Budget: What it means for Brighton, pubs, workers, self employed

The government revealed its March budget this week, here’s what it means for Brighton pubs, venues and hospitality, the self employed, workers, and generally, what the hell happened. Overview: The world is in the bin. The Covid pandemic has changed the very fabric of our lives and taken an absolutely massive toll on people and businesses alike. On 3 March Rishi Sunak revealed the government’s … Continue reading Budget: What it means for Brighton, pubs, workers, self employed

Music: Murmur releasing ‘I’m the same’ 2 April

Murmur are set to release their new single ‘I’m the Same’ on 2 April. ‘I’m the Same’ is the second single from the band’s highly anticipated EP – coming in summer 2021 and is sure to build on the considerable buzz already generated by the three piece. Murmur has already garnered notable fans in Huw Stephens and Rob Adcock (BBC Introducing). This, matched with their … Continue reading Music: Murmur releasing ‘I’m the same’ 2 April

Music: Aaron Fitchett releasing third single ‘Got Heart;

Brighton singer songwriter, Aaron Fitchett has released his third single of the year ‘Got Heart’ ‘Got Heart’ is the third single released by Fitchett this year and follows stripped-back debut ‘Promises’ and the urgent ‘Knee deep in the dead’. The track is a breakneck-paced folk rager, pulling precious few punches and all the better for it. It will be self-released on 15 March. Explaining the … Continue reading Music: Aaron Fitchett releasing third single ‘Got Heart;

Music: Top Left Club releasing debut album on Beast Records

Brighton synth punks, Top Left Club, will release ‘Shoulders at 90’ on Beast Records this summer. Brighton synth punk future warriors, Top Left Club, will be releasing their debut record ‘Shoulders at 90’ on Beast Records. Having formed in the depths of lockdown, the outfit are yet to play a show good and proper, but this hasn’t stopped them generating considerable interest within the local … Continue reading Music: Top Left Club releasing debut album on Beast Records

Music: Nature TV release new single ‘You & Me’

Brighton dream-pop specialists, Nature TV, have released their latest single – the effortless, velvety cool ‘You & Me’. Brighton dream-pop specialists Nature TV share new cut ‘You and Me’, arriving 26 February via indie label Nice Guys (T Evann, Ralph TV, Butter Bath). Straddling a line between the hazy suburbia of Real Estate and the waterside stillness of Nick Drake, the band’s latest offering sees … Continue reading Music: Nature TV release new single ‘You & Me’

Music: Melting Vinyl teams up with BIMM, Latest, for new livestream show

Melting Vinyl, BIMM and Latest Music Bar are joining forces on a livestream event showcasing the best of up-and-coming Brighton talent. Melting Vinyl Brighton is teaming up with BIMM Brighton and Latest Music Bar to bring us music fans a new live streamed show, featuring the best singer-songwriters and acoustic acts that the famous music uni has to offer. Taking place on 25 March at … Continue reading Music: Melting Vinyl teams up with BIMM, Latest, for new livestream show

Lockdown roadmap: What it actually means

The UK Government has released its four step plan to getting out of Lockdown. Here is what it means to Brighton, Hove, and everywhere. A four step plan for getting the UK back to a semblance of normality has been revealed – with pubs, bars and restaurants still facing lengthy closures. There will be a minimum five week gap between each rule change to allow … Continue reading Lockdown roadmap: What it actually means

Music: Spinal Chord Records release Bathouse debut

New Brighton music label, Spinal Chord Records, has released the Bathouse debut EP on tape here in the UK. Spinal Chord Records – a new Brighton music label – has released its first tape; the Bathouse self-titled EP. The Swedish garage-punk three piece released a vinyl variant through their native Happiest Place Records, but have now been committed to tape for the first time. The … Continue reading Music: Spinal Chord Records release Bathouse debut

Music: Small Pond Records announces Emerging line up

Brighton ‘s very own music heroes, Small Pond Records, have announced the eight band lineup for its 2021 Emerging Project. Small Pond Records has announced the line up of its Emerging project – highlighting the best in up and coming local bands. Having secured funding from the Arts Council England, the label has been taking submissions for its second unsigned act showcase over the last … Continue reading Music: Small Pond Records announces Emerging line up

Music: Good Peach releases new single ‘No Pressure’

Brighton alt-pop duo, Good Peach have released their latest single ‘No Pressure’. ‘No Pressure’ is a flat out, alt-pop, lovely music good time, and is the third single from Brighton duo Good Peach. Having only formed in September 2020, the band have forged quite a name for themselves, not least with the creation of a bustling musical hub right in their back garden. By other … Continue reading Music: Good Peach releases new single ‘No Pressure’