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Here's Why Waterloo Residents Are Angry With Bjorn From ABBA

Here's Why Waterloo Residents Are Angry With Bjorn From ABBA

Is this restaurant slipping through Bjorn Ulvaeus' fingers?
The Best Bars For The Best Blues

The Best Bars For The Best Blues

Blues, bourbons and late nights
The Bowie Mural You Didn't Know About

The Bowie Mural You Didn't Know About

You don't need any ch-ch-ch-ch-change for the toilets - they're free
850 Songs About London On One Gorgeous Map

850 Songs About London On One Gorgeous Map

Up the junction.
Love The Royal Vauxhall Tavern? This Is What It Looked Like In The 60s

Love The Royal Vauxhall Tavern? This Is What It Looked Like In The 60s

Is this the most fabulous bar in London?
Did you know about this sycamore tree shrine to Marc Bolan?

Did you know about this sycamore tree shrine to Marc Bolan?

RIP T-Rex frontman.
The People Who Sell CDs On The Street

The People Who Sell CDs On The Street

A front for something else?
The Lambeth Walk: who wrote it and why the Nazis banned it

The Lambeth Walk: who wrote it and why the Nazis banned it

Famous song, but have you ever visited the street?
The best album covers shot in London.

The best album covers shot in London.

A whistlestop tour through rock and pop history via the artwork of our Top 10 London album covers
This Is What The New Bowie Memorial Will Look Like

This Is What The New Bowie Memorial Will Look Like

Beats your average statue.
In Photos: London's 80s Music Scene

In Photos: London's 80s Music Scene

Is that Kurt Cobain?
In Photos: Bowie's London

In Photos: Bowie's London

What a kook.
The Best Places To Watch Jazz On A Budget In London

The Best Places To Watch Jazz On A Budget In London

Here's where to catch it on the cheap.
10 Led Zeppelin Landmarks In London

10 Led Zeppelin Landmarks In London

From the beginning to the end.
Where To Hear Classical Music In London

Where To Hear Classical Music In London

The best venues for concerts in the capital.
Old London Music: Seven Britpop Bands Who Didn't Make It

Old London Music: Seven Britpop Bands Who Didn't Make It

Unfortunately, not everyone can be Blur.
Londonist Out Loud: London's Most Famous Music Street

Londonist Out Loud: London's Most Famous Music Street

And the campaign to save Tin Pan Alley.
What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

More than a simple Mind The Gap.
A map of London's grassroot music venues

A map of London's grassroot music venues

The tides are turning.
When Jim Reeves Caused A Riot In Camden

When Jim Reeves Caused A Riot In Camden

Diva behaviour or fair enough?
7 internet radio stations that are ripping up the rule book

7 internet radio stations that are ripping up the rule book

DIY radio is all the rage now.
Sunday night clubbing? We gave it a go

Sunday night clubbing? We gave it a go

Last entry: 8pm.
This man has turned Big Ben's final bongs into a 17-minute track

This man has turned Big Ben's final bongs into a 17-minute track

Spiritual sounding tribute.
An Interactive Music Map Of London

An Interactive Music Map Of London

Get clicking.
Have You Spotted These Musical Plaques?

Have You Spotted These Musical Plaques?

Some more official than others.
Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

The best places to feed your black-wax habit.
Iconic Soho Venue Reopens And It Looks Fantastic

Iconic Soho Venue Reopens And It Looks Fantastic

It's been the launchpad for many bands
3 Songs To Make You Love The Tube

3 Songs To Make You Love The Tube

No, really.
The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

Classics, cheese and downright curious.
How To Have A Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

How To Have A Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

Ice skating, cheap curry, Chislehurst Caves.
London's Best Intimate Nightclubs

London's Best Intimate Nightclubs

Dance like you mean it.
7 Things You Might Not Know About The Albert Hall

7 Things You Might Not Know About The Albert Hall

It was meant to have its own train, you know
Parts Of London Where The Streets Have Their Own Rhythm

Parts Of London Where The Streets Have Their Own Rhythm

Which genre began in an Elephant & Castle pub?
The Best Places To Watch Gigs In London

The Best Places To Watch Gigs In London

What do you think of this list?
Meet The David Bowies Of London

Meet The David Bowies Of London

Tribute acts discuss their infatuation.
Hunting The Piano's Legacy In North London

Hunting The Piano's Legacy In North London

"That healthful suburb dear to the heart of the piano maker".
Explore Camden In A Time When The Good Mixer Was Centre Of The Universe

Explore Camden In A Time When The Good Mixer Was Centre Of The Universe

In the days before Pret.
London's First World War Songs

London's First World War Songs

The city's lyrical and musical contribution to the Great War.
Meet The Amy Winehouses Of London

Meet The Amy Winehouses Of London

"There was some sick on the floor and they got me to bend over it and pretend I'd just done it"
Inside London's Friendliest Record Shop

Inside London's Friendliest Record Shop

Pete Paphides meets stressed teachers and international pop stars.
London's Nightlife Dying? Not If These Venues Have Anything To Do With It

London's Nightlife Dying? Not If These Venues Have Anything To Do With It

Which venue is "London's worst development opportunity?"
The Friday Photos: London Buskers

The Friday Photos: London Buskers

London's hard-working outdoor performers.
Elvis Lover? You Can See The King At The O2

Elvis Lover? You Can See The King At The O2

So. Many. Jumpsuits.
5 Songs About Rainy London

5 Songs About Rainy London

Splash hits.
London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's calling.
So you want to learn to play a brass instrument in London...

So you want to learn to play a brass instrument in London...

From sax to flugelhorn.
Radiohead Video Recreated In London... With A Brass Band

Radiohead Video Recreated In London... With A Brass Band

Including Theresa May in a tree. Tree-sa May
Where To Learn Mysterious Plucked Instruments In London

Where To Learn Mysterious Plucked Instruments In London

Duelling sitars, here we go.
Calypso Captured The Best And Worst Of London

Calypso Captured The Best And Worst Of London

9 of the best songs.
Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Vibrant colours and motion capture.