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
Bizarre Ride To The Pharcyde | Concorde 2 | Brighton Source

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, 3rd June

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

Previews 2 days old
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.

Features 3 months old
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.

Features 7 months old

Brighton Open Air Theatre

After years of planning, Brighton Open Air Theatre has opened in Dyke Road Park. Its opening programme is causing waves.

Previews 10 months old
Hamish Brown | Brighton Source

In The Secret Sculpture Garden

The guy who made the famous seafront donut has made a new piece for Artists Open Houses. We met up for a chat as he installed his latest sculpture in a secluded Kemptown garden.

Features 11 months old

The Cells, 29th April

Enjoy sculpture, performance and cocktails in the charming environs of the Victorian cells underneath the Town Hall.

Previews 1 year old

Bestival 2015 Review

SOURCE took a trip to Isle of Wight for an eclectic line-up including Missy Elliott, Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran and Chuckle Brothers. Who was the best of Bestival?

Reviews 1 year old

Brighton Solargraphs: The Sun Over The City

Hove artist captures the path of the sun over local landmarks in a set of stunning images exhibited at Redroaster.

Features 1 year old

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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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.

Features 7 months old
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’.

Previews 7 months old
Hetton | Brighton Source

Hetton, Sun 26th June

Rising alt-folkers Hetton play a launch gig at the Green Door Store alongside Polly Money and Yazmyn Hendrix.

Bands 11 months old
The Warren | Brighton Source

10 Best Fringe Shows To See At The Warren

The pop-up theatre venue pitches up by St Peter’s Church again to play host to tons of Fringe shows next month. Here’s ten to get you started.

Features 1 year old
The New Immortals | Brighton Source

The New Immortals, until Sun 20th Mar

The new exhibition at Phoenix Brighton is all about skulls, stomach sponges, cryogenics and everlasting lichen. It’s literally a matter of life or death.

Features 1 year old
Deerhoof | Brighton Source

Deerhoof Review

Adored US experimentalists Deerhoof pay a long-awaited visit to Brighton with a crashing and colourful set at a sold-out Patterns.

Reviews 1 year old
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.

Reviews 5 months old
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.

Features 7 months old

Poets vs MCs Youth Team, Fri 8th July

Poets vs MCs Youth Team brings a new breed of brilliant lyricists to Brighton’s Open Air Theatre as part of Starboard Festival.

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Ben Folds | Brighton Source

Win Tickets To See Ben Folds At The Dome

The US songwriter and producer brings his infectious piano pop and newfound classical tendencies to Brighton Dome next week. We’ve got an album and a pair of tickets to give away.

News 11 months old
Pinky | Brighton Source

10 Of The Best Art Shows To See This May

Art abounds around Brighton for the festival month of May. Here’s our guide to ten you shouldn’t miss.

Features 1 year old
DJ Format | Brighton Source

DJ Format And Abdominal Review

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of a classic album, the rapper and MC gave Sticky Mike’s a memorably raucous hip-hop party.

Reviews 1 year old
Snoop Dogg | Brighton Source

Snoop Dogg Review

Alongside Goldie, Adam F and some chaotic queues, the irascible rapper Snoop Dogg turned out to be the most memorable highlight of this year’s Mutiny Festival.

Reviews 1 year old