World Stage

The Kinks

The Kinks – In Session 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Kinks – in session for Top Gear – 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Kinks – variously described as either overlooked and underrated or one of the most influential bands that ever came out of Britain in the 1960s – it could probably be a bit of both,...

Leonard Cohen (RIP: 1934-2016)

Leonard Cohen In Session – 1968 – (RIP: Leonard Cohen – 1934-2016) Past Daily Tribute Edition

Leonard Cohen – In Session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – July 9, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – With the incredibly sad news earlier this evening, of the passing of legend and icon Leonard Cohen, it gives further evidence 2016 has been a terrible year for loss....

Shed Seven

Shed Seven – In Concert 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shed Seven – In Concert from Brighton – 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert – Shed Seven in concert tonight. A band who were very popular in the mid-1990s, but somehow didn’t get the mainstream credit they deserved for being one of the bands who helped put Brit-Pop...

Van Morrison

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – October 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them tonight – maybe a slight distraction or an antidote. Van Morrison, lead singer of Them before he went solo and on to a decades long career (still going strong) and part of...

IAMX - Chris Corner

IAMX – In Concert 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

IAMX – In Concert from The Casbah, San Diego California – October 7, 2016 IAMX tonight in concert, purportedly from The Casbah in San Diego this past October 7th. Last night I ran a session from the criminally neglected and overlooked Talk Talk, and periodically write about bands from earlier...

Raffi Petrossian

Raffi Petrossian Plays The Music Of Pierre Max-Dubois – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Max-Dubois – Piano Concerto No. 3 – Raffi Petrossian – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. – 1965 – Pierre Max-Dubois is a name which probably doesn’t ring any bells with a lot people. A student of Darius Milhaud, Max-Dubois adhered to the concept of Les Six (which Milhaud...

Procol Harum

Procol Harum – In Concert From Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Procol Harum – In concert at l’Olympia, Paris – August 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aiming for some calm this weekend, finding an early Procol Harum concert from Paris in 1967 and thinking this might do the trick. The song which inadvertently became an anthem for a generation...

Magazine (Howard Devoto)

Magazine – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – In session for John Peel – February 20, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Magazine to end out the week. A few days ago I ran a Buzzcocks session and made mention of the fact that one of the founding members of Buzzocks was Howard Devoto. Devoto who...

Ian Hunter

Ian Hunter In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Ian Hunter – Live at Hammersmith Odeon, November 1979 – BBC Radio 1 in Concert – Ian Hunter tonight. Anyone who was around during the heyday of Glam would instantly think of All The Young Dudes when asked about Ian Hunter and of course his band, Mott The Hoople....