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UNLUCKY – Musicians who experienced unexpected, unfortunate and untimely deaths.

HOUR ONE:

  1. VISAGE – MIND OF A TOY (STEVE STRANGE 28 May 1959 – 12 February 2015 – On 12 February 2015 Strange suffered a heart attack, at the age of 55, whilst in Egypt; he died later that day in hospital.)
  2. FRANK TOVEY (FAD GADGET) – COITUS INTERUPTUS (8 September 1956 – 3 April 2002 – Tovey suffered from heart problems since his childhood, and died of a heart attack on 3 April 2002 at the age of 45)
  3. SCHEMA – GETTING SMART (MARY HANSEN (1 November 1966 – 9 December 2002 – was an Australian-born guitarist and singer. She joined the London-based  band Stereolab in 1992. As a side-project, in late 1999 she formed the space rock group Schema with members of Seattle-based band Hovercraft, and they issued their debut album, Schema, on 19 September 2000.  On 9 December 2002, a truck hit and killed Hansen while she was riding her bicycle in London, aged 36.)
  4. MI-SEX – COMPUTER GAMES (DISCO VERSION)Steve Gilpin (28 April 1949 – 6 January 1992 was a New Zealand-born rock music vocalist and a founder of new wave band Mi-Sex. On 25 November 1991, while driving home from a gig, Gilpin was involved in a car accident.[6] He sustained serious head injuries that left him in a coma.[22] He never recovered consciousness and died on 6 January 1992, aged 42)
  5. FALCO – TANGO THE NIGHT (Johann Hölzel (19 February 1957 – 6 February 1998, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian singer and songwriter.[1]Falco had several international hits, “Rock Me Amadeus“,[1] “Der Kommissar“,  and “Vienna Calling” – Falco died of severe injuries received on 6 February 1998, car collided with a bus in the Dominican Republic.
  6. INXS – ON A BUS (MICHAEL HUTCHENCE – (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician, singer-songwriter and actor who co-founded the band INXS. On the morning of 22 November 1997, Hutchence, aged 37, was found dead in Room 524 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Double Bay, Sydney. The report ruled that Hutchence’s death was suicide while depressed and under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.[52] “An analysis report of Hutchence’s blood [indicated] the presence of alcohol, cocaineProzac and prescription drugs.
  7. FREDDIE MERCURY – LOVE KILLS (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991)[2] Freddie was a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. On the evening of 24 November 1991 Mercury died at the age of 45 at his home in Kensington.[130] The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS.
  8. NAKED EYES – BURNING BRIDGES Rob Fisher (5 November 1956 – 25 August 1999) was a British keyboardist and songwriter from Cheltenham,[1] England, who achieved chart success as a member of the new wave band Naked Eyes and, later, Climie Fisher
  9. DEVO – UNCONTROLLABLE URGE (BOB CASALE – July 14, 1952 – February 17, 2014) was an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer and audio engineer. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as the keyboardist and rhythm guitarist of the new wave band Devo. On February 17, 2014, Casale died at the age of 61, in Los Angeles, California, due to heart failure.
  10. THE B-52’S – NIP IT IN THE BUD (Ricky Helton Wilson – March 19, 1953 – October 12, 1985[1] was an American musician best known as the original guitarist and founding member and brother of fellow member, Cindy Wilson of the band the B-52’s. On October 12, 1985, at the age of 32, Wilson died from complications related to AIDS following the recording of the band’s fourth studio album Bouncing Off the Satellites. *** the b-52’s, OMD and Berlin will be performing live @ Foxwoods in CT next Friday! ***
  11. THE WAITRESSES – BRUISOLOGY – Patricia Jean Donahue (March 29, 1956 – December 9, 1996) was the lead singer of the 1980s new wave group the Waitresses. On December 9, 1996, Donahue, who had been a heavy smoker most of her adult life, died of lung cancer in New York at the age of 40.
  12. LET’S ACTIVE – MAKE UP WITH ME (FAYE HUNTER – BASS- & SARA ROMWEBER – DRUMS) HUNTER DIED OF AN APPARENT SUICIDE IN 2013, ROMWEBER DIED FROM COMPLICATIONS OF A BRAIN TUMOR IN 2019.
  13. THE ASSOCIATES – WAITING FOR THE LOVEBOAT (SINGER BILLY MACKENZIE  Mackenzie committed suicide in 1997.)

