Tagged: BBC Radio

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The Smiths In Session 1984 -Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

No particular theme to the Roundtable posts this week. Just running through the library, finding things I haven’t played in a while. I’ve always been a fan of The Smiths. Listening to them reminds me of reading a good book – you can read it several times and find new...

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AC/DC – Live In London – 1976 – Past Daily Soundbooth

If you can wrap your head around the concept that AC/DC actually got started as a morphing from the demise of the 60’s band The Easybeats in 1973, then it will make perfect sense that AC/DC would become the howling success they were. Largely benefiting from all the mistakes the...

Geno Washington And The Ram-Jam Band 2

Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Geno Washington, The Action, Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours, Matt Munro – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

One of the things that’s often overlooked, when it comes to the History of Rock n’ Roll is how some musical genres, though highly influential, didn’t transform the landscape instantly. And that very often the ripple effect didn’t take place for at least a year or two after its introduction....

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...

Tomorrow

Tomorrow In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tomorrow – Top Gear – John Peel – September 21, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – Tomorrow – A band featuring future Yes bassist Steve Howe and The Pretty Things/Pink Fairies drummer Twink in what has been acknowledged as one of the first wave of Psychedelic bands in Britain, starting...

Sonic Youth

Sonic Youth – Live At Brixton Academy -1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sonic Youth – in concert at Brixton Academy – John Peel Concert – Recorded December 14,1992 – Broadcast January 22, 1992 – BBC Radio 1 – Sonic Youth tonight. One of the first American Noise Rock bands, Sonic Youth got started in 1981. Founded by Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon,...

Ikara Colt - live at Lowlands 2002

Ikara Colt – Live At Lowlands 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ikara Colt – live at Lowlands 2002 – Recorded by VPRO/3VOOR12 – August 23, 2002 – VPRO, Netherlands – Ikara Colt to end the week. A short-lived band, but intentionally so. The members were all Art-School students, naming their band after a fictional race horse, and it was pre-determined that...

The Day The Edge Went Off The Air

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s May, 1989 And They’re Taking The Edge Off The Air – You Are Not Happy – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KEDG-FM – last two hours – May 13, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sometimes life just isn’t fair – even where you get your music. Here you are – full-on member of the MTV generation. Your life has changed – you can’t imagine what it was like before...