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Brighton-based singer-songwriter Hayley Ross is an outlier, a one-off, a self-starter and quiet disruptor who refuses to be pinned down. 

Having been described as the missing link between Joy Division and Pendulum, London-based Pumarosa are a band opening their doors of perception on to pastures new.

Taking a break from her day job in Vermont indie folk trio Mountain Man, Molly Sarlé's new solo direction sees her making lush, widescreen folk pop with a warm West Coast feel; a direction recently revealed in new track, This Close:

One Eyed Jacks was Spear of Destiny's second release on the major label Epic Records. For many original fans this is the band's seminal album.

Hospital Radio is an ode to the NHS and the staff that have helped Mystery Jets' lead singer Blaine Harrison, who has spent a large portion of his life relying on local hospitals due to having Spina Bifida. 

Sam Fender, who plays Brighton Dome later this year, has released Will We Talk?, the final single to drop ahead of the release of his forthcoming debut album. 

Born in Lambeth, neo-soul sound practitioner JGrrey (an enigmatic amalgamation of her first initial and her favourite colour) moved around between various foster homes until the age of five, when she was adopted along with her half-brother. 

Art party-makers Traumfrau joins forces with The Queer Songbook for a live creative party celebrating Brighton's vibrant community and queer voices, and what Pride has meant through the decades. From the Stonewall Riots to personal stories. 

It's no secret that the sounds of Soul & Jazz, have crept back into the forefronts of our musical palette of late.

Jazz Re:Fest at Brighton Dome prides itself on giving a platform to some of the dopest live music around, especially showcasing emerging and underexposed talent – this year will be no exception. 

It was two years ago that the then Brighton Festival Guest Director Kate Tempest played a secret gig in the city and performed an exclusive rendition of her unreleased new album, The Book Of Traps & Lessons.
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Firmly establishing itself as the best destination for all things Americana and Country in its debut year, Black Deer Festival's return to Eridge Park, Kent, last weekend was nothing short of a success. 

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