Posts Tagged 'Fifties'

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 of the Month: John Coltrane “Blue Train”

The music of saxophonist John Coltrane has left an indelible print on jazz and many other forms of music. His music has also influenced people spiritually as evidenced by his canonization by the African Orthodox Church in The Church of St. John Coltrane in San Francisco.

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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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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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Album Suggestions from Camp Bestival

In the meantime, check out this list of albums suggested by the Camp Bestival attendees. It has some of the usual greats along with a lot of new suggestions (from The Congos to The Dead Kennedys). Another great read…

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Album Suggestions from July 2011

Maybe the most versatile suggestion list from the past month’s session – from pop to soul to metal to rock to new wave to new age to electronic to house and even our first alt country suggestion (Flying Burrito Brothers – yeah!).

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Album Suggestions from June 2011

Wow – some nice jazz suggestions here. Love the Pat Metheny and it has to be said that anything on the ECM label is like sonic nirvana! He and Lyle Mays have a lot of great albums but this one is truly special.

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