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SELLING FAST For the first time in 8 years GZA, aka The Genius, founding member of legendary hip hop crew Wu-Tang Clan, will cross the pond to deliver a once in a lifetime live show at London’s iconic 02 Forum Kentish Town. Schloar, Ivy League lecturer, and one of the best MCs and lyricists in […]

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After the glorious party thrown last year, DJ Marky blesses the London dancefloor with a second night of DnB excellence. An incredible list of Drum and Bass and Jungle masters will keep the soundsystems frantically vibrate and people’s feet moving at fast pace till early morning (?).   Considered as one of the starter of […]

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+ The Beat ft Dave Wakeling + Rodigan + Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry +Trojan Sound System + Pama International + Don Letts + Chainska Brassika + Reggae Roast +Many More A celebration of the life and heritage of Toots & The Maytals. Expect a colossal lineup of the worlds greatest Reggae, Dub & Ska artists. The reggae […]

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Nova Batida is a brand new city festival for Europe blending together the freshest music, art, culture and lifestyle from all corners of the world in one of the most exciting creative hubs.

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Youngblood Brass Band

Sep 2018 14

One of the worlds most exciting brass bands take to the stage at Electric Brixton for a rare London show… Youngblood Brass Band flouts convention in an ecstatic, raucous, incendiary fashion, taking the form of a New Orleans brass band and morphing it into a punked-out hip-hop behemoth of groove and purpose. The ten-member ensemble, born […]

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Peanut Butter Wolf

Sep 2018 14

Stones Throw Records founder Peanut Butter Wolf brings his iconic, lo-fi, West-Coast beats to Hangar for an evening filled with hip hop in its purest form. Let this pioneer of the LA sound take you straight back to the core elements of the genre, with raw percussion, earnest bars and vinyl DJing. Founded in 1996, […]

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Venetian Snares

Sep 2018 15

+ Afrodeutsche  The illusive genre-defying Canadian artist returns to London to bring his unique brand of roughneck break-core to the Soundcrash dance-floor. ON SALE NOW Embracing chaos as a key compositional element to his work, Aaron Funk AKA Venetian Snares is coming to London to deliver his renowned filthy expressionism. Despite his music being an […]

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Ethereal soundscapes meet brooding electronics and masterful lyricism as Icelandic prodigy, JFDR, takes over Oslo Hackney. Iceland’s JFDR, a.k.a. Jófríður Ákadóttir, brings her soft minimal soundscapes, poetic wanderings and cyclical guitar parts to Oslo Hackney for one special evening. Accompanied by a string quartet, her full band and an array of electronics, this promises to […]

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Talented LA beatmaker MNDSGN returns to London for a showcase of spectacular beats alongside Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf for one of the first shows at Dalston’s brand new 2,500 capacity space, Hackney Arts Centre!

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47Soul

Sep 2018 29

“The soundtrack for Arab youth” – Vice 47Soul established themselves as a reference point in Arab youth culture. The four member group came together in Jordan in 2013 after exchanging tracks over the internet. They specialise in a cheerfully widescreen fusion of electronic hip-hop and traditional dabke dance music, mixed in with a dash of […]

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EXTRA DATE ADDED HERE   SoundCrash is excited to announce a rare performance from ambient experimentalists masters blending bass heavy downbeat tracks with epic soundscapes, double-time breaks and deep Viennese vibes. Kruder and Dorfmeister started their career 25 years ago in Vienna and since then they firmly established themselves as one of the most creative and innovative […]

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Pre-sale tickets have SOLD OUT. Standard tickets selling fast! Tickets and information on night two here. David Rodigan turns East London red, green, black and gold for a whole weekend of reggae, riddim & rhyme. – 2018 has seen Rodigan celebrate his 40thAnniversary in the business with a string of events marking this monumental career landmark. […]

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Pre-sale tickets have SOLD OUT. Standard tickets selling fast! Tickets and information on night one here.   David Rodigan turns East London red, green, black and gold for a whole weekend of reggae, riddim & rhyme. – 2018 has seen Rodigan celebrate his 40thAnniversary in the business with a string of events marking this monumental career […]

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SoundCrash is excited to announce an extra date from Kruder & Dorfmeister, the ambient experimentalist masters blending bass heavy downbeat tracks with epic soundscapes, double-time breaks and deep Viennese vibes. ON SALE NOW Kruder and Dorfmeister started their career 25 years ago in Vienna and since then they have firmly established themselves as one of the […]

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble bring heart-racing horns and raw Chicago energy to Hackney Arts Centre. The spirit of south-side Chicago runs to the very core of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Vibrancy, energy and hustle coalesce with raw emotion and fearless expression to create an exhilarating and evocative sound like no other. Undoubtedly, the legacy of Chicago Jazz […]

