An example of the Fairlight CMI, a groundbreaking synthesizer, is part of our Sound Technologies collection. Discover its history and influence on pop music through this video playlist.
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How do museums share sound technologies with their visitors? Edward Wilson-Stephens talks about creating a unique DJ set.
Claire takes a deep dive into the music of Black Panther and discovers how Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack helped bring Wakanda to life.
Annie introduces our latest acquisition: the Midas XL3 mixing console, which has toured the UK with some of the world’s biggest bands and artists.
Whit Friday is an important date for brass bands all over the country. To celebrate, here’s a look at images of brass bands in our archives.
To celebrate Record Store Day, we’ve picked our top 5 record-related favourites from our collection—though they might not all be quite what you’d expect!
Sound artists Vicky Clarke and David Birchall, aka Noise Orchestra, take you behind the scenes of the Bradford-inspired installation they created for Supersenses.
A life-size cardboard cut-out of the Spice Girls might not be something you would expect to find in a museum store…
Dance crazes have always sparked outrage and debate, as these images from our collection prove!
Musician Jono Podmore writes on scoring early British science films for a world premiere at Bradford International Film Festival.
Ahead of the world premiere of Hell’s Hinges on 3 April, Neil Brand tells us about performing with the Dodge Brothers, and his love for the sound of cinema.