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James Kendall

James Kendall is the co-owner and editor of SOURCE. He’s been a music journalist since 1992 and spent over a decade travelling the globe covering dance music for DJmag. He’s interviewed a range of subjects from Bat For Lashes, Foals and James ‘LCD Soundsystem’ Murphy to Katie Price and the Sugababes. He’s a keen photographer and has work featured in The Guardian.
Drako Zarhazar In Toby Amies film The Man Whose Mind Exploded in brightonsource.co.uk

Cinecity’s gem for 2013 was this tender portrait of a Brighton one-off by former SOURCE photographer Toby Amies.

Jan 22, 2014
We Love Falafel in Brighton on Brighton Source's food page at brightonsource.co.uk

They love falafel, apparently. It’s easily said, but do they actually mean it? Let's find out.

Jan 22, 2014
Dolomite Minor playing The Great Escape Brighton 2014 line up announced

The first 100 bands announced for The Great Escape. See the full line up so far here, and some videos of our faves.

Jan 22, 2014
Brighton Source Magazine Closes - website lives on

It's the end of an era. Source Magazine is closing but the website will stay, and hopefully flourish, with your help.

Jan 10, 2014

To celebrate 21 years of Positive Soundsystem we spoke to the man responsible for many of the best free parties in Brighton.

Dec 10, 2013
Eleni Mettyear Format 34 at Create in Brighton Source

The first exhibition from Brighton's film-only photography agency who have already had work in Vogue and Vice.

Dec 4, 2013
charles green, neal schtumm and pablo contraband, audio brighton in source magazine

2013 has seen the rise of the resident DJ. Charles Green, Neal Schtumm and Pablo Contraband have helped Audio define house music this year.

Nov 25, 2013
Soundcloud sensations Iyes in Brighton SOURCE, Brighton's best what's on, listings and music magazine

Are they a pop group? A dance duo? An indie band? Yes, IYES are pretty much all these, and more.

Nov 5, 2013
Namul, Brighton's Korean restaurant reviewed in Brighton SOURCE

Namul might just be the best Korean joint in the North Laine. If you like Japanese, give it a whirl.

Oct 29, 2013
Seann Walsh in Brighton's best listings and entertainment magazine, Brighton SOURCE

Even for Brighton’s most successful comedian, Seann Walsh is having a spectacular time of it lately.

Oct 29, 2013

Here's some of the shots we took over summer of cool looking Brighton folk.

Oct 28, 2013
Kevin Smith's Walrus in Brighton SOURCE

Chris 'Walrus Ad' Parkinson tracked down Kevin Smith and has been made Associate Producer on the Tusk movie.

Oct 9, 2013
Brighton SOURCE pop quiz at The Hope

We're hosting a pop quiz at The Hope every fortnight from this week on. Come and get quizzy with it.

Oct 7, 2013
The Wytches in Brighton SOURCE

The Wytches are nowhere near as dark as their music and press suggest. They're actually a lot of fun.

Oct 3, 2013

We chatted to the producer and curator for TEDxBrighton about the event she's putting on at the Corn Exchange this month.

Oct 2, 2013
Karen in Brighton SOURCE Street Style, Brighton fashion

We’ve decided – it’s the shirt that makes Karen’s outfit (and the cute boots, but let’s concentrate on the shirt a minute).

Sep 29, 2013
Planet India review in Brighton SOURCE, Brighton's best authentic Indian food

“Authentic homemade Indian food by authentic homemade Indians” is how they describe it – what did we think?

Sep 29, 2013

Brighton musicians are broke. So rather than taking to the street begging, many people take to the streets to entertain.

Sep 3, 2013

Post-garage krautrock trio will lock you in the groove until you grin from ear to ear. They're seriously good.

Aug 30, 2013

We go to the opera so you don't have to. Actually, that's unfair, we rather liked it, even though it was pretty odd.

Aug 30, 2013
Restlesslist's Ben in Brighton SOURCE Street Style, Brighton fashion

If you work in a great second hand clothes emporium like To Be Worn Again it would be madness to buy your clothes in Primark.

Aug 29, 2013
Foodillic, Brighton's healthy restaurant reviewed in Brighton SOURCE

More of the same for the new Foodilic? Er, no actually – but the quality remains as high as ever.

Aug 29, 2013
Traams

Traams are brilliant live. Absolutely unbelievable. Come and see them tonight.

Aug 26, 2013

Caroline Lucas knows all about getting your voice heard. “Yes, you can make a difference,” promises our MP.

Aug 19, 2013
Graham Miller exhibition, One Eyed Jacks Gallery. 2nd Aug - 13th Oct

If you like Philip-Lorca diCorcia and Alex Soth you're going to love Graham Miller's rich, emotive photos.

Aug 13, 2013

Electronic indie trio’s creativity starts with beautiful songs and goes much, much further.

Aug 5, 2013

The walrus guy Gumtree ad – who was responsible for that? We can reveal it was Chris, just one of his hoaxes.

Jul 29, 2013
Warung Tujuh, Brighton Indonesian restaurant reviewed in Brighton SOURCE

Warung Tujuh is an authentic Indonesian eatery, and a great place to explore a lesser known cuisine.

Jul 29, 2013
Charlie from Pretty Green in Brighton SOURCE Street Style

Charlie is the manager of Liam Gallagher’s Pretty Green emporium, and the two share a love of the 60s.

