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Birmingham’s Newest Venue: CRANE 

22 Sep 17

Music editor Issy Campell tells us exactly why Crane, the new Rainbow venue, should make you very excited The post Birmingham’s Newest Venue: CRANE appeared first on Redbrick .


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Spotlight On: University of Birmingham Cricket Club 

22 Sep 17

Deputy Editor (and UBCC member), Harry Wilkinson, speaks to chairman of Men’s Cricket, Robert Shenkman, about what its like to be part of the university cricket team The post Spotlight On: University of Birmingham Cricket Club appeared first…


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Redbrick Meets: Gilles Peterson 

22 Sep 17

Hannah Brierley sits down with legendary DJ and radio host, Gilles Peterson, to discuss everything from festivals to politics and its effect on the music industry The post Redbrick Meets: Gilles Peterson appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: The Maine 

22 Sep 17

Hannah Strong relives an emotional, uplifting night with The Maine at the O2 Institute The post Live Review: The Maine appeared first on Redbrick .


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The Musical Guide to Birmingham 

22 Sep 17

Whether you’re into cheesy bangers, warehouse raves or the thrill of live performance, we’re on hand to highlight the best of Brum The post The Musical Guide to Birmingham appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Bjork – the gate 

20 Sep 17

Jack Lawrence reviews ‘the gate’, an intriguing return for Bjork that yet lacks the vital eccentricities of her best work The post Single Review: Bjork – the gate appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Detroit 

20 Sep 17

Film Critic Morgan Williams is underwhelmed by Kathryn Bigelow’s latest drama, Detroit The post Review: Detroit appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: IT 

17 Sep 17

TV editorMatt Dawson gives the latest Stephen King Adaptation a big thumbs up The post Review: IT appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Superfood – Bambino 

15 Sep 17

Felix Page reviews the stellar new album from Superfood, the Birmingham band destined for stardom.


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Album Review: Gregory Porter – Nat “King” Cole & Me 

15 Sep 17

Nat “King” Cole & Me is a fitting tribute from one timeless musician to another, says Zoe Screti.


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Single Review: John Butler Trio – Bully 

15 Sep 17

Kylie McCormick reviews the punk-tinged new track from Australian indie heavyweights the John Butler Trio.


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Redbrick Meets: Wolf Alice 

14 Sep 17

Music Editor Thom Dent has a chat with Theo Ellis of Wolf Alice about their upcoming tour, their new album and the perils of drinking red wine on tour The post Redbrick Meets: Wolf Alice appeared first on Redbrick .


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Preview: Mac DeMarco 

11 Sep 17

King of Canadian cool Mac DeMarco is coming to spend some quality time with the UK in his November 2017 tour The post Preview: Mac DeMarco appeared first on Redbrick .


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Festival Review: Dimensions 2017 

11 Sep 17

Hannah Brierley spends a weekend soaking up the sun in Croatia amidst the lush disco-house vibes of Dimensions Festival 2017 The post Festival Review: Dimensions 2017 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Cardi B – Bodak Yellow 

10 Sep 17

Ben Johns is impressed by the breakout single of reality star Cardi B The post Single Review: Cardi B – Bodak Yellow appeared first on Redbrick .


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Preview: Artwork Presents Art’s House on Tour 

10 Sep 17

Greg Woodin previews an intimate takeover of the Hare & Hounds by the legendary DJ Artwork The post Preview: Artwork Presents Art’s House on Tour appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Queens of the Stone Age – Villains 

10 Sep 17

Imogen Mellor reviews a hit-and-miss new album from Queens of the Stone Age The post Album Review: Queens of the Stone Age – Villains appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Logan Lucky 

8 Sep 17

Film Editor Patrick Box has a lot of fun with heist film Logan Lucky The post Review: Logan Lucky appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives 

8 Sep 17

Mount Kimbie’s third studio album is a complex and ambitious statement of intent from one of London’s most progressive artists, says Hal Keelin The post Album Review: Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Stephen King’s The Dark Tower 

4 Sep 17

Print editor John James offers a controversial view on Stephen King adaptation: The Dark Tower The post Review: Stephen King’s The Dark Tower appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: King Krule – Czech One 

4 Sep 17

King Krule returns with a tranquil and cryptic new track that may or may not hint at an upcoming record The post Single Review: King Krule – Czech One appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: Everything, Everything 

4 Sep 17

Digital Editor Alex McDonald says that Everything, Everything is just rubbish, rubbish The post Review: Everything, Everything appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Brando 

2 Sep 17

Kylie McCormick talks production choices, the creative process and the importance of setlists with electro-poppers Brando The post Redbrick Meets: Brando appeared first on Redbrick .


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The Old Taylor Swift is Dead… or is she? 

2 Sep 17

Kirstie Sutherland shares her opinion on the new Taylor Swift single and discusses if the old Taylor really is ‘dead’ The post The Old Taylor Swift is Dead… or is she? appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Milo – Who Told You to Think? 

