Review – Paul Weller #AmazonFrontRow Live (The Great Escape)
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Review – Paul Weller #AmazonFrontRow Live (The Great Escape)

The Badger - May 18, 2015

Hove’s, recently rescued, ‘The Old Market’ buzzed with 500 fans who had secured tickets for Paul Weller’s ‘Secret’ gig, as part of Brighton's’ ‘The Great Escape’ festival…

Review: The Catalyst Club
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Review: The Catalyst Club

The Badger - April 1, 2015

Every few weeks a bar in Kemptown fills with people going to The Catalyst Club – a night of conversation, debate and drinks. The format is simple: three…

Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain
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Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Badger - March 14, 2015

Do you remember that scene from Harry Potter where Voldemort’s face pops out of a book in the restricted section, wailing in Harry’s little unassuming face? Imagine…

Review: Catalyst Club, Robert Wyatt Special
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Review: Catalyst Club, Robert Wyatt Special

The Badger - February 24, 2015

At The Catalyst Club’s Robert Wyatt themed evening, Em Chittock finds herself enthralled and occasionally amused by this month’s discussion of the life of musician Robert Wyatt.…

Review: Kate Tempest
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Review: Kate Tempest

The Badger - February 24, 2015

If Kate Tempest runs for Prime Minister somewhere down the line, I would a) be unsurprised and b) be sure she would do a stellar job. Witnessing her…

Review: Emmy the Great
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Review: Emmy the Great

The Badger - February 24, 2015

The Green Door Store hadn’t known what hit it as people continued to excitedly squeeze in to see Emmy the Great. The same could be said for her…

City Venues and the Festival
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City Venues and the Festival

The Badger - February 24, 2015

Curated by the band Wire and One Inch Badge, Drill was a city-festival which took part in October last year (strategically, just when I was holding my…

Review: Yes, we’re still writing about Drill Festival 2014. This will be the last time, we promise…
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Review: Yes, we’re still writing about Drill Festival 2014. This will be the last time, we promise…

The Badger - February 24, 2015

Those of you who so much as glanced at the Badger Arts pages last term would likely have realised that we were very, very excited for Drill…

Bitter Lake Review
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Bitter Lake Review

The Badger - February 23, 2015

Adam Curtis’ latest documentary, Bitter Lake, examines the roles of America, Britain and Saudi Arabia over the past sixty years in Afghanistan. Taking its title from the location…

Preview: Blackalicious, The Haunt 05/02
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Preview: Blackalicious, The Haunt 05/02

The Badger - January 27, 2015

After a ten year hiatus, seminal Sacramento hip-hop duo, Blackalicious, return to the scene with a new album and tour dates. Perhaps best known for their single,…

Review: Perfume Genius @ The Haunt, 26/11
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Review: Perfume Genius @ The Haunt, 26/11

The Badger - December 14, 2014

You know how we're all supposed to have one word (or three) at the ready to describe ourselves with in job interviews and the like? Well, if…

SUDS: Cinderella – The Adult Pantomime
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SUDS: Cinderella – The Adult Pantomime

The Badger - December 14, 2014

  Writer/Director Judey Bignell took on a huge responsibility with this piece. She had less than a term to mould a heaving cast and a smart script…

St Vincent Review
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St Vincent Review

The Badger - December 11, 2014

Who would’ve thought that Annie Clark, more commonly known as St. Vincent, would be found playing a tour date in Eastbourne and not Brighton? The train from…

Fear of Men Review
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Fear of Men Review

The Badger - December 11, 2014

Thanks to the lovely warm up performance by The Hundredth Anniversary, Fear of Men were greeted by claps and cheers at The Hope. Following a busy Summer of…

Still The Enemy Within + Q&A Review
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Still The Enemy Within + Q&A Review

The Badger - December 7, 2014

The fact that this documentary had won the Audience Award at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest was an instant giveaway of what to expect from this fantastic piece…

Preview: Sharon Van Etten, St. Georges Church, 27/11
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Preview: Sharon Van Etten, St. Georges Church, 27/11

The Badger - November 24, 2014

Post-rock guitars combined with dark, powerful vocals create the simplistic but time-tested formula of Sharon Van Etten’s music. Her most recent and first self-produced album, Are We…

Preview: Jon Hopkins, Dome, 4/12
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Preview: Jon Hopkins, Dome, 4/12

The Badger - November 19, 2014

With 2011's King Creosote collaboration Diamond Mine came haunting yet twee scottish folktronica, with last year's Immunity came the heft of a Mercury nomination, an artist reaching the peak of his…

Little Dragon – Brighton Dome, 17/11
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Little Dragon – Brighton Dome, 17/11

The Badger - November 12, 2014

If you put aside acts like Robyn, The Knife and Swedish House Mafia, Little Dragon are probably the hottest export to have left Scandinavia in recent years.…

The Imitation Game Review
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Arts
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The Imitation Game Review

The Badger - November 8, 2014

This year's BFI London Film Festival had the honour of opening its diverse array of film screenings and events with the European premiere of Morten Tyldum's highly…

Review: Lutine – St Laurence Church, Falmer, 27/09
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Review: Lutine – St Laurence Church, Falmer, 27/09

The Badger - November 2, 2014

St Laurence church in Falmer village was not only the perfect setting for the launch of Lutine’s new album White Flowers, but it also conveyed the duo’s…