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Touring the world one pair of headphones at a time...

Dec 23, 2016

Here's everybody I saw live this year, and what I thought about the shows. I talk a bit about each show and sort of frame where I was in the year with it, and why some shows are more important than others. It's a good year end revue of why live music is important to me, who I'll see more than once, and what it takes for me to walk out of a concert I've paid for.

All of this, of course, means this show is more grab bag than normal, and that's saying something. You'll get prog victory metal, neo country, stand up comedy, electro swing and a whole lot more in a little more than two hours. It's all presented in chronological order, starting from last December and up through today, although the last show I saw was a bit back. What can I say, December's been busy.

I do this every December as the scene show, a reminder of how live music plays such an important part in my life. Take a trip down my memory lane, won't you?

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Setlist:

  • "Symphony of the Night" - Dragonforce
  • "Farewell" - Kamelot
  • "Euro-Trash Girl" - Cracker
  • "Northern California Girls" - Camper Van Beethoven
  • "I Need L.O.V.E." - Parov Stelar
  • "I Can Feel You" - Motion City Soundtrack
  • "I Don't Know You Anymore" - Bob Mould
  • "End" - The Cure
  • "Mighty (ft. JFTH)" - Caravan Palace
  • "Blood Pressure" - The Jaguar Club
  • "El Capitan" - Idlewild
  • "Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2" - They Might Be Giants
  • "West End Riot" - The Living End
  • "Helios Erebus" - God Is An Astronaut
  • "The Party's Over" - Prophets Of Rage
  • "Nobody's Hero" - The Heavy
  • "Pitter Patter (ft. G Jones & Bleep Bloop)" - DJ Shadow
  • "Black Widow Woman" - Gallows Bound
  • "I Am Still The King" - The Goddamn Gallows
  • "Brick O Dildos" - Christopher Titus
  • "Autotheology" - You Blew It!
  • "Homecoming" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "North Star Ordination" - The Appleseed Cast
  • "Sad Heart Of Mine" - Caspian
  • "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" - Monty Python
  • "So Bright" - Pretty Lights

 

Dec 20, 2016

Happy holidays from all of us here at Starlight Society Productions (which is to say, me and my producer/cat Maverick) and I wanted to bring you a show full of a lot of holiday music, but not exclusively holiday music. And I wanted to avoid that sort of stuff you get on the oldies station, or things your parents play to make the family die on saccharine overdose.

So enjoy this one from me to you. Consider it your aural stocking stuffer.

(Which is a nice way of me saying to shove it into your earholes and savor it.)

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Setlist:

  • "Fairytale of New York" - The Pogues
  • "Christmas Lights" - Coldplay
  • "Dance Of the Sugar Plum Fairy" - Akira The Don
  • "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - U2
  • "The Lights and Buzz" - Jack's Mannequin
  • "Christmas Song" - Mogwai
  • "Christmas Will Break Your Heart" - LCD Soundsystem
  • "Last Christmas" - Jimmy Eat World
  • "Boots" - The Killers
  • "Good Man" - Josh Ritter
  • "The New Year" - Death Cab for Cutie
  • "Let's Spend The Night Together" - The Rolling Stones
  • "Why Don't I" - Sonny Rollins
  • "La Cienega Just Smiled" - Ryan Adams
  • "California (There Is No End To Love)" - U2
Dec 17, 2016

Good music, perhaps a bit more melancholy of Cliff than we need, but the holiday season always tends to darken my clouds a little bit. But there's still plenty of great music for you to enjoy.

