Riot Grrrl, Trip Hop, Hip Hop, Acid Jazz, Dance, Rock, singer-songwriter… you name it and women dominated it in the 90’s music scene. The 90s produced some of the most powerful female musicians and vocalists without question. There are so many, we made this week’s program “part 2” Alas,  we still couldn’t fit everyone in! Here are a just few favorite hits…

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HOUR ONE:

  1. BELLY – GEPETTO
  2. GARBAGE – CHERRY LIPS (on tour!)
  3. HOOVERPHONIC (DEPECHE MODE) – SHAKE THE DISEASE
  4. SONIC YOUTH – BULL IN THE HEATHER
  5. SNEAKER PIMPS – WALKING ZERO
  6. L7 – PRETEND WE’RE DEAD
  7. BRATMOBILE – QUEENIE
  8. PJ HARVEY – DOWN BY THE WATER (on tour!)
  9. ELASTICA – WAKING UP
  10. THE BREEDERS – I JUST WANNA GET ALONG
  11. THE AMPS – PACER
  12. ROSE CHRONICLES – GLIDE (BE FOREVER)[IRISH BREAKFAST EDIT]
  13. THE SUNDAYS – CAN’T BE SURE
  14. DUBSTAR – STARS
  15. CURVE – FROZEN
  16. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL – DRIVING (JONATHAN LIVE MIX)
  17. ADINA HOWARD – FREAK LIKE ME

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. 10,000 MANIACS – FEW AND FAR BETWEEN
  2. INCOGNITO – TALKIN’ LOUD
  3. LETTERS TO CLEO – CO-PILOT
  4. BOOK OF LOVE – BOY
  5. MASSIVE ATTACK – TEARDROP (MAD PROFESSOR MAZARUNI MIX)
  6. SARAH MCLACHLAN (XTC) – DEAR GOD
  7. VELOCITY GIRL – I CAN’T STOP SMILING
  8. LAMB – LUSTY
  9. BEL CANTO – SHIMMERING WARM & BRIGHT
  10. THROWING MUSES – NOT TOO SOON (Kristen Hersh on tour!)
  11. BROOKLYN FUNK ESSENTIALS (PHAROAH SANDERS) – THE CREATOR HAS A MASTER PLAN
  12. SAINT ETIENNE – NOTHING CAN STOP US NOW
  13. SALAD – GRANITE STATUE
  14. AUTOUR DE LUCIE – LES BROUILLONS
  15. PORTISHEAD – CHASE THE TEAR (2010)

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p EST USA on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // encore program airs Sunday mornings 12-2a

Continuing our Women In Music series during Women’s History month, Subculture features the many talented women artists of the 1990s.

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HOUR ONE: 

  1. CIBO MATTO – SPOON
  2. LUSCIOUS JACKSON – CITYSONG
  3. DEEE-LITE – DEE-LITE THEME
  4. DE-PHAZZ – CUT THE JAZZ
  5. PIZZICATO FIVE – THIS YEAR’S GIRL #2
  6. SHONEN KNIFE – SHONEN KNIFE
  7. TRANSVISION VAMP – (I JUST WANNA) BE WITH U [INFO ON WENDY JAMES’ FORTHCOMING ALBUM]
  8. MAGNAPOP – OPEN THE DOOR
  9. MORCHEEBA – TRIGGER HIPPIE
  10. IMOGEN HEAP – GETTING SCARED
  11. POE – HELLO (MODERN MIX) [CHECK OUT POE @ THE WOMEN’S MARCH!]
  12. HOOVERPHONIC – THIS STRANGE EFFECT

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. FASTBACKS – GONE TO THE MOON
  2. WENDY JAMES – LONDON’S BRILLIANT (SEE ABOVE FOR INFO ON WENDY’S UPCOMING ALBUM!)
  3. IVY – GET OUT OF THE CITY
  4. THE CARDIGANS – CLOUDY SKY
  5. FRENTE! (NEW ORDER) – BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE
  6. MONO – PLAYBOYS
  7. OLIVE – YOU’RE NOT ALONE (ROLLO AND SISTER BLISS 12″ MIX)
  8. BJORK – PLAY DEAD
  9. STEREOLAB – PING PONG
  10. LUSH – FOR LOVE
  11. ECHOBELLY – FOUR LETTER WORD
  12. ECHOBELLY – ANARCHY AND ALCHEMY (NEW!) [CHECK OUT INFO ON THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM!]
  13. ESTHERO – COUNTRY LIVIN’ (THE WORLD I KNOW)
  14. THE MUFFS – NOT LIKE ME
  15. LIZ PHAIR – EXTRAORDINARY

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online at valleyfreeradio.org // Encore show airs Sunday mornings 12a-2a // Join us on Facebook @ subculturema

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Subculture will feature a complete month of women in music. Week one features new wave, experimental, pop, punk, and post-punk women artists of the 80s.

