1... Applesauce Featuring Laurent Garnier

Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Friday, December 14

HAVING launched in November with French electronic music pioneer Vitalic, Applesauce is bringing another legendary Gallic name to Brighton – Laurent Garnier. Garnier will be bringing his brand new four-hour LBS show with Scan X (techno pioneer Stephane Dri) – which combines marathon DJ sets with live performance. 11pm to 5am, £16. Call 01273 673311

2... Dive Slow

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Middle Street, Brighton, Friday, December 14

MERCURY Music Prize nominee Ghostpoet picks a special DJ set on the night which mixes electro, hip-hop, and innovative pop and rock. 9pm to 2am, free. Call 01273 749465

3... Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show

Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Saturday, December 15

THE BBC 6Music funk authority plays a mix of old and new school soul and Motown. Support from Extracurricular. 11pm to 4am, £10. Call 01273 673311

4... Blah Blah Blah Christmas Party

Digital, King’s Road Arches, Brighton, Saturday, December 15

JACKMASTER and Happa are the special guests as Blah Blah Blah celebrates the upcoming extended holiday. 11pm to 4am, £5. Call 01273 227767

5... Wrapped In Plastic

Green Door Store, Trafalgar Street Arches, Brighton, Thursday, December 20

IT’S all set to get a bit weird at the Green Door Store in this night of live music and DJ sets in homage to cinematic genius David Lynch, courtesy of the Anti-Ghost Moon Ray collective. Costumes encouraged. 11pm, free. Visit www.antighostmoonray.com