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8am hour

REM "Orange Crush"
Clash "Rock the Casbah"
Talking Heads "Cities"
U2 "God Part II"
Bjork "Human Behavior"
Nirvana "Where Did You Sleep Last Night"
Police "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
Screaming Trees "Nearly Lost You"
David Bowie "Modern Love"
English Beat "I Confess"
Waterboys "This Is The Sea"

9am hour

Elvis Costello "Everyday I Write The Book"
Pretenders "Middle Of The Road"
Billy Idol "White Wedding"
Lou Reed "Walk On The Wild Side"
INXS "What You Need"
Fad Gadget "Collapsing New People"
X "The New World"
De La Soul "Eye Know"
James "Sit Down"
XTC "The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead"
Cure "Just Like Heaven"
Depeche Mode "Behind The Wheel"

10 am hour

Love & Rockets "So Alive"
Motels "Only The Lonely"
OMD "If You Leave"
Siouxsie & the Banshees "Peek A Boo"
Ministry "Everyday Is Halloween"
U2 "Angel Of Harlem"
Cult "Love Removal Machine"
Police "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
Inspiral Carpets "Commercial Rain"
PJ Harvey "Down By The Water"
Damned "Grimly Fiendish"
Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog"

11am hour

Simple Minds "Alive & Kicking"
REM "Can't Get There From Here"
Clash "Clampdown"
Breeders "Cannonball"
New Order "Blue Monday"
Smiths "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before"
Bauhaus "Bela Lugosi's Dead"
Talking Heads "And She Was"
Replacements "I Will Dare"
Cure "A Forest"
Ramones "Teenage Lobotomy"


The Killers have recorded another X-mas song for this year's yuletide. The song, "Don't Shoot Me Santa" will be released as a single in November. The single will NOT appear on the band's forthcoming b-sides/rarities cd, Sawdust. Sawdust is scheduled to drop November 13th, and the X-mas single will be released near the end of November.
Chino Moreno's side project Team Sleep is gearing up for a run of North America in December. Relax, there's no Detroit date planned. However Team Sleep is planning to offer free EP downloads in the coming months through the band's official website.
Lenny Kravitz will return with a new disc in the winter. It Is Time For a Love Revolution will drop on February 5th. Click here to check out two new songs from Lenny.


Tickets are on sale now for the Night 89X Stole Christmas 10. The show is December 17th at the Fillmore. The lineup will be announced next Friday (November 2nd) on the Morning X, however you can purchase tickets now exclusively through 89xradio.com Yes, that means you can take the plunge early and hope for the best! As you know, 89X puts together quality shows, so you can't go wrong buying sight unseen...


Serj Tankian from System of a Down will release his debut solo cd, Elect the Dead, on Tuesday. Serj's video collection will premiere in the Detroit area tomorrow (Monday) at the Emagine in Novi. Serj made a video for each song on Elect the Dead, and the entire collection will be unveiled tomorrow. If you want to read more about Serj, click here. If you need tickets or info on the Emagine, click here.
The Ian Curtis biopic will premiere in Detroit this Friday at the Maple Art Theater (Maple Art Theater, not the Main Art Theater). Here's the theater info, if you want to check it out. Scroll down the page for the info...
This news is breaking now. It came from the official Ministry myspace page, so sadly it is true.

The 13th Planet family is saddened to confirm the devastating news of the sudden and unexpected death of Ministry's bassist, Paul Raven. Raven was working with French recording artists Treponem Pal on their new collaboration with Ted Parsons (ex-Prong/ex-Killing Joke/Jesu) and members of The Young Gods in a small village on the French/Swiss border. Initial reports indicate Raven's passing was the result of a heart attack.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Raven's family and friends around the world. His love of life, artistic creations and joyful laughter touched and moved all of us deeply. The loss of this extraordinary artist, unique individual and loyal friend will be felt by many. The impact of his talents will be remembered forever but his contribution to the lives of everyone who knew him is his greatest legacy.
8am hour

U2 "All I Want Is You"
Peter Gabriel "Shock The Monkey"
Tears For Fears "Everybody Wants To Rule The World"
Verve "So It Goes"
David Bowie "Suffragette City"
XTC "Dear God"
Til Tuesday "Voices Carry"
Duran Duran "Hungry Like The Wolf"
Beastie Boys "So Whatcha Want"
Alarm "Strength"


REM "It's The End Of The World As We Know It"
Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays"
Radiohead "Just"
INXS "Original Sin"
Clash "The Magnificent Seven"
Cure "Friday I'm In Love"
Public Image Limited "Seattle"
World Party "Ship Of Fools"
Modern English "Melt With You"
New Order "True Faith"
Joy Division "Isolation"

10am hour

Smiths "The Queen Is Dead"
Echo & the Bunnymen "Lips Like Sugar"
Depeche Mode "Just Can't Get Enough"
Peter Murphy "Indigo Eyes"
Pretenders "Mystery Achievement"
Generation X "Dancing With Myself"
The The "Uncertain Smile"
Social Distortion "Ring Of Fire"
Morrissey "Suedehead"
Radiohead "No Surprises"

11am hour

Duran Duran "Come Undone"
24 Gone "Girl Of Colours"
Talking Heads "Burning Down The House"
Clash "Radio Clash"
Simple Minds "Don't You Forget About Me"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Head On"
Blondie "Call Me"
Pet Shop Boys "West End Girls"
Blur "There's No Other Way"
Sugarcubes "Coldsweat"
Skinny Puppy "Smothered Hope"



