Dark Wave Playlists, Radio — September 18, 2022 at 10:43 pm

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (9/18/22)

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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.


The The, “Armageddon Days (Are Here Again)” (Mind Bomb)
The Cramps, “New Kind of Kick” (Off the Bone)
Suicide, “Ghost Rider” (Suicide)
Magazine, “Permaforst” (Secondhand Daylight)
The Smiths, “The Queens is Dead” (The Queen is Dead)
The Creatures, “But Not Them” (Wild Things EP)
Play Dead, “TV Eye” (The First Flower)
Swans, “Failure” (Various Failures)
The Sisters of Mercy, “Gimme Shelter” (Some Girls Wander By Mistake)
Nitzer Ebb, “Rope” (Showtime)
Front 242, “Welcome to Paradise” (Front By Front)
Laibach, “Warme Lederhaut” (An Introduction To…)
Ministry, “Smothered Hope” (Box)

The Teardrop Explodes, “Poppies” (Kilimanjaro)
The Lucy Show, “Undone” (…Undone)
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Thorn of Crowns” (Ocean Rain)
The Mission, “Dream On” (Children)
Suede, “My Dark Star” (Sci-Fi Lullabies)
The Stone Roses, “So Young” (So Young)
Felt, “Primitive Painters” (Ignite the Seven Cannons)
Love and Rockets, “Sweet Lover Hangover” (Sweet F.A.)
Depeche Mode, “A Question of Lust” (Minimal Version) (Black Celebration: The 12″ Singles)
Anne Clark, “Heaven” (Pressure Points)
Coil, “Tainted Love” (Scatology)
Colin Newman, “I’ve Waited Ages” (A-Z)

Bauhaus, “In Fear of Dub” (Mask: Omnibus Edition)
23 Skidoo, “Coup (In the Palace)” (Urban Gamelan)
Section 25, “Visitation” (The Key of Dreams)
Joy Division, “Wilderness” (Unknown Pleasures)
The Sound, “I Can’t Escape Myself” (Jeopardy)
Eyeless in Gaza, “Seven Years” (Photographs as Memories)
Sex Gang Children, “Song and Legend” (Song and Legend)
Balaam and the Angel, “The Wave” (The Greatest Story Ever Told)
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Sin In My Heart” (Juju)
1,000 Homo DJs, “Supernaut” (Side Trax)
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, “The Days of Swine and Roses” (Confessions of a Knife)
ohGr, “Hollow” (Undeveloped)
Foetus, “Butterfly Potion” (Male)
Meat Beat Manifesto, “Psyche-Out” (99%)
The Cure, “End” (Wish)


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 “Vitamin” by Kraftwerk for next Sunday’s show??? Thanx!!

  2. Deryl Donahue

    How about “A Means to an End” by Joy Division for next week? Love your show!

  3. Another awesome show Matt, I think hour 2 was the winner for me this week.

    Next Sunday the 25th is my birthday so here’s a birthday request:

    “Black Celebration” – Depeche Mode


  4. Each hour had it’s distinct level of darkness.

    Here are some requests –

    The Comsat Angels – Be Brave
    Lush – Scarlet


  5. Best show on 1st Wave by far!

    For next week, please?

    “Burn” – The Sisters of Mercy


  6. Great show once again Matt!

    A couple of song suggestions for next weeks show:
    Absolute Body Control – “Is There An Exit?”
    Cat Rapes Dog – “Speeding Jesus”


  7. Deadly episode.

    This week’s Darkness Award:
    The Smiths, “The Queens is Dead”

    “Oh, has the world changed, or have I changed?”

  8. haunted when the minutes drag

    Awesome!!! Stone Roses “So young” was such a pleasant surprise. They were a step away from going goth before Mani got there.

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