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Messy Bird
A new band erupts on Brighton. Messy Bird are Jon Thorley – Drums Christian Morris – Guitar/Vocals Daniel Seccombe – Baritone Guitar/Vocals I stayed away from you tube. I stayed away from Facebook. I wanted to see this new Brighton outfit called Messy Bird with no idea of what I […]

Review: Messy Bird – Breaking out and flying high


It was a hot sultry Saturday night in Brighton as I headed for Concorde 2. Walking past the screen on the beach showing the Wales Euro football match, I was heading for a gig rich in punk history, Angelic Upstarts, Sham 69 and Brighton’s own Dirt Royal. Into Concorde 2 […]

Review: Hurry Up Harry – Sham 69


I am  a huge electro swing fan, and so I came in to this gig with high expectations, and yet somehow Caravan Palace exceeded them all. The O2 Forum was filled with folks dressed up, looking glamorous and itching to move their dancing feet as soon as possible. JFTH warmed […]

Review: Caravan Palace @ O2 Forum 15/12/15



According to the website ‘Breakout Festival is the first and only outdoor heavy rock festival to have hit the shores of Brighton, set to bring rock and metal back to the city. It returns for a second year at Brighton Racecourse on Saturday September 26th, overlooking the iconic Brighton seafront. […]

Pictures: Breakout Festival 2015


To tie in with Record Store Day 2015, Pop Up Brighton have been hosting a record shop all week selling only local artists work. On top of selling records, CD’s and merch, they are also hosting intimate acoustic gigs too. I popped down to take a look and was not […]

Review: Strange Cages + Ferdi @ Pop Up Brighton ‘Local ...


Drugs @ The Hope, Brighton 05/11/2011 19:30-22:30, £4/£3 NUS. FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE “DRUGS is back for an exhilarating night of live music, featuring in no particular order, THE MOVE-ONS, THEM THE SKY, BAT COUNTRY, CHEMICAL SMILE and WE SPIES. It’s gonna be an incredible night featuring five of the […]

Drugs @ The Hope 05/11/2011