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Tonight on Subculture: Some of my favorite tunes spanning the 49 years I’ve been alive. The Damned, Portishead, New Order, Thievery Corporation and more!

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

Bands featuring all female musicians. WAHOO!

Aired: 3/27 & 3/29 2020

LUSCIOUS JACKSON

HOUR ONE:

Nisennenmondai “#6”
CocoRosie “Aloha Friday”
Japanese Breakfast “Psychopomp”
Client “Pills”
Cibo Matto “Clouds”
Marine Girls “A Place In the Sun”
Razika “Why Have We to Wait”
The Black Belles “Not Tonight”
Au Revoir Simone “Stars (Disco Pusher Remix)”
Azure Ray “New Resolution (TPS Mix)”
Uh Huh Her “So Long”
Honeyblood “Drowsy”
Marsheaux “Home (I Dream My Dream)”
Strawberry Switchblade “Deep Water”
Audrey “Treacherous Art”
Au Revoir Simone “Sad Song”

HOUR TWO:

PINS “All Hail”
Kleenex “Die Matrosen”
The 5.6.7.8’s “Sho-Jo-Ji (The Hungry Raccoon)”
Free Kitten “Never Gonna Sleep”
Cub “Go Fish the Great Sand Sea”
Luscious Jackson “Life of Leisure”
The Bangles “Hero Takes a Fall”
Fuzzbox “Love Is the Slug”
Shonen Knife “Shonen Knife”
The Slits “Improperly Dressed”
The Bodysnatchers “Ruder Than You”
OOIOO “Be Sure to Loop”
Chaos Chaos “Geography”
The Belle Stars “The Clapping Song”

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

Lest we forget, it’s still Women’s Month! Tonight: Cibo Matto, PINS, Fuzzbox, Shonen Knife, Au Revoir Simone & more. WHAT? You got something better to do than listen? 🙂

SUBCULTURE ALL GIRL

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

HOUR ONE:

  1. SHARP VEINS – WATER LOGGED (ALABAMA)
  2. MING & PING – METALLIC WHISPERS (CALIFORNIA)
  3. PHILLIP WILKERSON – RADIAL VELOCITY (ARKANSAS)
  4. GILA – THROW THIS AWAY (COLORADO)
  5. MARRIED IN BERDICHEV – IT WAS WHERE WE LAID (COLORADO)
  6. OF THE TREES – TANGLEWOOD (MAINE)
  7. HELIUM – SUPERBALL (MASSACHUSETTS)
  8. WILLIAM BRITELLE – SNOW CRASH (NORTH CAROLINA)
  9. BEBE & LOUIS BARRON – BELLS OF ATLANTIS (MINNESOTA)
  10. BEN NEILL – SHIRT WASTE (NORTH CAROLINA)
  11. LET’S ACTIVE – GRAVEL TRUCK (NORTH CAROLINA)
  12. THE FLAMING LIPS (GRATEFUL DEAD) – DAY OF THE DEAD (OKLAHOMA)
  13. AAVE – ENEMY (TENNESSEE)
  14. ARBAN & STEVEN SEVERIN – ENDSONG (ARBAN FROM TEXAS)
  15. PALACE OF BUDDIES – NOEL (UTAH)

HOUR TWO:

  1. ARMAND VAN HELDEN – CHOCOLATE COVERED CHERRY (MASSACHUSETTS)
  2. CAROLINE ROSE – SOUL NO.5 (VERMONT)
  3. DONNA SUMMER – I FEEL LOVE (12″ MIX) (MASSACHUSETTS)
  4. MAGNETIC FIELDS – YOU’RE MY ONLY HOME (CRIMINAL KID MIX) (MASSACHUSETTS)
  5. UNDRIG – LYING IN WAIT (MAINE)
  6. KHONNOR – INFIRMARY 2 (VERMONT)

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  1. ANDREW WEATHERALL – ACOD TRACK 3 (UNRELEASED) (RIP 1963-2020)
  2. MAZZY STAR – SO TONIGHT I MIGHT SEE (.ASCENSION MIX) (RIP DAVID ROBACK 1958-2020)

 

HOW TO VOTE ON SUPER TUESDAY

VOTE

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Music from the 14 states representing the March 3rd SUPER TUESDAY primary vote + remembrance of David Roback of Mazzy Star and Andrew Weatherall. Ambient, Indie, IDM, Experimental – Ming&Ping, Of The Trees, Donna Summer, Let’s Active ++

Subculture SUPER

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doris norton

HOUR ONE:

  1. DELIA DERBYSHIRE – COMPUTERMATIC
  2. DORIS NORTON – PERSONAL COMPUTER
  3. YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA – COMPUTER GAMES (12″ MIX)

ON FEBRUARY 16, 1984, IBM RELEASED A PORTABLE COMPUTER FEATURING A 5.25″ AMBER MONITOR THAT COST $2800 AND WEIGHED 30 LBS. (BETTER THAN THE 1973 IBM “SCAMP” THAT WEIGHED 50LBS!)

