Category: music

El Ghost Fest

Saturday 18th August, 6.30pm at The Conservatory, the shiny new venue at Muthers Studio, 14 Rea Street South, Digbeth, B5 6LB. El Burro & Ghosts of Dead Airplanes cordially invite you to EL GHOST FEST, featuring the musical stylings of: SHIRT…

Brummie band release new album—free with fried chicken seasoning

You’ve heard of bands giving away posters or stickers with their albums, and even bands giving their albums away with newspapers. But how about a band releasing it’s own brand of culinary spicitiy and then giving the album away free? Well…

Home of Metal clocks in from tomorrow

  Should you be interested in the music known as Heavy Metal, or the history of the West Midlands, then this summer there’s an afternoon at least of your time that needs to be dedicated to the Home of Metal.…

Covered in ELO

Thought you might enjoy this, I did. In other vaguely ELO-related news: Roy Wood is on Twitter.

Handsworth Evolution

Robin Valk has produced a somewhat epic documentary a three-parter, dealing with the music of Handsworth and beyond, in the 70s and 80s. The documentary was commissioned by Birmingham Music Heritage, and Robin talked to members of Steel Pulse, UB40,…

Birmingham Music Map — new home needed

With the Birmingham Popular Music Archive I’ve been inviting the public to contribute to an online database of music culture in Birmingham, by placing venues, artists, people or anything they feel relates to music on a map. You can see…