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Dirty Alex & DJ Freddie Pimms at The Magic Garden

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - May 8 @ 2:00 am

Blend 4 parts Jazz musicians, 3 measures overproof Hiphop emcees and 1 shot of soul. That’s Dirty Alex.

Forming early 2016, Dirty Alex released their debut EP Roadblock later that year. Adam Walton played a few of the tracks on his BBC Wales show; comparing the track ‘Unjust’ to the likes of Gill Scott Heron.

They released their 2nd studio project DA in June 2019, with the track In my head immediately being picked up by BBC Radio Wales. Working alongside musicians from Cardiff band Slowly Rolling Camera, this new EP lends itself to a cleaner, more refined jazz sound from the band, with even more acutely political lyrics from the vocalists. Both EP’s are available on all digital platforms including spotify, Bandcamp and Apple music.

Dirty Alex have been building a steady following live and online by playing supporting slots in Cardiff and Bristol for artists such as Lazy Habits, Children of Zeus, Chali 2na & Krafty Kutz and The Mouse Outfit. They have also played several festivals including Truefest, Hub Fest, Big Love & Boomtown Fair ch10&11 .

Throughout 2020 the band have stayed creative writing and releasing new songs and doing live/and pre-recorded set for Merthyr rising, Immersed festival. They have a few bookings pending for 2021 and have been announced as part of Focus Wales 2021.

They’re the type of band that’ll improv a track live on stage about a random conversation they had a few hours earlier. Their 2018 single/video release ‘Jaffa Cakes Go Hard!’ (https://youtu.be/lz_RNyUWaGA) was seeded by one of those moments. Influences include A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and other Jazz, Funk and Fusion artists.

DJ Freddy Pimms

Beat Maker, radio host, musician and DJ Freddy Pimms has been playing bars, clubs and pubs since he was old enough to enter the premises. Known for his eclectic DJ sets, playing various sounds from hip-hop, soul, disco, rare groove and house music ..


May 7 @ 8:00 pm
May 8 @ 2:00 am


The Magic Garden
231 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LG
London, SW11 4LG GB


The Magic Garden