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Setlist:

  • "Something Good" - Utah Saints
  • "The Kids Don't Stand A Chance (Chromeo Remix)" - Vampire Weekend
  • "Incite A Riot" - David Holmes
  • "The Mother We Share" - CHVRCHES
  • "Papillon" - The Twilight Singers
  • "The Asian Detective" - Badmarsh & Sri
  • "Jones' Disco" - Los Porcos
  • "Satisfaction" - The Rolling Stones
  • "Brand New Day" - Neil Patrick Harris
  • "Mittens" - Frank Turner
  • "Burst" - Shellyan Orphan
  • "I've Got The Strangest Thoughts" - Ghost Trucker
  • "Henry Don't Got Love" - Le Butcherettes
  • "The Night Before" - Hooverphonic
Dec 13, 2016

http://www.starlightsociety.com/ - That's me. I've got this little podcast I'm pretty proud of, where I spin records that I think people will love, and sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm wrong. Give it a listen.

This particular show dabbles all across things to listen to. You'll find something you love here. At least I hope. That's all I'm trying to do with each and every show...

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Setlist:

  • "Fall" - Something Corporate
  • "Best Imitation Of Myself" - Ben Folds Five
  • "Scenes From An Italian Restaurant" - Billy Joel
  • "Right Hand Man" - Broadway Cast Of Hamilton
  • "Maddest Kind Of Love" - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • "Wonder Word" - Supercar
  • "Particle Charge" - Bit Shifter
  • "Simple Forms" - The Appleseed Cast
  • "The Road" - Frank Turner
  • "FMera / Signal To Noise / FMera (reprise)" - Cats Laughing
  • "You Are One" - South
  • "Just When You're Thinkin' Things Over" - The Charlatans
  • "Orange Sky" - Alexi Murdoch
Dec 10, 2016

I can't remember how many people read these liners notes or not, so I'll keep it light for this one, and if you read it, you can scold me for making it so short. I'd love the attention. Heh.

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Setlist:

  • "Do You Still Love Me?" - Ryan Adams
  • "A Movie Script Ending" - Death Cab For Cutie
  • "Carnival" - Natalie Merchant
  • "Fire On The Mountain" - Grateful Dead
  • "When It's Raining" - The Samples
  • "Romeo Had Juliette" - Lou Reed
  • "Phantasm (ft. Laura Darlington)" - Flying Lotus
  • "Time To Pretend" - MGMT
  • "Punching In A Dream" - The Naked And Famous
  • "Here And Now" - Letters To Cleo
  • "Jingo" - Santana
  • "Real Real" - Fiction Plane
  • "Twenty Four Hours" - Joy Division
  • "A Thousand Trees" - Stereophonics
Dec 7, 2016

The days are getting shorter, less sunlight to keep us up and running. But I'm still here. And I still love you.

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Setlist:

  • "Right Here, Right Now" - Jesus Jones
  • "Twenty Years" - Placebo
  • "Even If It Kills Me" - Motion City Soundtrack
  • "Cells" - The Servant
  • "Wrong Impression" - Natalie Imbruglia
  • "High Lonesome" - The Gaslight Anthem
  • "Perfect Day" - supercell
  • "Night Drive" - Jimmy Eat World
  • "Little High Sky Show" - The Drovers
  • "The House Where We Grew Up" - Hammock
  • "Sunflower" - Paul Weller
  • "Call Me In The Afternoon" - Half Moon Run
  • "So Combustible" - Satchel Grande
Dec 3, 2016

Hey folks. Fun little show. Some stuff from Japan, lots of music from different genres and timeframes. A minute or two of me being amazed I've played so little Ben Folds. More from our new favorite person Halsey. A bit of me gushing about a concert from 2015. Lots of fun little things. Have yourselves a happy little weekend.

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Setlist:

  • "Run To The Sun" - Dragon Ash
  • "Hold Me Down" - Halsey
  • "DND" - Semisonic
  • "Four Simple Words" - Frank Turner
  • "Not The Same" - Ben Folds
  • "You've Haunted Me All My Life" - Death Cab For Cutie
  • "Fadeaway" - The BoDeans
  • "Pretty Pimpin" - Kurt Vile
  • "Stella By Starlight" - Miles Davis
  • "愛の愛の星 <Star of Love of Love>" - The Brilliant Green
  • "The Old Apartment" - Barenaked Ladies
  • "Chance Of A Lifetime" - Creeper Lagoon
Nov 29, 2016

As per tradition, November's scene show is always nothing but covers. I have a long standing love affair with the cover song. A great cover version can add to a song, even take mental ownership of a song from the person who wrote it. So here's a couple of hours and change of fantastic cover songs, and some yahoo talking in the middle of them...

