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“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)

 

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

 

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

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

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!

 

Glam rock & glam-inspired music from the ’70s to now, including NY Dolls, Amanda Palmer, Brian Eno, Suzy Q, Perfume Genius & more. Oh shit, this is gonna be good!

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online at valleyfreeradio.org // Playlists @ wxojsubculture.wordpress.com and @NowPlayingVFR on Twitter // Purchase tracks: Spinitron.com //

 

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