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...And The Native Hipsters
...And The Native Hipsters were an English post-punk group formed in London in 1979 who are best known for their 1980 debut single "There Goes Concorde Again". Peel championed the song when it was released, even if it divided his audience … (read more)
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The Shamen were a Scottish psychedelic-influenced electronic dance music band from Aberdeen, Scotland. They garnered considerable airplay on JP's shows from their first releases, and continued to do so even when they shifted their style … (read more)
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Cheeze were a short-lived band that issued two singles of cover versions on the Chicago art label Bob Records in the early 90s. Peel admired their grungy take on ABBA's "Dancing Queen" and a copy was subsequently found in his box of favourite singles … (read more)

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