Gary Rose

A magazine journalist and former BBC minion, Gary’s 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 The Wine Ninjas and Sonik Beach. 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

Shine For ShelterBox Charity Supper Pop-Ups

The stars of Brighton’s food scene are looking to light up disaster-hit families’ Christmases next month — with a little help from you.

Food 4 weeks old

Pascere Restaurant Review

We sample the menu at Pascere, Brighton’s hottest new restaurant. And learn how to pronounce its name.

Food 3 months old
beer festival

Brighton Tap Takeover, 31st March – 2nd April

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

Food 8 months old

International Language Day Festival, 18th Feb

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

Previews 10 months old

Flamingods Review

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

Reviews 1 year old

Flamingods, Fri 8th July

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

Previews 1 year old

Win Tickets To The Foodies Festival

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

Food 1 year old

The Besnard Lakes, Sun 15th November

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

Previews 2 years old

The Polyphonic Spree, Fri 4th September

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

Previews 2 years old

The Brighton Wine Rebellion Tour

We fished out our Che Guevara beret and joined the inaugural Brighton Wine Rebellion Tour.

Food 1 month old

Thurston Moore Group, Fri 23rd June

A rare return to the Sussex seaside for the former Sonic Youth singer’s supergroup

Previews 6 months old

Spectrum Brighton Museum Special, Review

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

Reviews 9 months old

Brighton Vinyl Emporium, At The Open Market

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

News 11 months old

Boulder Brighton Review

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

Features 1 year old
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.

Reviews 1 year old

Twin Peaks Marathon, Sat 26th March

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

Previews 1 year old

Polyphonic Spree Review

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

Reviews 2 years old

Bruce Parry: Tawai: A Voice From The Forest, Sunday 24th September

The affable explorer makes a guest appearance at this screening at the Duke’s, Komedia.

Previews 3 months old

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.

Features 8 months old

Isaac At Review

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

Food 9 months old

Wine Tasting at Seven Cellars

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

Food 1 year old

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

Food 1 year old

Cate Le Bon, Fri 27th May

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

Previews 1 year old

John Hegley, Sun 20th December

The trainspotting poet and friends champion rail nationalisation at the Green Door Store.

Previews 2 years old

Fatto A Mano Review

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

Food 2 years old