Peel Web Roundup (Week 5)

Following the uncontained joy of being listed in The Guardian (no really) I thought it prudent to kick myself into gear and post. There’s a fair degree on offer out there so without further ado……ado, ado. Huh, I lied.

Jon at The Peel Tapes: right place, right time, wrong speed:
3rd March 1998 part 1 (Session by The Fall)
3rd March 1998 part 2 (Session by The Fall)
24th December 1979 part 1 (Sessions by Steel Pulse, Cure, Damned, Secret Affair etc)
24th December 1979 part 2 (Sessions by Steel Pulse, Cure, Damned, Secret Affair etc)
2nd January 1980 part 1 (Sessions by UB40 & Public Image Ltd)
2nd January 1980 part 2 (Sessions by UB40 & Public Image Ltd)
30th August 1979 part 1 (JP’s 40th birthday)
30th August 1979 part 2 (JP’s 40th birthday)
30th August 1979 part 3 (JP’s 40th birthday)
30th August 1979 part 4 (JP’s 40th birthday)

| These can all be found here

The Furtive Fifty:
| Festive Fifty from 2000 nos. 20-1 from DAT
| Xmas Special 2000
| Festive 50 2002 (Sans Peel – music only!)

The Perfumed Garden:
| Gregory Isaacs – 6th December 1982
| Public Image Ltd – 17th December 1979
| The Flatmates – 24th September 1986 (Re-Post)
| Dinosaur Jr – 14th November 1988
| The Would Be’s – 19th March 1990 (Re-Post)
| Cocteau Twins – 15th July 1982
| Kevin Coyne – 24th January 1974
| The Mod-ettes – 4th February 1980 (Re-Post)

The Runout Groove:
| Peel Session: Twist (1999)
| Peel Session: Mono (2004)
| Peel Session: Will Oldham (2002)

Dandelion Radio:
Dandelion Radio are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Shifty Disco with a retrospective look at the label’s colourful history, a trawl through their diverse and prolific back catalogue, and an interview with label boss Dave Newton. There’s a chance to win a load of shiny new Shifty Disco releases and celebrations are rounded off with live sets from Shifty bands, The Race, Seagull Strange, My Device and Paperlung. The show starts on Jan 27th & repeats through February. We also have an exclusive four track session from Autons.

| Dandelion Radio website.

John Peel Day Flickr Site:

Thanks to Roo Reynolds’ posting, I’ve re-discovered the John Peel Day photo blog.

| Flickr photo pool

The Roaring Machine:
Elizabeth has posted Peel session track “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted” by the Wedding Present.

| A wedge of Gedge

Pimpernel Jones:
Pompey DJ and rising star Pimpernel Jones plays the Wedgewood Rooms on Saturday 10th February with Radio One/Talkin’ Loud’s Gilles Peterson. So far I’ve only heard the chilled out mixes that Chris has been kind enough to point me to but judging from that and the favourable comments he’s been receiving lately, it should be a good night. Definately a name to watch!

| Tickets
| Pimpernel Jones @ MySpace
| Pimpernel Jones @ Slash Music
| Taster Two compilation on the Cookshop Label.

There are bound to be things I’ve forgotten or simply missed so contact me if you want a mention.

9 Responses to “Peel Web Roundup (Week 5)”

  1. 1 domestic empire
    2007/01/29 at 13:17

    Yep sure enough now I remember what else I should have posted: Velouria’s video caps from BBC2’s Peel Night and the huge new torrent containing 4+GB of Peel programs that someone’s seeding. Doh!

    Okay, I think I’ll add those tomorrow. Give the current post time to breath :-)

  2. 2 Anonymous
    2007/01/29 at 18:30

    good idea, not sure if i could keep up with the current posting rate :D

    glad you’re back though mr empire.

  3. 3 Jamie Summers
    2007/01/30 at 20:58

    ooh get us, we’re faaamous!

  4. 4 domestic empire
    2007/01/31 at 12:24

    Great isn’t it? Amazingly it’s already having an effect. Yesterday when the local kids mugged me I got to keep my shoes.

  5. 5 Jamie Summers
    2007/01/31 at 12:42

    well yesterday my nina mp3s got spotted within 3 hours by her partner and got removed. beat that!

  6. 6 Anonymous
    2007/02/16 at 04:21

    Great web site… thanks for the link to Peels 40th birthday tunes.

    Anyone know the name of the very last “laughing” track he played before the Grinderswitch sig tune?

    I remember him playing it all the way through back then, but cannot remember the artist name?


  7. 7 Chris
    2007/02/21 at 18:59

    hey man, thanks for the props, gig went amazingly, i have a cheeky 7Minute mix of beatles covers that you might enjoy …


    part of a competition from the ninjatune forum called 7 minute mix where as the name implies, we cram as much goodness as we can in to the space of 7 minutes…

    catch you soon


  8. 8 domestic empire
    2007/02/22 at 00:30

    Glad the gig went well Chris. Good venue when you get the right crowd. For a while there I thought you’d left the country busy getting famous.

    Thanks for the link. Keep ’em coming, i’ve yet to hear one of your mixes I didn’t like.

  9. 9 24_frames
    2008/02/25 at 09:44

    Hi, Here’s a long shot, but has anyone got a more complete recording of this (or JP playing TD in the 70’s)?



    John Peel: “The interesting thing about Tangerine Dream is that in the 6 or 7 years that Top Gear’s been on Radio One we’ve featured a lot of remarkable sessions from people like Cream and Jimi Hendrix and the first ever sessions from people like Led Zeppelin, and Jethro Tull and Ten Years After, and T-Rex of course, and a great number of people who’ve gone to be become rich and famous and gone on to forget us (laughs*) but during all those 6 or 7 years I’ve never had as much mail about and favourable mail at that, about anybody as I have had about Tangerine Dream and that must mean something even if you don’t like them and the first one from the band is, and don’t ask me what it means as I have no idea, is called Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares”

    Plays Track

    “Well, people are always writing in to me to tell me I’m opinionated sort of dude and I suppose that’s actually probably true, it would be difficult to do programmes like this if I wasn’t and I know I’m right about Tangerine Dream despite what people occasionally say to me, I do think they’re excellent and their music I think is marvellous. That was the first from Tangerine Dream, written by Edgar Froese and it was called Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares the kind of title which I must confess I don’t know…”

    BBC Radio One, Top Gear, Feb 21st, 1974

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