Beckoning us back from isolation, ‘Assume Form’ finds James Blake reasserting his dominance and surpassing his biggest rival: himself.
Influenced, as ever, by new technologies, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Hyperborea’, released in September 1983, brought the group’s Virgin Records period to an end.
Blake promises that his set at these shows will span his growing catalogue of original music and collaborations.
Transcending barriers and boasting the legendary Hansa Tonstudio, Germany’s capital city has birthed some of the most groundbreaking music in history.
Hailed as “the first true masterpiece of the 80s”, ‘Architecture & Morality’ pushed pop new directions. “It’s my favourite OMD album,” says Paul Humphreys.
With his second solo album, ‘Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)’, Brian Eno introduced his Oblique Strategies cards, with seductively subversive results.
The freshly-minted track sees Ware return to her roots with a more club-based sound.
Unreleased at the time, the 'Out Of Control' mixes were recently unearthed when archive work began on the new, expanded edition of 1999's 'Surrender'.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Logos Live’ remains a classic from a band who made a speciality out of live albums, capturing the high points from a stand-out concert.
“People say there are two Marc Almonds,” says the singer, whose raging curiosity and fascination with the strange has fashioned an ever experimental career.
Taking industrial music into the mainstream, Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ remains an uncompromising, genre-defining album.
Continuing on from where ‘Lily On The Beach’ left off, ‘Melrose’ found Tangerine Dream making a few tweaks to their line-up, confidently entering a new decade.
Andy McCluskey says: “The whole reason for being OMD, even 40 years into our career, is to keep doing music that is of a good quality."
From parking-lot tailgates to school dances and pep rallies, here are the best homecoming songs to welcome back homecoming season.
With a little help from Noel Gallagher, The Chemical Brothers’ ‘Setting Sun’ single hit topped the charts, and remains a psych-tinged classic.
Released at the end of the 80s, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Lily On The Beach’ saw Edgar Froese fuse his soaring lead guitar work with a sleek electro-pop sound.