Content tagged with '4AD'

Colourbox

Ten 4AD albums everyone should own

In celebration of the recent Wolfgang Tillmans’ compilation of seminal ‘80s band Colourbox we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite 4AD albums. No easy task, 4AD is… Read more

Classic Album Sundays present Cocteau Twins' Blue Bell Knoll

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Blue Bell Knoll

I cannot imagine I am the only female who as a teenager sat in her bedroom listening to the Cocteau Twins, making up my own “words” and inventing my own… Read more

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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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

St Vincent. Photo by Tina Tyrell

Album review: St. Vincent – Strange Mercy (4AD)

A glimpse into the mind of Annie Clark can be had with relative ease. Scan the titles of her latest effort, Strange Mercy, her thirdalbum, and the word “Cheerleader” is one that stands… Read more