PREVIEW: Drill: Brighton Festival

With 1 week until Drill: Brighton, organisers Wire and One Inch Badge have released the running schedules for the whole festival, as well as plans for the spoken word Basement stage.

The Basement stage, hosted by The Quietus, will include an afternoon of freely improvised electronic music from a range of musicians, talks from Swans’ Michael Gira & Thor Harris, Goblin’s Claudio Simonetti in conversation and a screening of Wire’s live video “The Scottish Play”.

Drill will host over 100 acts from around the world in incredible intimate environments. The festival takes place from 4th – 7th December at various venues across Brighton, with an official pre-party on December 3rd with Big Business and God Damn.

The four-day event will see a multitude of incredible artists performing, including Wire, SWANS, Savages, British Sea Power, Toy, The Wedding Present, Blood Red Shoes, Courtney Barnett, Gold Panda, These New Puritans, Young Fathers, The Wytches, Claudio Simonetti’s GOBLIN performing SUSPIRIA, MONO (JPN), East India Youth, Three Trapped Tigers and a one-off world exclusive collaboration between Wire & SWANS.

The full time schedule can be downloaded HERE.

The remaining tickets for Drill: Brighton can be purchased here:

To celebrate the festival, Wire’s Colin Newman has made a DRILL-themed mix:

Paul Sng

Paul Sng

Editor-at-large, Brighton. Likes: Lee Hazlewood, Lee Hazlewood songs and Lee Hazlewood's moustache Dislikes: Celery, crap nostalgia and people who raise their voice when speaking as if they're asking a question?