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Get Yourself To A Good Old Fashion London Street Party!

The 4th Annual Cally Festival will be taking place on and ar
Posted On 02 Sep 2014
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Grand Union Introduce The Breast Burger

Popular bar group Grand Union will raise money for breast ca
Posted On 02 Sep 2014
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French Connection Get’s A Pop Up At Old Street Station

French Connection have opened The F Store on 1st September i
Posted On 02 Sep 2014
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Free Burgers At Ed’s Easy Diner, Victoria Place

Ok so Ed’s Diner hasn’t exactly been top of the burger
Posted On 02 Sep 2014
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Interview: When WJ Met… Shystie

We caught up with Shystie, one of the leading ladies in UK Urban Rap, and chatted with her about ‘Stop’, Nasir Mazhar, and Rudimental. Read on to find out more. How are you today? Feeling sexy and energetic tbh   Tell us about your latest release? ‘STOP’ is my first single ft Jalissa and produced by Deanyboy along with my manager Christian. It’s a uptempo dance/breakbeat/ hiphop record where I&
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Rickshaws? Dangerous Or A Bit Of Fun?

It’s no secret that Boris wanted them banned from the streets of central London as he classed them as dangerous but what do you think about Rickshaws? This picture was taken last night by @cabbypetemfc when a Rickshaw tipped over in the road leaving those on board to crawl out onto the road. Currently anyone can get a rickshaw and begin earning some money from ferrying people around the west end. However a repo
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Get Ready for A Mini Heatwave!

As we told you last week, the summer’s not quite over yet! This hurricane bringing us nice weather is set to push temperatures up more than we thought with highs of 25C! London looks set to bask in sun this week as Hurricane Christobel crossed the Atlantic from the Caribbean. So get those flip flops back out and stick those brollys to the back of the cupboard – you can do without them for a little longer.
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Police Reckon It’s Safe To Travel The Tube Today After Hoax Threat

A warning that travelled around the devices of London last night on phones, social networks and tablets was a hoax say police. A message was being passed around that there was a severe threat of a ter
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Star.One – Elements Mixtape

With features from G FrSh, Thabo, Trim, D Double, P Money, Mica Paris and more, this mixtape is definitely one to wake you up good and proper. We have supported Star.One from the get go, and producer
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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Barney Artist – Bespoke (EP)

Following on from his debut project, BAEP, which was released almost two years ago, Barney is now ready to unveil his second project for listeners to stream and enjoy. Entitled Bespoke, the EP works a
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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When WJ Saw: Childish Gambino – Live @ Brixton Academy

We saw Childish Gambino at Brixton Academy. We would definitely see him again. With support from UK soul child Elli Ingram, the night was off to a brilliant start before it had even begun. Inbetween a
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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Go Hard In The Paint For Bestival

If you’re off to Bestival this weekend, you need to make sure you head to the LISTERINE® Stay White paint party. Oh, and buy some LISTERINE® to include in your minimal festival packing too lets
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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Want A Creative Career? Go Think Big

Go Think Big is a new initiative from O2 that is helping people like you realise their ambitions when it comes to getting that creative dream job. The new website, www.gothinkbig.co.uk has a whole bun
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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The Code x G-Eazy – Gravity

The Code remain ever illusive as faceless producers. What we do know are that they hail from the UK, and are a duo. This makes it even more impressive that they are making music which transcends the U
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Nick Brewer – Fall From Here feat. Naomi Scott

Nick Brewer has come back with a much more subtle and ethereal approach after the harsh reality of his ‘Miss Online Superstar Video.’ Not exposing the truths behind social media, Nick is s
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Kate Miller – Collar Up

Kate Miller is set to unleash her debut EP Neophyte. The brilliant and superbly crafted 5 track EP w
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Benny Bizzie – Someone

Benny Bizzie is a name you may well recognise having been on the UK music scene for almost 10 years.
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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One To Watch: Little Shoes Big Voice

Who are they? LSBV is made up of songwriter, producer and vocalist Jack Durtnall as well as vocalist
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Wake Up: Sky Heavens – Hear Me Cry

Brooklyn Native Sky Heavens recently performed alongside Rap Icon Eminem, the first rapper to ever h
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Ty Dolla $ign – $ign Language (Mixtape)

  USA ‘Or Nah’ heavyweight Ty Dolla $ign has dropped a mixape titled ‘$ign Language’, which has been described as total baby making music. Either that or a hell of a lot of sex talk. While we can’t promise everyone will make babies to this, we can promise that it’s treat for the ears. We demand you to download and see! Signed to Atlantic Records, Ty Dolla $ign will be in the UK next week, performing at XOY
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Summer’s Not Over Yet!

