The Mountain Goats | Brighton Source

The Mountain Goats Review

There were few surprises from the cult Californian indie folk trio at the Komedia last week, but maybe that’s how we like it.

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TRAAMS | Brighton Source


Have Brighton’s indie/dance trio still got it? We went to their launch party at Patterns to find out.

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Matthew Herbert | Brighton Source

Matthew Herbert Review

The dance music producer and ‘found sound’ composer treated Brighton to a night of upbeat house and the odd toilet roll sample.

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John Hegley, Sun 20th December

The trainspotting poet and friends champion rail nationalisation at the Green Door Store.

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The Intrepid Camera Company

Some Sussex Uni students have designed, built and started manufacturing an old-school 5×4 camera with modern features. We sent two of our geekiest photographers to their Hove studio to try it out.

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Stick It On | Brighton Source

Stick it On for RISE, Friday 27th November

The do-it-yourself DJ night returns for a special one-off at The Joker to tie in with the UN campaign to end violence against women.

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Silent Hill Live Review

Silent Hill Live promised a haunting, intense night of music from composer Akira Yamaoka, but it failed to deliver.

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Market Restaurant | Brighton Source

Market Restaurant Review

We went to the bustling Hove restaurant MARKET to sample their take on the small plate trend.

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Brighton, UK. 1st November 2015. Joanna Newsom, American singer-songwriter and harpist, performs live at the Brighton Dome in Brighton, England, on her second UK tour date. The tour follows the release of her fourth album - and first in five years - 'Dive

Joanna Newsom Review

On only the second date of her world tour, Joanna Newsom cast a spell over the Brighton Dome with a magical, career-spanning show.

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Bernard + Edith, Foreign Skin, Tiger Lion, Hope & Ruin 11th Dec

Melting Vinyl and Dog In The Snow host an internationally-diverse female-led party featuring alt-pop duo Bernard + Edith, with Foreign Skin, Tiger Lion and DJ Eva Bowan.

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Man Ray Sky Review

Man Ray Sky deliver distorted and deconstructed psychedelic pop to the Hope and Ruin. Earplugs not included.

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Lady Chastity's Reserve | Brighton Source

Lady Chastity’s Reserve

We went to try out a new immersive team game set in a spooky period parlour above a pub. Will we bag the booze or end up trapped in dark room with a scary rabbit?

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Chvrches | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Chvrches Review

Glasgow trio Chvrches bring the beats on second album ‘Every Open Eye’, combining synth-pop, rave and emo to mighty effect.

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Kurt Vile & The Violators Review

Kurt Vile and The Violators returned to the Concorde almost two years since their last show in Brighton.

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Mutations Festival | Brighton Source

Mutations Festival, 28th-29th November

One Inch Badge treat us to another winter weekender with a superb bill of hand-picked acts including Metz, Willis Earl Beal and the mighty Lightning Bolt.

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Oh Captain! | The Hope and Ruin | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Oh Captain! Review

Oh Captain! offer something different and exciting. We were instantly struck by their energy on stage and the ferocity of their live performance.

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Hanover The Musical | Brighton Source

Hanover The Musical, Friday 4th December

The Treason Show’s Mark Brailsford revisits the songs from his 2012 Muesli Mountain musical – with added People’s Republic of Brighton & Hove anthems.

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Alternative Christmas Light Switch-On

With not a washed out soap star in sight, Brighton’s Alternative Christmas Light Switch-On is set to be spectacular.

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Rootcandi Review

We visit the vegan tapas treasure trove Rootcandi to see if it lives up to its big brother and Brighton veggie institution, Iydea.

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Peaches | Brighton Source

Peaches, Fri 4th Dec

In an era where flawless yet soulless electronica seems to dominate the airwaves, thank fvck for Peaches.

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Jonathan Donahue of Mercury Rev

Mercury Rev Photo Review

Mercury Rev came to the intimate subterranean space of the Komedia to perform songs from their latest album, supported by the charming Nicole Atkins. We were there with a camera.

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Parade Pop-Up Shop

Get your glitz on at a new party pop-up shop at No Walls Gallery – open for one week only.

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Normanton Street | Brighton Dome Theatre | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Normanton Street Review

Jazzy and stylish as ever, the Brighton hip hop group returned from a year of touring to play a buzzing homeshow with FSandHG and Written In Waters at the Dome.

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The Island Club

Locally Sourced, Nov 2015

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from The Island Club, True Noir, Tigercub, Max Pope, and Ingrid Plum.

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Kate Wildblood, Unsung Hero No.52

Has gay gone away? We spoke to Pride veteran and local DJ Kate Wildblood about clubbing, campaigning and her time as an honorary gay man.

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