HOUR TWO:

  1. KIRSTY MACCOLL (THE SMITHS) YOU JUST HAVEN’T EARNED IT YET BABY (Kirsty Anna MacColl (10 October 1959 – 18 December 2000) was a British singer and songwriter. She recorded several pop hits in the 1980s and 1990s, including “There’s a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis” and cover versions of Billy Bragg‘s “A New England” and The Kinks‘ “Days”.  Kirsty was hit by a powerboat moving at high speed while vacationing with her family in Cozumel Mexico on  18 December 2000
  2. THE CRANBERRIES – THE SWEETEST THING (Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan6 September 1971 – 15 January 2018)[3] was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. She was the lead vocalist for rock band The Cranberries from 1990 until they disbanded in 2003, later reuniting with her band in 2009, which she led until her death in 2018.[4] Her death caused the Cranberries to disband for the second and final time. On 15 January 2018, O’Riordan was found unresponsive at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel in Mayfair. She was pronounced dead later that same morning.[43][63] The cause of death was not immediately made public, but an inquest held on 6 September[64] ruled that she died as a result of accidental drowning in a bathtub, following sedation by alcohol intoxication.
  3. BIG COUNTRY – 1000 STARS (William Stuart Adamson (11 April 1958 – 16 December 2001) was a Scottish guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He was the co-founder, lead vocalist, and guitarist of rock group Big Country. On 26 November 2001, Adamson was reported missing by his wife Melanie. At the time the couple had been estranged for several weeks, and Melanie filed for divorce on the day he had disappeared. According to a local police report he had committed suicide by hanging himself with an electrical cord from a pole in a wardrobe. On 16 December 2001 he was found dead in a hotel room in Hawaii.
  4. SNAKEFINGER – THERE’S NO JUSTICE IN LIFE (Philip Charles Lithman (17 June 1949 – 1 July 1987), who performed under the stage name Snakefinger, was an English musician, singer and songwriter. A multi-instrumentalist, he was best known for his guitar and violin work and his collaborations with The Residents. On 1 July 1987, Snakefinger and his band, The Vestal Virgins, arrived in Linz, Austria, on the European Night tour. The next morning, he was found dead in a guestroom of the Posthof Club where the band had been due to perform. He had suffered a heart attack. His single “There’s No Justice in Life” was released on the same day.
  5. GARY NUMAN & TUBEWAY ARMY – BOMBERS (Paul Mark Gardiner (1 May 1958 – 4 February 1984) was a British musician who played bass guitar with Gary Numan and Tubeway Army, as well as creating material under his own name. Paul Gardiner struggled with heroin addiction in his last years and died at the age of 25 from a fatal heroin overdose on 4 February 1984.
  6. THE REPLACEMENTS – DATE TO CHURCH (Robert Neil “Bob” Stinson (December 17, 1959 – February 18, 1995) was a founding member and lead guitarist of the band The Replacements. Stinson, a long-term alcoholic and drug addict, died on February 18, 1995. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Report, he did not die of a drug overdose (as is frequently reported) but rather frequent drug use caused his overall health to diminish, resulting in organ failure.
  7. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS – GRAND PAPPY DU PLENTY (Hillel Slovak April 13, 1962 – June 25, 1988) was an IsraeliAmerican musician best known as the founding guitarist of the Los Angeles rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Slovak recorded two albums with the band, Freaky Styley (1985) and The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987). Slovak was found dead by police in his Hollywood apartment on June 27, 1988.[40][41] After his autopsy, authorities determined that he had died two days earlier on June 25 due to a heroin overdose.
  8. JOY DIVISION – DIGITAL (Ian Kevin Curtis 15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980 was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division . Curtis ended his life by hanging himself ON MAY 18, 1980 in his kitchen. He was 23 years old.
  9. THE CRAMPS – HUMAN FLY (Erick Lee Purkhiser October 21, 1946 – February 4, 2009, better known by the stage name Lux Interior, was an American singer and a founding member of the American Blues band The Cramps from 1972[1] until his death in 2009 at age 62. Lux died of an Aortic dissection on February 4, 2009.
  10. THE LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH – PORTOBELLOSteven John Bator October 22, 1949 – June 4, 1990), better known by his stage name Stiv Bators, was a vocalist and guitarist for  Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church. In mid-1990, Bators died in Paris after being hit by a car.
  11. SKINNY PUPPY – NATURE’S REVENGE (Dwayne Rudolph Goettel February 1, 1964 – August 23, 1995 was a Canadian electronic musician, best known for his work in the industrial music group Skinny Puppy. In the months leading to his death, Goettel confided to Key that he had not curbed his use of heroin, despite telling others that he had cleaned up. On August 23, 1995, Goettel, age 31, was found dead from an apparent heroin overdose at his parents home in Edmonton.
  12. MICK KARN – MILK THE FILTHY (Andonis Michaelides 24 July 1958 – 4 January 2011, better known as Mick Karn, was a musician and songwriter and bassist for the art rock/new wave band Japan. In June 2010, Karn announced on his website that he had been diagnosed with advanced-stage cancer, though the specific type of cancer was not mentioned. Karn  died at his home in London on 4 January 2011.
  13. THE GITS – A (Mia Katherine Zapata August 25, 1965 – July 7, 1993 was an American musician who was the lead singer for the Seattle punk band The Gits. ZAPATA WAS MURDERED IN SEATTLE ON JULY 7, 1993.
  14. JOHNNY THUNDERS – IN COLD BLOOD John Anthony Genzale (July 15, 1952 – April 23, 1991), better known by his stage name Johnny Thunders, was an American guitaristsinger and songwriter for the band New York Dolls. He later played with The Heartbreakers and as a solo artist. He apparently died of drug-related causes in New Orleans, Louisiana, but it has been speculated that it was the result of foul play. The death didn’t seem to be drug related but some family members believe he may have died from advanced lukemia.
  15. JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS (THE CLASH) – LONDON IS BURNING (John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his name from May of 1975, Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, composer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the Clash.  Strummer died suddenly on 22 December 2002 in his home at Broomfield in Somerset, the victim of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect.
  16. MINUTEMEN – THIS AIN’T NO PICNIC (Dennes Dale “D.” Boon April 1, 1958 – December 22, 1985 was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Boon was best known as the guitarist and vocalist of the American punk rock trio Minutemen. In 1985 he was killed in a van crash at the age of 27.
  17. JOHN LENNON – OH MY LOVE (ELEMENTS MIX) (John Winston Ono Lennon[nb 1] MBE (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist[2] who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. On the evening of 8 December 1980 Lennon was fatally shot in the archway of the Dakota, his residence in New York City by Mark David Chapman.

