The Five at Five: Dean Bryce

28 avr. 2022

From hidden-gems to places to people-watch, from bookshops to beauty spots – here is some inspiration, celebrating the independents in our local neighborhoods around the world.

This week’s selection has been curated by Dean Bryce, an A&R specialist and music management company, Don’t Sleep’s founding director, who is responsible for Peggy Gou’s rise to fame.

Dean Bryce

With a career spanning 21 years, the London-based entrepreneur started his career assisting the management for acts like MJ Cole and The Cinematic Orchestra. He then went on to work at Boiler Room as global head of music for a year, before launching his own venture, Don’t Sleep, in 2019.

Dean Bryce


Luca is an understated restaurant that has some of the best Italian food in London.”

Dean Bryce


“In Brixton Village Market you’ll see people from all walks of life and it’s great for taking photos.”

Dean Bryce


Academy Records in Brooklyn NY is a music lover's dream spot to hang out and pick up some rare or vintage records. During my last visit, I bought some great reggae, Pakistani dance music and Techno.”

Dean Bryce


“The One Wellness Farm is a yoga and wellness retreat in Jamaica – a special place to reset and catch up with yourself.”

Dean Bryce


“As well as the excellent customer service, Tokyo is an amazing city for food, records and clothes.”