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Classic Album Sundays presents Nick Cave ‘The Boatman’s Call’

For our March events we will be featuring Nick Cave’s 10th studio album The Boatman’s Call, a piano based album which serves as a departure from his usual post punk sound. The album is widely regarded as one of his finest works.

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Whilst direct, the music pulls in many influences from blues to jazz, which offer a revealing and sympathetic bed for Cave’s best, most affecting songs. The lyrics are crooned, rather than shouted, over sparse guitar and piano arrangements resulting in his most beautiful sounding album.

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Join us at one of our events worldwide to hear this album as never before. Listening guidelines apply.

London

Time & Date: Sunday March 11th 2018 16:00 – 19:00

Venue: Brilliant Corners, 470 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AE

Tickets: £10 plus booking fee in advance here

Presenter: Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

Audio Menu: Dynavector D17D3 MC CartridgeRega P9 TurntableRega IOS Phono Stage Audio Note Jinro Integrated AmpChord Signature Speaker CableChord Signature Tuned Aray interconnectsISOL-8 Substation Integra Power Conditioner and Klipschorn Loudspeakers

Washington DC

Date and Time: Sunday March 18th 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

Audio Menu provided by Audioism.

REGA Planar 3 turntable with Elys MM CartridgeREGA Fono MM Phono PreampAudioism MicroZOTL Preamp (David Berning Design), Audioism Venue-Class Playback SystemXcilica HD System ProcessorAudioism ZOTL Amplifiers (David Berning Design), Class AB Hybrid Amplification for Subs, WyWires Audio Interconnects

Miami

Date and Time: Sunday March 18th 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Venue: Sweat Records, 5505 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Tickets: $6 in advance soon

Presenter: Lauren Reskin – Sweat Records

Audio Menu: Audio Note T1 TurntableAudio Note 1Q1 cartridgeAudio Note M2 Phono PreamplifierAudio Note Conqueror SET AmplifierDeja Vu Audio Custom Genoa Vintage SpeakersAudio Note Lexus Cables

Colorado Springs

Date and Time: Sunday March 25th 2018 1:00pm – 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.

New York City

Date and Time: Sunday March 18th 2018 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Venue: Magick City, 37 Box Street, Brooklyn NY 11222

Tickets: $10 in advance here

Presenters: Paul Raffaele and Barbie Bertisch (Love Injection Magazine)

Audio Menu: Rega Exact MM CartridgeRega P9 TurntableAudio Note UK pre-amplification and power amplificationAudioQuest Interconnects and cablingKlipschorn LoudspeakersKlipsch SW-115 Subwoofers

Chicago

Date and Time: Sunday March 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

Audio Menu: Klipschorns provided by Klipsch Audio and McIntosh Tube amps provided by Saturday Audio

Birmingham

Date and Time: Sunday March 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 here

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.

Berlin

Date & Time: Sunday March 25th

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Venue: Muting the Noise GmbH, Blücherstraße 22, 10961 Berlin

Tickets: 5 € in advance here, 7 € on the door

Presenter: Christine Kakaire and Leonie Puettmann

Audio menu: Klipschorn speakers, Klipsch R-115SW subwoofer, Sovereign Glory amplifier, Technics Direct Drive Turntable System SL-1200G, Nagaoka DJ Grado cartridge

Oslo

Date and Time: Sunday April 8th 2018, 4pm – 6pm (doors open at 3pm)

Venue: Kulturhuset i Oslo, Youngs gate 6, 0181 Oslo

Tickets: 50/100NOK in advance here.

Presenters: Kent Horne with artist and former backing vocalist for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Awsa Bergstrom.

Audio Menu installed by Duet AudioCartridge: Dynavector XX2 MK2Turntable: Dr. Feickert BlackbirdTone arm: Jelco750 LB 12″Preamp: 4 x Monoblocks Auralic Merak 2x800WIntegrated Amp with phono stage: Ayon AurisLoudspeakers: Piega Classic 80.2Interconnects: Midas Reference SiljeSpeaker Cable: Midas Reference SiljePower Conditioner: Isol-8.

Sydney

Date and Time: Sunday April 8th 2018, 5 to 8 pm

Venue: The World Bar

Tickets: $10 at the door or in advance here

Presenters: Jim Poe (Bondi Beach Radio) and Anwen Crawford music critic at The Monthly

Audio Menu: Turntable: Rega RP6, Cartridge: Rega Exact, Amp: Accuphase E-202 Integrated Amplifier, Speakers: Klipsch Heresy, Subs: Klipsch R-10SW

Eindhoven

Time & Date: Sunday 25 of March 2018 16:00 – 19:00

Venue: De sociale dienst, Deken van Somerenstraat 6, Eindhoven

Tickets: 5 euros at the door.

Presenter: Anna van den Berg

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

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  1. Stuart

    One of the classic albums of all times. Great choice.

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