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Episode #178 - Feel good fun in the summertime

As the summer winds down (sort of) here in the states, we figured this would be a good week for some simple, feel-good hits from the 80's


Track List;

1) Sixty-Eight Guns [Single Version] - The Alarm 

2) Song For A Future Generation - B-52s 

3) Sowing The Seeds Of Love [Wen's Overnight Mix] - Tears For Fears 

4) Man Made - A Flock Of Seagulls 

5) Dear God - XTC 

6) Vive Le Rock [Unreleased Rico Conning 12" Mix] - Adam Ant 

7) Don't Change - INXS 

8) Come Back Friday - Wide Boy Awake 

9) Love Train [Ride The 'A' Train 12" Maxi Single] - Holly Johnson 

10) Listen To The Sirens - Tubeway Army 

11) Everything Counts [Original 1983 Mix] - Depeche Mode 

12) O Superman - Laurie Anderson 

13) Rat Race - The Specials 

14) Too Good To Talk To - The English Beat 

15) Be Good Johnny - Men At Work 

16) A Day At The Races - Art Of Noise 

17) The Race - Yello 

18) Last Cigarette - Dramarama 

19) Sweet Thing - Yazoo 

Episode #177 - Wir zeigen Hommage an großartige Musik aus Deutschland!

Welcome to mid-year! Where has the summer gone? We thought it would be nice to focus this podcast on German artists. We've done a couple of other countries in the past, and figured Germany deserved the spotlight this time around. So crank it up and enjoy!

Track List:

1. Nina Hagen - Univesal Radio [Universal Dance Mix] 

2. Alphaville - Big In Japan [Extended Remix] 

3. Nena - Just A Dream 

4. Propaganda - Jewel 

5. Spider Murphy Gang - Skandal Im Sperrbezirk 

6.Klaus Nomi - Rubberband Lazer 

7. Kraftwerk - The Robots 

8. Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz 

9. Die Krupps - Fur Einen Augenblick 

10. D.A.F. - Der Mussolini ['88 Remix] 

11. Einstürzende Neubauten - Yü-Gung [Adrian Sherwood-Mix]

12.Peter Schilling - 120 Grad 

13. Modern Talking - Jet Airliner 

14. Trio - Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha [Long Version] 

15. Falco - Rock Me Amadeus [Salieri Version] 

16. These Guys? - Yes, It's True [NYC Full Subway Mix]

Outro music: Art Of Noise - Happy Harry's High Club







Episode #176 - When did it become July???

Hey there Alt80 fans! Uhm - when did July happen? I hadn't realized so much time occurred since the last podcast! I guess we better get down to it, eh?

Track Listing -

1) The World Is My Oyster (Scrapped)/(Trapped) - FGTH 

2) Ghost Dancing - Simple Minds 

3) Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? - Soft Cell 

4) A to Z - ABC 

5) Gateway To Hell - Thrill Kill Kult 

6) The Choke - Skinny Puppy 

7) Control I'm Here - Nitzer Ebb 

8) Emeralds And Pearls - Freur 

9) Just One Kiss - The Cure 

10) Dead Souls - Joy Division 

11) After The Rain - Comsat Angels 

12) Hit The Mark - Fiction Factory 

13) One Small Day (Special Remix) - Ultravox 

14) Don't Tell Me (Dance Remix) - Blacmange 

15) Cloudbusting (Video Mix) - Kate Bush 

16) Wir Leben Immer Noch (Lucky Number) - Nina Hagen Band 

17) Gut Felling / Slap Your Mammy - Devo 

18) No Time This Time - The Police



Episode #175 - Happy?

At a loss for a clever title, we went with a P.I.L. song title, despite not playing it on the podcast. Just great music this podcast, no tricky themes - enjoy!

Track Listing:

1. Disappointed - P.I.L. 

2. In The Name Of Love [Big Value Version, April1982] - Thompson Twins 

3. Rational Youth - No More And No Less 

4. The Lucy Show - A Million Thing [Original Mix] 

5. I Can Crawl - Abandon 

6. The Fixx - Built For The Future [12" Rock Version] 

7. Siouxsie and The Banshees - Monitor 

8. Art Of Noise - Legs [Inside Leg Mix] 

9. Altered Images - I Could Be Happy [Martin Rushent Remix] 

10. Hohokam - Harlequin Tears 

11. Expression - The Waiting Game 

12. White Door - Flame To My Heart 

13. Combo Audio - Romanticide 

14. Bongos - Number With Wings 

15. Romeo Void - Never Say Never 

16. Sparks - Eaten By The Monster Of Love 

17. Prince - The Dance Electric


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


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


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