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Subculture Beatles2

Elements of rock, pop, psychedelia, Indian classical, classical, Baroque pop can all be found in the music from The Beatles… and bands they’ve influenced over the decades.

+ Want to feel good for 20+ minutes? Watch Sir Paul McCartney on James Corden’s late night program. ๐Ÿ™‚

+ Amherst Cinema in Amherst, MA to play Yellow Submarine on the big screen July 11th to celebrate its 50 Anniversary release!

 

HOUR ONE:

  1. RAIN PARADE – THIS CAN’T BE TODAY
  2. MADNESS – IT MUST BE LOVE
  3. SHONEN KNIFE (BEATLES) – RAIN
  4. THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS – SETTING SUN
  5. SIMIAN – LA BREEZE
  6. BLUR – BEETLEBUM
  7. PUGWASH – APPLES
  8. EMITT RHODES – SOMEBODY MADE FOR ME
  9. THE JAM (BEATLES) – AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING
  10. TEMPLES – SHELTER SONG
  11. PET SHOP BOYS – LUNA PARK
  12. 801 (BEATLES) – T.N.K. (TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS)
  13. THE DUKES OF STRATOSPHEAR – WHAT IN THE WORLD
  14. SQUEEZE – THERE’S NO TOMORROW

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. THE BANGLES – I’M IN LINE
  2. THE JAM – START!
  3. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – NEVER AS TIRED AS WHEN I’M WAKING UP
  4. XTC – EARN ENOUGH FOR US
  5. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (BEATLES) – DEAR PRUDENCE
  6. J.K. & CO. – FLY
  7. DAVID BOWIE (BEATLES) – ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (STRIPPED DOWN VERSION)
  8. THE APPLES IN STEREO – STRAWBERRYFIRE
  9. TEARS FOR FEARS – FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER
  10. THE SMITHEREENS – HAND OF GLORY
  11. THIEVERY CORPORATION (BEATLES) – WITHIN WITHOUT YOU
  12. FIELD MUSIC – A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME
  13. ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – LOOK AT ME NOW
  14. THE CURE (BEATLES) – HELLO GOODBYE
  15. THE JAM – DREAMS OF CHILDREN
  16. THE SMITHEREENS (BEATLES) – YOU CAN’T DO THAT
  17. THE BEATLES – SHE (ACAPELLA)

 

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

 

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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.orgย // replay Sunday mornings 2-4 // FB: subculturema

 

YELLO

These songs are 30 years old. How old were YOU when they were released? ๐Ÿ™‚

HOUR ONE:

  1. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – PEEK-A-BOO (SILVER DOLLAR MIX)
  2. BOOK OF LOVE (MIKE OLDFIELD) – TUBULAR BELLS (ALL FOUR ORIGINAL MEMBERS APPEARING LIVE IN NYC FOR ‘LULLABY’ 30TH ANN. CONCERT JUNE 23rd!)
  3. BOOK OF LOVE – PRETTY BOYS AND PRETTY GIRLS
  4. HAPPY MONDAYS – HALLELUJAH (12″ VERSION)
  5. COCTEAU TWINS – BLUE BELL KNOLL
  6. THE CHURCH – UNDER THE MILKY WAY (ACOUSTIC VERSION)
  7. PETER MURPHY – ALL NIGHT LONG (PETER FINALLY MADE IT BACK INTO THE US AND IS PLAYING A BUNCH OF CALIFORNIA DATES IN JUNE & JULY!)
  8. THE SUGARCUBES – BIRTHDAY
  9. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS – DEANNA (NICK CAVE LIVE IN NOHO APRIL 30TH!)
  10. SUICIDE – RAIN OF THE RUIN
  11. PSYCHIC TV – SHE WAS SURPRISED
  12. MORRISSEY – SUEDEHEAD (SPARKS MIX)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. YELLO – THE RACE
  2. KMFDM – DON’T BLOW YOUR TOP
  3. TALKING HEADS – THE FACTS OF LIFE (DAVID BYRNE LIVE IN BOSTON JULY 31ST!)
  4. MY BLOODY VALENTINE – LOSE MY BREATH (NEW ALBUM COMING THIS YEAR!)
  5. THE FALL – HIT THE NORTH PT.1
  6. AND ALSO THE TREES – FROM THE SILVER FROST
  7. DEAD CAN DANCE – CHANT OF THE PALADIN
  8. ERASURE – A LITTLE RESPECT (EXTENDED MIX) (ERASURE LIVE IN BOSTON JULY 17TH!)
  9. ERASURE – A BITTER PARTING (FT. ECHO COLLECTIVE 2018)
  10. MARC ALMOND – TEARS RUN RINGS (SOFT CELL LIVE FOR ONE DATE ONLY IN LONDON ON SEPT.30TH AND MARC ALMOND LIVE IN CALIFORNIA W/ BERLIN, BLONDIE, ADAM ANT & THOMAS DOLBY JULY 27TH!)
  11. 808 STATE – SYNC/SWIM (UPCOMING 808 EUROPEAN TOUR DATES)

 

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

SUBCULTURE 30yrs

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Grab the gift wrap, pour a glass of wine and crank up the radio. It’s time!

