Join our team of music fans on a journey to determine if influential music from the past has withstood the test of time. Our panel listens for a month and then informs you of which classic albums are worth a revisit. Episodes released monthly.
A Chat with Sam Roberts - All of Us
On this special episode of The Sonic Collective, we chat with Sam Roberts, of the Sam Roberts band, about their October 2020 release, All of Us. He goes deep about how the songs were written and sharing it with the world in a time of COVID. But we start by going back in time, with Sam sharing what it feels like to have been recording professionally for almost two decades, being the son of parents from South Africa who immigrated to Canada, what it means to be Canadian, and even some of his musical guilty pleasures.
Get ready to hear a very candid Sam Roberts share on multiple levels.
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Album Selection: M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Album Selection: M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming by The Sonic Collective
Review of Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Welcome to the Pleasuredome
For our 3rd selection in this round of influential double-albums, Sonic Collective member Alain Dupuis reached back to 1984 and this first Frankie Goes to Hollywood album, Welcome to the Pleasuredome. This albums contains the 6th and 20th best selling singles in the U.K., for Relax and Two Tribes. But how did this stand up as a whole album? Can we alkl finally relax? Well, this review didn't go as we thought. Listen along and see why we struggled with this 80s classic. For the full review and a summary or scores, please join us at thesoniccollective.com for more of this review, and for access to all of our shows.
The Sonic Collective: Albums That Changed Our Musical Tastes
Scientists say your musical tastes are formed by what you enjoyed in your teens. You hear a song, it resonates, and that style guides your musical tastes moving forward. There’s those monumental albums you can still remember hearing for the first time, all these years later. You likely remember where you were, the time of year, perhaps even what you were wearing, who you were with, and the smell in the air when you first heard it. Today we’re going to chat about just that - albums that influenced and changed our musical tastes.
Sonic Collective members Darren Scott and Scott Coates banter about some of the albums that changed their musical tastes. Join us at http://thesoniccollective.com for more on this episode and to access all our episode details.
Review of Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland
We reviewed Jimi Hendrix's double-disc release, Electric Ladyland. Have a listen and find out what we thought!
Album Selection - Frankie goes to Hollywood: Welcome to the Pleasuredome
Our pick for October 2020 is Frankie Goes to Hollywood's debut album, Welcome to the Pleasuredome.