05/02/2013 10:18 GMT | Updated 06/04/2013 06:12 BST

The Charity Busk: Rubylux

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THE BUSK recently held a charity session to raise relief money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy across Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and the East Coast. Presenting four different performances, the event was joined by Rubylux, The Orange Circus Band, Son Belly and Jamie Jolley. All money raised was donated by the musicians to The British Red Cross and to the Ted and Honey Cafe.

THE BUSK presents to you Brighton-based band, Rubylux.

Name: Rubylux

Signed/Unsigned: Signed

Label: Our own independent label

Members & Instruments: Rob Humphreys - vocal/guitar, Mike Hall - Drums , Adam Harris - Keyboards, Clark Coslett- Hughes - Bass

Formed: 2007/8

Genre/s: Pop/rock

Influences: Love, loss, hope, experience , times of weakness, anger, optimism...and, of course, The Beatles

Based: Brighton/UK

Albums/EPs/Singles: First album - Fake Control released in 2010. Our second album is due for release in May 2013.

About You: We started out by doing street gigs/busking, and the reaction was amazing. The word about the band spread and we raised enough from the street gigs to fund our first self-released album. The gig offers started coming in and we now play regularly at venues in the UK and Europe. Our second album is being released in 2013 and we are very excited about it.

The Future: We begin promoting the new album in February 2013, and then hope to be touring round the UK to support the album throughout the year. Hoping we can get over to the States this year, too. So we're looking forward to a busy year.


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Photography: Jason Light