“For me, dancing is the quickest way to happiness. Just as music is the most direct route to heaven, isn’t it?” – Lindsay Kemp //

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HOUR ONE:

  1. AMERICAN HORROR STORY THEME (THE SEASON OF ‘FREAK SHOW’ IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN INFLUENCED BY KEMP)
  2. KATE BUSH – SAT IN YOUR LAP (STUDENT OF KEMP)
  3. DAVID BOWIE – WEEPING WALL (BOWIE WAS MENTORED BY KEMP, THE TWO WERE IN A BRIEF ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP. KEMP IS CREDITED FOR HELPING TO CREATE BOWIE’S ‘ZIGGY STARDUST’ PERSONA)
  4. PETER DOHERTY – LAST OF THE ENGLISH ROSES (DOHERTY RECITES LINES FROM JEAN GENET’S ‘OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS’ NOVEL)
  5. JEAN GENET – QUAND JE RECONTRE DANS LA LANDE (KEMP PERFORMED ‘FLOWERS’ IN 1974, BASED ON JEAN GENET’S ‘OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS’ NOVEL. THE GENET/KEMP INFLUENCE CAN BE HEARD THROUGHOUT THE SHOW)
  6. COCOROSIE – BEAUTIFUL BOYZ (THIS SONG IS SAID TO BE ABOUT ‘OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS’)
  7. THE STRANGLERS – CRUEL GARDEN (PRODUCTION OF ‘CRUEL GARDEN’ BY KEMP, CHRISTOPHER BRUCE AND CARLOS MIRANDA FOR RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY IN 1977, REVIVED IN 1998. THE PRODUCTION DEALT WITH BULLFIGHTING AS A METAPHOR, POLITICS AND SEXUALITY. THE SONG  BY THE STRANGLERS (1981) TALKS ABOUT DANGER & FATE IN WAITING.)
  8. KATE BUSH – THE LINE, THE CROSS AND THE CURVE (EXCERPTS) (A 1993 MUSICAL/FILM WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY KATE BUSH, STARRED MIRANDA RICHARDSON AND LINDSAY KEMP. THE LINE WAS INSPIRED BY THE 1948 FILM, ‘THE RED SHOES.’ AFTER A LATE USA RELEASE, THE FILM WAS NOMINATED FOR A 1996 GRAMMY)
  9. BAUHAUS – ZIGGY STARDUST (COVER OF BOWE CLASSIC)
  10. SALVATORE BONAFEDE – FREDERICO FELLINI (KEMP DEDICATED 1996 SHOW, VARIETE, TO HIS HERO FELLINI. FELLINI WANTED TO CAST KEMP IN HIS 1976 MOVIE, CASANOVA)
  11. THE DRESDEN DOLLS – COIN-OPERATED BOY (AMANDA PALMER CLAIMS KATE BUSH IS ONE OF HER INFLUENCES. THEIR DARK CABARET STYLE FITS PERFECTLY INTO THE KEMP-STYLE)
  12. SECURITY PROJECT – I HAVE THE TOUCH (LIVE) (PETER GABRIEL COVER. GABRIEL WAS MENTORED BY KEMP.)
  13. MAGNET – LULLABY (FROM THE SDTRK, ‘THE WICKER MAN.’ KEMP STARRED AS LANDLORD ALDER MACGREGOR,  IN THE ORIGINAL 1973 VERSION OF THE FILM)
  14. KATE BUSH – MOVING (A SONG WRITTEN BY BUSH ABOUT KEMP)
  15. PERE UBU – CARNIVAL (FROM CARNIVAL OF SOULS ALBUM, FEATURED ON AHS ‘FREAK SHOW’)
  16. MUSIC FOR ZOMBIES – CARNIVAL OF SOULS (FEATURED ON AHS ‘FREAK SHOW’)
  17. CAMILLA FASCINA – TIME (BOWIE COVER FEATURING LINDSAY KEMP)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. DAVID BOWIE – THE JEAN GENIE (INSPIRED BY JEAN GENET)
  2. PRIMAL SCREAM – DOLLS (SWEET ROCK AND ROLL) (MENTIONS JEAN GENET’S ‘OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS’)
  3. LOVE AMONG THE MANNEQUINS – MARCEL MARCEAU (MARCEAU WAS ONE OF KEMP’S HEROES)
  4. THE DRESDEN DOLLS – BAD HABIT
  5. PERE UBU – ROAD TO UTAH (ALSO FEATURED ON AHS ‘FREAK SHOW’)
  6. KATE BUSH – EAT THE MUSIC (12″) (FROM ‘THE RED SHOES’ ALBUM)
  7. LINDSAY KEMP – FLOWERS (PERFORMANCE)
  8. DIVINE – YOU THINK YOU’RE A MAN (KEMP PLAYED THE MAIN CHARACTER DIVINE IN HIS PRODUCTION OF ‘FLOWERS.’ JOHN WATERS HELPED NAME HARRIS GLENN MILSTEAD — OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PERFORMER DIVINE — AFTER KEMP’S CHARACTER)
  9. LYDIA LUNCH – CARNIVAL FAT MAN (LYDIA INFLUENCES INCLUDE JEAN GENET  + HER UBER-FRANK SEXUALITY MAKES HER A PERFECT FIT FOR THE SHOW)
  10. DAVID BOWIE – LONDON BYE TA TA (SECOND VERSION OF ‘THREEPENNY PIERROT’ W/ MARC BOLAN ON GUITAR. KEMP AND BOWIE WROTE, ‘PIERROT IN TURQUOISE‘ TOGETHER IN 1968)
  11. JHEREK BISCHOFF & AMANDA PALMER W/ NEIL GAIMAN – SPACE ODDITY 
  12. KATE BUSH – RUBBERBAND GIRL (THE VIDEO FEATURES AN ALBUM VERSION AND A VERSION FROM ‘THE LINE THE CROSS AND THE CURVE’)
  13. DAVID BOWIE – ASHES TO ASHES (BOWIE DRESSES AS PIERROT IN THIS 1980 CLASSIC)
  14. BRIAN ENO – MOTHER OF VIOLENCE (PETER GABRIEL COVER) (ROXY MUSIC WAS A SUPPORT ACT FOR BOWIE’S ‘THE ZIGGY STARDUST SHOW’ — A TWO NIGHT PERFORMANCE AT LONDON’S RAINBOW THEATRE THAT FEATURED KEMP. LOU REED SAID IT WAS THE GREATEST THING HE’D EVER SEEN, ELTON JOHN SAID IT WAS “TOO CAMP” AND WALKED OUT BEFORE THE SHOW’S END, BRYAN FERRY THOUGHT IT WAS BOLLOCKS.)
  15. VIVIAN STANSHALL – DWARF SUCCULENTS (STANSHALL WAS A STUDENT OF KEMP & MEMBER OF THE BONZO DOG BAND)

