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Nick McAllister

Writer and DJ. Veteran of a million and one Sheffield free parties, Lost Vagueness, Tonne of Meat, Shangri-La, The Blind Tiger Club.

Richard Hawley brings the heart of Sheffield to Brighton for a nite of sweet vocals and northern grit.

Jun 13, 2024

Local legends Sea Power return for a stunning night in the refurbished Corn Excahnge.

Jun 3, 2024

Brighton band the Leaning take their tales of the sea one mile out into the English Channel for a stunning evening under a dramatic sky.

May 22, 2024

The Dome is filled with a riot of pink and blue in this glorious celebration of all things Carnival Collective.

May 21, 2024

The Brighton stalwarts are having a 30th birthday party at Brighton Dome. It will be a riot!

May 2, 2024

Hidden Herd have announced a second all-day event at the Green Door Store and the line-up is spectacular.

Apr 20, 2024

Sea Power are returning to the town where they found their feet as band for a special Brighton Festival show at the Dome.

Apr 19, 2024

Peter Xan headed up a cracking showcase of indie pop from the Hidden Herd team alongside Coco And The Lost at the Hope & Ruin.

Apr 15, 2024

We plunged headfirst into Brighton's brand new music festival catching acts such as Trip Westerns, Frank & Beans, Gaffa Tape Sandy and Flip Top Head.

Apr 15, 2024

The melodic noughties alt-rockers from London return with a new album and a Brighton date at the Hope & Ruin in the summer.

Apr 9, 2024

Flamingods delivered a soothing mix of global sounds at Patterns which got the Tuesday crowd laughing and dancing.

Mar 25, 2024

The Astral Gray album launch provides an exquisitely curated line up and a beautiful chance to hear these songs live.

Mar 19, 2024

A collective of Brighton venues have announced a celebration of all that is brilliant about our scene.

Mar 13, 2024

Some corkers have been added to the bill including Opus Kink, Plantoid, Soft Play and the Lambrini Girls.

Mar 5, 2024

The Miki Berenyi Trio deliver a luscious set of Lush classics, Piroshka brilliance and some killer new tunes with self-depreciating wit and charm.

Feb 28, 2024

The Hastings supergroup deliver a supercool party show of squelch 'Krautrave' to launch new album 'Eat The Gold' at The Prince Albert.

Feb 25, 2024

An unexpected invite leads us to the Komedia where Noah And The Loners play a vital and urgent set full of righteous anger and good tunes.

Feb 16, 2024

The Trip Westerns bass player is launching his solo debut as Astral Gray at the Rossi Bar on March 14th

Feb 14, 2024

Nixer upstairs at the Albert promises to be a wild night of electro punk fury. Support from Amongst The Pigeons and Automouse.

Feb 13, 2024

The Brighton band release their debut album on Bella Union. It turns out to be a treat of record that grows with every listen.

Feb 8, 2024

Over one hundred names have been added to the bill for the 2024 edition of The Great Escape.

Feb 6, 2024

The first wave of acts have now been announced and SOURCE is trembling with excitement!

Feb 2, 2024

The lovely Holiday Ghosts are back with a new album, a single, two live shows and a goddam garage sale!!!

Feb 1, 2024

2024 proved to be a classic edition of this beautiful local festival, with Daisy Rickman and Aircooled providing notable high points.

Feb 1, 2024

A new festival of dirty psychedelic rock'n'roll from around the world has just been announced for Brighton this August.

Jan 26, 2024

The local jazzy rockers, rumoured to be the best live band in Brighton, announce a free album launch show at the recently renovated Alphabet venue.

Jan 2, 2024

John Francis Flynn brings his stunning voice and hushed twist on folk to headline an exceptional night at Concorde 2, with support from Hollow Hand.

Dec 30, 2023

There is no excuse to be cold or miserable as the seventh edition of Triptych is on fire this week!

Dec 18, 2023

Idles keep coming back to Brighton, and each time it's at a bigger venue. You haven't bought a ticket already? Look lively. Good luck.

Dec 5, 2023

Following some great festival appearances in Brighton, Flamingods return for a headline set set to open up your party chakra!

Dec 4, 2023

Still going strong after 50 years, We Intend To Cause Havoc warm the crowd on a cold night and deliver a party full of fresh fruit and sunshine.

Dec 4, 2023
Main stage at Lewes Psychedelic Festival

Lewes Psych Fest is back and SOURCE cannot wait to be there beneath the lights watching the cream of Sussex psychedelia.

Nov 30, 2023

Silver Moth deliver a phenomenal and epic set as part of an exquisitely curated line-up in the intimate confines of the Con Club.

Nov 13, 2023

Despite the downpour, SOURCE reviewed 40 gigs in one weekend at Mutations including sets by Acid Klaus, DITZ, Porridge Radio and Fat White Family.

Nov 11, 2023

With a new album recorded in Lewes due next year, the north-east singer made a triumphant surprise return to the stage.

Oct 24, 2023

A delightful and unique night of dream pop and bubbling electronica.

