Soak Review

A wave of industry buzz has swept the Irish singer songwriter into bigger and bigger venues, but can the 19-year-old make it work at the Concorde2?

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Susan Sundfor - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Susanne Sundfør Review

Coyness gave way to stunning pop perfection when the Norwegian ice queen cast her spell over The Haunt last week.

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Squarepusher | Concorde2 | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Squarepusher Review

Can the electronica pioneer squeeze his ever-audacious music into the confines of a live band set-up? We were in the front row to find out.

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Nordic Giants | Brighton Source

Nordic Giants + ALMA, Wed 18th Nov

Win T-shirts and tickets to this double bill of ambient and cinematic soundscapes. Apply within.

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The Besnard Lakes, Sun 15th November

The expansive Canadian rockers bring some autumnal atmosphere to Sticky Mike’s.

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Two Gallants | Brighton Source

Two Gallants Review

We got a good dose of angsty and intelligent indie rock from the California duo at The Haunt last week.

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The Fall | Brighton Source

The Fall, Thurs 12th Nov

It’s that time of year again: Mark E Smith returns once more to do his thing.

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Twin Peaks | Brighton Source

Xiu Xiu Review

Xiu Xiu transport us to the Black Lodge and back as they reimagine the Twin Peaks soundtrack in the Komedia basement.

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Normanton Street | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source

Normanton Street, Fri 6th November

The soul hip hop group offer a sample of their forthcoming debut album with a night showcasing a host of Brighton talent.

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Review

Loud, orchestral and fierce; but have the post rockers lost their forte of challenging the accepted?

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Richard Hawley | Brighton Dome | Brighton Source | Mike Tudor

Richard Hawley Review

A loud and loving crowd came out for Richard Hawley last week when he kicked off the tour for his new album at Brighton Dome.

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Man Ray Sky, Tues 24th November

Brighton’s finest indie rock experimenters prepare to astound the Hope and Ruin with sonically diverse sounds.

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The Indelicates | Brighton Source

The Indelicates Interview

After a brief hiatus, local poetic rockers The Indelicates return with a new album and several side projects including a kids’ puppet show and a biblical musical.

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Snarky Puppy | Brighton Source

Snarky Puppy Review

The avant-garde funkateers knew exactly what the audience was after at the Concorde last week – and they delivered.

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Albert Hammond, Jr. Interview

We caught up with Albert Hammond, Jr. for a chat about The Strokes, his new solo record and the current tour that comes to Brighton this month.

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The Self Help Group Album Review

The Self Help Group are releasing their second album of gorgeous Sussex-via-California harmonines. Titled ‘Dead Stars’, it’s a doozy.

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Alela Diane and family as Courtney Kurt and Bean (Halloween, 2015)

Alela Diane and Ryan Francesconi, Tues 10th Nov

Alela Diane is back in Brighton to promote her beautiful new CD ‘Cold Moon’ with guitarist Ryan Francesconi. Support comes from from Pennsylvania folkie Vikesh Kapoor and local rising star Ellie Ford. Should be unmissable.

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Octopuses Album Launch Review

The CD may not have been ready but Octopuses certainly were – and enlisted some friends to help get the launch party started.

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Demob Happy | Brighton Source

Locally Sourced, Oct 2015

Our round-up of new Brighton music – including releases from Luo, Demob Happy, Matt Finucane, Octopuses, and High Tyde.

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Small Pond | Brighton Source

Local Label Launch New Music Studio

Small Pond Recordings opens today in the centre of town with six rehearsal rooms, a recording studio and live gig space. Enter the SOURCE competition to win free practice time for your band.

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Pierdom_Brighton Pier, © Simon Roberts, courtesy Flowers Gallery - CROPPED

Great British Piers

Tacky anachronism or evocative heritage? Here’s a selection of some of the great photographs of British piers now exhibiting at Brighton Museum.

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DJ Andy Smith | Brighton Source

Andy Smith, Sat 14th Nov

Former Portishead DJ comes to Synergy to share his love for northern soul and Motown.

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The Western, Brighton

War Declared On The Western Front

Popular pub gets ripped apart and remade with a Eastern European film poster influence, losing its Front in the process.

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Surfer Blood at The Hope and Ruin, Brighton, UK. Picture by Ashley Laurence, Time for Heroes Photography

Surfer Blood Review

Cult indie faves Surfer Blood remind us why they were so fun in the first place, at the Hope and Ruin.

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Silent Hill Live, Fri 6th November

Legendary Japanese game composer Akira Yamaoka will perform the Silent Hill score live at The Haunt.

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