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

  • Random Emergency Aired: Friday, February 2, 2018

    I had a white car in Germany, and I used it to go check out the checkout girl. When I got there, I realized she was just a ladytron, and she had a truncated vocabulary, including, "Wot," "Make it quick," "Promises, promises," and "Doubleplusgood." Even when watching their eyes with a one chord wonder's harmony in my head, these lady-bots tend to be tempermental, so I took drastic actions and got the hell out of there: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 2/2/18.

  • Starblood Scapegoat Aired: Friday, January 19, 2018

    The Worker was bold as brass, walking in L.A., but he came to a grinding halt on Independence Day, when rotation's logic brought him to drowning in the inner city of Berlin. To cut a long story short, there's only one, and he lost his mind: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 1/19/18.

  • Giant Pop Tarantula Aired: Friday, December 15, 2017

    The wild, the beautiful, and the damned were head over heels with the black hit of space. We reminisce, part one, about taking me to your sacred heart because I love her all the time. In the alleys of your mind, we are playing Russian roulette at the Hotel Bloedel: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 12/15/17.

  • A Cure For Something's Wrong Aired: Sunday, December 10, 2017

    On black satin nights under heavy clouds in San Antonio, TX, Jacky 0'lantern and the devil delight took one beat to come into the open and announce that they were back on the hunt. They both lay it on the line and they let love in: Mixtape from 12/10/17.

  • Chosen Time Flake Out Aired: Friday, December 8, 2017

    And I say, if you want to live underneath the radar and avoid heartache in this lonely place, stop being ten feet tall, and just stay young. Also, the magic man is a far concern from your blue eyes and ever changing face: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 12/8/17.

  • Manic Wipeout (Zug Island Wildlife Survey) Aired: Sunday, December 3, 2017

    These are the things that dreams are made of, and whenever you're walking away, I beg you and your house, don't leave me this way because this is the moment in love. The more you know, the more you'll see I am a fierce dancer: Zug Island Wildlife Survey from 12/3/17.

  • Confrontation and Inconvenience Aired: Friday, December 1, 2017

    Take that and all that Jazz, hanging around and, again, hanging around: Kryptic Pop Thrills half show from 12/1/17

  • Film Theme for Great Cities Aired: Friday, November 24, 2017

    The American Jean Genie was walking down the street in a dream montage - he promised you a miracle, but then you were forgotten, you poor old soul. Someone at the factory started to shake off the ghost in a twist-run-repulsion type movement, and he proclaimed, amidst the cacophony, as heads watched, "Remember all the things she said, and Don't You (Forget About Me)!" Kryptic Pop Thrills from 11/24/17: Simple Minds Tribute!

  • Out Back to Nature Aired: Friday, November 10, 2017

    Even when I'm touching you, the writing on the wall is loud and clear: Sunday you need love, Monday be alone. While your hand sketches view of blue roses and beginner deccadancers, I wish for future days when you will finally lay your hands on me: Kryptic Pop Thrills from 11/10/17.

  • 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!