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Brighton bands to keep an eye on in 2016

Brighton bands to keep an eye on in 2016

Brighton, as you are probably aware, is littered with musical talent. Every so often, you come across an act that has real potential. Here are a few bands you might want to keep track of in 2016. Strange Cages Since we first saw them in 2014, Strange Cages have been going // Read More

by × January 31, 2016 ×

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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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Forgotten Fields: An intimate new Sussex festival

Forgotten Fields: An intimate new Sussex festival

This August, cloaked in the countryside near Tunbridge Wells, Forgotten Fields festival will make its debut. From the creators of Kendal Calling, the festival will feature headliners such as De La Soul, Razorlight, Basement Jaxx and The Horrors. Intimacy is the focus of the event, which has a limited capacity of only // Read More

by × July 8, 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 ×

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 ×

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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 ×

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“I know it’s the right place” – Looking back at Redfest 2014

“I know it’s the right place” – Looking back at Redfest 2014

As Peace frontman Harrison Koisser said on stage last Saturday, “I don’t know where we are geographically, but I know it’s the right place”. It may well be a line he’s used before, but it certainly felt like a genuine observation befitting of Redfest 2014. Situated somewhere between London and Brighton, in // Read More

by × July 30, 2014 ×

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Looking ahead to another great weekend on Clapham Common

Looking ahead to another great weekend on Clapham Common

For some reason, city based festivals never attract the same amount of hype as their rural counterparts. Festival goers are looking further and further afield for their amusement, with Outlook and Benicassim featuring just as frequently on the tongues of British music fans as Glastonbury and Bestival. It’s rare that // Read More

by × July 24, 2014 ×

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Beyond The Wave – Brighton’s own indie film festival

Beyond The Wave – Brighton’s own indie film festival

In its third year of running, Brighton’s Big Screen once again has a lot to offer. One of the gems you won’t want to miss is ‘Beyond The Wave’, a short film festival curated by Julia Horbaschk. Julia is a creative project co-ordinator who has put these films together over // Read More

by × June 26, 2014 ×