Episode #162 - New To You Tracks, and Round 2 Of Battle Of The Bands Begins!

Welcome to the end of May. Round 1 of our Battle of The Alt80s Bands is over, and you have made you choices! This podcast begins Round 2 -and we ask again for your votes! The show we went and dug up some more Alternative tracks, many you may not have yet heard, but we hope they'll whet your appetite and encourage you to find out more about these bands. Enjoy!

Vote here - https://fans.vote/v/ACoyM1JFmkE

Track List:

1. Twenty Questions - Tic Toc

2. Don't Walk Past - Blue Peter 

3. (If I) Found Rome - Stabilizers 

4. Searcher - Thomas Leer 

5. Between Planets - Jesus And Mary Chain 

6. Behind The Wall Of Sleep - The Smithereens 

7. She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult 

8. All In My Mind - Love And Rockets 

9. Temple Of Love [Extended] - The Sisters Of Mercy 

10. Eighties - Killing Joke 

11. Dance Hall Days - Huang Chung 

12. Cloudbusting [Organon Mix] - Kate Bush 

13. Memories Can't Wait - Talking Heads 

14. Like A Ghost [Original Version] - Ignatius Jones 

15. Tender Surrender - Freur 

16. Standing There - The Creatures 

17. Life In One Day - Howard Jones 

18. Rescue Me - Zerra One 

19. Nowhere Girl [BBC Session] - B-Movie 

20. Big Fun [12" Riddler Mix] - Icehouse 

21. Biology - Jane Child



 

Episode #161 - Spring Has Sprung, and We Start the Battle of the Bands!

Happy May! We're starting the month off with our battle of the bands competition - details are on the podcast, as well as our social media. Get your votes in and lets do this!


1. I Can't Think About Dancing - Missing Persons 

2. Rio Rocks! - Sigue Sigue Sputnik 

3. Up On The Catwalk - Simple Minds 

4. Joan Of Arc - OMD

5. Love Action [I Believe In Love] - Human League

6. Look Of Love - ABC

7. Bedsitter - Soft Cell

8. Chant No. 1 - Spandau Ballet

9. Something I Should Know - Duran Duran

10. Shock Of New - Trees

11. Crushed - Cocteau Twins

12. Lonely And Cold - Commando M. Pigg

13. Let It All Hang Out - The Nails

14. Flame In My Heart - White Door

15. Dumb Waiters - Psychedelic Furs 

16. Lucretia My Reflection [Extended] - Sisters Of Mercy

17. We're All Alone - Joy Past The Storm

18. Will You Stay Tonight? - Comsat Angels

19. Bird Bathroom - Surf Punks

20. Days Of Swine And Roses [KMFDM Remix] - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult


Episode #160 - Easter and News About A Battle Of The Bands!

1. Burning Flame [12' Extended version] - Vitamin Z

2. Weird Science [12" Dance Mix] - Oingo Boingo

3. Standing In The Doorway - Flock Of Seagulls

4. Skin Deep [12' Version] - The Stranglers

5. How Soon Is Now? - The Smiths

6. Modern Air - The Actor

7. Invisible - Alison Moyet

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

9. Tunnel Vision - Tuesday Blue

10. Born, Never Asked - Laurie Anderson 

11. Chameleon's Dish - Art Of Noise

12. Universal Radio [Universal Dance Mix] - Nina Hagen

13. Blind Youth - Human League

14. You're All I've Got Tonight - The Cars

15. Lost in The Supermarket - The Clash

16. Tricks - Gary Numan

17. Hanging On The Telephone - Blondie 

18. I Got The Message - Men Without Hats


Episode #159 - Debut Singles

By popular demand, we've brought you a podcast full of debut singles by some of your favorite artists. Everyone starts somewhere, and a debut single is where it starts for a lot of bands - even if the single isn't memorable. Check these out and see how many you actually recall from the best decade in music.

1. Urges - Thomas Dolby

2. We Love You - Psychedelic Furs

3. Fall Out - The Police

4. Can't Help Myself - Icehouse

5. Suffer The Children - Tears For Fears

6. Public Image - Public Image Limited

7. Mongoloid - Devo

8. Du Hast Den Farbfilm Vergessen - Nina Hagen Band

9. Beat Box - Art of Noise

10. Squares And Triangles - Thompson Twins

11. Killing An Arab - the Cure

12. Dead Pop Stars - Altered Images

13. Shaving My Neck - Gene Loves Jezebel

14. Hazards In The Home - The Portraits

15. Cold Life - Ministry

16. Young Parisians - Adam Ant

17. That's Too Bad - Gary Numan and The Tubeway Army

18. Electricity - OMD

19. Hong Kong Garden - Siouxsie and The Banshees

20. Rock Lobster [Original Single Version] - B52's

21. A Man Could Get Lost - Soft Cell

22. You Got Your Baby Back - Mystic Knights Of The Oingo Boingo

23. Dreaming Of Me - Depeche Mode

24. Ceremony - New Order

25. Ain't Misbehavin' - Tiger Lily


Episode #158 - No Valentine's stuff!

February is here, but we aren't going to attack you with mushy loves songs. We ARE, however, going to give you the best of 80's alternative! Turn up the tunes and enjoy this month's podcast!

Track List:

1) Electric Café - Kraftwerk 

2) Plaza - John Foxx

3) This Is The Way I'd Like To Live My Life - Freur

4) 88 Lines About 44 Women - The Nails

5) China - Red Rockers

6) Cherry Beach Express - Pukka Orchestra

7) Kings Of The Wild Frontier - Adam Ant

8) Mother's Talk - Tears For Fears

9) Lonely And Cold - Commando M. Pigg

10) Burning Rain - Crazy House

11) Atom Tan - The Clash

12) Less Cities, More Moving People [12"] - The Fixx

13) The Crossing - Big Country

14) Gary Numan - Down In  The Park

15) I'm Not Running Hard Enough - Lords Of The New Church

16) Walls - Icehouse

17) Zarah [Dance Mix] - Nina Hagen

18) Two Tribes [Annihilation] - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

19) How To Be A Millionaire [Bond Street Mix] - ABC

 


Episode #157 - Top Countdown of 1986

As we bring the end of 2016 to a close - we mourn the loss of so many greats. We're going to take a happier time - 1986 to be exact, and count down the top 25 alternative hits. We hope 2017 brings you joy and happiness - we'll see you on the other side!

25. Don't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders

24. Rise - Public Image Limited

23. Bizarre Love Triangle - New Order

22. Nothing In Common - Thompson Twins

21. Oh L'Amour - Erasure

20. Dear God - XTC

19. What You Need - INXS

18. French Kissing In The U.S.A. - Deborah Harry

17. Panic - The Smiths

16. If You Leave - OMD

15. To Be A Lover - Billy Idol

14. Ink and Paper - Modern English

13. But Not Tonight - Depeche Mode

12. Brand New Lover - Dead Or Alive

11. Close To Me - The Cure

10. Wilde, Wild Life - Talking Heads

9. Notorious - Duran Duran 

8. Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel

7. She Brakes For Rainbows - B52s

6. Desire [Come And Get It] - Gene Loves Jezebel

5. Ask - The Smiths

4. Anything, Anything [I'll Give You] - Dramarama 

3. Pain - Oingo Boingo

2. Question Of Lust - Depeche Mode

Don't Stand So Close To Me '86 - The Police

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I Want Your Sex [Parts 1 and 2] - George Michael 

 

  

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