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



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

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