Jul 29, 2013

Kevin Smith ditches Clerks 3 to turn flatmate tale into Hammer-style horror film. Yeah, really.

Jul 29, 2013

The Raving Beauties are a so-far secret band who sound like The Byrds at their sunniest.

Jul 29, 2013

Here are six lesser-known tracks from Bangalter and Guy-Man from their early, arguably best, years.

Jul 17, 2013

Vinyl verses digital DJing? Both have their pluses, and there's never been an easier time to inflict your musical taste on your mates.

Jul 10, 2013

For what's going on in the new issue of SOURCE just click the Issue Archive button of toolbar. Up there. Can you see it?

Jul 8, 2013

Troll's Pantry have settled into a booth in the beer garden of, aptly, The Hobgoblin. It’s time to find out if the hype is true.

Jul 4, 2013

The musically multi-talented Jonny Reggae, DJ, label owner, record shop-runner (the list goes on) talks about doing it DIY.

Jul 4, 2013

Brighton’s commitment to the screen printed gig posters continues with The Stick Up, a new annual exhibition.

Jul 2, 2013

With four labels, a weekly club night and a record shop, Donga And Richta are bringing the most interesting dance music to Brighton. On Vinyl.

Jul 2, 2013

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Jul 1, 2013

See that campervan in the picture? Fat Face are giving it away. Really.

Jun 28, 2013

As well as running the oddest café in town Jane is an Edinburgh veteran with madcap songs and hats to match.

Jun 26, 2013

The Color Run is coming to Brighton and you can win one of five places in our competition.

Jun 26, 2013

To celebrate the release of their EP Us Baby Bare Bones packed out the Green Door Store and dazzled all.

Jun 12, 2013

Jamaica Inn solves the problem of not everyone wanting spicy food by serving both English classics and Jamaican staples.

Jun 6, 2013

Win £300 worth of Doc's by looking cool, as Dr Martens open their first Brighton store.

Jun 5, 2013

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Jun 5, 2013

Noir pop duo Curxes dazzled us at The Great Escape and are ready to step up to the next level.

Jun 3, 2013

Great line up of two SOURCE cover stars and more, plus you don't need a ticket and it's all free.

May 15, 2013

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May 5, 2013

It’s part tattoo parlour, part beauty salon, but what makes N&N exciting is what happens with that second N.

May 2, 2013

Bleeding edge dance music meets bleeding heart neo-soul, Anushka are representing Brighton at TGE in style.

May 2, 2013

Win your band a photo shoot with the new genius that is SOURCE cover photographer Kenny McCracken.

May 2, 2013

We liked HitMeUp a great deal as a means of sharing local tips and then they gave us an iPad to give you. Now we love them.

Apr 29, 2013

We’re so excited to have Martin Rossiter play at SOURCE New Music we can hardly breathe.

Apr 14, 2013

Cassetteboy have been pretty busy of late and today they release yet another cut up video, taking on the prole-baiting Jeremy Kyle.

Apr 12, 2013

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Apr 5, 2013

MC Cashback's debut LP combines hip hop, humour and cooking lessons. And you know what? It's great.

Mar 28, 2013

Supercharged tonight announces the level of its rebirth by putting on the artist sitting at No.1 in the charts: Baauer.

Mar 28, 2013

Ben Gill has a new café bar – a slice of New York settled in Kemptown full of street art, with a stripped back dive bar feel.

Mar 28, 2013

Win tickets to Harmony 'Kids' Korine's new hedonistic crime flick from the world of booze and bikinis.

Mar 27, 2013

A decade after releasing 6 Music listeners' ninth favourite song ever, BSP return with their most accessible LP yet.

Mar 21, 2013

Another batch of TGE bands has been announced, including Klaxons and The Physics House Band.

Mar 21, 2013

Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum play a free party you have bring an old electronic item to recycle in order to get in.

Mar 15, 2013

Check out our exclusive Wideboys stream ahead of the Skint Records showcase this Saturday.

Mar 11, 2013

After leaving Oasis, Bonehead's new band has everything to fight for.

Mar 11, 2013

Brighton's most stylish busker ever? Gotta be in the running, though we like the sea shanty bloke too.

Mar 7, 2013

Joining them will be DJ Fresh's live band, Labrinth and the brilliant Jaguar Skills.

Mar 6, 2013

Loads more bands announced for TGE, including the brilliant Kins.

Mar 6, 2013

There’s a tendency for Japanese restaurants to be flashy but there’s little shiny about E-Kagen - it's all there on the plate.

Feb 19, 2013

They’ve conquered the world with their intense, noisy drum’n’bass anthems and now they're back at the Concorde for this DJ set.

Feb 19, 2013

It's here, the line-up for the Great Escape. How many bands do you know? More or less than last year?

Feb 12, 2013

Under the watchful eye of Promotions Manager Matt Bassant, Audio has become the place to see upcoming house DJs.

Feb 1, 2013

A decade after their last LP, Gene’s singer returns with a absolute masterpiece of piano of voice.

Jan 30, 2013
Jennifer Left

Jennifer Left returns to headline our night at the Dome Studio with support form Laish's Daniel Green.

Jan 28, 2013

We love Chris Floyd's portraits, which is why were organising a bargain priced portrait session to tie in with his 140 Characters exhibition.

