Tag: Brixton Academy

Pictures from the heart and soul of London

Striking images from landmark Brixton venues are among many in a project chronicling the effect of lockdowns on London’s music scene. Photographer Alex Amorós’ 40 Music...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Astoria

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

New look for O2 Academy Brixton

Brixton’s O2 Academy today (26 August) revealed a brand new look, with artwork by local talent Reves One reminding passers-by of good times they...

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...

A tour of Brixton through sketches

During lockdown we are all missing a leisurely wander through the streets of Brixton, brother and sister design duo Jess and Tom Jones-Berney have...

“Brixton was a place where Alabama 3 could invent themselves”

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...

Brixton music news – June 2016

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Fat White Family play surprise gig at Windmill...

Fat White Family announce Brixton Academy gig and new single

From the Queen's Head to the Academy: notorious local rockers Fat White Family have announced their biggest headline show to date at Brixton Academy on Saturday...

Brixton music news – April 2016

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. The Thirst launch official music video for ‘True’...

Wolf Alice win big at NME Awards in Brixton – Coldplay’s...

At Wednesday night's NME Awards ceremony in Brixton Academy, alt-rockers Wolf Alice won big and Coldplay's table was trashed by Bring Me the Horizon...

Gig review: The Maccabees at Brixton Academy

By Alannah Francis Last night the South London quintet returned to their hometown for the last leg of their Marks to Prove it UK tour,...

REVIEW: Streatham talent Lianne La Havas wins over crowd at Brixton...

Words and photos by Mark Muldoon There’s certainly a common theme to be spotted when Lianne La Havas is chatting away between her songs: one...

Brixton music news – December 2015

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Windmill Brixton unveils top lineup for Independent Venue...

Interview: Aurora, John Lewis advert singer

We caught up with Norwegian singer Aurora Aksnes - best known for singing the cover of Oasis’ ‘Half the World Away’ on John Lewis’ Christmas...

Competition: win tickets to see The Vaccines at Brixton Academy

We have some tickets to give away for The Vaccines' gig at Brixton Academy tomorrow night! Get involved... Indie rockers The Vaccines played one of...

Brixton music news – November 2015

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Childhood working on second album We’ve gathered from various...

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