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Enjoy it while it lasts: Spector at Patterns

Enjoy it while it lasts: Spector at Patterns

Spector’s presence in the indie world has been a strange one. Bursting onto the scene in 2012 with anthems such as Chevy Thunder and Celestine, one would have thought they would have taken the stage by storm. However, following the departure of Drummer Christopher Burman, a cabinet reshuffle caused the // Read More

by × November 12, 2015 ×

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White Room and How’s Harry at The Good Ship

White Room and How’s Harry at The Good Ship

Last week we followed White Room up to London for their headline gig at The Good Ship, Kilburn. I managed to get there just in time for How’s Harry, also from Sussex, who we had the pleasure of filming last year. Amazing as always, their cover of ‘No Diggity’ was definitely a // Read More

by × October 21, 2015 ×

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An anthology of underground bass – Southpoint Presents: Vol. 1

An anthology of underground bass – Southpoint Presents: Vol. 1

Brighton based label Southpoint have been hard at work since their launch in May. After releasing two separate EPs (from co-founder KXVU and the rapidly rising Bushbaby), things have really kicked off for the small garage and grime label, and with the release of Southpoint Presents – Vol. 1, they // Read More

by × October 19, 2015 ×

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A Brief Introduction To: Pistoia Blues Festival

A Brief Introduction To: Pistoia Blues Festival

For 342 days of the year, the medieval cobbled streets of Pistoia, a small town near Florence, are stage to the quiet affairs of country life and small family businesses. Between 1st-24th of July every year however, the roads make way for rock stars such as Alex Turner or Noel // Read More

by × September 15, 2015 ×

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A Brief Introduction To: Ambrose

A Brief Introduction To: Ambrose

Zone is the name of this tantalising single song release from enigmatic producer/songwriter Ambrose. Based sometimes in Brighton (and other times in London), Ambrose delivers rich vocal harmonies over a backdrop of sparkling synth arpeggios and thickset bass, clearly channelling James Blake in this solidly produced teaser for his forthcoming EP. • Ambrose’s EP will be // Read More

by × July 7, 2015 ×

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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 ×

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Parklife 2015 – An eclectic crowd for an eclectic lineup

Parklife 2015 – An eclectic crowd for an eclectic lineup

Early on Saturday morning, under the grey clouds of Manchester, thousands of people tossed away chugged cans of cider and entered the gates of Heaton park to make their yearly pilgrimage through mud baths, metal detectors and sniffer dogs, following the call of the throbbing bass to the infamous large // Read More

by × June 17, 2015 ×

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A violent and angry rejection of modern music: We listen to Sweet Jonny’s Softcore EP

A violent and angry rejection of modern music: We listen to Sweet Jonny’s Softcore EP

The first thing you notice about this EP is that one of the band members has personally and lovingly sharpied the Sweet Jonny design onto the CD. Then you play it, and realise this is a real punk band. Formed in 2013, the band played over 60 gigs last year, // Read More

by × April 3, 2015 ×

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Energetic as ever, White Room lit up The Hope

Energetic as ever, White Room lit up The Hope

The Hope & Ruin’s performance space has had a revamp. On the 3rd March on the Queen’s road just down from the station, Froth, Buddha Blood and White Room’s names are announced in old-school cinema style over the venue. White Room are having a cigarette outside. They seem excited to // Read More

by × March 17, 2015 ×