Music Monday: King Krule – more songs about Peckham Rye and Bermondsey

King Krule has a new album out, The OOZ. In a recent Gilles Peterson interview the East Dulwich/Peckham Rye raised artist mentions that he demo'd some of the tracks at Shrunken Heads studio in Nunhead (40 Nunhead Green), and also talks about a recent night out at the Royal Albert in Deptford.  Bermondsey gets a couple ...

Music Monday: Otzeki – Falling Out on the New Cross Road

Yes I know this is not exactly news - Otzeki's Falling Out was released last year on Rough Trade. But the video starts with the message  'Thank you Ziggy for bringing freedom and happiness onto the streets of New Cross' and was seemingly shot outside the William Hill bookies at 174 New Cross Road (near ...

Music Monday: Rhiannon the Nightmare

Rhiannon the Nightmare's 'country punk  blues' are an established feature of the New Cross music scene as befits an outfit 'Raised in the deep south east by the New Cross delta on canned lager, chewing tobacco and heartache'.They've recently recorded a song celebrating Little Nan's Bar at the Bunker Club (46 Deptford Broadway),with a video ...

Music Monday: Little Mix in Peckham Chapel

Litte Mix's most recent single 'Little Me' is in the great tradition of feminist-lite empowerment anthems. Song-wise it's not quite up there with Christina Aguilera's Beautiful or TLC's Unpretty - but hey, what is?Of course if you are going to sing a song advising your younger self to overcome adversity and 'Talk a bit louder, be a ...

Music Monday: Elephants and Castles in Jenny’s, New Cross Road

So much good music about at the minute that I'm going to do two Music Monday posts today, both of them featuring videos shot in Deptford. As well as King Krule filming from the Birds Nest we have Elephants and Castles (featured here previously) with the video for their new song shot in Jenny's cafe in ...

Music Monday: King Krule on East Dulwich History (& filmed in Deptford)

It's been a good year for King Krule (Archy Marshall), with his debut album 6 Feet Below the Moon released in the summer and getting good reviews. Last week (7 December) he was interviewed on Gilles Peterson's BBC Radio 6 show .19-year-old Marshall, who went to Forest Hill Boys School and the Brits School in ...

Rizzle Kicks’ Deptford Video

We reported in July that Rizzle Kicks had been spotted filming a video in Deptford. Now the video is out, for their latest single Lost Generation. As you can see it starts out with them walking across the bridge on Broadway Fields looking towards the Stephen Lawrence Centre, followed by a street scene nearby on ...

Rizzle Kicks in Deptford

Rizzle Kicks were in Deptford's Broadway Fields this week, filming the video for their next single 'Lost Generation'Thanks to Down to Rizzness for the tip