Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas goes it alone

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12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Grant Nicholas has no intention of calling it a day with Feeder – but the Welshman has decided it’s time to go it alone.

Mercury Music Prize winners alt-J on working with Miley Cyrus and making their follow-up without Gwil Sainsbury

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11:54am Friday 19th September 2014

In the two years since alt-J last played Brighton they’ve won the Mercury Music Prize, an Ivor Novello, sold more than a million records and heard their music grace everything from adverts to elevators.

Post-punk heroes Wire pick Brighton as the place for their third Drill festival

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11:40am Friday 19th September 2014

Post-punk pioneers Wire have picked Brighton as the venue for the latest edition of their Drill Festival series.

American Pie singer Don McLean confirms Sussex date

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11:35am Friday 19th September 2014

American Pie singer Don McLean has confirmed a Sussex date as part of his American Troubadour tour.

Hotly tipped Brighton three-piece Fear Of Men discuss their debut album, Loom

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11:53am Friday 19th September 2014

IF anyone had told Fear Of Men’s Jess Weiss she was to spend five months travelling with eight other people in a van she would have politely declined.

One the radar: Pint Size Hero

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11:51am Friday 19th September 2014

As their second album Like A Hurricane is released via iTunes and Amazon, singer and guitarist Chris Howley introduces Brighton-based rock and roll band Pint Size Hero.

5 gigs not to miss

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10:21am Friday 12th September 2014

Rae Morris

Ex-Primal Scream guitarist Robert Young found dead in his Hove home

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2:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The guitarist from rock band Primal Scream has been found dead in his home.

Mercury Music Prize nominees Royal Blood book hometown show

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5:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Mercury Music Prize nominees Royal Blood have confirmed a hometown show in December.

Foo Fighters in Brighton: You tweet last night's gig

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8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Here are some of the best tweets from last night's Foo Fighters gig at the Concorde 2 in Brighton.

Foo Fighters hit Brighton as thousands gather on seafront

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10:45pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

One of the world's biggest rock bands performed in Brighton as thousands of fans gathered outside the venue to listen.

Sussex duo Royal Blood joint favourites to win Mercury Prize

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9:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Chart-topping Sussex duo Royal Blood head the shortlist as favourites for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.

Rock band Foo Fighters sell out tickets for intimate Brighton show in minutes

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10:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Dozens of music fans have gathered outside a music venue amid rumours one of the world’s biggest rock bands is set to play.

Six gigs to see this week

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10:27am Friday 5th September 2014

Big Green Cardigan Festival Cripps Corner, near Hastings, Friday, September 5, to Sunday, September 7 A truly boutique festival with only 500 tickets for each day to go with local real ales, ciders and home-cooked food and eclectic music: Americana, country, medieval, Zydeco, blues and rock ‘n’ roll.

DJ Adam Freeland turns his back on the decks and forms The Acid

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10:20am Friday 5th September 2014

Eighteen months ago Adam Freeland was ready to retire from the music business.

Seven gigs not to miss this week

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The Pharcyde The Haunt, Pool Valley, Brighton, Sunday, August 31, 7pm, £17.50, 01273 606312 ANOTHER chance to see Fatlip and Slimkid3 from the pioneering hip-hop crew perform their classic debut Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde alongside producers J-Sw!ft and LA Jay.

Dark licks with a force

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11:24am Friday 29th August 2014

KING BUZZO The Haunt, Pool Valley, Brighton, Saturday, August 30

On The Radar #34 Mindofalion

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11:15am Friday 29th August 2014

Brothers Archie and Jack Brewis-Lawes and Henna Malik released their debut self-titled EP in July.

Post rockers This Will Destroy You have left the blackness

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11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Alex Bhore talks to Dominic Smith about the band’s new melodic rhythm

On The Radar #33: Spit Shake Sisters

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3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AHEAD of their appearance at the Green Door Store’s Two Three Four Festival this weekend, Spit Shake Sisters Harrison, Ben and Zal introduce themselves.

Time for Kiss to “surrender”

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1:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Black Lips Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Tuesday, August 26

Six gigs not to miss this week

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12:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Idlewild Acoustic The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove, Friday, August 22, 7pm, £16, 01273 606312 THE Edinburgh five-piece return five years after their last album Post Electric Blues, with a short series of stripped-down acoustic shows.

A Mod-est affair this bank holiday

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10:46am Friday 22nd August 2014

"BRIGHTON is the spiritual home for a lot of Mod culture – it was a cultural mecca for us.

Eight bank holiday music festivals for you to choose from

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10:27am Friday 22nd August 2014

Duncan Hall has rounded up the best events for the Bank Holiday weekend

Chance to support James Blunt at his Brighton Centre show

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10:22am Friday 22nd August 2014

JAMES Blunt admits he doesn’t always come across well in print media. He prefers TV and Twitter.

