Andy Baker

Andy started writing because he was always endlessly chewing people’s ears off about gigs and new records. Particularly into hip hop, electro and the early noughties guitar scene but enjoys the production on most things. Occasional DJ, will play Kanye West at inappropriate times at parties.

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Street Fighter (soundtrack included)
  • Hates: Pigs, including piglets
  • Loves: Saturday morning pizza
  • Hates: Crocs shoes
  • Loves: The Cool Kids
  • Hates: Jamie Cullum's Tuesday night radio show
The Libertines - Brighton Centre - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

The Libertines Review

“Welcome my children. I give you The Libertines!” says a man dressed as a priest. The ‘boys in the band’ show a packed Brighton crowd why there is always a time for heroes.

Reviews 9 months old

Porches, Tues 18th October

New York’s own Porches return to Brighton after a triumphant set at The Great Escape.

Previews 1 year old

Kevin Morby, Fri 2nd September

Indie’s youngest veteran returns to Brighton with his finest set of solo songs yet.

Previews 1 year old

Hinds Review

Madrid sun punks Hinds incite a riot at Patterns with Public Access T.V. in support.

Reviews 2 years old
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Mystery Jets Review

Mystery Jets soar into the stratosphere bringing ‘Curve Of The Earth’ to Resident.

Reviews 2 years old
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Alex G, Tues 2nd Feb

After the release of his major label debut Alex G returns to Brighton to play Bleach

Previews 2 years old

Albert Hammond, Jr. Interview

We caught up with Albert Hammond, Jr. for a chat about The Strokes, his new solo record and the current tour that comes to Brighton this month.

Features 2 years old
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Alvvays Review

Indie favourites Alvvays bring the summer sun back to Brighton with a raucous White Reaper in support.

Reviews 2 years old

Two Three Four Festival, 29th & 30th August

The Great Escape lite – Two Three Four returns to the GDS!

Previews 3 years old
The Libertines

The Libertines, Mon 2nd October

The good ship Albion sails to Brighton in October. The Libertines are set to close their ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’ at the Brighton Centre.

Previews 10 months old

Oscar, Mon 3rd October

North London newcomer Oscar is back in Brighton touring his excellent debut ‘Cut And Paste’.

Previews 1 year old

Woods, Tues 21st June

Woods are set to cast a spell over The Hope & Ruin with a new set of psychedelic jams.

Previews 2 years old
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Blanck Mass, Wednesday 30th March

Blanck Mass is more than a Fuck Buttons side project. Head to The Haunt on March 30th and prepare to be moved.

Previews 2 years old
Whitney | Brighton Source

Whitney, Mon 22nd Feb

From the ashes of Smith Westerns rise country rockers Whitney. Chicago’s new hope play the Green Door Store in February.

Previews 2 years old
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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.

Reviews 2 years old
Surfer Blood at The Hope and Ruin, Brighton, UK. Picture by Ashley Laurence, Time for Heroes Photography

Surfer Blood Review

Cult indie faves Surfer Blood remind us why they were so fun in the first place, at the Hope and Ruin.

Reviews 2 years old

Surfer Blood, Mon 5th October

Frat punks Surfer Blood are bringing the Florida sun to Brighton in October supporting new album ‘1000 Palms’.

Previews 2 years old

Twin Peaks, Thurs 20th Oct

Chicago’s fun-loving indie reprobates bring their chaotic live show to Patterns.

Previews 1 year old
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DIIV, Fri 23rd September

Brooklyn grunge-gazers announce a rescheduled date at Concorde2 in September .

Previews 1 year old
Yak | Brighton Source

Yak, Tues 7th June

The UK’s most riotous rock band hit Brighton this week. Patterns prepare to Yak.

Previews 2 years old

Ezra Furman Review

Ezra Furman and his merry band of Boyfriends bring their glamourous lipstick coated rock ‘n’ roll to Concorde2.

Reviews 2 years old
Sunflower Bean | Brighton Source

Sunflower Bean, Fri 19th Feb

Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean are well deserving of the hype. Catch them at Bleach on the 19th.

Previews 2 years old
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Susanne Sundfør Review

Coyness gave way to stunning pop perfection when the Norwegian ice queen cast her spell over The Haunt last week.

Bands 2 years old
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Susanne Sundfør, Mon 26th October

Nordic princess of pop Susanne Sundfør returns to cast her sonic spell over Brighton in October.

Previews 2 years old
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The Maccabees Review

The Maccabees drew in the crowds for an intimate in-store gig at Resident Records, Brighton.

Reviews 2 years old