Brighton Rocks #24 : Holy Magick

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What’s the best thing about Brighton?
Great Escape, Burning of the Clocks and the Easter bonnet drag race

Who are the your favourite local bands?
Frost, Holyglam, Bloom, Jouis, Tusks, Hill

What’s the best venue?
Prince Albert

What’s the best rehearsal space / studio?
Small Pond

What’s the best club?
Patterns (also a great venue)

What’s the best record shop?
Resident

Where’s the best places to eat?
Tropical Sushi – Venezuelan Sushi, deal with it! It’s fantastic

What’s the best pub?
Bees mouth, Fortune of War (which also boasts the best window seat in Brighton)

Who’s your favourite Brighton celebrity?
Herbie Flowers

When was the last time you had any Brighton Rock?
Not for about 2 years, and that was because work had a load as giveaways and I kept snaffling it – its pretty more-ish.

The album Holy Magick by Holy Magick is out now on Lost Room records. You can catch the band at the Rialto on 5th July.

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New Brighton Music

After last week’s massive post, this week’s new music post is far more digestible. The big tune this week is the title track from Yonaka’s debut LP which drops a week on Friday:

Artist: Yonaka
Track Name: Don’t Wait Till Tomorrow
Taken From: Don’t Wait Till Tomorrow (album)
Release Date: 31/05/2019
Next Gig: 7th June at the Old Market
https://open.spotify.com/album/2oXvJGaQcUJfTUV7QOG16M?si=GXMRJG6IRYyIgiylDCIjSQ Continue reading

New Brighton Music

What with planning for the Great Escape we’ve got a bit behind with our new music posts, so there’s a LOT to get through this week. Hopefully we’re back up to date after this, but if you’ve heard of something local that we haven’t, let us know!

Artist: Physics House Band
Release Name: Death Sequence EP
Release Date: out now
Next Gig: Friday 5th July at the Hope & Ruin

Artist: Fujiya & Miyagi
Track Name: Personal Space
Taken From: Flashback LP
Release Date: 31st May 2019
Next Gig: Wednesday 29th May at the Green Door Store
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Brighton Rocks #23 : Fragile Creatures

On the weekend of the release of their new EP, we caught up with Adam Kidd from Fragile Creatures to take some photos and ask our set of ten questions:

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What’s the best thing about Brighton?
I just think it’s a really beautiful place to be both aesthetically and in terms of the inhabitants. It’s a really pretty little city and it’s full of lovely people. I miss it terribly whenever I go away! Continue reading

The Brighton Music Blog guide to The Great Escape 2019

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Next week sees the return of The Great Escape, where we all get even less sleep than normal, and anywhere you could imagine a stage, and a few places you couldn’t, turn into venues for three days. It overshadows most other musical happenings in May, which is quite remarkable since May is also the month of Brighton Festival, so this post replaces our usual monthly gig preview. Continue reading

New Brighton Music

Here’s our first new music post for a couple of weeks. Who knows what was going on last week, but we were really light on releases. This weekend, being a bumper bank holiday weekend, we’ve got more tracks than usual to blog about.

Artist: Projector
Track Name: Go Ahead
Taken From: Go Ahead single
Release Date: 26/04/2019
Next Gig: multiple Great Escape gigs which we’ll cover in a bigger post soon.
https://open.spotify.com/album/2ymSD1ljbwqaS0f9l2TYms?si=3FXHbrZ5TXSSShLRNk6-7A Continue reading

Projector / Go Ahead single launch at the Rialto

We don’t get out to nearly enough gigs (if there weren’t other priorities we might be at the Hope & Ruin watching Arxx right now), and we certainly don’t get to enough gigs armed with a camera, but we did make it along to the launch of Projector‘s new single Go Ahead at the Rialto last Friday. Here’s our pics, click through to view large