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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Coalition 07.02.12

Live Wednesday 1st February

Tru Thoughts presents

Bonobo + Anchorsong + Rob Luis

Bonobo returns to his old hometown from his home in New York for this special DJ gig. He was last seen in Brighton at the Dome for Ninja Tunes XX Birthday Party (with Roots Manuva, Wrongtom, Andreya Triana and Jono McCleery). 10pm – 3am SOLD OUT

Saturday 4th February

Power Nightlife presents

High Rankin Full Live Show + Special Guests

After the debut performance of High Rankin’s Live Show at Lovebox Festival last year and numerous sell out shows including Coalition last September, the band are in for a BIG 2012. 2011 saw High Rankin get tracks picked personally by Snoop Dogg for the ‘Throw Your Dubs Up’ mix tape as well as touring Australia and New Zealand, America and Canada twice, and mixing a Ministry of Sound ‘Sound of Dubstep’ compilation; it was a serious year for the

nights Dubstep outsider. The Live Show is now firing on all cylinders with a 5 piece line up of vocals, drums, guitars, synths and MPC action. Expect some serious bass, huge drum work and on-stage antics that make High Rankin the big bellend that we know and love. 11pm – 4am £5 advance + B. Fee highrankin

Tuesday 7th February

Thursday 9th February Off Beat presents

Laid Blak + General Roots + Running Numbers

Laid Blak produce a very unique sound that is familiar to many genres but resides firmly in none. With infusions of reggae, hip-hop, the occasional influx of Dn’B and even blues, they’re quickly becoming Bristol’s largest export. 7pm – 10.30pm £5 advance + B. Fee

Melting Vinyl & Coalition present

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah + Special guests

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah return to Brighton to play at Coalition for their first show in 6 years! Almost to the day in fact! And if the teaser clip that surfaced online recently is anything to go by, expect a triumphant return to form! These Indie Rockers exploded on the scene in 2005 with their acclaimed self titled debut, unleashing Alec Ounsworth’s trademark vocals, euphoric guitars, and joyous synths into the world, leading to comparisons with fellow indie titans Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire and Yo La Tengo. 7pm – 10pm £12.50 + B. Fee www.

Mondays Trash Mondays

Committed to consistently pushing the boundaries and raising the standard of midweek clubbing in Brighton. DJs Willerby, Charles Green and Milton play the award winning TRASH mash up in the main room ranging from Snoop Dogg to DJ Fresh and running down Florence & The Machine with Nero on the way. 10.30pm – Late Free b4 11pm £3 NUS/£5 others


Noisy Boy presents

Full Volume


Every Tuesday, Full Volume serves up the biggest commercial and underground bass tunes that the music world has to offer. Everything from Dubstep to Hip Hop we deliver the filthiest basslines direct to your ear drums, and that’s it... No games, no gimmicks, just bass! 10.30pm – 3.30am £2 FB guestlist b4 12am £3 b4 12am/£4 after for NUS £4 b4 12am/£5 after for others


Cocoloco Promotions presents

CoCo LoCo

Brighton’s Only “Preppy student” midweek night with over 1000 students through the doors weekly and with shockingly low drink prices starting from £1.60. We play the very Best in UK Charts / Dance / House / Dubstep / Dancehall & sexy US RnB. 10.30pm – 3.30am Free b4 11pm £3/£5 after £2 FB guestlist

Thursdays Secret Discotheque

Special versions of SD take place this month as follows: 02/02/11 – T-Shirt Giveaway 09/02/11 – (Regular Secret Discotheque) 16/02/11 – Rock n Roll Special 23/02/11 – Secret Discotheque 4th Birthday Secret Discotheque is a celebration of the songs that formed the soundtrack to your youth. You learnt the lyrics and the dance moves, you copied the fashions and you sung along. We dig out the greatest records you forgot about and we make you fall in love with them all over again... 11pm – 3.30am £2 FB guestlist b4 12.30am/£3 NUS/£4

Fridays Friday I’m In Love

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Friday I’m In Love is the essential excursion for those who have slaved away all week and require less humdrum and a lot more kick drum from their club night. Here, you get an unparalleled party for Brighton’s brightest and best. 11pm – 4am £2 FB guestlist b4 1am £1 b4 12.30am/£2 after for Fat Poppadaddys Members £3 b4 12.30am/£4 after for NUS £4 b4 12.30am/£5 after for others

Saturdays 4th february High Rankin see live section 11th February

REWIND Presents

Cutmaster Swift + Fidel Cutstro + Nomark + Tom Yum

Rewind touches down with the legend of Hip Hop and DMC champion, Cutmaster Swift, who will be playing an exclusive set of old school hip hop. 11pm – 4am £5 b4 12am cutmaster.swift

