We chat to the Brighton band about The Great Escape, Bella Union and studio spectres – over beer, tea and Club biscuits.
We reviewed another 20 bands on the final day of TGE with Arxx and Penelope Isles heading up the local talent alongside Black Midi and Fat White Family.
Day two of The Great Escape saw us enjoying some sunshine while watching The Intergalactic Republic Of Kongo, Easy Life, Los Bitchos, Tourist and loads more.
As the dust settles on The Great Escape our team reports back on some of the 20+ acts they caught last Thursday in the first of three bumper reviews.
Locals know that The Great Escape is joined by an unofficial festival of gigs in smaller venues, all for free. We profile some of our favourites.
Another 100 names have just been added to the line-up of this year's Great Escape, including Fat White Family and Snapped Ankles.
Our third and final day brought a mixed bag of performances, with a handful of four-square guitar bands outshone by the brassy brilliance of jazz instrumentalists Sons Of Kemet.
Powering on through Day Two at The Great Escape we catch standout sets from Kojey Radical, Bodega and Superorganism.
Novelist, Pale Waves and Goat Girl are among our highlights on the first day of The Great Escape.
The Alt-Escape is an extended weekend of wildly varied and excellent live music in Brighton, all for free, and this year's festival was bigger than ever.
A massive GRM Daily showcase at the Dome and every Brighton venue alive with more new music than your mind can comprehend. Yes, it's time for The Great Escape.
Next weekend the Alt-Escape hits town. Three days of free music. Yes please! There's really no excuse to go without enjoying live music and it'll probably be hard to avoid.
Brighton's homegrown talent shone through on the last day of The Great Escape with standout shows from Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Dream Wife and Blood Red Shoes.
Day two of the festival found us stumbling upon an 80s hero, heading back to the pier for Norway's finest and ended with a packed out late-nighter from The Charlatans.
While the rest of our team were waiting in queues, we sent a reviewer on a solo mission to see how much of the Great Escape he could see for free. Absolutely loads, as it turns out.
Thursday's Great Escape veered from lush folk at a Regency ballroom to riotous punk on the pier. Here's our review of day one - including Alex Cameron, Aldous Harding and Slaves.
Rag’n’Bone Man, Kano and Slaves headline the most ambitious Great Escape yet.
Our photographers were snapping everyone they could catch at this year's festival. Here's a dozen photos from each day.
The 2016 festival neared its end with strong performances from Tiny Ruins and MONEY but our team kept going until the very last note of the final band.
Day two of the festival and we've been soaked in ambient noise, witnessed a ballroom blitz and seen some great Brighton bands do us proud.
The first instalment of our three-part Great Escape round-up: some unusual venues, occasional sound problems, a couple of real discoveries and Craig David.
Grime star Stormzy heads the long, long list of artists playing The Great Escape next month.
Applications open today for artists who'd like to play next year's celebration of new music.
The final day of TGE with Girl Band, Django Django and an awesome finale from Slaves at the Corn Exchange.
Onto day two of the festival and we've already found our new favourites in the form of Spring King, Monica Heldal and Bully.