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Jimmy Brown and Rovv play the Oslo Hackney

Jimmy Brown and Rovv are RnB artists from South Korea and part of a rising RnB crew called The Good Days Boys. They are currently on a tour which includes three stops in Europe. They released their first album ‘Like the First Time’ in 2021, which features a blend of RnB, hip-hop, trap, and Afrobeats. [Read More]

Hyukoh played the Oslo Hackney

Leading indie band Hyukoh performed in London earlier this week. But as the promoters didn’t let us know about it, and as the event wasn’t listed on Facebook, we didn’t find out about it in time. We list it here for completeness’s sake, and to note with a certain wistfulness that we’d really have made … [Read More]

Idiotape play the Oslo Hackney

These guys completely blew us away when they played the Rich Mix three years ago. Don’t miss this gig. Idiotape Thursday, 25 July 2019 | 19:00-23:00 Oslo Hackney | 1A Amhurst Road | London E8 1LL Tickets £16.80 from Ticketweb Check for updates on Facebook event page “Seoul’s Idiotape have been making waves internationally with … [Read More]

Event news: K-music 2016 — Jambinai, 3 Oct

It’s good to have Jambinai becoming more of a regular visitor to London. Expect some tracks from their latest album, A Hermitage. “Experimental outfit blends traditional Korean music with sky-cracking post-rock,” summarised Consequence of Sound in their album review. Jambinai Monday 3 October | 8.30pm (stage time) Oslo, Hackney | 1a Amhurst Road | London E8 1LL … [Read More]