Tag Archives: The Twilight Sad

Album Review – The Twilight Sad – It Won/t Be Like This All The Time

So, rumours of The Twilight Sad producing an album containing eleven versions of  “The Love Cats” have proved to be wide of the mark. OK so this is a bit tongue in cheek but my, don’t people like to moan? Social media has been full of experts defining a new scientific paradigm; Schrodinger’s band. The […]

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Mogwai + The Twilight Sad @ The Mill Digbeth, 23 November 2018

  It’s always a sign of a kind of maturity when a band like Mogwai get to have their own brand of beer. Like a performance from the band themselves, the drink is understated. Like one of their tunes it’s interesting, full of flavour and has quite a bite. Even the name, Mogwai Beer Satan, […]

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The Twilight Sad + Man Of Moon @ o2 Academy 3, 9th December 2015

Over the years I have seen a distinct pattern forming concerning the bands that I like and the gigs that I really enjoy. Give me a room with a couple of hundred people and the ability to see the whites of the singer’s eyes up close, over your stadium extravaganzas any day.  But as with Dutch […]

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Photo feature – Editors @ O2 Academy, 16th October 2015

Editors are back. Our Ian Dunn captured their recent gig at the o2 Academy for Birmingham Live. When a fan discovered a new track ‘No Harm’ hidden on the current Play It Again Sam compilation and shared it with the world, the first fruit of the band’s recording sessions in the remote Western highlands of […]

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Album Review – The Twilight Sad – Nobody Wants To Be Here and Nobody Wants To Leave

Similar, but definitely not the same. That phrase can be applied to every performance by The Twilight Sad that I have had the pleasure to experience and on hearing this, their fourth album; I can confirm that it continues to apply to their recorded output as well. The “folk with layers of noise” description that […]

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Summer Sundae @ DeMontfort Hall and Gardens Leicester, 17th – 19th August 2012

A Safari in Leicester? – not quite; but as usual for Summer Sundae all human life was on display on the opening day of what Steve Lemacq called “The Grandson Of Glastonbury”. The Safari theme was muted, apart from a few lion statues and the appropriate naming of the main venues, but that was to […]

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SUMMER SUNDAE 2012 – FINAL ACTS ANNOUNCED

Never a festival to be missed, Summer Sundae has announced the final acts to join the likes of The Twilight Sad, Public Image Limited, Billy Bragg, Tune Yards, Her Name is Calla and Death in Vegas at the Annual Weekender on 17th , 18th and 19th August Talented singer songwriter and Mercury Prize nominee Ed […]

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The Twilight Sad + Let’s Wrestle + Decades @ Birmingham Hare & Hounds, 12th February 2012

The good news is that James Graham remains an intense man. Rumours of the death of the sound and fury that put The Twilight Sad on the map over the last few years were proved to be wildly exaggerated tonight. The Front-man embodied all of that in a display of sheer raw emotion that threatened […]

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The Twilight Sad + Mutineers + Goodnight Lenin @ The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham – 26th October 09

Are you sitting comfortably? Right, then I’ll begin… Once upon a time in a magical kingdom far, far away (oh alright then, it was Birmingham) there was a rather fine band called The Allies. They had more than a touch of the Arctic Monkey’s about them (no bad thing), but one or two tracks hinted […]

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Hippo Campus @ o2 Institute,18 February 2019

Since I last saw Hippo Campus play in Birmingham (supporting Modest Mouse in 2015), they have not returned to Birmingham, […]

Holy Holy – Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey @ Town Hall, 13 February 2019

When I last reviewed the Holy Holy show in 2015 link here I stated it was the best gig of the […]

Hanson @ Symphony Hall 11 February 2019

As someone who spent the 90’s making create-your-own Beatles scarves out of old curtains whilst my peers were crying over […]

Hoobastank + Buckcherry + Adelitas Way @ o2 Institute 10th February 2019

Tonight is bitterly cold again, no ice needed in our drinks, I’m not really sure what to be expecting from […]

Blue October play o2 Institute 22nd February

It has been a while but Blue October are returning to Birmingham later this month.  The Platinum-selling Texas-based band, are […]

The Murder Capital + The Cosmics + Bad Girlfriend @ Sunflower Lounge, 5th February 2019

The late pick-up on this gig combined with a very busy weekend meant that I was unprepared and unresearched for […]