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GIGS, CLUBS, CULTURE & BRIGHTON’S BEST LISTINGS

FOOD ISSUE FEATURING: HUGE CURRY ROUND-UP PLUS I’VE NEVER EATEN…

VOLUME 2. ISSUE 31 MARCH 2011

THE GO! TEAM ROLLING BACK INTO THE ‘HOOD


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HAVIN’ IT TAJ

As if any confirmation was needed that food is important to Brightonians then the occupation of the old Taj has really rammed it down our throats. The exotic supermarket was well loved ever since it opened an extra branch down at the bottom of St James Street, and Kemptown was gutted when it shut down suddenly. When news hit that Sainsbury’s was going to open another branch there the community leapt into action, got into the building and started squatting it. Calling themselves SaboTaj – surely the best branding this side of a multinational – they’ve held onto the spot for almost two weeks as we write this, despite police visits and court cases, and look like staying there, 24/7, for a long while yet. The latest we heard is that their desire to have the space used for the community has led them to create an art maze of local artists in the basement which they’ve called the Squnderground (that’s not as good as SaboTaj but, hey, you can’t strike gold every time). There seems to be plenty of support despite the fact that Morrison’s up the road is the city’s worst supermarket. The Lewes Road Community Garden protest worked, maybe this one will too.

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PERSONNEL

EDITOR  James Kendall MANAGER  Rosie Kendall DESIGNER  Matt Barker at Artwerk DEPUTY EDITOR  Nick Coquet SALES MANAGER  Lucy Kamper NEWS EDITOR  Lydia Stockbridge LISTINGS EDITOR  Ben Bailey Zac Colbert CLUBS EDITOR  COVER  James Kendall, Matt Hodson, Matt Barker

CONTRIBUTORS

Dan Bowden, Matthew Buchanan, Darren Carnaby, Jake Cunningham, Steve Clements, Stephanie Dunleavy, Ben Gilbert, Nichole Holgate, Matt Hodson, Stuart Huggett, Ed Isaacs, Sean Jordan, Rosie Kendall, Keri Kennedy, Jessica Marshall McHattie, Kevin Meredith, Ben Miller, Marius Pålerud, The Recommender, Amy Sandiford-Watts If you want to contribute to SOURCE email james@brightonsource.co.uk

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CONTENTS

News  4 New In Town Venue Special  6 New In Town  8 Gig Previews 10 Interview: The Go! Team 14 Club Previews  16 Club Review: Tongues  22 Club Review: Shogun Audio  24 Culture  26 Art: Intimate China 28 Critic  30 Secret Eater: Curry Round-Up 32 SOURCE Virgins: I’ve Never Eaten...  36 Street Style  40 Unsung Hero: Paul Gilks  42 In Conversation With: VegFest UK 44 Listings  44 Six Of The Best: Food In The Movies  54

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LOMOKEV’S ‘TOY CAMERAS - CREATIVE PHOTOS’

NEWS

WORDS BY STEVE CLEMENTS, NICK COQUET

BRIGHTON SHOCKS

THE CATWALK’S MEOW

FROCKS & ROCKS

CRAM IN SOME RUNNING

IN TENTS ENTS

DIGITAL SCHMIGITAL

Brighton’s best horror movie fest is back at The Caroline Of Brunswick, guaranteed to give you nightmares at best and an evacuated stomach at worst. There’s a triple tribute to an Italian gore maestro, a documentary on video nasties followed by two seldom seen examples; a Far East, far-out strand of Asian badness, the greatest porno-comedy-horror ever committed to celluloid and much, much more. Pop in to the pub to pick up a free vintage Scala-style programme for full details. Oh, and it’s all totally free.

The Martlets Hospice is holding a High Tea at the Vintage Me event on Saturday 5th from 10am to 5.30pm at the Unitarian Church, just along from the Theatre Royal. For your three quid entry you’ll get to ogle models parading in vintage gear from the 1940s-60s, as well as perusing the rails for your own same-era outfits and shoes pulled from the Martlets shop on Church Street. It’s not just about the clothes though, there’s jewellery and books, plus you get tea and cake. Get involved and make a difference.

Since the demise of naughty old Beachdown, Meadowlands is the closest you’re going to get to a local festival, and it’s certainly worth the short shlep to Glynde. May 27th-29th are the dates for your diary, when you can see over 40 bands including our own Doll & The Kicks, Jo Harman and Mirrors, plus this year’s introduction of a comedy and spoken word tent. Free camping, DJs, vendors, street traders, bars, light shows and interactive entertainers should all make for a good start to the summer and the festival season. Tickets from meadowlandsfestival.com.

KOMEDIA LAUGH IT OFF

Even the very dim should be able to work out the field of excellence celebrated by the Chortle Awards, and we’re pleased to announce that two of Brighton’s finest have had their backs slapped in this year’s list. Komedia is the deserving winner of Best Comedy Venue In The South (the ninth time they’ve walked away with it) and Stephen Grant, host of its Krater Club, now has a Best Compere gong on his mantlepiece. Nice one, funny fella!

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Back for its sixth year, Brighton Fashion Week returns on May 31st for its strongest line-up yet. As well as the three catwalk attractions of the Couture, Brighton Frocks and RTW Shows, new this year is the Love Fashion, Hate Sweatshops charity gig with a load of major bands playing in association with War On Want. The Fashion Emporium returns with purchase opportunities for the gear on show, as does the Trashion Show, with an apparently controversial new couture collection. Search Brighton Fashion Week on Facebook for diary details and tickets.

Remember when you gamely said you’d run the 2011 Brighton Marathon? Remember being one of the 15,000 entrants who registered in the first 30 days? Remember endlessly putting off starting your training? Does that sound familiar, you shambling, wheezing mess? The 26-mile race is fast approaching now, hitting town on April 10th, and the latest news is it’ll be started by gold medallist Steve Cram. And if you’re buzzing off finishing the race, or just from cheering a loved one in, you’ll want to celebrate at the after party with Alice Russell at the Brighton Centre.

When he’s not snapping spruced-up Brightonians for our Street Style feature, Kevin Meredith is a renowned ambassador of SLR avoidance via the medium of the toy camera. The lack of professional settings often produce quirky and unexpected results, all collected in Kev’s new book ‘Toy Cameras – Creative Photos’. It’s a well-explained and compiled collection of the art, literally from Fisher-Price upwards, that shuns the mega-pixel for true analogue warmth. More details at lomokev.com.

SEVEN INCHES? PLEASE!

The annual Record Store Day is rolling around again next month, with 150 indie stores taking part on a day of exclusive releases and PAs. Brighton is well represented by Rounder and Resident, both bezzy mates with SOURCE, so the fact that they’re both chasing the award for best record shop makes it tricky. We obviously can’t decide between them, but you can vote for your favourite at indierecordshop.org.

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NEW IN TOWN

WORDS BY STEVE CLEMENTS, NICK COQUET, LYDIA STOCKBRIDGE

FISH FRY

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THE REAL MUSIC CLUB

GUILTY PLEASURES

CHILLI PICKLE

PONG

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The weekly clubnight that’s had us jumping and jiving to the sounds of 40s and 50s calypso, ska and rocksteady for two years now are bringing their crates of Caribbean sounds to The Haunt. Live acts and guest DJs will also become part of the soul party, with Jerry Dammers, Jazzman Gerald and Andy Smith all making an appearance behind the decks at the launch party on Thursday 10th.

Recently reopened after a nice winter break, this worldwide franchise on the south side of The Level offers cheap nosh from fast food (hot dogs, burgers, nuggets, etc) to Asian meals (satay, kung po, sweet and sour). It’s all freshly made by friendly staff and because it’s a totally vegan menu, none of your furry friends get the chop.

Guilty Pleasures is Concorde-bound, having their launch party on Saturday 12th, marking the release of the mega-hip brand’s new compilation album. The theme is Top Of The Pops, so get down there dressed as Jimmy Saville and dance like a loon. They’ve got SingStar in the front bar, or dance along to DJs Dynamite Sal and Hot Gusset, plus dance troupe Sparkle Motion.

It was an utter genius who first decided to try out a table tennis table in a club (we heard it was Susan Sarandon, and we’re not about to contradict that amazing piece of hearsay). On Friday 4th at Life, Pong will feature disco, booze, table tennis (free play and a tournament), with cash prizes for boy and girl champions, and someone mysterious called Susan.

DIRTY CASH

Tuedays at Coalition are now the domain of Dirty Cash, spinning old school garage to new hip hop. A team of resident DJs join together with new British live acts to bring the party, with the whole thing turning its back on blingy glitz and glamour and giving a complicated street-handshake to simple, honest-to-goodness massive party tunes.

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Famed in song for bringing all the boys to the yard, this new night promises to redirect them, along with the city’s womenfolk, to the Haunt every Wednesday. It’s a celebration of proper pop music from Fleetwood Mac to Foals, Kate Bush to Kim Wilde, putting the heart back into chart, with the solemn promise of “No crap, no idiots, no JLS (which surely are one and the same thing?). And who’s going to argue with that, eh?

A new night at the Brunswick on Saturday 19th aims to put some of the ‘far-out’ back into gigs. First up, it’s the return of legendary purveyors of weirdness, Tim’s Wild Orchid Slide Show; space-rock jazz-improv from The Sumerian Kings and headliners Whimwise, a psychedelic orchestra that transcends genres to make one groovy masterpiece.

Serving up cuisine inspired by regional Indian dishes, street food and thalis, the Chilli Pickle is moving to bigger premises at Myhotel on Jubilee Square. Their award-winning oxtail madras, tandoori sea bass and rose kulfi will still be part of the mouthwatering menu, served up overlooking the square in a colourful, kitsch and relaxed dining area to chow down in.

Brighton is full of unique things, and its architecture is no exception. FotoLibra aims to record these historical landmarks to create a unique photographic archive of our town. They’re keen on preserving everyday heritage too – streetscapes and public areas – not just the fancy bits like the Pavilion. Contribute pics at their website and earn a fee on publication. Old photos count too, so dig out those family albums.

RAG TRADE POP-UP SALE

The only pop-up clothes sale where you can buy designer clobber and sell your own fashion mishaps returns to the Thistle Hotel on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th. Drop your cast-offs down at the Thistle up to six days before the event and snap up a new wallet-friendly designer bag of swag.

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VESSELS

GIG PREVIEWS

WORDS BY DAN BOWDEN, JAKE CUNNINGHAM, BEN GILBERT, NICOLE HOLGATE, STUART HUGGETT, SEAN JORDAN, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, THE RECOMMENDER

TROPHY WIFE

Hope Weds 2nd

Oxford’s form in the history of music has waxed and waned over the years, but following the commercial and critical success of bands like Foals and Stornoway a new collective has formed that’s been helping to produce a lengthy line of new bands in recent years. Appearing under this unifying movement, called Blessing Force, the likes of Pet Moon, Chad Valley and Fixers have had the A&R racing up the M40, but it’s Trophy Wife that are widely considered to hold the finest potential of them all. (TR)

VESSELS

Jam Thurs 3rd

Vessels have been around for a fair while now, and it’s fair to say they’re going to hit a high point with their 2011 album. Combining the more interesting aspects of twiddly shoegaze with the more hypnotic elements of post-rock, Vessels outstrip their British contemporaries by consistently improving. The new album was recorded entirely in America and the emotive, low-key thrash of their latest songs clearly takes inspiration from their counterparts on the other side of the pond. This is sure to be a night of enthusiastic chin stroking and foot tapping. (JMM)

THE STREETS

Dome Fri 4th

How will the world remember Mike Skinner? As a pop visionary cranking out cult classics from his bedroom? As the monged-out mastermind behind the Red Bull Asbo of ‘Fit But You Know It’? Or the laboured soul whose most recent work has suggested The Streets are paved with sonic mould rather than the proverbial glittering chart stuff? With final album ‘Computers & Blues’ hitting shelves as we speak, one thing’s clear. He deserves to be remembered and there are few who can say that. (BG)

DETROIT SOCIAL CLUB Jam Fri 4th

Lauded by pretty much everyone, northern soulsters Detroit Social Club are inspired by 70s gospel, big beat, folk and

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(although they might not admit it) 90s northern pop. Lead songwriter David Burn credits himself as not just a musician but also a ‘vibe creator,’ so if you can get through the doors past his head, this show should be impressive. Having recently parted company with a major record label, this tour heralds a return to the band’s lackadaisical, stripped-back roots. (JMM)

KT TUNSTALL

Dome Sat 5th

KT Tunstall is one of those singers you wouldn’t mind going for a drink with on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Bringing folk back to life, she takes a mix of styles and does what she likes with them. Her recent album, ‘Tiger Suit’, added a more modern techno edge, and she seems arguably more comfortable in her skin. Her voice still retains its edgy, vulnerable beauty, but with a higher range it all takes on a more epic feel. (SJ)

PLAN B

Brighton Centre Weds 9th

Mystery surrounds the spectacular transformation of Ben Drew who was, not so long ago, no more than a laboured UK answer to Eminem. His chart-topping reconfiguration as a Motown-fired soul boy has left some speculating he’s the brainchild of Amy Winehouse, who is so used to chilling in the Caribbean she’d happily swap her entire chart career for some crack. With a Brit Award under his belt, SOURCE can only conclude that the real defamation of Strickland Banks was actually his plan A. (BG)

PATRICK DUFF Latest MusicBar Weds 9th

Rising from the Blue Aeroplanes’ wing of the Bristol scene, Strangelove were always a bit too intense for the Britpop melee in which they found themselves. Patrick Duff’s propensity for tearing his hair out on stage and substituting guitar solos for extended bouts of screaming drew appreciation from the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead and collaborators Suede. Since Strangelove disbanded, Duff has continued recording with moonlighting Portishead and Massive Attack members, with his third solo album in the offing. (SH)

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GIG PREVIEWS

HANNAH PEEL

THE NAKED AND FAMOUS & YAAKS Digital Weds 9th

Digital plays host to two bands set to take the summer by storm this year. New Zealand quintet The Naked And Famous, with clear stylistic influences from Passion Pit, released their debut album last year and are set to bring a big, new, hypnotising electro pop presence to UK dancefloors. With support from the very Foalsian Yaaks, on their first tour since a slot on BBC Introducing, this should be a great night for new music. (JC)

SHLOMO

Corn Exchange Sat 12th

Don’t let the baggy t-shirts and waggy hand movements confuse you – Shlomo’s not your average beatboxer. He’s played with Björk to open the Olympics, collaborated with acts as diverse as Martha Wainwright to Foreign Beggars and worked with the BBC to promote beatboxing to young people, and now he’s embarked on a concert tour. Described as “jaw-droppingly amazing” by the Guardian and “the Harry Potter of beatboxing” by Tim Westwood, he’ll be showcasing his own soundscapes and some familiar covers, reworked in his unique way. (JMM)

THE X FACTOR

Brighton Centre Tues 15th - Thurs 17th The post-X Factor landscape is a peculiarly arduous place. In all the excitement of ITV’s world monstering singing competition, it’s often forgotten that the lucky winner must often accept a lifetime of ridicule at best. Mary Byrne’s mega shouting or Aiden Grimshaw’s freshly sharpened jaw can never compensate for Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole’s missing star quality on the national live tour – only a massive screen projection of Wagner holding a lion’s tail in his swimming trunks beamed onto Brighton Pier could ever do that. (BG)

HANNAH PEEL

Proud Weds 16th

Tutored at the Liverpool Institute of the Performing Arts, multiskilled and with a voice that could smash glass, Hannah Peel surely had Paul McCartney’s thumbs working overtime. She’s

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gone on to tour with The Unthanks but debut album ‘The Broken Wave’ is no exercise in frigid folk revisionism, whether she’s backed by production from Tunng’s Mike Lindsay or Nitin Sawhney or armed with a music box and a pop classic. Her little tsunami is about to hit. Prepare to be gently soaked. (BG)

THOMAS TRUAX Green Door Store Fri 18th

Thomas Truax furthers the ultra cutting-edgeness of the Green Door Store venue tonight. This man’s act is a beautiful thing to behold, with a take on life that cannot be matched or found elsewhere, and music that reflects these values. It’s akin to a summer’s evening around a campfire with a mystic shaman – you will be shown strange objects you’ve never dreamed existed, used and characterised to produce sounds you didn’t think could be music, and you’ll be swept along by the simple childlike joy of it all. (NH)

PRIMAL SCREAM Brighton Centre Tues 22nd

How do you follow one of music’s most seismic, mind-altering, era-defying records? Not by playing ‘Country Girl’, that’s for sure. Primal Scream’s recent debut ‘Screamadelica’ shows were notable for many reasons, but Bobby Gillespie and co’s decision to open with a greatest hits set before unveiling their masterpiece in all its unfolding, elevating glory was a KO move, arming the group with the power with which to launch their ecstatic soul rocket into the firework-stunned, technicolor sky. Don’t fight it, feel it. (BG)

CRYSTAL STILTS

Audio Thurs 24th

Gloriously under-exposed and destined to draw in fans like William Burroughs was drawn to heroin, Crystal Stilts are a New York psychedelic band made with the same blasé sunshine riffs, echoing rhythms and edifying beats as Mudhoney, The Jesus & Mary Chain and Pavement. Sporting dark clothes, sunglasses, fashionable facial hair and carrying the weight of a thousand beatniks, Crystal Stilts are everything you could possibly desire from a New York garage punk band. (JMM)

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THE KING BLUES •

GIG PREVIEWS

Concorde 2 Mon 28th

This is going to be a completely mind-blowing evening – we cannot stress this enough. Random Hand bring it in the way only four Yorkshire boys truly can: hard, fast, and insanely loud. The King Blues meanwhile create microcosmic universes with their evocative lyrics and beautifully arranged indie pop rap. Sandwiched between them are Sonic Boom Six, the Manchester punk rock outfit who combine frenetic lyrics, wailing guitar and the occasional harmony to ear-pounding effect. Three incredibly unique acts redefining their genres, all in one night. (NH)

CARL BARÂT

Concorde 2 Tues 29th

As Pete Doherty’s cleaner-looking other half in the Libertines, the star of Dirty Pretty Things, and now a model, actor and author to boot, Carl Barât is almost disgustingly talented. Just as well that his eponymous first album, released last October, is actually pretty good. Despite featuring an intensely cringe-worthy self-portrait on the cover (think German porn star) this album demonstrates his clever, witty lyrics, tight production and effortlessly catchy pop songs. Indie for the uninitiated as well as the devoted fans. (JMM)

JOSH T PEARSON Ballroom Tues 29th

The resurrection of Christ is not regularly covered in the pantheon of modern rock. Unless you happen to be US trio Lift To Experience, who beamed down to Earth ten years ago with apocalyptic concept album ‘The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads’ tucked under their arm. Sadly, it has proved near impossible for bandleader Josh T Pearson to follow. Did all the angels and Bible prophecies leave him spent for a decade? Tonight’s show really could be your one chance to witness the true Second Coming. (BG)

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THE GO! TEAM INTERNATIONAL BRIGHTON YOUNG THINGS WORDS BY NICK COQUET PHOTO BY JAMES KENDALL, MATT HODSON, MATT BARKER

As the sun shines on our seafront in what looks like an eerily early first day of spring, The Go! Team feel like its perfect soundtrack. Their third album, ‘Rolling Blackouts’, is certainly a factor-30 funfest, but don’t be tempted to think of them as Brightonian in anything but postcode. “People always latch onto it, they always write about us as a ‘Brighton sextet’”, says Team leader Ian Parton. “I knew they would, it’s that kind of seaside thing, but the reality is it doesn’t even sound British. I like the idea that it’s placeless; we can’t really claim to be an Anglophile band, there are so many

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international influences.”
 Indeed, the album continues their safari through disparate musical dynasties, from Japan’s J-pop through Italian soundtracks, spaghetti westerns, New York no wave and, dare we say, the altogether more misty-eyed suggestion of sitting in front of the telly as a kid. Ninja, the band’s singer/chanter/rapper, has also considered this. 

 ”It’s not a conscious thing, it just happens to be Ian’s musical influences. There’s a kind of carefree nature to the songs. I think there’s a lot of miserable indie around, people all swallowed up in

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‘Rolling Blackouts’, rather than prescribing to any notion of ‘difficult third album’, is more a bigger and bolder statement of what The Go! Team sound has always aspired to. “It’s different in quite a few ways,” agrees Ian. “The production’s more ambitious without being wanky.” 

 It’s certainly a broader palate they’re playing with this time around – a live brass section, steel drums, autoharps, plus extensive and eclectic eBay acquisitions filling out the sound. “People perceive us as a sample band but we’ve always had real instruments,“ says Ian. “It’s a bit like directing – you’re trying to visualise how the songs should come out. I like to imagine I’m discovering them on an old VHS tape. ‘Yosemite Theme’ could be from some old promo video for visiting the park or something.” But directing the musical course of the good ship Go! Team isn’t always straightforward, as Ian admits: “We tried a Brazilian choir on one track and it was just obvious it didn’t work. We don’t make things easy for ourselves…” ”It’s definitely a contrast from the last record,” offers Ninja. “It’s not slick, we don’t want to sound or look slick. It’s mainstream but rough around the edges.” The band’s lo-fi sound manifesto is certainly put to the test on some of the most commercial songs they’ve ever presented. ‘Ready To Go Steady’ and ‘Buy Nothing Day’ shimmer with pop optimism – we wonder if there’s a deliberate steer away from a commercial sheen that would be all too easy to apply. Ian reckons it’s definitely a balancing act: “The sound is less ‘bedroom’ than before – you can’t keep making the same record forever. I’ve always had an obsession with curvy, slinky melody and catchiness, but in a nonobvious way. My interpretation of pop is more Phil Spector and the Shangri Las than Lady Ga Ga, but I still love lo-fi and distortion. I even mastered the LP onto cassette – it’s suicide in a way but I love the sound of saturation and tape hiss. I’m always paranoid about it sounding too hi-fi.” But despite this honourably obstinate act of sonic self-sabotage, the Team find themselves in heavy demand for music syncs that many more polished outfits have launched entire careers on the back of. “We’ve had music in games and films – that’s cool, it’s quite nice. There’s no real money in it though, they just kind of consider it an advert for your songs. But I’m a bit funny about actual adverts, I’ve turned down things that could have potentially made lots of money.” There’s a hint of a frown in Ian’s voice. “We’ve had some horrible offers, like Gala Bingo – I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. But when people hear us on Come Dine With Me and Gardeners’ World, they don’t realise that no one actually asks us – if I could stop us being on Come Dine With Me, I would.” In town for their show at the Concorde, it’s good to remember that their painstakingly crafted records are just one side of the Go! Team coin. Ninja believes the live experience is an essential part of the band. ALBUM: ‘Rolling Backouts’ out now on Memphis Industries “You definitely need the two, the band WEB: thegoteam.co.uk really comes to life on stage,” she says. VIDEO DOCUMENTARY: vimeo.com/19520211 “Everyone brings their own influences to what The Go! Team is. In the studio it’s mostly Ian really, but I think he’d feel pretty stupid jumping about on stage on his own. The whole band just goes wild, we really allow ourselves to loosen up. There’s lots of instrument themselves – we’re just going against that. It’s liberating, crossovers between songs, everyone bumping into each other – it’s all a liberation that links to childhood. I’m never going to part of the chaos that makes us fun to watch. You never know what’s grow up within the band; that element shows when you going to happen – even I don’t know.” see us on stage and it comes through in the music.”

 Since the world first caught sight of the frenetic, Double-Dutching Go! Ian goes further: “I hate the idea of us as retro or kitsch, Team on the Mercury Awards in 2005, many of their nominated it implies there’s nothing serious about what we do. contemporaries have fallen by the wayside. As Ninja points out, “Bloc There’s nothing ironic about it, it’s just a mix of the things Party and Hard-Fi? I don’t even know where they are now.” I’ve always loved – like life flashing before your eyes. But the energy and imagination of ‘Rolling Blackouts’ suggests there’s Things like the Monkees and the Jackson 5 cartoons are plenty of Go! left in this team. just as much an influence as the things we like now.”

