Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — March 28, 2021 at 11:02 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (3/28/21)

X-Ray Spex

“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.


New Order, “Age of Consent” (Power, Corruption & Lies)
For Against, “Sabres” (December)
Love Tractor, “Sixty Degrees Below” (Love Tractor)
Colin Newman, “Alone” (A-Z)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Over the Wall” (Live) (Crocodiles)
Revolting Cocks, “We Shall Cleanse the World” (Big Sexy Land)
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, “The Days of Swine and Roses” (Confessions of a Knife)
Meat Beat Manifesto, “Re-Animator, Pt. 1” (Storm the Studio)
Moev, “Crucify Me” (12-Inch Version) (Yeah, Whatever)
The Cure, “Prayers for Rain” (Disintegration)
The Mission, “A Wing and a Prayer” (Children)
Modern English, “Black Horses” (Mesh & Lace)
Peter Murphy, “Blind Sublime” (Love Hysteria)

Joy Division, “Transmission” (Heart and Soul)
Abecedarians, “Misery of Cities” (Eureka)
1919, “Repulsion” (The Complete Collection)
Gang of Four, “I Found that Essence Rare” (Entertainment!)
The Smiths, “Stretch Out and Wait” (Louder Than Bombs)
The Gun Club, “For the Love of Ivy” (Fire of Love)
Shriekback, “The Big Hush” (Oil & Gold)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Some Kind of Stranger” (First and Last and Always)
Nine Inch Nails, “Suck” (Broken)
D.A.F., “Sex Unter Wasser” (Das Beste Von D.A.F.)
Ministry, “Work For Love” (With Sympathy)
Front Line Assembly, “Outcast” (Tactical Neural Implant)
Front 242, “Special Forces” (Backcatalogue)

Bauhaus, “In Fear of Dub” (Mask: Omnibus Edition)
X-Ray Spex, “Oh Bondage Up Yours!” (Oh Bondage Up Yours!)
The Cramps, “Human Fly” (Off the Bone)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, “The Weeping Song” (The God Son)
Depeche Mode, “The Landscape is Changing” (Construction Time Again)
Anne Clark, “Wallies” (Changing Places)
Soft Cell, “Frustration” (Non-Stop Erotic Cafe)
Nitzer Ebb, “Come Alive” (Alan Wilder Mix) (Ebbhead)
Section 25, “Looking From a Hilltop” (From the Hip)
The Fall, “Cab It Up!” (I Am Kurious Oranj)
The Sugarcubes, “Delicious Demon” (Life’s Too Good)
The Bubblemen, “The Bubblemen Are Coming” (Tropical Hot Dog)
Gary Numan, “A Game Called Echo” (Telekon)
The Comsat Angels, “The Eye Dance” (Sleep No More)
Siousxie and the Banshees, “Scarecrow” (Peepshow)


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 “Up the Down Escalator” by the Chameleons for next Sunday’s “Dark Wave”? Thanx!

  2. Hi Matt, Great show tonight. My request for next week is
    Dance of the Dead Children by Lydia Lunch.

  3. Freddie Bingham

    Great show..

    Next week’s request:
    Gavin Friday and the Man Seezer – Each Man Kills the Thing He Loves

  4. Could you play either Charlotte Sometimes by The Cure or the As Is version of Family Man by Nitzer Ebb on next week’s Dark Wave? Thanks Matt, have a good week.

  5. The Sugar Cubes! Oh Matt such a Great Show!! BEST SHOW EVER!!

    Never Stop not Ever!!

  6. Hi Matt,
    Can you play “Slowdive” by Siouxsie “Live at Royal Albert Hall?” Such an aired out version and just awesome.

  7. Great show tonight. X Ray Spex was the highlight for me.

    I’d like to request “Battle” by Twice a Man off the Music for Girls LP.

    Thanks and have a great week.

  8. Great picks tonight! Suggestions for next week:

    Clock DVA – 4 Hours
    Sol Invictus – Raven Chorus
    Will – Furnace Rekindled

  9. Hello Matt, thanks for the great music,
    I would like to request “Riding Bicycles” by Shellac.

  10. Hello Matt, thanks for the great music. “Riding Bicycles” by Shellac would be my choice for a request.

  11. Hi Matt! Great show.

    How about Penelope Tree by Felt.


  12. Jazzmaster

    Another fantastic show!

    Request for next week:

    Play Alone by Asylum Party

  13. Revolting Cocks – Revolting Cock Au Lait

  14. Ministry —> FLA —> 242 = awesome! And Alan Wilder DM to boot … great show!

  15. Matt, the last couple of episodes of Dark Wave have simply been phenomenal. Shriekback and The Bubblemen were very pleasant surprises to hear last night.

    I have a few requests to put on your radar for a future episode.

    Curve – On the Wheel
    Public Image Ltd. – Banging The Door
    The Stranglers – Meninblack

    Thank you for keeping it dark!

  16. Ken Carlyle

    Another great episode, Matt.

    You already have a lot of requests, so if you can’t fit this in I understand.

    But if you have room, nothing would be more apt than
    “Crucify Me (12″ version)” by MOEV.

  17. Would like to hear Lard “Hellfudge” for this week’s show. Thanks Matt!

  18. Great show last night as always. Any chance I could hear Tar by Visage next week?

  19. Thank you kindly for the MLWTTKK. Since you played Human Fly, may I request a song that appeared in the 1985 major motion picture “Return of the Living Dead”:

    The Cramps- Surfin’ Dead

  20. Holly J Johnson

    thank you for Misery of Cities!

  21. Will Graham said it was a big episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Shriekback, “The Big Hush”

    “You’ve seen these films! Haven’t you, my man?”

    Request for future show:
    Depeche Mode, “Photographic”
    (If possible, the 1981 version)

  22. A great show Matt!! You always deliver a stellar collection of songs. I’ve got a few requests for your consideration.

    “Love Song” – Simple Minds
    “Heartbeat (Tanai Kaki)” – David Sylvian and Ryiuchi Sakamoto
    “Visions of China” – Japan
    “Buoy” – Mick Karn

    (Yes I’m a big fan of Japan and co. lol)

  23. Brandon Fisher

    The Sound – Unwritten Law

  24. Brandon Fisher

    The Sound – Unwritten Law can you please play this for next week

  25. How about “Rite of Spring – Israel” by Siouxsie & the Banshees from Nocturne.

  26. Constantine

    Can u play my favorite Clan of Xymox song

    Jasmine and Rose


  27. Hello Matt,

    Great show this week. I am celebrating my birthday on Sunday. If appropriate with your show, can I please request either one of these songs:

    Cocteau Twins – She Will Destroy You
    Joy Division – Decades

    I hope you have a great week. Thank you.

  28. Choice tunes this week, Matt!

    Here are some DW requests –

    The Smiths – What She Said (album or perhaps any live version)

    And anything from My Bloody Valentine, in anticipation for their (always) mysterious news that drops on 3/31.


  29. Such an amazing block of music every…single…week. I’d love to hear the following gems if it fits the format:

    Ultravox – Lament
    Eurythmics – Jennifer
    Duran Duran – Save a Prayer (DMC remix)

  30. Sarah Wuensch

    Hey Matt, can you send a note to the server gods – cannot access the replay and have been trying all week! Majorly bummed – you played some awesome tunes last week! Thanks!

  31. It seems that DARK WAVE is no longer available on SiriusXM for on-demand. Is that so? I can’t find it on the app or the web side. Thanks.

  32. Request for Jane’s Addiction “Ted…just admit it”

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