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NX Records is a collaboration between Goldsmiths, University of London and Matthew Herbert’s Accidental Records.

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310NXRD: NX Records Pop Up Shop now open!

Take 4 of NX Records’ annual 310 New Cross Road Residency is now open again with new releases from loads of independent labels and local artists. Plus, our popular instore live sessions are returning and we’re even recording a live album in the space! Sign up to our newsletter and like the shop on Facebook to be the first to hear about these exclusive and intimate performances.

Filmmakers wanted!

NX Records is recording a live album in 310NXRD over a series of events. We are looking for talented filmmakers and camera operators to help us capture the performances on video to act as the visual representation of the album, which will be framed as a ‘compilation’ of up to 15 different acts performing one song each. Crossing Lines IV will be available worldwide and will have the benefit of a full professional press campaign as well as the weight of Matthew Herbert’s Accidental Records, NX Records and Goldsmiths.
We are recording on the following dates:
21 October
28 October
4 November
11 November and possibly 18 November

However, it may be that you don’t have to be involved in every session or perhaps you are only interested in either editing or filming. We are very interested in getting a team together who can also advise on the logistics. If you’re interested, contact us at hello@nxrecords.co.uk to discuss the details.
We’re really excited about this unique project which will be bringing together students and alumni from across campus and has potential to reach far beyond.

About NX Records

NX Records is a collaboration between Goldsmiths, University of London and Matthew Herbert’s Accidental Records.

In May 2013, the label launched with an introductory mixtape and live performances as part of the Puregold Festival launch at the Southbank Centre. NX Records has continued to release new, critically acclaimed music, hosted numerous events and run an annual pop up record shop

The label's mission statement is to create a new model for the music industry, connecting exciting talent from the renowned creative hub of Goldsmiths – and the wider community of South East London – with the ever-experimental Accidental Records.

The aim is to build connections between emerging artists, education, the industry and audiences. NX is a professional label that works alongside, as opposed to in opposition to, DIY artists.

2016 is a big year for NX Records, with more and more students getting involved both to create exciting music and to help find new and innovative ways to be an independent record label. 

Visit our NX Records website to find out more and listen to our releases.

NX Records Interview: Thefft

All of the NX artists have a strong connection with New Cross. What’s your favourite thing about the area?

My favourite thing about the area is the little flower shop that sells pre-owned vinyl next to The Hobgoblin pub. When I studied at Goldsmiths I always used to stop in and flick through their selection in between lectures. I found Tweet – Oops (Oh My) there… enough said.

Would you say the area has influenced your music in any way? If so, how?

The people I have met in New Cross have definitely influenced my music. There is so much diversity in the area not just musically, but culturally.

How would you describe your own music in a sentence?

Highly organised disorganisation. I like when people don’t know what’s coming next.

All of the NX artists are alumni of the BMus in Popular Music at Goldsmiths. How has the course influenced/shaped your music?

The popular music course at Goldsmiths promoted freethinking. It allowed you to more or less do whatever you wanted in a practical sense. I came to Goldsmiths as an acoustic singer songwriter who just made electronic music on the side. The mindset that I could do whatever I wanted musically and professionally mostly came from Simon Deacon. He told me to do what I really wanted, and I have.

If you could only save one piece of musical equipment (along with your laptop) from a fire, what would it be?

Tough to pick one, but I think it would have to be my Juno-60. Although, it may not be possible to carry it out by myself during a fire… it’s a sizeable synth. If I couldn’t carry it, I’d quickly grab my Moog Minitaur, which is much more portable.

The NX Records Store launch