Daily Archive: August 15, 2016

Exploded View

Exploded View – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Exploded View, in concert at Route du Rock 2016, recorded only days ago (August 14). Okay – this may take a little getting used to. Simply put, Exploded View are doing something very new, while at the same time doing something rather old. Together only a few months, the...

Andrew Young

August 15, 1979 – The Trouble With Andrew

August 15, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 15, 1979 – a lot going on this day. Weather-related disasters during the Admirals Cup Yacht Race in England. 13 dead and four missing and the worst tragedy in yachting history. Gale force winds and...

Defense in 1957

When a Defense Budget Meant “Money Is No Object” – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Defense Budget 1957 – Do Defense Cuts Endanger Our Security? – The American Forum¬†– August 4, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Our National Defense in 1957. Here we were, knee-deep in the Cold War, strangled by doomsday scenarios – you couldn’t read so much as a comic book...

Witness

Witness – Live at Glastonbury 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Witness, in concert at Glastonbury 1999 – Recorded by BBC Radio 1. Witness were a short-lived band, only together from 1997-2004 before calling it quits. During that comparative short period of time they released two albums via their label Island Records. Early on they were compared to The Verve, a...