Tuesday, December 30, 2008

2008 End-of-the-Year Ram Jam Spectacular Show - 12/29/08

Tonight I played the best songs of this year, 2008. If you have a problem with that, take it up with Kronos, the Time Lord.

Here is the link to download the show, in linkabetical order:

2008 Show

And of course the playlist, in playlistabetical order:

Let it All Go - Jay Reatard
Second, Minute, Or Hour - Jack Penate
Daylight - Matt & Kim
Heavy Heart - Ghostland Observatory
Nobody Lost, Nobody Found - Cut Copy
I'm Not Scared - Ladytron
Forever Growing Centipedes - The Faint
Geraldine - Glasvegas
Broke Up the Time - The Futureheads
Second Life - Gang of 4
Endless Summer of the Damned - Bauhaus
All Kinds of Stuff - The Cure
I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You - The Black Kids
Crystal Stilts - Crystal Stilts
Strobe - Friendly Fires
Magic Doors - Portishead
Want the Candy - The Raveonettes
Wishing Well - Love is All
I Was Mad For You - She & Him
All I Need Tonight (Is You) - Gentlemen Jesse
Dig, Lazurus, Dig!!! - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Campus - Vampire Weekend
Magic - Ladyhawke
Century - The Long Blondes
Too Too Too Fast - Ra Ra Riot
What Would Lou Reed Do? - I Am the Heat
People Talk - Cheap Time
Always Wanting More - Jay Reatard

***New Stuff From New Stuff Playlist***

(N) Hard to Detect - Magas - from the album, "Friends Forever"
(N) Qudra - Tangtype - from the album, "Flake Out"

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Should Have Been Hits Show - 12/8/08

All of these songs should have been among each respective artist's greatest of hits. Or at least more popular. Hopefully that will change after people listen to last night's show. Hopefully everything will change and you can point to this very moment in time as the moment you found out who you really are. The link is right below:

Should Have Been Hits Show


The Imposter - Elvis Costello
Telegraph - OMD
Let's All Go - Killing Joke
Picasso Visitia El Planeta de los Simios - Adam and the Ants
Victor - Blondie
Lie to Me - Depeche Mode
Face Up - New Order
Nice 'N' Neat - The Boomtown Rats
In the Future - Sparks
The Olympian - Skids
Controller - Oingo Boingo
Two Swords - English Beat
Call Box - Wall of Voodoo
Burning With Optimism's Flame - XTC
Life in Laralay - Love in Rockets
The Sound of the Crowd - Human League
Don't Talk To Me About Love - Altered Images
Me! I Disconnect From You! - Gary Numan
...And Stones - The Blue Aeroplanes
Everywhere At Once - The Plimsouls
To the Sky - The Cure
Up in Heaven - The Clash
Little Rough Rhinestone - Soft Cell
Inwards - Big Country

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

CoverED Songs Show - 12/1/08

On this very night I played the original versions of songs that would one day be covered by our favorite post-punk/new wave/alternative musicianeers. A different kind of show, really. Not your father's post-punk. Although actually, maybe it sort of was. Here's the link for download:

Covered Songs Show

Playlist coming now:

Third Uncle - Brian Eno (covered most notably by Bauhaus)
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie (covered by Bauhaus)
Telegram Sam - T-Rex (covered by Bauhaus)
China Girl - Iggy Pop (covered by David Bowie)
Police on My Back - The Equals (covered by The Clash)
Police and Thieves - Junior Murvin (covered by The Clash)
The Tide Is High - The Paragons (covered by Blondie)
Hangin' on the Telephone - The Nerves (covered by Blondie)
Denise - Randy and the Rainbows (covered by Blondie as, "Denis")
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones (covered by Soft Cell)
What? - Judy Street (covered by Soft Cell)
Head On - The Jesus and Mary Chain (covered by The Pixies)
This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us - Sparks (covered by Siouxsie and the Banshees)
Dear Prudence - The Beatles (covered by Siouxsie and the Banshees)
Hazy Shade of Winter - Simon & Garfunkel (covered by The Bangles)
Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots (covered by Lords of the New Church)
Ball of Confusion - The Temptations (covered by Love and Rockets)
Rudy, A Message To You - Dandy Livingstone (covered by The Specials as "A Message To You, Rudy")
Monkey Man - Toots & the Maytals (covered by The Specials)
Pablo Picasso - The Modern Lovers (covered by Burning Sensations)
Surfin' Bird - The Trashmen (covered by The Ramones AND The Cramps)
I Love Rock & Roll - The Arrows (covered by Joan Jett)
The Passenger - Iggy Pop (covered by Siouxsie and the Banshees)
He's A Whore - Cheap Trick (covered by Big Black)
He's Gonna' Step On You Again - John Kongos (covered by Happy Mondays as "Step On")
Ceremony (live) - Joy Division (covered by New Order)
The Man Who Sold The World - David Bowie (covered by Nirvana)

***New Music Off Of New Music Playlist***

Soberbia - Laxula - off of the album, "X-Ile"
195 Pounds - Nightmares On Wax - off of the album, "Thought So..."