Dalston

Young & Old Rocked At Dalston Connect

Young & Old Rocked At Dalston Connect

Hackney Councils free street party to celebrate the new Dalston Junction overhead station,  last Sunday, brought a cross section of the borough out to play, dance, eat and party. Young and old, they showed up to celebrate the new Dalston Junction overhead station and what the council describes as “a new lease of life due […]

Tonight at The Vortex: Twin Cities’ debut single launch party

Tonight at The Vortex: Twin Cities’ debut single launch party

Regular listeners to Radio One’s Gilles Peterson Show will no doubt be familiar with tonight’s special feature at Dalston’s The Vortex. Hotly-tipped production duo Twin Cities will be hosting a launch party to mark the release of their debut double A-side  ‘Raincloud/Anticipation’. Hailed as the ”Sunsoaked Daft Punk of R&B”, Twin Cities is a collaboration between critically-acclaimed beatmeisters Guynamite and Analog Jones, luminaries of the broken beat […]

May At The Vortex Jazz Club

May At The Vortex Jazz Club

On Tuesday 4th May leading figure of the 1960’s NY free-scene, saxophonist Sonny Simmons makes a rare visit to the UK with his quartet. Pop-monster Fyfe Dangerfield plays on Thursday 6th May with the Gannets (Dangerfield/Ward/Cundy/Lash/Noble) and noise-rock freak-jazz outfit the Braindead Collective. Saxophonist Lotte Anker and pianist Craig Taborn play together at the Vortex […]