Episode #174.1 - Ready Listener One

So we accidentally uploaded the incorrect podcast file last night, giving you a double dose of our last podcast. Things are better today, so here we go again, with the latest update. If you're curious why the author chose some of these songs to be in his book, you can read that here.


Track Listing (as created by Ready Player One author , Ernest Cline)

01 – Oingo Boingo – Dead Man’s Party
02 – Billy Idol – Dancin’ With Myself
03 – Family Ties – Opening Theme
04 – Schoolhouse Rock – Verb
05 – Duran Duran – Wild Boys
06 – John Williams – Star Wars Soundtrack – The Throne Room End Title
07 – Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning
08 – Howard Jones – Like To Get To Know You Well
09 – Basil Poledouris – Conan The Barbarian – Anvil Of Crom
10 – Ladyhawke Soundtrack – Main Title
11 – Richard Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathustra
12 – The Beepers – Video Fever
13 – Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance
14 – New Order – Blue Monday 88 Remix
15 – Duran Duran – Union Of The Snake
16 – Billy Idol – Rebel Yell
17 – Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
18 – LA Style – James Brown Is Dead
19 – Blondie – Atomic
20 – Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
21 – The Plimsouls – A Million Miles Away
22 – Change – John Waite
23 – Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes
24 – They Might Be Giants -Don’t Let’s Start
25 – Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
26 – Bryan Adams – Kids Wanna Rock
27 – Buckner & Garcia – Pacman Fever
28 – Rush – The Temples of Syrinx
29 – AC/DC – Dirty Deeds Done Cheap
30 – Schoolhouse Rock – Three is a Magic Number
31 – Rush – Subdivisions


Episode #173 - Nothing Too Deep

We're still alive! Been a while since the last podcast, and we figured we'd go easy this time around and just play some great Alternative favorites. We probably don't even need a playlist since y'all are so smart, but we'll do one anyhow. Enjoy!

Track List:

1) Let Me Go - Heaven 17 

2) It's My Life [Extended 12"] - Talk Talk 

3) The Walls Came Down - The Call 

4) Waterfall - Wendy and Lisa 

5) 19 [Destruction Mix] - Paul Hardcastle 

6) Send Me An Angel [1986 Extended Mix] - Real Life 

7) Leipzig - Tomas Dolby 

8) Never Say Never [12" remix] - Romeo Void 

9) Obsession [extended] - Animotion 

10) Let's Dance [12" Extended remix] - David Bowie 

11) Rock The Casbah [Lost 12" Version] - The Clash 

12) Swear - Tim Scott 

13) Castles In Spain - The Armoury Show 

14) No More Words [Extended Dance Version] 

15) Mountains - Prince 

16) Hello Again [Extended Remix] - The Cars 

17) Every Day Is Like Sunday - The Pretenders



Episode #172 - Punkcast: The Sequel

As promised, and sadly delayed, the Punkcast we've been promising. Spike your hair, grab those safety pins, put on those Doc Martens and observe some hard core Anarchy!

Track Listing;

1. Suicide's An Alternative-You'll Be Sorry - Suicidal Tendencies 

2. Too Young To Die - Agent Orange 

3. Holier - Corrosion Of Conformity 

4. Live For Now - Iron Cross 

5. Chunks - Last Rights 

6. Reach For The Sky - Social Distortion 

7. No Class - Reagan Youth 

8. Young Til I Die - Seven Seconds 

9. Amoeba - Adolescents 

10. I Against I - Bad Brains 

11. Chemical Warfare - Dead Kennedys 

12. I Love Livin In The City - Fear 

13. Look Back And Laugh - Minor Threat 

14. TV Set - The Cramps 

15. Code Blue - T.S.O.L. 

16. We Must Bleed - The Germs 

17. It's The Limit - Cro-Mags 

18. Subway - Razors 

19. Angels With Dirty Faces - Sham 69 

20. Vicars - Peter And The Test Tube Babies

21.Now Or Never - Upright Citizens 

22. TV Set - The Cramps [Oops - played it twice!] 

23.  Saturday Girls - Verticle Strokers 

24. Taste Of Power - Instant Agony 

25. Girl On The Run - Honey Bane 

26. Antisocial Disease - Sick Things 

27.Big A Little A - Crass 

28. Open Your Eyes - Action Pact 

29. The Serenade Is Dead - Conflict 

30. Jet Boy Jet Girl - Chron Gen 

31. Daily News - The Exploited 

32. Fifteen - The Ejected 

33. Vengance - The Nips 

34. Night Of The Living Dead - The Misfits 

35. Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldnt've) - The Buzzcocks 

36. Bleak Outlook - The Unwanted


Episode #171 - Happy New Year!

