Mac’s back, baby. The Canadian flannel shirt magnet played his first Brighton show since 2014 at The Dome on 27 November, and things got a little bit…weird. It’s immediately clear he’s on top form. The sound, bolstered with the help of a live band, easily filling the venue. Opener ‘On The // Read More
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For someone routinely described as a slacker, Mac DeMarco sure gets things done. This year alone he’s released new album This Old Dog, headlined End of the Road festival and played two completely sold out shows at O2 Academy Brixton. Now he’s back again for a November tour which stretches // Read More
Australia may not be known for its cowboys, but that news doesn’t seem to have reached the ears of Animal House. The band come on in spurs, stetsons and questionable shirts, firing pound shop pistols and sharing the stage with cacti made from fairy lights. It’s a sight to behold, // Read More
Brighton sleaze-rock connoisseurs Strange Cages have just dropped their new EP “The Cracks”, a slice of psychedelic-meets-psychosis that could happily soundtrack a Hammer Horror reboot. Strange Cages have always borrowed a lot from cult heroes The Cramps, but the selection of tracks on offer here push further away from this // Read More
Hatter’s back with an edgy new music video for his new, self-produced single ‘Backwards’. Featuring friends, Brighton musicians and a lot of facepaint, watch the full video here: The video was directed, shot and edited by Nuff Hungry.
Knucks has just come off stage and sat down in what is normally the VIP area of Shoosh, a Brighton nightclub that’s hosting the GRM Daily stage at this year’s Great Escape Festival. Today it’s the backstage area for the artists playing, and instead of champagne in the cooler there’s // Read More
The final week of our 20 ones to watch for The Great Escape, and we thought we’d wake you up a bit by suggesting a few more out-there artists to go and see. We can’t promise everyone on this list is good in a conventional sense, but they’re all interesting, // Read More
Another week, another five acts. It’s bloody exhausting, isn’t it? But it’s worth it, because all of them are great, so stop complaining. See below for this week’s five, don’t enjoy yourselves too much (but do enjoy yourself a little bit). Salen Salen is a village in Sweden with 652 // Read More
You’ve had a whole week to listen to the five acts we recommended for The Great Escape, so if you’ve done that then well done. If you haven’t then we aren’t angry, we’re just disappointed. But don’t worry, here’s five more you can check out to make up for it! // Read More