The history of Denmark Street, London’s music epicentre

From Tin Pan Alley to a guitar-shopping destination par excellence, London’s Denmark Street is a key part of the city’s musical history. As the street prepares to enter a new phase, we look back on its iconic past.

Desert Gold: Brian Ray’s 1957 Les Paul Goldtop

What’s even more rock ’n’ roll than a Les Paul-shaped swimming pool? The real thing, of course. We head to Palm Springs to catch up with Brian Ray and find out about the 1957 Goldtop he played with Etta James and Paul McCartney.

In Pictures: Gardiner Houlgate’s March 2020 Auction

Gardiner Houlgate’s first auction of the decade takes place on March 11 and 12, with a plethora of vintage, player-grade and left-field guitars and amplifiers available.