“IT’S JUST A MIX OF THE THINGS I’VE ALWAYS LOVED – LIKE LIFE FLASHING BEFORE YOUR EYES”

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FORMER GHOSTS

CLUB PREVIEWS

WORDS BY DAN BOWDEN, DARREN CARNABY, ZAC COLBERT, NICK COQUET, STEPHANIE DUNLEAVY, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE

FLAVA IN YA EAR • Haunt Thursdays

In Ya Ear Promotions have just unleashed a new Thursday night win by kicking off 2011 with Flava In Ya Ear. A sought after night among the Brighton clubbing crowd, it’s been upped to a weekly event due to high demand. Located at The Haunt, it offers tasty hip hop bangers and r’n’b beats – basically doing what it says on the tin and intoxicating your ears with classic tunes that will have you on the floor all night long. If you do stop to grab a drink, the guys behind it claim to offer the cheapest drinks in town. (SD)

HESSLE AUDIO

Life Fri 4th

The proliferation of the idea of 140bpm as a genre and not just a tempo is exemplified by label Hessle Audio. Early exponents of dude du jour James Blake, Hessle have been pushing many other key figures in the whatever-step scene, in particular tonight’s line-up of Pearson Sound (aka Ramadanman), Pangaea and label boss Ben UFO. Another month of futurebass from the scene’s frontline venue, Life. (MB)

FORMER GHOSTS Green Door Store Fri 4th

Synth-laden Former Ghosts are the brainchild of Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart, and seemingly an outlet for his gloomier thoughts. Unprepared to raise his voice above an uncompromising dirge of depressing lyrics and death rattles, it falls to the tight experimental backing of electronica, drum sequences, synths, whines and beeps to lift Former Ghosts’ sound into something both charming and unpredictable. Embracing a full spectrum of styles banded by Stewart’s deadpan delivery, these musicians are truly talented. (JMM)

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DONKY PITCH •

Jam Sat 5th

It’s maybe strange to think there’s a truly international, leading club night in Brighton, and that it’s in such an intimate venue as the underrated Jam. Donky Pitch is Britain’s premiere stop-off for skweee stars and to prove it tonight has an insanely strong line-up from the worldwide scene. Melkeveien, Sprutbass and Beatbully from Oslo’s Dod Pop label fly in, with a live set from local hero Boss Kite, and Thunderloops from Serbian-based Svetlana Industries. You want more? Residents Slugabed (from Planet Mu) and The Grinel & Nameless will cram in some bass-heavy tunes too. It’s a night clubbers in other countries will be jealous of. (JK)

SKRILLEX

Coalition Sat 5th

Dubstep innovator, teen street punk, hardcore metal vocalist, and all round genre-bender Skrillex is hitting our humble coast as part of his debut European tour, and this show will be a revelation. His psychotic glitchy dubstep and addictive dancefloor fillers for DeadMou5’s label Mau5trap are shaking the scene by its jugular. Prepare your senses for an audio-visual assault of bright lights, fast beats and smooth dance moves as in support are Ninja Tune founders, hip hop-sampling, electronic breaks pioneers Coldcut who provide a live visual set alongside SOURCE scratch favourite JFB. (JMM/ZC)

FUNTCASE

Audio Weds 9th

FuntCase produces sensory overload dubstep that wobbles, womps and machine guns through your body, making you dance whether you want to or not. With tunes like ‘Ho!’, ‘Mattress Punch’ and ‘So Vexed’ all full of fire, fury and funk, its unsurprising that this guy’s getting major airplay from the likes of Mista Jam. And with bookings like this, Supercharged maintain their reputation for bringing Brighton the freshest acts dance music has to offer. (ZC)

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RAEKWON

HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR Digital Thurs 10th

THE QEMISTS •

Honestly, we looked slightly askance at H&LA when they extricated themselves from their hometown label – New York alt.disco gods DFA – and signed with UK indie coolsters Moshi Moshi, but when new album ‘Blue Songs’ arrived, all was more than forgiven. It teams a pinch of early 80s underground disco with a big bowl of 90s piano house, and live they’ll be serving it up in a gender-jamming orgy of moody cool and abandon. Time to pick a safe word you won’t want to use. (MB)

Local legends The Qemists fuse their rock roots with drum’n’bass inclinations to present a live experience that’s full on and downright dirty. They’re joined by The Engine Earz Experiment, a dubstep band with tunes so deep and soulful their live show is beautifully immersive with irresistible vibes and has been earning them support from Radio 1’s Nihal. If you’re wondering whether to attend this evening just check out their videos from Madavail – it’ll seal the deal. (ZC)

RAEKWON

NERO

Coalition Sat 19th

Coming just a year after the Wu-Tang’s ‘36 Chambers’ classic, Clan member Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’ is not just one of the collective’s best LPs, but one of New York hip hop’s finest hours. A true cinematic experience with great storytelling, characters and evocative imagery, it might not have sold like Method Man’s ‘Tical’ but it gave Raekwon every bit as much respect in the underground. What we’re saying here is that the man is a genuine hip hop legend and we don’t get many of those in Brighton each year. Go see. (JK)

PLUMP DJS

Digital Sat 19th

If you still need to dance off your post-Christmas paunch then Digital’s got the right night for you. Obese beats and fat breaks make up the Plump DJs’ diet and they’ve been helping clubbers shed calories for over a decade now. Since moving from Finger Lickin’ Records in 2009 they’re currently releasing their delectable tunes on the Global Underground label and remixing for the likes of Stanton Warriors, Dave Spoon and DeadMau5, so get on down to Digital to shake off your pounds. Trust us, the Atkins ain’t got shit on this. (ZC)

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Concorde 2 Sat 19th

Audio Weds 23rd

Nero have been around for years, and even if you haven’t heard of them, you’ll definitely have heard them. Their big bass remixes of The Streets, La Roux and others have seen them sit firmly on the Radio 1 playlist, and with the vocal charms of Alana Grey, their own sounds are getting an increasing amount of airplay too. Currently being championed with a BBC Sound of 2011 recommendation, Nero’s accessible and solid blend of dubstep, drum’n’bass and heady vocals is well worth the £6 entry fee. (JMM)

LANDO KAL

Jam Fri 25th

Back when Grandmother Flash gave birth to hip hop, she couldn’t have imagined her offspring turning out like this. Glitchy, pared-down, electro-laden beeps and beats exude from Lando Kal, aka half of Lazer Sword, but it’s unmistakably hip hop that gives the swagger in these genes. Experimental as a half-remembered, half-feared dream, and tinged with 2 step, this night unveils the strange nephew of hip hop. (JMM)

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THE WALL STREET CRASH! •

CLUB PREVIEWS

Concorde 2 Fri 25th

As if Playgroup weren’t busy enough with their festival and all the events that they put on for themselves, they’re now helping out those who are really up against it. Half the proceeds of this 1929-themed night will be given to international anti-poverty charity War On Want. The line-up is worth a fiver for an early bird ticket anyway – it’s a tenner on the door – with DMC champion DJ Switch (not MIA’s mate) turning his hand to swing. He’s joined by Dutty Moonshine and Bill Murray. No, not the movie star, the electro-jive band. (JK)

CRITICAL SOUND

Life Fri 25th

Drum’n’bass is still there, people. You thought dubstep had killed it? You’re forgetting it’s the cockroach of musical genres – d’n’b would still be there after a nuclear holocaust (see the Burning Man festival for a preview of that scenario). Critical Sound are a label pushing the deeper, more considered seam – no eye-rolling jump-up here. dBridge heads the line-up and will no doubt be bashing out his ‘autonomic’ sub-genre – a deep, syncopated take on d’n’b – alongside Lenzman and label head honcho Kasra. (MB)

DA DOO RON RON • Komedia Sat 26th

Fulfilling the Da Doos’ criteria of strictly fem-centric tunes tonight is guest DJ Tim Burgess out of The Charlatans. He’s a proper DJ as well as an avid record collector and appears alongside regulars Chris King and Jon Slade as well as Declan Allen from ATP, spinning a set of sisterly soul, funk and pop from the 50s to mid-70s. Tim Burgess stalkers might also like to know he’s also playing an acoustic Charlatans set at Komedia on Thursday 17th. (NC)

KASRA


CLUB REVIEW

TONGUES

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WORDS BY JAMES KENDALL PHOTOS BY ED LILO

In last month’s listings we called Tongues a night for hipsters and they, apparently, weren’t very happy. Having now been we can tell why. NEXT EVENT: Fri 11th, Green Door Store More than maybe any other night in WEB: myspace.com/tonguesclub Brighton it’s a night for serious music PREVIOUS GUESTS: The Big Pink, Liars, geeks – the crowd is both really cool Electricity In Our Homes, Disconcerts and not cool at all, but in a good way. Sure, the playlist of post-punk, cold wave, no wave, Italo disco and electronica is über-now (cold wave and no wave), but it’s edging out of the speakers because the DJs are digging deep for sounds. After a few homes the night that’s also known as TNGS or ∆ has found a great venue in the Williamsburg warehouse chic of the Green Door Store which ought to mean that the bands who frequently guest get a decent stage. If you go often enough you might even get an invite to their secret parties in working men’s clubs and crumbling Victorian mansions.

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TOP TEN

Baby’s Gang ‘Jamin’’ Eleven Pond ‘Watching Trees’ Charlie ‘Spacer Woman’ Electricity In Our Homes ‘So Well’ 1000 Ohm ‘A.G.N.E.S’ Liquid Liquid ‘Optimo’ D.A.F ‘Als War’s Das Letzte Mal’ Terror Bird ‘Shadows In The Halls’ ADULT. ‘Nausea’ C.O.M.A ‘Verre’

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CLUB REVIEW

SHOGUN AUDIO WORDS BY ZAC COLBERT PHOTOS BY JAMES KENDALL

Brighton has more than its fair share of big name bookings but you might be surprised at the number of heavyweight DJs and labels with headquarters right on your doorstep. Local legend DJ Friction is one of these big names and his label Shogun Audio is nothing less than a superstar on the UK drum’n’bass scene. Tonight Audio hosts Shogun’s showcase of their freshest talent. The Prototypes step up by blending European techno synths and infectious vocal loops over rapidfire beats to produce addictive d’n’b rollers, while SpectraSoul hark back to the mid 90s and shun the latest flex for lazy liquid funk. SpectraSoul’s production is calculated and considered with yearning basslines and minimal backbeats that wear away the dancefloor with their steady soulful grind. By the end of the night Audio is covered with empty cups and broken glass shimmering with sweat, exactly what you’d expect after an evening of Shogun’s top talent.

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Icicle ‘Under The Ice LP’ Phace & Rockwell ‘No’ Wretch 32 ‘Traktor (Friction Remix)’ Spectrasoul ‘Reminiscence’ Hazard ‘Food Fight’ BCee ‘Anybody Out The (Friction & K-Tee Remix)’ Subfocus ‘Stomp’ Vato Gonzalez ‘Badman Riddim (Friction Remix)’ The Prototypes ‘Swagga’ Noisia & Phace ‘Program’

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CULTURE

WORDS BY JAKE CUNNINGHAM, STUART HUGGETT, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, BEN MILLER

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

ART: LABORATORY LIFE DANCE: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO Lighthouse Tues 1st - Mon 7th

The final week of February saw more artists and scientists than you could fit in a mansion-sized test tube descend on the Lighthouse to create five new projects in an open laboratory. DNA tattooing and astrobiology are among the exotic offerings being promised when the results are unveiled to an unsuspecting public here. A talk on the 3rd and a public forum on the 5th will also discuss and debate the role of technology in medicine. (BM)

EVENT: ART JUNKY Phoenix Sat 5th - Sun 6th

Brighton’s most dazzling indoor art flea market just gets bigger. The fourth year of the Art Junky juggernaut expands to a two-day fest, with more than 50 stalls offering as many quirky canvasses, old Doc Martens, tramp wedding dresses and handmade toothbrush holders as you can stuff into a felt-crafted handbag. Running wild through the mighty Phoenix, it also features live DJs, a cracking café and face painting, with all proceeds going to the gallery. (BM)

THEATRE: THE WELL New Venture Theatre Sat 5th – Sat 12th

In Woodingdean in 1862, where this play by Jonathan Brown is set, people didn’t have to worry about the erratic reliability of the number 22 bus or whether they’d ever get a decent pub. Instead, the focus of one man lies with digging the world’s deepest well at the behest of workhouse planners, a seemingly pointless exercise which leads to revelations about the prostitute mother found dead under the pier during his childhood. There’s more than water beneath them there hills. (BM)

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Dome Tues 15th - Weds 16th

What is a male ballerina called? What about a group of them? Maybe the world has yet to find words to describe Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which makes them all the more intriguing. A 17-strong pack of tutu-clad satirists simultaneously destroying your romantic notions of ballet and making it humorous, as well as being technically highly skilled – this show fits nicely into the categories of ‘cultural,’ ‘witty’ and ‘very, very Brighton.’ (JMM)

COMEDY: PHILIP JEAYS & FRIENDS Upstairs at Three and Ten Thurs 17th

Forget about staring at your feet and fiddling with your smartphone while the support act bores you into drinking the bar dry for this one. Having cornered the Gallic-tinged cabaret market, ace singer-songwriter Philip Jeays went on tour with brainbox entertainer to the masses Robin Ince, and Ince will be returning the favour here. Even if the Time Out award winner and Stewart Lee co-conspirator fails in his bid to make science sexy, he’s funny enough to make a deadly duo with Jeays. (BM)

DANCE: BIG BAG OF BOOM The Basement Fri 18th

If you’ve ever considered taking a cheese grater to your forehead or shoving daggers into your eyelids while watching some excruciating half-baked cod-dance cack, the New Art Club duo are here to reward your suffering and slice through the pretence. During a decade of gongscooping stupidity they’ve contemplated garden gnome sex, campaigned for opposable thumbs and indelibly imprinted images of men in leotards taking a slash onto our sorry souls. Celebrating 10 years, this revue sums up the Morecambe and Wise of dance. (BM)

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ART: ACTUATE MY VOID Phoenix from Sat 19th

Light in the dark for this three-artist exhibition of installation experimentalists. Angie Atmadjaja is a York sonic sorcerer who likes to turn spaces into “white voids” and configure noise so that it works in tune with the speed at which you stumble through the gallery. From Halifax and Leeds to Norway and Belgium, Theo Burt has travelled the world infiltrating venues with shimmering chinks of light from custom-made computer systems as he goes. They’re joined by sound artist Peter Worth. (BM)

THEATRE: THE CATASTROPHE TRILOGY

Dome Sat 26th

Lone Twin deal in blood-and-thunder Brechtian displays of dance, drama, music and heartbreak, which you really should witness if you’ve got any interest in the power of performance. This hat-trick starts with Alice Bell, the fairytale rollercoaster of personal hope and despair for which they are perhaps most roundly adored. Second piece Daniel Hit By A Train is the vaudeville testimony of souls who suffered sacrificial deaths, and finale The Festival deals with the small concepts of love and the extraordinary. (BM)

FILM: KINO CLUB West Hill Hall Sat 26th - Sun 27th

A monthly series of community-focused film and music weekends. Saturday night’s riot grrrl celebration includes live music from queer punk/folk groups Trash Kit and Woolf, a screening of cult US punk movie Ladies And Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains, and the premiere of Huggy Bear flick February 14th, assembled from footage of a 1993 show at the Richmond. Sunday evening’s theme is ‘Land’, headed by historical docu-drama Winstanley, plus related shorts and folk music from Robert Stillman. (SH)

DANCE: STOMP Dome from Tues 29th

After being set up in Brighton 20 years ago, Stomp have truly set the world alight – redefining what’s essentially an elongated drum solo into unique entertainment. In 2002 their first West End show was broadcast to critical acclaim, they’ve played on Broadway over 5,000 times, and it doesn’t look like slowing down. Returning home in all their bin lid-bashing, plastic barrel-toting glory, this stellar cast will create a fresh, fastpaced and funny performance, with loads of everyday objects thrown in. And yes, there’s also the kitchen sink. (JC)

COMEDY: THE RETURN OF BOOTHBY GRAFFOE Komedia Thurs 31st

How to explain the allure of Boothby Graffoe? If your dad got hammered at a wedding and started muttering terrible jokes before grabbing a dusty guitar and rattling off an arsenal of bizarre songs, all the while necking wine and employing the mannerisms of Alan Partridge, you’d be close. The lanky northern lunatic is the definition of cult classic not bestseller, but his ability to hit the comedy g-spot is flawless. The long overdue return of a hero. (BM)

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ART

INTIMATE CHINA AM Gallery, Borough Street Show 1: Tues 1st – Thurs 10th Show 2: Fri 11th – Sun 20th WORDS BY NICK COQUET

With China’s increasing world dominance in the world of commerce – recently overtaking Japan to become the planet’s second most powerful economy – it’s only right that we celebrate their more artistic endeavours as well. Their rich heritage of dynasties, together with a thriving contemporary creative community, have led to Christie’s and Sotherby’s proclaiming China as the new darling of the art world – this pair of exhibitions looks certain to help cement that reputation. The relationship between European audiences and Eastern art is at the forefront of these collections, concentrating on the photographic medium. Fine art photographers all living and working in China, including Jingyi Yang, Seppe Van Grieken, Boris Austin and Peikwen Cheng present a varied mix of people and landscapes, providing a rare insight into the human and pastoral side of a hitherto secular and secretive society.

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JINGYI YANG

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GHETTOZOID

CRITIC

THE BEST OF NEW BRIGHTON MUSIC WORDS BY MATT BARKER, NICK COQUET, JAMES KENDALL

ALBUM: BEARDYMAN • I Done A Album (Sunday Best)

Making an album was always going to be tricky for Beardyman – his whole being is performance. But on an LP nobody cares how the noises are made, just how good the songs are. So it’s with surprise, but relief, that very few sounds here come from his mouth. With production help from Tom Middleton, ‘I Done A Album’ covers mid 90s Aphex Twin, crunchy dubstep, Baltic oddness and afrobeat in as many tracks. There are still gags in here, but Beardy has turned to the music. (JK)

SINGLE: CLIFFHANGA • Landmines (Suicide Dub)

High Rankin protégé Cliffhanga spent his childhood pulling electronic toys apart to expand their aural capabilities, before an adolescence dabbling with drum machines, finally graduating to true bedroom producer status. This single, following wellreceived inclusions on Rankin’s ‘This Is Suicide Dub’ compilations, is his first proper release, a vocal-led floorfiller featuring the voice of his sister. The sweet innocence of her multi-layered, near madrigal voice is threatened by a slow, dirty dubstep backing that almost makes you worry for her safety. Remixes from Arkist and Evolve Or Die add some variety to suit all floors. (NC)

ALBUM: FIDGITAL • Let’s Get Fidgital (Eastpak)

The reinterpretation of pop classics using anything remotely approaching ‘zany’ or ‘wacky’ instrumentation is always a minefield, and Fidgital (from the Battlejam family) stride confidently into this incendiary arena. Classical violin and scratch turntablism form an unlikely alliance as they invade territories including Massive Attack and the Stone Roses, in a strategy many might surmise as almost blasphemous. But actually in the most part it’s successful – none of it plays up to novelty and they manage to make the disparate styles gel perfectly via some nice toasted MC rhymes. Definitely worth dipping into. (NC)

ALBUM: THE LOVELY BROTHERS • (thelovelybrothers.co.uk)

The first full-blown album from the Brothers – and if ‘full-blown’ makes you think of incurable diseases, you might be on the same

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DEMO OF THE MONTH

SCREAMING TUPELO • (myspace.com/screamingtupelo)

Dark menace delivered by a stripped-back punkabilly blues review, Screaming Tupelo share more than half their name with the troubled, confessional narrative of early Nick Cave singles. From the Mississippi Delta to the blue moon of Kentucky, the trio of songs here take pointed references from the very birth of rock’n’roll and drag them into the current century, with the corpses of its founding fathers rattling in their wake. There’s also a latter-day 80s Matchbox personnel crossover here, which makes perfect sense. This is well worth investigating. (NC)

dark wavelength as a song like ‘Happy Days’. Its observation “I see a cute kitten burning/It makes me happy for the rest of the day” neatly sets the stall out for the rest of the repertoire. Punk comedy cabaret sums them up quite neatly, with songs about kebabs, old age and Arnold Schwarzenegger – all delivered by a strangely costumed combo including ball gowns and that 80s style evergreen, the IRA balaclava. (NC)

ALBUM: MR B THE GENTLEMAN RHYMER • I Say! (Grot)

If you view the Terry-Thomas CV as admirable but sadly lacking in any cohesive rap work, then Mr B is the gentleman you’ve been waiting for. Time machine tea dance turntables back B’s raps, thoroughly extolling the various characteristics and capers of the chap, from briar pipe and tweed celebration to a Woosterinspired tribute to raffish employment-swerving. ‘Chap hop’ might not have the same empowering ambitions of hip hop, but it certainly knows a vest is only worn inside a shirt, which should remained buttoned unless accessorised with a cravat. (NC)

SINGLE: GHETTOZOID • Boy Toy (One4Ho)

Brighton stable One4Ho – the home of mostly 140bpm tempo tunes, put out mostly by ‘hos’ (hey, we didn’t name the label) – goes from strength to strength. Armed with a sardonic, Ladytronesque drawl, label co-founder Ghettozoid is blazing the dubstep/ electronic sub-genre lovestep (kinda dubtronica without the overt lummoxing swag of dubstep). Laconic robo-girl doing intelligent emo dubstep? Inevitable really. (MB)

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CURRIES SECRET EATER SPECIAL

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY JAMES KENDALL

Trying to round up Brighton’s best curries was a stupid idea on so many levels. For a start it’s such a personal decision. When we asked for your recommendations we had almost as many places tipped as we did people suggesting them. So maybe your favourite is missing (send hate mail to us on the Brighton SOURCE Facebook fan page) and somewhere you didn’t rate is getting real props. Sorry, that’s the way it is. On a practical level it wasn’t that wise either. Have you tried to take a photo of a curry and make it look as good as it tastes? Impossible. Especially in restaurants that tend to be atmospherically dark. And as for describing this complex cuisine without resorting to the word ‘hot’ every time – well, even after months in India and time in Thailand, we simply don’t have the vocabulary to do justice to the many layers of flavour. So, we did our best. Then there’s the task itself – shovelling down 10 curries in two weeks. There were times that we were longing for a nice bland

NISHAT

BEST CURRY! Preston St

This takeaway joint makes much of the fact that The Guardian called Nishat “the best food outside India”. But it’s worth noting that the quote is 11 years old now and comes from Julie Burchill not a food reviewer. However, this place was highly recommended by many SOURCE readers, who clearly know what they’re talking about. The balti kebab is a great starter for £3.30 – two soft lamb burgers in a rich, warm tomato-based sauce. The chicken tikka jalfrezi (£5.30) has all the punch that the menu promises; in fact the tikka spices are surplus to requirement as we rush for water, and then milk, to calm our mouths. Even more appealing than the intensity is how hearty it is – full of chunks of chicken and vegetables, plus all those chillies. The Madras fried rice (£2.60) is also great – loaded with green beans, mushrooms, carrots and cabbage. Outstanding from start to finish and the leftovers were great cold too. Julie was right after all.

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potato and some gravy. But even at our least enthusiastic every one of these curries was a joy to eat. The Twitter and Facebook-following SOURCE readers recommended well. And we know there’s at least another 10 suggestions that could have made the grade. Raj Pavilion, Empire Tandoori, Khans, Ashoka, Elizabethan Tandoori and Eshna’s Nutrition – we promise to get to you next time. You’ll notice that The Chilli Pickle isn’t in the top ten. Why the hell not? Even though it was by far the most recommended restaurant we couldn’t get a table there. Not because it was busy – it always is – but because it was closed. It’s moving to myhotel in March (see New In Town) and we’ll pop in when we can bring ourselves to get back on the spice. So here you are, the SOURCE readers’ most recommended curries judged by us. The idea that Brighton can’t do curry ought to be put to bed now as there’s something for everyone here.

