Sons of Agony – Open letter

Starting out life during an ale-fuelled chat in their local boozer – and after being inspired by a video from a BBC 3 documentary about the homeless – the sons, aka Jake Rawlings (good friend of 1 Brighton FM), Matthew Grandison (1 Brighton FM DJ and co-host of the What’s Wrong With Groovin’ Radio show) … Read more


Here at 1 Brighton FM we take our responsibilities as a community station extremely serious. As we gear up for our move to the FM band we’re keen to shine a light on the excellent work some of our community partners deliver. First up: BrightonSoup.

Events Guide launched

We’re pleased to announce a brand spanking new feature on the 1 Brighton FM website – a fully responsive, Events Guide (in other words, it works on mobile devices).   Over the coming weeks we’ll be uploading more & more events & gigs throughout the Brighton area. You’ll have the ability to look-up the event … Read more

Jordan Mooney on Monty Platters

The excellent, Mick Robinson of Monty Platters returns for a cracking interview with, Jordan – punk’s enigmatic front-woman.   Working with Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McClaren, performing with the Sex Pistols, managing Adam & The Ants and acting for Derek Jarman, this lady’s knowledge of the scene that changed the face of youth culture knows … Read more

Focus on Blackbeltjonez

Back when it all began, we thought it would be fun to present our presenters with a series of Q&A’s just to see what makes them tick. BlackbeltJonez hosts the Burnt Toast Breakfast show on Saturday mornings & has a wealth of knowledge of all things hip hop. Here’s his take on the audible landscape..

Bowie: One Year On

Our Steve KIW wrote this in the immediate aftermath of David Bowie’s death. Today, on the first anniversary of Bowie’s passing, we share it with you..     More than 48 hours have passed since I woke to the news of David Bowie’s death. It wasn’t many more than 48 hours earlier than that I … Read more

Top spins of 2016

  As a new year begins, we thought it would be cool to ask some of our 1 Brighton FM dj’s what their top 3 records of 2016 were: Matt & Glenn – What’s Wrong With Groovin’ Yussef Kamaal – Black Focus Tenderlonious – On Flute The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – 55 Civilization … Read more