Calvin Harris and Florence Welch Angered for Being on Tory Playlist
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Calvin Harris and Florence Welch Angered for Being on Tory Playlist

Rhys Baker - October 23, 2017

Calvin Harris and Florence Welch of Florence and The Machine have both expressed their anger regarding their music being played at this year's Conservative Party Conference, earlier…

Cambridge Rockers Alt-J at the Brighton Centre
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Cambridge Rockers Alt-J at the Brighton Centre

Lauren Wade - October 9, 2017

A gig at the Brighton Centre is always a glittering affair and tonight’s offering of Leeds three-piece Alt-J proved to be exactly that. Hampshire rockers, Blaenavon, kick…

Seafront Club and Electronic Venue MONO to Close
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Seafront Club and Electronic Venue MONO to Close

Rhys Baker - October 9, 2017

One of Brighton’s finest clubs and a locals’ favourite for underground dance music is closing its doors. MONO has announced that it will be leaving the space…

Our Writers’ Guide to Brighton Arts
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Our Writers’ Guide to Brighton Arts

Alex Leissle - September 18, 2017

According to research commissioned by the Brighton and Hove city council, near 10 million people a year visit the city during the day and almost 5 million…

POLAR: Boxed In Preview
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POLAR: Boxed In Preview

Glenn Houlihan - May 11, 2017

The POLAR boys are back at it again with Boxed In, a 10 week series of Sunday night events in alternative locations across Brighton. From vintage clothing…

All Hail: King Smo Interview
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All Hail: King Smo Interview

Glenn Houlihan - May 3, 2017

Self-proclaimed exponents of “Nihilist R&B” (no, they don’t know what it means either)*, King Smo’s charming eccentricities took URF x Smash Vinyl’s showcase by storm last month,…

Live review: Live At Leeds 2017
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Live review: Live At Leeds 2017

Lauren Wade - May 3, 2017

Live At Leeds is the North’s award-winning metropolitan festival for new music and the organisers pulled out all of the stops for another successful year. With far…

Review: Chelsea Wolfe at The Haunt 19.04.17
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Review: Chelsea Wolfe at The Haunt 19.04.17

Jed Grainger - April 22, 2017

It is hard to file Chelsea Wolfe under a specific genre. Part Joni Mitchell-esque singer-songwriter folk and part all encompassing doom metal riffing, Wolfe has certainly carved…

Preview: Live At Leeds 2017
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Preview: Live At Leeds 2017

Lauren Wade - April 8, 2017

Award-winning metropolitan all-dayer, Live At Leeds is back for another year and 2017 sees them flaunt another impressive billing. Having earned a reputation in previous years for…

Review: Warpaint – Brighton Dome 29.03.17
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Review: Warpaint – Brighton Dome 29.03.17

Lauren Wade - April 5, 2017

After a brief hiatus, LA band, Warpaint are back with their third studio album 'Heads Up' and are touring it across the UK. Tonight we find them…

“See On Both Sides Like Chanel” – Lessons on Life, Love and Sexual Identity from Frank Ocean
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“See On Both Sides Like Chanel” – Lessons on Life, Love and Sexual Identity from Frank Ocean

Olivia Aujla - April 4, 2017

On March 10th, Frank Ocean dropped his latest single, 'Chanel' via his Beats1 radio show, ‘Blonded’. Following an already very successful album release, 'Blond', earlier in 2016,…

Interview: Dutch Uncles
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Interview: Dutch Uncles

Jed Grainger - April 4, 2017

Fresh from releasing what many are calling their best album, Dutch Uncles are back in Brighton to play a triumphant show at The Haunt. The Stockport quartet,…

Preview: The Great Escape 2017
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Preview: The Great Escape 2017

Lauren Wade - April 3, 2017

Next month sees the return of The Great Escape – Europe’s leading festival for new music. Conveniently located in Brighton, from Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 May…

Fickle Friends, Blood Red Shoes, Rat Boy and more added to The Great Escape line-up
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Fickle Friends, Blood Red Shoes, Rat Boy and more added to The Great Escape line-up

Lauren Wade - March 29, 2017

Brighton's annual new music bash, The Great Escape has added over 150 new artists to its already dazzling line-up. Fickle Friends, Blood Red Shoes and Rat Boy…

De La Soul – Age Doesn’t Matter
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De La Soul – Age Doesn’t Matter

Louisa Streeting - March 27, 2017

To promote their most recent album funded by crowd sourcing, De La Soul have been back on the road touring 'and the Anonymous Nobody…' Their sold out…

The 10 Worst Beatles Songs
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The 10 Worst Beatles Songs

Jed Grainger - March 25, 2017

Yes, we know that The Beatles are great. Yes, they are unarguably the most important band in musical history, achieved more in their brief period together than any band…

Review: Dutch Uncles – The Haunt – 11/03/17
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Review: Dutch Uncles – The Haunt – 11/03/17

Jed Grainger - March 24, 2017

If you were to choose the most overlooked band of the past few years, Dutch Uncles would surely rank highly up there. Formed in Stockport in 2008,…

Stormzy – Blinded by his grace
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Stormzy – Blinded by his grace

Aman Khera - March 16, 2017

As most are probably already aware, 24th February finally saw the release of Stormzy’s highly anticipated debut album Gang Signs & Prayer. Not only did the record…

New Noise #1
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New Noise #1

Lauren Wade - March 13, 2017

Here's The Badger's round-up of the latest singles to be released recently. Take a listen and you might even find a new favourite to add to your collection.…

Review: Kaiser Chiefs @ Brighton Centre 28.02.17
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Review: Kaiser Chiefs @ Brighton Centre 28.02.17

Lauren Wade - March 13, 2017

Anticipation and excitement hung thick in the air prior to Leeds five-piece Kaiser Chiefs taking to the stage. The band, who dismiss the indie labels that have…