Monday, November 28, 2005

November 28

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Hüsker Dü - Eiffel Tower High - Candy Apple Grey 1986
3. R.E.M. - Finest Worksong - Document 1987
4. X - The New World - More Fun in the New World 1983
5. The Wygals - Slap Me Like a Wave - Honyocks in the Whithersoever 1989
6. The Cure - All Cats Are Grey - Faith 1981
7. The Soft Boys - Sandra's Having Her Brain Out - A Can of Bees 1979
8. Love and Rockets - Mirror People - Earth Sun Moon 1987
9. They Might Be Giants - Nightgown of the Sullen Moon - "They'll Need a Crane" 12" 1989
10. Pop Art - Light Blue Pictures - Snap Crackle Pop Art 1987
11. Pop Art - Really Blind Faith - Long Walk to Nowhere 1986
12. Camper Van Beethoven - She Divines Water - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart 1988
13. Vomit Launch - Pay Your Rent - Mr. Spench 1990
14. Happy Family - Cavemen in Neckties - Lucky 1990
15. Pennywise - Come Out Fighting - Pennywise 1991
16. Bad Religion - Frogger - Back to the Known EP 1984
17. Funeral Oration - Burning Desire - Funeral Oration 1995
18. Primal Scream - Sonic Sister Love - Sonic Flower Groove 1987
19. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary (live) - "Li'l Devil" 12" 1987
20. Innocence Mission - Black Sheep Wall - The Innocence Mission 1989
21. The Clash - Atom Tan - Combat Rock 1982
22. The Human League - The Lebanon - Hysteria 1984
23. Depeche Mode - Strangelove - Music for the Masses 1987
24. Nirvana - Curmudgeon - "Lithium" CDEP 1992
25. Crime & The City Solution - The Sly Persuaders - Paradise Discotheque 1990
26. The Reivers - Star Telegram - End of the Day 1989
27. The Silos - Tennessee Fire - Cuba 1987
28. Reptile - Boys Will Be Boys - Fame and Fossils 1990
29. Zapp - More Bounce to the Ounce - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City OST vol. 5 - Wildstyle 2002 (song: 1980)

November 21

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With The Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Game Theory - The Waist and the Knees - Lolita Nation 1987
3. The Only Ones - Another Girl, Another Planet - The Peel Sessions (May 4, 1978)
4. Gang of Four - Outside the Trains Don't Run on Time - Solid Gold 1981
5. Daniel Johnston - Big Business Monkey - Hi, How Are You 1983
6. Daniel Johnston - Walking the Cow - Hi, How Are You 1983
7. Michelle Shocked - Anchorage - Short Sharp Shocked 1988
8. The Silos - Tennessee Fire - Cuba 1987
9. King Missile - Take Stuff From Work - Fluting on the Hump 1987
10. King Missile - Sensitive Artist - Fluting on the Hump 1987
11. Lounge Lizards - My Clown's On Fire - No Pain For Cakes 1987
12. David Bowie - Neighborhood Threat - Tonight 1984
13. R.E.M. - Turn You Inside Out - Green 1989
14. Afghan Whigs - White Trash Party - Up In It 1990
15. Big Black - Fish Fry - Songs About Fucking 1987
16. Big Black - Pavement Saw - Songs About Fucking 1987
17. Volcano Suns - Cornfield - The Bright Orange Years 1985
18. Squeeze - The Prisoner - Babylon & On 1987
19. Urge Overkill - Faroutski - Americruiser 1990
20. Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 - 12" single 1984
21. The Anti-Nowhere League - Atomic Harvest - The Perfect Crime 1987
22. Pale Saints - Sight of You - Barging Into the Presence of God EP 1989
23. Cocteau Twins - Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops - The Spangle Maker EP 1984
24. They Might Be Giants - Put Your Hand Inside the Puppet Head - They Might Be Giants 1986
25. Trotsky Icepick - Astronomer - El Kabong 1989
26. Reptile - Boys Will Be Boys - Fame and Fossils 1990
27. Silver Jews - The Poor, the Fair and the Good - Tanglewood Numbers GR-OR

The Urge Overkill song may have been the worst song I've ever played on this show. You live, you learn.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

