Freak Power Freak Power was a band founded by bassist Norman Cook (later to become known as Fatboy Slim), Ashley Slater (the trombonist with the anarchic British jazz big band Loose Tubes), and vocalist Jesse Graham, also known as “the Bass Cadet.” Their music was a mix of acid jazz […]

Freak Power: LIVE! Tune in on Brighton seafront


If you thought that punk, rock n roll was dead, the Healthy Junkies will prove you wrong! Its alive and kicking! Healthy Junkies Parisian Lead singer Nina Courson met British guitarist Phil Honey-Jones in 2009, both of them were in separate bands at the time. It wasn’t long before ideas […]

Keeping Fit with The Healthy Junkies


Scene Sussex – catches up with Brightons own Ice Cream Man – Free download albums, blogs and radio show! Scroll down for the link – but please have a read! Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More FREE album compilation, over 100 bands featured! He’s gonna bubblegum your veins! The […]

Ice Cream Man Power Pop: FREE album



Scene Sussex announce: Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble for Lewes show – 10 September RODDY WOOMBLE announces an extensive run of UK dates for 2017 as he prepares to tour his latest solo outing ‘The Deluder’. Following on from the brooding, atmospheric ‘Like Caruso’ single in March and showcasing the diversity of his upcoming and highly […]

PREVIEW: RODDY WOOMBLE live in Sussex


Who Killed Nancy Johnson? The best live UK band you haven’t seen yet! Who Killed Nancy Johnson? are a​ ​high-energy and heavy ​pop-​punk band whose influences include The Stooges, The Ruts, Buzzcocks, The Rezillos, Alkaline Trio, Tsar, Ash, Lit, Rival Schools, The Drills, 3 Colours Red, Weezer, Sabbath. The songs […]

Question: Who Killed Nancy Johnson?


Kurt Baker Combo: A teaspoon of Elvis Costello, a half pint of Paul McCartney, a gallon of Joey Ramone and just a dash of Rick Nielsen…put it in your nose, mouth or oven on a Saturday night. By 2AM you’ll have something resembling the likes of Kurt Baker Combo. Repeat […]

Kurt Baker Combo: How they tore up Brighton!



Little Barrie are back and bring their latest studio album ‘Death Express’ to The Brunswick in Brighton on 4 August. LITTLE BARRIE LITTLE BARRIE will release their highly anticipated 5th studio album ‘Death Express’ on 7th July on Non Delux. The announcement comes as the band also unveil a slew of live dates […]

Preview: LITTLE BARRIE are back. Brunswick, Hove 4 Aug!


SHAM 69 are back! Last time the SHAM 69 guys dropped into Brighton I cheekily asked they not leave it so long ’till they come back! That wish was answered – almost a year to the day, Mr Pursey led the band back out onto the stage of Concorde 2. […]

The ’69 boys visit the seaside! SHAM 69 are back!


Originally paying his dues as a member of US punk band The Loved Ones, supporting the likes of NOFX and The Bouncing Souls along the way, David Hause hasn’t stopped touring in his solo form either. He released his first solo album Resolutions in 2011 on Xtra Mile, and has […]

David Hause and the Mermaid diving into Brighton



Gogol Bordello has spent over a decade electrifying audiences the world over with its internationally acclaimed gypsy-punk sound. Tonight it was Brightons turn to see the band back in a show at the Brighton Dome. A touring force, the band averages 200+ shows each year in locales across the U.S., […]

Gogol Bordello brings it to Brighton


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Dirt Royal Tonight was a triple band night and first off was Brightons own, awesome Dirt Royal. Brighton, you have to look after these guys – go see them play. They will have your foot tapping, they will put a smile on your face and fill you head with some […]

Dirt Royal – Criminal Mind kicking it at Concorde 2


A Priscillas gig is always hugely entertaining. Their sets will whisk you back in time with a tint of rock n roll, 60s fun and 70’s punk, always full of energy and and an altogether stunning array of finely tuned pop, all delivered with verve and a dash of feisty […]

The Priscillas – The girls were back in town!