February’s Album of the Month allows us our first opportunity to dig deep into the musical history of Alice Coltrane. Alice’s music was truly transcendental and this album is a great introduction to her mystical sound. Spirituality ran throughout her musical life from the time she started as a church organist and classical pianist before giving herself over to jazz as an expression of her own creativity. It was her husband John who opened the door even wider, as he taught her about Eastern religions and philosophies and encouraged her to meditate. Read more about the album here.
Join us at one of our worldwide events to take this journey. Listening guidelines apply.
Check out our Alice Coltrane ‘Journey In Satchidananda’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist here.
Time & Date: Sunday February 4th 2018 16:00 – 19:00
Venue: Brilliant Corners, 470 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AE
Tickets: £10 plus booking fee in advance here SOLD OUT
Presenter: Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy with special guest Alina Bzhezhinska
Audio Menu: Dynavector D17D3 MC Cartridge, Rega P9 Turntable, Rega IOS Phono Stage Audio Note Jinro Integrated Amp, Chord Signature Speaker Cable, Chord Signature Tuned Aray interconnects, ISOL-8 Substation Integra Power Conditioner and Klipschorn Loudspeakers
Time & Date: Sunday February 4th 2018, 15:30 – 19:30.
Venue: Muting the Noise GmbH, Blücherstraße 22, 10961 Berlin
Tickets: 5€ in advance here, 7€ on the door.
Audio menu: Klipschorn speakers, Klipsch R-115SW subwoofer, Sovereign Glory amplifier, Technics Direct Drive Turntable System SL-1200G, Nagaoka DJ Grado cartridge
Date and Time: Sunday February 11th 2018 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe, 2477 18th St NW, Washington DC 20009
Tickets: $5 – $7 in advance here
Presenter: Joe Lapan with special guest Katea Stitt (Daughter of Sonny Stitt)
Audio Menu provided by Audioism.
REGA Planar 3 turntable with Elys MM Cartridge, REGA Fono MM Phono Preamp, Audioism MicroZOTL Preamp (David Berning Design), Audioism Venue-Class Playback System, Xcilica HD System Processor, Audioism ZOTL Amplifiers (David Berning Design), Class AB Hybrid Amplification for Subs, WyWires Audio Interconnects
Date and Time: Sunday February 11th 2018, 7pm – 9pm (doors open at 6pm)
Venue: Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, 0181 Oslo
Tickets: 50/100NOK in advance here.
Presenters: Kent Horne with author and editor Rob Young
Audio Menu installed by Duet Audio: Cartridge: Dynavector XX2 MK2, Turntable: Dr. Feickert Blackbird, Tone arm: Jelco750 LB 12″, Preamp: 4 x Monoblocks Auralic Merak 2x800W, Integrated Amp with phono stage: Ayon Auris, Loudspeakers: Piega Classic 80.2, Interconnects: Midas Reference Silje, Speaker Cable: Midas Reference Silje, Power Conditioner: Isol-8.
Date and Time: Sunday February 18th 2018 16:00 – 19:00
Venue: De sociale dienst Deken van Somerenstraat 6 Eindhoven
Tickets: €5 plus booking fee in advance here or on the door.
Presenter: Joris van Agtmaal
Audio Menu: EMT 948 turntable with MC SFL TSD 15 cartridge, Urei 1620 LE preamp, Marchand Tube crossover XM126, Hypex Ncore mono block amplifiers, Fountek ribbon tweeters, Le Cleac’h mid horn with Truextent Acoustic Beryllium Speaker Cones, Midbass exponential horns with EVM15B, RCF subs, Mogami interconnects
New York City
Date and Time: Sunday February 25th 2018 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Venue: Magick City, 37 Box Street, Brooklyn NY 11222
Tickets: $10 in advance soon
Presenters: Paul Raffaele and Barbie Bertisch (Love Injection Magazine)
Audio Menu: Rega Exact MM Cartridge, Rega P9 Turntable, Audio Note UK pre-amplification and power amplification, AudioQuest Interconnects and cabling, Klipschorn Loudspeakers, Klipsch SW-115 Subwoofers
Date and Time: Sunday February 25th 2018 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Venue: Saturday Audio Exchange, 1021 W Belmont Avenue, Chicago IL, 60647
Tickets: $5 in advance here
Presenter: Sam Willett
Date and Time: Sunday February 25th 2018, 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Venue: Cherry Red’s Cafe Bar, 88-92 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1BN
Tickets: £5 in advance soon
Presenter: Chris Watkiss and Raj Jassal
Audio Menu: Turntable: J.Sikora – Initial, Turntable Arm: Kuzma – Stogi S12, 12 inch tonearm, Cartridge: Audio Technica – ART 9 Moving Coil, Speakers: hORNS – Mummy, Mono Block Amplifiers: Ming Da Dynasty – Cavatina, Pre-Amplifier: Audio Detail – Chela- 4, Phonostage: Audio Detail – NV-08 Navistar, Mains Conditioner: Gigawatt PC–3 EVO , Speaker Cables: Skogrand – Tchaikovsky, Interconnects: Albedo Solid ,Mains Cables: KBL & Albedo.
Date and Time: Sunday February 25th 2018, 5 to 8 pm
Venue: The World Bar
Tickets: $7 at the door or in advance soon students/seniors half price soon
Presenters: Jim Poe (Bondi Beach Radio) and Anwen Crawford music critic at The Monthly
Date and Time: Sunday February 25th 2018 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Local Relic, 320 S Weber St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, USA
Tickets: $5 in advance here
Presenter: Chris O’Shea
Audio Menu supplied by The Music Room Colorado:
Speakers: Klipsch Heresy II, Turntable: Rega Planar 3 TT, Preamplifier: Croft Acoustics Micro 25 Power amplifier: Rega Maia 3, Cables: Cardas and The Chord Company.
Time & Date: Sunday February 25th 2018 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Kunsthall Stavanger, Madlaveien 33, 4009 Stavanger, Norway
Tickets: 50 Nok in advance soon
Presenter: Tarjei Nygård
Audio Menu supplied by Spaceworld Soundgarden
Turntable – Electrocompaniet Ecg-1 Platespiller – Sort, Pre-Amp – Electrocompany Ecp2 Riaa, Amp – Electrocompany EC4.8 Preamplifier, Mono Block – Electrocompany AW600 Nemo Monoblock, Loudspeakers – Monitor Audio Platinum PL500