Things to do: Tottenham’s music venues

New River Studios 199 Eade Rd, N4 1DN New River Studios is a not-for-profit venue, cafe and bar, complete with music rehearsal spaces, private studios and radio station (199Radio). They opened in 2015, and are part of an ongoing project, UK Music Rehearsal Spaces. Their second and neighbouring events and exhibition space, ExFed, will soon be opening permanently. Food & Drink Tea from £1, beer … Continue reading Things to do: Tottenham’s music venues

In conversation with Jahla Rasheart

Sharon, also known as Jahla Rasheart, is a yoga and fitness instructor, saxophonist, studio owner, engineer, producer and co-owner of Rasheart record label. Born and raised in Tottenham, she has lived in the area for more than 40 years. Sharon has been recording and producing music since 2004 and set up her first recording studio over 10 years ago. She has four children and when … Continue reading In conversation with Jahla Rasheart

Greenaway & Greenaway: we chat to audio-visual expert Jude Greenaway

Tottenham-based Jude Greenaway is half of Greenaway & Greenaway, which he runs alongside his brother, Jolyon, who is based in Berlin. They specialise in both commercial and artistic audio-visual work. They cover a range of skills including motion graphics, filming, editing and post production across different media including huge screens, projection and LEDs. Jude also runs two vinyl and digital record labels, Yellow Machine (‘experimental … Continue reading Greenaway & Greenaway: we chat to audio-visual expert Jude Greenaway

Forgotten Circus School: bringing circus skills to Tottenham

Forgotten Circus School is based in High Cross Centre on Fountayne Road. There are three directors: founder Luke Shaw, FC school manager Lindsey Higgins, and head of content and design Rachel Hardwick. They run the school from their bright and spacious live-in studio alongside a number of teachers. Forgotten Circus School offer a range of classes and intensive courses, team-building days, rehearsal space and private … Continue reading Forgotten Circus School: bringing circus skills to Tottenham

Hannah Azieb Pool to join Bernie Grant Arts Centre as Artistic Director

Hannah Azieb Pool, author and jouranlist, is due to become Artistic Director at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre from February 2019. Most recently Senior Programmer for Contemporary Culture at the Southbank Centre, Hannah curated Africa Utopia, the annual festival celebrating arts and ideas from across Africa and the diaspora, and was key programmer for the WOW Women of the World Festival. Hannah said: ‘This is … Continue reading Hannah Azieb Pool to join Bernie Grant Arts Centre as Artistic Director

New Tottenham Singers free Concert of Remembrance (10/11/18)

The New Tottenham Singers, who appeared in our Music & Performance issue released earlier this summer, are holding a free Concert of Remembrance on Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm at St Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill. New Tottenham Singers rehearse every week at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre and the choir is led by musical director Tom Fowkes. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War … Continue reading New Tottenham Singers free Concert of Remembrance (10/11/18)

Abstract Data: modular synths and electronic musical instruments

Earlier this month we popped in Justin Owen’s studio in Gaunson House on Markfield Road which is fast becoming known as Tottenham’s creative district. Justin runs Abstract Data, which he started from home eight years ago. Abstract Data design and build electronic musical instruments and produce modular synthesizers in the Eurorack-format  – ‘you build your own.’ When did it all start? Like a lot of … Continue reading Abstract Data: modular synths and electronic musical instruments

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

By E L Brown DT’s correspondent arrived late to the second Spoken of 2018, and was soon very sorry that they had. As the last rays of sun blessed the courtyard of The Old Brewery, the host Lana V Symone was ushering people inside for the second half of the programme. What followed was an intimate and, at times, moving evening of spoken word, live … Continue reading Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists

Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists

Discovering Tottenham issue two has landed. This time we’re exploring music and the performing arts. In this issue you’ll find: Forgotten Circus School, Greenaway & Greenaway, Playlist: Ten artists out of Tottenham, Tottenham’s music venues, Tottenham Community Choir, New Tottenham Singers, LIFT Festival and more… We’ll popping into the Holcombe Market Family Funday on Saturday 26 May. You’ll also find us at Tottenham Green Market … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists