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Classic Album Sundays presents Portishead "Dummy"
Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
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When Portishead's debut album "Dummy" was released in 1994, it didn't sound like anything else at the time. Of course, they drew upon the "Bristol Sound" ignited by the Wild Bunch and immortalized on vinyl on Massive Attack's "Blue Lines". However, they further pushed the sound by incorporating the soulful folky vocals of Beth Gibbons. Breakologist Geoff Barrow also looked further afield for his samples which were drawn from soundtracks, jazz and anything else that struck his fancy.
Join us at 5 pm to listen to music that either inspired or was contemporary to this landmark LP. 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.
At 8 pm the lights go down, the volume goes up and we play the album from beginning to end on vinyl on our audiophile hi-fi. The audio menu will be an all British hi-fi including a Rega Apheta MC Cartridge, a Rega P9 Turntable, a Linn Klimax DSM with an Analogue Preamp, Linn Klimax Solo Power Amps, Isol-9 Powerline Axis and Bowers & Wilkins 802 Diamond Loudspeakers.
Doors close at 7:45 or when we reach full capacity but we suggest you get there as early as possible to enjoy the entire experience. Listening guidelines apply.
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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.