The Clowwns debut album is a brilliant combination of post-punk and glam rock, like the New York Dolls or the Stooges if they’d grown up in rainy England. Listen here.
We got a good dose of angsty and intelligent indie rock from the California duo at The Haunt last week.
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man puts on a triumphant and very special sold out homecoming show at Concorde2.
It’s been five years since we last saw independent hip hop artist B.Dolan play Brighton, but it was worth the wait.
A strange pairing reaps rewards for early arriving art-rock fans at Paul Smith’s final UK show to promote his new solo album.
Michigan songwriter Sufjan Stevens brought intensely personal songs of bereavement and healing to the Dome.
After being forced to take a year off, The Beautiful Word bounced back at the Albert last week with a change of name and an all-new set.
Despite a delayed start, the 25th anniversary of Brighton Pride was a resounding success that both celebrated the city’s diversity and made for one hell of a party.
The Diamond Family Archive’s new album is a mesmerising collection of melancholic psychedelic soundscapes, available only in a limited edition vinyl release.
We spent the weekend with the likes of Neneh Cherry, Dianne Reeves and Van Morrison at the third instalment of Glynde’s jazz and soul festival.
Cult indie faves Surfer Blood remind us why they were so fun in the first place, at the Hope and Ruin.
Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from Glass Sines, Warsaw Radio, Idle Talk and Two Jackals.
Fans flocked to see Dave Wakeling and his version of the politicised Brummie ska band, The Beat. Not all of them were impressed.
Indie favourites Alvvays bring the summer sun back to Brighton with a raucous White Reaper in support.
Adored US experimentalists Deerhoof pay a long-awaited visit to Brighton with a crashing and colourful set at a sold-out Patterns.
In the week following Pride we caught some improvised street performance on the seafront with a LGBTQ angle.
Alongside Goldie, Adam F and some chaotic queues, the irascible rapper Snoop Dogg turned out to be the most memorable highlight of this year’s Mutiny Festival.
Dolly Rocket hosted a raucous night of music and entertainment, including a manic set from Arthur Brown, that raised over £2000 for the Nepal appeal.
Xiu Xiu transport us to the Black Lodge and back as they reimagine the Twin Peaks soundtrack in the Komedia basement.
SOURCE took a trip to Isle of Wight for an eclectic line-up including Missy Elliott, Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran and Chuckle Brothers. Who was the best of Bestival?
An emotive exhibition at the Brighthelm Centre of drawings and creative writings by LGBTIQ migrants and refugees from Africa.
Stewart Lee gave his Comedy Vehicle a test run as the latest of Brian Gittins’ star guests at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar.
The joyful Texan collective reach for the sun with an album retrospective at the Concorde 2.
The Maccabees drew in the crowds for an intimate in-store gig at Resident Records, Brighton.
The Delta Bell’s ‘Bow Out Of The Fading Light’ is a gorgeous and highly praised collection of gospel and country-tinged Americana from a fine Brighton band.
Trash Boat prove why they are the leading force behind the pop punk revival here in the UK.