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The Fall ‘Hit The North’

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In their 39–year career the Fall have always embraced chaos, but perhaps nowhere more so than in the studio.

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Engineer Brian Humphries tells the story of recording Pink Floyd’s nine-part lamentation to their lost colleague, Syd Barrett.

Classic Tracks: AC/DC 'Back In Black'

Producer: Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange • Engineer: Tony Platt

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In 1980 AC/DC were on a roll and nothing — not even the death of their lead singer — was going to stop them.

Classic Tracks: Peter Gabriel 'Sledgehammer'

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When Peter Gabriel made the transition from prog to pop with 'Sledgehammer' he did it on his own exacting terms...

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Producer: James Brown • Engineer: Ron Lenhoff

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'Papa's Got A Brand New Bag' was James Brown's statement of intent as he abandoned soulful ballads in favour of a raw and frenetic new sound.

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Producer & Engineer: Bob Tischler

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His role as producer of The Blues Brothers soundtrack left Bob Tischler in charge of recording some of the best musicians of the 20th century, while managing conflicting shooting schedules and coping with the day-to-day effects of John Belushi's prodigious cocaine habit.

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Born of the fertile late‑'80s Manchester music scene, 808 State's 'Pacific State' was a landmark in British house music.

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Tomorrow's pioneering paean to the joys of communal public transport has proved to be a classic of the British psychedelic underground.

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While Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne’s writing partnership was certainly successful, it was the partnership between Jeff Lynne and engineer Richard Dodd that gave the records their distinctive sparkle.

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