Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — October 17, 2021 at 11:02 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/17/21)

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“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.


Killing Joke, “The Fall of Because” (What’s This For…!)
The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Between Planets” (Automatic)
The Sound, “New Dark Age” (From the Lions Mouth)
Tones on Tail, “Happiness” (Everything!)
Modern English, “Carry Me Down” (After the Snow)
Revolting Cocks, “At the Top” (Beers, Steers + Queers)
Bigod 20, “America” (Steel Works!)
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, “Do You Fear (For Your Child)” (I See Good Spirits and I See Bad Spirits)
Front 242, “Never Stop V1.0” (Front By Front)
The Mission, “Sacrilege” (God’s Own Medicine)
The Chameleons, “Don’t Fall” (Script of the Bridge)
Theatre of Hate, “Legion” (The Singles Collection)
Christian Death, “Burnt Offerings” (Only Theatre of Pain)

Cocteau Twins, “Cherry-Coloured Funk” (Heaven Or Las Vegas)
The The, “The Whisperers” (NakedSelf)
Throwing Muses, “A Feeling” (Just Say Yes)
Electrafixion, “Zephyr” (Burned)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Dazzle” (Hyeana)
Bauhaus, “King Volcano” (Burning From the Inside)
Hunting Lodge, “The Wolf Hour” (Hunting Lodge: 1982-1989)
New Order, “In a Lonely Place” (Movement)
Wire, “Lowdown” (Pink Flag)
Pigface, “Tapeworm” (Gub)
Nitzer Ebb, “Violent Playground” (That Total Age)
Skinny Puppy, “Testure (S.F. Mix)” (The Singles Collect)
Nine Inch Nails, “Kinda I Want To” (Pretty Hate Machine)
Ministry, “The Land of Rape and Honey” (Land of Rape and Honey)

Alien Sex Fiend, “Buggin’ Me” (It The Album)
Rudimentary Peni, “Nothing But a Nightmare” (Death Church)
And Also the Trees, “Midnight Garden” (And Also the Trees)
Joy Division, “Glass” (Heart and Soul)
Love and Rockets, “Kundalini Express” (Live) (Assorted!)
Depeche Mode, “Dangerous” (Personal Jesus)
Cabaret Voltaire, “Spies in the Wires” (Micro-Phonies)
John Cale, “Dying on the Vine” (Artificial Intelligence)
Minimal Compact, “My Will” (Raging Souls)
Camouflage, “Neighbours” (Early Singles EP)
The Cure, “A Foolish Arrangement” (Join the Dots)
Xmal Deutschland, “Polarlicht” (Viva)
Morrissey,“Seasick, Yet Still Docked” (Your Arsenal)
Flesh For Lulu, “Seven Hail Marys” (Fresh Fresh)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Nine While Nine” (First and Last and Always)


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 PLEASE dig up “Morning Fog” by Kate Bush for next Sunday’s show? Thanx!

  2. Loved the show as always. Had a definite (and welcome) industrial bent to it tonight, liked the Bigod 20 and Nitzer Ebb in particular. Going to stump for the shoegaze block again. You’ve played some great Curve stuff before, would love to hear “On The Wheel”. Keep up the good work!

  3. Heyya Matt! So can you purdy please play some Yeht Mae, like this https://youtu.be/dKTjg2Tefts “Alien Gruel” on the next #Darkwave?! Just in time to Halloween!!!!!!!!

  4. Hi Matt! Great show tonight. Goodnight!

  5. How about “Senses” by New Order?

  6. Maybe “Ghost in you “ (live) by The Psychedelic furs
    Thank you Matt

  7. Wonderful show tonight. I think I had forgotten about that At the Top its been so long. Thank you for bringing it back into my fold. MLWTKK is always good. Never Stop (any version) has been my jam recently. My wife recently gifted me one of The Silver Messiah Edition Confessions of a Knife so would you play:

    My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult- Burning Dirt

    Please and thank you as always.

  8. I missed last night show but the Setlist looks like a great one. Kinda I want to was a great deep cut from Nine Inch Nails and it was nice to hear another selection from the just say yes CD.

  9. Before the special Halloween episode I like to request The Misfits’ “20 Eyes” as a warm-up for next week’s show.

  10. This episode is up there as one of 2021’s best.

    Here are some DW requests –

    The Wake – English Rain

    And anything from The Cramps, in honor and remembrance of Lux Interior, whose birthday is on 10/21.


  11. Bloodletting Concrete blonde. Or Black No.1 Type0. Going for a Vamp theme I guess.

  12. Matt what do you think about The Light by Love and Rockets? Have a great week.

  13. May Gillespie

    Hey Matt,

    Great show last night.

    For next week (or coming weeks) please consider playing one or more of the following:
    And Also the Trees- Twilights Pool
    The Cure- This Twilight Garden
    Dead Can Dance- Opium
    Cocteau Twins- Feathers Oar-Blades

  14. Mat Gillespie

    I am Mat Gillespie (not May) lol

  15. Hard to call it between Hour 2 and 3 this week. Have to give them a tie. Great set list all around, particularly the Throwing Muses, Minimal Compact, and Wire cuts.

    Would like to ask you to consider adding Martin Dupont “Inside Out” on an upcoming episode.

    Thanks again for the good work. Have a great week.

  16. Love your show! Would love to hear Wire-Ahead….Thanks in advance.

  17. I love your show. Would love to hear Wire-Ahead.

    Also, would love to hear your top playlist some time on the show.