HOUR ONE:

  1. EURYTHMICS – PAINT A RUMOR (LONG VERSION)
  2. LAURIE ANDERSON – SWEATERS
  3. LENE LOVICH – NEW TOY
  4. ALTERED IMAGES – SEE THOSE EYES
  5. TONI BASIL – MICKEY (SPANISH VERSION)
  6. KATE BUSH – THE BIG SKY (SINGLE MIX)
  7. SUZANNE VEGA – TOM’S DINER (W/DNA)
  8. THE B52’S – 52 GIRLS
  9. NINA HAGEN – BORN IN XIXAX
  10. MISSING PERSONS – BAD STREETS
  11. COCTEAU TWINS – THE HALLOW MEN
  12. CARMEL – I’M NOT AFRAID OF YOU
  13. GRACE JONES (THE POLICE) – DEMOLITION MAN
  14. VIVIEN GOLDMAN – LAUNDRETTE
  15. THE SLITS – INSTANT HIT

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. BOW WOW WOW – CHIHUAHUA (12″ VERSION)
  2. X – NAUSEA
  3. X-RAY SPECS – WARRIOR IN WOOLWORTHS
  4. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – SLAP DASH SNAP
  5. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – MIRAGE
  6. YAZOO – IN MY ROOM
  7. ALISON MOYET – IT WON’T BE LONG
  8. BERLIN – TELL ME WHY
  9. THE BANGLES – HERO TAKES A FALL
  10. THE GO-GO’S – HOW MUCH MORE
  11. ROMEO VOID A GIRL IN TROUBLE (IS A TEMPORARY THING)
  12. TOYAH – IEYA (LIVE)
  13. HAZEL O’CONNOR – EIGHTH DAY

 

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p EST USA on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Replay of tonight’s program will air the follow Sunday 12-2a // Join us on Facebook: subculturema

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In celebration of Black History Month, Subculture presents (just a small portion) of the many incredible black musicians & DJs who who rocked the 80s and 90s.

HOUR ONE:

  1. NITRO DELUXE – JOURNEY TO CYBOTRON
  2. SNAP! – KEEP IT UP
  3. ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT – FISHIN’ FOR RELIGION
  4. INNER CITY – GOOD LIFE
  5. SHALAMAR – MAKE THAT MOVE
  6. FRANKIE KNUCKLES – YOUR LOVE
  7. PRINCE – LET’S PRETEND WE’RE MARRIED
  8. GRACE JONES – NIGHTCLUBBING
  9. KING TUBBY – SHORT MAN DUB
  10. DJ SPOOKY – OUTTRO
  11. M-PEOPLE – MOVING ON UP

HOUR TWO:

  1. CYBOTRON – R-9
  2. CHIC – CHIC CHEER
  3. TYRONE BRUNSON – THE SMURF
  4. AFRIKA BAMBAATAA & THE SOUL SONIC FORCE – RENEGADES OF FUNK
  5. G.L.O.B.E. & WHIZ KID – PLAY THAT BEAT MR. DJ
  6. DJ TRICKY (KYLIE MINOGUE) – SLOW (BULLION REMIX)
  7. EDDIE “FLASHIN'” FOWLKES – GOODBYE KISS
  8. SOUL II SOUL – JAZZIE’S GROOVE
  9. ROZALLA – EVERYBODY’S FREE
  10. MICHAEL JACKSON – JAM
  11. AFRIKA BAMBAATAA – LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT BEAT (12″ MIX)
  12. THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES – DREAM COME TRUE

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Noho, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Encore show airs Sunday 12-2a // Join us on Facebook @ subculturema

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CLASSIC AND NEW MUSIC FROM 80s, 90s & Y2k BANDS

HOUR ONE:

