We Are Here & The Eviction of The Garage: Amsterdam’s Failure to Help Refugees.

Written By: Gabrielle Fradin & Chris Kelly Photos: The 2&6 Collective On March 15th 2020, a little over 2 weeks from now, the safety and welfare of around 100 Amsterdam residents & community members will once again be left to chance. The Garage was supposed to be a temporary solution to the lack of infrastructure…

Four Tet – Sixteen Oceans album review

Written By: Charlotte Hingley Photos: Four Tet & VILLAGE UNDERGROUND UK 17/03/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca6pjR2TLns Intro Four Tet has once again proved why he is a magician of electronic music - ‘Sixteen Oceans’, his newest album edition, is an elegantly crafted soundtrack consisting of 16 musical pieces that infuse and enrich each other; the songs entwine together…

OMNI TOXICA: A radical new history of cocaine

OMNI TOXICA – Paula Chaves, Thais di Marco and Nadia Bekkers 15 November 2019 – Veem House for Performance, Amsterdam Interview conducted & written by: Charlie Vielvoye Photos By: Bas Czerwinski OMNI TOXICA OMNI TOXICA tells the story about coca, the medicinal plant from South America which is processed into cocaine and constitutes a global…

Amsterdam’s Undervalued Street Artist’s

First Published in Amsterdam Alternative Written by Chris KellyPhoto’s: The 2&6 Collective Leave Graffiti Alone! By Chris Kelly - The 2&6 Collective Archives During the course of the last decade, global appreciation of graffiti (or street art) has grown exponentially. What was once an artform only appreciated by those who created it or those immersed…

An ode to Dave – Why his performance of ‘Black’ at the BRIT Awards was a much needed expression of political protest.

Written By: Charlotte Hingley - @charhingley Photos: BBC 12/03/2020 This year at the Brit Awards, Dave, also known as Santan Dave or David Omoregie was able to single-handedly summarized the thoughts, feelings and angst of thousands of U.K. citizens within a five minute time-frame. The 21 year old's iconic song featured lines such as ‘black…

DamnDamy of Black Acid: In conversation before the release of his debut album.

WRITTEN BY: CHRIS KELLY PHOTOS: BLACK ACID 3/03/2020 DAMNDANY of the Amsterdam based Hip-Hop Collective, Black Acid, was kind enough to let us listen to his fucking masterful debut album, Geluid In De Stilte (Sound In The Silence), before its upcoming release. DamnDany has made a big statement with this project. He manages to balance…