Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A tribute to the shoegazers

This week on the Taste the Floor show, we listened to some bands from the shoegazing era, the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Here are some of my favorite shoegazer tracks: 
Ride: Leave Them All Behind
Polara: Allay
The Curtain Society: All Over You
Catherine Wheel: Black Metallic
Adorable: Sistine Chapel Ceiling
My Bloody Valentine: Only Shallow
Slowdive: Brighter
The Jesus & Mary Chain: Never Understand
Velocity Girl: Forgotten Favorite
Springhouse: All About Me

Lush: Nothing Natural   

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Live tunes show ...

This week, we checked out some live stuff on the Taste the Floor show, to ring in spring. 
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Echo & the Bunnymen: Over the Wall
Echo & the Bunnymen: Thorn of Crowns
The Psychedelic Furs: President Gas
The Psychedelic Furs: Into You Like a Train
Isaac Hayes: Light My Fire
Paul McCartney: Live and Let Die
Ike and Tina Turner: Come Together
Midnight Oil: Only the Strong
Midnight Oil: Kosciusko
Blondie: X-Offender
Blondie: Ring Of Fire
Cheap Trick: Way of the World
The Knack: Havin’ a Rave Up

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Romantic songs for spring? When there's snow on the ground?

That's right. Here's what I played tonight on the Taste the Floor show: 
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Sophie B. Hawkins: Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover
Azure Ray: The Drinks We Drank Last Night
The Velvet Underground: Pale Blue Eyes
The Human League: Mirror Man
Liz Phair: Rock Me
Luicius: Go Home, Wildewoman, Hey Doreen
Chao: Lay Lady Lay
The Cardigans: Happy Meal II
Mazzy Star: Five String Serenade

Richard Butler: Nothing’s Wrong

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Best of The Psychedelic Furs, Part 2

Here's the second show celebrating the Best of The Psychedelic Furs, who played the Tupelo in Londonderry recently. Here are some of my favorite songs from the post-Mirror Moves era:
Heartbreak Beat (remix) partial
Shadow in My Heart
All of the Law
All that Money Wants
Should God Forget You
Entertain Me
House (remix/extended version)
In My Head
Until She Comes
Don’t Be a Girl (Dancehall on Fire Mix)
All About You

Alive (For Once in My Life)

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The Best of The Psychedelic Furs, Part 1

In celebration of The Psychedelic Furs coming to New Hampshire for a sold out show at the Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry next week, we're taking a look some of the band's best songs. Here are the tracks I played this week:
Sister Europe
Mack the Knife
Into You Like a Train
Pretty in Pink
It Goes On
Love My Way
Sleep Comes Down
No Easy Street (live)
Only You and I
The Ghost In You
Highwire Days