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On Guy Garvey's (Elbow) recent episode of Music Box (debuted on BBC iPlayer) he gave the spotlight over to This Is the Kit, the alias of British musician Kate Stables.
The Stereophonics may have seemingly settled into their given persona of dependable and predictable rockers who, every few years, produce another solid collection of material that troubles the charts briefly before they head off around the world playing the hits.
More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played its first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. 
When Mancunian music legends the Happy Mondays were challenged to spend a week with an indigenous tribe in Panama for a TV show, their biggest concern wasn't the basic living conditions, the insects or the language barrier. It was whether they could manage to get along with one another for a whole week. 
Think surf, think beaches, think long heat-filled days of youth and young manhood, and more than anything think Brighton's 60s Mod-heyday. 
Over the last few years Manchester Orchestra scrapped a full album's worth of tracks, replaced their rhythm section and parted ways with their record label. But, there was hope on the horizon .. 
It was a sorely belated recognition for one of the most beautiful voices of the 21st century, matched by a songwriting and lyrical prowess that conveyed every atom of pain, fear and endurance that has defined John Grant's life so far, not just with a striking level of self-awareness but the most life-affirming streak of dark and scabrous humour too.
Kate Rusby is able to inhabit a song with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience, of touching them emotionally and making each tune live vividly within their experience and imagination.
Sufjan Stevens came to prominence with the first album to be released as a part of his Fifty States Project, a collection of folk songs and instrumentals inspired by his home state of Michigan. 
This year's Brighton Early Music Festival is celebrating Women - as composers, performers, inspirational characters, muses and symbols, and includes the largest UK celebration of historical women composers.
One Album Per Hour sees Beardyman use a collaborative creative process, gathering song titles and genres from his audience suggestions and turning them into a uniquely stylised album produced live in front of their very eyes.
The Vaccines are on their third album (English Graffiti) and the band have toured extensively, playing with and opening up for acts such as The Rolling Stones, Arcade Fire, The Stone Roses, Arctic Monkeys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Muse.
Some 35,000 thousand music fans descended onto Shoreham-By-Sea over the weekend tor what was billed as the most exciting music event ever to happen in Sussex.
The Brighton Centre is set to host to a spectacular one-off evening which celebrates the grand tradition of opera as a universal language. 

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