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JOHN PEEL DAY

John Peel Day

Queen Elizabeth Hall

Radio 1 held a tribute gig at Queen Elizabeth Hall on October 12th featuring some of John's favourite artists. On this page you can find out more about them and listen to their entire set from the gig!

Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals

Fronted by the mumblingly eccentric Gruff Rhys, SFA produce gloriously sprawling, sub-psychedelic pop records. Listen! (May contain strong language) :: Read profile

The Fall

The Fall

Unpredictable and unique, the Fall under Smith's guidance remains one of the UK's most uncompromising bands. Listen! (May contain strong language) :: Read profile

Laura Cantrell

Laura Cantrell

Famously, Peel himself said: "My favourite record of the last ten years and possibly my life is an LP by a New York woman called Laura Cantrell." - Listen! :: Read profile

Misty In Roots

Misty In Roots

Throughout the Misty in Roots story, John Peel was our champion. To him and his family, we give thanks, praises, and ONE BIG LOVE.' - Read profile

Venetian Snares

Venetian Snares

Better known as Aaron Funk (yes, it is his real name). Venetian Snares are signed to popular Peel favourite Planet Mu Records. - Listen! :: Discography

Jawbone

Jawbone

Jawbone records his tracks in his basement on lo-fi equipment, and manages to create balls-to-the-wall rock and roll blues. - Listen! :: Read profile

New Order

New Order

The band's desire to explore new electronic technology, and their immersion in acid house culture, was becoming apparent in their music. Read more...



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