18th February O>Y>B DJ Monty + Charles Green + Shmooze + Skank

InYaEar Promotions brings you O>Y>B (Old Yellow Bricks) a clubbing movement/concept designed for clubbers with a more refined sense of feel good RnB and funky soulful vocal House. Imagine your perfect night out in terms of venue, crowd, vibe and music... this is O>Y>B!! 11pm – 3am £5 guestlist/£7 others

25th February WIRED Vince Manganaro + Vince Frimpong + Charles Green + Charly Lopez

Off the back of another incredible year, seeing consistently road blocked events, top international talent, bespoke visual installations and celebrating our first label anniversary, Wired returns to Coalition. 11pm – 6am £5 b4 12am

Saturdays from 3am BLOW: Brighton’s After Hours Vince Manganaro + Charly Lopez + Charles Green + guests Brighton’s late, fun times institute. When it comes to Saturday night, after hours Blow is the only destination. A unique cosmopolitan vibe coupled with house grooves until the early hours. 3am – Late £5

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nights FRIDAYS Funky Town

Funk, Soul, Dancing. Drinks deals all night. 11pm – 2.30am FREE b4 12am/£3 after

fridays from 2.30am Motel Underground house music, after hours from 2.30am every Saturday morning... clubbing late into the night in intimate surroundings. 2.30am – 6am £3

SATURDAYS 4th february The Tube Presents

Krystal Klear (Hoya Hoya), Action Jackson, Filippo Blasi, Loren Heer and Matt Barker. 11pm £3 b4 12am/£5 after

11th february Even presents...

Appleblim (Apple Pips) 4hrs + Lorca. 11pm £5 Limited advance

18th & 25th february Hold Up! Indie classics all night long! 11pm – Late £5


Black Sun Empire

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nights Mondays Jail Bait

Jail Bait DJs spin the best in RnB, Hip-Hop and Garage from the 90’s... the best crowd and biggest vibes all night! 11pm £2 NUS

thursdays Back to Mine

Newly launching for 2012 and raising the standards of Thursday nights, Back to Mine is the ultimate mid week party! Keep your eyes peeled for more info! 11pm – Late £2/£3

Fridays 3rd February BSE presents


High-octane technoinfused drum & bass with Black Sun Empire, Optical, Caylx, Sublok Hosted by Mark One / Double J / Lyrical. 11pm – Late £7 b4 12am

10th February ENK – A History Of Dubstep

ENK are back taking you on a journey through classic Dubstep with a smasher of a line up Youngsta 02-06 Dubplate set, Flatline, Dubloke, Fortay, Charlie Banks. 10.30pm – Late FREE b4 11pm/£4 b4 12am/£5NUS/£6 after

17th February



Back after the massive Hot Wuk New Years Eve party to bring the Jamaica Party Tour to Brighton. Over the last year, Dagger has brought you Brighton’s #1 Bashment sound with our HOT WUK parties... With – The Bug & Flowdan, Channel One Soundsystem, The Heatwave, Topcat, General Roots, Lady Leshurr, Roxxxan, Rtkal, Dagger Soundsystem. 11pm – Late £5 limited advance


Celebrating 17 years of Renegade Hardware with an unmissable line up: Ink, Loxy, Bad Company UK classic set, Cause 4 Concern, Cold Fusion, Nyx. MCs: AD, Stapleton and Remidy. Room 2: Dubstep / UKG / Electro; Dru, Shinobi, Jessi G. 11pm – 5am £7 NUS/£7 b4 12am/ £8 after

Saturdays 4th &11th February HOLD UP! Indie classics all night long! 11pm £5

18th & 25th February Greetings from JUICEBOX Brand new night every Saturday @ LIFE. Yep that’s right we’re gonna juice it up over the coming months down at our favourite seafront venue with a new night bringing you some of Brighton’s finest party starters, fresh and raring to go for 2012.

DJs on rotation to include Eddie The Goatboy / Matatatat / George Nunn plus very special guests playing a heady mix of songs you love as much as us, they will be mixing and mashing up a storm to bring you an alternative clubbing experience with the emphasis on FUN. Think 2many DJs Brighton style, throwing together a mix of guitar riffs, bleeps, beats and anthemic tunes that will have you strutting your stuff and singing the wrong words to all your favourite songs all night long... we will be putting on one hell of a party.

