New music: Aaron Fitchett releasing ‘Promises’ on 15 January

Brighton singer/songwriter Aaron Fitchett – formerly of Echo Rain – is releasing his debut single ‘Promises’ on 15 January A track of unflinching honesty, ‘Promises’ is the first music from Brighton singer/songwriter Aaron Fitchett. Having previously cut his teeth in punk four-piece Echo Rain, Fitchett’s solo work is a reflection of his own personal progression. “It’s been a few years since I’ve released any music … Continue reading New music: Aaron Fitchett releasing ‘Promises’ on 15 January

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Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs and venues are closing early ahead of a Government Covid Taskforce meeting that is expected … Continue reading Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

Brighton live music mecca, The Hope and Ruin will be holding two socially-distanced gigs in its upstairs venue this week, the first such events since March. In what is a wonderful reminder of our past, The Hope and Ruin will host actual real live music gigs this week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The night out holy trinity (Thursday is the new Friday, Friday is … Continue reading Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

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Currls releasing Christmas charity single, Winter Time Blues

Brighton garage rock / brilliant music trio, Currls, are releasing a Christmas single in aid of Mind Charity across their socials Tuesday 15 December. Brighton three-piece Currls will be changing the Christmas music game forever with the release of their very own festive anthem. Winter Time Blues will be going live across the band’s Instagram, Youtube and Facebook pages 6pm Tuesday 15 December. If that … Continue reading Currls releasing Christmas charity single, Winter Time Blues

Nierra Creek release debut single Born a Child

Brighton duo Nierra Creek have realsed their debut single, Born a Child, an intimate take on emotional acceptance. Brighton folk/electronic music duo Nierra Creek have released their debut single, Born a Child, an intimate, honest take on emotional intelligance, appreciation and acceptance. Regarding the inspiration behind the track, frontman Ryan Deag commented: “As children it is mind blowing how little we are taught about emotional … Continue reading Nierra Creek release debut single Born a Child

Yumi and the Weather locks in BBC Radio 6 airtime

Brighton electronic pop solo act, Yumi and the Weather has been featured on Lauren Laverne’s Radio 6 Music show. Yumi and the Weather’s latest single, What Will Become of the Wishing Well was featured on Lauren Laverne’s BBC Radio 6 programme on Thursday 9 December – with the station naming it the day’s #FantasticBeat. If that wasn’t enough, Guy Garvey, once more of BBC Radio … Continue reading Yumi and the Weather locks in BBC Radio 6 airtime

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Wife Swap USA drop The Difficult Second Album

Wife Swap USA, the best ‘hot new band and organised crime syndicate in Brighton have dropped a new EP: The Difficult Second Album They often say the best bands are the ones that are the hardest to find on Google, and by that mantra Wife Swap USA are in a league of their own. The Brighon punk rock syndicate have just released a new EP, … Continue reading Wife Swap USA drop The Difficult Second Album

Nierra Creek releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this Friday

Fresh out of lockdown, Brighton electronic/folk music duo Nierra Creek will be releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this coming Friday 11 December. Brighton folk music / electronic duo Nierra Creek will be releasing their debut single Born a Child this Friday. Bursting with life, grit and passion, it’s the first taste of what’s to come from the multi-faceted band. Demonstrating an explosive range of … Continue reading Nierra Creek releasing debut single ‘Born a Child’ this Friday

Property vultures circle Freebutt site, residents start campaign to save it

As many had feared, property developers in Brighton are looking to take advantage of the Covid pandemic and convert the former music venue site into shared houses. Locals have since launched a campaign to save the site. In what could be a worrying starting gun being fired across our city, property developer One Phoenix Place is pushing to turn one of Brighton’s old live music … Continue reading Property vultures circle Freebutt site, residents start campaign to save it

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Youth Sector releases new single TEETH

Following a Next Wave music spotlight from Jack Saunders on the BBC R1 Indie Show last night, Brighton art-rock quintet Youth Sector has released its new single ‘Teeth’ Taking inspiration from late 70s/80s-era funk music, most notably in the joyful interaction of the guitars and the bass, on Brighton quintet, Youth ‘Teeth’ the band reference Nile Rogers and CHIC’s knack for penning interesting, active instrumentals … Continue reading Youth Sector releases new single TEETH