Articles by: Michael Goodier

Galleries, Reviews

Brighton’s longest running hip-hop night

Brighton’s longest running hip-hop night

I’ve been meaning to pop along to one of Tom Hines’ infamous live hip hop/ open mic nights for a while now. Slip Jam:B (or ‘slippers’, as it is endearingly nicknamed), has been going strong in Brighton for nearly 15 years, running on a monthly basis since 1999. For some // Read More

by × June 16, 2014 ×

Articles

The offending clip (Credit: Racked Entertainment)

EDL documentary pulled due to police investigation

It comes as little surprise that Brighton based production company Racked Entertainment have had to remove their documentary Right To Left from YouTube, following an extensive police investigation regarding some of their footage. The documentary followed EDL member Tommy English around Brighton during the “March for England”

by × June 11, 2014 ×

Interviews, Music, Reviews

Is Emo Dead? – Hawthorne Heights Interview

Is Emo Dead? – Hawthorne Heights Interview

Emo music used to be quite a big thing when I was growing up. Many of the current generation of young adults can undoubtedly remember the emo boom of the early 2000s, during which eyeliner sales went through the roof, along with vision-obscuring fringes and the ownership of sharp objects. // Read More

by × April 20, 2014 ×

What's On

What to do this May bank holiday: Streetfest 2014

What to do this May bank holiday: Streetfest 2014

Urban, underground, vibrant, and up and coming – words that could be used to describe East London’s Streetfest taking place this May bank holiday. Promising an eclectic mix of established and fresh musicians, graffiti artists, parkour and skate boarding; Streetfest 2014 looks like the place to be on the 4th // Read More

by × April 17, 2014 ×

Music, What's On

Brighton Music Conference 2014 – Preview

Brighton Music Conference 2014 – Preview

This Friday and Saturday, the city of Brighton plays host to an electronic conference on a grand scale. The conference itself is mainly for people in the music industry, and costs a hefty sum to enter, but there are also a wide range of events and educational talks on offer. // Read More

by × April 10, 2014 ×

Galleries, Reviews

Rock En Stock Band Competition  – The Hope 06/04/2014 – Review

Rock En Stock Band Competition – The Hope 06/04/2014 – Review

A Sunday evening is perhaps not the most obvious time to hold a battle of the bands competition. However, having never been to one before, and not having an early Monday wake-up I found myself heading down to Brighton’s The Hope in order to catch a night of indie riffs, // Read More

by × April 7, 2014 ×

Music

Five songs you (maybe) didn’t realise were covers

Five songs you (maybe) didn’t realise were covers

Sometimes, the cover version becomes more famous than the original. It might simply be better, a fresh take, or it might be that it was performed by a bigger, yet not necessarily better artist (One Direction are simply not better than Blondie, sorry).

by × April 2, 2014 ×

Articles

Is Flutedrop the funniest genre ever?

Is Flutedrop the funniest genre ever?

There is a rule regarding creative ideas. If it’s stupid, funny and no sane person would ever think of doing it then it’s most likely already on the internet.

by × January 10, 2014 ×

Reviews

Vyypers EP Launch – 13/04/13 – Ouch! Bar

Vyypers EP Launch – 13/04/13 – Ouch! Bar

  Last month saw Brighton underground garage band Vyypers launch their debut EP “Smile Train” with style in Preston Streets Ouch Bar, which is fast becoming established as a venue for local bands. With a variety of support from Atlantic, Don Komodo and 20Egyptian, the night proved successful, attracting a // Read More

by × May 4, 2013 ×