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Old MacDonald?

Here’s another band about which I know very little, aside from the Liverpool connection.  I’m guessing they came to my attention on the Peel show, but this record has had a certain amount of success and has been used in many ways (it’s got a perfect singalong chorus), so it may just be I know it from general usage, as it were.   114 more words

Not Forgotten: The Heads reissue Everybody Knows We Got Nowhere

Originally released in 2000 on the Sweet Nothing label, Everybody Knows We Got Nowhere was Bristol psych trio The Heads second album and has been given the full treatment, being reissued with bonus material from the period, including the bands BBC Radio 1 Sessions, Mans Ruin EP as well as songs that appeared on singles and other releases. 367 more words


New Music: Dels - RGB

Always obsessed with words as a child, it seems obvious that Kieren Gallear aka Dels would become a rapper. The only person that it didn’t seem obvious to was DELS himself, who felt he rather fell into it after immersing himself in a myriad of artistic and musical pursuits. 256 more words


In Memory Of John Peel Show Sep 19th - Podcast & Playlist

Just like John Peel did it. A startling show, featuring new releases by big guns Aphex Twin and Moonface, and bridging from country to disharmonics… 347 more words

#141 - Before the Dream Faded - The Misunderstood

Before the Dream Faded – The Misunderstood

John Peel once called I Can Take You To The Sun the best popular song ever written. The Misunderstood were the original performers of that song. 99 more words

Before The Dream Faded


There are few songs that top this.  I can’t put my finger on what makes it so listenable, but it’s one of those records that I have to stop and really enjoy each time it comes on the radio.   97 more words

#hap2014 - 263 - Teenage Kicks (by The Undertones)

Hey, does anyone know the favourite song of BBCs late legend of pop John Peel?

It surely is something super-eclectic. What else could be the favourite piece of pop of a man who spent decades presenting music to his audience without ever restricting himself. 69 more words