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Inner City Live with Doves + Johnny Marr + The Coral + The Twang

Doves

Half way through Doves’ set at Inner City Live, Jimi Goodwin surveyed the soggy crowd in front of him and praised the stiff upper lip of the British festival-goer. So he should; and for two reasons: Firstly, the people in attendance had turned up in spite of the weather, when a duvet day was the […]

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Inner City Live with DOVES and Johnny Marr 28th July 2019

DOVES are playing at Perry Park this Sunday (28th July) with Johnny Marr, The Coral  and The Twang in support for Innercity Live! One of British music’s rarest treasures, Doves’ reputation as a committed and consistent albums band is gilded by timeless singles including There Goes The Fear, Pounding and Black And White Town. The Manchester band’s four albums […]

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Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva Festival could be a miserable one. The acts didn’t let this dampen their spirits though, as the performers loaded in with bright eyes and bushy tails, ready to play their hearts out to the people […]

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Beyond The Tracks – Interview with Nick Power from The Coral

Beyond The Tracks is is a new festival for Birmingham and the BrumLive team are excited by the line up which includes Editors, Ocean Colour Scene, The Twang, Orbital, Leftfield, The Coral and many other emerging artists.  The three day festival takes place at Eastside City Park from 15th -17th September. We arranged for our […]

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V Festival, Day 2 @ Weston Park, Staffordshire – Sunday 19th August, 2012

Alcohol induced groggy heads and torrential rain aside there was a great atmosphere at Weston Park for the final day of V Festival 2012. Ponchos and raincoats were in abundance and, with acts like Noel Gallagher and the Stones Roses whetting the musical appetites for what was to come later that day, there were smiles […]

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The Wonder Stuff + The Twang & Guests @ Birmingham Academy – 17th December 2009

This was the second of my “reliving my childhood” gigs that I had been to this week. Earlier in the week was the mighty Shed 7 and they pulled out a night that was just superb. To be honest I have really struggled to write this review. You need a bit of background information to […]

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The Twang @ The Victoria, Birmingham – 29th May 2009

A chance for The Twang to get closer to their hometown audience or a chance for a brand of cider to play marketing catch-up? I’m not much of a fan of the heavily-endorsed ‘secret gigs’ that have sprung up around the country over the past few years – the atmosphere is usually tempered by too […]

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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 […]