Friday, February 28, 2020

PREVIEW: The 1975 to play Brighton Centre

1975
On Jan 16, off the back off their latest album release A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships, The 1975 are heading to Brighton as...

Sticky Mike’s closure: what’s going on with Brighton’s music venues?

brighton music venues
In October, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar announced it will be closing its doors at the end of the year. Fans of the much-loved music...

Ooosh! Tours Brighton

Experienced and knowledgeable, Ooosh! Tours have been keeping artists as varied as Lonnie Liston Smith and Patrick Wolf to Royal Blood and Alabama Shakes...

Album review: NINA – Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking is the debut album of NINA, a London-based singer-songwriter with a love of everything eighties. I was lucky enough to be gifted the...

A Quickie with… The Spitfires

the spitfires interview
Watford’s finest modernists tell us about their new album and tour. You’re known for your song’s contemporary social commentary, but the band’s name suggests a...

BN1 chats to… Jose Gonzalez

jose gonzalez interview
It takes a while of back and forth to finally get José’s undivided attention, “Yeah my daughter's 10 months old, it's my day with...

BN1 chats to… Childcare

Starting an interview at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar after the final gig of a twelve-date tour while half the band are carrying their gear...

BN1 chats to… Steve Norman

Renowned saxophonist, guitarist, percussionist and songwriter Steve Norman plays his first ever hometown solo show in September. As a member of Spandau Ballet, the...

FEET kick it up a notch at Latest Music Bar

Feet
FEET have had quite a year in 2018. Coming out of the traps at a pace with their attention grabbing YALA Records debut 7",...

BN1 chats to… Projector, up-and-coming Brighton band, at Patty & Bun

projector
Listening to Projector’s music and a scan of their social media suggests a gravely dark band who roll their eyes at journalists who try...

BN1 chats to… Amiina, former strings section to Sigur Ros, on...

Amiina
What was it about Fantomas film that made you want to write an accompanying score for it? There are five Fantômas films in total; we...

Kraftwerk Re:werk reimagines electronic band’s landmark album

Kraftwerk Rewerk
Ahead of their performance at Brighton's Dome next month, in which they reimagine Kraftwerk's pioneering electronic album Trans Europe Express, Kraftwerk Re:Werk composers Lloyd Coleman and...