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Rita Ora Interview

Rita Ora has been compared to the likes of Rihanna & Gwen Stefani, but has a style all her own. After being signed up by Jay-Z’s team and having her first number one single, we caught up with her to see how things were going…. Hello Rita. Thank you for taking the time out of […]

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Interview – We Are Augustines

As an interview location there could be no better place than the Victorian charms of Kings Heath’s Hare and Hounds to inspire and provide We Are Augustines with a true sense of English hospitality. Nevertheless, this is England and the sun’s trying to shine; I go to the public benches outside where I’m introduced to […]

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Interview – Gemma Hayes

After a decade of releasing music, Ireland’s Gemma Hayes is all set to release her fourth album, Let It Break. The album was recorded in Dublin before being finished off in Gemma’s second home, Los Angeles. She plays Birmingham’s Glee Club on May 27th. BL: Gemma, how are you? GH: I’m really good. I’ve just […]

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Interview – Josh Osho

The MOBO tour visits Birmingham this week, showcasing some of the hottest new talent on the scene. Birmingham Live had the chance to speak to 20 year old Josh Osho – an inspirational musician and songwriter from South London – about his music, working with the Wu Tang Clan and redemption. BL: Hello how are […]

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Interview – The Black Dahlia Murder

I got the chance to catch up with Brian, guitarist for Death Metal types The Black Dahlia Murder prior to their headline show at the Birmingham Academy to chat about the new album, touring and how you shouldn’t mess with Kid Rock! For the record could you state your name and role in The Black […]

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Interview – Four Year Strong

I got the chance to chat with Alan Day from Four Year Strong before their sell-out show at the HMV Institute, we talked about the new album, touring and the fact that he’s not ashamed for people to know he loves Coldplay! How’s it going? It’s going good. You had time to explore much of […]

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Interview – Kathleen Edwards

In the 12 years since her debut release, Canadian singer/songwriter, Kathleen Edwards, has been riding a wave of critical acclaim whilst never quite finding the mainstream success many feel she’s worthy of. With three fine albums under her belt and a fourth due in January 2012, Kathleen is currently back on the road opening for […]

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The Murder Capital @Castle and Falcon, 12th October 2019

One of the albums of the year has been, in my opinion, ‘When I have fears’, by The Murder Capital. […]

The Divine Comedy + Man and the Echo @ O2 Institute, 11th October 2019

There’s a hint at the kind of show to expect from The Divine Comedy tonight when the stage is decked […]

Alice Cooper @ Resorts World 11th October 2019

The nights are drawing in, it’s getting cold and damp, approaching Halloween and so it’s apt ‘Ol’ Black eyes’ is […]

Richard Hawley + Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly @ o2 Institute, 10th October 2019

It’s been almost two decades since we were first blessed with the crooning voice and electrifying vintage guitar sounds of […]

Midge Ure @ Birmingham Town Hall, 7 October 2019

1980 turned out to be a pivotal year for pop music in the UK, as the punk scene faded and […]

Midge Ure plays the Town Hall on 7th October!

Midge Ure and Band Electronica bring The 1980 Tour to the Town Hall next Monday. This tour celebrates and revisits […]