Monthly Archive: August 2015

Glass Animals – Live at Reading And Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Glass Animals – Live at Reading And Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Glass Animals – live at Reading and Leeds Festival 2015 – August 30, 2015 – BBC 6 Music – From yesterdays Reading/Leeds Festival lineup, a performance by Glass Animals, who are in the midst of a huge worldwide tour to promote their debut album Zaba. All signs are pointing...

Charges And Counter-Charges – August 31, 1951

Charges And Counter-Charges – August 31, 1951

    – Edward R. Murrow and The News – August 31, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this last day of August in 1951 was about the unsettled nature of things. The war in Korea was at the Charge and Countercharge stage – with claims of...

Circa Waves – Live At Reading + Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Circa Waves – Live At Reading + Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Circa Waves – Live At Reading+Leeds Festival – August 29, 2015 – BBC 6 Music – The Summer Festival season is winding down – the last batch of mass music gatherings going on between now and the end of September are still packing in fans and die-hards. It was...

Albert Pratz And Leo Barkin Play Music Of Healey Willan  – CBC – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Albert Pratz And Leo Barkin Play Music Of Healey Willan – CBC – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– Healey Willan – Sonata in E Minor for Violin and Piano – Albert Pratz, violin – Leo Barkin, piano – CBC Transcription Service circa. 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing in Canada this week with music of Anglo-Canadian Organist and Composer Healey Willan, born in London in...

An Interview With Oliver Sacks  1933-2015 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

An Interview With Oliver Sacks 1933-2015 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

– NPR: Fresh Air with Terry Gross – Interview with Oliver Sacks – Nov. 6, 2012 – NPR – With the sad news today of the death of noted Neurologist and Writer Oliver Sacks, I ran across this interview from the NPR series Fresh Air, hosted by Terry Gross. Sacks...

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

– NPR: Jazz Alive – Freddie Hubbard – Live at The Boston Globe Jazz Festival – March 8, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few notes from the great Freddie Hubbard this weekend. Recorded live in concert by National Public Radio at the Boston Globe Jazz Festival on...