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Our photographer Gili Dailes used her lunch breaks wisely on both Thursday and Friday and went over to Cafe Plenty to catch quality music brought to you by Back in the Woods Promotions as part of The Alternative Escape.   An hour was not enough time to cover this great […]

Music Weekend in Brighton


Big Spring have just announced their first ever headline tour as a band. They will kick things off in Leicester on July 7th and tour across the country throughout the month. Big Spring will be wrapping things up at Brighton’s Hope & Ruin on 27th July (with a FREE ENTRY show!), shortly […]

Big Spring Announce First Headline Tour


The new exciting Brightonian art collective, aka WONK, have launched their first event – Plastic Parlour-  at the Green Door Store last night. A bubble machince, baloons, old-school candies and special WONK energy drinks and stickers have really complimented the unique performances by Attic Nova, KUB, Tuval (with Strings)  and […]

Gallery: Plastic Parlour at the Green Door Store



Brighton based Good Guy Clarence enchant with their first live session filmed with Wavey Head. Playing two songs, Teach Me to Dance and Truisms, the 10-minute session is the visual and audio equivalent of a deep breath: refreshing, relaxing and straight up good for the soul. Opening with soft lighting, […]

Review: Good Guy Clarence – Live Wavey Head Session


After touring Europe and the UK pretty much every night for the past month, Counterfeit. made it down Brighton for the penultimate night of their tour, promoting the release of their debut album Together we are Stronger. Supporting Counterfeit tonight (and on their UK tour) were Faux (who we’ve unfortunately […]

Review: Counterfeit. at The Haunt (+ Support)


Soar through the clouds on this audio dreamscape from Mark Benton and his troop of talented musicians, Seadog. As I Am is hypnotically beautiful, waves of melodies will crash upon your ears as the track takes you on a journey through a glistening soundscape.   As I Am starts as […]

Seadog – As I Am



Lakuta band
Are you ready to dance Brighton? You better be, because Lakuta are in town. If you’ve ever been to one of their shows you will know it’s impossible to resist nodding your head, tapping your feet and then breaking out your finest repertoire of moves, they are just that infectious. […]

Preview: Lakuta @ Concorde 2 (Supporting Seun Kuti) 22/03/17


Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Sophie Ellis-Bextor In January 2014, Sophie Ellis-Bextor – who’d scored six UK top 10 singles by that point – released Wanderlust, an album full of baroque chamber pop and experimental flirtations with folk. The sudden shift away from the disco and dance of old was seen as risky by many, […]

Review: Getting Familia with Sophie Ellis-Bextor


Duncan Reid And The Big Heads. Saturday 4 February at The Prince Albert was set to be a great night of rock n roll. Yeah! There are only two people in the entire world who can claim to have played with the Ramones while not actually being tagged with the […]

Review: Duncan Reid visits Brighton



Gabrielle Aplin, photo by Gili Dailes
There was a lot of love in The Haunt when Gabrielle took to the stage, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. The British singer (now a Brighton local – but more on that later) was a powerful figure on stage, her stunning voice filling the room, bathing a full […]

Review: Gabrielle Aplin @ The Haunt 14/02/17


From The Jam
From The Jam It has been many a year since I last saw The Jam, in fact I was on their road crew in Edinburgh when they played a small venue called Clouds in July back in 1977! All Around The World was the single out at that time. Told […]

Review: Hot and Sticky with From The Jam


Sex Pissed Dolls
You better believe it! Punk is still alive and kicking and that night it had even more with long hair, lipstick, ripped fishnets and a bucket load of attitude! The Haunt: Brighton 19/10/2016 “The performance and energy you witness at a Sex Pissed Dolls gig has to be seen to […]

Review: Sex Pissed Dolls – Anarchy in Brighton