Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

New music duo VTR make their mark at Brixton launch

They say opposites attract, and that is certainly the case when it comes to the music of upcoming south London duo VTR. This creative pair...

Brixton’s Jubilee Primary School pupils join in the music

Children, families and teachers at Jubilee Primary School were treated to a concert by a string quartet last month, as the charity London Music...

Overcrowding sees headliner’s set delayed and shortened at Field Day 

Tevye Markson found overcrowding, good beer and vegan options at Field Day Four Tet’s headline performance at Field Day on Saturday was delayed for 50...

‘Sounds for Syria’, fundraising concert for Brixton based charity

On 23 June 2018 the London Syrian Ensemble will be holding a fundraising concert ‘Sounds for Syria,’ at Conway Hall to mark Refugee Week....

MUSIC: The World comes together in Brixton

Dave Randall’s gig picks of the month are testament to Brixton’s wonderful music scene and the power of music I gather my thoughts for this...

Brixton prepares for Record Store Day

Long live Record Store Day! Here’s why you should visit your local store on 21 April, says Charlotte Croft From joining the queue, to leaving...

Record Store Day – Follow in the Brixton footsteps of Bob...

Dave Randall celebrates Brixton’s contribution to Record Store Day – 21 April The 21st of April is Record Store Day – an opportunity to celebrate...

Thank you Brixton. I’ll be back!

Author and blogger Maggie Knutson on her first, but not last, visit to Brixton I’d never been to Brixton before, but  I was here to...

Skunk Anansie’s Skin calls for arts for all

The arts, especially music, should be available to all young people, says Brixton-born Skunk Anansie singer Skin. As a result of funding cutbacks, many youth...

Skinnyman makes rare appearance at Brixton’s Soul Proprietors

Liam Witchalls caught a special Skinnyman performance in a Brixton record shop and spoke to the man himself … It’s been over a decade since Skinnyman...

Brixton Calling: Talking with Blacker Dread

Monday night (12 March) sees the first television showing of a new documentary by BAFTA award-winning director Molly Dineen about legendary Brixton figure Blacker...

Brixton Calling: Music – Brixton’s record shop with soul

  Delores William talks to Vinyl Record's Claudia Wilson about her passion for music, people and fun “Come on in, bring your records, or come and...

Musical tribute to Brixton

I Ended Out Moving to Brixton is a new EP from experimental avant-garde musician and sonic artist, Brixton resident Kate Carr. She has recorded a...

Young Brixton musicians to play in Germany

Youthsayers – the music project run by Brixton band Soothsayers – is taking a group of local 11-to-18-year-olds to perform at a ska, reggae...

REVIEW: Ibeyi at Electric Brixton

By Rachel Hall Red boiler suits are perhaps not what you might have pictured French-Cuban twins Ibeyi to be wearing when listening to their shimmering...

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