Tom Morris, 4AD house engineer, selects his favourite tracks

Producer at iconic 4AD label explains the magic behind some of his favourite tracks

“For me engineering and record production are about helping people make artistic, creative and forward thinking music whilst giving that music an appropriate and exciting sonic world to live in.… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to New Order’s Age of Consent

For most, the Eighties are not regarded as the decade of good taste. Over-the-top fashion was punctuated by big hair, mask-like maquillage and shoulder pads more suited to an American… Read more

DJ Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy listens to Talking Heads' The Great Curve

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to The Great Curve

Classic Album Sundays will be playing Remain In Light in London and Boston this Sunday. Founder Colleen Murphy explains why it’s such an important record to her. As a teen,… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to The Rain Song

Classic Album Sundays will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy this month. We asked founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy why it is still so special.… Read more

Alexis Petridis on My Bloody Valentine

Listen and you’ll see: Alexis Petridis on My Bloody Valentine

I can remember everything about the first time I heard My Bloody Valentine’s third album. Not just where I was and who I was with, but what time of day… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see: Richard King on M/A/R/R/S

In many ways ‘Pump Up The Volume’ is an archetypal one hit wonder. The creators of the track M/A/R/R/S were a one-off project that was convened in the studio as… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see: Geeta Dayal on Neu!

Neu! were one of the great bands of the 20th century, a sonic break with what came before. The German group was best known as a duo; drummer Klaus Dinger,… Read more

Emma Warren on Arthur Russell

Listen and you’ll see: Emma Warren on Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell had a recording habit that drove his engineers mad. He liked to record over old tapes, allowing something of what had gone before to seep through into the… Read more

Listen and you'll see: Robin Turner on Underworld's Rez

Listen and you’ll see: Robin Turner on Underworld

On first listen, Rez sounds like it’s not going to work at all. A spiralling riff – chirruping like digital bird song, a synthetic dawn chorus – attempts to soar… Read more