GET LIT

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

HOUR ONE:

  1. NINA SIMONE – LITTLE GIRL BLUE (POSTAL SERVICE REMIX)
  2. Mojo Nixon – Transylvania Xmas
  3. The Payola$ – Christmas Is Coming
  4. Andy Partridge (XTC) – Countdown To Christmas Partytime
  5. The Superions (ft. Fred Schneider) – Fruitcake
  6. Jona Lewie – Stop The Calvary
  7. Erasure – God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman (Redux)
  8. Book of Love – We Three Kings
  9. They Might Be Giants – Feast of Lights
  10. The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping (Long version)
  11. Midge Ure – Do They Know It’s Christmas? (Live & Acoustic)
  12. Pet Shop Boys – It Doesn’t Often Snow At Christmas (Fan club version)
  13. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Big Bulbs
  14. Kate Bush – Home For Christmas
  15. Saint Etienne – I Was Born On Christmas Day
  16. Blondie – We Three Kings
  17. A Plus D – Give Da Jew Girl Toys (samples Trio’s DaDaDa)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. Lo Tech Yuppie Terrorists – Dance of the Surf Punk Fairy
  2. Elastica – Gloria
  3. The Flaming Lips – White Christmas
  4. Tracey Thorn – In The Cold, Cold Night
  5. Run DMC – Christmas Is
  6. Sia – Puppies Are Forever (New!)
  7. Erasure – Gaudete
  8. Siouxsie & The Banshees – Red Over White (Thorn EP version)
  9. Depeche Mode – Christmas Island (Extended version)
  10. Cocteau Twins – Frosty The Snowman
  11. Aztec Camera – Walk Out To Winter
  12. The dB’s – Christmas Time
  13. Elastica – Father Christmas
  14. Smithereens (The Who) – Christmas (RIP Pat DiNizio 12.12.17) ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Subculture is away on a mission to see Depeche Mode in CT this week, but here’s a treat to get you in the mood: Some of the best LIVE recordings of bands actually coming to town LIVE to the New England and NY areas this Fall !

HOUR ONE:

  1. ALISON MOYET – SITUATION (9.13 ROYALE, BOSTON)
  2. PAUL WELLER – INTO TOMORROW (10.06 HOB, BOSTON)
  3. ST. ETIENNE – HUG MY SOUL (ONCE BALLROOM, BOSTON) + (9/25 THE BOWERY, NYC)
  4. THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – LOVE MY WAY (10.13 THE CALVIN, NORTHAMPTON) + (10.14 PARADISE, BOSTON)
  5. SLOWDIVE – STAR ROVING (11.14 PARADISE, BOSTON)
  6. OF MONTREAL – REQUIEM FOR O.M.M.2 (09.10 THE SINCLAIR, BOSTON)
  7. THIEVERY CORPORATION – WARNING SHOTS (09.28 HOB, BOSTON)
  8. CHINA CRISIS – WISHFUL THINKING (12.06 DARYL’S HOUSE, PAWLING NY)
  9. >> tonight!>> DEPECHE MODE – MASTER AND SERVANT (09.01 MOHEGAN SUN, UNCASVILLE, CT) + (09.09 & 09.11 MSG, NYC)
  10. SQUEEZE – TEMPTED (11.21 THE WILBUR, BOSTON)
  11. TRICKY – NOTHING’S CHANGED (10.05 HIGHER GROUND BALLROOM, S.BURLINGTON, VT)
  12. MATTHEW SWEET – DARK SECRET (09.13 THE IRON HORSE, NORTHAMPTON)

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. DRESDEN DOLLS – SEX CHANGES (11.3/4/6 PARADISE, BOSTON… SOLD OUT!)
  2. WIRE – AHEAD (09.23 SINCLAIR, BOSTON)
  3. FRONT 242 – HEADHUNTER (10.07 BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL, BOSTON)
  4. THE BREEDERS – SAFARI (11.03 THE SINCLAIR, BOSTON… SOLD OUT!)
  5. PETER HOOK AND THE LIGHT – SHADOWILY (JOY DIVISION) (04.28.18 PARADISE, BOSTON)
  6. HEAVEN 17 – LET ME GO (09.27 HIGHLINE BALLROOM, NYC)
  7. JAPANESE BREAKFAST – HEFT (10.11 SINCLAIR, BOSTON… SOLD OUT!)
  8. GARY NUMAN – ABSOLUTION (12.04 PARADISE, BOSTON)
  9. THE CHURCH – UNDER THE MILKYWAY (09.27 POISSON ROUGE, NYC + 09.28 THE BELL HOUSE, NYC)
  10. BILLY BRAGG – JEANE (THE SMITHS) (10.14 THE CALVIN, NORTHAMPTON)
  11. THE PIXIES – WHERE IS MY MIND (09.20 JOHN M.GREENE HALL, NORTHAMPTON)
  12. SECURITY PROJECT (PETER GABRIEL) – I HAVE THE TOUCH (11.07 IRON HORSE, NORTHAMPTON)

 

What we couldn’t fit into the show (still, there are plenty more beyond this list!)…

  1. Seu Jorge – 9.22 The Calvin, Northampton (Playing the music of Bowie!)
  2. Iron & Wine – 11/12 The Calvin, Northampton
  3. The Mary Jane Jones – 09.28 The Iron Horse, Northampton
  4. Wax Tailor – 11.15 Pearl St, Northapton
  5. Dan Croll – 09.11 The Sinclair, Boston
  6. Alvvays – 10.03 Paradise, Boston
  7. Tori Amos – 11.02 The Orpheum, Boston
  8. B-52’s – 10.05 The Paramount; Huntington, NY
  9. Culture Club – 11.16 Mohegan Sun; Uncasville, CT

 

Subculture: Fridays 8-10pm on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org. // Replays can be heard 2-4a the following Sunday. // Join us on FB @ subculturema // Purchase tracks and help support VFR @ Spinitron.com

 

 

 

Featuring The Jesus & Marychain, Heaven 17, Juliana Hatfield, Saint Etienne, Moon Duo, Alphaville and more!

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 // Request line: 413.585.1033 // Email: subculture@valleyfreeradio.org