Everyone knows that London is a true Melting Pot for cultivating its multiculturalism baggage. Walking down the streets, from Shoreditch High Street to Camden Town, you will discover what a mosaic of peoples, races, colours, languages, faiths, and cultures the capital has become. This beautiful Internationalisation of Londoners and the mix of all those different cultures all brought up in a single city, gave rise to a whole range of various music styles. From the Rolling Stones to Gorillaz, London has for many years inspired bands from all over the world. As for today, London is full of Iconic places that are famously known from all around the globe. Today, we wanted to pay tribute to all of those amazing artists and places who contributed to the growth of the Music Industry in the city, as well as celebrating London as the Capital of Music Lovers.
Musical Heritages in London
The most iconic places in London for Music lovers.
Berwick Street is famously known for its records shops and for figuring on the cover album of Oasis.
Denmark Street also Known as Tinpan Alley, Denmark Street was the regular haunt of musicians from Bowie to the Sex Pistols.
Battersea Power Station is the station’s celebrity that owes much to numerous popular culture references, which include the cover art of Pink Floyd’s 1977 album Animals.
Abbey Road is the eleventh Studio Album by the English Rock band, The Beatles that was released on 26 September 1969 by Apple Records.
Iconic Records Shops in London
Rough Trade East
Located in Brick Lane, Rough Trade East is an independent record music shop. Musically, Rough Trade specialises in the post-punk genre, but also have a large range of different genres, mostly within the alternative or underground scenes.
Located in Hoxton, Love Vinyl is home of the most forgotten diamonds records, as well as the latest house, disco and techno records.
Honest Jon’s Records
Located in Portobello Road, Honest Jon’s Records is an Old-school record store, with Eclectic Blues, Dance, Soul, Reggae and Global Music on vinyl and CDs.
Sound of the Universe
Located in the heart of Soho, In the Sound of Universe record shop, you will find a huge range of different music styles, ranging across the globe, from Soul to Reggae or Dubstep music.
Live Music places in London
Where? Old Brompton Rd, Earls Court.
What? Bar serving drinks and food with live music.
The Big chill bar
Where? Dray Walk, Brick Ln.
What? Live music and Gigs with musicians among the crowd.
Where? 96-98 Pentonville Rd.
What? Bar with sofas, serving US draught beers and cocktails, with a big live music room upstairs.
Servant Jazz Quarters
Where? 10A Bradbury Street, Dalston
What? Classic bar serving cocktails and hosting electric music gigs.
Where? 42-44 Battersea High St, Battersea.
What? Parisian-style Brasserie with live gypsy swing music.
Music Festivals in London
Here’s a selection of Music Festivals that should not be missed! Whether you are a techno fan or more of an acoustic music lover, these London Festivals are designed for YOU!
I hope you enjoyed our selection from this week, and we wish you an amazing music discovery tour in London!