Jan 15, 2013

Third Party's last party rocked the roof off the Ministry Of Sound and now London’s Nightowl are back for a bi-monthly Brighton residency.

Dec 9, 2012

On the day that the second Duke Of York's opens at the Komedia, Picturehouse owners announce that they've sold up to Cineworld for £47m.

Dec 6, 2012

As his second cinema gets ready to open at the Komedia, we talk to the man who keeps us in proper films.

Dec 4, 2012

Mark Radford from Audio Rehab and Rinse FM’s Dominique Danielle are leading a band of nine DJs from London.

Dec 2, 2012

The best new Brighton band is Australian. Welcome Kins.

Nov 30, 2012

Brighton Festival has just announced poet, writer, broadcaster and Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen as the guest director.

Nov 28, 2012

Coming on somewhere between The xx and Foals, Kins' set tonight supporting Chad Valley was an emotional delight.

Nov 21, 2012

The Brighton Rockers are bad-ass. The coolest gang in town, they're tougher and faster than you, and on rollerskates to boot.

Nov 15, 2012

Nine months after we crowned Burger Off! the best burger in Brighton there might very much be a new king in town.

Nov 9, 2012

The setting is certainly up to scratch – a modern, chic bare-brick-and-metal industrial vibe – but can the food live up to the hype?

Nov 9, 2012

Inconsiderate wankers have been ruining your special ‘moments’ for years and here’s your list of your worst offenders.

Nov 9, 2012

For her third album Natasha Khan has stripped back her sound and her look to expose more of herself than ever.

Nov 9, 2012

For some people, vintage means anything that’s been worn before, but Jenny is drawn to mid-century clothes and fashion from another era.

Nov 7, 2012

Yes, the Major Lazer show has been moved to Brighton! Expect Diplo to tear the place up, again.

Nov 6, 2012

Although 30,000 crammed into the fire-filled Lewes streets, only 80 needed fixing up by the ambulance crews. That's pretty good, considering the madness.

Nov 6, 2012
Miniclick

As Jim Stephenson explains, photo talks don't necessarily need to be all about cameras.

Oct 1, 2012
physics house band

Physics House Band play so hard you’re not sure if they’re going to break themselves, the sound barrier or your ears.

Oct 1, 2012
Mock Turtle

With their legendary cakes having been a feature of the Brighton tearoom circuit for a while now, we decided to remind ourselves of how good they actually are.

Sep 20, 2012
Gig Charter

What are the rules on talking? Is it OK to bring four beers back from the bar to your mates down the front? Where should tall people stand? What should and shouldn't be allowed at gigs?

Sep 13, 2012

Despite La Choza only being open a couple months it’s the talk of the town. And straight away it’s easy to see why.

Sep 12, 2012
Tall Ships

Tall Ships are a clever, self-assured and emotional trio. They're just about to release their long awaited debut album and it'll blow you away.

Sep 3, 2012

Brighton isn't in crisis but it's important to support the businesses in the city that you want to stay around. Let's not have another Rounder on our hands.

Aug 29, 2012

We wrote this with the best intentions but killed it cos we thought it might be patronising. Have a read anyway.

Aug 24, 2012
Traumfrau

There’s a great gay scene in Brighton of course, but Traumfrau tries to be more inclusive for those girls who don't fit into the mainstream.

Aug 17, 2012
Schtumm

Who could stay away from a pure house night of such relentless quality?

Aug 17, 2012

You can buy tickets from us now, directly from the listings or from a little mini-site we've set up. Read more about it.

Aug 9, 2012

The Level is finally getting a sunken concrete skatepark and £150,000 to build it.

Aug 9, 2012
Sticky Mikes

We’ve lost a record shop but gained some venues, so how is Brighton holding up in 2012?

Aug 9, 2012

We're doing a weekly mailout. It'll have some news, some recommendations and listings picks. Might pass 15 boring minutes.

Aug 7, 2012
Aroe

Graffiti legend Aroe isn't just Brighton-good, he's worldwide-great, painting huge pieces like the MCA tribute for LA's infallible crew MSK.

Aug 1, 2012
Kambi's

They were the masters of the kebab. So you can imagine how excited we were to see Kambi's open again recently.

Jul 30, 2012

OK, so haven't got a load of pics off Aroe yet, but here's a few example of his work to be getting on with. We'll add to this as we go.

Jul 25, 2012

Brighton's Cassetteboy take on the Olympics via the medium of London's clown mayor. Watch it before the brand police take it down. Cassetteboris!

Jul 24, 2012

Danny Rampling basically invented modern British clubbing, so grab this chance to see the semi-retired legend while you can.

Jul 23, 2012

Last summer we grabbed Rizzle Kicks for another chat for our yearly Guide. Then we forgot to show it to anyone else.

Jul 18, 2012

Clearly we’re the last ones in town to know how amazing the Swing Ninjas’ nights at The Mesmerist are.

Jul 18, 2012

Playgroup Festival has been put back due to the fact that it's still bloody winter in England right now.

Jul 17, 2012

Kimya Dawson's gig knocked everyone who was there sideways. Even before she left the stage crying.

Jul 12, 2012
Rounder Closing

Rounder is shutting its doors after 46 years of serving the music fans of Brighton. A very sad day.

Jul 9, 2012
Damian Lazarus

Crosstown Rebels has become one of the key labels in the new deep house scene.