PLANET INDIA

Richmond Pl

It took us a few attempts to eat at Planet India – it’s only open for four hours a day (6pm-10pm) and demand for tables is very high. Getting in without booking is a real gamble. Why so popular? Well, it probably the most Indian of Indian restaurants in Brighton, and the prices are great. Our starter is a revelation from the first mouthful. Dhai Bhel Puri (£4.84) is confusing mix of Bombay mixesque street snacks, coriander, onion, tomato, chickpeas, deliciously sweet tamarind sauce and yogurt. It’s so unusual it can only be authentic. If you can’t decide what main to get you can opt for a half and half (£3.32 each), and we try the mixed vegetable curry and black chick peas curry – the latter is dry in flavour and feel, while the veg curry is the sort you wish you could make at home. Rice is just £1.77 extra, making this great value for money – we didn’t finish and they kindly offered a doggie bag.

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HOVE TANDOORI

Church Rd

One of the most recommended restaurants, Hove Tandoori is pure traditional old school Indian, but brought right up to date with class. Attentive service, a huge menu filled with classics and new twists, there’s plenty to enjoy here. An example of the care that goes into making you feel welcome is that as soon as you sit down the waiters bring you over papadums and pickles. From there we head into a mixed starter (£5.35), which has wonderful quality soft meat, gentle flavours, and as fresh as possible salad. A small bhagi comes straight out of the fryer and is so crisp. The lamb shank nowab (£11.80) leaps right out off the menu and looks great on arrival, draped with thick sauce and green peppers. The meat falls off the bone in the way that you hope it would and there’s a real tang that plays off the wonderfully fragrant rice. There’s clearly a pride that runs right through this place.

SPICE NUTRIMENT

Queens Road

Ask anyone in Brighton to name an Indian takeaway and there’s a fair chance that this one will be the first off their lips. The place is legendary not least because they make a huge effort to be healthy. Low fat meat, brown rice, extra garlic – it really shows as soon as you tuck in. We start off with a Tandoori chicken quarter (£3.15) that’s almost caramelised, with soft onions and minty raita. Go for the classics, you suggested, so we opted for a chicken bhuna which was fairly gentle on the tastebuds and the stomach. The vegetable side dish was a surprise arrival but a worthwhile addition, padding out the main dish until it turned into two meals. The rice meanwhile was big in grain and taste. Delivery can take a while from Spice Nutriment as they prepare everything to order, but our food arrived much quicker than the estimated one hour. Really healthy takeaway food – and you can’t argue with that.

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GIGGLING SQUID

Market St

There seems to have been a Giggling Squid invasion over the last few years, and by all accounts more are coming. That can only be a good thing as their daytime take on Thai tapas is a lovely way to explore lots of different flavours in one meal. From a variety of options we choose the Ped Ped Tapas Set, and, after checking with the chef, they swap the squid with fishcakes (your mileage may vary). Delicious and spongy they are too, but the best thing on the four-sectioned platter is the spicy beef salad which is supersharp, like a punchy Thai salsa. As good as it is, the red curry can’t keep up, tasting creamy and full of tomato after the spiky chilli flavour. But it’s rich, with good crispy veg and a decent amount of soft chicken. Stunning presentation really ups this meal, which is a great experience for just £8.50, and even though you can’t get it in the evening there’s load of interesting options after sundown.

DRUID’S ARMS

Ditchling Rd

The Druid’s is a great little pub that’s always got its eye on doing something interesting – like post-rock music festivals with Nice Weather For Airstrikes for example. There’s a friendly hanging-out vibe, so it’s handy that there is also really good food there, at a price you can indulge yourself with. Just £5.99 no matter which of the six curries you want (even if your meat choice is duck), we decide to go all out for the jungle curry. Not enough places do this intense dish, but with its use of chicken stock rather than coconut milk it’s a really eatable dish if you can handle the heat. The Druid’s version has all the bite and more, and we’ve broken a sweat before we’re halfway through. There’s loads of fresh veg – beans, broccoli, carrots, bamboo and caulifower – and enough meat making it a real bargain for an evening Thai. It’s good too - you can cut yourself on these flavours.

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SUKHOTHAI PALACE

Middle St

In the world of treating yourself to a nice lunch, there’s no better bargain than Sukhothai. For five quid there’s a huge range of main courses and a small selection of starters to go with them. Yep, two courses for £5. For that money you wouldn’t mind if the food was average, but this nosh is top notch. The starters – prawn toast, soup, spring rolls and the like – are small but you should think of them as a little bonus. The mains are the reason to come though, and the curries are as good as the stir-frys, which are very popular. Our green curry comes with a decent amount of chicken and plenty of fresh crisp carrot, soft aubergine and peas. The kick builds quickly and has a real presence, the intensity topped with a heavy hint of Thai basil. There’s no complaining when we sit around in the calm restaurant for an hour and a half chatting. The only down side is that the cheap deal makes the evening meals seem pricy, when they aren’t really. Especially when the food is this good.

KEMPTOWN TANDOORI St Georges Rd

There’s a fair chance that this is a new name to you, but it’s been a longtime favourite of ours not least because of the amazing mixed starter (£4.50) they do. A spicy kebab, solid lamb, quality chicken and piles of salad mean that you could even split it between two, both enjoying the jagged, spicy flavours and garish colours. The curry of choice is as unusual a name as the takeaway – a chicken haq (£7.95). No, it’s a new one for us too – in fact a web search comes up blank. Medium hot, based around onion, lemon and ginger, it’s bursting with intense flavour without battering the taste buds with spice. There’s plenty of Tandoori cooked chicken – dry and rough textured in the way that chicken often isn’t in curries. The onions are lovely and soft though if we’re quibbling then the tomatoes could benefit from a little longer cooking. Give it a try, we think you’ll like it.

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INDIAN SUMMER

East St

It’s easy to stick with the tried and tested on an Indian menu because tackling something new usually requires a complete leap of faith. Almost all the curries at this top end restaurant are new to us and, like its neighbour Terre à Terre, we feel a bit out of our depth decoding the descriptions. We needn’t have worried though, Indian Summer’s reputation for quality runs right through it. Our starters of Hyderabadi Dal gosht and Nawabi murgh (see what we mean) feature as good meat as we have in the whole round up, not least in the former’s minced lamb kebab. The punchy flavours are cleared with a cranberry, apple and lime refresher between courses. The Chicken Kala Mirch has rosemary as the key spice, making a unique curry. Meanwhile the lime and ginger in the Goan fish and prawns give it a raw intensity that refuses to overpower the dish. The presentation was incredible, making the two courses for £22 seem reasonable. Pure sophistication.

KRUA ANNE

Kensington Gdns

When we’re feeling a bit flush Krua Anne is a regular lunchtime spot for the SOURCE team, situated as it is, right in the heart of the North Laine. Although it’s not quite as cheap as Soukathai’s lunchtime offering, its main dishes are bigger, though you’ll have to lay down four quid for a huge portion of crisp vegetable tempura (it’s pretty much worth that though). The red curry with chicken (£5.95 at lunchtime, £6.50 in the evening) doesn’t have the fattiness that coconut milk-based dishes can have, making it good for lunch. It’s not too hot but has loads of flavour that just begins to tingle as the last mouthful is shovelled in. You might very well have had equally great food at The Office, as these guys do the same grub there. They must be doing something right because the council gave them the Curry Of The Year for 2010. Yeah, we missed that award too, but the inclusion in this list is another win for Brighton’s best kept open secret.

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SOURCE VIRGINS I’VE NEVER EATEN…

WORDS BY STEPHANIE DUNLEAVY, STUART HUGGETT, ED ISAACS, ROSIE KENDALL, KERI KENNEDY, JESSICA MARSHALL MCHATTIE, AMY SANDIFORD-WATTS, LYDIA STOCKBRIDGE VIRGIN MARY ILLUSTRATION BY MARIUS PÅLERUD, MARIUSPALERUD.CO.UK

We couldn’t really do a food issue without stretching our own palates – thankfully we couldn’t find anyone serving horse or dog dishes but you still might be surprised at some of the things we let past our lips for the first time.

CAT FOOD

“IT HAD THAT SLIGHTLY ROUGH TEXTURE. LIKE FRENCH KISSING AN OX.”

My cat Leia – a petite black and white fluffball – adores human food. Marmite on toast, HobNobs, cereal, cheese... If we leave it unattended for a moment, she’s got her face in it. Maybe if I show her how yummy I think her dinner is, she’ll stop being envious of mine. I waited until she was hungry, then emptied a sachet of Felix chicken in jelly (‘as good as it looks’) into two plastic bowls, and made a side dish of Go-Cat tuna, herring and vegetable biscuits on a saucer. I didn’t fancy sharing her water bowl too, so I ran myself a glass from the tap. I was gagging before the first quivering forkful of Felix entered my mouth. The stringy chicken slivers tasted like the final scrapings of the last kebab in the shop, mashed into cold, sweat-flavoured gelatine. A few stomach-turning chews later I retched and sprayed the jelly down the front of the washing machine. My second attempt was no more successful. Even holding my nose to reduce the flavour, I still spewed it all into the sink. The Go-Cat fared better. After a few crunches it tasted like mouldy Ryvita, but I managed to swallow a few multi-coloured handfuls down. Leia frowned at me from her bowl and carried on eating. She’s welcome to it. (SH)

MCDONALD’S

Yeah, really, I’ve never eaten McDonald’s. It were all Wimpy bars round here when I were a girl. McDonald’s didn’t even roll into our smalltown backwater until I was 17, and by then I’d been indoctrinated by Morrissey into a firm ‘Meat Is Murder’ stance. When I subsequently relaxed my teenage convictions a little and tucked into a few bacon sandwiches, I still steered clear of McDonald’s, cos they’re evil, right? And their hot chocolate cups tasted of fishy latex. But this year I was out with some relatives who informed me we’d be taking luncheon in McDonald’s. No longer a rabble rouser I reluctantly acquiesced and ordered myself a Big Mac, intrigued to know what all the fuss is about. The first bite was a disappointment – gherkin, yuck. I removed it and carried on, but the whole thing was tainted with the pickle residue and tasted of very little else. Naming it a Big Mac can only be described as disingenuous – it was small, soggy and not a patch on a Grubbs bacon burger. The whole experience left a bad taste (of gherkins) in my mouth. And they’re called chips not fries, you corporate slags. (RK)

OX TONGUE

Ox tongue. Yes. Seriously. Ox tongue. The tongue of an ox. And what’s worse is that I was in some pretentious restaurant in Hove

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so it wasn’t just ox tongue, it was tongue of ox relaxing on a bed of fresh baby greens dressed with a sauce of triple-distilled cat sick. Or something like that. I ordered it because I wondered what eating tongue would be like. And I kind of didn’t think that it would be an actual tongue. In fact it was, and it turns out eating tongue is rather like eating a tongue. Cooked tongue looks pretty awful. It’s the same colour as a live tongue but just about 10 times more disgusting because it’s cut up into little pieces on your plate. Even the pompous little salad the restaurant kindly disguised it with couldn’t hide the fact it was pretty much a tongue on a plate. Yum. I gave it my best shot. But there is something undeniably disgusting about the feeling of tongue on your tongue. Like French kissing an ox. It has that slightly rough texture and – have you ever bitten your tongue? – crunch. It tasted like the worst kiss ever. Bon appetite. (ASW)

RAW EGG

Eggs are one of my favourite foods. Poached with Hollandaise sauce, scrambled with flaked salmon, fried and dripping with grease from the cafe round the corner – I am a lifelong fan of (cooked) eggs. Yet it seems I haven’t been getting the best out of my egg eating – vitamins are lost and carbohydrate levels are reduced by heating, according to the internet, which is why hardcore protein fans enjoy raw eggs. Well, it’s healthy, and anything old men, bodybuilders and Rocky can do, I can do better. Feeling full of bravado, I cracked an egg into a glass before my disgusted onlookers. Then, doubt set in. If raw eggs were tasty, they would be on menus. I haven’t eaten the uncooked, unfertilized ovum of any other animals, so why start now? What if I was one of the unlucky 0.0003% and caught salmonella? What if I died? More pressingly, what if I threw it straight back up? I poured it into my mouth. The yolk was huge. I spat it back into the glass. I tried again. This time, I gulped with less enthusiasm than if I were swallowing my own hand, and it went down. Slowly. How was it? I felt sick. Imagine drinking cold phlegm and you’re nearly there. (JMM)

SPACE FOOD

Developed for the early Apollo missions, this freeze-dried ice cream space food is pretty odd. It’s also something you wouldn’t really come across in the shops, so when a work colleague received some from the National Space Centre, I had to get stuck in. It has the consistency of crumbly halva but it tastes like warm ice cream – warm ice cream which is still solid. Very strange. It comes vacuum packed between two cookies, so it’s more like a halva/ice cream flavoured Oreo sandwich. On a blind taste test I don’t think you’d ever correctly guess what it is. On reading the ingredients, things such as ‘diglycerides’, ‘carrageenan’ and ‘partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oils’ jump out at you and personally put me off a bit. If all astronaut food is this dry (which it probably is) and full of hydrogenated oils, I don’t think I’d enjoy dinner very much in outer space. (KK)

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BREAST MILK

The queasy part to this was that someone else had actually produced this from their own mammary glands, which only really dawned on me as I started to drink down a whole glassful. It was a little strange trying to casually ask around for the substance, like some weird fetishist, but thankfully I found a willing party to help me out. I had imagined it would smell a bit like newborn babies do, but there was no real smell to it – I just had to try it to see. It had separated a little, so I gave it a swirl before decanting it out of the bottle. It was unusually sweet, but with an earthy/ woody undertone to it, a bit like sweetened soya milk but much thinner. I hadn’t given much thought to how it would taste, but seeing how most of us were brought up on the stuff I figured it couldn’t really be all that bad, could it? I hadn’t thought there was that much in there to start with, but it got harder to drink with each contemplative sip. There was no real aftertaste, but it did sort of coat my tongue a bit. No milk moustache though, I’m afraid. (LS)

CRAB

I’ve never been a fan of fish, and seafood is reminiscent of big insects, so it’s no surprise that I’ve avoided crab all my life. But if you’re going to eat it you may as well do it properly, so I found myself at a crab restaurant with 12 sinister crustaceans in front of me. My determination was tinged with mounting dread as I watched my fellow diners to see what the procedure was. As they hit them with hammers and took their shells off I anticipated seeing crab meat inside, instead I was confronted by slimy green puddles of snot and frondy white conical gills. Trying hard not to gag with utter repulsion I opted for a leg instead. I gingerly pulled it from the body, hit it with a hammer and picked out a tiny morsel of meat, trying not to look at the stringy ligaments. I was sure that if I could overcome my squeamishness I’d experience a taste sensation. After all, with so much effort required for so little meat, it must be good, right? Well no. It was bland and as I chewed I was overwhelmed with revulsion at the crab innards littering the table in front of me. I swallowed quickly before doing a little sick in the back of my mouth. Never again. (RK)

FOIS GRAS

I know what you’re thinking. Force-fed birds, PETA campaigns, horrific YouTube videos, illegal in over 35 countries – a real food taboo. Yet the ancient Egyptians shoved food down their geese, and 18th-century writer Sydney Smith defined heaven as “eating foie gras to the sound of trumpets” so it’s got to be at least a bit tasty, right? First, research. I fire up the Mac and promptly put myself off the whole idea. Shocking practices, awful welfare – google it to find out more. However, I do consider myself a ‘gastronome’ (I enjoy liver, have eaten frogs’ legs, love black pudding...) and will try pretty much anything at least once. So, having waited a day or so for the memory of my research to fade, one trip to a specialist food shop

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later and the jar of ‘bloc de fois gras’ and I are eyeing each other up in the kitchen. Armed with some melba toast and caramelised cherries, in I go. Wow, what a flavour. Think pâté but richer, with a smooth, mousse-like texture; slightly nutty, almost beefy. Delicious. Sydney, I’m with you, mate. Just don’t think about where it comes from. Am I glad I drummed up the courage to try it? Yes. Could I eat it again? On balance, no. The cruelty meted out in its creation definitely outweighs the undeniably lovely flavour. (EI)

RAW BEEF

Popular opinion dictates that a well-cooked steak is the abominable ruin of a good piece of meat. Requesting anything more than mediumrare in a restaurant attracts thinly-veiled sneers from beef connoisseurs and waiters alike, and horrified glances at bloody forks don’t go down well either, or so I’ve found. My mother is vegan, so the closest I got to the sacred flesh of my fellow mammal was Quorn-based mince, until I reached my teens and rebelled by eating ham. Never one to let principles get in the way of my diet, by my early 20s I’d eaten most meats. However, I draw the line at anything still oozing blood – surely we’ve evolved to cooking meat for a reason, and that reason is that it tastes better? This separates us from other carnivores, and in my opinion, demonstrates civilisation. So, here I am, cutlery in hand, gazing nervously at a steak. The term used in restaurants for what I am about to consume is ‘carpaccio,’ presumably because ‘raw meat’ sounds fundamentally unappetising. I tuck in. The metallic taste of blood fills my mouth, though it’s not as strong as I expected. The texture is undeniably chewy, so I chew, probably for longer than necessary. How was it? Not as bad as I thought, but still not pleasant, with less taste than it has cooked. I’ll continue to leave rare beef to the savages. Well done, please waiter. (JMM)

WHEATGRASS

Shotting wheatgrass seems to be a fad in Brighton at the moment, with many people opting for the quick ‘hangover miracle’ it’s known as. People in their numbers are heading down to the Guarana Bar in Sydney Street but no matter how bad the hangover, I could never face doing a shot of something consumed by cows. Any time I thought about trying wheatgrass I imagined a bed of grass growing in my stomach and quickly hushed the thought away. So, the day finally dawned on me where I couldn’t handle the hangover that had been visited upon me. I marched down to the Guarana Bar with my head hanging low, hoping for this supposed cure to rinse my pain away. It all seemed very serious – they served my shot of wheatgrass with a strawberry chopped in half and a small glass of water, which they told me I’d have to take to stop me being sick. I downed the shot like a true trooper, munched the strawberry, gulped the water and well, what can I say, it tasted like grass. Did it work? Have you ever seen a cow with a hangover? (SD)

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STREET STYLE

WORDS BY LYDIA STOCKBRIDGE PHOTO BY KEVIN MEREDITH AT LOMOKEV.COM

Stylish doesn’t always mean high heels and a face full of slap. Katie wears her tracky bums and retro jumper combo with pride, all expertly held together with a fat gold chain for some Run DMC-style embellishment. She doesn’t channel any particular style icons when putting an outfit together, just citing sportswear, unusual knitwear and fat (and fake) gold chains as essential parts of her regular attire. A recent émigré to London, where she works for a digital agency making websites and mobile apps, we spotted Katie while she was back having some downtime in her old homestead of Brighton, for a day’s outing of pancakes and a go on the waltzers, We think it’s fair to say 80s fashions never die – Katie’s keeping them well and truly alive by making some of their fundamentals look entirely contemporary. Jumper pinched from a friend “My friend took it from a friend and now I have it. I swapped her a t-shirt with a shihtzu print for it though, totally fair.” Gold chain necklace from Topshop “I always like to wear one big piece, usually around my neck. The smaller necklace is a present from my Jewish auntie – it’s a ‘Chai’ which means ‘life’, it’s like a lucky charm.” Earrings borrowed from a friend “The earrings are a loan from my best friend, they were Nanny Jo’s, so I’m looking after them nicely.” Tracksuit bottoms from SportsDirect “They’re Playboy ‘harem joggers’ that I ordered from SportsDirect for about two pounds as a sort of joke, I thought they’d have ‘Playboy’ written across the ass but they don’t, just a modest bunny on the ankle. But they’re so comfy they’re one of my favourite things to wear now.” Trainers from Nike Town “I don’t do too much jogging, so they’re just for comfort. I got them from Nike Town on Oxford Street.”

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UNSUNG HEROES

NO. 17: PAUL GILKS

WORDS BY LYDIA STOCKBRIDGE PHOTO BY JAMES KENDALL

Maker of the finest sausages we’ve ever had, Brighton Sausage Co. is the closest we’ve got on our quest for the perfect sausage roll. How come your sausages and sausage rolls are so amazing? It’s the quality of the meat and the amount of meat that makes them taste good. We only use pork shoulder and back fat in the sausages, we don’t use scraps of bits and pieces. Sausage rolls normally have a lot more rusk added to them but we don’t do that. Sausages have had a real resurgence from the old Wall’s days. Do you have to win people over to the idea of sausages? Attitudes have changed in the last 10 years or so. People expect a little shop like ours to have decent meat products. We’ve been here four-and-a-half years now so I think people are aware of what we do. What are the most popular sausages you sell? The more weird and wonderful ones that we do tend to be the most requested ones. We do a pork and marmite sausage, and smoked bacon and maple syrup. The traditional breakfast sausages are the most popular otherwise. Have you always liked sausages? How come you ended up with a sausage shop? Me and my co-owner Dave Barr both worked with food, and sausages, a few years before, so we had a passion for it. We sort of did what we knew already, and thought it would work in Brighton as a nice little niche shop. If we did it right and were nice to people we thought we could get a following. For crazy people who don’t like sausages, what else do you sell? Our bacon’s very good, it’s traditionally cured. We also do some very good steak, we’ve got the room to hang it for a good 30 days to get some flavour into it. And we’ve got a well-stocked cheese counter too.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

VEGFEST UK

WORDS BY NICK COQUET ILLUSTRATION BY MATTHEW BUCHANAN AT DEADCERTDESIGN.COM

Food you can grow in your garden for free? We’ll have some of that. VegfestUK is coming to town to promote the health benefits of veggie food while retaining a surprising tolerance to those with a lingering flesh requirement. We spoke to organiser Tim Barford about what’s in his pot. Vegetarianism has come a long way since the old hippie stereotypes, but there’s still a lot of cynicism about it. Yes there is, but the tables are turning – there’s a lot of cynicism about people who eat unhealthily since people like Jamie Oliver got involved. The idea of feeding your kids Turkey Twizzlers or mechanically recovered meat isn’t attractive or clever. You might have laughed at the ‘lettuce and rabbit food’ 20 years ago but to laugh at healthy eating these days is not so cool. The cookery demos at VegFest must help get new people on board. People are moved by taste and habit – we’re led to food by taste and develop a habit of eating it. We’re trying to break that and introduce new tastes and new habits. It’s just a lot easier when someone shows you how to do it, and you’re off. It’s important to get kids involved as well, to develop those habits early. It is, and they can come along, get in free and try it all for free – of course they’ll turn their noses up at some of it and that’s fine, but if they latch onto something their parents literally follow them round and make a note of it all, and they buy it and integrate it into their diet.

are also very good online shops these days, like for specific vegan items. We love to see models like Infinity Foods, a co-operative who manage their own supplies. Them and Unicorn Grocery in Manchester or the People’s Supermarket in London; they make sure there’s a fair price for everyone; consumer and supplier. If they can achieve that, which they can, there’s no reason why everybody else can’t. The festival sounds quite evangelical as well as just a celebration of vegetarianism. Yes, it definitely reaches out to people, especially as it’s free. I appreciate there’s a lot of people who like meat and are in no hurry to give it up, but for various reasons are looking to cut their consumption and eat more fruit and veg. By having a load of free tasters, a licensed bar and music, it dresses it all up. You can pop in, have a good time and also gain an awful lot of insight. Having it in Brighton you’re preaching to the converted to some extent – veggies are well catered for here. It’s different elsewhere though. It is if you eat out a lot, but a lot of people relax their dietary regulations and go with the flow a bit. It’s perfectly acceptable to be vegan at home and vegetarian when you go out, or vegetarian at home but sometimes make the compromise to eat fish. It’s not really about being restricted; it’s about making a conscious effort to restrict your intake. Eat steak if you like, but maybe once a month rather than once a week.

