Brighton's definitive gig guide
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GO ON – take a look at that bill to the right. Further proof, if it were needed that Brighton continues to punch well above its weight with regards to our flourishing music scene. Drill Festival has been organised by One Inch Badge and legendary post-punk band Wire, who, in conjunction with The Quietus, wowed  [read more...]

A site-specific festival within the bowels of Newhaven’s architecturally stunning Victorian fort, Fort Process featured nearly a hundred performances, installations, films and talks covering a plethoric range of contemporary composition. At times surreal, often beautiful, and occasionally quite silly, the day positioned works by such luminaries as John Cage, Thomas Köner, and Michael Finnissy (the  [read more...]

We’ve not done one of these for sometime so apologies for the rather bumper length of this edition, normal service will be resumed from this point forward, so without further delay. Even the most optimistic of observers must have been taken aback by the dizzying ascent made by Royal Blood over the last six months  [read more...]

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The Lowland Hundred : The Outer Church
with Kemper Norton, Lutine and Gareth Rees - 7:30pm Sun 14th Sep 2014 @ The Green Door Store
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A creation of Wire and The Quietus contributor Joseph Stannard, The Outer Church has been booking the weird and weirder to play his (ir)regular Brighton sessions in a variety of locations since 2009, before reaching its semi-regular home, The Green Door Store. Dealing with what Joseph loosely terms as ‘rural psychedelia’, this can encompass folk  [read more...]

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Thomas Truax : Love The Neighbour presents
with The Slytones and Les Cactus & the Rumpy Pumpkins - 7:00pm Thu 11th Sep 2014 @ The Green Door Store
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Thomas Truax is the most compelling case yet for alien abduction. Not for him the Cartman anal probe. Oh no. In his experiment they emptied his body, like sucking the guts out of a worm, and into the vacuum they squirted IDEAS. He’s teeming with them. They flow in the most extraordinary directions. Truax is  [read more...]