November 14

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Soft Boys - I Wanna Destroy You - Underwater Moonlight 1980
3. Echo and the Bunnymen - Paint it Black - "Bedbugs and Ballyhoo" 12" 1988
4. The Fall - Living Too Late - Bend Sinister 1986
5. Silos - She Lives Up The Street - Cuba 1988
6. Naked Raygun - Soldiers Requiem - Jettison 1988
7. Jones Very - Yesterday in the Western World - Words and Days 1989
8. Nirvana - Curmudgeon - "Lithium" CD single 1992
9. Rocket From the Crypt - Ditch Digger - Circa: Now! 1992
10. Volcano Suns - Curse of the Name - Bumper Crop 1987
11. Dexys Midnight Runners - The Celtic Soul Brothers - Too-Rye-Ay 1982
12. Shigeru Matsuzaki - Katamari on the Swing - We Love Katamari OST 2005
13. Alisa - Everlasting Love - We Love Katamari OST 2005
14. We Are Going To Eat You - Glory - Everywhen 1989
15. Liliput - Hitch-hike - EP 1979
16. Liliput - T├╝rk - EP 1979
17. Dead Milkmen - Violent School - Big Lizard in My Back Yard 1985
18. Dead Milkmen - Takin' Retards to the Zoo - Big Lizard in My Back Yard 1985
19. Public Image Ltd. - Careering - Second Edition 1980
20. Ultra Vivid Scene - Mercy Seat - Ultra Vivid Scene 1988
21. Billy Bragg - Greetings to the New Brunette - Talking to the Taxman About Poetry 1986
22. Beastie Boys - What Goes Around Comes Around - Paul's Boutique 1989
23. Lady Sovereign - Random - Vertically Challenged GR-RD
24. R.E.M. - Orange Crush - Green 1989
25. R.E.M. - Turn You Inside Out - Green 1989
26. Uncle Green - Terrified - You 1989
27. X - Surprise Surprise - See How We Are 1987
28. X - Burning House of Love - Ain't Love Grand 1985
29. Archers of Loaf - Wrong - The Speed of Cattle 1996 (song: 1992)

Today one turntable had had its needle mysteriously removed, so we were biased toward playing songs from CDs and playing lots of promos between songs from records.

November 7

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Squirrel Bait - Sun God - Squirrel Bait 1985
3. The Fall - Shoulder Pads version 1 - The Domesday Pay-Off 1986
4. Love and Rockets - Mirror People - Earth Sun Moon 1987
5. The Mekons - Memphis, Egypt - The Mekons Rock n Roll 1989
6. Slovenly - Myers's Dark - Riposte / A Little Resolve 1987
7. Slovenly - Distended - Thinking of Empire 1986
8. Oasis - Lyla - Don't Believe the Truth 2005
9. Ado Mizumori & Asuka Sasai - A Crimson Rose & A Gin Tonic - Katamari Fortissimo Damacy OST 2004
10. Kenji Nimura & Akitaka Tohyama - The Moon and the Prince - Katamari Fortissimo Damacy OST 2004
11. Dead Milkmen - Violent School - Big Lizard in My Backyard 1985
12. Dead Milkmen - Takin' Retards to the Zoo - Big Lizard in My Backyard 1985
13. Ultra Vivid Scene - Lynn-Marie #2 - Ultra Vivid Scene 1988
14. Throwing Muses - Marriage Tree - House Tornado 1988
15. The Clash - Atom Tan - Combat Rock 1982
16. The Clash - Safe European Home - Give 'em Enough Rope 1978
17. Dinosaur Jr. - Raisans - You're Living All Over Me 1987
18. Volcano Suns - Courageous Stunts - Thing of Beauty 1989
19. X - Burning House of Love - Ain't Love Grand 1985
20. The Wygals - Creature Comforts - Honyocks in the Whithersoever 1989
21. Sugarcubes - Eat the Menu - Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week! 1989
22. It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home - Life's Hard and Then You Die 1987
23. Blue Aeroplanes - Veils of Colour - Friendloverplane 1988
24. Blue Aeroplanes - Who Built This Station in the Midwest - Friendloverplane 1988
25. Lungfish - Put Your Halo On - Necklace of Heads 1990
26. Flipper - Sex Bomb - Sex Bomb Baby! 1981
27. Nico - All Tomorrow's Parties - Live Heroes 1986
28. Liliput - Thumblerdoll - Liliput 1993 (song 1980)
29. R.E.M. - Harborcoat - Reckoning 1984

The Clash and Oasis were requests. Nico was a request, but the person didn't want to hear anything except Chelsea Girl.

