‘Death is the future of rock’
‘What lies ahead is a constant stream of rock stars dying.’ Read Paul Morley on the death of David Bowie
The best new music: Kelsey Lu
Check out this cello-strumming songstress who's just dropped her first EP, 'Church'
Relaxing music: the ultimate relaxation playlist
Relaxing music doesn't necessarily mean aural wallpaper. Hit play on our three-hour playlist and get ready to CTFO
When celebrities ruin busking
From Bon Jovi to Boris, why busking is best left to actual buskers
The best LCD Soundsystem songs
As James Murphy and his dance crew prepare to headline Lovebox, we round up the best of their back catalogue
Discover live music in London
Rock concerts in London
From huge upcoming rock concerts to indie gigs, here’s how to get your rock ’n’ roll fix in London
Hip hop concerts in London
Hear the best of hip hop live in London with our guide to the city’s upcoming hip hop concerts
Punk and metal concerts in London
Feel the force of punk and metal live in London at one of these upcoming concerts and events
Reggae concerts in London
See reggae live in London with our full guide to upcoming reggae concerts and events – irie!
This month’s best gigs
From Rodriguez to Somerset House Summer Series, here are London’s best gigs this July
The best gigs in London this week
Powerfully melodic and quietly strong, saxophonist Tori Freestone celebrates the launch of her new album, ‘El Barranco’, tonight with help from...
Folk With Altitude
Seasoned London folk crew The Nest Collective return with another summer series of gigs on the green and pleasant roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall....
The latest music news
From funky brass to synths in a church, here are the ten best gigs still on sale this week
Another week, another crop of ace London gigs and festivals. Out of everything that isn’t sold out, here’s our top ten. Click on the red headers to read...
Iceland, we forgive you: Björk is coming to London for a gig and exhibition
Spring, summer, Björktumn? It’s not the catchiest portmanteau, but we’re calling it regardless: this is the autumn of Björk. Starting on September 1,...
The best classical concerts in London
NonClassical Club Night
Nonclassical, the longest running and coolest regular classical club night in the UK, continues its Dalston pub residency. Co-run by scene-leading composer...
Playlists by Time Out’s music experts
The 100 best party songs
Plug in your biggest speakers and party hard with our playlist of guaranteed floorfillers
Relaxing music: the ultimate playlist
Relaxing music doesn't necessarily mean aural wallpaper. Plug in to our three-hour playist for meditation, sleep, study or general chilling
The 50 best sad songs
Misery can be delicious too. Here are 50 super-sad songs to prove it
The 100 best London songs
London calling! This is the sound of the city, distilled into a hundred songs
The 20 best R&B songs
Get slow, smooth and sexy with our ultimate R&B playlist