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Meet the artists of Magnetic South 2016

Please see below for details of the artists who performed at LSBU's inaugural Magnetic South festival in April 2016.

Beattie Cobell
Beattie Cobell 
Beattie Cobell are a live electronic duo from south east London. They've explored sound together for over eight years, and are developing into a symbiotic unit of rhythm and noise generation.
Blood Sport
Blood Sport 
Blood Sport's blistering guitar dynamics and pointed lyrics shudder and shimmer against rough-housed techno-gilded polyrhythms.
Cooly G
Cooly G 
Cooly G, AKA Merrisa Campbell, is a South Londoner who produces, sings and DJs. She has released on Hyperdub Records for the last five years.
Corey Mwamba
Corey Mwamba 
Corey Mwamba is a Derby-based vibraphone player who is highly sought after for his original approach to the instrument. He is one half of Musson/Mwamba with Rachel Musson.
Dorothy Lehane
Dorothy Lehane
Dorothy Lehane's poetry examines questions concerning cultural encounters and embodied responses in the practice of disability poetry.
Florence Peake, by Christian Kipp
Florence Peake
Florence Peake is a London-based artist who has been making work since 1995. Site and audience, live and recorded text, wit and humour are key to her work. (Photograph by Christian Kipp.)
Graham Dunning
Graham Dunning 
Graham Dunning is self-taught as an artist and musician having studied neither discipline academically. He has performed solo and in ensembles internationally.
Gus Garside
Gus Garside 
Gus has worked in a variety of musical settings – jazz, contemporary music, pop, cabaret, dance, theatre and, most importantly, improvised music where he has performed with many leading players. (Photograph by Agata Urbaniak.)
Jennifer Lucy Allan
Jennifer Lucy Allan 
Jennifer Lucy Allan runs the reissues label Arc Light Editions with James Ginzburg (Emptyset/Subtext). She is a writer and researcher currently working on a PhD.
Jo Thomas
Jo Thomas 
Jo Thomas is an award-winning London-based composer who chooses to work through sculpting electronic sound into an aural tapestry of technological, biological and emotional states.
Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne 
Matthew Bourne is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades, and is known for possessing an inventive and unique artistic approach.
Matthew Simms
Matthew Simms
Matthew collaborates with Yuki Tsujii. Together they are two of the London's most exciting and inventive guitarists, sharing an inquisitive approach to the instrument.
Not Sorry
Not Sorry
Not Sorry are four slinky-synth, disco-punx from London, featuring members of Joey Fourr and Ravioli Me Away.
Rachel Musson
Rachel Musson 
Rachel is a saxophonist, improviser and composer. She is involved with a variety of improvisation-based projects, and is one half of Musson/Mwamba with Corey Mwamba.
Raime DJs
Raime DJs 
Raime are Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead, a London-based duo seeking to re-establish electronic composition as a physical and emotionally inquisitive force.
Safiya Allaf
Safiya Allaf 
Safiya Allaf is a Canterbury-based poet. She is currently working on a series that focuses on identity and Syrian culture.
Soul Jazz Sound System
Soul Jazz Sound System 
The Soul Jazz Records Sound System are the people behind the legendary London-based Soul Jazz record label and Sounds of The Universe record shop.
Yuki Tsujii
Yuki Tsujii 
Yuki collaborates with Matthew Simms. Together they are two of the London's most exciting and inventive guitarists, sharing an inquisitive approach to the instrument.
 
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