Radio Sessions

London Grammar – In Session – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rising Stars Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: London Grammar – In Session for Rob da Bank – BBC Radio 1 – Maid Vale Studios – March 30, 2013 It would probably not be honest for me to say London Grammar is an overnight sensation. I don’t think any band...

Artur Balsam And Henri Nosco Play The Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Edward Burlingame Hill – Concertino for Piano and Orchestra – June 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally posted this a few years ago on my other long-gone site, but the sound was awful and the player made everything sound...

Beach House – Live At Paleo Festival 2013 – Nyon, Switzerland – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Beach House in concert at Paleo Festival 2013 – Nyon, Switzerland – July 24, 2013 – RSR Staying at The Paleo Festival 2013 tonight for a set by Baltimore Dream Pop/Space Merchants Beach House (actually, one half of the band, Victoria...

Idriss El Mehdi – In Session At Musiques du Monde – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Idriss El Mehdi – live in session at RFI – Musique du Monde – July 20, 2013 – RFI Further evidence new music is happening everywhere, and clearly it always has. Tonight it’s coming from Casablanca via Paris in the form of...

Galaxie – Live At Polaris Music Gala, St. John’s – 2011- Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Galaxie – live at Polaris Music Gala, St. John’s – September 19, 2011 – CBC As promised earlier, I’ve been digging around the CBC vaults for more examples of what’s going on in Canada these days. I ran across this concert...

Band Of Susans – In Session – 1988 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Band of Susans – in session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – October 10, 1988 They had a good ten-year run, going from 1986-1996. One of the premier Noise Rock bands out of New York, Band of Susans garnered...

Wire – In Session – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Wire in Session for John Peel – BBC – January 18, 1978 One of those bands who made a lasting impression on me during the halcyon days of the late 1970s. Wire had an uncanny knack of forcing your attention on them and leaving you feeling like you actually heard...

The Paris Woodwind Quartet Play Music Of Roger Blanchard – 1955 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Paris Wind Ensemble – Blanchard: Quartet for Woodwinds – ORTF Studio recording – circa 1955 Roger Blanchard (1919-2011) wasn’t particularly recognized as a composer. His many recordings as founder of the Roger Blancard Vocal Ensemble are probably better known. But in...

Dexys Midnight Runners – In Session 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Dexys Midnight Runners – Live at The BBC – 1981 Most people recall Dexys Midnight Runners as the band who gave us Come On Eileen, one of the big pop hits that defined the 1980s. But they were a lot more than...

Alina Devecerski In Session At Sveriges Radio – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Alina Devecerski – Live At Sveriges Radio, Stockholm – July 9, 2013 If you were ever wondering what the Pop Music scene was like in Sweden at the moment, here’s a taste. Alina Devecerski has been on the scene only a short...