Brighton gig guide 29 Nov – 5 Dec

You guide to live music in Brighton this week So here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody’s resenting their coworkers and wanting to slink off from shitey pre-organised “fun” activities. Yes, yes, yes, it is XMAS WORK DO SEASON, baby. Deck the halls with whatever your boss will allow you to put on the company card and get your peepers wrapped round some stonking great gigs … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 29 Nov – 5 Dec

All Better releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November

Brighton pop punk three-piece, All Better, is releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November through Sugar Free Records. With ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ All Better took deep dive into the thematically murky waters of self acceptance and have come out swinging with a high-energy, relentlessly catchy banger. While it nods heavily to the band’s roots as a straight-up pop punk outfit, the … Continue reading All Better releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November

O Hell releasing debut single DOWN on 5 November

O HELL is releasing its debut single DOWN on 5 November, a beautifully intense electronic/alternative stunner. O Hell cut their teeth as a songwriter and musician, touring and recording with UK alt bands and as a live guitarist/bassist for international touring acts. Across 2020, drum machines and recording software began to offer them a new sonic autonomy. O Hell is the outcome. “In 2020 I … Continue reading O Hell releasing debut single DOWN on 5 November

5 spooky Halloween events happening in Brighton

It is the spookiest time of the year – Halloween weekend. We have rounded up 5 of the best events hitting the city including DnB raves, psych-disco gigs, and the return of the best emo night around. 1. The Hope and Ruin – Ghoul Ranch – Saturday 30th The best punk/emo/general grunger night on the south coast is back for its Halloween shindig. That’s right, … Continue reading 5 spooky Halloween events happening in Brighton

Interview: Chris De Banks of We Are Not Saints, a label helping those in addiciton recovery.

We Are Not Saints is a first for the UK – a record label designed and operated to support those recovering from addiction get into music. Head of WANS, Chris De Banks started the label to help artists get into the studio to record their music and grow creatively. By nurturing and investing in the unique talent within this group of creatives, great music has … Continue reading Interview: Chris De Banks of We Are Not Saints, a label helping those in addiciton recovery.

Get to know GOAN DOGS’ ahead of Brighton headline date

Purveyors of some top-class warped guitar pop, GOAN DOGS are set to tear up The Hope and Ruin on Saturday 23 October. Grab tickets for the show for £7 right here. Following on from the release of their debut album ‘Call Your Mum’, GOAN DOGS dropped ‘I Don’t Want To Fight’ ahead of their UK Tour. The band’s debut album includes previous singles, ‘I Can’t … Continue reading Get to know GOAN DOGS’ ahead of Brighton headline date

Tap takeover: UK’s biggest city-wide beer fest is coming to 20 Brighton pubs this weekend

The UK’s biggest and best-loved city-wide beer festival, Tap Takeover, will return to Brighton this month, following a two year hiatus. Taking place in 20 pubs all across the city from 22nd – 24th October, the festival will feature over 130 craft beers from 22 different breweries, as well as a host of DJs, special live music performances, tasting sessions, and much more in the … Continue reading Tap takeover: UK’s biggest city-wide beer fest is coming to 20 Brighton pubs this weekend