And that’s not all... as well as the main dance floor we have a second area that needs your attention. The

sideshow saloon will host a number of guest DJs playing anything from bashment and reggae to 60s grooves and some dirty RnB. Plus, we will have the Wheel Of Fortune Bar where you can take your chances on a round, and also a chill out zone and some silly stuff to make you laugh.. 11pm – Late £5 limited advance

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OPEN Mon – Sat from 5pm Pizzas available for £5 Happy hour 5 – 8pm

Live Thursday 2nd February Max Dickins Crackdown Promotions presents Dan Wright The Killing Jar Laurie Rowan + Fathoms Mike Cox + Ocean Burial Simon Evans (As seen on Michael McIntyre’s + SwitchZero Comedy Roadshow, + A Promise “Magnificent” Chortle), ‘The Killing Jar’ is back once again with our first show of 2012! One heavy line up sure to make you want to move! 7pm £4

Saturday 11th February

Overhead Wires Music presents

Compere – Michael Fabbri (“Hilarious” BBC Online, “Startlingly insightful” The Guardian), Horse and Louis (Musical Comedy Award Finalists 2010, BBC New Comedy Award Semi-Finalists 2011), Max Dickins (One of The Sun’s 2011 Comedy Picks), Dan Wright (Laughing Horse Finalist 2010), Laurie Rowan and Mike Cox. 8pm £4

Jake Mackay ‘Clouds Come Over’ EP launch + Luke Hyttner + Stuart Lee + Rotait Thursday + Alfie Bernardi 16th February A momentous evening to celebrate the release of country-folk artist Jake Mackay’s debut solo EP “Clouds Come Over”. Jake has built a name for himself as the biting-soulful guitarist of Sussex-based band The Long Goodbye, and is now set to unleash his own beautifully epic record. 7pm – 10pm £3 overheadwires

Danger Music presents

Echo Rain + Glass City Vice + Fight With Giants

Echo Rain are a band from Brighton who mash up pop hooks with metal guitars and hard breakdowns. 8pm £4

Saturday 18th February Normanton Street + friends Monday 13th February Fusing sounds of IOU Comedy presents hip hop,the soul and blues, Normanton are a quartet Simon Evans hailing from the North of Michael Fabbri England now based in Horse and Louis Brighton. Normanton’s

material resonates with their audience as they sing and rap about their experiences in everyday life. 7pm – 10pm £3

Sunday 19th February Drifter Promotions presents

The Deep Dark Woods + support

The Deep Dark Woods’ music is framed by subtle orchestration; songs are trimmed with minimal embellishments of banjo, piano, with subtle mellotron flutters. The Deep Dark Woods won Best Roots Group at the 2009 Western Canadian Music Awards, and Ensemble of the Year at the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards. 7.30pm – 11pm £7 advance + B. Fee www.

Wednesday 22nd February SchNEWS presents

ZOUNDS + Pog + Primeval Soup

SchNEWS presents another eclectic punker benefit gig for your one and only direct-action news service with anarcho 80s crass punk legends Zounds and local support from folk/punk/indy band Pog, and ska/punk from Primeval Soup. Plus DJs and the SchNEWS stall. 8pm £5

Thursday 23rd February

Cupboard Music presents

Shrag + Tunabunny + The Metatrons + Dogtooth!

Brighton indie-pop lovelies return home for a debut show at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar with Athens, GA’s finest ‘Tunabunny’ in tow! 7.30pm – 11pm £5.50 advance Shrag/19167559456


Melting Vinyl presents

WE HAVE BAND + Special Guests

With the three-piece’s 2010 debut album ‘WHB’ picking up the kind of accolades that many bands would sell their souls for, this lot are one of the UK’s hottest properties at the moment. Their burgeoning live reputation is second to none, so we have high hopes for their visit. Make sure you witness this special performance! 7pm – 10pm £8 advance/ £9 door We Have Band

nights monDAY 6th FEBRUARY WHERE IS MY MIND QUIZ NIGHT Come test your muso knowledge and win a pot of cash or some booze depending on how you do. 8pm – Late IN THE bar £1


Come play a host of retro computer games on old school consoles. Battle with an opponent or geek out on your own. It’s a mash up of pub, club, arcade and alcohol… plus we have pizzas and sweets. 8pm – Late IN THE bar FREE




Catholic Discipline is a weekly night, hosted by Brighton’s least appreciated, least understood and oft overlooked noiseniks Superheroes of BMX. Noise rock nestles alongside Turkish prog, disco pop kisses Welsh language acid folk, and TV theme tunes are played with gay abandon. So if you like your music intelligent, forward thinking and without a

contrived sense of cool, come and get a little bit of Catholic Discipline. 8pm – 12am IN THE BAR FREE


