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Song of the Day: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark “Electricity”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jan 21, 2015
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“Electricity,” the pioneering debut single from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, is one of my favorite synth pop records.

Song of the Day: Misfits “Blue Christmas”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Dec 24, 2014
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Jerry Only’s current incarnation of the legendary Misfits recorded a limited edition holiday record featuring their version of “Blue Christmas”, made famous by Elvis Presley.

Song of the day: Museum Of Love “Monotronic”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Dec 10, 2014
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Museum of Love is a New York band featuring former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany.  Their sound is described as Indie Dance/Nu Disco/Punk Funk, and this featured song is their second single, Monotronic

Song of the Day: Interpol “PDA”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Nov 28, 2014
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I’ve been listening to a lot of Interpol in anticipation of their upcoming DC show.

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.

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