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Setlist:

  • "Pictures Of Matchstick Men" - Camper Van Beethoven
  • "When I'm Dead And Gone" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "All Along The Watchtower" - Jimi Hendrix
  • "Borderline" - Counting Crows
  • "She Don't Use Jelly" - Ben Folds Five
  • "Take On Me" - Reel Big Fish
  • "Tubthumping (feat. The Onion AV Club Choir)" - They Might Be Giants
  • "Paper Planes" - Street Sweeper Social Club
  • "Close To Me" - The Get Up Kids
  • "In Between Days" - Ben Folds
  • "A Letter To Elise" - Sense Field
  • "Let My Love Open The Door" - Luminate
  • "Wish You Were Here" - Catherine Wheel
  • "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" - David Byrne
  • "All Mixed Up" - Red House Painters
  • "Shake It Off" - Ryan Adams
  • "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - Wonderlick
  • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - The Bad Plus
  • "Thank You" - Tori Amos
  • "Missing You" - Tyler Hilton
  • "Call Me Maybe" - Enter Shikari
  • "...Baby One More Time" - Fountains Of Wayne
  • "Battlefield" - Fightstar
  • "Thunderstruck" - Steve'n'Seagulls
  • "King Tut" - Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers
  • "Cat's In The Cradle" - Ugly Kid Joe
  • "The Boys Of Summer" - The Ataris
  • "Sweet Child O'Mine" - Luna
  • "Real Love" - The Twilight Singers
  • "East Bound And Down" - Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
  • "Whole Lotta Love" - Hollywood Vampires
  • "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" - Jamison Parker
Nov 26, 2016

So it's Saturday morning in the US, which means technically my birthday's almost over, since I was born in Indonesia, and they're +15 hours from where I am now. But I've never chosen to celebrate it like that. Instead, this will probably hit the airwaves when I'm asleep.

I'm writing all of this four days earlier, but today I turn 40. That means the 30s are over, well, my 30s anyway. Did I do enough with them? Have I started to leave a mark on the world that will outlast me? Did I bring enough positive energy into the world? Was I too afraid, too headstrong, too impatient, too argumentative, too something?

Dunno. Got four days left in my 30s. We'll see what becomes of them. And then we'll see what happens when I get into my 40s. Will the entertainer have an audience, or merely an empty room?

Look at me, getting all melancholy and shit. Anyway. This is a bunch of music I wanted to listen to, so I built this mix for me, to get me through my 40th birthday.  Maybe it'll be awesome. I'd like to hope so. Regardless, it'll be a ride. You're welcome to come along as well.

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Setlist:

  • "Motorcycle Drive By" - Third Eye Blind
  • "Drowning..." - Boiled In Lead
  • "Looking At The World From The Bottom Of A Well" - Mike Doughty
  • "I've Been Waiting" - Matthew Sweet
  • "Bubbles" - Biffy Clyro
  • "Teenage Wristband" - The Twilight Singers
  • "May This Be Love" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • "Halo" - The Cure
  • "Oh My God, Whatever, Etc." - Ryan Adams
  • "If I Am" - My Bloody Valentine
  • "...Long Time Ago" - Concrete Blonde
  • "[Untitled]" - Smashing Pumpkins
  • "Change Your Mind" - The Killers
  • "This Will Be My Year" - Semisonic
  • "Sleep" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "Omerta / The Vampire Lanois" - The Afghan Whigs
  • "Fetish" - Tomoyasu Hotei
  • "'40'" - U2
  • "I'll Catch You" - The Get Up Kids
  • "A Man Needs To Be Told" - The Charlatans
  • "Romantic" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "This Modern Love" - Bloc Party
  • "Hands Down" - Dashboard Confessional (ft. Michael Stipe)
  • "Hey Jude" - The Beatles
Nov 21, 2016

So Monday morning show, huh? I know, right? Get over yourself, and don't get used to the idea. I'm not often up early enough for this, but hell with it. Sometimes you do where the muse takes you.

