The guitar that built rock’n’roll, plundering world pop and more

Jun 20, 2019, 07:30 AM
Discover the stories behind the great recordings with BE THERE, the music podcast from DALI, who build the world’s most exquisite loudspeakers – all in admiration of music.

BE THERE is the audio companion to DALI’s print magazine, also called BE THERE. Find out more and get copy for free at dali-speakers.com/BeThere.

On this edition: The story of the Stratocaster, the guitar that made rock’n’roll possible. Former MOJO magazine editor and Bowie biographer Paul Trynka tells the story of a design classic that changed music forever. The sounds of Africa and the Middle East are energising western music as never before – but who’s borrowing respectfully, asks Guardian writer and world music DJ Kate Hutchinson? And our guests add to our list of the best-produced tracks of all time.

Hear the tracks mentioned on this podcast in hi-res audio on our Tidal Playlist

BE THERE WITH DALI is presented by Andrew Harrison with audio production by Alex Rees. It’s a Podmasters Production.

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