Jul 3, 2012
Holy Vessels Shoot

Wanna know what goes on behind the scenes at our shoots? We get in the drink with the Vessels.

Jul 3, 2012
Northern Lights

Northern Lights has become a second home for not just ex-pat Scandinavians but also Brits looking for something off the beaten track.

Jul 3, 2012
Pump Up The Jam

Everyone talks about Blur versus Oasis as the defining moment of 90s but actually dance music was what caught the ears of the decade.

Jul 3, 2012
Holy Vessels

Holy Vessels have nailed that country rock sound, writing songs that are so catchy they become lodged in your brain as instant classics.

Jul 3, 2012
Gilded Cage

Gilded Cage isn’t your average walk-in-and-choose-something-off-the-wall joint.

Jul 3, 2012
Dave Mumbles

Rockabilly might be 60 years old, but more impressively Brighton Rumble has its 10th birthday this month.

Jul 3, 2012

Pop Not Pop is a celebration of pop music from r’n’b to electropop, a reminder that it’s not all about LMFAO.

Jun 27, 2012

The best idea we’ve heard in ages, Todd Jordan’s Bizarro World is a mini Stars In Their Eyes for bands.

Jun 27, 2012

Eighties Matchbox are Eighties Back-box! That doesn't really work, does it? We should have just said that the original line-up has reformed and playing Brighton.

Jun 20, 2012
Cajmere | Brighton Source

Best known for his techno records and house track classics, second wave Chicago god Cajmere is taking to the decks.

Jun 13, 2012

As Brighton gets gripped by roller derby fever, there’s never been a better time to revisit Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut.

Jun 7, 2012
Yoofs | Brighton Source

Great dance music from the synthy electro disco DJs and the excellent live band, Yoofs, to boot.

Jun 6, 2012

Donna Close looks after artist stuff for Brighton council including White Night and Made In Brighton.

Jun 6, 2012

Robert did a house in coke. That's money's worth, not volume obviously. Then CA got him straight.

Jun 6, 2012

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Jun 6, 2012

When Gloria Cycles split we thought their bassist was out of the spotlight for good. But she's back!

Jun 6, 2012

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Jun 6, 2012

For what's going on in this issue of SOURCE just click the Issue Archive button on the toolbar. Up there. Can you see it?

Jun 6, 2012
Terre a Terre

Sure, it’s the most famous restaurant in Brighton, but have we started taking it for granted?

Jun 1, 2012

FunFair is a new club with a freak show theme from the award winning London Bathhouse venues' team.

Jun 1, 2012

Yes! New Cassetteboy, and it's a cracker. A smutty take on the Queen's role in society as we head further towards the Diamond Jubilee nonsense.

May 28, 2012

Congratulations to Brighton legends Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster getting their track for advert for Nike. Watch it here.

May 21, 2012

Each speaker from the MA photography students at Brighton University – gets to show up to 20 slides, with just 20 seconds per slide.

May 9, 2012

Brighton’s great hope are bringing their atmospheric guitar anthems to a stadium near you soon, but first they're ready to rule the Great Escape.

May 9, 2012

Lorca has seen his tracks appear on Essential Mixes from both Modeselektor and Scuba and on über-hip labels Left_Black, Third Ear and Live Ones.

May 8, 2012
Jess Eaton

BFW is back and it's bigger and better than ever, rightfully cementing itself in the UK's fashion calendar.

May 1, 2012
The Warren

James from The Warren, talks to us about rooftop location-scouting and injecting culture into West Street.

May 1, 2012
Carlito Burrito

Tucked just behind the Blind Tiger, this is Mexican street food quite literally brought to the back streets of Brighton.

May 1, 2012

There’s something so bold about a girl rocking a hat made for the classic English businessman, but it just works too well, especially when the rest of the look is dressed down.

Apr 7, 2012

Spiritual Elements are celebrating their 14th birthday with a line-up of Biblical proportions: Goldie, Fabio, Grooverider and Bukem.

Apr 5, 2012

The new Orbital LP is amazing, classic Hartnoll with a modern twist. So when they asked to speak to us about it we said yes.

Apr 3, 2012

One month, 14 burgers, half a stone put on – but our mission to find the best hamburger in Brighton is over. Phew.

Apr 3, 2012

Abi Wade makes sounds you’ve never heard from a cello using sticks to build up circles of rhythmic noise.

Apr 3, 2012

Dizzee Rascal is lined up as the headliner for Shakedown. He reckons it's going to be "massive this year."

Mar 30, 2012

The Duke Of York’s is opening a new three-screen arts cinema upstairs at the Komedia.

Mar 30, 2012

Fitzherberts know that they're a pub, but they still serve up some pretty good grub for a couple of hours a day. Pub grub, mmmm.

Mar 13, 2012

So you’ve finished you January detox, what now? Back to Frosty Jacks and McDonald’s or plotting a more righteous path?

Mar 3, 2012

As well as making super-heavy, genre-mashing dance music that refuses to be po-faced, High Rankin is also a very funny fucker.

Feb 15, 2012

You wanna go to the NME tour at the Dome right, but your stupid mate forgot to get the tickets? This is your last chance.

Feb 15, 2012

OIB have just released 'Sea Monsters 2', a CD of the best Brighton bands. They tell us about supporting the local scene and buying condoms for the Wu Tang Clan.

