MAN OR… ASTRO-MAN?: Peel Session 1993 7″ EP


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Chunklet Industries is proud to announce a breakthrough in broadcasting technology. For the first time, the BBC working hand-in-hand with intergalactic audio pioneers Manโ€ฆor Astro-Man? present to you seven volumes of their famed U.K. radio sessions. The bandโ€™s debut session in Maida Vale 3 was also the first time they stepped foot on English soil. It all started with Birdstuff sending a postcard to John Peel insisting that he not play the band’s music and it let to December 1993, at the special request of legendary DJ John Peel, who became one the earliest, most visible and most vocal supporters of the band on English soil, five songs were recorded and three tracks are being released on this initial single.

1. Transmissions from Uranus
2. Invasion of the Dragonmen
3. Nitrous Burnout

Recorded on 21 December 1993 for the John Peel show on BBC1 in Maida Vale 3
Session Engineer: James Birtwistle
First broadcast on 22 January 1994