Fanatics! Welcome to October! My favorite month of the year. I did something very Fanatic for all four of our dreary Sunday night get-togethers this month: I worked on them all at once!
I must admit to being extremely selfish on the next four shows. It’s basically a “What October means to me” show for the next four weeks. I only hope I don’t drive you too crazy with it.
We are not going to break a ton of new ground on these shows! These are meant to be great mix tapes. If you notice, we get about 45 minutes of music per hour. Consider this your weekly C90.
There is something about the cooling of the air, the earlier dark and the slightly colder mornings that puts my thinking in a certain way and this show is part of that. Last year, I think we did a Damned album a week for all of October. If we had a longer show, it would be great to do that again. It’s not like I can give out homework assignments but you could listen to those albums on your own time at some point this month. Just putting that out there, Fanatic.
I betcha you are familiar with almost every single band we’re playing tonight but come on, it’s all great from top to bottom. Either live or on archive, this one will hit the spot until we get together next week. I have played these songs through a few times now and I have fully convinced myself that we have a great show!
01. The Damned - Wait For The Blackout / The Black Album
02. Joy Division – Interzone / Unknown Pleasures
03. Wire - Ex-Lion Tamer / Pink Flag
04. The Fall - Totally Wired / The Fall Box Set
05. Buzzcocks - No Reply / Another Music In A Different Kitchen
06. The Teen Idles - Get Up And Go / 20 Years Of Dischord
07. Gen X - Ugly Rash / Kiss Me Deadly
08. UK Subs – Kicks / Brand New Age
09. The Adverts - Television’s Over / Radio Sessions
10. 999 - Feelin’ Alright with the Crew / Singles
11. The Ruts – Society / The Punk Singles Collection
12. Models - Man Of The Year / I Wanna Punk Rock
13. The Panik – Murder / Short Sharp Shock
14. Eater - Lock It Up / Eater - Album, Singles +
15. The Mob - Witch Hunt (single version) / Let The Tribe Increase
16. The Snakes - Twelve Angry Men / I Won’t Love You (Til You’re More Like Me)
17. Alternative TV - Action Time Vision / The Image Has Cracked
01. Black Sabbath - Behind The Wall Of Sleep / Black Sabbath
02. Fuzz - 20th Century Schizoid Man / single
03. King Crimson - Red / Red
04. Black Eyes - Spring into Winter / Cough
05. Devo - General Boy Visits Apocalypse Now / Pioneers Who Got Scalped
06. Devo - It Takes a Worried Man / Pioneers Who Got Scalped
07. David Bowie - V-2 Schneider / “Heroes”
08. Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express / Trans Europa Express
09. Iggy Pop - The Passenger / Lust For Life
10. The Birthday Party - Sonny’s Burning / Peel Sessions
11. Suicide - Rocket USA / Suicide
12. Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat / White Light/White Heat