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

  • Price Tag and Spare Change Aired: Friday, November 3, 2017

    Our offshore banking business was doing so well we might as well sell the world - did you know you could make a killing on casinos and credit? The bad penny moneymaker allowed us to pay it back upwards of 14K - now that is big industry! Kryptic Pop Thrills from 11/3/17 part 3 of 3: Donate money to WAYO!

  • Gettin' Fame and Fortune Aired: Friday, October 27, 2017

    During the goldrush, the man who sold the world was dealing in black money with the bad penny. He screamed, "so sue me!" and a bunch of people did because they want money. Money changes everything: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 10/27/17 part 2 of 3: Donate money to WAYO!

  • Lovely Blood Red Money Aired: Friday, October 20, 2017

    While we focus on an exchange of goods, a cop buys a donut, which messes up our opportunities to make lots of money. The cop says, here's how to be a millionaire: Just go ahead and sell our your future, win the lottery, and tell the world, "hey, love for sale, right here!" Kryptic Pop Thrills from 10/20/17 part 1 of 3: donate money to WAYO!

  • Handsome Pistol Blood and Roses Aired: Friday, October 13, 2017

    In the extended version of the last film, the prisoners of the sun sent a rocket to your heart during the long and arduous space race. In a manner of speaking, the fact that everyone was running thin worked in your favor - you were going home again, being sent on a night boat to Cairo. It was happening tomorrow, and it was you but not them: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 10/13/17.

  • I'm Never Talking to You Again. I'll Tell You Why Tomorrow. Aired: Friday, September 29, 2017

    In his reoccurring dreams, he don't want to know if you are lonely, or what the actual condition is when you turn on the news. You all know Diane? The girl with green eyes who lives on Heaven Hill? As part of the terms of psychic warfare, she floated away and it's just not funny anymore: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 9/29/17 (Grant Hart tribute!)

  • 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.

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