Notion Studio

My attention is drawn to Notion Studio, a multimedia production house based at UCE, thanks to a article on the Adobe site spotlighting their music video for Shimm1 in which the buildings of Birmingham transform into giant speakers. Specialising in high definition video, DVD production and 2D/3D animation, Notion is one of a cluster of … [Read more…]

The Destroyers

The Destroyers are one of Birmingham’s more intriguing musical outfits. A 15 piece (give or take) group made up of alumni from the Birmingham Conservatoire plus other like minded souls they formed three years ago having met at various jam sessions in the city. The core of their sound is Klezmer, “a musical tradition which … [Read more…]

Flatpack Festival coming soon

The Flatpack Festival from experimental film collective 7 Inch Cinema takes place over four days over the weekend of February 1st – 4th. Full details are still forthcoming but the Saturday event run with Capsule has been announced. Known / Unknowns has six bands in two rooms of the Jug of Ale (presumably one of … [Read more…]

60 Seconds of Fame

Voting has started for this years BAFTA 60 seconds of Fame short film competition with regional heats. There are 12 films in the West Midlands category, which seems a bit low but there you go. Since I heard about this from Kate Thomson it’s only right that I plug the film she did the music … [Read more…]

Frank Cougar

Frank Cougar, aka Andy Green, is a musician and spoken word poet from Chemsley Wood. Biography “Inspired and influenced by life in an uncertain world and using different mediums to try to get past the fear and mind control of the oligarchy, the powers that try to rule all of us. It is not politics, … [Read more…]