New Brighton Music

Another week of new music – fairly quiet this week (or maybe it just feels like that because I’ve managed to do the post just a week after the previous one, as I always intend to but so often never manage):

Artist: Yumi & The Weather
Track Name: Without You
Taken From: Without You single
Release Date: 02/10/2018
Next Gig: supporting British Sea Power at Patterns 12th October

Artist: Sit Down
Track Name: Take A Seat
Taken From: Knives / Take a Seat Double A Side
Release Date: 30th September 2018
Next Gig: Supporting Lazy Bones at the launch of their new single Heart Beat Like a Drum at the Green Door Store on Wednesday October 17th

Artist: Oxomo
Track Name: Drifted
Taken From: Drifted single
Release Date: out now

Artist: Emma Seeberg
Track Name: You’re Yours
Taken From: You’re Yours single
Release Date: out now
Next Gig:
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/4YRiTOLj7iNO19xH1rGhXU

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New Brighton Music

We’re running a bit late because we’ve been away for a few days – apologies for the break in service. It feels like only a few weeks ago since we dedicated a New Music Post to new releases from two Fujiya & Miyagi offshoots, but here we are again, kicking off this week’s post with another two:

Artist: Fröst
Track Name: La Vénus d’Argent
Taken From: Matters album
Release Date: 28th September 2018
Next Gig: Album Launch 3rd October at the Prince Albert

Artist: Ex Display Model
Track Name: Existential Crisis
Taken From: Existential Crisis single
Release Date: 21st September 2018

Artist: Steve Mason
Track Name: About The Light
Taken From: About The Light album
Release Date: 18th January 2019
Next Gig: 9th February 2018 at St Barts (just off London Road)
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/38HDDDNmmtuvzPm0EfiMse

Artist: Sick Joy
Track Name: Dissolve Me
Taken From: Dissolve Me single
Release Date: 19th September 2018
Next Gig: Headline gig at Patterns 20th October
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/2zEx7INYs6CCYbmi6KGAoo

Artist: Icehead
Track Name: Losing Sleep
Taken From: Losing Sleep single
Release Date: 18th September 2018
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/5VmleTz8guyTQ1PEHpPJrF

Artist: 12 Stone Toddler
Track Name: Heaven Was Closed
Taken From: My Machine / Heaven Was Closed split single
Release Date: 16th September 2018
Next Gig: Album Launch on 10th October at The Haunt

Artist: Wizard Sleeve
Track Name: These Days
Taken From: Special Brew EP
Release Date: 20/09/2018
Next Gig: at Halloweiner at Green Door Store on 31st October

Artist: KLSR
Track Name: Slow Space
Taken From: Slow Space EP
Release Date: 25/09/2018

Artist: Thyla
Track Name: Candy
Taken From: debut EP
Release Date: due Jan 2019

Artist: Isla North
Track Name: Dangerous
Taken From: upcoming EP
Release Date: 28th September 2018
Next Gig: EP Launch Party 9th October at Sticky Mike’s
https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/1EEbfpy8l82PHP5oRxyI6D

Artist: Wild Cat Strike
Track Name: Rhubarb Nostalgia
Taken From: Rhubarb Nostalgia album
Release Date: 5th October 2018
Next Gig: album launch 15th October at Pop Up Brighton
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/6Qn8PFFo6w8rqWmngJNiiA

New Brighton Music

It feels like it’s been a little while since our last New Music Roundup, what with the last few posts being the gig preview for the month a Brighton Rocks, and the Kitfest gallery, so we’ve got a lot of catching up to do:

Artist: CLT DRP
Track Name: Any Man
Taken From: Any Man / Body Bruise single
Release Date: 14/09/2018
Next Gig: single launch this friday 21/9 at Sticky Mike’s
https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/0Vp7tkTN1LW0wpakgJX5sr

Artist: Salt Ashes
Track Name: Girls
Taken From: Girls single
Release Date: out now

Artist: Sunny
Track Name: Snipers
Release Date: out now

Artist: Morning Myth
Track Name: Final Encore
Release Date: out now

Artist: Johnny Kills
Track Name: Seems
Taken From: Seems single
Release Date: out now

Artist: Voodoo & The Crypts
Track Name: She’s My Queen
Taken From: She’s My Queen single
Release Date: out now
Next Gig: 22nd November at Sticky Mike’s
https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/3j65Et0wFsWpoaXtnjQdy7

Artist: Galangas
Track Name: Me, Myself & I
Taken From: Me, Myself & I single
Release Date: out now
Next Gig: supporting Febueder this Wednesday at the Prince Albert
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/7zotoBp7tdPXOUO6V2gKoG

Artist: Alfie Neale
Track Name: Liquor Dreams
Taken From: Liquor Dreams single
Release Date: 07/09/2018
Next Gig: Supporting Cassia at Patterns on 17th October

Artist: Dove House
Track Name: Teeth
Taken From: Teeth single
Release Date: out now

Artist: Pascagoula
Track Name: Human Bomb
Taken From: The Path / The Cross / The Aftermath album
Release Date: out now

Brighton Rocks #19 :Yumi & The Weather

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What’s the best thing about Brighton?
Brighton would not be what it is without the people… but love the starlings flying about by West Pier, also sitting in Pavilion Gardens with friends on a sunny day. I also love the buildings in Brighton and the graffiti.

Who are the your favourite local bands?
I’d say at the moment: Knightstown, Slugabed, Wild Cat Strike and Bobbie Johnson.

What’s the best venue?
Very hard to narrow it down. I really like Sticky Mikes cause it’s like a bass cave and great for bands and electronic music – but have also seen some amazing international acts at Rose Hill, and you can’t miss out Concorde 2 and The Dome. Some great shows have been seen there.

