Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — June 5, 2022 at 11:10 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (6/5/22)

Chris & Cosey

“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, “Dreams Never End” (Movement)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Flood I” (Floodland)
1919, “Tear Down These Walls” (The Complete Collection)
Cocteau Twins, “Five Ten Fiftyfold” (Head Over Heels)
Christian Death, “The Blue Hour” (Catastrophe Ballet)
Depeche Mode, “Fly on the Windscreen” (Extended Mix) (Singles Box)
Chris & Cosey, “October (Love Song)” (7-Inch Mix) (Collectiv Two: The Best Of Chris & Cosey)
Fad Gadget, “For Whom the Bell Tolls” (Under the Flag)
Pete Shelley, “What Was Heaven?” (XL-1)
Front 242, “Until Death (Do Us Part)” (Front By Front)
Nitzer Ebb, “Join in the Chant” (Burn! 12-Inch Mix) (That Total Age)
Lard, “Can God Fill Teeth?” (The Last Temptation of Reid)
Ministry, “Flashback” (Land of Rape and Honey)

Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Starcrossed Lovers” (Tinderbox)
The Church, “No Explanation” (Remote Luxury)
Love and Rockets, “Rain Bird” (Earth, Sun, Moon)
Peter Murphy, “I’ve Got a Secret Miniature Camera” (Love Hysteria)
The Cure, “This Twilight Garden” (Join the Dots)
Throwing Muses, “Shimmer” (University)
The Mission, “Dancing Barefoot” (The First Chapter)
Gene Loves Jezebel, “Shaving My Neck” (Promise)
Killing Joke, “Let’s All Go (To the Fire Dances)” (Fire Dances)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Do It Clean” (Live) (Crystal Days 1979-1999)
Iggy Pop, “Nightclubbing” (The Idiot)
Can, “Mushroom” (Tago Mago)
Sad Lovers and Giants, “Landslide” (Epic Garden Music)
Joy Division, “Dead Souls” (Still)
Bauhaus, “St. Vitus Dance” (In the Flat Field)

Skinny Puppy, “Dead Lines” (Bites)
Revolting Cocks, “Mr. Lucky” (Linger Ficken’ Good)
Greater Than One, “I Don’t Need God” (I Don’t Need God)
Laibach, “Get Back” (Let It Be)
The Chameleons, “Here Today” (Peel Session) (John Peel Sessions)
This Mortal Coil, “Kangaroo” (It’ll End in Tears)
The Birthday Party, “Deep in the Woods” (Mutiny/The Bad Seed)
Alien Sex Fiend, “I Walk the Line” (All Our Yesterdays)
Jane’s Addiction, “Chip Away” (NINJA 2009 Tour Sampler)
Controlled Bleeding, “Words of the Dying” (Buried Blessings)
A Neon Rome, “The Magical Summer of ’85” (A Neon Rome)
Silent Running, “Emotional Warfare” (Shades of Liberty)
Kissing the Pink, “Watching Their Eyes” (Club Mix) (Naked)
Johnny Marr and Matt Johnson, “Summer in the City” (Summer in the City)


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 “A Wish Away” by The Wonder Stuff for next Sunday’s show? Thanx!

  2. Excellent episode tonight! Favorite track tonight was emotional warfare by silent running.

  3. Favorite track tonight was emotional warfare by silent running.
    Excellent episode tonight!

  4. Thx for Jane’s!!!! My request for the next #Darkwave installment is “I’m An Agent” by Gary Numan. This message will not self-destruct in 10 seconds.

  5. Hour 2 tonight. But I’ll take any of them. Thanks for the Neon Rome. Wish that group hadn’t self destructed.

    Thanks for the great show. Have a good week.

  6. The Residents “hello, skinny “

  7. Fernando N

    Since Summer isn’t that far away, how about “On The Beach” by The Chameleons?

  8. Awesome show as per usual Matt! It will be the big 50 for me on the 14th (not really sure how that happened but nonetheless….) I’m hoping you can indulge any of these suggestions. Thanks as always!!! :()

    The Cure – A Night Like This
    Depeche Mode – But Not Tonight
    Lush – For Love

  9. “Every Door” by Gene Loves Jezebel
    This song has haunted my heart for decades

  10. Nocturnal Arcadia

    Great show. Many of my favorites. No suggestions this time. Cant tweak perfection.

  11. I love to hear new music to me Matt and that’s what is so great about your show. Way to keep it fresh! How does Catherine Wheels Delicious sound? Looking forward to next week.

  12. Deep cuts last night!

    Here are some requests –

    Galaxie 500 – Here She Comes Now
    The Gun Club – Brother and Sister


  13. Stranglers – Midnight Summer Dream

  14. Hi please play over the hills and far away from the mission

  15. Loved your show as always! Would you play Daniel Ash – Get out of control
    Ministry – The Fall

    Thank you!

  16. Lydia LaValley

    Another flippin’ fantastic show, Matt!!! My birthday is this Sunday, June 12, and it would make me sooo happy if you could play either The Boys Next Door’s “Shivers” or Ministry’s “Stigmata.” Whichever one fits your show better, thank you!!!

  17. Hey Matt, another great show. My fiancé and I are devoted listeners and we look forward to your show every week. We are getting married this next weekend (6/11) and it would be really special to us if you’d play Love In Vein by Skinny Puppy. Have a great week!

  18. Hi Matt
    I wanted to request
    Legendary Pink Dots- The Safe Way(Crushed Velvet Apocalypse)

  19. Would love to request, Eyes of the Nightmare Jungle – Shadow Dance. Thank you.

  20. Thanks for the Ultravox from
    A few weeks ago. How about off the New Order Peel Sessions “Turn the Heater On,” or “Too Late”?

  21. Haven’t commented in a while but I’ve been keeping up with the playlists. This week’s show was killer, especially hour 2. Helped me discover a bunch of new songs to obsess over. Thanks for all you do, Matt!

    No suggestions or requests from me. Just wanted to show my appreciation. :)

  22. Hey Matt,

    Can you play Ghosts by Abecedarians ?
    Please please please :)


  23. Even though I love Patti Smith I always love covers of Dancing Barefoot, thank you!

  24. Most excellent show this past weekend!

    I have a request for next Sunday’s show – it’s a bit of a long shot, but it’s worth it:

    “Into Another” by Blur

  25. Wonderful show, always appreciate anything and everything uncle al helps to create. Thank you, thank you, thank u for encouraging safety at the shows to protect the artists/everyone, appreciate that too. Got obsessed with white mice, those mo-dettes made an impact.

  26. Tickets for Dead Can Dance’s 2023 show in San Francisco are now on sale!

  27. Ken Hunnewell

    Could you play Kate Bush “All the Love” or “Night of the Swallow” or just about anything else from The Dreaming

  28. Nice Nice Nice …

    Please play Harold and Joe by The Cure.

  29. Some awesome requests here, been listening in Houston TX as much as possible. I have a request of my own. Richard H Kirk, Hiponotic 12″ version…..killer whig out song. Hope to hear soon . Keep bringing it !!

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