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THE GALLERY: Maxïmo Park @ O2 Institute 05.05.17

      Words & pics by Michelle Martin I do love a good cup of tea. Fruity, spicy or a simple Earl Grey. I enjoy tea like I enjoy music, always open to trying new things. Admittedly, I know little about Maximo Park. From releasing the debut LP twelve years ago on Warp Records, […]

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BPREVIEW: Maxïmo Park @ O2 Institute 05.05.17

ALBUM: Risk to Exist – Maxïmo Park

Words by Damien Russell / Pic by Ed Taylor Those of you who know Maxïmo Park’s back catalogue will know they are a band who’ve had a little bit of everything over the years: diversity and cohesion, political and emotional, good reception and bad. It would be fair to say that their latest album, Risk to […]

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Words by Ed King The first time I saw GIRLI I thought she was a joke – a clever pastiche of ‘yoof culture darn sarf’ by a fresh faced character actor in their twenties. Then I saw Milly Toomey stand up in parliament and deliver a cohesive rib dig at the spectre of nepotism and […]

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BPREVIEW: Warpaint @ O2 Institute 22.03.17 / Rob Hadley – Birmingham Review

BPREVIEW: Warpaint @ O2 Institute 22.03.17

Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Rob Hadley Warpaint almost split up before recording last year’s album, Heads Up. After 18 months on the road the LA group’s four members took some time to pursue solo endeavors, with bassist Jenny Lee Linberg releasing a solo album and Stella Mozgawa drumming for a number of […]

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BREVIEW: Laura Marling @ O2 Institute 14.03.17 / Rachel Mason - Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Laura Marling @ O2 Institute 14.03.17

       Words by Damien Russell  Pics by Rachel Mason Hot on the heels of her album release, Laura Marling embarked on a 32 date international tour  – playing to a sold out show at the O2 Institute on 14th of March. It’s a gig I’ve been looking forward to. I like the album, Semper Femina […]

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