Low Red Moon played the last Slag Mag event before lockdown for International Women’s Day 2019 and absolutely brought the house down with their catchy hooks and warm uplifting energy. Led by the upbeat, enigmatic and passionate front-woman Kaytee Thomson-DeWolfe, … Continue reading Low Red Moon launch new album with headline show at The Night Owl This Friday!
The Bodysnatchers’ Rhoda Dakar hits grassroots live music venue The Night Owl this Saturday. Ska and 2Tone legend Rhoda Dakar, formerly of The Bodysnatchers, is performing live withher full band this Saturday 12th at The Night Owl in Digbeth! Support … Continue reading Ska Legend Rhoda Dakar plays Birmingham tomorrow night!
Rosie Tee is Birmingham’s answer to Bjork, an avant-pop composer-performer with a taste for jazz, psych, and atmospheric electronica. Her 2019 release, Chambers, was described as “poised and elegant” by Tom Robinson and had several national airplays on BBC Radio … Continue reading Rosie Tee talks songwriting and sea monsters ahead of International Women’s Day gig
“They can expect a throwback in technology.” explains Thomas, speaking over Microsoft Teams. “My Hive residency is underpinned by previous exhibitions of old style cameras that they’d had in the Hive years ago.” Thomas Jack Brown is the third in … Continue reading Thomas Jack Brown pieces together memories on Super 8 in Hive residency
“I’m so excited to start,” says Sharonjit, sipping tea on a cold evening in Tilt. “It’s my first residency as well.” Sharonjit Sutton is the second in a cohort of eight local artists carrying out residencies at The Hive, a … Continue reading Ideas Loading: Local artist Sharonjit Sutton on her many-stranded practice ahead of Hive residency
On Sunday 31st October, the babes at Huns Net have teamed up with the team at All Bar One, Brindley Place to bring us The Drag Bottomless Brunch! Expect 2.5 hours of fun filled with Drag Cabaret, DJ’s playing nostalgic … Continue reading Halloween Hun?
“My identity and my coming to be in this place informs my curating and informs my making. I think it’s very much autoethnographic – basically you place yourself first in anything that you do. Not in a narcissistic way, but … Continue reading Yas Lime prepares for winter with folklore, heritage, and wheat in their inaugural artist residency at The Hive
Flatpack Festival is returning to screens across Birmingham from 23-26th September with a programme of audiovisual treats. Continue reading Flatpack Festival returns to Birmingham Venues this September
After live streaming some of the best local bands, DJs, comedians and more throughout 2020, Lock Down Brum is now finally “unlocked” and showcasing some of the best talent in Birmingham in your favourite grass roots venues next stop…The Hare & Hounds with a line up of some incredible female fronted bands based in Birmingham. Performing live: Ruth & The Ark (full band), onstage 745pm Ruth and The Ark channel the early days of soul with a heavy touch of funky blues that you won’t forget. Call Me-Unique (stripped back), onstage 640pm Singer / songwriter & guitarist Call Me Unique … Continue reading Soul, funk, jazz & folk-rock at Birmingham’s Hare & Hounds this Sunday
Words by Emily Doyle, images by Bryony Williams Saturday 3rd July saw the first in-person event from Supersonic Festival since Covid-19 hit. Blue Ruth, THE SEER and Allami, Barri and Krishnamurthy provided the entertainment in front of a sold out seated crowd for the grand finale of Centrala’s All Systems Go live music series. Birmingham-born musician, Blue Ruth (aka Kaila Whyte – formerly the guitarist in Youth Man) released their debut EP ‘Mausoleum’ on the newly re-formed Supersonic Recordings – a label championing the best in experimental and genre-bending music for curious audiences. To celebrate, they’re treating us to a … Continue reading BLUE RUTH EP LAUNCH 030721