POW! WOW! ROTTERDAM STREET ART FESTIVAL 2020: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE EVENT COORDINATOR & WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEARS FESTIVAL.

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly Photos: Courtesy of Pow! Wow! 03/09/2020 https://videopress.com/v/ViYvmJlJ?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata Over the course of the next week ( 6th - 13th September), an expertly curated selection of the best Graffiti & Street Artists in the Netherlands will be making the pilgrimage to Rotterdam in order to bomb the walls of the legendary Street Art…

“Some people call me Flash, most call me Grandmaster.”

2&6 Writer: QUAL-E.T. Photos: The 2&6 Photo Archive In the context of his “Hiphop, People, Places & Things Tour”, Grandmaster Flash - architect of Hip Hop culture, living legend, pioneer of turntable techniques, such as scratching and recipient of the 2019 Polar music prize (the music world’s equivalent of the Nobel prize; The Guardian, 2019)*…

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…

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…

GURR: Interview before upcoming Melkweg show – 21/01/2020

Up coming show @ Melkweg, 07/02/2020 - Ticket Giveaway on our Insta. Article Soundtrack: Gurr - Beetlebum. https://videopress.com/v/uzN9i99c?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata Intro Since the release of their award-winning debut album In my Head, Berlin band GURR have ascended to one of the most successful German musical exports. Shortly before their upcoming SHE SAYS tour run, the band releases a catchy version…

Lucy Lu Interview – Paradiso, Amsterdam 07/12/2019

Written by: Tom Verity. Photo's: DIY Magazine & The 2&6 Collective Intro Merging progressive jazz, euphoric symphonies and stirring croons into an experimental R&B mashup; London-based producer Lucy Lu finds a sound to quickly get obsessed with. Following the release of his latest single ‘Compos Mentis’ and after spending the majority of 2019 on the…

Who is behind Kakalakka?

Soundtrack to the article: Dick Dale - Pipeline "I want to know what surfing is and what it means to me"Richard, CEO Kakalakka Intro I recently sat to talk with Richard, the founder and creative force behind the uniquesurf company Kakkalaka. He is an incredibly talented artist, musician, craftsman andsurfer who has recently launched the…