New Brighton Music

It’s been a few weeks since out last post for which we can only apologise – we had a holiday, then jet lag, and only now we’re back on the blogging wagon. In that time both The Magic Gang and Fickle Friends have released their albums, and it seems to have been one of the busiest periods for other bands to share new music. We’d have no hope of catching up if we wrote up our new music post the way we normally do, with us much info as we have and details of any upcoming gigs, so for this post we’re going to keep things brief – just names of bands and tracks – and hopefully by next week we can get back to normal.

The Magic Gang – Take Care

Projector – Break Your Own Heart

Warsaw Radio – Ms Monroe

BUNKR – Appl Skies EP

Lacuna Bloome – Only One

Roman Scott – Addicted to Love

Battery Operated Orchestra – Perfect Wreck

Dog in the Snow – Consume Me:Re remix EP

Lazybones – Crazy

Birthday Card – Berlin

Comfort – Pass Me The Syrup

Guru – Medicine Man

Wax Machine – That, from The This EP

Morning Myth – Murmur

Something Leather – Disappear on Me

Oxomo – Green Leaves

Thyla – I Was Biting

Fruity Water – Dance With Me

Libra Libra – Animali

I Feel Fine – Lifer

Viktor Magick – Blue Light

Fierce Friend – Don’t Fade Me To White

Fickle Friends – Wake Me Up


March Gig Previews

The beast from the east might be making it feel like deepest midwinter, but it’s actually the first day of March, so it’s time for some more another gig preview post. First up, this weekend AK/DK play their first Brighton gig since their album launch at the end of last year. It’s at Patterns on Saturday night, and support comes from Fruity Water.

Guru Hake

Then on Tuesday 6th March Guru and Hake launch their new release at the Green Door Store. The split 10″ contains Medicine Man by Guru and After Space Legacy by Hake and can be bought at the show.

On Friday 9th March, Anushka play Patterns – their first Brighton gig in almost two years, and their first local headline gig in over three years. On the same night Warsaw Radio launch their album Midnight Broadcast at the Green Door Store. The album’s out later this month preceded by a single called Ms Monroe which we’ll be posting up in a New Music post soon.

27709857_1568281953287573_6423325331377615459_oLazybones launch their new single Crazy at the next HW x Tigmus Locals night at the Prince Albert on Monday 12th March. It’s three pounds in advance, but there are bundles where you can get a ticket, tee shirt and the single on cassette. See the facebook event for more details.

The Wytches play a hometown gig at the Green Door Store on Wednesday 21st March. Support comes from Crosa Rosa.

This year sees local promoters Melting Vinyl turn twenty years old. To help them celebrate, they’re teaming up with Spectrum to put on some of their favourite acts. On the 29th March at the Basement you can catch Oddfellows Casino and Collectress with more acts to be announced between now and then.28337649_1571741426266193_5686916867029660947_o


Our last gig to mention is Wax Machine‘s EP launch at the Hope & Ruin on 31st March. Support comes from Jungfrau, Rokurokubi and Puppet Alan Watts. The four track The This officially comes out the following day but can be bought on the night (or you could pre-order it through the band’s bandcamp page).

New Brighton Music

It’s been a fortnight since our last New Music roundup, so we’re playing catchup from the off. We’ll kick off with the new EP from Yonaka, Heavy, which came out last Friday. As mentioned in our gig preview post they’re playing in a few weeks time at Patterns, and then again at the Green Door Store in January. Here’s EP lead track Bubblegum:
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New Brighton Music

It’s been a fortnight since we made a new music post, and as usual when it’s been slightly longer, somehow there’s disproportionately more tunes to write about (and that’s not counting the ones we’re missing out because the Spotify / WordPress plugin isn’t working for us these days). So without further ado, our first track this week is another new track from the upcoming GAPS album. If We Remain is the latest track the band have shared from As It Is, which comes out on 22nd June (according to the iTunes preorder page)

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New Brighton Music

Here’s this week’s dose of new music for you all, slightly bigger than normal because I didn’t get around to posting last week. Our first track is the new one from Sea Bed called Moving Ghosts, which gets a release on Four Thieves records on vinyl on 11th March (which you can pre-order here):

Miamigo have shared some more 80s-tastic synthpop. This is Pot Luck:

Thyla have followed up last year’s Us and Them with Car Crash, an ambitious, angular slice of guitar pop:

Great Pagans premiered their new single over on Steregum last week. The band are releasing  Call of the Wild on Anti-Ghost Moon Ray on 11th March.

Tuska are the third band we’re writing about who are releasing their new single on 11th March. Their new track is called We Could Be Alone, and is a must-listen for fans of Tame Impala. If you like what you hear you can catch the band at Sticky Mike’s on 4th March:

Landslide is the debut single from Loa Loa, a raucous three minute garage cacophony committed to tape at Brighton Electric

Changing tack completely, this is White Peaks, with their new dreamy electronic pop song Easy:

Nicolas and the Saints are releasing their album Years in the Making at the end of the month (or at the start of the month if you pledged to their indiegogo campaign). The album was literally years in the making, with recording taking place over seven years. Here’s the album’s penultimate track Been Hurt Before:

Warsaw Radio are returning to their Irish roots for the launch of their new single Down by the Sea. Their mini tour starts this time next week and takes in Dundalk, Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway:




Electric Greyhound make woozy electronica, and have just posted up their latest track Flounder:

Finishing up this post we have three videos – Just posted today was GAPS video for their track A World Away, from their album In Around The Moments:

Next we have the fuzzy shoegaze of Tuval‘s In My Head:

And finally we have a hip hop track sung in Albanian. This is Ledio, Te Lutem! by Via Tirana: