Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode – Live At The Hammersmith Odeon – 1984 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Depeche Mode – In Concert at The Hammersmith Odeon, London – November 2, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert Series – BBC Radio – Depeche Mode in concert this weekend. With origins beginning in 1977, they were highly influenced by The Cure and later, Ultravox, and Depeche Mode,...

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...

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson – In Concert From Denver 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Joe Jackson – live in Denver, Colorado – May 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joe Jackson, one of the early practitioners of New Wave, flooding American airwaves that summer of 1979. Hot on the heels of releasing his debut album, Look Sharp!, Jackson embarked on a tour...

X (photo: Gary Leonard)

X – In Concert 1983 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  X in concert this weekend. A live broadcast from My Father’s Place in Roslyn New York on November 12, 1983. X came to epitomize the L.A. music scene in the late 1970s/early 1980s and they were one of the most influential to come out of the Punk/New Wave/Rockabilly/Rootsrock movements...

Gang of Four

Gang Of Four – Live In Ann Arbor Michigan, 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekened

Gang of Four – live at Second Chance, Ann Arbor, Michigan – June 30, 1981. Diving into the early 80s this weekend with a set by Gang of Four, recorded live at The Second Chance in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 30, 1981. Considered one of the leading bands of...

My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine – In Concert From Lyon, France – 1989 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

My Bloody Valentine, in concert at Le Truc in Lyon, France – March 21, 1989. Admittedly, not for all tastes this weekend. My Bloody Valentine (I posted a session from them earlier this year), have been one of the pioneering bands in the Shoegaze movement of the late 1980s. They...

Hatfield And The North

Hatfield And The North – In Concert 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Hatfield And The North this weekend, from a concert recorded at Tin Pan Alley in The Netherlands on March 29, 1974. Hatfield was primarily made up of former members of Caravan, another band which were part of what came to be known as The Canterbury Sound. Although the band was...

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...

Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1968

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Live At The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston – 1968 – Backstage Weekend

Blood, Sweat & Tears (featuring Al Kooper), live at The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston – recorded on February 23, 1968. Jim Fielder Interviews the members of the band – Backstage – Feb. 23, 1968 For those of you who became familiar with Blood, Sweat & Tears as a sort of soft-pop/quasi-mainstream...