Plague List X 21 November 2022

Knopportuknity knocks…

Po Krayoo Ostrova – Molchat Doma and Ploho
Lips Like Sugar – Echo and the Bunnymen
Star Power – Sonic Youth
I Love a Man in A Uniform – Gang of Four
America – The Krauts
Now You Will Pay – Laibach
Rotary – Phosphor
Dream Needle – Cyberaktif
Painkiller Suite – Dead When I Found Her
Der Spiegel – Blutengel
Bio-Mechanic – Front Line Assembly
U-Men – Front 242
Death Disco – PIL
You Are In My Vision – Tubeway Army
One of Us – Wire
Skuggadans – Kaelan Mikla
Inquisition – Skinny Puppy
Going Red – Kanga
Gorod Ustap – Ploho
Touch the Skies – Pink Turns Blue
Just Like You – Images in Vogue
Eiland – Xmal Deutschland

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Plague List 9 16 Oct 2022

Been  a while, hasn’t it.

Apoptygma Berserk – Coma White
Combichrist – This is My Rifle
Clan of Xymox – Desdemona
Xmas Deutschland – Augenblick
No More – Suicide Commando
Kline Coma Xero -Rewind
Propaganda – P-Machinery
Switchblade Symphony – Witches
Cruxshadows – Tears
Boy Harsher – Morphine
Dead Husband – Plastic Mind
The Agnes Circle – Porcelain
She Past Away – Ritual
Chris and Cosey – Confession
Type O Negative – Black No. 1
Deathly – After Dark
Girls Under Glass – Halloween
Thrill Kill Kult – Daisy Chain for Satan
Nina Hagen – Atomic Flash Deluxe
The Cramps – I’m Customized
Grace Jones- Demolition Man
Alien Skull Paint – The Ritual
Messer Chups – Magneto
Man or Astro-Man – Theme to The Munsters

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Plague List 8 – chilly Monday

A slightly faster tempo set to ward off the damp chillies.

Radioman – State of the Union
Werbepause – Eisenfunk
Body Count – Front Line Assembly
Krach Bumm – Noisuf-X
Kunstprodukt – Miss Construction
KNKA (Climax) – Project Pitchfork
Praise the Panic – Straftanz
Emily – Clan of Xymox
Nazis auf Speed – Die Krupps
Provoke You – The Invincible Spirit
Asimilasyon – She Past Away
Tannhäuser Gate – The Electric Hellfire Club
Metal Machine Music – Die Krupps
Warm Leatherette – HIV+
Stripped – Shiv-R
BoomBoomBoom – Nachtmahr
The Ritual – Alien Skull Paint
Pagan Love Song – The Virgin Prunes

Listen, at a compact 32K:

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Plague List 7 – PreHallowOp

Some git-tars and drones and such… stay safe!

Surfing de l’amour – The Guitaraculas
Shadow Dance – Eyes of the Nightmare Jungle
The Reptile Room – The Gothic Archies
Circles – The Soft Moon
I’m Afraid of Americans – David Bowie
The Calling (Mk III) – Death in June
Kasveti Kutlama – She Past Away
Rotary – Phosphor
Schwarze Sonne – Flesh
Kalt – Kaelan Mikla
Lucretia My Reflection – Sisters of Mercy
Surfin’ Moon – The Mayhems
Meteora – Savage Republic
Peter Gunn theme – The Cramps
TV Set – The Cramps
Video Nasty – The Damned
Cemetery Beach – Messer Chups
Take on Me – The Shockwave!
The Munsters theme – Comateens

Listen, at a thrifty 32kbps:

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Plague List 6 – Warm Weekend

Been a while!

But Real Life has been kicking me about. 

Enjoy, please…

Green Karma - Cabaret Nocturne
Film - Skinny Puppy
Touch the Skies - Pink Turns Blue
Suicide Commando - No More
Stiff - Numb
Demain Berlin - Guerre Froide
Basement - Skinny Puppy
Just Like Honey - Jesus and Mary Chain
Achtung - Laibach
Down in the Park - Girls Under Glass
On Command - A Split Second
Party - Die Erde
Ultraviolence - Pleasure Symbols
Blue Monday - HEALTH 
Morphine - Boy Harsher
Masterhit - Front 242
Immobilized - Front Line Assembly
Underpass - John Foxx
The Sabbath - Asylum Party
Qual - XMal Deutschland
Incubation - Joy Division
Temple of Love - Sisters of Mercy
Going Under - Devo
Alien - Lebanon Hanover
Final Solution - Pere Ubu

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Plaguelist 5 – CandyCorny Halloween

Still more than a week to Halloween, but at this time of year I play homemade mix CDs of goofy old Halloween rock and surf music while making dinner. So I thought I would make a shorter set of mostly old stuff, but some goofy newer stuff as well. Enjoy!

