Posts Tagged ‘London’
The birth of electronic music can be traced back to the EMS (Electronic Music Studios), a group of forward-thinking musicians in England who experimented with sounds and techniques to create a completely new genre. “What the Future Sounded Like” is an excellent documentary that profiles this group and the stunning achievements they made. If you’re a geek like me, you’ll love seeing all the vintage computers and mixing equipment that probably seemed incredibly futuristic at the time.
It’s fascinating how most of this music is so timeless and can still hold up today, decades later -
Fire up the DeLorean…while renovating Notting Hill tube station in London, construction workers uncovered a passageway that had been sealed off for over 50 years…the original advertising posters on the walls were still hanging up in relatively good condition. Have a look:
(…and speaking of time machines, check out this DeLorean Stretch Limo!)
-Image via theCHIVE
This was actually an approved solution for babies in 1930′s London to get fresh air and sunshine! Doesn’t he look happy? The photo is actually part of a compelling gallery on The Telegraph’s website which features candid photos of Londoners over the past 100 years (both normal Brits like this baby and famous ones like Alfred Hitchcock, The Beatles, and The Sex Pistols).