Posts Tagged 'Rock'

Album of the Month: Pink Floyd ‘Wish You Were Here’

“It was the end. We’d reached the point we’d been aiming for since teenagers. There was really nothing more to do.” – Roger Waters after the unanticipated success of “The Dark Side of the Moon”. Time to make another album then!

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CAS London & NYC present Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here”

Get info and buy tickets to our London & NYC monthly listening session when we pull out the big guns for a holiday extravaganza: Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here”.

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CAS NYC’s Love ‘Forever Changes’ Musical Lead-Up

Shuggie Otis, Jimi Hendrix, Rodriguez, Taj Mahal, The Left Banke along with artists that were inspired by LOVE including Robyn Hitchcock and Echo & The Bunnymen.

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Album of the Month: Prince and the Revolution ‘Purple Rain’

Wendy Melvoin (of The Revolution and later Wendy & Lisa) refers to the album as “a new beginning. Purple, the sky at dawn; rain, the cleansing factor.”

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The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Buy tickets to our London and New York City The Beatles “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” listening sessions. In mono of course.

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Album of the Month: The Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

Inspired by the studio wizardry of Brian Wilson found on The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds”, The Beatles wanted to continue to take their music and production deeper, furthering what they had begun with “Rubber Soul” and “Revolver”.

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Album of the Month: Joy Division “Unknown Pleasures”

In an interview from the time on radio show “Rock On”, Curtis described the early Warsaw days .“When we started initially playing we couldn’t really play to be honest. It was very loose and a bit of a fun thing – we’re in a group; we’re playing. It was about August 1977 when we really started getting our own particular way.”

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Album of the Month: Bob Dylan “Blood on the Tracks”

Widely considered to be one of his strongest albums, “Blood on the Tracks” is often referred to as his “divorce” album although Dylan strongly contends this sentiment.

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Album of the Month: The Stone Roses “The Stone Roses”

Legend has it The Stone Roses secured their first big gig supporting Pete Townsend when Ian Brown sent a charming note to the promoter: ‘I’m surrounded by skagheads. I wanna smash ‘em. Can you give us a show?’

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Album of the Month: Pink Floyd “The Dark Side of the Moon”

How did an album about mental illness, mortality and the need for human empathy become one of the most classic, iconic albums of all time staying on the US Billboard Charts for 741 weeks (14 years)?

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