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Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Vibrant colours and motion capture.
Top 10 Contemporary Classical Music Composers

Top 10 Contemporary Classical Music Composers

And where to hear their work in London.
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.
Londonist Introduces... Mika

Londonist Introduces... Mika

Faithfull's Glory Hole

Faithfull's Glory Hole

Where To Learn To Sing In London

Where To Learn To Sing In London

Tone, pitch and immediate fame await.
Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

The Best Of British headline Hyde Park gig.
Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Coldplay wow the audience at a spectacular Emirates Stadium show
Top 10 Songs About London Streets

Top 10 Songs About London Streets

I’ll have an A to Z please, Bob.
The Best Festivals In London 2015

The Best Festivals In London 2015

You want a festival in London? We got it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abbey Road Studios Opens Its Doors

Abbey Road Studios Opens Its Doors

Visit the birthplace of the greatest iconic records.
Seen This Limited Edition Charlatans Tube Map?

Seen This Limited Edition Charlatans Tube Map?

Tim Burgess to hand them out on the London Underground.
Folk Music London: Exploring A Thriving Scene

Folk Music London: Exploring A Thriving Scene

Londonist finds out about the artists, songs and venues for folk music in the capital.
Karaoke in Islington: Lucky Voice, Upper Street.

Karaoke in Islington: Lucky Voice, Upper Street.

London's Big Bands

London's Big Bands

And how to join their ranks.
Roller Skating Returns To King's Cross

Roller Skating Returns To King's Cross

New rink open day and night.
Where To Watch Eurovision 2015 In London

Where To Watch Eurovision 2015 In London

Parties, cocktails and so much glitter.
Free Jazz Festival In Canary Wharf This Month

Free Jazz Festival In Canary Wharf This Month

Lounge on the grass and listen to jazz for free.
No Kenwood Concerts This Year

No Kenwood Concerts This Year

English Heritage announce a hiatus.
Review: Rolling Stones Exhibition Gives Us Plenty Of Satisfaction

Review: Rolling Stones Exhibition Gives Us Plenty Of Satisfaction

Exhibitionism is messily immersive.
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.
Where To Watch Eurovision 2014 In London

Where To Watch Eurovision 2014 In London

Douze points or nul points?
Listen Up: Ou Est Le Swimming Pool?

Listen Up: Ou Est Le Swimming Pool?

London Festival Guide 2016

London Festival Guide 2016

The best (and the more dubious) from May-November.
Camden Lock Live Rocks The Regent’s Canal This Friday

Camden Lock Live Rocks The Regent’s Canal This Friday

Free one-day festival with food and choons.
David Bowie: The Death Of A London Hero

David Bowie: The Death Of A London Hero

Saying goodbye to a favourite son.
Brixton Splash Celebrates 50 Years Of Jamaican Independence

Brixton Splash Celebrates 50 Years Of Jamaican Independence

Celebrate SW2 at their free community street festival.
Review: Masque Of The Red Death

Review: Masque Of The Red Death