This week, we've got indie pop, Japanese singing dentists, classic rock and our friend's band with her on vocals, as well as the song that has been stuck in my head for much of the last week. Next show's on Saturday, not Friday. Also, correction to the Leonard Cohen RIP show - the muse he wrote the song about was Marianne, not Suzanne. I was tired. Sue me. Or don't. Please don't. I need what little money I have. I have places to go, people to see...

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Setlist:

  • "Silk" - Wolf Alice
  • "ロンリーボーイ" - Galileo Galilei
  • "Privilege (Set Me Free)" - Patti Smith Group
  • "Ghost" - Halsey
  • "Woman In Chains" - Tears For Fears
  • "I Had A Vision" - Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
  • "What You Do To Me" - Teenage Fanclub
  • "Sittin' On A Rubbish Can" - Banjo Racketeers
  • "Marching Bands Of Manhattan" - Death Cab For Cutie
  • "I'll Be Your Mirror (Live)" - The Velvet Underground
  • "Slow" - The Chain Gang of 1974
  • "A Song About Hope" - Ulrich Schnauss
  • "Setsuna" - GReeeeN
  • "Ender Will Save Us All" - Dashboard Confessional
Nov 18, 2016

It's a Unified Theme show! We haven't done one of these in while... the last one was, what, "#35 - the one about rain"? Far too long! This shall be fixed! So yeah, while the country's in the shitshow, I'm in a a great mood, so hopefully you aren't letting the world get you down too much. In fact, shows 83, 84 and 86 form a nice little triptych - panic, anger and recovery. Use as recommended by your physician, or the nice fellow in the white coat with the long sleeves, whoever happens to be closer.

Sometimes the path can be dark for a long while, but there will always be light again, and it will be that much more sweet when it appears, as you appreciate it all the moreso.

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Setlist:

  • "Learning To Fly" - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • "Take Flight" - Lindsey Stirling
  • "Jet" - Paul McCartney & Wings
  • "Planes Over The Skyline" - Swervedriver
  • "Learning To Fly" - Pink Floyd
  • "Airplane" - Indigo Girls
  • "Flight (from Ka')" - Cirque Du Soleil
  • "In Flight" - Danny Wright
  • "Flying" - Death In Vegas
  • "Jetpack Blues, Sunset Hues" - Anamanaguchi
  • "Night Flight" - Led Zeppelin
  • "Takesoffs And Landings" - The Ataris
  • "Fly Away" - The Living End
  • "Big Jet Plane" - Primal Scream

 

Nov 14, 2016

There's no way to write anything short about Leonard Cohen, but I wanted to put together an overview of his life and music for all the people who've been telling me - "I don't know that much about Leonard Cohen. Where do I start?"

As with our RIP shows, there are a number of cover versions and I recommend you go out and get The Essential Leonard Cohen to start with, and grow from there, although you're doing yourself a disservice if you don't get "You Want It Darker," his final album released only weeks before his demise.

Here's Leonard Cohen...

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Setlist:

  • "Suzanne" - Leonard Cohen
  • "So Long, Marianne" - Leonard Cohen
  • "The Sisters Of Mercy" - Sting & The Chieftains
  • "Bird On A Wire" - Leonard Cohen
  • "Famous Blue Raincoat" - Tori Amos
  • "Hallelujah" - Jeff Buckley
  • "Coming Back To You" - Trisha Yearwood
  • "Everybody Knows" - Concrete Blonde
  • "I'm Your Man" - Leonard Cohen
  • "Waiting For The Miracle" - Leonard Cohen
  • "Tower Of Song" - Leonard Cohen & U2
  • "The Future" - Leonard Cohen
  • "A Thousand Kisses Deep" - Leonard Cohen
  • "Going Home" - Leonard Cohen
  • "Slow" - Leonard Cohen
  • "You Want It Darker" - Leonard Cohen
Nov 11, 2016

So if don't like the shows where I talk a bunch, skip this one. If you don't like hearing someone talk politics, skip this one. If you don't like poetry, skip this one. If you don't like protest songs, skip this one.

