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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



Glen Matlock
Glen Matlock This was set to be a special evening, an evening with Glen Matlock. Glen Matlock has truly left his mark on the music industry throughout his career. Glen is an English musician and is probably best known for being the bass guitarist in the original line-up of the […]

Review: An evening with Sex Pistol Glen Matlock


The Ramonas arrive in Brighton. Guitars, drums and baseball bats and then turn it up to 11 at The Prince Albert in Brighton. Dirt Royal Guests of The Ramonas for this gig were the fabulous Brightons own Dirt Royal guys. Dirt Royal are: Charlie Russell: lead vocals/bass, Leon Fenton: lead […]

Review: Ramonas – Blitzkreig Bop over Brighton!


“Do you know the Big Beat Manifesto?” Asks Matt King, wearing an all black ensemble complete with shades as he saunters onto the stage at Concorde 2, fully in character as Super Hans; the drug bingeing ‘musician’ friend of Jez from the hit comedy Peep Show. “For the 2 of […]

Review: Super Hans @ Concorde 2 18/10/16



A night with Rock Royalty was promised with The Sharks. But first…. A great little venue tucked away in Lewes was the setting for what promised to be a great night out, and some top music – LIVE! Kudos to the fabulous Idle Talk who were main support of the […]

Review: Swimming with Sharks – Danger!


Jeremy Loops. Photo: PR
After a sellout show in London’s Electric Ballroom and a summer of international festivals, award winning Cape Town native Jeremy Loops is returning to the UK in support of his debut album: Trading Change. Boasting a wide range of influences and widely acclaimed live shows, we caught up with Mr […]

Interview: Jeremy Loops


gif for bloom shout music video
Any band who state their influences as “tiny wriggling things, giant galactic things, magic, nature and people” are certain to pique my interest, and Bloom do not disappoint with their cosmic pop sound. The backing synth to Shout, the first single from upcoming album What is Life adds that cosmic energy […]

Bloom – Shout (Video)