Happy 2018!! We're starting this year off with a look back 30 years at the top 25 Alternative hits from 1978. No track listing - no fun in that! We hope everyone had a great and safe New Year's Eve, and we look forward to bringing you another year of fantastic podcasts. Thanks for listening and spreading the word!

Episode #170 - Merry Christmas, 2017!!

Whew - time got away from us, but we were able to not only get a Christmas podcast together in time, it's FULL of stuff we haven't played in the past, as well as a few of the classic favorites. We hope you enjoy it, and we wish all of our listeners a very Merry Christmas! 

Track List:

1. Joy To The World [Mocean Workers Remix]

2. Baby It's Christmastime - Bananarama 

3. Father Christmas - The Kinks 

4. The And - Holiday Girl 

5. They Might Be Giants - O Tannenbaum 

6. Pet Shop Boys - Birthday Boy 

7. Mono Puff - Careless Santa 

8. Erasure - She Won't Be Home 

9. Clever Lines - After The Snow Melts 

10. INXS - Merry Christmas 

11. Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry 

12. Payola$ - Christmas Is Coming 

13. Christopher Twinning - Fat Badger Christmas 

14. Richard Cheese - Last Christmas 

15. Prince - Another Lonely Christmas [Extended Version] 

16. Billy Idol - Merry Christmas Baby 

17. The Dogmatics - Christmas Time (Sure Don't Feel Like) 

18. Cristina - Things Fall Apart 

19. Aimee Mann - Whatever Happened To Christmas 

20. League Of Gentlemen - Bells Of Christmas 

21.The Pretenders - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 

22. Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas [Extended] 

23. Lisi - My Silent Night 

24. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Il est né le divin enfant 

25. The Greedys - A Merry Jingle 

26. The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping 

27. Alan Vega - No More Christmas Blues 

28. FGTH - The Power Of Love '93 [Alternative Mix]



Episode #169 - Facebook and 80s New Wave

Halloween is over, and we decided to have some fun with a post in a I group on Facebook. A thread was started, asking "your favorite song EVER?", and some great songs started popping up. We took that list and made a podcast out of a lot of the selections. Wish we could have done more, but figured a 2 1/2 hour podcast was really almost too much. Enjoy!

Track Listing:

1) Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again 

2) New Order - Thieves Like Us 

3) U2 - Party Girl 

4) INXS - Disappear 

5) Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Nice [Extended] 

6) Eurythmics - Sexcrime (1984) [extended] 

7) The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? 

8) XTC - All Of A Sudden (It's Too Late) 

9) The Cure - All Cats Are Grey 

10) Thomas Dolby - Europa And The Pirate Twins 

11) Jesus And Mary Chain - April Skies 

12) Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town 

13) Yaz - In My Room 

14) Kissing The Pink - Certain Things Are Likely [Remix] 

15) Electronic - Getting Away With It 

16) Nick Heyward - Tell Me Why [Extended Remix] 

17) Big Country - Fields Of Fire 

18) Puppets - Way Of Life 

19) Icehouse - Icehouse 

20) Simple Minds - Hunter And The Hunted 

21) Vitamin Z - Burning Flame [Extended Remix] 

22) Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now 

23) The Cure - Lullaby

24) The Cure - Lovesong 

25) Depeche Mode - Strangelove [Maxi Mix] 

26) Depeche Mode - Behind The Wheel / Route 66 [Mega Mix] 

27) Oingo Boingo - Stay 

28) The Smiths - I Know It's Over 

29) Cocteau Twins - Crushed




Episode #168 - Halloween 2017

Goulish treats await you....if you dare. Turn down the lights, turn up the volume, and enjoy this year's treat.