So you’re approaching this from more of a health than moralistic perspective. Yes, some people choose not to eat animals on spiritual or Budget must be influencing people’s dietary choices more religious grounds, however there are others who are adopting these days. this lifestyle on health grounds where it’s not about going 100% If you look at the basics of a veggie/vegan lifestyle – yes, people anything. Many would argue it’s good to have a relaxed and joke about lentils but as we know, they’re hugely nutritious and enjoyable attitude, rather than a they’re very cheap. Combined with other fixed, dogmatic or possibly basic stapes like rice, oats and grain, judgemental view. The stereotypical together with fresh vegetables and fruit, holier-than-thou vegan cynicism of you’ve got your basics which you can sneering at milk in coffee or augment as you can afford. VegfestUK Brighton whatever is the same as the meatWHEN: Sat 19th 11am-7pm eater’s ‘rabbit food’ jokes – they’re The festival’s a good place to stock up, WHERE: Hove Centre, Norton Road, Hove out of date and just not acceptable but what about afterwards? PRICE: Free anymore. You shouldn’t look down There are farmers markets, wholefood your nose at anyone. shops and box delivery schemes. There

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LISTINGS MARCH 2011

TUESDAY 1ST

ABOVE AUDIO Audio Music Quiz Time tbc £2 AUDIO Lights Out Club classics played by a live band 11pm £3/2 BEE’S MOUTH Roll ‘Dem Bones Avant blues and jazz DJ 8.30pm £free

BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free

BELUSHI’S BELOW Elements Drum&bass night 10pm £2/1 BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Skeptics In The Pub Losing teeth at an alarming rate? Bothered by bleeding sores? Learn about the discovery and subsequent loss of a cure for scurvy at this Brighton Science Festival lecture 8pm £2 CHEQUERS Open Mic Chequers 9pm £tbc COALITION Dirty Cash Scuffed up party for people with filthy habits Time tbc £4/3

COBBLER’S THUMB Play For A Pint Open mic night 9pm £free COOPER’S CASK General Knowledge Quiz 9pm £1 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Project Open mic night. Note: The Cowley is a private member’s club, but guests are welcome 7pm £free

DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DOME Ailey 2 New York dance company perform the works of the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey 8pm £12.50-22.50 DUKE OF NORFOLK Open Mic 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Shop Around The Corner 11am; Never Let Me Go 1.30pm/6.30pm; Animal Kingdom

4pm/9pm FIDDLER’S ELBOW Quizness Time Are you a pub quiz whizz, or bit of a half-wit? 8pm £1 GLOBE Basement Cinema Underground films, comfy seats, free popcorn 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times Leftfield disco punk from Born Bad DJ 11pm £free HONEY Latin Fever We’re not talking Ricky Martin, but then who is? 10pm £3/free HOPE Pete Lawrie Acoustic pop 6pm £8 HYDRANT UP That Fucking Tank, Buzz Aldrin, MAC, Colorful Mountain Instrumental duo brimming with heavy experimental riffs 7.30pm £6/5 JAM The Montagues Charity gig 8pm £5/4 KING & QUEEN Karaoke Night 9pm £free LATEST MUSIC BAR Catalyst Club & Bright Club: The Science Of Life Musicians and academics team up to explore the humorous side of science 7.30pm £6 LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE The Vice Social Student dance party 11pm £3 MASH TUN Mash. Drink. Repeat. Rock, indie and electro tunes 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Swingoddity Live swing jazz 8pm £free NORTHERN LIGHTS Dinky Doodle Drawing Group Can you tell what it is yet? Time tbc £free PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Zebedy Rays, Dalla Russia, Glass City Vice Live music 8.30pm £4/3 R-BAR Karaoke Unplugged Details tbc REVENGE Sound As A Pound Charty tunes 11pm £2/free RED LION General Knowledge Quiz 8pm £1 SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Delirious DJ Competition Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Tell Me On A Sunday Imagine if Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote a musical inspired by the same duff romantic tropes that fuelled a hundred too many rom-coms. You need imagine no longer 7.45pm £17-29 THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc

WEDNESDAY 2ND

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Sick hip hop 10pm £free AUDIO Glamour Of The Kill Metalcore mob 7pm £7; Supercharged: Brookes Brothers Breaks 11pm £tbc BASEMENT Scratch Watch some new works-in-progress, then discuss it with the artists 7.30pm £free BEE’S MOUTH Open Mic 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 3 DJ Sean plays everything from a-ha to GaGa - now that’s what I call eclectic 9pm £free

BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK The Noise Next Door Improvised comedy egged on by the audience 8pm £8/6 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks! Film night showing the remake of everyone’s favourite rape revenge thriller, I Spit On Your Grave 8.30pm £free COWLEY CLUB Ian Murphy, Bad Orb, Mass, Frayed Goat, DJ Zygot Live music fundraiser 8pm £donations DIGITAL The Poundance Imagine if Poundland had a dancefloor top pop tunes for a pittance 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Ailey 2 New York dance company perform the works of the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey 8pm £12.50-22.50 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo DJ night 9pm £free DRUID’S HEAD Open Mic 9pm £tbc DUKE OF NORFOLK Pub Quiz 9pm £1

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OF YORK’S CINEMA Never Let Me Go 11am/1.30pm/6.30pm; Animal Kingdom 4pm/9pm GREEN DOOR STORE The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free HAUNT Milkshake New club night putting the ‘heart back into chart’ with classic alternative pop 11pm £3/2 HOPE Trophy Wife, Nimmo & The Gauntlets Live music 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Sculptures 8.30pm £free HYDRANT UP Metal 2 The Masses Brave bands do battle for the glory of metal 7.30pm £3 JAM Club NME Live bands 10pm £3 KING ALFRED POOL Wet Sounds Live underwater sound collage and listening gallery - a truly immersive experience 8pm £1.70-3.60 KOMEDIA STUDIO Anna Calvi Country and jazzy singer songwriter 7.30pm £7.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Pecha-Kucha Night: Stranger Than Fiction A series of short and snappy presentations - part of Brighton Science Festival 8.30pm £5/3 MARLBOROUGH Silver Wednesday Vintage movies with all the trimmings (upstairs) 8.30pm £6/5 MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk soul band 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Prehab Live swing jazz 8pm £free NORTHERN LIGHTS Prognosis Psychedelic rock DJ Details tbc OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50/2 PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 PRINCE ALBERT Kill It Kid, Twin Brother, Black Cat Bone Live music 8pm £6 R-BAR Turning Tricks Pop and R&B from DJ Trick 8pm £free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free SIDEWINDER The Sidewinder Garden Quiz 8pm £1 SUGAQUBE G23 DJ plays big tunes Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Tell Me On A Sunday 7.45pm £17-29 THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £tbc WEST HILL TAVERN Monika Center, The Hollowmoons, Glenn Todd Live acoustic music 8pm £free WORLD’S END Dirty Covers Live music 8pm £tbc

THURSDAY 3RD

ABOVE AUDIO Maxxi Soundsystem Nu disco DJs Details tbc AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash up 11pm £2 BEE’S MOUTH Samuel J Jazz hip hop fusion 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Mutant Pop Poppy and alternative sounds 10pm £1

BLACK LION DJ Arther Shillin’ 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Clown School Clowning with Mr Pineapple Head 11am £5; Showcase Live local music with Stevie Becks 8pm £3/2 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Bike Night Weekly biker’s social - leather, not lycra 7pm £free CHEQUERS Stewed Ants Night Quizzes and games Details tbc COALITION Secret Discotheque Retro disco, 80s pop and other ‘uncool’ tunes 10.30pm £1-4 DRUID’S ARMS Druid Presents Live music 8pm £free DRUID’S HEAD Mark Williams The grand opening of a secret garden - surely a contradiction of terms? Details tbc DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Never Let Me Go 1.30pm/6.30pm; Animal Kingdom 4pm/9pm EASY BAR Easy Bar All Stars Future garage from DJ Pablo Contraband 8pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Live Lounge Live music 8.30pm £free GLOBE Hang The DJ! A night of punter-picked playlists 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Music To Drink Bourbon To Country DJ session with Moonshine Willis Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Penguins Kill Polar Bears, Munich, Last Days Of Lorca, Tied To The Mast Post rock and indie bands 7.30pm £5; TRIIAL Genre-less dance party with a secret band and guest DJ

11pm £free HOBGOBLIN Duncan Disorderly Chukin’s singer does upbeat reggae 9pm £free HONEY Exposed! New clubnight 10.30pm £2 HYDRANT DOWN Remi Miles Live music 8.30pm £free IRON DUKE Collage Club “Cut & paste your way to victory!” 7pm £1 JAM The Vessels, Stuart Warwick, Colonics Atmospheric post rock built on mathematical layers of noise 6.30pm £6.50; Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, R&B and rocksteady 10pm £2/1 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Matthew Osborn, Geoff Norcott , Steve Williams, Jeff Innocent Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Hammer & Tongue: Richard Tyrone Jones, Salena Godden An entertaining mix of poetry and comedic verse hosted by Rosy Carrick and Mike Parker 7.30pm £5/4 LATEST MUSIC BAR Brighton Filmmakers Coalition: Weekender Filmbender Can you make a film in 48 hours? Could it possibly be any worse than Twilight? Watch the results of those that tried (downstairs) 7.30pm £donations; Catalyst Club Three guest speakers give short talks about the science of sex, movies and politics (upstairs) 8pm £6 LIFE Shameless Half a century of musical highlights and lowpoints 11pm £1 LIGHTHOUSE Laboratory Life Public talk with arty scientists and science-minded artists 7pm £3 NORTHERN LIGHTS ZOSO Club DJ plays “old fart hard rock” Time tbc £free

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OCEANA 99p Party R&B and disco tunes from the bargain bin 9pm

£6/free

PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 PHOENIX GALLERY A History Of Sound Art Audio composition weaving a century of sound art with words from artists in the field 6pm

£tbc

PRINCE ALBERT Pirate Sky, Mannequin, New Kicks, The Promenade Live music 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT AKL Open Mic Night 8pm £free RANELAGH Hillbilly Deluxe Live Americana 8.30pm £free R-BAR Girls On Top Warm Up Pop and party tunes to get you in the mood for more of the same 9pm £tbc REVENGE Girls On Top Vs Emergency Room “Brighton’s biggest lesbian night” 10.30pm £4/3/free RIKI TIK Scribble Boy Com & Homeslice play hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN The Informers Live blues and soul 8pm £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick Turn Blue! DJs play vintage blues, soul and funk 8.30pm £free SIDEWINDER Forgive Me Father For I Have Synthed Confess your shameful 80s love secret 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Weekend Warmup: Gary Scott Dance DJ Time tbc £free

THEATRE ROYAL Tell Me On A Sunday 2.30pm/7.45pm £17-29 THOMAS KEMP Kevin Miles Live acoustic music 8pm £free VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Truce: DJ Fierce, DJ Overdose, MC Double J, DJ Maverick & MC Response, Jamma, Raggo, DJ ST Beats so cutting edge you could probably use them to splice neutrons 10pm £3 WEST HILL TAVERN Open Mic 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WINDMILL Free Music Thursdays Juice FM presents an open mic followed by headline band 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

FRIDAY 4TH

ABOVE AUDIO Bar Sessions DJs Time tbc £free AUDIO Special Ks Details tbc BRIGHTON BALLROOM Your Disco Needs You Decadent disco dance party 10pm £6 BELUSHI’S BAR Muy Loco Pop and house DJs 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Abandoned Rock and metal night 10pm £3/2 BHASVIC Zombie Science Invaluable insights for would-be survivors of the inevitable apocalypse - know your enemy 6pm £free BLACK DOVE Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 8pm £free

BLACK LION Dex Inn The City Vs Unhooked Generation DJ night 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Left At The Robot, Common Tongues, Sarah Louise Boyle Indie folk rock 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Shake ‘N’ Stomp Surf & twang with DJ Citizen Lane 9pm £free CHEQUERS Friday Night Live: The Invitations Funk, rock and soul 9pm £free

COALITION Fridays I’m In Love Somewhat eclectic club night with 60s gems, indie and funky funk 11pm £1-4 COBBLER’S THUMB The Greasy Strings Traditional fiddle music 9pm £free

COWLEY CLUB Pink Narcissus, Pussycat & Dirty Johnsons, Lazerhorse, DJ Zygoat Scatalogical punk rock 8pm £donations CONCORDE2 The Beat, Pauline Black Gritty 80s ska band from Brum 7pm £16; Silent Disco DJs piped through the audience’s headphones: a symptom of social alienation or an exciting new innovation in clubbing? 11pm £8 DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Nick Hirst 9.30pm £free DOME The Streets Inexplicably popular and hopelessly inept - yet somehow rather charming 7pm £17.50 DRUID’S ARMS Maxwell House Reggae DJs 9pm £free DUKE OF NORFOLK DJ Cashback 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Fitzcarraldo 11.30pm EASY BAR Pitch Slap! Swing and bass with DJ Arther Shillin’ 8.30pm £free

FORTUNE OF WAR Interpretations Throw Some Shapes DJs 9pm £free

FUNKY BUDDHA Drink, Dance, Repeat Unpretentious and boozy student night 11pm £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown

10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE Amongst The Pigeons, Stick In A Pot Trippy electronica with a jazzy tinge and the occasional satirical moment 8pm £tbc; The Stash DJs spin 50s and 60s tunes 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl Soul, funk and disco records 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Former Ghosts, Fear Of Men, Nick Hudson, Soft Arrows Live bands Details tbc HAMPTON Mod For It! DJ set of Motown, soul and ska 8pm £free H-BAR Loose DJ Nick Hook plays funky house 9pm £tbc HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to R&B, hip hop and pop treats 10.30pm £5/1 HOPE Stacked Nasty DJ night of funk, soul and 60s garage (downstairs) 9pm £free; Slip Jam:B Hip hop battleground for Brighton b-boys (upstairs) 8pm £free HYDRANT UP The Fallthrough, The Barracks, The Drones Live music 8.30pm £free JAM Detroit Social Club, The Vaudeville, Fitsroy Nostalgic and epic rock 7pm £6 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Matthew Osborn, Geoff Norcott , Steve Williams, Jeff Innocent Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: John Law’s Opt Trio Live jazz 8pm £12/10 KOMEDIA UP Johnny Cash Night The Cash-in roadshow comes to town 7.30pm £12.50; Funk And Soul Club: Derriere, Beta Hector, Ed Meme & Sir Funk Does what it says on the proverbial tin – funk and soul, in a club 11.30pm £8/5 LATEST MUSIC BAR The Mad Hatters Tea Party Wonderlandthemed fancy dress charity do with comedy and live music 7.45pm £5/4 LIFE Hessle Audio: Ramadanman, Ben UFO, Pangaea Bass music so forward thinking it could probably visualise the end of time itself 11pm £6 NORTHERN LIGHTS Dark Disco DJ Phil on the decks Details tbc

OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 PAV TAV INDIEcent Indie club playing indie pop and indie rock 11pm

£3/2

PRINCE ALBERT Bend Over I’ll Drive Rock&roll DJs (downstairs) 8.30pm £free; The Lucky Strikes, Early Ghost Dirty blues and low down folk (upstairs) 8pm £7 QUADRANT Quadrofunnier: Asian Provocateurs, Found Objects Band, Nat Dean Tapley, Andy Davies, Sally Barlow Stand-up, character comedy and wacky music 8pm £6/5 RANELAGH Roger Davies, Dominic Von Trapp Americana and modern folk 8.30pm £free R-BAR Disco Bomb Club classics Details tbc REVENGE Lollipop: Sophie Ellis Bextor & Richard Jones It’ll be murder on the dancefloor 10.30pm £8/6/5/3/free RIKI TIK Voodoo Matt Insight plays hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free

ROSE HILL TAVERN Rory Mulligan & The Invisible Band, Vitek Live blues, folk and swing jazz 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY CityCampBTN Talks and discussions on how technology and the web might shape our city Time tbc £free SUGAQUBE Suga Sessions: Cheets, Jem House DJs Time tbc £free

THEATRE ROYAL Tell Me On A Sunday 7.45pm £17-29 THOMAS KEMP DJ Ben Coles 9pm £free THREE & TEN Will Sumsuch Eclectic housey DJ (downstairs) 10pm £free; Fordham & Lipson Comedy Stand-up and sketches with the comics from the Radio 4 series (upstairs) 8pm £8/5 VOLKS Analogue: Ulterior Motive, Judda, Fineprint Audio, Frustrated Natives, Stone, Hiatus, Lp, MC Sidekick & MC Mongrel, Sdm, Roam, Kemist D, Dubstatic, Neil Martin, Champagne Charlie Drum&bass and dubstep night 10pm £3 WEST HILL TAVERN Envy Electro and hip hop DJs 10pm £free WHITE RABBIT WTF One must deduce that the name of this electro disco DJ night means it will be wild tremendous fun 9pm £free WORLD’S END Three Reggae DJs 8pm £free XUMA James Kendall Disgraced children’s entertainer and SOURCE editor turns to DJing as a pretext for leaving the house 9pm £free

SATURDAY 5TH

ABOVE AUDIO Mex DJ plays hip hop, funk and soul Details tbc ANCIENT MARINER Porchlight Smoker Bluegrass band 8pm £free

AL DUOMO Synergy Industrial goth night underneath an Italian restaurant 11pm £5/4/3 AUDIO A Slice Of Beats: Sketchi Fetcha, Slipjam, Renegade Youth, Amandla, Gingerbread Mandem Beats, breaks and a host of live hip hop acts 7pm £4/3; Warehouse: Zombie Disco Squad, Willerby House and techno clubnight - with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged: Rocket Dogs Live acoustic duo 9pm £free

BELUSHI’S BELOW Good Times Remember them? Maybe the retro tunes will jog your memory 9pm £5 BLACK LION Burnt Toast DJs play sleazy soul and dirty breaks

8.30pm £free BRIGHTON BALLROOM Pop Kraft Boogaloo Stu and crew play pop tunes while you play with sock puppets and make badges out of porno mags 9.30pm £8/6 BRUNSWICK Gentlemen & Assassins, Bitter Ruin New US band formed by members of The Dresden Dolls, Nervous Cabaret and Luminescent Orchestrii - like a noirish punk cabaret supergroup 7.30pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Replica Goth and industrial night (downstairs) 9pm £free; Nacht Und Nebel, Orgone Accumulators, Lumbers Experimental noise music (upstairs) 8pm £free CHEQUERS DJ Lamp 10pm £tbc COALITION Shrillex, Matt Black Coldcut present an exclusive piece of audiovisual VJ cinema about intelligent energy 11pm £10/8; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Carlos Riz, Aaron Palaez It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB Ned Star Live psychedelia band 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Darwin Deez Upbeat New York indie band 7pm £10; Supercharged WKD Sessions: Caspa, Krafty Kuts, Jenna G, Brimmer Dubstep and dance 11pm £12 CORN EXCHANGE Angelos Epithemiou And Friends New breakthrough character comedy 7.30pm £17.50 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DOME KT Tunstall Acoustic pop songstress 7pm £20 DIGITAL Pussycat Club: Atomic Overload If your house was this dirty you’d have to call pest control 11pm £10/8/5 DRUID’S ARMS DJ Ben Murphy 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Nanny McPhee 11am EASY BAR Good Vibrations! Soulful party tunes with DJ Luke Braken 8.30pm £free FARM TAVERN Helping Others Like William Charity event raising money to help babies born with cleft lips 8pm £donations FIDDLER’S ELBOW Saturday Sizzlers: Molly Malone DJs play a bit of everything 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR BBE Records Night: Lee Bright DJ set from the label manager 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Reflex The 80s are back! The perfect soundtrack to Tory cuts and mass unemployment 11pm £5; The Breakfast Club: Pop ‘Till You Drop DJ Mikee Hollywood keeps the party going 3am £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE The Basement Sessions Old school house 9pm £free HAMPTON iLike Bring your iPod and play your own tunes - you might like it, but will anyone else? 9pm £free H-BAR Matrix 2 Back In The Day: DJ Randall, MC Lowqui Take a trip down memory lane to the olde times of jungle and drum&bass 9pm £tbc HECTOR’S HOUSE The Free For All: Buffo’s Wake, The Motherload, We Spies Angsty cabaret-tinged chorus hooks backed by rousing gypsy rhythms 8.30pm £free; The Free For All After Show Messy post-gig drinking and dancing session 11pm £free HONEY Hat Club: Ridney, Laura Essence, Vince Frimpong, Hardworx & Twisted Sounds, Squiz & Ben G House hits and hats 10.30pm £10/8/5 HOPE HoUR HaNds Vs A Plastic Rose Vs International Diamond Thieves Live music 9pm £3/free

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HYDRANT DOWN Goodtimes Music Ska and reggae 8.30pm

£free

HYDRANT UP Surrounded By Disgust It can only be metal 7.30pm £4.50/4

IRON DUKE She Talks To Rainbows DJs play 60s and 70s swing 9pm £free

JAM Donkey Pitch: Melkeveien, Beatbully, Sprutbass, Slugabed, Boss Kite, Thunderloops Live skweee showcase from the Dod Pop label 11pm £7/5 JUBILEE LIBRARY Our City, Our Future Public debate looking at ways that Brighton can reduce energy use and cut carbon emissions

Details tbc KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Matthew Osborn, Geoff Norcott , Steve Williams, Jeff Innocent Stand-up comedy 7pm/10.30pm £18/15.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Maydays: Tonight’s Top Story Improvised comedy based on local news stories 7.30pm £8/6; CBGBs Club night devoted to the best bands from the legendary New York venue 11pm £3 KOMEDIA UP Brighton Rock Let your pony tail down for some classic rock headbanging 11pm £6 LECONFIELD MiTunes The latest skirmish in the war waged by the iPod against DJs 8pm £1 LIFE Hold Up! Proper indie disco 11pm £5 LIGHTHOUSE Laboratory Life: Public Forum The threat and promise of science is explored by artists and scientists 2pm £free NORTHERN LIGHTS Dynasty Theme Night Dust down the shoulder pads Details tbc OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £9.50/free PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT Razorblades, Surfin’ Lungs, Los Fantasticos Live music 8pm £5 QUADRANT The Saturday Show: Peter Tennant, Robert White, Mark Restuccia, Tom Toal, Adam Tempest, Sajeela Kershi Comedy and camp cabaret Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Kinky Classics DJ King K plays funky house Details tbc REVENGE Kinky Dangerous Pop and R&B tunes 10.30pm £8/6/4/3/free RIKI TIK No School Breaks Homeslice plays hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Top Banana Comedy Club Stand-up comedy 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Big Science Saturday Brighton Science Festival rounds off with a day of debates, talks and interactive games 10am £10/6 SIDEWINDER Night Of The Living Fred Name that tune to win a shot of Tuaca 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Simply House House from DJ Cheets Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Tell Me On A Sunday 2.30pm/7.45pm £17-29 THOMAS KEMP DJ ButtonDown 9pm £free THREE & TEN Matt Barker Magnificently turned out DJ with impeccable hair (downstairs) 10pm £free; Fordham & Lipson Comedy Stand-up and sketches with the comics from the Radio 4 series (upstairs) 8pm £8/5 VICTORY Up Against It Born Bad DJs play an assortment of punky trash Time tbc £free VOLKS Sicknote: DDR, Llama Leaf, Jiminy Clackett, Scotty SLD, Sicknote Steve, BE.SO, Chimp Rapes Frog Beats that bang so hard they could probably be used to compact road surfaces 11pm £3 WEST HILL TAVERN If Reagan Played Disco Alternative sounds from the era of right-wing governments and middle-eastern bombing campaigns. No, the other one 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Wonky Donkey Details tbc WORLD’S END Ma Quest Reggae, breakbeat and drum&bass 8pm £free XUMA Hint Electronic dance DJ from Tru Thoughts 9pm £free

