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volume 2. Issue 39 NOVEMBER 2011

TEENAGE KICKINGS:

IT’S OUR 13th BIRTHDAY

THE FILM ISSUE:

CINECITY, TEEN MOVIES & BRIGHTON FILMMAKING

gigs, clubs, culture & Brighton’s best listings

BLAH BLAH BLAH DANCE DANCE DANCE


DOG IS DEAD - see gigs page 8

BIRTHDAY WISHES

So, SOURCE has become a teenager; expect us to get stroppy and difficult and JUST HATE EVERYTHING any day now. But before that happens we want to be grateful for a minute. Because there are a lot of people who have got us here. We’d like to thank everyone who’s contributed words, photos and images over the last 13 years (frequently for little or no money), but there’s simply not even close to enough space. We hope that you all know how much we love and value you, especially the current SOURCE team and Talent Pool who are probably the strongest in the magazine’s history. Another group of people that it’s not fashionable to thank, but keep this magazine free for all the readers, is the advertisers. Without you there’d be no SOURCE and every time you choose us to reach your audience we’re hugely grateful (especially if you send your artwork in the right dimensions). And – before we get too emotional – we want to thank the tens of thousands of readers across Brighton every month. The affection that you hold the magazine in is very touching and has kept us going at times when we really should have jacked it in. Right, that’s enough of all that. Now, fuck off and read the magazine, it’s another beauty.

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Personnel

Editor  James Kendall ManageR  Rosie Kendall Designer  Matt Barker at Artwerk DEPUTY Editor  Nick Coquet Sales Manager  Lucy Kamper Sales emperor   Rhys Trussler listings editor  Ben Bailey CLUBS editor  Zac Colbert reviews editor  Jessica Marshall McHattie news & Web editor   Matthew Yau Kenny Mc Cracken Cover  assisted by Beth Steddon

Contributors

Chris Biggs, Steve Clements, Zac Colbert, Joshua Feldman, Ben Gilbert, Stuart Huggett, Amy Jo McLellan, Ben Miller, Adam Moore, Lisa Marie Mundy, Adam Peters, The Recommender, Gary Scattergood, Charlie Wood If you want to contribute to SOURCE email james@brightonsource.co.uk

Listings

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Editorial Contacts

Tel: 01273 609955 Email: james@brightonsource.co.uk Write or send promos to: The Brighton SOURCE, PO Box 3313, Brighton, BN1 4BJ

Advertising

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Contents

News  New In Town Gig Previews  Interview: Blah Blah Blah  Club Previews   Club Review: Disco Deviant  Club Review: Kung Fu   Culture   Art: Do Knit Disturb  Critic  Preview: CINECITY  Feature: Lights, Camera, Brighton  SOURCE Virgins: Being A Rock Star  Street Style  Unsung Hero: Steve Glashier  Secret Eater: Mucky Duck  In Conversation With: Nick Ahlmark  Listings  Six Of The Best: Teen Movies 

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MADE IN BRIGHTON •

We’re all about the homegrown here at SOURCE, and a red dot next to an artist, event or label indicates they’re proper local heroes we can all be proud of.

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NEWS

WORDS BY NICK COQUET, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, LISA MARIE MUNDY, MATTHEW YAU

SLIDING AND DINING

Back by popular demand after its successful debut last year, Brighton’s Royal Pavilion Real Ice Rink & Restaurant will have its gates open between November 12th and January 22nd. If the serene skill of ice-skating isn’t for you, the Victorian-themed restaurant will have your mouths watering while the presentation will have your eyes gleaming. More contemporary courses will also be available alongside local Sussex ales, premium lagers and ciders. With charming chesterfields to relax on, waiting to be served is no longer a problem as you watch the kids tumble and fall.

ENABLE THE TURNTABLE

Turntable enthusiasts will already be all about JFB and his UK DMC Championship top placing, but we bring news of accolades from further afield. He recently went up against some serious scratch competition in the DMC World Championships, and came a very impressive fourth. Hats off to Mr B, but as our dad would have said, “You’re going to ruin that bloody needle, son.” See him work his magic at Audio on Friday 18th. JFB, not our dad.

NOT MISERABLE NOW?

Brighton’s legion of Morrissey fanatics: preen your quiffs, don your NHS specs and oscillate wildly down to the Komedia for November Spawned A Mozzer, a double-headed tribute on Friday 18th. The Smiths Indeed will follow a greatest hits set with seminal masterpiece ‘The Queen Is Dead’ in its entirety. Then, lest the existential angst gets too much, the November Spawned a Mozzer girls will draw you into a celebration of all things Moz, with film projections, cakes, bunting, competitions and of course a DJ set devoted to Stephen Patrick.

DIAMOND GEEZERS

Since opening its doors in 2006, Baroque Jewellery has been the go-to shop in town for bespoke jewellery. They’re offering the chance to win a swanky diamond worth £1,500 and all you’ll have to pay for

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Baroque Jewellery

is the ring it sits in. There’s also an anniversary party at the Brighton store on Union Street on Thursday 24th, where every guest will automatically be entered into the prize draw. Enter via baroquejewellery.com

MAKE A SWISH

Running low on cash to facilitate your fashion fix even though your wardrobe is bursting? My Swish are holding a clothes swap – or ‘swish’ – at the Freemasons on Western Road on Sunday 27th at 3pm. Whether you’ve got unloved items or you’re just after something new, swishing is a great way to grab vintage pieces that you won’t find anywhere else. Vintage teas from Roses All Over and Cath Kidston goody bags are included in the ticket price of £5 in advance, £6 on the day.

NAN SNAPS

QueenSpark are set to launch a unique photographic collection and book containing a ‘People’s History’ of Brighton. The images were collected from locals through volunteer-led events and you can still submit your own photos to the website for inclusion in the collection. Whether it’s your nan skinny-dipping by the old West Pier or just a snapshot of your dad’s manky old car, QueenSpark is happy to look at any submissions.

WORLD OF MOVIES

The Oska Bright Film Festival at Church Street will screen over 100 films in a three-day movie marathon from Tuesday 22nd. Visitors will enjoy an array of material from filmmakers with learning disabilities based in countries as distant as Iran. Oska encourage their young talent to take creative risks in a bid to set the film industry alight so that your mind can be blown by fresh, original material.

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NEW IN TOWN

WORDS BY Matt barker, nick coquet, MATTHEW YAU

LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR

Grassroots music in Brighton doesn’t get more collaborative than new label Love Thy Neighbour. You may recognise the name as a kick-ass promoter, but the two-man team’s CV also includes running Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, previously booking the Freebutt, not to mention being in Esben & The Witch. The label’s first release, on Monday 14th, will be the ‘Blood & Air EP’ by Abi Wade, the gentle but tough pizzicato cello master. The label’s launch party is on Wednesday 9th at the Green Door Store.

PROJECT

More very exciting news from the late Tru on West Street. As well as Hed Kandi taking a chunk of it, it’s also giving birth to a new live venue called Project. With a capacity of 900 it fills a vital gap between the Concorde/Komedia and the Dome for acts on that upper-middle rung. Expect to see the likes of Ash and Lee Perry among the first shows at a venue with solid music heritage – we saw excellent gigs by Mogwai and The Beta Band here when it was the Paradox.

CREATE

As you may have noticed we’ve been shooting our covers at Garage Studios for years, and they’ve just had a major reboot and rebrand. The same talented team now have room to swing a cat in three highclass studios, and freeze the motion with the best Profoto and Bowens lights. Aiming to please all photographers from those on a budget to the very top-end shooters (the main studio is huge), they’re also continuing their incredible courses, only now in a warm classroom. Check out welovecreate.com.

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ABI WADE

HAND BAKED ARCADE

Get off your PS3 and indulge your addictions at The Hand Baked Arcade where you’ll explode joy of retro gaming joy via classic consoles such as SNES and Mega Drive. Unlike those antisocial hours of online multiplayer with screaming scoundrels, you can bring your mates along for a 10-player session of Bomberman – if you even have that many friends anymore. So get yourself down to the Blind Tiger on Sunday 13th for a journey back to the good old days.

DARK PARTY

Starting on Thursday 27th, The Haunt will be bringing you Dark Party, a new weekly indie night to cure you of the horrors of bland chart music. With tunes from The Mystery Jets, Caribou, The Strokes, Future Islands and more, Dark Party is sure to have you prowling about to the sound of eclectic indie anthems. So stretch out your skinny jeans to some dynamic melodies whilst racking up lines of cheap Jägerbombs.

REALLYGOODSTOCK

This is a new monthly event performed by comedy rap duo Sanity Valve made up by Mos Prob and Gish’n’chips. Despite rapping about the most menial of subjects from breakfast to puppies, you’ll be left needing a change of underwear before the next gag catches you out again. They are labelled “wordsmiths of the highest order” by the Tuborg Musical Comedy Awards and you can enjoy their fast-paced wordplay at the Caroline of Brunswick beginning Saturday 5th.

ATM STUDIOS

Music college Access To Music has teamed up with Brighton Electric to completely revamp Scream Studios. ATM’s students will now enjoy free access to the quality recording facilities, which should encourage young prospects to jam their way to prominence. The studios are also available to hire for the public in the evenings and at weekends. See the facilities for yourself at their open days on Saturday 19th from 11am.

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GIG PREVIEWS

WORDS BY MATT BARKER, CHRIS BIGGS, STEVE CLEMENTS, JOSHUA FELDMAN, BEN GILBERT, STUART HUGGETT, JAMES KENDALL, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, AMY JO MCLELLAN, LISA MARIE MUNDY, ADAM PETERS, THE RECOMMENDER, GARY SCATTERGOOD

FOOLS GOLD

Audio Weds 2nd

Everyone who heard the first Fools Gold album back in 2009 had it as their album of the summer. Something about the San Francisco troupe’s Hebrew pop’n’roll perfectly captured the spirit of a wedding block party that only existed in the imagination. Theirs is a cross-party party; an all-inclusive Hasidic hoedown, all foot-stomping, crowd-involving party tunes, the likes of which you only usually hear coming out of tinny speakers behind the counter in a kosher Californian bodega. (MB)

PURE X

Green Door Store Weds 2nd

This Austin trio released their debut album ‘Pleasure’ this year, gathering no moss on the hipster blogs as a consequence. It’s as drifting and hazy as chillwave, but full of melody and smooth gear changes in between the reverb and feedback. Influenced by the likes of My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus And Mary Chain at their most languid, the album seems dour and lacking ebullience at first, but eventually leaves you feeling quite sanguine once the mist clears. Their live sets apparently breathe the same rewarding air. (TR)

DOG IS DEAD

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar Thurs 3rd

This five-piece band have been on a continuous rise throughout 2011, not slowed in any way by carrying the weight of Nottingham’s expectations. This was further proved this summer with striking sets at festivals such as The Great Escape and Glastonbury. Their style of euphoric indie that’s heavy on sing-along melodies (if only you could sing like them) is as catchy as a frisbee covered in superglue and has earned them a signature to the major label, Atlantic. Expect their rise to continue well into 2012. (TR)

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GLEN CAMPBELL Dome Thurs 3rd

“I still love making music and I still love performing for my fans. I’d like to thank them for sticking with me through thick and thin,” said Glen Campbell this summer, announcing plans to retire at the age of 75. Finally succumbing to a longstanding battle against Alzheimer’s, this will be your last chance to witness the dusty yearn of his elegiac Midwestern ruminations on love and life, most notably ‘Wichita Lineman’, arguably music’s greatest heartbreaker. For those that disagree: ‘Guess I’m Dumb’. (BG)

DANANANANAKROYD The Haunt Thurs 3rd

It’s a sad day for twee ‘fight pop’ rockers Dananananakroyd. The Dan Aykroyd-dedicated Glaswegian sextuplet, with more syllables than they have official releases, are embarking on their last ever tour. A tour they promise will be a ‘sphere of blood, guts, human flesh, fire and rock’. If getting sprayed in human residue or incendiaries appeals, or you’d just like to catch one of Britain’s best live acts giving it everything they’ve got one last time, you’ll be there. (TR)

JESSIE J

Brighton Centre Thurs 3rd

“I love Jessie J as much as the next person, but how is her music ‘of black origin’? Is it cause she says ‘man dem’ in her tune?” ranted Lily Allen after October’s controversial Mobo Awards. SOURCE believes this chorus of disapproval actually missed the point. In fact, we reckon the only prize she deserves is ‘Most Boring Broken Leg In Medical History Ever To Feature On Dismally Naff “Only Way Is Essex” Version Of Lady Gaga’. Put that on your mantelpiece! (BG)

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Gig Previews

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THE RAPTURE

Coalition Thurs 3rd

Is the house of jealous lovers actually still standing? Just about, despite some internecine romantic issues. Eyebrows were first raised when Luke Jenner, Vito Roccoforte and Gabriel Andruzzi kicked Matt Safer out of his bedroom after finally realising his name wasn’t as cool as theirs. Marriage counsellors then went into overdrive, mistakenly believing ‘Sail Away’, the opening track on new album ‘In The Grace Of Your Love’, was an Enya cover. Not so. In fact, their fourth LP confirms a union in rude health. W.A.Y.U.H! (BG)

PATRICK WOLF Komedia Thurs 3rd

Whimsical Patrick’s had his share of struggles, battling unwanted and intrusive interest in his personal life and sexual orientation, and wildly varying receptions to his releases. Despite all that his latest album ‘Lupercalia’, released in June, is the work of a wolf that got the cream. Finally comfortable with himself and his music, the album’s a simpler, pared-down beast, but doesn’t lose any of his indisputably unique charm. (JMM)

JEFFREY LEWIS & THE JUNKYARD

Haunt Fri 4th

The king of anti-folk returns to Brighton, sharing tales of everyday life in NYC with a healthy dose of flight of fancy. Jeff Lewis concerts are more than just gigs, and usually feature at least one PowerPoint presentation – thankfully featuring his comic book art and musical accompaniment rather than bar chart projections of Q3 returns. His brother Jack adds rocky basslines to Jeff’s lyrical folk in a touring line-up that now also includes a keyboard player called Nan. (AP)

CASIOKIDS

Haunt Fri 4th

If the government are looking for new ways to source renewable energy then they should perhaps look into this Norwegian

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collective, so infectious and explosive is their live set, although any energy generated may well be offset by the number of synths on show. The hotly anticipated new album is due out here in January, so this is a first chance to hear it. If you thought that singing their unique brand of synth pop in their native tongue might make them inaccessible, you couldn’t be more wrong. (TR)

MAVERICK SABRE Concorde 2 Mon 7th

Maverick Sabre, or Michael to his friends, is the Hackneyborn genius currently found straddling the chasm between rap and guitar music. With a soulful voice reminiscent, oddly, of Amy Winehouse, albeit via an auto-tuned Akon, Maverick Sabre’s not like anyone else around at the moment. He’s had collaborations with friends in high places and a top 20 single already, and his debut album is released on the very day of this show, so it should be a good one. (JMM)

THE ANTLERS

Concorde 2 Tues 8th

We’ve got dark nights, chilly weather, choppy seas and the impending doom of Christmas, so let’s go the whole hog and wallow in the majestic misery of New York-based The Antlers. Admittedly this year’s ‘Burst Apart’ album had a little more light than its predecessor, the cancer and abuse-orientated ‘Hospice’, but it’s still laden with hauntingly hummable tunes, occasional falsetto hysterics and wonderfully despondent song titles such as ‘I Don’t Want Love’ and ‘Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out’. Happy days. (GS)

AK/DK •

Pavilion Theatre Thurs 10th

You might remember a few months ago that we put this double-drumming, improvisational synth duo on the cover and called them “the best live band in Brighton.” Well, since then they destroyed all-comers at Playgroup, even finding the time to play a second, gentle, daytime set. If you haven’t caught them yet this is going to be the best £4 you spend this month. And we’re not just saying that because it’s our SOURCE New Music gig. (JK)

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Gig Previews

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STEVIE JACKSON Concorde 2 Thurs 10th

The guitarist from Belle & Sebastian is behind some of the sweetest, twee-est indie ever made, but don’t let that cloud your judgement – Stevie “Reverb” Jackson’s solo endeavours are more 60s surf pop than melancholy folk. Having released the brilliantly titled ‘(I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson’ at the end of September, this tour veteran has hit the road on his own. Scotsman’s doing it for himself. (JMM)

BELLOWHEAD

Dome Fri 11th

11-strong English folk superstars Bellowhead play over 20 instruments between them, and their gentle and traditional approach to music making has seen them establish a vast fan base over the last seven years. Sea shanties and rock twinges abound as they promote their latest album, ‘Hedonism Live’. Support comes from pretty foursome Ahab, whose catchy harmonies destine them to become the popular folk equivalent of Take That. Folk That, if you will. (JMM)

DJANGO DJANGO

Hope Fri 11th

They hail from Scotland, they live in East London and Django Django are signed to Because – the French stable that rose up with Ed Banger among many others. Given this garbled upbringing, it’s no wonder that their sound is a chunky soup of Hot Chip, the Beach Boys and Ratatat. Fresh from touring with Metronomy, including a triumphant date at the Royal Albert Hall, Django Django are now heading out to play their own brand of surf harmony meets indie wonk. (MB)

THE MISERABLE RICH • Green Door Store Sat 12th

Making their debut under the arches, the final show of the tour looks like being a bit of a party. Having played a number of churches and spooky stages across the country, this ‘SOURCE

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Presents’ gig sees the boys finally present their new album on home turf. The intimate venue should be the perfect place to showcase the songs, bob for apples and sacrifice a few virgins. Ghost stories are guaranteed, dressing up is positively encouraged and may be rewarded. (SC)

ADAM COHEN

Komedia Mon 14th

He has some mighty big shoes to step into when the time comes, but those expecting a replication of his dad’s gravelvoiced musical poetry oeuvre may come away from this gig disappointed. Though there are vocal tics and shared themes, Adam is strictly Cohen Lite, with a repertoire of love songs that tread a fine line between sensitive and banal. Expect women of a certain age to hang on his every word, but it’s the Leonard covers they’re waiting for. (AP)

THE DARKNESS

Dome Weds 16th

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the biggest act in the solar system was...The Darkness. One half ridiculous, the other half fucking ridiculous, the quartet inevitably imploded in 2006, following the departure of singer Justin Hawkins, in a blizzard of very good cocaine, very bad songs, laughable outfits and even worse acrimony. Now, somehow, reformed, the original line-up will hope to reclaim all this lost ground, starting here. Only you can stop them. Newsnight is on TV. Stay at home. (BG)

DIMMU BORGIR Concorde 2 Mon 14th

This isn’t just black metal; this is Norwegian black metal – the original and blackest. And Dimmu Borgir aren’t just any Norwegian black metal band – they are legends of a legendary scene. Relatively unfettered by controversy (membership squabbles don’t come close to the ritual murder and church burning that existed elsewhere in the scene), they are still going strong, still painting their faces white and still raising devil horns across the world, mostly in venues far larger. (MB)

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Gig Previews

wild beasts

KNIFEWORLD

Prince Albert Weds 16th

Knifeworld are the new six-piece project from Cardiacs and Monsoon Bassoon member Kavus Torabi. Describing themselves as ‘delirious avant-progressive psychedelic rock’, their dense arrangements and joyful melancholia, with influences ranging from XTC to King Crimson, will take you on a challenging Dionysian journey onto the shores of Lysergia. Brighton three-piece Ham Legion (featuring ex-members of Little Trophy) create a unique blend of noisy lo-fi pop punctuated with proggy outbursts, psychedelic breakdowns and passages of cod metal joy. (LMM)

THE BIG PINK

Digital Fri 18th

The phenomenal acclaim of The Big Pink’s debut album ‘A Brief History Of Love’ has granted the band a solid foundation on the electro rock scene – so solid that they claim to be experimenting with hip hop for their second album. With this performance happening just 10 days after the album’s first single release, ‘Stay Gold’, it would be wasteful for local fans to miss the band in the thick of their momentum. (JF)

MILKY WIMPSHAKE West Hill Hall Sat 19th

Despite their fearsomely twee name, Newcastle trio Milky Wimpshake are an energetic, highly melodic punk-pop riot in the flesh. Wiry singer Pete Dale was co-founder of Slampt, the DIY record label/arts organisation that helped give British indie a socialist shot in the arm during the 90s, before being mercilessly caricatured by ambitious escapees Kenickie on their debut EMI single ‘Punka’. An updated cut of 1995’s Slamptumentary film (originally a 50-copy VHS ‘videozine’) precedes tonight’s gig. (SH)

SUMMER CAMP Green Door Store Sat 19th

Jeremy Warmsley, he of slightly fey indie guitar pop, has for a while now been making music with his significant other Elizabeth Sankey, she of hipster music zine God Is In The TV. Having begun life as a full band-sized outfit playing tape-hiss guitar indie, they have, over a year or so and several singles (on Moshi Moshi), shed

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the band and most of the guitar, opting instead for a very faithful Casio keyboard 80s teen beach sit-com version of their cassette pop, just in time for their debut album. (MB)

THE BESNARD LAKES Brighton Ballroom Weds 23rd

Drawing on the ghosts of Beach Boys past, Canadian husband and wife duo Besnard Lakes are more Dennis than Brian Wilson, and reach a densely ambitious plateau of sound somewhere between My Bloody Valentine and the Alan Parsons Project. Support comes from local ones to watch Man Ray Sky, whose acclaimed live performances combine intense experimental noise with melodic lullabies and dreamy soundscapes, making it well worth arriving early so this time next year you can say you saw them before they were famous. (LMM)

WILD BEASTS

Concorde 2 Sat 26th

Despite that Olympian falsetto and lascivious tales of “taking it in the mouth, like a lion takes his game”, Wild Beasts’ gradual rise to prominence has been founded not on shrill overstatement and filthy theatrics but a special faith in the hypnotic, kaleidoscopic pull of their eroticised journey. Following the sublime, deftly produced third LP, ‘Smother’, they are now rightly positioned amongst British music’s finest acts, particularly on a live stage, where intimacy faces nightly submission to abandon’s bodyslam. Seconds out. (BG)

KASABIAN

Brighton Centre Mon 28th

Following the scrapping of the Gallaghers’ rock’n’roll juggernaut, which last passed its MOT back in 1995, Kasabian’s eminence seems assured. But it’s difficult to get terribly excited by the Leicester rabble, whether the singer wears a Neu! t-shirt or not. Perhaps his Kula Shaker one was in the wash? Then that monster, Zeppelin-aping ‘Days Are Forgotten’ groove snakes in, like the reptilian tail on the velociraptor which adorns their smartly named new album. Basically, they’re marginally less pointless than Oasis. Is this progress? (BG)

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Gigs in Brighton British sea Power Tuesday 1st November Concorde 2

Professor Green

Wednesday 2nd November

lacuna coil

Wednesday 16th November Concorde 2

suMMer caMP

Saturday 19th November

The Green Door Store

Brighton Dome

cashier no. Patrick wolf 9 Thursday 3rd November

Tuesday 22nd November

Maverick saBre

saves the day

Concorde 2

Concorde 2

Komedia

Monday 7th November

the antlers Tuesday 8th November Concorde 2

Madina lake Wednesday 9th November Concorde 2

kinG krule Monday 14th November The Prince Albert

The Green Door Store

Wednesday 23rd November

Mariachi el Bronx Tuesday 29th November Concorde 2

BlancManGe Tuesday 29th November Komedia

kitty, daisy & lewis

Wednesday 30th November Komedia

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MARIACHI EL BRONX

Gig Previews

Concorde 2 Tues 29th

Fans of Los Angeles punk’n’roll outfit The Bronx may be familiar with this ‘I-can’t-believe-that’s-the-same-band’ side project, For those who haven’t been introduced, Mariachi El Bronx play energetic, trumpets-aplenty Hispanic music that will keep you smiling and dancing right until the last minute. With a second studio album under their belts, their cheerful take on traditional mariachi music provides a breath of fresh air in today’s American punk rock scene. Support comes from Cursive frontman Tim Kasher. (CB)

LISA HANNIGAN

Komedia Mon 28

After recently releasing ‘Passenger’, the follow-up to her Mercury Prize-nominated debut ‘Sea Sew’, Lisa Hannigan plays her first full UK tour of the year. She brings her unique Irish folk to Brighton for the first time since her performance at the Songs For Nick Drake concert at the Brighton Dome back in January. Her return to the city is certainly welcome but make sure you get the venue right as the St George’s Church she’ll play on tour is in Bristol not Brighton. (AJM)

KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS Komedia 30th November

The Durham siblings return to town following their blinding appearance at the infamous Beachdown festival. Still aged only 18 to 22, they’ve been doing this for over 10 years. A mixture of country, rockabilly, ska and swing, their live show is a sight and sound to behold as these annoyingly good looking and talented North Londoners switch instruments as easily as they change styles. And to complete the family unit Dad’s on rhythm guitar and, former Raincoat, Mum’s on double bass. (SC)

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They might well be DJs – as well as promoters, producers and graphic designers – but the one thing you can’t say about Blah Blah Blah is that they ain’t rock’n’roll. Their four-year rise to the top of Brighton clubland – from indie electro, through fidget house to a more eclectic, melodic party sound – is littered with craziness. “Major Lazer was the one,” admits Kris. “I got completely hammered and tried to go crowd surfing.” The month before it had gone much more smoothly. Fake Blood was rattling through not one but six encores as the man behind the distinctive Blah Blah Blah graphics floated above the crowd, dropping off the stage and carrying on along the next section of the dancefloor. This time though, Kris had less success and accidentally kneed a girl on the devoted BBB dancefloor in the head. He was rewarded with a punch in his own head from her male companion.

