episode 8: new-wave old-wave (nov. 03, 2008)

something strange happened and deleted a lot of my blog posts. apologies.

thanks for listening tonight and for the sms messages and emails. the first hour tonight was dedicated to orson wells and the mercury theatre on the air with the immortal sherlock holmes, first broadcast in 1938. after the intermission, part two was all about new wave and early punk.

here was tonight’s playlist.

Gary Numan's Cars

part one: columbia broadcasting system and the mercury theatre presents the immortal sherlock holmes

INTERMISSION: there there by radiohead (from hail to the thief)

love will tear us apart by joy division (from the bbc peels sessions)
brand new cadillac by the clash (from london calling)
the queen is dead by the smiths (from the queen is dead)
love song by the cure (from disintergration)
blue monday by new order (from power, corruption and lies)
cities by talking heads (from fear of music)
cars by gary numan (from the pleasure principle)
down in it by nine inch nails (from pretty hate machine)
weissensee by neu! (from neu!)
bela lugosi’s dead a cover by nouvelle vague (from bande a part)
lovefingers by silver apples (from silver apples)
signs by bloc party (from intimacy)

opening theme is beck’s elevator music from his record, the information.

thanks to everyone who sent smses. sorry i only read one out. thanks also for listening this week.


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