SUNDAY 6TH

BEE’S MOUTH The Hive Retro DJing from the 50s and 60s 9pm

£free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 1 DJ Sean plays everything from A-ha to GaGa - now that’s what I call eclectic 9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin-off (book a slot online) 8pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE Boyzone The only explanation is that the audience will be comprised of girls ironically indulging in teenage nostalgia 6.30pm £36.50 BRUNSWICK Qukulele A quick round-up of today’s gayness: the triangle is no longer gay, the ukulele stays gay for another fortnight 3pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK The Geekest Link Possibly the only time in your life that anyone will care how much you know about comic books 8.30pm £1 COALITION Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Hounds, Tripwires Their electro-powered indie rock is less offensive than the unnecessary punctuation 7pm £12/10 CONCORDE2 Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Pop punk with metal moments 7.30pm £9 COWLEY CLUB Everyone To The Anderson, Crooked Mountain, Crooked Sea Scatalogical punk rock 8.30pm £donations DOME Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Music by Brahms, Bartok and Mahler 2.45pm £9-32 DUKE OF NORFOLK Live Music Night 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Bolshoi: Don Quixote 4pm; Aidan Moffat, Human Don’t Be Angry Solo set from the foul-mouthed Scottish perv out of Arab Strap 8.45pm £8.30 DRUID’S ARMS The Sunday Sessions Live music Time tbc £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Sham-Rock Open Mic 8.30pm £free GLOBE Rockoustic Open Jam 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Sunday Night Jazz: Dennis Privet & Piers Clark Latin style guitarists Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live acoustic music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 9pm £free HAMPTON Live Music Sundays Showcase for local acts 8.30pm £free HEIST Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 8pm £free

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HONEY Afrodisiac If your house was this sexy you’d get a lot of carpet burns 10.30pm £3.50/free HOTEL PELIROCCO Ace Stories: Rachel Cusk, James Burt, Sara Lenzen, 21 Crows Spoken word storytelling from award-winning author 6pm £3 HYDRANT DOWN Tragic City Thieves Live music Time tbc £free HYDRANT UP Clan Bastardo, Snide, Atombuzz, Skurvi Metal bands 7.30pm £6 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Matthew Osborn, Geoff Norcott , Steve Williams, Jeff Innocent Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Miles Jupp: Fibber In The Heat Stand-up muses on his recent trip to India 8pm £12/10 KOMEDIA UP Bent Double 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 LECONFIELD Boozy Bingo Old is the new young 6pm £1 MARWOOD CAFE Brighton Filmmakers Coalition Meeting A gathering of auteurs and amateurs and anyone else looking to make a low/no budget movie 6pm £free PAVILION THEATRE Dick Whittington And His Cat Maisie Lewd adult panto with no shortage of Dick jokes 5pm/8pm £17 RANELAGH Mike Ross Blues and country rock 8.30pm £free R-BAR Sublime Sundays Acoustic sessions 5pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Jazz Sessions 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Of All The Nerve The life story of a neuron told with the help of the audience (it’s free but you need to book) 11am £free SUGAQUBE All Night Long Hip hop and funk from DJ Mr Ray Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Stephen K Amos Heart-warming comedy 7.30pm £22.50 THOMAS KEMP Sunday Night Tango Dance the night away 8pm £free THREE & TEN Strung Out Live acoustic music (downstairs) Time tbc £free; The Noise Next Door: The Red Show Improvised comedy egged on by the audience (upstairs) 6pm £8/6 VOLKS Comic Relief Fundraiser Live bands and DJs 8pm £tbc WHITE RABBIT Live Jazz 3pm £free WORLD’S END Poster Child Acoustic duo 8pm £free

MONDAY 7TH

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BEE’S MOUTH The Bee’s Mouth Jazz Forum Join in for a jazz jam with the house band - there’s a free pint in it 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 2 DJ Sean plays eclectic pop 9pm £free BLACK LION The Lion, The Wit And The Frontal Lobe Pub quiz 8pm £1

BRIGHTON CENTRE Boyzone The only explanation is that the audience will be comprised of girls ironically indulging in teenage

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nostalgia 6.30pm £36.50 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: They Call Her One Eye Film night showing a Swedish grindhouse thriller 8.30pm £free

DRUID’S ARMS Quizageddon! 8.30pm £1 COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CORNERSTONE Son Of Movie Bar So you wanna make it in the glamorous world of film? Go shmooze with the movers and makers and other out-of-work actors. Includes film screenings, q&a with directors and a movie quiz 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Metal bands and DJs

8pm £free GREYS The Believers Bluesy rock band 8.30pm £10 HAMPTON Music Quiz 8pm £1 LATEST MUSIC BAR Malcolm Holcombe Grisled American folk music 7pm £10 LIFE Jail Bait It’s a 90s club night. We googled it for more details and now our hard drives have been confiscated by the filth 11pm £2 MARWOOD CAFE Life Drawing A night of naked talent (upstairs) 6pm £6 PRINCE ALBERT Benjamin Francis Leftwich, The Sorry Kisses, Ronit Live music 8pm £6 QUADRANT Monday Comedy Club Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Quiz With Liz Details tbc RESIDENT RECORDS Erland & The Carnival Instore show 6.30pm £free SIDEWINDER Poker Night It’s about time for a gambling habit Time tbc £5 SUGAQUBE DeepSoul Funky fidget tech with DJ Jason Pepperell Time tbc £free THOMAS KEMP Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WEST HILL TAVERN Quiz Night 8.30pm £1

TUESDAY 8TH

AUDIO Lights Out Club classics played by a live band 11pm £3/2 BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Elements Drum&bass night 10pm £2/1 BLACK DOVE Mardi Gras Party Fish Fry DJs play New Orleans carnival jazz 7.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8.30pm

£free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks! Film night showing a new documentary about ‘video nasties’ 8.30pm £free CHEQUERS Open Mic Chequers 9pm £tbc COALITION Dirty Cash Scuffed up party for people with filthy habits Time tbc £4/3 COBBLER’S THUMB Play For A Pint Open mic night 9pm £free COOPER’S CASK General Knowledge Quiz 9pm £1 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Project Open mic night 7pm £free DIGITAL Surfer Blood, Young Prisms, No Joy Indie rockers from Florida 7pm £9; CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DUKE OF NORFOLK Open Mic 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA London Boulevard 11am FIDDLER’S ELBOW Quizness Time Are you a pub quiz whizz, or bit of a half-wit? 8pm £1 GLOBE Basement Cinema Underground films, comfy seats, free popcorn 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times Leftfield disco punk from Born Bad DJ 11pm £free HONEY Latin Fever We’re not talking Ricky Martin, but then who is? 10pm £3/free KING & QUEEN Karaoke Night 9pm £free LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE The Vice Social Student dance party 11pm £3 MASH TUN Mash. Drink. Repeat. Rock, indie and electro tunes 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Sugar Foot Stomp Live swing jazz 8pm £free PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Rita Lynch, Dirty Scavenger, Aspel Orchid, Wildcatz Project Live music 8pm £3 R-BAR Karaoke Unplugged Details tbc REVENGE Sound As A Pound Charty tunes 11pm £2/free RED LION General Knowledge Quiz 8pm £1 SIDEWINDER Pancake Eating Competition Not quite in the spirit of Lent, but hey 7pm £free SUGAQUBE Delirious DJ Competition Time tbc £free THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc

WEDNESDAY 9TH

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Sick hip hop 11pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Funtcase Breaks 11pm £tbc BEE’S MOUTH Open Mic 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 3 Pop music 9pm £free BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE Plan B Nice of him to knock 13p off the ticket price 6.30pm £17.87 BRUNSWICK DeciBelles Choir 8pm £donations CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Don’t Go In The House Film night showing everyone’s favourite low budget pyromaniac slasher flick 8.30pm £free CORN EXCHANGE Iron & Wine, Daniel Martin Moore Indie folk singer songwriter with the beard and craftmanship befitting an old time yankie eccentric 8pm £15 CONCORDE2 Chop Shop Hip hop battle 8pm £free COWLEY CLUB Ade Sings Rosselsongs The fiddler from Chicken Shed Zepplin pays tribute to the folk legend Leon Rosselson 9pm £donations

DIGITAL The Naked And Famous, Yaaks Band names can be deceptive sometimes 7pm £7; The Poundance Imagine if Poundland had a dancefloor - top pop tunes for a pittance 11pm £4/3/1 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo DJ night 9pm £free DRUID’S HEAD Open Mic 9pm £tbc DUKE OF NORFOLK Pub Quiz 9pm £1 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Animal Kingdom 11am

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GREEN DOOR STORE International Women’s Day: Bleech, Nimmo & The Gauntletts, Lianne Hall, Bunty Looping All-female musical fundraiser Details tbc; The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free HAUNT Milkshake New club night putting the ‘heart back into chart’ with classic alternative pop 11pm £3/2 HYDRANT DOWN Fiasco Thieves Live music 8.30pm £free JAM Club NME Live bands 10pm £3 LATEST MUSIC BAR Patrick Duff The Strangelove singer’s solo stuff seems to be causing more of a stir than his foppish indie band ever did Details tbc MARLBOROUGH Silver Wednesday: Rocket Lolly Vintage clips of space-age huzzah, nuke warnings and 1920s time experiments (upstairs) 8.30pm £7/6 MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk soul band 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Gemma’s Dream Live swing jazz 8pm £free OCEANA DJ Fresh Live Tour 9pm £2-5 PAVILION THEATRE Sussex Salon Series: What Is The Role Of Law In International Affairs? Public debate with two professors 8pm £6/4 PRINCE ALBERT Bearings, Directions, Birdcall Live music 8pm £4 R-BAR Turning Tricks Pop and R&B from DJ Trick 8pm £free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free ST GEORGE’S INN Quiz Night 8pm £1 SIDEWINDER The Sidewinder Garden Quiz 8pm £1 SUGAQUBE G23 DJ plays big tunes Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Derren Brown: Svengali He could have made a fortune swindling bookies, but he chose to put his powers to good use entertaining the public - thus giving rise to a surge of superstition not seen since the days when people burned goats for looking too much like the devil 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8pm £free THREE & TEN Zoe Lyons New material from the local stand-up 8pm £6/5

THURSDAY 10TH

ABOVE AUDIO Maxxi Soundsystem Nu disco DJs Details tbc AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash-up birthday party 11pm £2 BEE’S MOUTH John Crampton One-man blues band 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Mutant Pop Poppy and alternative sounds

10pm £1 BLACK LION Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot funk beats and soul grooves 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Clown School Clowning with Mr Pineapple Head 11am £5; Showcase Live local music with Matt Bonner 8pm £3/2 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Fight For Your Life Film night screening of racially-charged action thriller 8.30pm £free CHEQUERS Stewed Ants Night Quizzes and games Details tbc COALITION Secret Discotheque Retro disco, 80s pop and other ‘uncool’ tunes 10.30pm £1-4 DIGITAL Hercules & Love Affair Dance music DJ collective from NY 10pm £10 DRUID’S ARMS Druid Presents Live music 8pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Land And Freedom 6.30pm EASY BAR Easy Bar All Stars Future garage from DJ Pablo Contraband 8pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Live Lounge: Beaujacks Dutch bluesy grunge rock 8.30pm £free FRIEND’S MEETING HOUSE Oxfem: International Women’s Day Music, film and dancing 6.30pm £tbc GLOBE Hang The DJ! A night of punter-picked playlists 9pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE TRIIAL Genre-less dance party with a secret band and guest DJ 11pm £free HAUNT Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, R&B and rocksteady - launch night, see New In Town Details tbc HOBGOBLIN Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8 Country standards and pop covers put through the hillbilly thresher 9pm £free HONEY Exposed! New clubnight 10.30pm £2 HOVE CENTRE Sussex Beer & Cider Festival Over 200 real ales for the delectation of the bearded connoisseur Details tbc HYDRANT DOWN Goodtimes Music Ska and reggae 8.30pm £free JAM Flats New band from the new wave of bands reviving the sound of the old new wave 8pm £6 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Stu Goldsmith, Andrew Lawrence, John Moloney, Tom Deacon Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO The Outer Church Live music, DJs and film screenings providing “spectral sounds and electronic folklore” 7pm £4 LATEST MUSIC BAR Catalyst Club Three guest speakers give a short talk about whatever their weird obsession is 8pm £5 LIFE Shameless Half a century of musical highlights and lowpoints 11pm £1 NORTHERN LIGHTS Swing Ninjas Uptempo gypsy band Details tbc OCEANA 99p Party R&B and disco tunes from the bargain bin 9pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE Bane II Amusing one-man genre parody in which a hard-boiled detective monologues and mimes his way through noir cliches 8pm £10/8 PAV TAV Defective By Design, Aim.Fire, IAM:YOURHERO Alt rock album launch 8pm £4/3 PRINCE ALBERT Sky Harbour, Away With Words, The New Union EP launch for alt rock band 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT AKL Open Mic Night 8pm £free RANELAGH Roland Chadwick Guitarist with fingers like scurrying spiders 8.30pm £free R-BAR Girls On Top Warm Up Pop and party tunes to get you in the mood for more of the same 9pm £tbc REVENGE Girls On Top Vs Emergency Room “Brighton’s biggest lesbian night” 10.30pm £4/3/free RIKI TIK Scribble Boy Com & Homeslice play hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN The Walkers, Screaming Tupelo Live music 8pm £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick Turn Blue! DJs play vintage blues, soul and funk 8.30pm £free SIDEWINDER Forgive Me Father For I Have Synthed Confess your shameful 80s love secret 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Weekend Warmup: Gary Scott Dance DJ Time tbc £free

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THEATRE ROYAL Derren Brown: Svengali 7.30pm £tbc VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Simply Vinyl Purist DJs 10pm £5/4 WEST HILL TAVERN Open Mic 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WINDMILL Free Music Thursdays Juice FM presents an open mic followed by headline band 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

FRIDAY 11TH

ABOVE AUDIO Bar Sessions DJs Time tbc £free AUDIO Two Spot Gobi, Vienna, Ben Faux Single launch for local acoustic pop band 7pm £6/5; Minimal Kids: Sasha Bremer Techno night 11pm £8/5 BASEMENT Must! The Inside Story Projected images and live musicians help a lesbian grandmother recount her extraordinary experiences in the medical profession 7.30pm £8/6 BEE’S MOUTH Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 9pm £free 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 50s and 60s tunes from across the Americas 8pm £free BLACK LION Medium Rare DJs serving up a platter of semiobscure funk and soul 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE American Rumble Wrestling Spectacular If this bout of sweaty violence isn’t enough for you, West Street is only around the corner 3pm £9-36 BRUNSWICK The Lost Highway Americana night 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 CHEQUERS Friday Night Live: The Junk House Band Live music 9pm £free COALITION Fridays I’m In Love Somewhat eclectic club night with 60s gems, indie and funky funk 11pm £1-4 COBBLER’S THUMB Rebellious Jukebox: Skintight Jaguars, The Deadbeat, Little Ease Post punk and garage rock night with bands and DJs 8pm £free CONCORDE2 Marina Celeste Electro pop and piano balladry from the Nouvelle Vague vocalist 7.30pm £11; Kemp Town Carnival Extravaganza: The Kalakuta Millionaires, Afrobase, RootsGarden, Carnivalesque Afro funk fundraiser 11pm £6 DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Nick Hirst 9.30pm £free DOME Dorothy Stringer Dance 2011 Local school presents a dance showcase 7pm £8 DRUID’S ARMS We Change The Beat DJ night 9pm £free DUKE OF NORFOLK DJ Cashback 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Archipelago 1pm/6.30pm; Norwegian Wood 3pm/9pm; Nosferatu The Vampire 11.30pm EASY BAR Pitch Slap! Meets PJ Party Pyjama party fundraiser for Scope 7pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Shakehandsletsparty Bianca and Sue play a bit of everything 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Drink, Dance, Repeat Unpretentious and boozy student night 11pm £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl Soul, funk and disco records 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Tongues Minimalist experimental sounds for the discerning clubber 11pm £free HAMPTON Mod For It! DJ set of Motown, soul and ska 8pm £free H-BAR Aura Vs KickAss If your house was this underground you’d probably survive a thermonuclear attack 9pm £tbc HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to R&B, hip hop and pop treats 10.30pm £1-5 HOPE Eclectic Chair Buzzing tunes from DJ Lamp (downstairs) 9pm £free; Love Thy Neighbour: Let’s Buy Happiness New monthly clubnight with live bands and indie DJs (upstairs) 9pm £4/3 HOVE CENTRE Sussex Beer & Cider Festival Over 200 real ales for the delectation of the bearded connoisseur (Disclaimer: you don’t have to be bearded to enjoy real ales, but it helps) Details tbc HYDRANT UP Metal 2 The Masses Brave bands do battle for the glory of metal 7.30pm £3 JAM Hellenic Night: Kypreos Band Greek bouzouki music 9pm £9/7 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Stu Goldsmith, Andrew Lawrence, John Moloney, Tom Deacon Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: Christine Tobin & Liam Noble ‘Tapestry Unravelled’ Live jazz 8pm £14/12 KOMEDIA UP Shazia Mirza: Multiple Choice Award-winning stand-up comedienne 8pm £12/10; Trailer Trash: Sci-Fi Apocalypse Fancy-dress club night with fiery burlesque acts, robot costumes and trashy electro punk 9.30pm £10/8 LATEST MUSIC BAR Huggy And The Bears, Monkey Puzzle Band Recently reformed jazz and funk band 9pm £6/5 LIFE Zoon: Alex Celler 11pm £7/5 OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE The Treason Show Topical songs and sketches from the long-running local comedy show 8pm £12.50/10 PAV TAV INDIEcent Indie club playing indie pop and indie rock 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT Graham Shavehead Music from DJ Digitalis 8pm £5 QUADRANT Laughing Horse New Act Show: Julian Deane, Sam Stone, Ian Hawkins, Paul Osborne, Toby Brown, Chris Purchase, Mark Cram, David Hannant, Kev Hampson Stand-up comedy Details tbc RANELAGH Mike Newsham Live Americana 8.30pm £free R-BAR Disco Bomb Club classics Details tbc REVENGE Ms Dynamite Live PA from the former queen of R&B 10.30pm £6/5/3/free RIKI TIK Beat Jerky Barry Dust plays Latin, jazz, funk, soul, ragga and hip hop 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN The Cracklin’ Griffins Live Irish music 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Bassett Youth theatre Time tbc £7/5 SUGAQUBE Suga Sessions: Cheets, Jem House DJs Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Derren Brown: Svengali 7.30pm £tbc

THOMAS KEMP DJ Brian 9pm £free THREE & TEN Ruff Snippets Funk, soul and hip hop DJ set 10pm £free; Luke Toulson: Fear, Love And Other Monkeys Somewhat silly and obversational stand-up 8pm £7/5 VOLKS Future Dub: Radikal Guru, Cutloose Crew, Kosine & Ldrift, Gremlin & Redford, Unityhifi, Maniac & Trouble, Daffy Dubz, Arkitalsound, King Spinner, Lowki, Defcon One, Chris Culture, Dialect, Rudey, Mr Horsewell, Natty Sax Dubstep and roots all-nighter 10.30pm £5 WEST HILL TAVERN Brains Eclectic mish-mash from Superheroes of BMX 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Black Hats, The Wasp Factory Live music 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Scam Live music 8pm £free XUMA Uncle Al DJ spins some foot-stomping jazz, blues and rock&roll 9pm £free

SATURDAY 12TH

ABOVE AUDIO Mex DJ plays hip hop, funk and soul Details tbc AUDIO Warehouse: Reset! House and techno clubnight - with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BASEMENT Must! The Inside Story Projected images and live musicians help a lesbian grandmother recount her extraordinary experiences in the medical profession 7.30pm £8/6 BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Good Times Remember them? Maybe the retro tunes will jog your memory 9pm £5 BLACK LION Attic Monkeys Hey, check out my record collection! 9pm £free

BLACK DOVE Chopsource Jazz and bass DJ set 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Fire At The Old Mill New wave and post punk DJ (downstairs) 9pm £free; Unplugged & Unsober: Oisin Hendrix, Joey Tu, Joe Shier, Peter James Live music (upstairs) 8pm £3

COALITION Floorplay: Prok & Fitch, Vince Frimpong, Georgous The house market is booming 11pm £10/8/5; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Carlos Riz, Aaron Palaez It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB Duncan Disorderly & The Scallywags Acoustic reggae grooves 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Blancmange 80s synth pop 6.30pm £16; Guilty Pleasures: Anna Greenwood, Dynamite Sal, Hot Gusset, Sparkle Motion Album launch night for irony-free fans of pure pop music 11pm £12/10/7 COOPER’S CASK Sweet Back Funk, reggae and soul with DJ Matt The Hat 8pm £free CORN EXCHANGE Beatbox Masterclass With Shlomo Learn to speak the lingo of the drum 4.30pm £18/8; Shlomo: Mouthronica You will be delighted by the things he can do with his mouth 7pm £18/12.50/10 DIGITAL Audio Bullys, Vincent Manganaro, Carlos Ruiz Lopez, De Puta Madre Hooligan house heroes 11pm £10 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DOME Dorothy Stringer Dance 2011 Local school presents a dance showcase 7pm £8 DRUID’S ARMS DJ NoMark Where’s Mark gone? 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Norwegian Wood 4pm/9pm; Archipelago 6.45pm; Best Worst Movie & Troll 2 11.30pm EASY BAR Good Vibrations! Soulful party tunes with DJ Luke Braken 8.30pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Saturday Sizzlers: Superjam Funk, soul and disco DJ 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Flevans Dubstep and breaks from the Tru Thoughts DJ 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Reflex The 80s are back! The perfect soundtrack to Tory cuts and mass unemployment 11pm £5; The Breakfast Club: Pop ‘Till You Drop DJ Mikee Hollywood keeps the party going 3am £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE Go Bang! Disco DJs 9pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Pop Not Pop Mixed up pop music party mayhem 11pm £6/5/3 HAMPTON iLike Bring your iPod and play your own tunes - you might like it, but will anyone else? 9pm £free H-BAR Tech Noir DJs delve into the depths of tech 10pm £tbc HECTOR’S HOUSE Stay Sick A night of punky psychobilly with bands and DJs 9pm £free HONEY Jonathan Ulysses Wanna dance? The man from Ibiza says yes 10.30pm £10/5 HOPE The Stash Indie punk night with bands and DJs 8.30pm £4/3 HOVE CENTRE Sussex Beer & Cider Festival Live band and more ales than you can wobble a beer gut at Details tbc HYDRANT DOWN The Liabilities, Crappy Stuff, Mike Scott Live music 8.30pm £free HYDRANT UP Anti Nowhere League, Johnnie & The Lubes, Brutal Regime Punk diehards 7.30pm £10 IRON DUKE Sleazy Listening DJ Peter Von Sleaze plays sleazy lounge, doo wop and rock sleaze 9pm £free JAZZ PLACE Unhooked Generation Retro clubnight with an ear for 60s Motown and northern soul 11pm £3 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Stu Goldsmith, Andrew Lawrence, John Moloney, Tom Deacon Stand-up comedy 7pm/10.30pm £18/15.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Witch! Born Bad and Da Doo DJs play the grrrly side of punk and pop, from Grace Jones to The Gossip 11pm £5 KOMEDIA UP James Taylor Quartet Funked-up organ-bashing jazzers 7.30pm £17.50; Northern Soul: Keeping The Faith New club night for the ‘soul faithful 11pm £6/5 LECONFIELD MiTunes The latest skirmish in the war waged by the iPod against DJs 8pm £1 LIFE Hold Up! Proper indie disco 11pm £5 OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £9.50/free PAVILION THEATRE The Treason Show Topical songs and sketches from the long-running comedy show 8pm £12.50/10 PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT The Queers, Wonk Unit, Hotlines Live music 8pm £9 QUADRANT The Saturday Club: Del Strain, Neil Cole, Paco Erhard, Nelson De Goveia, Sajeela Kershi Stand-up comedy Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Kinky Classics DJ King-K plays funky house Details tbc