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“I thought, fair enough, I probably deserved that,” he admits. “And then I managed to loose Mumdance’s phone and ear plugs that he gave to me when he went crowd surfing.” Meanwhile Diplo – one half of Major Lazer – was asking Pete V how many encores his mate Fake Blood had racked up and promising to beat the record. Digital owner Dave Stone was shaking his head, unplugging the decks but every time he did, Diplo used his laptop to flick to another channel and keep the music alive. Eventually Dave won. “Diplo played ‘Red Red Wine’ by UB40 and it got cut off halfway through, so we took up the mantle of playing that at the end of every set,” smiles Jonny. “Although we’ve been banned from playing it in Audio now.” As music fanatics, they run their nights from the dancefloor rather than high up in the booth. “We don’t stand around stroking our chins,” says Pete L. “We

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“It’s always been about the music and having a good party,” explains Jonny. “If it was about the money we would have stopped years ago. We all work full-time as well as doing this.” It’s surprising they have enough time to do a 9-5 with all the hours that go into Blah Blah Blah. As well as DJing, promoting and running their excellent blog, they’ve also started making music. Their debut, ‘Left’, is an emotional piece of Carl Craig-like prog-tech house that’s one of our favourite pieces of music to come out of Brighton this year. It’s a masterclass in restraint that delivers a euphoric payoff after four and a half minutes, before shifting up another notch to finish. “We literally sat there with Ableton and YouTube and learned as we made it,” says Jonny. “There were three trial tracks before that one. The thing with that one is that we all really liked it – and the support SOURCE gave us was amazing – but even afterwards we feel like there’s some way to go. It’s a starting point.” “It’s finding the time to do it, “ says Pete L, “if only to be able to express ourselves.” And now they’ve started a record label they’ve got a perfect place to get their tracks out. Or, it seems, not. “If we do something that we think is good enough we’ll definitely be sending it around to gauge a natural reaction. If the natural reaction is a bit ‘nuuh’ then it won’t even be considered for the label. The first release already is really strong and the artist’s second release is even stronger. There’s no way that we’d put any of our own stuff on there if it wasn’t as good as that.” The idea of having a record label goes all the way back to their second event, in the days when they used to always have a live act on the bill. Thanks to Kris’ prolific use of MySpace, Blah Blah Blah had a real web presence before they even had a regular night and a little band called Fenech-Soler asked if they could come to BBB for the band’s second ever gig. Jonny and Kris said on the night that if they knew how to run a label they’d sign them there and then. “At the time we had no idea what we were doing so we WEB: weareblahblahblah.com didn’t,” sighs Jonny. “Damn it!” NEXT EVENTS: Warehouse at Audio, Sat 5th; Blah Blah Blah NYE After Party, Digital, Sat 31st Dec Over the years the BBB blog LABEL: REID ‘Genesis’ via iTunes and Beatport grew and the quartet started to get sent more and more music they loved. “We got sent the music by REID and it prompted us to see if we could run a label,” Jonny says of the beautiful, Four Tet-tinged electronic sunrise put the night on so we’d have somewhere to play but also to of ‘Genesis’, a track for your headphones not DJ sets. have somewhere to dance.” “It was one of those times when you’re surprised that an artist But the quartet behind perhaps Brighton’s favourite 4/4 club hadn’t been signed,” says Pete V. “He was sending it to us so night do take things very seriously. How else could they have that we could give it away for free but it was too good for that.” supported Soulwax, played Ibiza and the main room at Fabric, “The big difference now is that you don’t have to have vinyl,” become residents at both Audio and Digital and put on artists continues Jonny. “So in terms of set-up costs, there aren’t any. like Caribou, Joy Orbison, Sinden and Julio Bashmore? But you need to have a good enough, marketable brand so “The amount of exit flyering we’ve done!” says Pete V. “Being that distributors will take you seriously.” at home and having to go out to flyer at 2am on a Wednesday night because your night is the following Saturday is no fun.” While all that takes off they’ve still got their residency at “We worked our asses off basically,” adds Jonny, who is now Audio’s Warehouse to look after, as well as the huge New the promotions manager of Digital. “We were lucky, but we Year’s Eve after party at Digital, an event that suits them down worked hard.” to the ground. But trouble does follow them around – from getting too drunk “If you go to any Blah Blah Blah night, hopefully it’s a party,” on their first birthday and forgetting to give Bobmo his ticket says Jonny. “We’ve never stood with our heads down, playing back to France, to the overzealous dancer at Beachdown who a progressive house set for five hours. Even if it’s techno, it’s knocked over the decks and blew the system. always played in a party style.”

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CLUB PREVIEWS

Club Previews

WORDS BY CHRIS BIGGS, ZAC COLBERT, JAMES KENDALL, JESSICA MARSHALL MACHATTIE, LISA MARIE MUNDY

HARD TIMES • Green Door Store Tuesdays

Feeling down on your luck? What you need is a free, late-night celebration of sounds of struggle, strife and penury. DJ Jon Slade (Born Bad) and guests ranging from Stay Sick to Stone To The Bone play the funky howls and desperate yelps of the dispossessed, plus any party tunes that take their fancy. It’s a rare thing to find music of this calibre being played on a school night; almost worth calling in sick the next day and ensuring further Hard Times to come. (LMM)

CLAUDE VONSTROKE Audio Fri 4th

Not just the Detroit house honcho Claude VonStroke himself, but a raft of producers from the DirtyBird label will be gracing Audio tonight, as Justin Martin and Eats Everything heat up the decks for what promises to be a very house-y all-nighter. If you like your beats on the cleaner side of techno then this is a perfect winter warmer. (JMM)

PHI LIFE CYPHER & BLAK TWANG

Easy Bar Fri 4th

Is it just us, or has Easy Bar’s transition from post-shopemergency-pint-stop to quite a cool little gig venue come out of nowhere? And their Caribbean roasts are another exciting development. We digress: on Friday 4th there’s a night of the most brilliant British hip hop, with Luton heroes Phi Life Cypher and long-term rap star Blak Twang. Such a line-up doesn’t usually surprise us down the local, and especially not for the good old price of free. (JMM)

LOWKEY

Concorde 2 Fri 4th

You’ll be forgiven for not knowing much about Lowkey; his conscious hip hop is ostracised by the mainstream media due to its political content – tracks like ‘Terrorist?’, ‘Obama Nation’

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and ‘Long Live Palestine’ question institutionalised rhetoric and therefore won’t be heard on Radio 1 anytime soon. Not only does he have a worthy, well-informed message, he delivers it with eloquence, soul and often brutality. With his new album, ‘Soundtrack To The Struggle’, expect some serious and previously unheard material. (ZC)

RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY Life Fri 11th

Red Bull doesn’t just give you wings, it also gives you music workshops, festivals and club nights. This evening Pearson Sound aka Ramadanman tops the bill. His sparse percussion and Chicago juke stylings gained him quick notoriety on the underground club scene, then he went on to set up Hessel Audio with Panagea and Ben UFO, making him a true bass music luminary. Pariah joins the line-up with his Burial-like atmospherics as well as Marcelus Pittman and Lorca. (ZC)

IN THE FACE •

Volks Sat 12th

Kanji Kinetic and Submerse return to headline Brighton’s best bassline night and tour their collaboration EP released on new imprint, Mutant Bass Records. In The Face has been fronting the wonky beat scene with sensory overloading sonics and nauseous ket-step sounds for a few years now, mixing manic rave vibes with euphoricly unhinged tracks. So if you want a night of blitzkrieg bassline that’ll make you dance no matter what, now you know where to go. (ZC)

HUSH YOUR BEAK Concorde 2 Sat 12th

Soundboys and soundgirls, you better get your best skanking shoes on, David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan is back. After his packed show last year Rodigan returns to Brighton with a record bag full of dubplates, signal and soul. With support from Rinse FM’s The Heatwave and Urban Nerds’ Klose One, tonight’s going to sell out quicker than hot hash cakes, so don’t be a wasteman, get your ticket now. (ZC)

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CLUB PREVIEWS

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REWIND •

Coalition Sat 12th

When DJ Format brought us the fun-loving album, ‘Music For The Mature B-Boy’, it was a pleasant change from the vicious battle raps of UK hip hop and the bling-encrusted murder anthems from America. DJ Format and his MC, Abdominal, had a sense of humour. They could lace a track, kill a beat and cuss you down, all the while leaving a smile on your face, and his live sets promote his old school De La Soul-esque feelgood vibes, which is exactly what Rewind’s all about. (ZC)

YUKSEK

Coalition Thurs 17th

This Parisian’s name is probably the only ugly thing about him: the multi-talented demi-god Pierre-Alexandre Busson makes the most beautiful electro-based, house-influenced creations, and only produces under the name Yuksek when he’s not collaborating with a plethora of other French artists. Since the release of his second album, ‘Living On The Edge Of Time’ in June, Yuksek’s been on a non-stop tour, and is showing no signs of fatigue. Support comes from Mondkopf, fresh from his post-punk and black metal-inspired Aphex-eque second LP ‘Rising Doom’. (JMM)

DOOM

Concorde 2 Fri 18th

It’s a big one. The artist formerly known as MF Doom is back in Brighton. Whether you thought the MF stood for Metal Face, Fingers, Fist or something else entirely, he’s dropped the mystery and is playing under the sturdy monicker Doom now, which is fitting: as one of the East Coast’s most solid hip hop producers, he’s – although we hate to say it – a legend. Support comes from Samiyam, and with live art and graffiti going on too, this night will be one you can brag about. (JMM)

ECLAIR FIFI

Riki Tik Sat 19th

LuckyMe is one of the most exciting things to come out of Scotland since the 25-year Glenfiddich; an electronic hip hop label repping such fresh audio treats as Hudson Mohawke and Jacques Greene. Eclair Fifi is their self-proclaimed first lady,

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and with good reason: her musical knowledge knows no boundaries, and she’s not the type to let genres bother her either. Effortlessly mixing unknown Italo grooves with the newest electro hits, hip hop classics and generally anything that sounds good, she’s not just a pretty face. (JMM)

JACK BEATS

Digital Sat 19th

You can’t ignore Jack Beats – their bastardisation of house music is like Frankenstein’s monster; the original components are gutted and glued back together, creating an obscene marvel that refuses to be tamed. The bolshy basslines and big breakdowns grab you by the ear like a school dinner lady, dragging you along the dancefloor before dropping into a bombastic wobble that pushes the best bass bins to breaking point. Plus there’s Shogun Audio boss, Friction, to ensure the night’s ended at high speed. (ZC)

RUSKO

Audio Weds 23rd

Creating a seminal dubstep track with ‘Cockney Thug’ back in 2007, Rusko strutted onto the scene full of wobbly bass, tasty trumpets and ironic gangster swagger. Fast-forward a few years and he’s living in LA producing commercially viable chainsaw beats for MIA, Britney and Rihanna, which isn’t surprising – his take on dubstep was always more accessible than the dark and moody soundscapes that had dominated previously. It’ll be interesting to see what he belts out tonight; whether it’s his old school, upbeat squelch or his pop-friendly leanings of late. (ZC)

THERAPY SESSIONS Volks Fri 25th

If you like your drum’n’bass hard and heavy then chances are you’re no stranger to the Therapy Sessions parties. Having made a huge impact worldwide in the last half decade or so, they return to the south coast for the first time in a couple of years. With a 20k Void sound system being installed in the Volks, be prepared for Barcode Recordings’ head honcho Donny, Audio and Gein to wipe the floor with you. Not for the faint of heart (CB)

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AKAAKAROAR! •

CLUB PREVIEWS Life Fri 25th

Jam City’s sound owes as much to Gary Numan and The Human League as it does to his confederates on London label Night Slugs. The industrial production line beats and backing synths have sinister dystopian undertones that would be well used to score scenes of car crashes. His tune ‘Magic Drops’ was a brighter but still woozy affair, with its disorientating slide whistle and Ballardian beat it still wouldn’t have been out of place on the Blade Runner soundtrack. (ZC)

CHARITY JUNGLE •

Blind Tiger Sat 26th

If charities have to solicit, give us a blinding jungle night over persistent bucket-shaking chuggers any day. All proceeds might be flying straight out on the soonest Moneygram to a school in Tanzania, but there’s never a whiff of self-righteous do-goodery about these nights, which is why we like them so much. A bevy of local DJs playing drum’n’bass, jungle and ragga; cut-price cocktails, and a hangover that helps to save the world. Lovely. (JMM)

MOODY DISCO & DEATH BY DISCO

Tube Sat 26th

Responsible for the recent renaissance of British house music, Richy Ahmed has certainly been a busy boy over the summer. He’s played at Sonar in Barcelona, The Nexus at Burning Man festival and Space in Ibiza, and he’s still got the energy to pack out The Tube. His disco, techno and funk influences are major ingredients behind his re-design of British house, and tunes like ‘Suck It’ and ‘Rock’n’Rolla’, with their confident beats and glowing basslines, demonstrate why you’d better believe the hype. (ZC)

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OUR BIG SHOWS!

THE CORRESPONDENTS HIDDEN ORCHESTRA

& PHORIA

HEXSTATIC& TRANSFORMER While the soundtrack to November is set to be excellent, there is so much more going on, to let you know about. Peek into the Playgroup listings for our retro-gaming mini-festival from Handbaked Arcade, the appearance of clothes swaps and sample sales, and brand new events offering everything from poetry to cabaret, all curated by Playgroup Brighton. Thu 3 Nov, Fri 4 Nov, Sat 5 Nov, Sun 6 Nov, Thu 10 Nov, Fri 11 Nov, N Sat 12 Nov, Sun 13 Nov, Thu 17 Nov, Fri 18 Nov, Fri 18 Nov,

Cook The Rabbit presents WARA DERRIERE Single Launch HIDDEN ORCHESTRA DARK HORSES & VILE IMBECILES Nico de Transilvania's SUPER MISHTO Bootleg w/ SHIRT TAIL STOMPERS STAY SICK! w The Derellas HANDBAKED ARCADE - afternoon DUB ORGANISER ACID MOTHER'S TEMPLE - early eve Chai Wallahs presents TIN ROOTS

Sat 19 Nov, Sun 20 Nov, Tue 22 Nov, Wed 23 Nov, Thu 24 Nov, Fri 25 Nov, Sat 26 N Nov, Sun 27 Nov, Sun 27 Nov,

LOS ALBERTOS FLOETICS BELLOWS LETHAL QUIZZLE - new ultimate quiz party! KALAKUTA MILLIONAIRES HEXSTATIC & TRANSFORMER CHARITY JUNGLE in aid of KUA VINTAGE CLOTHES SWAP - afternoon CABARET! CABARET!

THE BLIND TIGER CLUB / 52 GRAND PARADE, BN2 9QA / 01273 688 869

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CLUB REVIEW

DISCO DEVIANT

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WORDS BY ZAC COLBERT & JAMES KENDALL PHOTOS BY JAMES KENDALL

There are plenty of parallels between Disco Deviant and their guests tonight, Horse Meat Disco. Both have done much to install their titular genre as a real option in their respective cities of Brighton and London. HMD are just one of many first class new wave disco guests that have visited the south coast thanks to the booking policy of Pablo Contraband and Danny Webb – The Revenge, Cosmic Boogie and Simon Lee from Faze Action for a start. Between popping in for this review and it hitting your eyeballs Andrew Weatherall will have taken to the decks. Here the disc jockeys have a chance to delve into the

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FYI

NEXT EVENT: Birthday party with Greg Wilson, Audio Fri 11th NEW: Bi-monthly party from Sat 19th at The Tube featuring Duff Disco, Alphabet City, Matthew Burgess WEB: discodeviant.blogspot.com

deeper, more dubby side of house and disco, playing with the warehouse ethics of DJ Harvey’s marathon nine-hour sets in Los Angeles. As a result they have us and the rest of the crowd chomping at the bit for Horse Meat Disco and bucking on the dancefloor til the early morning.

TOP TEN

Tele Music ‘Baby’s Band (Leo Zero Remix)’ Thugfucker ‘Disco Gnome (Tale Of Us Remix)’ 1gnition ‘Secret Sunday Lover (Greg Wilson Edit)’ Rayko ‘Broadway’ Sister Sledge ‘Thinking About You (DD Edit)’ Prince ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover (Dimitri from Paris Edit)’ Prince Language ‘You Can’t Go’ Metro Area ‘Miura’ Jonny White & James Teej ‘Musique Noir (Jamie Jones Edit)’ Soul Clap ‘3 Wheel E-motion’

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CLUB REVIEW

KUNG FU

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WORDS & Photos by JAMES KENDALL

It’s testament to how far Riki Tik has come recently that they’d even consider putting on live hip hop. Tonight’s Kung Fu features not only local Rum Com hero Gi3MO but also London heavy hitters The I.R.S. That’s a fairly serious UK hip hop showing even before Dirty Dyke pops up and takes to the mic. So we’re looking at a top class night of rhymes that most full-sized clubs would be pleased to host. Which might explain why the upper level of Riki Tik is rammed with hats and hoods and hands in the air. The vibe is good even when the tunes get dark, with everyone nodding their heads to the MCs, even if they’re not breaking out into dancing. To be fair,

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NEXT EVENT: Fri 18th, Audio WEB: facebook.com/BrightonKungFu THE I.R.S. LP: tinyurl.com/IRS-SpeaksVolumes

we’ve seen many of the best hip hop acts in the world and it’s only when they leave the DJ to his business that the dancefloor explodes. With a mix of live hip hop and the best DJs we’ll see how the floor holds up next month.

TOP TEN

Evil Ed ‘The Tournament’ Dirty Dike ‘Pork Pie’ A Tribe Called Quest ‘Check The Rhime’ Busta Rhymes ‘There’s Not A Problem My Squad Can’t Fix’ Jay Dee ‘Sittin’ On Chrome (Masta Ace Remix)’ Fallacy And Fusion ‘The Groundbreaker’ Bahamadia ‘Uknowhowwedu’ Herbaliser feat. Roots Manuva ‘Very Mercenary’ Danger Doom ‘Space Ho’s’ Leaders Of The New School ‘International Zone Coaster’

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CULTURE WORDS BY NICK COQUET, BEN MILLER, LISA MARIE MUNDY

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THEATRE: KEELER Theatre Royal Mon 7th

A prominent cabinet minister has an inappropriate personal relationship, lies to the House and his career goes tits up – no, not last month but nearly 50 years ago. The Profumo affair was a tabloid dream, with showgirls, spies and suicide, and it’s a tale that’s certainly been told a million times over. This version however is based on the autobiography of the showgirl in question, Christine Keeler, and is seen to be a definitive inside account of the biggest political sex scandal of the century. Starring Alice Coulthard and Paul Nicholas, it’s a historical portent for dodgy political behaviour to come. (NC)

dog enthusiasm that’s hard to find PC fault with. Even the taunting of his morbidly obese mate Omelette is vaguely warmhearted. Be warned: he wanders about the venues a fair bit, so front row-avoidance won’t save you. (NC)

THEATRE: Bane Part Three

Upstairs at Three and Ten Tues 15th, Weds 16th, Sat 19th

THEATRE: Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks

For anyone prone to sniggering and the occasional wet fart impression during supposedly tense cinema sequences, the shadowy figure of Bruce Bane provides singlehanded gratification (snort). Joe Bone’s shady film noir parody hero is the product of film and graphic novels, deploying sleights of scene and sound effects in a third instalment commissioned by the Brighton Festival after rapturous acclaim for the previous two at the Fringe. Ben Roe – a “one-man Morricone”, no less – adds a live guitar soundtrack. (BM)

Award-winning Fringe theatre and the distinct possibility of leotards and grunting, as writers Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon (best known for Victorian sketch show saviours The Ornate Johnsons) re-enact the sweaty weekly televised heroics of two hefty bunglers. The action takes place between 1976 and 1988, and Paul McCartney, Chris Tarrant, Frank Sinatra, Princess Margaret and Greg Dyke are among the stars of the era whose wailings are revisited along the way. Get your fix of highbrow Friday night intellectualism here. (BM)

ART: Practical Electronica / Open 2011

West Hill Hall Fri 11th

COMEDY: LEE NELSON LIVE! Theatre Royal Sun 13th

It’s easy to write off Lee Nelson, the manic alter-ego of comic Simon Brodkin, as lowbrow BBC3 ASBO-tainment; indeed his Well Good Show was padded out with the kind of end-of-pier tat that even OMG With Peaches Geldof might have balked at. But live, Nelson is a seasoned stand-up and works the room like a pro. It’s comedy from the Vicky Pollard school of working class mockery, but he does it with such an affection and puppy

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Phoenix Gallery from Sat 19th

No cat-swinging in the Phoenix for a month – the foyer is a whole world of weirdness thanks to Ian Helliwell’s Practical Electronica, a boy’s own caper festooned with sounds, loops, bits of books and magazines and televisions inspired by audiovisual inventor Fred Judd. Open 2011, a “submission platform” for photographers and curators plugging the planning gap between the 2010 and 2012 Brighton Photo Fringes, is given the run of the North and South Galleries. (BM)

THEATRE: Iron

New Venture Theatre Sat 19th – Sat 26th

Ken Loach and Doctor Who conspirator Rona Munro is something of a cult writer, particularly for those beloved of

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bleakness. In this one, a lass whose mum killed her dad is reunited with her murderous maternal femme fatale, finding her serving life in prison. As you can imagine, the ensuing action gets tenser than a 2am alcopop stand-off down West Street in a play which shocked some with its grimness when Munro unveiled it in 2003. (BM)

ART: Missum Ink_d until Sun 20th

A perfect fit for Ink-d’s edgy enclaves as one half of Miss Bugs, the street art duo known for draping walls with floaty depictions of supermodels, breaks off on her own with a more “gallery-friendly” style encompassing collographs, watercolours and drypoint etchings. The results are more eerie and brooding, imbuing works inspired by isolation, loss and loneliness with a more sombre feel. Cats, dogs and Mickey Mouse still managed to get involved in the finished pieces from a star of the future. (BM)

THEATRE @ TOM

THEATRE: The Two Man Tempest Pavilion Theatre Sat 26th

It’s hard to tell how a take on The Tempest incorporating mime, mask, singing, prancing, storms, apparitions and virtuoso directing might work out, but it sounds intriguing in a month when the onset of winter has resulted in a noticeable beefing up of all things experimental on the boards. A comatose old man, reconciling his life as he teeters on the brink of death, forms the starting point for a piece promising to set pulses racing, to the tune of a specially commissioned score. (BM)

THEATRE: The Mistress

Upstairs at Three and Ten from Tues 29th

You’re a glitzy fashion designer, you’re having a fling with your best friend’s husband and you’re left in a studio with nothing for company but a phone which never rings. We’ve all been there, and in the case of Samantha – the heroine of this emotional carousel from the blood-and-guts pen of Upstairs at Three and Ten patron Arnold Wesker – she winds up confiding in a bunch of onlooking mannequins, all the while getting progressively more sozzled. More of this please. (BM)

music: COLOUR OUT OF SPACE

Various venues, Friday 11th – Sunday 13th November

Now in its fifth year, this three-day festival provides a friendly and relaxed arena for enthusiasts to come together and enjoy several different shades of experimental music and art in one weekend of intense sensory stimulation. The line-up includes sound poetry, free jazz, avant rock, tape music, and other breeds of uncategorisable weirdness, with a heavy emphasis on the psychedelic and the spontaneous. As well as music there are workshops, talks and installations. For more information go to colouroutofspace.org. (LMM)

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Theatre returns to The Old Market this month, with TOM’s new ‘FIRSTHAND’ series presenting two powerful Fringe Festival hits from Brighton based company Two Bins:

Ten Men -The Lives of John Bindon Nov 17th - 19th After Party - Nov 23rd - 26th

PHOTOGRAPHY Miniclicks Photography Talks: Peter Dench Nov 1st

MUSIC Colour Out Of Space Experimental Music Art & Film Festival 11th - 13th Nov

LITERARY EVENTS City Books present A Q & A with Vikram Seth - 30th Nov See website for details

The Old Market 11a Upper Market Street, Hove www.theoldmarket.com 01273 201 800


ART

DO KNIT DISTURB WORDS BY NICK COQUET

Hotel Pelirocco, bookable now

It’s a long time since art was the exclusive preserve of galleries. From Henry Moores to stencils on doors, there’s now seemingly nowhere original art can’t take root. But a hotel room? Usually the only art you’ll see there is an endless array of bland reproductions, joylessly bought in bulk and framed in homogeneity. Until now. The Pelirocco has long believed that a hotel room isn’t just a bed for the night. Their individually designed rooms have always impressed and Do Knit Disturb, the latest addition from designer Kate Jenkins of Cardigan, is certainly no exception. The entire room is a crochet-covered concept; the telephone, lampshade and tea set, accessorised by knitted extras like a toothpaste tube and even a woollen fry-up. Five kilos of yarn went into this creation that’s already made national headlines, and it’s in situ for the next three years.

