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Hak Baker
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July 14, 2017, Comments Off on Country show: The perfect soundtrack …

There’s so much to listen to at the Lambeth Country Show. Nick Jeyarajah talks to Hak Baker, just one of the artists who will be performing Hailing from East London, […]

Cover of album Dog Heart City by Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson’s music is work that must be heard today

July 7, 2017, Comments Off on Roger Robinson’s music is work that must be heard today

Jack Howson meets Roger Robinson, the creator of an album that was powerful before Grenfell Tower and is now heartbreaking as well Listening to Roger ...

Opera singer Elizabeth Llewellyn

Opera singer who began life in south London is back centre stage

June 6, 2017, 1 Comment

Opera singer Elizabeth Llewellyn, who began life in South London, tells Alan Slingsby that a year is not too long to learn a new role and why she rare ...

GALA Festival returns – lessons learned

February 14, 2017, Comments Off on GALA Festival returns – lessons learned

GALA Festival 2016 was an ambitious attempt to create a completely independent music, food and drink festival in Brockwell Park. But not everything we ...

  • Delores William with Mambo founder Gerry Lyseight
    Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!
    October 25, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!

    It’s 20 years since Brixton’s famous Mambo Inn closed its doors. Delores William takes a trip down memory with founder and DJ Gerry Lyseight. The Mambo, based at the Loughborough Hotel closed […]

  • Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves
    Wolves at the Windmill
    September 16, 2016, Comments Off on Wolves at the Windmill

    US punk band Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves play Brixton Windmill on Monday (19 September). Jonathan Falcone, for BrixtonBlog, talked to members of the band and the founders of the community label whose first […]

  • Delores Williams meet Lee 'Scratch' Perry
    Remembering Brixton’s Tenor Fly … meeting Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
    August 30, 2016, Comments Off on Remembering Brixton’s Tenor Fly … meeting Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

    The Blog’s Delores Williams went along to the bank holiday House of Commons festival on Clapham Common … read her story and listen to her interviews with Congo Natty, Lee […]

  • Pink Lizard: a safe haven for new music in Brixton
    June 3, 2016, Comments Off on Pink Lizard: a safe haven for new music in Brixton

    Pink Lizard is a music development company based in Brixton and run by artist and musician Tris Taylor. It’s aimed at supporting unique and independent musical talent – Barney Evison […]

  • Interview: Aurora, John Lewis advert singer
    November 25, 2015, Comments Off on 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 advert – before her gig at […]