The Undertones and The Fall team up for Peel
From midday this Friday (12th October) you can log on to digital arts service The Space and watch an exclusive performance by The Undertones and The Fall for free. Both bands, introduced by Tom Barker, the Director of the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts,” performed at EPIC Studios, Norwich on Wednesday with proceeds going towards the renovation of the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket, Suffolk.
BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel died in 2004 and had a collection of about 26,000 LPs, 40,000 singles and many thousands of CDs. Earlier this year The Space began publishing 100 titles a week from the John Peel Record Collection, allowing for the first time fans around the world to explore Peel’s vast and eclectic record collection This week sees the revealing of 100 titles filed under letter X with XTC as the featured artist.
Visitors to The John Peel Record Collection can also view Peel’s personal notes and never before seen home footage as well as archive performances from some of his favourite bands.