Tagged: Broadcast Concert

Killing Joke

Killing Joke – Live At Reading Festival 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Killing Joke in concert tonight. From the 1986 Reading Festival, a one-hour set by the pioneers of Industrial Rock. Killing Joke were a very influential band in the 80s. Their mix of Electronica, Goth, and Synth Pop paved the way for a number of bands to follow suit – notably,...

Modern English

Modern English In Session 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Modern-English-Peel-Session-Nov.-11-1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Early glimpses of New Wave tonight, by way of Modern English, a band who not only pioneered a new genre in music, but also achieved hit-making cross-over status. Formed in 1979, Modern English were a four-piece from Colchester who bore a strong resemblance to...

Au Pairs

Au Pairs – Live At Rotterdam New Pop – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Au Pairs in concert tonight. Together a short period of time, but highly influential during that period. Formed in 1978 and disbanding in 1983, Au Pairs was led by singer Lesley Woods, who was described as “One of the most striking Women in British Rock”. The band were at the...

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...

Alexander Brott

Brott Conducts Brott – The Montreal Chamber Orchestra 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Heading back up to Canada this week for a performance (presumably the premier performance) of a work by Alexander Brott, one of that country’s most celebrated composer/conductors. The piece, Three Astral Visions was recorded shortly after its completion in 1959 by the CBC, in a studio performance featuring Brott conducting...

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...

Sviatoslav Richter

Sviatoslav Richter – Live In Moscow 1967 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Sviatoslav Richter, in concert from Moscow – September 23, 1967. Something rare this week – a recital from the iconic and legendary Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter, recorded in concert on September 23, 1967. One of the true giants of the piano of the 20th century –...