Feb 8, 2012

Want to see how much effort Kenny Mc Cracken puts into our cover shoots? Well, see this video of the OIB shoot.

Feb 8, 2012

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Jan 30, 2012
StartBrandAgency - Start Brand Agency

StartBrandAgency are offering tens of thousands of pounds worth of advice to help you become an entrepreneur.

Jan 25, 2012

He's coming home – Bonobo is back from NYC for a night to DJ in the city he made his name. News Flash: 50 tickets on the door at 10pm.

Jan 20, 2012

SOURCE photographers Kevin Mason and Kenny Mc Cracken determine how to get the quintessential cover shot.

Dec 5, 2011

When chips are presented in jenga form we're interested and these are beautifully crispy, fluffy rectangular pieces of heaven.

Dec 5, 2011

This coming January promoters One Inch Badge are presenting us with a line up of local bands to play across a five day period. Right up our street.

Dec 5, 2011

With appearances including the likes of Fabric, Sankey's, Glastonbury and Creamfields, Maxxi Soundsystem is hitting the bigtime as both producer and DJ. With a teasing, explosive 80s re-edit entitled 'Criticize', Maxxi Soundsystem finds himself immersed in the new frontiers of house music - exciting times.

Dec 5, 2011

For the last 20 years Sandpiper Books has been a Kensington Gardens fixture, making the cream of creative publishing affordable to page-turning Brightonians.

Dec 4, 2011

Nick Ahlmark makes documentaries for channels as diverse as Vice's VBS, Al Jazeera and Al Gore's Current TV. His subject matter is equally varied, taking in art and photography, incest, technology and Vietnamese midwifery. Three years ago Arena magazine declared him one of a new wave of guerilla filmmakers and he hasn't stopped since.

Nov 3, 2011

After visiting The Mucky Duck in its infancy, it's time see how they've settled in Brighton and whether our positive initial judgements were merited or horribly off the mark.

Nov 3, 2011

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Nov 1, 2011

{youtube}mzPd1DtBDhE{/youtube}When we caught the return of The Half Sisters at the Exquisite Noise Festival a few weeks ago we were blown away by how far they'd come. The charming naivity is still there but now comes with perfect harmonies and a more musical, but simple, sound. This live version of 'Sleepwalking' - recorded in their house last night - should give you an idea of what to expect. Next stop: Vogue Paris. Yes, really.

Oct 31, 2011

It's testament to how far Riki Tik has come recently that they'd even consider putting on live hip hop. Tonight's Kung Fu features not only local Rum Com hero Gi3MO but also London heavy hitters The I.R.S.

Oct 27, 2011

Blah Blah Blah are serious partiers – they take party throwing very seriously. And now they've got a radio show too.

Oct 27, 2011

We met Pinky at the Exquisite Noise Festival the other day and he told us how he'd designed all the new Flip skateboards. If you're a skater you'll know what a massive deal that is.

Oct 21, 2011

{youtube}4NDqFvUsDhI{/youtube}The new video from The Miserable Rich is astounding. To go with the ghost story theme of their new LP 'Miss You In The Days' opening single 'On A Certain Night' is a horror video from the hand of our cover photographer Kenny Mc Cracken. Watch it with the lights off.

Oct 6, 2011

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Oct 1, 2011

Everyone knows the Krater Comedy Club offers pretty reliably decent value stand-up. But what about the chow that comes with the meal deal? The secret eater pulled up a chair to report back to you.

Sep 23, 2011

No. 23 is Jill Edwards. From running the UK's best stand-up workshop to the Comic Boom Comedy Club, Jill Edwards is banging Brighton's funny bone.

Sep 23, 2011

We can't think of another city that would encourage artists, musicians and performers to run wild through the night. OK, maybe Amiens - the French town that came up with this whole Nuit Blanche idea and with whom Brighton has a great cross-cultural relationship now.

Sep 22, 2011

You've got to admire Playgroup for not rushing into things on their redesign of Hector's House. Now settled in, they've taken hammers to the place and The Blind Tiger has emerged - an understatedly stylish 300-capacity café bar, serving food in the day and providing the usual madcap Playgroup entertainment in the evening.

Sep 22, 2011

With echoes of late 80s Creation and 4AD, Brighton's new stars, Fear of Men, are hiding pop songs that chime in hazy layers of beautiful noise.

Sep 22, 2011

Fresh from some huge remixes for Fatboy Slim, scratch DJ JFB is back in the DMC World Final up against some of his own idols and redefining turntablism.

Sep 6, 2011

Winner of the Vegetarian Society award, Aloka is ideal for an upscale healthy meal in town. However you may want to do your homework about what to expect on the menu as well as allow time to soak in the experience.

Sep 6, 2011

The Mooncup MD has been offering an ethical alternative to tampons for nearly a decade.

Sep 6, 2011

A local photographer who has been bringing us consistently well-attended photography related talks for months, has assembled an unmissable panel of professionals to mark the one year anniversary of the talks. It's also a good chance to see what a great venue The Old Market is nowadays.

Sep 6, 2011

With her joyful DIY approach our ukelele girl has got it covered. A ray of sunshine every time we press play, Sophie Madeleine's second album 'The Rhythm You Started' has been brightening up what can only be described as a lacklustre summer.