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REVENGE Kinky Dangerous Pop and housey tunes 10.30pm £8/6/4/3/free

RIKI TIK No School Breaks Homeslice plays hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Afro Groove African music from DJs and bands 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Bassett Youth theatre Time tbc £7/5 SIDEWINDER Shades Of Blue Jazz and rare groove records 8pm £free

SUGAQUBE Simply House House from DJ Cheets Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Derren Brown: Svengali 7.45pm £tbc THISTLE HOTEL Rag Trade Pop Up Sale An upmarket jumble sale for ‘preloved’ designer womenswear 10am £free THOMAS KEMP DJ Molar 9pm £free THREE & TEN Juan Corbi DJ plays funk, soul and old school hip hop 10pm £free VICTORY :KINEMA: DJ set of 80s classics from the Brighton pop band’s singer 9pm £free VOLKS Mojo To Go Go Two floors of 60s grooves 10pm £7 WEST HILL TAVERN Tonight We Fly DJs play literate pop for romantic indie kids 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Wonky Donkey Details tbc WORLD’S END Bucklers Reel Folk and Irish jigs 8pm £free XUMA Lornegerie Hip hop and funk DJ 9pm £free

SUNDAY 13TH

BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 1 9pm £free

BLACK LION Live & Swingin’ Gypsy Jazz Live music Time tbc

£free

BRUNSWICK Dake Drake Live jazz 8pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: The Beyond Film night screening of Lucio Fulci’s surreal gore fest 8.30pm £free CONCORDE2 The Kalakuta Millionaires, Elvis & The Burning Love Band Comic Relief fundraiser with Afro funk Latino band 7pm

£8/7

DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S Great Big Quiz 5pm £tbc DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo DJ night 9pm £free; The Sunday Sessions Live music Time tbc £free DUKE OF NORFOLK Live Music Night 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Norwegian Wood 4pm; Archipelago 6.30pm FIDDLER’S ELBOW Sham-Rock Open Mic 8.30pm £free GLOBE Rockoustic: Sonny Live music 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Sunday Night Jazz: Max & The Swing Commanders Six-piece swing band Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live acoustic music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 9pm £free HAMPTON Live Music Sundays Showcase for local acts 8.30pm £free HONEY Afrodisiac If your house was this sexy you’d never go outdoors 10.30pm £3.50/free HOPE She Cries Acoustic Sunday Live music 8pm £free; Dog Is Dead Sax-infused jazzy disco 8pm £6 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Stu Goldsmith, Andrew Lawrence, John Moloney, Tom Deacon Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Short Fuse Spoken words and short stories Details tbc £5 KOMEDIA UP Ruby Turner Soul and R&B diva 7.30pm £18 LECONFIELD Boozy Bingo Old is the new young 6pm £1 MARWOOD CAFE Brighton Filmmakers Coalition Meeting A gathering of auteurs and amateurs and anyone else looking to make a low/no budget movie 6pm £free PRINCE ALBERT Death Vessel, Rozi Plain, Ronit Sub Pop neotrad indie folk 7.30pm £8/7 RANELAGH Goofer Dust Live blues and country 8.30pm £free R-BAR Sublime Sundays Acoustic sessions 5pm £free SUGAQUBE All Night Long Hip hop and funk from DJ Mr Ray Time tbc £free THISTLE HOTEL Rag Trade Pop Up Sale An upmarket jumble sale for ‘preloved’ designer womenswear 10am £free THREE & TEN Strung Out Live acoustic music Time tbc £free THREE JOLLY BUTCHERS Prime Cuts Comedy: Ben Salter, Mari Polenen, Andy Allen, Steve Stubbington, Tania Banks, Samuel James Harrison Lees, Matt Whistler, Eden Rivers Standup comedy 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Live Jazz 3pm £free

MONDAY 14TH

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BEE’S MOUTH The Bee’s Mouth Jazz Forum Join in for a jazz jam with the house band - there’s a free pint in it 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 2 9pm £free

BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 8pm £free BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: The New York Ripper Film night screening of Lucio Fulci’s 80s horror flick 8.30pm

£free COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Archipelago 1pm/6.30pm; Norwegian Wood 3.30pm/9pm GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Metal bands and DJs 8pm £free GREYS The Mountain Firework Company Accomplished country folk with an undertow of heartache 8.30pm £10 HAMPTON Music Quiz 8pm £1 HYDRANT UP Scanners, Tiny Dragon, Pablo & The Paintset, Jumping Ships Live music 7.30pm £5 JAM TYVEK, Pheromoans, Sealings Visceral hardcore band from Detroit 8pm £7/5.50 LIFE Jail Bait It’s a 90s club night. We googled it for more details and now our hard drives have been confiscated by the filth 11pm £2 MARWOOD CAFE Life Drawing A night of naked talent (upstairs) 6pm £6 PRINCE ALBERT The Bleeding Hearts Club Downbeat and melancholic acoustic music 8pm £tbc

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QUADRANT Monday Comedy Club Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Quiz With Liz Details tbc SIDEWINDER Poker Night It’s about time for a gambling habit Time tbc £5

SUGAQUBE DeepSoul Funky fidget tech with DJ Jason Pepperell

Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WEST HILL TAVERN Quiz Night 8.30pm £tbc

TUESDAY 15TH

AUDIO Lights Out Club classics played by a live band 11pm £3/2 BASEMENT Live Lunch: Movement 12 Public talk and discussion with a ‘Bowen Practitioneer’ and ‘Access Consciousness facilitator’ 1pm £free BEE’S MOUTH Roll ‘Dem Bones Avant blues and jazz DJ 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Elements Drum&bass night 10pm £2/1 BRIGHTON CENTRE The X Factor 2011 Live Tour Please go away and never come back 6.30pm £32.50 BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8.30pm £free CHEQUERS Open Mic Chequers 9pm £tbc COALITION Dirty Cash Scuffed up party for people with filthy habits Time tbc £4/3 COBBLER’S THUMB Play For A Pint Open mic night 9pm £free COOPER’S CASK General Knowledge Quiz 9pm £1 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Project Open mic night 7pm £free DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DOME Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo A playful parody of classical ballet 8pm £12.50-27.50 DUKE OF NORFOLK Open Mic 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Morning Glory 11am; Archipelago 1.30pm/6.45pm; Norwegian Wood 4pm/9.15pm FIDDLER’S ELBOW Quizness Time Are you a pub quiz whizz, or bit of a half-wit? 8pm £1 GLOBE Basement Cinema Underground films, comfy seats, free popcorn 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Dive Dive, Chris T-T, Redmaxx Indie folk rock 7.30pm £7/6; Hard Times Leftfield disco punk from Born Bad DJ 11pm £free HONEY Latin Fever We’re not talking Ricky Martin, but then who is? 10pm £3/free HOPE Stay Sick: The Painted Smiles A night of punky psychobilly with bands and DJs 8pm £tbc HYDRANT Lazarus A.D. Live music 7.30pm £tbc KING & QUEEN Karaoke Night 9pm £free LATEST MUSIC BAR Paul McKeown’s Album Launch “Ever since Paul McKeown set foot in Brighton, music has never been quite the same. How he has single-handedly shaped the direction of the local scene is hard to put into words” - best not try then 8.30pm £3 LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE The Vice Social Student dance party 11pm £3 MASH TUN Mash. Drink. Repeat. Rock, indie and electro tunes 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Gemma’s Dream Live swing jazz 8pm £free PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Icarus Youth, James Bay, Jane Doe & The Undesirables Live music 8pm £4/3 R-BAR Karaoke Unplugged Details tbc RED LION General Knowledge Quiz 8pm £1 REVENGE Sound As A Pound Charty tunes 11pm £2/free SALLIS BENNEY West Side Story If only today’s street gangs were given to spontaneous bursts of jolly synchronised dancing Time tbc £15 SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Delirious DJ Competition Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc VOLKS Toothsayer Balkan beats and disco and swing and garage and hip hop 10pm £4/3

WEDNESDAY 16TH

ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Sick hip hop 11pm £free AUDIO I Love Zagreb Dancey indie rock 7pm £5; Supercharged: Jehst Breaks 11pm £tbc BEE’S MOUTH Open Mic 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 3 9pm £free BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRIGHTON BALLROOM Hannah Peel, Peter & Kerry Inventive and wonky folk pop topped off with a voice of honey 8pm £7/6 BRIGHTON CENTRE The X Factor 2011 Live Tour Please go away and never come back 6.30pm £32.50 BRUNSWICK Conversation Cafe Discussion group 7pm £tbc; Kevin’s Henchman Comedy variety show 8pm £4; Brighton Stanza Poetry group 8pm £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Touch Of Death Film night screening of Lucio Fulci’s ultraviolent shocker 8.30pm £free CONCORDE2 The Maine American indie rock - this show is now sold out 7.30pm £11 COOPER’S CASK SkAvaoVie Classic ska and rhythms from DJ Veronica 8pm £free COWLEY CLUB Woodpecker Wooliams, Animal Magic Tricks, Foxpockets, DJ Zygoat Live folky music 8pm £donations DIGITAL The Poundance Imagine if Poundland had a dancefloor top pop tunes for a pittance 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo A playful parody of classical ballet 8pm £12.50-27.50 DRUID’S HEAD Open Mic 9pm £tbc DUKE OF NORFOLK Pub Quiz 9pm £1 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Morning Glory 11am; Archipelago

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1.30pm/6.45pm; Norwegian Wood 4pm/9.15pm GREEN DOOR STORE The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free HAUNT Milkshake New club night putting the ‘heart back into chart’ with classic alternative pop 11pm £3/2 HOPE 3 Blind Wolves Live music 8pm £tbc HYDRANT UP Metal 2 The Masses Brave bands do battle for the glory of metal 7.30pm £3 JAM Club NME Live bands 10pm £3 KOMEDIA DOWN Chris Difford Guitarist and lyricist from Squeeze joined by Boo Hewerdine and Dorie Jackson 7.30pm £15 LATEST MUSIC BAR When I’m Pretty: Plus, Crayola Lectern, Bella Kardasis & Paul Farrington, Space Disco DJs Comic wigout rock, torrid piano ballads and digital folk with visuals 8pm £4 MARLBOROUGH Silver Wednesday: Danger Boys Vintage film night including 1940s anti-gay propaganda with some queer erotica to take the edge off it (upstairs) 8.30pm £6/5 MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk soul band 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Gemma’s Dream Live swing jazz 8pm £free OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50/2 PAVILION THEATRE New Bands Night: Half Crown, Loose Edge, For Marla, Doug Hayman Local yoof prove the kids are alright 8pm £4 R-BAR Turning Tricks Pop and R&B from DJ Trick 8pm £free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free SALLIS BENNEY West Side Story If only today’s street gangs were given to spontaneous bursts of jolly synchronised dancing Time tbc £15 SIDEWINDER The Sidewinder Garden Quiz 8pm £1 SUGAQUBE G23 DJ plays big tunes Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £tbc VOLKS Exploding Head Syndrome Lovelove Records breakcore night 10pm £tbc

THURSDAY 17TH

ABOVE AUDIO Maxxi Soundsystem Nu disco DJs Details tbc ANCIENT MARINER The KJO Radio Band Celebrate the saint they call Patrick with an Irish covers band Details tbc AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash up 11pm £2 BEE’S MOUTH Swing Ninjas Gypsy swing band 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Mutant Pop Poppy and alternative sounds 10pm £1

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BRUNSWICK Clown School Clowning with Mr Pineapple Head 11am £5; Sussex Uni Post Grad Night University music showcase 8pm £tbc

CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: The Untold Story Far East horror film 8.30pm £free CHEQUERS Stewed Ants Night Quizzes and games Details tbc COALITION Secret Discotheque Retro disco, 80s pop and other ‘uncool’ tunes 10.30pm £1-4 DOME Example, Wretch 32, Neon Hitch Electro dance MC 7.30pm £14

DRUID’S ARMS Druid Presents Live music 8pm £free DRUID’S HEAD Great Craic Live Irish trad music Details tbc DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Archipelago 12.30pm; Norwegian Wood 3pm; NT Live: Frankenstein 7pm EAGLE St Patrick’s Night Variety Show Music, games and general tomfoolery 7pm £free EASY BAR Easy Bar All Stars Future garage from DJ Pablo Contraband 8pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW St Patrick’s Day Live bands play jigs, reels and that sort of ting 5pm £free GLOBE Hang The DJ! A night of punter-picked playlists 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Amy Harrison & The Second-Hand String Band Lively bluegrass band Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE TRIIAL Genre-less dance party with a secret band and guest DJ 11pm £free HAUNT Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, R&B and rocksteady - see New In Town Details tbc HECTOR’S HOUSE Dead Fader, P For Persia, Subcaste, Fat Bitch Abrasive and crunched-up dubstep 8pm £4 HOBGOBLIN Chicken Shed Zeppelin Despite a name that makes them sound like dodgy tribute act, this lot are actually an old-time banjo ‘n’ fiddle band with traces of punk and plenty of gusto 9pm £free HONEY St Patrick’s Day Exposed! New clubnight 10.30pm £2 HOPE Shuga Buddha: Crowns On The Rats Orchestra, Super Best Friends Club, Early Ghost, Nadine Wild Palmer Live music 7pm £3

HYDRANT Dukebox Two floors of arts and live music 8.30pm £free IRON DUKE The Boondock Saints Settle down with some Irish stew, grab a Guinness and watch two Irish brothers going on a vigilante murder spree 10.30pm £free KING & QUEEN St Patrick’s Day Extravaganza: The Cracklin’ Griffins Seven-piece Irish knees-up band 9pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Raymond & Mr. Timpkins, Josh Howie, Mike Wozniak, Paddy Lennox Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Joni Mitchell Project Sally Barker pays homage to the great lady 8pm £10 KOMEDIA UP Tim Burgess & Mark Collins Two of The Charlatans on an acoustic tour Time tbc £17.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR Cafe Scientifique: How I Wonder What You Are - The Birth, Life and Death Of Stars Star-studded science lecture 8pm £free LIFE Shameless Half a century of musical highlights and lowpoints 11pm £1

MASH TUN St Patrick’s Day Party For one night only you are allowed to drop the proud reserve of English decorum 8pm £free NORTHERN LIGHTS St Paavo Plays Thin Lizzy Details tbc OCEANA 99p Party R&B and disco tunes from the bargain bin - with a live band in the deep bar for Paddy’s day 9pm £6/free PRINCE ALBERT Twilight Hotel You’ll be pleased to know that it’s not a vampire theme party, but an alt country band from Canada 8.30pm £6

QUADRANT AKL Open Mic Night 8pm £free RANELAGH Kris Dollimore Swampy blues 8.30pm £free R-BAR Girls On Top Warm Up Pop and party tunes to get you in

the mood for more of the same 9pm £tbc REVENGE Girls On Top Vs Emergency Room “Brighton’s biggest lesbian night” 10.30pm £4/3/free RIKI TIK Scribble Boy Com & Homeslice play hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ST GEORGE’S INN St Patrick’s Day Time to have a paddy Time tbc £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick Turn Blue! DJs play vintage blues, soul and funk 8.30pm £free SALLIS BENNEY West Side Story If only today’s street gangs were given to spontaneous bursts of jolly synchronised dancing Time tbc £15 SIDEWINDER Forgive Me Father For I Have Synthed Confess your shameful 80s love secret 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Weekend Warmup: Gary Scott Dance DJ Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP St Patrick’s Day Acoustic Gig Live music 8pm £free THREE & TEN Phillip Jeays, Robin Ince 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 We Are Legend, Mad Al, MC Flux, DJ Devious-D, DJ Uno, Melo-D, The Liquid Fuzion Family St Patrick’s day old skool drum&bass night 10pm £3 WEST HILL TAVERN Open Mic 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WINDMILL Free Music Thursdays Juice FM presents an open mic followed by headline band 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

FRIDAY 18TH

ABOVE AUDIO Bar Sessions DJs Time tbc £free ANCIENT MARINER Charity Gig Live music and raffle Details tbc AUDIO Norman Jay 11pm £8/5 BASEMENT New Art Club: Big Bag Of Boom A decade’s worth of tricks and set pieces from this comedy dance duo 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 LION Soul Casserole A melting pot of hot funk beats and soul grooves 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Tudo Bem! Live Samba band 8pm £8 CAPS Lady Lex, Platinum, MC Trooper, Unity Hifi Reggae and dubplate grooves with live PA 10pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK DJ Mendees & Clive Industrial, punk and goth (downstairs) 9pm £free CHEQUERS Friday Night Live: Dan The Man Live music 9pm

£free COALITION Fridays I’m In Love Somewhat eclectic clubnight with 60s gems, indie and funky funk 11pm £1-4 COBBLER’S THUMB Chango Mutley 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Bimm End Of Term Party 7pm £4; Channel One Sound System Veterans of Notting Hill Carnival do a four hour set 11pm £2 COWLEY CLUB 52 Commercial Road, Straight Circle, Vacant Empire, DJ Zygoat Live music fundraiser for the club 8pm £donations DIGITAL Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Nick Hirst 9.30pm £free DOME The Stranglers Not-quite-punk rockers play their hits 7pm £23 DORSET ARMS Bama Lama Club DJ Dave Mumbles plays r&b and rocksteady 8pm £free DRUID’S ARMS Maxwell House Reggae DJs 9pm £free DUKE OF NORFOLK DJ Cashback 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Submarine 1pm/3.30pm/6pm/8.30pm; Bad Lieutenant 11.30pm EASY BAR Pitch Slap! Swing and bass with DJ Arther Shillin’ 8.30pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Richard Bamford Hip hop and soul DJ 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Drink, Dance, Repeat Unpretentious and boozy student night 11pm £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE The Soul Of Brighton Philly disco from Juice FM DJ 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl Soul, funk and disco records 8.30pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Thomas Truax Eccentric anti-folk troubadour backed by a host of homemade mechanical ‘band mates’ 8pm £6; Ye Ye Star Funky afrobeat clubnight 11pm £free H-BAR Deepconnection: Tom Vagabondo, A-Bee If your house was this underground you’d need a very long periscope to peer at your neighbours 9pm £tbc HAMPTON Mod For It! DJ set of Motown, soul and ska 8pm £free HOBGOBLIN Green Nose Day: The Hi-Sides, Mel’s All Stars, Nige & Carlos Punk bands raise cash for renewable energy charity 8pm £5 HONEY Lollipop Get your fingers sticky to R&B, hip hop and pop treats 10.30pm £5/1 HOPE Strychine Nights: Derek, T-Train, RDT New night featuring The Agitator in another guise and Holy Vessels on the decks 8pm £free HYDRANT A Plastic Rose 8.30pm £free IRON DUKE Nobody Has Good Taste Except DJ Philisnotadjname - he likes rock and indie 9pm £free JAM Arbouretum Live music 7pm £tbc KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Raymond & Mr. Timpkins, Josh Howie, Mike Wozniak, Paddy Lennox Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50; Born Bad Rockabilly and great garage scuzz 11pm £6/5 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: Julian Nicholas Band Tribute To Harry Beckett Live jazz 8pm £12/10 KOMEDIA UP Bollywood Brassband Rafaqat Ali Khan sings the hits from classic Indian and Pakistani films 8.30pm £12/10 LIFE Deadly Rhythm Bass and dub music 11pm £5 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ RC Viking Details tbc OCEANA Labrinth Live Tour 8pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE Sid Lester’s Big Night In Tap-dancing raconteur tells tales of his many years on the stage 8pm £10/8

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PAV TAV Phoria, Last Letter Read, Darling Waste Grand and atmospheric indie rock 7.30pm £3; INDIEcent Indie club playing indie pop and indie rock 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT Stay Sick: Mudlow, The Bonnevilles, The Collision A night of punky psychobilly with bands and DJs 8pm £4 QUADRANT Absurdia Cabaret, music and magic 8.30pm £5 R-BAR Disco Bomb Club classics Details tbc REVENGE Lollipop: Bad Girls, Sophie & Sian Live show from ‘Bad Girls The Musical’ - plus the Corrie lezzers 10.30pm £7/5/3/free RIKI TIK Voodoo Matt Insight plays hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Jouissance Psychedelic jazz band 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY West Side Story If only today’s street gangs were given to spontaneous bursts of jolly synchronised dancing Time tbc £15 SUGAQUBE Suga Sessions: Cheets, Jem House DJs Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 7.45pm £tbc THREE & TEN Gareth Stevens DJ set (downstairs) 10pm £free; The Humble Quest For Universal Genius: Mark Allen, Nat Luurtsema, Nick Helm Absurd gameshow in which comedians are required to excel in every field of human knowledge (upstairs) 8pm £8/6 VOLKS Erisian Drum&bass that’s so hard it could probably be melted down and used as a cure for erectile dysfunction 11pm £tbc WEST HILL TAVERN Brains Eclectic mish-mash from Superheroes of BMX 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Fantango Live music 8pm £free WORLD’S END Elsa And Prince Harry Live music 8pm £free XUMA DJ Stylus Swing and reggae from the man behind the sound of Lost Vagueness 9pm £free

SATURDAY 19TH

ABOVE AUDIO Mex DJ plays hip hop, funk and soul Details tbc ANCIENT MARINER Love Craft Live acoustic music 8pm £free AUDIO Warehouse: Enzo Siffedi House and techno clubnight with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Good Times Remember them? Maybe the retro tunes will jog your memory 9pm £5 BLACK LION Medium Rare DJs serving up a platter of semiobscure funk and soul 9pm £free BRUNSWICK Special Psychedelic Event: Whimwise, The Sumerian Kyngs, Tim’s Wild Orchid Slide Show Set the controls for the heart of the lava lamp 8pm £6/5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Cazza Karaoke 8.30pm £free COALITION Raekwon Wu Tang Clan member and hip hop legend 7.30pm £18.50; Craig Charles’ Funk And Soul Club Board the mothership of funk with Red Dwarf’s Lister 10pm £5-12; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Carlos Riz, Aaron Palaez It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB Firewriters Live music 9pm £free CONCORDE2 The Doors Alive Jim lives! 7pm £10; The Qemists, Engine Earz Experiment, Riskotheque Brighton drum&bass band

11pm £3 COWLEY CLUB Resist Psychic Death Queercore and riot grrl punk night 10pm £donations DIGITAL Supercharged: Plump DJs Breakbeat dance music pioneers 11pm £10 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DOME Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Pieces by Bach, Szymanowski and Beethoven - with Kirill Karabits at the helm and a former Young Musician of the Year among the ranks 7.30pm £27.50/10 DRUID’S ARMS Monsters Build Mean Robots Album launch party for math rockers with filmic visuals 8pm £free; DJ Ben Murphy Time tbc £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Submarine 2pm/10pm; Met. opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor 5pm EASY BAR Good Vibrations! Soulful party tunes with DJ Luke Braken 8.30pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW St Patrick’s Day Street Party Irish style knees-up Time tbc £free FORTUNE OF WAR Niall Gogglez Multi-genre DJ set 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Reflex The 80s are back! The perfect soundtrack to Tory cuts and mass unemployment 11pm £5; The Breakfast Club: Pop ‘Till You Drop DJ Mikee Hollywood keeps the party going 3am £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE Disco Deviant House and disco with DJ Pablo Contraband 9pm £free GREY AREA Voodoo Chanel Discussion event for an exhibition about the strange power of perfume brands 7pm £tbc HAMPTON iLike Bring your iPod and play your own tunes - you might like it, but will anyone else? 9pm £free H-BAR Beatsworkin: Eddie Richards, James Britton, Mark Allister, Lawrence Reed, Andy Moore Masterplan Records celebrate their first birthday with some seriously deep tech house 9pm £tbc HONEY Pukka Up If your house was this pukka you’d never run out of pies 10.30pm £10/5 HYDRANT Fusion 7.30pm £tbc IRON DUKE Where The Traffic Goes DJS play femme pop, post punk and glam stuff 9pm £free JAM J-Live, Spin Doctor, Rusty Ryan Hip hop big shot 10.30pm £7/5 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Raymond & Mr. Timpkins, Josh Howie, Mike Wozniak, Paddy Lennox Stand-up comedy 7pm/10.30pm £18/15.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Spellbound “An 80s night for people who hate 80s nights” - the alternative highlights of the decade 9pm £5/4 KOMEDIA UP Dreadzone Reggae trance sound-clash 7.30pm £14 LECONFIELD MiTunes The latest skirmish in the war waged by the iPod against DJs 8pm £1 LIFE Hold Up! Proper indie disco 11pm £5 LIGHTHOUSE TEDx Observer 2011 Live screening of lectures from Goldie, Baaba Maal, Sarah Brown and others (it’s free but you need to book) Time tbc £free OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £9.50/free