Brighton’s monthly Funk, Disco and Hip Hop night gets a new slot on a Friday. Expect much bigger and better things with some guest DJs as well as Soulfood residents. 11pm – 3am IN THE club £3


3D Presents Sandwich Club. Fresh out the oven. DJ’s spreading tasty beats and organic rhythms which may include some of the following ingredients… Disco / Dancehall / Moombahton / Glitch / ‘lectro / Swing / Whatevs. 11pm – 3.30am IN THE Club £3/£4


TBC 7.30pm – 2am IN THE club £5 www.theouterchurch.

the best in soul, northern 24th FEBRUARY soul & 60s garage/psych. LATE NIGHT LINGERIE Dress up to get down. Skirts 11pm – 3am + Tyrannosaurus Dead IN THE CLUB £4/£5 + The Valentines + The Gaa Gaas 18th FEBRUARY + Cousin BACK TO THE FUTURE + Whaleman BTTF takes up residency A club night which praises bands instead of a DJ... and this month we’re turning it up a notch. 9pm – 3.30am IN THE Club & bar £3 www.staybeautifulclub.




A night in tribute to the life & work of a true Hip-Hop genius. Special guest appearance from Maureen ‘Ma Dukes’ Yancey (J-Dilla’s Mum) and hosted by Phat Kat (Welcome to Detroit). All proceeds from the night are donated to the J-Dilla Foundation & Lupus UK. DJs performing for free on the night, in loving memory are: Spin Doctor (The Doctor’s Orders), Figure of Wax & Ruff Snippet. 10pm – 3.30am £5 advance/£7 door

11th FEBRUARY UNHOOKED GENERATION Resident DJs Iced Gems and Bonquiqui will be joined in the coming months by a host of exciting guests playing

in its new home to bring you its unique mix of rock and indie from the 60’s to now. 11pm – 3am IN THE club £3/£4


SIO is all about YOU becoming the DJ for the night. So if you think you can get the crowd writhing in pleasure you need to apply for your DJ spot and see if you can cut the rug. 10pm – 3am IN THE club £5/£4/£3 concessions

SUNDAY 5th FEBRUARY Any Persan HALP me – poetry Any Persan HALP Me is a sort of a half-hearted cry for ♥ and attention coming from apathetic but sincere loners. Explore new genres of poetry and literature made possible by PostModem life. 8pm – Late IN THE bar FREE

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nights Friday 3rd February STACKED NASTY DJs play 50’s R&B, R&R, Blues, 60’s Garage, Soul & Funk 9pm – 2am FREE staysickbrighton

Saturday 4th February DRUGS

Brighton’s newest, most transcendental live music night, DRUGS takes you away from the mundane and transports you to a magical parallel universe 8pm £4/£3 NUS www.drugsbrighton.

Tuesday 7th February SLIP JAM:B

Slip Jam:B is Brighton’s (and almost certainly the country’s!!) longestrunning hip hop night, and has been running since March 1999. Featuring open mics, rap battles, live PA’s & more! 8.30pm – 11pm FREE slipjamb

Thursday 9th February

Ignite Books presents


Queen of spoken-word, Joolz Denby, celebrates the publication of her new novel with a show in Brighton. 7pm £6 advance from

Thursday 9th February NOCHES DEL SUR

We’re very excited to present a new monthly session of live music and Flamenco dancing here at The Hope featuring the fantastic Sabor Flamenco; come down for a few a drinkies, a dance, or just watch the show! 8pm FREE

Friday 10th February LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR Still Corners + My Sad Captains + Us Baby Bear Bones + LTN DJs Live bands and Love Thy Neighbour DJs plus special guests every second Friday, upstairs and downstairs at The Hope. Expect to hear Liars, TV on the Radio, HEALTH, Radiohead, Kanye West, Warpaint, Japandroids, Phantogram, Big Boi, Joy Division, This Heat, PJ Harvey, Errors and much more. 9pm – 2am FREE

Saturday 11th February

CNL Touring and Spunk Records present

HOLLY THROSBY + Tiny Ruins + Jordan Ireland

Singer and songwriter Holly Throsby returns to Europe for the first time since her 2009 tour alongside the Tallest Man on Earth and The Handsome Family. This time she brings her celebrated fourth album, Team, and multi-instrumentalist Bree van Reyk (drums, found sounds, percussion). Together they render Throsby’s songs beautifully and inventively. 8pm £7 door

Wednesday 15th February

In Association with Skunkworks Still Corners

CRAP: the best of comedy rap! Sanity Valve + MC Cashback + Dave Waller as Leonard

Neon-themed comedy rap showcase featuring live battles, prizes and giveaways! Prizes for best dressed/most neon person!!! 7.30pm £4 advance

