A community must have music

With carnival now behind us and holidays coming to an end, students, parents and teachers will be gearing up to go back to school. So...

Brixton Oxjam is back – great music, cool cause

Oxjam Brixton, a one-day festival is back on Sunday 13 October. The aim of the festival is to create a platform for up and...

Young Brixton musicians join Outernational Orchestra

Members of the Brixton-based Youthsayers band are to join with fellow young musicians from the Königin-Luise-Schule in Cologne, Germany, to create an Outernational Orchestra...

Thursday is Effra jazz night

Simone Richardson meets the musicians who play every Thursday at the Effra’s legendary jazz night The line-up may have varied over the past 20 years...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Cyndi Handson shares some fave music

…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...

Making history …

Not only Stormzy, but also gender parity – Dave Randall looks back at Glastonbury and forward to the Lambeth Country Show Most reviews of the...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: DJ Laura Mills shares some beautiful 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...

Sad times for music lovers but plenty to celebrate

The way to pay tribute to that which is past is to celebrate and support what we still have, says Dave Randall, bidding farewell...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra – rapping to Tchaikovsky

Brixton-based journalist and composer Robert Hugill reviews a recent performance by the genre-busting Brixton Chamber Orchestra   Brixton Chamber Orchestra, a lively ensemble of 15 classically...

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...

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West End star unveils new performing arts school in Brixton

A star of London’s West End has opened a Make Believe performing arts school in Brixton, teaching singing, dancing and acting classes to children...

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