PAVILION THEATRE Oily Cart: Drum A multi-sensory wig-out for tots at 11am - and 2pm for young people with learning disabilities 11am/2pm £7.50 PAV TAV Back To The Future Retro tunes from before you were born 11pm £3/2 PRINCE ALBERT Forestears, Nook & The Crannies, Apples & Eve, Lowland Runners Live music 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT The Saturday Show: Wade McElwain, Carly Smallman, Antoinette Keane, Nelson De Gouveia, Sajeela Kershi Stand-up comedy Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Kinky Classics DJ King-K plays funky house Details tbc REGENCY TOWN HOUSE Lara Viana: Ruins Jonathan Miles talks to the artist about her paintings 3pm £free REVENGE Kinky Dangerous: Lee Harris Pop and house tunes 10.30pm £8/6/4/3/free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome Saturdays DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Gypsy Mayhem Balkan tunes from bands and DJs 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY West Side Story If only today’s street gangs were given to spontaneous bursts of jolly synchronised dancing Time tbc £15 SIDEWINDER Harry K’s Simply Dredd Reggae and party tunes 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Simply House Upfront house tunes from DJs Cheets Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL The Life Of Riley Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play starring Liza Goddard 2.30pm/7.45pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Night Retro disco 9pm £free THREE & TEN Monkey DJ set (downstairs) 10pm £free; Diabolical!: Rooster, Vishente Baraja’, Alex Ward Top UK magicians (upstairs) 8pm £8/5 VOLKS The Slacker’s Convention: Headflux, Neurodriver, Broken Eye, Pav, Luqas, Dirtbomb, Moai, Pook, Bad Tempo, The Don, VJ Tommy KC Underachievers just need big breaks 11pm £5/3 VICTORY Fernando Poo Glam rock tunes from the days when Glitter wasn’t a dirty word 9pm £free WEST HILL TAVERN Artists Only New wave and art school tunes 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Wonky Donkey Details tbc WORLD’S END White Bus Live music 8pm £free XUMA The Genreliser, Phil Marten, DJ Lornegerie DJ night 9pm £free

SUNDAY 20TH

BEE’S MOUTH The Hive Retro DJing from the 50s and 60s 9pm £free

BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 1 9pm £free

BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 8pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE McFly Once Busted had proved that punk rock could be diluted into a nauseating piss-like substance and sprayed at boy bands like cheap aftershave, it was only a matter of time before someone replicated the experiment 2pm £28.50 BRUNSWICK Brighton Folk Live folk music 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: The Isle Film night screening of South Korean horror flick 8.30pm £free DOME Jimmy Carr: Laughter Therapy Daringly provocative or smug and punchable? 8pm £25 DRUID’S ARMS The Sunday Sessions Live music Time tbc £free DUKE OF NORFOLK Live Music Night 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Two In The Wave 1.30pm; Submarine 4pm/6.30pm/9pm FIDDLER’S ELBOW Sham-Rock Open Mic 8.30pm £free GLOBE Rockoustic: PP Dog Live music 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Jez Tonkin Live blues Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live acoustic music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 9pm £free HAMPTON Live Music Sundays Showcase for local acts 8.30pm £free

HONEY Afrodisiac If your house was this sexy you’d soon wear out the wallpaper 10.30pm £3.50/free HYDRANT Reinventions 7.30pm £tbc IRON DUKE Maisey Trolette Vintage drag charity fundraiser 7pm £donations

KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Raymond & Mr. Timpkins, Josh Howie, Mike Wozniak, Paddy Lennox Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Scary Mary Sketch Show Absurd and bawdy comedy 7.30pm £8 KOMEDIA UP Railings And Spikes A live radio recording by the comedian Dave Lamb 7.30pm £free LECONFIELD Boozy Bingo Old is the new young 6pm £1 MARWOOD CAFE Brighton Filmmakers Coalition Meeting A gathering of auteurs and amateurs and anyone else looking to make a low/no budget movie 6pm £free PRINCE ALBERT Soul Sisters Showcase 8pm £5 RANELAGH Simon Sparrow Blues guitarist 8.30pm £free R-BAR Sublime Sundays Acoustic sessions 5pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Jazz Sessions: Remember April Live jazz 8pm £free

ST NICHOLAS’ CHURCH Elias Quartet Vibrant young quartet playing Haydn, Britten and Smetana 3.30pm £7-22 SUGAQUBE All Night Long Hip hop and funk from DJ Mr Ray Time tbc £free

THOMAS KEMP Sunday Night Tango Dance the night away 8pm £free

THREE & TEN Strung Out Live acoustic music (downstairs) Time tbc £free; The Noise Next Door: The Purple Show Improvised comedy egged on by the audience (upstairs) 6pm £8/6 WHITE RABBIT Live Jazz 3pm £free WORLD’S END Roast & Roots Live music 8pm £tbc

MONDAY 21ST

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BEE’S MOUTH The Bee’s Mouth Jazz Forum Join in for a jazz jam with the house band - there’s a free pint in it 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 2 9pm

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BLACK LION The Lion, The Wit And The Frontal Lobe Pub quiz 8pm £1

BRIGHTON BALLROOM Jesca Hoop, Early Ghost, The Maybirds Live music 8pm £8 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Grotesque Screening of banned horror film 8.30pm £free COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CONCORDE2 Ill Niño, Breed 77 The result of an unlikely collision between Latin music and metal 7pm £12.50 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA S ubmarine 1pm/3.30pm/6pm/8.30pm

GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Metal bands and DJs 8pm £free

HAMPTON Music Quiz 8pm £1 HOPE Babies New Brooklyn band comprised of members of Vivan Girls, Woods and Bossy 8pm £7/5 JAM I.O.U. Comedy: Nick Helm, Max Dickins, Romesh Ranganathan, Anna Freyberg, Eden Rivers, Sophie Buijsen Comedy from up-and-comers and already-theres 8pm £3 KOMEDIA UP The Twilight Singers You’ll be pleased to know that it’s not a musical about twattish vampires, but a indie rock band led by Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs 7.30pm £13.50 LATEST MUSIC BAR The Ukulele Research And Development Society: MJ Hibbett Open mic hosted by The Bobby McGees joined tonight by the internet-famous troubadour responsible for geek anthems like ‘Hey Hey 16k’ as well as a rock opera about pirate dinosaurs 8pm £2/free LIFE Jail Bait It’s a 90s club night. We googled it for more details and now our hard drives have been confiscated by the filth 11pm £2 MARWOOD CAFE Life Drawing A night of naked talent (upstairs) 6pm £6

PRINCE ALBERT Thousandaires, Pacer, Calvinball Live music 8pm £5

QUADRANT Monday Comedy Club Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Quiz With Liz Details tbc SIDEWINDER Poker Night It’s about time for a gambling habit Time tbc £5

SUGAQUBE DeepSoul Funky fidget tech with DJ Jason Pepperell Time tbc £free

THEATRE ROYAL Bjorn Again Affectionate parody of Swedish pop at its finest 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WEST HILL TAVERN Quiz Night 8.30pm £1

TUESDAY 22ND

AUDIO Crystal Fighters Heavy electronic dance music meets traditional Basque folk and has an enjoyable fumble 7pm £7.50/6.50; Lights Out Club classics played by a live band 11pm £3/2 BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Elements Drum&bass night 10pm £2/1 BRIGHTON CENTRE Primal Scream Bobby and the boys recruit a brass section and a gospel choir to play Screamadelica in its entirety 6.30pm £29.11 BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free CHEQUERS Open Mic Chequers 9pm £tbc COALITION Dirty Cash Scuffed up party for people with filthy habits Time tbc £4/3 COBBLER’S THUMB Play For A Pint Open mic night 9pm £free COOPERS CASK General Knowledge Quiz 9pm £1 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Project Open mic night 7pm £free DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DUKE OF NORFOLK Open Mic 9pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA The Next Three Days 11am; Submarine 1.30pm/4pm/9pm FIDDLER’S ELBOW Quizness Time Are you a pub quiz whizz, or bit of a half-wit? 8pm £1 GLOBE Basement Cinema Underground films, comfy seats, free popcorn 8pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times Leftfield disco punk from Born Bad DJ 11pm £free HONEY Latin Fever We’re not talking Ricky Martin, but then who is? 10pm £3/free KING & QUEEN Karaoke Night 9pm £free LECONFIELD Tuesday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE The Vice Social Student dance party 11pm £3 MASH TUN Mash. Drink. Repeat. Rock, indie and electro tunes 9pm £tbc MEDICINE CHEST Gemma’s Dream Live swing jazz 8pm £free PAVILION THEATRE Probe: May A dark modern-day romance told with humour through text, song and dance 8pm £12.50/10 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT The Collision, Don Von Sleaze, Tyrannosaurus Dead Live music 8.30pm £4/3 R-BAR Karaoke Unplugged Details tbc REVENGE Sound As A Pound Charty tunes 11pm £2/free RED LION General Knowledge Quiz 8pm £1 ST GEORGE’S INN Quiz Night 8pm £1 SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Delirious DJ Competition Time tbc £free THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc VOLKS Sixsixsix 11pm £4/3 WALMER CASTLE BAD Ukes: Brighton After Dark Ukulele Session Informal gathering of ukulelists 8.30pm £free

WEDNESDAY 23RD ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Sick hip hop 11pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Nero Breaks 11pm £tbc BEE’S MOUTH Open Mic 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 3 9pm £free

BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Live N Laughing: Dyball & Kerr Stand-up and live music 8pm £5/4

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CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: I Saw The Devil Advance screening of new South Korean thriller 8.30pm £free CONCORDE2 Chop Shop Hip hop battle 8pm £free COOPER’S CASK Blues Classic blues tunes from DJ Veronica

8pm £free COWLEY CLUB SchMovies Locally-made documentaries about Smash EDO, the student protests and Lewes Rd garden 8pm £donations DIGITAL The Poundance Imagine if Poundland had a dancefloor top pop tunes for a pittance 11pm £4/3/1 DOME Australian Pink Floyd “Pink isn’t well, he stayed back at the hotel, so he sent us along as a surrogate band” 7.30pm £27.50 DRUID’S ARMS Change The Tempo DJ night 9pm £free DRUID’S HEAD Open Mic 9pm £tbc DUKE OF NORFOLK Pub Quiz 9pm £1 DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA S ubmarine 11am/1.30pm/4pm/6.30pm/9pm GREEN DOOR STORE The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam 11pm £free HAUNT Milkshake New club night putting the ‘heart back into chart’ with classic alternative pop 11pm £3/2 HOPE Nick Hudson & The Academy Of Sun Album launch for local chamber pop pianist 8pm £5 HYDRANT DOWN Sucioperro Scottish rockers from the same stable as Reuben and Biffy Clyro 8.30pm £free HYDRANT UP Metal 2 The Masses Brave bands do battle for the glory of metal 7.30pm £3 JAM Club NME Live bands 10pm £3 KOMEDIA DOWN Polar Bear & Jyager Post-jazzers cut themselves up and hand the pieces to an MC for an experiment in grimey fusion 7.30pm £10 KOMEDIA UP Popcorn Comedy Funny films and live acts 8pm £7 MARLBOROUGH Silver Wednesday Vintage movies with all the trimmings (upstairs) 8.30pm £6/5 MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk soul band 9pm £tbc OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50/2 PAVILION THEATRE Scratch Night Watch new and unfinished theatre then tell the artists what you thought 8pm £4 PRINCE ALBERT Electric Soft Parade Brighton’s indie rock brothers are back 7.30pm £5 R-BAR Turning Tricks Pop and R&B from DJ Trick 8pm £free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Edmund Clark: The Road To Guantanamo Clark visited the controversial prison camp and photographed the site and cells of captives Time tbc £5/2 SIDEWINDER The Sidewinder Garden Quiz 8pm £1 SUGAQUBE G23 DJ plays big tunes Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Rambert Dance Company Contemporary dance based on an Oliver Sacks’ book 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £tbc THREE & TEN Katy And Rach Unprepared, unaided improvised comedy 8pm £7/5 VOLKS Revolutionary Roots and rocksteady charity fundraiser Time tbc £donations

THURSDAY 24TH

ABOVE AUDIO Maxxi Soundsystem Nu disco DJs Details tbc AUDIO Crystal Stilts American garage pop with hooks and noise in equal measure 7pm £9.50/8.50; Bastard Pop Musical mash-up

11pm £2 BEE’S MOUTH Monica Acevedo Jazz Violin Trio Parisian Jazz band 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Mutant Pop Poppy and alternative sounds 10pm £1 BLACK LION SuperJam Funk so rare it bleeds 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Clown School Clowning with Mr Pineapple Head 11am £5 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre “That’s the last goddamn hitchhiker I ever pick up” 8.30pm £free CHEQUERS Stewed Ants Night Quizzes and games Details tbc COALITION Secret Discotheque Retro disco, 80s pop and other ‘uncool’ tunes 10.30pm £1-4 CONCORDE2 Jaguar Skills Hip hop and drum&bass 9pm £10 DRUID’S ARMS Druid Presents Live music 8pm £free DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA Submarine 1pm/3.30pm; NT Live: Frankenstein 6.45pm EASY BAR Easy Bar All Stars Future garage from DJ Pablo Contraband 8pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Live Lounge Live music 8.30pm £free GLOBE Hang The DJ! A night of punter-picked playlists 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN The Informers Heavy blues band Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE TRIIAL Genre-less dance party with a secret band and guest DJ 11pm £free HAUNT Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, R&B and rocksteady - see New In Town Details tbc HOBGOBLIN Wide Eyed Order Nine-piece gypsy swing band 9pm £free HONEY Exposed! New clubnight 10.30pm £2 HOPE Communion Live music 8pm £free HYDRANT 95c 8.30pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Imran Yusef, Ian Stone, Mike Gunn, Pat Burtscher, Jack Whitehall Stand-up comedy 8pm £9/6.50 KOMEDIA UP Showstopper An all-singing all-dancing musical that reinvents itself every night based on the audience’s suggestions (no matter how hard you try to mess it up with unrhymable words and improbable themes) 8pm £12/10 LIFE Shameless Half a century of musical highlights and lowpoints 11pm £1 LIGHTHOUSE Through The Mind’s Eyes III Exhibition of images addressing the stigma of mental health issues 6.30pm £free OCEANA 99p Party R&B and disco tunes from the bargain bin 9pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE Time For The Good-Looking Boy An ‘urban ghost story’ about the pains and pitfalls of growing up 7.30pm £8/6 PRINCE ALBERT Son Of Souls, The Night Parade, Remi Miles Live music 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT AKL Open Mic Night 8pm £free RANELAGH Dave Peabody Folk and bluesman 8.30pm £free

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R-BAR Girls On Top Warm Up Pop and party tunes to get you in the mood for more of the same 9pm £tbc REVENGE Girls On Top Vs Emergency Room “Brighton’s biggest lesbian night” 10.30pm £4/3/free RIKI TIK Scribble Boy Com & Homeslice play hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN John Crampton Bluesy bluegrass 8.30pm

£free

ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick Turn Blue! DJs play vintage blues, soul and funk 8.30pm £free SIDEWINDER Forgive Me Father For I Have Synthed Confess your shameful 80s love secret 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Weekend Warmup: Gary Scott Dance DJ Time tbc £free

THEATRE ROYAL Rambert Dance Company Contemporary dance based on an Oliver Sacks’ book 2pm/7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Mike “Rock‘N’folkin’ Roll” Newsham Live acoustic music 8.30pm £tbc VICTORY Open Mic 8pm £free VOLKS Gonzo: Rob Smiley, Matt Matheson If your house banged this much you’d either have a poltergeist or very randy neighbours 11pm £5/4

WEST HILL TAVERN Open Mic 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WINDMILL Free Music Thursdays Juice FM presents an open mic followed by headline band 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

FRIDAY 25TH

ABOVE AUDIO Bar Sessions DJs Time tbc £free AUDIO Herve 11pm £8/5 BASEMENT The Hedgerow Society A night of film, music and spoken word inspired by the natural world 8pm £5 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 DJ night 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK Gary Moore Tribute Night 8pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Dixie Fried Rockabilly with DJ Lonesome M (downstairs) 8pm £free; Lewes Women’s Rugby Talent Show Whatever it is, it’s all for a good cause (upstairs) 8pm £5/3

CHEQUERS Friday Night Live: Safehouse Live music 9pm £tbc COALITION Fridays I’m In Love Somewhat eclectic clubnight with 60s gems, indie and funky funk 11pm £1-4 CONCORDE2 Alabama 3 Acoustic, Aurora Dawn The band strip back their sound to pay homage to the original Delta blues guys who inspired them 7pm £15; The Wall Street Crash: DJ Switch, Dutty Moonshine, Swing Zazou, Bill Murray, The Bootleg Crew Celebrate the global financial meltdown with some electro swing and Balkan beats 11pm £8/5 DIGITAL Younger Brother Bleepy psytrance duo 7.30pm £10; Stonelove Indie rock&roll club 11pm £4/3 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Nick Hirst 9.30pm £free DOME Rumer, The Golden Retrievers Pop singer 7.30pm £23.50 DORSET ARMS Buzzin DJ Dave Mumbles and Rockin Ratman play rockabilly and rock&roll 8pm £free DRUID’S ARMS In-D Electro DJ night 9pm £free DUKE OF NORFOLK DJ Cashback 9pm £free EASY BAR Pitch Slap! Swing and bass with DJ Arther Shillin’

8.30pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Shakehandsletsparty Bianca and Sue play a bit of everything 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Drink, Dance, Repeat Unpretentious and boozy student night 11pm £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE Eclectic Chair Buzzing tunes from DJ Lamp 9pm £free GRAND CENTRAL Dad’s Old Vinyl Soul, funk and disco records 8.30pm £free HAMPTON Mod For It! DJ set of Motown, soul and ska 8pm £free H-BAR March Of The Penguins Housey beats possibly insired by apocalyptic visions of a world ruled with an iron flipper by an army of flightless aquatic birds 9pm £tbc HONEY I Love R&B Juicy house with a twist of hip hop 10.30pm £6/5/free HYDRANT Goodtimes Music Ska and reggae 8.30pm £free IRON DUKE Please Stop Trying Indie and lo-fi tunes from DJ Muffy Hunter 7pm £donations JAM Lando Kal Hip hop and gitchy beats from one half of Lazer Sword 11pm £5/4 KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Imran Yusef, Ian Stone, Mike Gunn, Pat Burtscher, Jack Whitehall Stand-up comedy 8pm £14.50/11.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Brighton Jazz Club: Tim Richards Trio Live jazz 8pm £12/10 KOMEDIA UP Terry Alderton Energetic physical comedian and impressionist 8.30pm £12/10 LIFE Critical Sound: dBridge, Lenzman, Kasra, Bassline MC The drum&bass label takes over 11pm £6 NORTHERN LIGHTS DJ James Indie rock classics Details tbc OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £6/free PAV TAV INDIEcent Indie club playing indie pop and indie rock 11pm £3/2 PAVILION THEATRE Time For The Good-Looking Boy An ‘urban ghost story’ about the pains and pitfalls of growing up 7.30pm £8/6 PRINCE ALBERT The Piranhas, The Park Old Brighton ska heros 8pm £5/4 R-BAR Disco Bomb Club classics Details tbc REVENGE Lollipop: The Barbarellas The artists formerly known as B*witched 10.30pm £7/6/4/free RIKI TIK Swings Balkan beats and electro swing 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN The Mire Live music 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Comedy Of Errors Brighton Uni Drama Society takes on Shakespeare’s first farce Details tbc SUGAQUBE Suga Sessions: Cheets, Jem House DJs Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Rambert Dance Company Contemporary dance based on an Oliver Sacks’ book 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP DJ Molar 9pm £free THREE & TEN DJ NoMark Where’s Mark gone? (downstairs)

10pm £free; Rabbit In The Headlights Stand-up comics tread the boards (upstairs) 8pm £6/5 VOLKS Voodoobass Drum&bass Details tbc VICTORY Teen Dream 60s garage and punk DJs 9pm £free WEST HILL TAVERN Connected Britpop, big beat and other bits of 90s nostalgia - looking back at the most backwards-looking decade ever 9pm £free WORLD’S END Unity Hi Fi Reggae DJs 8pm £free XUMA Stamford Hill Gun Club DJ night - calypso, ska and rock&roll 9pm £free

