Sat 29 Juni: Cosmo
June 29 @ 22:00 - 22:05€15
Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy is the founder of Classic Album Sundays, the world’s leading album listening event, and an authority on music, sound and the vinyl renaissance. Her Classic Album Sundays sessions take place in cities in four continents and feature the stories behind our favourite albums often with a guest musician or producer. Along with the discussion, her CAS events feature an immersive and uninterrupted vinyl playback of the featured album on some of the world’s best audiophile hi-fi sound systems. Her guests have included Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, Jarvis Cocker, Nile Rodgers, Max Richter, The Orb, Julian Cope, Art of Noise, Laura Mvula, Jazzie B and many more.
As a DJ and musical host, Colleen was mentored by the legendary David Mancuso at his seminal Loft parties in New York City for 25 years. Together they musically hosted parties throughout the world and co-produced the compilation series David Mancuso Presents The Loft and worked together on David’s record label The Loft Audiophile Library of Music. David once told Time Out, “She is very devoted and very pure about the music. She’s one of the only people I would trust both with the music, the equipment, and the dancefloor to fill in for me.” She recently DJ-ed for Boiler Room and festivals such as Kala, Houghton, Flow, Odyssia and Worldwide.
Colleen has been a radio broadcaster since the age of 14 and authors and hosts her ‘Sounds of a City’ series for BBC 6 Music and the documentary series ‘Turntable Tales’ on BBC Radio 4. She hosts Cosmodelica and Classic Album Sundays Worldwide on Worldwide FM radio platform.
As a producer, she has remixed artists like The Rapture, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Beardyman, Candi Staton, Two Bears, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Cantoma, Horace Andy, Chaka Khan and more both under her own Cosmodelica moniker and as DarkStarr Diskotek with Ashley Beedle. As Wild Rumpus, Colleen released an album with former Captain Beefheart guitarist and Jeff Buckley co-writer, Gary Lucas, on her own label Bitches Brew.