Shoegaze supremos Slowdive woo Brighton audience

SLOWDIVE + TOOTHPASTE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 12.12.18 After an absence of a massive 22 years, the 5th May 2017 was a groundbreaking day for arguably the UK’s leading shoegaze outfit, Slowdive, as what seemed as right out of the blue, they dropped their self-titled fourth...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018 at 4:51 pm

One hit wonders prove they are no flash in the pan

THE VAPORS + DEPARTMENT S – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 8.12.18 After receiving a last minute call up to review this gig I left a family birthday party earlier than anticipated to make a dash to Lewes. I made it to the venue only 3 songs into the set, which considering the usual...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018 at 2:49 pm

Johnny Moped set to return to Sussex

Amazingly enough, over the past 40 odd years I hadn’t actually seen Johnny Moped perform live until I saw them supporting The Damned at the Brighton Dome last month, and jolly good they were too! Johnny Moped is actually the name of the 5-piece punk band as well as being the...
Posted On 09 Dec 2018 at 1:42 am

Punk night at The Albert as Hagar The Womb set to play rare gig

The Prince Albert at the top of Trafalgar Street, Brighton will have its windows booming and walls shaking on Friday 18th January 2019 as there is to be a night of punk revelry, as Hagar The Womb are in town.  Hagar The Womb are a U.K. female fronted punk band, who were part of...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 6:59 pm

Triptych 2019 to return to Brighton in January

Triptych is a series of three music events and three EP record releases brought to you by Brighton’s ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ label and promoters. The events run on Thursday 17th, Friday 18th and Saturday 19th January 2019 and are all held at The Hope & Ruin located on Queens...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 3:03 pm

Gaelynn Lea Performs at the Green Door Store for Brighton Album Release Show on December 19th

Violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea is coming to the Green Door Store at 7pm on Wednesday 19th December for an intimate concert featuring her unique takes on traditional fiddle tunes and haunting original songs. She making this stop in Brighton as a part of her album release...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 10:39 pm

Fancy a varied and interesting night out in town?

There’s terrific drumming; fusion of soul, jazz, folk, funk and reggae and a spoken word artist on offer at The Brunswick (located at 1 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF Tel: 01273 733984) on Thursday 13th December. If you’re a sucker for really decent live drumming, then you need to...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 9:32 pm

Bayonne announces long overdue second album and Brighton concert

Bayonne will be returning to Brighton on Monday 18th March 2019 as he will be appearing at the Hope & Ruin on Queens Road to promote his second album entitled ‘Drastic Measures’. Each song on Bayonne’s ‘Drastic Measures’ is orchestral in texture, unfolding in countless layers...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 6:24 pm

Fontaines D.C. take Brighton by storm

FONTAINES D.C. + HOTEL LUX – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 6.12.18 I’m really kicking myself for not starting Day 2 of this year’s Great Escape music festival half an hour earlier than I actually did. You know why? Well I missed the totally awesome Fontaines D.C. It was...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 4:40 pm

Buzzcocks frontman Pete Shelley has died

Tonight I was at a gig up at the Prince Albert in Brighton and as I was taking a photo of Hotel Lux on my phone, a message popped up from a friend informing me of the awful news that Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks had died from a suspected heart attack in Estonia where he was...
Posted On 07 Dec 2018 at 1:21 am