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Music vids with London as their backdrop

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by ska invita, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Clapton ain't obscure :mad:
     
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  2. eatmorecheese

    eatmorecheese Rt Hon. Thingummy

    Thornton Heath and Gypsy Hill.

     
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  3. toblerone3

    toblerone3 Grrrrr

    Inner City Life - Goldie.

    Eta Post does not make much without the video from a few pages back. Here it is under the spoiler.

    Have been listening to the full length 21 minute version of this this morning. Still an amazing track with its internal 'Pressure' and 'Jah' segments.


     
  4. stethoscope

    stethoscope Well-Known Member

    Actually, isn't that the Dollis Hill waiting room @ 0.59 ;)

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. stethoscope

    stethoscope Well-Known Member

    Well now, I was always told that Inner City Life was a mixture of Hackney and Elephant, but there's a comment on the youtube vid that points it to being the Wyndham and Comber Estate (which would make it South East sides)...

    [​IMG]

    I'm trying to work out if these are at 0.06?
     
  6. stethoscope

    stethoscope Well-Known Member

    Spooky... Huey has dropped it just now on his 6Music show. Still sounds so damn good, as does Two Sides :cool:
     
  7. andysays

    andysays Defiantly non-premium member

    looks to me like pretty much the whole thing was filmed on the Wyndham estate (i lived in one of those towers about 25 years ago).

    there are towers the same or very similar in rotherhithe and wandsworth (i think), but the other surroundings are also familiar to me

    <<sarf london nostalgia :facepalm:>>
     
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  8. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

  9. stethoscope

    stethoscope Well-Known Member

    On subject of Saint Etienne - my personal fave of theirs and Clink Street at 1 mins.



    I've still got such a soft spot for Sarah Cracknell <3 :oops:
     
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  10. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    This has a little bit of mid nineties London skylines in it.

    I always liked the apartment in this video too, complete with cat and Fender rhodes piano.

     
  11. toblerone3

    toblerone3 Grrrrr

  12. kevin burke

    kevin burke cavendish


    Camden Canal
     
  13. Moronik

    Moronik roughly humanoid

    Boycey already posted up one North of Ping Pong tune..... so heres the other:




    The Hope & Anchor in Islington




    ....... and pretty much every grime video :D
     
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  14. DJWrongspeed

    DJWrongspeed radio eros

    King Krule from his latest album '6 Feet Beneath the Moon'



    (well he's from London so assume the video is !)
     
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  15. treelover

    treelover Well-Known Member

    Billy Bragg re-incarnated


    no, I know he is not dead, but still..
     
  16. Rutita1

    Rutita1 Wicked, Wicked, HYSTERICAL!

    Pass the Dutchie
    Say I'm your No.1?

    Sorry if I'm repeating, haven't read the thread. :)
     
  17. Shippou-Sensei

    Shippou-Sensei 4:1:2.5

    i was just up there


    TeACHING AT THE COLLEGE OF NORTH WEST LONDON
     
  18. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Westside
    lots of vibes in this video
     
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  19. MellySingsDoom

    MellySingsDoom Decimated by the shrapnel of his rhetoric

    I was hoping that someone had posted this vid on the thread - and you have!

    (Great choon and nice visuals too)
     
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  20. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    I have seen him in a load of music press but not heard him until now.
    I expected him to sound like a posh pre pubescent teen. Quite a surprise.
     
  21. eatmorecheese

    eatmorecheese Rt Hon. Thingummy



    Camden High Street (and Arlington Road), 1980's
     
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  22. ouchmonkey

    ouchmonkey Singe Gainsbourg

    I'm pretty sure the new pixies video ends in the foot tunnel under the Thames at Greenwich.
    the rest of the underpasses are too anonymous to tell but there's something of the way it curves..
    I can't find any information yet to back this up except it
    'stars innovative British dance/theatre/performance artist Nando Messias.'
    anyone?

     
  23. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    That image is definitely from the Nightingale, and comes from here:
    http://www.flickriver.com/photos/showitzer/3633748868/

    The estate was home to Rush FM in the 1990s. See:
    http://hackneyhistory.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/pirate-radio-in-hackney-early-1990s/

    http://hackneyhistory.wordpress.com/2013/01/21/rush-fm-raided-1993/

    (with contribution from steph !)
     
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  24. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    A more recent one:



    Showtek ft. We Are Loud & Sonny Wilson - Booyah

    Crouch End / Finsbury Park / Central.
     
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  25. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Nando Messias < good name :D
     
  26. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Shampoo - Trouble

    Soho / Tower Bridge / Thamesmead

     
  27. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    Last one from me for now:

    Mark Professor - Oystah Card

    Leytonstone (I think?)

     
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  28. ouchmonkey

    ouchmonkey Singe Gainsbourg

    isn't it?
     
  29. Favelado

    Favelado The Perfect Kiss

    Junior, junior, junior and it's Junior Spesh.
     
  30. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

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