Music: Projector release ZERO

Brighton garage punk invaders, Projector, have released new single, ZERO. Projector have released their latest single, ZERO; an abrasive noise rock punch in the head that goes big on sonic soundscapes, and little on faff. Clocking in at under three minutes, the Brighton trio pack a hell of a lot of action into one song. Discordant verse melodies break into absolutely massive fuzz bomb choruses … Continue reading Music: Projector release ZERO

Art: SEAS launches The Force of Fantasy exhibition

Brighton art hub, the Socially Engaged Art Salon, has launched its latest exhibition – The Force of Fantasy. “Fantasy is not equated with what is not real, but rather with what is not yet real.” Taking Judith Butler’s essay ‘The Force of Fantasy: Feminism, Mapplethorpe, and Discursive Excess’ as a starting point, this exhibition proposes that fantasy is a powerful tool to not only imagine … Continue reading Art: SEAS launches The Force of Fantasy exhibition

Kill The Bill march held on Saturday

The people of Brighton and Hove took to the streets on Saturday 20 March to protest the Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The socially-distanced protest worked its way through the city from 2pm, ending at a demonstration on Hove Lawns. Those involved are fighting a reprehensible piece of legislature being rushed through commons by the Tory party, that seeks to criminalise protest under the … Continue reading Kill The Bill march held on Saturday

Food: Really Happy Chicken bring back buffalo burgers and wings

Brighton vegan fried chicken experts, Really Happy Chicken have brought back their house-made buffalo burgers and wings, which is just the best news going. Having recently relocated to a swanky new site on West Street, Really Happy Chicken have gone from strength to strength since they first opened in early summer. An unexpected casualty of this success, however, was the vegan fried chicken experts housemade … Continue reading Food: Really Happy Chicken bring back buffalo burgers and wings

Music: Top Left Club release debut single RIP

Brighton synth punk terrors, Top Left Club, have released their debut single RIP. Formed in the hideous depths of 2020, the band have gone about their business in true DIY fashion, to date playing a number of livestreamed gigs, and releasing demos recorded in a practice garage. Top Left Club have now, however, released their first track proper, RIP. Featuring members of Skinny Milk, Rotten … Continue reading Music: Top Left Club release debut single RIP

Culture: Brighton Games Festival could be coming

A Wired Sussex report has put forward plans to launch a Brighton Games Festival to showcase the wealth of talent in the city. Brighton and Hove is one of the most innovative – and in per capita terms, strongest – cities in the entire UK when it comes to video games. Now, following a report by Wired Sussex and property developer First Base (the firm … Continue reading Culture: Brighton Games Festival could be coming

Music: Nierra Creek releasing debut EP 7 April

Brighton electronic/folk duo Nierra Creek will release their highly-anticipated debut EP on 7 April. The band – comprising singer/songwriter Ryan Deag and composer Sebastian Muller – have already shared two tracks from the upcoming release; the beautifully vulnerable Born a Child and the urgern Burn Out The Fire. Second single, Burn Out The Fire was described on these very pages as “imbued with passion and … Continue reading Music: Nierra Creek releasing debut EP 7 April

Food: Vegan Noms completes rebrand

Brighton vegan heroes, the aptly-named Vegan Noms have completed a total rebrand. Having started operation at The World’s End on London Road, the kitchen has quickly risen to prominence over lockdown. With its mix of innovative burgers, loaded fries and sides, VeganNoms has grown far past expectation, as owners admit. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vegan Noms (@vegannomsuk) The business is … Continue reading Food: Vegan Noms completes rebrand

Pubs: Govt threatened with legal action over reopening plans

High profile members of the British pub industry have stated intention to sue the government over post-lockdown reopening plans. Sacha Lord, the night time economy adviser for Greater Manchester, and Hugh Osmond, found of Punch Taverns, have written to Boris Johnson, stating their intention to legally challenge the phased reopening schedule. The main point of contention is that under current rules pubs would not be … Continue reading Pubs: Govt threatened with legal action over reopening plans

Vigil held for Sarah Everard

A vigil for Sarah Everard was held in Valley Gardens, central Brighton at the weekend. Scores of people came out on Saturday night to pay respects to Sarah Everard and highlight the systemic violence against women that our society not only tolerates, but propogates. The peaceful event saw flowers, candles and signs lain, with more placed in the following days. The murder of Sarah Everard … Continue reading Vigil held for Sarah Everard