Kryptic Pop Thrills

I just spent the past 6 months playing musicians/bands only once: No Band Repeats! (I made exceptions for David Bowie and Prince, of course.) Here are the bands I played, in order: Wire, OMD, Adam Ant, Thompson Twins, Fire Engines, Pylon, Josef K, Richard Strange, Concrete Blonde, Blondie, Pete Shelley, The The, David Bowie, Marianne Faithful, Dalis Car, Talk Talk, Erasure, Depeche Mode, The Fall, Au Pairs, Wazmo Nariz, Martin Gore, Split Enz, Gene Loves Jezebel, Thomas Dolby, Simple Minds, Magazine, Laurie Anderson, The Jam, The Stranglers, Orange Juice, Squeeze, Gary Numan, Bauhaus, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Wolfgang Press, Cocteau Twins, Tuxedomoon, The Dream Syndicate, Colourbox, Legendary Pink Dots, Pretenders, Elvis Costello, The Tubes, Method Actors, Boomtown Rats, Crime and the City Solution, The Chameleons, Xymox, Sparks, Information Society, The Durutti Column, The Church, Cactus World News, The Fixx, New Model Army, Lords of the New Church, Peter Schilling, Romeo Void, Ultravox, Taco, King, Visage, Gang of Four, Wah!, Hunters and Collectors, Tom Verlaine, Timbuk 3, Arthur Russell, Colin Newman, Tears for Fears, XTC, The Gun Club, Wall of Voodoo, Bow Wow Wow, Ministry, The Cure, The Sisters of Mercy, The Police, Flesh For Lulu, Bill Nelson, Oingo Boingo, Kraftwerk, Cabaret Voltaire, James White and the Blacks, Iggy Pop, Captain Sensible, ABC, Martha and the Muffins, Fun Boy Three, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, The Alarm, The Moodists, The Wedding Present, I Start Counting, New Order, Love and Rockests, Book of Love, A-Ha, The Pet Shop Boys, Tina Turner, Eurythmics, Shark Vegas, AC Marias, The Glove, Fine Young Cannibals, The Psychedelic Furs, The March Violets, That Petrol Emotion, Fire Party, Marc Almond, The Cars, Danny Hutton Hitters, The Icicle Works, Plastics, Midnight Oil, Clock DVA, 400 Blows, Salem 66, Stone Roses, John Cale, Todd Rundgren, Flying Lizards, The Nails, Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Fad Gadget, B-52s, The Creatures, Tones on Tail, In the Nursery, Duran Duran, Yaz, ESG, Suicide, The Damned, Caterwaul, X, Shrink, Stiff Little Fingers, The Cramps, Chrome, Throbbing Gristle, Liquid Liquid, Classix Nouveaux, X-Ray Spex, The Adverts, The Buzzcocks, The Nuns, The Comast Angels, Soft Cell, Amanda Lear, Lene Lovich, 2 Belgen, John Foxx, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Smiths, The Chills, Suzanne Vega, Madness, The English Beat, The Selecter, Sister Carol, Joe Jackson, Nyam Nyam, Robert Hazar, Blancmange, Hazel O'Connor, A Certain Ratio, Surprize, Section 25, Joh Division, Haircut 100, Heaven 17, Go Go's, Altered Images, Aztec Camera, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, John Cooper Clarke, Public Image Ltd., The Birthday Party, The Blackouts, Young Marble Giants, The Human League, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Yello, DAF, Essential Logic, LiLiPUT, Bush Tetras, Mekons, Swell Maps, Sonic Youth, This Heat, Culture Club, Shake Society, Klaus Nomi, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Husker Du, Wayne County and the Electric Chairs, Wendy and Lisa, Sinead O'Connor, Bronski Beat, Grace Jones, Tom Robinson Band, David J, Anne Clarke, Kissing the Pink, Personal Effects, The Feelies, Brian Eno, Lou Reed, Roxy Music, Infamous Menagerie, The Clash, Ramones, Descendents, Bad Religion, K.U.K.L., Nitzer Ebb, Big Black, Coil, Nina Hagen, Tom Tom Club, Midge Ure, Cuddly Toys, The Residents, Pere Ubu, Tubeway Army, 999, Zeitgeist, Paul Young, Howard Jones, Japan, China Crisis, Apsaras, Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil, Toyah, 'Till Tuesday, Cyndi Lauper, The Undertones, Amoebas in Chaos, The Wipers, Fall of Saigon, Prince, Shiela E, Chaka Khan, Click Click, Cultural Thugs, Renegade Soundwave, Chris and Cosey, Jerry Harrison, Falco, After the Fire, Mi-Sex, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Specimen, The Sun and the Moon, They Must Be Russians, Mission of Burma, R.E.M., Propaganda, The Questions, Modern Romance, Berlin, The Special AKA, DNA, Death, Bad Brains, Bastro Diablo Guapo, TSOL, Alien Sex Fiend, Daniel Ash, The Gadgets, Les Rita Mitsouko, Kate Bush, The Vapors, John Illsley, INXS, Riff Raff, Neil Young, Eleven Pond, A Flock of Seagulls, Zaine griff, Devo, Modern Lovers, The Saints, The Jim Carroll Band, Patti Smith, Talking Heads, 23 Skidoo, Scritti Politti, Peter Gabriel.

