The Eastern Electronic Festival is back in either May or October this year (this says both). To pass the time before then, Shaanti (who produce the festival) have put out their first in a new podcast series. SHAANTI PRESENTS PODCAST SERIES 001 – BY SHARNITA K ATHWAL (DEC 2011) by Shaanti
It’s been more than a year since I last mentioned RoxXxan. In the time since she’s been signed by Polydor and keeps cropping up in interviews all over the place. There’s been talk of a mixtape called Prepare 4When I Land but it looks like that’s going to be out in the new year now. … [Read more…]
Untold Stories is a documentary covering the Birmingham music scene from 1965 to 1985. It’s been produced by Birmingham Music Heritage. A full DVD’s due at some point, but it’s all up on YouTube in 7 parts. Here’s part one:
33TV is an online music channel based in Birmingham. We are dedicated to showcasing upcoming artists and musicians, featuring interviews, freestyles and unplugged performances They’ve got interviews with Sox, Leo LeVox, Brian Travers, Firedon and plenty more. 33TV is on Twitter, Facebook and they’ve got a website at 33TV.co.uk but the best place to check out what they’re … [Read more…]
Town Hall and Symphony Hall have got a shiny new website and a new video to show off the kind of things they put on. First up, the video, which was made by Vermillion Films: And then the website, which was built by Made Media (which is where I work, full disclosure fans). Also, blimey … [Read more…]
1Xtra Live was in Birmingham on Tuesday and, as well as bringing Nero, Skream and J Cole with them, they featured some local talent including a rapper called C4. Not the easiest name to Google for, but the website’s at oorite.com, here’s his Soundcloud account (with a fairly lengthy bio as well as some tracks … [Read more…]
144 do films, like this one of Brotherhood of Filth – a three piece dubstep turntablist outfit featuring Malicious DJ, The Doctor and DJ Switch (three times DMC World Champion). It was recorded at the Bulls Head in Moseley.
Via BCMG’s news section: Birmingham City Council has launched a Public Consultation on its Budget Plans from April 2012. Please support the cultural life of the city by taking part in this. The official deadline for responses is 8 January, however we urge responses by the end of November, as they can then feed in to the Council … [Read more…]