Soul II Soul celebrated today at Electric Brixton

0
A plaque was unveiled outside Electric Brixton (formerly the Fridge) today, honouring the UK band Soul II Soul at the site of their first...

Review: Live jazz at Club 43

0
By Kaye Wiggins A rummage through my letterbox will normally produce a vast array of unwanted rubbish: takeaway menus (don’t they know I’m loyal to Tulse...

Song for a mural

0
South London hip hop producers Blackmale Beats have produced a song to show appreciation for the Brixton Academy mural, made by Stephen Pusey in...

Brixton Oxjam festival needs your help

1
The organisers of Brixton's biggest multi-venue music festival, the Oxjam Takeover, are looking for volunteers to help organise this year's event. Nick Mendoza-Connell, 2012 manager,...

MUSIC: Sly and Reggie’s right royal Brixton knees up

0
Already dubbed Year of the Party,  2012 has it all; Olympics, Pimms and the Queen's Jubilee. And Brixton is already flying the Union Jack...

Help needed for Herne Hill music festival

0
The musician behind Herne Hill’s very own music festival has appealed for music-lovers to come forward and help organise this year's event. The Herne Hill...

WHAT’S ON: Easter weekend ahead in Brixton

0
We're sitting here on the eve of the first four-day weekend of 2012. Easter has arrived and Brixton hasn't failed in its mission to...

Brixton People: Moonstomping with Frank Pitter

0
By Francis Clarke On first inspection, the shop on Brixton Hill looks pretty unremarkable. Inside, there is a bank of computers offering low cost access...

Brixton People: Jessie Ware

2
Singer and south Londoner Jessie Ware has just released her first single, 'Running', to much acclaim. In the past few years, she has collaborated with...

Music review: Los Van Van at Brixton Electric

1
By Catherine Nestor It’s not often that I’m out on a school night so it was great to head out with my partner and some...

A tale of two open mic nights

2
By Joe Laking I have been in a band, Eli, for just over a year now, maybe a little longer. We recorded some music almost...

Kids’ playgrounds help prevent riots, says Basement Jaxx Felix

0
By Tim Dickens, Editor Protecting playgrounds will “help stop riots,” says Basement Jaxx man Felix Buxton. The Brixton-based DJ will join a raft of musicians this...

OxJam Brixton 2011

1
It's OxJam Brixton today. The festival is taking over four venues - The Windmill, Dog Star, Plan B and Upstairs at The Ritzy -...

Melodica, Melody and Me

0
Last week, Brixton band Melodica, Melody and Me released their single, 'Come Outside', at Brixton Jamm and it's lovely: Here's a review of the band...

Battle Acts! at The Dogstar

0
Two teams of comics will battle through a series of improvising games tomorrow at 8pm at the Dogstar. Here, Corinne Furness from Write by...

INTERVIEW: David Rodigan

0
Debi Ghose, presenter of the Brixton Allstars radio show, met reggae DJ David Rodigan at the Kiss 100 studios in Central London Where did your...

LATEST MUSIC

BOOKS & LITERATURE

CULTURE

PERFORMANCE & THEATRE

Alex Wheatle book on stage

0
Crongton Knights, the award-winning young adult novel by Alex Wheatle – The Bard of Brixton – has been adapted for the stage by Pilot...

STAY CONNECTED

8,252FansLike
2,672FollowersFollow
28,601FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe