Saturday, January 29, 2011

spectrum is green


1. Cowboy- The Units (History of the Units: The Early Years)
2. Booming and Zooming- Tom Tom Club (Tom Tom Club)
3. Space Oddity- David Bowie (Space Oddity)
4. Ballroom of Mars- T. Rex (The Slider)
5. Space Girl Blues- DEVO (Hardcore Devo, Vol. 1: 74-77)
6. Goodnight Mr. Spaceman- Television Personalities (Closer to God)
7. Spectrum is Green- Solid Space (Space Museum)
8. Spacelab- Kraftwerk (The Man-Machine)
9. Flying Saucer Safari- Suburban Lawns (Suburban Lawns)
10. Automatic- Absolute Body Control (Baby's On Fire)
11. Planet X-Shonen Knife (Minna Tanoshiku)
13. Highly Evolved- Brilliant Colors (Highly Evolved 7")
14. Another Girl, Another Planet- The Only Ones (The Only Ones)
15. Planet Failure- The Spits (The Spits EP)
16. (You Must Fight to Live) On the Planet of the Apes- The Mummies (Death By Unga Bunga!!)
17. Space Trash- Mean Jeans (Are You Serious)
18. Last Days of Man on Earth- Urinals (Negative Capability... Check It Out!)
19. Planet What- The Frumpies (Frumpie One-Piece)
20. Beat the Devil- 400 Blows (Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Forever: A Retrospective)
21. 53 Miles West of Venus- B-52s (Wild Planet)
22. Journey to the Stars- Man or Astro-man? (Is It... Man or Astro-man?)
23. Rocket USA- Suicide (Suicide: First Album)
24. Doubt- Stereolab (Switched On)
25. Field (edit)- Mount Kimbie (Crooks & Lovers)
26. Dandelion- Boards of Canada (Geogaddi)
27. Walking and Falling- Laurie Anderson (Big Science)
28. Falling- Chris Carter (The Space Between)
29. On A White Lake Near A Green Mountain- M83 (Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghosts)
30. Segee and the Indian- Bibio (Ovals and Emeralds EP)
31. Farewell Goodbyes- Lightdreams (Islands In Space)

“Space flights are merely an escape, a fleeing away from oneself, because it is easier to go to Mars or to the moon than it is to penetrate one's own being.”


Friday, January 21, 2011

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

booming & zooming

jam of the day:

tom tom club- booming and zooming

style icon of forever:

ps. re-issue post. i know.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

arc of a journey

Today on THE BANSHEE BEAT I had a very special agenda. My goal was to emotionally manipulate the listener from feelings of intense anger/rage/sadness to happiness eventually and to experience everything in between. Remember the live broadcast (RIP TRISH) is Saturdays 2-4 PM, but you can listen to the stream anytime at the website for Rainy Dawg Radio.

1. Confusion Is Next- Sonic Youth (Confusion Is Sex)
2. Baby Plays For Pritty- The Frumpies (Frumpie One-Piece)
3. I'm A Bug- Urinals (Negative Capability... Check It Out!)
4. Elimidate- Coughs (Fright Makes Right)
5. Richard- Mecca Normal (Calico Kills the Cat)
6. I Owe It To the Girls- Teddy and the Frat Girls (I Wanna Be A Man 12")
7. Nothing Special- Big In Japan (From Y To Z and Never Again)
8. O Superman (For Massenet)- Laurie Anderson (Big Science)
9. Mechanical Flattery- Lydia Lunch (Queen of Siam)
10. Platinumb- Free Kitten (Unboxed)
11. Lunar Camel- Siouxsie and the Banshees (Kaleidoscope)
12. Trees Fall- Wetdog (Frauhaus!)
13. In A Hole- Miss Alex White and the Red Orchestra (Miss Alex White and the Red Orchestra)
14. Into the Groovy- Ciccone Youth (Ciccone Youth 7")
15. Like A Succession 2- End of Data (Sahrah)
16. Just Because- Martin Dupont (Just Because)
17. We're Desperate- X (Wild Gift)
18. Teenage Kicks- The Undertones (Teenage Kicks 7")
19. Crazy Rhythms- The Feelies (Crazy Rhythms)
20. Germfree Adolescents- X-Ray Spex (Germfree Adolescents)
21. Film Music- Family Fodder (Film Music 7")
22. (You're My) Radio One- Henry's Dress (Henry's Dress 10")
23. Teenage Animals- Heavy Times (Fast Night EP)
24. Must Be Dreaming- Reading Rainbow (Prism Eyes)
25. Girls FM- Happy Birthday (Happy Birthday)
26. That's My Man- The Unwed Teenage Mothers (Blonde Girls)
27. Mystic Lady- T. Rex (The Slider)
28. Subject to the Ladder- Broadcast (Tender Buttons)
29. Vienna- Ultravox (Vienna)
30. Sufferin'- UB40 (Red Red Wine 7")
31. Cool It Now (Extended)- New Edition (Cool It Now 12")

Today's show is in memory of Trish Keenan, the vocalist from electro/dream pop/psych band Broadcast.




Tuesday, January 11, 2011

top of the pops

yep, still not that reissue post. i swear, real soon.

in the meantime i will distract you with a couple videoz:

i would officially tap the undertones.

and poly styrene.

(two of my all-time favorites, DUDEZ)

Saturday, January 8, 2011

so far, so real

A new year, a new quarter of my radio show, THE BANSHEE BEAT. Catch it live Saturdays 2-4 PM and anytime at the website for Rainy Dawg Radio. Here's the playlist for this week!

1. So Far So Real- Gray (Downtown 81 Soundtrack)
2. Gut Feeling (Slap Your Mammy)- DEVO (Q: Are We Not Men? A: We are Devo!)
3. Green Light- Sonic Youth (Evol)
4. Damaged Goods- Gang of Four (Damaged Goods EP)
5. Copy- Plastics (Copy 7")
6. Contort Yourself (First Version)- James White and the Blacks (Off White)
7. Dance This Mess Around- The B-52's (The B-52s)
8. Blood & Lipstick- Pink Military (Blood & Lipstick 7")
9. La Truita- Aias (A La Piscina)
10. What the Water Gave Me- Cub (Betti-Cola)
11. Motorcycle Boy- Courtney Love (Uncrushworthy 7")
12. Soon- Rhythm of Life (Soon 7")
13. Animal Crackers- Kid Creole and the Coconuts (Fresh Fruit In Foreign Places)
14. Tell Me- The Termites (Girls In the Garage Vol. 1)
15. Upside Down- The Jesus & Mary Chain (Upside Down 7")
16. This Sex- Kicking Giant (International Pop Underground Convention)
17. The Politics of Time- Minutemen (Double Nickels On the Dime)
18. Daddy Is My Pusher- TITS (Daddy Is My Pusher 7")
19. Tenth Planet- Solid Space (Space Museum)
20. Michael Who Walks By Night- Strawberry Switchblade (Let Her Go 7")
21. Baby's On Fire- Absolute Body Control (Absolute Body Control)
22. Way Out of Living- Linear Movement (Minimal Wave Tapes Vol. 1)
23. New Machine- Tuxedomoon (Desire EP)
24. Crib Death- Dark Day (Exterminating Angel)
25. Codex- Pere Ubu (Dub Housing)
26. They Don't Call Them Chihuahuas Anymore- Shadowy Men on A Shadowy Planet (International Pop Underground Convention)
27. Stumble- R.E.M. (Chronic Town EP)
28. Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Love Theme- Man or Astroman? (Destroy All Astromen!!)
29. My Cherry Is In Sherry- Ludus (The Visit EP)
30. Sarah- Ween (Pure Guava)
31. Main Man- T.Rex (The Slider)

Fun fact: I am going to start dressing like this.