Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — October 2, 2022 at 11:10 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/2/22)


“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.


Pete Shelley, “Telephone Operator” (XL1)
The Cure, “Open” (Live) (Show)
Tones on Tail, “Burning Skies” (Everything!)
Killing Joke, “Fun and Games” (Fire Dances)
Skeletal Family, “Promised Land” (7-Inch Version) (The Singles Plus 1983-85)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Sidewalking” (Barbed Wire Kisses)
The Mission, “Met-Amor-Phosis” (Another Fall from Grace)
Rosetta Stone, “An Eye For the Main Chance” (Adrenaline)
Big Black, “The Model” (Songs About Fucking)
Kraftwerk, “Vitamin” (Tour de France)
Depeche Mode, “Leave in Silence” (A Broken Frame)
Clan of Xymox, “No Human Can Drown” (Clan of Xymox)
Anne Clark, “Our Darkness” (Joined up Writing)

A Split-Second, “Rigor Mortis” (Neurobeat)
Ministry, “Breathe” (A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste)
KMFDM, “Trust” (Nihil)
Lard, “Forkboy” (The Last Temptation of Reid)
The Smiths, “A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours” (Strangeways, Here We Come)
The Essence, “Endless Lakes” (Dancing in the Rain)
Crime and the City Solution, “Six Bells Chime” (Room of Lights)
Psi Com, “Xiola” (Psi Com)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Amphetamine Logic” (First and Last and Always)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Night Shift” (Juju)
The The, “Gravitate to Me” (Mind Bomb)
Au Pairs, “It’s Obvious” (Stepping Out of Line)

Joy Division, “Leaders of Men” (Heart and Soul)
Rudimentary Peni, “14 Dead” (Death Church)
Dead Kennedys, “Holiday in Cambodia” (Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables)
TSOL, “Wash Away” (Who’s Screwin’ Who?)
Theatre of Hate, “Propaganda” (The Singles Collection)
Skinny Puppy, “Dig It” (The Singles Collect)
Die Krupps, “To the Hilt” (Too Much History)
Machines of Loving Grace, “Golgotha Tenement Blues” (The Crow soundtrack)
Nitzer Ebb, “Let Beauty Loose” (That Total Age)
Revolting Cocks, “Razor’s Edge” (Beers, Steers + Queers)
Love and Rockets, “No Big Deal” (Love and Rockets)
Nina Hagen, “Dread Love” (Nunsexmonkrock)
The Tear Garden, “Coma” (Tired Eyes Slowly Burning)
Christian Death, “Spiritual Cramp” (Only Theatre of Hate)
Bauhaus, “Lagartija Nick” (Bauhaus 1979-1983)
Lowlife, “Do You Party?” (Permanent Sleep)


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. Can you dig up “Tell Me Why” by Berlin for Sunday’s (10/09/22) show? Thanx!

  2. Oops! I meant Oct. 16!! I completely forgot nxt Sunday is the all-covers edition!

  3. Great episode tonight, Matt!

  4. Looking forward to the covers! And congrats on ten years!

  5. Corey Miller-McLain

    Thanks for another kick ass show last night Matt, best part of my weekend! For the 16th would you please play “Psycho Magnet” by London After Midnight?
    Many thanks!

  6. mark giordonello

    great show. i would love to hear deaths door by depeche mode on a future show. keep up the great work !

  7. Super show Matt, nicely balanced! A few suggestions for the covers show next week:

    Echo and the Bunnymen – Run Run Run
    Ride – European Sun
    (in case you’re in a Velvets mood)

    JAMC – Little Red Rooster
    (in case you’re in a Howlin’ Wolf mood)

    Have a great week, cheers!

  8. Can I hear “Giants” by The Bolshoi

  9. Beat Happening “Indian Summer” would be cool, because we’re having Indian summer this week.

  10. Beat Happening “Indian Summer” Because it’s that time of year

  11. For covers next week I’d love to hear Concrete Blonde covering Leonard Cohen’s “Everybody Knows”.
    And of course the song where both the original and the cover belong on dark wave- NIN’s version of “Physical”.


  12. Any idea why Sunday’s episode isn’t available to stream on SXM’s site? I only see the 9/25 episode for some reason.

  13. Never mind, it just appeared.

  14. Happy 10! Thanks for doing this show for all these years. Hope we get 10+ more out of ya.

    Great show this week. The Industrial Block really nailed it.

    Looking forward to covers. Have a good one.

  15. Krafty episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Kraftwerk, “Vitamin”

    This week’s honorary Darkness Award:
    Matt Sebastian, “Ten Years of Dark Wave”

    Thank you for the hard work!

  16. Hey Matt,
    Can I request “Turn to stone” or the new single “Paint a pretty face” by The Grin ?

    Thanks Matt

  17. Christianne McCall

    Thank you for always putting on a great show. Would love to hear some Fugazi or Minor Threat sometime. :)

  18. Matt,
    Great playlist as always especially Die Krupps and look forward to the all cover addition this Sunday. Here are some requests for the following Sunday or beyond.

    Die Kruppps/Nitzer Ebb – The Machineries Of Joy

    Controlled Bleeding – Words Of The Dying

    The KLF – What Time Is Love 12 inch version

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