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Mark Steel headlined the Green Party’s brilliant benefit gig alongside a bill that included Robin Ince, Jeremy Hardy and Rob Newman.

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The night tripping Louisiana legend returned to town with a dazzling set of standards, originals and Satchmo classics.

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Alex G/Krill Review

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

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Mariachi El Bronx Review

Donning their Charro suits, but leaving their punk alter-egos behind, Mariachi El Bronx hit town to get drunk and raise hell.

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Neneh Cherry Review

A jam-packed gig at an unlikely venue saw the singer back on form and clearly loving it – along with the lucky punters who made it in.

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Fvnerals Review

Fvnerals are joined by Vincent Vocoder Voice and Pink Lizards for some dark delights at GDS.

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Photos of bands that didn’t make it into our reviews – including Wire, Young Husband, Fujiya & Miyagi, AK/DK, Almighty Planets and Hypnotised.

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DRILL Festival Review (Friday)

We spent day two of DRILL chasing down the likes of Savages, Toy, LoneLady and British Sea Power.

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Mac DeMarco Review

Mayhem ensues at the Concorde 2 as Mac DeMarco returns for a sold out show

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Bristol’s Spectres exorcise some demons via the medium of indie rock at Sticky Mike’s.

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The author’s lecture on the science of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll left us wanting more all round.

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36 Crazyfists Review

Metalcore veterans 36 Crazyfists make a welcome return to the stage and give a preview to their forthcoming album.

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First Aid Kit Review

It’s five years since they played The Hope. Could the folky Swedes transfer their brand of Americana to Brighton’s grand concert hall?

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We joined the indie oddballs Octopuses for some lo-fi jollity at their Marwood Christmas bash.

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The final day of DRILL and we’re out once more for Mercury winners Young Fathers, a ‘secret’ gig from Wire and a festival finale from the mighty Swans.

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The first day of DRILL saw us legging it around the streets to catch the likes of Jesca Hoop, These New Puritans and The Wytches.

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Alasdair Roberts Review

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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Viet Cong Review

Viet Cong launch an assault on the Green Door Store, as the Calgary post-punkers’ punishing tour schedule continues.

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Poets Vs MCs Review

The Concorde was at bursting point for the annual spoken word showdown, still packing in the surprises twelve years on.

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Sharon Van Etten Review

Sharon van Etten brings her heartache to St George’s Church while fans of Americana worship at her feet.

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Saturday’s menu consisted of Speak Galactic, Courtney Barnett, Wire side project Githead and Goblin’s mighty soundtrack concert in St Bartholomew’s.

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Jon Hopkins Review

Immersive, atmospheric and undeniably innovative, Jon Hopkins brought his special sounds to The Dome.

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