London Sleaze Punks Goat Girl Look Life's Absurdities in the Eye

When everything is political, the band’s off-the-cuff, often satirical social commentary is a welcome palette cleanser to the heaviness of modern life.
Andrea Domanick
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The xx's New Short Film Is a Very Sincere Celebration of South London

The 22-minute short, made during their recent Night + Day residency, tries to tackle community and music all at once.
Lauren O'Neill
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London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Windowless Prison in Brixton!

Who needs windows when you have... no, got nothing. You really do need windows.
Joel Golby

We Spent 24 Hours in a 24-Hour Jerk Chicken Restaurant

Rohan Smith staked out at Brixton's Ultimate Jerk Center to snap photos of the people who passed through.
Rohan Smith

Photos of Bowie Fans Celebrating His Life with a Singalong in Brixton

We asked people what exactly the Thin White Duke meant to them.
Jake Lewis
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Watch Hundreds of People Dance in the Streets of David Bowie's Hometown in Tribute

It’s a strange thing when sadness turns into a party – the air was as full of confused tears as it was the sound of bottles clinking and crackly sound-systems blaring “Let’s Dance.”
Angus Harrison

Photos of Activists Partying Outside Prisons on New Year's Eve

Every year, activists gather outside British prisons to make as much noise as possible in order to make inmates feel more connected to the outside world on the biggest party night of the year.
Chris Bethell
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Listen to 'Demonico,' the Debut EP of Latin Club Scorchers From Kamixlo

"I fuck with Latin music way more than anything. The rhythms in music like reggaeton, bachata and cumbia are like the most beautiful things ever."
Michelle Lhooq
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Stream the Earth-Shaking "Paleta" By Kamixlo, the Brixton Producer Who's About to Blow

His debut EP 'Demonico' is due on PAN x Visionist's CODES label.
Alexander Iadarola

London Police Tear Gassed Some Window-Smashing Yuppie-Haters This Weekend

A gathering to "reclaim Brixton" turned into the first riot of the summer.
Ed Ive, Photos: Chris Bethell

Photographing the Black British Experience

A new exhibition in London celebrates the contributions of black Britons to British culture.
Nell Frizzell

I Walked Around London, Knocked on Strangers' Doors, and Asked if I Could Stay the Night

Has the recent influx of stranger-meeting services like Airbnb and Tinder normalized the idea of housing people we barely know, or do we just do it more now because it usually ends in either sex or an exchange of money?
Marcus Thompson