INHEAVEN making music smell as nice as red roses

INHEAVEN – THE HAUNT BRIGHTON Wednesday 18th October Tonight we arrived at The Haunt in Pool Valley, Brighton a little harassed as we were running a tad late and so unfortunately missed the opening act called King Nun (sorry guys), but we caught all of the sets from the other two...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 1:23 am

Gary Numan brings his post-apocalyptic future to Brighton as Hurricane Ophelia’s orange gloom lingers above

Sometimes life is filled with strange coincidences and tonight (Monday 16 October) the people of Brighton bore witness to one of these. The Godfather of Synth, Gary Numan, was in town at the Dome as part of his “Savage” album tour. The album was unleashed just a...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017 at 12:12 pm

Up and coming guitar acts hit Brighton

The Shimmer Band + Bang Bang Romeo + BlackWaters + SONS As part of ‘This Feelings – Alive’ tour, four of the most exciting new prospects in the world of indie rock gathered together for the very first time at Patterns in Brighton tonight (15th October). They were here...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017 at 1:39 pm

Lamb delight Brighton with eclectic set

Concorde 2, Brighton – Thursday 12th October 2017 It seems quite inconceivable that it has been 21 years since eclectic trip-hop duo Lamb released their debut eponymous album to much acclaim. To celebrate the anniversary of it’s release, they embarked on their...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017 at 3:04 pm

Girli gets in a ‘Hot Mess’ and heads to Brighton

Finally the wait is over and the new EP from pink pop talky-rapper sensation Girli aka Milly Toomey will be let lose to the world tomorrow (10th October). The new 4 track EP features the adorably catchy lead track ‘Hot Mess’, which you can hear here:...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017 at 5:44 pm

Kirk Brandon’s legendary Theatre Of Hate gig review at Patterns, Brighton

I was rather excited about the possibility of seeing the awesome Theatre Of Hate playing live in Brighton again, as I was a fan right from the off, when they (Kirk Brandon, Stan Stammers, Luke Rendall, Steve Guthrie and John “Boy” Lennard) released their very first double-A-sided...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017 at 1:01 am

Kiwi’s Fazerdaze fly back to Brighton for successful headlining gig

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Middle Street, Brighton was certainly the place to be tonight (Friday 6th October) as New Zealand-based singer/songwriter Amelia Murray and her band collectively known as Fazerdaze, put on a fantastic set of echo-drenched semi-electronic modern day...
Posted On 07 Oct 2017 at 2:58 pm

Hotter than Hell – Dua Lipa rocks Brighton Dome

Back in January 2016, I took a punt to a £6-a-ticket gig on a quiet Sunday night above the Hope & Ruin pub on Brighton’s Queens Road to see a then unknown 20-year-old singer stride through the room and take confidently to the stage with her three bandmates. After...
Posted On 07 Oct 2017 at 12:45 am

Blancmange – ‘Probably the most under-rated electronic act of all time’ open their tour in Brighton

American music artist, Moby, who was responsible for ‘Porcelain’ which is one of the best songs ever by my reckoning, famously stated that Blancmange were ‘Probably the most under-rated electronic act of all time’ and you know, I believe he is right!...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 1:04 am

Maturity beyond their years – Lorde and Khalid Brighton Centre gig reviews

Tonight (Saturday 30th September) the Brighton Centre was virtually filled to the rafters as 20 year old New Zealand born pop sensation Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor (that’s Lorde to us lot) was in town as date three of her 60 date ‘Melodrama’ world...
Posted On 01 Oct 2017 at 8:19 pm