  1. MATHEMATIQUES MODERNES – TV NIGHT

ON FEBRUARY 18, 1946, AT&T FIRST SUCCESSFULLY TRANSMITTED TELEVISION SIGNALS FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. TO NYC.

  1. ULTRAVOX – SATELLITE

ON FEBRUARY 17, 1959 VANGUARD 2, THE FIRST WEATHER SATELLITE IN SPACE IS LAUNCHED TO MEASURE CLOD COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION. THE SATELLITE IS STILL IN ORBIT TODAY!

  1. BRAZILIAN GIRLS – WILD WILD WEB
  2. REED & CAROLINE – INTERNET OF THINGS

ON FEBRUARY 19, 1987 THE INTERNET DOMAIN “APPLE.COM” IS CREATED BUT IT WAS A FULL FOUR YEARS LATER BEFORE THE WORLD WIDE WEB LAUNCHED AND BEFORE MICROSOFT.COM WAS EVEN REGISTERED.

  1. KRAFTWERK – THE TELEPHONE CALL

ON FEBRUARY 21, 1878, THE FIRST TELEPHONE BOOK IS ISSUED IN NEW HAVEN, CT. BY THE NEW HAVEN TELEPHONE COMPANY. TWENTY-ONE NAMES WERE LISTED.

  1. MARTHA WAINWRIGHT – FOUR BLACK SHEEP
  2. KATE BUSH – AND DREAM OF SHEEP

ON FEBRUARY 22, 1997, ROSLIN, SCOTLAND SCIENTISTS ANNOUNCED THEY SUCCESSFULLY CLONED A SHEEP THEY NAMED DOLLY (APPARENTLY NAMED AFTER DOLLY PARTON? CURIOUS.)

  1. WIRE – THE OTHER WINDOW

ON FEBRUARY 17, 2000, MICROSOFT INTRODUCED WINDOWS 2000 THAT BROUGHT ABOUT PLUG AND PLAY BUT TO THE THE BUSINESS MARKET AND NOT CONSUMERS.

  1. SCAPE ONE – EARTHSPIN

ON FEBRUARY 20, 1962, JOHN GLENN BECOMES THE FIRST AMERICAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH ON “FRIENDSHIP 7.” GLENN ORBITED THE EARTH THREE TIMES IN FOUR HOURS. HOLY SHIT!

  1. CIBO MATTO – APPLE (SEE APPLE.COM ABOVE)

 

  1. OMD – SECRET

ON FEBRUARY 19, 1971, THE FIRST WARRANT WAS ISSUED TO SEARCH A COMPUTER’S STORAGE.

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. SUB FOCUS – AIRPLANE

ON FEBRUARY 18, 1977 THE FIRST SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER, THE ENTERPRISE EMBARKED ON ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT IN CAPTIVE MODE –  ATTACHED TO A BOEING 747 JUMBO JET – JUST TO DEMONSTRATE IT COULD FLY.

  1. THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS – ELEKTROBANK

ON FEBRUARY 22, 1999, THE FIRST INTERNET BANK OF INDIANA OPENS, BECOMING THE FIRST FULL-SERVICE BANK AVAILABLE ONLY VIA THE INTERNET… INDIANA!

  1. FLYING LOTUS – CAMERA DAY

ON FEBRUARY 17, 1994, APPLE LAUNCHED THE “QUICKTAKE 100,” A DIGITAL CAMERA DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE CONSUMER MARKET. UNFORTUNATELY, APPLE’S MARKETING SAVVY DIDN’T HOLD UP AT THE TIME AND OTHER COMAPNIES SWOOPED IN TO TAKE THE LEAD IN THE DIGITAL CAMERA MARKET. APPLE ABANDONED THE DIGITAL CAMERA MARKET BY 1997.

  1. NEW ORDER – THIEVES LIKE US
  2. ELO – SECRET MESSAGES

ON FEBRUARY 21, 1878, THE FIRST ELECTRICAL BURGLAR ALARM WAS INSTALLED BY EDWIN T. HOLMES OF BOSTON.

