Author Archives: Classic Album Sundays

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 of the Month: Björk ‘Homogenic’

The story behind the album that was both a healing process for the traumatised artist and her most experimental LP to date.

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The Art of the Album Part Three

The Seventies: Pink Floyd become the Kings of the Concept Album and our beloved format catapults the music business ahead of the film industry.

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Album of the Month: Michael Jackson ‘Off the Wall’

Off The Wall wasn’t Michael’s first solo album, but it was the opportunity to start from scratch–to put the Motown years and childhood star behind and become arguably the greatest performer in history.

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CAS presents Incredible String Band ‘5000 Spirits…’ with Mike Heron & Joe Boyd at EIF

ISB’s Mike Heron and album producer Joe Boyd join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this iconic album in the band’s home city, Edinburgh.

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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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The Art of the Album Part Two

The Sixties witness The Beatles’ game changing LP, the concept album and the album as the format of choice for the real music fan.

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The Art of the Album Part One

Colleen tracks the birth of the LP and its almighty significance in our lives.

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Album of the Month: Kraftwerk ‘Trans-Europe Express’

One of the most significant works in the Kraftwerk canon celebrates a European identity and reflects upon authenticity.

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The Rolling Stones ‘Exile on Main St.’ Legacy Playlist

Check out the impact of ‘Exile on Main St.’ with our legacy playlist featuring Alabama Shakes, The Black Keys and many more!

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