Episode #156 - Turkey Week!

So much to be thankful for, especially this week! I, for one, am thankful to be alive! And, of course, always thankful for all you listeners!

Track Listing:

1. Arabian Knights (Live at the BBC) - Siouxsie and The Banshees

2. Ice Pulse - Cocteau Twins

3. Bruises [Extended version] - Gene Loves Jezebel

4. Crash - Gary Numan

5. I Am Not Your Gameboy - Freezepop 

6. This Time Tomorrow - Breeding Ground

7. All Your Time - Blue Peter

8. Jewels - MEO 245

9. Partyman [The Video Mix] - Prince

10. It's All A Game - National Pastime

11. Don't Be My Enemy - Wang Chung

12. Experiment IV - Kate Bush

13. Professional Secret - M

14. Airhead - Thomas Dolby

15. Landlord - The Police

16. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) [Hoax remix] - Hall and Oates

17. The One Thing [Rhythm Scholar Dangerous Razors Remix] - INXS

18. Promised You A Miracle - Simple Minds

19. Chant No.1 [Don't Need This Pressure On] - Spandau Ballet

20. Egg Man - Beastie Boys

21. Bizarre Love Triangle [Shep Pettibone Extended Dance Mix] - New Order

 

Episode #155 - Halloween 2016

Y'all wanted it, so here we go! It's just shy of two hours, and as an added bonus - no talking once the music starts, so feel free to enjoy this during your own Halloween party.

1. Something In My House - Dead or Alive

2. Drowning Man - The Cure

3. Waking The Witch - Kate Bush

4. Call Out The Dogs - Gary Numan

5. Floorshow - Sisters Of Mercy

6. Heartbeat Heartbeat - Eurythmics

7. Burning From The Inside - Bahaus

8. Red Light (Shine) - Danse Society

9. Voodoo Baby - Love And Rockets

10. Dead Pop Stars - Altered Images

11. Do You Fear (For Your Child) - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

12. Serpent's Kiss - The Mission

13. Voodoo Dolly - Siouxsie And The Banshees

14, Persuasion - Soft Cell

15. Perfect Murder - The Glove

16. Black Celebration [Black Tulip Mix] - Depeche Mode

17. Crazy Dog - Thompson Twins

18. Basement - Skinny Puppy

19. The Killing Moon - Echo And The Bunnymen

20. Nature Of Outtakes - Ministry

21. Devil In My Car - B-52s

21. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) - David Bowie

22. Thriller - Michael Jackson



Episode #154 - Quasi-Halloween Podcast

Welcome to October! With October we announce the wonderful birth of our Grandson,Tre! October also brings Halloween - although it'll be a brief visit this time around. Hope you enjoy and share the podcast!

1. Stay Up Late - Talking Heads

2. Burning Inside [12" remix] - Ministry

3. Maybe Just Once - NIN

4. Assimilate - Skinny Puppy

5. Halloween - Siouxsie and The Banshees

6. Kiss Of Death - Lords Of the New Church

7. Some Candy Talking - Jesus and Mary Chain

8. Spirit - Bauhaus

9. Fear Of Ghosts - The Cure

10. Ghost Dancing - Simple Minds

11. Where The Streets Have No Name - U2

12. Your Heart Keeps Beating - Dreamworld

13. Over The Hills And Far Away - The Mission

14. Nobody's Diary [Remixed Extended Version] - Yazoo

15.  Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now - The Smiths

16. This Is The Sea - The Waterboys

17. Welcome To The Pleasuredome - FGTH



Episode #153 - Hello New Listeners, and Thanks For The Requests!

August is almost over - and no podcast! Well, we're here to fix that. Thank you all for your requests - here ya go!

1. Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners

2. Perfect Skin - Lloyd Cole and The Commotions

3. A Forest - The Cure

4. Method To My Madness - Lords of The New Church

5. Here Comes Your Man - The Pixies

6. Only You '99 [Original Mix] - Yazoo

7. The Last Song - Trisomie 21

8. Doctor Jeep [Extended mix] - Sisters of Mercy

9. Sister of Mercy [12" version] - Thompson Twins

10. Supernaut [Trent Reznor Vocal mix] - 1000 Homo DJs

11. Real Toys - Altered Images

12. Love Missle F-111 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik

13. Here Comes The Rain Again - Eurythmics

14. Rainfall - A Flock Of Seagulls

15. Happy When It Rains - Jesus And Mary Chain

16. In The Sun - Blondie

17. I Live For The Sun - Surf Punks

18. Welcome To The Pleasuredome [a remade world] - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

19. Just Like Heaven [Dizzy Mix] - The Cure



Episode #152 - Back To The Deeper Cuts, And Not So Deep Cuts....

It's kind of nice when we have time to get another podcast out so quickly! A bevy of bands you have heard of, and some you may not have but will want more of after listening to this episode!

Track Listing:

1. Andy Fell - Human Sexual Response

2. Strobe Light - B 52s

3. Burn Me Up [12" Mix] - The Factory

4. Taking Your Love Away - Les Enfants

5. More To Lose [12" Ultimate Mix] - Seona Dancing

6. Shiny Shiny - Haysi Fantayzee

7. Mind - Talking Heads

8. Mouth Of An Angel - Two People

9. Kid [1987 Extended Mix] - The Pretenders

10. I Need You - Eternal Triangle

11. No Stars - Figures On A Beach

12. Panorama - The Cars

13. We Are Glass - Gary Numan

14. Will Anything Happen - Blondie

15. It's A Mugs Game - Soft Cell

16. Rage Hard [Young Person's Guide To The 12 Inch Mix] - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

17. Dog Eat Dog [Single] - Adam Ant

18. Viva Las Vegas [12" Remix] - ZZ Top


Episode #151 - Last Time I Drink And 'Cast!

