The Who’s Pete Townshend delivered the inaugural John Peel Lecture in Manchester, England yesterday, an event which was broadcast live on BBC 6 Music. The lecture can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
The Vaccines are continuing the promotional push for their debut album, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, by performing live sessions for UK music radio.
Beady Eye have been all over music radio in the UK lately to promote their debut album, which is titled Different Gear, Still Speeding.
Among the up-and-coming UK-based acts that are gaining notoriety these days are Glasgow’s rock/pop/electronica trio GoGoBot. They’ve been getting airplay recently from some of the UK’s most respected DJs.
Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn of Gorillaz recently met with DJ Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 for an in-depth interview.
by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.