Sunday, 5 November 2017

Xmess upon us




Yeah it's this time of the year again, when the bells are jingling un every shopping mall:
The count down to the most beloved/hated season has started again!
Here are a few recommended Xmas blogs for both sides compiled by connoisseurs of the genre:


If you want to get in the right seasonal spirit 
check out my Christmas special podcast:

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Friday, 3 November 2017

John Peel remembered


The day of dead has just passed (2 Nov.), so if you are feeling like listening to the legendary DJ 
broadcasting from beyond the grave again: Here are loads of John Peel shows waiting for you!
I discovered him in the 80's on British Forces Network on air in Westberlin and got hooked.
I met him personally many years later during Womex in Berlin (2000) and discovered then 
that he was a very nice and down to earth bloke as well.
Listening outside your comfort zone and keeping an open ear for things to come 
was his life long ambition:"I just wanted to hear something I haven't heard before!"
You are surely missed, John!


http://www.johnpeelcentre.com
http://www.johnpeelarchive.com/

Don Letts explores John Peel's record collection
http://www.johnpeelarchive.com/don-letts

John Peels Record Box documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_aUFuZA9oo

John Peel's Autobahn Blues documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-IVl-o7gZo


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