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Bombay Bicycle Club @ o2 Academy 31st January, 2020

Formed in the mid 2000’s, Bombay Bicycle Club released four full length albums before taking a hiatus in 2016, reforming to release their latest record ‘Everything Else Has Gone Wrong’ earlier this year. Opening the show at a sold out O2 Academy Birmingham was Liz Lawrence, before main support The Big Moon took to the […]

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Bombay Bicycle Club @ Wolverhampton Civic Hall – 17th April 2012

Dressed like pre-glam Slade, wearing turned up tight jeans and t-shirts, but trading the skinhead haircuts for floppy fringes and long wavy locks, Bombay Bicycle Club either by coincidence or design move even higher up in my estimations as they express their gratitude to our Black Country heroes through fashion. And despite not quite yet […]

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NME Tour with The Maccabees + Bombay Bicycle Club + The Big Pink + The Drums @ Birmingham Academy, 11th February 2010

My thoughts leading up to tonight’s NME Tour gig were mainly, ‘the audience is going to be young!’ And indeed they were. Well mostly anyway. To be fair, there was a decent number of older, more experienced gig goers huddled together in the sensible viewing areas i.e. the ones where you’re less likely to be […]

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Editors + Bombay Bicycle Club + The Northwestern @ The Academy, Birmingham 10th September 2009

It was a night of new beginnings in Birmingham on Thursday. A new venue, a new band and a new direction for the city’s biggest indie export of recent years. So as I approached the crowds of Editors fans, special guests and media-types queuing to get into the relocated 02 Academy for the first time, […]

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Bombay Bicycle Club @ The Barfly, Birmingham – 15th August 2008

Like a newly born but sadly unwanted child, Everything Everything appeared on stage kicking, screaming and not able to focus. Talk about birth trauma – the trauma was all mine. At first, not really wanting to accept that they were actually in the room, I averted my gaze several times. The lead singer literally annihilating […]

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Editors + Whispering Sons @ Arena Birmingham 27th February 2020

It made a nice change to go to a gig and not get battered about on the way there by […]

The Boys Are Back @ Symphony Hall, 25 February 2020

If you’ve come to this review expecting to see something about Thin Lizzy, you’re in the wrong place. No, this […]

The 1975 @ Arena Birmingham, 25th February 2020.

There’s often a conversation about where the future female headliners are or even female acts on festival line-ups. Well a […]

The Murder Capital + Egyptian Blue + Unorthodox Coolock @ O2 Institute 24th Feb 2020

It’s easy to get carried away in the here and now, especially with music.  Sometimes you have the feeling that […]

Palaye Royale @ KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 23rd February 2020

What a week it has been for Palaye Royale , the first show of the uk tour in Glasgow was […]

Album Review Humanist – Humanist

Rob Marshall, one time sonic backbone of the stupendous Exit Calm, has surfaced under the pseudonym Humanist. I could cut […]