Today, 25th April 2017, was the 18th anniversary of Valerie Kemi Olusanya’s – aka DJ Kemistry – passing. To mark the occasion, Storm released a bunch of photos and recordings from the 10th anniversary tribute event which took place at Cargo, Shoreditch in 2009. It was a heavily emotional and uplifting night full of incredible […]Continue reading →
This looks good http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-britain/display/bp-spotlights/stan-firm-inna-inglan-black-diaspora-london-1960-70sContinue reading →
David Robert Jones 08.01.1947-10.01.2016.
One of the most unique, free, inspirational and iconic artists to ever come out of Britain. Like many others, his music played a big part in the soundtrack of my youth- Ashes to Ashes (the video shoot this image is taken from) is one of my favourite songs, not just of Bowie’s, but ever.
May he rest peacefully xx
Some great photographs here, shot by Beth Lesser in 1980s Kingston, Jamaica, including a few at King Jammy’s studios. http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jan/08/the-early-days-of-jamaican-dancehall-in-pictures Exhibition running at KK Outlet, Hoxton Square until the end of January.Continue reading →
An exhibition documenting London’s Reggae sound system heritage opens tomorrow evening, Tuesday 5th January. Looks cool, I’ll be swinging by. Exhibition launch info available via Facebook; there’s also more about the whole project on Tumblr.Continue reading →