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 26th May 2019

Featuring the Ramones, Aretha Franklin, Dr. John and more. Cheq out this old footage of Cream's Ginger Baker talking us 'round hit drum kit. Inspired by seeing Duke Ellingtons's sticksman Sam Woodyard, he and Keith Moon were the first of the big rock drummers to use a double bass drum set up. While Baker ordered a custom double bass drum Ludwig kit, Moon immediately bought two Premier kits and stuck them together! What's most unusual about the clip though, is the stark contrast in the interviewer's received pronunciation and Baker's slurred, opiated tones!

No comments:

Post a comment