REVIEW: Ibeyi at Electric Brixton

By Rachel Hall Red boiler suits are perhaps not what you might have pictured French-Cuban twins Ibeyi to be wearing when listening to their shimmering...

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...

Phonox and Andrew Weatherall raise cash for Brixton Soup Kitchen

Legendary acid house DJ, Londoner Andrew Weatherall, is not only playing four Fridays at Brixton’s Phonox next month. He will also create a work...

Brixton family gets together to visit the Jazz Café

It’s not often that you’ll find us recommending venturing outside of our beautiful borough, but the Romans-Hopcraft family takeover of Camden’s Jazz Café is...

Better late than never for reggae legends

Two South London reggae legends have at last received the Dub Innovator awards they were honoured with last summer, joining a third to be...

Let’s look out for one another

Dave Randall says the music industry needs to take a good long look at itself – and picks out one local booker who is...

‘Gigantic intrusion’ into beloved Brockwell Park

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP), the charity that has protected the interests of the park for more than 30 years, says today (11 December)...

Residents warn on Brockwell park ‘festival’ plans

  People living near Brockwell Park have launched a campaign to stop its use for large-scale events that would exclude the local community from the...

Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk...

A sense of community

Eleanor Sharples talks to Claudia Wilson about her records, her new shop and the Brixton community. Claudia Wilson no longer sees the community spirit that...

Home Office’s loss is baby clubbers’ gain

  Brixton resident Hannah Saunders waved goodbye to a high-flying career in the Home Office to run DJ and glow-stick raves with a difference. Her...

Courtesan bids to bring Shanghai to Brixton’s Atlantic Road

One of the last things Brixton needs is chain-run cocktail bars pushing out long-established and much-loved local establishments. So it’s good to see a Brixton...

Brixton busker is through to the final of the London Mayor’s...

Maeve Fitzpatrick, a 16-year old from Brixton is through to the finals of the Mayor of London's busking competition. Of the 1,700 people who applied,...

Summer activities at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses summer events are in full swing, and there's something for everyone.  At Sunday Pizzas you can roll the dough and...

Legend Don Letts presents a history of reggae

(Sponsored post) It is generally agreed that iconic punk reggae DJ Don Letts is the man who single handedly turned a whole generation of punks...

New Brixton choir Real Voices at the Hootannany

If you missed the new Brixton-based choir Real Voices at the country show, where they sang with their sister Vauxhall choir, you have another...

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