Tagged: Manchester

Magic Arm 2

Magic Arm In Session – 2012 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magic Arm – in session – BBC 6 Music – November 25, 2012 – BBC 6 Music – Magic Arm to end the weekend. Also known as Manchester-based Marc Riglesford, Magic Arm has become the epitome of the Bedroom Production. All of his projects so far (ep, singles, Album) have...

Teenage Anxiety 1979 0

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s September 26, 1979 – Your Boyfriend Has Just Entered You In Rick Dees’ First Televised Wet T-Shirt Contest. You Are Not Amused.

Become a Patron! For all the talk about the 70s fashion, Punks and Shag Haircuts, the 70s were also a decade of strange new customs. Hot on the heels of Disco came other odd rituals; Wet t-shirt contests and Mud Wrestling. Somehow in keeping with the “do anything – anytime”...

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The Flaming Lips – Live At Phoenix Festival 1996 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  The Flaming Lips – live at Phoenix Festival 1996 – BBC 6 Music – The Flaming Lips this weekend, enthusiastically deemed by Q Magazine as one of “the 50 bands you need to see before you die”. And they say that without one scintilla of bullshit. The Flaming Lips...

Th' Faith Healers in Session 1991 0

Th’ Faith Healers In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Th’ Faith Healers – in session for John Peel – March 24, 1991 – broadcast, April 27, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Th’Faith Healers to end the week. The more I comb through albums and sessions from the 90s, the more it becomes glowingly apparent it was a decade...

Newly re-elected Winston Churchill 0

Britain Voted – Churchill Back At Number 10 – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

British Elections 1951 – NBC Radio: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Oct 21, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot happened in 1951, not the least were the elections in Britain bringing wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill back to No. 10 Downing Street after an absence of some...

Joe Cocker - Mad Dogs & Englishmen 1970 0

Joe Cocker – Mad Dogs & Englishmen – Fillmore 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Joe Cocker – Mad Dogs & Englishmen – opening night at The Fillmore – March 27, 1970 – Band soundboard – The inimitable Joe Cocker tonight. The band and the tour that put Joe on the Musical map and made Leon Russell a household name, not to mention a cast...

Bez and Shaun of Happy Mondays 0

Happy Mondays – In Concert From London – 1992 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  Happy Mondays – in concert from Kilburn National Ballroom, London – October 26, 1992 – BBC In Concert – BBC Radio 1 – Happy Mondays this weekend. The Spirit of Madchester with continued thoughts and good vibes to the people of Manchester ahead of the One Love Manchester concert...

Echo & The Bunnymen 0

Echo & The Bunnymen – In session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Echo & The Bunnymen – In session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – August 15, 1979 – Echo & The Bunnymen tonight – their first session for John Peel at the BBC, recorded August 15, 1979 and broadcast on the 22nd of that month. A little less than...

Original Mirrors 2

Original Mirrors – In Concert 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Original Mirrors – In Concert – 1980 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – Original Mirrors in concert tonight. Recorded by the venerable BBC Radio 1 in 1980, a set by one of the short-lived exponents of New Wave, featuring members who originally got started...