Titus Bramble Championship GW7: Draft finds a way

Gameweek six was one to forget for a great many reasons: The goals dried up, all the big lads blanked, Real Shepperton lost, VAR decisions ruined ties and the spirit of fair play was seemingly abandoned for a weekend – all equally awful occurrences. The Titus Bramble Championship was not safe from the chaos of real life and threw up a stomach full of bile-covered … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW7: Draft finds a way

Undercurrent Bangers Club: Halloween Special ft. The Real James Hunt

It is time once more to shun daylight, break into a crypt and get down right spooky, because it is Halloween once more. We have enlisted the help of The Real James Hunt to curate the scariest, most down-right satanic Bangers Club ever created. This special edition of Undercurrent Bangers Club has been brought to you by horror film fanatic, potential best artist in the … Continue reading Undercurrent Bangers Club: Halloween Special ft. The Real James Hunt

Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Brighton has one more been named the most vegan-friendly city in the UK and as you’d expect, the gremlins that read that Argus have had a fair bit to say about it. It’s official – Brighton and Hove is the most vegan-friendly place in the UK, or so says the experts at holiday rental firm Holidu (we’ve never heard of them either). Our fair city … Continue reading Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Wife Swap USA: “We are going to fucking bring it”

Ahead of what promises to be an interesting (to say the least) show up on the big Dome stage, we spoke to Harry from boisterous Brighton punk legends, Wife Swap USA about gigs, punk and DJ Khaled. Wife Swap USA: Facebook // Instagram How exciting is it for gigs to be back, even if it’s in a new way? We are really looking forward just … Continue reading Wife Swap USA: “We are going to fucking bring it”

Titus Bramble Championship GW6: Life in the Draft lane

Gameweek 5 eh? What a week that was. We had highs, we had lows, we listened to Underoath at 3am, it was a real time I’ll tell thee. The week that is has now become that which was, so a recap is surely in order: Karius Fan Club kept up their tradition of losing to absolutely everyone as they fell to AVERAGE, the footballing equivalent … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW6: Life in the Draft lane

Sally Ann Oakenfold, Hope and Ruin: “We all need each other now more than ever”

This Saturday four of Brighton’s best punk bands will be bringing a little bit of The Hope and Ruin onto The Dome’s famous stage. We spoke to Sally Ann Oakenfold, The Hope’s creative director – and key force behind creating Live is Alive – about the event, the strength of the music community and the intangible wonders of live music. Are you excited for your … Continue reading Sally Ann Oakenfold, Hope and Ruin: “We all need each other now more than ever”

Ditz: “Playing live is the heart of the band”

Brighton-based noise-rock mavericks, Ditz, had big plans for 2020. A rapidly-growing fan base, summer festivals and a massive support slot with Idles meant the year look to be a good one. Unfortunately Covid put a considerable spanner in the works, but that didn’t stop Ditz – An EP under their belt, new tracks written and now a return to the stage for Live is Alive, … Continue reading Ditz: “Playing live is the heart of the band”

Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”

Brighton is a wonderful metling pot of people, art and culture, comments Beth from garage-punk visionaries Libra Libra. We caught up with the band ahead of their first show in six months, this Saturday’s Live is Alive showcase. How is the band approaching Live is Alive? It must seem odd having such a gap between playing shows! We’re very excited to be playing live again … Continue reading Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”

Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

A new vegan cafe, Really Good Juice, has opened on Western Road, bringing the best coffee, food and you guessed it, juice to the sometimes-sunny streets of Hove. Really Good Juice, the cafe-centric sister of summer’s biggest vegan hit, Really Happy Chicken has opened on Western Road, just off of Brunswick Square. Bringing “Coffee, juice and really good feels” the brand new venture is 100 … Continue reading Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

Komedia: “Live performance is part of the very fabric of our community”

Header image by Indy Brewer // Instagram: Indyebrewer // Site: http://www.indybrewer.com Komedia is one of Brighton’s most iconic venues. Situated in the very heart of the city, it has held host to countless bands, comedians, film events and club nights within its storied walls. Ahead of Live is Alive, we spoke to Komedia’s Lex Hollingworth about working with other venues to create the event, the … Continue reading Komedia: “Live performance is part of the very fabric of our community”