Saturday 21st April
Bau Wow, Brighton
Never ones to shirk their New Year responsibilities, scowling post-punk enthusiasts DESPERATE JOURNALIST are launching themselves out of the 2018 traps with a brand new single release and a brace of shows which will see them race from The Old Blue Last to Butlin’s in Bognor Regis on a frenzied Friday night.
‘Desperate Journalist are hammering their flag into the icy terrain of the epic end of post-punk (The Cure) and modern indie rock (Arcade Fire), and 'Grow Up' is a personal diary magnified to the scale of an IMAX screen'. - Q Magazine 4/5