Aug 31, 2011

This video is an excellent statement of intent for the excellent Pope Joan who have changed their name to Black Black Hills.

Aug 4, 2011

Our Green Council Leader loves punkabilly, less keen on supermarkets. We asked Councillor Bill Randall about some of the Broken Brighton issues.

Aug 3, 2011

Put away that sorry excuse for a barbeque you've picked up from Tesco's and see what award-winning grilled meat is all about at the BBQ Shack at World's End.

Aug 3, 2011

Paul Seivewright and Ambre France, owners of The Green Door Store, opened their doors when everyone else was closing theirs, thank god.

Aug 3, 2011

Some times good things come out of bad luck. Brighton-based photography scholar Milo Belgrove was having a crappy summer even before he jumped off a sea wall and busted his leg. His trip to Syria to shoot youth portraits cancelled, he started looking for something keep himself occupied.

Aug 2, 2011

We have to admit that as we sent last August's issue to the printers, we panicked. Did anyone else care? Was anyone as worried about Brighton & Hove as us? Should we have just kept to pointing people to the best parties? But as soon as it hit the street it was obvious our Broken Brighton issue hit a nerve.

Aug 2, 2011

It was krautrock legend Damo Suzuki who made us realise that the two synth-playing drummers known as AK/DK were Brighton's best live band. The Brighton promoter thought that Ed Chivers and G Sowerby would be a good match and hooked them up for a gig at the Green Door Store.

Aug 2, 2011

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Aug 1, 2011

{vimeo}24941078{/vimeo}Mirrors have been busy suit wearing boys this summer. They released the 'Look At Me' single and video, remixed Lady Gaga's 'Judas' and launched a branded tie with Gresham Blake. Fancy.

Jul 25, 2011

{vimeo}24875270{/vimeo}Skirts are one of the most exciting new Brighton bands to pop up this year. The two-piece have been knocking out quick songs and making videos just as swiftly to go with them. This one sees the Dallas Cowboys' famous cheerleaders jiggling to their future garage rock anthem 'Dance Into The Night'. There's loads more on their Vimeo channel. Loads of fun.

Jul 14, 2011

Brighton's premier pro skater, Amir Williams, has been tearing up the city for the last 13 years. He's recently picked up a new sponsor in the shape of Etnies and will be skating the Route One and Etnies demo at Hove Lagoon Skatepark. He also makes hip hop under the name Amirmortal.

Jul 1, 2011

Our Secret Eater team tested the cafe in Brighton's acclaimed Victorian park, St. Anne's Well Gardens and found it to deliver on its reputation and in a most genteel setting.

Jun 29, 2011

If you were to fire an arrow randomly into the Brighton sky, chances are it'd return to earth stuck in a wall decorated by Aroe. Perhaps the longest serving member of the Brighton graffiti community (he started writing in 84), the Heavy Artillery member has had a hand in nearly all the big legal pieces around town, either through organising the work or painting it himself.

Jun 29, 2011

DJ Yoda loves his technology-based live show, Maxi Jazz is on his album - Benji Boko is heading for superstardom. On New Year's Eve he looked out over the expectant crowd, peered down at his mountain of complicated equipment and pressed the start button on what was the most important set of his life so far.

Jun 29, 2011

Brighton's worldwide reputation as an essential creative hub plays another trump card this month with the annual showcase of its eclectic and diverse array of fashion talent. Brighton Fashion Week has come a long way from the Brighton Frocks days of a single show in the Honey Club and now spans four days with catwalk struts for all tastes.

Jun 10, 2011

For their first ever cover interview Brighton's hip hop superstars talk about YouTube, being best mates and playing the Great Escape.

Jun 10, 2011

Mó:Mo's passion is dumplings and so that's what they serve - dumplings, dumplings and more dumplings. But are they any good at them? We popped into find out.

Jun 10, 2011

Dark Horses are both sonically and visually one of the most interesting bands to come out of Brighton in a while. We attempt to get behind the leather jackets.

May 31, 2011

Teen Creeps is one of our favourite club nights in town. Great synth pop and electro soundtrack to a night of drinking and dancing with lovely people. A huge amount of fun whether you know the music or not, and the only place you can be guarenteed to hear 'I Ran' by A Flock Of Seagulls.

Apr 20, 2011

Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize for his first novel 'Blackmoor', Brighton's hottest young novelist Edward Hogan talks about the process of writing and his new book 'The Hunger Trace'.

Apr 5, 2011

Continuing the list of 100 Unsung Heroes who make Brighton what it is, here is Paul and Inge Sweetman of City Books.

Apr 5, 2011

While we don't agree with the idea of guilty pleasures as such (be proud of the music you love), Sean Rowley's Guilty Pleasures has become a rather excellent pop night, now at the Concorde.

Apr 5, 2011

Epic guitar pop from the playground to the stadium. An interview with Munich discussing the release of their debut single.

Apr 5, 2011

You recommended your favourite curries and we tested the most popular. Brighton's best are in our top ten.

Feb 23, 2011

Tongues is a great night, now at The Green Door Store, for music geeks. Yeah, it's leftfield but it's also 18 buckets worth of fun.

Feb 23, 2011

There's a new age of protest and things have changed; we speak to local politicised popsters Chris TT and The Agitator about making our voices heard.

Jan 28, 2011

Underground disco stars re-edit the rules and take the power back to the performers. We talk production, remixes and cutting out the middle-man.

