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Haiku Hands, Photo by Gili Dailes
After taking Europe by storm, the alternative-dance-indie-pop trio Haiku Hands came down to Brighton and played a blistering set at The Hope & Ruin.     Haiku Hands, Photo by Gili Dailes     Haiku Hands + Support from Boudicca The Hope & Ruin, Brighton 9th August 2019 https://www.instagram.com/haikuhands https://www.facebook.com/haikuhands […]

Gallery: Haiku Hands @ The Hope & Ruin


Shame at The Old Market, Photo by Gili Dailes
This year’s Great Escape festival kicked off for us with the mesmerising, versatile and top quality performances by Shame, Marika Hackman, Zuzu, Barny Fletcher and Saint Agnes – here’s our gallery recap of day 1 Shame @ The Old Market (Headline set)        Marika Hackman @ The Old […]

Gallery: Day 1 of The Great Escape Festival


The great Escape
With less than 6 weeks left until The Great Escape kicks off all over town, time is running out to get your passes for the award winning festival Showcasing some of the world’s best up and coming bands and musicians alongside some more established names including Black Peaks, Frank Carter […]

Preview: The Great Escape Festival



Anvil, photo by Gili Dailes
The legend of Anvil, like their style, is persistent, driven and a little tongue in cheek. However when they took to the smoky stage of Brighton’s tiny Green Door Store on a Sunday night it was clear that they were here for one reason and one reason only. As lead […]

Review: Anvil @ The Green Door Store


Alt-J, photo by Gili Dailes
Alt-J dazzled their Brighton following last week at The Brighton Centre, with beautiful stage lights and their unique sound We were lucky enough to be there when Alt-J played to an almost full house at The Brighton Centre last Monday, with support band Blaenavon warming up the venue with an […]

Review: Alt-J @ Brighton Centre


Freak Power Freak Power was a band founded by bassist Norman Cook (later to become known as Fatboy Slim), Ashley Slater (the trombonist with the anarchic British jazz big band Loose Tubes), and vocalist Jesse Graham, also known as “the Bass Cadet.” Their music was a mix of acid jazz […]

Freak Power: LIVE! Tune in on Brighton seafront



Gogol Bordello
Gogol Bordello has spent over a decade electrifying audiences the world over with its internationally acclaimed gypsy-punk sound. Tonight it was Brightons turn to see the band back in a show at the Brighton Dome. A touring force, the band averages 200+ shows each year in locales across the U.S., […]

Gogol Bordello brings it to Brighton


Brighton was more colourful than usual this weekend, with Pride events taking place thgoughout the city. With estimates from the Police and council of almost 400,000 people attending the different scenes, this was by far the biggest Pride Festival Weekend Brighton has ever seen – if you look down you […]

Gallery: Brighton Pride Festival


Fancy trying something bold, exciting and ambitious this Friday? You Cry Wolf promise exactly that at their multi-sensory show ‘ONLY GOD: a dreamscape’. This is the bands latest immersive show at The Green Door Store on the 16th of June 2017. You Cry Wolf wanted to create a space for the audience […]

Preview: ONLY GOD: A Dreamscape – You Cry Wolf @ ...



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