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The Stone Roses ‘The Stone Roses’ with Gina Lapsley (CAS Canterbury)

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?’

The Stone Roses ‘The Stone Roses’ with Gina Lapsley (CAS Canterbury)

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?’

This Woman’s Work: The B-52s ‘The B-52s’

Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy celebrates the 40th anniversary of the debut from that 'tacky little dance band from Athens' with B-52s' Kate Pierson and Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears.

Primal Scream on ‘Give Out But Don’t Give Up’: Original Memphis...

Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes and Martin Duffy rediscover the original tapes of their spine-tingling sessions with legendary producer Tom Dowd and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section.

Thurston Moore on Sonic Youth ‘Daydream Nation’ at Classic Album Sundays...

Watch the full video as 30 years on from the release of 'Daydream Nation' Thurston Moore joins us to reflect on it's impact for National Album Day at The John Peel Centre For Creative Arts.

Talk Talk ’Spirit of Eden’ with CAS Sydney’s Jean-Philippe Ducharne

Often working in darkness, the band recorded many hours of improvised performances that drew on elements of jazz, ambient, blues, classical music, and dub. These long-form recordings were then heavily edited and re-arranged into an album in mostly digital format.

Flaming Lips ‘Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots’

We feature The Flaming Lips tenth studio album 'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' for our March Classic Album Sundays Worldwide Podcast

Cocteau Twins ‘Heaven Or Las Vegas’ with CAS London’s Tina Edwards

4AD label founder Ivo Watts-Russell revealed that this album wasn’t just his favourite Cocteaus album but also his favourite all-time 4AD album, and “by a long shot”, calling it “the perfect record!

Talk Talk ‘Spirit of Eden’ Musical Lead-up Playlist

Spirit of Eden was a radical departure from Talk Talk's earlier and more accessible albums. Despite its mixed reception, the album's stature grew more favourable in subsequent years, with critics describing Spirit of Eden as an early progenitor of the post-rock genre.

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