If you're frightened, depressed, angry, confused or just generally uncomfortable with the US right now, listen to this show over and over and over again until you wear out the internet. I swear a lot. I read a bit of my poetry. I rant a ton.

I know I'm a straight white guy, and that means a lot of people look at me and see the enemy right now. I understand that, and you have every right to. There is a lot of hate and racism and misogyny out there today.

But I will fight for women, for people of color, for people in any shade of queerness, for immigrants, for people of any religion. We're free together, or we're all enslaved together. If that means the government wants to come and arrest my ass, so be it. But I will not be intimidated. I will not be scared. I will protect you to my last breath, and past it if I can.

Just keep this in mind - don't let them make you run, make you hide, make you be afraid. Be cautious, be wary, but do not be afraid.

We'll fight and we'll win. Be strong. I am with you.

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Setlist:

  • "I'm Not Leaving" - The Crystal Method Ft. Martha Reeves & The Funk Brothers
  • "The Party's Over" - Prophets Of Rage
  • "War" - Edwin Starr
  • "Murder Incorporated" - Bruce Springsteen
  • "Fight! Smash! Win!" - Street Sweeper Social Club
  • "Back On My Feet" - Boom Boom Satellites
  • "For What It's Worth" - Buffalo Springfield
  • "Spanish Radio" - Biffy Clyro
  • "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" - Marvin Gaye
  • "Time To Wonder" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "So Hard" - Pet Shop Boys
  • "Anthem" - Leonard Cohen
Nov 8, 2016

It's not the end of the world, but I can see it from here. Have yourself some good music to make you smirk and grin a bit during the weirdest day in political history in my lifetime, I'm sure of it.

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Setlist:

  • "End Of The World" - Herman's Hermits
  • "End Of The World" - Yoshida Brothers
  • "End Of The World" - The Living End
  • "Apocalyptic Renegade" - Twin Atlantic
  • "Front Row Seats To The End Of The World" - Funeral For A Friend
  • "Great Dictator (Of the Free World)" - Kula Shaker
  • "Countdown To Armageddon" - Public Enemy
  • "NWO" - Akira The Don
  • "Wars Of Armageddon" - Funkadelic
  • "Until The End Of The World" - U2
  • "It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" - R.E.M.
  • "I Will Survive" - Cake
Nov 5, 2016

Back to our usual randomness, although I have a few themed shows planned for coming weeks. We'll see how all that goes. Enjoy!

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  • "Strange Eyes" - Murder By Death
  • "Love Has Come For You" - Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
  • "Kefka (Grand Finale Version)" - 植松伸夫
  • "Smut" - Tom Lehrer
  • "Press Pause" - Pretty Lights
  • "666" - Psyfactor
  • "Wandering Eye" - Savlonic
  • "Can't Believe A Single Word" - VHS Or Beta
  • "Havona" - Weather Report
  • "The Getaway" - The Odd Numbers
  • "Touch The Sky" - Terry Hoax
  • "Armageddon Days Are Here (Again)" - The The
  • "The Magic Bullet Theory" - Texas Is The Reason
Oct 31, 2016

Even with our emo show (#80, available now!) being massive, I still had a little bit of space left over for the month, so I decided to put out a Halloween mini show for you guys (although it's not really THAT mini) full of frightfully good tunes, all on theme! Enjoy!

