Aural Sculptors - The Stranglers Live 1976 to the Present

Welcome to Aural Sculptors, a blog aimed at bringing the music of The Stranglers to as wide an audience as possible. Whilst all of the various members of the band that have passed through the ranks since 1974 are accomplished studio musicians, it is on stage where the band have for me had their biggest impact.

As a collector of their live recordings for many years I want to share some of the better quality material with other fans. By selecting the higher quality recordings I hope to present The Stranglers in the best possible light for the benefit of those less familiar with their material than the hardcore fan.

Needless to say, this site will steer well clear of any officially released material. As well as live gigs, I will post demos, radio interviews and anything else that I feel may be of interest.

In addition, occasionally I will post material by other bands, related or otherwise, that mean a lot to me.

Your comments and/or contributions are most welcome. Please email me at

Saturday, 9 May 2020

Rick Wakeman on Dave Greenfield The World at One BBC Radio 4 4th May 2020

'Listen Wakeman, if you say anything bad about my mate I'll stick Excalibur so far up your arse that even King Arthur won't have a hope of getting it out!'

Radio obituary to Dave Greenfield from the perspective of fellow keyboard maestro, Rick Wakeman of Yes fame. In fact, just as you would expect Rick has nothing but praise for his fellow musician (and progger!).

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