Album of the week: Bread & Butterflies by Slovo

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/uFerrVmh56U Bread & Butterflies by Slovo For my twelfth and...

Top choir donates song to community fund

The London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) has donated a song to help raise funds to organise memorial events and support members of BAME communities...

Brixton venues join national call to save grassroots music

Three local venues – Windmill Brixton, The Hootananny and Off The Cuff – are among more than 550 demanding that the government acts to...

Album of the week: Rapture by Koffee

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/c0cu66q7q8Q Rapture by Koffee Next weekend would have been Glastonbury....

A Windrush Top Ten

Brixton’s Champion Agency, which created the theme for today’s Windrush Day celebration, has also put together a Windrush Top 10. It has been compiled by...

Plaque to mark 40 years since Bob Marley’s last London appearance

Forty years ago this month, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their largest UK concert in South London as part of the 1980 “Uprising”...

Album of the week: Funky Kingston by Toots and...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … Funky Kingston by Toots and the Maytals https://youtu.be/a6ZLe_CyAcg Were it...

Raves in a time of Coronavirus

The future of the UK’s underground music scene is a vital issue for Brixton. Medya Gungor considers what lies ahead, speaking with event organisers...

Album of the week: Old Wow by Sam Lee

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/lKE09TcokTs Old Wow by Sam Lee Rightly or wrongly, lockdown...

Brixton teenagers create anthem for freedom on mobiles

Brixton teenagers Youthsayers have used their phones during lockdown to record a version of Sam Cooke's civil rights era anthem A Change Is Gonna...

Album of the week: Dread Beat an’ Blood by...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … We are currently witnessing one of the biggest...

Essential Lockdown Beats 2.0

Medya Gungor shares her current favourite tracks to spice up your lockdown playlists in June After weeks of ambiguous changes and moments of exasperation, one...

Still singing along

Helen McDonald is still singing, but for her being online is no substitute for the live gigs in Brixton. She misses the atmosphere at POP,...

Album of the week: Treasures Untold by Tom Brosseau

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/wyJ7_a-XGRU Treasures Untold by Tom Brosseau At around this time...

Album of the week: Sistahs by Big Joanie

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/iE6Ji3dGHO4 Big Joanie describe themselves as Black...

Brixton’s Errol Linton releases new album

Music editor Dave Randall talks to Brixton resident and performer Errol Linton about his new album   There are some advantages to conducting interviews remotely in the...

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‘Typical’ – live streamed from Soho Theatre

Typical is about an evening that white people will never experience. It is a sharp and angry exploration of life for a black man...