What’s On Your Headphones – Brighton (16/10/15)

ROXY ROBERTS, 24, PART-TIME IN NIGHTCLUB EVENTS
Listening to: Skepta, ‘Shutdown’ – “The Grime is what I’m into. I grew up around it in Tottenham. It died down for a while, but it’s creeping back up.”
Wearing: All clothes from charity shops, Adidas shoes.
Best thing about Brighton: “I would say the nightlife, because I’m so involved in it.”

LEE NICHOLSON, 31, CABIN CREW
Listening to: Coldplay, ‘Magic’ – “I like that song because it reminds me of my partner.”
Wearing: Shore Leave top, Fenwick shirt, Cheap Monday jeans, Lyle & Scott glasses.
Best thing about Brighton: “The little bit that sticks out at the end of the pier.”

CHRIS FOSTER, 25, INVESTMENT ANALYST
Listening to: Caribou, ‘Our Love’ – “I’m loving the new Caribou album. He’s brilliant. Some of the tracks are really good to dance to and some are really good to chill out to.”
Wearing: Mango sweater, Urban Outfitters jacket, Zara jeans, Nike shoes.
Best thing about Brighton: “Nick Cave – he lives here!”

NABILA MCHUGH, 19, CAREWORKER
Listening to: J Hus, ‘Dem Boy Paigon’ – “J Hus is just a really good artist.”
Wearing: Topshop sweater, Primark shawl and t-shirt, New Look leggings, Fila shoes.
Best thing about Brighton: “The beach and the clubbing! DJ Double is the biggest DJ in Brighton and London and he’s playing here tonight!”

GEORGIA SMITH, 18, MECHANICS STUDENT
Listening to: Enter Shikari, ‘Anaesthetist’ – “I really like the mix of techno and metal. I’ve seen them live a couple of times and they put on a good show!”
Wearing: ASOS dress, Gina shoes, borrowed blazer, New Look necklace.
Best thing about Brighton: “Everything is really weird and crazy. I love it!”

HANNAH RAINE-SMITH, 31, TRAINEE PSYCHOTHERAPIST
Listening to: BCee, ‘Our Time’ – “I like to cycle around town to drum and bass – it has a good tempo for that.”
Wearing: Charity shop tank top, trousers from the Rosa Bloom stall at Secret Garden Party, Rocket Dog shoes.
Best thing about Brighton:“It’s so vibrant – every night you can go to open mics and the music scene is awesome.”

SINEAD KHAN, 24, ENGLISH TEACHER
Listening to: The Weeknd, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ – “It just makes me want to dance.”
Wearing: Topshop jacket, charity shop top, H&M skirt, River Island boots, Primark purse.
Best thing about Brighton: “The pub gardens and sitting on the beach.”

DALE RUSTON, 32, WHITE VAN MAN
Listening to: The Faces, ‘Gasoline Alley’ – “This song is just raw. Rod Stewart’s voice! It’s old-school.”
Wearing: Topshop flares, David Preston shoes, necklace from Paisley Dreams, hat from eBay, shirt from Thailand.
Best thing about Brighton: “The bar Dead Wax Social plays vinyl and nothing else and you can choose your own records.”

STACEY ALLWOOD, 25, HAIRDRESSSER
Listening to: Stevie Ray Vaughan, ‘Pride and Joy’ – “He was original. At the minute, there’s not anyone like him.”
Wearing: Topshop hat, vest from Urban Village in Birmingham, vintage shirt, Topshop trousers, Tesco shoes.
Best thing about Brighton: “It’s our first time in Brighton. There’s lots of quirky people and it has a bit of everything.”

JOSHUA BONNER, 18, WORKS AT TK MAXX
Listening to: The Weeknd, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ – “Everything about him is good – like his hair! – and he makes me move.”
Wearing: Bershka hat, New Look shirt, Burton top, Primark jeans, USC shoes.
Best thing about Brighton: “The diversity and the people.”