Articles by: Michael Goodier

Reviews

Calling Curtis at Patterns: Review

Calling Curtis at Patterns: Review

“It’s in their blood” one fan told me, as Calling Curtis took to the stage in Brighton’s nascent venue Patterns last Friday. Jacob Bugden, Jazz Pope, Fin Abbo and Sam Abbo comprise the band, and it’s true, they all have strong musical backgrounds. The Abbo brothers experienced moderate success in // Read More

by × June 25, 2015 ×

Satire

“It’s clearly #BlueAndWhite” - Chris Hughton

#TheDress is actually next season’s BHAFC kit, club confirms.

‘TheDress’ is actually a prototype of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club’s 2015/16 Kit, a spokesman for the club confirmed earlier today. Officials at BHAFC are said to be ‘extremely annoyed’ over recent leaks of next season’s strip that have surfaced on the internet. The new kit was designed to // Read More

by × February 28, 2015 ×

Galleries, Reviews

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 ×

Galleries, Reviews

DIAZ + support at The Green Door Store

DIAZ + support at The Green Door Store

Brighton’s Green Door Store, the hipster dungeon beneath the station, has become a rite of passage for any aspiring band looking to break the city. The dimly lit brick walled venue has become firmly established within Brighton’s indie scene, and provided a perfect setting for last Friday’s gig, headlined by alt-rock group // Read More

by × September 3, 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

How’s Harry? He’s sweating out, thanks

How’s Harry? He’s sweating out, thanks

How do you perform a high-octane set in temperatures over 40° celcius? Ask Brighton upstarts How’s Harry, who last night performed an outstanding gig at The Hope, alongside stellar support from ska/pop outfit Paperboy.

by × July 23, 2014 ×

Articles

Artisan Attack – London Road’s Open Market reopens

Artisan Attack – London Road’s Open Market reopens

Last Saturday the 19th of July, Brighton’s Open Market on London Road reopened.  Host to 45 traders with their own units and many smaller stalls, the space has a strong focus on local producers and ethical products. A food-hipster’s Churchill Square, the ironically named Open Market (it is the only // Read More

by × July 21, 2014 ×

Articles

A good night out?

Which Brighton nightclub are you?

We’ve all been in the dilemma of wanting to hit the town but not knowing exactly where to go. Well, those days are over; with SoapBox’s handy quiz you never need to miss guestlist ever again.

by × June 19, 2014 ×