TRAAMS | Brighton Source


Have Brighton’s indie/dance trio still got it? We went to their launch party at Patterns to find out.

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Lady Chastity's Reserve | Brighton Source

Lady Chastity’s Reserve

We went to try out a new immersive team game set in a spooky period parlour above a pub. Will we bag the booze or end up trapped in dark room with a scary rabbit?

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Kurt Vile & The Violators Review

Kurt Vile and The Violators returned to the Concorde almost two years since their last show in Brighton.

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Oh Captain! | The Hope and Ruin | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Oh Captain! Review

Oh Captain! offer something different and exciting. We were instantly struck by their energy on stage and the ferocity of their live performance.

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Soak Review

A wave of industry buzz has swept the Irish singer songwriter into bigger and bigger venues, but can the 19-year-old make it work at the Concorde2?

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Susanne Sundfør Review

Coyness gave way to stunning pop perfection when the Norwegian ice queen cast her spell over The Haunt last week.

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Squarepusher | Concorde2 | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Squarepusher Review

Can the electronica pioneer squeeze his ever-audacious music into the confines of a live band set-up? We were in the front row to find out.

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The Self Help Group Album Review

The Self Help Group are releasing their second album of gorgeous Sussex-via-California harmonines. Titled ‘Dead Stars’, it’s a doozy.

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RagNBone Man | Concorde2 | Brighton Source

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man Review

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man puts on a triumphant and very special sold out homecoming show at Concorde2.

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Man Ray Sky Review

Man Ray Sky deliver distorted and deconstructed psychedelic pop to the Hope and Ruin. Earplugs not included.

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Chvrches | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Chvrches Review

Glasgow trio Chvrches bring the beats on second album ‘Every Open Eye’, combining synth-pop, rave and emo to mighty effect.

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Normanton Street | Brighton Dome Theatre | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Normanton Street Review

Jazzy and stylish as ever, the Brighton hip hop group returned from a year of touring to play a buzzing homeshow with FSandHG and Written In Waters at the Dome.

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The Island Club

Locally Sourced, Nov 2015

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from The Island Club, True Noir, Tigercub, Max Pope, and Ingrid Plum.

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Review

Loud, orchestral and fierce; but have the post rockers lost their forte of challenging the accepted?

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Richard Hawley | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Richard Hawley Review

A loud and loving crowd came out for Richard Hawley last week when he kicked off the tour for his new album at Brighton Dome.

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Snarky Puppy | Brighton Source

Snarky Puppy Review

The avant-garde funkateers knew exactly what the audience was after at the Concorde last week – and they delivered.

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Surfer Blood at The Hope and Ruin, Brighton, UK. Picture by Ashley Laurence, Time for Heroes Photography

Surfer Blood Review

Cult indie faves Surfer Blood remind us why they were so fun in the first place, at the Hope and Ruin.

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Matthew Herbert | Brighton Source

Matthew Herbert Review

The dance music producer and ‘found sound’ composer treated Brighton to a night of upbeat house and the odd toilet roll sample.

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Mercury Rev Photo Review

Mercury Rev came to the intimate subterranean space of the Komedia to perform songs from their latest album, supported by the charming Nicole Atkins. We were there with a camera.

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Silent Hill Live Review

Silent Hill Live promised a haunting, intense night of music from composer Akira Yamaoka, but it failed to deliver.

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Brighton, UK. 1st November 2015. Joanna Newsom, American singer-songwriter and harpist, performs live at the Brighton Dome in Brighton, England, on her second UK tour date. The tour follows the release of her fourth album - and first in five years - 'Dive

Joanna Newsom Review

On only the second date of her world tour, Joanna Newsom cast a spell over the Brighton Dome with a magical, career-spanning show.

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Octopuses Album Launch Review

The CD may not have been ready but Octopuses certainly were – and enlisted some friends to help get the launch party started.

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Demob Happy | Brighton Source

Locally Sourced, Oct 2015

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from Luo, Demob Happy, Matt Finucane, Octopuses, and High Tyde.

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Two Gallants | Brighton Source

Two Gallants Review

We got a good dose of angsty and intelligent indie rock from the California duo at The Haunt last week.

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Twin Peaks | Brighton Source

Xiu Xiu Review

Xiu Xiu transport us to the Black Lodge and back as they reimagine the Twin Peaks soundtrack in the Komedia basement.

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