Mike Cooper is a veteran experimental guitarist - playing since the 1960s and still innovating today in his late 70s. He plays lap steel guitar and sings, he is an improviser and composer, song-maker, a visual and installation artist, filmmaker and radio arts producer.
Another excellent night of electronic and ambient experimentations and visuals from Brighton label and collective.
Performing music from Akira + Bladerunner plus DJ’s playing Neo -Tokyo tunes.
Live Sound Engineering workshop led by Naomi Jackson and Phoebe Robinson.
The Lonesome Ace Stringband is an old-time band with bluegrass chops that play some righteous folk and country music. There's a depth of groove and sense of space not often heard in bluegrass today, a level of instrumental interplay and vocal blend uncommon in old-time, and an on-stage rapport that transcends all of this.
Leonie Evans & Gina Leslie playing a vast collection of old Jazz, Blues, Country and gospel tunes together.
With two guitars, a fiddle, occasionally a washboard and sweet sweet harmonies all the time they will transport you back to olden days and simultaneously warm and break your heart.
Frog and Henry are back from New Orleans after last years sell out show bringing an exciting night of unamplified dance and Jazz music from early 1900’s.
The Ceremonial Laptop opens once again in the heat of summer for another evening of experimentalism, incessant chin stroking and refreshed ears.
We can’t wait for this! #ladiesofmodular as part of Brighton Modular Festival 2019. Such an awesome lineup of international modular synth heroines! Live experimental electronic music from Alissa DeRubeis (USA), Marta SmiLga (Latvia) and Loula Yorkɘ (UK).
Don the Tiger are an exquisite Latin outfit by way of Berlin on their first UK tour with Crammed Discs. The Lewis Sisters are Sylvie and Sharon who though musically related aren’t genetically so - they met in New York over a decade ago while on tour separately and began exploring their musical roots together.
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
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.
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
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’ Brighton’s fiery bass producer I am Fya will be flexing her soulful muscles.
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.
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 film, talks and rare recordings of music from Azerbaijan. Mountains of Tongues is ethnomusicologist Ben Wheeler and anthropologist Stefan Williamson-Fa.
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!