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Time Warp airs every Sunday from 8am until noon ET on 89X and streams live on the net. For more on artists played on Time Warp, visit my blog which is updated throughout the week with music news.

8 am hour:

Bob Marley "Three Little Birds"
Ocean Blue "Ballerina Out Of Control"
James "Born Of Frustration"
Daniel Lanois "Lotta Love To Give"
Clash "This Is Radio Clash"
Massive Attack "Teardrop"
Depeche Mode "Fly On The Windscreen"
Garbage "Stupid Girl"
Placebo "You Don't Care About Us"
Talking Heads "Stay Up Late"
English Beat "Twist & Crawl"
Bauhaus "Telegram Sam"
Elvis Costello "Allison"

9 am hour:

David Bowie "Wild Is The Wind"
Smiths "Sheila Take A Bow"
R.E.M. "These Days"
Replacements "Hold My Life"
Creatures "Fury Eyes"
Soup Dragons "Divine Thing"
Pearl Jam "Footsteps"
Jane's Addiction "Classic Girl"
Mazzy Star "Fade Into You"
Cramps "The Way I Walk"
Stranglers "Skin Deep"
XTC "Earn Enough For Us"
U2 "God Pt II"

10 am hour:

Sugar "If I Can't Change Your Mind"
Afghan Whigs "Gentlemen"
Sonic Youth "Bull In The Heather"
Mystery Machine "Pound For Pound"
Alphaville "Dance With Me"
Bronski Beat "Smalltown Boy"
Nirvana "Pennyroyal Tea" (unplugged)
Stone Roses "She Bangs The Drums"
Cure "Jumping Someone Else's Train"
Joy Division "Love Will Tear Us Apart"
1000 Homo DJs "Supernaut"
Dandy Warhols "Bohemian Like You"

11 am hour:

Ramones "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker"
Beastie Boys "Body Movin'"
Urge Overkill "Sister Havana"
Wire "Three Girl Rhumba"
Pixies "Dig For Fire"
Howard Jones "What Is Love"
INXS "The One Thing"
Electronic "Getting Away With It"
Northside "Take 5"
Beck "Where It's At"
R.E.M. "World Leader Pretend"
Nine Inch Nails "Something I Can Never Have"

Published October 19th, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

Nine Inch Nails' episode of Austin City Limits re-aired on PBS this weekend. The episode was taped last year at the Moody Theater and aired back in April. The full archive is once again available to stream for a limited time below:

Published October 19th, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

James will be playing its lone North American date in support of the new album Le Petite Mort on October 21st at Webster Hall in New York. The day before the show James will be performing a live session for KEXP and it will stream live on the net. The stream gets going at 12pm ET here.

Take a look at some video shot at the band's recent Maida Vale session below:

Published October 19th, 2014 @ 8:15 AM


The Pixies celebrate the 25th anniversary of Doolittle with an expansive reissue. The three disc anniversary set includes the original album, plus compiles demos and b-sides from the Doolittle era, plus adds two BBC live sessions (Peel Sessions) recorded in 1988 and 1989. Doolittle 25 will be released as a three-disc set and on double gatefold vinyl (with download card) on December 1st. Take a look at the tracklisting below and pre-order from the band's official store.

Disc One - Doolittle (original album)

01. Debaser
02. Tame
03. Wave Of Mutilation
04. I Bleed
05. Here Comes Your Man
06. Dead
07. Monkey Gone To Heaven
08. Mr. Grieves
09. Crackity Jones
10. La La Love You
11. No. 13 Baby
12. There Goes My Gun
13. Hey
14. Silver
15. Gouge Away

Disc Two: Peel Sessions & B-sides

01. Dead
02. Tame
03. There Goes My Gun
04. Manta Ray
05. Into The White
06. Wave Of Mutilation
07. Down To The Well
08. Manta Ray
09. Weird At My School
10. Dancing The Manta Ray
11. Wave Of Mutilation (UK Surf)
12. Into The White
13. Bailey's Walk

Disc Three: Demos

01. Debaser
02. Tame
03. Wave Of Mutilation (first Demo)
04. I Bleed
05. Here Comes Your Man (1986 demo)
06. Dead
07. Monkey Gone To Heaven
08. Mr. Grieves
09. Crackity Jones
10. La La Love You
11. No. 13 Baby - VIVA LA LOMA RICA (first demo)
12. There Goes My Gun
13. Hey (first demo)
14. Silver
15. Gouge Away
16. My Manta Ray Is All Right
17. Santo
18. Weird At My School (first demo)
19. Wave Of Mutilation
20. No. 13 Baby
21. Debaser (first demo)
22. Gouge Away (first demo)

2 LP Set:

Side 1 - B-sides

01. Manta Ray
02. Weird At My School
03. Dancing The Manta Ray
04. Wave Of Mutilation (UK Surf)
05. Into The White
06. Bailey's Walk

Side 2 - Peel Sessions

01. Dead
02. Tame
03. There Goes My Gun
04. Manta Ray
05. Into The White
06. Wave Of Mutilation
07. Down To The Well

Side 3 - Demos

01. Debaser
02. Tame
03. Wave Of Mutilation (first demo)
04. I Bleed
05. Here Comes Your Man (1986 demo)
06. Dead
07. Monkey Gone To Heaven
08. Mr. Grieves
09. Crackity Jones

Side 4 - Demos

01. La La Love You
02. No. 13 Baby - VIVA LA LOMA RICA (First demo)
03. There Goes My Gun
04. Hey
05. Silver
06. Gouge Away
07. My Manta Ray Is All Right
08. Santo
09. Weird At My School (first demo)

Published October 16th, 2014 @ 7:44 PM

Mark Lanegan releases his new album Phantom Radio on October 21st. As previously reported, the record features a more upbeat/groove vibe (but by no means is it an electronic record). Take a listen to a full stream of the album ahead of its release over at Stereogum.

