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


Episode #164 - Hot Fun In The Summertime

With all this oppressive heat we have going on here in Tennessee, it's all we can think of, and it's obviously figured into this latest podcast. So grab a cool drink, turn up the AC and enjoy some of the hottest alternative tunes from the 80s!

1. Bushfire - B-52s 

2. Rain In The Summertime - The Alarm 

3. Bridges Burning - The Mission 

4. Indian Summer Sky - U2 

5. Rhythm Of The Heat - Peter Gabriel 

6. Magic - The Cars 

7. Summertime Rolls - Jane's Addiction 

8. Hot Tonight - A Flock Of Seagulls 

9. Cruel Summer - Bananarama 

10. In The Heat Of The Night - Pat Benatar 

11. Summer Boy - Freezepop 

12. Send Me An Angel [Extended Version] - Real Life 

13. Hot In The City [Exterminator Mix] - Billy Idol 

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

15. Hot! Hot! Hot! [Extended] - The Cure 

16. Someone, Somewhere In Summertime - Simple Minds 

17. Suddenly Last Summer - The Motels 

18. Rain - The Cult 

19. Burning Rain - Crazy House 

20. Pray For Rain - Comsat Angels 

21. The First Leg - Art Of Noise



Episode #163 - Battle of The Bands Continues, Plus more New To You Tunes!

Round 3 of the Battle of The Bands is over, and on to Round 4! Almost to elimination rounds, so be sure to get your votes in!

Track List:

1)  The More You Live, The More You Love [Full Moon Mix] - Flock Of Seagulls 

2)  Sacrificial Rites - The Voices 

3) Camel - Art Of Noise 

4) Pumping Velvet - Yello

5) People Are People - Depeche Mode

6) Relax [The Last Seven Inches] - FGTH

7) 225 - New Model Army

8) Leipzig - Thomas Dolby

9) Time Zones - OMD

10) Out On My Own [Dance Mix] - Romeo Void

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

12)  Holiday In Bangkok - Rational Youth 

13) I'm In Love With A German Film Star - The Passions 

14) No Guarantees - The Nobodies 

15) Numbers With Wings - Bongos 

16) Swear - Tim Scott 

17) Call Box - Wall Of Voodoo 

18) My Tulpa - Magazine 

19) Hidden Touch - In Excelsis 

20) You Are Gone - Taste Of Decay 

21) One Thing Leads To Another [Extended 12"] - The Fixx




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