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Sunn O))) Live At Coalition

So far, it’s not been a bad year at all for those in Brighton wanting to hear something a bit heavier. Back in March, Earth – a major influence on the current band in question – brought their countrified brand of drone to the city, while last month saw grunge legends The Melvins descending. Continuing […]

Hush Hush at The Western Front

If you haven’t heard of it already, Hush Hush is a relaxed acoustic night run by Chuck SJ Hay and Hope Rudd, which started life at White Rabbit on Sunday nights and has now spawned a twin: Hush Hush at The Western Front on Wednesday nights. The evening promised five local acts in the cosy […]

How To Get Gigs

              So you or your band have got some decent material together, you’ve practiced until you don’t miss a beat and you think it sounds pretty bloody brilliant. It’s time to get your music out there to the masses and hit the gigging circuit. But where to start? Making […]

The Great Escape: Stranded Horse

                The Great Escape comes to Brighton every year and sees an array of Ray bans, skinny jeans and straw hats descending on Brighton station from the big smoke. Every year I say I will attend the event and then it never happens and I feel mildly envious […]

Alternative Escape: Genrebomb and The Boileroom Showcase

The Great Escape Festival returns to Brighton once again this year from 10– 12th May, with a wealth of events and live music going on around the town. However if, like me, you don’t have the hard cash necessary to actually take part in these events you do still have options, namely in the form […]

An Interview With Hope Rudd

  It would be easy to introduce this article with a spine chillingly cringing pun about there being hope for new music, but instead all I can say is that I Hope you’re Rudd-y for an introduction to one of Brighton’s brightest musical talents, Hope Rudd. Sorry. So Sorry. If you haven’t stopped reading already […]

Buskers Of Brighton: Andy Bibby

Love them or hate them, buskers are absolutely everywhere in Brighton, filling our streets with melodious and sometimes odious music; thanks mainly to the council’s laid back attitude to busking in general. This is the first in a series of articles profiling some of the better acts that linger around our street corners. Andy Bibby […]