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

Music: Top Left Club releasing debut album on Beast Records

Brighton synth punks, Top Left Club, will release ‘Shoulders at 90’ on Beast Records this summer. Brighton synth punk future warriors, Top Left Club, will be releasing their debut record ‘Shoulders at 90’ on Beast Records. Having formed in the depths of lockdown, the outfit are yet to play a show good and proper, but this hasn’t stopped them generating considerable interest within the local … Continue reading Music: Top Left Club releasing debut album on Beast Records

Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

The Cowley Club on London Road, Brighton, has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to help the music and arts space stay afloat in lockdown. The Cowley Club, the beating heart of the Brighton independent music and arts scene, needed to raise £5,000 to ensure its continued survival, and has hit the £3,000 in the first 24 hours. There is still much to do, however. The only … Continue reading Culture: Cowley Club crowdfunding to ensure survival

Events: Washed Out Fest 2021 no longer going ahead

Due to the Tory government’s continued mishandling of the Coronavirus pandemic, Washed Out Fest 2021 has been cancelled. Washed Out Fest was slated to take place in September of this year, but given the continued fatal incompetence of the Tory Government, event organisers have taken the decision to cancel the event. Announcing the cancellation on Instagram, organisers commented:“Hey everyone, unfortunately due to the Conservative parties … Continue reading Events: Washed Out Fest 2021 no longer going ahead

Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

Brighton live music mecca, The Hope and Ruin will be holding two socially-distanced gigs in its upstairs venue this week, the first such events since March. In what is a wonderful reminder of our past, The Hope and Ruin will host actual real live music gigs this week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The night out holy trinity (Thursday is the new Friday, Friday is … Continue reading Hope and Ruin hosting three gigs this week (this is not a drill)

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DIY Punx in Lockdown group launched

Covid has cut us all off from each other and with that comes a blinkering of our cultural vision. Punx in Lockdown has been created to broaden these horizons, and help share the word of new music, art, film, books and all the rest. Header image by Roman Laris: Bigcartel // Site // Facebook Punx in Lockdown is the brainchild of Charlie Longman, best known … Continue reading DIY Punx in Lockdown group launched

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

CLT DRP: Finding the joy in live music

Backed by their recently-released debut album Without The Eyes, CLT DRP will be tearing the Dome down this Saturday for Live is Alive. We spoke to lead singer Annie about reprsentation, the bright sparks of the local music scene and trying to stay connected. Header image by Stewart Gardiner: Instagram // Website CLT DRP: Facebook // Instagram // Bigcartel It’s been a long time since shows … Continue reading CLT DRP: Finding the joy in live music