  18. Another solid playlist. Enjoy the rest of your week!

    Noise Unit – “Deceit”
    Executive Slacks – “Man of Christ”
    NIN – “Terrible Lie”
    The Damned – “Street of Dreams”

  19. “Crimson and clover “ By Snake Corps
    “Rocks And Beatles” By House of love
    “Nice ‘n Sleazy”(live) by The Stranglers
    “Hook in her head” by Throwing Muses
    “TVOD” by The Normal
    “Seventeen seconds”by The Cure
    “Never trust a man with egg on his face” bbc By Adam And The Ants
    “Mystery plane” by The Cramps
    Pick any of these thank you
    Thank you for The Love and Rockets

  20. Thanks for The Throwing Muses
    How about a track by Bauhaus maybe the track “Crowds”
    Thanks Matt

  21. Thank you so much for “don’t fall” i love that song so much could you please play
    “The Draize Train”(live) by The Smiths haven’t heard that track in a while if you don’t like that track than could you please play any of the following tracks “Seedy Films” by Soft Cell
    “Black sun” by Dead can dance
    “The time “ by The Danse Society
    “All that love” by Durutti Column
    “Jack on fire” by The Gun Club
    “Bitter sweet “ by Marc almond
    “Haunted house” by Marc almond
    “Just like heaven” by Dinosaur jr
    “Siamese twins” (live) by The Cure
    “Clones” by Adam ant and Alice cooper
    “ Happy death men “ by Echo And The Bunnymen
    “Praying to the aliens” by Tubeway Army
    “Blue spark” by X
    “Killing ground “ by The Birthday party
    “Death zoo” by Red Flag
    “Kick in the ass” by The Misfits
    “ When im done” by Gang of four
    “ Love is death “ by Sisters Of Mercy
    “Poptones” by PIL
    Thanks Matt

  22. Matt.
    Could you please play a track called
    “London after midnight “ by The Flaming Stars
    You played this song in the past but haven’t heard it in a while love the song please can you play it love the show !!!

  23. Pop will eat itself “ Friends “
    Great gary numan song cover
    Love it please play it!!!!
    Thank yoo

  24. “Pigs in zen” by Janes Addiction please
    Great tracks by The The , The Cure, Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and Joy Division

  25. Put me down for Mystery Plane by the Cramps. Can’t recall ever hearing that one on the show before. Always a favorite. And maybe some early Verve for the shoegaze block (Gravity Grave).

  26. I see what you did here:
    The Mission, “Sacrilege” (God’s Own Medicine)
    The Chameleons, “Don’t Fall” (Script of the Bridge)
    Theatre of Hate, “Legion” (The Singles Collection)

  27. Great show last night! Would love to hear “The Sea of Black” by Strangelove on the next show. That’s a pretty darn Darkwave song right there. Long, but worth it.

  28. Request, Sir Matt… How about “Muscoviet Musquito” by Clan Of Xymox? Thanks in advance!

  29. Thank you for playing the Hunting Lodge!

  30. Can you please play Tomorrow Wendy by Concrete Blonde?! It’s a song I never hear played and it’s soooooo good!!

  31. Hopefully we got this in before the kill switch… Mc 900ft Jesus- Real Black Angel


  32. “Head like a hole “ [Extended] By NIN
    I’ve noticed you been playing more Nine inch Nails lately so I might as well get my pick in there 2 thanks Matt!

  33. If so could you please play a cut by
    Janes Addiction It doesn’t matter what track but here are a few suggestions
    Jane says
    Up the beach
    My Time
    No one’s leaving
    Thank you Matt!!!!!!! Can’t wait until the Halloween show it’s going to be good Halloween even falls on a Sunday this year
    Have a good week.

  34. Wire-Ahead, TIA!

    • Sorry for multiple requests! Wasn’t showing up on my phone, so thought it wasn’t going through. See them now on desktop, lol!

  35. Can you please play a track by The Cramps Called “ The Creature From The Black Lagoon”
    Thank you So Much Love your Show Matt !!!!!
    Great Tracks Played By The Following Bands
    The Killing Joke, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Tones On Tail,Bauhaus,The Cure,The Sound,Love and Rockets,Nitzer Ebb and The Sisters Of Mercy but I Didn’t Here the beloved Smiths!!!

  36. Please can you play any of the following
    Gang of Four- We Live As We Dream” Live”
    Fields of Neiphellian – Slow Kill “Early Take”
    Danse Society- Danse Move
    Psychedelic Furs-Susans Strange
    Galixie 500-Don’t let are youth go to waste “Live”
    Skeletal Family-Trees
    The Cure- The Walk “ Live”
    Janes Addiction- Jane Says
    Simple Minds- Boys In Brazil
    Love And Rockets- Yin And Yang Flower Pot Men “ MIX”
    MBV-When You Sleep
    Butthole Surfers- X-ray of a girl passing gas
    Or Butthole Surfers – Graveyard (track 3 ) not the other version on track 12
    Smashing Pumpkins- Landslide
    Sonic Youth-Death Valley ‘69 or Ghost Bitch
    Great show Sunday

  37. Lean episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    Skinny Puppy, “Testure”

    “What goes around comes back stronger”

  38. This could be too far out of the show’s criteria but it would be cool to hear The Cure’s version of Purple Haze.

  39. Can you please play a darker track by Duran Duran in honor of their new album maybe
    “Secret Oktober” or “ The Chauffeur”
    Or your choice THANK YOU

  40. Floyd Kelley

    An absolutely stellar show…remarkable!

  41. Something by the Gun Club Or Jeffrey Lee Pierce if you prefer to play The Gun Club than can you play “ Texas Serenade” if You prefer to just play Jeffrey Lee Pierce than may I suggest “ Wildweed” Great tracks played by The Sisters Of Mercy and The Killing Joke .
    Also If not any of the bands above may I suggest “Secret Oktober “ by Duran Duran to get into the Halloween feel if not thats ok but
    Thank you for your time
    Always A Pleasure To Make A Request
    Greatest Show On SiriusXM Matt I Mean It!

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