The Monday Playlist… A Beginner's Guide To Joe Meek

The Monday Playlist… A Beginner's Guide To Joe Meek

The lurid story of his death – he turned his shotgun on himself having murdered his landlady in his flat on the Holloway Road on 3rd February 1967 – tends to overshadow the story of his work.

A plaque marks the spot where he lived, worked and died…

The grubby, noisy Holloway Road seems an unlikely place to trace the birth of electronica. Have a listen to this brief introduction to his weird and wonderful world… 






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