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We saw Slint at The Old Market, Hove

We saw Slint at The Old Market, Hove

Don stepped outside… There are some bands that manage to possess the fire very early in their beginnings, but that doesn’t mean that they can contain it. It’s there for a moment but threatens to combust entirely, spontaneously, and leaves the band in a state of ruin where all there // Read More

by × September 2, 2014 ×

Music, Reviews

“A vigorous dose of seizure-inducing UK Trap” – We listen to Ozzie’s new EP

“A vigorous dose of seizure-inducing UK Trap” – We listen to Ozzie’s new EP

It’s always good to see Brighton’s musicians embark on new projects, so when we heard about this new EP from Ozzie, we had to get a copy. Released through TrapDoor Records, ‘Regime’ provides us with a vigorous dose of seizure-inducing UK Trap, something we haven’t heard from Ozzie in a while. 

by × September 1, 2014 ×

Reviews

I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

After 15 years, I finally managed to make it back to Notting Hill Carnival. The first time I attended the largest and most notorious street festival in the UK, I was only 5, and have been told many times about my complaints of it being “too loud”. For one reason // Read More

by × August 29, 2014 ×

Music, What's On

Skindread and Funeral for a Friend to headline Brighton rock festival

Skindread and Funeral for a Friend to headline Brighton rock festival

As the summer months draw to a close, and the festival season with them, it can be tempting to let the autumn blues take over. That would be premature however, as there is one event which may have slipped under your radar. Breakout Festival, Brighton’s first outdoor metal festival, will // Read More

by × August 27, 2014 ×

Reviews

BoomTown 2014 – creative and still refreshingly non-commercial

BoomTown 2014 – creative and still refreshingly non-commercial

Once a year the Matterly Estate near Winchester is transformed into a vibrant metropolis of music and madness. BoomTown fair, now in its sixth year, is a festival like no other. Divided into nine districts, each themed to a particular style of music, BoomTown comes seasoned with a wide variety of flavours. Just like // Read More

by × August 18, 2014 ×

Reviews

Bamalam – Chest of Draws – Review

Bamalam – Chest of Draws – Review

E & Daniels seem to keep releasing great project after project, giving their army of “Harrys” a harder time with every release. Latest to arrive at the end of the E&D conveyor belt is Bamalam’s new EP Chest of Draws, a well structured piece of work which demonstrates his seamless flow and writing ability and Cystic’s incredible production. It // Read More

by × August 5, 2014 ×