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Let me tell you about….Chris Farren

In this new monthly feature our writers will tell you all about an artist that they feel more people should know about. This month Tom Bull is here to tell you ...

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Mercury Prize: Surprising Nominees of the Past

It’s that time of year again. One of the most prestigious music awards in the UK, the Mercury Prize, is being handed out this week. Despite a strong field, it’s ...

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Raising awareness – Octopuses release new video with support from Caroline Lucas

Brighton’s favourite psych-indie band Octopuses are releasing their latest single which is not only aiming to get people dancing, but is also working towards effecting positive change. The video for ...

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Predicting the 2017 Reading and Leeds headliners

The dust is now settling on this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, and already talk has turned to who will be topping the bill next year. Festival bosses have backed ...

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Let me tell you about… Smith Westerns

In this new monthly feature our writers will tell you all about an artist that they feel more people should know about. In the first instalment new contributor Chris Mason ...

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Sing for the people – Finding out about Brexit at Glastonbury

I could hear the familiar dramatic voice of news person filtering into my dreams, it was 5:12am, what was the commotion? We’d left the EU, what the….? We’d voted to ...

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In the know: Industry experts speak about getting signed to a record label

Let’s say you’ve just put together a fantastic album of catchy and intelligent pop songs, and you’ve got another 20 ready to record, and you’ve got a great set of ...

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Girl Put Your Records On

I got a record player for my birthday, my 36th birthday, it was a pale blue record player disguised as a briefcase, blue like the sky and vintagey. It’s an ...

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Raising awareness – Octopuses release new video with support from Caroline Lucas

Brighton’s favourite psych-indie band Octopuses are releasing their latest single which is not only aiming to get people dancing, but is also working towards effecting positive change. The video for ...

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The Rambling Roots on finally coming home and their new EP

Emma Morgan and Adam Wilkens, are a couple who have spent the last half a decade travelling the world together making music under the name The Rambling Roots. Their music ...

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Bobbie Johnson on hip-hop, production and her jokey stage

Hip-hop artist Bobbie Johnson went through stages of writing political lyrics and she also had an angry phase. But what is she focusing on at the moment? “To be honest,” ...

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The debut interview – Fierce Friend frontman Alan Grice

Alan Grice’s songs sat unfinished for over a decade. During that time, he was a sideman in various Brighton bands, including the Electric Soft Parade. “I didn’t even have the ...

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