Music Time! “Non-Synth” Edition 10/22/16

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So it’s 3:30 in the morning and I’m still up. I’m tired, but my legs are bothering me (nerves from my car wreck and subsequent back surgery) and I’m out of meds. So I’m drinking alcohol as that helps calm the nerves down (I wish we had medical marijuana in Texas as that would really help).

In the meantime… some music. Most of the times I concentrate on synth-based music (Electro, EBM, Futurepop, Synthpop, Synthwave, etc), but tonight I’m going to tell MediaMonkey to ignore all those genres and play non-synth music.

I saw this band in Birmingham, Alabama a few years ago when they played with IAMX.

ARTIST: Feeding Fingers
SONG: Mouth Filled With Sand
ALBUM: Wound in Wall
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Black Tape for a Blue Girl
SONG: One Last Breath
ALBUM: A Chaos Of Desire
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Peter Murphy
SONG: Should the World Fail to Fall Apart
ALBUM: Should the World Fail to Fall Apart
YEAR: 1986

ARTIST: Cocteau Twins
SONG: Love’s Easy Tears
ALBUM: Love’s Easy Tears EP
YEAR: 1986

ARTIST: The Mighty Lemon Drops
SONG: Sympathise With Us
ALBUM: Rollercoaster: The Best Of The Mighty Lemon Drops
YEAR: 1997 (album)

ARTIST: Pop Will Eat Itself
SONG: Token Drug Song
ALBUM: The Looks Or The Lifestyle
YEAR: 1992

Check out Lush’s new Blind Spot EP as well!

ARTIST: Lush
SONG: Leaves Me Cold
ALBUM: Gala
YEAR: 1990

Some of my favorite songs by The Cure are their B-sides!

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: I’m Cold
ALBUM: Join the Dots – B Sides & Rarities (1978 – 2001)
YEAR: 1979 (song)

Perhaps one of the most underrated post-punk bands around!

ARTIST: Romeo Void
SONG: Never Say Never
ALBUM: Benefactor (2006 Remastered Reissue)
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Siouxsie And The Banshees
SONG: Nightshift
ALBUM: Juju
YEAR: 1981

Don’t forget to check out Head Carrier, the new album by The Pixies!

ARTIST: The Pixies
SONG: Head On
ALBUM: Trompe le Monde
YEAR: 1991

Yes, that’s Robert Smith from The Cure singing!

ARTIST: The Glove
SONG: Perfect Murder
ALBUM: Blue Sunshine
YEAR: 1983

ARTIST: The Dead Milkmen
SONG: The Pit
ALBUM: Bucky Fellini
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Kate Bush
SONG: The Dreaming
ALBUM: The Dreaming
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: The Charlatans UK
SONG: When The Lights Go Out In London
ALBUM: Simpatico
YEAR: 2006

Before a lot of people got introduced to Bjork in the 90’s, quite a few of us were listening to her in The Sugarcubes!

ARTIST: The Sugarcubes
SONG: Traitor
ALBUM: Life’s Too Good
YEAR: 1988

And some help from Kate of The B-52’s…

ARTIST: REM
SONG: Shiny Happy People
ALBUM: Out of Time
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Ministry
SONG: N.W.O.
ALBUM: Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed & the Way to Suck Eggs
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Gene Loves Jezebel
SONG: Screaming For Emmalene
ALBUM: Promise (Special Edition)
YEAR: 1983

Had the pleasure of finally seeing the P’Furs in Austin last year!

ARTIST: The Psychedelic Furs
SONG: Blacks – Radio
ALBUM: Psychedelic Furs
YEAR: 1997

ARTIST: For Love Not Lisa
SONG: Slipe Slide Melting
ALBUM: The Crow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: The Smiths
SONG: There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
ALBUM: Singles
YEAR: 1995 (album)

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Music Time! “Watch” Edition. 5/24/16

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I just tried watching Kindergarten Cop 2. I made it 30 minutes in and I gave up. Not only was it poor acting, horrible plot, and Lundgren at his worst, but I also couldn’t stand the gluten-free, tofu-eating kids anymore.

