Gary Rose

Gary Rose is a magazine journalist and former BBC minion. His words can be found in publications ranging from The Radio Times Guide To Films to 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, as well as on his blogs wineninjas.org and sonikbeach.com. He loves reverb, kung fu, black holes and crisps, and once fell into a frozen lake in Transylvania.

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Record shops
  • Loves: Kung fu
  • Loves: Reverb
  • Hates: That whistling text alert
  • Hates: Hating stuff

Laetitia Sadier Interview

Ahead of her gig at the Green Door Store on 12th April, the former Stereolab singer talks to us about politics, Einstein, Brighton and her new band… which she probably didn’t name after this website.

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Isaac At Review

We learn the true meaning of locally sourced from fine-dining restaurant Isacc At’s latest tasting menu

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Wine Tasting at Seven Cellars

We get crushed, fermented, aged in oak and various other euphemisms at a wine tasting in Seven Dials.

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Brighton Food Tour Review

A Glastonbury-level deluge doesn’t hamper our enjoyment of this crawl across a selection of Brighton’s indie food vendors

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Cate Le Bon, Fri 27th May

Where are you celebrating Crab Day? We’re having it at Patterns at the end of May.

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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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Fatto A Mano Review

Sampling the buzz at London Road’s new Neapolitan-style pizzeria.

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Papa Pitta Review

We tackle the whole menu at Brighton’s funkiest, and arguably friendliest, Cypriot eatery

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Esben And The Witch Interview

We talk to the former seasiders’ guitarist Thomas Fisher about Berlin, Brighton and Albini.

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beer festival

Brighton Tap Takeover, 31st March – 2nd April

Get crafty at the second annual Brighton Tap Takeover: the Great Escape of pub crawls.

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International Language Day Festival, 18th Feb

Take a trip across the continents without leaving Brighton, in aid of International Language Day.

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Flamingods Review

The exotic psyche rockers set light to the Hope and Ruin.

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Flamingods, Fri 8th July

A psychedelic, percussive freak-out is imminent, as Flamingods prepare to set the Hope and Ruin on fire

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Win Tickets To The Foodies Festival

Festival founder Sue Hitchen chats to SOURCE and offers us three pairs of tickets to give away.

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The Besnard Lakes, Sun 15th November

The expansive Canadian rockers bring some autumnal atmosphere to Sticky Mike’s.

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The Polyphonic Spree, Fri 4th September

The psychedelic gospel collective are set to perform their mesmerising debut LP in full.

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March Of The Mermaids, Sat 18th July

Make sure you dress ‘merlesque’ for the third annual fundraising parade.

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Spectrum Brighton Museum Special, Review

We get a golden ticket to Spectrum’s first-ever, super-eclectic, museum-based gig experiment

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Brighton Vinyl Emporium, At The Open Market

The vinyl fightback continues with a punky new used-records store near The Level

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Boulder Brighton Review

The SOURCE goes smearing, flashing and crimping at a bouldering club

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Cate Le Bon | Brighton Source

Cate Le Bon Review

The maverick songwriter brought her ‘Crab Day’ celebrations to Patterns for a short but sweet set of oddball sounds.

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Twin Peaks Marathon, Sat 26th March

A 32-hour Lynchathon? Make ours a black coffee.

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Polyphonic Spree Review

The joyful Texan collective reach for the sun with an album retrospective at the Concorde 2.

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Marwood Festival, Sat 8th August

The Lanes’ quirkiest coffee shop hosts a mini music festival in its back garden. Live music all day and possibly the finest cakes available to humanity.

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Bison Beer Brew School Review

The SOURCE gets on the sauce… on a beer making course.

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