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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

 

 

 

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HOUR ONE:

  1. ICICLE WORKS – LOVE IS A WONDERFUL COLOUR (LONG VERSION)
  2. ALPINE – SEEING RED
  3. MIIKE SNOW(W/ LYKKE LI)  – BLACK TIN BOX
  4. ALTERED IMAGES – PINKY BLUE
  5. BOOK OF LOVE – ORANGE FLIP
  6. CHICANE – FROM BLUE TO GREEN
  7. BRYAN SCARY – RED BARON (OF ARIZONA)
  8. The Tommy Edison Experience – Describing Colors As A Blind Person
  9. DURAN DURAN – FAITH IN THIS COLOUR
  10. BASEMENT JAXX – RED ALERT
  11. SHE WANTS REVENGE – RED FLAGS AND LONG NIGHTS
  12. NEW ORDER – BLUE MONDAY
  13. THE JAM – PRETTY GREEN

 

HOUR TWO:

  1. A-HA – THE BLUE SKY (DEMO)
  2. NENEH CHERRY (FT. ROBYN) – OUT OF THE BLACK
  3. DEPECHE MODE – BLACK CELEBRATION (BLACK TULIP MIX)
  4. BT (FT. TORI AMOS) – BLUE SKIES
  5. PAUL WELLER – GREEN
  6. GROOVE ARMADA – PURPLE HAZE
  7. CIBO MATTO – WHITE PEPPER ICE CREAM
  8. JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS – BLACK LEATHER
  9. R.E.M. – WHITE TORNADO
  10. TRICKY – BLACK STEEL
  11. LAURA MVULA – GREEN GARDEN
  12. BLONDE REDHEAD – PINK LOVE
  13. SUSANNE SUNDFOR – WHITE FOXES

 

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HOUR ONE:

  • 25. DAVID BOWIE – RICOCHET – LET’S DANCE – 1983
  • 24. MODERN ENGLISH – CHAPTER 12 (12″ MIX) (ORIGINAL VERSION ON “RICOCHET DAYS” – 1984
  • 23. ERASURE – RIVER DEEP, MOUNTAIN HIGH (MOUNTAIN HIGH WARM DEPTHS MIX) (ORIGINAL VERSION ON “THE INNOCENTS” – 1988
  • 22. JAPAN – QUIET LIFE – ASSEMBLAGE – 1981
  • 21. THE SMITHS – CEMETRY GATES – THE QUEEN IS DEAD – 1986
  • 20. COCTEAU TWINS – BUT I’M NOT – GARLANDS – 1982
  • 19. YAZ – GOODBYE 70s – UPSTAIRS AT ERIC’S – 1982
  • 18. OMD – MESSAGES (RAZORMAID MIX) (ORIGNIAL VERSION ON “ORCHESTRAL MANOEVERS IN THE DARK” – 1980
  • 17. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – BELLADONNA – HYAENA – 1984
  • 16. JOY DIVISION – ISOLATION – CLOSER – 1980
  • 15. BAUHAUS – SHE’S IN PARTIES – BURNING FROM THE INSIDE – 1983
  • 14. THE CURE – THE HANGING GARDEN – PORNOGRAPHY – 1982
  • 13. SOFT CELL – SEEDY FILMS – NON-STOP EROTIC CABARET – 1981

 

HOUR TWO:

  • 12. THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – HERE COMES COWBOYS – MIRROR MOVES – 1984
  • 11. TALK TALK – CALL IN THE NIGHTBOYS – IT’S MY LIFE – 1984
  • 10. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – CANNONS – TINDERBOX – 1985
  • 9. DURAN DURAN – HOLD BACK THE RAIN – RIO – 1982
  • 8. NEW ORDER – TRUTH – MOVEMENT – 1981
  • 7. KRAFTWERK – COMPUTER WORLD – 1981
  • 6. DEPECHE MODE – BOYS SAY GO! – SPEAK & SPELL 1981
  • 5. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – SILVER – OCEAN RAIN – 1984
  • 4. DURAN DURAN – ANYONE OUT THERE? – DURAN DURAN – 1981
  • 3. ROXY MUSIC – TAKE A CHANCE WITH ME – AVALON – 1982
  • 2. THE POLICE – SYNCHRONICITY II – SYNCHRONICITY – 1983
  • (BONUS SONG: PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – COMPUTER BLUE – PURPLE RAIN SDTRK 1984)
  • #1 – TEARS FOR FEARS – THE HURTING – THE HURTING – 1983

 

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Tonight on Subculture: Songs from the top 100 alternative albums of the 80s (#26-51b) including classic interviews from Laurie Anderson, Peter Gabriel & Blondie. Music from The Housemartins, Ultravox, Ub40 ++

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Repeat of tonight’s program can be heard Sunday mornings from 12a-2a // Purchase tracks @ Spinitron.com (under Valley Free Radio) // FB: subculturema

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SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online @ valleyfreeradio.org // Repeat of tonight’s program can be heard Sunday mornings from 12a-2a // FB: subculturema

HOUR ONE:

