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Song of the Day: Gazelle Twin “The Eternal”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Nov 12, 2014
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Gazelle Twin does a fantastic job of adhering to the original, “The Eternal” during this 2011 cover

Song of The Day: Orange Juice “Rip It Up”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 04, 2014
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The Scottish band Orange Juice lasted 9 years from 1976 to 1985 and this song, “Rip It Up,” was their biggest hit.

Song of the Day: The Damned “New Rose”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Oct 29, 2014
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Released in 1976 on Stiff Records, The Damned’s “New Rose” was the first single ever released by a UK punk band.

Song of the Day: Andreas Dorau “Fred Vom Jupiter”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Oct 15, 2014
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Andreas Dorau’s “Fred Vom Jupiter” is my current ear worm. Give this a listen and you may find yourself unknowingly humming it as you go about your day.

Song of the Day: The Undertones “My Perfect Cousin”

Posted by: Neville C.
Oct 10, 2014
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This song by Northern Ireland’s Undertones is perfect power pop: short, powerful, and poppy. “Cousin” was released in 1980 and went to number nine on the UK pop charts that year.

Song of the Day: Morrissey “Suedehead”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Oct 01, 2014
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59 years ago James Dean died in a tragic car accident. Though Morrissey’s “Suedehead” isn’t directly about Dean, the video is an homage to him.

Song of the Day: Happy Mondays “W.F.L. (Think About The Future Mix)” by Paul Oakenfold

Posted by: Steven Faith
Sep 17, 2014
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The standout track of my new Madchester Monday night was Paul Oakenfold‘s remix of “W.F.L. (Wrote For Luck)” by the Happy Mondays (re-titled “W.F.L. (Think About The Future Mix)”).

Song of the Day: Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Maps [Tommie Sunshine, CID & Modern Machines Remix]”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Sep 05, 2014
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The progressive house remix of Yeah Yeah Yeahs breakout hit, “Maps” by Tommie Sunshine, CID, and Modern Machines is no longer only in the hands of the world’s most overpaid entertainers.

Song of the Day: Ween “Voodoo Lady”

Posted by: Neville C.
Aug 29, 2014
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“Voodoo Lady” is the funk track on Ween’s Chocolate & Cheese album. The song bounces along nicely (ahem).

Song of the Day: Electronic “Get The Message”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Aug 20, 2014
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Halfway through my opening DJ set for Echo & the Bunnymen, I worked in “Get the Message” by Electronic, the 1991 collaboration between Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.

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