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. 





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