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“The voice of urban Britain” – The Times Soundcrash is hyped to announce an extremely rare performance from UK hip-hop pioneer and living myth, Roots Manuva. Dubbed the voice of urban Britain, Rodney Smith, aka Roots Manuva’s bass-driven, wildly inventive electronic soundscapes span a career of over 2 decades and 6 studio albums. He has […]

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“One of the UK’s most fascinating musical figures” (Fact Magazine) Actress, aka Darren J. Cunningham, has in the last 5 years of running the Werkdiscs label set himself apart as one of the hottest A&R scouts within his field, having discovered and released some of the most widely talked about artists of the emerging bass […]

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“The voice of urban Britain” – The Times Soundcrash is hyped to announce an extremely rare performance from UK hip-hop pioneer and living myth, Roots Manuva. Dubbed the voice of urban Britain, Rodney Smith, aka Roots Manuva’s bass-driven, wildly inventive electronic soundscapes span a career of over 2 decades and 6 studio albums. He has […]

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DJ Kentaro

Nov 2017 04

Japanese scratch figurehead and master beatmaker, DJ Kentaro will be performing an extremely rare London show at Archspace… DJ Kentaro is Japan’s premiere DJ/producer/scratch master-turntablist, he became Asia’s first record-breaking world champion at the DMC World Final in 2002. From then DJ Kentaro went on to play the world-famous Fuji Rock Festival, which paved the […]

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One of Britain’s most prolific saxophonists, Shabaka Hutchings, in collaboration with The Ancestors, graces the atmospheric surroundings of Islington Assembly Hall An acclaimed bandleader and saxophonist on the London jazz scene, Shabaka Hutchings has spent his life immersed in jazz. Best known for his work with MOBO award winning group Sons of Kemet, Comet is […]

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Teebs

Nov 2017 09

Hypnotic. Warm. Organic. Tumbling. Pastoral. Ramshackle. Blissful. Expansive. These are just some of the words that have been used to describe the work of Mtendere Mandowa, better known as Teebs. Producer, painter, and a key member of Brainfeeder clan. Recent years have seen Teebs surge toward the top of the so-called “beat scene”. Though his […]

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Seun Kuti, youngest son of late and great Fela Kuti, will be taking the stage at North London’s iconic Islington Assembly Hall for a once in a lifetime rare and intimate show. Egypt 80, the same band that was fronted by his legendary father, will be joining him on stage to get the audience dancing […]

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KOKOKO! Night 1

Nov 2017 12

ON SALE NOW KOKOKO! is an explosive new band with an alternative sound crafted in Kinshasa, DRC, made up of local artists, instrument inventors and prolific French producer débruit. The project came about when production company La Belle Kinoise (Staff Benda Bilili, Jupiter’s Dance), invited débruit to Kinshasa for a month-long residency in 2016 to […]

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KOKOKO! Night 2

Nov 2017 13

ON SALE NOW KOKOKO! is an explosive new band with an alternative sound crafted in Kinshasa, DRC, made up of local artists, instrument inventors and prolific French producer débruit. The project came about when production company La Belle Kinoise (Staff Benda Bilili, Jupiter’s Dance), invited débruit to Kinshasa for a month-long residency in 2016 to collaborate with the innovative artists they […]

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Speakman Sound

Nov 2017 15

£5 tickets on sale now!​ – Brothers Todd and Guy Speakman are a producer duo hailing from Glastonbury who combine U.K. bass music with deep rhythms and atmospheric & euphoric sounds. ​The brothers spent their childhood in the Glastonbury area immersed in music through their father, a well-known guitarist heavily involved with the psychedelic music […]

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Baloji + Débruit

Nov 2017 16

The King of Congolese rap Born in the Republic of Congo but raised in Belgium, Baloji mixes and matches a variety of musical genres from both countries to create a collision of sound that is truly unique. Rapper, singer, and music weaver, it is fitting that Baloji’s name means sorcerer in Swahili as such arcane […]

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Creator of vibrant, complex music that is as enthralling as it is genius. After releasing his LP ‘Ceremonial’ on always innovative label Tru Thoughts, London-based Tokyo native Anchorsong will be delivering a live performance at Birthdays with a string quartet for a truly spell-binding show. Often described as a painter of music, Anchorsong is known […]

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Lefto

Nov 2017 18

Europe’s leading tastemaker returns to the capital to show why he’s ‘your favourite DJ’s favourite DJ’ Belgium’s eclectic connoisseur Lefto comes to Hackney Wick to take us on another journey across the whole musical spectrum of beats and breaks. Lefto is known as a tireless activist for the strange and the new; the bold tastemaker […]

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LIMITED EARLY BIRDS ON SALE MONDAY 1PM The Bug set up ‘PRESSURE’ in Berlin 2016, with his own chest rattling Reggae rig, which he had brought from London, as a statement of sonic intent. ‘PRESSURE’ is a celebration of sound system culture, audio friction and full watts/ full force volume. Or as his Berlin flyers […]

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Mammal Hands

Nov 2017 20

Mammal Hands + Leafcutter John The hottest property in UK Jazz play a one off show at London’s most unique and extraordinary venue We are extremely privileged to be present.. Mammal Hands, a band that are on the cusp of taking over the UK jazz scene. On top of that, we utilize one of London’s […]

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Hejira & Susso

Nov 2017 24

A fusion of traditional world music and contemporary sounds After the success of their performances at East London’s Archspace, Hejira and Susso are set to blow you away with their contemporary world music sound at the eclectic arts hub that is Rich Mix. Hejira’s latest project The Lima Limo Ceremony, captures the band’s visit to Ethiopia […]

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Soundcrash are extremely excited to announce a night packed with the finest tropical beats from around the globe. Expect pounding exotic rhythms and good times from one of the greatest intercontinental line-ups imaginable The sound of Sofrito has been a Soundcrash favourite for a long time. The label and collective always have been at the […]

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Cid Rim

Nov 2017 30

Austria’s most exciting producer, mixer and collaborator Cid Rim comes to London for a one off intimate show at Archspace. A free jazz percussionist by trade, Clemens Bacher is for ging his own sophisticated electronic music that defies contemporary classification in an extraordinary and original way. Snapped up by Glasgow’s famous LuckyMe label (set up […]

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