Oct 12, 2023

Snayx finally make it official with Lainey Loops and announce a new single and UK headline tour including a show in Brighton at Patterns.

Sep 19, 2023
Nadine Shah

The true angel of the north has announced a special show in Brighton this month.

Sep 19, 2023

A midwinter show by Modern Nature in Lewes is sure to be a thing of seasonal wonder.

Sep 13, 2023

The 2023 line-up offers a feast for the eyes and ears including the Fat White Family, The New Eves and DITZ amongst many others.

Sep 5, 2023

Oki and his band charm a packed crowd at Lewes Con Club with a mesmerising blend of traditional folk and booming dub.

Sep 2, 2023

JOHN are back with punchy new single and a whole bunch of tour dates including their biggest Brighton headline show yet.

Aug 23, 2023

The next Nanocluster event will see Immersion and Cubzoa create something magical at The Rose Hill.

Aug 21, 2023

CLT DRP are back with a second album and a launch show at the Green Door Store.

Aug 8, 2023

Acid Box bring a dazzling array of acts to the Hope & Ruin for an end-of-summer psychedelic circus.

Aug 8, 2023

The female four-piece provide an outstanding and captivatingly original performance of psychedelic folk that heralds the arrival of a major new talent.

Jul 25, 2023

With a new single and live dates in London and Brighton, local duo The Leaning will worm their way into your heart.

Jul 17, 2023
Snayx - Seaview Festival Bexhill -Brighton-Source-Time for Heroes Photography - Ashley Laurence

Sea views and an epic lineup, what's not to like? We headed to Bexhill to explore Austerity Record's new festival.

Jul 17, 2023

DITZ are back with a filthy monster of a new single, with a limited edition 7" for the collectors among you.

Jul 1, 2023

The New Jersey singer-songwriter delivers a masterclass accompanied by a legendary Bad Seed.

Jun 12, 2023

The 'naughties' indie legends are back with a new single and a fundraiser to record a new album.

Jun 10, 2023

In a tightly packed Patterns, Opus Kink play a dramatic set silhouetted by the bright lights and dry ice.

Jun 10, 2023

Silver Moth are bringing their brand of flavoursome post rock to the intimate environment of the Lewes Con Club.

May 25, 2023

Holiday Ghosts really deliver the goods and sell out of tour tea towels at this relaxed Acid Box headline show and UK tour closer.

May 25, 2023

The Great Escape provided another intense weekend with music from the likes of The Last Dinner Party, O, Sorry, Benefits, Snayx, DITZ and TRAAMS.

May 18, 2023

As part of Brighton Festival the bass titan proves that the electric bass is the king of the jungle.

May 10, 2023

On the first of a two-night run, our sonic champions slay Doctor Robotnik and prove they've completed this level and are going up to the next stage of the game.

May 7, 2023

The Lost Chance offers a rawkus night of cowboy fun with punk, dancing and cabaret at Brighton's newest fringe festival venue: the stunning Caravanserai.

Apr 19, 2023

Local heroes DITZ are back with a live album and two filthy headline shows at the Green Door Store In April.

Mar 27, 2023

Seaview Festival is shaping up to be an incredible and essential day out in the beach-side gardens of Bexhill.

Mar 17, 2023

Personal Trainer get the party started hard at the Hope & Ruin with a tight set of inventive funky indie punk that delights the sold-out crowd.

Mar 5, 2023
Personal Trainer

Crazy Dutch indie sensation Personal Trainer will be bringing their explosive bangers to Lewes Con Club in fireworks week, thanks to Love Thy Neighbour.

Mar 1, 2023
The singer of the band Room Service on stage at the Hope and Ruin in Brighton

Room Service and Illfxx join forces for a joyous Monday night party at the Hope & Ruin full of good times and great outfits.

Mar 1, 2023

Lout Promotions have really pulled off another stellar line-up with Brighton’s SNAYX playing alongside the hotly tipped Panic Shack at the Prince …

Feb 24, 2023

The wild sons of Brighton return from the hills with fire in their hearts for a headline show at Patterns.

Feb 14, 2023

Ding dong! Room Service are launching a new single with a cracking party at the Hope & Ruin, with support from ILLFxx & Friends.

Jan 20, 2023
Singer from Hutch on stage at the Prince Albert in Brighton

Brighton's Hutch provided aural cuddles and made everything feel better with a heartwarming sold-out show at the Prince Albert.

Nov 29, 2022

Stereolab leave SOURCE hypnotised playing a beautiful but defiantly obscure set to a packed sold-out crowd of hardcore fans.

Nov 28, 2022

TRAAMS made a welcome return with their first headline show in Brighton since 2017 at Patterns to support their new album 'Personal Best'.

Oct 16, 2022
Safety Jacket - Rialto Theatre - 16 Beaslyst

Safety Jacket have been on SOURCE's radar for a while, so an album launch at a packed Rialto Theatre was hard to resist.

Aug 17, 2022
Nick McAllister - Contributor at Brighton Source