What’s the best rehearsal space / studio?
We usually switch it up between Studio 95, Small Pond and Brighton Electric, but ultimately, Studio 95 – as just the one room which we know well and the assistant manager is a Cat called Ponyo who steals and eats cigarette filters.

What’s the best club?
Green Door, Casablanca, and The Haunt are great for a boogie.

What’s the best record shop?
Used to love browsing at Borderline but now it would have to be Rarekind or Resident.

Where’s the best places to eat?
Planet India, Giggling Squid, Hells Kitchen for the best baguette.

What’s the best pub?
Too hard. Variety is the spice of life. For food – Saint James’. Black Dove is great and Lion and Lobster is really nice layout and garden.

Who’s your favourite Brighton celebrity?
My Auntie Alexia Lazou. A photo of her dressed as a Victorian was on some of the Brighton buses.

When was the last time you had any Brighton Rock?
Too long ago, I think I am overdue.

Yumi & The Weather’s self titled debut EP comes out this Friday on MIOHMI records

New Brighton Music

Here’s this week’s New Music roundup, kicking off with two acts who have albums out imminently, so look out for them.

Artist: The Daniel Wakeford Experience
Track Name: Pub Nights to the British Holidays
Taken From: That’s How I See It album
Release Date: single out now, album out 28th September
Next Gig: Saturday 24th November at The Haunt (although if you’ve pre-ordered the album from their website, you may be in with a chance of attending the private launch on the i360 in a couple of weeks)https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/5IvHpLW6NmFV11g7ELKHS0

Artist: Fröst
Track Name: Black Mountain
Taken From: Matters album
Release Date: single out now, album coming out 28th September
Next Gig: Wednesday 3rd October at the Prince Albert
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/4uRyZoP4IdkaoMLv3OCN2q

Artist: Tuval
Track Name: Breathe
Taken From: Breathe single
Release Date: 31st August 2018

Artist: Pascagoula
Track Name: Let it Come Down
Taken From: The Path / The Cross / The Aftermath album
Release Date: launch 16/9
Next Gig: album launch Sunday 16th September at Pipeline

Artist: Distant Animals
Track Name: Lines Made by Walking
Taken From: Lines
Release Date: out now

New Brighton Music

Hope you all had a good bank holiday. We spent it not blogging. Normal business is resumed, and here’s the last new music post for August.

Artist: Orbital
Track Name: P.H.U.K.U.
Taken From: P.H.U.K.U. single
Release Date: 17th August 2018
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/3GHG2Qp2rkJ3OgTOBexscH

Artist: The Go! Team
Track Name: Chico’s Radical Decade
Taken From: Semicircle album
Release Date: out now

Artist: AK Patterson
Track Name: A Woman’s Word
Taken From: A Woman’s Word single
Release Date: out now
https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/23mdixPRID2VeUjGDcmfNV

Artist: Blue & The Blonde
Track Name: Dog Meat Blues
Taken From: Blood Violence EP
Release Date: 25th August 2018

Artist: Via Tirana
Track Name: The City
Taken From: The City EP
Release Date: 28/08/2018

Artist: Lacuna Bloome
Track Name: I am
Taken From: I am single
Release Date: 24/08/2018
Next Gig: Supporting Saltwater Sun at Sticky Mike’s 14th September

Artist: El Train
Track Name: Gold featuring Javeon
Taken From: Gold single
Release Date: 24/08/2018
Next Gig:

Artist: Wild Cat Strike
Track Name: Satellite Towns
Taken From: Satellite Towns single
Release Date: out now
Next Gig: Supporting Delta Sleep at The Haunt 20th September

Ex-Display Model / Immaculate Rip

We don’t generally do posts about individual tracks. That’s what other blogs do. Blogs that have plenty of time on their hands, and whose writers have that ability to turn on a tap of descriptive prose, a skill that still hasn’t come to us yet even after nearly seven years of Brighton Music Blog.

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But yesterday saw the unexpected release from an offshoot of one of our favourite bands, at a time when another band member also has a track out. Ex-Display Model is a new project from David and Ed from Fujiya & Miyagi, who have just put out the debut track Immaculate Rip. This isn’t David’s first excursion from Fujiya & Miyagi – he was involved in a project called Omega Male a few years back (and if you haven’t listened to their track Buildings Like Symphonies you’re missing out) – and Ed has been half of AK/DK for many years long than he’s been drumming with Fujiya & Miyagi, so fans shouldn’t be concerned that they’re splitting up. In fact, when I caught with Fröst (Steve Lewis’ side project with Johanna Bramli) to shoot the latest Brighton Rocks, he hinted that there’s a new F&M album in the works.

When Immaculate Rip starts you could be forgiven for thinking it was a Fujiya & Miyagi track. David hasn’t changed his vocal style for it, and the music wouldn’t be out of place on any of their albums. At 53 seconds in you realise it’s a different band, as new rave guitars and electroclash synths bring a shock to the system.

It contrasts a fair bit with Record Is Still Spinning by Fröst, which musically looks back on F&M’s influences – krautrock played on analogue synths – but thanks to Johanna’s vocal and songwriting input feels like wholly different band rather than just an analogue Fujiya & Miyagi project.

If Frost is the sound of F&M connecting with their roots, then Ex Display Model is the sound of them reconnecting with their youth.

You can catch Fujiya & Miyagi playing their only Brighton date of the year at Kitfest at St Georges Church on 15th September. Frost launch their album at the Prince Albert on 3rd October.