Books Every Fresher Should Read
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Books Every Fresher Should Read

Anonymous - September 19, 2018
France in Fine Fettle
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France in Fine Fettle

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Dive into Brightonian Culture
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Dive into Brightonian Culture

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?
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Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?

Anastasia Konstantinidou - September 15, 2018
Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats
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Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats

Jessica Hubbard - September 20, 2018
The Badger’s guide to Brighton’s alive and thriving Jazz scene: Day by day
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The Badger’s guide to Brighton’s alive and thriving Jazz scene: Day by day

Alex Leissle - March 12, 2018

Brighton, more than our university community gives it credit for, has its kind of town and gown divide. On campus, most use the internet to figure out…

Why the term ‘mainstream’ is bad for music
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Why the term ‘mainstream’ is bad for music

Matthew Nicholls - March 7, 2018

The term ‘mainstream’ in music is complex and detrimental. It is thought to mean music liked by a huge number of people that has managed to make…

GoGo Penguin at Concorde 2: Jazz in the mainstream?
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GoGo Penguin at Concorde 2: Jazz in the mainstream?

Alex Leissle - March 7, 2018

Jazz music today exists in a peculiar space of seemingly both simultaneous loss and revival. The not-original-but-now-renewed crossover of jazz and rap music, and the successes of…

The Brit Awards 2018: A Year of Grime and Politics
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The Brit Awards 2018: A Year of Grime and Politics

Matthew Nicholls - March 7, 2018

There is no doubt that the Brit Awards are less entertaining than they used to be. 1995 saw the Blur vs Oasis battle seemingly decided with a…

The Wombats: ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ review
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The Wombats: ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ review

Matthew Nicholls - February 19, 2018

Three years after their last release, The Wombats are back with their long awaited fourth album ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’. Since 'Glitterbug' reached number 5…

Bonobo: Brighton-boy Rounds off World Tour in Hometown Spectacular
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Bonobo: Brighton-boy Rounds off World Tour in Hometown Spectacular

Rhys Baker - January 17, 2018

Bonobo aka Simon Green returns to Brighton to round off his eleven-month Migration world tour – for an exceptional homecoming show at the Brighton Centre. Armed with…

Enter Shikari: Theatrical Headline Set at the Brighton Centre
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Enter Shikari: Theatrical Headline Set at the Brighton Centre

Rhys Baker - January 16, 2018

(22/11/2017) Following the commercial and critical success of their fifth studio album The Spark, the genre-defying Hertfordshire band Enter Shikari have taken to touring massive venues and…

Mr Jukes: Jack Steadman Finally Finds a Sound to Call His Own
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Mr Jukes: Jack Steadman Finally Finds a Sound to Call His Own

Rhys Baker - January 14, 2018

The former Bombay Bicycle Club frontman is a master of reinvention, re-emerged with a shaven head, and armed with a 12 piece jazz band – Steadman with…

Aussie Britpopper’s DMA’s: support The Kooks, for a triumphant Homecoming Show
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Aussie Britpopper’s DMA’s: support The Kooks, for a triumphant Homecoming Show

Rhys Baker - December 30, 2017

Australian Oasis-imitators and Britpop Revivalists, DMA's, support The Kooks on their homecoming Saturday night show at the Brighton Centre. Having only ever heard them on record, when…

The Badger meets… Blondie!
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The Badger meets… Blondie!

Rhys Baker - December 29, 2017

Alone in the crowd at Blondie, I was surrounded by a sea of 40/50-somethings couples, screaming and star-struck out, as if it was 30 years ago in…

The Badger meets… Hidden Orchestra
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The Badger meets… Hidden Orchestra

Rhys Baker - December 1, 2017

Ahead of his homecoming show at the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts on campus, we caught up with multi-instrumentalist composer and producer Joe Acheson, who conducts the…

Sónar Festival celebrates 25 years by sending music into Space
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Sónar Festival celebrates 25 years by sending music into Space

Rhys Baker - November 30, 2017

Sónar Festival celebrates 25 years by sending music into space. They are also looking for budding producers to send in extraterrestrial compositions. To celebrate their 25th birthday,…

Wolf Alice review: A band of quiet confidence at the Dome
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Wolf Alice review: A band of quiet confidence at the Dome

Alex Leissle - November 30, 2017

The state of indie rock today presents a densely packed field of artists, each one trying to make more noise than the last; trying to hang on…

The Badger Meets…Coasts
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The Badger Meets…Coasts

Edward Bains - November 7, 2017

On Friday 20th October, that institution of the Brighton music scene, The Haunt, played host to up-and-coming indie band Coasts, touring the UK in promotion of their…

King Nun: The Should-of-Been Headliners
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King Nun: The Should-of-Been Headliners

Devin Thomas - November 6, 2017

King Nun and BLOXX opened for headliner INHEAVEN at The Haunt on the 18th in the last show on the UK leg of the top-billed band’s tour.…

Forgotten Music: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John
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Forgotten Music: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John

Matthew Nicholls - November 4, 2017

One album that does not get the recognition it deserves is Elton John's Album 'Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy'. I know Elton John is not…

Nick Mulvey at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
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Nick Mulvey at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

Rhys Baker - November 3, 2017

It’s Thursday night, and me and a couple of hundred others are spending our evening watching the closing night of Nick Mulvey’s Wake Up Now tour at…

The Badger Speaks To… Wolf Alice
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The Badger Speaks To… Wolf Alice

Rhys Baker - November 2, 2017

Wolf Alice have been a busy band touring for the past couple of months around the UK and America doing in-store gigs. They show us that performing…

Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
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Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life

Rhys Baker - November 2, 2017

Wolf Alice's punk, 80s synth-pop, grunge, and folk influences meld together to form something original and non-imitative.   'VOAL' is bolder with lyrics that reach down to…

Amber Run at Concorde 2
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Amber Run at Concorde 2

Rhys Baker - October 25, 2017

Initially formed while at the University of Nottingham, the early success of the band led them to abandon their studies and pursue music. Back in 2013, four…