Pre-order Phantom Radio through iTunes, Amazon or Lanegan's official store.  Those who pre-order through iTunes will receive an instant download of Lanegan's EP No Bells On Sunday featuring the song "Sad Lover."

Mark Lanegan North American Tour

10/29 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
10/30 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
11/01 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
11/02 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
11/03 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
11/04 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
11/05 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
11/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts – Wolf Building
11/08 – New York, NY @ The Marlin Room at Webster Hall
11/09 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall

Published October 16th, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

Outward, the Kentucky based synth/darkwave/experimental project from mastermind Corey Philpot, returns with a new ep titled Inside The Tremble on October 17th. The ep includes four brand new tracks and is available to pre-order now from Bandcamp. The ep's leadoff track "Blue Mist" features some seriously spectacular 80's synth sounds -- delve into the official (and somewhat spooky) video for "Blue Mist" below.

Inside The Tremble tracklist

1. Blue Mist
2. Ballet Of Neon
3. My Dark
4. No Output

For more on Outward, visit the official website, or connect on Facebook and Twitter.

Published October 16th, 2014 @ 4:56 PM


KMFDM's new studio album Our Time Will Come is out now. Grab it now through iTunes and Amazon. Stream "Salvation" and "Blood vs Money" from the record below:

Published October 15th, 2014 @ 10:26 AM


Shimmery/shoegazy band Tennis System returns with an exquisite album titled Technicolour Blind on October 21st. Fans of swirling/psychedelic/noisy guitars and sun-drenched vocals will immediately fall in love with this release. Stream the full album below and read what Tennis System vocalist Matthew Taylor had to say about each song on the record here.

Pre-order Technicolour Blind from iTunes, Amazon, or Bandcamp and don't miss Tennis System out on the road this month if they're coming to your town.  Dates are posted down below:

North American tour dates

10/17 -- Atlanta, GA @ Mammal Gallery
10/19 -- Washington DC @ Velvet Lounge
10/20 -- Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary
10/21 -- New York, NY @ CMJ
10/22 -- New York, NY @ CMJ
10/23 -- New York, NY @ CMJ
10/24 -- New York, NY @ CMJ
10/25 -- New York, NY @ CMJ
10/26 -- Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class
10/27 -- Chicago, IL @ The Burlington
10/28 -- St. Louis, MO @ The Demo

(A couple of tracks for those who prefer You Tube streams)

Published October 14th, 2014 @ 8:01 PM

Back in August Morrissey announced that he curated a new Ramones greatest hits collection by request of the Ramones' management, plus selected the sleeve image for the release. According to a new report published in Modern Vinyl, it appears that the collection, titled Morrissey Curates The Ramones, will be released on November 28th for Black Friday Record Store Day. So far the report in Modern Vinyl has not been confirmed by Morrissey or his management, however if true, the release will be one of the most sought after releases -- less than 5 thousand copies are being pressed. Take a look at the rumored tracklisting and read the whole report over at Modern Vinyl via Int'l Playboy.

Side A

1. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
2. Rockaway Beach
3. I Wanna Be Sedated
4. Suzy Is A Headbanger (Remastered Version)
5. Loudmouth
6. Pinhead
7. Babysitter
8. Judy Is A Punk

Side B

1. I Remember You
2. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
3. Carbona Not Glue
4. Beat On The Brat
5. Teenage Lobotomy
6. Cretin Hop
7. Blitzkrieg Bop
8. Why Is It Always This Way
9. Rock N’ Roll High School

Published October 14th, 2014 @ 6:33 PM; tracklisting posted October 15th, 2014 @ 8:27 AM

Nothing and Whirr released impressive shoegazeish records this year -- Nothing's intensely powerful Guilty of Everything was released in the spring, and Whirr's gorgeous Sway came out in September. The bands have now teamed up for an exciting release -- a split 12 inch single featuring four new songs (two tracks from each band) will be released November 18th. The limited edition single will be pressed on variety of colors (black, pink, baby blue, cream/green marble, and green/baby blue/yellow starburst) and comes with a full-length Whirr/Nothing documentary DVD titled In The Studio. Pre-order the release through Run for Cover plus stream Nothing's "July The Fourth" from the split single below.


01. Whirr - Ease
02. Whirr - Lean
03. Nothing - Chloroform
04. Nothing - July the Fourth

Published October 14th, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Temples is on the road in North America in support of its critically acclaimed debut album Sun Structures. The band performed a short set at the Triple Door in Seattle on September 20th for local station KEXP. Take a look at the 30 minute live session down below.

Temples released a live ep titled Mesmerize a few weeks ago and a deluxe edition of Sun Structures is scheduled to be released November 10th. The expanded version includes a bonus disc titled Sun Restructured featuring a trippy nine song, 42 minute mix of Temples' songs reinterpreted by electro project Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve (aka Erol Alkan and Richard Norris). The bonus disc, Sun Restructured, will also be released as an individual download. 

Published October 14th, 2014 @ 11:14 AM