Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Brighton

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List of Brighton bands, listed by their level of fame. This Brighton musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Brighton bands are included, as well as many Brighton musicians of underground status. This list of Brighton musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Brighton bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List ranges from The Kooks to Bat for Lashes, plus much more.

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The Kooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music The Kooks are a British rock band formed in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2004. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was ...more

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Bat for Lashes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Synthpop, Emo Natasha Khan, better known by her stage name Bat for Lashes, is a British Pakistani singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She has released three studio albums, Fur and Gold, Two Suns and ...more

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The Go! Team is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop The Go! Team are a six-piece band from Brighton, England. They combine indie rock and garage rock with a mixture of blaxploitation and Bollywood soundtracks, double Dutch chants, old school hip ...more

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British Sea Power is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival British Sea Power are an indie rock band based in Brighton, East Sussex, England, although three of the band members originally come from Natland, Cumbria, England. The wide-ranging nature of ...more

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Dave Clarke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electro, Electronic music, Techno Dave Clarke is an English techno DJ, producer and radio presenter. BBC radio presenter John Peel named Clarke "The Baron of Techno".

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Blood Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Garage rock, Grunge, Stoner rock Blood Red Shoes are an alternative rock duo from Brighton, England consisting of Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell. They have released four full-length albums, Box of Secrets, Fire Like This, ...more

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Freemasons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
House music, Dance music, Eurodance Freemasons are an English-Irish DJ band from Brighton, East Sussex, England. The act consists of the producers Russell Small and James Wiltshire.

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Steve Ferrone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues Steven "Steve" Ferrone is an English drummer. He was a member of the Average White Band, and has recorded and performed with numerous other high-profile acts, including Slash, Chaka ...more

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Fink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Dub, Jazz, Indie folk Fink, aka Fin Greenall, is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, born in Cornwall and currently based in Berlin and London. From 1997–2003 he recorded electronic music and ...more

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Electrelane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Rock music, Electronic music, Experimental rock Electrelane were a British indie rock band, formed in Brighton in 1998 by Verity Susman and Emma Gaze. The band comprised Susman, Gaze, Mia Clarke, and Ros Murray. Their music drew from wide ...more

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Krafty Kuts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electronic music, Dance-pop, House music Krafty Kuts is an English electronic music, dance music and breakbeat producer and DJ. His first album, Freakshow, was released in 2006 on his Against The Grain label and contains guest artists ...more

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Katherine Ellis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
House music, Dance music, Nu-disco Katherine Ellis is an English dance music vocalist and songwriter. A mainstay of the genre past and present, she has been making records since 1990.

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My Federation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Rock music, Garage rock, Indie rock My Federation were an indie rock outfit based band in Brighton, England. The band were fronted and driven by artist and producer Lee Muddy Baker. In 2007, "Honey Bee", the band's debut ...more

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DJ Friction is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
DJ Friction

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Adrian Lambert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Power metal, Progressive rock Adrian Lambert is an English bassist and songwriter who currently plays for thrash metal band Biomechanical and progressive rock band Son of Science. Lambert also played bass in power metal band ...more

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The Levellers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Celtic punk, Alternative rock, Folk punk The Levellers are an English rock band, founded in 1988 and based in Brighton, England.

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Friction is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Drum and bass Friction is a drum and bass DJ from Brighton, England.

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Matt Redman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary worship music Matt Redman is an English Christian worship leader, singer-songwriter and author based in Brighton, West Sussex, United Kingdom. He has worked with Newfrontiers, Passion Conferences, Hillsong ...more

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Frazier Chorus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Pop music, Electronic music, Dream pop Frazier Chorus were a pop group from Brighton, England. A pop group without the usual guitarist, bassist or drummer; they instead utilised flute, clarinet, bongos and hushed vocals.

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Burn in Silence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Melodic death metal, Metalcore

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Cassetteboy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electronic music, Turntablism Cassetteboy are an English electronic music and comedy duo. The pair have achieved success with their mashup videos of celebrities such as Alan Sugar and David Cameron to make parodies of their ...more

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Clearlake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie, Rock music, Indie rock Clearlake are an indie rock band, based in Brighton, England. The members of the band are currently: Jason Pegg David 'Woody' Woodward Toby May Jim Briffett

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Brakes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie, Folk punk, Indie rock Brakes is a four member band from Brighton, England. The group formed in 2003. It consists of Eamon Hamilton, Thomas White, Marc Beatty, and Alex White.

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14 Iced Bears is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop 14 Iced Bears were a British indie pop band associated with the C86 music scene. Formed in Brighton in 1985, by Rob Sekula and Nick Emery the band featured a shifting line-up of musicians across ...more

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Imitation Electric Piano is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Post-rock, Indie rock Imitation Electric Piano is a British post-rock band, formed in 1999 by Stereolab bassist Simon Johns and Andrew Blake on guitar.

