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Bloom Review

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.

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Pride Review

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.

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Diamond Family Archive Album Review

The Diamond Family Archive’s new album is a mesmerising collection of melancholic psychedelic soundscapes, available only in a limited edition vinyl release.

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Love Supreme Festival 2015 Review

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.

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British Sea Power Review

This hometown anniversary show was a gathering of the faithful as Brighton’s indie elders played their debut album at the Concorde2.

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Bridget St John Review

The John Peel favourite who recorded three classic albums in the early 1970s, made a rare visit to Brighton to play the tiny Greys Pub in Hanover, supported by the legendary Michael Chapman.

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Tinariwen Review

The Tuareg band’s desert harmonies and bluesy guitar riffs won us over with ease at Brighton’s Concorde2.

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The Julie Ruin and Slum Of Legs Review

Kathleen Hanna (Le Tigre, Bikini Kill) came to Concorde2 with The Julie Ruin. Support from home grown riot grrrls Slum Of Legs. Brighton Source was there.

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The Great Escape Review (Thurs)

It’s the opening night of The Great Escape and we’re running round town to see the likes of Aldous Harding, Forever Pavot, Cairo and the mighty Cold Fronts.

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Liveable Lives Review

In the week following Pride we caught some improvised street performance on the seafront with a LGBTQ angle.

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Snoop Dogg Review

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.

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‘A Night For Nepal – 100 Flowers’ – Photo Gallery

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.

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Clowwns ‘The Artful Execution of Macho Bimbo’ Album Review

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.

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Ritual To Revolution Review

Mind blowing theatre from Tanglehead Productions, Ritual To Revolution combines visual arts, music, and performance in an unconventional show at St Andrew’s Church.

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Andrew Jackson Jihad Review

Angry, political and hilarious – the Arizona folk punks made a rare visit to Brighton for a wonky and rocking set at Sticky Mike’s.

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Coal Chamber Photos

It’s not hip, it’s not cool, but nu-metal is here to stay.

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The Great Escape Review (Sat)

The final day of TGE with Girl Band, Django Django and an awesome finale from Slaves at the Corn Exchange.

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The Maccabees Review

The Maccabees drew in the crowds for an intimate in-store gig at Resident Records, Brighton.

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The Delta Bell ‘Bow Out Of The Fading Light’ Album Review

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.

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Trash Boat prove why they are the leading force behind the pop punk revival here in the UK.

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Brakes Review

Thirty songs in a little over an hour. The beatific Brakes returned for a thrilling homecoming gig at the Concorde2.

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Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes Review

Pissed off and ready to set Brighton alight, Frank Carter is back with his pack of rattlesnakes.

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Wild Life Festival Review

Bass, beats and fights about buses: our round-up of the first ever Wild Life Festival.

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Brighton Rockers Roller Derby Review

Sussex roller derby pioneer The Mighty Mighty Bash is hanging up her skates. SOURCE was there as she rolled out for Brighton one last time.

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The Great Escape Review (Fri)

Onto day two of the festival and we’ve already found our new favourites in the form of Spring King, Monica Heldal and Bully.

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