VINTAGE RT: FALL MIX

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Its finally fall!! Fall is my favorite time of year, and it always inspires me to make a lot of playlists. A lot of the music I love, which you can hear on this mix, is evocative of cool, crisp weather, heavy grey skies, and turning leaves. Listen live today 9/9, 4-6EST , on 8ball radio, or catch it later on my show archive. Moody punk, postpunk, and goth tracks from Joy Division, Love and Rockets, Public Image Ltd., The Wake, The Chameleons, Leonard Cohen, Current 93, Wire, The Legendary Pink Dots, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus, Sonic Youth, Dead Can Dance, Nico, Kate Bush, The Tear Garden, Swans, Lush, Chris & Cosey, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, The Fall, Echo & the Bunneymen, Clan of Xymox, and more.

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VINTAGE RT: 70s PUNK

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Sometimes only the classics will do. This show is full of them. Listen live, today, 4-6EST on 8ball Radio, or catch what you miss on my archive. I wish music still sounded this good! 1970s punk rock tracks from Patti Smith, The Fall, Richard Hell, Magazine, The Stranglers, Wire, The Damned, New York Dolls, The Stooges, The Rezillos, Buzzcocks, Blondie, The Modern Lovers, Johnny Thunders, The Clash, Television, Germs, The Vibrators, Pere Ubu, Suicide, The Saints, Ramones, The Slits, X-Ray Spex, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Adverts, Fear, and more!

VINTAGE RT: 90s GOTH CLUB

In the late 90s/early 2000s, I used to frequent Tucson’s Fine Line goth and industrial club, RIP. This playlist conjures the spirit of that long lost legend. Tune in from 4-6EST/1-3PST today to listen to the show live on 8ball radio, or check it out later in theĀ retrotransmission archives. Put on your blackest black and goth shuffle to tracks from My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Front242, Switchblade Symphony, XMal Deutschland, Specimen, Alien Sex Fiend, Skinny Puppy, Revolting Cocks, The Wake, Skeletal Family, The March Violets, Bauhaus, Type O Negative, Nitzer Ebb, Sisters of Mercy, The Danse Society, The Cure, NIN, Depeche Mode, Ministry, Christian Death, Clan of Xymox, and more!

VINTAGE RT: Nick Cave & Friends

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He’s on tour, so I have to pay homage to my husband, Nick Cave, and his orbit of musical and artistic friends. Listen live on 8 ball radio today (6/17) 4-6EST, or, if you miss it, check the show out on the retrotransmission archivesĀ where you can always listen to any retrotransmission you’ve missed! This show includes tracks from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Mick Harvey, Thomas Wydler, PJ Harvey, Warren Ellis, The Birthday Party, The Cramps, Crime and the City Solution, Dirty Three, Grinderman, Johnny Cash, Marianne Faithfull, The Gun Club, Einsturzende Neubauten, Rowland S. Howard, Lydia Lunch, These Immortal Souls, and more.

Vintage RT: Spring Goth

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This retrotransmission episode is inspired by the schizophrenic weather of early spring, when its warm and sunny one day, then cool, damp, raining, and grey the next. These are moody, weird tunes for a dark spring. Tune in live today 4-6 EST on 8ball radio to listen to tracks from Nico, Chrome, Psychic TV , Kraftwerk, Legendary Pink Dots, Clan of Xymox, Peter Murphy, Edward KaSpell, Dead Can Dance, Siouxsie, and more…

If you can’t tune in live, you can always listen to the playlist here, or catch any of my radio shows on my archive. Enjoy!

VINTAGE RT: New York NO WAVE

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Well, we’ve lost another cultural taste maker. RIP, Glenn O’Brien. Among many other things, O’Brien was the original editor of Interview magazine, host of TV Party, and writer and producer of Downtown 81, which had a killer soundtrack featuring many of the bands on this retrotransmission playlist, which you can listen to live today from 4-6EST on 8ball radio.

This show is all about the New York No Wave scene. It features tracks from Lydia Lunch, Suicide, Judy Nylon, Lounge Lizards, Arto/Neto, Sonic Youth, Lizzy Mercier Descloux, James Chance and the Contortions, and Chance’s other project, James White and the Blacks, Rosa Yemen, Theoretical Girls, Mars, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, and more…

Here’s the playlist, for those of you who can’t tune in live: RT: NO WAVE.

8ball also archives all my live shows. You can check those out, here!

 

RETROTRANSMISSION IS BACK, LIVE on NYC’s 8Ball Radio!

Hey, everyone! It’s been awhile, I know. Apologies! I was searching for retrotransmission’s new home, and I’m happy to announce I now broadcast live, every other Saturday 4-6EST on NYC’s 8 ball radio. Check it out!