Brit-Pop

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...

The Bees

The Bees – In session 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bees – In session for BBC 6 Music – March 22, 2002- BBC6 Music – The Bees in session tonight. Recorded by BBC 6 Music on March 22, 2002 – this 10-piece band have been variously categorized as Indie, Psych, 60s Garage, Reggae, Jazz and Country. Needless to say,...

Morrissey

Morrissey – Live At Glastonbury 2004 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Morrissey – live at Glastonbury 2004 – recorded for BBC 6 Music. Morrissey tonight. I’m at a loss to figure out why, but in going through my past concert/session posts, the last time I posted anything on Morrissey, it was 2012. No good reason, but I hope this 2004 Glasto...

The Lilac Time

The Lilac Time – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lilac Time – in session at BBC Radio 1 – 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Formed in 1986, The Lilac Time consists of permanent mainstays, Stephen and Nick Duffy. And even though Stephen Duffy has a solo career of his own, The Lilac Time are still very...

XTC

XTC – Live At The Rainbow 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Perennial favorites XTC this weekend – recorded at the legendary Rainbow in London on September 17, 1979. Although many claimed XTC failed to maintain popularity in both the UK and US, they managed to put out some memorable material during their tenure. And because of that, their popularity has grown...

Style Council

Style Council – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Style Council – in session at The BBC – May 5, 1983 – BBC Radio 1 – The Style Council tonight. Their first session for the BBC (not John Peel, it appears). Fresh from the Mod trenches with The Jam, Paul Weller took a decided turn for the overtly...

Jarvis Cocker - Pulp

Pulp – In Session 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Pulp in session for John Peel – September 9, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Pulp this evening. Always a favorite – particularly around the period of this third John Peel session in 1994. With the inimitable Jarvis Cocker on vocals, carrying a bag of razor-sharp lyrics and songs which...

ABC

ABC – In Concert From Paris 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

ABC In concert from Paris – February 14, 1983. ABC were at the forefront of New Wave – largely a reaction to the determined messiness of Punk, New Wave was the polar opposite. Clean, well turned-out, synthesizer-based, somewhat over-produced and perfect for the burgeoning market made possible by MTV in...