Track Listing:

1. Dr.Mabuse [Alternate Version] - Propaganda 

2. Cry Little Sister - G Tom Mac 

3. Something's In The Bag - Barnes and Barnes 

4. Blood On The Wall - Skinny Puppy 

5. Waking the Dead - Suicidal Tendencies 

6. Dead Souls - Joy Division 

7. Night Boat - Duran Duran 

8. Deadly Kiss - The Tourists 

9. Nocturnal Me - Echo And the Bunnymen 

10. I Bleed - Pixies 

11. This House Is Haunted - Marc Almond 

12. Theme From Christine [12" version] - John Carpenter 

13. Bates Motel - The Hitmen 

14. My Name Is Norman Bates - Covenant 

15. Tonight (We'll Make Love Until We Die - SSQ 

16. Dracula's Castle - New Order 

17. Cemetery Gates - The Smiths 

18. Surfin' Dead - The Cramps 

19. Halloween [Remix] - Ministry 

20. John Carpenter's Halloween - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 


Episode #167 - Take A Knee

Welcome to October. I got so frustrated with all the posturing here in the States, I figured I'd start this a little patriotically. But not to worry, still the great podcast you've come to expect without being heavy-handed. And, of course, Halloween is just around the corner, and we've already begun mixing our annual Treat for you to enjoy. Thanks for downloading and listening!


Track Listing:

1. America - Prince 

2. Young Americans - The Cure 

3. The Edge Of America - Duran Duran 

4. America [Extended version] - Killing Joke 

5. I'm Afraid Of Americans [Showgirls OST Version] - David Bowie 

6. Blurred Girl - John Foxx 

7. Blue Years - Little Nemo 

8. Lay Your Hands On Me [Original Remix] - Thompson Twins 

9. Angel Park - Big Country 

10. I Believe In You - Tuesday Blue 

11. Love And Sex - Prince 

12. Losing My Religion [Lost 12" Mix] - R.E.M. 

13. Memorabilia - Soft Cell 

14. One Way Or Another - Blondie 

15. Don't Ask Me - Flock Of Seagulls 

16. Gates Of Steel - Devo 

17. Dragnet [Movie Mix] - Art Of Noise 

18. Quiet In Heaven - Faith No Man 

19. ...And This Is What The Devil Does - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult


Episode #166 - September and the New Mixes

Welcome to September! I can't believe summer is over here in the states, but thankfully the music hasn't ended! We have another great selection of original 80's tunes you may never have heard but are sure to  love, plus some original remixes of classic that may be new to you. Sit back and relax this month's newest podcast selections!


Track List:

1. The Cure - Lovecats [Walk Talk Stalk Kiss remix] 

2. A Flock of Seagulls - The More You Live The More You Love [Starwave remix] 

3. The Clash - 1977 

4. Cocteau Twins - Crushed 

5. Fatal Charm - I Am Calling 

6. Simple Minds - Sanctify Yourself [ Extended mix] 

7. Prince - Partyman [The Video mix] 

8. Positive Noise - Million Miles Away 

9. I Can Crawl - Abandon 

10. Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams [12" mix] 

11. The Passions - Bachelor Girls 

12. Art Of Noise - Catwalk [Extended mix] 

13. Nine Ways To Win - Close To You 

14. Human League - Human [Tre's 707 Extended mix] 

15. Hohokam - Harlequin Tears 

16. Duran Duran - A View To A Kill [12" remix] 

17. The Keep - Not So Wonderful 

18. The Police - Every Breath You Take [The Lost 12" Version]  





Episode #165 - Upbeat and awesome, it's what we do.

Welcome to August and another great chunk of music for you! More obscure gems, along with some well known favorites.Punk, goths and cast off rejects of our musical culture that made all the innovations and inroads and new kinds of music but got none of the glory or the money. To play in or form these DIY bands, experience wasn't needed, a desire to play was. Technical ability was a bonus, a hunger to perform a must. 

Track List:

1. Time Out For Fun - Devo 

2. Hurt - New Order 

3. I'm Watching You - The Press Club 

4. Soldier Of The Fashion [Extended] - This Fear 

5. Holiday Girl - The And 

6. The Phone Call - The Pretenders 

7.  Never Stop - Echo And the Bunnymen 

8. After The Snow Melts - Clever Lines 

9. AEIOU Sometimes Y - Ebn-Ozn 

10. The Man Who Dies Everyday - Spot The Dog 

11. Cool Places [Doorman's Delirium Mix] - Sparks 

12. She Blinded Me With Science [Extended] - Thomas Dolby 

13. Cry Without Tears - The Wait 

14. Ghost Child Veldt 

15. Gratitude [Tornado Version] - Oingo Boingo 

16. In Between Days [Original 12" Version] - The Cure 

17. The Motion Of Love [12"] - Gene Loves Gezebel 

18. Major Tom [Extended] - Peter Schilling