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DANCE

Richard Alston Dance Company

’Choreography that sends you home cloud-high.’ Sunday Times 

Tue 8 & Wed 9 Nov, 7.30pm MUSIC

SOURCE New Music

Featuring AK/DK & The Woo!worths

Thu 10 Nov, 7.30pm 

Toumani Diabate

With support from Revere

Sun 13 Nov, 8pm

Madeleine Peyroux

The Smoky-voiced American singer-songwriter brings her  sublime interpretations of classic and contemporary song.

Thu 10 Nov, 7.30pm THEATRE Platform 4

MACBETH

’Platform4’s strong visual approach creates theatrical  rough magic.’ The Guardian

Fri 4 Nov, 7.30pm & Sat 5 Nov, 2.30pm ajtc Theatre Company

01273 709709  www.brightondome.org Supported by Brighton and Hove City Council and Arts Council England

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The Two Man Tempest

An exhilarating adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic play

Sat 26 Nov, 7.30pm 13/10/2011 15:26


CRITIC BRIGHTON’S BEST releases WORDS BY JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, GARY SCATTERGOOD, Steve Clements, CHARLIE WOOD photo by james kendall

SINGLE: GUY ANDREWS • Shades/Textures (Hemlock)

Guy Andrews’ two-track single ‘Shades/Textures’ is awaited with high expectations from anyone in the know. His bass-led style is clear in ‘Shades’, a dark, percussive sound with its roots in progressive techno, and undeniably house-influenced overtones. ‘Textures’ is funkier and lighter, demonstrating the versatility this young producer has, and his ability to create complex tracks that work equally well on the dancefloor and under closer scrutiny. Definitely one of Brighton’s hottest talents. (JMM)

EP: MANNI DEE • Unofficial Remixes (Self-released)

Manni Dee’s gradual shift from electronic newcomer to stalwart support act is complete, and his outstanding remixes of the 90s classics you know and love will have impressed you, if you’ve been fortunate enough to hear them live. This remix EP takes Beyonce, Missy Elliot, Aaliyah and others, places their acapellas over original bass-heavy beats of his own, reworking them into catchy, irrepressible masterpieces. Available online for however much you want to pay at mannidee.bandcamp.com (JMM)

SINGLE: DERRIERE • Battle Plan (Kudos)

‘Battle Plan’ is Derriere’s debut single, and a brilliant introduction to their style: rollicking, updated 50s swing, raw vocal sleaze, and rhythmic guitars to get your hips gyrating and your lips pouting. The type of dirty rhythms and blues that originated in Chuck Berry’s wet dreams, the band launch the release at the Blind Tiger on Friday 4th. (JMM)

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ALBUM: the MISERABLE RICH • Miss You In The Days (Humble Soul)

With a sumptuous single already out there, album number three was recorded in the haunted Blickling Hall and released, appropriately, on Halloween. Twisted nursery rhymes recited over a 50s theremin sci-fi soundtrack merge with poetically sinister pleadings; the ever-present strings arousing a frisson that makes each song a mini epic. Sharp wordplay with complex arrangements, in turn subtle and dramatic, create a smell of sensuality and a lurking foreboding throughout. Mournful yet beautiful. (SC)

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ADOLESCENT • Leave For Summer

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Having already drenched the streets of Brighton with thick reverb and ambient sounds, Adolescent’s newest collection of material seems to follow closely behind his debut EP ‘Run Away From Bad People’. The title mirrors the melancholy atmosphere which awaits inside the two tracks. Both feel spacious and important, using a minimal collection of sounds to explain something much more intricate. This piece of dreamy, down-tempo electronica seems the perfect soundtrack to the closing moments of summer. (CW)

(We’re Living In) Another Dimension (stuartnewmanmusic.com)

Onetime mellowed-out songsmith Stuart Newman continues on his march to heavier and far more intriguing numbers with his latest offering. ‘(We’re Living In) Another Dimension’ combines a bizarrely brilliant array of vocal layers – with his trademark deep and occasionally eerie style at the fore – along with a humdinger of a tune which unexpectedly bursts into a heaving mass of choppy guitars towards the end. If he keeps on exceeding expectations like this, he’s going to find himself in a dimension of his own. Have a listen at his website. (GS)

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CINECITY A FESTIVAL OF FILM WORDS BY NICK COQUET, STUART HUGGETT, JEssica MARSHALL MCHATTIE

Occasional moviegoers might be forgiven for thinking the medium is only ever experienced amid the sicky aroma of popcorn, while snickering idiots chat and text throughout. And that Will Smith is in every film you’re ever likely to see. There’s nothing wrong with such visual fast food now and then of course, but the international diversity and creativity that cinema offers deserves celebrating and promoting to a wider audience. Enter CINECITY, in town for its 9th annual outing with a programme spread across the Duke of York’s and University of Brighton. As well as exclusive screenings there are Q&As, live soundtracks, exhibitions and installations – here’s some highlights.

SHAME

Duke of York’s Thurs 17th November

The festival’s opening night film comes with a welterweight of expectation. Following his desperately bleak portrayal of IRA H-block protests in Hunger, Steve McQueen’s second feature is a similarly raw portrayal, this time tackling sexual addiction, starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan. McQueen’s talents of visual art and film direction promise a unique interpretation and Fassbender’s performance has already won him Best Actor at Venice. (NC)

SOFT PALATE

University of Brighton North Gallery Thurs 17th November – 1st December

There’s a saying in the more litigious quarters of Tinseltown – you don’t mess with the Mouse. One assumes Martin Arnold’s cinematic deconstruction of Mickey and Pluto has gone under Walt’s radar. This is a darkly humorous, gradual revelation of cartoon body parts appearing out of the bedroom gloom, set to a hypnotically rhythmic snore score. Just part of a larger film project by the Austrian director, it’s as nuts as it sounds. (NC)

SILENT RUNNING Duke Of York’s Fri 25th November

Douglas Trumbull made his name contributing to the groundbreaking special effects of 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Andromeda Strain, but his own directing career was brief and troubled. The Duke of York’s is screening Trumbull’s

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classic sci-fi debut Silent Running, with a live underscore soundtrack by Sheffield post-rock group 65daysofstatic. Starring Bruce Dern, this visually stunning ecological fable was a teatime TV staple for many years, reducing younger viewers to tears. If you loved WALL-E, you must see this. (SH)

WE LOVE ANIMÉ Duke of York’s Sat 26th November

For all the fans of Japanese cartoons out there (and there are more than you think, some just hide it better than others) this can’t be missed. Whether you’ve got possession of a child and will be allowed into the morning screening of cutesy Professor Layton And The Eternal Diva, or you’re more interested in the late-night gore-fest screening of Tekken Blood Vengeance 3D, the Duke of York’s is catering to all types of animé fan. (JMM)

SEA MONSTERS • Duke of York’s Thurs 1st December

CINECITY has a stellar reputation for introducing cinemagoers to burgeoning local talent, and this screening looks certain to maintain that. This debut feature by Brighton filmmaker Julian Kerridge is a south coast coming of age tale of two teenage friends who are besotted with the same girl, setting its adolescent angst against the surprisingly cinematic backdrop of Worthing and Shoreham. The screening is accompanied by a directorial Q&A session. (NC)

DO YOU LOVE ME LIKE I LOVE YOU

University of Brighton Gallery Fri 2nd - Sat 3rd December

Festival patron Nick Cave is celebrated in a biggish-screen outing for Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s series of 14 short films, which originally accompanied the recent CD reissues of Cave’s back catalogue. Cohorts, acolytes, fans and friends alike share their own different relationships with the man and his work. It’s a legacy that’s left a huge indelible mark on the darker side of popular culture and proves to mean a great deal beyond mere music to those featured here. (NC)

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, BRIGHTON MAKING MOVIES BY THE SEA WORDS BY NICK COQUET

As well as iconic depictions in movies like Brighton Rock and Quadrophenia, Brighton and Hove has had filmmaking in its blood for over 100 years – the craft was pretty much invented here. The Hove Museum has 35mm cameras dating back to 1896, which were used to make the first film ever to be shown to the public at a ‘kinema’ (now the Melrose restaurant opposite the West Pier) and of course we’re home to the UK’s oldest and pretty much best cinema, the fabulous Duke of York’s. Just as the DIY ethos has democratised music production via affordable technological gizmos, filmmaking has also followed suit. What used to require hours in spendy edit suites is all on a laptop these days, and with HD cameras now standard high street fodder there’s no excuse not to realise your widescreen ideas. Of course, just having good tools doesn’t preclude you from being a bad workman so you’re lucky to be in Brighton, where industry pros and

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likeminded amateurs are falling over themselves to bring out the Scorsese in you. With a variety of courses on offer, the Brighton Film School is the place to get officially qualified for those with professional industry aspirations. With the British film industry suffering the squeeze like the rest of us, especially in the light of the British Film Council’s dissolution, job opportunities are thin on the ground. An accredited academic grounding could come in extremely handy, and this is a cheaper and more flexible alternative to university where Brightonians can learn locally on one-day, weekend or evening courses. Gary Barber from BFS told us, “We’re in a revolutionary period in filmmaking, the new Canon DSLR cameras are fantastic but it doesn’t give you a discipline and understanding of working as part of a crew. On any set everyone has a clear job to do; what we do is get the students to work as a team and understand those roles. We link with the industry to start getting them work as runners and third ADs, so when they leave us they have the knowledge to be able to get work.” We wondered what kind of shape the industry was really in these days. “Feature films have always been big business, budgets are rising. TV is in a really healthy state and there’s lots of low-budget work going on.” Filmmaking is only part of what the school does, they also teach scriptwriting and acting for camera. All three areas feed into each other, which leads to high quality films at the end of the courses. If you’re looking for encouragement in your cinematic endeavours but don’t necessarily want to go down an official tutor/student route, the Brighton Filmmakers Coalition could be right up your street. They’re a free networking and resource group – just the thing when you’ve hit a brick wall. Jason Davison, “vaguely in charge”, explains: “The Brighton Film

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Makers Coalition is a networking and resource group for people who want to make films in Brighton and Hove. We meet at the Marwood Café, on Sundays at 6pm. We get the members to work on film challenges, either solo or in groups – the next one’s in February where we’re going to try and make a feature film in a month.” Like everyone else, Jason says funding is an issue: “But money doesn’t make films, it’s more about having respect so people will want to work with you. Ultimately people want to be involved in good projects.” And you don’t need much to get started anyway. “A little bit of equipment, but after that it’s just bus fares really. Locations are a bigger stumbling block; the laws are quite vague. Interiors are always a problem, too.” He advises newcomers to just get stuck in: “Lots of people spend years planning a film but nothing is a substitute for experience. The first few I made were terrible but that really doesn’t matter – I made them quite quickly and gradually they just get better.” The Brighton Film Makers Coalition meets every week and the next film challenge is in February but you can see the results of the current one at a December screening. Pop down to the Marwood on Sunday to find out when and where. One area of filmmaking that’s definitely on the rise is the documentary, with aspiring Michael Moores popping up all over the place. Dunstan Bruce, alongside his wife Daisy Asquith, is part of Dandy Films based in Brighton. They’ve made documentaries on subjects ranging from clowns to Sham 69, but it’s not as simple as pointing equipment at people and capturing telly magic. “There’s no lack of ideas or enthusiasm, it all comes down to funding,” he says. “Commissioners can also be reluctant to take a risk with an idea – obviously a lot of TV is formulaic nowadays and there’s less space for documentaries, certainly on the main channels.” If you have the means to self-fund a film, the commissioning process can be sidestepped, but caution is advised. Dunstan’s film about vintage punks Sham 69 touring China was made in this way, but problems with the band splitting up and ex-members blocking music usage left him in a financial hole with the project. “Daisy goes through commissioning editors, usually for the BBC or Channel 4, so she always gets funding in advance. But there are other ways, through crowd-funding set-ups like Indie GoGo or Kickstarter. You can fund an entire production like that.” Dunstan believes documentaries can change the world in a way that music no longer seems able to. As a member of Chumbawamba that was part of his agenda for a long time, but the flourishing of campaigning films and issue-based productions from the likes of Moore and Fran Armstrong, who made the infamous McLibel film and Age Of Stupid, has shifted his creative emphasis. It also seems a medium perfectly suited to the DIY mentality. “You can make a film on a laptop and a digital camera, anyone can make a film.“ One rising star of Brighton’s film community is writer and director Jamie Patterson of Jump Start Productions, with four features under his belt as well as the forthcoming City Of Dreamers, which has just wrapped and premieres at the Duke of York’s on December 17th. We spoke to him about the making of his latest work. “With this film, the budget was about 10 grand. All the others so far have been around three, but this one was a bit more mainstream and marketable. Funding came from lots of sources – we sold executive producer credits, did fundraising

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events like film quizzes, sold tickets to the premiere upfront, and had some business investment as well.” The film sounds right up SOURCE’s street. It’s about a girl who moves to Brighton and gets caught up in the music scene, and there are about 10 local bands featured in it. But filming here isn’t always easy. “Locations with hardly any money are difficult. The Council don’t care about art, they have their processes and it’s £250 a day to shoot on the beach or Pavilion Gardens. We were there doing a quick scene and we got approached within about a minute by these security guards who came out of nowhere. But generally everyone was really good to us. We didn’t pay for a single location, it was just invites to the premiere. Norman Cook did a cameo in the film and helped us out a bit; that helped get people to take it all a bit more seriously.” This is obviously the biggest production Jamie’s been in charge of. But how did he begin? “The first feature I ever made was for about £100 – I had a camera and some mates, I wrote a one-location, two-actor script and got on with it. I’ve never been a believer in shorts; it’s so hard to set up a character in 10 minutes and the competition out there is insane. I learnt more making a feature. My company pushes the idea that you can make features for next to no money and we can help you do that with equipment and editors – we’re doing three of them next year like that.” Jump Start are open to script submissions – they have a script supervisor who reads all of them, and they always get back to people. “We always work with new talent, people on their first films.” They’re also moving with the times with their own online distribution company where you can download films for a few quid, actually putting some money back in producers’ pockets. “It’s too hard to make money in traditional film distribution, especially with low-budget movies. People are used to Hollywood at the cinema, they won’t bother with something that cost £3,000 to make. On my films we have a crew of seven and everyone chips in and works very tightly together. There’s no ‘Best Boy’. It’s painful when we’re struggling to get 10 grand to make movies and then you see the crap that gets funded for £100,000 or £200,000.” His advice for someone starting out? “Go off and write a feature, with limited characters and locations that you can shoot on one camera in a weekend or two. Spend as little as you can, call in favours from friends and family – make them all producers for a £25 investment. Edit it, show it around, enter it into festivals and you’ll get yourself a name straight away – you made a feature film.” There’s been lots of talk about the decline of the UK film industry, but getting out there and doing it for yourself has clearly never been simpler. Indeed, we review locally made films in our Critic section, and we’ve seen some excellent work over the years, so get your ideas on screen and add to our definitive cine city.

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BEING A ROCK STAR WORDS BY NICK COQUET Illustration by ADAM MOORE - MOOREDRAW.CO.UK

THE REASONS


I’ve been involved in and around music for most of my adult life – working on records from Einstürzende Neubauten to Katie Melua, as well as passing judgement on hundreds of Brighton bands for SOURCE. But always on the safe side of the desk – I’d never actually got up and done it for myself, put my money where my mouth is.

THE EXPERIENCE


I joined the good people at Rokaoke for their intensive all-day rock star experience. It started with some basic vocal tuition singing to a backing track, where I realised with horror that the songs I’d chosen (‘Rebel Rebel’ and ‘Walk On The Wild Side’, both records I’ve owned since I was about 12) weren’t as lyrically implanted in my mind as I’d assumed. Both have ‘doo doo doos’ and stuff that need to come in at the right place, and without David and Lou prompting you it’s alarming how tricky that can be. While my fellow singers took their turn with the tutor I lurked outside, smoking my ears off and mentally securing my doo doos as they played over and over on my iPod. I then ran through the songs with the band, finished half a minute or so before they did, and panicked a bit more. We recorded a couple of versions in the studio – “OK, let’s do it again, from the third doo doo doo…” – and it was time to hit the venue.



The band ran through some warm-up numbers as, like condemned men, we sat watching from upstairs. I sipped iced water for my voice, darling – tonight booze would not be my friend. I didn’t want to go all Winehouse or anything. The crowd began to swell as friends and strangers alike filed in like witnesses to a rock execution. The band were nicely warmed up, I was sweating like Lee Evans. One by one we became fewer as novice singers took to the stage. Because my songs had these special guests I’d been scheduled to go on last, the headline act if you will. Compère and guitarist Kit Ashton whooped the audience into appreciative cheering for ‘God Save The Queen’ and ‘Heart Of Glass’. As the last dramatic bars of ‘We Are The Champions’ filled the room and my new friend Mike the financial adviser took his bow, I heard my own name through the PA and felt the arm of Pippa, our artist PA, on mine as I was led through the crowd.
 The voice coach Sharon had asked what I had planned in terms of stagecraft. With ‘Wild Side’ it’s probably not sensible to launch into a lavishly choreographed Lady Gaga routine, so I’d planned to vaguely wander about while singing. But it was quite cramped up there with Herbie’s massive double bass and the floor was laden with criss-crossed leads – I didn’t want to trip and bust my head open on his prized instrument. As the guest introduction preamble passed, the room was hushed and that bassline, one of the most famous ever written, rumbled out…
 Like I say, I thought I’d known these songs since I was a kid, but I’d had to come up with a clever mental link to the order of the verses. Holly, Candy, Little Joe, Sugar Plum Fairy, Jackie... We don’t need to go into what that was right now, but it worked anyway. It’s a soft song to sing and it was difficult to hear if I was hitting the notes, but at least the glare of the lights meant I couldn’t see a single face in the audience making desperate cutthroat motions or anything. My car park revision paid off and my doo doos arrived suitably on cue, the crowd helpfully singing along with the part of the lyrical “coloured girls”. Last verse wrapped up, I watched Ralph’s sax solo while silently plotting the structure of ‘Rebel Rebel’ one last time. There was actual applause, quite a lot of it to be perfectly conceited, and we were off again.
 Lou Reed’s never really been much of a visual performer for me, but I’ve got hours and hours of Bowie on video. While not much of a dancer he’s certainly got plenty of stage moves, which I thought I’d try and channel a bit within my limited floor space. The iconic intro rang out and I was away, buoyed by the cheering and plenty less nervous than I was at the start. This was more of a vocal belter with plenty of opportunity for sextype moves and swagger, which I’ll admit I treated the audience to. Some thrusting and wiggling may have taken place. For the first time that day my interpretation of the song mirrored the band’s to a tee, possibly with some ad-libbing of the outro but at least we still all finished at the same time. I was hit in the chest by a white cotton bundle – I’d literally had a pair of panties thrown at me. I dabbed them at my brow and stood dramatically beneath the lights as applause washed over me. Yep, I reckoned. I fucking smashed that.



Brighton Ballroom has an illustrious history as a Grade 2-listed, 18th century mausoleum. It seemed a mockingly threatening legacy for a venue in which I stood every chance of dying a horrible public death. We arrived in our executive cars and were ushered into the VIP area, where I met my bass player for the evening. This made it a bit more daunting, seeing as how it was Herbie Flowers. He played bass on the songs I would be singing. On the actual records. With actual David Bowie and actual Lou Reed. I’d wondered how they were going to do the sax solo at the end of ‘Wild Side’ – the band I’d briefly Oh god, yes. I’ve got Bowie on video saying how he’s “done rehearsed with didn’t have all the drugs but nothing compares one. No problem. Bizarrely, to the buzz of being on stage”, and Ralph Brown would be he’s bang on the money. People guesting. That’s Ralph Brown afterwards – women, no less – who played drug dealer Danny were extraordinarily complimentary in Withnail & I. I realised I and as a bit of a show-off anyway I THANKS: Hereward, Kit and all at Rokaoke
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STREET STYLE

WORDS BY NICK COQUET
 PHOTO BY KEVIN MEREDITH AT LOMOKEV.COM



For our film issue we thought we’d try and find someone with a truly classic, cinematic street style. Danielle is a second-year student of Fashion History who loves to wear her studies on her sleeve, which isn’t always as time-consuming as you might imagine. While regular boot sale and charity shop trawls will usually pay bargain dividends, more and more contemporary businesses are realising the desire for classic styles and recreating the cuts and cloths from the past, taking them straight to the high street.

 Danielle’s a big fan of Katherine Hepburn films, and loves all the effort people made with their fashion back then. Her outfit is also a nod to the austerity that characterised post-war Britain and obviously has a renewed currency in the 21st century. Beret from eBay
 “I think it was about £2, I just guessed it would fit. Underneath, my hair’s in victory rolls, held in place with the strongest TRESemmé hairspray.”

 Jacket nicked from sister
 “I like it because it’s smart. It’s not vintage but it’s a kind of 1940s style which I like.” Brooch from a charity shop “It’s a lion – it cost about 10p. I’ve got quite a collection of brooches. The handbag’s from a charity shop too.”

 Jumper from car boot sale 
 “Again, I like it because it’s got that 40s look. I’m wearing it over a shirt with a flower brooch on the collar.”

 Pencil skirt from Matalan
 “I like their business-y stuff, it’s another smart-looking item.”

 Shoes from MissLFire.com
 “They’re a vintage reproduction website with designs based on old styles.”



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Unsung heroes 100 people who make brighton what it is Steve Glashier No.24 WORDS BY NICK COQUET

VIDEO IMAGE FROM BLOOD RED SHOES ‘HEARTSINK’

A video and commercial director of international repute, Steve Glashier built up his first showreel making amazing promos for Brighton bands like Blood Red Shoes and The Lodge, something he still loves to do. Does imagination make up for lack of budget? With The Lodge house party video we got in all the dodgy people we knew, like drug dealers, and it was just a party in front of the camera. It really worked, it went mental on the internet and was one of the first of my videos that a lot of people saw. I don’t think we were paid for any of those early videos, but as much as it was me doing bands favours, they were giving me the opportunity to make videos. How much of video direction is overcoming all the technical challenges? You have these ideas and then you realise you’ve got to actually set up a camera on the singer with a light on his back… Knowing what I know now I wouldn’t do it. They’re mental videos with no understanding of anything, but a bit of arrogance and ignorance made it work.

