Wild Cat Strike – Hope & Ruin, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Brighton’s Wild Cat Strike have come a long way since the days of 8-minute-long instrumental tracks. Now armed with more succinct records the beautifully-noisy quartet took to the stage in their home town to tug on some heart strings. The very best bands in the world have endured an extensive development process, and Wild Cat Strike have done their fair share of growth. Formed in 2012, they have six years of gigging under their belts with slots at 2000 Trees[…]

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Alibi – EXPOSURE

Recognise these guys? You might have seen them play Reading and Leeds Fest last year, or caught the video for their latest single, Space, Man, or even saw them smash their set at the last afterLIVE show. Either way, they’re a bit more than fantastic. This is Alibi. Since our surprise relocation to Hastings last summer we’ve asked about for recommendations on the bands that make the locals most proud. It’s a very musically Formed in 2015, it has been[…]

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The Horrors – ACCA, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Hot on the heels of their fifth studio album , V,  indie-garage-goth-rock-quintet The Horrors took their ambient live show on the road stopping off for a night at Brighton’s Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. Formed through their shared love of obscure bands and DJs, The Horrors have spent over ten years making a name for themselves as one of the most creative bands in the UK. They also happen to be one of the most successful. All of The[…]

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The Young Hearts – 05.10.2017 – LIVE REVIEW

It’s been quite a journey for Kent’s The Young Hearts but, having persevered through a tumultuous time they’ve come back better than ever with the mightily emotional new EP, Honestly, I’m Just Thinking, and swiftly took to the road where we crossed paths at Brighton’s Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar. The world’s best songwriters write about what they know and use genuine emotion to give their work meaning. The Young Hearts have relied heavily on this mantra, using their experience of[…]

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Mayday Parade – 27.09.2017 – LIVE REVIEW

On July 11th, 2007, Florida’s Mayday Parade released A Lesson in Romantics. The debut full-length album stayed in the charts for 70 consecutive weeks, sold over 200,000 copies and has remained a firm fan favourite for a decade. It was time for an anniversary party. Tonight’s main support act at Brighton’s Concorde 2 are to Pop-Punk what Mayday Parade are to Emo. Australia’s With Confidence are a down to earth staple of their scene whose insanely catchy tracks and overly[…]

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