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 15 December 2019

Featuring Goldfrapp, Jimothy, Otis Redding and more. When you mention San Francisco and punk rock, the Dead Kennedys are about the only group that immediately spring to mind but there was a thriving underground scene in the city. Cheq out this clip of one of the city's lesser known groups, Toxic Reasons performing the brilliant "Destroyer". The band formed in Dayton, Ohio in 1979 but upped sticks (after recording their debut LP) and moved to 'Cisco, where their record company was based. The footage was captured by Target Video who did a great job of documenting the scene. The availability of video equipment probably had a lot to do with this and the reason why the UK punk scene of the same time wasn't really captured in the same way.


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