Classic Album Sundays presents The Strokes 'Is This It'

Classic Album Sundays presents The Strokes ‘Is This It’

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The Strokes were the epicentre of the Lower East Side's early Noughties rock n' roll reincarnation and this is the album that put them there.

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Jan
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Royal Albert Hall and Classic Album Sundays presents Matt Johnson on Film Scores

Royal Albert Hall and Classic Album Sundays presents Matt Johnson on Film Scores

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Matt Johnson is the man behind pop sensation The The, but he also crafts film scores and soundtracks, including his latest box set Trilogy.

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Jan
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Contemporary Classics 003: Burial 'Untrue' with guests Benji B and Blackdown

Contemporary Classics 003: Burial ‘Untrue’ with guests Benji B and Blackdown

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Often regraded as one of the key sounds of modern London, we look back at Burial's debut album with two of the capital's most respected figures.

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Jan
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Classic Album Sundays at London Jazz Fest with Denys Baptiste: John Coltrane 'A Love Supreme'

Classic Album Sundays at London Jazz Fest with Denys Baptiste: John Coltrane ‘A Love Supreme’

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Hot on the release of his album The Late Trane, saxophonist Denys Baptiste joins us at our first event at the London Jazz Festival.

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Jan
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The British Library's Season of Sound

The British Library’s Season of Sound

Classic Album Sundays

The British Library's exhibition reveals the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877 and it's importance in our lives.

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Jan
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Events & Tickets

Classic Album Sundays presents The Strokes ‘Is This It’

The Strokes were the epicentre of the Lower East Side’s early Noughties rock n’ roll reincarnation and this is the album that put them there.

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Album of the month

Album of the Month: The Strokes ‘Is This It’

With a raw, fast paced, unforgiving sound The Strokes burst onto the scene in 2001 with ‘Is This It’ and were instantly hailed as the saviours of rock. The album would go on to be recognised as one of the most important albums of the noughties.

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Playlists

The Strokes ‘Is This It’ Legacy Playlist

Influencing a who’s who of the noughties from Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol to The White Stripes, ‘Is This It’ redefined the sound of modern rock.

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Artist Top Fives

Guy Sigsworth Top 5 Albums Of All Time

Having worked with Seal, Björk, Goldie, Madonna, Britney Spears, Kate Havnevik, Imogen Heap, Bebel Gilberto, Mozez, David Sylvian, Alanis Morissette, Eric Whitacre and Alison Moyet, it’s time to check out Guy Sigsworth’s Top 5!

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Radio

Classic Album Sundays on Worldwide FM: Bjork’s ‘Homogenic’ with Guy Sigsworth

We were honoured to be joined by Guy Sigsworth who has worked with acts such as Bjork, Seal, Goldie, Madonna, Britney Spears, Imogen Heap, Alanis Morissette, Alison Moyet and many more.

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Interviews

Incredible String Band at Edinburgh International Festival Interview & Gallery

If you weren’t able to join us the full interview from our event at Edinburgh International Festival is now available on demand.

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Blogs

The British Library’s Season of Sound

The British Library’s exhibition reveals the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877 and it’s importance in our lives.

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Album Suggestions

Modern Classic: The Knife – ‘Shaking the Habitual’

In our latest Modern Classic feature, Owen Jones takes a look back at The Knife’s final album, ‘Shaking the Habitual’

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HI-FI Corner

CAS Cambridge

Check out the audio menu for our events in Cambridge supplied by our good friends at Audio Note UK.

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Photo Gallery

Classic Album Sundays & The V&A presents Pink Floyd in 5.1

We were honoured to be asked to host sessions as part of The V&A’s Pink Floyd ‘Their Mortal Remains’ exhibition.

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