Jon O'Brien, Author at Classic Pop Magazine

Top 20 80s sampling hits

Mining the past to make the music of the future, these singles used 80s sampling to fine effect From the prominence of the Fairlight CMI and the rise in turntablism…
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Pop Side Projects
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Top 20 pop side projects

Some pop side projects were just fleeting dalliances away from the mothership, while others made a lasting impact…  Whether they’re borne out of creativity, curiosity or just plain boredom, pop…
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Top 20 80s house hits

Our countdown of the best house hits of the 80s… House music may have been initially dismissed as a cult concern by the nation’s one-time ultimate tastemaker Radio 1, but…
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