Monday, November 14, 2005

October 31

1. Guided by Voices - Useless Inventions - Earthquake Glue 2003
2. Smog - Dress Sexy at My Funeral - Dongs of Sevotion 2000
*3. Blur - Parklife - Parklife 1994
*4. They Might Be Giants - The Bells Are Ringing - Factory Showroom 199
*5. The Decemberists - 16 Military Wives - Picaresque 2005
6. Liliput - Nighttoad - EP 1978
7. Liliput - Hitch-hike - EP 1979
8. Tommy Keene - Good Thing Going - Ten Years After 1996
9. Heavens to Betsy - Calculated - Calculated 1994
10. Heavens to Betsy - Donating My Body to Science - Calculated 1994
11. The Thermals - No Culture Icons - The Thermals EP 2003
12. Archers of Loaf - Web In Front - Icky Mettle 1994
13. Chalk Outline Party - Cobra Youth House - A Plan Lost in Dreams 2005
14. Lorelei - Black Cat Bone - The West Coast of the East Coast compilation 2004
15. Takako Minekawa - Fantastic Cat - Roomic Cube 1997
**16. Ani DiFranco - Knuckle Down - Knuckle Down 2005
17. Fifty Tons of Black Terror - Creeper's Reef - My Idle Hands 2000
18. Party of Helicopters - Mt. Forever - Mt. Forever 2000
19. Karp - Bacon Industry - Self Titled LP 1997
20. The Fall - I Can Hear The Grass Grow - Fall Heads Roll GR-RD
**21. The Pixies - Wave of Mutilation - Doolittle 1989
22. Lemonheads - Don't Wanna - Hate Your Friends 1987
23. Naked Raygun - Walk In Cold - Jettison 1988
24. Naked Raygun - Potential Rapist - Basement Screams EP 1983
25. Naked Raygun - Treason - Understand? 1989
26. Leaving Trains - She's Looking at You - Kill Tunes 1986
27. Guided by Voices - Captain's Dead - Devil Between My Toes 1987
28. Smiths - These Things Take Time - Hatful of Hollow 1984
29. Placebo - Every You Every Me - Without You I'm Nothing 1998
30. Ugly Duckling - Meatshake - Taste the Secret 2003

*request
**request from Mara
So, this year I dressed up as Matthew Lesko. The sewing was the hard part.

Also, this week the turntables didn't work, so...it was no more than half 80's music. I used that as an excuse to play some of my favorite recent songs that had been overwhelming my head wanting to be heard again.

October 24

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Social Distortion - Another State of Mind - Mommy's Little Monster 1983
3. Cows - Whitey in the Woodpile - Effete and Impudent Snobs 1990
4. Pixies - Vamos - Come on Pilgrim 1987
5. The Eclectics - Big Tough Dreams - 7" 1987
6. The Fall - Athlete Cured - The Frenz Experiment 1988
7. Ultra Vivid Scene - Mercy Seat - Ultra Vivid Scene 1988
8. Dave Frishberg - Van Lingle Mungo - Baseball's Greatest Hits 1989 (song: 1968)
9. Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians - Balloon Man - Globe of Frogs 1988
10. The Clash - Clash City Rockers - From Here to Eternity Live 1999 (recorded 1978)
11. Blake Babies - Look Away - Sunburn 1990
12. Kate Bush - Cloudbusting - Hounds of Love 1985
13. Smashing Pumpkins - I Am One - 7" 1990
14. Yo La Tengo - Blue Line Swinger - Electr-O-Pura 1995
15. Yo La Tengo - Drug Test - President Yo La Tengo 1988
16. Mekons - Hole in the Ground - 12" 1987
17. Algebra Suicide - Little Dead Bodies - Big Science 1986
18. Cleaners From Venus - Black and White - "Ilya Kuryakin Look at Me" 12" 1987
19. It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home - Life's Hard and Then You Die 1987
20. Elvis Costello - Blue Chair - 12" 1987
21. Waitresses - No Guilt - Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? 1982
22. Gruppo Sportivo - Life in Tokyo - Copy-Copy 1980
23. Pere Ubu - Final Solution - Terminal Tower 1985 (recorded 1975)
24. Dead Milkmen - Right Wing Pigeons - Big Lizard in My Backyard 1985
25. Effigies - The Sound That Moves - Ink 1986
26. Pylon - Crunch - Chain 1990
27. Verlaines - Lying in State - Hallelujah All the Way Home 1989
28. R.E.M. - Harborcoat - Reckoning 1984

The Clash and Yo La Tengo were requests. Except that Yo La Tengo was someone's second choice, after Winter Hours, a band that may not exist.

