Welcome to summer and at least two hours of *happiness* via music. Tonight we’ll play songs that make you want to take yer top off, dance, appreciate someone or emplore you to play air guitar. You know, happy stuff (or at least happy-sounding stuff) 🙂

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HOUR ONE:

  1. THE BRADY BUNCH – IT’S A SUNSHINE DAY
  2. STYLE COUNCIL – MY EVER CHANGING MOODS (12″)
  3. KATIE MELUA – A HAPPY PLACE
  4. BOARDS OF CANADA – HAPPY CYCLING (REMIX)
  5. BOOK OF LOVE – SUNNY DAY (2000 VERSION)
  6. BOOK OF LOVE – BUTTERFLY
  7. POPTONE – HAPPINESS (live @ The Middle East in  Boston 06.26!)
  8. DAVINA AND THE VAGABONDS – SUNSHINE (live @ The Parlor Room in Northampton this Sunday!)
  9. LUSH – LADYKILLERS (at least she’s happy to get rid of someone) 🙂
  10. THE HOUSEMARTINS – HAPPY HOUR
  11. ALTERED IMAGES – I COULD BE HAPPY
  12. THE ALARM – RAIN IN THE SUMMERTIME
  13. THE JESUS AND MARYCHAIN – HAPPY WHEN IT RAINS
  14. GARBAGE – ONLY HAPPY WHEN IT RAINS (EARLY DEMO MIX)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. COCTEAU TWINS – SUMMERHEAD
  2. SHINDU (SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES) – HAPPY HOUSE
  3. BJORK – VIOLENTLY HAPPY
  4. FASTBACKS – IN THE SUMMER
  5. THE O.C.B. – FEELIN HAPPY
  6. HOT CHIP – I FEEL BETTER
  7. JAMIROQUAI – SEVEN DAYS IN SUNNY JUNE
  8. THE B-52S – HOT CORNER (live with Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Culture Club @ The Wang in Boston July 27th!)
  9. THE SUBURBS – LOVE IS THE LAW
  10. OF MONTREAL – OSLO IN THE SUMMERTIME
  11. HAPPY MONDAYS – SUNSHINE AND LOVE
  12. SPLIT ENZ – DOUBLE HAPPY
  13. FUN BOY THREE (GEORGE GERSHWIN) – SUMMERTIME
  14. TALK TALK – HAPPINESS IS EASY

 

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Replays Sunday AM 2-4 // FB: subculturema

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23 indictments, 5 guilty pleas and the president’s 2016 campaign manager in jail for witness tampering as he awaits trial for a plethera of charges. I’d say that’s worthy of tonight’s program title.

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HOUR ONE:

  1. THOMPSON TWINS – LIES
  2. GOTYE – SMOKE AND MIRRORS
  3. LA LUZ – GREED MACHINE
  4. FRANZ FERDINAND – DEMAGOGUE
  5. JANE’S ADDICTION – BEEN CAUGHT STEALING (12″ REMIX)
  6. DAVID BYRNE & FAT BOY SLIM – AMERICAN TROGLODYTE (LIVE IN BOSTON 07.31 & 08.01.18!)
  7. DEPECHE MODE – THE LANDSCAPE IS CHANGING
  8. SNAP! – THE POWER OF BHANGRA (VS. MOTIVO)
  9. GANG OF FOUR – NATURAL’S NOT IN IT
  10. PETER SCHILLING – (LET’S PLAY) USA
  11. ARCADE FIRE AND MAVIS STAPLES – I GIVE YOU POWER (LIVE IN BOSTON JULY 18TH!)
  12. BOARDS OF CANADA – NOTHING IS REAL
  13. THE DEAD MILKMEN – RIGHT WING PIGEONS
  14. STEREOLAB – GUS THE MYNAH BIRD

HOUR TWO:

