One Album Wonders: Sonic Boom’s Spectrum

The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog For this edition of One Album Wonders we take a listen to Sonic Boom, who released one album, Spectrum, in 1989. Sonic Boom is Peter Kember, an English musician born in Rugby in 1965. In 1982, whilst at Rugby Art College, he co-founded The Spacemen (later Spacemen 3) with Jason Pierce. After releasing … Continue reading One Album Wonders: Sonic Boom’s Spectrum

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One album wonders: Blue Phantom’s Distortions

BLUE PHANTOM'S DISTORTIONS (1971) During the Album Era (mid 1960s-mid 2000s), the LP was the dominant form of recorded music expression and consumption. Some bands recorded just one album during their time and, whether popular or not, they are the so-called one album wonders. ***** Blue Phantom were an instrumental group (or project) who released one album, Distortions, in 1972. … Continue reading One album wonders: Blue Phantom’s Distortions

One album wonders: The United States of America’s The United States of America

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (recorded 1967, released 1968) During the Album Era (mid 1960s-mid 2000s), the LP was the dominant form of recorded music expression and consumption. Some bands recorded just one album during their time and, whether popular or not, they are the so-called one album wonders. ***** The focus … Continue reading One album wonders: The United States of America’s The United States of America