Rosie Tee talks songwriting and sea monsters ahead of International Women’s Day gig

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

Ideas Loading: Local artist Sharonjit Sutton on her many-stranded practice ahead of 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

Yas Lime prepares for winter with folklore, heritage, and wheat in their inaugural artist residency at The Hive

“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

SheBeat Meets… Bryony Williams

I first had the pleasure of talking with Bryony Williams back in November of 2019 in the Digbeth studios of Brum Radio. She was on the bill for a Slag Mag Launch Party earlier in the same year at Hare & Hounds. Fast forward to 2021 and I’ve keenly followed her adventures and duly bought her new music offerings, I even caught up with her during lockdown 0.2 over Zoom. We all did a lot of those this last 12 months. Penning her first songs aged just 15 years old, Bryony is from Wolverhampton and has fond memories of growing … Continue reading SheBeat Meets… Bryony Williams