  1. HEAVEN 17 – THIS IS MINE (1984, HOW MEN ARE)
  2. HEAVEN 17 – PRAY (2017, NOT FOR PUBLIC BROADCAST)
  3. THIEVERY CORPORATION – SHOALIN SATELLITE (1997, SOUNDS FROM THE THIEVERY HI FI)
  4. THIEVERY CORPORATION – LET THE CHALICE BLAZE (2017, TEMPLE OF I & I )
  5. GOLDFRAPP – HUMAN (2000, FELT MOUNTAIN)
  6. GOLDFRAPP – ANYMORE (2017, SILVER EYE, RELEASE DATE: MARCH 31ST)
  7. UB40 – UPDATE ON THEIR (POSSIBLE) NEW SONG, “YOU HAVEN’T CALLED” (2017, GRAVY TRAIN)
  8. UB40 – SIGNING OFF (1980, SIGNING OFF)
  9. DEPECHE MODE – BOYS SAY GO (1981 SPEAK & SPELL)
  10. DEPECHE MODE – WHERE’S THE REVOLUTION? (2017, SPIRIT, RELEASE DATE: MARCH 17TH)
  11. JAMIROQUAI – WHEN YOU GONNA LEARN? (1993, 3M34GENCY ON PLANET EARTH)
  12. JAMIROQUAI – AUTOMATON (2017, AUTOMATON, RELEASE DATE: MARCH 31ST)
  13. MODERN ENGLISH – A VIABLE COMMERCIAL (1981, MESH & LACE)
  14. MODERN ENGLISH  – YOU’RE CORRUPT (2016, TAKE ME TO THE TREES, ON TOUR NOW!)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. ECHOBELLY – I CAN’T IMAGINE THE WORLD WITHOUT ME (1994, EVERYONE’S GOT ONE)
  2. ECHOBELLY – ANARCHY AND ALCHEMY (2017, ANARCHY AND ALCHEMY COMING SOON AND PRE-ORDER IS NOW AVAILABLE
  3. THE TEARDROP EXPLODES – PASSIONATE FRIEND (1981, WILDER)
  4. JULIAN COPE – DRINK ME UNDER THE TABLE (2017, DRUNKEN SONGS)
  5. XIU XIU – POE POE (2002, KNIFE PLAY)
  6. XIU XIU – WONDERING (2017, FORGET, RELEASE DATE: MARCH 3RD)
  7. THE MAGNETIC FIELDS – I DON’T WANT TO GET OVER YOU (1999, 69 LOVE SONGS)
  8. THE MAGNETIC FIELDS – 83 FOXX AND I (2017, 50 SONG MEMOIR, RELEASE DATE: MARCH 3RD, ON TOUR NOW!)
  9. SONDRE LERCHE – SLEEP ON NEEDLES (2002, FACES)
  10. SONDRE LERCHE – SOFT FEELINGS (2017, PLEASURE, RELEASE DATE: APRIL 14TH, ON TOUR NOW!)
  11. THE JESUS & MARYCHAIN – JUST LIKE HONEY (1985, PSYCHOCANDY)
  12. THE JESUS & MARYCHAIN – AMPUTATION (2017, DAMAGE AND JOY, RELEASE DATE MARCH 24TH)
  13. BAUHAUS – SHE’S IN PARTIES (1983, BURNING FROM THE INSIDE)
  14. THE BUBBLEMEN – THE BUBBLEMEN ARE COMING (1988 SINGLE)
  15. DAVID J AND COMRADES (JOHN LENNON) – GIMME SOME TRUTH (RELEASED JAN.2017)

 

Subculture airs Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Repeats of the program can be heard Sunday mornings from 12-2a // Join us on Facebook @ subculturema

Songs from an amazing year in music + words from George Orwell.

1984

HOUR ONE:

  1. GEORGE ORWELL QUOTES
  2. EURYTHMICS – SEX CRIME (1984) (1984 – FOR THE LOVE OF BIG BROTHER)
  3. BLANCMANGE – THAT’S LOVE, THAT IT IS (12″ mix) (MANGE TOUT)
  4. THE CURE – BIRDMAD GIRL (THE TOP)
  5. OMD – TALKING LOUD AND CLEAR (EXTENDED MIX) (JUNK CULTURE)
  6. ULTRAVOX – HEART OF THE COUNTRY (LAMENT)
  7. THE SMITHS – STILL ILL (THE SMITHS)
  8. TALK TALK – CALL IN THE NIGHT BOY (IT’S MY LIFE)
  9. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – THE STORY OF A YOUNG HEART (THE STORY OF A YOUNG HEART)
  10. PSYCHEDELIC FURS – ALICE’S HOUSE (MIRROR MOVES)
  11. ALPHAVILLE – LIES (FOREVER YOUNG)
  12. LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – RATTLESNAKES (RATTLESNAKES)
  13. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – CRYSTAL DAYS (OCEAN RAIN)
  14. MINUTEMEN – WEST GERMANY (DOUBLE NICKELS ON THE DIME)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – BELLADONNA ((HYAENA)
  2. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND – MONDILCHT (TOCSIN)
  3. CHRISTIAN DEATH – THE DROWNING (CATASTROPHE BALLET)
  4. THE ART OF NOISE – BEAT BOX (DIVERSION ZERO) (WHO’S AFRAID OF THE ART OF NOISE)
  5. BIG COUNTRY – ALL FALL TOGETHER (GIANT REMIX) (STEELTOWN)
  6. DEPECHE MODE – STORIES OF OLD (SOME GREAT REWARD)
  7. SIMPLE MINDS – WATERFRONT (SPARKLE IN THE RAIN)
  8. DAVID BOWIE – LOVING THE ALIEN (EXTENDED DUB MIX)(TONIGHT)
  9. DALI’S CAR – CREATE AND MELT (THE WAKING HOUR)
  10. MODERN ENGLISH – BLUE WAVES (RICOCHET DAYS) (LIVE IN BOSTON IN APRIL!)
  11. THE THOMPSON TWINS – NO PEACE FOR THE WICKED (INTO THE GAP)
  12. THE STYLE COUNCIL – STRENGTH OF YOUR NATURE (CAFE BLEU)
  13. MADNESS – THE SUN AND THE RAIN (KEEP MOVING)

