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‎Atari Teenage Riot
ATR co-founder Alec Empire: "Britain always played an important role in Atari Teenage Riot’s history. We had our first record deal there and the support from John Peel gave us our first major break. We started our label DHR there as Germany was dead to new music then." ... Read More >
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‎‎Terry Riley
Terry Riley is an American composer and performing musician associated with the minimalist school of Western art music. JP on 'In C': "A very strange record it is too: I wish I could play you the entire 24 minutes or so of it, but obviously I can't, so this is a little bit of it anyway." ... Read More >
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30 Greatest Radio Shows Of All Time
Simon O'Hagan (Radio Times): “You'd be hard put to find either a music act or music fan who doesn't declare their debt to Peel for the way he championed new music on his late-night Radio 1 show, its golden age generally reckoned to be the late 70s and early 80s.” ... Read More >

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Newsnight report on John Peel's death including Mark E Smith interview better quality

Newsnight report on John Peel's death including Mark E Smith interview better quality.MPG

Newsnight on the death of JP, BBC 2, 2004.


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Record Collection: Details of the first 100 LPs of each letter of John Peel's record collection were released at The Space website in 2012. All material is now available at John Peel Archive and YouTube. Since Sept. 2014, a new Record Boxes series features selections from the collection by key music figures. Events:

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