Thom Dent, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Thom Dent
Redbrick Print & Features Editor

Twitter: @thomdent

Redbrick’s Albums of 2018

As 2018 finally draws to a close, Redbrick Music reflects on the best music releases in our annual Albums of the Year feature

Posted on 5th January 2019

Live Review: Christine and the Queens

The French pop sensation stuns at her Birmingham date, with a performance that invokes the giants of pop

Posted on 15th December 2018

A History of Your Student Voice

Celebrating the publication of our 1500th print edition, read the story of how Redbrick amplified the student voice of the University of Birmingham

Posted on 9th December 2018

Single Review: The Vaccines – All My Friends Are Falling in Love

The Vaccines refuse to deviate from their quest to become one of the 21st century's most notorious one-album wonders, with a new single that scrapes miserably along the bottom of the indie-pop barrel

Posted on 17th November 2018

Life During Wartime: The Bold Women of WWI UoB

To mark the Centenary of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, Redbrick explores the lives of the nurses, students and staff working on our campus during the Great War

Posted on 14th November 2018

Live Review: Arctic Monkeys

Print Editor Thom Dent caught Arctic Monkeys live at Arena Birmingham and explains why their sonic eclecticism is both a blessing and a curse

Posted on 12th October 2018

Empress Of is Going to Blow You Away

Within the porous boundaries of contemporary pop music, the raw power of Empress Of has the potential for world domination, writes Print Editor Thom Dent

Posted on 1st October 2018

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