Year: 2021

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Blas – Jazz In Malvern

Alan Barnes Quartet, Wednesday 10th NovemberElmslie House, Malvern Blas is riding high after the success of its first ever night of contemporary jazz at the beautiful Elmslie House following a stunning premier from the Michael Janisch Quintet, supported by Sundown […]

Album cover for All/Gone by Errorist

All/Gone by Errorist – Album Review

Full disclosure – I don’t know much about Errorist apart from his music, his real name and that he hails from Kidderminster. But that’s fine, we’re not here to talk about him, just his new album which is released on […]

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Peter Richard Adams – The Boogie Man – Single Review

The metronomic tick-tock of a clock introduces this adult nursery rhyme of a single. How can a clock sound so familiarly sinister and comfortingly familiar at the same time? The constant ticking is mirrored by the chiming chords of the […]

EP cover for Fractures by Dan Knight

Fractures by Dan Knight – EP Review

Dan Knight kicks us off with a nice piano sound which then gets joined by a classic sounding break and then a couple of “Phat” basslines layered over the top. Doesn’t sound very inspiring when you write it out like […]

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Broodmother interview by J.N. Whelan

As we emerge from the dark days of lockdown taking stock of our new surroundings has become important for all of us. This reassessment is no more prevalent anywhere than the live music scene with too many bands falling by […]

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“HIGHHIGHHIGH” by Euan Blackman – Single Review

Due for released 8th October, “HIGHHIGHHIGH” is the third single from 20 year old Euan Blackmans forthcoming debut EP, “Grateful For The Moments Spent Alone”.  Self produced over lockdown, it was the first track written for the EP, and it […]

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – Live Review

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis live at Symphony Hall, Birmingham Saturday 2nd October 2021 Having never experienced Nick Cave live and attending as a complete neutral in this most beautiful of settings gave me a blank canvas to write this […]

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I woke up outside by Kyle Parsons – Single Review

Kyle Parsons has released yet another heart warming track in the form of “I woke up outside”. The track released last month, was recorded early this year, and tracks the first hours after a long night of partying, when someone […]

Cast of Worcester Theatres pantomime 2021

Worcester’s popular family pantomime returns after 2 years

Worcester Theatres have today launched their pantomime for this year, Beauty and the Beast. Cast members; Daniel Cane, who will be playing this year’s Dame, Charlotte Swarbrick who will be starring in the role of Belle and Jack Giblen who […]