Pete Paphides digs through John Peel's records and speculates wildly about what Nick Drake may or may not have listened to. Interesting and annoying in equal measure. A few records you may not have heard of.
i never had much time for the tom tom club forty years ago (i was firmly in the david byrne camp) but seeing them do these lovely acoustic versions of dr.wordsworth and genius of love made me very happy.
After the death of the Velvet Underground front man, two archivists and his widow, Laurie Anderson, discovered a mysterious sealed package from 1965. Inside was treasure: never-before-heard, folky versions of “Heroin” and other classics.