SJM Concerts/Gigs and Tours and Goldenvoice. For direct gig information, […]

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ALBUM: Jubilee Road – Tom Odell 12.10.18

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of Columbia Records This is a big record. Although despite the grandeur that unfurls, Jubilee Road shuffles into the first and title track with gentle keys – setting the scene of Tom Odell’s own ‘Eleanor Rigby’ ode to London, albeit one with a sprinkle of Martin Amis.  It’s […]

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