Year: 2021

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Conifers by Chris Clarke – EP Review

Recorded in the last two lockdowns, Chris Clarke releases his debut stunning guitar-based rock debut EP Conifers. Like the conifer tree that has adapted to be stronger to withstand the harsh winter, the lyrics take you through overcoming the difficulties […]

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Worcester Festival to return in 2021

Worcester Festival is hopeful that this year’s Festival will be fully back to its fun and vibrant self again! With this week’s announcements from Boris Johnson paving the way to normal life resuming by June at the earliest The Worcester […]

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Blur by Chlorine – Single Review

New single “Blur” by Chlorine was unleashed into the wild on 19th February after being worked on remotely throughout lockdown. This 5 piece alt rock band from the Midlands, who formed in 2017, kick off this track with a pulsating […]

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What’s a Boy to Do? by Red Hot Riot – Single Review

All musicians strive to find their musical identity in much the same way writers long to discover their own voice on the page. Hovering the cursor over the playback button and pressing play it is patently obvious What’s a boy […]

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Ricky Delaney, Red Hot Riot’s front man – an interview

If you have been fortunate enough to have witnessed Red Hot Riot –  a three piece neo-rockabilly band from The Forest of Dean – live, you will know that they are generous with their audience during their incendiary live performances. […]

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Four Slot Toaster by Pseudo Pseudo – EP Review

The band’s very name itself suggests imposter syndrome: Pseudo Pseudo. However, after a satisfying introductory listen their 4 song Ep, Four Slot Toaster, is clearly the real McCoy. The partnership of Lol and Rich Payne from Stourbridge can allow themselves […]

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Bolloywood dance classes, workshops and more

Dancefest starts a new block of classes after half term, including a weekly relaxation class for adults, an inclusive dance class, and a very special Bollywood workshop. You Time – Relaxation (18+) NEW with Enid Gill, 2.30-3.15pm, Fridays 26 Feb-2 April […]

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The Courtyard launch FORGE: Young Artist Development Masterclasses

The Courtyard, Hereford is thrilled to be launching a brand new series of masterclasses, designed to help young people FORGE a career in the arts. As part of The Courtyard’s commitment to artist development, its FORGE project will include a series of masterclasses, enabling […]

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True Love Will Find You In The End by Katherine Priddy

True Love Will Find You In The End Single Review If Katherine Priddy isn’t on your list to check out at a show when live-music returns, add her right now. This Birmingham folk artist has been making waves with her […]

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What Are You Scared Of? Dead Dads Club – EP Review

Dead Dads Club EP What Are You Scared Of? is live but is the band actually dead this time? Recorded in a basement on Hornyold Road in Great Malvern, Dead Dad’s Club (DDC) EP What Are You Scared Of? unearths […]