Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — August 1, 2021 at 11:03 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (8/1/21)

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“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern 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.


Cocteau Twins, “Peppermint Pig” (7-Inch Version) (Peppermint Pig)
The Cure, “Doubt” (Faith)
The Skeletal Family, “The Wind Blows” (Eternal)
Galaxie 500, “Submission” (Peel Sessions)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Jolene” (Kid Jensen Session)
Alien Sex Fiend, “Now I’m Feeling Zombified” (Curse)
Ghost Dance, “The Grip of Love” (Gathering Dust)
The Glove, “Perfect Murder” (Blue Sunshine)
The Mission, “Tower of Strength” (Live) (“No Snow, No Show” for the Eskimo)
A Split-Second, “Rigor Mortis” (Ballistic Statues)
Meat Beat Manifesto, “Euthanasia” (Satyricon)
Nitzer Ebb, “Control I’m Here” (Belief)
Front 242, “Headhunter V3.0” (Front By Front)

The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Some Candy Talking” (Some Candy Talking EP)
Pylon, “M-Train” (Chomp)
Sad Lovers and Giants, “Seven Kinds of Sin” (The Mirror Test)
The Comsat Angels, “You Move Me” (7 Day Weekend)
Cabaret Voltaire, “Vasto” (Shadow of Fear)
Yellow Magic Orchestra, “Neue Tanz” (Neue Tanz)
Revolting Cocks, “At the Top” (Beers, Steers + Queers)
Ministry, “Over the Shoulder” (Twitched)
Peter Murphy, “Space Oddity” (Space Oddity)
Love and Rockets, “Love Me” (Express)
Throwing Muses, “Red Shoes” (The Real Ramona)
Joy Division, “Passover” (Closer)

Johnny Marr and Matt Johnson, “Summer in the City” (Summer in the City)
Ian McCulloch, “Proud to Fall” (Candleland)
Morrissey, “Spring-Heeled Jim” (World of Morrissey)
Public Image Ltd., “Brave New World” (9)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Sin In My Heart” (Juju)
Xmal Deutschland, “Qual” (Fetisch)
Mick Karn, “Sensitive” (Titles)
Tones on Tail, “Twist” (Everything!)
The Danse Society, “Clock” (Seduction)
Spacemen 3, “Revolution” (Playing With Fire)
A.R. Kane, “Baby Milk Snatcher” (12-Inch Version) (69)
Slowdive, “Some Velvet Morning” (Souvlaki)
Catherine Wheel, “I Confess” (Chrome)
Bauhaus, “In the Flat Field” (In the Flat Field)


Got a request? To be considered for next week’s show, drop it in the comments below by noon Tuesday. Requests will be considered as long as they fit the show’s format and generally within the 1stWave era — and provided the host doesn’t harbor an intense dislike of the song. 





  1. Awesome show tonight, Matt. Thank you.

  2. Can you dig up “Long Black Veil” by Nick Cave + the Bad Seeds for next Sunday’s show? Thanx!

  3. Hi Matt, great show tonight. My request for next week is
    Lead into Gold – Faster Than Light
    Thank you, Goodnight!

  4. Could you play “ There Goes Concorde Again” By : And the native hipsters
    Awesome industrial block tonight ,from 3646

  5. Fantastic show tonight. Hour two and that little shoegaze block at the end were the highlights.

    I’ll throw this one out there. Please consider playing John King’s (of the Dust Brothers) track “Munich”. I appreciate the consideration. Have a good week.

  6. Request- Buzzcocks Why Cant I Touch It.

    Never Stop Matt

  7. Can you find a deep band called DA! The song is called (Dark rooms) pretty cool song my favorite song from tonight is (Revolution) by Spacemen 3

  8. Quite the show as always and thank you for Headhunter. You’ve yet again added a song or two to my listening repertoire. Could we hear:

    Revolting Cocks-Dirt

    Please and thank you.

  9. Matt hour 3 did it for me this week. Enjoyed the three M’s…Marr McCulloch and Morrissey. Last two songs of the evening were excellent choices to ensure a killer show. Have a great week all.

  10. “Night Shift” by Siouxsie at Royal Albert Hall would fuck some “others up.” Great song!!!!

  11. Totally reading my mind re the Sisters BBC sessions … how awesome is that version of Jolene???!!!

  12. Thanks so much for playing Yellow Magic Orchestra! And what a wonderful surprise to see you play some solo Mick Karn. Enjoyed that and the Sisters of Mercy’s cover of ‘Jolene’. That was a good one! No requests this time since I can’t think any up. Have a good one!

  13. Matt, yet another outstanding communion last night. Thank you for playing my request for the Sisters cover of “Jolene” and, as always, for keeping it dark.


  14. I have a request for next week’s show. My birthday is this week so my request is New Order “Temptation ’87.”

  15. Constantine

    Incredible 3 hours with some fantastic bookends to begin and end !!

    I found an old CD at home while cleaning up my music collection last week, and re-discovered this gem
    If you can find it, could you play “Deja Vu” by Poesie Noire please , great song !


  16. Good show to end July!

    Here are some requests –

    Escape With Romeo – Something Underground
    Adam & The Ants – Xerox


  17. Tonight’s show was a banger! Thank you for playing my request.

  18. Havoc—Attitude. (Or, to hell with it, something by Black Tape for a Blue Girl).

  19. Next week please play

    Sonic Youth – Cotton Crown
    Joy Division – Heart and Soul
    Depeche Mode- Fly On The Windscreen (extended version)
    Bauhaus- Slice Of Life
    Ministry – My Possession
    Modern English – Carry Me Down

  20. Matt would like to hear Strawberry Switchblade… either Let Her Go or Since Yesterday.

  21. Matt
    Thanks for the Slowdive.
    Great song

  22. hauntedwhentheminutesdrag

    Could you play “ Sketch for summer” by Durutti column or “End of my dream” by The Clean
    Or possibly “Clear to you” by The Innocence Mission
    Awesome ending with in the flat fields.!$!!(?

  23. Matt,

    Just catching up on last week’s Dark Wave. Awesome set as always. Could you please work in Abecedarians “Dinner” if you can?


  24. Please play Sheep on drugs- Motorbike.

  25. I know im probably too late but im going to make the request anyways here it is “A Mugs Game” By Soft Cell

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