Brixton People: Jessie Ware

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Brixton OxJam – tonight

It's Brixton OxJam tonight. See here for the full line-up. Highlights are: The Illlersapiens at the DogStar at 10pm, folk and blues at the Ritzy...

OxJam Line-Up October 23

OxJam Brixton announced the first names in their line-up for the Brixton Takeover on 23 October this week. They are:

Mini Interview: Jacob Fodio Todd, OxJam

Brixton Blog interviews Jakob Fodio Todd, regional manager for Brixton OxJam, about this year's music festival on 23 October What is OxJam? OxJam is a month-long music festival across...

Musical Youth in Windrush Square

Windrush Sq is being used for good things this week - it's the Lambeth School's Musitrax Festival organised by the Lambeth Music Service, our very...

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Brixton – from Tufty Club to the Fridge

Musician and DJ Alberto Umbridge discusses a bygone Brixton withSimone Richardson, along with the allure of Congolese music, and how lockdown prompted him to...

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