  • 74. YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA – PURE JAM – 1981 – TECHNODELIC
  • 73. LYDIA LUNCH – ATOMIC BONGOS – 1980 – QUEEN OF SIAM
  • 72. TOM WAITS – CLAP HANDS – 1985 – RAIN DOGS
  • 71. ALPHAVILLE – BIG IN JAPAN – 1984 – FOREVER YOUNG
  • 70. THE SUGARCUBES – TRAITOR – 1988 – LIFE’S TOO GOOD
  • 69. THE dB’s – CYCLES PER SECOND – 1981 – STNADS FOR DECIBELS
  • 68. BIG COUNTRY – 1000 STARS – 1983 – THE CROSSING
  • (BONUS SONG: THE SKIDS – WORKING FOR THE YANKEE DOLLAR)
  • 67. MISSING PERSONS – NO WAY OUT – 1982 – SPRING SESSION M
  • 66. BRIAN ENO & DAVID BYRNE – AMERICA IS WAITING – 1981 – MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS
  • 65. ADAM & THE ANTS – STAND AND DELIVER – 1981 – PRINCE CHARMING
  • 64. INXS – ON A BUS – 1980 – INXS
  • (BONUS SONG: SPARKS W/ JANE WEIDLIN – COOL PLACES)
  • 63. SPARKS – I PREDICT – 1982 – ANGST IN MY PANTS
  • 62. BLANCMANGE – DON’T TELL ME (EXT. VERSION) – 1984 – MANGE TOUT
  • 61. THE CHURCH – THE UNGUARDED MOMENT – 1981 – OF SKINS AND HEART
  • 60. VIOLENT FEMMES – PROVE MY LOVE – 1982 – VIOLENT FEMMES
  • 59. MADNESS – THE SUN AND THE RAIN – 1984 – KEEP MOVING
  • 58. AZTEC CAMERA – OBLIVIOUS – 1983 – HIGH LAND, HARD RAIN
  • 57. MINISTRY – I WANTED TO TELL HER – 1983 – WITH SYMPATHY
  • 56. THE THE – THE SINKING FEELING – 1983 – SOUL MINING
  • 55. BERLIN – PLEASURE VICTIM – 1982 – PLEASURE VICTIM
  • 54. ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS – NEW AMSTERDAM – 1980 – GET HAPPY!!
  • 53. X – WHITE GIRL – 1981 – WILD GIFT
  • 52. GARY NUMAN & THE TUBEWAY ARMY – 1980 – TELEKON
  • 51. THE STRANGLERS – SKIN DEEP – 1982 – AURAL SCULPTURE

 

 

 

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The second part in our Top 100 Alternative Albums of the 80s…

SUBCULTURE: Fridays 8-10p EST on WXOJ 103.3fm in Northampton, MA or live online at valleyfreeradio.org // (Live playlists also at Valley Free Radio) // Catalogued playlists @ wxojsubculture.wordpress.com @NowPlayingVFR on Twitter // Purchase tracks: Spinitron.com

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  • 100. NINA HAGEN – IKI MASKA – NUNSEXMONKROCK – 1982
  • 99. THE CRAMPS – GOO GOO MUCK – PSYCHEDELIC JUNGLE – 1981
  • 98. THE LOVER SPEAKS – NO MORE I LOVE YOU’s – THE LOVER SPEAKS – 1986
  • 97. FISHBONE – TURN THE OTHER WAY – IN YOUR FACE – 1986
  • 96. TOM TOM CLUB – BOOMING AND ZOOMING – TOM TOM CLUB 1981
  • 95. MALCOLM MCLAUREN – BOYS’ CHORUS (LA SUI MONTI dell’EST) – FANS – 1984
  • 94. PERE UBU – ROUNDER – THE ART OF WALKING – 1980
  • 93. PROPAGANDA – P.MACHINERY – A SECRET WISH – 1985
  • 92. TONES ON TAIL – LIONS – POP – 1984
  • 91. YELLO – KOLADI-OLA – STELLA – 1985
  • 90. THE BLUE NILE – TINSELTOWN IN THE RAIN – A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS – 1984
  • 89. THE DAMNED – THE SHADOW OF LOVE – PHANTASMAGORIA – 1985
  • 88. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL – ANOTHER BRIDGE – EDEN – 1984
  • 87. THE SMITHEREENS – TIME AND TIME AGAIN – ESPECIALLY FOR YOU – 1986
  • 86. 10,000 MANIACS – CHERRY TREE – IN MY TRIBE – 1987
  • 85. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – TWO TRIBES (HIBAKUSHA MIX) [ORIGINALLY ON:WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME – 1984
  • 84. THE ART OF NOISE – BEAT BOX (DIVERSION ZERO) – WHOSE AFRAID OF THE ART OF NOISE? – 1984
  • 83. CYBOTRON – THE LINE – ENTER – 1983
  • 82. THOMAS DOLBY – COMMERCIAL BREAK UP – THE GOLDEN AGE OF WIRELESS – 1982
  • 81. SONIC YOUTH – PROTECT ME YOU – CONFUSION IS SEX – 1983
  • 80. POP WILL EAT ITSELF – THERE’S NO LOVE BETWEEN US ANYMORE – BOX FRENZY 1987
  • 79. FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY – BLACK FLUID – TOTAL TERROR – 1986
  • 78. SPLIT ENZ – DOUBLE HAPPY – TRUE COLORS – 1980
  • 77. LUSH – THOUGHTFORMS – SCAR – 1989
  • 76. MIDNIGHT OIL – READ ABOUT IT; 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 – 1982
  • 75. THE PIXIES – LA LA LOVE YOU – DOOLITTLE – 1989 (LIVE AT JOHN GREENE HALL @ SMITH COLLEGE SEPT. 20TH)