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Hester Phillips

29/04/2012

Freelance journalist, living and working in Brighton.

ROLE AT BRIGHTON NOISE:
Writer.

FAVOURITE THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN BRIGHTON:
All its weird little scenes – and the fact that on a quiet day it still feels like a quirky, English seaside town.

FAVOURITE LOCAL VENUE:
The Basement.

BEST PRE-GIG DRINKING HOLE:
The Basketmakers.

FIRST EVER GIG:
Pulp in Warrington, just outside Liverpool. I was 14 and went with my sister and my Nan – pretty rock and roll

BEST RECENT GIG:
Anna Calvi at Concorde 2 (Review here)

3 TOP BANDS/MUSICIANS:
For old time sake and sheer musical genius – Radiohead
Jolie Holland, for her ability to whistle alone
Charlie Parr: slide guitar hero.

CURRENTLY LISTENING TO:
Old Ideas: Leonard Cohen, Goodbye Falkenberg: Race Horses.

RECOMMENDED BRIGHTON BANDS:
Any of the folks from the Willkommen Collective.

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Exitmusic : One Inch Badge presents
with Them The Sky and Phoria - 7:30pm Tue 13th Nov 2012 @ The Green Door Store
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Blood Red Shoes : Melting Vinyl Presents
with The Cast Of Cheers - 7:00pm Fri 27th Apr 2012 @ Concorde
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The Wave Pictures : One Inch Badge presents
with The Galleons and Hour Hands - 7:00pm Tue 4th Dec 2012 @ The Haunt
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Exitmusic : One Inch Badge presents
with Them The Sky and Phoria - 7:30pm Tue 13th Nov 2012 @ The Green Door Store
Listen now Recommended Gig
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Blood Red Shoes : Melting Vinyl Presents
with The Cast Of Cheers - 7:00pm Fri 27th Apr 2012 @ Concorde
Listen now Recommended Gig
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with Karkwa and Us Baby Bear Bones - 7:30pm Tue 25th Oct 2011 @ The Haunt
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with We Are Augustines - 7:00pm Wed 26th Oct 2011 @ The Old Market
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with Bos Angeles - 7:00pm Fri 16th Sep 2011 @ The Haunt
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with We Thee and the Death Rattle - 7:00pm Fri 14th Oct 2011 @ Concorde
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with Halloween Alaska - 7:30pm Sun 30th Oct 2011 @ Concorde
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