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Preview: Elrow Town London 

26 Jul 17

Music editor, Issy Campbell previews the last and biggest Elrow event of 2017 coming to London this August The post Preview: Elrow Town London appeared first on Redbrick .


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What Would the Perfect Festival Look Like? 

26 Jul 17

Alexis Adelaja daydreams about a completely flawless festival experience that would cater for everyone The post What Would the Perfect Festival Look Like? appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Dunkirk 

26 Jul 17

Film Editor Patrick Box explains why Dunkirk is the must-see movie of the summer The post Review: Dunkirk appeared first on Redbrick .


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North Korea is Going Nuclear. It’s Time to Fight Back. 

26 Jul 17

Comment Writer Colum Hawken argues that the world can no longer rely on the US to defend it from North Korea The post North Korea is Going Nuclear.


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Preview: Green Gathering 

24 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick breaks down the various appeals of the upcoming Green Gathering festival The post Preview: Green Gathering appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Weirds 

24 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick catches newcomers Weirds before their 2000 Trees performance to talk about debuts and what’s ahead The post Redbrick Meets: Weirds appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Blink-182 

24 Jul 17

Redbrick writer, Francesca, revels in a night of nostalgic punk-pop at the Barclaycard Arena The post Live Review: Blink-182 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Tonight Alive 

21 Jul 17

Anna Pitts interviews Tonight Alive guitarist Whakio to talk about festivals, conscious rock and the journey the band has taken The post Redbrick Meets: Tonight Alive appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Charlie Puth – Attention 

21 Jul 17

Charlie Puth has a Song of the Summer contender on his hands with ‘Attention’, says Hannah Strong The post Single Review: Charlie Puth – Attention appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Nathan Ball 

21 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick chats to poetic singer-songwriter Nathan Ball at Barn on the Farm The post Redbrick Meets: Nathan Ball appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: HAIM – Something to Tell You 

20 Jul 17

Kirstie Sutherland delves into HAIM’s long-awaited sophomore release The post Album Review: HAIM – Something to Tell You appeared first on Redbrick .


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MADE Festival: Mike Skinner Joins Line-up 

20 Jul 17

Legendary Streets frontman joins Chris Lorenzo and co.


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Review: It Comes at Night 

18 Jul 17

Digital Editor Alex McDonald is conflicted over indie “horror” It Comes at Night The post Review: It Comes at Night appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Spider-Man Homecoming 

13 Jul 17

Film’s Todd Waugh Ambridge reviews Spider-Man: Homecoming as the iconic hero swings into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with style The post Review: Spider-Man Homecoming appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Baby Driver 

11 Jul 17

Film’s Sam Houseman is blown away by Baby Driver, the latest from stylish British auteur Edgar Wright The post Review: Baby Driver appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: 1000th UPRAWR 

10 Jul 17

Anna Pitts is blown away by the spectacular celebrations of alternative club night UPRAWR’s 1000th event The post Live Review: 1000th UPRAWR appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Everything Everything 

10 Jul 17

Thom Dent reviews a hometown gig from Manchester altpop outfit Everything Everything, showcasing some sparkling new material The post Live Review: Everything Everything appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: OUTLYA 

10 Jul 17

Recently blown away an outstanding OUTLYA performance, Kylie McCormick sits down with their lead singer.


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Live Review: Barn On The Farm 

7 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick gives a misty-eyed review of the 2017 Barn On The Farm Festival, hailing it the best music festival of the year.


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Glastonbury 2017: Our Experience 

5 Jul 17

Issy Campbell, Holly Carter, Phil Jones and Andrew Pollard look back at their time at Worthy Farm, sharing their individual Glastonbury experiences The post Glastonbury 2017: Our Experience appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Christian Hardy 

2 Jul 17

Matt Hooper met with Christian Hardy to discuss his new project ‘Pop Crisis’ The post Redbrick Meets: Christian Hardy appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review & Interview: Dan Croll 

2 Jul 17

Caspar Frankford chats to Dan Croll after attending his Birmingham gig at Mama Roux’s The post Live Review & Interview: Dan Croll appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: St. Vincent – New York 

2 Jul 17

Andrew Pollard reviews the new single ‘New York’ from St.


