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Gary Rose

A magazine journalist and former BBC minion, Gaz's words can be found in publications ranging from The Radio Times Guide To Films to 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, as well as on his blog The Wine Ninjas . He plays drums in a psych band, and once fell into a frozen lake in Transylvania.

Drifter is one of those ideas that makes you wonder why it hasn't been done before.

Apr 12, 2024

We catch up with the co-owners of Capsule, the innovative new record shop that has opened its doors on Western Road in Hove.

Mar 24, 2023

Locally Sourced becomes a double entendre as we check out Kindling, the East Street eatery championing sustainable food with its own underground bakery.

Jan 18, 2023
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Rum Kitchen brings clubby Caribbean cocktails and food to Black Lion Street. So good they make you whoop, apparently.

Nov 17, 2021

A local restaurateur hatches a plan to open a new outlet in Hove promising an on-site florist, a wine and cocktail lounge, sea views and a ‘secret garden’.

Sep 18, 2020

Catch the in-demand cosmic surf rockers at a mini psych fest at The Hope & Ruin. A Saturday night too!

Jan 15, 2020
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We catch the phenomenal Brighton band at their 100th gig of the year, which turns out to be a sold-out homecoming show at Chalk.

Dec 14, 2019

The supergroup featuring Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe brings their blend of art-rock and Francophile pop to a festive show at the Concorde.

Nov 8, 2019

Sweet Swiss electronic grooves spearhead an eclectic triple bill presented by Acid Box Promotions, at The Hope And Ruin.

Nov 5, 2019

We cross into the dimension of Codex Serafini to find out how a 1970s encyclopaedia inspired them to become Brighton’s most mysterious band.

Sep 24, 2019
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The Brighton band are releasing their album in the run-up to a launch party at The Hope & Ruin in August.

Jul 16, 2019

We chat to the Brighton band about The Great Escape, Bella Union and studio spectres – over beer, tea and Club biscuits.

Jun 21, 2019

We go for a snoop around the newly refurbished Mercure Seafront Hotel, and sample the new menu.

May 21, 2019

The LA-based composer and songwriter returns to Brighton (well, Hove actually) for a gig at the Old Market

May 3, 2019
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Another 100 names have just been added to the line-up of this year's Great Escape, including Fat White Family and Snapped Ankles.

Apr 9, 2019
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Ahead of Loop’s upcoming gig at The Haunt, their frontman chats to us about psychedelics, merch rip-offs and playing in Brighton.

Mar 10, 2019
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The chap-hop pioneer tells SOURCE about his new video, influenced by MIA's 'Paper Planes'.

Nov 23, 2018
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Antifolk returns to the Hotel Pelirocco, for a mid-winter warmer on the darkest day of the year.

Nov 22, 2018
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Cannabinoid cuisine has arrived. And, perhaps inevitably, it's being rolled out in Brighton.

Nov 12, 2018
The Salt Room Baked Bream

One of Brighton's top seafood restaurants launches a new seasonal menu, and we're there for its test run.

Sep 11, 2018
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The unlikely duo line up the Green... Door Store for a night of off-kilter tunes.

Sep 5, 2018

Antifolk comes to Hotel Pelirocco for a dirty bank holiday weekend. But what is it? Find out with Secure Men, Holy Magick and David Cronenberg’s Wife.

Jul 25, 2018

New ice cream parlour Soft Republick champions self-expression using ice cream as a blank canvas.

Jul 4, 2018
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At last, a cereal café in Brighton. Get your morning (or afternoon) sugar rush with over a hundred varieties of imported cereal. Just don't mention the H word.

May 11, 2018

Vegan burger that "smells, tastes and bleeds like meat" hits the seafront venue

May 4, 2018

We sample the West Hill's newly-landed range of spaced-out pizza pies

Apr 13, 2018

The Brighton zero-waste restaurant Silo joins forces with local food charity FareShare to distribute surplus food that would otherwise be binned.

Feb 23, 2018

The stars of Brighton's food scene are looking to light up disaster-hit families' Christmases next month — with a little help from you.

Oct 25, 2017

We fished out our Che Guevara beret and joined the inaugural Brighton Wine Rebellion Tour.

Sep 26, 2017

The affable explorer makes a guest appearance at this screening at the Duke's, Komedia.

Aug 24, 2017

We sample the menu at Pascere, Brighton's hottest new restaurant. And learn how to pronounce its name.

Aug 14, 2017

A rare return to the Sussex seaside for the former Sonic Youth singer's supergroup

May 23, 2017

Ahead of her gig at the Green Door Store on 12th April, the former Stereolab singer talks to us about politics, Einstein, Brighton and her new band... which she probably didn't name after this website.

Mar 21, 2017
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Get crafty at the second annual Brighton Tap Takeover: the Great Escape of pub crawls.

Feb 28, 2017

We get a golden ticket to Spectrum's first-ever, super-eclectic, museum-based gig experiment

Feb 22, 2017

We learn the true meaning of locally sourced from fine-dining restaurant Isacc At's latest tasting menu

Jan 31, 2017

Take a trip across the continents without leaving Brighton, in aid of International Language Day.

Jan 18, 2017

The vinyl fightback continues with a punky new used-records store near The Level.

Dec 10, 2016

We get crushed, fermented, aged in oak and various other euphemisms at a wine tasting in Seven Dials.

Aug 9, 2016

The exotic psyche rockers set light to the Hope and Ruin.

Jul 12, 2016

The SOURCE goes smearing, flashing and crimping at a bouldering club.

Jul 8, 2016

A Glastonbury-level deluge doesn't hamper our enjoyment of this crawl across a selection of Brighton's indie food vendors

Jun 21, 2016

A psychedelic, percussive freak-out is imminent, as Flamingods prepare to set the Hope and Ruin on fire

Jun 8, 2016
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The maverick songwriter brought her 'Crab Day' celebrations to Patterns for a short but sweet set of oddball sounds.

Jun 1, 2016

Where are you celebrating Crab Day? We're having it at Patterns at the end of May.

Apr 22, 2016

Festival founder Sue Hitchen chats to SOURCE and offers us three pairs of tickets to give away.

Apr 12, 2016

A 32-hour Lynchathon? Make ours a black coffee.

Feb 26, 2016

The trainspotting poet and friends champion rail nationalisation at the Green Door Store.

Nov 20, 2015

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

Oct 15, 2015

The joyful Texan collective reach for the sun with an album retrospective at the Concorde 2.

Sep 9, 2015

Sampling the buzz at London Road's new Neapolitan-style pizzeria.

Aug 18, 2015

The psychedelic gospel collective are set to perform their mesmerising debut LP in full.

Aug 4, 2015

The Lanes' quirkiest coffee shop hosts a mini music festival in its back garden. Live music all day and possibly the finest cakes available to humanity.

Jul 8, 2015

We tackle the whole menu at Brighton's funkiest, and arguably friendliest, Cypriot eatery

Jun 23, 2015

Make sure you dress 'merlesque' for the third annual fundraising parade.

Jun 19, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

We talk to the former seasiders' guitarist Thomas Fisher about Berlin, Brighton and Albini.

May 7, 2015

The Quietus editor reads extracts from his memoirs, accompanied by a live score

Apr 15, 2015
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A two-pronged display featuring classic ATP bands and Brighton indie artists

Mar 24, 2015

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

Mar 9, 2015

The Bristol noiseniks push their debut release with a tour that takes in Sticky Mike's.

Feb 18, 2015

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

Feb 10, 2015
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