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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 brand-new music from Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen and Morrissey, plus old favorites from The March Violets, Front 242, The Teardrop Explodes, Tubeway Army, 13th Chime, Howard Devoto, The Bubblemen, Nitzer Ebb, The Essence 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 — 6/22/14

The Sisters of Mercy, “Flood II”
Love and Rockets, “Motorcycle”
Killing Joke, “Eighties” (Live)
The March Violets, “Religious as Hell”
The Mission, “Butterfly on a Wheel” (Live)
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, “These Remains”
Skinny Puppy, “Chainsaw”
Peter Murphy, “Low Tar Stars”
Tubeway Army, “Down in the Park”
The Wild Swans, “Archangels”
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, “Higgs Boson Blues”
Virgin Prunes, “Baby Turns Blue”
The Names, “Shanghai Gesture”

The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Here Comes Alice”
Public Image Ltd., “Bad Life”
Front 242, “Tragedy For You”
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Grapes Upon the Vine”
The Cure, “Charlotte Sometimes”
The Teardrop Explodes, “When I Dream”
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Helter Skelter” (Peel Session)
Rudimentary Peni, “Rotten to the Core”
Lords of the New Church, “Live For Today”
Revolting Cocks, “No Devotion”
The Smiths, “Asleep”
Joy Division, “Decades”
13th Chime, “Coffin Maker”

Bauhaus, “In the Flat Field”
Nitzer Ebb, “Getting Closer”
The Essence, “Endless Lakes”
Throwing Muses, “Fish”
The Damned, “In Dulce Decorum”
The Legendary Pink Dots, “Just a Lifetime”
Morrissey, “The Bullfighter Dies”
New Order, “Murder” (12-Inch Version)
Concrete Blonde, “Walking in London”
The House of Love, “Shine On” (Live)
Depeche Mode, “Broken”
Flunk, “Blue Monday”
The Bubblemen, “The Bubblemen Are Coming”
Howard Devoto, “Rainy Season”
The The, “Love is Stronger Than Death”




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