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The Dirty Royals - Power Pop / Rock

From: Oxford, UK
Genre: Pop Rock

It was not until around 2004, when LA drummer Alain Lotter replaced Chris Hayward on drums, that this four piece renamed themselves The Dirty Royals. 845 more words

Power Pop

John Peel announces the death of Ian Curtis

John Peel announces the death of Ian Curtis.

John Peel announcing the death of Ian Curtis and playing New Dawn Fades by Joy Division on his show on BBC Radio 1 on 19 May 1980.


Looking back at some of John Peel's 90's techno selections

By Lookback Bore

John Peel loved his techno records, and as the nineties took hold he began to drop them more into his programmes, to the chagrin of a section of his indie followers, no doubt, who’d prefer him to play nothing but Wedding Present and Pixies soundalikes (at least until an LP came along by the actual Wedding Present and Pixies). 626 more words


On May 16, 1969.

On May 16, 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Unicorn”, the third  Tyrannosaurus Rex studio album. It was recorded November 1968 – February 1969, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti. 116 more words

Belly Up- The Reckoning- Bring It Back

The In Memory Of John Peel show went silent in January. Bring it back now – just TEN people chipping in ONE £$¥€ and it will be back! 15 more words

WORTH A WATCH: Nothing Leaves The Archive - First Word x The John Peel Archive (doc)

DJ/producers Mr. Thing, Eric Lau, Kidkanevil, and Tall Black Guy end up at The John Peel Archive in order to make some heaters for a Record Store Day exclusive! 155 more words