Dark Circle Room update

Dark Circle Room is a fantastic resource.  It is a treasure trove of goth, post-punk and new wave – bootlegs, demos, TV appearances, sessions – whatever.  It has so much Sisters material that it has to break its listings down by year. Even though the site doesn’t link to any “official” recordings, it is the… Continue reading Dark Circle Room update

Dark Circle Room’s Killing Joke week

The excellent Dark Circle Room blog recently had a Killing Joke week, where loads of high quality video material was lovingly tracked down, converted, compiled and made available.  (Click here to see a list of them all.) Highlights? Killing Joke have never release their promo videos, so this collection of HQ promo videos is very… Continue reading Dark Circle Room’s Killing Joke week

Siouxsie, live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 17 June 2013 (DVD)

Siouxsie played the Royal Festival back in June, and the gig was well received and notable for the fact that she opened the show by playing 1981’s Kaleidoscope LP in it’s entirety. The excellent Dark Circle Room has just made a DVD of the show available. Siouxsie Sioux, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK – 17.06.2013 (DVD) Yoko Ono’s Meltdown… Continue reading Siouxsie, live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 17 June 2013 (DVD)

Lou Reed, Nico and John Cale, “POP2 TV Specials”, 1972-1973 (DVD)

Here’s an excellent DVD from the excellent Dark Circle Room – Lou Reed, Nico and John Cale performances (essentially the Velvet Underground) from the Andy Warhol LP period Very good collection of french TV specials from the 70’s. For some reason I can’t explain, VLC won’t play this DVD, but it works fine with my DVD… Continue reading Lou Reed, Nico and John Cale, “POP2 TV Specials”, 1972-1973 (DVD)

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, live at the Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, 21st February 2013 (NTSC-DVD)

The Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds gig from the Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, was streamed live on YouTube last week.  The whole things was available for about 24 hours before it was taken down, but, of course, the excellent Dark Circle Room blog managed to locate a high def version, in the form of an… Continue reading Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, live at the Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, 21st February 2013 (NTSC-DVD)

Siouxsie & The Banshees, the Tube performances 1984 & 1986 (DVD)

Another cracking find from the excellent Dark Circle Room blog, and this time its a brace of Siouxsie and the Banshees appearances on the Tube. The two sessions are from 1984 and 1986.  The 1984 session is a classic – following on the release of Hyaena, the appearance has Robert Smith of the Cure on… Continue reading Siouxsie & The Banshees, the Tube performances 1984 & 1986 (DVD)

Siouxsie & The Banshees, live at Warwick Arts Centre, 9th March 1981 (40 mins, YouTube and DVD ISO)

More high quality, early ’80s, video content, this time from Siouxsie and the Banshees, courtesy of the TV show “Rock Goes To College”. They filmed the band live at Warwick Arts Centre, University Of Warwick on the 9th March 1981 and this was re-shown on UK Gold a few years back so the quality is great. The excellent Dark Circle… Continue reading Siouxsie & The Banshees, live at Warwick Arts Centre, 9th March 1981 (40 mins, YouTube and DVD ISO)