Episode 225: 6/4/2023
We started this show with some fresh new industrial, goth, and darkwave songs. Then we played a set of synthpop and minimal wave tracks, including some requested ones (thanks, Amanda!). We followed that with a set of goth, darkwave, and synthwave with a vague underlying summer theme. That was followed with some goth and darkwave tracks from around the world. The fifth block was a set of psychedelic-leaning post-punk, and we finished the show with a set of shoegaze tracks.
Episode 224: 5/21/2023: World Goth Day Edition
This is our 2023 World Goth Day Show, with an emphasis on world because we played goth, darkwave, post-punk, deathrock, etc. bands from all around the world, with an emphasis on lesser-known bands and a mix of recent and older tracks. Each block of the show featured bands/artists from a specific continent. (Sorry, but we left out Antarctica because we don’t know of any bands from there.) We started with Africa, then moved on to Asia, then Australia/New Zealand, and then Europe. The North American block consisted of tracks by bands/artists from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Then we wrapped up the show with a set of bands from South America.
Episode 223: 5/7/2023
We began this edition with some new goth, darkwave, and synthpunk tracks. That was followed by a set of industrial and EBM tracks. The third block was a set of industrialized techno. The fourth block was a set of mostly recent synthpop and darkwave songs. The fifth block got experimental, with some noise rock and kosmiche/krautrock-inspired songs. Then we wound things down with some shoegaze and ambient.
Episode 222: 4/30/2023
We began this show with some tracks featuring the late Mark Stewart (of The Pop Group). This show happened on Walpurgisnacht, so we played three sets of goth, industrial, darkwave, post-punk, etc. tracks themed around witchcraft, magic, spells, curses, enchantment, etc; and we played a set of dark ambient tracks with the same underlying theme. Then we closed the show with a set of kosmische/krautrock and spacey noise rock.
Episode 221: 4/23/2023
We’re back! We started this show with a block of piping hot new tracks. That was followed by a set of mostly recent goth and darkwave tracks. We played a set of synthpop and minimal wave songs after that. Then we played a set of techno-EBM tracks. Our midnight block was a set of black metal tracks, since it’s our last chance to get nekro for the season. Then we wrapped up the show with a block of kosmiche and krautrock tracks selected by our friend Jason in South Carolina.
Episode 220: 4/9/2023
We began this show with a set of new tracks. Then we played some goth, post-punk, and darkwave tracks, and a couple of Yellow Magic Orchestra songs (RIP Ryuichi Sakamoto). That was followed with a set of noisy and industrialized hip-hop tracks. The fourth block was a set of noise rock, metal, and punk tracks. The fifth set was a mix of psychedelic, krautrock, kosmische tracks. Then we wound down the show with some shoegaze, experimental, and ambient tracks.
Note: this was a pre-recorded show. I had problems with my microphone so the segues were done by Daniel, from The Uncanny Valley (i.e., the Mac OS speech synthesizer). I used this because the segues wouldn’t have been recorded otherwise.
Episode 219: 4/2/2023
Our return to the air/streams after a three-week absence started with a set of new synthpop, darkwave, etc. tracks. We followed that with a set of retro ’90s goth tracks. The set after that was one of ’90s retro industrial tracks. We followed that with a set of recent and new goth and post-punk songs. The fifth block set was a mix themed around springtime. Then we finished the show with a mix of psychedelic and krautrock tracks.
Episode 218: 3/12/2023
This abbreviated show started with a set of new darkwave, post-punk, and goth tracks. We followed that with some 2010s/’20s EBM tracks. Then we played a set of retro ’90s industrial tracks, then we finished the show with a set that mixed post-punk, darkwave, industrial, synthwave, etc.
Episode 217: 2/26/2023
This episode was our celebration of International EBM Day! We started with some new tracks. Then we played a block of early EBM. The third block was a set of vintage ’80s EBM songs. We followed that with a block of New Beat tracks. The fifth block was a set of ’90s EBM, and we closed the show with a set of hard and stompy EBM tracks.
Episode 216: 2/19/2023
We began this show with a set of brand new tracks. Then we played two blocks of industrial and EBM tracks about hate as part of our anti-Valentine’s Day show. The fourth set was a stop at the dungeon—the kind with whips, chains, etc.—then we played a set of post-punk, darkwave, synthpop, etc. tracks about loneliness, and closed with a set of dark ambient tracks about loneliness, because in the end you’re going home alone.