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The 12th annual Poets VS MCs @ Concorde 2 – Review

The 12th annual Poets VS MCs @ Concorde 2 – Review

Where does poetry stop and hip-hop begin? Are poets just dry boring MCs, or is hip-hop just an immature subcategory of poetry? This was the debate that was played out on stage at the Concorde 2 last Thursday night, in the annual event Poets VS MCs, a lyrical pantomime which // Read More

by × January 31, 2015 ×

Music, Reviews

“I thought I was going to have a heart attack” – We saw The Vaccines at Concorde 2

“I thought I was going to have a heart attack” – We saw The Vaccines at Concorde 2

With extremely short notice, The Vaccines announced two intimate shows – Monday 19th January at Concorde 2 in Brighton and Tuesday 20th January at the Village Underground in London. I would be a fool to miss the show in Brighton, so I bought my ticket as soon as they went // Read More

by × January 30, 2015 ×

Articles

Should we re-open the Astoria? Why Brighton needs another mid-sized venue

Should we re-open the Astoria? Why Brighton needs another mid-sized venue

Brighton, since 2000, has been a city. A city that is full of diversity; a celebration of difference and identity that is unparalleled across the United Kingdom. Why then does such a wonderful city lack the form of venue that would attract bigger acts in the music scene? Brighton deserves // Read More

by × January 20, 2015 ×

Interviews

“It gave me a sense of identity” – We spoke hip-hop DJ Miss C Brown

“It gave me a sense of identity” – We spoke hip-hop DJ Miss C Brown

What got you into music in the first place? I got into music purely out of love. I’ve loved music from an early age; as far back as I can remember to be honest. As soon as I could pass for old enough to get into clubs, I was there! // Read More

by × January 15, 2015 ×

Reviews

Skate and Live: Gnarwolves end European tour in hometown

Skate and Live: Gnarwolves end European tour in hometown

The last gig of the Gnarwolves Europe tour 2014, on the 12th December at the Haunt in Brighton, was easily one of the best gigs I’d been to since summer’s end. Public Domain from Vienna opened the show, announcing that they were dedicating their set to a friend who had recently // Read More

by × December 22, 2014 ×

Music

PVC releases ‘Walking With Rhinos’ as a free download

PVC releases ‘Walking With Rhinos’ as a free download

Brighton’s UKG scene has been producing all kinds of power moves over the last few months, with releases on well established labels becoming an everyday occurrence. Every day new tracks are being uploaded and released and Brighton is rapidly becoming one of the hubs of the new UKG/Bassline movement.

by × December 12, 2014 ×