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In Photos: Bowie's London

In Photos: Bowie's London

Home of an icon.
The Lambeth Walk: who wrote it and why the Nazis banned it

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

And what can you find there.
A time before iTunes... photos of London's music scene in the 1980s

A time before iTunes... photos of London's music scene in the 1980s

When records shops were your main source of music
The Sounds Of London: Internet Radio Is Making Waves

The Sounds Of London: Internet Radio Is Making Waves

One of them broadcasts from a coffee shop
Sunday night clubbing? We gave it a go

Sunday night clubbing? We gave it a go

Last entry: 8pm.
When Jim Reeves caused a riot in Camden - over a piano

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

Strange times.
The Borderline has been given a facelift and it looks swish

The Borderline has been given a facelift and it looks swish

A great grassroots venue.
This exhibition explores 100 years of black sound in Britain

This exhibition explores 100 years of black sound in Britain

A must-see/hear exhibition at Black Cultural Archives
David Bowie's London

David Bowie's London

Happy birthday #DavidBowie
Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

Mapped: The Best Record Shops In London

The best places to feed your black-wax habit.
Top 10 Contemporary Classical Music Composers

Top 10 Contemporary Classical Music Composers

And where to hear their work in London.
8 London bars where you can see live jazz on the cheap

8 London bars where you can see live jazz on the cheap

They don't book out months in advance either.
Where Are The Best Jazz Venues In London?

Where Are The Best Jazz Venues In London?

Tips from some of the capital’s leading musicians.
London's Best Classical Music Shops

London's Best Classical Music Shops

The finest classical music on sale across the capital.
Where To Hear Classical Music In London

Where To Hear Classical Music In London

The best venues for concerts in the capital.
Londonist Introduces... Mika

Londonist Introduces... Mika

The best album covers shot in London.

The best album covers shot in London.

Rock n roll history.
Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

The Best Of British headline Hyde Park gig.
Faithfull's Glory Hole

Faithfull's Glory Hole

Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Coldplay wow the audience at a spectacular Emirates Stadium show
Where To Learn To Sing In London

Where To Learn To Sing In London

Tone, pitch and immediate fame await.
The Best Festivals In London 2015

The Best Festivals In London 2015

You want a festival in London? We got it.
Top 10 Songs About London Streets

Top 10 Songs About London Streets

I’ll have an A to Z please, Bob.
40th Anniversary Of Punk To Be Marked With Year-Long Celebration In London

40th Anniversary Of Punk To Be Marked With Year-Long Celebration In London

2016 is the year of the safety pin.
London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's Calling To The Faraway Towns

London's calling.
Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

Notting Hill Carnival's Top Sound Systems

And it's not just all about the reggae.
Free Outdoor Theatre And Concerts At Canary Wharf

Free Outdoor Theatre And Concerts At Canary Wharf

Spot of Shakespeare, or swing with style.
Filthy MacNasty’s Closes, To Be Replaced By Gastropub

Filthy MacNasty’s Closes, To Be Replaced By Gastropub

The much-loved music venue smartens up for a foodie crowd.
Preview: Flamenco Festival At Sadlers Wells

Preview: Flamenco Festival At Sadlers Wells

Enter The Ballot For iTunes Festival 2013

Enter The Ballot For iTunes Festival 2013

Arctic Monkeys, QOTSA and more for free?
Where To Learn The Drums In London

Where To Learn The Drums In London

Dave Grohl, eat your heart out.
Led Zeppelin's London

Led Zeppelin's London

A whole lotta places.
How To Become A Tube Busker

How To Become A Tube Busker

How London Underground picks its buskers.
Pimlico School: Brutalist Building Goes Bye-Bye

Pimlico School: Brutalist Building Goes Bye-Bye

Nike Run London: North vs. South

Nike Run London: North vs. South

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
London Music Ones To Watch 2012

London Music Ones To Watch 2012

Ten of London's best bands to watch out for over the forthcoming year.
Unlocking The Secrets Of The BBC Proms

Unlocking The Secrets Of The BBC Proms

How to get the best place for the cheapest price.
Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016

Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016

Flags at the ready.
Bon Jovi To Headline New Hyde Park Festival

Bon Jovi To Headline New Hyde Park Festival

Bon Jovi return to Hyde Park for a brand new festival.
Kanye West In Shoreditch, NOW

Kanye West In Shoreditch, NOW

Rap superstar expected to make announcement
London Music Festival Guide 2014

London Music Festival Guide 2014

Our pick of the best summer shindigs.
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...
London Indie And Rock Festival Guide 2012

London Indie And Rock Festival Guide 2012

Festival season starts this weekend - ours is a cider please
London Jazz Festival 2012 - On The Cheap

London Jazz Festival 2012 - On The Cheap

Festival preview for events that charge no more than 15 quid.
Londonist's Top Ten Pick Of The BBC Proms 2014

Londonist's Top Ten Pick Of The BBC Proms 2014

2014 Proms season goes on sale this weekend.
K-Pop And Kimchi At Korean Festival This Sunday

K-Pop And Kimchi At Korean Festival This Sunday

Plus load of people dressed like PSY.
Seen This Limited Edition Charlatans Tube Map?

Seen This Limited Edition Charlatans Tube Map?

Tim Burgess to hand them out on the London Underground.
Abbey Road Studios Opens Its Doors

Abbey Road Studios Opens Its Doors

Visit the birthplace of the greatest iconic records.
Meet The David Bowies Of London

Meet The David Bowies Of London

"There are moments we have to remind ourselves that Bowie is not making us a cup of tea."