  1. JOHNNY MARR – EASY MONEY (LIVE IN BOSTON 10.21.18 + NEW ALBUM OUT TODAY!)
  2. BRAZILIAN GIRLS – PROBLEM
  3. THE BIRD AND THE BEE (MADONNA) – MATERIAL GIRL
  4. JOHNNY MARR – THE TRACERS
  5. PRIESTS – PINK WHITE HOUSE
  6. KAJAGOOGOO – LIES & PROMISES
  7. THE EVENS – ALL THESE GOVERNORS
  8. CAROLINE ROSE – BLOOD ON YOUR BOOTHEELS
  9. SPECIAL AKA – GANGSTERS
  10. DAVID J (JOHN LENNON) – GIMME SOME TRUTH
  11. DEPECHE MODE – GOING BACKWARDS
  12. GORILLAZ – HALLELUJAH MONEY
  13. COCOROSIE & ANOHNI – SMOKE ‘EM OUT
  14. TRICKY – MONEY GREEDY
  15. THE CLASH – CLAMPDOWN

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays Sunday AM 2-4 // FB: Subculturema

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HOUR ONE:

  1. THE BREEDERS – METAGOTH
  2. GALAXIE 500 (SEX PISTOLS) – SUBMISSION
  3. FUTURE BIBLE HEROES – DIGGING MY OWN GRAVE
  4. THE AMPS – PACER
  5. FRANK BLACK – SPEEDY MARIE
  6. THE CARS – A DREAM AWAY
  7. THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS – PUSH BACK THE HANDS
  8. AMANDA PALMER & THE GRAND THEFT ORCHESTRA – PUSH BACK THE HANDS
  9. DRESDEN DOLLS – COIN-OPERATED BOY (EXCERPT)
  10. FOLK IMPLOSION – NATURAL ONE
  11. LYRES – HOW COULD I HAVE DONE ALL OF THESE THINGS
  12. PIXIES – LA LA LOVE YOU
  13. MAGNETIC FIELDS – THE DESPERATE THINGS YOU MADE ME DO
  14. JULIANA HATFIELD (OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN) – XANADU
  15. BLAKE BABIES – OUT THERE
  16. AND THE KIDS – 2003
  17. THE SHEILA DIVINE – DRAMATICA

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. THE CARS – SHOO BE DO
  2. VOLCANO SUNS – WHITE ELEPHANT
  3. THE BREEDERS – GRUNGGAE (EARLY DEMO OF CANNONBALL)
  4. THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS – RABID CHILD
  5. BELLY – SHINY ONE
  6. THE JULIANA HATFIELD THREE – PARKING LOTS
  7. KINDLING – RAIN
  8. APOLLO SUNSHINE – SINGING TO THE EARTH (TO THANK HER FOR YOU)
  9. MINI DRESSES – FABRIC
  10. FOLK IMPLOSION – BLOSSOM
  11. DROP NINETEENS – MY AQUARIUM (SECOND TIME AROUND)
  12. MISSION OF BURMA – TREM TWO
  13. SEBADOH – SKULL
  14. AND THE KIDS – NO COUNTRIES
  15. VIVA VIVA – DIAL TONE
  16. ANDREW SHATNYY – IN THE LOOP
  17. STEPHIN MERRITT – RATS IN THE GARBAGE OF THE WESTERN WORLD

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Celebrating the pets and other animals in your awesome life… and a bunch of songs that just feature an animal name 🙂

HOUR ONE:

  1. BISCUITHEAD & THE BISCUIT BADGERS – OUR DOG
  2. B-52S – QUICHE LORRAINE
  3. TRICKY – EARLY BIRD
  4. GOLDFRAPP – LITTLE BIRD (ANIMAL COLLECTIVE REMIX)
  5. THE CURE – ALL CATS ARE GREY (LIVE 1981)
  6. THE MAGNETIC FIELDS – FIDO, YOUR LEASH IS TOO LONG
  7. CIBO MATTO – KNOW YOUR CHICKEN
  8. LAURIE ANDERSON – WALK THE DOG
  9. BAT FOR LASHES – HORSE AND I
  10. PET SHOP BOYS – I WANT A DOG
  11. MARTHA WAINWRIGHT – FOUR BLACK SHEEP
  12. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – CATWALK
  13. LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – RATTLESNAKES
  14. NEW ORDER – STRAY DOG (EXTENDED MIX)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. SPARKS – HIPPOPOTAMUS
  2. UB40 – WILDCAT
  3. XTC – MY BIRD PERFORMS
  4. PIPE-EYE – WALK THE DOG
  5. SWING OUT SISTER – JOE MEEK’S CAT
  6. DURAN DURAN – THE MAN WHO STOLE A LEOPARD
  7. TROLLE SIBENHAAR – SWEET DOGS
  8. GOGOL BORDELLO – DOGS WERE BARKING
  9. TALKING HEADS – ANIMALS
  10. SHANNON AND THE CLAMS – CAT PARTY
  11. NINA HAGEN – WAU WAU
  12. IGGY POP – DOG FOOD
  13. THE CRAMPS – CHICKEN
  14. LADYTRON – THE ANIMALS (VINCE CLARK REMIX)
  15. TONES ON TAIL – LIONS
  16. DEPECHE MODE – EASY TIGER
  17. THE THE – DOGS OF LUST (12″ REMIX)