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UNLUCKY – Musicians who experienced unexpected, unfortunate and untimely deaths.

Listen to artists who experienced unexpected, unfortunate and untimely deaths. Stiv Bators (Deadboys/Lords of the New Church), Mary Hansen (Stereolab/Schema), D.Boon (Minutemen) and more.

Subculture UNLUCKY

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Diversity, love, loss, acceptance, kindness. It was the Mister Rogers way.

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HOUR ONE:

  1. MISTER ROGERS – THEME SONG
  2. REM – SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE (HIP MIX)
  3. DEPECHE MODE – PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE
  4. SIA – PLAYGROUND
  5. THE GO! TEAM – FRIENDSHIP UPDATE
  6. ERASURE – FREEDOM
  7. SONDRE LERCHE – SOFT FEELINGS
  8. MISTER ROGERS – YOU CAN NEVER GO DOWN THE DRAIN
  9. THIEVERY CORPORATION – THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE
  10. IVY – I’VE GOT A FEELING
  11. STARSAILOR – BRING MY LOVE
  12. JOHNNY MARR – LITTLE KING
  13. MORRISSEY (WANKER!) – HOLD ONTO YOUR FRIENDS
  14. DEPECHE MODE – LEAVE IN SILENCE
  15. MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND (COVER) – FEELING GOOD
  16. LAURIE ANDERSON – THE PUPPET MOTEL

HOUR TWO:

  1. METRIC – HELP, I’M ALIVE
  2. ONO – GIVE PEACE A CHANCE (CSS MIX)
  3. SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK – EVERYBODY LOVES YOU (TOK TOK VS. SOFFY O. MIX)
  4. THE CARDIGANS – RISE AND SHINE
  5. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – THE PUPPET
  6. XTC – KING FOR A DAY
  7. MISTER ROGERS SPEAKS TO CONGRESS 1969
  8. ABBA – THE TIGER
  9. JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS – MAKE BELIEVE
  10. BOOK OF LOVE – SUNNY DAY
  11. KEANE – SUNSHINE
  12. LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – BRAND NEW FRIEND
  13. 10,000 MANIACS – YOU HAPPY PUPPET
  14. MISTER ROGERS – KIDS AFFECTED
  15. LE TIGRE – FRIENDSHIP STATION
  16. THE SUNDAYS – LOVE
  17. MISTER ROGERS – CLOSING SONG

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” – Fred Rogers

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Tonight on Subculture: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Songs of happiness, hardship, love and being yourself. Featuring Book of Love, The Cardigans, Thievery Corporation and Mister Rogers’ original tunes. Come to your happy place!

Subculture Mister Rogers

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LET’S COMMUNICATE!

