International Women’s Day

8th March is International Women’s Day. To celebrate this year we’ve caught up with the founders of a couple of Brighton based women’s projects to talk to them about their work as well as their experiences in the Brighton music industry. Bex Fidler is one of the founders of Miss Represented, but also used to put on the Spectrum nights at the Dome and sings in a Blues & Soul group. Jo Bramli and Bee Adamic are the founders of MAMI – Jo makes electronic music on her own (and will be supporting Ulrich Schnauss at St Luke’s on 22nd March) as well being part of Fröst and The Larsens and a tutor at one of the local music colleges. Bee is one of the founders of Liberty PR and has run the Girl Power stage at the Great Escape for the last few years and has run other live music nights around Brighton for many years. Continue reading

Guest Post : Bee Adamic’s Great Escape Picks

Now Europe’s most talked about showcase festival, is taking place in a matter of days in our fantastic city. The Great Escape Festival is seen as a ‘mecca for music lovers’. It’s baby sister the Alternative Great Escape will soon be eclipsing the main event.. with the 2016 lineup proving to be even stronger. One of the things I love about the alternative events, is not only are they in your standard live music venues, but you’ll also see them hosted in at your favourite bagel bar, vintage clothes shop or even courtyard. Here are my top 10 highlights for this year’s Alternative Escape: Continue reading