Episode 170: 1/16/2022 - 2021 Review Show

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We returned from our holiday break to do a 2021 review, in which we played some of 2021’s notable tracks—though we’re not calling this a best of show. 2021 was a garbage year but it wasn’t lacking in great music. We began the show with tracks from upcoming releases we’re looking forward to hearing in 2022. Then we played a set of hot industrial and EBM tracks from 2021. That was followed with a set of darkwave and synthpop from 2021. Then we played a set of dark punk and deathrock from 2021. We played a set of post-punk tracks in the midnight block, then we closed the show with a mix of tracks from goth, noise rock, punk, and more.

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Episode 169: HMLM 2021 Holiday HellShow (12/19/2021)

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We began our fifth holiday show with a warmup set, then we played a set of tracks about Christmas Creatures/Anti-heroes such as Belsnickel, Krampus, Grýla, and the Icelandic Yule Cat. We followed that with a set of dark and twisted holiday songs. Then things took a dark and somber turn in the fourth block. We played a set of yule and winter-themed metal tracks in the fifth block, in honor of winter solstice. Then we wrapped up the show with a mix of tracks. We hope your holiday is a good one—and if you don’t celebrate Christmas then we hope you have a good Friday and Saturday! (And joyous Kwanzaa to all who celebrate it!)

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Episode 168: 12/12/2021

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We began this pre-recorded episode with a batch of new and pretty recent synthpop and darkwave tracks. The next four blocks were a mix of goth, deathrock, post-punk, and darkwave tracks from my DJ sets at Club Nevermore on December 11, 2021. Then we closed up shop for the night with a set of mallsoft tracks.

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Episode 167: 12/5/2021

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We began this show with a set of mostly new tracks, and threw in a couple of Krampus-themed songs in honor of it being Krampusnacht on the night the show originally aired. Then we played a block of industrial and EBM tracks. That was followed with a set of deathrock and post-punk. Then we decided to alienate many of our listeners by dropping in a set of noise and power electronics right in the middle of the show. The midnight block was a set of post-punk, and we closed the show with a set themed around the month of December.

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Episode 166: 11/28/2021

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We began this show with a set of new darkwave and post-punk tracks, along with a brand new track by Zwaremachine. The second block was a set of tracks vaguely themed around gratefulness and Thanksgiving. The third set was themed around shopping and consumerism, in “honor” of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, etc. The fourth block was a set of hard and heavy noise rock, and the fifth block was a set of post-punk and darkwave. Then we closed the show with a set of ambient-leaning tracks.

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Episode 165: 11/14/2021

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We began the set with a block of (mostly) new post-punk, industrial, and noisy punk. The following four blocks were a mix of industrial, EBM, goth, darkwave, etc. from my DJ sets at November 13th’s Club Nevermore event. Then we finished the show with a fall/autumn-themed set.

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Episode 164: 11/7/2021

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We went back to the industrial grind for our post-Halloween show. Club Nevermore’s DJ 10.29 and DJ Wilhelm (who are also in the band 3num3rat0r) came by to talk about/promote Club Nevermore’s event on November 13, which will feature a performance by the band Unitcode:Machine. We started with some mostly new industrial tracks. We followed that with a set of melodic industrial and EBM, plus we chatted briefly with 3num3rat0r. That was followed with a set of hard and heavy industrial metal. Then we played a set of industrialized techno, a set of synthpop and darkwave at midnight, and we closed the show with a set of new tracks.

Note: we apologize for the sound of the segues. We had problems with the guest microphones and I tried to fix their sound as best as I could in post-production.

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Episode 163: 10/31/2021

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We began our 2021 Halloween show—which was live on Halloween night!—with a set of horror movie themes and tracks inspired by horor movies. The following four blocks was a mix of fun spooky darkwave, goth, post-punk, synthwave, etc. tracks that were taken from my DJ sets at October’s Club Nevermore event. Then we closed the show with a set Halloweeny tracks.

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Episode 162: 10/24/2021

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This episode was our yearly dark ambient and dark atmospheric soundscape special. We began with a set of tracks by the late Andrea Meyer Haugen (AKA, Nebelhexe). Then we began our descent into the underworld of dark ambient. That was followed with a set themed around empty spaces and abandoned places. Then we played dark ambient tracks inspired by the vastness of outer space. We went into a set of morbid ambient and death industrial at midnight, and finished the show with a set inspired by sleep.

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Episode 161: 10/17/2021

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We started this episode with a block of hot new darkwave, post-punk, and synthpop tracks. We followed that up with a mix of recent and new post-punk and darkwave tracks. Things ground to a halt and we went into a spooky lo-fi, surrealistic, and haunted-sounding direction for the rest of the show. We played a set of no-wave and experimental in the third block. Our fourth block was a set of eerie-sounding noise. The midnight block began with a haunted track and we went into a surrealistic avante-garde direction. Then we finished the show with a set of warbly astral sounds from inner ambient space.

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