Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (6/16/19)

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“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.


The Creatures, “But Not Them” (Wild Things)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Poison Door” (First and Last and Always)
Skinny Puppy, “Deep Down Trauma Hounds” (Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse)
The Names, “Calcutta” (Swimming)
New Order, “Procession” (Substance)
Tones on Tail, “War” (Weird Pop)
Lords of the New Church, “Black Girl White Girl” (Is Nothing Sacred?)
Swans, “Love Will Tear Us Apart” (Love Will Tear Us Apart)
The Mission, “Tower of Strength” (Live) (No Snow, No Show for this Eskimo)
Primal Scream, “Darklands” (If They Move, Kill ‘Em)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Far Gone and Out” (Arc Weld Mix) (Honey’s Dead)
Depeche Mode, “Fly on the Windscreen” (Extended) (Black Celebration)
Nine Inch Nails, “Burn” (Natural Born Killers)

Bauhaus, “Dark Entries” (1979-1983, Vol. 1)
The Birthday Party, “Release the Bats” (The Birthday Party)
Fad Gadget, “Lady Shave” (Fad Gadget By Frank Tovey)
Throbbing Gristle, “Adrenalin” (Heathen Earth)
Concrete Blonde, “Still in Hollywood” (Concrete Blonde)
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, “Hollow Eyes” (Talk About the Weather)
The Lucy Show, “Undone” (…Undone)
Red Temple Saints, “Dive in Deep” (Red Temple Saints)
Death in June,“The Calling (Mk II)” (Nada!)
Gary Numan, “Metal” (The Pleasure Principle)
Section 25, “Looking From a Hilltop” (From the Hip)
Revenge, “Pineapple Face” (One True Passion)
The Stranglers, “Always the Sun” (Dreamtime)
The Damned, “Alone Again Or” (Mixed Again) (Anything)

The Cure, “In Your House” (17 Seconds)
Joy Division, “Exercise One” (Still)
The Smiths, “Miserable Lie” (The Smiths)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Dazzle” (Hyaena)
Ministry, “Deity” (Land of Rape and Honey)
Nitzer Ebb, “Fun to Be Had” (Showtime)
Murder Inc., “Murder Inc.” (Can You See It Yet?)
Cabaret Voltaire, “Sensoria” (12-Inch Version) (Micro-Phonies)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “The Killing Moon” (Life at Brian’s Sessions) (Ocean Rain)
Gene Loves Jezebel, “Kiss of Life” (Kiss of Life)
Anne Clark, “Alarm Call” (Pressure Points)
John Foxx, “Underpass” (Metamatic)
Ultravox, “Visions in Blue” (Quartet)
Killing Joke, “Follow the Leaders” (What’s THIS For…!)


Got a request for next week’s show? Drop it in the comments below by noon Wednesday.





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  • kimmi

    Great show! Can you play the fun song by
    Micro Chip League – New York

  • Vince

    Can you play “Flood 1” by Sisters of Mercury?

  • Vince

    Sorry, autocorrect isn’t always helpful

    Flood 1 by Sisters of Mercy

    Vince- Pittsburgh

  • Great show, one of th best!! Every song is a gem!

  • Elliot

    Good show last night, Matt!

    Here are a couple of possible plays for a future show –

    PiL – Low Life
    The Stranglers – Everybody Loves You When You’re Dead

    Thanks as always!

  • Matthew

    Superb episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Depeche Mode, “Fly on the Windscreen” (Extended)

    Request for future show:
    Blancmange, “Game Above My Head” (Extended Version)

  • Devoted

    Thanks for playing my request! Show was fab as usual. Look forward to it every Monday morning.

  • Adrian

    Good show as always.

    Please play next Sunday
    The Smiths “Queen Is Dead”
    Recoil “The Faith Healer”

  • Ryan/RSH

    This was a phenomenal show, Matt. Thank you for playing my request to hear The Stranglers’ “Always the Sun” with the summer solstice on June 20.

  • Hi Matt

    I love love love the ethereal yet dirty opening of My Little Underground by Jesus and Mary Chain – and rest of it too. Please play that this Sunday.


  • The Prids – any song, but Glide Screamer would be great. Also In Letter Form Edison’s Medicine.

  • I’d love to hear Sex Gang Children in next week’s episode. Either “Shattered Room” or “Arms of Cicero” would be great.

  • omg. MURDER, INC. I love Chris Connelly. I haven’t heard this song in years. So great.

  • David

    Another great show. Listened to it twice since Sunday.

    Love to get to hear the Sitsters of Mercy do “Amphetamine Logic”

  • More PiL is always great

    How about Rick On by Bambi


  • Rock On by Bambi.



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