Another podcast, another cheesy title! More music, more fun, more of the stuff you want to hear, but weren't aware of. Oh, and SurfingTrucker may have had a bit too much to drink...

1. Runaway [Extended remix] - Thompson Twins

2. Never Let Me Down Again [Aggro Mix] - Depeche Mode

3. Tom's Diner - Suzanne Vega w/DNA

4. All She Wants Is - Duran Duran

5. Right Now - Missing Persons

6. Falling To Pieces - Faith No More

7. Beads Are Burning - Midnight Oil

8. The Hurting - Tears For Fears

9. 21st Century Boy - Sigue Sigue Sputnik

10. Deep Down Trauma Hounds - Skinny Puppy

11. True Faith [Shep Pettibone Remix] - New Order

12. Situation [Extended Version] - Yazoo

13. Something In My House [Razormaid Remix] - Dead Or Alive

14. Paranoimia '89 [Dance Mix] - Art Of Noise

15. The Only Mistake - Joy Division

16. Cold - The Cure

17. Maybe Just Once - NIN

18. Head Like A Hole [Copper] - NIN


Episode #150 - And Now, Here Comes The Music!

We're back with another podcast chock full of great music - no themes or tributes, just good tunes! The Mission, Gene Loves Jezebel, Roxy Music, Freur - we dug a little deep. Enjoy the tunes!

[And a shameless hello to Paul Hardcastle who started following us on Twitter this week]

1. Watusi Radio - Guadalcanal Diary

2. Skin Deep - The Stranglers

3. We Are What We Are - The Others

4. MTV Get off The Air - Dead Kennedy

5. Golly! Golly! Go Buddy! - Bow Wow Wow

6. Love Comes Quickly [Dance Mix] - Pet Shop Boys

7. Sally Maclennane - The Pogues

8. Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant With My Two-Headed Love Child - Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper

9. Burning Flame [Extended Version] - Vitamin Z

10. Wednesday Week - The Undertones

11. Disappointed - P.I.L.

12. The Main Thing [12" Version] - Roxy Music

13. 19 [The Final Story] - Paul Hardcastle

14. Jealous - Gene Loves Jezebel

15. Rain Bird - Love and Rockets

16. Wasteland - The Mission

17. You Can Never Say It - The Rings

18. Take Me I'm Yours - Squeeze

19. Matters Of The Heart - Freur

20. R U Experienced? - Devo

Special shout out to http://www.bullmoose.com/ - the store we mentioned in the podcast. Be sure to check them out, especially if you're in the New England area. https://twitter.com@BullMooseVinyl

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Episode #148 - The InstrumentalCast

Dubs, remixes, instrumentals - a lot of "uncommon" music came out of the 80's, and instrumentals was a genre' that really didn't' get a lot of airplay, so we decided to showcase some of our (and your) favorite instrumentals. They run from upbeat to mellow to downright uncommon - and here they are. Enjoy!

1. Split Endz - Double Happy

2. Ministry - Work For Love [Dub Version]

3. Images In Vogue - For Germans

4. Roxy Music - Tara

5. Thompson Twins - Nurse Shark

6. Yazoo - Situation [Original U.S. Dub Mix]

7. Tears For Fears - The Marauders

8. Icehouse - Glam

9. Duran Duran - Tev Aviv

10. Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence [Ecstatic Dub]

11. Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

12. The Durutti Column - What Is It To Me (Woman)

13. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The World Is My Oyster (Trapped)

14. Human League - Travelogue

15. Cocteau Twins - Rococo

16. The Smiths - Oscillate Wildly

17. The Police - How Stupid Mr. Bates

18. Flock of Seagulls - Last Flight Of Yuri Gagarin

19. Art Of Noise - Chameleon's Dish

20. New Order - Confusion

21. Skinny Puppy - Nature's Revenge [Dub]

22. Love Tractor - Pretty

23. The Cure - Carnage Visors




Episode #147 - New Location, New Podcast!

We are in a new location and loving it! Such a good mood, and the podcast reflects it - full of lesser deep tracks, more fun, upbeat tunes this time around.  Hope you enjoy it!

1. Animotion - Obsession [Extended]

2. Eurythmics - Sexcrime (1984) [Extended Version]

3. Oingo Boingo - Weird Science [Extended Dance Version]

4. Trans-X - Living On Video [12" Vinyl Single Version]

5. Sparks w/ Jane Wiedlin - Cool Places [Doorman's Delirium Mix]

6. Talk Talk - It's My Life [12" Extended Version]

7.  Freur - Doot Doot [Extended Version]

8. Gino Vanelli - Black Cars [Special Dance Mix]

9. Big Pig - I Can't Break Away [Extended Mix]

10. Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better [Extended Mix]

11.Laurie Anderson - O Superman (For Massenet)

12. Romeo Void - Never Say Never [12" Version]

13. Paul Hardcastle - 19 [Destruction Mix]

14. Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait [12" Dutch Mix}