Is it good to be working on bigger productions with better equipment now? Looking back, I’ve managed to get away with quite a lot on really shit cameras – now everything takes so long, with 30 people bringing the lights in, and you really just want that freedom of when you first started. What are you up to now? I’ve just finished a video for an artist called Ren Harvieu on Island Records, I’m about to do the Quantic Soul Orchestra in Spain, just finishing a Playstation advert, and then a couple more videos I think…

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THE PLACE: When we walked into the Mucky Duck a couple of months ago it was love at first sight. An old man’s boozer with a modern, arty twist, it’s exactly what we look for in a place to hang out in and catch up with friends. We tested the food within the first week of the menu being drawn up and it was incredible, so having given them a month or so to settle in, we thought it time to deliver our official verdict. THE MEAL: We pop in at lunchtime and there’s an instant bonus in the form of four starters for a tenner. Never being ones to turn our nose up at the chance for gluttony on the

business card we dive right in. The soup of the day (£3.50) is a winter warmer – butternut squash and chili – all fresh and earthy. The pork paté (£3.50) doesn’t feel unhealthy like some paté can. It’s light but solid like terrine, but still smooth, and comes with chunky, fresh piccalilli. The mackerel (£3.50) dissolves on our fork, coming with fresh and crunchy gherkin and a boiled egg. But the revelation is the scotch duck egg (£3), a massive, crispy treat you could easily share. Lovely and with a runny yolk, the sausage meat is herby, like a Lincolnshire sausage. By now we’ve had enough food for lunch, but press on for the sake of our readers. The pork belly (£8.50) was excellent last time we visited, one of the best mains we’d had all year. But this time comes without crackling or apple in the mash (it really works!). However the meat is still soft and the gravy rich. It seems the chef simply forgot the apple. Never mind. The goat’s cheese and beetroot salad (£7.50) has generous amounts of both, plus lentils, toasted pumpkin seeds and sweet, roasted walnuts. It’s huge and love has clearly gone into it. THE VERDICT: Despite the pork belly not being as good as our last visit we have no hesitation in recommending The Mucky Duck to either eat or drink in. The food is excellent across the board – restaurant quality at pub prices. We’ll be here as often as we can. WERE WE SUSSED: We’re not sure. The girl behind the bar knew we were from SOURCE but we can’t imagine anyone forgetting an ingredient if they knew they were being reviewed.

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Nick ahlmark words and photo by james kendall

Nick Ahlmark makes documentaries for channels as diverse as Vice’s VBS, Al Jazeera and Al Gore’s Current TV. His subject matter is equally varied, taking in art and photography, incest, technology and Vietnamese midwifery. Three years ago Arena magazine declared him one of a new wave of guerilla filmmakers and he hasn’t stopped since. When you make something for VBS do you make it differently to when you’re working for Al Jeezera? Yeah. Vice have their own way to tell stories. They’re not crazy about too much voiceover. If you look at the original 2007 films they’re quite gonzo, a bit rough and ready. But some of it is quite slick now. With Al Jazeera you have to appeal to a global audience, because these films are going out to hundreds of different countries and 230 million households as well as online. You have to think, why would some someone in Kuala Lumpur watching Al Jazeera News be interested? They’re two completely different organisations but they’ve come up around the same kind of time and they’re breaking the mould from traditional terrestrial broadcasting. Have terrestrial documentaries changed recently? They seem a bit dumbed down or sensationalist. I think they’re always changing. People like Channel 4 and BBC have remits to address the issues of the day but also need to get ratings as well. I think there’s some good stuff out there. I really liked My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding because it takes you into another world, another community that’s under-represented and has a negative stigma, but does it in quite an irreverent and accessible way. But you do hear from other filmmakers about having to give their film a silly title, or make it celebrity-led. It would be hard for me to get the films I make for Al Jazeera – observational documentaries about characters or stories in some far-flung corner – on British television. How do you come up with the subjects of your films? Some of them are stories that I have found off my own bat and some of them have been led by the broadcaster. When I made the film about the midwives of Vietnam, that came about from Al Jazeera doing a series on

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global maternal health and asking me to use my contacts to find a story in Asia. Even if you find something, you have to think about where the outlet is for it, who’s going to fund it, where is it going to slot in. I don’t really want to take the risk of making stuff off my own bat. A lot of people spend years ploughing loads of their own money into making one thing and it might do well on the festival circuit, but who else sees it after that? How long do you spend making your films? It depends on a lot of factors. I’ve just been making these films for Vice that are brand-sponsored. They’re little threeminute portraits of different characters around the world. I’ve been to Japan, Australia, France and I can shoot them in two days. Obviously there’s research beforehand. With the midwives film it probably took me three months to get access, then we spent a week out there prepping, then 10 days in the mountains and then another week doing translations before coming home. And then the edit was about three weeks. So the whole process was about four months, but I was doing other stuff in the lead-up. I generally turn things round quite quickly.

What drew you to making documentary films over, say, fiction films? I went to film school at the University of Westminster and I think all film students should be made to make documentaries because there’s less pressure. I mean, how many good student films do you see? With a documentary you can find characters and people who are much crazier than you could conjure up usually, or much more engaging and interesting. It’s much more visceral. Making even short documentaries really focuses your mind on storytelling. I was thinking about making a narrative film but there are so many elements you have bring. With documentary I could just grab a camera and go off and shoot. But why WEB: nicholasahlmark.wordpress.com documentaries? I think I have ROB HORNSTRA FILM: tinyurl.com/PicPerf a natural curiosity about TWITTER: @storytime_films people and the world.

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LISTINGS NOVEMBER 2011

tuesday 1st

BEACHIGOGO Latin Fever Party Salsa lessons followed by a tropical samba club 8pm/10pm £3/1/free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW DJ Star DJ competition open to all 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin-off (book a slot online) 9pm £free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free COALITION Full Volume If your bass was this filthy you’d have to take it back to the fishmongers 10.30pm £2-5 CONCORDE2 British Sea Power, Electric Soft Parade Indigenous and idiosyncratic indie 7pm £13.50 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Open Jam Session for musicians, performers and poets. Note: The Cowley is a private members’ club, but guests are welcome 8pm £donations DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DOME Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares Traditional Bulgarian vocal ensemble 7.30pm £20/15 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Hedgehog 11am; The Ides Of March 4pm/9pm GLADSTONE Pub Quiz Test your brains with Quizzy Rascal 8.30pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE King Charles Acoustic psychedelic whimsy - with a barnet to rival the mighty Matt Barker 7.30pm £tbc; Hard Times They can take our disposable income, but they’ll never take our nowave disco! 11pm £free HONEY Monkey Business Funky house, hip hop and dubstep club night 10pm £3/1/free HOPE Slip Jam:B: Sanity Valve, Rag N Bones Hip hop battleground for Brighton b-boys, hosted by Hines and Bizy 8.30pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Darkside BIMM Heats Alt rock 8pm £free LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE Drop Out Student night that’s almost as likely to ruin your degree as Tory education policy 11pm £2 LOLA LO Dirtee Laundry Student night 10pm £6/4/2 LORD NELSON Pub Quiz Cash for questions 8.45pm £1 MESMERIST Walkabout Magicians It could be a magic night 7.30pm £free MUCKY DUCK See You Next Tuesday Pub Quiz 8pm £1 OLD MARKET MiniClicks Photography Talks: Peter Dench Discussion event with diarist and documentary photographer 6.30pm £free PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PAVILION THEATRE Sussex Salon Series: Climate Change - Who Cares? Discussion panel with Susex Uni academics Dr David Ockwell and Chris Shaw 8pm £6/4 PRINCE ALBERT Gypsy Switch, Wonderbus, Jipsy Magic Live bands 8.30pm £4/3 RED LION Challenging General Knowledge & Music Quiz 8pm £1 REGENCY TAVERN Cracked Alice Part play and part promenade performance exploring the dark enigma of Alice In Wonderland 7pm/8.30pm £8/6 RIKI TIK Freaks DJs play poppy hip hop, poppy indie and pop 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR I Hate Myself And Want To Party Grunge and riot grrrl night 10.30pm £3/2/1 THEATRE ROYAL An Inspector Calls JB Priestley’s classic drama about the politics of class and conscience 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc TUBE Below The Line New DJ night streamed live 11pm £2

wednesday 2nd

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Seriously sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Fool’s Gold Live music 7pm £tbc; Supercharged: Sigma Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Kevin’s Henchmen Stand-up comedy, music and poetry 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Patrick Fitzgerald, Pog, Kev Hayley Acoustic songwriter from the first wave of punk poets 8pm £7 COWLEY CLUB Rock And Roll Sweatbox Live bands 8pm £donations CUBE Cubed House to the power of three Time tbc £free DIGITAL The Poundance Throw a coin at the monkey and it will

grind the organ for you 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Professor Green Chart-topping UK rapper 7pm £16 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo! DJ plays international sounds 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Ides Of March 11am/4pm/9pm FISHBOWL The Mixer Men Reggae and hip hop DJ mash-up 10pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Student Night Indie rock tunes Time tbc £free FREEMASON’S Quiz Night True or false: The world is secretly ruled by a 17th century stone workers’ guild? 8.30pm £tbc GRAND CENTRAL Film Night Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Pure X, Sleepover Texan shoegaze drenched in reverb 7.30pm £6; The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free GREENHOUSE BAR Open Mic 9.30pm £free HAUNT Charlie Parr, Paul Curreri Slide guitarist with a serious case of the blues 7.30pm £10/9 HYDRANT DOWN Reprobate New metal band 8pm £free LATEST MUSIC BAR Jim Stapely, Ben Poole Trad blue rock 8.30pm £6/5 LOLA LO Kula New club night with DJ Brady 10pm £4/3/2 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Open Mic 8.30pm £free MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk and soul band 9pm £free MESMERIST Swing Ninjas Uptempo gypsy band 9pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Origo, Belamuhely Double bill of experimental dance and music straight from Budapest fringe 7.30pm £10/8 NORTHERN LIGHTS Prognosis Set the DJ controls for the heart of psychedelia 9pm £free OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50 PAVILION THEATRE Mind Walking An aerial drama about multiculturalism, ageing, Alzheimer’s and East Asian religion - all performed halfway up a rope 8pm £11/9 PRINCE ALBERT Rising Tide Album launch for up and coming Brighton band 8pm £4/3 REGENCY TAVERN Cracked Alice Part play and part promenade performance exploring the dark enigma of Alice In Wonderland 7pm/8.30pm £8/6 RIKI TIK Hell On High Heels Sleazy rock and glam night 9pm £free ROSE HILL Open Mic Open session for poetry, music and stand-up 8pm £free SIDEWINDER Ice Cream Beats: Music To Melt To Hip hop night Details tbc STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Twin Sister Brooklyn indie quintet (in the club) 7pm £9/8; Catholic Discipline Noise rock, disco pop and acid folk from the Superheroes of BMX 8pm £free SYNERGY Synples Housey student night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL An Inspector Calls JB Priestley’s classic drama about the politics of class and conscience 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free VOLKS Switch Up Drum&bass and dubstep night 11pm £2/ free

thursday 3rd

ABOVE AUDIO Schtumm! DJ night 10pm £free ANCIENT MARINER Luke Hyttner & The Colour Club American country and European folk 8pm £free AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash-up 11pm £2/free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BLACK LION Yo Yo Retro New DJ night playing 60s garage and psyche 8.30pm £free BLIND TIGER Maracatu Cruzeiro Do Sul, Wara!, DJ Robin’D’Rich, DJ Cal Jader Afro-Cuban funk fusion night with live bands and DJs 8pm £3/free BRIGHTON CENTRE Jessie J Pop singer with the sort of voice that people on television talent contests get excited about 6.30pm £23.50 BRUNSWICK Voodoo Funk: Kalakuta Millionaires Funk night with live band 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Bike Night Weekly biker’s social - we’re talking leather, not lycra 7pm £free COALITION The Rapture The second coming of the NY dance punks 7pm £15.50/13.50; Secret Discotheque Replaying the soundtrack to your youth 11pm £4/3/2 COBBLER’S THUMB Analogue Underground Radio Open mic night that’s also a live radio broadcast 8pm £free COWLEY CLUB Cowley Cider Festival 7pm £donations CUBE The Quincy B Band Live music Time tbc £free DOME Glen Campbell: Good Times Country music star on his farewell tour 7.30pm £29.50-37.50 DRUID’S ARMS Kyle Evans, My Name Is Ian Live acoustic music 8pm £free

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DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Ides Of March 4pm/9pm FISHBOWL Residents Association DJs play hip hop, funk and world beats 10.30pm £free GREAT EASTERN Johnny Green Live blues 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE King Porter Stomp, Dizraeli, Bunty Ska and hip hop big band led by MC Jonezy 8pm £4; Paradise City Are you heading for Venus? 11pm £free HAUNT Danananakroyd Live music 7.30pm £tbc; Dark Party: Brother & Bones Indie club with indie bands 10.30pm £3 HONEY Exposed! Club night playing electro, dubstep and funky house 10.30pm £3.50/2 HOPE Kyla La Grange Epic folk pop 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN From Plan To Progress, More Than Conquerors, Beware The Wolf Alt rock bands 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Exit Ten Live music 7.30pm £8 KENDAL Poker Night 8.30pm £5 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Zoe Lyons, Andy Watson, Lloyd Langford, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Hammer & Tongue: Emma Hammond, Tim Clare An entertaining mix of poetry and comedic verse, hosted by Rosy Carrick and Mike Parker 7.30pm £5/4 KOMEDIA UP Patrick Wolf, CocknBullKid The boy wonder of electro folk shape-shifting into a leftfield pop diva 7.30pm £13.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Max Gilkes, Laura Vane Live music 8.30pm £6/5 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kitsch Commercial but quirky club night 9pm £5/3 MASH TUN They Mostly Come At Night Indie, electro and hip hop tunes 9pm £free MESMERIST Tula And The Bakelites Live swing band 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Open Mic & Jam Session 8pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Origo, Belamuhely Double bill of experimental dance and music straight from Budapest fringe 7.30pm £10/8 OCEANA Vibe Juice FM’s DJ Mike Panteli entertains the students with New York disco hits 9pm £3/free PAV TAV The Glass Room, Dizzy Tales, Bombers, Puppet Kings Live music 8pm £2 PAVILION THEATRE Mind Walking An aerial drama about multiculturalism, ageing, Alzheimer’s and East Asian religion - all performed halfway up a rope 8pm £11/9 PRINCE ALBERT Boy Cried Wolf, Running Dogs, Dog In The Snow Live bands 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT Fractured Toast: Robin Coward, Jesse Hunnisett, Jamie Jolley, Jipsy Magic Music and spoken word come together in this new storytelling gig night 8pm £free RANELAGH Dan Donnelly Renowned Belfast singer songwriter 8.30pm £free REGENCY TAVERN Cracked Alice Part play and part promenade performance exploring the dark enigma of Alice In Wonderland 7pm/8.30pm £8/6 RIKI TIK Das Club Robotique Pre-gangsta hip hop and postdisco disco 9pm £free ROSE HILL Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Brighton’s busiest buskers - country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher 8.30pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, jump blues and rock&roll 11pm £3 ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick, Turn Blue DJs play vintage soul, jazz and blues 8.30pm £free SYNERGY Synples House and dubstep night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL An Inspector Calls JB Priestley’s classic drama about the politics of class and conscience 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Unplugged Sessions Live music 8.30pm £free THREE & TEN Church Live acoustic music 8pm £free VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Love Love: Scrase, Brown And Gammon, Lenkemz, Weyheyhey!!, Future Lab, Gabber Force London, Mat Tha Hat Vs. Wom, GrumB, Idiosyn, Tombxx, Horrid Henry Love Love records bring a 12k sound system 10pm £5/4 WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

friday 4TH

AUDIO Dirtybird All Nighter: Claude Von Stroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything The San Fran label takes over for a night of tech funk 11pm £10 BASEMENT Projector/Conjector, Conference Of Strange A double bill of multimedia and performance pieces exploring the impact of technology on love and gender 7.30pm £8/6 BELUSHI’S BAR Muy Loco Pop and house DJs 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Abandoned Rock and metal night 10pm £3/2 BLACK DOVE Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 8pm £free BLACK LION Molly Malone’s Dex In The City DJ night 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Derriere Single launch for old-school rockabilly blues band 7pm £4/free BRUNSWICK The Lost Highway Americana night 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Shake N Stomp Surf, twang and garage tunes 9pm £free COALITION The Glitch Mob Hip hoppy dance band 7.30pm £8; Friday I’m In Love No more lectures for a day or two 11pm £1-5 COBBLER’S THUMB Pavarotty Silly songs and theme tunes

featuring some of Tragic Roundabout 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Dodgy If lightweight summery Britpop is good enough for you, it’s good enough for them 7.30pm £12.50; Soundtrack To The Struggle Tour: Lowkey, Logic MC, Crazy Haze, Dr Syntax, Scizzahz & TC, Barcode, Reskabar, Tim Hines, Awate, As If, Evil ED, Fidel Cutstro, Neil B, Louis Headnod, Deceptakut, Tyni & Tom Hip hop night 11pm £free CORNERSTONE DJ Spinbadly Electro, funk and boogie 7pm £free COWLEY CLUB Cowley Cider Festival: Mok, Jakil Energetic and catchy rap band 6pm £donations CUBE Friday Club House DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Funky Friday: DJ Nick Hirst, DJ Wayne 9.30pm £free DOME Erasure Camp electro duo back in business 7.30pm £30 DRUID’S ARMS Hot Pepper Sauce DJ Max plays funk, soul and house 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Future 4pm/9pm; Red State 11pm FISHBOWL Keep It Wheel DJs plays rare disco, soul and boogie 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Fever: DJ Barry Dust Latin and salsa, funk and reggae 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Bruno Old school dance tracks 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE DJ Night Funk and soul party classics 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl DJs play retro records Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Diatribes Sextet, Bela Emerson, Noteherder & Mccloud, DJ Mystery Lesson Electro-acoustic improv 7.30pm £6/5; Bass Drum Of Death, Sauna Youth Garagey guitar and drums duo 9.30pm £3/4; Aereo: Hey Sholay!, Teen Creeps DJs, James Kendall Electro and synth pop night from the Teen Creeps peeps 11pm £free HAUNT Nature: Erol Alkan Electro DJ who founded London’s notorious club night Trash 11pm £11 H-BAR Probation: Randall, Colin Dale, Modular, Secret Society, Double O, Kosine, Dimes, Swara, Nostalgia New club night playing a mix of deep house, broken beats, Detroit techno and hip hop 8pm £6 HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to house and hip hop treats 10.30pm £5/4/3 HOPE Gardens & Villa Easygoing Californian electro pop (upstairs) 8pm £6.50; Stacked Nasty DJs play funk, soul and 60s garage (downstairs) 9pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Alice Who the fuck is Alice? 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Unified Sounds Metal night 8pm £tbc KING ALFRED BALLROOM Dance Infinity: DJ Kane Jenner Dance night for serious jivers 8.30pm £9/7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Zoe Lyons, Dans Evans, Lloyd Langford, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO The Maydays: Top Story Improvised comedy based on articles from the Argus 8pm £8/6; Melodrama Smutty Europop and disco from DJ Mana Tiger 11pm £4/3 KOMEDIA UP The Brighton Beach Boys: A Decade Of Good Vibrations Tribute band pay tribute to themselves for lasting ten years 7.30pm £12.50/10.50 LIFE Renegade Hardware: Ink, Loxy, Skitty, Cold Fusion Drum&bass so cutting edge you could probably use it to splice neutrinos 11pm £5 LOLA LO Tiki Beats Totally tropical tunes 8pm £5/4/3 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Special People Club DJs play outsider pop, cretin rock and experimental trash 9pm £free MESMERIST Shake, Holla & Roll Swing jazz and R&B designed to get you dancing 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Killer Rock Karaoke 8pm £free NEPTUNE Papa George London-based bluesman 8.30pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE New Venture Titter New comedy night hosted by Andrew Allen Time tbc £6/5 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Kalashnikov: In The Woods By The Lake A new drama about the inventor of the world’s most famous assault rifle 7.30pm £10/8 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ Abo Funk and soul 9pm £free OCEANA Escape With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free PAV TAV Totally 80s Club night dedicated to the decade when it all went wrong 11pm £2 PAVILION THEATRE Macbeth Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once 7.30pm £10/8 PRINCE ALBERT Little Episodes Indie publishers project (upstairs) 8pm £7/5; Bend Over I’ll Drive Rock&roll DJs (downstairs) 8.30pm £free RANELAGH The East Brighton Rhythm Section Percussionled blues rock 8.30pm £free REGENCY TAVERN Cracked Alice Part play and part promenade performance exploring the dark enigma of Alice In Wonderland 3.30pm/5pm £8/6 RIKI TIK ENK: Buggsy Dubstep, grime, jungle and funky house 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Lone Wolf Project Phillip Nathaniel Freeman’s traveling folk-rock circus act - not to be confused with the popular adventure gamebook series 8.30pm £free ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH The Choral Pilgrimage 2011: Hail, Mother Of The Redeemer Harry Christophers and The Sixteen celebrate the renaissance composer, Tomas Luis de Victoria (Part of Brighton Early Music Festival) 8pm £22-12 ST GEORGE’S CHURCH Eddi Reader, Kieran Goss Countrified singer songwriter formerly from Fairground Attraction

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7pm £20.50/18.50 SIDEWINDER Miss Faricy Soul, funk and indie tunes 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Soulfood Funk, hip hop and disco night 11pm £3 SYNERGY Synful Fridays Commercial house music 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL An Inspector Calls JB Priestley’s classic drama about the politics of class and conscience 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Jody Lee Hooker Soul, dance and funk classics 9pm £free THREE & TEN DJ Juan Corbi Funk, soul and old school hip hop 10pm £free TUBE Friday 45 From funk to disco and back again via deep house 11pm £2 VOLKS Unity Hi-Fi Birthday Bashment: Saxon Sound, Trevor Sax, Daddy Colonel, Papa Levi & Unity Hi Fi, Kris Kemist Reggae, jungle and dubstep night 11pm £5 WHITE RABBIT WTF Brighton! One must deduce from the name that this funky DJ night will be wild tremendous fun 9pm £free

Saturday 5th

ANCIENT MARINER Tracy Sullivan Jazz and country singer songwriter 8pm £free AUDIO Warehouse: Residents House and techno club night - with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BEACHIGOGO The R&B Lounge R&B DJs (in the main room) 11pm £6/5; Good Times Remember them? Maybe the feelgood retro tunes will jog your memory (in the White Room) 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged: Rocket Dogs Live acoustic duo 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Deviant Rock and metal club 9pm £5/2 BLACK LION Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot funk beats and soul grooves 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Hidden Orchestra Live jazz with electronic enhancements 7pm £4/free BRIGHTON BALLROOM Pop Kraft Pop tunes and cheeky cabaret with Boogaloo Stu and crew 7pm £8/6 BRUNSWICK Ben Okafor, Simon Mandala & The Mandala Mystics Live roots and reggae music 8pm £6/5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Reallygoodstock: Sanity Valve, Found Objects, The Really Goods, RMNDSBBQKFTRIA, Still The Pun Comedy hip hop duo host a night of absurdly-named musical comedy acts (upstairs) 8pm £5; Replica Come and take your goth medicine (downstairs) 9pm £free COALITION Inferno Fireworks Night Special; DJ Monty, G23 Hip hop, R&B and UK funk 11pm £5; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Charly Lopez, Charles Green It never stops 3am £7/5/4 CONCORDE2 Freebass Bonfire Night Banger! Drum&bass, dubstep and jungle rave 11pm £free COWLEY CLUB Cowley Cider Festival 6pm £donations; SchNEWS Benefit Gig: Headjam, Spanner, Sporadics & DJ Pink Panther Anarcho ska and dub reggae bands 8pm £donations CUBE Platinum 57: Dene Sonessa & Ollie Sturdy Tech house DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Live & Unleashed A new monthly night with dancers, acrobats and wrestlers - as well as bands and DJs 11pm £10/8/5 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Sexy Saturday: DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS Big Fil’s Popstar Rockstars Fancy dress rock night 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Met Opera: Siegfried 4pm; The Future 10.15pm FISHBOWL Gareth Stephens DJ playing funk, nu-jazz and broken beats 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Throw Some Shapes Wonky DJ crew 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Aran Reynolds & DJ Ollie Sturdy Funky house tunes 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE Goodbye Sober Days: Fire Funk Works Live funk bands Time tbc £free GREEN DOOR STORE Maria Minerva, The Haxon Cloak, Vision Fortune, Cold Pumas Murky highbrow disco on the LA label, Not Not Fun 7pm £6/5; Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot funk beats and soul grooves 11pm £free HAUNT It Is Still 1985 Travel through time to an ancient realm where it is still permissible to roll up the sleeves of your suit 10pm £3 H-BAR Eclecticism: Brandon Block Boogie and funk DJs Details tbc HED KANDI BAR Launch Night West Street’s new house music club 5pm £tbc HONEY Hat Club: Oliver Lang, Vince Frimpong & David Lee, Jack Swaffer, Dean Chapple, Paul The Knife House hits and hats 11pm £10/8/5 HOPE DRUGS: The Valentines, Bat Country New indie rock band night 8pm £4/3 HORSE & GROOM The Gypsy Switch Live band injecting some rock&roll into gypsy folk 8pm £free KENDAL Guy Fawkes Extravaganza Fireworks and BBQ 8.30pm £5 KING ALFRED BALLROOM Dance Infinity: The Lennerockers Jive dance night with live rock&roll band 8pm £14/12

KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Zoe Lyons, Dans Evans, Lloyd Langford, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 7pm/8pm/10.30pm £7-18 KOMEDIA STUDIO The Maydays: Confessions Improv group turn your secrets into musical comedy 7.30pm £8/6 LATEST MUSIC BAR The West Memphis Three Benefit Event: Terrathorn, ASBO Retards, XVLTR, Savage Goat, Attack Ships, DJ Lost, DJ Heathen, DJ Cybermonk Punk and metal benefit for the recently released (and presumably innocent) men accused of murdering three boys in a Satanic ritual in the early 90s 8.30pm £5 LIFE Hold Up! Long-running and much-loved indie night 11pm £5 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Zombie Nation Where the dancefloor is never dead 8pm £10/7/6 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Cherry Pop Cheese and 80s trash with DJ Fondue Inferno 9pm £free MESMERIST Juke Joint Jamboree Vintage dancefloor gems from the days of jive and jazz 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Sizzle & Pop! Rock&roll and 60s soul 9pm £free NEVILL SPORTS GROUND Family Fireworks Spectacular A series of colourful aerial explosions to celebrate the capture of a 17th century Catholic terrorist 6.30pm £6/4 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Kalashnikov: In The Woods By The Lake A new drama about the inventor of the world’s most famous assault rifle 7.30pm £10/8 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ Jazzy D Jazz, funk and soul 9pm £free OCEANA Sound Of Saturday Disco club for West Street’s finest 8pm £10/free PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PAVILION THEATRE Macbeth Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once 2.30pm £10/8 PHOENIX GALLERY Art Junky Arty jumble sale with craft stalls, vintage clothes, DJs and face painting 11am £1/free REGENCY TAVERN Cracked Alice Part play and part promenade performance exploring the dark enigma of Alice In Wonderland 3.30pm/5pm £8/6 RIKI TIK Schtumm!: Serge Santiago, Neal Schtumm, Sam Watts Disco and underground house 9pm £free ROSE HILL Conundrum Live band playing jazz, country, blues and Motown 8.30pm £free ROYAL OAK Family Tree DJ plays funk, soul, rockabilly and jazz 9pm £free ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH Vision: Hildegard Von Bingen’s Life And Music Musical dance and drama inspired by the visionary writer who was bricked into a cell by nuns when she was 8 (Part of Brighton Early Music Festival) 9pm £7-17 SIDEWINDER DJ Uncle Al Hip hop and funky breaks 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR UnhookedGeneration Motown, rock&roll and northern soul night 11pm £5/4 SYNERGY Syntillate Saturdays House night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL An Inspector Calls JB Priestley’s classic drama about the politics of class and conscience 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Bianca Rock&roll and swing tunes 9pm £free THREE & TEN Red Brick Comedy Club Stand-up comedy done the proper way - in front of a brick wall (upstairs) 10pm £10/8; DJ Jody Lee Eclectic party beats (downstairs) 10pm £free TUBE Blawan Club sounds from the breakthrough UK producer 11pm £5/4 UNITARIAN CHURCH Young Artists’ Showcase: From The Ceilidh To The Concert Hall And Beyond The Musicians of London Wall perform folk music from Britain and Ireland (Part of Brighton Early Music Festival) 1pm £10/8 VICTORY Up Against It Born Bad DJs play an assortment of punky trash Time tbc £free VOLKS Sicknote, Mobile Dogwash Acid techno troupe Time tbc £5 WORLD’S END Blue Blood: Dirty White Fever, Hollowmoon, Dead Whisky, Joan New night for low-down and dirty blues bands 8.30pm £free WHITE RABBIT Mixer Men DJ night 9pm £free

sunday 6th

ABOVE AUDIO DJ Verity Mayes Time tbc £free AUDIO Substance Underground electronic music with tribal drumming 10pm £3/free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Live & Swingin’ Gypsy Jazz 8pm £free BLIND TIGER Dark Horses, Vile Imbeciles Local rockers going for a leather ‘n’ bikes image, preceded by a screening of Easy Rider 6pm £3 BRUNSWICK A Love Supreme John Coltrane tribute night 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK The Geekest Link: Horror Special 8.30pm £1 CORN EXCHANGE Frock Me! Vintage fashion fair 11am £5 CUBE Sunday Chill Laid back grooves Time tbc £free DOME Heath Quartet String quartet play pieces by Janacek and Schubert 11am £17.50/15 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Future 1.30pm/6.30pm; The British Guide To Showing Off 9pm FOUNDRY Americana Unplugged Live acoustic music 8pm £free

FOUNTAIN HEAD Reggae Roasts Chilled reggae beats Time tbc £free FRIEND’S MEETING HOUSE Oboes And Old Bachelors The musical journey of the oboe - and his sidekick the bassoon - from the French court to Restoration London (Part of Brighton Early Music Festival) 3pm £12/10 GREEN DOOR STORE Givers Classic-sounding indie rock from new US hopefuls 7.30pm £5; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 10pm £free HONEY Sundays At The Honey If your house was this sexy you’d never go outdoors 11pm £3/2/free HYDRANT UP Brigade, Kill Goliath, The Rupture Dogs, Il Brutto Post rock rockers 8pm £7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Dans Evans, Lloyd Langford, Sean Hegarty, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA UP Baby Loves Disco In which under 7s are introduced to the concept of clubbing 2pm £8; Bent Double: Kerry Godliman Zoe Lyons hosts a night of alternative comedy acts 7.30pm £10.50/8.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Bark Like A Dog Blues Jam A chance for first-timers to shed their nerves - and old-timers to show off their licks 8pm £free MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Squatters Cinema We don’t know what they’re showing tonight, but given that it’s on the 6th at 6pm and costs £6 maybe it’ll be The Omen - or The Da Vinci Code 6pm £6 MUCKY DUCK Sunday Punkday DJ plays punk requests 7pm £free NEPTUNE Sam Chara Live jazz 8.30pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Kalashnikov: In The Woods By The Lake A new drama about the inventor of the world’s most famous assault rifle 7.30pm £10/8 PAVILION THEATRE Great Gran’s Great Games Kids’ play about a boy’s Olympic Gran 11.30pm/2.30pm £7/5 PHOENIX GALLERY Art Junky Arty jumble sale with craft stalls, vintage clothes, DJs and face painting 11am £1/free PRINCE ALBERT Saviours, Blackstorm, Prophet Zero California metalheads 8pm £6.50 RANELAGH Mike Ross Live blues and rock 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Riki Fliks Film night showing classic movies and new shorts 7pm £free; The Lock In DJ night 9pm £free ROSE HILL Acoustic Sunday Live acoustic music 8pm £free ROYAL OAK Post Roast Reggae Reggae, ska and dub 7pm £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Bad Bad Whiskey Skifflebilly band 8.30pm £free SIGNALMAN Open Mic Night 8.15pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Any Persan Halp Me A new poetry night for apathetic loners 8pm £tbc STONEHAM Conundrum 60s and 70s covers band 7pm £free THEATRE ROYAL The Fairy Queen Semi-staged production of Henry Purcell’s finest theatre music (Part of Brighton Early Music Festival) 7.30pm £12-25 THOMAS KEMP Bags’ Groove Quartet Live jazz 4pm £free WHITE RABBIT Hush Hush Live acoustic music 8pm £free

monday 7th

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Fallout Live rock bands, possibly sponsored by Nuka-Cola 9pm £2/1 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8.30pm £free COALITION Steve-O, Rayguns Look Real Enough Comedy and stunts from the Jackass bloke 7pm £14-17.50; Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CONCORDE2 Maverick Sabre Guitarist and rapper attempting to unite R&B and folk (this is a rescheduled show, old tickets are still valid) 7pm £10.50 CUBE Hoi Polloi Northern soul for the masses Time tbc £free DRUID’S ARMS Quizageddon! The only pub quiz to have a Lionel Richie award 8pm £1 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Future 4pm/9pm FOUNTAIN HEAD Open Mic Night 9pm £free GLADSTONE Open Mic Hosted by Zora of the Tatsmiths 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Full metal racket 7.30pm £free HYDRANT UP The Mire, Chronos, If Heroes Should Fail Live music 7pm £5 LECTERN Student Pub Quiz 8pm £tbc LIFE Jailbait Hits from the 90s for those too young to remember the first time 11pm £2 LOLA LO Fat Poppadaddys Student indie night 9pm £3 LORD NELSON Chloe Overton, Hatful Of Rain Live acoustic music 8.30pm £free MESMERIST Stroll On Mondays Rock and mod music with cult film screenings 8.30pm £free OCEANA Dirty Pop Dance, dub and drum&bass 9pm £3/2/ free PRINCE ALBERT The Bleeding Hearts Club: Chris T-T, Danny Kendall, Something Beginning With L Downbeat and melancholic acoustic music 8pm £4 RIKI TIK Sizzurp Swag hip hop with added crunk 9pm £free ROYAL OAK Quiz 8pm £1 SIGNALMAN Pub Quiz 8pm £1 STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Where Is My Mind? Music quiz (in the bar) 8pm £1; Modern Romance Indie rock&roll through the ages (in the club) 10.30pm £3/2/1 THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo

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Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 7.45pm £tbc VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WORLD’S END Poker Night 8pm £tbc

tuesday 8TH

BEACHIGOGO Latin Fever Party Salsa lessons followed by a tropical samba club 8pm/10pm £3/1/free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW DJ Star DJ competition open to all 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin-off (book a slot online) 9pm £free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Skeptics In The Pub Ben Hardwidge discusses the apparently widespread myth that sharks don’t get cancer 8.30pm £2 COALITION Full Volume If your bass was this filthy you’d have to take it back to the fishmongers 10.30pm £2-5 CONCORDE2 The Antlers Brooklyn dream-pop trio 7.30pm £10 CORN EXCHANGE Pre:View Fiercely physical dance from award-winning choreographer, James Wilton 6.30pm £3/free COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Open Jam Session for musicians, performers and poets 8pm £donations DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DOME Richard Alston Dance Company A mixed bill of old and new dance works 7.30pm £7.50-15 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Mademoiselle Chambon 11am; The Future 4pm; Leonardo Live 7pm FRIEND’S MEETING HOUSE Aural Detritus: Robert Curgenven, Scott R Looney & Klaus Janek, Paul Khimasia Morgan Free jazz and sound art symposium 7pm £6/5 GLADSTONE Pub Quiz Test your brains with Quizzy Rascal 8.30pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE Com Truise Experimental purveyor of “mid-fi synth-wave slow-motion funk” 7.30pm £6; Hard Times They can take our disposable income, but they’ll never take our nowave disco! 11pm £free HAUNT Los Campesinos!, Strange News From Another Star Wichita’s indie rockers 7pm £10.50/9.50 HONEY Monkey Business Funky house, hip hop and dubstep club night 10pm £3/1/free HYDRANT DOWN Band Camp Battle Of The Bands Live music 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Smokey Bastard, The Barracks, Cap In Hand Live music 7pm £3 LATEST MUSIC BAR Charity Chuckle: David James, Shannon Sales, Chris Pacey, Chris Boyd, Lee Hume, Sam Savage, Alex Petrovi Stand-up comedy 8.30pm £8/5 LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE Drop Out Student night that’s almost as likely to ruin your degree as Tory education policy 11pm £2 LOLA LO Dirtee Laundry Student night 10pm £6/4/2 LORD NELSON Pub Quiz Cash for questions 8.45pm £1 MESMERIST Walkabout Magicians It could be a magic night 7.30pm £free MUCKY DUCK See You Next Tuesday Pub Quiz 8pm £1 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, Porchlight Smoker Seattle multi-instrumentalist duo with a modern take on earthy old time folk 8pm £8/7 RED LION Challenging General Knowledge & Music Quiz 8pm £1 RIKI TIK Freaks DJs play poppy hip hop, poppy indie and pop 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc THREE & TEN The Trials Of Harvey Matusow One-man play about the communist who worked for McCarthy, gave LSD to Kennedy’s brother, escaped to the UK to record a psychedelic Jews harp album, then became a Mormon and ended up as a kids’ entertainer called Cockyboo The Clown 8pm £9/7 TUBE Below The Line New DJ night streamed live 11pm £2

wednesday 9TH

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Seriously sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Shy FX, Youngman, B Traits Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Scarlet 7’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE Bill Bailey: Dandelion Mind The undisputed uncle of whimsical comedy 8pm £2.50 CAXTON ARMS Dancehalls, Kristin McClement Unplugged acoustica from Wilkommen Records 8pm £4 CONCORDE2 Madina Lake Emo power pop 7.30pm £12.50 CUBE Cubed House to the power of three Time tbc £free DIGITAL The Poundance Throw a coin at the monkey and it

will grind the organ for you 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Richard Alston Dance Company A mixed bill of old and new dance works 7.30pm £7.50-15 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo! DJ plays international sounds 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Future 11am/4pm/9pm FISHBOWL The Mixer Men Reggae and hip hop DJ mash-up 10pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Student Night Indie rock tunes Time tbc £free FREEMASON’S Quiz Night True or false: The internet is controlled by a special sect of Cybermasons? 8.30pm £tbc GRAND CENTRAL Film Night Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Love Thy Neighbour: Abi Wade Launch night for a new Brighton label, headlined by experimental folk cellist 7.30pm £tbc; The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free GREENHOUSE BAR Open Mic 9.30pm £free HOBGOBLIN Neil McSweeney, Tandy Hard Sheffield singer songwriter with a debt to Richard Hawley 8pm £6/5 HYDRANT DOWN Telepathic Grunge funk band 8pm £free KOMEDIA STUDIO Keith James In Concert: The Songs Of Leonard Cohen 8pm £14 KOMEDIA UP Fish The man from Marillion, now a singer songwriter, still using the silly name 8pm £17.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Fliptron Barrelhouse britfolk band with dead catchy lyrics that are both smart and silly 8.30pm £6 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 7.30pm £tbc LOLA LO Kula New club night with DJ Brady 10pm £4/3/2 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Open Mic 8.30pm £free MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk and soul band 9pm £free MESMERIST Swing Ninjas Uptempo gypsy band 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Band Night Live music 8pm £free NORTHERN LIGHTS Updated Mystery Train Rockabilly and psychobilly DJs 9pm £free OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50 PAVILION THEATRE Shoreham Allstars Night: Oaf “Jazzsoiled punk rock” 7pm £5/3 PRINCE ALBERT The Long Haul Live music 8pm £tbc PULL & PUMP Pickin Party Open session for US roots music 7.30pm £free RANELAGH Ben Poole Blues guitarist 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Hell On High Heels Sleazy rock and glam night 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Take Over Open jam session 8pm £free SIDEWINDER Ice Cream Beats: Music To Melt To Hip hop night Details tbc STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Catholic Discipline Noise rock, disco pop and acid folk from the Superheroes of BMX 8pm £free SYNERGY Synples Housey student night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free THREE & TEN The Trials Of Harvey Matusow One-man play about the communist who worked for McCarthy, gave LSD to Kennedy’s brother, escaped to the UK to record a psychedelic Jews harp album, then became a Mormon and ended up as a kids’ entertainer called Cockyboo The Clown 8pm £9/7 VOLKS Switch Up Drum&bass and dubstep night 11pm £2/ free

thursday 10TH

A-BAR Mae Martin, Claire Parker Edinburgh Fringe comediennes raise cash for kids’ charity 8pm £donations ABOVE AUDIO Schtumm! DJ night 10pm £free ANCIENT MARINER Anthem Acoustic party hits 8pm £free AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash-up 11pm £2/free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BLACK LION Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot funk beats and soul grooves 8.30pm £free BLIND TIGER Super Mishto Balkan beats and live gypsy music 8pm £5/free BRIGHTON BALLROOM Kono Michi Experimental electronics and violin improvisation backed by members of Stone Ghost Collective and Dawn Of The Replicant 8pm £8 BRUNSWICK Hutchins Live: Hollywood Assassins, Mirror Kicks, Some Velvet Morning Live bands 7pm £3/2 COALITION Secret Discotheque Replaying the soundtrack to your youth 11pm £4/3/2 COBBLER’S THUMB Analogue Underground Radio Open mic night that’s also a live radio broadcast 8pm £free CONCORDE2 Stevie Jackson The guitarist from Belle & Sebastian does upbeat 60s-style indie pop 7pm £12 CUBE Cube Live Live acoustic music Time tbc £free DOME Madeleine Peyroux American singer songwriter 7.30pm £15-21 DRUID’S ARMS Royal Blood, The Lanes Indie bands 8pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Future 4pm/9pm FISHBOWL Residents Association DJs play hip hop, funk and world beats 10.30pm £free FRIEND’S MEETING HOUSE No Particular Place To Go Play inspired by the ‘Terminal Man’ who spent three years living in Gatwick Airport 8.30pm £5 GREAT EASTERN Rabbit Foot Live blues 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Icarus Youth Big drums and infectious riffs 7.30pm £tbc; Paradise City Are you heading for Venus? 11pm £free HAUNT Dark Party Indie night to end indie nights 11pm £3

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HONEY Exposed! Club night playing electro, dubstep and funky house 10.30pm £3.50/2 HOPE Trails, International Diamond Thieves, Darko, In The Rookery Rock and punk bands 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Sculptures, Ellen And The Echo Live music 8pm £free KENDAL Poker Night 8.30pm £5 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Paul Sinha, Ryan McDonnell, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA UP The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock In Improv comedy troupe 8.30pm £10 LATEST MUSIC BAR Catalyst Club Guest speakers give a short talk about whatever their weird obsession is 8pm £5 LIFE Abstinence Reggae, hip hop, garage and house 11pm £3 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kitsch Commercial but quirky club night 9pm £5/3 MASH TUN They Mostly Come At Night Indie, electro and hip hop tunes 9pm £free MESMERIST Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Brighton’s busiest buskers - country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Open Mic & Jam Session 8pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Plasticine Men: Work In Progress The theatre group try out unfinished material 6pm £free OCEANA Vibe Juice FM’s DJ Mike Panteli entertains the students with New York disco hits 9pm £3/free OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Kalestix, Tricky Micky, Elijah MC, Adventures Of... Live Music 8pm £2 PAVILION THEATRE SOURCE New Music: AK/DK Brighton’s best bands chosen by Brighton’s best listings mag 7.30pm £4 PRINCE ALBERT Mac, Vanishing Shapes Of A Better World, Little Specks Of Blood Lust Blood Post rock and indie bands (upstairs) 8pm £5; Flipside DJ Lucky Phil and friends (downstairs) 8.30pm £free RANELAGH Shauna Parker Brighton’s queen of country 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Das Club Robotique Pre-gangsta hip-hop and postdisco disco 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, jump blues and rock&roll 11pm £3 ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick, Turn Blue DJs play vintage soul, jazz and blues 8.30pm £free SYNERGY Synples House and dubstep night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Unplugged Sessions Live music 8.30pm £free THREE & TEN Church Live acoustic music 8pm £free VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Much Mayhem: Care3BeatZ, Jay North Drum&bass and garage 11pm £3/2 WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

friday 11TH

AUDIO Disco Deviant: Greg Wilson, Rayko The best of the disco boogie edit scene 11pm £8 BASEMENT The Making Of Bull: The True Story Stacy Makishi’s multimedia theatre show inspired by the Coen brothers’ film, Fargo 7.30pm £8/6 BELUSHI’S BAR Muy Loco Pop and house DJs 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Abandoned Rock and metal night 10pm £3/2 BLACK DOVE Mo Taters! DJs play vintage tunes from across the Americas 8pm £free BLACK LION Medium Rare DJs serve up a platter of semiobscure funk and soul 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Bootleg Electro swing and bootlegged beats 7pm £3/free BRUNSWICK The Killing Fields Of Ontario, The Black Fields Live music 8pm £5/4 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Distortion Rock and metal DJ (downstairs) 9pm £free; Funny Girls Stand-up, sketches and music (upstairs) 8pm £5/4 COALITION Scroobius Pip, B Dolan Outspoken wordsmith backed by a live band 7pm £10/9; Friday I’m In Love No more lectures for a day or two 11pm £1-5 CONCORDE2 Matt Schofield Classic blues rocker 7pm £16; Iration Steppas, Shackleton, Amit, Unlikely, Voytek, Rudie, Carbon DJs Dub club 11pm £6 CORN EXCHANGE Bellowhead Light-hearted and theatrical bar tunes and sea shanties 7.30pm £18.50 COWLEY CLUB Arteriosus, Keeprs Of The Garden Live music 8pm £4 CUBE Too Mucking Fuch Upfront house tunes Time tbc £free DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Funky Friday: DJ Nick Hirst, DJ Wayne 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS DJ Tommy G Electro, indie and house tunes 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Wuthering Heights 9pm; Inni 11.30pm FISHBOWL Jeff Daniels Soul and hip hop DJ 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Countdown Social Club: Noraay, Akila, DJ Task Live music, poetry and DJs celebrating Black History Month 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Bruno Old school dance tracks 8.30pm

