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Reclusive picks: John Peel's favourite band - The Fall

I recently stated in a post that my favorite band of all time was Mark Kozelek’s introverted and beautifulĀ theĀ Red House Painters. My next favorite – and the favorite of legendary UK DJ John Peel – are Mark.E.Smith’s post-punk weirdos The Fall. 762 more words

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In Memory Of John Peel Show Aug 14th - Podcast & Playlist

From drums rolls throughs a numbers game to a techno track cut short…

In Memory of John Peel Show LIVE on Fridays noon-2pm Pacific time on… 294 more words

The return of Burnin Red Ivanhoe

When I saw them playing with their Danish compatriot John Tchicai at the Berlin Jazz Festival in November 1969, Burnin Red Ivanhoe impressed me as the first significant contribution made to rock by a band from continental Europe. 644 more words

Burnin Red Ivanhoe

The Sound of Pavement's Early Days

Some of the best songs on The Secret History, Vol. 1 come from the summer of ’92, when the band went to London to appear on John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 show.

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Margraves Part 1

The legendary DJ John Peel had a policy of listening to (and often playing on air) every demo tape he was given by a band – he loved it but also admitted that the sheer quantity drove him mad. 244 more words

Margraves

ANDY HUMAN AND THE REPTOIDS - Andy Human & The Reptoids

Yet another great release ss-records-sol-re-sol-records this is like being teleported back to the late 70’s early 80’s and tuning into John Peel and discovering the likes of… 79 more words

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In Memory Of John Peel Show Aug 7th - Podcast & Playlist

Public Enemy are back and so is Yea Big! And saxophones…

In Memory of John Peel Show LIVE on Fridays noon-2pm Pacific time on freeform portland FM… 355 more words