MC Brandy – nowhere like Brixton

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MC Brandy – Afro Chick – was born in Hackney, grew up in Leyton, with a Jamaican mum and a dad from St Vincent,...

Teshay Makeda – Queen of Sun

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Simone Richardson talks to Teshay Makeda about her musical influences. Born and raised in Clapham with a musician dad from Jamaica and her mum, a...

Claudia and Renato – promoting young talent

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Simone Richardson drops in on a Pure Vinyl Straight Pocket jam session Claudia Wilson, owner of Brixton’s Pure Vinyl in the Department Store development on...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet double bass player Lance Rose

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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...

Music – the life blood of Brixton

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We owe musicians, promoters, venue owners and their staff our gratitude and support, says Dave Randall Midwinter it may have been, but the start of...

Afro House returns to Upstairs at the Ritzy

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Afro-House hits Upstairs at the Ritzy this Friday 24 January 8pm – 2am. Billed as "Makhe: The Return" – the second instalment of the...

Upstairs at the Ritzy celebrates 10 years with a new look...

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Jazz musician Gordon Wedderburn aptly described the new look of Brixton’s Upstairs at the Ritzy bar as an “Afro-centric refurbishment” after it fully reopened...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Meet Paul Brett singer and songwriter

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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 was a place where Alabama 3 could invent themselves”

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Dave Randall talks to Alabama 3 frontman Rob Spragg/Larry Love ahead of the band’s date at the Academy Brixton legends Alabama 3 will be performing their hugely...

Alex and the Wonderland celebrate song release at the Ritzy

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Brixton supporters of the live music are in for a treat this week. Local music artist and band Alex and the Wonderland are celebrating the...

Brixton Youth Open Mic events

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After the success of September’s festival event in Brockwell Park, Junior Open Mic is organising two more events for young performers: Brixton Youth Open Mic...

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Tim Perry shares his favourite music

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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...

Black Londoners and blue plaques

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Bob Marley’s blue plaque prompts Dave Randall to suggest two more from the many that we should see in Brixton Bob Marley’s brief spell in...

Brixton’s Pure Vinyl jam night hosts EP launch

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The usual, and always packed, Pure Vinyl Monday night jam tonight (7 October) has an added attraction. The Blue Lab Beats duo of Namali Kwaten...

Ras Manasseh reggae artist visits Bugle

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Today (4 October) Ras Manasseh reggae artist from Portland Jamaica visited the Brixton Bugle office. Ras Manasseh is in London for a month to promote...

Celebration not toleration

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Dave Randall meets Eliane Correa, a committed and uncompromising musician who uses music to talk about the state of the world The pianist, composer and...

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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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