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£tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE DJ Arthur Shilling A set of rompers and stompers 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl DJs play retro records Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Nils Frahm Berlin pianist plays contemporary classic music 7.30pm £7.50; Ye Ye Fever Funky Afrobeat clubnight 11pm £free HAUNT Bastion Live music 7pm £tbc; Wonder Yeahs Music from the glorious 1990s 11pm £3 H-BAR Nick Tee Old school house and party tunes (in the bar) Details tbc; I Love Ink A night for people who like tattoos and those who like tattooed people (in the club) 8pm £free HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to house and hip hop treats 10.30pm £5/4/3 HOPE Love Thy Neighbour: Mazes, Milk Maid, Fear Of Men, FatCat DJs Indie night with live bands 9pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Sondura, Fighting Wolves, Orestea Live rock bands 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Los Mendozas, Rodeo Death Burger, Whitemare, Climax Change Latin funk night 7.30pm £5 KING ALFRED BALLROOM Dance Infinity: DJ Bob Ball Dance night for serious jivers 8.30pm £9/7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Paul Sinha, Michael Fabbri, John Moloney, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: Benn Clatworthy Quartet Live jazz 8pm £13/11 KOMEDIA UP Alive & Swinging Marilyn Monroe finds heaven a bore so she hooks up with Sinatra and Elvis for one last night of swinging 9pm £17.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Decorum: Something Of The Night, Jabiru, Glass Sines Candlelit music club with modern folk and synth bands 7.15pm £7/6; Decorum After Party: Duncan Disorderly, Bean Disco, house and electro 10.30pm £4/free LIFE Red Bull Music Academy: Pearson Sound, Marcellus Pittman, Pariah, Lorca, Aka Aka Roar! House DJ showcase sponsored by amphetamine-spiked fizz fuel 11pm £6 LOLA LO Tiki Beats Totally tropical tunes 8pm £5/4/3 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Pussy Whipped DJs play electro, riot grrrl and 80s trash 9pm £free MESMERIST Shake, Holla & Roll Swing jazz and R&B designed to get you dancing 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK The Mucky Club DJ plays soul, funk and hip hop 8pm £free NEPTUNE Roadworks Rock and blues band 8.30pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Mercy Seat: Release Relationship drama set against the backdrop of 9/11 7.30pm £8.50/6.50 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ RC Viking Horny invasion party 9pm £free OCEANA Escape With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free OLD MARKET Colour Out Of Space Three-day festival full of experimental music from around the world Details tbc OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Totally 80s Club night dedicated to the decade when it all went wrong 11pm £2 PRINCE ALBERT The Stranded, Paper Playground, This Modern Life Live music 8pm £4 RANELAGH The Bobby McGee’s Lo-fi ukulele tweepop 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Mile Wide Smile Club: Mark E, Mickey Duke, Chri5tian Housey dance DJ 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Take Over Open jam session 8pm £free SIDEWINDER DJ Goldstein Northern soul and 60s vibes from the Mod For It DJ 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Another Sunny Day Twee indie pop obscurities 11pm £3 SYNERGY Synful Fridays Commercial house music 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Brian Hip hop and club classics from the Flying White Dots guy 9pm £free THREE & TEN Simon Mitchell DJ set of funk, soul, reggae and breaks 10pm £free TUBE Friday 45 From funk to disco and back again via deep house 11pm £2 VOLKS Freak Bazaar: Sonic Species, Hypnocoustics, Refractal Progressive psytrance and dub reggae 11pm £3/2 WORLD’S END Davesons R’n’R Era Band Rock&roll, ballads and country blues covers 8pm £free

saturday 12th

ANCIENT MARINER Corcovado Duo Soulful Brazilian music 8pm £free AUDIO Minimal Kids: Rene Bourgoious, Phillipe Bader Techno night 11pm £5/free BEACHIGOGO The R&B Lounge R&B DJs (in the main room) 11pm £6/5; Good Times Remember them? Maybe the feelgood retro tunes will jog your memory (in the White Room) 9pm £free BEE’S MOUTH Krusbar Jam Open mic session for electroheads, synth players and circuit benders 8pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free

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BELUSHI’S BELOW Synergy: The Last Cry, Kommand+Kontrol Industrial goth and electro night with live bands 8pm £5/4/3 BLACK DOVE Chop Source DJ plays twisted funk and jumpjazz 8pm £free BLACK LION Burnt Toast DJs play sleazy soul and dirty breaks 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Stay Sick!: The DeRellas Bands and DJs play garage, punk and rock&roll 9pm £3/free BRUNSWICK Ben Sarfas Quartet Jazz funk fusion 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Fire At The Old Mill Punk night 9pm £free COALITION Rewind: DJ Format, Nomark, Tom Yum Old school hip hop 11pm £5; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Charly Lopez, Charles Green It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB The Sumerian Kyngs Psychedelic groove band 8pm £free CONCORDE2 Foreign Beggars Hip hop, dubstep and grime collective fronted by MC Orifice Vulgatron 7pm £10; David Rodigan, The Heat Wave, Klose One Bass-heavy roots reggae 11pm £10 CORN EXCHANGE Britten Sinfonia At Lunch New composition by Charlie Piper alongside works by Bruch and Strauss 1pm £10/7.50 COWLEY CLUB Slutdisko Up for some diskofunkelectrokitschpunk? 9pm £free CUBE Simply House House DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Ghost Poet, Breton Singer and electro producer who recently supported Metronomy (this is a rescheduled show, old tickets are still valid) 7.30pm £8.50; Floorplay: Prok & Fitch, Filthy Rich, Lee Garrett, Vince Frimprong, George & Friends Electro house from Brighton’s Ibiza boys 11pm £10/8 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Sexy Saturday: DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS DJ Green Man’s Garden Of Delights A mixed bag of soul, psychedelia, funk, folk and pop 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World 2D 11am; Wuthering Heights 4pm/9pm; Pulp Fiction 11.30pm FISHBOWL Abo & Ally Smith Jazz Room DJs play dirty funk and hot jazz 9pm £free FITZHERBERT’S Tyrannosaurus Dead, Hockeysmith, Two Jackals Alt-rock shoegazers launch new EP 7.30pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Beta Hector Robotic soul music from the Tru Thoughts DJ 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Aran Reynolds & DJ Ollie Sturdy Funky house tunes 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE Open Jam Night House band and backline provided 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE SOURCE Pres Miserable Rich Folky chamber pop 7.30pm £tbc; Pop Not Pop Mixed up pop music party mayhem from Dynamite Sal and crew 11pm £free HAUNT It Is Still 1985 Travel through time to an ancient realm where keytars are still pretty cool 10pm £3 H-BAR Beatsworkin Vs Tech-Noir: DJ Reset Robot Tech house night Time tbc £5 HOBGOBLIN The Shivers, Barbarossa NY indie rock duo 8pm £5 HONEY Smartie Partie: Tania Von Pear, Fergus & Krispee, Ramone & Darren Pasley, Jed Stemp, Danny B, Squiz & Ben G Anthemic sounds from the promised land of Ibiza 11pm £10/8/5 HYDRANT DOWN The Gaa Gaa’s EP Launch for post punk outfit 8pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Paul Sinha, Michael Fabbri, John Moloney, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 7pm/8pm/10.30pm £7-18 KOMEDIA STUDIO Life’s A Gas New club night mixing punk, glam and bubblegum power pop 11pm £5 LIFE Hold Up! Long-running and much-loved indie night 11pm £5 LOLA LO Zombie Nation Where the dancefloor is never dead 8pm £10/7/6 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Two Plays, One Night: Changing Moods, Standards Double bill of theatre pieces (upstairs) 7pm £15/12; Cherry Pop Cheese and 80s trash with DJ Fondue Inferno (downstairs) 9pm £free MESMERIST Juke Joint Jamboree Vintage dancefloor gems from the days of jive and jazz 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK DJ Juan Corbi! Hip hop, funk and beats 8pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Mercy Seat: Release Relationship drama set against the backdrop of 9/11 7.30pm £8.50/6.50 OCEANA Sound Of Saturday Disco club for West Street’s finest 8pm £10/free OLD MARKET Colour Out Of Space Three-day festival full of experimental music from around the world Details tbc OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PAVILION THEATRE Amor Flamenco: Sol Y Sombra The fiery passion of flamenco music is given an extra frisson by the fact it is played by a brother and sister 8pm £16/14 PRINCE ALBERT Deadbeat Decendant, Raised On Replicas, The Vinyls Stonesy rock&roll with a tongue in cheek slant 8pm £4/3 RANELAGH Naomi Bedford Americana and country 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Korova Milkclub: Johnny Rocks, Senor Mick Sex, droogs and electro disco 9pm £free ROSE HILL Jackson & The King Kickers Folky blues with a

gypsy edge 8.30pm £free ROYAL OAK Family Tree DJ plays funk, soul, rockabilly and jazz 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Stac Off-kilter soulful songstress who once set fire to her music teacher 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Stick It On This is a night with a difference - one in which you become the DJ! An iPod is all you need to make your musical journey. YOU decide which requests to take, which classics to play and which self-indulgent B-sides to risk 10pm £5/4/3 SYNERGY Syntillate Saturdays House night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Keeler A new play about the ‘Profumo Affair’, the cold war sex scandal involving a politician, a showgirl and a Russian spy 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Jody Lee Hooker Soul, dance and funk classics 9pm £free THREE & TEN Diabolical!: Alex Welsh, Tony Garrulo, Rooster Magic You don’t have to be an annoying school kid with a scar on your head to do magic 8.30pm £8/5; Ali Broadcast Housey DJ set 10pm £free TUBE Sneaker Social Club, Cosmin TRG Crossover bass music 11pm £5/4 VICTORY :KINEMA: DJ set of 80s classics from the Brighton pop band’s singer 9pm £free VOLKS In The Face: Kanji Kinetic, Submerse, Udy, Hadean, Simtek, Fucknose, Gash Electro rag and bone, mutant bass 11pm £tbc WEST HILL TAVERN Tonight We Fly Epic melodrama and literate indie pop 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Mixer Men DJ night 9pm £free

sunday 13th

ABOVE AUDIO DJ Verity Mayes Time tbc £free BASEMENT Richard Buckner Americana troubadour 7.30pm £10/9 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Live & Swingin’ Gypsy Jazz 8pm £free BLIND TIGER Hand Baked Arcade Retro video game installation giving you the chance to relive all those wonderful wasted years of futile pixel-pushing 4pm £4 BRIGHTON CENTRE The Damned Captain Sensible and co play two classic albums from start to finish 7pm £20 BRUNSWICK Ukulele Jam 3pm £free; Derby Descends: Ryan Lauder, Ben Win, Chas Palmer Williams, Mike Foulds, Tom Gourlay Live music 8pm £3 CONCORDE2 Fozzy Heavy rock band fronted by ex-wrestler Chris Jericho 7.30pm £13.50 CORN EXCHANGE Toumani Diabate, Revere A master of the kora, the West African harp with twenty-one strings 8pm £18.50/15 CUBE Sunday Chill Laid back grooves Time tbc £free DOME Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ gets an airing for Remembrance Sunday 2.45pm £9-32 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times 1.30pm; Wuthering Heights 4pm/9pm FOUNDRY Americana Unplugged Live acoustic music 8pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Reggae Roasts Chilled reggae beats Time tbc £free GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 10pm £free HONEY Sundays At The Honey If your house was this sexy you’d get a lot of carpet burns 11pm £3/2/free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Paul Sinha, John Moloney, Nick Sun, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO James Sherwood Musical comedian 7.30pm £10/8 KOMEDIA UP Hot Club Of Cow Town Hot jazz and western swing 8.30pm £16.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Papa Le Gal, Ojo De Gringa, Josh Bevan Afrobeat, Latin and funk band 8pm £3 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Two Plays, One Night: Changing Moods, Standards 7pm £15/12 MUCKY DUCK Sunday Punkday DJ plays punk requests 7pm £free NEPTUNE Robert Brown Live folk rock 8.30pm £free OLD MARKET Colour Out Of Space Three-day festival full of experimental music from around the world Details tbc OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 4pm £tbc PRINCE ALBERT Everybodies Got To Be Somewhere 2pm £tbc; 100 Black Kites, Howls Moving Disco Live music 8pm £4/3 RANELAGH The Shark Dentists Electric blues trio 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Riki Fliks Film night showing classic movies and new shorts 7pm £free; The Lock In DJ night 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Big Quiz 7.30pm £1.50 ST JAMES’ TAVERN Tobias Mudlow, Boon Dog Live blues and folk 8.30pm £free SIGNALMAN Open Mic Night 8.15pm £free STONEHAM Andrea Kenny Acoustic singer songwriter 7pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Lee Nelson If you like your comedy delivered by a moronic cockney chav, Lee’s your man 8pm £23.50 THOMAS KEMP Miss Mandy Jazz and swing duo 4pm £free; Tango Sessions Dance the early evening away 8pm £tbc UNITARIAN CHURCH Darren Hayman, Jack Hayter Afternoon album launch for the former Hefner frontman 2pm £10/9

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VOLKS The Weekend Ain’t Over Yet: Goli & Ashburner, Unitz, Ethic, A Wreck Dubstep night 10pm £5/3 WHITE RABBIT Hush Hush Live acoustic music 8pm £free

monday 14th

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Fallout Live rock bands 9pm £2/1 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8.30pm £free COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CONCORDE2 An Evening With Dimmu Borgir Black metal from deepest darkest Norway 7.30pm £16 COWLEY CLUB Tom Johnstone, Caroline Waters, Fergus Ryan Live music 8pm £donations CUBE Hoi Polloi Northern soul for the masses Time tbc £free DOME Imelda May Irish rockabilly singer with some folky moments 7.30pm £27.50/23.50 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Wuthering Heights 4pm/9pm FOUNTAIN HEAD Open Mic Night 9pm £free GLADSTONE Open Mic Hosted by Zora of the Tatsmiths 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Full metal racket 7pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Emergency Call Live music 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Access To Music Showcase Live music 7.30pm £tbc KOMEDIA UP Adam Cohen Son of Leonard 7.30pm £15 LATEST MUSIC BAR Brighton Unsigned Night Live music 8pm £3 LECTERN Student Pub Quiz 8pm £tbc LIFE Jailbait Hits from the 90s for those too young to remember the first time 11pm £2 LOLA LO Fat Poppadaddys Student indie night 9pm £3 MESMERIST Stroll On Mondays Rock and mod music with cult film screenings 8.30pm £free OCEANA Calvin Harris What was acceptable in the 80s isn’t necessarily a good idea now 9pm £10 NEPTUNE Folk, Rock, Blues And Poetry Session 8.30pm £free PRINCE ALBERT King Krule, Native Roses, Goodluck Jonathan Ambient guitar from the boy formerly known as Zoo Kid 8pm £7 RIKI TIK Sizzurp Swaggy hip hop with added crunk 9pm £free SIGNALMAN Pub Quiz 8pm £1 THOMAS KEMP Thru The Alphabet Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WORLD’S END Poker Night 8pm £tbc

Tuesday 15TH

AUDIO Jono McCleery Singer songwriter signed by Ninja Tunes 7pm £tbc BEACHIGOGO Latin Fever Party Salsa lessons followed by a tropical samba club 8pm/10pm £3/1/free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW DJ Star DJ competition open to all 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 9pm £free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free COALITION Full Volume If your bass was this filthy you’d have to take it back to the fishmongers 10.30pm £2-5 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Open Jam Session for musicians, performers and poets 8pm £donations DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DOME Yes No 8pm £34.50 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA An American In Paris 11am; Wuthering Heights 4pm; Sound It Out Documentary about the demise of record shops plus a Q&A session with the director, Jeanie Finlay 6.30pm GLADSTONE Pub Quiz Test your brains with Quizzy Rascal 8.30pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times They can take our disposable income, but they’ll never take our nowave disco! 11pm £free HAUNT Senser, Idiom The long awaited return of the electro rap rock politicos 7pm £tbc HONEY Monkey Business Funky house, hip hop and dubstep club night 10pm £3/1/free HYDRANT DOWN Band Camp Battle Of The Bands Live music 8pm £free LATEST MUSIC BAR Cafe Scientifique Let’s talk about science, baby 8pm £free LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE Drop Out Student night that’s almost as likely to ruin your degree as Tory education policy 11pm £2 LOLA LO Dirtee Laundry New venue for the long-running club night 10pm £6/4/2 LORD NELSON Pub Quiz Cash for questions 8.45pm £1 MESMERIST Walkabout Magicians It could be a magic night 7.30pm £free MUCKY DUCK See You Next Tuesday Pub Quiz 8pm £1 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Art Of Losing The themes of loss and magic explored through monologues, duologues and stories told backwards 8pm £5 OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis,

Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PAVILION THEATRE PIAF: The Songs Eve Loiseau sings the French chanteuse’s best-loved songs 7.30pm £15/13 PRINCE ALBERT Boy In The Cupboard, Bent Cousin, Marinus Wry and blackly humorous songwriting from indie folk trio 8.30pm £4/3 RED LION Challenging General Knowledge & Music Quiz 8pm £1 RIKI TIK Freaks DJs play poppy hip hop, poppy indie and pop 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Neon Indian, Trophy Wife Electro party pop 7.30pm £7.50 THEATRE ROYAL Henry V Modern and minimalist reworking of Shakespeare’s nationalist propaganda play 7.45pm £17.5021.50 THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc THREE & TEN Bane Part Three Amusing one-man genre parody in which a hard-boiled detective monologues and mimes his way through noir cliches 8pm £9/7 TUBE Below The Line New DJ night streamed live 11pm £2

wednesday 16TH

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Seriously sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Mt Eden, Gangoon Dubz Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Live N Laughing Stand-up comedy 8pm £5 CONCORDE2 Lacuna Coil, Straight Line Stitch Italian goth metal 7.30pm £15 COWLEY CLUB Atilla The Stockbroker, Robb Johnson, Richie Blitz Punk poet armed with a mandolin and a whole lot of polemic 8pm £5 CUBE Cubed House to the power of three Time tbc £free DIGITAL The Poundance Throw a coin at the monkey and it will grind the organ for you 11pm £4/3/1 DOME The Darkness, Foxy Shazam Glam rock and soft metal? Christmas songs? Silver catsuits? The joke wore thin pretty quickly, but by the end it wasn’t clear if it was even a joke. Then the band split up in a puff of irony and confusion. Why are they back? 7.30pm £25 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo! DJ plays international sounds 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Wuthering Heights 11am/4pm/9pm FISHBOWL The Mixer Men Reggae and hip hop DJ mash-up 10pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Student Night Indie rock tunes Time tbc £free FREEMASON’S Quiz Night True or false: The world is secretly ruled by a 17th century stone workers’ guild? 8.30pm £tbc GRAND CENTRAL Film Night Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free GREENHOUSE BAR Open Mic 9.30pm £free HOPE Kutosis, Samoans, Holland, Kellar Fast and thrashy post punk bands 8pm £5/4 HYDRANT UP In Rememberance, Lycan’s Blood, Black Polaris Live music 8pm £tbc KOMEDIA DOWN Patrick Monahan: Hug Me, I Feel Good High-energy comedy from the Irish Iranian 8pm £12/10 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kula New club night with DJ Brady 10pm £4/3/2 LORD NELSON Malt Copper Tasting 8pm £tbc MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Open Mic 8.30pm £free MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk and soul band 9pm £free MESMERIST Swing Ninjas Uptempo gypsy band 9pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Art Of Losing The themes of loss and magic explored through monologues, duologues and stories told backwards 8pm £5 OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50 OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PRINCE ALBERT Knife World, Ham Legion Live music 8pm £6 RIKI TIK Hell On High Heels Sleazy rock and glam night 9pm £free ROSE HILL Open Mic Open session for poetry, music and stand-up 8pm £free SIDEWINDER Ice Cream Beats: Music To Melt To Hip hop night Details tbc STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Catholic Discipline Noise rock, disco pop and acid folk from the Superheroes of BMX 8pm £free SYNERGY Synples Housey student night 8pm £free THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Henry V Modern and minimalist reworking of Shakespeare’s nationalist propaganda play 7.45pm £17.5021.50 THREE & TEN Bane Part Three Amusing one-man genre parody in which a hard-boiled detective monologues and mimes his way through noir cliches 8pm £9/7 VOLKS Switch Up Drum&bass and dubstep night 11pm £2/ free

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thursday 17th

ABOVE AUDIO Schtumm! DJ night 10pm £free ANCIENT MARINER The Chaplins Acoustic covers trio 8pm £free AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash-up 11pm £2/free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BLACK LION Yo Yo Retro New DJ night playing 60s garage and psyche 8.30pm £free BLIND TIGER Dub Organiser Jam session with dub reggae house band 7pm £3/free BRIGHTON CENTRE Will Young Ten years on and still struggling to find any sense of purpose 6.30pm £35 BRUNSWICK The People’s String Foundation, Bat Country Live band mixing classical music with reggae and trip hop 8pm £5/4 COALITION Yuksek French electro hip hopper joined by a live band 7pm £10/9; Secret Discotheque Replaying the soundtrack to your youth 11pm £4/3/2 COBBLER’S THUMB Analogue Underground Radio Open mic night that’s also a live radio broadcast 8pm £free CONCORDE2 The Fall Thirty-five years, blah, 40 band members, blah, 28 studio albums, blah, blah, blah 7.30pm £18 CUBE Cube Live Live acoustic music Time tbc £free DOME Abba The Show Anyone can be those guys 8pm £27.50 DRUID’S ARMS Tiny Dragons, Mishkin Fitzgerald Live music 8pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Wuthering Heights 3.30pm/9.30pm; Shame Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FISHBOWL Residents Association DJs play hip hop, funk and world beats 10.30pm £free GREAT EASTERN Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Danny & The Champions Of The World Alt country band with a fat rock&roll streak 7.30pm £10/9; Paradise City Are you heading out on the highway to hell? 11pm £free HAUNT Dark Party Indie night to end indie nights 11pm £3 HONEY Exposed! Club night playing electro, dubstep and funky house 10.30pm £3.50/2 HOPE Soapy Jefferson, Sophie Yau, Lewis McKale, PaulLee Turner, Laura Ward Live folk and blues from the local and London scenes 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Wide Eyed Order Energetic ska punk with a gypsy edge 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Big D & The Kids Table, Random Hand, The Chas Palmer-Williams Experience Boston ska party 8pm £8 KENDAL Poker Night 8.30pm £5 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Rudi Lickwood, Pete Johansson, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA UP Live Soul Night: Daniela, Sarah Benton Pop and soul singer songwriters 8pm £4 LATEST MUSIC BAR Thieves By The Code Psych rock single launch 8.45pm £4/3 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kitsch Commercial but quirky club night 9pm £5/3 MASH TUN They Mostly Come At Night Indie, electro and hip hop tunes 9pm £free MESMERIST Hollerin’ Stollar And The Pine Box Boys Footstomping blues explosion 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Open Mic & Jam Session 8pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Art Of Losing The themes of loss and magic explored through monologues, duologues and stories told backwards 8pm £5 OCEANA Vibe Juice FM’s DJ Mike Panteli entertains the students with New York disco hits 9pm £3/free OLD MARKET Ten Men A play about John Bindon, the gangster-turned-actor who starred in Quadrophenia, worked as a bouncer for Led Zeppelin, killed a man in a knife fight and claimed to have had sex with Princess Margaret 8pm £10 OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Hold The Fight, City Of Ashes, Raina, Too Many Generals Live Music 8pm £2 PRINCE ALBERT Whistleblower, Nadege, Galleons Live music 8.30pm £4/3 RANELAGH The Diablos Country rock 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Das Club Robotique Pre-gangsta hip hop and postdisco disco 9pm £free ROYAL OAK Beaujolais Day French music, food and booze 8pm £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick, Turn Blue DJs play vintage soul, jazz and blues 8.30pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, jump blues and rock&roll 11pm £3 SYNERGY Synples House and dubstep night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Henry V Modern and minimalist reworking of Shakespeare’s nationalist propaganda play 2.30pm/7.45pm £17.50-21.50 THREE & TEN Phillip Jeays Witty and passionate singer whose contempt for the world is matched only by his love for Jacques Brel 8pm £8/5 VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Dreadbeat Deep roots, dub and dancehall 11pm £3 WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

friday 18th

AUDIO Battlejam: Ed Solo, Deekline, Jessi G Bass &

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turntables 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Muy Loco Pop and house DJs 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Abandoned Rock and metal night 10pm £3/2 BLACK LION Stop Go!: The Planet Groove Collective, DJ Lanx, DJ Dave Stone “Unbeatable beats” 8.30pm £free BLIND TIGER Acid Mothers Temple, The Melting Paraiso UFO, Innerstrings Psychedelic Lightshow Take a trip on the psychedelic mothership of Japanese spacerock 6.30pm £9.50; Tin Roots Live roots and reggae music 9.30pm £3/free BRIGHTON CENTRE A Question Of Sport Live For those individuals who not only enjoy the activity of watching sport but also finds it entertaining to watch people talking about sport 7pm £37.50 BRUNSWICK Loose Arrangement Covers band 8pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Funny Ha-Ha! Some people in a room trying to make you laugh (upstairs) 8pm £5; DJ Mendees & Clive Some people in a room trying to make you dance (downstairs) 9pm £free COALITION BIMM Brighton Live & Lyrical Show Singer songwriters from the school of sincere 7pm £2; Friday I’m In Love No more lectures for a day or two 11pm £1-5 CONCORDE2 Doom, Samiyam Underground hip hop maverick 9pm £19.50 CORN EXCHANGE Made11 Craft and design fair 11am £5 CUBE Friday Club House DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Funky Friday: DJ Nick Hirst, DJ Wayne 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS Hot Pepper Sauce DJ Max plays funk, soul and house 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Deep Blue Part of CINECITY 6.30pm; Marimbas From Hell Part of CINECITY 11pm FISHBOWL Richie Cox & Sumsuch Funky soul and jazz disco DJs 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Fever: DJ Barry Dust Latin and salsa, funk and reggae 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Bruno Old school dance tracks 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE DJ Headnod Funk and soul party classics 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl DJs play retro records Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Gazelle Twin, Regal Safari, AntiGhost Moon Ray DJs Mysterious and extravagant dream pop band 7.30pm £6/5; Go Bang Dance and disco club 11pm £free HAUNT Flava In Ya Ear It’z da sikest hip hop nite eva 11pm £5/4 H-BAR Electric Boogie Breaks, hip hop and disco Time tbc £free HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to house and hip hop treats 10.30pm £5/4/3 HYDRANT DOWN The Noxious Toys, Skingraft Oi! Punk! 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Reinventions, P For Persia, On The Spot Live music 7pm £5 KING ALFRED BALLROOM Dance Infinity: DJ Steve Strong Dance night for serious jivers 8.30pm £9/7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Rudi Lickwood, Pete Johansson, Ian Moore, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50; Born Bad Rockabilly and great garage scuzz 11pm £6/5 KOMEDIA UP The Smiths Indeed Tribute band celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Queen Is Dead 7.30pm £13.50; November Spawned A Mozzer Aftershow club night dedicated to everyone’s favourite vegetarian icon. No, not Heather Mills 11pm £4/3/free LATEST MUSIC BAR Common Tongues, Left At The Robot, Jenna Bennett Neo folk with an indie edge 8.30pm £5 LIFE Catch 22: Gemini, Flash Git DJs You probably won’t go unless you know what it’s like, but you won’t know what it’s like unless you go 11pm £2 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Tiki Beats Totally tropical tunes 8pm £5/4/3 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Clutching At Straws, Tick My Box! Double bill of comedy shows by Sian Hutchinson (upstairs) 7.30pm £8.50/6.50; Queer & Alternative Indie, pop and electro DJs (downstairs) 9pm £free MESMERIST Shake, Holla & Roll Swing jazz and R&B designed to get you dancing 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 8pm £free NEPTUNE John Crampton Foot-stomping blues explosion 8.30pm £free NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Passion Of The Pole Performance pole-dancer tackles religion and mental disorder 8pm £8.50/6.50 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ Meerkuts 9pm £free OCEANA Escape With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free OLD MARKET Ten Men A play about John Bindon, the gangster-turned-actor who starred in Quadrophenia, worked as a bouncer for Led Zeppelin, killed a man in a knife fight and claimed to have had sex with Princess Margaret 8pm £10 OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Totally 80s Club night dedicated to the decade when it all went wrong 11pm £2 PRINCE ALBERT Dead Empire, From Afar, Funge Live music 8.30pm £4 RANELAGH Slim Shack Live rhythm and blues 8.30pm £free

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RIKI TIK Kung Fu Hip hop night 9pm £free SALLIS BENNEY The Nine Muses The Odyssey retold via a mass montage of archive film (Part of CINECITY) 6pm £tbc SIDEWINDER Niall Gogglez Dance DJ 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Sandwich Klub Glitchy moom moom disco, yeah? 11pm £4/3 SYNERGY Synful Fridays Commercial house music 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Henry V Modern and minimalist reworking of Shakespeare’s nationalist propaganda play 7.45pm £17.5021.50 THOMAS KEMP DJ Spindo Indie and rock classics 9pm £free THREE & TEN The Humble Quest For Universal Genius Absurd gameshow in which comedians are required to excel in every field of human knowledge (upstairs) 8.30pm £8/6; DJ Juan Corbi Funk, soul and old school hip hop (downstairs) 10pm £free TUBE Friday 45 From funk to disco and back again via deep house 11pm £2 VICTORY DJ Lanx Bringing the mods and rockers together with hot funk and weird blues 9pm £free VOLKS Maximum Exposure Fat, fat beats 11pm £6 WHITE RABBIT WTF Brighton! One must deduce from the name that this funky DJ night will be wild tremendous fun 9pm £free WORLD’S END Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Brighton’s busiest buskers - country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher Details tbc

saturday 19th

ANCIENT MARINER Whistleblower Live music 8pm £free AUDIO Warehouse: Style Of Eye House and techno club night - with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BEACHIGOGO The R&B Lounge R&B DJs (in the main room) 11pm £6/5; Good Times Remember them? Maybe the feelgood retro tunes will jog your memory (in the White Room) 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Apocolypse Classic metal headbangers and nu metal chain-swingers 9pm £5/2 BLACK LION UnhookedGeneration Motown, rock&roll and northern soul night 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Los Albertos Local heroes of special brew ska punk 7pm £3/free BRIGHTON CENTRE Stephen Merchant It’s taken him a while, but Ricky Gervais’ partner in cringe is now braving his first ever stand-up tour 7.30pm £22.50 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Cazza Karaoke 8.30pm £free COALITION Old Yellow Bricks: DJ Monty, DJ Charles Green, Shmooze & Skank, B.A.N.K R&B, house and funky soul club 11pm £7/5; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Charly Lopez, Charles Green It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB Dead Whiskey Booze-fuelled blues band 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Pigeon Detectives Yorkshire indie rockers from the same stable as Kaiser Chiefs and Arctic Monkeys (this show has now sold out) 6.30pm £tbc; The Correspondents Electro swing dancing duo 11pm £10 COOPER’S CASK Keep It Social DJs play a selection of indie, 60s ska and Motown 7pm £free CORN EXCHANGE Made11 Craft and design fair 10am £5 CUBE House Boutique Vs Delirious Big house beats with Joe Wilkes, Carl Mills on the decks Time tbc £free DIGITAL Supercharged: Jack Beats, Friction, Dynamite MC Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £12 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Sexy Saturday: DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DOME Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Music by Falla, Jose and Mussorgsky 7.30pm £10-32.50 DRUID’S ARMS DJ Tommy G Electro, indie and house tunes 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Met. Opera: Satyagraha 6pm EARTH & STARS Graeme Larmour The author reads from their new book, Leper Colony 8pm £free FISHBOWL What’s Wrong With Groovin’? DJs set out to answer the age old question 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Jazzman Gerald The man behind Jazzman Records does a guest DJ spot 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Aran Reynolds & DJ Ollie Sturdy Funky house tunes 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE Live Band & DJs Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Summer Camp, Theme Park Lo-fi surf rock meets chillwave synthpop and backs off shyly 7.30pm £7.50; Stone To The Bone Club night specialising in 1970s funk vibes 11pm £free HAUNT She Keeps Bees, Clowns NY garage rockers 7pm £8; It Is Still 1985 Travel through time to an ancient realm where neon socks are quite the thing 10pm £3 H-BAR Contagious: Cheeky, Adam H, Dave Godding, Howie D, Nick T Vintage house and trance classics 9pm £3 HILTON BRIGHTON METROPOLE Rockinghorse Cool Britannia Ball Posh fundraising do for local kids’ charity 6.30pm £90 HONEY Pukka Up If your house was this pukka you’d never run out of pies 10.30pm £10/8/5 HYDRANT DOWN Vile Imbeciles, Clowns, Sister Gracie Garage rock 8pm £free HYDRANT UP King Hammond, The Rude Boy Mafia, Too

Many Crooks Skinhead ska and reggae night 8pm £8 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Rudi Lickwood, Pete Johansson, Ian Moore, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 7pm/8pm/10.30pm £7-18 KOMEDIA STUDIO Comedy Club 4 Kids Stand-up comedy without the rude bits 2pm £8.50/6.50; Silent Movie Experience West End musician-performer jazzes up old films with breakbeat percussion and honky tonk piano 6pm £9/7; Spellbound “An 80s night for people who hate 80s nights” - Simon Price plays the alternative highlights of the decade 9pm £5/4 LIFE Hold Up! Long-running and much-loved indie night 11pm £5 LOLA LO Zombie Nation Where the dancefloor is never dead 8pm £10/7/6 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Clutching At Straws, Tick My Box! Double bill of comedy shows by Sian Hutchinson (upstairs) 7.30pm £8.50/6.50 Cherry Pop Cheese and 80s trash with DJ Fondue Inferno 9pm £free MESMERIST Juke Joint Jamboree Vintage dancefloor gems from the days of jive and jazz 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Eclectic Chair Buzzing tunes from DJ Lamp 9pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Super 8 Part of CINECITY 4pm £4; Dirt Part of CINECITY 6pm £4 OCEANA Sound Of Saturday Disco club for West Street’s finest 8pm £10/free OFFICE Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 8pm £free OLD COURTROOM Exploring Jeff Keen Part of CINECITY 11am £tbc OLD MARKET Ten Men A play about John Bindon, the gangster-turned-actor who starred in Quadrophenia, worked as a bouncer for Led Zeppelin, killed a man in a knife fight and claimed to have had sex with Princess Margaret 8pm £12 OPEN HOUSE Hangman A new period play about John Ellis, Britain’s public executioner in the 1920s 7.45pm £tbc PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT Surfin’ Lungs, The Space Agency Live music 8pm £5 RANELAGH CCTV Tapped Guitar and tap dancing duo 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK It’s Goin’ Off 005: Eclair Fifi, Deft, W.A.T. Forward thinking bass music with no best before date 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Blues Explosion Blues and R&B band 8.30pm £free ROYAL OAK Family Tree DJ plays funk, soul, rockabilly and jazz 9pm £free SALLIS BENNEY People Like Us: The Magical Misery Tour A live horror film mash-up with a pop song collage soundtrack (Part of CINECITY) 8pm £tbc SIDEWINDER Gareth Stephens Soul and funk DJ 9pm £free SYNERGY Syntillate Saturdays House night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Henry V Modern and minimalist reworking of Shakespeare’s nationalist propaganda play 2.30pm/7.45pm £17.50-21.50 THOMAS KEMP DJ Breakin Bear Electro-funk and break beats 9pm £free THREE & TEN Bane Part Three Amusing one-man genre parody in which a hard-boiled detective monologues and mimes his way through noir cliches (upstairs) 8pm £9/7; Matt Barker Magnificently turned out DJ with impeccable hair (downstairs) 10pm £free TUBE Disco Deviant: Duff Disco, Alphabet City, Matthew Burgess, Neil Brown, Pablo Contraband The first of a new bi-monthly disco night 10.30pm £5/4 UNITARIAN CHURCH WinterFest Fundraiser for Amnesty with live music, kids’ stuff and stalls 12noon £free VOLKS Satta Sounds Two floors of the toughest jungle 10pm £6 WEST HILL HALL RiotsNotDiets: Milky Wimpshake, Humousexual, Woolf, Weird Menacel Riot Grrrl night with underground tweepunk icons and film screening 7pm £6 WHITE RABBIT Mixer Men DJ night 9pm £free WORLD’S END DJ Jaime Read Funk, soul and disco - plus an obligatory dollop of 80s stuff 8pm £free

sunday 20th

ABOVE AUDIO DJ Verity Mayes Time tbc £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Live & Swingin’ Gypsy Jazz 8pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE John Barrowman The phrase “Britain’s best loved all round entertainer” brings to mind another phrase: “A friend to all is a friend to none” 7.30pm £22.50-40 BRUNSWICK Brighton Folk Monthly folk night hosted by Amy Hill 8pm £free CONCORDE2 CW Stoneking And His Primitive Horn Orchestra African-American music from the Australian singer songwriter 7.30pm £12 CORN EXCHANGE Made11 Craft and design fair 10am £5 CUBE Chilled Sunday Laid back grooves Time tbc £free DOME FOYER Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast Celebrated bassist smears your toast with his jazz 11am £5 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Turin Horse Part of CINECITY 11am; Las Arcacias Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FOUNDRY Americana Unplugged Live acoustic music 8pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Reggae Roasts Chilled reggae beats Time tbc £free

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GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 10pm £free HONEY Sundays At The Honey If your house was this sexy you’d soon wear out the wallpaper 11pm £3/2/free HYDRANT DOWN Depth Charge: Half Crown, Dave Blackwell, Hobo Sapphire, Rough Citizen Indie and rock night with an open mic spot 7pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Rudi Lickwood, Pete Johansson, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA UP The Amazing Variety Show: Romany, Steve Hewlett Good old-fashioned family entertainment with a ventriloquist and magician 2.30pm £16/10 LATEST MUSIC BAR Hutchins Live: Wide Eyed Order, Zora & The Tatsmiths, House Of Hats Energetic ska punk with a gypsy edge 8.30pm £4/3/2 MUCKY DUCK Sunday Punkday DJ plays punk requests 7pm £free NEPTUNE Mike The Mic & Friends Recession-era jazz tunes 8.30pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 2.30pm £10/9 PRINCE ALBERT The Butchers Blues Band Live music 8.30pm £4 RANELAGH Simon Sparrow Blues guitarist 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Riki Fliks Film night showing classic movies and new shorts 7pm £free; The Lock In DJ night 9pm £free ROSE HILL Rose Hill Jazz Club Jazz standards with guitar and sax duo 7pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Kanzeon Part of CINECITY 3pm £tbc; Sack Barrow/Slow Action Part of CINECITY 3pm £tbc; Practical Electronica Experimental documentary examining early electronic music (Part of CINECITY) 7pm £tbc SIGNALMAN Open Mic Night 8.15pm £free STONEHAM The Move Ons Acoustic guitar duo 7pm £free THOMAS KEMP Sussex Jazz Quartet Live jazz 4pm £free WHITE RABBIT Hush Hush Live acoustic music 8pm £free WORLD’S END Professor Hard Times Old school jazz and blues DJ 8pm £free

monday 21st

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Fallout Live rock bands 9pm £2/1 BRUNSWICK Brighton Stanza Poetry group 7pm £5; Open Mic Night 8.30pm £free COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free COWLEY CLUB Sweet Williams, Fat Bitch, I’m Being Good Live music 8pm £donations CUBE Hoi Polloi Northern soul for the masses Time tbc £free DOME Mitsuko Uchida Concert pianist plays the Sch’s Schumann, Schubert and Schoenberg 7.30pm £10-22 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Film Education Event Part of CINECITY 10am; Sarah Palin: You Betcha! Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FOUNTAIN HEAD Open Mic Night 9pm £free GLADSTONE Open Mic Hosted by Zora of the Tatsmiths 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Full metal racket 7pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Chutes Indie pop band 8pm £free KOMEDIA UP Axis Of Awesome American comedy band who made their mark on YouTube with the ‘Four Chord Song’ 8pm £15 LATEST MUSIC BAR OSR Club Night: Dumbjaw, The High Commissioners & OutSide Room Live music 8pm £5/4 LECTERN Student Pub Quiz 8pm £tbc LIFE Jailbait Hits from the 90s for those too young to remember the first time 11pm £2 LOLA LO Fat Poppadaddys Student indie night 9pm £3 MESMERIST Stroll On Mondays Rock and mod music with cult film screenings 8.30pm £free OCEANA Dirty Pop Dance, dub and drum&bass 9pm £3/2/ free PRINCE ALBERT Born To Lose DJ night 8.30pm £3 RIKI TIK Sizzurp Swaggy hip hop with added crunk 9pm £free SIGNALMAN Pub Quiz 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WORLD’S END Poker Night 8pm £tbc

Tuesday 22nd

AUDIO Other Lives Indie band 7pm £tbc BEACHIGOGO Latin Fever Party Salsa lessons followed by a tropical samba club 8pm/10pm £3/1/free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW DJ Star DJ competition open to all 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Bellows Cinematic post rock 7pm £4/free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Henning Wehn’s Slightly Premature Xmas Do Festive fun with Germany’s comedy ambassador 8pm £9.50 COALITION Full Volume If your bass was this filthy you’d have

to take it back to the fishmongers 10.30pm £2-5 CONCORDE2 Wire English not-quite-punk rockers 7.30pm £14 CORN EXCHANGE Oska Bright Film Festival Three days of short films and digital media made by people with learning disabilities Time tbc £1 DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Archive Time Machine Part of CINECITY 6pm; Two Years At Sea Part of CINECITY 7.15pm GLADSTONE Pub Quiz Test your brains with Quizzy Rascal 8.30pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE Cashier No. 9, Kowalski, Anagrams Baggy shuffle 7.30pm £6; Hard Times They can take our disposable income, but they’ll never take our nowave disco! 11pm £free HONEY Monkey Business Funky house, hip hop and dubstep club night 10pm £3/1/free HYDRANT DOWN Band Camp Battle Of The Bands Live music 8pm £free LATEST MUSIC BAR Northbrook Exposure Music college showcase 7pm £2 LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE Drop Out Student night that’s almost as likely to ruin your degree as Tory education policy 11pm £2 LOLA LO Dirtee Laundry Student night 10pm £6/4/2 LORD NELSON Pub Quiz Cash for questions 8.45pm £1 MESMERIST Walkabout Magicians It could be a magic night 7.30pm £free MUCKY DUCK See You Next Tuesday Pub Quiz 8pm £1 NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Written In Waters, The Doppler Shift, Molk Vant Live bands 8.30pm £4/3 RED LION Challenging General Knowledge & Music Quiz 8pm £1 RIKI TIK Freaks DJs play poppy hip hop, poppy indie and pop 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL The Essence Of Ireland Sensational song and dance show that combines everything you love about Riverdance with even more embarrassing national stereotypes 7.30pm £27.50 THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc TUBE Below The Line New DJ night streamed live 11pm £2 WALMER CASTLE BAD Ukes: Brighton After Dark Ukulele Session Informal gathering of ukulelists 8.30pm £free

wednesday 23rd

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Seriously sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Rusko Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Scarlet 7’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON BALLROOM The Besnard Lakes Story-based songwriting from Canadian indie band 8pm £12/10 BRUNSWICK Open Mike Comedy Night What’s so funny about Mike’s openings? 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Henning Wehn’s Slightly Premature Xmas Do Festive fun with Germany’s comedy ambassador 8pm £9.50 CONCORDE2 Saves The Day, The Social Club American pop punks bounce back 7.30pm £12 CORN EXCHANGE Oska Bright Film Festival Three days of short films and digital media made by people with learning disabilities Time tbc £1 CUBE Cubed House to the power of three Time tbc £free DIGITAL The Poundance Throw a coin at the monkey and it will grind the organ for you 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings As if the Stones weren’t tedious enough 8pm £22.50-28.50 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo! DJ plays international sounds 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Breathing Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FISHBOWL DJ Gareth Stephens Swing, soul and ska 10pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Student Night Indie rock tunes Time tbc £free FREEMASON’S Quiz Night True or false: The internet is controlled by a special sect of Cybermasons? 8.30pm £tbc GRAND CENTRAL Film Night Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Dave Masters Big Band Live jazz 8.30pm £free; The Jazz Store More live jazz, but with an open jam 11pm £free GREENHOUSE BAR Open Mic 9.30pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Vier, Royal Blood, Neverify Metal bands 8pm £free KOMEDIA UP Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds New wave and punk songs played on folk instruments 7.30pm £17.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Radio Reverb Showcase: Man Ray Sky, Sparrow, Lostaura, Minor Sounds Live music 8.30pm £2 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kula New club night with DJ Brady 10pm £4/3/2 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Open Mic 8.30pm £free

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MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk and soul band 9pm £free MESMERIST Swing Ninjas Uptempo gypsy band 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Band Night Live music 8pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE Inter-Action Animation Part of CINECITY 7pm £4 NORTHERN LIGHTS Mystery Train Rockabilly and psychobilly DJs 9pm £free OCEANA Jay From The Inbetweeners We’re not sure if he’s DJing, performing or just standing around. It doesn’t really matter - it’s someone off the telly! Shout “CLUNGE!” at him and he’s bound to find it really funny 10pm £tbc PRINCE ALBERT Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Junk, Tyranasaurus Alan Godfathers of US ska punk 8pm £10/8 PULL & PUMP Pickin Party Open session for US roots music 7.30pm £free RIKI TIK Hell On High Heels Sleazy rock and glam night 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Take Over Open jam session 8pm £free OLD MARKET After Party Darkly comic play about a druggedup party that goes terribly awry - with original music from Audio Bullys 8pm £10 SIDEWINDER Ice Cream Beats: Music To Melt To Hip hop night Details tbc STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Catholic Discipline Noise rock, disco pop and acid folk from the Superheroes of BMX 8pm £free SYNERGY Synples Housey student night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL The Essence Of Ireland Sensational song and dance show that combines everything you love about Riverdance with even more embarrassing national stereotypes 7.30pm £27.50 THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £free VOLKS Switch Up Drum&bass and dubstep night 11pm £2/ free

thursday 24TH

ABOVE AUDIO Schtumm! DJ night 10pm £free ANCIENT MARINER The Radio Kings Rock and soul covers band 8pm £free AUDIO Red Snapper Punk funk jazz quartet 7pm £tbc; Bastard Pop Musical mash-up 11pm £2/free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BLACK LION The Lion’s Raw! Live music 8.30pm £free BLIND TIGER Kalakuta Millionaires Eighteen-piece Afrobeat band 7pm £3/free BRUNSWICK Fat Thursday Night: King Size Slim Monthly blues bash 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Henning Wehn’s Slightly Premature Xmas Do Festive fun with Germany’s comedy ambassador 8pm £9.50 COALITION Secret Discotheque Replaying the soundtrack to your youth 11pm £4/3/2 COBBLER’S THUMB Analogue Underground Radio Open mic night that’s also a live radio broadcast 8pm £free CONCORDE2 Retox Messy dubstep and jungle rave 11pm £2-5 CORN EXCHANGE Oska Bright Film Festival Three days of short films and digital media made by people with learning disabilities Time tbc £1 CUBE Jon McGlashan, DJ Alpha Q Live acoustic music Time tbc £free DRUID’S ARMS The Downing Street Years, Justice For Dragons Rocking gypsy blues duo 8pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FISHBOWL The Mixer Men: 4 Deck Session Turntable mash-ups 10.30pm £free GREAT EASTERN The Crucks Rocking country and blues 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE King’s Company, The Crooks Live bands 7.30pm £4; Paradise City Are you bringing your daughter to the slaughter? 11pm £free HAUNT Alex Murdoch Singer songwriter 7pm £tbc; Dark Party Indie night to end indie nights 11pm £3 HONEY Exposed! Club night playing electro, dubstep and funky house 10.30pm £3.50/2 HYDRANT DOWN The Event Surf pop 8pm £free KENDAL Poker Night 8.30pm £5 KOMEDIA DOWN Comic Boom: Pete Firman Rising stars of stand-up 8pm £9/7 KOMEDIA UP Nine Below Zero, Dr Feelgood Two classic 1970s rhythm and blues bands 8pm £15 LATEST MUSIC BAR Speaky Spokey Literary cabaret with poetry, music short stories and films 8pm £5/4 LECTERN Howler’s Comedy Club 8pm £3 LIFE Fingerbang Hip hop, reggae, dub and dancehall 11pm £3 LITTLE BAY RESTAURANT Live Opera Night Debbie Bridges sings during your supper 8pm £tbc LOLA LO Kitsch Commercial but quirky club night 9pm £5/3 MASH TUN They Mostly Come At Night Indie, electro and hip hop tunes 9pm £free MESMERIST Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Brighton’s busiest buskers - country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Open Mic & Jam Session 8pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Seven Lessons Of George