Past Episodes

  • Metal Vision Make Believe Aired: Friday, September 22, 2017

    The radiant boys declared, "there's no time this time, but, regardless, lay all your love on me." Edward the bear was at the heaight of the fighting, and he was wearing a very large hat, which made it easy to disregard his opinions. Everyone met up at Lindy's Party, and on the count of three, they sang the song of angels: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 9/22/17.

  • Thunder Lizard Nosferatu Man Aired: Friday, September 8, 2017

    They said he could move any mountain with a circular saw, while you wait, in your dry county. Of course though, that was a psyche-out; the creature was just flesh and bones, like all of us operating within systems of romance: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 9/8/17.

  • The Hunt, Freeze Up Aired: Friday, September 1, 2017

    When the last dictator started disappearing, the populous cried, "Return the gift - since we're only gonna die in this spiral, happy hunting ground to you!" Kryptic Pop Thrills from 9/1/17.

  • Bursting Headclouds Aired: Sunday, August 13, 2017

    Let's go to the other side of heaven where you do it yourself and let your body learn. Some people ask where do the boys go, while others are more focused on who's that girl - either way, tumbling walls are the great leveler, and we all just realize that now is the time: Are Friends Electric? from 8/13/17

  • Lord Knows Best About the Afterlife Aired: Sunday, August 13, 2017

    After seven years in Tibet, I experienced some slow nerve action, especially after Stella, she was a diver - and she was always down. Once I got my bearings and was able to account for how near and how far, I just spent my time sitting in the park, near the tower, waiting for you. Slow and steady wins the race, even if this is a lie: Kryptic Pop Thrills "Pop Up" from 8/13/17.

  • This Is Not Instinction Aired: Sunday, July 30, 2017

    At the Chosen Time, Johnny and Jellybones-zers are gathering under Red Skies to worship the slow-drip lizard. The Wildcat was all, "Hey, wait for the summer with that trash-talk! It's of monumental importance that you factor in our god Alala and the universal heartache experience: Are Friends Electric? from 7/30/2017.

  • A Little Hideaway Aired: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    The Whale said, "you're fooling yourself cuz I've seen all good people and you're not it." Frustrated, the War Child replied, "BELEXES! This is my Ballad of Big. Let's make some noise and let's do right." That is all. Show of Prague from 7/19/17, guest host: Kameron.

  • Relax Tomboy! No Regrets. Aired: Sunday, July 16, 2017

    This is my Eau D' Bedroom Dancing, even when I don't feel like dancing at the Lavender Shakedown, because of all the angst in my pants. I've been told it's a sin, and that I am sinning, but those monsters should never be down in the park while I'm there. I got my lucky cloud, my "four letter word," and all that following me, so I no longer have to lead a secret life: Are Friends Electric from 7-16-17... Happy Pride, Rochester!

  • The True Triangle Wheel Aired: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Super-cyber Sports-stars take Vitamin Q to ward off Influenza and that nasty black snow Mr. Skin turn-to-stone disease. Sports Fans, on the other hand, keep doing Screams about most anything you want, at this time, and a place: Show of Prague from 7/12/2017. Guest djs Kameron and Adam.

  • This Land is Your Land Aired: Sunday, June 25, 2017

    We used the field guide as reference for the grass canons, sunspots, and wood beez. You must believe that this melody AM is more than just a sun song - it's literally the tropics of love on top of mountains of glory: This Land is Your Land from 6/25/17.

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