Modern Classics

Album Suggestions from June 2012

Getting the hint on the Radiohead and Rolling Stones! We have got to sort that out. And Whitney has made a debut appearance. Interesting.

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Album Suggestions from May 2012

So many albums, so little time. Great to see an appearance by Mr. Lee Scratch Perry – this has always been a favourite of mine as has the Elvis Sun Sessions which is technically a compilation…

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Album Suggestions from April 2012

The UK Vertigo pressing of Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn” sounded fabulous at both our London and NYC venue earlier this month.

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Album Suggestions from March 2012

In the last three weeks, CAS has had three events in three different cities: our regular monthly in London, a one-off event in Glasgow and the launch of our regular monthlies in New York City.

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Album Suggestions from February 2012

On this list there are a few compilations and a live album which at first I was unsure if I should include. However, after thinking about it I decided to include them as Elvis Presley’s “Sun Sessions” is probably one of my favourite albums from the King…

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Album Suggestions from January 2012

We had a sold out session to kick off the year and we saw many new faces who made some new album suggestions. Many albums have also reappeared but don’t worry – I get the hint!

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Album Suggestions from December 2011

Nick Drake, Big Star, Serge Gainsbourg – we got some serious listening to do next year!

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Future Classic Albums: The Best of 2011

I strongly feel that classic albums are not exclusively the product of past generations. It saddens me when I hear people complaining about the state of music today as if there is lack of amazing artists and music being created at this very moment.

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Album Suggestions from October and November 2011

I wonder if Lou Reed ever anticipated he would be on an album list alongside Abba? I would love to see his face if he found out.

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Album Suggestions from September 2011

You will find Todd Rundgren next to The Sex Pistols (that does make me giggle) and Duke Ellington next to Queens of the Stone Age (“Songs for the Deaf” on a hi-fi? Why not?).

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