‘See You In The Dark’ at Softcult’s Brighton concert

Softcult are twins Phoenix and Mercedes Arn Horn who adopt a DIY hands-on approach to their scuzz pop banger releases and merch, where they design everything and run it themselves. Their music journey began with the 5 song ‘Year Of The Rat’ limited edition cassette in April 2021,...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 4:02 pm

Fancy a night of folk music with Martha Tilston?

Martha Tilston is a Folk singer-songwriter, guitar player and vocalist who hails from Bristol. She is the daughter of Steve Tilston whose name is associated with John Renbourn’s Ship Of Fools, Steve Tilston Trio, and WAZ! Martha began her musical career in 2000 in...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 12:42 pm

Quartet of new bands deliver at Brighton showcase gig

LEGSS + WELLY + OSLO TWINS + PARIS BLUE – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.1.23 Wednesday night at The Hope & Ruin saw the first ‘Hidden Herd Presents’ of 2023. This is Brighton’s monthly new music discovery night, which spotlights emerging artists and ones-to-watch....
Posted On 21 Jan 2023 at 9:34 pm

Brighton concert venue hosts The Delgados first live show since 2005

THE DELGADOS + ANDREW WASYLYK – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 20.1.23 Named after a Spanish racing cyclist, The Delgados are a Scottish indie rock band whose debut single ‘Monica Webster’ came to the attention of the legendary Radio One DJ John Peel in 1995. They recorded seven full...
Posted On 21 Jan 2023 at 5:16 pm

The Wave Pictures are heading out on tour

Formed over twenty years ago by Franic Rozycki and David Tattersall in Wymeswold, Leicestershire, and joined by Jonny ‘Hudderfield’ Helm since 2005, The Wave Pictures have released over twenty albums of their own, along with exciting side projects such as garage rock supergroup...
Posted On 21 Jan 2023 at 3:52 pm

This Is The Kit bassist & vocalist ‘Rozi Plain’ announces Brighton gig

Fifty years ago it was all about ‘Virginia Plain’, but these days it is arguably now about Rozi Plain – who was born as Rosalind Leyden – whose music has always felt like a freeze-frame. A colourful and graceful snapshot of the world, paused, suspended in time, and...
Posted On 20 Jan 2023 at 11:34 pm

Indie-supergroup SUEP to drop debut vinyl and play Brighton gig

The first instalments from London-based ‘indie-supergroup’ SUEP surfaced in quick succession at the tail end of 2021, with the launch of ‘Domesticated Dream’ on 5th October and ‘Misery’ on 17th November. However, back in February 2020, SUEP managed to lay down half a dozen...
Posted On 20 Jan 2023 at 9:37 pm

Skating Polly set to return to The Hope & Ruin

On 1st February, Oklahoma rock trio Skating Polly consisting of Kelli, Peyton and Kurtis, will be blending 90s grunge and Riot grrrl with indie-pop sensibilities, as they play the first date of their extensive tour, when they kick things off in Tacoma, Washington, USA. Three...
Posted On 20 Jan 2023 at 8:27 pm

‘Hastings Fat Tuesday’ will feature over 300 live performances

The ‘Hastings Fat Tuesday‘ music festival is a renowned annual multi-venue event that takes place over five days in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, with a brilliantly diverse programme of events and incredible artists. This year’s event runs from 17th to 21st...
Posted On 19 Jan 2023 at 1:46 am

DIY punks Screaming Females to open UK tour in Brighton

New Jersey DIY-punk luminaries Screaming Females have announced that they are set to play at The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road in Brighton on Monday 12th June as the first date of their forthcoming UK tour, which also sees them taking in appearances in Bristol, London, Leeds,...
Posted On 18 Jan 2023 at 11:32 pm