So now I’m bored. So it’s time for some music. So let’s see what comes up with songs with the word “watch” in them…

ARTIST: Solitary Experiments
SONG: Watching Over You
ALBUM: Advance Into Unknown
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: Hungry Lucy
SONG: Watcher
ALBUM: Apparitions
YEAR: 2000

ARTIST: Seabound
SONG: Watching Over You
ALBUM: Beyond Flatline (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: The Dead Milkmen
SONG: Watchin’ Scotty Die
ALBUM: Bucky Fellini
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Distorted Memory
SONG: Disciples of the Watch
ALBUM: Burning Heaven
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Black Tape for a Blue Girl
SONG: We Watch Our Sad-Eyed Angel Fall
ALBUM: A Chaos Of Desire
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Absurd Minds
SONG: Watching Over You
ALBUM: The Cycle EP (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Diary of Dreams
SONG: People Watcher (L.I.M. Version)
ALBUM: Dream Collector
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: Twin Shadow
SONG: Watch Me Go
ALBUM: Eclipse
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Blind Passengers
SONG: Watch the World
ALBUM: The Glamour Of Darkness
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Memory Tapes
SONG: Neighborhood Watch
ALBUM: Grace/Confusion
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: halovox
SONG: Waiting, Watching, Wanting
ALBUM: Halovox
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Visage
SONG: I Am Watching
ALBUM: Hearts And Knives
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Tears for Fears
SONG: Watch Me Bleed
ALBUM: The Hurting
YEAR: 1983

Music Time! 4/2/16

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I woke at 0700 this morning. Wide awake. Probably because I feel asleep on the couch at 2130 last night. Haven’t done that in ages. So now I’m processing music for my library and listening to “awake” tunes!

ARTIST: The Alpha Conspiracy
SONG: Awake
ALBUM: Aura
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Retronic Voice
SONG: The Awakening
ALBUM: Awakening
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: Dust of Basement
SONG: Awakening the Oceans
ALBUM: Awakening The Oceans (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Apoptygma Berzerk
SONG: Asleep or Awake (Spektralized Remix)
ALBUM: Black EP Vol. 2
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: The Echoing Green
SONG: Stay Awake
ALBUM: Defend Your Joy
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: Assemblage 23
SONG: Awake
ALBUM: Failure
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: Distorted Reality
SONG: Sleeper Awaken
ALBUM: The Fine Line Between Love And Hate (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Our Lady Peace
SONG: Lying Awake
ALBUM: Happiness Is Not A Fish That You Can Catch
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: cosmicity
SONG: Awake
ALBUM: The Moment
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: clan of xymox
SONG: Awakening
ALBUM: Metamorphosis
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Hybrid
SONG: I’m Still Awake
ALBUM: Morning Sci-Fi
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: Silence Gift
SONG: The Awakening Of The Astral Sleep
ALBUM: No Sense
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: Midnight Resistance
SONG: Wide Awake
ALBUM: Remote (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Unique Strain
SONG: Awake
ALBUM: Representation of Life
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: The Dead Milkmen
SONG: I Can’t Stay Awake
ALBUM: Stoney’s Extra Stout (Pig)
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: Distorted Memory
SONG: Awake Sleeping Giants
ALBUM: Swallowing the Sun
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Letters to Cleo
SONG: Awake
ALBUM: Wholesale Meats and Fish
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: the echoing green
SONG: Fall Awake
ALBUM: The Winter Of Our Discontent (Special Edition)
YEAR: 2003

Music Time!

EBMI have almost 35,000 MP3’s in my collection and that collection grows by hundreds each week. The majority of my music is Futurepop, EBM, Industrial, Industrial Dance, New Wave, Goth, Punk, Electroclash, Electronica, Darkwave, Shoegaze, and Synthpop (loving the Synthpop Revival going on right now). I even have a bit of EDM and Techno mixed in there as well as some Alternative (mostly old-school alternative back when it was actually alternative and not mainstream. Now that Alternative is mainstream, shouldn’t we call it something else?)

One thing I started doing on Facebook was posting what my MediaMonkey is playing on shuffle. I did this to start introducing people to new music and new bands. The bands out there need fans to help them make money and to spread their amazing music. Not everyone will be a fan of the music I listen to. It’s not Top 40 trendy stuff. You won’t hear it on KISS FM. You may not even hear it on KROQ.

