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Presenting The London Underground Sound Map

Presenting The London Underground Sound Map

Introducing the Tube Sound Map
Watching Live Jazz Needn't Break The Bank

Watching Live Jazz Needn't Break The Bank

Here's where to catch it on the cheap.
This Is What The New Bowie Memorial Will Look Like

This Is What The New Bowie Memorial Will Look Like

We give it five minutes before it's slathered in Bowie lyrics...
Top 10 London Album Covers

Top 10 London Album Covers

Iconic locations.
A stroll along Lambeth Walk

A stroll along Lambeth Walk

And what can you find there.
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.
Where Are London's Commemorative Rock 'N' Roll Plaques?

Where Are London's Commemorative Rock 'N' Roll Plaques?

They've gone plaque-inum.
Top 10 Songs About London Streets

Top 10 Songs About London Streets

I’ll have an A to Z please, Bob.
7 Things You Might Not Know About The Albert Hall

7 Things You Might Not Know About The Albert Hall

And a couple of bonus facts too.
The London music scene in the 1980s

The London music scene in the 1980s

Fascinating.
How Black Pirate Radio Stations Revolutionised London's Music Scene

How Black Pirate Radio Stations Revolutionised London's Music Scene

DTI raids, occasional sabotage and racial tensions couldn't stop them
Led Zeppelin's London

Led Zeppelin's London

A whole lotta places.
Meet The Venues Keeping London's Nightlife Alive

Meet The Venues Keeping London's Nightlife Alive

Finally, some good news for London's nightlife
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"
What's The Best Song Lyric About London?

What's The Best Song Lyric About London?

Tell us which words mean the most to you.
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.
Video: What's It Like Busking On The South Bank?

Video: What's It Like Busking On The South Bank?

We chat with singer-songwriter Charlotte Campbell.
The London Music Scene In The 1980s

The London Music Scene In The 1980s

Memory lane
Tube-Themed Song Titles

Tube-Themed Song Titles

Sing alonga tube stops with Londonist
Here's What The Borderline Looks Like Now

Here's What The Borderline Looks Like Now

It's a London institution
Friday Photos: Punks Of London

Friday Photos: Punks Of London

From London Underground staff to dogs.
Where To Watch Live Indie, Grime And Hip Hop In London

Where To Watch Live Indie, Grime And Hip Hop In London

What do you think of our list?
The Best Songs About London In The Rain

The Best Songs About London In The Rain

Splash hits.
6 London Music Biopics That Can't Fail

6 London Music Biopics That Can't Fail

Solid gold hits, every one.
Parts Of London Where The Streets Have Their Own Rhythm

Parts Of London Where The Streets Have Their Own Rhythm

Memorialised in plaques and paving stones.
London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's calling.
Where To Learn Music Programming In London

Where To Learn Music Programming In London

Turn those random bleeps into real tunes.
How To Have A Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

How To Have A Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

Ice skating, cheap curry, Chislehurst Caves.
3 Songs To Make You Love The Tube

3 Songs To Make You Love The Tube

No, really.
When Jim Reeves caused a riot in Camden - over a piano

When Jim Reeves caused a riot in Camden - over a piano

Strange times.
Take A Look At This Map Of London's Independent Music Venues

Take A Look At This Map Of London's Independent Music Venues

Finally, things are looking up...
Hunting The Piano's' Legacy In North London

Hunting The Piano's' Legacy In North London

A lost London industry
London's Unsung Musical Women

London's Unsung Musical Women

Ten women celebrated for International Women's Day.
The men who are David Bowie for a living

The men who are David Bowie for a living

"There are moments we have to remind ourselves that Bowie is not making us a cup of tea."
The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

Classics, cheese and downright curious.
How A Street Piano Keeps The Community In Tune

How A Street Piano Keeps The Community In Tune

Music unites in this uplifting London Short.
Video: Brixton Pays Tribute To Bowie

Video: Brixton Pays Tribute To Bowie

Music fans flood the streets of his town of birth.
Where To Learn Mysterious Plucked Instruments In London

Where To Learn Mysterious Plucked Instruments In London

Duelling sitars, here we go.
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.
We Went Clubbing On A Sunday Evening

We Went Clubbing On A Sunday Evening

Last entry: 8pm.
Inside London's Friendliest Record Shop

Inside London's Friendliest Record Shop

Pete Paphides meets stressed teachers and international pop stars.
This Exhibition Is Exploring 100 Years Of Black Sounds In Britain

This Exhibition Is Exploring 100 Years Of Black Sounds In Britain

Black British music was essentially born in London in 1919
Where To Hear Classical Music In London

Where To Hear Classical Music In London

The best venues for concerts in the capital.
Does London Really Want To Be A 24-Hour City?

Does London Really Want To Be A 24-Hour City?

Licensing laws and development suggest not.
Pirate Radio Pioneers Prepare For A Rewind

Pirate Radio Pioneers Prepare For A Rewind

Founders of Kiss launch new station.
No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

And where to experience it.
Calypso Captured The Best And Worst Of London

Calypso Captured The Best And Worst Of London

9 of the best songs.
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
Saxaphone, Trumpet And Other Brass Teachers In London

Saxaphone, Trumpet And Other Brass Teachers In London

Even the euphonium.
Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

The best places to feed your black-wax habit.