Tag Archives: Hackney Colliery Band

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

  Rhythm Passport holders, SOAS Radio listeners after a few months of silence Rhythm Passport on Air is back to guide you throughout this month’s best music happenings in London!    Tracklist: Intro: Mano Negra – “La Vida” from Casa Babylon (Virgin France; 1994) GoGo Penguin: “Raven” from A Humdrum Star (Blue Note Records; 2018) Khruangbin:...
Preview: Hackney Colliery Band @ Brixton Jamm (London, 8th September 2017)

Preview: Hackney Colliery Band @ Brixton Jamm (London, 8th September 2017)

Hackney Colliery Band have certainly built up a reputation since performing at the 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony, they’ve received worldwide acclaim for their distinctive performances, which are filled with equal parts talent, comedy and surprise! Indeed, the sounds of the Hackney Colliery Band are as bold and diverse as the...
Album Review: Hackney Colliery Band – Sharpener [Veki UK, 22nd July 2016]
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Album Review: Hackney Colliery Band – Sharpener [Veki UK, 22nd July 2016]

Building on a quintessentially British tradition of colliery brass bands, the 8-year old Hackney Colliery Band has ingeniously transformed what used to be a coal-mining community music tradition into a dynamic and dance-inducing response to today’s cosmopolitan London. The nine-piece brass and marching percussion band from East London, fronted by trumpeter...
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