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Live Review: Ady Suleiman 

16 Mar 16

Daniella Bassett tells us why Ady Suleiman’s live show needs to be seen to be believed The post Live Review: Ady Suleiman appeared first on Redbrick .


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Redbrick Meets: Mikey Kenney 

16 Mar 16

Paige Tracey interviews Mikey Kenney, the latest from Liverpool.


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Benteke’s Tumble: Is British Football Accepting of Diving? 

16 Mar 16

Sports writer, Alex Davis, analyses the reaction to Benteke’s dive against Crystal Palace.


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2016: Formula One Season Preview 

16 Mar 16

Online Sport editor, Nicola Kenton, looks ahead to the start of the 2016 Formula One season which begins in Melbourne this weekend.


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Festival Preview: Slam Dunk 

16 Mar 16

Hannah Strong explains why you should be considering Slam Dunk Festival this summer.


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Festival Preview: Brownstock 

16 Mar 16

James Pettit can see the colourful character in Brownstock Festival.


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Festival Preview: Truck 

15 Mar 16

Gabriella Marcucci gives the low-down on this affordable Oxford Festival.


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Redbrick meets… Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox 

15 Mar 16

Daniella Bassett sat down with pianist, composer, and arranger, Scott Bradlee, the mastermind behind Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox.


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Festival Preview: Creamfields 

15 Mar 16

The cream(fields) of the crop, Greg Woodin can’t wait for the UKs best dance event.


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Festival Preview: Lollapalooza Berlin 

14 Mar 16

Georgie Deaville is Berlin bound for the legendary Lollapalooza festival.


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Festival Preview: Y Not Festival 

14 Mar 16

A reasonably priced festival in Derbyshire has got Nathan Smith thinking Y Not.


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Review: London Has Fallen 

14 Mar 16

Redbrick Film’s Dan Pegram-Brown reviews Olympus Has Fallen’s new sequel.


Sport
England Put World Cup Woes Behind Them Against Wales 

14 Mar 16

Sports writer, Scott Nash, reports on a feisty encounter between England and Wales in the Six Nations rugby competition The post England Put World Cup Woes Behind Them Against Wales appeared first on Redbrick .


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Weekly Round-Up: Trailer Reviews 

14 Mar 16

Redbrick Film critics take a look at the wide variety of trailers released recently.


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Top 5: Sport Relief Challenges 

12 Mar 16

Sports writer, Nancy Frostick, looks back at the sport relief challenges of the past and chooses her top five.


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Here’s Why Sport Relief Matters 

12 Mar 16

Sports writer, Cameron Uppal, discusses some events taking place for sport relief this year and why it matters.


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What we learned from the #SheBelieves Cup 

11 Mar 16

Sports writer, Nancy Frostick, reviews the SheBelieves Cup that took place over the last week.


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Festival Preview: Roskilde 

11 Mar 16

Making it’s (Den)mark on the festival scene, Rebekah Peters introduces you to Roskilde.


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Festival Preview: British Summer Time 

11 Mar 16

Georgie Deaville knows why you should be running to Hyde Park this summer for British Summer Time The post Festival Preview: British Summer Time appeared first on Redbrick .


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Live Review: Lady Leshurr 

11 Mar 16

Paige Tracey talks about Lady Leshurr, Mother’s Day and the importance of dental hygiene.


Sport
Student Dissatisfaction with University-Run Casual Sports 

11 Mar 16

Sports writer, Alex Davis, analyses the results of his survey about sport at University of Birmingham outside of sports teams.


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Live Review: Matt Corby 

11 Mar 16

Matt Corby returned to the Institute with a fierce and flawless performance.


Sport
Edgbaston Hailed For Having Best Atmosphere 

10 Mar 16

Print editor, Harry Wilkinson, reports on the atmosphere at Edgbaston Cricket Ground and previews some of the fixtures taking place this year.


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Bronze for Birmingham Archers at BUTC 

10 Mar 16

Rebekah Tipping provides a round-up of how Birmingham got on at the British University Team Championships last weekend.


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The Dangers of Over-Hyping Young English Players 

10 Mar 16

Print editor, Dan Steeden, explains why the English media should be not over-hyping young players.


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Review: The Witch 

10 Mar 16

Following a string of disappointing horror movies, could The Witch be the one to break the curse? Alex McDonald finds out.


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Review: Hail, Caesar! 

10 Mar 16

The latest venture of the Coen Brothers, acclaimed directors of No Country for Old Men, The Big Lebowski and True Grit, tries its hand at turning the inner workings of a 1950s movie studio into a satirical comedy on the time period, film and …


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Album Review: Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered 

10 Mar 16

Conrad Duncan is unfiltered in his discussion of Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, untitled unmastered.


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Top 5: Coen Brothers 

9 Mar 16

Following the release of the Coen Brothers’ latest release – Hail, Caesar! – critic Joe Ryan counts down his five favourite Coen classics.


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Single Review: Corinne Bailey Rae – Been To The Moon 

9 Mar 16

Corinne Bailey Rae has been to the moon.


