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Discover London’s musical history with this insanely detailed map

James Manning
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James Manning
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From The Beatles to Bowie, the Stones to Squeeze and The Clash to King Krule, generations of musicians have made their homes and careers in London – and this insanely detailed map by artist and designer Dex is a fitting tribute to all that history.

London music map by Dex

The illustration (which took a year to draw, and follows similar explorations of literary and cinematic London) contains hundreds of references to artists, bands, songs, venues, lyrics, festivals and music videos associated with every neighbourhood from Kentish Town to Clapham Common and Ladbroke Grove to Lewisham.

London music map by Dex

Some maps are meant for finding your way; this one’s for getting lost in. Buy it here.

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