The Verse’s Bethan Louise Armstrong previews Anne Marie’s show at Concorde 2 on the 29th November. One of the UK’s fast-growing singer-songwriters, Anne Marie, is currently touring the UK. Hitting Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, London and many more (but most importantly, Brighton on 29th November), the songstress extends her successful run […]

The Verse’s Simon England shares his thoughts on Eagulls live performance and the band’s new material. First up were local trio Traams. Even though they’ve been active for a few years, this was the first time that I’ve caught them live. I’d pretty much instantly regretted this as they were […]

The Verse’s George Cooper reviews Akala’s (Rap’s Raconteur) performance at Brighton’s Concorde 2 last Friday. If you have ever felt marginalised by your politics when exiting the Brighton postcode – usually diminishing into a point of frustration after Three Bridges and wondering where the common sense went – I’m with […]

The Verse’s Jacqueline Opoku-Darkwa previews Mura Masa ahead of his show at Concorde 2 on the 27th September. Born Alex Crossan from Guernsey, music was an integral part of Mura Masa’s upbringing. Introduced to Joni Mitchell and progressive rock by his parents, he quickly discovered that all genres of music […]

Uncompromising in their approach, Deap Vally’s unique brand of guitar-laden feminist garage rock looks set to enthral all in attendance during their short jaunt around the UK this September. It’s been three years since their debut LP, Sistrionix, loudly announced the arrival of Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards onto the […]

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