Strangeways Radio

Exploring the legacy of ’80s college rock, the Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific on Strangeways Radio. If you caught this week’s episode, pop over to the Strangeways message board to leave requests for future shows.

And if you missed this episode, it’ll rebroadcast at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific on Friday at


Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Slowdive”
R.E.M., “First We Take Manhattan”
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians, “My Wife and My Dead Wife”
Adam and the Ants, “Physical (You’re So)”

Morrissey, “Istanbul” [NEW]
They Might Be Giants, “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)”
Oingo Boingo, “Heard Somebody Cry”
Violent Femmes, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?”
The Primitives, “Crash”

Close Lobsters, “Now Time” [NEW]
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Lovers on the Run” [NEW]
A.C. Newman, “Take On Me”
The Communards, “Tomorrow”

The Mission, “All Along the Watchtower” [NEW]