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Skinnyman performs at Soul Proprietors
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24 March, 2018, Comments Off on Skinnyman makes rare appearance at Brixton’s Soul Proprietors

Liam Witchalls caught a special Skinnyman performance in a Brixton record shop and spoke to the man himself … It’s been over a decade since Skinnyman and one of hip hop’s […]

Blacker Dread

Brixton Calling: Talking with Blacker Dread

11 March, 2018, 1 Comment

Monday night (12 March) sees the first television showing of a new documentary by BAFTA award-winning director Molly Dineen about legendary Brixton fi ...

Claudia Wilson of Pure Vinyl Reocrds

Brixton Calling: Music – Brixton’s record shop with soul

8 March, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Music – Brixton’s record shop with soul

  Delores William talks to Vinyl Record’s Claudia Wilson about her passion for music, people and fun “Come on in, bring your records, or ...

INTERVIEW: Hip hop pioneer Ty on jazz, grime and Brixton gentrification

26 February, 2018, Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Hip hop pioneer Ty on jazz, grime and Brixton gentrification

Where better to meet one of Brixton’s true hip-hop pioneers than Pure Vinyl Records on Ferndale Road. Or so I thought, until I discovered that on th ...

  • Hak Baker
    Country show: The perfect soundtrack …
    14 July, 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
    7 July, 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 Robinson’s masterful concept album Dog […]

  • GALA Festival returns – lessons learned
    14 February, 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 went to plan and the organisers Jonny […]

  • Delores William with Mambo founder Gerry Lyseight
    Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!
    25 October, 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
    16 September, 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 […]