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Over 50% of tickets have now sold out! Make a move while you can Big voice, big brass, big bass. Gentleman’s Dub Club head up the stage of South London’s iconic Electric Brixton in what will be a historic night for one of the most premier acts in UK Reggae and Bass Music. Having built […]

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Songlines & Soundcrash are delighted to announce that the inaugural Songlines Music Awards ceremony will take place at the Electric Brixton on Saturday October 20. Hosted by Cerys Matthews and with performances by Black String, Mokoomba, Warsaw Village Band/Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa, Vieux Farka Toure, Maya Youssef مايا يوسف and some very special guests TBA. The lineup for this event contains some of […]

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SELLING FAST Soundcrash is proud to announce a one off celebration of 10 years of one of the UK’s most exciting record labels Gondwana Records. Gondwana Records is an Independent record label based in Manchester, UK. Founded by Matthew Halsall in 2008 the label has gone on to release music by Dwight Trible, GoGo Penguin, […]

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Sons Of Kemet

Oct 2018 23

The most explosive force in UK Jazz After selling out their intimate album launch (Your Queen is a Reptile) at Total Refreshment Centre in a matter of hours, Sons of Kemet are returning to the capital for a full-scale show of gritty jazz at KOKO. The credentials accumulated by the group are astonishing; led by […]

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Jono McCleery

Oct 2018 26

Singer-songwriter Jono McCleary, takes the stage at East London’s Archspace. McCleery’s eclectic and visceral performances have earned him wide critical acclaim, having been previously described as “Miles Davis, Massive Attack, John Martyn, Fink, and Radiohead wrapped up in one exquisitely produced sound.” Born deaf, McCleery only became able to hear at age 5, and only picked […]

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Jon Hopkins’ new album, Singularity, his first since 2013’s Immunity, is due for release on 4th May 2018 on Domino Records. Singularity begins and ends on the same note: a universe beginning, expanding, and contracting towards the same infinitesimal point. Where Immunity – his hypnotic breakthrough LP – charted the dark alternative reality of an epic night out, Singularityexplores the dissonance between dystopian urbanity and the […]

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Jon Hopkins’ new album, Singularity, his first since 2013’s Immunity, is due for release on 4th May 2018 on Domino Records. Singularity begins and ends on the same note: a universe beginning, expanding, and contracting towards the same infinitesimal point. Where Immunity – his hypnotic breakthrough LP – charted the dark alternative reality of an epic night out, Singularityexplores the dissonance between dystopian urbanity and the […]

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Talib Kweli

Nov 2018 07

Talib Kweli is back in London this November to play one of the biggest Hip-Hop shows of the year!

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GoGo Penguin

Nov 2018 12

SELLING FAST! Soundcrash are extremely proud to announce that Blue Note Records’ GoGo Penguin will be debuting their new album, A Humdrum Star, at one of the worlds greatest venues, the Royal Albert Hall.  Based in Manchester, Gogo Penguin are a leftfield piano trio made up of pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob […]

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Hackney Colliery Band

Nov 2018 20

Hackney Colliery Band, purveyors of what the Sunday Times describes as “an ingenious blend of showmanship and intelligence”, head up a truly unique night as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival to announce their brand new collaborative project. Featuring guests from across the spectrum of the band’s diverse influences – ranging from jazz to […]

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Ulrich Schnauss

Nov 2018 22

Ulrich Schnauss: ‘Now Is A Timeless Present – A Retrospective’ Ulrich Schnauss presents ‘Now is a Timeless Present’, a career-spanning retrospective encompassing key works from the past two decades. The German electronic composer will be selecting fundamental music from his back catalogue, much of which has not been performed live before. At once uplifting and […]

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Yazmin Lacey

Nov 2018 25

Bare witness to the beautifully gifted vocals and songwriting of Yazmin Lacey Born and bred in East London, but with musical roots firmly set in Nottingham, Yazmin Lacey has come a long way from recording music in her bedroom. After delivering a stunning performance at Rich Mix where she drew the crowd in with her […]

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The Mouse Outfit

Nov 2018 28

Jaw-dropping lyrical skill meets jazzy lo-fi grooves as The Mouse Outfit light up The Garage. Founded in South Manchester by Chini and Defty, The Mouse Outfit earned their stripes on the local hip hop scene before releasing their now legendary debut LP Escape Music. Having released their third album Jagged Tooth Crook earlier this year, […]

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SELLING FAST Brainfeeder has announced its takeover of London’s Brixton Academy on 15 December to celebrate the label’s 10th anniversary. The night, presented in collaboration with Soundcrash, is the endcap on a year which sees the imprint celebrating the legacy of its pioneering, far-out spirit via as-yet-unannounced signings, releases and memorable events. Brainfeeder’s ringleader, Flying […]

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