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Over 125 Artists Added to The Great Escape 2017 Line Up

New Music lovers, rejoice! A further 125+ artists have been added to The Great Escape Festival’s 2017 line-up, including: FISH, Estrons, Raye, Abra Cadabra, Smerz, Jay Som, Isaac Gracie, Parekh & Singh and Douglas Dare. This year’s festival is going to be bigger…

Premiere: Messy Bird – ‘Dirty Knees’

Messy Bird are set to release their debut single ‘Dirty Knees’ on the 29th of January, but here at Gigslutz we’ve been granted the pleasure of premiering the Brighton psych-rock trio’s first offering. The track is laced with trippy distortion,…

New Track: House Points – ‘I Don’t Like You’

Slamming straight into the midst of House Points’ latest track, the introduction of ‘I Don’t Like You’ is utterly life-affirming. With the band’s earthy, raw sound they resemble the likes of Palma Violets – though just slightly smoother around the…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: The Great Escape

Name: The Great Escape – The Festival For New Music Where: 30+ venues, Brighton When: 19th – 21st May, 2016 Headliners: Oh Wonder (w/ Shura & Mura Masa), Songhoy Blues (w/ Fatoumata Diawara), and Stormzy (w/ WSTRN). Also Featuring: 450+ artists, including:…

WATCH: Hayley Ross – Barracuda

Brighton singer-songwriter Hayley Ross is releasing her debut EP, Barracuda, on Barracuda Recordings this Friday (11 March). The four track EP features ‘Barracuda’, ‘Go Slow’, ‘Kids Again’ and a remix of the title track by Merz. Watch the video for ‘Barracuda’…

Discovery of the Week: Safe To Swim

I like people who like to have fun, and I like bands who like to have fun. Music that is fun is often the most enjoyable – it creates the memories that last the longest. Safe To Swim’s new video does…

Ones To Watch: ELLEKAYE

Picture all the angst you can imagine, gathered together in the form of emotionally driven, punchy tunes; what you’re imagining is ELLEKAYE. A quartet from Brighton and London, a result of university friendships, ELLEKAYE are the band you didn’t know…