Fireball Sessions at Pop Brixton

It's well worth a visit to Pop Brixton to see and hear MckNasty says Simone Richardson Once a month MckNasty plays drums at a jam...

First Brixton, then the world for DJ Marcia Carr

Marcia Carr interviewed young women DJs at an International Women’s day event in Brixton’s Pure Vinyl. Simone Richardson turns the tables in this interview Marcia...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Idris Rahman shares his venues with a special...

…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

There is an alternative to Eurovision

If Eurovision is not your thing, catch one of Esa Williams’ six-hour sets at Phonox, says Dave Randall It may not be the highlight of...

Brixton poet Ragz-CV releases first spoken word album

Brixton local Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson, better known as Ragz-CV, has released his first spoken word album Soul Lyrical that is on sale exclusively at...

Brixton collective release book and album on the strain of modern...

The Brixton DIY art music collective, Bones and the Aft, has a new book and album out. The official launch of Mickey will be on 7...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Helen McDonald shares her musical faves

…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

The best of Brixton’s Spring music

Dave Randall celebrates the season with veterans, youngsters, local legends and visitors from North America Spring has sprung and nature is popping with new life....

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Mover and shaker Cal Jader’s musical memories

…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...

Stand out Brixton gigs

Men, mavericks and legends – Dave Randall on music industry issues and two stand-out Brixton gigs In March we celebrated International Women’s Day. Let’s take...

Happy anniversary Channel One

Dave Randall looks below the bassline at the Brixton roots of a legendary music culture In these divisive and fraught times let’s take a moment...

A place for jazz

  If you had searched, as I did, for “Brixton” in the 68-page programme for last month’s London Jazz Festival, you would have drawn a...

Brixton Hill recording studio Octagon refurbished.

Step into Octagon London recording studio at the bottom of Brixton Hill, and you seem a world away from the mayhem. Having been making...

Let’s look out for those who aren’t at the party

Behind many a seasonal hit can be sadness, says Dave Randall Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, it’s hard to escape its soundtrack. A poetic...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra fundraises for tenants’ hall music recitals

Brixton Chamber Orchestra (BCO) is fundraising to bring a series of music recitals to tenants’ halls across Lambeth over the holidays, with the orchestra...

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  As the title suggests, this is not Shakespeare for traditionalists. The new production of Othello at Clapham's Omnibus Theatre is a bold reinvention of...

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