SATURDAY 26TH

ABOVE AUDIO Mex DJ plays hip hop, funk and soul Details tbc AUDIO Warehouse: A1 Bassline House and techno clubnight with Mex from Blackgrass playing rare grooves upstairs 11pm £5/free BASEMENT Supper Club Bite-sized arty performances 7.30pm £8/6 BEE’S MOUTH Chopsource Jazz and bass DJ set 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Unplugged Live acoustic music 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Good Times Remember them? Maybe the retro tunes will jog your memory 9pm £5 BLACK DOVE The Devil’s Music Western swing and Dixieland DJs 8pm £free BLACK LION Burnt Toast DJs play sleazy soul and dirty breaks 8.30pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Eclectic Chair A real buzz 9pm £free COALITION Wired: Hardworx, Vincent Manganaro, Charly Lopez DJs and VJs 11pm £8; Blow After Party: Vincent Manganaro, Carlos Riz, Aaron Palaez It never stops 3am £7/5/4 COBBLER’S THUMB Duncan Disorderly & The Scallywags Acoustic reggae grooves 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Kate Nash Fancy a spot of ol’ slaggy banter with your Top Shop mockney pop? 6.30pm £14.50; Harry Shotta Live Show: Grooverider, Nicky Black Market, Phantasy, Bassman Drum&bass night 11pm £5 COWLEY CLUB Slutdisko Up for some diskofunkelectrokitschpunk? 9pm £free DIGITAL Playroom Housey hedonism in a playground of bouncy inflatable fun 11pm £12/10 DOCTOR BRIGHTON’S DJ Tony B 9.30pm £free DRUID’S ARMS DJ NoMark Where’s Mark gone? 9pm £free DUKE OF NORFOLK DJ Arther Shillin’ Electro swing jazz 10pm 3free EASY BAR Good Vibrations! Soulful party tunes with DJ Luke Braken 8.30pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Saturday Sizzlers: Soul Casserole Funky beats 9pm £free FORTUNE OF WAR Askew Records Soul and tropical tunes 9pm £free FUNKY BUDDHA Reflex The 80s are back! The perfect soundtrack to Tory cuts and mass unemployment 11pm £5; The Breakfast Club: Pop ‘Till You Drop DJ Mikee Hollywood keeps the party going 3am £5/3 FUNKYFISH The Funkyfish Club Soul, funk, jazz and Motown 10pm £6/3.50 GLOBE The Music Box A mix of disco, Italo and techno channelling the vibe of Ron Hardy’s legendary Chicago club 9pm £free HAMPTON iLike Bring your iPod and play your own tunes - you might like it, but will anyone else? 9pm £free H-BAR Discover Records 10th Anniversary John Askew heads a progressive techno trance party 9pm £tbc HONEY Hed Kandi Uplifting disco and house 10.30pm £10/5 HYDRANT DOWN Tropical Underground 8.30pm £free HYDRANT UP Depeche Mode Tribute 7.30pm £5 KING & QUEEN Deaf Night Party for the hard of hearing 7pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Imran Yusef, Ian Stone, Mike Gunn, Pat Burtscher, Jack Whitehall Stand-up comedy 7pm/10.30pm £18/15.50 KOMEDIA STUDIO Scott Capurro: Opens Up Barbed observational comedy 8pm £12; Da Doo Ron Ron: DJ Tim Burgess Clubnight with a fixation on girlgroups and soul sirens - plus the main chap from the Charlatans 11pm £8/7 KOMEDIA UP John Hegley: Animal Alphaboat Dour yet superbly silly performance poet does an interactive show for kids and families 2pm £9/6; Boot Led Zeppelin Tribute band faithfully reproduces Zepplin’s classic moments - let’s hope they leave out the incident with the baby shark 8.30pm £13 LECONFIELD MiTunes The latest skirmish in the war waged by the iPod against DJs 8pm £1 LIFE Hold Up! Proper indie disco 11pm £5 OCEANA The World In One Night With seven themed rooms you should find one you like 8pm £9.50/free PAV TAV Dave Mcpherson Frontman from alt rockers InMe 7pm £7; Snap Cackle & Britpop Join Dynamite Sal for a full-blown 90s party 11am £3 PAVILION THEATRE Storm In A Teacup Music, masks and puppetry for kids 11am/2pm £7/5 PRINCE ALBERT Moon Hop Club DJs Dave Mumbles and Max Knight have a fight to decide who has the best collection of reggae records (downstairs) 8pm £free; Southern Tenant Folk Union, Porchlight Smoker Bluegrassy bands (upstairs) 8pm £10/9 QUADRANT The Saturday Show: Bethany Black, Andrew Watts, Anna Freyberg, Mark Cornell, Sajeela Kershi Stand-up comedy Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Kinky Classics DJ King-K plays funky house Details tbc REVENGE Kinky Dangerous: The Soul Avengerz You know they mean business when they have a ‘z’ where an ‘s’ should be 10.30pm £8/6/4/3/free RIKI TIK 3D Beats Multi projection video scratch and VJ night 9pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Roots And Branches Reggae and ska tunes 8pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Comedy Of Errors Brighton Uni Drama Society takes on Shakespeare’s first farce Details tbc SIDEWINDER Danceteria DJs Spinning a mix of disco, boogie, house and funk 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Simply House Upfront house tunes from DJ Cheets Time tbc £free TEMPLE BAR The Cotton Club Deep funk, northern soul and hammond grooves 9pm £free THEATRE ROYAL Rambert Dance Company Contemporary dance based on an Oliver Sacks’ book 2.30pm/7.30pm £tbc

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THOMAS KEMP DJ John 9pm £free THREE & TEN Matt Barker Magnificently turned out DJ with impeccable hair (downstairs) 10pm £free; Off The Cuff Comedy invented in real-time (upstairs) 8pm £8/6; Red Brick Comedy Club Stand-up comedy (upstairs) 10pm £10/7.50 VOLKS Burleske: Bruno Otranto, Msoga, Sketchy Steve, Be.So, Andy Satellite, Davey Wavestar Circus beats and freaky techno 11pm £8/5/3 WEST HILL COMMUNITY HALL Kino Club: The Fabulous Stains, February 14th, Trash Kit, Woolf A celebration of riot grrl with live bands and rare film screenings - including footage of Huggy Bear’s famous Valentine’s gig at the Richmond in ‘93 7pm £6/5 WEST HILL TAVERN L’Amour Electronique French pop and electronic delights pour vous 9pm £free WHITE RABBIT Wonky Donkey Details tbc WORLD’S END Buffo’s Wake Angsty cabaret-tinged chorus hooks backed by rousing gypsy rhythms 8pm £free XUMA The Vinyl Countdown: Phil Marten Funk and soul tunes with DJ from Soul Trader and Wall Of Sound 9pm £free

SUNDAY 27TH

BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 1 DJ Sean plays everything from a-ha to GaGa - now that’s what I call eclectic

9pm £free BLACK LION Hit The Decks Open decks spin off (book a slot online) 8pm £free BRIGHTON CENTRE Elbow 7pm £28.09 BRUNSWICK Sax Shop A score of saxophonists showcase some songs 12pm £3; Nigel Thomas Live jazz 8pm £8/7 CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Thundercrack! Black comedy horror spoof with lashings of gay sex 8.30pm £free DOME Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra Music by Beethoven, Dohnanyi and Brahms - with soloist Thomas Carroll 2.45pm £9-32 DRUID’S ARMS The Sunday Sessions Live music Time tbc £free DUKE OF NORFOLK Live Music Night 9pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Sham-Rock Open Mic 8.30pm £free GLOBE Hot-Tip Hi-Fi DJs play early reggae and rocksteady 9pm £free GREAT EASTERN Dave Beckett Live blues Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Sunday Service Live acoustic music 5pm £free; Green Door Blues Blues band and DJs 9pm £free HAMPTON Live Music Sundays Showcase for local acts 8.30pm £free HONEY Afrodisiac If your house was this sexy you’d probably get through a lot of polyfilla 10.30pm £3.50/free KOMEDIA DOWN Krater Comedy Club: Imran Yusef, Ian Stone, Mike Gunn, Pat Burtscher, Jack Whitehall Stand-up comedy 8pm £11.50/6.50 KOMEDIA UP Jenny Éclair: Old Dogs New Tricks Grumpy old woman with some new comic tricks up her sleeves 7.30pm £18.50 LECONFIELD Boozy Bingo Old is the new young 6pm £1 MARWOOD CAFE Brighton Filmmakers Coalition Meeting A gathering of auteurs and amateurs and anyone else looking to make a low/no budget movie 6pm £free PRINCE ALBERT The Virginmarys Live music 8pm £7 RANELAGH Elephant Shelf Delta blues 8.30pm £free R-BAR Sublime Sundays: Max Miller Acoustic sessions 5pm £free SALLIS BENNEY Comedy Of Errors Brighton Uni Drama Society takes on Shakespeare’s first farce Details tbc SUGAQUBE All Night Long Hip hop and funk from DJ Mr Ray Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Count Arthur Strong Good old fashioned comedy 8pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP A Bit Of Banter New night with local and London comedians Time tbc £3 THREE & TEN Strung Out Live acoustic music Time tbc £free WEST HILL COMMUNITY HALL Winstanley, The Pickers, Tom & Esther Learn Lessons, Birth Of A Flower, Robert Stillman The theme of communities loosely binds this selection of short films one of which is given a live multi-instrumental soundtrack by the marvellous folk composer, Robert Stillman 6pm £6/5 WHITE RABBIT Live Jazz 3pm £free

MONDAY 28TH

ANCIENT MARINER Quiz Night 8pm £1 BEE’S MOUTH The Bee’s Mouth Jazz Forum Join in for a jazz jam with the house band - there’s a free pint in it 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 2 9pm £free BLACK LION The Lion, The Wit And The Frontal Lobe Pub quiz 8pm £1 BRUNSWICK Open Mic Night 8pm £free CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Funny Ha Ha Stand-up comedy compered by Mock The Week’s Holly Walsh 8pm £tbc COALITION Trash Mondays Filthy tunes for students and layabouts alike 10pm £5/3/free CONCORDE The King Blues, Sonic Boom Six, Random Hand, Hydra Da Hero Pop-polished ska punk politicos (this is a rescheduled show - old tickets still valid) 7.30pm £10 CORN EXCHANGE Blue Camel Club Club night for people with learning disabilities featuring live music, films and a magician 7pm £4 COWLEY CLUB SchMovies: Breaking Glass Screening of Hazel O’Conners classic post-punk music-biz satire 9pm £free GREEN DOOR STORE Metal Mondays Metal bands and DJs 8pm £free GREYS Amy Wadge Singer songwriter 8.30pm £10 HAMPTON Music Quiz 8pm £1 LIFE Jail Bait It’s a 90s club night. We googled it for more details and now our hard drives have been confiscated by the filth 11pm £2 MARWOOD CAFE Life Drawing A night of naked talent (upstairs) 6pm £6 PRINCE ALBERT Born To Lose 8.30pm £4 QUADRANT Monday Comedy Club Time tbc £6/5 R-BAR Quiz With Liz Details tbc ROSE HILL TAVERN Jazz Sessions: Remember April Live jazz 8pm £free SIDEWINDER Poker Night It’s about time for a gambling habit Time tbc £5 SUGAQUBE DeepSoul Funky fidget tech with DJ Jason Pepperell

Time tbc £free

THOMAS KEMP Quiz Night 8pm £1 VOLKS Strictly Reggae Dancehall, roots, revival 11pm £5/4.50 WEST HILL TAVERN Quiz Night 8.30pm £1

TUESDAY 29TH

AUDIO Lights Out Club classics played by a live band 11pm £3/2 BELUSHI’S BAR Totalled On Tuesday! Pop and dance 9pm £free

BELUSHI’S BELOW Elements Drum&bass night 10pm £2/1 BRIGHTON BALLROOM Josh T. Pearson Acoustic meloncholy from the former frontman of Lift To Experience 8pm £8.50/9.50 BRIGHTON CENTRE Daniel O’Donnell 6.30pm £35.50/33.50 BRUNSWICK Jazz Jam Open session with house band 8pm £free CHEQUERS Open Mic Chequers 9pm £tbc COALITION Dirty Cash Scuffed up party for people with filthy habits Time tbc £4/3

COBBLER’S THUMB Play For A Pint Open mic night 9pm £free CONCORDE2 Carl Barat Former Libertine’s frontman ditches Dirty Pretty Things and goes solo (this is a rescheduled show - old tickets still valid) 8pm £16/14 COOPERS CASK General Knowledge Quiz 9pm £1 CORN EXCHANGE Stomp! Brighton-born dance show banging beats out of bins and brooms 7.30pm £26/15 COWLEY CLUB Wildkatz Project Open mic night 7pm £free DIGITAL CU Next Tuesday It’ll teach the universities to timetable lectures for Wednesday mornings 11pm £4/3 DUKE OF NORFOLK Open Mic 9pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Quizness Time Are you a pub quiz whizz, or bit of a half-wit? 8pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE Hard Times Leftfield disco punk from Born Bad DJ 11pm £free HONEY Latin Fever We’re not talking Ricky Martin, but then who is? 10pm £3/free

KING & QUEEN Karaoke Night 9pm £free KOMEDIA DOWN Abyssinians Rootsy vocal harmonies from Jamaican reggae Rastas 8pm £15 LECONFIELD Tusday Teaser Pub quiz 9pm £1 LIFE The Vice Social Student dance party 11pm £3 MASH TUN Mash. Drink. Repeat. Rock, indie and electro tunes 9pm £tbc

PAVILION THEATRE Bad Girls: The Musical Just when you thought the goings-on in HMP Larkhall couldn’t get any more OTT they get an orchestral jazz rock soundtrack 7.30pm £14/12.50 PAV TAV Guerilla Rocks Club night for rock chicks, skater bois and indie kids 11pm £3/2/1 PRINCE ALBERT Numbskull HQ Acoustic Night Live music 8pm £tbc

R-BAR Karaoke Unplugged Details tbc REVENGE Sound As A Pound Charty tunes 11pm £2/free RED LION General Knowledge Quiz 8pm £1 SIDEWINDER Open Mic Night 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Delirious DJ Competition Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Great Expectations 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Poker Evening 8pm £tbc

WEDNESDAY 30TH ABOVE AUDIO The Doctor’s Orders Sick hip hop 11pm £free AUDIO Supercharged: Nu:Tone Breaks 11pm £tbc BEE’S MOUTH Open Mic 8.30pm £free BELUSHI’S BAR Now That’s What I Call A Party Part 3 9pm £free

BLACK LION Fresh Acoustics Live music 8.30pm £free BRUNSWICK AudioActive AGM Open mic and meeting for the youth music project 8pm £tbc CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Seul Contre Tous Film screening of Gaspar Noe’s intense and twisted drama 8.30pm £free

CHEQUERS Stewed Ants Night Quizzes and games Details tbc CORN EXCHANGE Stomp! Brighton-born dance show banging beats out of bins and brooms 7.30pm £26/15 COWLEY CLUB Amateur Assassins, Umlaut, Fat Bitch, Illness Live music 8pm £donations DIGITAL The Poundance Imagine if Poundland had a dancefloor top pop tunes for a pittance 11pm £4/3/1 DRUID’S HEAD Open Mic 9pm £tbc DUKE OF NORFOLK Pub Quiz 9pm £1 GREEN DOOR STORE The Jazz Store Live jazz with an open jam

11pm £free HAUNT Milkshake New club night putting the ‘heart back into chart’ with classic alternative pop 11pm £3/2 HOPE Andy Burrows Live music 8pm £7.50 HYDRANT UP TV Smith & The Valentines Former Adverts frontman plays the best of his old punk tunes 7.30pm £10 JAM Club NME Live bands 10pm £3 KOMEDIA STUDIO Matthew Halsall Dynamic jazz trumpeter continuing the work of Alice and John Coltrane 7.30pm £9 KOMEDIA UP John Grant Solo set from the former frontman of The Czars 7.30pm £15 LECTERN No Particular Place To Go Play inspired by the ‘Terminal Man’ who spent three years living in Gatwick Airport 7.45pm £5 MARLBOROUGH Silver Wednesday Vintage movies with all the trimmings (upstairs) 8.30pm £6/5 MASH TUN Tin Cup Collective Live funk soul band 9pm £tbc OCEANA Fuzzy Logic Dance and dubstep student night 9pm £5/3.50/2 PAVILION THEATRE Bad Girls: The Musical Just when you thought the goings-on in HMP Larkhall couldn’t get any more OTT they get an orchestral jazz rock soundtrack 7.30pm £14/12.50 PRINCE ALBERT Cam Penner, Jamie Freeman Live folk and Americana 8pm £8/7 R-BAR Turning Tricks Pop and R&B from DJ Trick 8pm £free RIKI TIK Time To Awesome DJs Figure Of Wax & J-Devious 10pm £free SIDEWINDER The Sidewinder Garden Quiz 8pm £1 SUGAQUBE G23 DJ plays big tunes Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Great Expectations 7.30pm £tbc THOMAS KEMP Kev’s Open Mic 8.30pm £tbc THREE & TEN Tally Koren Award-winning singer songwriter 8pm £5

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THURSDAY 31ST

ABOVE AUDIO Maxxi Soundsystem Nu-disco DJs Details tbc AUDIO Bastard Pop Musical mash-up 11pm £2 BEE’S MOUTH The Bee’s Mouth Showcase Live music 9pm £free

BELUSHI’S BAR Karaoke 9pm £free BELUSHI’S BELOW Mutant Pop Poppy and alternative sounds 10pm £1

BLACK LION Dubrockerslive Ska, punk, trip hop and reggae 8.30 £free

BRUNSWICK Clown School Clowning with Mr Pineapple Head 11am £5

CAROLINE OF BRUNSWICK Brighton Shocks!: Enter The Void Film screening of Gaspar Noe’s experimental and psychedelic melodrama 8.30pm £free COALITION Secret Discotheque Retro disco, 80s pop and other ‘uncool’ tunes 10.30pm £1-4 CONCORDE2 Paul Heaton He used to be in The Housemartins and The Beautiful South, now he’s going solo 8pm £16.50 CORN EXCHANGE Stomp! Brighton-born dance show banging beats out of bins and brooms 7.30pm £26/15 DRUID’S ARMS Druid Presents Live music 8pm £free EASY BAR Easy Bar All Stars Future garage from DJ Pablo Contraband 8pm £free FIDDLER’S ELBOW Live Lounge Live music 8.30pm £free GREAT EASTERN Hatful Of Rain Live bluegrass and country music Details tbc GREEN DOOR STORE Band Of Skulls Ballsy blues rockers with the very dubious honour of appearing on the Twilight soundtrack 7pm £10; TRIIAL Genre-less dance party with a secret band and guest DJ

11pm £free HAUNT Thursday Night Fish Fry Jamaican ska, R&B and rocksteady - see New In Town Details tbc HOBGOBLIN Buffo’s Wake Angsty cabaret-tinged chorus hooks backed by rousing gypsy rhythms 9pm £free HONEY Exposed! New clubnight 10.30pm £2 HOPE Now That’s What I Call Funny: UK Rideouts Comedy and live music 8pm £7/5 HYDRANT UP Metal 2 The Masses Brave bands do battle for the glory of metal 7.30pm £3 KOMEDIA DOWN Comic Boom: Ian Stirling Rising stars of stand-up 8pm £9/7 KOMEDIA STUDIO Spirit Of Gravity: Komuso, Barking Toad, Laboratoro Weird adventures with field music, improv and wonky tape decks 8.30pm £5/4 KOMEDIA UP The Return Of Boothby Graffoe Surreal comedy songs 8pm £15/12 LATEST MUSIC BAR The Smarty Party: The Lovely Brothers A variety-style mix of top Brighton bands and stand-ups from the London circuit 8pm £6 LECTERN No Particular Place To Go Play inspired by the ‘Terminal Man’ who spent three years living in Gatwick Airport 7.45pm £5 LIFE Shameless Half a century of musical highlights and lowpoints 11pm £1 MARLBOROUGH THEATRE Still Life A group of life models explore the history of the artist’s muse 7.30pm £tbc OCEANA DJ EZ Live Tour 9pm £6/free PAVILION THEATRE Bad Girls: The Musical Just when you thought the goings-on in HMP Larkhall couldn’t get any more OTT they get an orchestral jazz rock soundtrack 7.30pm £14/12.50 PRINCE ALBERT Hot Head Show, Soccer 96, Ham Legion Live music 8.30pm £4/3 QUADRANT AKL Open Mic Night 8pm £free RANELAGH Nicky Mitchell Jazz, soul and comedy 8.30pm £free R-BAR Girls On Top Warm Up Pop and party tunes to get you in the mood for more of the same 9pm £tbc REVENGE Girls On Top Army Party Vs Emergency Room Military themed lesbian night - a squaddie’s wet dream? 10.30pm £4/3/free RIKI TIK Scribble Boy Com & Homeslice play hip hop, funk and breaks 10pm £free ROSE HILL TAVERN Slim Lightfoot Live blues 8pm £free ST JAMES’ TAVERN Stay Sick Turn Blue! DJs play vintage blues, soul and funk 8.30pm £free SIDEWINDER Forgive Me Father For I Have Synthed Confess your shameful 80s love secret 8pm £free SUGAQUBE Weekend Warmup: Gary Scott Dance DJ Time tbc £free THEATRE ROYAL Great Expectations 2.30pm/7.30pm £tbc WEST HILL TAVERN Open Mic 8pm £free WHITE RABBIT Open Mic 9pm £free WINDMILL Free Music Thursdays Juice FM presents an open mic followed by headline band 8pm £free WORLD’S END The Big Cash Quiz 8pm £tbc

EXHIBITIONS

BRIGHTON MUSEUM & GALLERY Capturing Colour: Film, Invention And Wonder Exhibition telling the story of the inventors and artists who strived to recreate the world in glorious colour Until 20

March £free CASTOR & POLLUX Burning Love Valentine’s show by Jonny Hannah Until 13 March £tbc GREY AREA Voodoo Chanel Exhibition exploring the nefarious power of brand identity 5-27 March £free HOVE MUSEUM FINE ART GALLERY Picturing Stories A collection of oil paintings on the theme of storytelling Until 20 March £free; Mr Watt, Grumpy Man of Metal Metal sculptures used to illustrate children’s books by Jon Mills From 18 March until 27 September £free JUBILEE LIBRARY Our City, Our Future Exhibition about the need for intelligent energy 1-5 March £free MADAME GEISHA Spindle Emerging Talent Exhibition Showcasing the artists, illustrators and photographers involved with Spindle Magazine 4 March - May £tbc PHOENIX BRIGHTON Art Junky Indoor market selling affordable art and all sorts of other quirky knick knacks 5-6 March £1; Actuate My Void How can you resist an offer like that? Three light and sound installations with some heavily abstract paintings to boot 19 March 17 April £tbc

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INDIANA JONES & THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

SIX OF THE BEST

FOOD IN THE MOVIES

WORDS BY MATT BARKER, NICK COQUET, JAMES KENDALL

The ingestion of edibles in a cinema setting stretches to both sides of the screen – just as well, since a six of the best overpriced pick’n’mix choices wouldn’t make much of a riveting read. These are our favourites from the movie menus.

9½ WEEKS

Back in the 80s, when Mickey Rourke didn’t look like his own melted waxwork, this film alerted us to the hitherto unexplored erotic possibilities of the refrigerator. In something of a sexy trust exercise, he has Kim Basinger close her eyes before popping various chilled comestibles into her mouth. It’s to the director’s credit that the sexy actress with all food and juice down her chin doesn’t look like a stroke victim after a dentist visit; indeed it was one of the most famous, erotically-charged movie moments of the decade. In the end, Rourke covers her in honey and they have it off. (NC)

INDIANA JONES & THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

It might not be the best Indy film, but the feast scene is one of the most memorable in the trilogy (we refuse to recognise that Crystal Skull nonsense). A perfect balance of gross and light comedy, the moment the “snake surprise” is sliced open to reveal innards full of live eels you know this is going to be difficult to stomach. The eyeball soup and big beetles seem relatively palatable compared to the dessert – monkey brains still in the head of the monkey. Even Heston would think twice. (JK)

PULP FICTION

When hired assassins Jules and Vincent pay Brad and his buddies a surprise morning visit, they discover the boys tucking in to Big Kahuna burgers, “the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast”.

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Helping himself, Jules commends their choice of tasty burger, which he washes down with a long, close-up slurp of Sprite while quizzing them on European fast food nomenclature. This apparently sociable meal setting is underpinned with a sense of immense and terrifying menace, which plays out true to form when Jules summarily executes a boy on the sofa while Brad is in mid plea. (NC)

MONTY PYTHON’S MEANING OF LIFE

Before the days of Channel 5, the frighteningly obese were seldom made into screen stars. Apart from in this memorable scene though, where John Cleese waits on a dirigible-sized diner, pressing him with course after course made room for via his projectile vomiting into a silver bucket. As his fellow diners gamely continue their meals amidst this precipitation of puke, our hefty hero is tempted to sample one last item, the wafer thin mint. It proves to be the final straw for his gastric capacity however, and he explodes, showering the room with guts and bile. (NC)

RATATOUILLE

Of all the movies here, Ratatouille has to be the most foodie, the most mouth-watering and the most inventive, and all whilst being just a collection of drawings – no real food was hurt during the making of this feature. If, like UB40, the idea of rats in the kitchen (and these are very ratty rats all over the kitchen) turns your stomach, be prepared to have it back on an even keel by the end. Like the best recipes, it’s perfectly balanced – thoughtful and nuanced, and at the same time a colourful, funny animated yarn. (MB)

WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

As movie purists we shun the notion of the pointless remake, so this series of moral and dietary warnings comes from the 1971 original. Any of the golden ticket winners’ fates cuts the movie mustard, but our favourite is Augustus Gloop. A moralistic fable of greed and consumption, his disobedient hand-to-mouth nomming of pure melted chocolate from the indoor river sees him being unceremoniously taken up the fudge pipe. This, together with the various fates of Veruca Salt, Mike Teevee and Violet Beauregarde, set the bar high for subsequent cinematic child abuse. (NC)

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Brighton SOURCE March 2011  

This month's SOURCE brings you all the best of everything that's happening in Brighton, plus a food special where our editor eats 10 of the...