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LOS ANGELES | Aomeba Music opened in Berkeley in 1990, followed by San Francisco in 1997. In 2001, the Hollywood store opened on Sunset Boulevard and quickly established itself as a Hollywood landmark. The reputation of Aomeba, which is one of the largest independent record stores in the world, stretches

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LONDON | House of VANS forms part of the Old Vic tunnels and has transformed the space underneath Waterloo station into a hive of creativity. The focus is on art, music, skateboarding, BMX, street culture and fashion. These things and more are expressed by way of an art gallery, a VansLab

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November sees the return of The City Lane’s music discoveries segment, where we share with you some of the music we’re listening to at the moment. This month’s focus in on the hip-hop and soul side of things. We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service A Tribe

Netflix’s The Get Down is the newest Netflix show which started streaming on the service today. It’s set in New York in 1977, when the city was at the brink of bankruptcy and chronicles the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco – told through the lives, music,

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LONDON | The way we consume music has changed considerably over the past few years. High speed internet and the ability to legally and affordably download or stream almost anything we want to listen to has resulted in many record stores closing down. Bucking this trend away from purchasing music

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MELBOURNE | Looking for world-class jazz in Melbourne? With Bird’s Basement you might just get it. The City Lane was invited to attend the preview night and see what all the jazz was about. Hiding at the bottom of an unassuming set of stairs, stepping into Bird’s Basement feels as

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MELBOURNE | Melburnians can’t seem to get enough of American BBQ and on 19 March 2016, there’s an event happening that’s sure to get people’s taste buds watering. Authentic Texas BBQ cooked by Austin native Nick Keeling will be popping up at Brunswick’s Retreat Hotel for “Banjo BBQ”. Even better,

Welcome to “Music Discoveries” a new semi-regular cultural feature for The City Lane. In “Music Discoveries”, I will be sharing with you the best of my music discoveries. These aren’t necessarily new releases, rather they are albums that I have discovered as part of my eternal quest for great music regardless of genre or