Daily Archive: November 8, 2015

Thee Oh Sees – Live At Primavera Sound 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Thee Oh Sees – Live At Primavera Sound 2015, Barcelona – May 31, 2015 – RNE Radio 2 – After announcing an extended hiatus in 2013, many thought that was it for Thee Oh Sees, a band (actually, John Dwyer with a revolving door of musicians and co-horts) which...

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– New York Philharmonic – Vladimir Golschmann, guest conductor – Vera Franceschi, piano – Feb. 1, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Familiar music this week, played by a largely forgotten pianist, whose career skyrocketed in the 1950s and yet whose tragic early death, robbed the Music world of...

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

– The Timex All-Star Jazz Concert – Dec. 30, 1957 – NBC-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Live Jazz on radio had been around practically since radio was invented. But Jazz on TV was something new – and Jazz on Prime Time TV was even newer. One of the...

Talking About The Good Life – Mid Century – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Talking About The Good Life – Mid Century – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Conversation: The Good Life – Mid Century – November 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – What constitutes The Good Life? In mid-century America it ran the gamut. In 1956 we were hot in the throes of conspicuous consumption, and the Good Life to many people meant...