Black 2 Comm is a genre free radio show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality - often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Avoiding the restrictions of mainstream radio play-listing and genre based programming, the sequence carves its own unique path through pop culture. It is broadcast live at 8 o'clock on Sunday evenings on Resonance 104.4 FM (in central London) and can be streamed from

Black 2 Comm 6th November 2016

Featuring Aerosmith, Aphex Twin, Nico and much, much more. Cheq out this Black Sabbath concert recorded at L'Olympia Bruno Coquatrix in Paris on 20th December 1970. Bypassing the need for effects of any kind, they were able to make an incredible noise with their guitars plugged straight into the amps while Bill Ward beat the shit out of his drums. Ozzy's loud bellow and simple phrasing (often doubling up the guitar line) was able to pierce through the din to be heard. In the close up shots of guitarist Tony Iommi's fingers, you can clearly see the extended tips that he had made out of melted washing up bottle tops after losing his own in an industrial accident.