 

LINDSAY KEMP’S LAST DANCE, DOCUMENTARY (STILL IN PRODUCTION AS OF 09/18)

Lindsay Keith Kemp (3 May 1938 – 25 August 2018)

 

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Inspired by Jean Genet and Marcel Marceau, a teacher to David Bowie and Kate Bush.

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GUESS!

Posted: September 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

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Be the first to guess who the show is about tonight and win a VFR tee!

Email your guess to: subculture-at-vallleyfreeradio-dot-org

HOUR ONE:

  1. GUESCH PATTI – BILINGUE
  2. LADYTRON – THE ISLAND (NEW!)
  3. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – SILVER
  4. NEW ORDER – CHOSEN TIME
  5. NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB – GET DANCEY
  6. TONES ON TAIL – PERFORMANCE
  7. IVY – BLAME IT ON YOURSELF
  8. LAMB – SWEETHEART
  9. BOLSHOI – AWAY
  10. RIDE – COLD WATER PEOPLE
  11. OF MONTREAL – OSLO IN THE SUMMERTIME
  12. OMD – HER BODY IN MY SOUL
  13. KOMEDA – TOP STAR
  14. ORANGE JUICE – JOHNNY TEARDROP

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. FOUR TET – AS SERIOUS AS YOUR LIFE
  2. TAMARYN – SOFTCORE
  3. HEADMAN – DIRT
  4. ETIENNE de CRECY – LE PATRON EST DEVENU FOU!
  5. BLANCMANGE – ACID
  6. ALPINE – FOOLISH
  7. NOTWIST – OFF THE RAILS
  8. DIFFORD & TILBROOK – MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
  9. SQUEEZE – IS THAT LOVE
  10. QUANTIC – THE 5TH EXOTIC
  11. UH HUH HER – EXPLODE
  12. ELASTICA – INDIAN SONG
  13. ENGLISH BEAT – TOO NICE TO TALK TO
  14. ZERO 7 – FUTURES (METRONOMY REMIX FT. JOSE GONZALEZ)
  15. ECHOBELLY – PEOPLE ARE EXPENSIVE
  16. (BONUS SONG!) SUGARCUBES – BIRTHDAY

 

Clue #1 – A man born in London, England

Clue #2 – He’s a singer-songwriter that owns his own recording studio

Clue #3 – The band he’s in has had three incarnations and will be playing in Knutsford, Cheshire England next month

Clue #4 – The band he’s in named themselves after a Velvet Underground album

Clue #5 – One of his solo albums featured Johnny Depp as a narrator.

Clue #6 – The band he’s in briefly had to add “UK” to their name due to closely named bands that were already established in the US and Australia.

Clue # 7 – Today is his 61st birthday!

Clue #8 – The biggest clues are in the songs listed above. Look at them closely! 🙂

Email your guess to: subculture-at-vallleyfreeradio-dot-org

WE HAVE A WINNER! The answer is: “Glenn Tilbrook of the band Squeeze” Check out the first letter of every band name listed in tonight’s show 🙂

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Tonight on Subculture: GUESS! With written, verbal and musical clues can you guess tonight’s featured artist? Listen for your chance to win a VFR tee!

