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Feb 17, 2020

On the 29th of July 1966 Bob Dylan was speeding through the backroads of Woodstock, New York on his T100 Triumph motorbike. In an instant he lost control, seconds later he crashed and found himself thrown onto the hard tarmac injuring himself badly. 

……Or did he?

This is how an icon retreated from the spotlight and...


Feb 7, 2020

Before their 4th album The Smiths had signed for a major record label, the future looked bright for a band that had become indie icons with a series of strong releases. 

However by the time the album was released, that bright future was non-existent....as were the band. 

This is the final album from The Smiths 

We're on...


Jan 30, 2020

On the 4th September 1995 Radiohead spent 5 hours in a studio with producer Nigel Godrich recording a song called Lucky for a charity album. 

They didn’t know it then, but this one off session would change the course of Radiohead and rock n roll forever. 

This is the paranoid, uneasy and beautiful story of...


Jan 16, 2020

On the 8th of January 2016, David Bowie released his 25 studio album, 2 days later he was dead.‬

‪The album acts partly as a diary and partly as a goodbye letter, just like his life David Bowie’s death was a work of art. ‬

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