A real honour to present the founding member of The Raincoats alongside the incredible analogue electronic improvisor Phew in Brighton as part of a select run of intimate dates showcasing this illustrious duo's 2018 album, Island. A very long bio is at the foot of this block of text!
A night of film, talks and rare recordings of music from Azerbaijan. Mountains of Tongues is ethnomusicologist Ben Wheeler and anthropologist Stefan Williamson-Fa.
Faye Houston's remarkable voice and inimitable writing talent have earned her a reputation as one of the UK's most exciting singer/songwriters. Her debut EP showcases this to full effect: stripped back arrangements of soulful tunes accompanied by Mike Shirley on guitar.
A night of handmade instruments and midi controlling headdresses to create seriously creative and unusual folk music or it is EDM? from Crewdson and Cevanne (Accidental records), local inventor, performer and researcher Ed Briggs, and hyper-literalism, magic realist songwriter PB.
Launch party for FEM FATAL. A live music night dedicated to pioneering rad women from around the globe. Nemuri Haru plays a mash of J-pop thrash underground. DJ Flugval is over from Iceland to play ‘soundtracks for horror films set in outer space’
man and man and machines and mouths and horn
woman and machines and mouth and saw and saxophone
THE ECHO CHARMER
man and mouth and limbs
BRIGHTON SACRED HARP
men and women and mouths and books
A night of unusual performance/lectures all about EFL, linguistics, private vs public media, memory and family using cassette tapes , slides, audio recordings and music.
Join Mara Simpson and her band, together with friend and collaborator, composer Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres for a special night of song, stories and music.
Rough Trade Album Club - https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/albums-of-the-month-january-2019
Mute Swimmer is the musical project of Berlin based British artist Guy Dale. Through four LPs, numerous EPs and a changing cast of collaborators and players Dale has been shooting his fascination with the traditional lyrical song through art performance, post rock, ambient drone, folk and spoken word since 2008.
A proper spectacle! A truly international cast (Japan, Portugal, Poland, UK, Germany) of 6 improvising musicians, a composer, a video artist and a dancer, all working together to tell the story of a journey through life. This immersive show combines elements of Butoh dancing, free improvisation, modern composition, electronics and live video work.
We are very proud to present our first co- promotion at The magical Spiegeltent as part of the Brighton Fringe. Also we are extra excited because Bunty, Alabaster De Plume and Cosmo Sheldrake
POSTPONED, APOLOGIES, WILL BE REARRANGED FOR LATER THIS YEAR>>>Dipper Malkin are rapidly earning a reputation for elevating traditional music to new heights of sturdy beauty and sophistication.
We at The Rose Hill are excited to present and perform as part of Braided Sound for its Brighton debut
BraidedSOUND is a series of improvisational site-specific experimental ensembles that operate off a graphic score designed by Jesse Perlstein.
A figure of cult fascination, his confounding genius was captured on film in 2016′s documentary, ‘The Ambiguity of David Thomas Broughton’, which featured contributions from folks including Shearwater, David Shrigley, Sam Amidon, and concludes with Broughton himself serenading a half-eaten sausage.
For the first time EVER in UK Hip Hop history, an all female line up has united for a tour called Queens of Art, curated by UK rapper Shay D. Celebrating the release of her new album Human Writes, the tour presents Shay D's new music, alongside an all female program of high quality, handpicked female artists smashing it in their artforms at present.
Luma are back at The Rose Hill for another evening of live film scoring and audiovisual performances.
As always we will have free popcorn and their seated resident DJs keeping things moving in-between performances. The venue has a limited capacity, so book tickets in advance or get down early to avoid missing out!
Described as ‘London’s best kept secret’ (Max Reinhardt, BBC Radio 3 Late Junction), string duo Fran & Flora is one of the most innovative emerging ensembles in the UK. Violinist Flora Curzon and folk/experimental cellist Francesca Ter-Berg captivate their audiences with exquisite, soulful tunes from across Eastern Europe which they have learnt from many great masters of the Klezmer and Roma traditions.
A night of live music and magic! Come and find out more about getting involved with Gig Buddies for Good Mental Health, with open mic, music jam and DJ.
Alex Rex is founding member and songwriter of folk-rock band Trembling Bells, Alex Rex comes to Brighton to play an intimate show, singing songs of love, loss and loathing from the new album Otterburn (Tin Angel Records). Misanthropy has never sounded so glorious.
Powerful groove-based trio centred around the Gyil, the Ghanaian Xylophone. An intoxicating blend of punk bass fuzz, polyrhythmic jazz drummming & soul-stirring traditional melodies beaten with joy on the gyil. “Dance to it, make love to it, stare at the clouds to it” Iggy Pop
A new comedy variety show of stand-up, live cooking, film, clowning and story-telling.