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Andy Baker

Andy started writing because he was always endlessly chewing people's ears off about gigs and new records. Particularly into hip hop, electro and the early noughties guitar scene but enjoys the production on most things. Occasional DJ, will play Kanye West at inappropriate times at parties.
The Libertines - Brighton Centre - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

“Welcome my children. I give you The Libertines!” says a man dressed as a priest. The 'boys in the band' show a packed Brighton crowd why there is always a time for heroes.

October 5, 2017
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The good ship Albion sails to Brighton in October. The Libertines are set to close their ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’ at the Brighton Centre.

September 2, 2017

Chicago's fun-loving indie reprobates bring their chaotic live show to Patterns.

September 20, 2016

New York's own Porches return to Brighton after a triumphant set at The Great Escape.

September 18, 2016

North London newcomer Oscar is back in Brighton touring his excellent debut 'Cut And Paste'.

September 3, 2016
DIIV | Brighton Source

Brooklyn grunge-gazers announce a rescheduled date at Concorde2 in September .

August 23, 2016

Indie's youngest veteran returns to Brighton with his finest set of solo songs yet.

August 2, 2016

Woods are set to cast a spell over The Hope & Ruin with a new set of psychedelic jams.

May 16, 2016
Yak | Brighton Source

The UK's most riotous rock band hit Brighton this week. Patterns prepare to Yak.

May 7, 2016

Madrid sun punks Hinds incite a riot at Patterns with Public Access T.V. in support.

March 1, 2016
Blanck Mass | Brighton Source

Blanck Mass is more than a Fuck Buttons side project. Head to The Haunt on March 30th and prepare to be moved.

February 27, 2016

Ezra Furman and his merry band of Boyfriends bring their glamourous lipstick coated rock 'n' roll to Concorde2.

February 21, 2016
Mystery Jets - Brighton Source - Resident Records - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Mystery Jets soar into the stratosphere bringing 'Curve Of The Earth' to Resident.

January 23, 2016
Whitney | Brighton Source

From the ashes of Smith Westerns rise country rockers Whitney. Chicago's new hope play the Green Door Store in February.

January 22, 2016
Sunflower Bean | Brighton Source

Brooklyn's Sunflower Bean are well deserving of the hype. Catch them at Bleach on the 19th.

January 19, 2016
Alex G | Brighton Source

After the release of his major label debut Alex G returns to Brighton to play Bleach

January 2, 2016
Kurt Vile - Brighton Source - Ashley Luke Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

Kurt Vile and The Violators returned to the Concorde almost two years since their last show in Brighton.

November 17, 2015
Susan Sundfor - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

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

October 31, 2015

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.

October 12, 2015
Surfer Blood at The Hope and Ruin, Brighton, UK. Picture by Ashley Laurence, Time for Heroes Photography

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

October 10, 2015
Susan Sundfor | Brighton Source

Nordic princess of pop Susanne Sundfør returns to cast her sonic spell over Brighton in October.

September 26, 2015
Alvvays - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography - Concorde 2

Indie favourites Alvvays bring the summer sun back to Brighton with a raucous White Reaper in support.

September 13, 2015

Frat punks Surfer Blood are bringing the Florida sun to Brighton in October supporting new album '1000 Palms'.

September 5, 2015
Maccabees - Resident Records - Brighton Source - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

The Maccabees drew in the crowds for an intimate in-store gig at Resident Records, Brighton.

August 11, 2015

The Great Escape lite - Two Three Four returns to the GDS!

July 29, 2015
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Alex G and Krill put on a mesmerising indie showcase at the Green Door Store

March 8, 2015
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Mary Timony's Ex Hex delight with riffs galore at the GDS.

February 18, 2015

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

November 27, 2014

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

November 24, 2014

FKA Twigs kicks off her world tour in majestic fashion. We were lucky enough to get inside the Dome Studio to report the action.

October 6, 2014

Stuart Braithwate of legendary Scottish post-rock group Mogwai took time for a quick chat with us before playing an accoustic show in Hull.

October 5, 2014

Two of the world's most notorious bands under the same roof, it was a wild Tuesday night at the Concorde 2.

August 24, 2014
John Grant | Brighton Source

John Grant warmed up for Glastonbury with a spellbinding performance at the Brighton Dome.

July 10, 2014

Moving, eclectic and darkly humorous, John Grant brings his Pale Green Ghosts tour to Brighton.

June 21, 2014
Palma Violets | Brighton Source

The garage rockers were in top form when they reached out to their fans at their riotous Concorde show.

December 17, 2013
Albert Hammond Jr | Brighton Source

The Strokes' guitarist returns with a new batch of solo stuff to a warm reception from fans.

December 17, 2013
Deap Vally | Brighton Source

Deap Vally, Tiger Cub and Skaters - the early noughties guitar revival starts here!

December 8, 2013
Shakedown | Brighton Source

We headed down to Shakedown festival last weekend to catch the likes of Krafty Kuts, Rizzle Kicks, Jaguar Skills and Nero.

October 4, 2013

Twenty-two bands played at the Green Door Store over the Pride weekend, we saw every one of them.

August 13, 2013
Friends | Coalition | Brighton Souce

The sassy New York indie band made it a Tuesday to remember with the help of Curxes and No Ceremony.

July 23, 2013
The Virgins @ The Hope | Brighton Source

A second lease of life for the New York indie rockers brought them to Brighton for a packed-out show at the Hope.

July 5, 2013

End Of The Trail Records hosted an Alternative Escape stage at The Loft with local bands The Bright Ones and Nightworkers.

May 24, 2013
Andy Baker - Contributor at Brighton Source