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Banned By The BBC (Part 14)

Moral panic and political censorship have created a long tradition of records filtered out of the BBC radio playlist. Here’s some notable examples…

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Music

Will Lemmy Live Forever?

I can’t remember the first time I heard Motorhead because it was that long ago. I can distinctly remember the first time I saw their bass-playing lead singer, Lemmy, though. 267 more words

Funking With My Mind

Noticing his Hawkwind T-shirt as he passed me in the narrow hallway, I asked Jason if he was a fan.  Seemingly a little taken aback that I was even aware of the band, Jason confirmed his fandom and asked after my own musical tastes.  1,080 more words

Music

Children Of The Sun

For your delectation and pleasure here is beautifulnoiseskin’s version of Hawkwind’s classic Children Of The Sun.

It’s 1984 – The last Stonehenge Free Festival.
The video is taken from two ancient vhs tapes and some of my own photographs from 1984, and yes that really is me right at the beginning of the film all long haired and loping along. 30 more words

John Siddique

Thank you, Vin

Vincent Ball lived with his mum and grandmother in a thirties semi at the bottom of the original village boundary, close to where a shopkeeper had been murdered a couple of decades earlier, Cosy Corner. 363 more words

Literature

Ecstatic Vision - Sonic Praise (Review)

Ecstatic Vision are from the US and play Psychedelic Rock. This is their début album.

Ecstatic Vision play music that combines elements of Stoner Rock with 70s Psychedelia and Progressive influences. 120 more words

Rock

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Listen to The Grateful Dead

As you age, you go through a natural process of expanding your musical tastes and loosening the grip on long-held musical prejudices. For longer than I would care to confess, I’ve hated the… 1,107 more words