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Scared to dance? marking The Skids' fortieth birthday

Amongst the new wave bands celebrating their fortieth birthday this year is Scottish band The Skids.  They are releasing their first new album in 35 years and are embarking on a four month nationwide tour, including several dates in Dunfermline, where they got started.   1,175 more words

John Peel Session History: Pink Floyd (25/9/1967)

John Peel’s legendary status is defined by the vast amount of bands and artists he championed. His urge to “hear something he hadn’t heard before” led to a relentless search through demo tapes sent in to his radio show from songwriters and musicians looking for a break. 140 more words


Keeping It Peel Podcast - Irish Peel Sessions

Just as with the Fall podcast (published on Mark E.Smith’s 60th birthday) this pod is released with impeccable timing for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend… 668 more words


Fanning Sessions reblogged this on The Fanning Sessions Archive and commented:

Sterling work here and we get a nice mention..

Peel Sessions - The Orb, 3 Dec 1989

Trust The Orb to do something very different with their John Peel session. You normally get about fifteen to twenty minutes of airtime, so most artists record three or four seemingly randomly-selected songs, but of course  203 more words

The Orb

Peel Sessions - The Human League, 8 August 1978

One of my favourite John Peel sessions is the 1978 recording of The Human League. At this stage their debut single Being Boiled had only been available for a couple of months, and the group had barely made it out of Sheffield. 219 more words

The Human League

Bridget St John - Two Lps and A short introduction

Dandelion Days

It’s been over two years since I posted anything on this blog, shame on me!
More importantly it should be of some indication as to the esteem in which I hold this lady to get back to posting and to write something about her and her music. 817 more words


In Memory Of John Peel Show: 20170317 - Podcast & Playlist

The Final Show from The ledgendary Soup Caves II…

In Memory of John Peel Show on KFFP FM & rebroadcast all over the planet thanks to… 155 more words