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 resonancefm.com.

Black 2 Comm 16th September 2018

Featuring Aretha Franklin, Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft, Eddie & The Hotrods and many others. Cheq out this performance of "Burning Down The House" by Talking Heads recorded at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December 1983. The footage was part of their "Stop Making Sense" film which starts with David Byrne singing accompanied by only a beatbox, then members of the extended band are introduced song by song. This is the first track to feature the full line up including Parliament-Funkadelic keyboard wiz Bernie Worrell. Note that all of the mic stands, keyboard stands and drum hardware have been sprayed black so as not to detract from the performers that are lit with only white light. This version of the song is a little faster than the original and has a much more energetic feel, complimented by Byrne and guitarist Alex Wier's running on the spot dance.

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