Thursday 16th February

The Tilting Sky presents


The Kabeedies headline The Hope in support of their brand new album ‘SOAP’ – 1 of 20 UK dates before the band embark on a tour of Europe. Special guests are the wonderful Alloy Ark. 8pm £4 thekabeedies

Friday 17th February Thursday STRYCHNINE NIGHTS 23rd February On the 3rd Friday of COMMUNION every month, from 9pmKyla La Grange 2am, Holy Vessels will + Native Roses be dusting off and DJing the finest dancefloor + many more bangers they can lay their grubby little hands on, all with the help of some of the finest record-slingers in town. Come for an evening of drink, dance and downright dirtiness 9pm – 2am FREE holyvessels

Friday 17th February Saturday SEERO ALBUM 18th February LAUNCH PARTY Club Velocity and Suicide Barbie present + Dead Empire SCREAMA BALLERINA + Loose Lips After five years of + Nightworkers recording, writing and line up changes, Seero have finally completed their self-funded and self-produced debut effort “The Circle and the Prophet” and they are celebrating its launch in style with two of the best local bands and a free album to every person who attends! 7.30pm £5 seeromusic

Expect a night full of feisty rock and roll, eccentric live shows and a whole new music movement from the best upcoming talent in Brighton. 8pm £4 advance from

Communion was born in the summer of 2006 at Notting Hill Arts Club. Founded by Ben Lovett (Mumford and Sons), Kevin Jones (Cherbourg) and producer Ian Grimble, it grew into a community of musicians, industry and fans alike. 7.30pm £5 www.communionmusic.

Saturday 25th February

Skief Promotions presents

THE HOPE HEADBANGER Loose Lips + Run Young Lovers + Graces Collide + Rising Tide A headbanging night featuring the best of Brighton’s unsigned talent in aid of a great cause, with all proceeds go straight to Amnesty International! 7.30pm £4 advance from looselipsuk

Sunday 26th February CC Promotions presents

CAP IN HAND + Wrecktheplacefantastic

Cap in Hand are a 3 piece rock/punk posthardcore band based in Brighton with a unique and powerful sound. They have gone from strength to strength following the acclaimed release of the first live EP, ‘Songs From the Horses Mouth’. 8pm £4

Wednesday 29th February HI ZERO POETRY READINGS

Fiercely fine modern poetry readings from across the now-zone of liminal word-love. 7.30pm £4 www.hizeroreadings. Kyla La Grange

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nights All events are Free Fridays 3rd February ENK vs MIMM

MIMM Recordings showcase Ashburner, Hanc, Limit, Phenex and LZ. Dub / Garage / 2-Step / House / Funky / Dubstep / 808 / Jungle / Bassline / Grime. 9pm – 3am

10th February Reggae Bombing

Featuring Boulevard Soundsystem, Serocee and DJ Cut La Vis. Reggae / Hip Hop/ Dancehall/ Mash Up 9pm – 3am

17th February Kung Fu

House / Disco / Boogie / Hip-Hop / Funk / Soul / Bassline / Electronic. 9pm – 3am

Saturdays 4th February Schtumm!

Somethinksounds plus support from Neal Schtumm! Somethinksounds is a record label run by Kazim Kazim Kazim and Andy Lemay. With a collective of artists, DJs and events based across London and Berlin, it’s causing a stir in Europe and further afield. Underground House / Deep / Italo / Disco. 9pm – 3am

18th February In Motion

Loren Heer, Bryn Critchard, Jake Bibby, Filippo Blasi, Marcus Smith. Funk / Soul / Disco / House 9pm – 3.30am

25th February It’s Goin’ Off 007

Alphabets Heaven, Last Dance London and W.A.T? DJs. Post Genre Electronic Beats. 9pm – 3am

sundays The Lock in

A night for all the ‘workers’ in the city. Whether you work in a bar, pub, club, restaurant, shop or anywhere – The Lock In is for you! Cheap drinks, Tuaca deals and special cocktails, giveaways, amazing special guests and all for free! Keep your eyes peeled. 9pm – Late

11th February Mile Wide Smile Club

Phil Asher plus Mickey Duke & Chri5tian. House / Disco / Boogie / Hip-Hop / Funk / Soul / Bassline / Electronic. 9pm – 3am


24th February Skittish Hint (Tru Thoughts/ Ninja Tunes)

House, Garage & Hip Hop (Past, Present and Future). 9pm – 3am

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February 2012 Listings  
February 2012 Listings  

Club and live listings for Coalition, Sticky Mike's Frog Bar, Life, The Tube, Riki Tik and The Hope.