This album was recorded whilst Björk recovered from a tragic event. She worked with producers including LFO's Mark Bell, Howie B and Guy Sigsworth. Listen to the story and music.
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.
An eclectic and well-implemented array of live musical influences and the raw resonance of the production define 'Smokers Delight', marking it out as an album that rises above the too often bleep-orientated ambience of the leftfield movement
Four compositions created by layering tape loops of differing lengths, and was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent of defusing the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal.
At this years Classical Uncovered festival we were joined by Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry and André de Ridder to discuss the enduring brilliance of Japanese musician Isao Tomita.
One of the heroes of dissonant guitar rock discusses the New York City noise band's breakthrough album 30 years after its release.