BURR 36: Kemastry (CMPND)

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. BURR 36: Kemastry (CMPND) Following the Brighton-based CMPND’s latest release, there’s been something of a takeover going on … Continue reading BURR 36: Kemastry (CMPND)

Something that is old Thursdays: CMPND LIVE on Offie Mag Radio

A little gem from 18 long months ago: CMPND live on Offie Mag’s Platform B radio show. It’s a treat as well because this is CMPND before they were CMPND. You might even recognise a few bits of it. A worthy throwback to celebrate the boys on their debut High Focus Records release – you can also check out our latest episodes of B.U.R.R. with … Continue reading Something that is old Thursdays: CMPND LIVE on Offie Mag Radio

BURR 35: Vitamin G (CMPND)

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. BURR 35: Vitamin G (CMPND) CMPND’s debut album on High Focus is out there in the world, delivered … Continue reading BURR 35: Vitamin G (CMPND)

BURR 34: Wundrop (CMPND)

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. BURR 34: Wundrop (CMPND) We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with High Focus Records’ latest signings, … Continue reading BURR 34: Wundrop (CMPND)

Offie Mag’s jazz series continues with Pyjæn and Tina Edwards…

Off Licence Magazine’s debut jazz event sure was special. With the simple notion of Jazz…. in Brighton as the theme, we managed to completely sell out Patterns’ Jazz Club. All of Yadasofi, Chloe Bodur and Ebi Soda nailed their sets on a special evening, whetting the appetite for our next instalment with Pyjæan and Tina Edwards on October 23rd. Find the FB event here. The London-based … Continue reading Offie Mag’s jazz series continues with Pyjæn and Tina Edwards…

IN PICTURES: Platform B celebrate a year of FM radio with Lord Apex and Keyah/Blu

Lord Apex and Keyah/Blu were in Sussex-by-the-sea this month, as they headlined the birthday party thrown for Platform B’s FM licence. The Brighton radio station has now been on FM radio for a whole year, meaning that there is a year’s worth of FM-friendly Offie Mag Radio shows out there. It was a beautiful night for Brighton music as the once-local CHUNK also took to … Continue reading IN PICTURES: Platform B celebrate a year of FM radio with Lord Apex and Keyah/Blu

5 things to remember during Black History Month

Black History Month is a time for us all to reflect on how society has changed, and the progress that still needs to be made. It’s easy to think that we live in a post-racial society where phrases like “but I have black friends” immune people from racism, but this ain’t the case, mate. By Fez Sibanda Having black friends actually doesn’t exempt you from … Continue reading 5 things to remember during Black History Month

BURR 33: Nokia Mansion

Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. BURR 33: Nokia Mansion We thought for Episode 33, we’d use 3310 as a reference point. It’s them … Continue reading BURR 33: Nokia Mansion