All posts tagged music

D. Wayne of the band Alabama 3
June 4, 2017, No comments

Jamila Omar looks at the present and past 20 years of a trailblazing Brixton band The Alabama 3’s incendiary debut album Exile on Coldharbour Lane fused techno with country and […]

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 ...

Seraphina Upstairs at the Ritzy

Laid Bare album launches at Brixton’s Upstairs at the Ritzy

December 5, 2016, 1 Comment

I was privileged to be invited to the launch gig for Laid Bare’s first compilation album at one of my favourite Brixton venues, Upstairs at th ...

Brixton in the eighties

Brixton in the eighties – shabbily splendid

October 5, 2016, 9 Comments

Nick Buglione begins a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton in the Eighties Nowadays it’s easy, marvellous Mark Zuckerberg can rem ...

  • Diversity market at Windrush Square
    New monthly community market at Loughborough Junction
    May 6, 2016, Comments Off on New monthly community market at Loughborough Junction

    A new monthly market under the banner of Coming Together, celebrating Diversity starts this weekend, Saturday 7 May 12-6pm at Loughborough Junction. The alternative community market and festival will take […]

  • Enjoy diversity in Brixton
    March 29, 2016, Comments Off on Enjoy diversity in Brixton

    Enjoying Diversity in Lambeth Saturday 16 April 2016  12:00 – 9:00pm Windrush Square, Brixton SW2 1EF “Bringing our Community Together in Diversity” presents music, film activism, photography, natural therapeutic body [&helli ...

  • What’s on in Brixton: 8 – 14 February
    February 8, 2016, Comments Off on What’s on in Brixton: 8 – 14 February

    Your guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week Monday 8 February: Why not start the week with a free exhibition? Laurent Seksik and Fabrice Le Hananff’s graphic novel Modigliani is being exhibited […]

  • Interview: local ‘dirty Motown’ band CoffeePot Drive
    August 27, 2015, Comments Off on Interview: local ‘dirty Motown’ band CoffeePot Drive

    South London Motown band CoffeePot Drive release their debut album ‘Edge of Town’ on 31 August, following a hit single ‘Hey Suzy’ which went to number one on the iTunes blues […]

  • REVIEW: Ghostpoet, Electric Brixton
    April 11, 2015, Comments Off on REVIEW: Ghostpoet, Electric Brixton

      By Mark Muldoon Ghostpoet (aka Obaro Ejimiwe) has something of a miserablist reputation. His move into alt-rock territory on new album ‘Shedding Skin’ will sound familiar to The National’s […]