London can expect a little more heat before the winter sets in and it’s all thanks to yet another  hurricane is heading our way. This one, unlike the last one is set to bring warm weather with temperatures up to 25C for London! Called, Hurricane Cristobal it’s currently working it’s way around the Caribbean through The Bahamas, giving them rain on it’s way to giving us some sun. This weirdness works by Cristobal missing Br
Posted On 28 Aug 2014

More Cynicism From Londoners, Dynamo, We Can See The Wires

So yesterday we discussed why this bus scam wouldn’t work with Londoners. Maybe Dynamo should read  our site more as he has recently put on a magic act up the Shard and left us cynical Londoners less than impressed. Of course we all know that magic isn’t real (but unicorns are ok?) but we want to at least be thinking how did he do that. With Youtube these days it’s harder – and it’s also harder given that a lot of Dy
Posted On 28 Aug 2014
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Interview: A Quickie with … M.O

We caught up with girl group of the moment M.O to talk all things DOMO (Dance On My Own) , festivals, sweets, and 90′s. With a new record deal under their Moschino belts, and some firm ground beneath their Timberlands, you need to get ready for this girl group to be a house-hold
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Tom Prior – The Altar

‘The Altar’ is the first track to be released from this incredibly evocative ‘Bad Advice’ EP, by Tom Prior, and serves the purpose of introducing Prior to a wealth of interested fans, with baited breath. As Tom sings his way through a classically brilliant melody, he also
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Track of the day: Barney Artist – ‘Beep Beep’

Our track of the day today is something refreshing, young, and brand new. Hailing from East-London, 22 year old Barney Artist is establishing himself as a front runner of the new emerging experimental London Hip Hop sound. Admitting that music is the one place where he can voice who h
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Stuart Semple: Anxiety Generation

Following the success of ‘Suspend Disbelief’, an 18-room immersive experience spread across the Heritage Rooms at Victoria House during Frieze Week 2013, Stuart Semple brings a new solo exhibition to one of London’s hottest new galleries, Mayfair’s Delahunty, this November. Cons
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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New From adidas Originals, The EQT Guidance Model

Back on the scene for the first time since its 1993 release, adidas Originals completes the return on the Equipment Series with the EQT Guidance model. A champion of the 90s footwear aesthetic with its aggressive lines and angles, the EQP Guidance shoe’s fierce style was complimented
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Glorious 12 Whisky & Game Bar Pop Up

The British game season is off with a bang and The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has teamed up with The Wild Game Co. to pair seasonal wild game with its rare single cask whiskies at the Glorious 12 pop-up at Studio 2, New Inn Yard in Shoreditch, London in from 11-13 September. For 3 eve
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Dirty Dining Returns To White Hart

Following the hugely successful launch of DIRTY DINING last month, Stoke Newington’s newest and dirtiest monthly finger lickin’ event returns to White Hart with the ultimate Cajun feast. Throwing etiquette out the window, along with knives and forks, the Antic Collective pub will be t
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Great British Barnes Bake Off

Ovens on and baking trays at the ready as The White Hart gears up for the second Great British Barnes Bake Off on Saturday 13th September. Get set to whisk up some treats in the annual Bake Off challenge, in partnership with local charity, St Christopher’s Fellowship. Award winning pâ
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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All You Can Eat Hog Roast and a Gospel Choir

Launching on 31st August, The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch is set to offer you something completely different to round off your weekend with the launch of Gospel Sundays. Ensuring that both your stomach and soul are satisfied, The Blues Kitchen will offer an unlimited all-you can-eat hog
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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What Does Rain Mean? Kigu Kigoules

Making the Kigoule Kig-cool is Kigu – yeah, we went there. These  guys always come up with fun ideas and their Kigoules are no different, we’re loving them and perfectly happy about the rain if it means we can wonder around ad an owl or a frog. If you have any final festiv
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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3D Print While You Wait Cafe Opens In London, MakersCafe

3D printing just got exciting. No longer just the foray of gimmicky press launches or expensive printing materials and 3D designers, now you can have a coffee and get something printed in 3D which you wait. Of course the cafe is in Shoreditch – where else would it be silly? It c
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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This Would Be A Pretty Cool Party Place In The Middle of The Thames

    This would be a pretty cool party venue for London and there would be no concern about noise and upsetting neighbours as it’s bang smack in the Thames! There is currently a crowd-funding campaign going on to convert this abandoned 19th century fort (the mere fact t
Posted On 27 Aug 2014