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)