Tag: brighton

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…

INTERVIEW: Dog In The Snow

Dog In The Snow is the moniker of Brighton-based Helen Ganya Brown, accompanied by friend, musician and visual artist Eva Bowan. The band experiments with existential-driven lyrics and layers of off-kilter sounds to create a peripatetic musical landscape. Their debut EP Uncanny Valley is…

Discovery of the Week: Trowler

“She wants to get so, she wants to get so far” is the repetitive but smooth and sultry chorus that will be stuck in your head after hearing Trowler’s brand new single ‘Get So Far’. Originally from Essex, Alfie Firmin,…

New Track: Dirty White Fever – ‘7.83 Hz’

With gigs at the Great Escape Festival and their own tour lined up, Brighton duo Dirty White Fever have debuted their latest single ‘7.83 Hz’ in a special London performance with special guests Dolls and Oh!GunQuit. The debut single premiered…

LIVE: The War On Drugs – Brighton Dome 22.02.15

With a slow-burning magnetism that dares you to look away as it imperceptibly builds up a critical mass to blossom into a payoff of mega proportions, any individual song by The War On Drugs could be seen as a microcosm…

LIVE: Strange Cages – Green Door Store, Brighton 15.01.15

First, a confession: I have a weakness for dirty garage rock, played at ear-splitting volume in down at heel venues. Dive bars, basement clubs, converted railway arches; the sort of places where they don’t accept plastic over the bar and the toilets resemble…