Thom Dent
I like music and writing. You can see why I'm here.

Twitter: @thomdent

GradBall 2018: Your Guide to the Lineup

Redbrick Music talks you through the newly-announced acts you need to be excited about for this year's University of Birmingham Gradball, set to be the biggest party of the year

Posted on 4th May 2018

Single Review: DAME – Habit

DAME make good on all their potential, creating a barnstorming pop single that might just be the best Selly Oak's music scene has produced in a long time

Posted on 15th April 2018

Album Review: Cascades – Another Life EP

Cascades' debut EP is a confident and curious release; the promising sound of a young band flexing their muscles

Posted on 3rd April 2018

Vice Chancellor Under Fire for High Pay

Research conducted by The Guardian has revealed that vice-chancellors across the UK are paid significantly more than others in executive positions across the public sector,  including senior figures of NHS hospital trusts and local authorities in several cities.

Posted on 21st March 2018

Redbrick’s Festival Guide 2018

Redbrick Music is back with its comprehensive, month-by-month walk-through of all the biggest festivals coming this summer across the UK and the continent

Posted on 19th March 2018

Greatest Hits: Thom Dent

Music Editor Thom Dent casts a wistful eye back onto his past, as he compiles a five-song soundtrack to his life

Posted on 16th March 2018

Festivals: Remain or Leave?

With summer fast approaching, Redbrick Music asks whether it is worth taking the mud risk by staying on our home turf, or investing in a continental experience by festivalling abroad

Posted on 8th March 2018

The Green Heart: First Impressions

Music Editor Thom Dent discusses how the University of Birmingham's Green Heart Project is disrupting campus life

Posted on 7th March 2018

Preview: Peace

Music Editor Thom Dent previews an intimate show from Birmingham indie heroes Peace, playing the Sunflower Lounge in collaboration with Jack Daniels and Music Venue Trust

Posted on 3rd March 2018

Redbrick Music’s Valentine’s Guide

Posted on 13th February 2018

Sympathy for the Devil

Disliking Donald Trump is no excuse for perpetuating harmful stereotypes about mental illness, argues Music Editor Thom Dent

Posted on 8th February 2018

Preview: Franz Ferdinand / Albert Hammond Jr.

Music Editor Thom Dent looks forward to a night of nostalgic indie fun from two of the genre's seminal artists

Posted on 7th February 2018