I support the bands and go to the concerts any time they’re in my area. Most of the bands I listen to care about their fans and will actually comment and reply when you post on their page or mention their band in a post. Half the times I post a band’s song, the band likes my post. I’ve even become friends with band members by supporting their bands and going to their shows. When is the last time Janet Jackson or Kanye West liked your post or commented on it? When’s the last time a Top 40 band mentioned you by name on a Facebook post?

So anyway, I’ve decided that I’m going to post my shuffles here as well with links to YouTube videos of the songs I’ve played. Give them a listen: to both the older and newer bands. Discover bands you haven’t heard of before and support them by buying their CDs and music (especially if you can buy it from their web page or bandcamp instead of through a label). Go to their shows when they come to your town. Find the scene in your town and join up! Make sure you get in on bandsintown and songkick to keep up with the bands you like and get notified when they come into town.

With that said, here is the first shuffle I did from 2/4. It was a small one that got me interested in doing this.

ARTIST: Magic Sword
SONG: Sword of Truth
ALBUM: Magic Sword
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Siouxsie & the Banshees
SONG: Spellbound
ALBUM: Juju
YEAR: 1981

ARTIST: Backlash
SONG: Blind
ALBUM: Impetus
YEAR: 2001

Here’s the shuffle from 2/7. Getting likes and comments, so keeping it up and doing more of them.

ARTIST: Title
SONG: Wednesday
ALBUM: Moonfly
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Harmjoy
SONG: My Tears Fall
ALBUM: Silver Lining Of The Mushroom Cloud
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Accessory
SONG: Keen Girl
ALBUM: Underbeat
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Jullan
SONG: Love Somebody
ALBUM: Pulse
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: Black Heaven
SONG: MMVII
ALBUM: Negativ
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Shiv-r
SONG: Pharmaceutical Grade (Skyla Vertex Remix)
ALBUM: Shadow Between Worlds
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Moon.74
SONG: Moonlanding
ALBUM: Newborn
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: B!Machine
SONG: Two Paths
ALBUM: Hybrid
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: Camouflage
SONG: I Can’t Feel You
ALBUM: Sensor
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: 32Crash
SONG: Propaganda
ALBUM: Weird News From An Uncertain Future
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Halo Effect
SONG: Their G.O.D. (A.D.A.C. 8286 Remix)
ALBUM: Their G.O.D. (Remixes Single)
YEAR: 2009

ARTIST: The Dead Milkmen
SONG: I Tripped Over The Ottoman
ALBUM: Metaphysical Graffiti
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Decoded Feedback
SONG: Corrosion
ALBUM: Technophoby
YEAR: 1997

ARTIST: Raindancer
SONG: Wings of Ecstasy
ALBUM: Response
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Funker Vogt
SONG: Reject
ALBUM: Navigator
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Hidden Place
SONG: United
ALBUM: Fantasia Meccanica
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Celebrate the Nun
SONG: Patience
ALBUM: Continuous
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: EMF
SONG: Long Summer Days
ALBUM: Schubert Dip
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: Oberkorn (It’s a Small Town)
ALBUM: The Meaning of Love (CD Single)
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: The Jesus & Mary Chain
SONG: Some Candy Talking
ALBUM: The Power Of Negative Thinking: B-Sides And Rarities
YEAR: 2008 (Remastered Release)

ARTIST: Necro Facility
SONG: Ignite
ALBUM: Wintermute
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Ambra Red
SONG: We Real Cool
ALBUM: Electronic Creations For Special People
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Panic Lift
SONG: Shelter
ALBUM: Witness To Our Collapse
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Xenturion Prime
SONG: Vermilion
ALBUM: Mecha Rising
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: The Farm
SONG: Sweet Inspiration
ALBUM: Spartacus
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Dpoint
SONG: Jesus Time
ALBUM: Dpoint
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: The Charlatans UK
SONG: Only One I Know
ALBUM: Some Friendly
YEAR: 1990

ARTIST: Midnight Oil
SONG: Outside World
ALBUM: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Nebula-H
SONG: Andalusion
ALBUM: H2O
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: The Ocean Blue
SONG: Between Something and Nothing
ALBUM: Ocean Blue
YEAR: 1989

ARTIST: The Crystalline Effect
SONG: Primitive Line
ALBUM: Glass
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Moenia
SONG: Me Equivoque
ALBUM: Solar
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Flesh Field
SONG: Conquer Me
ALBUM: Belief Control
YEAR: 2001