Fat White Family: Good music is unsavoury

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1:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Fat White Family are a slap round the face for the comfortable. Their talisman Lias Saudi, militant in his misanthropy,wants change.

On The Radar #32: White Room

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3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

ACCORDING to the Modfather himself: “White Room are definitely one to watch, and in lead singer Jake they have got a great young vocalist.”

Top six gigs this week

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Lily Allen confirms Brighton Centre date

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2:40pm Friday 15th August 2014

Lily Allen has confirmed a show at Brighton Centre.

Sting and Jeff Beck pianist Jason Rebello returns to Rye

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1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

“WHEN I go back and listen to my old things I’m pleasantly surprised. It almost seems like someone else.”

The sisters of song: Fiona Bevan and Kal Lavelle

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1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Fiona Bevan and Kal Lavelle: The Song Sisters Tour Marwood Cafe, Ship Street Court, Brighton, Sunday, August 17

8 hot events at Rye International Jazz Festival

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1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Jazz Nights All Stars The Mermaid Inn, Mermaid Street, Rye, Thursday, August 21, 7.30pm, £10/£25

Mike Kerr from Brighton duo Royal Blood on heroes Robert Plant and Josh Homme and the band's debut album

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1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Mike Kerr is sitting in a Worthing seafront cafe drinking tea and ticking off the days to Royal Blood’s debut album release.

The Fall to play

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11:41am Friday 8th August 2014

The Fall: Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Thursday, September 25

On The Radar: Warsaw Radio

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11:07am Friday 8th August 2014

AHEAD of a support slot with Carrie Tree at Brighton Dome Studio Theatre this weekend Warsaw Radio introduce themselves: “We’re from Brighton and Limerick in Ireland. We got together in early 2013 and we have been writing, performing and gigging since then.

Slint The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove, Tuesday, August 12 Neutral Milk Hotel De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill, Tuesday, August 12

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11:04am Friday 8th August 2014

SOME bands arrive on the music scene in a blaze of pre-publicity and critical acclaim.

Top five gigs this week

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11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Chas And Dave

Now booking: Bugged Out Weekender

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10:35am Friday 8th August 2014

Butlins, Bognor Regis, Friday, January 16, to Sunday, January 18, 2015

Now booking: Bryan Adams

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10:30am Friday 8th August 2014

Bryan Adams, Brighton Centre, King’s Road, Brighton, Wednesday, September 10

Eight gigs to see this week

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1:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

Stiff Little Fingers Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Friday, August 1 ORIGINAL Belfast punks Stiff Little Fingers return to Brighton 35 years after their classic debut album Inflammable Material, with Jake Burns still at the helm. 7pm, £18.50, 01273 673311

Former Gloria Cycles bassist Jennifer Left celebrates turning 30 as the 30th On The Radar star

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1:25pm Friday 1st August 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Jennifer Left as she celebrates her 30th birthday by becoming the 30th On The Radar star.

Hats and harmonies at the Harvest Sessions

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12:46pm Friday 1st August 2014

The Brighton bubble can stifle artists. But House Of Hats refuse to be restricted.

Boy band heartthrobs Blue share the love at Party in the Park

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11:15am Friday 1st August 2014

Blue Party In the Park, Preston Park, Brighton, Saturday, August 2, 7pm

Floor filler Katy B set to wow the crowds at Party in the Park

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11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Katy B Party In the Park, Preston Park, Brighton, Saturday, August 2, 8.10pm

Former Pussycat Doll Kimberley Wyatt on the ones and twos at Party in the Park

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10:58am Friday 1st August 2014

Kimberly Wyatt Party In the Park, Preston Park, Brighton, Saturday, August 2, 6.30pm

X Factor star Sam Bailey looking forward to Party in the Park (and getting some fish and chips)

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10:55am Friday 1st August 2014

Sam Bailey Party In the Park, Preston Park, Brighton, Saturday, August 2, 8.55pm

On the radar: Mojo Jojo

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3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Tonight Brighton funk-pop sextet Mojo Jojo headline a new night organised by promoters Overhead Wires and The Coalition designed to ignite the city's music scene.

Top five gigs this week

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1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Hans Chew Prince Albert, Trafalgar Street, Brighton, Friday, July 25, 8pm, £8, 01273 606312.

Andrew WK shares his philosophy of partying

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12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Andrew WK talks to Dominic Smith about the philosophy of partying

On The Radar: The Rocket Dolls

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12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Former BIMM graduate Nikki Smash underwent two operations for osteoarthritis, survived a life-threatening encounter with the e-coli virus and contracted pneumonia during the making of The Rocket Dolls’ debut album Eyes.


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