SUBCULTURE Guess

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Original versions of songs and covers by admiring bands. Which version suits you?

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HOUR ONE:

  1. THE SMITHS – THIS CHARMING MAN
  2. DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – THIS CHARMING MAN (LIVE IN BOSTON OCT. 14TH & 15TH)
  3. DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – NEAR/FAR (BONUS NEW MUSIC!)
  4. PETE SHELLEY – HOMOSAPIEN (I HEAR THIS SAMPLES ABBA’S “DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW’ — BUT THIS I CANNOT CONFIRM!) 😉
  5. PANSY DIVISION – HOMOSAPIEN
  6. SIMPLE MINDS – NEW GOLD DREAM (81/82/83/83) (LIVE IN BOSTON OCT. 3RD)
  7. UTAH SAINTS – NEW GOLD DREAM (81/82/83/83/84)
  8. DEVO – TURN AROUND
  9. NIRVANA – TURNAROUND
  10. PET SHOP BOYS – IT’S A SIN
  11. METRIC – IT’S A SIN
  12. DEPECHE MODE – ICE MACHINE
  13. ROYKSOPP W/ SUSANNE SUNDFOR – ICE MACHINE (LIVE)
  14. SPARKS – THIS TOWN AIN’T BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US
  15. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – THIS TOWN AIN’T BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US
  16. BROTHERTIGER (TALKING HEADS) – THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (NAIVE MELODY) BONUS TRACK!

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. YAZOO – DON’T GO (CHECK OUT THE UPCOMING BOXED SET!)
  2. NOUVELLE VAGUE – DON’T GO
  3. THE STRANGLERS – (GET A) GRIP ON YOURSELF
  4. SIMPLE MINDS –  (GET A) GRIP ON YOURSELF (LIVE)
  5. KRAFTWERK – THE MODEL
  6. THE CARDIGANS – DAS MODELL
  7. ARCADE FIRE – READY TO START
  8. TEARS FOR FEARS – READY TO START
  9. PLASTIC BERTRAND – CA PLANE POUR MOI
  10. TELEX – CA PLANE POUR MOI
  11. ABBA – S.O.S. (SWEDISH VERSION)
  12. PORTISHEAD – S.O.S.
  13. KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND – GET DOWN TONIGHT
  14. STEREO TOTAL – GET DOWN TONIGHT
  15. NEW ORDER – BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE
  16. FRENTE –  BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE

 

 

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Tonight’s show features original and cover versions of songs from Stereo Total, ABBA, The Smiths, Arcade Fire & more!

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TONIGHT: ARETHA.

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HOUR ONE:

  1. ARETHA FRANKLIN – TIGHTEN UP YOUR TIE, BUTTON UP YOUR JACKET
  2. SCRITTI POLITTI – WOOD BEEZ (PRAY LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN)
  3. SUE ANN – ROCKY STEADY (RR EDITS MIX)
  4. CIBO MATTO – METAPHYSICAL (SAMPLES ‘SWEET BITTER LOVE’)
  5. LA FINE EQUIPE – TARTE AU CITRON (SAMPLES ‘I NEVER LOVED A MAN’)
  6. OMD – SAVE ME
  7. ARETHA & GEORGE MICHAEL – I KNEW YOU WERE WAITING (FOR ME) (PERCAPELLA VERSION)
  8. ARETHA & EURYTHMICS – SISTERS ARE DOIN IT FOR THEMSELVES
  9. MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO – CUTMAN (SAMPLES ROCK STEADY)
  10. ELVIS COSTELLO – RUNNING OUT OF FOOLS
  11. DAVID BOWIE (W/ TINA TURNER) – TONIGHT (SAMPLES ‘SPANISH HARLEM’)
  12. CAT POWER – ARETHA, SING ONE FOR ME
  13. PETE ROCK – ARETHA (SAMPLES ‘OH ME OH MY)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. ARETHA FRANKLIN – SPIRIT IN THE DARK
  2. DJ NILSSON – SPANISH HARLEM MIX
  3. CLIVILLES AND COLE – DEEPER LOVE (DEEPER-MOTION CONTROLREMIX)
  4. FELIPE AVELAR – FUNKY LOWDOWN (SAMPLES ROCK STEADY)
  5. LUKAS GREENBERG – A BOYS TALE (SAMPLES ‘WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO’)
  6. ARETHA ON THE MUSCLE SHOALS STUDIO
  7. ARETHA FRANKLIN – GIMME YOUR LOVE (W/ JAMES BROWN)
  8. THE SAME – CHAIN OF FOOLS
  9. SOHO – HOT MUSIC (SAMPLES ‘JUMP TO IT’)
  10. BERND HESS – WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO (HOOVERDELUXEMIX)
  11. ARETHA AND DON LEMON
  12. ARETHA FRANKLIN (BEATLES) – LET IT BE

ARETHA FRANKLIN  (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018)

 

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