Wednesday, February 25, 2015

More tracks from 1985 plus ...

Some brooding, haunting, talented women singer-songwriters, too. Here's what I played this week: 
The Jesus & Mary Chain: Taste the Floor
The Jesus & Mary Chain: You Trip Me Up
Tears for Fears: Head Over Heels
Echo & the Bunnymen: Bring on the Dancing Horses
Echo & the Bunnymen: Over Your Shoulder
INXS: What You Need
Lucius: How Loud Your Heart Gets
Hadewych Minis: Vicious
Chrissy Hynde: Adding the Blue
Sarah Fimm: Sing
Matthew Sweet/Susanna Hoffs: Cinnamon Girl
Torres: Honey
Wilco: Radio Cure

The Original Give Blind Boys of Alabama: Down by the Riverside

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

More Songs from 1985 and More

Here is this week's playlist: 
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Tears for Fears: Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears: The Prisoner
The Velvet Underground: She’s My Best Friend
The Velvet Underground: I’m Sticking with You
Katrina & the Waves: Walking on Sunshine
Prince: Raspberry Beret
Prince: The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
The Power Station: Bang a Gong
Bryan Ferry: A Special Kind of Guy
Cheap Trick: Oh, Candy
Iggy Pop: Candy
Electrafixion: Loose (live)
INXS: Viking Juice
The Dead Kennedys: Do the Slag
Azure Ray: The Drinks We Drank Last Night

The Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Smith’s "Meat Is Murder" Turns 30

Here's how we celebrated the band's second album, released on this day in 1985. 
Rusholme Ruffians
That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
The Headmaster Ritual
What She Said
How Soon Is Now?
I Want the One I Can’t Have
Barbarism Begins at Home
Meat Is Murder
Nowhere Fast
Well I Wonder

Rubber Ring

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Some Boston rawk!

Some of my fave Boston bands and their songs this week. Next week, The Smith's "Meat is Murder" turns 30:
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Blake Babies: Wipe It Up
The Del Fuegos: When the News is On
Curious Ritual: How Fast
The Curtain Society: All Over You
Damon & Naomi: This Changing World
Elixir: Suckerpunch
Lovebox: Bedspins
Lift: Better to Be Brave
Limegreen: Delicious
Miles Dethmuffen: In Clover
The 360s: Dead 1970
Lunargirl: Type
Freezepop: Science Genius Girl
Lemonheads: Great Big No
The Apples in Stereo: Droplets