You can understand [a]Brakes[/a]’ decision to release a live album, since their brief history has been a tale of patchy albums and ace shows. Recorded at Brighton’s Concorde 2…

Eamon Hamilton reckons that if Brakes hadn’t written the 12-second track ‘Cheney’ (“Ch-Ch-Cheney/Stop being such a dick”), we’d be throwing our mouldering grandmothers out of improvised nuclear shelters following a…

For a fey bunch of thinking-men like Brakes, songs addressing the existence of God, the complexities of being, the levels of CO2 emitted by long-haul flights and the energy you…

Born of failing indie band The Electric Soft Parade and the one who can’t sing from British Sea Power on, er, vocals, as a concept Brighton supergroup Brakes really shouldn’t…