Tagged: Virgin Records

China Crisis

China Crisis – In Concert 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

China Crisis in concert tonight, live at Reading in 1984. Part of that initial wave of Liverpool acts from the 1970s and 80s, China Crisis were at the forefront, along with OMD, of the Synthpop explosion taking place around that time. Achieving a moderate amount of success in the UK,...

Hatfield And The North

Hatfield And The North – In Concert 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Hatfield And The North this weekend, from a concert recorded at Tin Pan Alley in The Netherlands on March 29, 1974. Hatfield was primarily made up of former members of Caravan, another band which were part of what came to be known as The Canterbury Sound. Although the band was...

Andy Partridge

A Chat With Andy Partridge Of XTC – 1992 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Andy Partridge talks about XTC, during a publicity session at Geffen Records on June 8, 1992. Partridge was in town (Los Angeles) to help promote Nonsuch, which would be their last album for Virgin Records (and subsequently for Geffen, their U.S. licensee). Although Partridge is enthusiastic, you can’t help but...

5 By Francoise Hardy – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

5 By Francoise Hardy – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– 5 by Francoise Hardy – 1962-1971 – Disques Vogue – Virgin Records – Continuing our suspension of regular posts this weekend (at least for today, Saturday), here are 5 songs by the legendary Francoise Hardy – one of the most recognizable and influential voices in French Pop music. A...

Gong – Live In Bremen 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Gong – Live In Bremen 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gong – live at the Aula der Oberpostdirektion, Bremen – 1974 – NWR-Bremen Gong were (and still are, by all accounts) one of the more eclectic bands to come out of the Prog scene of the early...

The Mock Turtles – Live At Manchester Academy 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Mock Turtles – live At Manchester Academy – 1991 – BBC 6 Music For all the bands coming from the now-legendary Madchester Scene of the early 90s many, if not most of them got lost in the...

The Pale Fountains – In Session 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Pale Fountains – in session for John Peel – July 19, 1982 – BBC Radio 1 Staying in the 80s again tonight with a session for John Peel by The Pale Fountains. Not all that well known in the States,...

Mike Oldfield – In Concert 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mike Oldfield In Concert from Queen Elizabeth Hall – June 25, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert series For years, the name Mike Oldfield was synonymous with the movie The Exorcist. The landmark debut album, became the score to one...