To mark their 30th anniversary The Wonder Stuff release their eighth studio album, '30 Goes Around The Sun', on March 19th 2016 - thirty years to the day since the band first walked into a rehearsal studio in the heart of The Black Country in 1986. The band chose to revisit it's old stomping ground of Stourbridge to record the album and even managed to persuade renowned heavy metal and hard rock producer, Simon Efemey (Paradise Lost/Napalm Death/The Wildhearts), to return to his home town to produce the record.
Elvis Presley, the greatest artist of all time. This boxset features the best of Elvis Presley in 5 genres. This themed collection box set features the best Rock and Roll, Movie, Country, Love & Gospel songs…
“Many believe Rock & Roll was born on July 5th, 1954, at Sun Studios in Memphis. (…) Bridging black and white, country and blues, his sound was playful and revolutionary. As Presley biographer Peter Guralnick observed, ‘This is the most improbable story of all: In a tiny Memphis studio, in 1954 and 1955, Sam Phillips and Elvis Presley created rock & roll.’ (…) It took more than twenty years for Presley's Sun output to be properly collected on this '76 LP (…)”Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
Coming from the home of Future Sound of London and credited to their ‘producer’ Yage, "Ignition of the Sun" is a deep and evolving journey through liquid spewing analogue sequences, warm saturated swampy sine waves. It calls back to a time from the early 70s with bands such as Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze.
All sounds were created and sequenced entirely on the EMS Synthi AKS, multitracked and mixed to 15ips 1/4 Revox tape. The EMS Synthi AKS was first introduced in 1971, one of the earliest Synthesisers available and as used by Radiophonic Workshop, Pink Floyd, Brian Eno.