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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

    Indie pop, Pop music

    AlbumsInside In/Inside Out, Stormy Weather, Inside In/Inside Out Acoustic, Konk, iTunes Live From London

    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 Max...  more

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  • 2

    Bat for Lashes

    Indie pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsTwo Suns, Fur and Gold, The Haunted Man, What's a Girl to Do?, The Wizard

    Natasha Khan (born 25 October 1979), known professionally as Bat for Lashes, is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She has released four studio albums, Fur and Gold (2006), Two...  more

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  • 3

    The Go! Team

    Hip hop music, Indie pop

    AlbumsThunder, Lightning, Strike, Rolling Blackouts, Get It Together EP

    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 hop...  more
  • 4

    British Sea Power

    Alternative rock, Indie rock

    AlbumsDo You Like Rock Music?, The Decline of British Sea Power, Machineries of Joy, Open Season, Valhalla Dancehall

    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 their...  more
  • 5

    Dave Clarke

    Electro, Electronic music

    AlbumsDave Clarke Presents Remixes & Rarities 1992 - 2005, Archive One, Devil's Advocate, Fabric 60: Dave Clarke, Shake Your Booty

    David Maurice "Dave" Clarke (born 19 September 1968) is an English electronic music DJ, producer and radio presenter. BBC radio presenter John Peel named Clarke "The Baron of Techno"....  more

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  • 6

    Blood Red Shoes

    Garage rock, Grunge

    AlbumsADHD, Box of Secrets, In Time to Voices, I'll Be Your Eyes, Don't Always Say Yes

    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, In...  more
  • 7


    House music, Dance music

    AlbumsLove on My Mind, Unmixed, Shakedown, Shakedown 2, Rain Down Love

    Freemasons are an English-Irish DJ band from Brighton, East Sussex, England. The act consists of the producers Russell Small and James Wiltshire....  more
  • 8

    Steve Ferrone

    Rock music, Rhythm and blues
    Stephen Ferrone (born 25 April 1950) is an English drummer known as a member of the rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers from 1994–2017, replacing original drummer Stan Lynch, and as part of the...  more
  • 9


    Dub, Jazz

    AlbumsDistance and Time, Biscuits for Breakfast, Wheels Turn Beneath My Feet, Fresh Produce, Fink Meets the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    Fin Greenall, known professionally as Fink, is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, and DJ born in Cornwall and currently based in Berlin and London. From 1997–2003 he focused on...  more
  • 10


    Rock music, Electronic music

    AlbumsRock It to the Moon, Axes, The Power Out, No Shouts, No Calls

    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 range of...  more
  • 11

    Krafty Kuts

    Electronic music, Dance-pop

    AlbumsFabricLive.34, Slam the Breaks On II, Krafty Kuts Presents: Slam the Breaks On, Against the Grain, Fuzzy Breaks

    Krafty Kuts (real name Martin Reeves) 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...  more
  • 12

    Katherine Ellis

    House music, Dance music

    AlbumsWhen You Touch Me

    Katherine Ellis (born Katherine Jane Margaret Wood on 21 June 1965 in Bromley, England) is an English electronica vocalist and songwriter. A mainstay of the house music genre past and present, she...  more
  • 13

    My Federation

    Rock music, Garage rock

    AlbumsDon't Wanna Die

    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 single, was...  more
  • 14

    DJ Friction

    DJ Friction may refer to: DJ Friction (UK), a British drum and bass DJ and producer DJ Friction (Germany), a German hip hop DJ and producerDJ Friction (India), an Indian Romantic DJ music mixer,...  more
  • 15

    Adrian Lambert

    Power metal, Progressive rock
    Adrian Lambert (born 26 April 1972 in Brighton) is an English bassist and songwriter who currently plays for thrash metal band Biomechanical and progressive rock band Son of Science. Lambert also...  more
  • 16

    The Levellers

    Celtic punk, Alternative rock

    AlbumsLevelling the Land, Zeitgeist, Mouth to Mouth, Fantasy, Green Blade Rising

    The Levellers are an English folk rock band formed in Brighton, England in 1988, consisting of Mark Chadwick (guitar and vocals), Jeremy Cunningham (bass guitar), Charlie Heather (drums), Jon Sevink...  more
  • 17


    Drum and bass

    AlbumsNext Level 2, The Four Elements, Bootleggers 3: Underground Drum & Bass, Torture Chamber / Defcon One, Ministry of Sound: Mixed... Drum & Bass

    Ed Keeley, better known by his stage name Friction, is a drum and bass producer and DJ from Brighton, England. He runs his own record labels, Shogun Audio & Elevate Records, and has formerly...  more
  • 18

    Matt Redman

    Christian music, Pop music

    AlbumsBlessed Be Your Name: The Songs of Matt Redman, Volume 1, Intimacy, 10,000 Reasons

    Matthew James Redman (born 14 February 1974) is an English Christian worship leader, singer-songwriter and author. Redman has released 16 albums, written 8 books, and helped start three...  more

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  • 19

    Frazier Chorus

    Pop music, Electronic music

    AlbumsSue, Wide Awake, Monkey Spunk, Ray, The Baby Album

    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....  more
  • 20

    Burn in Silence

    Melodic death metal, Metalcore
  • 21


    Electronic music, Turntablism

    AlbumsThe Parker Tapes, Dead Horse, Mick's Tape, Festive Christmas, Carry on Breathing

    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
  • 22


    Indie, Rock music

    AlbumsCedars, Lido, Almost the Same, Wonder If the Snow Will Settle, Good Clean Fun

    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...  more
  • 23


    Indie, Folk punk

    AlbumsGive Blood, The Beatific Visions, Pick Up the Phone, All Night Disco Party, Touchdown

    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....  more
  • 24

    14 Iced Bears

    Indie pop

    AlbumsIn the Beginning, Let the Breeze Open Our Hearts, Wonder, 14 Iced Bears, The Inside EP

    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
  • 25

    Imitation Electric Piano

    Post-rock, Indie rock

    AlbumsBlow It Up, Burn It Down, Kick It 'Till It Bleeds, Imitation Electric Piano

    Imitation Electric Piano is a British post-rock band, formed in 1999 by Stereolab bassist Simon Johns and Andrew Blake on guitar....  more