The Modern Lovers

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!

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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!

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…