Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — September 13, 2020 at 11:20 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (9/13/20)

Dead Can Dance

“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.


The Sisters of Mercy, “Heartland” (Some Girls Wander By Mistake)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Darklands” (Darklands)
Love and Rockets, “No Big Deal” (12-Inch Remix) (Love and Rockets)
Death Cult, “Horse Nation” (Ghost Dance)
Alien Sex Fiend, “I Walk the Line” (All Our Yesterdays)
New Order, “Be a Rebel” (Be a Rebel)
The Cure, “Harold and Joe” (Join the Dots)
Depeche Mode, “Ghost” (Sounds of the Universe)
Nitzer Ebb, “My Door is Open” (Industrial Complex)
Dead Can Dance, “The Trial” (Dead Can Dance)
Borghesia, “Ni Upanja, Ni Strahu/No Hope, No Fear” (No Hope, No Fear)
Bauhaus, “Poison Pen” (Mask: Omnibus Edition)
The Naked and the Dead, “The Gate” (The Naked and the Dead)

Front Line Assembly, “Right Hand of Heaven” (Corroded Disorder)
Revolting Cocks,“Cattle Grind” (Beers, Steers + Queers)
KMFDM, “Torture” (Symbols)
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, “Fangs of Love” (A Crime for all Seasons)
Peter Murphy, “The Sweetest Drop” (Holy Smoke)
Marc and the Mambas, “Torment” (Torment and Toreros)
The Smiths, “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” (Hatful of Hollow)
Felt, “Primitive Painters” (Ignite the Seven Cannons)
Folk Devils, “Forever” (Forever EP)
The Mission, “Wasteland” (God’s Own Medicine)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Cannibal Roses” (Downside Up)
Executive Slacks, “Our Lady” (You Can’t Hum When You’re Dead)
All About Eve, “Flowers in Our Hair” (All About Eve)

Skinny Puppy, “Antagonism” (Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse)
Hilt, “Liquid Sole Shoe” (Get Stuck)
I Start Counting, “Still Smiling” (My Translucent Hands)
Ministry, “Tonight We Murder” (Box)
Xmal Deutschland, “Incubus Succubus II” (Tocsin)
Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel, “The Throne of Agony” (Nail)
Gary Numan, “Mercy” (Savage: Songs From a Broken World)
Gene Loves Jezebel, “Shaving My Neck” (Promise)
Magazine, “A Song From Under the Floorboards” (Peel Session) (The Complete John Peel Sessions)
Joy Division, “These Days” (Heart and Soul)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Stars Are Stars” (Crocodiles)
Pere Ubu, “Final Solution” (The Hearpen Singles)
Killing Joke, “Requiem” (Killing Joke)


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





  1. Thanx for Xmal Deutschland on tonite’s “Dark Wave”! Can you dig up “Snake Dance” by the March Violets for next Sunday’s show? Again, thanx!

  2. another excellent show! Any chance of Do you fear for your child by My life with the thrill kill kult? Thanks!

  3. Kicking the new week off right! My particular band favorites this go ’round were The Sisters of Mercy, The Mission, and I Start Counting. Thanks, Matt!

  4. How about F242, Serial Killers Don’t Kill Their Girlfriend? Thanks Matt!!

  5. Awesome inclusion, “The Sweetest Drop”… as I always feel it was a single that never got the love it should. Holy Smoke is sadly underappreciated… probably a case of bad timing in 1994, where it would have been as big as Deep if it was a few years earlier.

  6. Please play Actor Attractor by Johnny Marr, thanks!

  7. Another solid installment Matt.
    Always love to hear Pere Ubu.
    Thanks for spinning Foetus for me. Much appreciated.
    Have a have great week.

  8. Great show

  9. Good stuff last night, Matt!

    Here are a couple of requests for a possible DW –

    Wire – Ahead
    Chapterhouse – Falling Down

    Thanks as always!

  10. Matt – for next week’s show, I need to hear Clan if Xymox “ 7th Time” please



  11. Matt – for next week’s show, I need to hear Clan of Xymox “ 7th Time” please



  12. Great show last night, as always. I have a few tracks to request for next week if time permits:

    Cabaret Voltaire – Nag Nag Nag
    The Wolfgang Press – King of Soul


  13. How about “Aero Zeppelin” by Rudimentary Peni for next Sunday’s Dark Wave?

  14. Love your show Matt.

    How about “Perish” by Curve. Thanks!


  15. Dude, sweet, what does mine say?…episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Peter Murphy, “The Sweetest Drop”

    Request for future show:
    Fou Gorki, “Big House”

  16. Stefan Kominsky

    Thank you for playing my request for Gene Loves Jezebel. I’m requesting something by Death In June. Say Little Black Angel or All Pigs Must Die, thanks…

  17. Just a few suggestions for next week:

    Song to the Siren – This Moral Coil
    The Wind That Shakes The Barley – Dead Can Dance
    Traitor – The Sugarcubes
    Precious – Depeche Mode
    Everything That Rises Must Converge – Shriekback

  18. Always look forward to the show.
    And I know this is a very long track, but one of my favorite tunes: The Cure’s Carnage Visors.

  19. Excellent show last night, as always. I have a couple of requests for next week if time permits.

    Cabaret Voltaire – Nag Nag Nag
    The Wolfgang Press – King of Soul


  20. Top shelf show Matt!

    NIN Reptile

  21. Excellent show last night!

  22. Great show,
    I suggest The Gathering-in power we trust the love advocate(dead can dance cover)
    Samhain-Let the day begin or November coming fire

  23. Next week, A Forest by Clan Of Xymox

  24. Cool show, Matt! Could you play Colony by Joy Division sometime? Thanks man.

  25. Jessica Dietz

    Matt thank you so much for playing “Primitive Painters” by Felt w Elizabeth Fraser. Loved it – made my day!

  26. Thanks for the Nitzer Ebb. Great show this week. Stay healthy

  27. How about Government Walls or Gold Mother by James for next week? The only song of theirs we ever hear on first wave is Laid.

  28. The Cure’s ‘Harold and Joe’ is one of my all-time favorite B-sides. Nice that it got a play.

  29. Thanks for playing Dead Can Dance!

  30. I love Gorillaz ! Awesome song with R Smith :D
    Niter Ebb song Shame my personal fav of theres
    Skinny Puppy Who’s Laughing Now
    Stranglers European Female
    Thanks for the great music. Sunday is great again

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