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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The Alt-Escape 2017 Review

While the rest of our team were waiting in queues, we sent a reviewer on a solo mission to see how much of the Great Escape he could see for free. Absolutely loads, as it turns out.

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The Necks Review

Famed Australian avant-garde trio The Necks came to the gothic St Luke’s Church in Hanover on Monday for an excellent concert of improvised jazz.

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Laish Review

Danny Green’s Laish returned to Brighton for a memorable, magical and moving gig. Brighton Source was there with a camera.

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The Handsome Family and Courtney Marie Andrews – Photo Review

The Handsome Family and Courtney Marie Andrews graced Brighton with their presence on Friday night. Brighton Source was there to capture some moments.

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The Fall | Brighton Source

The Fall Review

With a another album on its way The Fall returned to conquer the Concorde last Sunday, ably supported by Bo Ningen.

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Triptych – 3 Nights of New Music at the Hope & Ruin

Love Thy Neighbour have an excellent three-night festival of new music at the Hope and Ruin this week from Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th

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Haley Bonar at Green Door Store – Photo Review

Haley Bonar kicked off her UK tour at Brighton and SOURCE was there to capture an excellent gig.

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Jesu / Sun Kil Moon, 19th September

After a brilliant performance at St George’s Church Mark Kozelek’s Sun Kil Moon returns to Brighton at the Concorde 2 this month

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Marissa Nadler, Tuesday 24th May

Marissa Nadler brings some beautiful dark gothic romance to the intimate stage fo the Prince Albert on May 24th

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Chris TT | Brighton Source

Farewell Chris T-T Interview

Chris T-T plays his last gig this Tuesday 23rd May at the Komedia. We spoke to the Brighton singer about 20 years of being brilliant outside the mainstream.

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PINS Review

Manchester band PINS returned to Brighton to play a sold out gig at the Rialto Theatre, with support from Baby In Vain and Yassassin.

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Laura Marling Review

Laura Marling played the Brighton Dome on Thursday night. Brighton Source was there to capture the magic.

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Laish and Emma Gatrill, Wednesday 15th March

Former Brighton man Danny Green returns with his band Laish and a third album that’s been receiving rave reviews. Support from the amazing Emma Gatrill.

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Street Source No.11

January is a cold and terrible month. Nevertheless, our photographer was out on the streets, grappling with the fog and ice, to bring you another edition of Street Source.

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Cathy Davey | Brighton Source

Thylacine Night at ONCA with Cathy Davey

The acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter and animal lover came to ONCA gallery to perform a set with Villagers’ Conor O’Brien in praise of the 80-years-extinct Tasmanian Tiger.

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Lou Rhodes | Brighton Source

Lou Rhodes, Sunday 30th October

Lou Rhodes (Lamb) brings her excellent solo pastoral folk songs to Patterns on Sunday. Support is Such Small Hands.

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Eleanor Friedberger, 9th Sept

The Fiery Furnaces’ Eleanor Friedberger comes to the Hope & Ruin to promote her third solo album on 9th September.

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Phoenix Gallery Open Studios

Phoenix Brighton opens the doors of its artists studios this weekend, providing for a brilliant, vibrant, gallery experience.

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Sun Ra Arkestra Review

Legendary Sun Ra Arkestra played a three night residency in Lewes last week. Brighton Source was at the Con Club to listen to a lesson in jazz history.

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Porridge Radio album launch

Sunday nights are supposed to be quiet. But Porridge Radio aren’t quiet.

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The Handsome Family, Friday 3rd March

Alt-Americana husband-and-wife duo The Handsome Family make a welcome and long-overdue return to Brighton on Friday with their special blend of home-grown gothic country rock.

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Love Action | Brighton Source

LOVE ACTION! Local Music Charity Fundraiser, 18th Feb

Love Action is a mini-festival of local bands in aid of Sussex Beacon. Great acts for a great day – all for a good cause.

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Interview with Sons of Noel and Adrian

As Brighton legends Sons of Noel and Adrian release their third album Brighton Source speak to lead son Jacob Richardson about what makes them tick.

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Interview with Dana Margolin of Porridge Radio

Porridge Radio are one of the most fun bands in town and have just released a superb debut album. We spoke to lead-singer Dana about what makes her tick…

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Street Source No.4

June was an exceptional month. The fourth episode of our Street Source photography blog captures the heart, soul and utter misery of this year’s midsummer madness.

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