Adam Kidd

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Articles by Adam Kidd

GAK

GAK announce new Vault and launch party with Ariel Posen

The GAK Vault is an exciting new addition to Brighton’s largest independent music store, The Guitar, Amp & Keyboard Centre; ...
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Professor Green cancels tour

It was announced on Tuesday that, due to unfortunate circumstances, rap star Professor Green, aka Stephen Manderson, would have to ...
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Brighton’s HMV store saved

Music and entertainment store HMV will remain open in Brighton’s Churchill Square despite the closure of almost 30 shops across ...
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Full line-up revealed for the Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender

Now in its third year, the Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender is stepping things up a gear. Having sold out ...
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Pavo Pavo – Mystery Hour

Pavo Pavo – Mystery Hour

Brightonsfinest were impressed by Pavo Pavo’s debut album, 2016’s Young Narrator In The Breakers, marking them as one of those ...
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Blood Red Shoes to headline new South London indie festival

The inaugural Cro Cro Land Festival is set to take Croydon by storm this April, with an independent, multi-stage all-day ...
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The Electric Soft Parade – The Hope & Ruin, Brighton – 11th January 2019

There was electricity in the air as we arrived early to The Hope & Ruin to be confronted by a ...
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Grasshopper leap into action with Stricken EP

Things have been pretty quiet on the Grasshopper front this last year or so. After having been simultaneously one of ...
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Review of the year – Adam Kidd

Favourite Album: Father John Misty – God's Favorite Customer It's been a good year for new music, there have been ...
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Seadog – Cabin Fever Blues

Seadog are a band we've been following for some time, the main project from local singer-songwriter Mark Nathan Benton, they’ve ...
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Foxwarren – Foxwarren

It’s certainly an interesting prospect, a debut album from Canadian college room-mates and childhood school friends that’s been ten years ...
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12 Stone Toddler – The Haunt, Brighton – 10th October 2018

12 Stone Toddler continued on their steadily upward trajectory with a sold-out show at The Haunt, Brighton, to launch third ...
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12 Stone Toddler – Idiolalia

Last year, after an unfathomably long hiatus, legendary Brighton rock band 12 Stone Toddler dusted off the nappy and unveiled ...
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Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears

  It’s immediately apparent from the atmospheric instrumental opener ‘Whitewater’, which features some quality distorted cello playing from Jenny, that ...
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Crayola Lectern – Happy Endings

Happy Endings begins with an odd, exasperated count-in, before the bombastic sound of an old school rhythm and blues band ...
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Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer

In a surprisingly rapid follow-up to Pure Comedy, Josh Tillman has thrust out a record that's arguably his most concise ...
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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Sparkle Hard

Putting on Sparkle Hard for the first time last week I felt this strange sense of comforting familiarity. As someone ...
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Charles Watson – Now That I’m a River

Charles Watson departs from Slow Club’s indie-pop sound on his self-produced debut solo album. Presenting us instead with sophisticated retro ...
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Deerhoof + Stargaze – Brighton Dome – 9th May 2018

I must admit to having a little trepidation when I put my name forward to review this show. I was ...
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Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

The ego has landed! Arctic Monkeys have finally delivered their long-anticipated sixth studio album, and it could be their most ...
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Fierce Friend – Lies That Comfort You

Lies That Comfort You is the debut album from Fierce Friend, the brain child of local musician Alan Grice, who ...
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Peace – Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll

'Give peace a chance', they said, and so I did – reviewing their second album, Happy People, for Brightonsfinest back ...
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Manic Street Preachers – Resistance Is Futile

There’s a cyclical nature to the way the Manic Street Preachers make their albums, the musical equivalent of two steps ...
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Demob Happy – Holy Doom

Three years on from their killer debut, Dream Soda, Demob Happy have finally returned with a powerful follow-up. They’ve lost ...
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