Monthly Archive: September 2013

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A Lot Of Bad Chickens Came Home To Roost Today – September 18, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for September 18, 1939 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Today was not a good day to be in Poland, or Europe for that matter. September 18, 1939 was about the swift demise of Poland and the...

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Vampire Weekend At Dcode Festival 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Vampire Weekend – live at DCode Festival 2013 – Recorded Sept. 16, 2013 – Radio Nacional Espãna – Radio3 Back to current musical events this week. Tonight it’s a concert from the 2013 Dcode Festival in Madrid, recorded yesterday (September 16)...

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The Moscow Fair – September 13, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Patrons download for free: Become a Patron! Before the infamous U-2 incident (the plane, not the band . . .for you who may not know), there was a decided thaw in the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Cultural exchanges were arranged, there was a little less...

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FDR Has A Word About Constitution Day – September 17, 1937

Become a subscriber for exclusive offers: Become a Patron! Editors Note: Originally posted on September 17, 2013: Seventy-six  years ago, on September 17th 1937, President Roosevelt delivered his annual Constitution Day address. What makes this address so important is that it came in the midst of the uproar over FDR’s...

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Radiohead – Live At Via Asagio – 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radiohead in Concert at Via Asagio, Rome – Recorded May 2, 1995 – RAI Radio 2 Planet Rock Taking a brief step back to the 90s tonight. I was originally going to run this the other week, but got sidetracked and...

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Birdy In Concert From Göttingen, Germany – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Birdy in Concert from Göttingen – Recorded Sept, 14, 2013 – NDR-Radio 2 Kicking off the new week with new music. This time it’s Birdy in concert, recorded just a few days ago (September 14th) at Göttingen Germany and broadcast live...

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Andrè Clutytens And The Paris Conservatory Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Schmitt: La Tragèdie de Salomè – Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Andrè Cluytens, cond. 1950 Besancon Festival – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. A popular figure during the first four decades of the 20th Century,...

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Yusef Lateef – Live At Montreux 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Yusef Lateef Quartet – Live at Montreux 1970 – Radio Suisse Romande – Espace 2 Over to Montreux this week for a 1970 concert featuring the great Yusef Latteef Quartet, with Barry Harris on piano, Bob Cunningham on bass and Al...

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Iron Butterfly – Live At The Galaxy – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Iron Butterly – in concert at The Galaxy Club, North Hollywood – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Okay – this one comes with a caveat: The sound is so-so. Well . . it’s stereo and there’s some nice separation, but...