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Blow Up is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Indie rock Blow Up were a British indie pop/indie rock band active between 1986 and 1991.

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Evil Nine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Hip hop music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat Evil Nine is a DJ duo comprising members Tom Beaufoy and Pat Pardy. Their musical style is primarily classified as breakbeat, although it additionally encompasses other influences.

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The Eighties Matchbox B-Line D... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Psychobilly, Rock music, Garage punk The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster were an English rock band from Brighton, England, formed in 1999. They have released three full-length albums, Hörse Of the Dög, The Royal Society ...more

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Amazorblades is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Punk rock Amazorblades were one of the early British punk rock groups, as chronicled in Henrik Poulsen's book 77: The Year of Punk and New Wave, from Brighton, England. They released a single, ...more

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Lou Fellingham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music Louise "Lou" Fellingham, is a Christian worship leader, singer and songwriter from Brighton in East Sussex, England. She is a founding member of the British band Phatfish and has also ...more

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Becki Pipette is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Pop music Rebecca Stephens is a singer, formerly with British band The Pipettes, where she was commonly known as RiotBecki. On 18 April 2008, it was announced in a blog post on the band's Myspace that ...more

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Fujiya & Miyagi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Krautrock, Electronic music, Electronica Fujiya & Miyagi are an English band formed in Brighton in 2000. They are currently signed to Full Time Hobby Records in the United Kingdom.

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Bobby Barry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Pop music Monster Bobby is an English singer-songwriter and actor, best known as the creator of and guitarist for the indie pop girl group The Pipettes.

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Poison Girls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Riot grrrl, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock The Poison Girls were an English anarcho-punk band. The female singer/guitarist, Vi Subversa, was a middle-aged mother of two at the band's inception, and wrote songs that explored sexuality and ...more

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Huggy Bear is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Riot grrrl, Art rock, Punk rock Huggy Bear were an English riot grrrl band, formed in 1991 and based in Brighton.

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Johnny Truant is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Metalcore Johnny Truant was a British, Brighton-based metalcore band, formed in 2000 under the name Severance. The band recorded 3 demos under this moniker before renaming themselves after one of the main ...more

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Lolita Storm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electronic music, Digital hardcore Lolita Storm is a digital hardcore band from the UK consisting of Nhung Napalm, Romy Bonilla Medina, Jimmy Too Bad and Spex. They released their single debut "Goodbye ...more

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Geomatic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electronic music, World music, Industrial music

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Elle Milano is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Alternative rock, Indie rock Elle Milano was a three-piece alternative rock band from Cove, Hampshire in England. At the time of their split, they were signed to independent label Brighton Electric. The band is known for ...more

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Josie Charlwood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Josie Charlwood

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Aberdeen City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock Aberdeen City was a Boston based indie/alternative rock band. The members of the band were: Ryan Heller, Chris McLaughlin, Rob McCaffrey, and Brad Parker. They formed at Boston College, though ...more

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Ray Noble is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Jazz Ray Noble was an English bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, and actor. Noble wrote both lyrics and music for many popular songs during the British dance band era known as the ...more

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Rose Pipette is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie pop, Pop music Rose Elinor Dougall is an English singer, songwriter and musician best known for being a member of The Pipettes and for performing with Mark Ronson. She currently also performs and records as a ...more

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Flannel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Flannel Anarcho-punk Flannel were a 1990s band based in Brighton, England. Their style has been described as "anarcho-narco", meaning that they were influenced by anarchist politics and narcotic-using ...more

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Attacco Decente is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Attacco Decente Attacco Decente were a musical group from Brighton, England, active from 1984 to 1996. The band was notable for using unusual acoustic instruments such as hammered dulcimers, Appalachian ...more

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The Maccabees is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival The Maccabees are an indie rock band from London, England. They have released three albums so far: Colour It In in 2007, followed by Wall of Arms in 2009 and their most recent album Given to the ...more

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Kontour is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Industrial music Kontour is an English electronic music artist, signed to Some Bizzare Records.

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Temposhark is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie, Pop music, Rock music Temposhark are an English electronic rock band, formed in London and Brighton by singer-songwriter Robert Diament and one-time music producer Luke Busby. Temposhark were best known for their ...more

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Prinzhorn Dance School is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Prinzhorn Dance School Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival Prinzhorn Dance School consists of two artists, Tobin Prinz and Suzi Horn. They have taken their name from Dr Hans Prinzhorn, who collected art by mentally ill patients under his care.

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These Animal Men is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brighton
Indie, Britpop, Alternative rock These Animal Men were an English band who achieved minor fame in the 1990s as part of the New Wave of New Wave before splitting up after releasing two albums, in 1998.