GIG REVIEW: ELIZA @ Patterns, Brighton

When Eliza, the stripped-back, rebranded and redefined songstress that she is, was announced to be hitting the Green Door Store, it felt like one of Brighton’s best-kept secrets. Because, what with Eliza’s stunningly groovy, A Real Romantic record having only just released at the point that her UK tour was announced, the small, grimy venue was to be filled on an ‘if you know, you know’ basis. … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: ELIZA @ Patterns, Brighton

BURR 20: Nayana (NiNE8 Collective)

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talents on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. Ello! Can you introduce yourself for people that may not know about you and tell them a bit … Continue reading BURR 20: Nayana (NiNE8 Collective)

IN PICTURES: Para Fiction launch their debut EP

For anyone who knows the Yert Collective, be it personally or through their music, you will know that this first EP-sized instalment from the talented Brightonians has been a little while coming. Forever plotting and killing their live sets on rotation it seems, it’s been clear for a few months that Para Fiction have something up their Galahad-drenched sleeves and this is it; Episode One. … Continue reading IN PICTURES: Para Fiction launch their debut EP

BURR 19: Pitch 92

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. You can also read Brickcellphone’s interviews with Lava La Rue, Virgil Hawkins and v7backin2007, in the latest issue of … Continue reading BURR 19: Pitch 92

IN PICTURES: Cult of the Damned at Jazz Cafe

Exactly what it says in the title, really; COTD at the Jazz Cafe. These are some of the photos we took from what felt like a very legendary night at Camden Town’s iconic Jazz Cafe, as Cult of the Damned sold out the venue and shut it down. Performing a decade’s worth of music from Children of the Damned, Cult of the Damned, Stinkin’ Slumrok, … Continue reading IN PICTURES: Cult of the Damned at Jazz Cafe

Offie Mag’s Music of the Month: February

It was hot but not in a good way. For a month that includes the cold loneliness of Valentine’s Day for some, February was certainly peculiarly warm. Whilst your posh mates are away skiing in The Alps, your weird mates are sunbathing in East Sussex and your environmentally conscious mates are shitting themselves. You on the other hand, though, you’re about to reflect on all … Continue reading Offie Mag’s Music of the Month: February