― Richard Tunnicliffe, Saturday, 4 August 2001 00:00 (seventeen years ago) Permalink
― Alexis Dicks, Sunday, 5 August 2001 00:00 (seventeen years ago) Permalink
got a spare ticket for bedouine in islington tonight if anyone wants it.
― Fizzles, Tuesday, 10 October 2017 16:03 (one year ago) Permalink
I'm traveling to London for the first time in November - my first overseas trip ever, actually (I live in America) - and would love to hear any tips or recommendations you might have.
I'll be there Nov. 11-17, and I'm a music obsessive, so I'm especially interested in concert listings, record stores and any other music-related stuff ... like museum exhibits or whatever?
Is there a place to find out about punk/DIY/underground shows that wouldn't show up on Pollstar, etc.?
Non-music "must do" stuff is welcome, too, of course.
― alpine static, Friday, 12 October 2018 03:24 (two months ago) Permalink
In a DIY/Underground vein, Depresstival might be up your street, there's one on the 14th by the looks of things - https://www.facebook.com/events/313077716168350/
― MaresNest, Friday, 12 October 2018 11:35 (two months ago) Permalink
what are the best record stores in town? i'd rather look at new/recent-ish releases than dig through dusty stacks looking for a rare LP from 1973, but i'm game for anything, really.
― alpine static, Friday, 12 October 2018 15:58 (two months ago) Permalink
I'm a little behind on what might be good these days, but I would say definitely try Sounds of the Universe it sprung up from the Soul Jazz reissue label, it's in Soho, dead in the centre of town.
― MaresNest, Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:00 (two months ago) Permalink
And you're less than a minute's walk from:
Phonica (Dance/Electronica) - https://www.phonicarecords.com/
Reckless - (2nd hand/Rare) - https://reckless.co.uk/
Sister Ray - (General/Indie/Bargain) - https://www.thisissoho.co.uk/stores/sister-ray/
Then you're a 5 min stroll from Fopp - (General/Bargain) - http://www.fopp.com/stores/london/
― MaresNest, Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:09 (two months ago) Permalink
There are some more niche stores around catering for Rock & Roll or World Music, things like that.
― MaresNest, Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:10 (two months ago) Permalink
Oh and the bi-monthly record fair at Spitalfields Market is often really good, it's a nice spot too with plenty of other stuff to look at/places to eat, there's one on the 16th - https://oldspitalfieldsmarket.com/events/vinyl-market
― MaresNest, Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:13 (two months ago) Permalink