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”

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”

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”

Brighton Fringe Autumn Edition OPENS

The new Brighton Fringe Autumn Edition has started today, bringing a programme of safely distanced artistry to our city. Header image is from the performance 2100 A Space Novelty, shot by Siobhan O’Driscoll Brighton Fringe Autumn Edition is running across the core dates of 1-31 October, and is bringing more than 50 events to venues across the city as well as online. “I am delighted … Continue reading Brighton Fringe Autumn Edition OPENS

H_ngm_n release video for Ghost

Ahead of their upcoming split EP with Brightr, Brighton emo pop bandits H_ngm_n have released a music video for “Ghost” acoustic. Brighton two piece emo pop legends, H_ngm_n (specifically lead singer Chris) have teamed up with acoustic punk legend Brightr (Laurie Cottingham) to release a wonderful new split EP of stripped-back tracks. To celebrate the announcement, H_ngm_n has released the video for their new take … Continue reading H_ngm_n release video for Ghost

In defence of kiddie dinner

Whether they are the saviour of a working class parent, or a reassuring culinary cuddle when in a pit of despair, kiddie dinners are wonderful and they must be defended. Kiddie dinner, orange dinner, toddler tea: We may call it different things but we all recognise the  beige tsunami of kinda-crispy, very salty, things and we all secretly love it. Our proclivity for these meals … Continue reading In defence of kiddie dinner

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

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar: Forever in our hearts

FULL STORY IN UC002, OUT NOW IN THE SHOP You celebrated Thursday too much and now not even Berocca can save your dirty little soul. Having made it into work via a quick detour for a Lucozade you whip your headphones in and search “peaceful soul” on Spotify. You pray. Before you realise it the clock reads 2pm. Off to Mash for some lunch time … Continue reading Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar: Forever in our hearts