Posts Tagged ‘The Cure’

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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

 

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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 we celebrate the music of Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis and The Cure’s Andy Anderson, both who died earlier this week.

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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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JOY DIVISION

HOUR ONE:

  1.  THE B-52’SA: PRIVATE IDAHO  // B. THE B-52’S – PARTY OUT OF BOUNDS (INSTRUMENTAL)
  2. ICICLE WORKS A: WHISPER TO A SCREAM (BIRDS FLY) // B: GUN BOYS
  3. JOY DIVISIONA: KOMAKINO // B: INCUBATION / AS YOU SAID
  4. WIREA: OUR SWIMMER // B: MIDNIGHT BAHNHOF CAFE
  5. GUIDED BY VOICES (2014) – A: VOTE FOR ME DUMMY // B: DOCTOR DRIVER DEMON / CHEESE AND BLANKETS (GBV LIVE @ GATEWAY CITY ARTS IN HOLYOKE 10/23!)
  6. KRAFTWERKA: COMPUTER LOVE // A: THE MODEL (double A-side)
  7. THE VAPORS A: JIMMIE JONES // B: SILVER MACHINES

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. CHINA CRISISA: WISHFUL THINKING // B: THIS OCCUPATION
  2. THE JESUS AND MARYCHAIN (1992) – A: REVERENCE // B: HEAT (LIVE @ THE WANG IN BOSTON TONIGHT 10/19 AND TOMORROW NIGHT W/ NINE INCH NAILS!)
  3. DURAN DURANA: MY OWN WAY // B: LIKE AN ANGEL
  4. THE CUREA: PRIMARY / B: DESCENT
  5. ECHO & THE BUNNYMENA: BEDBUGS & BALLYHOO / B: PEOPLE ARE STRANGE (THE DOORS) (ETBM LIVE IN NORTHAMPTON @ THE CALVIN 11/19!)
  6. SOFT CELLA: MEMORABILIA / B: A MAN COULD GET LOST
  7. NEW ORDERA: ROUND & ROUND / B: RUN 2

 

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REMEMBER TO V O T E! TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH

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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. 🙂

+ 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)

 

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