Tagged: Electronic Dance Music

Fripp & Eno

Fripp & Eno – In Session 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fripp & Eno – in session for John Peel – December 18, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 – One of the things that has made me a longtime fan of John Peel was the unflinching sense of adventure he embued with his program and his musical choices. I believe his...

Nick Drake

Nick Drake – In Session 1969 – Soundbooth: Session

Nick Drake, in his only appearance for John Peel at the BBC, recorded on August 5, 1969. It would be safe to say that the music of Nick Drake has only grown in popularity over the years since his far-too-early death. When he first appeared on the scene he was...

New Order – Live At Glastonbury 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

New Order – Live At Glastonbury 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

New Order – live At Glastonbury 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert – BBC Radio – New Order this weekend. One of the most influential post-punk/Electronic Dance Music bands of the 1980s, in concert at the fabled Glastonbury Festival in 1987. Formed from the ashes of Joy Division,...

Disclosure – Live At Alexandria Palace, London 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Disclosure – Live At Alexandria Palace, London 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Disclosure – Live at Alexandria Palace, London – March 8, 2014 – Disclose tonight. End of the week – time to dance and forget about it, and Disclosure are just the ones to do it. As a colleague pointed out to me – I don’t usually run Electronic/House Music...

It’s 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re 16 – This Is What You Were Listening To – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– KRLA-KFWB-KHJ-KBLA- recorded between February and May, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before the days of downloading, streaming and ripping, if you wanted to listen to a new song over and over, the only way you could do that was hook up your tape-recorder (or your parents...

James – Live At Brixton Academy – 1993 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

James – Live At Brixton Academy – 1993 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– James – In Concert at Brixton Academy – December 9, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert series – BBC Jumping into the 90s tonight with a set from James, a band very much in the Madchester mold of the 90s. Even though James had been together since 1982,...

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Brand X – In Session for Alan Freeman/John Peel – Feb. 26 and July 15, 1976 – Broadcast on John Peel – August 2, 1976 – BBC Radio 1 – Initially put together as a “jam band”, Brand X managed to grab a considerable amount of attention when they...

Suzanne Vega – Live At London School Of Economics 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Suzanne Vega – Live At London School Of Economics 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Suzanne Vega – Live At London School of Economics – October 24, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 In concert Series – An artist who has slipped under the radar in recent years, Suzanne Vega was a prime mover in the resurgence in Folk Music as a viable, albeit neglected...

The Specials – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Specials – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Specials – In session for John Peel – BBC – May 23, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – Since I began the week with The Bodysnatchers, the all-female Ska/Rocksteady group via the legendary Two-Tone label, I thought I would continue with a session from The Specials, probably the...

The Bodysnatchers – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Bodysnatchers – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Bodysnatchers – In Session for John Peel – April 8, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – One of the lesser luminaries from the Ska/Rocksteady movement of the late 1970s/early 1980s. The Bodysnatchers were a 7-piece all-female band consisting of Rhoda Dakar on vocals, Sarah Jane Owen on guitar,...