WOMAD 2014: ‘The friendliest and most open event anyone could wish to attend’

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Review originally published on Virtual Festivals Since its creation by the prog-rock primate playing Peter Gabriel, it’s often wrongly assumed that WOMAD Festival’s rosta follows similar narrowly defined white lines. In fact, it can be the friendliest and most open event anyone could wish to attend. This mix of goodwill, genuine enthusiasm and passion spills… Read more »

Pre-Efterklang, The Asylum, Birmingham, 29/10

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Tonight I’m going to head off to see Efterklang at a new Birmingham venue called The Asylum . I’m still thinking of appropriate ways to write a music review for #Brum. I know that people have done Tweeting events before but trying to stop it being a novelty and integrate it more effectively. If you… Read more »

And So I Watch You From Afar – Academy Birmingham 19/10

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Since ASIWYFA first dropped their incendiary first LP I’ve been keeping an eye firmly fixed on them. But, even though I wrote about them for Metro, I’ve been forced to miss several of their gigs. Instead only catching snatches of them energetically leaping around on YouTube. This week, despite having a tiring day at uni,… Read more »