Funk Butcher to curate new event The House That Black Built
Melle Brown, Porsh, IC and Vula Malinga will be joining the Houseology boss at Peckham Levels
DJ, producer and Mixmag Blackout series guest editor Funk Butcher is set to curate a new event celebrating the Black origins of house music, Houseology: The House That Black Built.
The event is set to take over Peckham Levels on October 22 and will feature DJ sets, performances and talks all with the aim to highlight the unsung heroes of the genre, as well as the rich history of Black artists in dance music.
The House That Black Built has been created in conjunction with Butcher's label Houseology and will feature sets from Melle Brown, Porsh, IC and Vula Malinga.
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Butcher has also enlisted the help of Tekla to help with the artwork.
The event comes following Butcher, AKA Kwame Safo, second tenure as the guest editor of Mixmag's Blackout. The award-winning editorial series consists of features dedicated to Black dance music history, artists, issues and stories.
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This year's Blackout began with a deep dive into the Black Artist Database, a profile on platform and collective GIRLSofGRIME, and an investigation into the influence of Gospel music.
The House That Black Built will run from 2:PM till 10PM at Peckham Levels on October 22.
Get tickets to The House That Black Built here. You can find all the features of the Blackout editorial here.
Becky Buckle is Mixmag's Video and Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter