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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
‘Cracked hymns to love, doubt and time’ Berlin based songwriter comes to Brighton to play a rare show. With DJ set from Hive mind records and poetry reading from Sophie Brown.
Three solo sets from three solo songsters
A night of improvisation from a quartet of truly special players. Plus dazzling solo piano set as support from Monty Oxymoron (Keyboard player from the Damned)
After collaborating with Ed Sheeran, Bjork and Damon Albarn, the record-breaking beatboxer SK Shlomo turns electronic singer-songwriter on his album tour, blending his innovative live-looping and breathtaking beatboxing with epic synths, crushingly honest lyrics and lush electronic layers. Massive Attack meets James Blake.
Sonic explorers Ceremonial Laptop are back for their first instalment for 2019
A poetry workshop with a difference - create immersive mysthical poetry with drama therapist, poet and performer Toby Chown .
Free improvisation of the highest order
Experimental songwriters Still House Plants make their Brighton debut, supported by Ashley Paul. Drawing as much from visual art forms as they do from free jazz and post rock idioms, the trio create loosely scaffolded songs suffused with light.