 

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays Sunday AM 2-4 // FB: subculturema

 

Subculture Pet

Tonight on Subculture: It’s national PET MONTH! Celebrate the animals with The Cure, Bat for Lashes, Tones on Tail, Cibo Matto and more!

Subculture: Fridays, 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA olive online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays Sunday AM 2-4 // FB: subculturema

60s

Bands from the 1980s-2018 who give a nod to sounds from the sixties!

HOUR ONE:

  1. R.E.M. – WHITE TORNADO
  2. levitation room – MIDSUMMER’S DREAM
  3. AND THE KIDS – 2003 (SEE NORTHAMPTON’S OWN AND THE KIDS OPEN FOR BLONDIE @ MASS MOCA ON AUGUST 3RD!)
  4. PIZZICATO FIVE – MAGIC TWIN CANDLE TALE
  5. BOOK OF LOVE – CANDY CAROL
  6. BROADCAST – I FOUND THE F
  7. STEREOLAB – VODIAK
  8. THE FLAMING LIPS – RIDING TO WORK IN THE YEAR 2025
  9. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – THE SAME STAR
  10. SHANNON & THE CLAMS – IT’S GONNA GO AWAY
  11. LA LUZ – IT’S GONNA GO AWAY
  12. RIDE – VAPOUR TRAIL
  13. KNOX HAMILTON (THE ASSOCIATION) – NEVER MY LOVE
  14. SQUEEZE – ELEPHANT GIRL
  15. LET’S ACTIVE – ORNAMENTAL
  16. MARC ALMOND (THE ACTION) – SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS
  17. THE LEMON TWIGS – THESE WORDS

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. THE GO GO’S – BEATNIK BEACH
  2. LUCKY SOUL – GET OUTTA TOWN!
  3. THE FLESHTONES – WHAT’S SO NEW (ABOUT YOU)?
  4. PRINCE – WHEN YOU WERE MINE
  5. YAZOO – BAD CONNECTION
  6. THE FLAT FIVE – THIS IS YOUR NIGHT
  7. SAINT ETIENNE – SPLIT SCREEN
  8. AND THE KIDS – STRANGE TO BE
  9. THE STYLE COUNCIL – COUNCIL MEETIN’
  10. TACOCAT – LEISURE BEES
  11. WHITE DENIM – NO NEE TA SLODE ALN
  12. THE CARDIGANS – OVER THE WATER
  13. THE THREE O’CLOCK – JETFIGHTER
  14. LADYTRON – THE ANIMALS (NEW FOR 2018!)
  15. MONADE – TOUT EN TOUT EST UN
  16. ALLAH-LAS – PLACE IN THE SUN
  17. SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS
  18. THE dB’s – NEVERLAND

 

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online worldwide @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays Sunday mornings 2-4 // FB: subculturema

 

Subculture 60s

Tonight on Subculture: THE 60’s SOUND. Mod to Motown, Beat to Psychedelic. Featuring artists that capture the 60’s sound including Belle & Sebastian, The Style Council, Sharon Jones and Northampton’s own And The Kids!

Subculture: Fridays 8-10p ET on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replay Sunday mornings 2-4 // FB: subculturema