#BlackSound Pop Up Record shop with Ninja Tune and Brownswood Recordings

Ninja Tune and Brownswood Recordings Pop Up Record Shop will run this summer as part of the Black Sound exhibition season. Rummage through a  selection of hand-picked 7” and 12” vinyls, CDs, LPs and Double Vinyls on sale. The Black Sound exhibition tells the story of 100 years of musical creativity and DIY ingenuity. Overcoming the majority […]

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Vinyl Rhythms Listening Party

On 8 June 2017, Black Cultural Archives held Vinyl Rhythms listening party hosted by Sugar Dread, local Brixtonite, Vibes FM radio presenter, and Director of Rastafari Movement UK, and Gaffa Blue DJ/selector for First Class Sound and Killer Watt Sound, and Dubvendor. Watch vinyl lovers share their memories and stories about music, from father-son trips to […]

A Tribute to Our Father – Carl Kirton

A Man and His Music – Collector and Historian In 2014, Black Cultural Archives received a donation of material that had been owned by Carl Kirton. Carl Kirton was a Guyanese music and recording enthusiast who came to Britain in 1960. With his own home recording studio, he developed a personal collection over many years, […]