Tagged: Pop Music

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...

Lapsley

Lapsley – Live At Glastonbury 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival/New Faces Edition

Lapsley – Live At Glastonbury 2016 – Introducing Stage – June 26, 2016 – BBC6 Music – Relative newcomer Lapsley tonight, in concert at the Introducing Stage from Glastonbury 2016, and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC 6 Music. One of the things that’s most enjoyable about festivals like...

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,...

Department S

Department S – In Session 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Department S – In session for John Peel – November 19, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Another short-lived band of the Dawn of New Wave era. Department S were named after a popular 60s TV show. They had evolved from an earlier Punk/Ska band, Guns for Hire and emerged...

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...

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...