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In-depth articles about what’s happening in Brighton and interviews with the weird and wonderful people who live here.

Anal Beard

As part of our retrospective series on defunct local bands we look back at two decades of absurd antics from notorious Brighton punks Anal Beard.

Sep 25, 2020
Mirrors | Brighton Source

As part of our retrospective series on local bands we lament the overlooked career of stylish Brighton synthpop quartet Mirrors.

Sep 17, 2020
The Bobby McGees

As part of our retrospective series on Brighton bands we revisit the strangely affecting and hugely entertaining 'tweecore' folk pop of The Bobby McGees.

Sep 11, 2020
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Up and coming electro-pop band, Peakes, had to postpone their Brighton gig. SOURCE asks what they’ve been up to during lockdown.

Sep 8, 2020

As part of our retrospective series on classic local bands we delve into the Brighton music scene of the late 70s to unearth the bad-taste punk of The Lillettes.

Sep 3, 2020
These Animal Men

In a new series of retrospectives on Brighton bands we take another look at the short and controversial career of Britpop forerunners These Animal Men.

Aug 27, 2020
Electrelane

In the first of a new series of retrospectives on classic local bands, we revisit the distinctive instrumental music of Brighton krautrockers Electrelane.

Aug 20, 2020

Our round-up of new Brighton music - including releases from The Moulettes, Youth Sector, Heights, Abi Flynn, Ciel, Honeybadger and Oddfellow’s Casino.

Aug 13, 2020

BOAT reopens with music, theatre and picnics. How did they survive lockdown and what events are on?

Aug 10, 2020
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As lockdown restrictions relaxed in Brighton, residents found different ways rediscover their peace of mind. Some old, some new.

Aug 3, 2020

Playlists are all well and good, but only a live feed brings the club experience to your living room. Here's some of the best club sets we've been enjoying lately.

Jun 23, 2020
grasshopper

Our round-up of new Brighton music - including releases from grasshopper, J-Felix, Dog Of Man, Sit Down, Dom Champ, Via Tirana and Hannah Nelson.

Jun 16, 2020
Black Lives Matter BLM Protest Brighton Source Time for Heroes Photography Ashley Laurence

Thousands of people took to the streets of Brighton in a show of unity and support for Black Lives Matter.

Jun 14, 2020
The Brunswick, Hove

In our ongoing campaign to support local music venues, SOURCE spoke to Jacko Hooper, Events Manager at the Brunswick, to catch up on the latest.

Jun 8, 2020

We know there's more important stuff to be worrying about, but maybe that makes the prospect of a summer with no festivals even more disappointing.

Jun 1, 2020

With no gigs to shoot, four Brighton music photographers turned their cameras on the strange and unusual sights of a city in lockdown.

May 30, 2020

In an effort to keep all our spirits up, Brighton pub, The Jolly Brewer, is posting live bedtime story videos to reach out to the youngest members of our community.

May 29, 2020
CTMW Project

A global documentary photo series depicting communities in lockdown comes to Brighton.

May 21, 2020

From Zoom portrait clubs to video diaries and global messages of hope - we take a look at some local creative projects that everyone can get involved in.

May 20, 2020

We spoke to Sally Oakenfold, Creative Director for The Hope & Ruin, for an update on the ongoing crowdfunding campaign to #saveourvenues.

May 17, 2020
The Great Escape 2020

SOURCE looks at some of the promising acts booked to play at TGE before it was forced to pull the plug.

May 14, 2020

Brighton rapper Jon Clark unveils his monster project RhymeWave, after several decades in the making.

May 12, 2020

For some people lockdown is a daily reality. Gig Buddies has created a virtual festival to support people for whom isolation is nothing new.

May 11, 2020

We checked in with the Green Door Store to see how the venue is coping with life during lockdown.

May 9, 2020

We photographed ten Brighton musicians in their homes on Zoom and asked them about being creative and staying sane during the corona lockdown.

Apr 26, 2020
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