October 17

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey - Psychocandy 1985
3. Jesus and Mary Chain - Taste the Floor - Psychocandy 1985
4. Jasmine Minks - Follow Me Away - Another Age 1988
5. Jazz Butcher Conspiracy - She's On Drugs - Cult of the Basement 1990
6. Tommy Keene - Places That Are Gone - Songs From the Film 1986
7. Stump Wizards - Mr. Cool - Smokestack 1988
8. Gaye Bykers on Acid - Don't Be Human Eric -- Let's Be Frank - The Janice Long Session EP 1988
9. Gaye Bykers on Acid - Ruby Red Lips - The Janice Long Session EP 1988
10. Camper Van Beethoven - She Divines Water - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart 1988
11. To Damascus - Police State Nightmare Jam - Come To Your Senses 1987
12. Pylon - B-Complex - Chain 1990
13. Pylon - Sugarpop - Chain 1990
14. Pop Art - Really Blind Faith - Long Walk to Nowhere 1986
15. Depeche Mode - Walking in My Shoes - Songs of Faith and Devotion 1993
16. XTC - Outside World - Drums and Wires 1979
17. It's Immaterial - Driving Away From Home - Life's Hard and Then You Die 1987
18. Blue Aeroplanes - Severn Beach - Friendloverplane 1988
19. Clivillés and Cole - Pride (In the Name of Love) - 12" 1989
20. Fastbacks - Better Than Before - Very, Very Powerful Motor 1990
21. Liliput - Tschik-Mo - Liliput 1982
22. Liliput - Ichor - Liliput 1982
23. The Cure - Blood - The Head on the Door 1985
24. Love and Rockets - Mirror People - Earth Sun Moon 1987
25. Monochrome Bleu - What is a Linz? - Taucher 1988
26. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Genetic Engineering - Dazzle Ships 1983
27. French Kicks - Close to Modern - One Time Bells 2002
28. R.E.M. - Low Desert - New Adventures in Hi-Fi 1996
29. Reverend Glasseye - God Help You Dumb Boy - Our Lady of the Broken Spine GR-RD

October 10

Wasn't able to do the show today because I had promised to take Luke Anderson to see John Cassavetes's "Husbands". Amazing movie. Very odd that it was screened here now.

October 3

1. Snatches of Pink - Ones With the Black - Send in the Clowns 1987
2. Stranglers - No More Heroes - No More Heroes 1978
3. English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom - I Just Can't Stop It 1980
4. Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver - Signals, Calls and Marches 1981
5. Soft Boys - (I Want To Be An) Anglepoise Lamp - A Can of Bees 1979
6. Squeeze - The Prisoner - Babylon and On 1987
*7. New Order - Crystal - Get Ready 2001
8. Peter Murphy - Blind Sublime - Love Hysteria 1988
9. The Cure - Why Can't I Be You? - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me 1988
10. Beat Happening - Cast a Shadow - Black Candy 1989
11. Beat Happening - Otherside - Black Candy 1989
12. Soul Asylum - Marionette - Hang Time 1988
13. Cindy Lee Berryhill - She Had Everything - Who's Gonna Save the World? 1987
14. Ringo Starr - Snookeroo - Goodnight Vienna 1974
15. Microdisney - Horse Overboard - The Clock Comes Down the Stairs 1985
*16. The Cure - Just Like Heaven - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me 1988
17. Mighty Lemon Drops - Like an Angel - Happy Head 1988
18. The Church - Myrrh - Heyday 1986
19. The Adverts - Gary Gilmore's Eyes - The Peel Session 25 April 1977
*20. Dead Milkmen - Instant Club Hit (You'll Dance to Anything) - 12" 1987
**21. Bright Eyes - Going For the Gold - Don't Be Afraid of Turning the Page EP 2004
**22. Okkervil River - For Real - Black Sheep Boy 2005
23. The Clash - Junco Partner - ¡Sandinista! 1980
**24. The Faint - Agenda Suicide (Jagz Kooner remix) - Danse Macabre Remixes 2003
**25. Ben Folds - Late - Songs For Silverman 2005
26. Stump - Eager Bereaver - A Fierce Pancake 1988
27. Stump Wizards - Mr. Cool - Smokestack 1988
28. Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again - Music for the Masses 1987

Had a trainee today! Very helpful. Also, she discovered our hidden Joy Division and Depeche Mode albums.

*Selected by Mysterious Trainee
**Requests. The Ben Folds request was actually a request for Elliott Smith, which like all the many other Elliott Smith requests I've gotten over the past year had to be denied because all our Elliott Smith records were stolen some time in 2004.