Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (8/26/18)

The Creatures

“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. EDT every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers.

Ministry, “Deity” (The Land of Rape and Honey)
The Mission, “1969” (Live) (The First Chapter)
Tones on Tail, “Lions” (Everything!)
Peter Murphy, “I’ve Got a Miniature Secret Camera” (Love Hysteria)
The Chameleons, “Don’t Fall” (Script of the Bridge)
Skeletal Family, “She Cries Alone” (Eternal)
The Slits, “Newtown” (Cut)
Pete Shelley, “On Your Own” (Heaven and the Sea)
Joy Division, “Disorder” (Heart and Soul)
The Cure, “Burn” (The Crow)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Burn” (Some Girls Wander By Mistake)
Cabaret Voltaire, “Sensoria” (12-Inch Version) (#8385 Collected Works)
Au Pairs, “It’s Obvious” (Stepping Out of the Lines)

Depeche Mode, “Work Hard” (Construction Time Again)
Nitzer Ebb, “Getting Closer” (Showtime)
Nine Inch Nails, “Something I Can Never Have” (Pretty Hate Machine)
Severed Heads, “All Saints Day” (Bulkhead Plus)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Night Shift” (Juju)
The Birthday Party, “Mutiny in Heaven” (Mutiny)
Shriekback, “Faded Flowers” (Oil & Gold)
Ghost Dance, “The Grip of Love” (Gathering Dust)
Alien Sex Fiend, “Buggin’ Me” (It the Album)
The Damned, “Sanctum Sanctorum” (Phantasmagoria)
Killing Joke, “North of the Border” (Extremities, Dirt & Various Repressed Emotions)
Revolting Cocks, “We Shall Cleanse the World” (Big Sexy Land)
Skinny Puppy, “Blue Serge” (The Process)

New Order, “Age of Consent” (Power, Corruption & Lies)
Ultravox, “Slow Motion” (Systems of Romance)
Pale Saints, “Sight of You” (The Comforts of Madness)
Modern English, “Ink and Paper” (Stop Start)
Bauhaus, “Boys” (Bela Lugosi’s Dead)
The Glove, “Mouth to Mouth” (Landray Vocal Mix) (Blue Sunshine)
Dead Can Dance, “The Arcane” (Dead Can Dance)
Cocteau Twins, “In the Gold Dust Rush” (Head Over Heels)
Front 242, “Quite Unusual” (Official Version)
Leæther Strip, “Black Candle” (Satanic Reasons)
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, “Happy to See Me” (Blow)
The Creatures, “Pluto Drive” (Boomerang)
The Smiths, “Pretty Girls Make Graves” (The Smiths)
Love and Rockets, “Everybody Wants to Get to Heaven” (Earth Sun Moon)


Got a request for a future episode? Drop it in the comments below.





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  • Rick Parker

    Arcadia, “Lady Ice” (So Red The Rose)
    The Cure, “Sinking” (The Head On The Dior)
    Cocteau Twins, “Blind Dumb Dead” (Garlands)
    New Order, “Broken Promise” (Brotherhood)

    Thanks Matt

  • Burney

    Great show laat night. Thanks Matt.

    Maybe next week either

    Autumn by Trashcan Sinatras (off of Wild Pendulm), or
    Blessed is the Burning Room by Controlled Bleeding (think it’s on Penetratio


  • David

    Wow…Pete Shelley “On Your Own” and Modern English “Ink and Paper.” Very, very nice!

  • Mat Gillespie

    Excellent show last night.

    For next week –

    The Cure- Exploding Boy
    Dead Can Dance- Xavier
    David Sylvian- The Boy With The Gun
    Bauhaus- Sanity Assassin
    This Mortal Coil- Dreams Made Flesh
    Cocteau Twins- When Mama Was Moth

  • Christine

    As always, amazing show!

    Would love to hear Heaven on Earth or Kingdom Come by The Mission
    Anthrax by Gang of Four

    Thanks for making my Mondays more bareable (listening on demand)…

  • Hi Matt

    How about that great tune “Party in My Mind” by the Sound? Thanks!


  • Great show!
    Thank you very much for the Glove. Landrays vocals on that record are fantastic.
    How about,
    Malcolm McLaren Madam Butterfly or
    Section 25 Looking from a Hilltop.
    I know they are both long players but I was thinking about the old club days and well here we are.

  • Thanks for playing my requests, Matt. For next week, how’s about :

    Front 242 – Agressiva Due
    New Order – Ecstasy (sure, why not ?)
    Love and Rockets – The Game
    Joy Division – Digital (live, from “Still”)
    And Also the Trees – Tremaine

  • Darin

    That ghost dance track was awesome I’d forgotten about hen

  • Nortley

    Asleep – The Smiths
    Black Light Trap – Shriekback
    Homesick – The Cure
    The Wind That Shakes The Barley – Dead Can Dance

  • Erick

    That’s not Ultravox, it’s Psi Com “Winds”…

  • Skeletal Family- The wind blows

  • El Arreglardo

    Excellent playlist Matt. Especially Burn. Loved seeing The Cure play it live last time around. How about Nice and Sleazy by The Stranglers.

  • Ohgr ‘Lye’



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