Jake Bugg at Brighton Dome
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Jake Bugg at Brighton Dome

Matthew Nicholls - April 19, 2018
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…

Review: Grease at Theatre Royal
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Review: Grease at Theatre Royal

William Singh - December 15, 2017

It’s pretty hard to get ‘the greatest musical ever’ wrong. Sure enough, this month’s production at Brighton’s Theatre Royal delivers all the pomaded and leather-jacketed escapism you…

The Death of Stalin Review
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The Death of Stalin Review

Michael Humphreys - November 30, 2017

In terms of body count, Stalin is responsible for more deaths than Hitler and the Nazis. So why make a comedy about the demise of, arguably, the…

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.…

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…

Grizzly Bear at De Le Warr, Bexhill
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Grizzly Bear at De Le Warr, Bexhill

Rhys Baker - October 25, 2017

I’m never usually one to travel for gigs; as much as I enjoy the experience of witnessing a live performance, I like to have the comforting knowledge…

Wolf Alice – Instore Performance at Resident Brighton
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Wolf Alice – Instore Performance at Resident Brighton

Rhys Baker - October 24, 2017

At the heart of Brighton’s North Laine sits Resident Records, popular among those in the musical know. On Sunday night, a very select group of Wolf Alice…

Blade Runner 2049 – Review
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Blade Runner 2049 – Review

Sophie Coppenhall - October 10, 2017

Science fiction, at its best, should be intellectual, philosophical and innovative. It should be creative, but also reflective of our own reality. Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049…

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…

Pick of the Summer: Detroit – Review
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Pick of the Summer: Detroit – Review

Sophie Coppenhall - October 3, 2017

Rare as it is for a film to contribute anything entirely new to cinema as a whole, Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit brings a stunningly original empathetic naturalism into…

Review: Gary Younge on ‘Another Day in the Death of America’
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Review: Gary Younge on ‘Another Day in the Death of America’

William Singh - May 21, 2017

“People aren’t innocent of everything…but do B grade students deserve to be shot dead?” Gary Younge, editor-at-large at for Guardian and for twelve years living and writing…

Review: Fences
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Review: Fences

Bianca Serafini - May 9, 2017

On the 26th of February everyone was shocked that the Academy had bestowed the Best Actor Oscar to Casey Affleck instead of Denzel Washington, who not only…