Jan 28, 2011

An enthusiastic crowd, dressed to the nines frequent 13 Monsters, playing out a timeless of mix of future classics to r'n'b stompers, yet always accessible and fun, we're never quite sure what to expect when we turn up.

Jan 28, 2011

Screenprints ahoy at the Octopus Gallery opposite St Peter's church sees talented local artist Rhys Wootten showing his works as well as international screenprint superstars Ron Donovan, Ken Taylor and Firehouse.

Nov 29, 2010

We chat to Kinema about their mutual love of r'n'b, disco grooves and cheesy christmas jumpers (well for this shoot anyway), and as it's nearly Christmas, the band have an exclusive download track for your listening pleasure, enjoy!

Nov 29, 2010

Stepping up to fill the dancing shoes that Sol left behind, Warehouse has it covered, with Burns, Alex Metric and Riton coming soon, and everyone's favourite newcomers Battery Powered, Brimmer and Blah Blah Blah DJs keeping us entertained all the while.

Nov 29, 2010

We were sad to announce The Telegraphs split a few issues back, so it is our great relief and excitement we caught up with Eager Teeth, a new amalgamation of four of Brighton's raddest bands melded into one awesome group.

Nov 29, 2010

Not many cities are lucky enough to have a radio station as good as Juice, and for that Daniel Nathan deserves a moment in the spotlight.

Nov 5, 2010

DJ Format guests this time round at B-Side, hosted by lovers of hip hop as well as socially caring charity, Bottletop. Possibly the best fundraiser we've ever been to.

Nov 5, 2010

Nineties hip hop is given an airing at Jailbait, Mondays at Life. Less gangster more Mr Wendall. Nice.

Nov 5, 2010

JD Samson - formerly of Le Tigre - brought her jolly little electro pop trio down to the Prince Albert last night and James Kendall was there with his camera to capture the smiles, fun and lo-fi art aesthetic - including the first homemade cardboard donkey-and-carrot hat we've seen in ages. PHOTOS BY JAMES KENDALLMENPRINCE ALBERTTHURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2010

Nov 5, 2010

Mumdance has risen through the ranks to become the club maestro he is today. Crossing cultures and styles through each track, it's no wonder Mad Decent's Diplo caught on to this guy early.

Oct 29, 2010

We threw a trio of gigs for Brighton Live where nine of the cities best bands took to the stage for free. This is the second day, with AK/DK, Kinema and Transformer. Photos by James Kendall.

Oct 8, 2010

We chat to Brighton's shining comedic star, Seann Walsh about his upcoming show as part of the Comedy Festival, and being a grumpy young man.

Oct 1, 2010

Nigel Swallow is a photographer renowned for capturing Brighton's most iconic imagery. We chat to the man behind the lens.

Oct 1, 2010

London's kings of the hip hop scene are stirring up Brighton's club scene at Jam with skillful resident's and inspired guest DJs making an appearance, we suggest you get a prescription for this night.

Oct 1, 2010

Comical headgear, house music and hilarity at the Honey Club, check out our review of the newly re-instated Hat Club.

Oct 1, 2010

We chat to Declan Cassidy, one half of the innovative party-promoters Playgroup, the guys who brought us Playgroup festival, the Blind Tiger Speakeasy, not to mention their legendary indoor festival-in-a-club nights at Komedia.

Oct 1, 2010
Grinderman By Alex Young

From The Archives: As the four piece released 'Grinderman 2', we went head to head with a very scary Nick Cave.

Oct 1, 2010

Rockers unite at the Pav Tav's all new rip-roaring Tuesday night mosh-pit frenzy that makes Guerilla Rocks one of the best nights around.

Sep 13, 2010

Hands up if you like you're club nights with an indie flavour to them, tweaked and refined a bit, Hold Up! remains one of the remaining indie nights worth going to, we suggest you check it out too.

Sep 13, 2010

Holy Vessels' Moses tells all about his long-running band with musician friends James, Jacob and guests Birdy and Jess.

Sep 13, 2010

A quick show of hands around the country probably wouldn't have Brighton pegged as a particularly good place for a fry-up. Wrong!

Sep 3, 2010

We spoke to campaigner Sandy Deacon about how to take action in supporting our community, and how Lewes Road Community Gardens are doing just that.

Aug 2, 2010

This month sees the debut album 'Something For The Weakened' from Michael Morph. It's about bloody time. We catch up with him to find out what he's been up to.

Jul 30, 2010

'Electronic soul music that means business' sums up the sounds of rising stars Mirrors. We chat to singer James and keyboardist Ali about musical influences, their DIY aesthetics and forthcoming single.

Jul 2, 2010

We invited along some of our favourite acts to dance the night away to at The Alternative Escape launch night this year.

Jun 4, 2010

We had a chat with Brighton gents The Miserable Rich about their recent eventful tour of Europe and their then new album 'Of Flight & Fury'.

Jun 4, 2010

The fallout from Beachdown is still being felt. We got hold of director Joe Pidgeon for (some, but not many) answers. We also give you the name and contact details of the people who might - might - give you some money back, at some point. Don't hold your breath.

May 26, 2010

"I wanted to write songs that were more relevant to the time we're living," says the politically passionate and pro-active artist. The Agitator shakes things up, singing songs for the uncertain times we live in - oppression of rights, banks going bust and shallow governments. It's a call for change, from the people, for the people.

