New Brighton Music

Here’s this week’s new music, coming on a Saturday rather than midweek, so we’ve caught all the tracks that just dropped yesterday too, including tunes from the new albums by previous Brighton Rocks subjects Dog in the Snow and Animal House (and a new video from BUNKR too). Anyway, onto the music:

Laundromat / Humans
Gnarlah / Fix Me
Murmur / Cradle
Kate Daisy Grant / Lullaby Chapter Four (taken from new album Lullaby)
Matt Finucane / Evil Relief (taken from The Seizure EP)
King Lagoon’s Flying Swordfish Band / 100,000 Islands (taken from The Golden Lagoon album)
Thyla / Lenox Hill
Gudjohr / Laidback
Gene Pool / Silver Suit
Fond of Rudy / Lucky
Dog in the Snow / Light (taken from new album Vanishing Lands)
Animal House / My Head Ain’t Right (taken from new album Premium Mediocre)

BUNKR / Left for Dust

Winnipeg, MN / Stars

Dead Skin Sessions / Health and Safety

Brighton Rocks #29 : Leroy Horns from Barnacles

What’s the best thing about Brighton?
The Downs. We’re in a city that is surrounded by top notch nature. Lucky!

Who are the your favourite local bands?
I really need to make more effort to see local acts. Must book a baby sitter! Having said that – Physics House Band for sheer originality and musicality, and The Mingus Underground Octet for playing the music of one of my favourite composers so well.

What’s the best venue?
The Rose Hill. What Kass and Jules have done with that space is truly amazing. I’m excited to see how the new Haunt sounds. I played at the Dome with Resonators and that was and ace gig, maybe one day Barnacles can do the same!

What’s the best rehearsal space / studio?
Currently I do all my rehearsing at Bottega rooms. Cheap and best and also rather convenient as the studio I share with Cate [Ferris, Brighton Music Blog fave, and Leroy’s partner] is there too. If I need high end gear and sound it’s always been Brighton Electric.

What’s the best club?
Any Roots Garden event. When I first moved to Brighton I was at the Tuesday night Jazz Room sessions every week without fail. I’ve always had a big passion for reggae and always try and get to the sound system sessions.

What’s the best record shop?
Rarekind records on Trafalgar Street, where incidentally you can purchase the new Barnacles album!

Where’s the best places to eat?
The food at Brewed on Lewes Road is awesome. Plus Chris and Thom are great. We’ve been going there since before my son Obi was born. He knows how to use the till now!

What’s the best pub?
I hardly ever drink these days but if I do I’ll head to Brighton Beer Dispensary. If it’s date night and we’re feeling flush The Plotting Parlour cocktail bar.

Who’s your favourite Brighton celebrity?
Nick Cave put some money in our hat when we were busking once.

When was the last time you had any Brighton Rock?
I never have. I don’t think that’s such a bad thing. Is it?

And So It Begins by Barnacles is out now:

New Brighton Music

Here’s this week’s new music post, which features the return of Orchards who today announced their biggest headline tour to date. Gone are the days of seeing them in small venues like the Hope & Ruin or the Prince Albert – their next gig in Brighton will be in April at Chalk.

Orchards / Sooner
Inwards / Tottertot
Sick Joy / History
This Party / Skin & Bone
MarthaGunn / Heaven
Johnny Kills / Editing
Nick Hudson (with Oli Spleen) / The Bedroom (World Aids Day single)

Nature TV / Only One

Altamotion / Threat of Happiness

Scarlett Fae / Solace

November / December gig previews

It’s the fourth of November and we haven’t got around to this month’s gig preview post yet. That means we’ve missed out on telling you about Tru Thoughts 20th Birthday Party which was at Patterns on Saturday, and British Sea Power’s all dayer at the Concorde yesterday. There’s still a lot of other gigs to tell you about though, including a couple in December – The music world shuts down towards the end of November and only posts end of year lists, so I’m including them now so they don’t get missed.

Anyway, first gig to mention is Projector, who are playing at the Green Door Store this Thursday following the release of their latest single Superstar a few weeks back. Support comes from Gaygirl, Zooni and The Golden Age of TV.

Then on Friday night Yonaka kick off their tour with a hometown gig at the Concorde 2. It’s sold out, so well done if you’ve got tickets.

Blood Red Shoes are fresh from supporting the Pixies on their tour, so are bound to be on top form when they play at Chalk on Thursday 14th November. They’ve got a new live four piece set up so they’ll be sounding bigger than ever.

We always try and make sure we mention when Brighton bands play an instore at Resident, and this month it’s the turn of BMB favourites Dog in the Snow, who play on 15th November in support of their new album Vanishing Lands which comes out on the same day on Bella Union. This will be your only chance to them live around the time of release (as far as we can see), so don’t pass this up.

On 21st November Lazybones play a gig at Latest, which we’re pleased to see hosting more shows again these days. They’re out on the road currently promoting their new single Trash Talk which is out now.

Hanya are just about to put out their first single since signing to Outre records. The launch party is at The Richmond on Wednesday 27that The Richmond on Wednesday 27that The Richmond on Wednesday 27th, and support comes from Langkamer and World News.

On now to the December gigs that we mentioned earlier. We couldn’t not mention Penelope Isles – one of the nicest and hardest working bands in town. Not that they’ve been in town much in 2019, having spent every waking hour off on tour. But their touring comes to a close on 11th December, when they headline Chalk. If it’s not sold out yet it will be, and don’t say that we didn’t warn you. Support comes from Ciel, and Innerstrings will be on visuals duty.

Last but by no means least Steve Mason plays a Christmas show at St Barts on Friday 20th December – They’ve even photoshopped a santa hat onto his picture. If he doesn’t play any Christmas tunes that probably means you can ask for your money back. Maybe.

New Brighton Music

Quite late in the week, here’s this week’s new music post, featuring the return of Cate Ferris with the first single from next year’s album and a whole host of other tracks out this week:

Cate Ferris / Gyroscope

Ornament / Capsizing
Youth Sector / Tonight
Ellis D / Homecoming Queen
Swanmeat / Gluten (from Swanmeat EP)
Alex O’Connor / Greta Thunberg
Garden Centre / Naked Ape (from A Moon For Digging LP)
Victor Magick / Secrets
Fragile Creatures / Phantom Limb
Luo / Septa

Self Help Group / Funeral Drum

Meemo Comma / Sleepmoss (album)

New Brighton Music

Hello! Here’s this week’s new music post, which kicks off by the surprise new single from Fickle Friends. Tucked in at the bottom below the spotify playlist is also the new video from Dog in the Snow taken from their forthcoming album Vanishing Lands:
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