 

HOUR ONE:

  1. KRAFTWERK – THE TELEPHONE CALL
  2. HOLY GHOST! – I KNOW, I HEAR
  3. ELECTRONIC – GET THE MESSAGE (DNA GROOVE MIX)
  4. BUFI – I CALL YOU
  5. SCAPE ONE – IS ANYBODY LISTENING?
  6. KRAFTWERK – HOUSE PHONE
  7. PLASTIC BERTRAND – TELEPHONE A TELEPHONE A MON BIJOU (REQUEST)
  8. MODERN ENGLISH – SOMEONE’S CALLING
  9. CUT COPY – BRIGHT NEON PAYHONE
  10. THE MICROPHONES – SOUNDWAVES
  11. MARTIN L. GORE – IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING
  12. THE BREEDERS – DON’T CALL HOME
  13. THE CLASH – THE CALL UP

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – TELECOMMUNICATION
  2. THE PRETENDERS – THE PHONE CALL
  3. INXS – LISTEN LIKE THIEVES
  4. KRAFTWERK – HOME COMPUTER
  5. REED & CAROLINE – COMPUTERS
  6. GARY NUMAN & TUBEWAY ARMY – LISTEN TO THE SIRENS
  7. OMD – TELEGRAPH (MANOR VERSION 1981)
  8. SAINT ETIENNE – HE’S ON THE PHONE (REQUEST)
  9. LET’S ACTIVE – CROWS ON A PHONE LINE
  10. FRANZ FERDINAND – TELL HER TONIGHT
  11. THE LEMON TWIGS – THESE WORDS
  12. THE CURE – SPEAK MY LANGUAGE
  13. LAURIE ANDERSON – SPEAK MY LANGUAGE (CHECK OUT THE PRETENDERS/ANNIE LENNOX/LAURIE ANDERSON HAPPENINGS AT MASS MOCA IN NORTH ADAMS, MA!)
  14. DEPECHE MODE – WHEN THE BODY SPEAKS
  15. BLONDIE (THE NERVES) – HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE

 

 

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Tonight on Subculture: The Ways We Communicate. Listening, calling, sound waves, computers… featuring Cut Copy, Martin Gore, The Cure & Laurie Anderson ++

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B-SIDES TO 1984 7″ AND 12″ SINGLES // KEY: ARTIST- B-SIDE (A-SIDE)

HOUR ONE:

  1. DEPECHE MODE – IN YOUR MEMORY (PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE)
  2. MODERN ENGLISH – RINGING IN THE CHANGE (HANDS ACROSS THE SEA)
  3. THE SMITHS – BACK TO THE OLD HOUSE (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
  4. KILLING JOKE – EIGHTIES (COMING MIX) / (EIGHTIES)
  5. DEVO – C’MON (SHOUT)
  6. THE GO-BETWEENS – RARE BREED (BACHELOR KISSES)
  7. COCTEAU TWINS – PEPPER-TREE (PEARLY DEWDROPS)
  8. THE FALL – O!BROTHER EXTENDED MIX (GOD BOX/O!BROTHER)
  9. OMD – HER BODY IN MY SOUL (LOCOMOTION)
  10. SHRIEKBACK – NERVE (HAND ON MY HEART)
  11. MADNESS – FIREBALL XL5 (THE SUN & THE RAIN)
  12. TONES ON TAIL – TWIST (GO!)
  13. TALK TALK – DOES CAROLINE KNOW? (IT’S MY LIFE)
  14. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – I PROMISE (DAZZLE)
  15. DAVID SYLVIAN – WEATHERED WALL (THE INK IN THE WELL)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. THE REPLACEMENTS – COLOR ME IMPRESSED (I WILL DARE)
  2. LET’S ACTIVE – BLUE LINE (BLUE LINE)
  3. XTC – BLUE OVERALLS (THE WORLD OVER)
  4. THE CURE – HAPPY THE MAN (CATERPILLAR)
  5. LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – SWEETNESS (RATTLESNAKES)
  6. SIMPLE MINDS – BRASS BAND IN AFRICA (UP ON THE CATWALK)
  7. THE CHURCH – SOMEONE SPECIAL (IT’S NO REASON)
  8. MIDNIGHT OIL – KOSCIUSKO (BEST OF BOTH)
  9. PSYCHEDELIC FURS – HEARTBEAT (HEAVEN)
  10. R.E.M. – CATAPULT [LIVE] (DON’T GO BACK TO ROCKVILLE)
  11. WIRE TRAIN – IT’S ONLY DARK (I’LL DO YOU)
  12. GARY NUMAN – EMPTY BED, EMPTY HEART (BERSERKER)
  13. SOFT CELL – DISEASE AND DESIRE (DOWN IN THE SUBWAY)
  14. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – DO IT CLEAN (THE KILLING MOON)
  15. INXS – JOHNSON’S AEROPLANE (BURN FOR YOU)

BONUS: ART OF NOISE – SNAPSHOT

KEY: ARTIST- B-SIDE (A-SIDE)

 

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