Birth Place: Liverpool, England Years Active: 1960–1970 Genres: Rock, Pop
The Beatles was an English rock band, active throughout the 1960s and one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. Formed in Liverpool, by 1962 the group consisted of John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums, vocals). Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, the group later worked in many genres ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical and other elements in innovative ways. The nature of their enormous popularity, which first emerged as “Beatlemania,” transformed as their songwriting grew in sophistic... Continue Bio >>
The Beatles MOJO are running a MONO VINYL playback session at Abbey Road Studios - your chance to attend on the 4th September!
Pick the track you’d most like to hear in glorious MONO and you could be dropping the needle on your selection in Abbey Road Studio 2, played back on a multi-thousand-pound sound-system to the approving nods of fellow Beatle aficionados and a panel of experts.
A selection of entrants will be invited to attend this early-evening gathering at Abbey Road Studios on September 4, 2014, where The Beatles MONO Vinyl Remasters will be unveiled to the public for the first time.
Soaking up the Beatle vibes in the very place they recorded these ground-breaking sounds, attendees will be hearing The Beatles in the format they preferred. It’s The Beatles as The Beatles intended, in their spiritual home.
Are you free? If so, name your track and insert your contact details below. Winners must be available to attend the event, may be contacted by phone, and will be encouraged to bring a guest. The Beatles In Mono Vinyl Box Set and its individual constituent albums are on sale from September 8, 2014.
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The Beatles On Sept 4th Sean Magee and Ken Scott of Abbey Road studios will host a vinyl playback of The Beatles In Mono at the world famous studio. Fans from the UK and beyond will have the opportunity to ask Ken about working as an engineer on the original recordings and Sean about the recreation of the modern mono sound. The Beatles In Mono was a labour of love for the Abbey Road engineers and they are very proud of the results.
Do you have a question to ‘ask the experts’ about the mono mastering and what it meant to them to recreate the original sounds – almost 50 years later? And how it felt to be in the studio when some of the modern masterpieces of our time were recorded?
Simply comment on this post to submit your question. Our team of experts will pick the best questions & put them to the panel on the day & their answers will be made available online after the event.