2 Sep 17

Milo’s latest project is filled with deep lyrics and challenging themes, Jack Lawrence reviews The post Album Review: Milo – Who Told You to Think? appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Everything Everything – A Fever Dream 

1 Sep 17

Manchester four-piece Everything Everything move from strength to strength on their politically charged new album, Luke Charnley reviews The post Album Review: Everything Everything – A Fever Dream appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: DON BROCO – Technology 

1 Sep 17

Hannah Strong reviews the tongue-in-cheek new single from upcoming Bedfordshire rockers DON BROCO The post Single Review: DON BROCO – Technology appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Green Gathering Festival 

1 Sep 17

Kylie McCormick lists her reasons why Green Gathering should be on your festival shortlist for next year The post Live Review: Green Gathering Festival appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Lowlands Festival 2017 

31 Aug 17

Music Editor Emily Barker covers the 25th anniversary of Lowlands Festival.


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Festival Review: Elrow Town London 

30 Aug 17

Music editor Issy Campbell reviews her experience at Elrow Town London, and explains why everyone should attend an Elrow event.


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Single Review: LCD Soundsystem – tonite 

30 Aug 17

Letty Gardner reviews an LCD Soundsystem single that features all the classic James Murphey hallmarks, yet doesn’t quite hit the mark The post Single Review: LCD Soundsystem – tonite appeared first on Redbrick .


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Festival Preview: Beyond The Tracks 

30 Aug 17

Kylie McCormick previews a brand new Digbeth festival sure to brighten up your September weekend The post Festival Preview: Beyond The Tracks appeared first on Redbrick .


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Bad Blood: Why Won’t Fans Stop Groping Their Favourite Artists? 

22 Aug 17

Following the huge publicity of the recent Taylor Swift lawsuit, Kylie McCormick asks where the line is between devoted fan and sexual assaulter The post Bad Blood: Why Won’t Fans Stop Groping Their Favourite Artists? appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Queens of the Stone Age – The Evil Has Landed 

22 Aug 17

Matt Hooper reviews a multidimensional and ferocious new single from Queens of the Stone Age The post Single Review: Queens of the Stone Age – The Evil Has Landed appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Imagine Dragons – Evolve 

20 Aug 17

Music writer Barney Whiteside reviews the new album, Evolve, from Imagine Dragons The post Album Review: Imagine Dragons – Evolve appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Sparks 

20 Aug 17

Kylie McCormick chats to the duo, Ron and Russell, who make up the rock pop band Sparks The post Redbrick Meets: Sparks appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Holy Goof 

20 Aug 17

Greg Woodin gets an insight into the positive mindset of the ever growing popular Holy Goof The post Redbrick Meets: Holy Goof appeared first on Redbrick .


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Single Review: Nathan Ball – Waste of Time 

12 Aug 17

Kylie McCormick argues the case for Nathan Ball being the mouthpiece of a generation with his superb new single The post Single Review: Nathan Ball – Waste of Time appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: The Big Sick 

5 Aug 17

Digital Editor Alex McDonald reviews what may be a game-changing rom-com: The Big Sick The post Review: The Big Sick appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: The Emoji Movie 

5 Aug 17

Film Editor John James clues us in on just how terrible The Emoji Movie is The post Review: The Emoji Movie appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: MADE Festival 2017 

4 Aug 17

Greg Woodin returns to his motherland in Digbeth to see if MADE Festival 2017 lives up to the standard set by last year’s event The post Live Review: MADE Festival 2017 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Arcade Fire – Everything Now 

4 Aug 17

Have Arcade Fire lost the passion that made them so special? Thom Dent reviews a new album that suffers from all the same problems that dogged their last release, yet is not without its highlights The post Album Review: Arcade Fire – Everything Now…


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Festival Preview: Lowlands 

4 Aug 17

Music Editor Emily Barker previews what is sure to be a killer year at Lowlands festival The post Festival Preview: Lowlands appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Mr Jukes – God First 

3 Aug 17

Jack Steadman’s first release as collaborative artist Mr Jukes is a fantastic debut, yet not without its disappointments, writes Thom Dent The post Album Review: Mr Jukes – God First appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Truck Festival 2017 

3 Aug 17

Elin Kaemmer-Bailey reviews her wheely good experience at this year’s Truck festival The post Live Review: Truck Festival 2017 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Top 5 Carpool Karaoke Segments 

2 Aug 17

Music Editor Emily Barker ranks the best episodes of James Corden’s hugely successful segment, Carpool Karaoke The post Top 5 Carpool Karaoke Segments appeared first on Redbrick .


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Songs Of My Life: Emily Barker 

31 Jul 17

Music Editor Emily Barker talks us through some of the most life-changing songs of her life The post Songs Of My Life: Emily Barker appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: LANY 

31 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick discusses LANY’s sudden and massive success with the band at Barn on the Farm The post Redbrick Meets: LANY appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Tom Grennan 

31 Jul 17

Redbrick’s Kylie McCormick mulls over Tom Grennan’s bright career and future with him at Barn on the Farm The post Redbrick Meets: Tom Grennan appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Clean Cut Kid 

30 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick enjoys an anecdote-filled afternoon with Clean Cut Kid The post Redbrick Meets: Clean Cut Kid appeared first on Redbrick .


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Album Review: Radiohead – OKNOTOK 1997-2017 

30 Jul 17

Music editor Luke Charnley revisits one of the most revered albums of all time with the reissue of Radiohead’s magnum opus The post Album Review: Radiohead – OKNOTOK 1997-2017 appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Dan Owen 

30 Jul 17

Kylie McCormick sits down at Barn on the Farm to discuss talented singer-songwriter Dan Owen’s set and upcoming debut album The post Redbrick Meets: Dan Owen appeared first on Redbrick .


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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 .