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Classic Album Sundays presents Talking Heads "Remain in Light"
Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Talking Heads' "Remain in Light" saw the band melding African polyrhythms, music-making methodologies and mythologies, with their own distinctive funk-rock. They attempted to collaborate more as a band, jamming long instrumental sections which producer Brian Eno would then loop and use to further spur the creative process. The album is also a great time capsule of downtown New York City circa 1980 uniting the dance music, new wave, hip hop and experimental music scenes.
Join us at 5 pm to listen to music that either inspired or was relevant to this LP such as Fela Kuti, Funkadelic, Sly & Robbie and Brian Eno. You can also order pizzas made in the the Hanbury Arms brick oven and the Hanbury are kindly offering two-for-one pizzas to CAS attendees.
Doors close at 6:45 and at 7:00 pm Simon Stuart relays the story behind the album. Then the lights go down, the volume goes up and we play the album from beginning to end on vinyl on our audiophile hi-fi which includes a Rega Apheta MC Cartridge, Rega P9 Turntable, Klimax DSM with Preamp, Linn Klimax Solo Power Amps, Chord Signature Speaker Cable, Chord Cadenza interconnects, ISOL-8 Substation Integra and Bowers & Wilkins 802 Diamond Loudspeakers.
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Classic Album Sundays
Classic Album Sundays allows the listener to truly immerse themselves in one of their favourite albums or an album they have never heard before. Music fans hear the story behind the album as well as musical influences and contemporaries before hearing the entire album unintertupted on vinyl on our audiophile hi-fi.