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Rita Ora @ Arena Birmingham 25th May, 2019

As the Birmingham leg of Rita Ora’s Phoenix tour rolls into the city for her largest solo show to date, Arena Birmingham was full, well before tour openers Four Of Diamonds took to the stage. FOD who’s singer Sophia for whom this is a home town show, as a band still in their infancy after […]

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V Festival, Day 1 @ Weston Park, Staffordshire – Saturday 18th August, 2012

Like Christmas, V Festival comes but once a year. Unlike yuletide however, it involves copious amounts of alcohol consumed by thousands of revellers all of whom end up either hugging one another or asleep a little bit tipsy amidst the party. Scratch that, it’s just like Christmas, only in the summer in the middle of […]

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DJ Fresh + Rita Ora @ Academy 2, Birmingham – 11th May 2012

DJ Fresh has successfully made a “fresh” soundtrack for the summer, so it was surprising tonight to see the English Drum & Bass and dub step producer performing for a less than full Birmingham Academy 2 (the smaller room.) But with the lack of bobbing heads it was a great chance to see the DJ […]

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Pixies and The Big Moon, o2 Academy 16 September 2019

When Black Francis was Frank Black during the 1990’s he played small venues.  They were always packed, but they were […]

Pixies new album ‘Beneath The Eyrie’

It’s funny that after a band splits up and potentially will not make any more music, they are made into […]

The S.L.P @ o2 Institute, 7th September 2019

With five number one albums and a Glastonbury headline appearance under his belt, it’s been some time since Kasabian man […]

Is Bliss @ The Sunflower Lounge, 4th September 2019

After a summer sitting in fields, drinking warm beer and sleeping in tents, it was time to return to the […]

Album Review – New Model Army “From Here”

For a band approaching 39 years, New Model Army continue to be prolific, not only live but by their studio […]

Album Review – Babybird “Photosynthesis”

It is strange when you read articles about Stephen Jones, in which he is made notable for having built up […]