Liam Mcmillen

Reviews
liam@brightonsfinest.com


Reviews by Liam Mcmillen

Seafret

Seafret – Patterns, Brighton – 24th February 2019

Bridlington duo Seafret have, impressively, overcome being dropped by their label Sony Music Entertainment due to one thing and one ...
Read More

Mutations Festival – Hansen Hall, Portslade – 23rd February 2019

Despite previously appearing back in 2015, the return of Mutations Festival feels like a brand-new festival. Now an all-dayer in ...
Read More
Toy

Toy – Patterns, Brighton – 19th February 2019

Despite building up a loyal following in the UK, Toy never quite reached the potential that it looked like they ...
Read More
Pom Poko - Birthday

Pom Poko – Birthday

Despite hailing from Norway, dynamic quartet Pom Poko will always have a Brighton connection. Not only are they signed to ...
Read More
Nancy

Nancy release debut EP Mysterious Visions

Signed to Brighton label Cannibal Hymns at the back end of 2018, newcomer Nancy showed huge promise with debut single ...
Read More
Mark and Kristian Band

The Wytches side-project Mark and Kristian Band share new single

Not happy with being one half of the most celebrated and successful Brighton bands in recent years, Mark Breed and ...
Read More
Banumathi

Banumathi new single breathes new life into the band

Brighton’s Banumathi have shown a glistening pop shimmer fused with r’n’b tendencies on their early singles ‘Sugar Rush’ and ‘Jam ...
Read More

Nick Cave is returning to Brighton

Despite being born in Australia, Nick Cave has always been considered an adopted son of Brighton, after making it his ...
Read More
Something Leather

Something Leather announce ‘Sip the Thrill’ tour, concluding at The Hope & Ruin

Describing themselves, quite brilliantly, as “Organ-driven dark trippy alternative rock”, Brighton’s Something Leather have been impressing us ever since their ...
Read More
Public Body

Public Body release debut single alongside EP launch gig

Brighton’s Public Body were a band that came to our attention, and impressed us, when they opened Green Door Store’s ...
Read More
Pollon

Pollon announce debut single ‘Strong’, with launch show at The Hope & Ruin

It’s been a long time coming, but Brighton six-piece Pollon have finally announced their debut single ‘Strong’. After impressing us ...
Read More

The first four names have been announced for Moves Festival…

There aren’t many promoters and labels that support Brighton’s thriving music scene like QM Records. From live gigs, to single ...
Read More
Fur - Patterns

Fur – Patterns, Brighton – 15th February 2019

How fitting that Brighton’s very own dream boys Fur would release their EP and play a very special Brighton headline ...
Read More
Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal is the first headliner for Land Beyond Festival

The announcement of a brand-new festival in East Brighton, curated by Brighton Rox, got us really excited at the beginning ...
Read More
Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry leads Brighton Festival programme announcement

Last year’s Brighton Festival, curated by David Shrigley, produced some of the finest gigs of the year. The likes of ...
Read More
Yonaka

Yonaka announce European tour, concluding at The Old Market

After a 2018 which saw them support the likes of Kasabian and Bring Me the Horizon, as well as playing ...
Read More
Willie J Healey

Willie J Healey – The Prince Albert, Brighton – 13th February 2019

It’s funny witnessing the difference 18 months can make. The last time Oxford singer-songwriter Willie J Healey played a Brighton ...
Read More
Methyl Ethel - Triage

Methyl Ethel – Triage

Built on surrealist pop hooks, and psychedelic tendencies, Methyl Ethel - the musical project of Jake Webb - created a ...
Read More
Ditz

Ditz return with new single ‘Gayboy’

Anyone in and around Brighton will have come to love post-punk quintet Ditz at this point. Having supported everyone from ...
Read More
Arxx

Brighton’s Arxx announce debut EU tour, with Prince Albert homecoming

Since being handpicked by indie icons Dream Wife to open for them at their Concorde 2 show, things have been ...
Read More
Jumanji

Brighton’s Jumanji get tropical on new single ‘Houdini’

Ever since catching their set supporting Pizzagirl back in December, we’ve been hooked on Jumanji’s brand of indie-pop. An extremely ...
Read More
Alfie Neale - The Haunt, Brighton

Alfie Neale – The Haunt, Brighton – 7th February 2019

The rise of Dorchester-via-Brighton artist Alfie Neale has been a joy to watch. Through hard work and perseverance - as ...
Read More
Fur - Fur EP

Fur – Fur EP

There’s just something enchanting about Brighton quartet Fur. From their retrogression music videos (the ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ parodying croquet-learning ...
Read More
Kylie Minogue - Brighton Pride

Kylie Minogue to headline Brighton Pride

Following the smash hit of last year’s Brighton Pride weekend, which saw performances from huge mega-stars such as Britney Spears ...
Read More