Aiden Grimshaw went AWOL from the celebrity circuit after X Factor, until being snapped up by RCA Records earlier this year.
Ambitious as ever, The Basement hosts a night of art, culture and clubbing with music from Vessel, Lotic and Arnod Vorrzpkngrrr.
Hundreds of people gathered for flames and fireworks by the West Pier as Brighton Festival drew to a magical close.
Onto day two of the festival and we’ve already found our new favourites in the form of Spring King, Monica Heldal and Bully.
A bar based around Brighton vinyl culture, with eight super craft beers and serious pizza? We just died and went to heaven.
The craft ale company sign a lease on the former music venue, then fly over London dropping stuffed animals from a helicopter.
We talk to the former seasiders’ guitarist Thomas Fisher about Berlin, Brighton and Albini.
Only recognise two bands on the line-up but going anyway? We listened to all 400 of them so you don’t have to.
Pelirocco Platters have put together a groovy line-up with Northern Soul fanatics Stone Foundation headlining and local upstarts Dirt Royal in support.
Oyster-shucking, herb-infusing, beef-grilling, chilli-challenging, beer-guzzling: spend your bank holiday embracing your inner glutton at Hove Lawns.
Kathleen Hanna (Le Tigre, Bikini Kill) came to Concorde2 with The Julie Ruin. Support from home grown riot grrrls Slum Of Legs. Brighton Source was there.
The spoken word show returns for a youth special on The Level and a Brighton Vs London battle at The Old Market.
It’s the opening night of The Great Escape and we’re running round town to see the likes of Aldous Harding, Forever Pavot, Cairo and the mighty Cold Fronts.
KRS-One brings one of the most solid live hip hop shows we’ve ever seen to the Concorde2.
The SOURCE gets on the sauce… on a beer making course.
If you don’t fancy another five years of what we’ve all just been through, it’s time to get to the polling station and have your voice heard.
DVS1 is the special guest at this birthday bash for the house and techno club night at Patterns.
We’re hosting a live show from Totally Radio’s pop-up radio studio on May 14th.
From Holloway via Prague, Britpop influenced Lake Malawi follow up their recent Great Escape show with a free gig at Hotel Pelirocco.
The final day of TGE with Girl Band, Django Django and an awesome finale from Slaves at the Corn Exchange.
Come viddy Alex and his droogs at this flip sizy and govoreet at The Old Courtroom.
The Alternative Escape kicks off at the North Laine pub with hip hop and house DJs from London’s Bubble Club.
Demob Happy headlined a night of high energy grunge rock at Brighton’s Haunt, with support from Our Girl, Big Society and Broken Hands.
Ten of the best shows in Brighton Fringe, picked by the arts mastermind behind The Basement and The Warren.
Drown your sorrows or celebrate at this post-election People’s Assembly benefit gig at The Greys.
Hand-scrawled signs and graffitied billboards, UKIP bike repairs and a pop-up hate campaign. Here’s what our photographers found when they went on the campaign trail.