Bear Mother House
Pearl Wise discovered how Hackney based organisation Xenia, which connects migrant women and English speaking women, has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House.
Live studio session: STAC
STAC joins EastCast live in the Resonance studio laying some stripped back tracks from her newly released Perpetual EP on 2 Points Records.
Live session with Shay D
Jonny Virgo talks to London based MC, Shay D about her music and her work as a youth educator. She performs live in the Resonance studio.
Girls Rock London
Katie Haylor discovers Girls Rock London (GRL!), a not-for-profit organisation that creates opportunities for women and girls to make and perform music.
Studio interview with Lou
Singer- Song writer Loutells us about her ongoing music night Jam Sandwich and we hear her latest unreleased material.
Live music from Georgia Fair
Australian duo Georgia Fair, join the EastCast crew live in the studio for a chat and acoustic session.
Thursday, 25th February from 7pm
“Cinematic Southern Gothic Alt Rock” band Curse of Lono play at Zigfrid von Underbelly, Hoxton. Expect support bands The Epstein, The Paperboats and Richard Neuberg (Viarosa).
Tickets from £6.
Singer songwriter Chris Belson joins us in the studio for a live session.
For details go to chrisbelson.co.uk
Rami Radi is the organiser of the Laid Bare Live open mic nights in South London. You might remember him, when our very own Ana Xavier interviewed him at his first venture into the music scene at the Hackney PictureHouse. Since then Rami has started his own label, Laid Bare Records, and so Ana went to find out about his journey from setting up music nights in York while he was a student there, to today, running a record label.
Syd Shelton’s Rock Against Racism
Photographer Syd Shelton talks about his involvement with Rock Against Racism as an activist and a photographer. This is the story of reggae and punk joined forces to fight right wing politics. His collection of photographs published by Autograph ABP gives a unique insight into this moment in history.