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Countdown to Rebellion – Day 6: Introducing Dakka Skanks

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Track: Black Honey – Madonna

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By Henry Groves Kicking off their sold-out UK tour in support of their debut album, ‘This Could Be Texas’, English Teacher was on the south coast in Brighton. I had last seen the band at The Great Escape in Brighton in 2023, and I was so excited to see them back, selling out Concorde 2.  …

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By Henry Groves The uprising of Yard Act has been a rapid one and Brighton showed that off as well as any city. From playing a sold out Patterns only 2 years ago, the band were back playing the spectacular Brighton Dome. I for one was incredibly excited for this show, which led to me …

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As a Brighton based band, I’ve seen Lime Garden grow from a small local support to small venue headline shows and now to their spectacular hometown headline at Chalk! In support of their debut album, the four piece have been travelling around the country, with their UK tour concluding in their hometown for a massive …

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Today, rising Brighton band Lime Garden cap off months of anticipation by releasing their debut album – as cohesive and confident an opening statement as you’re likely to hear this year. Having recently supported Bombay Bicycle Club, the quintet are gearing up for their own headline run in support of the aforementioned debut album, One …

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By Henry Groves I had been lucky enough to see Opus Kink a few times in the past, but none of them lived up to the size of this show. From supporting Chappaqua Wrestling at Brighton’s Rialto Theatre to supporting Black Honey at Green Door Store in the same city. Now they were headlining Concorde …

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By Henry Groves Heading to the end of her UK tour, Laura Misch had come to Brighton to play a sold-out Komedia Studio. Originally down to play Concorde 2, the new choice of venue was a lot more intimate, and seeing her in such a small venue was something that is unlikely to happen any …

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By Henry Groves Lanterns on the Lake have been on my gig bucket list for a while now. I was due to see them two years ago in Brighton before they cancelled due to health issues. Now in 2023, I finally got to go and see them, this time with a brand new album, and …

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Brighton’s Wax Machine are a band who thrive on drift. Sometimes cosmic, often psychedelic and frequently exotic, they float between the warming thrill of tropicalia and the misty chill of nu-folk without losing direction. Revolving around the restless creativity of Brazilian born song-writer/guitarist Lau Ro, this most fluid combo have just released their third album …

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By Henry Groves In the middle of their 43 date “world tour”, seeing a band like The Bug Club at an intimate venue like Concorde 2 in Brighton was always going to be special. Right down on the seafront, Concorde 2 showcases some of the best up and coming bands across the country, and although The …

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All Words & Pictures: Henry Groves – All Rights Reserved On the final show of the UK leg of their ‘Ultra World Tour’, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (A.K.A Pigs x7) had come to play their biggest show in the capital to date, at O2 Kentish Town Forum.  The first support of the …

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