Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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 archives¬†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: “HOW DO YOU CALL YOUR LOVERBOY?”

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Happy Valentine’s Day, love cats! I’m sharing with you the retrotransmission Valentine’s Show,¬†one of my favorite playlists that I broadcasted every year, featuring tracks from Holly Golightly, Tom Waits, Ramones, Johnny Thunders, The Modern Lovers, The Gun Club, Suicide, Public Image Ltd., The Damned, X (singing my favorite punk love song, True Love Pt. 2!), Pulp, Buzzcocks, New Order, The Magnetic Fields, My Bloody Valentine, Wire, The Dead Milkmen, Patti Smith, Klaus Nomi, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Angels of Light, and much more. Let it warm the cockles of your heart!

VINTAGE RT: FIFTEEN FEET OF PURE, WHITE SNOW

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Well hello, strangers. This vintage retrotransmission mix, a dreamy, mellow and hypnotic one from fall 2012, is perfect for the winter solstice, which is upon us this very night. This is full of everything I like to listen to when the winter really begins to come down and we’re shrouded in sudden darkness: Death in June, Cocteau Twins, Current 93, Nico, Angels of Light, Psychic TV, Swans, Kate Bush, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Joy Division, Tear Garden, The Legendary Pink Dots, Sisters of Mercy, Clan of Xymox, Depeche Mode, etc. Listen on repeat and hibernate until the crocus appears from the frost…

Winter Solstice Playlist

 

 

 

 

VINTAGE RT: DIRTY BLACK SUMMER

Today I’m posting one of my favorite retrotransmissions of all time: The Black Show. This show, from spring 2013, features rock n roll, goth, punk, and post punk bands paying homage to black. Summer goth reigns.

Radio, Radio! New RT 6/1/15

 

For the second to last show EVER on rainydawg radio, I compiled punk, postpunk, rocknroll, and experimental tracks about the radio. Consider it a meta love letter to one of my favorite mediums. I’ve lived for broadcasting live on the radio and hope to get into it again when I’m back in NYC. What’s the ultimate radio tribute on this list? It’s hard to decide between the Ramones’ homage to the rocknroll radio of yore, The Modern Lovers’ ecstatic anthem about driving through your hometown blasting the car stereo, Velvet Underground’s sweet testament to music’s ability to be a life-altering savior or Joy Division’s hypnotic directive to dance, endlessly, to the radio…