CNN (yes, CNN) debuted a new REM song, "Until the Day Is Done" this week. While it sounds odd that CNN would be debuting music, here's the deal--the song is featured in the CNN documentary Planet In Peril, so REM allowed CNN's Anderson Cooper to debut the track on his show. If you missed it, you can click here to check out a live version of the song which was recorded earlier this year in Dublin.
8am hour

Tears For Fears "Change"
David Bowie "Let's Dance"
Cardigans "Lovefool"
Stooges "Down On the Street"
Sinead O'Connor "Mandinka"
Midnight Oil "Beds Are Burning"
Alphaville "Big In Japan"
Peter Gabriel "Games Without Frontiers"
Replacements "Hold My Life"
Cure "Boys Don't Cry"
Orb "Little Fluffy Clouds"
U2 "Bad" (Live version)

9am hour

James "Laid"
Morrissey "Hairdresser On Fire"
Violent Femmes "Gone Daddy Gone"
Ramones "I Just Want To Have Something To Do"
Radiohead "My Iron Lung"
REM "The One I Love"
La's "There She Goes"
Talking Heads "Take Me To The River"
Church "Under the Milky Way"
Elvis Costello "Alison"
Blondie "The Tide Is High"
Smithereens "Drown In My Own Tears"
Pretenders "My City Was Gone"

10am hour

Jam "Town Called Malice"
Generation X "Kiss Me Deadly"
B-52's "Roam"
Dandy Warhols "Every Day Should Be A Holiday"
Pixies "Gigantic"
Peter Murphy "Cuts You Up"
Tones On Tail "Go"
Roxy Music "Avalon"
Cure "Pictures Of You"
Plimsouls "A Million Miles Away"
Trio "Da Da Da"
Morrissey "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out"

11am hour

Clash "London Calling"
David Bowie "Changes"
REM "Radio Free Europe"
Afghan Whigs "Rebirth Of the Cool"
Blur "Girls & Boys"
Jane's Addiction "Mountain Song"
Psychedelic Furs "Pretty In Pink"
Depeche Mode "Enjoy the Silence"
Hum "Stars"
Talk Talk "It's My Life"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Happy When It Rains"
Gigwise has put together a list of the 50 worst album covers in the world. It's definitely worth a look...
Believe it or not, Jack & Meg will be selling cameras starting tomorrow! True enough, the incredibly special, limited edition cameras will go on sale tomorrow starting at noon. Choose from the "Meg Diana Camera" or the "Jack Holga Camera" or, heck, buy them both...
Fred Mascherino announced last week that he's leaving Taking Back Sunday in order to focus on his new project the Color Fred. The debut disc from the band, Bend to Break, will drop on October 30th. You can check out a song from the cd here.

Meanwhile, Taking Back Sunday is readying their cd/dvd package Louder Now Pt II, which is set for a November 20th release.
My Chemical Romance will release a vinyl version of their 2006 cd, the Black Parade. There will be two versions--a limited edition double vinyl LP & a deluxe double vinyl version. The deluxe edition will come along with a special slipcase and book. Both versions will drop October 30th.

MCR is gearing up to release another single from the Black Parade. The single is expected to be "Mama."


8am hour

Pretenders "Back on the Chain Gang"
Cult "Love Removal Machine"
Lou Reed "Walk On The Wild Side"
Smithereens "Yesterday Girl"
Iggy Pop "Lust For Life"
Love & Rockets "So Alive"
Billy Idol "White Wedding"
Police "Spirits In The Material World"
U2 "When Love Comes To Town"
Oasis "Supersonic"
Boomtown Rats "Up All Night"

9am hour

Replacements "I'll Be You"
Erasure "Chains Of Love"
PJ Harvey "Down By The Water"
Cars "Since You're Gone"
Kirsty MacColl "They Don't Know"
Radiohead "Paranoid Android"
Elvis Costello "Angels Want To Wear My Red Shoes"
Pixies "Gouge Away"
Simple Minds "Alive & Kicking"
General Public "Tenderness"
REM "Driver 8"
XTC "Making Plans For Nigel"
INXS "Devil Inside"

10 am hour

Cure "Lovecats"
Smiths "What Difference Does It Make"
New Order "Blue Monday"
Buzzcocks "Why Can't I Touch It"
Talking Heads "And She Was"
Depeche Mode "World In My Eyes"
Placebo "Pure Morning"
Stone Roses "I Wanna Be Adored"
Dandy Warhols "Bohemian Like You"
Smashing Pumpkins "Bury Me"
English Beat "Mirror In The Bathroom"

11 am hour

Elvis Costello "Every Day I Write The Book"
Ramones "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Book Of Love "Boy"
Lemonheads "It's A Shame About Ray"
Michael Penn "No Myth"
Stooges "No Fun"
Kitchens Of Distinction "Drive That Fast"
U2 "Ultraviolet"
Sparks "All You Ever Think About Is Sex"
Depeche Mode "People Are People"
Smiths "Frankly Mr. Shankly"
Psychedelic Furs "Love My Way"
Replacements "Kiss Me On The Bus"
Ministry "Jesus Built My Hotrod"