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Howard Theatre piece examining the motives behind making theatre 7.30pm £8.50/6.50 NORTHERN LIGHTS The Northern Darkness DJs play Scandinavian metal 9pm £free OCEANA Vibe Juice FM’s DJ Mike Panteli entertains the students with New York disco hits 9pm £3/free OLD MARKET After Party Darkly comic play about a drugged-up party that goes terribly awry - with original music from Audio Bullys 8pm £10 PAV TAV I Am In Love, Deadwax, Tell Wolves Tales, Another Costume Party Live music 8pm £2 RANELAGH Roland Chadwick Live music 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Das Club Robotique Pre-gangsta hip hop and postdisco disco 9pm £free PRINCE ALBERT Nick Williams, Emberhoney, Justin Saltmeris Woozy and languidly beautiful blues folk 8.30pm £4/3 ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick, Turn Blue DJs play vintage soul, jazz and blues 8.30pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Cinematic City Panel Part of CINECITY 8pm £tbc; Moonbug Film screening and Q&A (Part of CINECITY) 8pm £tbc STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, jump blues and rock&roll 11pm £3 SYNERGY Synples House and dubstep night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL La Traviata Verdi’s opera based on the famous love story, La Dame Aux Camelias 7.45pm £tbc THREE & TEN Church Live acoustic music 8pm £free VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Sour Milk Hip hop and dubstep night 11pm £5 WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

friday 25th

ANCIENT MARINER Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot reggae and Motown 8pm £free AUDIO Strictly Drumz: Commix Bass is also allowed 11pm £tbc BELUSHI’S BAR Muy Loco Pop and house DJs 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Abandoned Rock and metal night 10pm £3/2 BLACK LION Attic Monkeys Vs Molly Malone’s Dex In The City Funk, soul and hip hop DJ battle 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Hexstatic, Transformer Quirky audio visual electro duo 8pm £5/free BRUNSWICK The Vox Beatles Guess what? Yes, they play songs by The Beatles 8pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Dixie Fried Red hot rockabilly with DJ Lonesome M 9pm £free COALITION Friday I’m In Love No more lectures for a day or two 11pm £1-5 LONDON UNITY Buffo’s Wake Punky cabaret-tinged chorus hooks backed by rousing gypsy rhythms 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Alabama 3 Country and blues acid rockers 7pm £18; Channel One Full Sound System, MC Ras Kayleb Four hours of roots reggae from Notting Hill Carnival’s Mikey Dread 11pm £2 CUBE Friday Club House DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Funky Friday: DJ Nick Hirst, DJ Wayne 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS DJ Green Man’s Garden Of Delights A mixed bag of soul, psychedelia, funk, folk and pop 10pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Martha Marcy May Marlene Part of CINECITY 6.30pm; 65daysofstatic: Silent Running Film screening with a live soundtrack from the post rock group (Part of CINECITY) 11pm FISHBOWL Freestyle Records DJ set from the label manager, Greg Boraman 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Fever: Melena De Pomelo Spanish night with live flamenco music and dancers 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Bruno Old school dance tracks 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLADSTONE DJ Night Funk and soul party classics 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl DJs play retro records Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Vice Issue Launch: Beaty Heart, Mozart Parties, Fixers, Strong Look, Steph Bless, Rupert Moredich Bands and DJs promoting the post-ironic fashion mag 11pm £free HAUNT Casiokids Live music 7pm £tbc; Nowhere To Run The best of 60s Motown, soul and rock&roll 11pm £4/3 H-BAR Bang Funky and progressive house DJs 9pm £tbc HONEY I Love R&B Juicy house with a twist of hip hop - and plenty of the R and the B 10.30pm £5 HOPE Abel Archer, Run Young Lovers, Battle Of One, StoneView Hardcore alt rock bands 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Cuba Cuba, Calories Live music 8pm £2/free HYDRANT UP The Final Crisis, Fathoms, Ocean Burial Metal bands 7pm £3 KING ALFRED BALLROOM Dance Infinity: DJ John Miller Dance night for serious jivers 8.30pm £9/7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Andrew Lawrence, Seann Walsh, Tom Deacon, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 7.30pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: Stan Tracey Live jazz 8pm £16 KOMEDIA UP Beatles Tribute Night: The Fab Beatles Lennon’s on sale again 7.30pm £12.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR The George Kypreos Band Greek bouzouki band 9pm £10

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LECTERN Twisted Frontier: The Long Goodbye Live bands 7.30pm £3 LIFE Aka Aka Roar!: Will Saul, George Fitzgerald, Jam City, Aka DJ Garage, grime and bass-heavy house 11pm £8/7/6 LOLA LO Tiki Beats Totally tropical tunes 8pm £5/4/3 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Lorraine Bowen’s Comfort Zone Novelty keyboard ditties from the cabaret housewife (upstairs) 8pm £9/7; I Heart Electro For all your dirty electro needs (downstairs) 9pm £free MESMERIST Shake, Holla & Roll Swing jazz and R&B designed to get you dancing 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK The Mucky Club DJ plays soul, funk and hip hop 8pm £free NEPTUNE Juliet And The Romeos Rock and blues band 8.30pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Seven Lessons Of George Howard Theatre piece examining the motives behind making theatre 7.30pm £8.50/6.50 NORTHERN LIGHTS Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 9pm £free OLD MARKET After Party Darkly comic play about a drugged-up party that goes terribly awry - with original music from Audio Bullys 8pm £10 OCEANA Escape With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free PAV TAV Totally 80s Club night dedicated to the decade when it all went wrong 11pm £2 PAVILION THEATRE Snakes And Ladders Comic drama about race, identity and family loyalties - and possibly board games 7.30pm £8/6 PRINCE ALBERT Club Meow Meow Ska night 8pm £tbc RANELAGH BWC Live: Student Showcase Charity gig witih local music students 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Donky Pitch: Offshore & Lapalux, Ghost Mutt, Moscow, GMT, Grinel Wonky bass music 9pm £free ROYAL OAK Moustache Gypsy, swing and samba 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY The Forgotten Space Film screening and Q&A (Part of CINECITY) 6pm £tbc SIDEWINDER DJ Jem Hannam Hip hop and new wave mash-up 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Running Numbers, Suave Debonair, Breakin Bear DVJs Live hip hop and drum&bass band (in the bar) 7pm £3; Stay Beautiful Spellbound’s Simon Price welcomes Brighton’s riot grrls, glitter punks and indie kids (in the club) 11pm £6/5 SYNERGY Synful Fridays Commercial house music 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Madama Butterfly Puccini’s classic tragedy of love and betrayal 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Citizen Lane, HepCat Matt Rockabilly and R&B from the 50s and 60s 9pm £free THREE & TEN Rabbit In The Headlights Stand-up comedy hosted by Angela Barnes (upstairs) 8pm £6/5; DJ Jody Lee Eclectic party beats (downstairs) 10pm £free TUBE Friday 45 From funk to disco and back again via deep house 11pm £2 VOLKS Therapy Sessions: Audio, Donny, Gein, DJ E, Deceit, Nekrosis, Kbasha, Phil E Blunt, Mcs Ad, Remidy, Degs, Unity Hi-Fi, Acer, Vinyl Itchie, El Presidente Drum&bass, dubstep and reggae 6pm £8/6/5 WORLD’S END Scam, Side FX! Rock music 8pm £free

saturday 26th

A-BAR Honey Hush Queer-friendly blues and rock&roll night with the Frockabilly gang 9pm £free ANCIENT MARINER Paul Fitzgerald Solo cover songs with some comedy impressions thrown in 8pm £free AUDIO Warehouse: Sinden House and techno club night with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BEACHIGOGO The R&B Lounge R&B DJs (in the main room) 11pm £6/5; Good Times Remember them? Maybe the feelgood retro tunes will jog your memory (in the White Room) 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW FacePlant New punk and ska night 9pm £5/4 BLACK DOVE The Devil’s Music DJs play swing, jazz and Dixieland 8pm £free BLACK LION Burnt Toast DJs play sleazy soul and dirty breaks 9pm £free BLIND TIGER Charity Jungle Electronica and jungle fundraiser 8pm £3/free BRIGHTON CENTRE Magic Of Motown Tribute concert celebrating 50 years of Motown hits 8pm £24-26 BRUNSWICK South Coast Soul Revue Eight-piece soul band 8pm £6 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Eclectic Chair Alternative tunes from DJ Lamp 9pm £free CAXTON ARMS Richard Dawson, Birdengine, Emma Gatrill Unplugged acoustica from Wilkommen Records 8pm £7 COALITION Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Charly Lopez, Charles Green It never stops 3am £7/5/4 CONCORDE2 Wild Beasts, Dutch Uncles Indie rock band with an arty streak and a pop sheen 7pm £15/13; Devotion: J Majik & Wickerman, Original Sin, Taxman, Harry Shotta, Evil B Drum&bass night 11pm £10 CORNERSTONE Super Hero Hideout: DJ Awesome X Time tbc £free COWLEY CLUB Caution Horses, Two Trick Horse, Cousin

Post punk and indie bands 8pm £donations CUBE Simply House House DJs Time tbc £free DIGITAL Playroom Housey hedonism in a playground of bouncy inflatable fun 11pm £12/10 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Sexy Saturday: DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DOME Brighton Dome Discovery Tour Explore the historic venue’s backstage areas 1pm £8; Joe McElderry Some bloke off the telly, apparently 7.30pm £29.50/27 DOME FOYER Christmas Open Day Kids’ activities, jazz music and a Russian choir 12noon £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA We Love Anime: Professor Layton And The Eternal Diva 11am; Bolshoi - Encore: Sleeping Beauty 1.30pm; Coriolanus 6.30pm; We Love Anime: Tekken Blood Vengeance 3D 11.30pm FISHBOWL Daddy Marcus Disco, soul and funk DJ 9pm £free FITZHERBERT’S Griswalds, Paperjets, Bastion, Cardinal Fink, Wegrowbeards Power pop and pop punk bands (upstairs) 8pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR The Garden Festival: Seeds, Ole Smokey 9pm £free FREEMASON’S DJ Aran Reynolds & DJ Ollie Sturdy Funky house tunes 8.30pm £tbc FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GREEN DOOR STORE Heavy Load Explosive and ballsy punk rock 7.30pm £free; The Big Itch Back to basics rock&roll 11pm £free HAUNT It Is Still 1985 Travel through time to an ancient realm where drum machines still sound novel and exciting 10pm £3 H-BAR Woody Van Eyden Dutch trance DJ 9pm £tbc HONEY Honey Music: Jacob Plant, Vaughney DJs, Jon Byrne, Karl Bush, Squiz & Ben G Electro house night with guest DJ 11pm £5-10 HOPE A Winter’s Tale: Stick In A Pot, Tied To The Mast, Modern Ruin, The Causeway Occupation, David John An evening of folk and indie bands 7.30pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Mudlow, The Silver Brazilians, Fire Eyes Live music 8pm £2/free HYDRANT UP Real Music Club Live music 8pm £tbc KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Andrew Lawrence, Seann Walsh, Tom Deacon, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 7pm/8pm/10.30pm £7-18 LATEST MUSIC BAR Da Doo Ron Ron Club night with a thing for girlgroups and soul sirens, celebrating their 13th birthday - with guest DJ Simon Bridger 10pm £5/3/free LIFE Hold Up! Long-running and much-loved indie night kept afloat by the influx of fresh-faced students 11pm £5 LOLA LO Zombie Nation Where the dancefloor is never dead 8pm £10/7/6 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Lorraine Bowen’s Comfort Zone Novelty keyboard ditties from the cabaret housewife (upstairs) 8pm £9/7; Cherry Pop Cheese and 80s trash with DJ Fondue Inferno (downstairs) 9pm £free MESMERIST Juke Joint Jamboree Vintage dancefloor gems from the days of jive and jazz 9pm £free MUCKY DUCK Bitter Disko Mutant disco, no wave and post punk 8pm £free NEW VENTURE THEATRE Iron Psychological drama about a woman who discovers her mother is serving life for murder 7.45pm £10/9 NIGHTINGALE THEATRE The Man Who Touched The Sky Part of CINECITY 2pm £free; Short Dramas Part of CINECITY 2.45pm £4; Experimenta Part of CINECITY 4.30pm £4; An Imagined Country Part of CINECITY 6pm £4; Squint Part of CINECITY 8pm £4 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ Abo Funk and soul 9pm £free OCEANA Sound Of Saturday Disco club for West Street’s finest 8pm £10/free OLD MARKET After Party Darkly comic play about a drugged-up party that goes terribly awry - with original music from Audio Bullys 8pm £10 PAV TAV Snap Crackle & Britpop Join Dynamite Sal for a 90s indie party 11pm £3 PAVILION THEATRE The Two Man Tempest New adaptation of Shakespeare’s prequel to Cannibal Holocaust 7.30pm £10/8 PRINCE ALBERT Loki, Steven Roberts, Call Me Jolene Live music (upstairs) 8.30pm £4/3; Moon Hop DJs DJ night (downstairs) 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK ALTA: Martin Lodge, Jeff Daniels, Will Sumsuch, Tim ‘Bongos’ Mercer Deep, deep house 9pm £free ROYAL OAK Family Tree DJ plays funk, soul, rockabilly and jazz 9pm £free SALLIS BENNEY U Screen Showcase Part of CINECITY 1pm £tbc; Cinema Komunisto Film screening and Q&A (Part of CINECITY) 4pm £tbc; South East Dance Part of CINECITY 7.30pm £tbc SIDEWINDER BBE Lee Underground classics from the label DJ 9pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR The Power And The Glory Fist-clenching, lighter-wafting power ballads 11pm £5/4 SYNERGY Syntillate Saturdays House night 8pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Madama Butterfly Puccini’s classic tragedy of love and betrayal 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Brian Hip hop and club classics from the Flying White Dots guy 9pm £free THREE & TEN Off The Cuff Jokes made up on the spot (upstairs) 8pm £8/6; Matt Barker Magnificently turned out DJ with impeccable hair (downstairs) 10pm £free TUBE Moody Disco: Richy Ahmed, Jenkyns, Mike Gill, Marlon Mahroyan, Taymor Zadeh, Chemical Play Disco so forward thinking it can foresee its own demise 11pm £7 VOLKS Get Darker TV Tour: Cyrus & Darkside, Inasound, Taps, King Henry, Fileti-O Dubstep clash 11pm £5

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sunday 27th

ABOVE AUDIO DJ Verity Mayes Time tbc £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Live & Swingin’ Gypsy Jazz 8pm £free BLIND TIGER Cabaret! Cabaret! Comedy, burlesque and live music Time tbc £5/free BRIGHTON CENTRE Brighton Records & CD Fair “Wow, is that a first edition Blueshammer LP?” 9.30am £2 BRUNSWICK Wayne McConnell Trio Live jazz 8pm £tbc CUBE Sunday Chill Laid back grooves Time tbc £free DOME Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Music by Bruckner and Mozart 2.45pm £9-32 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Tales Of The Night 3D Part of CINECITY 11am; The Artist Part of CINECITY 2pm; This Must Be The Place Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FOUNDRY Americana Unplugged Live acoustic music 8pm £free FOUNTAIN HEAD Reggae Roasts Chilled reggae beats Time tbc £free FREEMASON’S Vintage And Retro Clothes Swap Bring along your gran’s cast-offs and walk away with a new wardrobe 3pm £6/5 GLOBE Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 9pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 10pm £free HONEY Sundays At The Honey If your house was this sexy you’d need to keep the letterbox well-oiled 11pm £3/2/free HYDRANT DOWN Brightlight City Live rock bands 8pm £free HYDRANT UP Jackhammer Live music 8pm £tbc KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Andrew Lawrence, Seann Walsh, Craig Murray, Stephen Grant Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Kate Walsh Singer songwriter 7.30pm £12 KOMEDIA UP Daniel Sloss: The Joker Tour Scottish standup 7.30pm £13.50/10 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Pop-Up-Sunday: Mike And The Like, Faye, Ben Streek Live acoustic music (downstairs) 5pm £free; Lorraine Bowen’s Comfort Zone Novelty keyboard ditties from cabaret housewife (upstairs) 8pm £9/7 MUCKY DUCK Sunday Punkday DJ plays punk requests 7pm £free NEPTUNE Passion Dance Live jazz and world music 8.30pm £free PRINCE ALBERT Love Among The Mannequins, Tangled Hair Grunge band featuring Toby Hayes 8pm £6/5 RANELAGH Nigel Bagge Electric blues 8.30pm £free RIKI TIK Riki Fliks Film night showing classic movies and new shorts 7pm £free; The Lock In DJ night 9pm £free ROSE HILL The Big Quiz 7.30pm £1.50 ST JAMES’ TAVERN Grateful Shed Old time Americana 8.30pm £free SALLIS BENNEY New Romanian Shorts Part of CINECITY 6pm £tbc; Floating Memories Part of CINECITY 8pm £tbc SIGNALMAN Open Mic Night 8.15pm £free STONEHAM The Stuntmen Rockabilly and country trio 7pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Dave Spikey: Words Don’t Come Easy Stand-up comedian pokes fun at song lyrics and the vagaries of everyday language 7.30pm £25 THOMAS KEMP Miss Mandy Jazz and swing duo 4pm £free WHITE RABBIT Hush Hush Live acoustic music 8pm £free WORLD’S END Sam’s Open Mic & Acoustic Showcase 8pm £free

monday 28th

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Fallout Live rock bands 9pm £2/1 BRIGHTON CENTRE Kasabian According to a much-loved local listings magazine this band are “only marginally less pointless than Oasis” 6.30pm £30 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8.30pm £free COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CUBE Hoi Polloi Northern soul for the masses Time tbc £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Ballad Of Genesis And Lady Jaye, The Marina Experiment Part of CINECITY 6.30pm FOUNTAIN HEAD Open Mic Night 9pm £free GLADSTONE Open Mic Hosted by Zora of the Tatsmiths 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Full metal racket 7pm £free HYDRANT DOWN Vanishing Shapes Live rock bands 8pm £free KOMEDIA UP Lisa Hannigan Mercury-nominated singer songwriter 7.30pm £17.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Alex Berger, Bess Rogers & Caleb Hawley A trio of NY blue folk singer songwriters 8.30pm £8 LECTERN Student Pub Quiz 8pm £tbc

LIFE Jailbait Hits from the 90s for those too young to remember the first time 11pm £3/2 LOLA LO Fat Poppadaddys Student indie night 9pm £3 MESMERIST Stroll On Mondays Rock and mod music with cult film screenings 8.30pm £free OCEANA Dirty Pop Dance, dub and drum&bass 9pm £3/2/ free PRINCE ALBERT The Lovely Eggs, MJ Hibbett’s Moon Horse Indie pop band supported by a two-man sci-fi rock opera 8pm £6/5.50 RIKI TIK Sizzurp Swaggy hip hop with added crunk 9pm £free SALLIS BENNEY THEATRE Monday Movies: The Big Lebowski “This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps!” 5.30pm £3/2.50 SIGNALMAN Pub Quiz 8pm £1 THOMAS KEMP Thru The Alphabet Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WORLD’S END Poker Night 8pm £tbc

Tuesday 29th

BEACHIGOGO Latin Fever Party Salsa lessons followed by a tropical samba club 8pm/10pm £3/1/free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW DJ Star DJ competition open to all 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 9pm £free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free COALITION Full Volume If your bass was this filthy you’d have to take it back to the fishmongers 10.30pm £2-5 CONCORDE2 Mariachi El Bronx, Tim Kasker Mariachi music from the alter-ego of hardcore rockers, The Bronx 7.30pm £12 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Open Jam Session for musicians, performers and poets 8pm £donations DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Amelie 11am; Patience (After Sebald) Part of CINECITY 6.30pm GLADSTONE Pub Quiz Test your brains with Quizzy Rascal 8.30pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times They can take our disposable income, but they’ll never take our nowave disco! 11pm £free HONEY Monkey Business Funky house, hip hop and dubstep club night 10pm £3/1/free HYDRANT DOWN BIMM Heats Battle Of Bands Live music 8pm £free KOMEDIA UP Blancmange 1980s synthpop crooners 7.30pm £16 LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE Drop Out Student night that’s almost as likely to ruin your degree as Tory education policy 11pm £2 LOLA LO Dirtee Laundry New venue for the long-running club night 10pm £6/4/2 LORD NELSON Pub Quiz Cash for questions 8.45pm £1 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE A Bardic Feast Of Nonsense Comedy sketches and interactive improvisations 7.30pm £5/4 MESMERIST Walkabout Magicians It could be a magic night 7.30pm £free MUCKY DUCK See You Next Tuesday Pub Quiz 8pm £1 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Dan And The Scandals, House Of Hats, Coco Alice Live music 8pm £4/3 RED LION Challenging General Knowledge & Music Quiz 8pm £1 RIKI TIK Freaks DJs play poppy hip hop, poppy indie and pop 9pm £free SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR Phat Sessions Chalk your name up, join in the jam 10pm £4/3 THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc THREE & TEN Arnold Wesker’s The Mistress One-woman show about an adulterous fashion designer boozing with her mannequins 8pm £9/7 TUBE Below The Line New DJ night streamed live 11pm £2

wednesday 30TH

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Seriously sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: The Prototypes Drum&bass and breaks 11pm £tbc BASEMENT 7 Day Drunk Performance artist Bryony Kimmings explores the link between creativity and booze - with the help of a drunken audience member 7.30pm £8/6 BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party What did you call it before? 9pm £free BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE Duran Duran Do you remember when boy bands played real instruments, produced their own material and wrote classic pop songs? Do you? Do you JLS? Do you? 6pm £35-55 BRUNSWICK Rabbit Foot, The Terraplane Band, Andy Twyman Live blues night 8pm £3/2 CONCORDE2 DJ Fresh Pioneering drum&bass DJ, formerly of Bad Company 7.30pm £12.50 COWLEY CLUB SchMOVIES: Well Done, Now Sod Off!

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SIX OF THE BEST

TEEN MOVIES WORDS BY NICK COQUET, JAMES KENDALL

The older you get the less stuff happens to you. Sure, you might have your first mortgage to look forward to but that’s considerably less cinematic than your first kiss, finally standing up to your parents or being ostracised by everyone you know. And that’s why teen movies are so powerful. This stuff matters! At least at the time. To celebrate us hitting teenagedom, here’s our pick of the best films about this powerful time of life.

GREASE

(1978)

Originally a stage musical, Grease’s transformation to the screen retained the hammy performances and saccharine songs to become the biggest film in the world. Classic teen movie fodder of boy meets girl, boy acts like a jerk in front of his mates, girl slams car door on boy’s testicles, are all presented with a goofy charm that allows all the smoking and teen pregnancy issues to almost slip past unnoticed. Sandy and Danny might have had top billing, but for us Kenickie and Rizzo stole the show. And that greasy pockmarked guy with the cool flames on his car. (NC)

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

(1985)

Setting a story during a school detention – purposely the most boring situation known to teenagekind – sounds like a disaster for a movie, but this examination of schoolyard hierarchy does exactly that, and then leaves the ‘action’ in the library for 90 minutes. Perhaps John Hughes’ most heartfelt and affecting narrative, it deals with a powerful post-childhood notion of the person behind the identity. When prom queen Claire explains that she’d cut her new friend, the nerdy Brian, dead in the school corridor next time they met it’s heartbreaking but bravely honest. (JK)

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF (1986)

If you’re of a certain age then there’s a fair chance that this is you favourite film ever, despite the fact that Ferris is a boy who gets his own way every time. The key is Mathew Broderick’s easy humour and generous charm. On a sunny day Ferris can’t be arsed to go to school, but rather than raiding his parents’

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drinks cabinet and watching Cash In The Attic he gatecrashes the best restaurants and a parade float. However, even überfans will have missed the TV series with Jennifer Aniston as Ferris’ pissy sister Jeannie. (JK)

CLUELESS

(1995)

By far the best of the 90s trend for modern reworkings of classic literature (although Cruel Intentions is worth a look too), this take on Jane Austin’s Emma is the only decent film Alicia Silverstone ever made. A heart of gold away from being the archetypal spoilt brat, her ‘project’ to make new girl Brittney Murphy into one of the in-crowd doesn’t quite work out the way she wants. The film’s cleverness – the characters impressively revel in not being dumb – comes out in the oneliners and its use of language. A “Monet” is someone pretty only from a distance, for example. Smart. (JK)

KIDS

(1995)

Aggressively promiscuous Telly’s idea of contraception is only having sex with virgins. What’s already a disturbing set-up is given a knife twist when Chlöe Sevigny’s Jennie discovers that she’s caught AIDS from her single sexual encounter with him. Dazed, she stumbles round New York looking for him as we see Telly pushing his sweet latest conquest into opening her legs for him. Written by Harmony Korine at the age of 18, the accurate way the callous boys talk to each other, plus Larry Clarke’s raw, documentary-like direction, make this even more brutal. The ending is like the anti-Breakfast Club. (JK)

MEAN GIRLS

(2004)

It’s not easy being a teenage girl. In fact Mean Girls, the best high school movie of the last decade, draws convincing parallels between the bitches of teenage cliques and wild animals. Lindsey Lohan’s Cady has been home-schooled in the African bush and her naïvete about how modern American education works shows us the viciousness with new eyes. Before Tina Fey piled up the Emmys with 30 Rock (the seventh best 21st Century sit-com) this script was her calling card. The spiritual sorority sister of Heathers. (JK)

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