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Northern Soul Bank Holiday Special Review

Northern Soul legends came to The Concorde 2 to get the Bank Holiday weekend off to a stomping start.

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Wild Beasts Review

While ‘Boy King’ may not be to everyone’s taste, diehard fans will appreciate Wild Beasts evolving sound.

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Flamingods Review

The exotic psyche rockers set light to the Hope and Ruin.

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Locally Sourced, July 2016

Our round-up of new Brighton music: including releases from Chris T-T, Wooden Arms, MIAMIGO, Team New Band, Rough Citizen, Asta Hiroki, and The RPMs.

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Ayria | Brighton Source

Ayria Review

Promoting new release ‘Paper Dolls’, pounding dark electro-industrialist Ayria coaxes a gaggle of goths to The Albert.

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Common Tongues

Locally Sourced, June 2016

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from Monoman, Sweetmates, The Modes, This Party, Cold Pumas, Common Tongues, Paperboy and MarthaGunn.

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The Chills

The Chills Review

New Zealand’s heavenly pop legends The Chills played their first Brighton show in 20 years in the tiny West Hill Hall.

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The Great Escape Review (Fri)

Day two of the festival and we’ve been soaked in ambient noise, witnessed a ballroom blitz and seen some great Brighton bands do us proud.

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Time For T | Brighton Source

Locally Sourced, May 2016

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from Vanessa Forero, The FreeDub Press, Ellie Ford, Story Bird, Jolé, and The DuBarrys.

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Julian Marley Review

“Catching up all a fire” at Concorde 2, Julian ‘Ju Ju’ Marley brought a touch of Marley magic to Brighton.

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Wildhood Review

One half of Rizzle Kicks, Jordan Stephens’ new project Wildhood brought a confident and varied set showcasing their experimental debut EP ‘Vert’.

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Love Supreme Festival 2016 Review

Love Supreme was a funky affair with three of Prince’s female collaborators on the bill and two legends in the headline slots: Grace Jones and Burt Bacharach.

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Something Street | Brighton Source

Something Street Review

A crazy narrator takes you on decade-hopping trip through the lives of terrace residents in this new immersive theatre show on Brighton beach.

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Wild Life Festival 2016 Review

Despite the underage casualties, Shoreham’s second Wild Life Festival brought the noise with a diverse musical line-up.

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Funk The Format Review

Chilled vibes, friendly crowds and a great headline set from Soul II Soul – Funk The Format looks set to become an annual fixture on the festival calendar.

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The Great Escape In 36 Photos

Our photographers were snapping everyone they could catch at this year’s festival. Here’s a dozen photos from each day.

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The Great Escape Review (Thur)

The first instalment of our three-part Great Escape round-up: some unusual venues, occasional sound problems, a couple of real discoveries and Craig David.

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Fear Factory | Brighton Source

Fear Factory Review

The industrial metalheads stopped off at Brighton for a pre-Bloodstock warm-up show, proving they can still stoke the fires of metal fandom after nearly thirty years.

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Brighton Yoga Festival Review

Hundreds of yoginis and curious types gathered for the third annual Brighton Yoga Festival, now at The Corn Exchange.

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Victor Wooten Review

Despite our doubts, we came away from this Komedia show with our mind thoroughly blown by what this man can do with just four strings.

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Big Deal | Brighton Source

Big Deal Review

The California-London indie rockers came to Brighton to tour their post-breakup album, but the strange onstage chemistry suggests the scars haven’t quite healed.

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Living Between Lies | Brighton Source

Living Between Lies Review

Four women and four different worlds, all bound together by lies. This dazzling one act play is seriously funny.

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Cate Le Bon | Brighton Source

Cate Le Bon Review

The maverick songwriter brought her ‘Crab Day’ celebrations to Patterns for a short but sweet set of oddball sounds.

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The Great Escape Review (Sat)

The 2016 festival neared its end with strong performances from Tiny Ruins and MONEY but our team kept going until the very last note of the final band.

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Haçienda Classical Review

Even some dodgy tech hiccups couldn’t stop the children of the 80s revelling in the sounds of the ‘Second Summer of Love’, recreated by legendary Haçienda DJs.

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