Help local venues combat ‘existential threat’

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Music editor Dave Randall on two local venues fighting for their futures with music and pre-booked events you can support The nationwide #SaveOurVenues campaign has been...

Album of the week: Percussion Bitter Sweet by Max...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear… https://youtu.be/is56IsR4_vc Last week I briefly mentioned Max Roach...

Album of the week: The Healing by BCUC

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear… https://youtu.be/Cu87f-NVbk0 The Healing BCUC The statue in the corner of...

Essential lockdown beats

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Medya Gungor recommends tracks to inspire your minds and get you groovin’ through isolation in May As Brixton enters its second month of official lockdown, it’s...

Don’t pass the Pepperpot

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DJ duo Pepperpot – Matt and Mathias – have been DJing at The Railway in Tulse Hill for 12 years – and, says Simone Richardson, they...

You can still sing together with Oasis choir

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You can still enjoy singing in a choir with others even if you are keeping your social distance. An on-line choir is still communal...

Brixton band Slovo release single as fundraiser for Brixton Soup Kitchen

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Brixton based band Slovo release the debut single from their forthcoming album this week. Entitled ‘State Of Mind’, the song is a message of...

Turn it UP for Unity

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Medya Gungor on the DIY isolation parties we need to empower our minds and maintain unity It’s safe to say that March has panned out...

Music, artists and venues under threat

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Since I last wrote about the impact of COVID-19 on Brixton’s music scene the government has at least offered some economic assurances to businesses...

Meet “Kat in De Hat” Brixton’s steel pans busker

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Walk by Brixton Tube and on almost any day and Mikey will be entertaining you on his steelpan. Simone Richardson dropped some cash into...

COVID-19 and the Brixton music scene

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Music editor Dave Randall on how the pandemic is affecting music and society in Brixton and our wider community and why, when the virus...

Young musicians of the year competition go back to school

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Two former winners of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Guy Johnston performed with Lambeth children at Ashmole Primary School.  Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is...

Music writers wanted for Brixton Blog and Bugle

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Do you love music? Do you frequent Brixton’s music venues, clubs and events? Fancy writing for the Brixton Bugle and Blog? If so contact...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet Soothsayers co-founder Robin Hopcraft

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…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...

Brixton feast of collective music

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Dave Randall looks forward to another month of magnificent music Another banging month for the Brixton music scene kicked off with what promised to be...

Straight Pocket jam night gets more space at Market House

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The enormous success of the Straight Pocket Monday jam nights at Pure Vinyl record shop on Ferndale Road means that they are to move...

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Brixton House director joins call for anti-racist theatres

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Gbolahan Obisesan, artistic director and CEO of Brixton House, the new theatre being built on Coldharbour Lane...

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