As the title suggests, this album successfully blends the boundaries between human and robot to the point where it's unclear quite exactly what Kraftwerk are. Listen to the story and music.
Nigerian icon Fela Kuti pioneered Afrobeat and was a political and social renegade. He also led a life and had an impact that was uniquely singular. Listen to the story and music.
While The Stones fled to France in tax exile, they recorded one of their most classic LPs amidst the hedonistic atmosphere of Keith Richards' villa. Listen to the story and music.
Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy joins Joe Lapan to discuss our book Classic Albums By Women.
Alice Coltrane was often eclipsed by her husband John Coltrane but she was an amazing musician in her own right and her 1970 album is a wonderful introduction. Listen to the story and music.
Colleen explores the connections with Van’s masterpiece and his birthplace for the seventh edition of her BBC 6Music Sounds of a City series.
LCD Soundsystem made music for the moment, when the only things that mattered were the who, what, where and when of the situation at hand. Listen to the story and music.
Colleen is featured as a special guest on the latest episode of SongByrd Radio.
Steely Dan ‘Aja’ was released in 1977 and found itself strangely out of time and place with punk and disco yet still managed to become their greatest commercial effort. Listen to the story and music.