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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 New Zealand post rockers returned to the UK after an absence of 11 years, ably supported at Bleach by Brighton’s Wild Cat Strike and Written In Waters.

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Willkommen Records’ Marcus Hamblett releases his album of ambient Italian film soundtrack-influenced post-rock. Brighton Source was impressed.

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Get On With It Festival Review

Proving that punk isn’t dead the GDS hosted a weekend of DIY anarcho bands from back in the day alongside newer and local acts with a similar outlook, if not sound.

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This intimate show in the revamped Hope & Ruin with one of Scotland’s finest troubadours was a real treat.

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The Decemberists Review

It’s been over a decade since they last came to Brighton and four years since their last album. If that’s a long time in pop, it’s even longer in the world of literate folk rock.

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Mary Timony’s Ex Hex delight with riffs galore at the GDS.

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Alex G and Krill put on a mesmerising indie showcase at the Green Door Store

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Electro pop, jangling guitars, driving drum work and heartfelt lyrics make for an exciting album launch.

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Our round-up of new Brighton releases from Seadog, Cousin and Howls plus debut EPs from Kanzi, Krak Krak and Sea Bed.

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