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You Say Buddha, we say Triangle!

Wet Monday afternoons in April don't get any better than this! The Albion nailed it this Easter Monday with an inspired set from Buddha Triangle - who managed to pull in a few special guests from the Kid Kapichi crew to seal the deal. Sitting somewhere...

Roadblock at The Palace for Danny Rampling

It's always a good sign when potential paying guests are having to be turned away well before the headline act hits the stage - so it was great news all around for The Palace last night, which was creaking at the seams with a...

Hastings has it’s own Sofar Sounds – and it sounds great

If you don't know about Sofar Sounds it's a global live music phenomenon - a network of bands and organisers in over 400 towns and cities across the globe. And it's arrived in Hastings. The principle is simple - and effective. You buy a ticket for...

Magic Bus were just fantastic down at The Albion

In a weekend were the gigs were coming thick and fast the psychedelic set from Magic Bus at The Albion really stood out as a proper blissed-out highlight. Let's just say they chose 'Pot Head Pixies' as the song to come on stage to and...

Why The Stag is about to grab your attention…

This weekend we ventured the The Stag for the first time in a little while because, quite simply, they had two of the best gigs in Hastings, two days on the trot. On saturday Rattlesnake Joe and Whistlin' KYK delivered as solid a demonstration of...

Under The Rocks: Live at On The Rocks

Although it's never really been away, On The Rocks last night held a glitzy party to celebrate it's rebirth as a tasty little live music venue for Hastings. The bar (formerly JD's) is just a stone's-throw from the seafront on the corner of Claremont and...

Redfaces – photos and video

With able support from Jack and Max plus The Don't Knows, Redfaces delivered a slab of sonic greatness to the Blackmarket VIP Venue, proving just what a force they are to be reckoned with. https://youtu.be/fiU0-9AGcEM Photos by Sara Bowrey

someone/anyone – a Christmas party with style (photos and video)

When it comes to finding the groove, someone/anyone nail it every single time. At The Printworks last night they hosted a great party with support from Eleanor Mason and Spark (down from Liverpool for the night) Here's just one of their tracks from the evening -...

ALIBI wrap up Christmas with one final gig

ALIBI
ALIBI have have had a busy 12 months, and this show was their parting gift to 2017. The Hastings indie-rockers have conquered the festival circuit with a BBC Introducing place at Reading and Leeds this year and with a growing catalogue of instantly catchy anthems...

Kirk Brandon Akoustik plus Jamie Smart (photos and video)

Two world-class voices on one bill. Kirk Brandon has been stunning audiences for many years with his uniquely operatic vocal style. When paired with a beautiful cello accompaniment (plus the rich sounds of his two vintage guitars) the result is spellbinding. Jamie Smart is a local...