Daily Archive: May 8, 2013


A Year After Toasts And Hugs; Suspicion – May 8, 1946

Click on the link here for Audio Player: And a year to the day after the “official” end to the War in Europe, the creeping Cold War was making its presence known on this May 8th in 1946. As Europe continued to dig itself out of the wreckage...


Stereolab In Session – 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Become a Patron! Tonight one of those bands that had fiercely loyal fans or loudly damning detractors. Not soliciting that kind of reaction over here, they were moderately successful and enjoyed a good relationship with their American label Elektra until their extended hiatus, which began in 2006. One of the...


May 7, 1954 – And Then There Was Dien Bien Phu – End Of One Chapter, Beginning Of Another.

Become a Patron! Since most mainstream media will be focusing on the end of the War in Europe in 1945, May 7th also marks another anniversary; one that had far-reaching consequences during the years and decades directly following it. The fall of the French Army garrison at Dien Bien Phu....