CAMBRIDGE FREAKZ: NOCHEXXX, PETE UM, DOOZER, MFU + WOEBOT

Earlier this year Matt Woebot wrote an excellent piece for The Wire magazine on the musical deviants of Cambridge. Tomorrow night he and the various people featured will appear in London courtesy of the ever-generous Jonny Mugwump. More details below. It will be good – see you there… Woebot (DJ) Former blogger supremo turned sonic …

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Grange Hill – soundsystem session

“Only Glenroy’s records get played on Glenroy’s soundsystem!” Young ‘uns and those outside the UK may not know that Grange Hill was an eighties kids’ TV series set in a London secondary school. It was hugely popular and responsible for lots of school children outside of London adopting comedy mockney accents. I’d completely forgotten this …

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Extra Classic – Brixton 7th October

Nice looking night from the man like Cool Hand Luke: Liking the “vinyl-only” vibes. On the same night the mighty Jah Observer are playing out for the last time – next door at Mass. (In other news: Jah Observer’s space at Notting Hill Carnival is being taken over by Stoke Newington’s own Solution Sound next …

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Lovers Rock roadblock

Well that didn’t exactly go to plan: I fell for my own hype on this one – figuring an 11:30pm showing of a reggae documentary would only attract the usual fan-spods, if that. So I didn’t book tickets and we turned up to find a huge posse of London’s finest, all dolled up to the …

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