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Festival Preview: Rock en Seine 

9 Mar 16

Phil Jones tells you why Paris is the place the place to be for your festival fix.


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Competition: Win Tickets to See The 1975 

8 Mar 16

Love The 1975? You can win tickets to see them through Redbrick Music.


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This is not a review 

6 Mar 16

This week, Rosie Solomon was sexually assaulted while watching one of her favourite bands.


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Redbrick Meets: Samm Henshaw 

6 Mar 16

Megan Gibson gets ahead of the game and meets up with singer-songwriter and hat enthusiast Samm Henshaw.


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Live Review: New Street Records A&R Night 

6 Mar 16

Paige Tracey investigates a bastion of Birmingham’s best young talent at New Street Records’ artist and representation night.


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Single Review: Miguel – Waves (Tame Impala Remix) 

6 Mar 16

Does this latest cross-genre collaboration make waves? Kirstie Sutherland reviews.


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Birmingham Topple Title Chasing Hull 

5 Mar 16

Redbrick Sport writers, Hannah Sophie and Nathan Jacobs were both present at St.


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Varsity Victory: Brum Keep Their Cool In Ice Hockey Thriller 

4 Mar 16

Online Editor, Rosie Twells, summarises the action in the ice hockey varsity match as Birmingham Lions took on Cardiff Redhawks The post Varsity Victory: Brum Keep Their Cool In Ice Hockey Thriller appeared first on Redbrick .


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Review: A Bigger Splash 

3 Mar 16

Critic Joe Ryan reviews A Bigger Splash, the official selection of the Venice Film Festival.


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Review: The Forest 

3 Mar 16

Redbrick Film’s Tom Edgerton argues that horror film The Forest fails to scare.


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Weekly Review: Trailer Round-Up 

3 Mar 16

Redbrick Film takes a look at some of the most talked about trailer releases to hit our screens.


Sport
Lions Claim Their Territory at Lockdown 

3 Mar 16

Paper editor, Dan Steeden, reports on the annual Lockdown event, where both the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams played against Aston Eagles.


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Redbrick Meets…Walk The Moon 

3 Mar 16

Fresh off the zeitgeist-defining success of Shut Up and Dance, James Hill catches up with the atmospheric indie four-piece.


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EP Review: Vanessa White – Chapter One 

3 Mar 16

With The Saturdays on hiatus, Vanessa White finally has her chance to shine.


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Single Review: LuvBug – Best Is Yet To Come 

3 Mar 16

LuvBug’s latest single features lead singer of Scouting for Girls, Roy Stride.


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The Year of Hugh Grant 

2 Mar 16

A new film, co-starring Meryl Streep, and the BFI Fellowship – Hugh Grant is having an awfully good year.


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Album Review: Simple Plan – Taking One For The Team 

2 Mar 16

Hannah Strong analyses the complexities of Simple Plan’s latest record.


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Live Review: Foals 

1 Mar 16

Are Foals worthy of an arena headline slot? Kirstie Sutherland found out.


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Single Review: Jake Bugg – Gimme The Love 

1 Mar 16

Jake Bugg comes introduces a new, reinvented sound.


Sport
A Manager’s Responsibility: The Sacking Culture 

1 Mar 16

Sports writer, Nathan Jacobs, analyses why managers are sacked after a slight dip in form, not just in the world of football.


Sport
BUCS Nationals Round-up: Part Three 

1 Mar 16

Online editor, Nicola Kenton, summarises the last of the action from the BUCS Nationals weekend focusing on the events at the English Institute of Sport.


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What do the FIFA Reforms Mean for Football? 

29 Feb 16

Sports writer, Nancy Frostick, looks at the reforms put in place before the FIFA presidential election.


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Single Review: Chase & Status – Control ft. Slaves 

29 Feb 16

Chase & Status team up with Slaves for their latest release.


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Redbrick Meets: Bontan 

29 Feb 16

Matt McCrory talks to acclaimed DJ Bontan ahead of his Birmingham show.


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Single Review: Birdy – Beautiful Lies 

29 Feb 16

Zoe Screti finds truth in Birdy’s Beautiful Lies The post Single Review: Birdy – Beautiful Lies appeared first on Redbrick .


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Fool’s Platinum: The Changing Face of Music Sales 

27 Feb 16

Matt McCrory has to coin phrases to describe Kanye West’s botched album release and the changing attitudes to releasing music.


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Single Review: The Maccabees – Kamakura 

27 Feb 16

Holly Carter walks us through ‘Kamakura’, the latest offering from The Maccabees.


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The Brit Awards 2016: A Critique 

27 Feb 16

How did the Brits live up to expectations? Giulia Bardelli gives her verdict.


Sport
UoB Take Part in #CrackTheHat2k16 Campaign 

27 Feb 16

The University of Equestrian Club recently took part in the #CrackTheHat2k16 campaign, Alice Brennan reports on what happened and why.


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Live Review: Mystery Jets 

27 Feb 16

Matt McCrory samples Mystery Jets’ live show and sums up their deleriously dreamy dynamic The post Live Review: Mystery Jets appeared first on Redbrick .