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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

This Mondays Show with Pop Levi, The Young Punx, Cocteau Twins, Pony Pony Run Run etc

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This Mondays Show:

It was a pubic horrorday yesterday and as such I was too lazy to update this:) LOTS of new tracks, some old as is my wont.... thanks Izabella......to the bloke who phoned last night for a dedication, sorry i wasn't able to help you out:(
First Hour

Echo and the Bunnymen – In Bluer Skies
The final track on the amazing Porcupine album, moody, atmospheric... shows why the Bunnymen were one of the reasons it was great to be alive in the 80's
Tokyo Police Club – In a Cave
This is the first offering from their brilliant Debut full length album "Elephant Shell"
Cocteau Twins – Peppermint Pig
This was the first time I ever heard the otherworldly voice of Elizabeth Frasier, I was hooked. This track is brilliant, it's from one of my most prized possessions, the 12" single, The Twins get dancey (kinda)
The Young Punx – You’ve Got To… (Norman Cook Mix)
This remix is the cutest remix of any track I have heard in a long time, Drum and Bass at its finest (Norman Cooke style)
Son of Dave – Old Times Were Good Times
A beat-box and a harmonica never sounded so good...
Prototypes – Un Coup De Langue
Only the French could come up with an electro 80's style slice of coolness like this, wicked. From the awesome album Synthetique
Pony Pony Run Run – Boy/Girl Surrender (Summer Edit)
French powerpop brilliance
Goose – British Mode (Prepmode’s Heavy on the Kick Mix)
Awesome remix of this fantastic Belgian Indie band, the coolest riff of last year

Pop Levi – Oh God (What Can I Do?)
He used to play with Ladytron as their bassist, he is also known as Mozambique Courier. Lovely.
The Young Punx – Your Music Is Killing Me
Mad Electro House mash-up opera stomper
The Young Punx – Rockall (Krafty Kuts Mix)
WICKED remix by the Krafty Kuts, freaking awesome
Martina Topley Bird – Carnies
The voic eon Trickeys's debut Maxinquaye. HAs been likened to a modern day Etta James, high praise indeed
Yazoo – Softly Over
Vince Clarke left Depeche Mode and started this group with Blues vocalist Alison Moyet. They only did two full albums but they are filled with amazing tracks such as Goodbye 70's, Winter Kills, Only You and this slice of 80's brilliance from the album You and Me Both. Quite why they had to be called Yaz in the states, I will never know
Prototypes – Go To Hell Madamoiselle
Another piece of brilliance from their third album Synthetique

Radioactive Man – State of That
DJ Keith Tenniswood, partner in crime of Andrew Weatherall of Two Lone Sworsmen
MSTRKRFT – Vuvuvu
Canada's finest Electro nutters with an awesome track from their EP Bounce/Vuvuvu
Holy Fuck – Lovely Allen (Riton Rerub)
Toronto's Holy Fuck, from their latest album LP
Valerna – Touch
Originally from Boston based in LA, sexy Dance music....
Wax Tailor – Ungodly Fruit
French Hip Hop producer/DJ Jean-Christophe Le Saoƻt's brilliant stripped down Trip Hop type piece of funky heaven
Die Haut – Tokyo Express
German instrumental band best known for collaborating with Nick Cave and members also became part of the Bad Seeds collective.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Fleeting Love
The B-Side to the More News From Nowhere single. Nick NEVER fails to dissapoint
Drive-By ArgumentThe Sega Method
Pioneers of a genre called "Four-to-the-floor unhappy hardcore", this Ayr band from Scotland is definately one to watch
Chaingang – Get off my stage
Sydney based band, gutar driven madness with the coolest female vocals I have heard for a long time

Kav – Blaggers & Liars
London's Kavin "Kav" Sandhu formwer frontman of SonicAudio. This is his latest solo stuff, very cool
Cazals – Somebody, Somewhere (xTopher Remix)
London based The Cazals on the brilliant Kitsune label
The Draytones – Don’t Talk To Me
Londons mod inspired The Draytones. From the album Up in my Head. They have been touring with Paul Weller in the UK
Daft Punk – Television Rules The Nation (Aerotronic Remix)
French House pioneer futurists, great remix by Belgian's Aerotronic

Young Punx – Young and Beautiful (Laurent Konrad Remix)
Cosmetic Surgery sideswipe from the album Your Music's Killing Me...


Monday Nights 11pm till 1am Johannesburg Time, Channel 169 Audio Bouquet also 1485AM Radio

3 comments:

Emm said...

Damn you Greg! I had never heard that Peppermint Pig song before and it looks IMPOSSIBLE to get hold of. And to add to that, it looks like you may have got me hooked on a new band - Goose.
You're a bad influence Greg Tucker.


Excellent show.

Destrukto said...

hahahhah, yeah, its impossible to get now! when i can fix my laptop sound card then i will mp3 it for you and mail it to you if you want:) yeah, goose is wicked

Emm said...

That is so nice of you to offer! yes please - I will have to say yes to that one!