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The Four Tops + The Temptations + Tavares @ Arena Birmingham, 22nd November 2018

A pre December Winter chill’s hit the air but that’s not going to stop a couple thousand Brummies from plunging into The Arena, primed and ready to jive and high kick to the Monarchs of Motown. As a Millennial I’m used to swinging my arms around to 135 bpm in a nonchalant way so it […]

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The Four Tops + The Temptations + The Crystals + Tavares @ The NIA, Birmingham – 22nd March 2012

Being a teenager in the 21st century isn’t all it’s cracked up to be with the likes of the X Factor spurting out the universal neurosis that is manufactured music. Music isn’t how it used to be, tonight was a celebration of America’s most important record label, a glorious time where Motown led the way. […]

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The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Drifters & The Three Degrees @ NIA, Birmingham, 15th March 2010

NIA audiences must have learnt their lessons during the last year, as there is hardly an empty seat when the lights go down at 7:30.  No fear of turning up half way through the set, that had infuriated many a gig-goer recently, who had not believed the times on their ticket. And what a treat […]

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Editors + Whispering Sons @ Arena Birmingham 27th February 2020

It made a nice change to go to a gig and not get battered about on the way there by […]

The Boys Are Back @ Symphony Hall, 25 February 2020

If you’ve come to this review expecting to see something about Thin Lizzy, you’re in the wrong place. No, this […]

The 1975 @ Arena Birmingham, 25th February 2020.

There’s often a conversation about where the future female headliners are or even female acts on festival line-ups. Well a […]

The Murder Capital + Egyptian Blue + Unorthodox Coolock @ O2 Institute 24th Feb 2020

It’s easy to get carried away in the here and now, especially with music.  Sometimes you have the feeling that […]

Palaye Royale @ KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 23rd February 2020

What a week it has been for Palaye Royale , the first show of the uk tour in Glasgow was […]

Album Review Humanist – Humanist

Rob Marshall, one time sonic backbone of the stupendous Exit Calm, has surfaced under the pseudonym Humanist. I could cut […]