Tag: compilation

  • Who’s Never Heard of Hal Willner?

    Who’s Never Heard of Hal Willner?

    Exploring the wacky career and curatorial escapades of one of New York’s most important musical directors, despite Willner never becoming a household name.

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  • Album Histories Monthly: Blondie – ‘Parallel Lines’

    Album Histories Monthly: Blondie – ‘Parallel Lines’

    Welcome back to our new series on Flypaper, Album Histories Monthly, which brings you the story of a single album each month, in the month that it was originally released. Last month, we covered New Order’s influential Substance 1987. This month:  Blondie – Parallel Lines Release Date: September 23, 1978 “I remember how struck I was by Debbie and her presence…

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  • Album Histories Monthly: New Order – ‘Substance 1987’

    Album Histories Monthly: New Order – ‘Substance 1987’

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Welcome back to our new series on Flypaper, Album Histories Monthly, which brings you the story of a single album each month, in the month that it was originally released.…

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  • Waves of Change: How to Make a Bigger Impact with a Benefit Compilation Album

    Waves of Change: How to Make a Bigger Impact with a Benefit Compilation Album

    Late on the evening of November 9, 2016, I felt what many politically left Americans felt: an overwhelming sense of despair and hopelessness that left me emotionally paralyzed. Soon after the initial shock of the moment had passed, I realized that reading friends’ enraged social media posts and stewing in my own misery wasn’t going…

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