Jon Southcoasting

Jon Southcoasting photographs all sorts, including music, writes about things, as often as not musical, and sometimes plays his own songs too. He lives in Brighton.

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Brighton Pride Parade 2018 photos

We went to Brighton Pride and watched the parade. We took photographs. Of course we did. Share the joy with us.

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Hattie Briggs – Shoreham 29th June, Brighton 7th July

Hattie Briggs is coming to Shoreham this week and Brighton next week at the Marlborough theatre. A beautiful award-winning singer-songwriter, she comes highly recommended.

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Sarah Blasko review

Stunning Australian songwriter (and former Brighton resident) Sarah Blasko played an intimate solo gig in the Unitarian church. Brighton Source was there.

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Interview with Simon Raymonde of Lost Horizons and Bella Union records

Brighton Source spoke to Lost Horizons lead, former Cocteau Twin and Bella Union record label boss Simon Raymonde about the band, the making of their album ‘Ojalá’ and how to make it in the music business these days

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Jeffrey Lewis And Los Bolts, Sunday 1st April

Anti-folk entertainer Jeffrey Lewis comes to Brighton on April Fool’s Day. No joke. It should be a riot, and tickets have been flying out the door.

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Jen Cloher, Saturday 17th Feb

Awesome DIY Australian indie rocker Jen Cloher comes to Patterns with her band featuring Courtney Barnett.

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Interview with Mathias Kom of The Burning Hell

The Burning Hell packed out the Prince Albert last month. Brighton Source spoke to band leader Mathias Kom about truth and the apocalypse.

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Dog in the Snow | Brighton Source

Interview with Dog in the Snow

We interviewed Helen Brown AKA Dog in the Snow about her incredible debut album ‘Consume Me’, released on Battle Worldwide Recordings at the end of October.

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Richard Dawson Review

Experimental Newcastle troubadour Richard Dawson came to a packed Old Market Theatre to showcase new album Peasant. Brighton Source came, saw and liked it.

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Interview with Greenness, EP launch 18th August

Brighton Source presents the world premiere of Greenness’s ‘Dance with the Light’ video and speak to the Brighton-based Anglo-French indie duo about madness, the moon and their new EP.

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Alt-Escape 2018 Review

The Alt-Escape is an extended weekend of wildly varied and excellent live music in Brighton, all for free, and this year’s festival was bigger than ever.

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Mind My Music Festival, Sat 26th May

Mind My Music is an extraordinary mini-festival in Portslade this Saturday featuring BC Camplight, Danny Wilson, Electric Soft Parade and more, all to help an excellent charity for musicians.

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20 years of music with Melting Vinyl

Anna Moulson’s Melting Vinyl have been putting on gigs in Brighton for twenty years. Brighton Source was in attendance for their celebratory night of extrordinary local music.

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Diane Cluck, Friday 16th March

Intuitive American new folk healing singer-songwriter Diane Cluck makes a rare visit to the Rose Hill this month.

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The Weather Station, Thurs 1st Feb

Toronto residents The Weather Station and ex-Brightonians Red River Dialect are playing an unmissable intimate gig at Latest Music Bar next month.

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The Delta Bell launch their second album

Brighton Source saw The Delta Bell launch their superb album of post-country classic songs at the Hotel Pelirocco this week.

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Porridge Radio and Penelope Isles, Sat 30th Sept

Porridge Radio and Penelope Isles headline a great value night of exciting young bands at the Latest Music Bar at the end of the month.

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Psychedelic Sundae By The Sea, Sun 22nd July

A Psychedelic Sundae rock fest comes to the Green Door Store on 22nd July. Looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun. And loud!

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The Limiñanas review

From the south of France to Brighton – our review of The Limiñanas’ blistering garage-rock assault at the Hope & Ruin on Sunday night.

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Alt-Escape Festival, 17th – 19th May

Next weekend the Alt-Escape hits town. Three days of free music. Yes please! There’s really no excuse to go without enjoying live music and it’ll probably be hard to avoid.

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Interview with Courtney Marie Andrews

Courtney Marie Andrews plays Brighton Komedia on April 23rd. Brighton Source spoke to her ahead of the release of her latest album of smart and tender Americana – ‘May Your Kindness Remain’.

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This Is The Kit Review

This is the Kit played the Con Club in Lewes thanks to Brighton’s Willkommen label. Brighton Source was there to witness Kate Stables and gang’s intimate loveliness.

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Street Source No.22 – Whitehawk

Photographer Jon Southcoasting takes a whirl around the often lesser-known neighbourhood of Whitehawk.

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Night House play for Hummingbird, Fri 24th Nov

Night House, Ellie Ford and Justin Saltmeris play a concert in aide of the Hummingbird charity at the gorgeous Unitarian church later this month.

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Keith Christmas, Monday 7th August

60s psych-folk legend Keith Christmas comes to the intimate Greys on Monday. This is highly recommended.

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