Tanum Sound End Deportations Fundraiser 04.05.19

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“Join us for a night of music and help raise funds to support people threatened with deportation!

End Deportation’s Casework Team support people at risk of being deported by charter flight by connecting people with legal information, helping to gather evidence for their cases and supporting them in securing legal representation.

please visit http://enddeportations.com/casework/ for more information on the casework group, what they do, and who they can support.”

This is a very worthwhile cause that’s close to my heart – please pass through on the night or make a donation if you can.

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#IWD2019 LifeOfADesigner Presents: Womxn in Design 08.03.19

An event curated by my sister, Abi, to celebrate International Womxn’s Day with a group of inspiring, badass, extremely talented designers.

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“We’ll kick off the evening chatting to a group of hand-picked designers about their journey, followed by an informal Q&A, finishing off with some mixing and mingling (bring your business cards!), and music.

Confirmed panellists:
Carolyn Hill – Founder of ChillCreate; Specialises in Branding, Art Direction and Graphic Design. Previous clients including Rhythm Kitchen, Fuel Theatre and the Mary Seacole Trust.

Gabrielle Smith – Founder of the:nublack; Gabrielle Smith is a British-Grenadian designer, creative producer and digital culturist. She currently serves as a Designer for CNN International’s Special Projects team.

Justina Bailey (aka Just) – Justina currently freelances as a multi-disciplined designer, photographer and art director, with clients have including Nike, Microsoft, Virgin Atlantic, ASOS, Speedo, Huawei.

Naomi Ray – Naomi is London based, Graphic Designer, Art Director and Arsenal Fanatic with client portfolio spanning Media, Fashion, Music & Lifestyle and advertising; including ASOS, HYPEBEAST, W+K London, Vice and Jimmy Choo.

This event is organised and curated by Abi Wright – creator of #lifeofadesigner – Creative director, graphic designer and independent curator”.

Catch me playing tunes alongside NTS’ Zezi Ifore after the panel…

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Dazed: The Story of Kemistry & Storm

Hi folks, I recently shared some thoughts for this great article on the influence and legacy of heroes Kemistry & Storm, to mark the 20th anniversary of their K7 DJ-Kicks mix album release. https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/43025/1/kemistry-storm-dj-kicks-drum-and-bass-goldie-metalheadz-history-interview It brought back a lot of happy memories, some bittersweet. Shouts to Becca Inglis for asking me to contribute. One thing I’d like to […]

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#EQ50 01.12.18

For those not yet aware, I’m very excited to be part of new venture EQ50 – an advice and network session run exclusively by and for womxn/ non-binary people who want to either start, or make progress in the world of Drum & Bass.

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There’s still time to sign up if you haven’t already; simply fill out the form at https://www.rupturelondon.com/eq50, then head on over to facebook and click ‘attending’.

In the meantime you can listen to our EQ50 x Rinse FM special here, plus read our words here and here.

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Acetate 26.05.18

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I’m really looking forward to this gig! returning to the great Wire Club in Leeds to play a More Styles set for Pearson Sound’s Acetate. expect a mix of house, techno, disco, garage, 140/ dubstep, hardcore, jungle, and maybe a little dub reggae. all on vinyl, through a rotary mixer. can’t wait.

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Jon Daniel 1966-2017

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Jon Daniel 1966-2017.

Graphic designer, art director, curator, collector. Creator of the Afro Supa Hero iconography and museum exhibitions; and ‘Jamaicons’, a series celebrating 50 years of Jamaican independence, displayed in Brixton, 2012 (amongst other works).

Sad to hear of his passing, Rest in Power.

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The Last Pirates: Britain’s Rebel DJs

If you’re in the UK, turn on BBC4 this Friday, 29th September at 9pm for a documentary that looks at how a generation of pirate radio broadcasters changed the face of UK music. It’s hosted by the man Rodney P and should be a good watch!

~LONG LIVE PIRATE RADIO~

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Kemistry Remembered

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 […]

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Darcus Howe 26.02.43–02.04.17

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Darcus Howe 26.02.43–02.04.17.

We lost another hero. Pioneering Black Panther activist, lawyer, journalist, broadcaster, WARRIOR for the liberation of African and African-Caribbean people in the UK. If you’re not familiar with his work, please read up on him. A giant that won’t (can’t) be forgotten.

May he rest in eternal power and peace x

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