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A New Hope

It was always a good venue, but The Hope had lost its sass in recent years. Well, it’s back as The Hope & Ruin and going to make your eyes fall out.

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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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DRILL Festival Photos

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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Royal Blood, Saturday 20th December

Riff-heavy Brighton two piece, Royal Blood, play a sold out homecoming show at The Dome.

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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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CINECITY Film Festival

The film festival returns with some classic 60s cinema, a slew of sci-fi flicks and a few choice music docs.

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RM Hubbert, Sat 29th November

Scottish guitar superstar RM Hubbert returns to Brighton for an intimate show at The Caxton Arms.

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Gregory Porter Review

The best loved soul jazz singer on the planet finally makes it to Brighton after two successive years as the King of Love Supreme.

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Michael Parker, Unsung Hero No.49

We chatted to the Brighton poet about this week’s Poets Vs MCs spoken word battle at the Concorde.

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Octopuses Review

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

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DRILL Festival Review (Sunday)

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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DRILL Festival Review (Thursday)

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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Fish Tank, Sun 30th November

Fish Tank, Lady Skins and Port Rhombus are playing tonight at the Green Door.

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Jon Hopkins, Thurs 4th December

The enigmatic, atmospheric Jon Hopkins is coming to the Brighton Dome.

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The Specials Review

They may have lost a couple of founding members since their last visit but the Two Tone legends can still deliver.

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Transformer Interview

Local disco heroes Transformer talk us through the making of their new EP, ‘Feel The Beast.’

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Writers’ Chart 2014

SOURCE writers cast their net wide for their favourite tracks of 2014, in a big year for Brighton music.

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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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DRILL Festival Review (Saturday)

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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The Wytches Interview

We chat to Brighton’s doom surfers ahead of their sort-of-homecoming show at DRILL festival.

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Joey Bada$$ Review

New York’s new Prince of hip hop stuns at a sold out show at Concorde 2.

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Tom Parry and Matthew Crosby, Mon 17th November

Brand new comedy shows from two-thirds of the Badults gang.

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Mogwai Review

Glaswegians cause mass earache; audience is grateful.

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