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”

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”

Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

Live music is coming back to Brighton with Live is Alive! A collaborative event backed by a host of the city’s venues. Brighton music venues have joined together to put on a series of live gigs at The Dome to help raise support for the city’s beleaguered music scene. Live Is Alive! will take place at the Brighton Dome and via livestream over four consecutive … Continue reading Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

Brighton Bier reopens pubs (with a twist)

It has been a difficult few months for the hospitality industry in Brighton and our very own international award-winning brewery, Brighton Bier, has now reopened all three of its pubs with some great new changes and some properly delicious new beers.  Gary Sillence founder and head brewer, said: “we started providing a beer home delivery service across Brighton and Hove on the first day of … Continue reading Brighton Bier reopens pubs (with a twist)

In conversation with: The Tinfluencers

As part of Undercurrent’s deeply scientific investigation into the tin drinking habits of our fair public we spoke to some of the best and booziest minds around to get their take on the big questions surrounding the purchasing and drinking of tins. What is your earliest memory of drinking tins? Jake Hawkes: Aged about 15, taking a few cans of Stella from the garden shed … Continue reading In conversation with: The Tinfluencers

Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Brighton is in for an absolute scorcher this weekend, 31 July – 2 August, we’ve locked in some Bison beach beers, a real deal Mexican pop up, Brighton’s best kept secret and the city’s first vegan chicken shop. Bison Beach Bar The sun is going to have his hat firmly on this Friday meaning that thousands upon thousands of revellers will descend upon the city … Continue reading Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

The pub is dead, long live the pub

Anyone worth a damn will tell you that life in Brighton and Hove is life in pubs. The city and its various haunts are inextricably linked to one another. Each bar a green shoot of life, belying the undulating tangle of roots that tie them to one another. Without leaving the Brighton and Hove local authority area one could go to a different pub every … Continue reading The pub is dead, long live the pub