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Single Review: Queens of the Stone Age – The Way You Used To Do 

1 Jul 17

Imogen Mellor is impressed by one of QOTSA’s most rhythmic and accessible singles to date.


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Han So-Long: Worrying Signs for the Future of Star Wars 

26 Jun 17

Digital Editor Alex McDonald is concerned that Star Wars is stuck in the past and is afraid to face the future The post Han So-Long: Worrying Signs for the Future of Star Wars appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Arcade Fire – Creature Comfort 

25 Jun 17

Sierra Malia enjoys a brash and surprisingly dark new single from Arcade Fire The post Single Review: Arcade Fire – Creature Comfort appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Jay Prince – Late Summers 

22 Jun 17

Charlotte Russell is impressed with Jay Prince’s understated latest album The post Album Review: Jay Prince – Late Summers appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Rise Against – Wolves 

22 Jun 17

Alex McDonald tackles the new raging, political record from the perennially outspoken Rise Against The post Album Review: Rise Against – Wolves appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard 

22 Jun 17

Thom Dent enjoys a night of fuzzy psych-punk courtesy of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard The post Live Review: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Lorde – Melodrama 

21 Jun 17

Sorcha Hornett hails a magnificent second album from Lorde, which captures and expounds the emotional range that made her debut so exciting.


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Essential Albums: Counterparts – The Difference Between Hell And Home 

21 Jun 17

Greg Woodin waxes lyrical about Counterparts’ The Difference Between Hell and Home, hailing it a modern hardcore classic The post Essential Albums: Counterparts – The Difference Between Hell And Home appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Coldplay – All I Can Think About Is You 

21 Jun 17

Andrew Pollard reviews a new Coldplay single that encapsulates sounds from across their career.


Sport
From the Editor’s Desk: A Redbrick Retirement 

19 Jun 17

In her final article for Redbrick, sport online editor Nancy Frostick reflects on a year of sporting retirements and looks forward to the next generation of Redbrick writers The post From the Editor’s Desk: A Redbrick Retirement appeared first…


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Single Review: Wolf Alice – Yuk Foo 

19 Jun 17

Letty Gardner reviews the ferocious first single from Wolf Alice’s long-awaited sophomore album.


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Single Review: George Ezra – Don’t Matter Now 

19 Jun 17

George Ezra returns with a guaranteed summer hit, Kirstie Sutherland reviews The post Single Review: George Ezra – Don’t Matter Now appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Everything Everything – Can’t Do 

17 Jun 17

The new Everything Everything single is an important cementing of their sound, argues Thom Dent The post Single Review: Everything Everything – Can’t Do appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Halsey – hopeless fountain kingdom 

17 Jun 17

Sorcha Hornett is left slightly disappointed by an ambitious sophomore record from Halsey The post Album Review: Halsey – hopeless fountain kingdom appeared first on Redbrick .


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Preview: Katy Perry 

17 Jun 17

Ben Johns previews next year’s world tour from sugarpop sensation Katy Perry, in support of her new album Witness The post Preview: Katy Perry appeared first on Redbrick .


Sport
Alumni Sportsday 2017 

17 Jun 17

Redbrick’s photographers were out in force to capture some of the action on Alumni Sportsday The post Alumni Sportsday 2017 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Chuck Berry – Chuck 

16 Jun 17

Chuck Berry’s final album is a respectful celebration of an iconic career, Matt Hooper reviews.


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Live Review: Gorillaz 

16 Jun 17

Gorillaz make their long-awaited return to Brixton Academy with an energetic live show, Letty Gardner reviews.


Sport
‘Chrissie’s Gym’ at UB Sport & Fitness Officially Opened 

15 Jun 17

Sport online editor, Nicola Kenton, reports on Chrissie Wellington officially opening the gym named after her in UB Sport & Fitness The post ‘Chrissie’s Gym’ at UB Sport & Fitness Officially Opened appeared first…


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Single Review: Arcade Fire – Everything Now 

15 Jun 17

Holly Carter reviews the surprising new summer banger from Arcade Fire The post Single Review: Arcade Fire – Everything Now appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo 

15 Jun 17

Megan Gibson reports on the latest instalment of the bingo-rave extravaganza, Bongo’s Bingo The post Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo appeared first on Redbrick .


