Ben Miller

Source Writer

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Hates: Hyperbole/cliches ("wowed the crowd", "dazzling", "thrilling")
  • Loves: A Tribe Called Quest
  • Hates: Exclamation marks
  • Loves: Horrendous puns
Perfume Genius | Brighton Source

Perfume Genius Review

An astonishing live show from Mike Hadreas – aka Perfume Genius – left The Old Market with a performance to remember – and a gold jacket.

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The Go! Team return to The Haunt Brighton with new album Semicircle in 2018

The Go! Team, Sun 11th February

The Go! Team return to The Haunt in 2018, bringing new album ‘Semicircle’ – inspired by Detroit – with them.

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House Biennial, until November 5th

The Prince Regent’s deformed giraffe is the centrepiece of Laura Ford’s shadowy exhibition at Brighton Museum.

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British Science Festival, until Sat 9th September

As the British Science Festival 2017 begins in Brighton, here are ten highlights.

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Code Amber, Weds 5th July & Thurs 6th July

A live music fundraiser at Green Door Store features The Wytches and Town of Cats.

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Ocean Wisdom | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source

Ocean Wisdom, Fri 12th May

Ocean Wisdom’s ideas and rhymes come so thick and fast that it’s no wonder Kate Tempest signed him up for this Brighton Festival show.

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Jim Sanders | Brighton Source

The Glory Of This Imperfection, Until Dec 10th

A new Brighton art gallery opens with a spectacular exhibition from local artist and apocalyptic visionary Jim Sanders.

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The Man Who Shot Bowie

Tour photographer Denis O’Regan came to Portslade to speak about his exhibition of candid David Bowie portraits.

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Honeyblood | Brighton Source

Honeyblood, Thurs 29th September

Scottish indie rock duo Honeyblood play live at Brighton’s Patterns promoting their new album ‘Babes Never Die’.

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A photo of Cinecity 2017 in Brighton

Top Ten Things To See At Cinecity 2017

With a theme of Brighton Rock to mark the film’s 70th anniversary, two new live scores, exhibitions, events and more, the 15th year of Cinecity could be one of the film festival’s best.

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Thomas Truax | Brighton Source

Thomas Truax Review

We went to see the American singer and inventor work his magic at the Prince Albert as part of his recent UK tour.

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Pride Review

Brighton Pride 2017 saw a flamboyant street parade and an outstanding headline set from the Pet Shop Boys.

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Sleeper | Brighton Source

Sleeper Review

Britpop band Sleeper played their first gig in 19 years at the Haunt – a hometown show for singer Louise Wener.

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Bizarre Ride To The Pharcyde | Concorde 2 | Brighton Source

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, Sat 3rd June

In a rare visit to Brighton Fatlip and SlimKid3 come to play their classic album in full.

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Laura Barton | Brighton Source

Travelling Alone With Laura Barton

The Guardian music writer and broadcaster came to Brighton Dome’s International Women’s Day celebration to talk about the fear and freedom of travelling alone.

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Fujiya Miyagi | Brighton Source

Fujiya & Miyagi Review

Self-deprecating Brightonians Fujiya & Miyagi brought a storming set of punk and electro dancefloor fillers to the Haunt.

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Brighton Digital Festival

Brighton Digital Festival 2016 at The Old Market

Virtual reality and gaming comes to Hove’s Old Market as part of the Brighton Digital Festival this month. We chatted to the venue manager to find out what all the fuss was about.

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BRMC - Brighton Source - Ashley Luke Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Review

We caught a rare glimpse of the San Francisco rockers’ tender side amid a storm of confrontational rock’n’roll at Brighton Dome on Halloween night.

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Perfume Genius, Monday 6th November

The Seattle singer-songwriter continues to confront prejudice while offering a theatrical and intense live performance, this time at The Old Market.

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An Evening with Bob Booker & Mark McGhee, 6th Sept

Brighton & Hove Albion heroes Bob Booker and Mark McGhee are reunited at the Komedia for a special event.

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Funk The Format Festival 2017 Review

The local festival saw heavy-hitters Rodney P and Goldie performing in the slightly surreal setting of Hove Park.

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Brighton Marathon From The Sidelines

Badgers and superheroes took part in the celebration that was this year’s Brighton Marathon. We went to take a look – and found it’s not as painful as you might imagine.

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Brighton Science Festival | Brighton Source

Brighton Science Festival, 11th-25th Feb

Who needs a science festival? We chat to Festival Director Richard Robinson about the importance and delights of listening to experts in a world of ignorance.

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Honeyblood | Brighton Source

Honeyblood Review

Scottish indie duo Honeyblood came to Patterns for a set of killer hooks and crunchy riffs from the band’s new album.

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The Dandy Lion Project | Brighton Source

Brighton Photo Biennial: The Dandy Lion Project

Brighton Photo Biennial takes place across the city throughout October 2016. Shantrelle P Lewis’s The Dandy Lion Project, which explores and redefines African identity, is a highlight.

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