Foillowing on from the Supersonic vids Chris Keenan has been uploading a shedload of moving images from last years Moseley Folk Festival. 23 are in this account so far including this one of Tunng, featured here because I like Tunng.
Every week Iâ€™ll be presenting three local bands or musicians with a photo, song and, if available, video. Iâ€™m trying to keep my personal preferences out of this but occasionally fail so suggestions for future posts are very welcome. — — — Jazz Thrash Assassin “Metal-Flavoured Funked-up Jazz-Spazical Eclectics” Buttcheeks [audio:jazz_thrash_buttcheeks.mp3] The Beast with a … [Read more…]
The TG Collective are a relatively new music outfit that emerged from the successful guitar trio Trio Gitano when one of them left. From their site: The Collective follows similar musical paths that won much praise from critics earlier last year. Moving through jazz, gypsy, hotclub, flamenco, classical and even film influences, the Collective is … [Read more…]
A Slice Of The Pie has been running gig nights at the Rainbow and other venues in Birmingham for the last year and recently settled at the King Edward (aka Chapter 11, aka Ben Johnson, etc) in Aston which seems to be the venue du jour for fringe live nights. The Slice Pie boys have … [Read more…]
The newly refurbished Town Hall will be opening in October but details of the Re-opening Festival have been released which might give an indication of what sort of events the NEC Group plan to put on there. Headline events include Brum Rocks Extra for The Childrenâ€™s Hospital â€“ a fundraising concert for the Childrenâ€™s Hospital … [Read more…]
Chris Keenan informs on his hidden-away Prime Objective blog that he’s in the process of uploading a bunch of videos from last year’s Supersonic festival to YouTube. Nine are up so far and can be found in this account. Here’s the Modified Toy Orchestra one to be going along with.
Brumcast #47 is an Iron Man Records special featuring bands who’ve released music through the 10 year old Birmingham label. Here’s the tracklisting: 1. Nightingales – Carry On Up The Ante 2. Damn Dirty Apes – Egg Eating Ants 3. P.A.I.N. – Rocking Cross De Borda 4. Dufus – A Having Party 5. Last Under … [Read more…]
Every week Iâ€™ll be presenting three local bands or musicians with a photo, song and, if available, video. Iâ€™m trying to keep my personal preferences out of this but often fail so suggestions for future posts are very welcome. — — — Beestung Lips Reverse Alchemy [audio:beestunglips.mp3] myspace.com/beestunglips1 — — — Kramer Vs. Kramer Vs. … [Read more…]