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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: “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: RT For RT

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This set list from several years ago, which I called “Retrotransmission for Retrotransmission” featured some of the punk and postpunk artists that inspired this radio show in the first place! Lots of the tracks on here were included on my original try-out set list that I presented to rainydawg radio. They told me my inclusion of Guided By Voices’ “Hot Freaks” sealed the deal.

Vintage RT: UK Post-Punk

 

RIP Ian Curtis…35 years ago (5/18/80). Enjoy this classic mix of UK post-punk to honor his memory and impact.