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Setlist:

  • "Dead Reckoning" - Clint Mansell
  • "Black Mass" - Akira The Don
  • "Dawn Of The Dead" - Does It Offend You, Yeah?
  • "Halloween (Peel Sessions)" - Siouxsie & The Banshees
  • "This Is Halloween" - Marilyn Manson
  • "Dead Man's Party" - Oingo Boingo
  • "Dead Souls" - Nine Inch Nails
  • "Calling All Skeletons" - Alkaline Trio
  • "Psycho Killer" - Talking Heads
  • "City Of The Dead" - The Charlatans
  • "Haunted" - Gary Numan
  • "Devil" - The Servant
Oct 30, 2016

I know, I know, it feels like the emo scene show has taken forever, but whatever, it's done when it's done, and it's done now, so you can walk through that weird step-child from post-punk, post-hardcore and pop-punk and see what all the fuss is about.

This is one of those genres I love to bits, so it's a massive show, full of all sorts of great stuff. It runs long, is full of a bunch of bands you'll probably love and if not, well, okay, I guess they can't all be winners.

There's too much music for me to dwell on some of the stuff associated with emo - the fashion, the reports of self-harm (and whether that's a reflection of the music or the feelings expressed in it), the rise of "screamo" (and how that's mostly really just post-hardcore) and whether or not emo is a descendant of goth rock (you could make the case either way).

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Setlist:

  • "Lucky Denver Mint" - Jimmy Eat World
  • "Saints and Sailors" - Dashboard Confessional
  • "Great Romances Of The 20th Century" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "Standing By The Sea" - Hüsker Dü
  • "For Want Of" - Rites Of Spring
  • "Simpleton" - Quicksand
  • "In Circles" - Sunny Day Real Estate
  • "El Scorcho" - Weezer
  • "Save Your Generator" - Jawbreaker
  • "I'm A Loner Dottie, A Rebel..." - The Get Up Kids
  • "Gloria" - Mineral
  • "Emergency! Emergency!" - The Promise Ring
  • "First Day Back" - Braid
  • "Our Weekend Starts On Wednesday" - Hey Mercedes
  • "Shallow Means, Deep Ends" - Cursive
  • "Drive Onto Me" - Elliott
  • "But The Regrets Are Killing Me" - American Football
  • "Marching Bands Of Manhattan" - Death Cab For Cutie
  • "Existentialism On Prom Night" - Straylight Run
  • "Number Five With A Bullet" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "Certain Tragedy" - Saves The Day
  • "The Moon Is Down" - Further Seems Forever
  • "Hands Down" - Dashboard Confessional
  • "The Middle" - Jimmy Eat World
  • "I'm Not Okay (I Promise)" - My Chemical Romance
  • "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" - Fall Out Boy
  • "Liar (It Takes One To Know One)" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "Between Rupture And Rapture" - Thursday
  • "(Fork and Knife)" - Brand New
  • "Get It Together" - Midtown
  • "Is This Thing Loaded?" - Northstar
  • "Embers And Envelopes" - Mae
  • "Float On" - Modest Mouse
  • "Miss Murder" - AFI
  • "Black Mamba" - The Academy Is...
  • "Help Me" - Alkaline Trio
  • "That's What You Get" - Paramore
  • "Shimmy Shimmy Quarter Turn (Take It Back To Square One)" - Hellogoodbye
  • "Woe" - Say Anything
  • "21" - The Starting Line
  • "The Kids From Yesterday" - My Chemical Romance
  • "Lipton Witch" - Sunny Day Real Estate
  • "Cathedral Rings" - The Appleseed Cast
  • "Closing Argument" - Into It. Over It.
  • "My Instincts Are The Enemy" - American Football
  • "Fences" - Taking Back Sunday
Oct 25, 2016

Sometimes I'm amazed I haven't played someone, because apparently all the music I've mixed together over the years all blends together into one giant blur of trying to introduce people to awesome new music, so I start this show off with a story about how I'm clearly losing my memory.

And I found a third opening act this year I liked enough to buy something from! Cats and dogs, living together... MASS HYSTERIA! (For reference, the first one was The Jaguar Club (Show #45) and the second was Gallows Bound (Show #76).)

