Archive for January, 2018

80s Arcade

Lord, child what is this mess? HAHA!

Modern Songs that incorporate the 70s/80s arcade 8-bit sound

 

HOUR ONE:

  1. THE POSTAL SERVICE – BRAND NEW COLONY
  2. STEREO TOTAL – AUTOMATIC MUSIC
  3. TREE WAVE – INSTRUMENTAL 1B
  4. BUCKNER & GARCIA – ODE TO CENTIPEDE
  5. TOURIST – JUPITER
  6. LAURIE SPIEGEL – PATCHWORK
  7. CALVIN HARRIS – ACCEPTABLE IN THE 80S
  8. HEAVEN 17 – MAKE MUSIC ON THE 64 (1986 FLEXI DISC MUSIC  FROM COMMODORE MUSIC MAGAZINE FEATURING THREE H17 SONGS PERFORMED ON THE COMMODORE 64.)
  9. BECK – HELL YES (8-BIT REMIX)
  10. DEVO – THEME FROM DOCTOR DETROIT
  11. RATATAT – CRIPS

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. I-F – SPACE INVADERS ARE SMOKING GRASS
  2. BACALAO (KRAFTWERK) – THE ROBOTS (DIE ROBOTER)
  3. NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB – ICE CREAM
  4. VENETIAN SNARES – PAGANISM RATCHETS
  5. BRIGHT EYES – TAKE IT EASY (LOVE NOTHING)
  6. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (INTRO TO THE 1985 VIDEO GAME)
  7. ERLEND OYE – THE BLACK KEYS WORK
  8. FLYING LOTUS – CAMERA DAY
  9. POWER GLOVE – STREETS OF 2043
  10. GERSHON KINGSLEY – POPCORN
  11. SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK – LOVE MISSLE F1-11
  12. DJANGO DJANGO – IN YOUR BEAT
  13. DEPECHE MODE – SOMETHING TO DO (METAL MIX)
  14. MY ROBOT (FT. ALISON MOYET) – WAITING

 

 

SUBCULTURE:  Fridays, 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online@ valleyfreeradio.org

 

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Subculture 8BIT

Tonight on Subculture: ARCADE ADVENTURES. Music that utilizes some of the most basic of early programmable consumer computer electronics. 8-bit, chiptune, bitpop, nerdcore… elements of these genres have shown up in new wave, house, techno, DNB and more. Thanks, Commodore 64! 🙂 TONIGHT! Artists from the 70s to today that sample 8-bit in their music, including The Postal Service, Flying Lotus and Laurie Spiegel; plus The Frankie Goes to Hollywood arcade game intro and music from Heaven 17’s 1980s 8-bit Commodore User magazine flexi disc!

Subculture: Friday, 8-10p EST 01.26.18 on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online anywhere @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays of tonight’s show can be heard the following Sunday 2-4a.

techno

Not sure who took this picture or what record store this belongs to but kudos!

A DERIVATIVE OF ELECTRONIC, CHICAGO HOUSE, JAZZ, DISCO AND FUNK, TECHNO SURVIVES IN CLUBS TODAY UNDER MANY DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE GENRE.

HOUR ONE: 

  1. (1981) GIORGIO MORODER – E=MC2
  2. (1982) CYBOTRON – ALLEYS OF YOUR MIND
  3. (1983) CHARANJIT SINGH – RAGA BHAIRAV (INSTRUMENTAL)
  4. (1984) ANNE CLARK – OUR DARKNESS
  5. (1985) NEON – MY BLUES IS YOU
  6. (1986) EDDIE FLASHIN FOLWKES – GOODBYE KISS
  7. (1987) MODEL 500 (juan atkins) – SOUND OF STEREO
  8. (1988) FRONT 242 – HEADHUNTER
  9. (1989) 808 STATE – CUBIK (STATE TO PAN AM MIX)
  10. (1990) ITAL ROCKERS – ITAL’S ANTHEM (TREBLE DOWN BASS UP MIX)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. (1991) T99 – ANASTHASIA
  2. (1992) ASTALASIA – PSILOCYBE SEMIANCEATA
  3. (1993) B12 – TELEFONE 529
  4. (1994) SUSUMU YOKOTA – SABOTEN
  5. (1995) THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS – LEAVE HOME
  6. (1996) FILA BRAZILLIA – SPACE HEARSE
  7. (1997) THE CRYSTAL METHOD – GET BUSY CHILD
  8. (1998) FAITHLESS – GOD IS A DJ
  9. (1999) SPYRA – THE SYNTHESIZER EXPERIENCE
  10. (2000) ELECTRONIC EYE – THE CRUNCHER
  11. BONUS! (1992) APOTHEOSIS – O FORTUNA (7″ EDIT)

 

SUBCULTURE: Fridays, 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays Sundays 2-4a

BOWIE

Tonight on Subculture: BOWIE.

Celebrating Bowie’s 71.

Subculture: Fridays, 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // replays @ 2-4a the following Sunday mornings

HOUR ONE:

  1. QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE – UNDER PRESSURE (RAH MIX)
  2. IAN McCULLOCH – ME AND DAVID BOWIE
  3. JHEREK BISCHOFF & AMANDA PALMER – HELDEN (GERMAN VERSION OF HEROES)
  4. TEARIST – REPETITION
  5. DAVID BOWIE – TELLING LIES (ADAM F MIX)
  6. THE ASSOCIATES – BOYS KEEP SWINGING
  7. LOU REED – SATELLITE OF LOVE (BOWIE ON BACKING VOCALS)
  8. TINA TURNER – 1984
  9. AMONN – I’M DERANGED
  10. DAVID BOWIE – LET’S DANCE (UNRELEASED DEMO)
  11. TEARS FOR FEARS – ASHES TO ASHES
  12. DAVID BOWIE & ROBERT SMITH – LAST THING YOU SHOULD DO (LIVE)
  13. DAVID BOWIE – ABDULMAJID
  14. FRANK ZAPPA – BE IN MY VIDEO (MENTIONS BOWIE)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. DAVID BOWIE – DAY-IN DAY-OUT (SPANISH VERSION)
  2. KON KAN – MOONAGE DAYDREAM
  3. DWEEZIL ZAPPA – I’M AFRAID OF AMERICANS
  4. THE TIMES – DAVID JONES (IS ON HIS WAY)
  5. DAVID BOWIE – THE HEART’S A FILTHY LESSON (RUBBER MIX)
  6. DUM DUM GIRLS – LETTER TO HERMIONE
  7. CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH – OVER AND OVER AGAIN (MENTIONS BOWIE)
  8. DAVID BOWIE – FAME (QUEEN LATIFAH RAP VERSION)
  9. DEPECHE MODE – HEROES (HIGHLINE SESSIONS)
  10. DAVID BOWIE – SEX AND THE CHURCH
  11. THOMAS NOLA et son ORCHESTRA – BEAU OUI COMME BOWIE
  12. DAVID BOWIE – REBEL NEVER GETS OLD

 

DON’T FORGET TO GO SEE THE, “BOWIE IS” EXHIBIT IN NYC THIS YEAR!