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EP Review: Coffee Breath – I’ll Lose Interest In This 

15 Jun 17

Greg Woodin reviews the new EP from the Birmingham band Coffee Breath The post EP Review: Coffee Breath – I’ll Lose Interest In This appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Alvvays – In Undertow 

14 Jun 17

Thom Dent finds both consistency and similarity in the new single from Canadian indie-janglers Alvvays The post Single Review: Alvvays – In Undertow appeared first on Redbrick .


Sport
A Year in Review: UB Sport 2016-17 

14 Jun 17

Sport online editor, Nicola Kenton, looks back at some of the major sporting achievements from University of Birmingham students over the past year The post A Year in Review: UB Sport 2016-17 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Alumna Interview: England Forward Sophie Bray 

13 Jun 17

As part of Redbrick Sport’s ‘Women’s Summer of Sport 2017’ feature, online editor Nancy Frostick spoke to England’s Sophie Bray about the upcoming EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands The post Alumna Interview: England Forward Sophie…


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Live Review: Field Day 2017 

13 Jun 17

A diversity in acts and a consistency in quality made Field Day 2017 one of the key events in the festival calendar, Jack Lawrence argues.


Sport
This Brum Girl Can Night In 2017: Review 

13 Jun 17

Sport online editor, Nicola Kenton, attended the ‘This Brum Girl Can Night In’ at UB Sport & Fitness at the beginning of the month The post This Brum Girl Can Night In 2017: Review appeared first on Redbrick .


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Alumna Interview: England Prop Laura Keates 

12 Jun 17

With the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland this summer, sport online editor Nancy Frostick spoke to England prop and former UoB student Laura Keates about the tournament The post Alumna Interview: England Prop Laura Keates appeared first …


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Review: The Red Turtle 

12 Jun 17

Print Editor Joe Ryan reviews the Oscar-nominated animation that wordlessly meditates on life, death and everything in between The post Review: The Red Turtle appeared first on Redbrick .


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Alumna Interview: England Midfielder Izzy Christiansen 

11 Jun 17

Ahead of this summer’s European Championships, sport online editor Nancy Frostick spoke to Manchester City and England midfielder Izzy Christiansen about the Lionesses’ chances at the tournament The post Alumna Interview: England Midfielder…


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Redbrick Sport’s Alternative Team Of The Year 

11 Jun 17

Redbrick Sport’s writers offer an alternative Team of the Year, comprised of Premier League players left out of the official PFA Team of the Year 2017 The post Redbrick Sport’s Alternative Team Of The Year appeared first on Redbrick …


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Redbrick Meets: TOUTS 

10 Jun 17

Kylie McCormick meets fledgling Irish band TOUTS, who talk about their debut EP and what is to come for them The post Redbrick Meets: TOUTS appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Ivory Wave 

10 Jun 17

Conor Potter gives us his thoughts on Ivory Wave’s recent gig at the Sunflower Lounge The post Live Review: Ivory Wave appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Flyte 

10 Jun 17

Josh Parker shares his experience of Flyte’s gig at the Sunflower Lounge The post Live Review: Flyte appeared first on Redbrick .


Sport
Feature: Women’s Sporting Championships 2017 

10 Jun 17

Sport online editor Nancy Frostick previews all the major women’s sporting championships over the next few months in football, rugby, hockey, cricket, badminton and athletics The post Feature: Women’s Sporting Championships 2017 appeared…


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European Football Round-Up 

10 Jun 17

Dan Steeden, Alex Alton and Nancy Frostick provide a comprehensive breakdown of all the winners in Europe’s biggest leagues and cup competitions in men’s and women’s football in 2016-17 The post European Football Round-Up appeared first on…


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A Coalition with the DUP Could Derail Brexit 

10 Jun 17

Comment Writer Lisa McGrady argues that that a coalition between the DUP and the Conservatives will lead to chaos over Brexit The post A Coalition with the DUP Could Derail Brexit appeared first on Redbrick .