Tag: Bob Stanley

Tim Peaks

Tim Burgess & Bob Stanley Present Tim Peaks: Songs From A Late-Night Diner (Ace Records)

Saint Etienne mastermind Bob Stanley enlists friend Tim Burgess to help curate the latest edition of his fictional setting compilation, Tim Peaks. This diner offers up a more contemporary setting than previous volumes, with a special focus on more melancholic, Factory Records-inspired post punk and indie-pop.

Various Artists: The Daisy Age (Ace Records)

This fantastic and fun Bob Stanley-produced compilation highlights one of the finest–albeit extremely brief–moments in hip-hop history, the Native Tongues “movement,” which found hip-hop musicians eschewing the violence and misogyny that dominated the rap scene and offering up a positive. more innocent vision of the world.

Various Artists: Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present State Of The Union: The American Dream In Crisis 1967-1973 (Ace Records)

This absolutely essential compilation from musicologists and Saint Etienne masterminds Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs offers a very rare glimpse into how older, mainstream American pop musicians addressed the changing times of the Richard Nixon/Vietnam war era.

Various Artists: Such A Much! R&B Girls of the 50s and 60s/Popcorn Girls/Mid Century Minx (Croydon Municipal)

Music expert Bob Stanley’s specialty label Croydon Municipal has released three distinctive,. essential, and downright enjoyable collections documenting women singers of the 1950s and 1960s.