  1. MISSING PERSONS – WINDOWS (SEE: MICROSOFT 2000) (PLAYING LA’s “CRUEL WORLD FEST“ON MAY 2ND!)

 

1. THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – PRESIDENT GAS (PLAYING LA’s “CRUEL WORLD FEST“ON MAY 2ND!)

ON FEBRUARY 22, 1924, THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL RADIO ADDRESS WAS DELIVERED BY CALVIN COOLIDGE. THE ADDRESS WAS DELIVERED FROM THE WHITE HOUSE, CARRIED BY FIVE RADIO STATIONS AND BOASTED AN ESTIMATED FIVE MILLION LISTENERS… COMPARE THAT TO OUR CURRENT TWITLER IN CHIEF’S WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE.

  1. PIXIES – LETTERS TO MEMPHIS

ON FEBRUARY 18, 1911, FRENCHMAN HENRI PEQUET MADE THE FIRST OFFICIAL AIR MAIL DELIVERY IN ALLAHABAD, BRITISH INDIA. HE TRANSPORTED 6,500 LETTERS APPROXIMATELY 6 MILES AWAY. WOOT!

  1. THE BOLSHOI – T.V. MAN (SEE: AT&T’S DC—>NYC BROADCAST) 1987

ON FEBRUARY 18, 1946, AT&T FIRST SUCCESSFULLY TRANSMITTED TELEVISION SIGNALS FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. TO NYC.

  1. LUSCIOUS JACKSON – SATELLITE
  2. THE BIRD AND THE BEE – LOVE LETTER TO JAPAN

 

  1. PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES – THIS IS OUR EMERGENCY

ON FEBRUARY 16, 1978 THE FIRST 9-1-1 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM GOES INTO SERVICE IN HALEYVILLE, ALABAMA

  1. SPOON – I TURN MY CAMERA ON

ON FEBRUARY 17, 1994, APPLE LAUNCHED THE “QUICKTAKE 100,” A DIGITAL CAMERA DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE CONSUMER MARKET. UNFORTUNATELY, APPLE’S MARKETING SAVVY DIDN’T HOLD UP AT THE TIME AND OTHER COMPANIES SWOOPED IN TO TAKE THE LEAD IN THE DIGITAL CAMERA MARKET. APPLE ABANDONED THE DIGITAL CAMERA MARKET BY 1997.

  1. THE CURE – A NORMAL STORY

 

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

depeche lineham card

Matthew Lineham Art http://www.mlinehamart.com

HOUR ONE:

  1. GLASS CANDY (KRAFTWERK) – COMPUTER LOVE
  2. JAPANESE BREAKFAST – THE WOMAN THAT LOVES YOU (LIVE IN HOLYOKE, MA APRIL 9TH!)
  3. JOHN FOXX – YOUNG LOVE
  4. MASSIVE ATTACK (HORANCE ANDY) – GIRL I LOVE YOU
  5. LAMB – WE FALL IN LOVE
  6. POLLYESTER – FALL OUT OF LOVE
  7. THE STRANGLERS – HOW TO FIND TRUE LOVE…
  8. THE ASSOCIATES – WAITING FOR THE LOVEBOAT
  9. THE CHURCH (KATE BUSH) – HOUNDS OF LOVE
  10. BRAZILIAN GIRLS – LET’S MAKE LOVE
  11. HOT CHIP – MELODY OF LOVE (REMIX)
  12. GANG OF FOUR – I LOVE A MAN IN A UNIFORM (YEAH YEAH YEAHS MIX)
  13. LUSH – FOR LOVE
  14. JAPAN – FALL IN LOVE WITH ME
  15. ALTERED IMAGES – LOVE AND KISSES

HOUR TWO:

  1. THE DAMNED – THE SHADOW OF LOVE
  2. REVOLTING COCKS (ROD STEWART) – DO YA THINK I’M SEXY? (REQUEST)
  3. PETER MURPHY – STRANGE KIND OF LOVE
  4. FURNITURE – WHY ARE WE IN LOVE
  5. KINGS OF CONVENIENCE – LOVE IS NO BIG TRUTH
  6. ALPINE – LOVERS 2
  7. BLANCMANGE – LOSE YOUR LOVE
  8. ROXY MUSIC – MY ONLY LOVE
  9. ALPHAVILLE – IN THE MOOD
  10. DAVID BOWIE – GIRLS LOVES ME
  11. TAMARYN – LOVE FADE
  12. STEREO TOTAL – L’AMOUR A 3
  13. NEW ORDER – LOVE LESS
  14. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – THE BACK OF LOVE

 

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