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 January 2020

Featuring Snoop Dogg, Pale Saints, Theatre of Hate and more. Cheq out this footage of The Chameleons performing "Second Skin" at The Camden Palace inna 1984. The band had a unique atmospheric sound and style with singer / bassist Mark Burgess flanked by guitarists, Dave Fielding and (Ribina thief) Reg Smithies. The later, seen here rockin' a self customised Gibson SG also produced the groups distinctive artwork. Another thing worth noting is drummer, John Lever's unconventional set up. The right handed sticksman has his kick drum to the left, and his hi hat to the right of the snare, playing them with the opposite feet to the vast majority of other drummers.

It's strange to think that U2 would go on to fill stadiums, while this band would languish in relative obscurity until eventually breaking up . . . there's obviously no justice in the world!

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