May 26, 2010

A DJ and A&R man who doesn’t shout about how important he is? Unheard of, but that’s how low key Andy Mac is, despite having the best job in town.

Mar 4, 2010

From day one we've had a soft spot for Pope Joan. An enjoyably scratchy post punk band who compliment their angular riffs with quirky synths.

Mar 2, 2010

After a quick survey of everyone in the whole bloody world we can confirm that a Sunday roast is the best meal of the week. On this note, we feast our way through some of Brighton's finest pub roasts to make that hungover Sunday trek around town for comfort food that little bit easier.

Feb 1, 2010

Brighton Source interviews Argument About Yellow. Glitchy doesn't have to mean difficult as this lovely folktronica outfit show.

Feb 1, 2010

Into its 40th year as a Brighton landmark, the city would be flabby without Infinity Foods.

Feb 1, 2010

Compared to summer, autumn sucks. But the very fine silver lining on the massive storm clouds is that it's time to go shopping for scarves. We're not expecting to find one with a hood - a hood! a bloody hood!

Oct 27, 2009

Life looks pretty good from the stage of Brixton Academy, as the Lyrebirds discovered last month. Just one of the dates on a hugely successful tour with The Maccabees.

Oct 27, 2009

Have you seen any of the multiple fashion industry programmes (you really must watch the ungrateful little madam interns for Marie Claire on Running In Heels)?

Oct 27, 2009

Daft Life is a "sons of Daft Punk" electro house fest that stays on the quirkier end of 4/4.

Oct 27, 2009

GangUp is a sultry and lively 104 page photography-fashion magazine determined to get your heart racing and your indignation rising, while keeping your eyes fixed on the images.

Aug 26, 2009

With a CV that includes the legendary drum'n'bass night Movement, Dave Stone is one of the most respected promoters in Brighton.

Jul 31, 2009

Decent prices, good portions, great decor, but mainly this is about amazing ingredients.

Jul 31, 2009

Half Sisters are charmingly infectious, with confidence well beyond their years they'll stand up and be themselves.

Jul 31, 2009

Subtitled "The 80s night for people who hate 80s nights", it's the anti-Guilty Pleasures.

Jul 1, 2009

One of the best things SOURCE has done this year is blag Heels Catch Fire onto the bill of the brilliant Loop Festival.

Jun 24, 2009

Drum Monkeys' Carl Loben gets ready to hit the Glade main stage with a big bag of breakbeat.

Jun 24, 2009

Is style hereditary? Harry here certainly adds weight to the argument with his sleek lines and attention to detail.

May 29, 2009

Despite a solid history with Thai food it's never been on the food map. A switch to handmade pizzas has created a ripple of buzz around town though.

May 29, 2009

Although Fin Greenall is better known as Fink he's a long way from being as well known as he deserves.

May 29, 2009
The Maccabees | Brighton Source

After the riotous previous appearance that had them erroneously banned from playing in Brighton for a short while, this airing of new material was a much calmer evening.

May 29, 2009

We came at Jamie's Italian fairly neutrally, not liking chains yet being fairly fond of the man himself, but we were blown away.

Apr 24, 2009

Natasha Khan has been on a voyage and come back with an album. Unlike the journey that produced her Mercury Prize-nominated debut Fur And Gold, this one happened outside her own head, away from the comfort of her bed. Two Suns sees Bat For Lashes move away from the imaginary world of wizards and dreams of horses, headdresses and being the chosen one, but it's every bit as magical.

Apr 6, 2009

Zoingimage is the new photography shop brightening up Sydney Street with its bright blue fascia. And it's just as cheerful inside, thanks to the owner Serge's helpful, friendly advice and his cute mini canvases.

Mar 26, 2009

Models are all anorexic giraffes, so you'd think that being tall and slim would make shopping a breeze. Well, no, actually. Most of the high street only seems to want to cater for a small band of 'average' women.

Mar 26, 2009

The meal was totally authentic, especially for a pub Thai, and we finished feeling full without being bloated. A great treat for after work or a long lunch.

Mar 26, 2009

Heavy Load are the perfect punk band. A brilliant old school, foot on monitor Ramones-esque outfit, that three of the group have learning disabilities is beside the point.

Mar 26, 2009

Blog darlings Geometri are starting to make a real splash on the international scene from remixes of the likes of The Whip and Grum and their own tough electro tracks.

Mar 24, 2009

If you had a cafe would you fill it to the brim with things that made you happy (music, art and strange goings on maybe) or would you go for a stylish approach?

Mar 19, 2009

Each month Gloria Cycles play a barnstorming set, spend weeks coming up with themes and hand pick the best guests they can find.

Mar 19, 2009

Dynamite Sal has worked at the pop coalface for over 15 years, Her mix of dance and hip hop, indie and pure pop is what the genre is all about - popular, accessible music.

Mar 19, 2009

My partner Edric and I had just launched our debut single with a party that had us rifling through our collections for the records we thought best represented our musical outlook. Old, new, obscure, anthemic, miserable, euphoric;- as long as it had informed our tastes - it was in.

Mar 19, 2009

The bad things about gastro-pubs is that they tend to end up being much more about the gastro than the pub. That's not so with The Eagle.

Mar 19, 2009