Tagged: Alternative rock

Camel

Camel In Session 1974 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Camel in session at Electric Ladyland Studios – November 19, 1974 – Camel was one of the first of the Progressive bands to become a bigger hit in the U.S. than they were in their native UK. By 1974, the band had already released their second album, Mirage via their...

Kevin Ayers

Kevin Ayers – Live At Radio Bremen 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

When news surfaced, some three years ago, that Kevin Ayers had died, it was one of those shocking and sad occasions that instantly recalled all those contributions he had made over the decades and how much had gone unnoticed. Ayers was a founding member of the iconic Soft Machine, whose...

The Vapors

The Vapors In Concert 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Vapors in concert from Guildford and recorded by BBC Radio 1 on February 11, 1981. Sadly, The Vapors, like many bands from the beginnings of Rock n’ Roll, were often relegated to “one-hit wonder” status – it certainly wasn’t their fault. As is evidenced by this concert, The Vapors...

The Housemartins

The Housemartins – In Session – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Peel Edition

The Housemartins – in session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – November 3, 1987 – Further evidence the 80s produced a wide playing field of bands and artists. The Housemartins described themselves as Christian-Marxists, but the Press said they were Jangle Pop who moved into Alternative as their...

Beau Brummels

The Beau Brummels – Live In Evanston – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

When The Beau Brummels first arrived on the scene with the iconic Laugh Laugh in January of 1965, it was assumed they were one more band from that onslaught known as The British Invasion. Imagine everyone’s surprise when we learned they were actually from the San Francisco Bay Area –...

Deerhunter – Live At Pitchfork Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Deerhunter – Live At Pitchfork Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Deerhunter – Live At Pitchfork Festival, Paris 2015 – October 29, 2015 – Pitchfork Media – Checking out the lineup at this years Pitchfork Festival with a set by Atlanta faves Deerhunter. With a new album released earlier this month (Fading Frontier), a tour coinciding the release and frontman...

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds -Live At Best Kept Secret 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds -Live At Best Kept Secret 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Live At Best Kept Secret Festival 2015 – June 20, 2015 – VPRO/3VOOR12 Finishing their set literally hours ago, the highlight of a great opening day at the Best Kept Secret...