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST USA on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays can be heard Sundays 12-2a // join on Facebook @ Subculturema

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Bowie, Chinese New Year, Popcorn Day, the Women’s March, a slew of birthdays and a tribute to Tom Edwards of Adam Ant.

A lot happened in January 2017. Let’s recap!

HOUR ONE:

  1. MR. FINGERS- CAN YOU FEEL IT? (MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr.’s bday 01.16.29)
  2. CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION (2017 Year of the Rooster)
  3. NEW YORK DOLLS – FUNKY BUT CHIC (DAVID JOHANSEN bday 01/09.50 / JERRY NOLAN d: 01.14.92 of a stroke)
  4. CAN – MUSHROOM (RIP: JAKI LIEBEZEIT 01.22.17)
  5. RANDY RAINBOW – ALTERNATIVE FACTS
  6. FAD GADGET – SLEEP (ELECTRO-INDUCED ORIGINAL) [Festival Sleep Day 01.03]
  7. THE POSTAL SERVICE – SLEEPING IN [Festival Sleep Day 01.03]
  8. ANNE CLARK – SLEEPER IN METROPOLIS [Festival Sleep Day 01.03]
  9. HOT BUTTER – POPCORN (NATIONAL POPCORN DAY 01.19)
  10. NEW ORDER – WAY OF LIFE (BERNARD SUMNER bday 01.04.56 / GILLIAN GILBERT bday 01.27.61)
  11. COCTEAU TWINS – THE TINDERBOX (OF A HEART) [ROBIN GUTHRIE bday 01.04.62]
  12. DAVID J AND COMRADES (JOHN LENNON COVER) – GIMME SOME TRUTH (ANTI-TRUMP SONG)
  13. FIONA APPLE – TINY HANDS (PRO WOMEN’S SONG)
  14. DAVID BOWIE – ART DECADE (b: 01.08.47 d: 01.10.16)
  15. DAVID BOWIE – GIRL LOVES ME

HOUR TWO:

  1. BERLIN – PLEASURE VICTIM (JOHN CRAWFORD bday 01.17.57 / ROB BRILL 01.21.56)
  2. PORTISHEAD – CHASE THE TEAR (BETH GIBBONS bday 01.04.65)
  3. ORBA SQUARA – PERFECT TIMING (1st iPhone spot 2007)
  4. THE BANGLES – HERO TAKES A FALL (SUSANNA HOFFS bday 01.17.59)
  5. MADNESS – TOMORROW’S JUST ANOTHER DAY (SUGGS 01.13.61 / CHAS SMITH 01.14.59)
  6. INXS – ON A BUS (MICHAEL HUTCHENCE b: 01.22.60 d: 11.22.97)
  7. TALK TALK – AGAIN A GAME (PAUL WEB bday 01.16.62)
  8. SQUEEZE – SLAP AND TICKLE (JOOLS HOLLAND BDAY 01.24.55)
  9. ROXY MUSIC – TRASH 2 (GARY TIBBS bday 01.25.58)
  10. PETER GABRIEL – BIKO (MELT MIX) (HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 01.16)
  11. THE CURE – WHERE THE BIRDS ALWAYS SING (NATIONAL BIRD DAY 01.05)
  12. LEFTFIELD – OPEN UP (JOHNNY ROTTEN bday 01.31.56)
  13. ADAM & THE ANTS –  ANT MUSIC (RIP Tom Edwards 01.25.17 – one day after performing in Boston.)
  14. ADAM & THE ANTS – A.N.T.S.

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST USA on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or lie online at valleyfreeradio.org // Facebook: subculturema // Tunes@ 8tracks.com