THE GOOD MIXER
30 Inverness Street, London, NW1 7HJ | Venue Cap. 160 | Website
The Mixer has gone through many incarnations. Built on a bomb site in the 1950s, its name is derived from the cement mixer that was absent-mindedly trapped in the pub during its construction. Starting life as a working man’s pub, it gained notoriety as the drinking pub of choice for a long list of bands throughout the 90s Britpop years. The pub was the setting for the opening blow in the Oasis vs Blur feud where on meeting Graham Coxon for the first time Noel Gallagher reportedly said: “Nice Music, Shit clothes.” The pub was where the band Elastica signed with Deceptive Records, where Menswe@r are said to have formed and was a regular haunt for many celebrities. Amy Winehouse was often seen playing regulars on the pool tables. Today the pub maintains its laid back, good time vibes that made it famous and continues to be the go to Camden pub for musicians, locals and visitors alike.