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Best Gig Spots in Brighton for 2024

The Cowley Club 2 London Rd, Brighton, BN1 4JA £ This anarchist social centre is the place to be for a low cost, rough-and-ready night out. Aside from their daytime…

Newton Faulkner Live at The Clapham Grand (Review)

Words By Dylan Bryant (Music Editor) To be able to write ‘I went to a live gig’ is enough; but add a beautiful 1900’s venue, a crowd full of avid…

IDLES – ‘Ultra Mono’ review: Do you hear that thunder? That’s the sound of strength in numbers

IDLES: Ultra Mono, an album that 2020 desperately needed. The album’s restless energy and upbeat anger reflects the chaos and uncertainty of our current world. This album is filled with…

How’s Live Music Doing?

What does a global pandemic mean for an industry fuelled by live performance and those who work within it?

Meet the local feminist collective fighting against sexual assault at gigs

Becca Bashford, The Badger's News Editor, chats with Girls Against founder Bea Bennister about the problem of sexual assault and harassment that is plaguing the music industry.

DIY Neu Tour comes to Brighton

Music magazine DIY are bringing their live event to The Hope and Ruin, Brighton on Wednesday 28th November. This will include a series of talks and tips from people in…

What’s ACCA-ning?

All you need to know about autumn at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts If you have not seen the ACCA’s new autumn programme, you may be overwhelmed by…

Review: Suzanne Ciani & Martin Messier at the ACCA

At the outset, Mr Messier’s FIELD at once invoked The Matrix and Daedalus’ Boiler Room set. The basic concept of this mixed media performance relies on transducer microphones picking up…

“Smashing distinctions between theatre and music” – Medea Electronica Preview

A week on from The Marlborough’s own modern re-working of Medea, The Old Market raises to the challenge with its own experimental take on the Ancient Greek tragedy. This time…

Making waves

St George’s Church foresaw a special night, but it was Concorde 2 that received the bossa nova group, Nouvelle Vague. Despite being considerably less spacious and comfortable than the venue…

Freshers Week 2010 announced

The Students’ Union has announced a fun packed week for 2010 Freshers including Seafront Festivals, Welcome Weekend Parties, Live Music, Parties on the Pier, Club Nights, Headline Acts, Barn Dances…

Brighton’s live music venues in crisis

Brighton’s live music scene has lost two of its most student-friendly venues in recent months with another looking set to follow. Popular venues in Brighton, such as the Barfly and…

Out of the shadows: Sia wows Concorde2

Masked by relative obscurity at an undersold Concorde 2 venue, Sia Furler is perhaps best known for vocal contributions for the melodious Zero 7 – despite the recent release of…

What’s not to Lykke?

Swedish songstress enchants at Concorde 2 Lykke Li, Swedish pop sensation, emerges for our interview like a sleepy elfin princess. She promptly perches herself on the arm of the big…