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HAIM announce European winter tour

Everyone’s favourite new band HAIM are set to embark on a European tour this winter, including six UK dates.

Taking place over November and December, the 13-day headline tour is scheduled to take place after HAIM’s support slot dates with Phoenix. The gigs are expected to be some of the …

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Tim Burton’s movie soundtracks to be performed live

Composer and four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman’s soundtracks for Tim Burton films, including Batman, Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Edward Scissorhands, will be performed at Birmingham’s NIA in October.

Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton will celebrate a film partnership that has lasted almost three decades, …

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BOTW Review: Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt

On Cerulean Salt, her second full-length under the Waxahatchee moniker, Alabama native Katie Crutchfield both expands on the warm sonic tapestry of her lo-fi debut, American Weekend, and maintains a sense of intimacy that feels paramount to her music. Whether she’s trading in off-kilter, Throwing Muses-esque indie …

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News: A Love from Outer Space

The brainchild of Andrew Weatherall and Sean Johnston, A Love From Outerspace – which takes its title from an A.R. Kane track of the same name – returns to Birmingham’s Hare & Hounds for its third instalment on June 14th, courtesy of SoulShare. Weatherall, who’s known for producing …

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Live Review: Peace @ Birthdays, Dalston

To wrap up their UK tour, Birmingham alt-rock revivalists Peace recently undertook a four-day residency at Dalston’s Birthdays; day two of which featured London’s very own O. Children supporting. Having sold out all four dates very quickly, during the afternoon on the day of the gig – around a …

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BOTW Playlist: Jaws

With JawsMilkshake EP – a collection of their singles and b-sides released to date – dropping later this month via Rattlepop, we asked the much-hyped Birmingham quartet to put together a playlist of the tracks that have inspired their musical lives.

As children of the 90s now

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BOTW Review: Jaws – Milkshake EP

In a recent interview at Dalston’s Birthdays, Jaws guitarist Alex Hudson explained to me how the group’s decision to release the Milkshake EP, a collection of the singles released by the much-hyped Birmingham four-piece across the course of the last year, was - far from any more financially …

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BOTW Interview: Jaws

We caught up with our current BOTW, Birmingham four-piece Jaws, ahead of an intimate London show at Dalston’s Birthdays. Against a backdrop of Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man’ – appropriately enough, given the group’s Brummie heritage – the much-hyped quartet filled us in on their love of prawn cocktail

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BOTW Video: Jaws – ‘Friend Like You’

Having only been gigging together for a year now, you could certainly be forgiven for thinking that Birmingham’s Jaws were jumping the gun a little by releasing a video composed of tour footage for their latest single, ‘Friend Like You‘. Then again, the last twelve months have been …

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Introducing our BOTW: Jaws

While their Brummie peers – and tourmates – Peace and Swim Deep have been making a big noise recently, Birmingham four-piece Jaws have been gathering their fair share of whispers as B-town’s best-kept secret. Oh, and they’ve also been making a rather big noise, too.

Following on from the lush, …

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