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ALTERNATIVE SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND

ALTERNATIVE SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND

In 1971, Barnsley was officially twinned with the German town of Schwäbisch Gmünd. However, cultural exchanges between students, parties, youth groups and civic dignitaries from the two towns occurred long before then. This was only something I was really aware when I was at school and even then it was only mentioned fleetingly. This article … Continue reading

FEATURE: Brett Jackson’s Studio24

Brett Jackson recently graduated from Leeds University with a BA(hons) in Music Production. Long before that though, he started up his own company called Twenty Four Degrees Audio Services. Based in Barnsley, he offers professional Mobile DJ and Acoustic Performance services for weddings and other events. Twenty Four Degrees also offers all of their state … Continue reading

MY OLYMPIC DIARY – FRY 27th JULY

MY OLYMPIC DIARY – FRY 27th JULY

FRI 27th JULY My initial plan was to leave St Albans at 9am and get into London around half nine and to do a bit of shopping before headed off to Stratford. These things never go to plan though and due to a number of cancelled trains, I couldn’t leave St Albans until after half … Continue reading

REVIEW: BARNSLEY BURLESQUE EXTRAVAGANZA III

REVIEW: BARNSLEY BURLESQUE EXTRAVAGANZA III

There’s something special about the 3rd Burlesque Extravaganza being held at Barnsley’s Trades Club. Many have guffawed the choice of venue, but fact is The Trades, along with the similar Polish Club are two of the better live music venues in town; both having a wonderful curtained stage, great sound, good ale, seating and standing … Continue reading

CONCRETE ISLAND DISCS with DISLOCATOR

CONCRETE ISLAND DISCS with DISLOCATOR

Barnsley metal behemoth, Dislocator will soon be releasing their new long player Devouring the World upon the world, but before that they will be opening the Lid Up Stage at Coalfields Festival on Saturday 14th July. I caught up with Andy, Mai, Rob and Rich to chat about their favourite and most influencial albums.   … Continue reading