Popular Culture

Zillah Minx of Rubella Ballet

Rubella Ballet – In Session 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rubella Ballet – in session for John Peel – Recorded May 29, 1982 – Broadcast July 6 – BBC Radio 1 – Become a Patron! Rubella Ballet in session for John Peel to end the week. Recorded on May 29, 1982 and broadcast July 6th, it was their first of...

Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs – Live At BBK Bilbao Festival -2011 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Kaiser Chiefs – live at Bilbao BBK Festival – July 8, 2011 – RNE – Radio 3 – ‘Scuse the badgering but . . . Kaiser Chiefs, recorded at Bilbao BBK Festival on July 8, 2011 by Radio Nacional España – Radio 3. Now – first off, this concert is...

João Gilberto - Live At Umbria Jazz Festival - Perugia, Italiy 1996

João Gilberto – Live At Umbria 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Tribute Edition

João Gilberto – Live At Umbria Jazz Festival 1996 – Recorded July 21, 1996 – RAI Radio – João Gilberto (1931-2019) – With the sad news on the passing of one of the most legendary and pioneering figures in Brazilian music, João Gilberto, at the age of 88, left a...

Ode to the Common Good

In Working Towards The Common Good – And The Speed Bumps

Become a Patron! After almost a month of being down from a crashed server and attempting to put back some 7,000 posts, we’re finally back up and running. What the downtime did was put a huge dent in our Fundraiser, as the outage happened right as we were getting underway....

Cast In Concert - 1996

Cast In Concert – 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cast In Concert – 1996 – BBC Radio In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – Cast in Concert tonight. One of the bands considered highly influential in the Brit-Pop movement during the early 90s. Cast formed in Liverpool in 1992 by John Power (vocals, guitar) and Peter Wilkinson (backing...

The Fourth At the Coliseum in 952

It’s The Fourth Of July, 1952 – And L.A. Celebrates The Fourth Just Like Everybody Else Does – Accidents, Double-Headers And All.

July 4, 1952 – Here’s a glimpse of Los Angeles as you may no doubt might have heard if you were on your way home from the fireworks show at the L.A. Coliseum or the Pier in Santa Monica or anyone of a number of places throughout Southern California that...

Smog in L.A. - 1966

It’s Summer 1966 – You Live In L.A. – You Bought Your First Car – It Has An FM Radio – You Notice Smog – And Not All The Stations Are Cool.

Life in L.A. had a few drawbacks in the 1960s. A: being the first kid on your block to buy a foreign car with an FM radio in 1966 and B: driving around L.A. with the top down during the Summer. Contrary to what you might have heard, FM radio...

July 1956 – It’s Summer – It’s Los Angeles – It’s Your Town – It’s Your Radio – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! Since we’re in our first week of July, and it is, for all intents and purposes a week with a holiday smack in the middle, it only seemed logical to add this slice of City History to the roster of Pop Culture artifacts from sixty-three years ago....

July 2, 2004 – The Death Of Marlon Brando – A Positive Spin On Disappointing Job Numbers – 40 Million On The Road For The Fourth

July 2, 2004 – Word from Los Angeles that the legendary Marlon Brando had died early in the morning sent shock waves throughout the entertainment world. Long considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, Brando had been in failing health in recent years. Known for his iconic roles...