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Setlist:

  • "She Brings The Sunlight" - Richard Hawley
  • "Strings of My Soul" - B'z
  • "See No Evil" - Television
  • "Teenage Lightning" - Luna
  • "Nobody's Hero" - Rush
  • "Lanai" - You Blew It!
  • "Flicker, Fade" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "Rainbow Man" - Busy P
  • "Gum" - Cornelius
  • "Warm In The Winter" Glass Candy
  • "Afternoon With The Axolotls" - Hum
Oct 21, 2016

So I watched the last presidential debate on Wednesday (I hope I mean of just this election, but god knows, it might be the last one we ever hold...) and I threw out the entire playlist I'd been building for this show and started from scratch, but I think it's a fun show nonetheless. This particular episode will be a lot more fun if you don't look at the set list ahead of time, but it's still here for you. And yet, from all this depression and frustration, I've learned something. We're as mad as hell, and we're not going to take this anymore.

 

Editor's Note: I apparently refer to this show as Show 77 multiple times in the episode, when it's clearly 78. I clearly need oversight, or am a bad hombre.

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Setlist:

  • "Swamp" - Tweaker
  • "Ratchet" - Bloc Party
  • "Hombre Sin Nombre" - Billy Gibbons
  • "Something Nasty" - Tim Reynolds
  • "Nasty Blues" - Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra
  • "Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings" - ZZ Top
  • "Nasty" - The Prodigy
  • "Nasty" - Janet Jackson
  • "Ms. Jackson" - Outkast
  • "Rigged On A Fix" - Rancid
  • "Sex With Your Parents (Motherfucker), Pt. II" - Lou Reed
  • "I'm Your Puppet" - Yo La Tengo
  • "I Need a Drink (Or Two or Three)" - American Football
  • "Disillusion Avenue" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "I'll Bet On You" - Toad The Wet Sprocket
Oct 18, 2016

Today's show's all over the place, as per the usual, but you'll get all sorts of fun stuff to listen to, and hear me talk a bit about jam bands, Russian hip-hop, jazz and how awesome Adam Nutter is as a guitarist (as well as asking where the hell he is...)

Enjoy!

~c.

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Setlist:

  • "Getaway" - The Music
  • "This Time It's Real" - Tower of Power
  • "Life Is Beautiful - Deckstream" - m-flo
  • "River Styx" - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  • "March Of Death" - Zach De La Rocha & DJ Shadow
  • "Гудини" - Centr & Kaspiyskiy Gruz
  • "Sword of Damocles" - Lou Reed
  • "Wonderful! Wonderful!" - Sonny Rollins
  • "(As Long As They've Got) Cigarettes In Hell" - Oasis
  • "No Men in No Man's Land" - Phish
  • "Into Dust" - Mazzy Star
  • "Badlands" - Bruce Springsteen
Oct 15, 2016

So I saw The Goddamn Gallows last night, and they put on a great show, but one of the openers was a band called Gallows Bound, who I ended up really liking, and bought one of their CDs. We'll play a bit of them for you, as well as our usual whirling dervish of music from locales close and abroad, stuff from recent times and stuff dating back. Enjoy the ride!

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Setlist:

  • "Atavistic Viking" - Stuart Davis
  • "This Time (John Peel Sessions)" - Th' Faith Healers
  • "Happy Hardcore" - Ewan Dobson
  • "Del Fuego" - Gallows Bound
  • "The Maker" - The Goddamn Gallows
  • "Everybody Loves Me" - Juliana Hatfield
  • "Writing On The Wall" - Adrian Belew
  • "Bulletproof" - Indus Creed
  • "A Simple Process Of Elimination" - Aereogramme
  • "Yappie Feet" - Deavid Soul
  • "Ana Ng" - They Might Be Giants
  • "Better Get Ready For A Fist Fight" - The Wonder Stuff
Oct 11, 2016

Stuff from a variety of sources and styles, plus we say goodbye to an old friend whose music we will miss terribly...

