Album of the Month

Album of the Month: Depeche Mode 'Violator'

Album of the Month: Depeche Mode ‘Violator’

Classic Album Sundays

Depicted as pop pretty boys, Goth Gods and slighted by critics, Depeche Mode worked their way to becoming the world’s biggest electronic band with their seventh studio album.

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Album of the Month: Depeche Mode ‘Violator’

Depicted as pop pretty boys, Goth Gods and slighted by critics, Depeche Mode worked their way to becoming the world’s biggest electronic band with their seventh studio album.

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Album of the Month: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young ‘Déjà Vu’

The band members may have been harmony singers but inter-band relationships were not exactly harmonious, especially during the troubled making of their classic folk-rock album.

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Album of the Month: Thelonious Monk ‘Brilliant Corners’

The legendary composer and pianist tackled one of his most complex recordings and pushed his band to the limit on this pinnacle of postwar jazz.

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Album of the Month: Neutral Milk Hotel ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’

How Jeff Mangum became inspired by Anne Frank’s ‘Diary of a Young Girl’ and turned it into a modern classic.

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Album of the Month: The Clash ‘London Calling’

With their third studio album The Clash proved they were more than a punk rock band and in the same league as some of rock n’ roll’s finest.

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Album of the Month: Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’

How Floyd’s first true concept album centred around a character named Pink became their biggest selling record.

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Album of the Month: Boards of Canada ‘Music Has the Right to Children’

The Boards’ modern classic took hold on its audience by subtly creeping in through repeated listens permeating one’s mental faculties into which it irrevocably lodged.

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Album of the Month: Jeff Buckley ‘Grace’

For an artist that released only one studio album, an album that at the time wasn’t met with much commercial commotion, Jeff Buckley has posthumously become the bearer of a classic.

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Album of the Month: Nick Drake ‘Five Leaves Left’

CAS celebrates the album that may not have made much of a mark upon its release 45 years ago, but has since become a cult classic due to its quality and timelessness.

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Album of the Month: Manuel Gottsching ‘E2-E4′

How an hour long piece that was not intended for commercial release became a house and techno classic.

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