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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

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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

Listen and you'll see: Jon Savage on Family

Listen and you’ll see: Jon Savage on Family

It’s strange how few records from 1967 actually sound truly psychedelic in the 21st century. Sure, there are some terrific punkers from within the maelstrom – like the Outcasts’ “1253… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see – sonic breakthroughs in independent music

In a new series of articles curated by Richard King, a selection of highly regarded writers locate several moments when artist and labels, whether by accident or design (or both) achieved… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see, play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures this Sunday

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures  Factory (Vinyl)  By Paul Rigby Unknown Pleasures is this month’s Classic Album Sunday featured album and will be played at 5pm on a state of… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see: Play Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On this Sunday

Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On Tamla Motown (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Let’s get it on is this month’s Classic Album Sunday featured album and will be played at… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see – play Joni Mitchell’s Blue this Sunday

Blue is this month’s Classic Album Sunday featured album and will be played at 5pm, Sunday 6th November. We’d like as many people as possible to join in, have their… Read more

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Listen and you’ll see – play Bob Marley’s Exodus this Sunday

“I wake up in the morning and do a Masters Voice thing in front of the speakers for a while; then I go outside. Music defines a total environment. Straight… Read more