1990s

The Dayton Peace Conference

November 1,1995 – Rendezvous In Dayton

November 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 1,1995. The Dayton peace conference began today. Balkan leaders gathered in Dayton Ohio for a series of Peace Talks, hosted by Secretary of State Warren Christopher in an attempt to finally bring peace to the...

The Buetones

The Bluetones – In Concert From Newcastle 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bluetones – in concert at Newcastle Union – 1998 – BBC Radio In Concert series – 90s favorites The Bluetones tonight. A band which remained somewhat unnoticed in the States, despite one U.S. tour early on in their careers, coinciding with the release of their debut album Expecting To...

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers – Astoria, London – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Manic Street Preachers – Live At the Astoria, London – December 1994 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Manic Street Preachers to start off the week. From a concert given at the Astoria in London on December 1994, during a period of considerable upset within the band, and...

Blur

Blur – Live In Italy 1993 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Blur in concert this weekend – recorded at the Canguro Club in Colombano Italy by RAI on November 4, 1993. This concert hits right around the time they broke worldwide – 1993 was a good year for Blur, and for music in general. If you got past everything coming out...

Clarence Thomas

October 20, 1991 – Dawning Of The Age Of Clarence

ABC World News This Week – October 20, 1991 – ABC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 20, 1991 culminated a week of contentious questioning and cross-examination over President Bush’s nomination of Clarence Thomas to the bench of the Supreme Court. Riding in on a cloud of...

Yitzhak Shamir

October 18, 1991 – Bumps On The Road To Peace

October 8, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 8, 1991 – a day starting out with good intentions, quickly dissolving into doubts. A Middle East Peace Conference proposal, put forth by U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, dragged Jordan, Syria and the Palestinians...

Coup In Pakistan 1999

October 12, 1999 – A Coup Comes To Pakistan

  October 12, 1999 – CBS News Update + CBS Hourly Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1999, news for this day was fast-moving. A coup was taking place in Islamabad Pakistan, unfolding as fast as the news could report it. Largely a bloodless coup, centered around...

The Levellers

The Levellers – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Levellers – In Session – BBC – November 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Early 90s Folk-Punk/English Folk/Alternative band The Levellers tonight. Recorded in session at the BBC (and not for John Peel) in November of 1991. The Levellers got their name from a 17th Century Radical group during...

Air

Air – Live In London – 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Air – Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – 1998 – Recorded by BBC 6 Music – Starting off the week with Air, the Psych/Electronic/Downtempo band from Versailles, recorded shortly after the release of their debut album Moon Safari, which went on to become their most critically acclaimed so far....