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Setlist:

  • "Peaceful Liquid Shell" - The Unwinding Hours
  • "Pretty Pink Rose (ft. David Bowie)" - Adrian Belew
  • "The Ghost Of Tom Joad (ft. Tom Morello)" - Bruce Springsteen
  • "Tremelo Song" - The Charlatans
  • "Heavy World" - Shri
  • "Don't Give In" - Third Eye Blind
  • "I Wish I Was" - The Twilight Singers
  • "Past The Mission (ft. Trent Reznor)" - Tori Amos
  • "Boulevard of Broken Songs" - Dean Gray
  • "Crush Story" - Too Much Joy
  • "Where Does All That Anger Come From?" - Terry Hoax
  • "4 A Moment Of Silence" - Boom Boom Satellites
Oct 7, 2016

Belgian Trip-hop, Indian down tempo, German psychobilly, good ol' American punk and loads more. It's the Starlight Society! The podcast that continues to defy all known expectations, then seeks out new expectations to defy them as well...

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Setlist:

  • "Dictionary" - Hooverphonic
  • "I Knew Prufrock Before He Got Famous" - Frank Turner
  • "Broken Hearts Are For Assholes" - Frank Zappa
  • "The Morning Papers" - Prince
  • "Cecilia and the Satellite (Canyons Version)" - Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
  • "Sad Roses / Shoshanim Atzuvot" - The Idan Raichel Project
  • "Beyond The Sea" - Moby & Oscar The Punk
  • "Streets of Calcutta" - Ananda Shankar
  • "Over The Wire" - New Model Army
  • "Won't See The Sunrise Anymore" - Mad Sin
  • "Real Cool Time" - The Stooges
  • "Revelator" - Screaming Trees
  • "They're Here" - EMF
  • "Ohne Worte" - Wingenfelder
  • "When Will You Come Home (John Peel Session)" - Galaxie 500
Oct 5, 2016

Let's have some fun, shall we?

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Setlist:

  • "How's This Even Going Down?" - Jesus Jones
  • "Brides Of Neptune" - Cracker
  • "Hole In The Bucket" - Spearhead
  • "So We Know" - DMA's
  • "We Are The Normal" - Goo Goo Dolls
  • "Sweet And Lovely (Take 1)" - Thelonious Monk
  • "Coruscation" - DJ Krush
  • "Remember A Day" - Pink Floyd
  • "Be There (Radio Edit)(ft. Ian Brown)" - UNKLE
  • "Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go!!! (Trentemøller Remix)" - Trentemøller
  • "Стриптиз" - Nautilus Pompilius
  • "I.D." - New Diplomat
  • "Shatterday" - Vendetta Red
Sep 30, 2016

So this should be a scene show, but if I had done one, it would've been too short to cover the emo scene properly, and since the rules are mine, I can change them as I see fit. Instead, it's another good mixtape of all sorts of songs and genres, and should still provide some fun weekend listening. Also, you should be watching all of "Luke Cage" on Netflix right now. Seriously.

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Setlist:

  • "Bulletproof Love (ft. Method Man)" - Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad
  • "Nobody Speak (ft. Run The Jewels)" - DJ Shadow
  • "Надя" - Дельфин
  • "Opus 40" - Mercury Rev
  • "The Long Stony Way To Paradise" - Baltic Sea Child
  • "Screen Man" - Failure
  • "Dead Souls (ft. Tomoyasu Hotei)" - Gang Of Four
  • "Someday Is Everyday" - Pretty Lights
  • "Ramble On" - Led Zeppelin
  • "The Captain" - Biffy Clyro
  • "I'm So Happy" - The Jackson 5
  • "Romantic Cellphone" - Jay Chou
  • "River Delta" - The Future Sound Of London
  • "Visions" - The Eagles
  • "Remote Control" - Hurricane #1
  • "Panic Attack" - Dream Theater
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