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Tonight’s edition of “Dark Wave” — the Sunday night celebration of the “darker side of classic alternative” on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave — featured music from Throwing Muses, Wire, Abecedarians, Malaria!, Ghost Dance, Chris & Cosey, The Cramps, Kate Bush, The Birthday Party,  Joy Division, The Stranglers and more.

“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs founder/editor Matt Sebastian, airs every Sunday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available as part of Sirius XM’s new On Demand service for online subscribers.

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Playlist: “Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian — 4/27/14

The Damned, “Plan 9 Channel 7”
Joy Division, “Warsaw”
Skinny Puppy, “Anger”
Skeletal Family, “Burning Oil”
Bauhaus, “In the Night”
The Stranglers, “Always the Sun”
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Over the Wall” (Live)
Chris & Cosey, “This Is Me”
The Cure, “Why Can’t I Be You?” (Live)
Nitzer Ebb, “Getting Closer”
Ghost Dance, “Walk In My Shadow”
Death in June, “But, What Ends When the Symbols Shatter”
Revolting Cocks, “Dirt”
Depeche Mode, “Pipeline”

Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Dazzle”
The The, “Jealous of Youth”
Tones on Tail, “Go!” (Club Mix)
New Order, “Temptation” (7-Inch Mix)
Trisomie 21, “The Last Song”
Ministry, “Stigmata”
The House of Love, “Real Animal”
The Smiths, “I Know It’s Over”
Malaria!, “Your Turn to Run”
Alien Sex Fiend, “Boneshaker Baby”
Peter Murphy, “Strange Kind of Love”
Abecedarians, “Soil”
The Church, “The Unguarded Moment”

The Sisters of Mercy, “No Time To Cry”
Kate Bush, “The Big Sky”
The Glove, “Sex-Eye-Make-Up”
Wire, “Ahead”
Tubeway Army, “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?”
London After Midnight, “Demon”
Public Image Ltd., “Public Image”
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Psychocandy”
Throwing Muses, “Devil’s Roof”
The Mission, “A Wing and a Prayer”
Dead Can Dance, “Summoning of the Muse”
The Birthday Party, “Mutiny in Heaven”
Love and Rockets, “Saudade”
Killing Joke, “Follow the Leaders”
The Cramps, “Bikini Girls With Machine Guns”




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