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Crackle and Pop: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band - Safe As Milk

I bought a lot of albums cheaply in the 60s when they were reissued on budget labels. Usually MFP (Music for Pleasure) or Marble Arch. This though has always been a favourite and therefore of the… 261 more words


In Memory Of John Peel Show: Oct 2nd - Podcast & Playlist

The show returns with the usual uncompromising range of styles.

In Memory of John Peel Show LIVE on Fridays noon-2pm Pacific time on freeform portland FM… 310 more words

Rocks In The Attic #426: Supergrass - ‘I Should Coco’ (1995)

I’ve been waiting a bloody long time to get my hands on a vinyl copy of this – my original pressing of In It For The Money… 342 more words


We need to talk about Brian Eno, his John Peel Lecture and irrelevance.

Brian Eno. Is he a marmite figure? Does it count if half the population love you while the other half don’t really know who you are? 1,423 more words


Old Liverpool-related articles - The City of Grief by John Sweeney (1989)

The City of Grief (written after the Hillsborough Disaster)

by John Sweeney, The Observer, 23 April 1989


The cellophane shrine at Anfield has become the focal point of Liverpool as it comes to terms with the Hillsborough disaster. 3,002 more words


Song of The Day: Loudon Wainwright - Reciprocity

I recently posted this, as part of a larger Loudon appreciation, but I find that I’m more in awe of his particular genius every day, hence a repeat. 155 more words


Now Playing: The Fall - Live At The Witch Trials (1979)

The Fall….. what can be said about this band that hasn’t already been said? John Peel’s favourite group, The Fall are self-confessed “Northern White crap that talks back” who play a repetitive, snarling form of post-punk indebted to krautrock, garage rock and experimental rock. 66 more words