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! Random music, 7/10/16

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Okay, let’s put MediaMonkey on shuffle and see what comes out. No theme today, just random music.

ARTIST: Siouxsie And The Banshees
SONG: Something Blue
ALBUM: Downside Up
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Ostrich
SONG: Gold, Silver & Stones
ALBUM: The Ostrich Effect (Expanded)
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: X-Marks The Pedwalk
SONG: Sweep Hands (Timeless 8.0)
ALBUM: Drawback
YEAR: 1996

ARTIST: Letters to Cleo
SONG: Get On With It
ALBUM: Aurora Gory Alice
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: Enjoy the Silence {Reinterpreted}
ALBUM: Remixes 81-04
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Lights of Euphoria
SONG: Liquid Lust (Part I)
ALBUM: Gegen Den Strom
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Skinny Puppy
SONG: Riverz End
ALBUM: Last RIghts
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: XTC
SONG: Making Plans for Nigel
ALBUM: Waxworks: Some Singles 1977-1982
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Diary of Dreams
SONG: Traumtänzer
ALBUM: Freak Perfume
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Sally Shapiro
SONG: Skating In the Moonshine (Jon Brooks Remix)
ALBUM: Remix Romance Volume 1
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Rein[Forced]
SONG: Malignancy (Panic Lift Remix)
ALBUM: Pre-Existing Conditions
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: INXS
SONG: Guns In The Sky
ALBUM: KICK
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: The Charlatans
SONG: Everything Changed
ALBUM: B-Sides
YEAR: 1990

ARTIST: The Psychedelic Furs
SONG: Highwire Days
ALBUM: Mirror Moves
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: HALO EFFECT
SONG: Pathfinder
ALBUM: Recoding
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: RED FLAG
SONG: Made for Love
ALBUM: Codebreaker T133
YEAR: 2002

I saw this band sooooo long ago in Montreal and was immediately hooked. I wore this CD out!

ARTIST: The Sundays
SONG: Skin & Bones
ALBUM: Reading, Writing and Arithmetic
YEAR: 1990

ARTIST: Boytronic
SONG: All the Memories
ALBUM: Love for Sale
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: The Icicle Works
SONG: As the Dragonfly Flies
ALBUM: The Icicle Works
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: B! Machine
SONG: Consequence
ALBUM: The Falling Star (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: cosmicity
SONG: Patience
ALBUM: Renaissance
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Ladytron
SONG: Season Of Illusions
ALBUM: Velocifero
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Ashbury Heights
SONG: Bare Your Teeth
ALBUM: Three Cheers For The Newlydeads
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Eisfabrik
SONG: Vor Langer Zeit
ALBUM: When Winter Comes
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: dAVOS
SONG: Disgrace
ALBUM: I Could Sense A Tragedy!
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Midnight Oil
SONG: Sometimes
ALBUM: Diesel and Dust
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: NeKrodamus
SONG: Take Me Away
ALBUM: A Brave Dawn (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Fluke
SONG: Eko
ALBUM: Six Wheels On My Wagon
YEAR: 1993

ARTIST: Northern Lite
SONG: Reach the Sun
ALBUM: Reach the Sun
YEAR: 2004