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Wife Swap USA drop The Difficult Second Album

Wife Swap USA, the best ‘hot new band and organised crime syndicate in Brighton have dropped a new EP: The Difficult Second Album They often say the best bands are the ones that are the hardest to find on Google, and by that mantra Wife Swap USA are in a league of their own. The Brighon punk rock syndicate have just released a new EP, … Continue reading Wife Swap USA drop The Difficult Second Album

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Youth Sector releases new single TEETH

Following a Next Wave music spotlight from Jack Saunders on the BBC R1 Indie Show last night, Brighton art-rock quintet Youth Sector has released its new single ‘Teeth’ Taking inspiration from late 70s/80s-era funk music, most notably in the joyful interaction of the guitars and the bass, on Brighton quintet, Youth ‘Teeth’ the band reference Nile Rogers and CHIC’s knack for penning interesting, active instrumentals … Continue reading Youth Sector releases new single TEETH

Beach Riot announce ‘Subatomic Party Cool’ and June tour dates

Brighton fuzz pop heroes, Beach Riot, have announced their debut record Subatomic Party Cool will be released June 2021, with a slew of headline tour dates in tow. After recently adding BBC Radio One’s Jack Saunders and BBC 6music’s Tom Robinson to their growing list of supporters, Brighton fuzz pop quartet BEACH RIOT are delighted to announce news of their long-awaited debut album Subatomic Party … Continue reading Beach Riot announce ‘Subatomic Party Cool’ and June tour dates

Bandcamp Friday top picks: Support local artists

It is Bandcamp Friday once more, which means the service has waived all artists fees for 24 hours – every single penny you spend goes directly to the bands. Bandcamp Friday was launched to help those in the music industry during the nightmare pandemic we find ourselves in. Without the ability to play shows, tour, and sell merch face to face bands have been stuck … Continue reading Bandcamp Friday top picks: Support local artists

Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”

Brighton is a wonderful metling pot of people, art and culture, comments Beth from garage-punk visionaries Libra Libra. We caught up with the band ahead of their first show in six months, this Saturday’s Live is Alive showcase. How is the band approaching Live is Alive? It must seem odd having such a gap between playing shows! We’re very excited to be playing live again … Continue reading Libra Libra: “With art people just keep going and I think that is the beauty of it.”

Dead Slow Tattoo and Jimi’s Barbershop teaming up for spooky Halloween stream showcase

Two of the spookiest businesses on the block, Dead Slow Tattoo Co and Jimi’s Barbershop are teaming up to raise a Halloween stream spectacular from the dead. The live music event will be broadcast straight from the Dead Slow crypt (downstairs) and will feature the city’s most mysterious synth punks Top Left Club. The Halloween spooktacular was announced via a cryptic post which read: “Missing … Continue reading Dead Slow Tattoo and Jimi’s Barbershop teaming up for spooky Halloween stream showcase

Washed Out Fest launching coffee, tote bags

The good homies at Washed Out Festival are about to transform the very way you live your life with a new coffee collab and tote bag Washed Out Festival, Brighton’s number one (and potentially only) multi-day, multi-venue punk rock extravaganza is changing the way you start your day with the release of its own coffee. Created in collaboration with Sham City Roasters the Washed Out … Continue reading Washed Out Fest launching coffee, tote bags

Goodbye circus wheel: the fire of youth, saying goodbye and ten years of American Slang

One moment the ferris wheel was there and the next it was lost forever. The same happened to my youth some years later. It has been a decade since American Slang was released and it has been roughly the same amount of time since I moved to Brighton. Due to my nature as a self-absorbed dickhead I have drawn immense thematic parallels between these two … Continue reading Goodbye circus wheel: the fire of youth, saying goodbye and ten years of American Slang

Young Francis Hi Fi releases brand new rager: I Wanna Hold You Tight (Tonite)

Bubblegum punk rock warlords Young Francis Hi Fi have told us they want to hold us all tight, tonight, and we’re absolutely buzzing about it. In what is a punk rock polar opposite to Robbie Williams leaving Take That and going solo, Young Francis has corralled some Rotten Reprobates to add some Hi Fi to his solo slingin and given us the absolute rager: I … Continue reading Young Francis Hi Fi releases brand new rager: I Wanna Hold You Tight (Tonite)