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

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”

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.”

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

Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

Live music is coming back to Brighton with Live is Alive! A collaborative event backed by a host of the city’s venues. Brighton music venues have joined together to put on a series of live gigs at The Dome to help raise support for the city’s beleaguered music scene. Live Is Alive! will take place at the Brighton Dome and via livestream over four consecutive … Continue reading Live is Alive! Brings music back to Brighton

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

Fuzzbrain Studios needs our help to rebuild after devastating fire

Fuzzbrain Studios, one of the most important DIY music spaces in the South East was destroyed in a fire two nights ago and now needs our help to rebuild what was lost. A crowdfunding campaign has been started to help rebuild Fuzzbrain Studios following a devastating fire. You can donate right now HERE // AND HERE // The studio, located in North East London, was completely … Continue reading Fuzzbrain Studios needs our help to rebuild after devastating fire

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

Bloody Death releases Never Have I Ever video

Brighton’s premier lo-fi rock solo act, Bloody Death has released a video for its latest single, Never Have I Ever. The second track off the band’s 2020 release After Hours Dreaming, Never Have I Ever is a wonderfully angular, measured journey to a very nice phasey climax. Filmed throughout the hills of Andalusia, where Ted Foster found himself at the outbreak of the ole ‘rona … Continue reading Bloody Death releases Never Have I Ever video