Monthly Archive: August 2018

Portishead - Beth gibbons

Portishead In Concert – Blackpool – 1995 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Portishead – live at Empress Ballroom, Blackpool – May 25, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I wanted to end the week with something intense and profound – and nothing quite fills that bill better that Portishead; a band I have had a deep affection for over many years....

Danny Almonte

August 31, 2001 -A Fudging Of Age Story – The 2001 Little League World Series Scandal

August 31, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 31, 2001 – A baseball scandal, this day in 2001 – but rather than Major League baseball, it was Little League that got all the attention. And the attention was centered around 14...

Madder Rose

Madder Rose In Session – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Madder Rose – in session for John Peel – July 4, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Madder Rose for a Thursday Night. One of my favorite examples of the American Indie genre of the 1990s, Madder Rose probably was better known in Europe than they were in the U.S.,...

August 30, 2005 – A Governor Named Blanco – A Hurricane Named Katrina

August 30, 2005 – Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection August 30, 2005 – Hurricane Katrina made landfall only hours before. Estimates were coming in, but only estimates – the full extent of damage wouldn’t be known for several days, but on this day after...

The Libertines

The Libertines – Live At Amsterdam Paradiso 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Libertines- Live at Amsterdam Paradiso – Nov. 9, 2002 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Libertines tonight – in the off-chance serene and sedate by way of Beethoven just isn’t your cup of tea – here’s a little something to increase the voltage a bit. In case you...

Erich Leinsdorf

Erich Leinsdorf With Radu Lupu And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Schuller, Beethoven And Richard Strauss – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Erich Leinsdorf With Radu Lupu and The New York Philharmonic In Concert – March 27,1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week – The New York Philharmonic with the legendary Erich Leinsdorf guest conducting and Radu Lupu, piano in a broadcast from 1982 featuring music of...

British Soldiers in Belfast

August 29, 1979 – Northern Ireland: In The Wake Of Mountbatten; Suspects – The Navy And The KKK

August 29, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 29, 1979 – Only days after the assassination death of Lord Mountbatten, Irish police were busy rounding up suspects; members of the Irish Republican Army who took credit for the bombing. They went...

Bloc Party - live in Paris

Bloc Party – Live In Paris – 2007 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bloc Party – Live At l’Olympia, Paris – April 27, 2007 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bloc Party in concert this week. One of the breakthrough bands of 2006 and generally acclaimed as one of the bright lights on the Indie scene. Russell Lissack and Kele Okereke first met...

James - in concert

James In Concert From Lyon – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

James In Concert from Lyon, France – November 22, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James to start off the week – in a concert recorded in Lyon France by RFI on November 22, 1993. James was formed in 1982 in Whalley Range, Manchester, when Paul Gilbertson persuaded his...

Harvey's Casino - August 27, 1980

August 27, 1980 – Things That Go Boom In Tahoe – Things That Go Arrgh In Gdansk – Things That Go Tut-Tut On The Campaign Trail

August 27, 1980 – CBS News On The Hour – World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 27, 1980 – All eyes on Tahoe, this day. A little wagon, carrying a large package was parked in front of Harvey’ Casino. A note saying it would go off if...