New Wave

Cuban Heels - Peel Session - Oct. 1981

Cuban Heels In Session – 1981- Past Daily Soundbooth

Cuban Heels – In Session for John Peel – recorded October 10, 1981 – broadcast October 15, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 – Cuban Heels to end the week, in a session (their second) recorded for John Peel on October 10th and broadcast on October 15, 1981. The band may...

The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Boomtown Rats – Live At Middlesex Polytechnic College – September 22, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – The Boomtown Rats in concert this weekend. The Boomtown Rats are an Irish rock band that had a series of Irish and UK hits between 1977 and 1985. The group...

Rich Kids - Peel session

Rich Kids In Session – 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rich Kids in session for John Peel – October 31, 1977 – Broadcast – November 7, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – Rich Kids – another short-lived band from the Punk/Post-Punk/New Wave period. Rich Kids sported former Sex Pistol founding member Glen Matlock, and future Ultravox front man Midge Ure...

Talking Heads

Talking Heads – Live In Boston 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Talking Heads – live in Boston 1977 (disputed venue – disputed date – via undisputed FM broadcast) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Talking Heads this weekend. I realize I’ve been spending a goodly amount of the past several weeks traipsing all over the world, running sessions and concerts from...

The Cars

The Cars In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Cars – In Concert at Old Waldorf, San Francisco – August 19, 1978 – KSAN-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Cars this weekend. Via their Wikipedia page: The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band...

Freur - in concert 1985

Freur In Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Freur – In Concert from London – 1985 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert series – Freur in concert tonight. Virtually unknown in the U.S., aside from “Doot Doot” which had been used in Vanilla Sky, Valley Girls, a second season episode of Gossip Girl, the last episode of Glory...

Magazine

Magazine – Live At Electric Proms; The Roundhouse – 2009 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – Live at The Roundhouse – Electric Proms 2009 – BBC 6 Music – Magazine. One of the cornerstone bands of the Post-Punk/New Wave genre from the late 1970s until disbanding in 1981. In that relatively short period of time they were a substantial influence on bands all through...