Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — August 16, 2020 at 10:59 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (8/16/20)

The Sound

“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)
Public Image Ltd., “Graveyard” (Second Edition)
Q4U, “Miracle Man” (Q1 Deluxe Edition 1980-1983)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “With a Hip” (Heaven Up Here)
Bauhaus, “Terror Couple Kill Colonel” (Live) (This is For When…)
The Mission, “Tower of Strength” (Children)
Ghost Dance, “Radar Love” (Gathering Dust)
The Cult, “Brother Wolf, Sister Moon” (Love)
The The, “Slow Emotion Replay” (Dusk)
Nitzer Ebb, “Join in the Chant” (Metal Mix) (That Total Age)
Front 242, “Welcome to Paradise” (Front By Front)
Cabaret Voltaire, “Animation” (The Crackdown)
Revolting Cocks, “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” (Linger Ficken’ Good)

Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Night Shift” (Ju Ju)
Girls Under Glass, “Wall of Sound” (Humus)
Nurse With Wound, “Yagga Blues” (Who Can I Turn to Stereo)
Joy Division, “Heart and Soul” (Closer)
The Cure, “Icing Sugar” (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me)
The Sisters of Mercy, “You Could Be the One” (More)
Ministry, “All Day Remix” (Twitch)
Killing Joke, “I Am the Virus” (Pylon)
The Sound, “I Can’t Escape Myself” (Jeopardy)
The Cramps, “Green Fuz” (Psychedelic Jungle)
Wayne County & The Electric Chairs, “Things (Your Mother Never Told You)” (Things Your Mother Never Told You)
Bailter Space, “The Today Song” (Tanker/Nelsh)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Happy When It Rains” (Demo) (Darklands: Expanded Edition)

Wire, “40 Versions” (154)
X-Ray Spex, “Oh! Bondage, Up Yours!” (Germfree Adolescents)
The Teardrop Explodes, “Sleeping Gas” (Kilimanjaro)
Lowlife, “A Sullen Sky” (Diminuendo + Singles)
Simple Minds, “Thirty Frames a Second” (Empires and Dance)
Peter Murphy, “The Scarlet Thing In You” (Cascade)
Love and Rockets, “An American Dream” (Express)
David Sylvian, “Red Guitar” (Brilliant Trees)
Japan, “Adolescent Sex” (Assemblage)
Depeche Mode, “If You Want” (Some Great Reward)
Visage, “The Damned Don’t Cry” (The Anvil)
The Smiths, “A Rush and a Push and this Land is Ours” (Strangeways, Here We Come)
Dead Can Dance, “Mesmerism” (Spleen and Ideal)
New Order, “Face Up” (Low-Life)


Got a request? To be considered for next week, drop it in the comments below by noon Tuesday.





  1. Another great show, and thanks for playing my requests! It’s a long shot, but could you play Type O Negative Christian Woman by any chance? Thanks again!

  2. KMFDM – Power

  3. Christopher Nardone

    Rev Co – Drums over Carbide..

    Thanks Matt


  4. Another smashing good time!! Thanks for the fun rundown, Matt!

  5. Excellent show! Some suggestions for next week:

    Mystery Plane – These Cities
    Deux – Game and Performance
    Tindersticks – Tiny Tears

  6. Suggestions for next week:

    Pull Out The Pin – Kate Bush
    Elegia – New Order
    Faded Flowers – Shriekback
    Black Light Trap – Shriekback
    Traitor – The Sugarcubes

  7. Hey Matt, great show! I’d like to request “Seven Years” by Eyeless in Gaza for next week’s show.


  8. Great show again! Some suggestions
    Pink Orange Red – Cocteau Twins
    Train From Kansas City – The Shop Assistants
    The Crusher – Cramps
    Standing There – The Creatures

  9. Good show, Matt!

    Here are some DW requests, please –

    Big Black – Passing Complexion
    The Gun Club – My Cousin Kim


  10. Hey Matt, listening to the show on-demand makes quarantine WFH mondays a lot more bearable, could I beg and plead for an oldie but obscurie:

    Non-Aggression Pact – Propaganda
    Think Tank – Knife and a Fork
    Doubting Thomas – Father Don’t Cry
    Iron Lung Corporation – Join in the Murderous Chant
    Bigod 20 – Like a Prayer


  11. Super Show Matt!
    Would love to hear X- Come Back To Me
    Have a better than expected week.

  12. Animated episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Cabaret Voltaire, “Animation”

    Request for future show:
    Mr. Flagio, “Take A Chance”

  13. Great show!

    These aren’t 100% dark wave but how about for next week either:

    Mojo Nixon – I Hate Banks
    Violent Femmes – Old Mother Reagan

  14. Stefan Kominsky

    Thank you so much for playing my requested song by Wayne County And The Electric Chairs. It’s always a treat to get to hear them on any airwave, anywhere. For my next week request, how about digging deep with Above The Ruins, “Progress” or any song by them would do. Also, Death In June “All Pigs Must Die” would also be nice. Thanking you in advance, Stefan Sonic

  15. Thanks for the Girls Under Glass. Great show this week. Will be enjoying it several more times over the next two weeks I’m sure.

    Have a good one. Stay healthy.

  16. Great Show!!! I’m turning 50 next week on the 29th. Would love to make a request for Freaky by Ohgr :D

  17. Thanks Matt for playing my request. A great belated bday gift. I luved the David Sylvian combo and my request for next weekend is ‘Burning Bridges.’

  18. Thank you for another wonderful show Matt. I would love to hear The Devil is My Friend by The Jazz Butcher. Thanks.

  19. Great show as always.
    Please play next time
    Curve “Die Like A Dog”
    New Order “Angel Dust”


  20. Nice show once again. Thanks for the Dave Medusa shout-out, his place was a nexus of important events that shaped the Chicago music/ club scene forever and ever. How about for a future show:
    Coil – Windowpane
    Wolfgang Press – Time
    Portion Control – The Great Divide

  21. 2 request from Texas

    Cyberaktif – Nothing Stays
    Swans – Celebrity Lifestyle from
    Great Annihilator

    Thnx 4 another great show!!!!

    Aug & Tina

  22. Great request, love the JBC!

  23. Death Dentist by the Jazz Butcher please!

  24. Lance Baker

    Robert Marlow
    The Kiss (demo)

  25. I would like to hear some Septic Death.

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