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Steam Down is an artist collective, weekly event and music community based in Deptford, South-East London.
Founded by multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Ahnansé in May 2017, the initial event was created to connect London based musicians and producers. Since then it has evolved into a weekly event where Steam Down artists and its extended musical family generate spontaneous sonic soundscapes reflecting their lives in the city.
Steam Down has quickly become a household name in London’s music scene, and most recently received two Jazz FM awards including The Innovation Award sponsored by Mishcon De Raya and Live Experience of the Year Award sponsored by Yamaha UK featuring Kamasi Washington.
Throughout the remainder of 2019, Steam Down will be taking part in a variety of different projects, including supporting Sampa The Great on Jools Holland, headlining Boiler Room’s Festival alongside Afronaut Zu, Nubya Garcia, and Charlotte Dos Santos, as well as heading out on their first Australian tour in December. Currently, Steam Down is gearing up to the release of their first single Free My Skin and their highly anticipated EP to be released in 2020.
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