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Monday, 26 August 2013

Head Balance

 I think the video says it all really.


Bernard Sumner 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'
The Nerves 'Hanging On The Telephone'
Ameria 'We Never Close Our Eyes'
The Stooges 'Down On The Street'
Tubeway Army 'Something's In The House'
Warsaw 'No Love Lost'
Fred Naa 'A New England'
David Bowie 'Heroes' (Manchester mix)
Sonic Youth 'Schizophrenia'
Sugarcubes 'Deus'

8pm- 9pm

Adam Ant 'A.N.T.S'
Velvet Underground 'Oh! Sweet Nuthing'
The Suicide Machines 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It'
The Triffids 'A Trick Of The Light'
Candy Flip 'This Can Be Real'
Johnny Moped 'Darling Let's Have Another Baby'
Autopsy Boys 'Crushing On Cynthia Leach'
The Donkeys 'Bloodhound'
The Plague 'In Love'
Blur 'Bank Holiday'

Monday, 19 August 2013

Alone Again


The Gonads 'Punk Rock Will Never Die'
Anti-Nowhere League 'Streets Of London'
New Order 'Turn The Heater On'
Madness 'Love Really Hurts'
Machine Gun Kelly's Rejects 'I'm Going Back'
The Bruthers 'Bad Way To Go'
Barenaked Ladies 'Be My Yoko Ono'
Goldfinger 'Get Up'
The Gents 'I Wonder Why'
David Bowie 'Fame/Starman'
Nirvana vs Michael Jackson 'Smells Like Billie Jean'
The Beatles vs Fatboy Slim 'Walrus Of Choice'
Nine Inch Nails 'Maybe Just Once'
Primal Scream 'Loaded' (high tunes mix)


Siouxie And The Banshees 'Captain Scarlett'
The Cure 'Disintergration'
Morrissey 'Please Help The Cause Against Loneliness'
Neds Atomic Dustbin 'Selfish'
Inspiral Carpets 'A Memory' (1986 demo)
Ministry 'Same Old Madness'
Gary Numan 'Music For Chameleons'
Flowered Up 'Egg Rush'
David Bowie 'Beauty And The Beast'
The Konrads 'I Thought Of You Last Night'
Bowie vs Supergrass 'Rebel Radio'
Devo 'Doctor Detroit'
Nirvana 'Lithium' (as part of the handover with More Than Jazz, Dave played a cover of 'Lithium' by The Bad Plus straight after the news)

Monday, 5 August 2013

I'm Not The Doctor

Gary didn't join me until the second hour, as he was at home watching the announcement of the new Doctor. For some reason it wasn't me despite my suitability, it has gone to Peter Capaldi. I'd like to see Peter Capaldi present an alternative music show.


The Skag 'Stop And Listen'
Dee and Tee 'Something's Coming'
Half Man Half Biscuit 'Tour Jacket With Detachable Sleeves'
The Jesters 'My Babe'
The Wedding Present 'I'm From Further North Than You'
Nirvana vs Europe 'The Final Teen Spirit'
Housemartins vs The Smiths 'This Charming Caravan'
Bob 'You Never Take Me Nowhere'
Joy Division 'I Remember Nothing'
                    'Inside The Line'
Half Man Half Biscuit 'Joy Division Oven Gloves'
William Tennant 'I'll Never Be Dr Who Now' (live performance from The Sunday Alternative)
Dead Kennedys 'I Fought The Law'


David Bowie 'This Is Not America' (ultrasound 12")
The Fall 'Eat Y'self Fitter'
REM vs David Bowie 'Everybody's Heroes'
Eminem vs David Bowie 'Let's Dance'
Stiff Little Fingers 'Gotta Getaway'
Less Than Jake 'Daddy Cool'
Kilburn And The High Roads 'The Badger And The Rabbit'
Barenaked Ladies 'Be My Yoko Ono'
David Bowie and The London Symphony Orchestra 'Space Oddity'