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 | Brighton Source

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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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 Cribs | The Great Escape | Brighton Source

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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Demob Happy | The Haunt | Brighton Source

Demob Happy Review

Demob Happy headlined a night of high energy grunge rock at Brighton’s Haunt, with support from Our Girl, Big Society and Broken Hands.

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Marc Almond | Brighton Source

Marc Almond Review

Marc Almond returned to the Dome with a great new album and a set rich with hits and back catalogue favourites.

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Moon Duo Review

Moon Duo brought their hypnotic rhythms – now with live drums, to The Haunt on Thursday

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Big Green Comedy Gig | Theatre Royal | Brighton Source

Big Green Comedy Gig Review

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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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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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 | Brighton Source

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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Cold Fronts | The Great Escape | Brighton Source

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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The Leisure Society

The Leisure Society Review

The Leisure Society returned to Brighton for a barnstorming end-of-tour gig at the Komedia.

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Mantras’ first Brighton show saw them playing alongside Robbie Ransom and Jo Deer at The Joker.

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The New Tabloids | Hope and Ruin | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

The New Tabloids Review

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

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British Sea Power | Brighton Source

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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Coal Chamber Photos

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

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Slaves | The Great Escape | Brighton Source

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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Bison Beer Brew School Review

The SOURCE gets on the sauce… on a beer making course.

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Written In Waters | Bleach | Brighton Source

Jakob, Wild Cat Strike & Written In Waters Review

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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Marcus Hamblett Review

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 | Green Door Store | Brighton Source

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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