5 December 2022
Silk Sonic: more than retro nostalgia
With Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic brings a new perspective on soul music, fused with pop, R&B, funk, and even a hint of disco.
10 December 2021
Chelsea Blues releases new track ‘Wildspirit’
The nu soul Bahamian singer is a strong new voice in British jazz, and her new track is sublime.
12 November 2021
Little Simz, Arlo Parks and Dave nominated for MOBO Awards 2021
The best in black British music will be celebrated on 5 December in Coventry.
4 November 2021
"The sound of young America": a take on Motown Records
From a small company in Detroit to one of the largest and most important music labels in the world. A brief history of Motown Records.
13 August 2021
Review: Black is the Color of my Voice
Following the history of celebrated musician and civil rights activist Nina Simone, Apphia Campbell mesmerizes the audience as she guides them through a life filled with love, courage, ambition and tragedy.
3 August 2021
MMC Takeover Tuesday @ Rich Mix
We’re so excited to present the MMC Takeover Tuesday @ Rich Mix, a night of live music from CICAS® artists making waves on the local & global music scene. Entry is free to anyone under 30!
5 December 2019
Listen to the sublime new single "mahalia" from Son Little
Son Little today shares “mahalia,” a new single from his forthcoming album, aloha, due January 31st on ANTI-. He'll also be performing the album live on tour in March 2020.
25 November 2019
Son Little shares stunning new single "suffer" and announces upcoming album "aloha"
Son Little, the musical nom de plume of LA’s Aaron Earl Livingston, today announces his new album, aloha, due January 31st on ANTI-, and presents the Daria Geller-directed video for new single, “suffer”.
2 July 2019
Looking back at film in June
A relatively quiet month, but still plenty to unpack!
30 March 2018 – 15 April 2018
HEART OF THE UK, SOUL OF THE COMMONWEALTH
Participation Opportunity: Plans for Birmingham 2022 handover underway -
Games Partners appoint Culture Central to produce the city's element of the Ceremony
22 March 2017
Country in the UK
The popularity of country music is constantly growing and reaching a wider audience, including the UK.
7 May 2016
Hella Granger: Superstar
Is a show about music diminished by the absence of musical performances?