Shadow Dance – Eyes of the Nightmare Jungle
Dry Bones Twist – The Drivers
Monster Party – Bill Doggett
It’s a Mummy – The Chimps
Strychnine – The Sonics
Watusi Zombie – Jan Davis
No More Hot Dogs – Hasil Adkins
Nosferatu – The 3-D Invisibles
Horror Beach – The Phantom Surfers
We Are The Gothic Archies – The Gothic Archies
Down in the Lab – Deadbolt
Vampira – Bobby Bare
Frankenstomp – Staan’s Pilgrims
Transylvania Twist – Baron Daemon and the Vampires
There’s a Creature in the Surfer’s Lagoon – The Deadly Ones
Dracula’s Daughter – The Woggles
Graveyard – The Blazers

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Plaguelist 4

Film: Vivre sa Vie, dir. J-L Godard 1962

A set of known and not-that-known 80s stuff. 

Carter Burwell - Sisters
Re-Flex - The Politics of Dancing
Gary Numan - Cars
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Christine
Xmas Deutschland - Mondlicht
Asylum Party - The Sabbath
Verschwende Deine Jugend - Source of Conflict
Devo - Pity You
Falco - Vienna Calling
Trans-X - Living on Video
Zwischenfall - Flucht ’82
Soviet Radio - Dark Days
Sirtaki - Uomini di Vetro
Guerre Froide - Demain Berlin
Loveland - Unfamiliar Skies
Lene Lovich - Sister Video
Pink Turns Blue - Touch the Skies
Echo and the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar
Bikini Atoll - Tribal Radio

44K VBR file:

(I really hate this new “block” editor WordPress uses. Sigh.)

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Setlist: Der Himmelsmechaniker, 31 May 2020

Mark Booth, stalwart supporter of Circuit Breaker, left Canada some time ago and is now living in Jena, where he recently did a set under his new DJ name “Der Himmelsmechaniker”.

It’s a tribute set, to all the bands he has seen play at Wave Gotik Treffen (which unfortunately is not happening this year, along with so many other festivals).

Download the MP3 file at this GoogleDrive location (it’s 194 MB).

Track listing:

01. Fairytale – Autumn’s Crown
02. Qntal – Ecce Gratum (Extended Version)
03. Faun – Da Que Deus
04. Eivør – Í Tokuni
05. The Crüxshadows – Eye Of The Storm
06. Emilie Autumn – Swallow
07. The Birthday Massacre – Pins And Needles
08. Zombina & The Skeletones – Nobody Likes You (When You’re Dead)
09. Voltaire – Zombie Prostitute
10. Grausame Töchter – Ich liebe meine Vagina
11. Monica Jeffries – In Circles
12. Priest – Virus
13. Empathy Test – Seeing Stars
14. Sono – Naked
15. Xenturion Prime – Propulsion
16. Frozen Plasma – Tanz die Revolution
17. VNV Nation vs Daft Punk – When Will We Get Lucky In The Future (Mashup by Xenturion Prime)
18. Red Mecca – Skin
19. Iamx – Stardust
20. Neuroticfish – Walk Alone
21. Eisfabrik – Zu den Sternen
22. OMNIMAR – Sadizm
23. Too Dead to Die – Another Sin [Explicit]
24. Vogon Poetry – The Upside Down
25. SIVA SIX – Apocalypsis
26. Freakangel – My Darling Bullet
27. Grendel – Dirty
28. Faderhead – Dirtygrrrls/Dirtybois
29. Covenant – Dead Stars
30. Mesh – This Is What You Wanted
31. Zeromancer – Dr. Online
32. Oomph! – In deinen Hüften
33. Eisbrecher – Wie Tief?
34. Die Krupps – Isolation
35. Oberer Totpunkt – Wohin geht die Liebe?
36. Heldmaschine – Radioaktiv
37. Null Positiv – Hundstage
38. Rabia Sorda – Die in Berlin (Remixed by Larva)
39. Stahlmann – Spring nicht
40. Ost+Front – Adrenalin
41. Mono Inc. – Children of the Dark (Original Version)
42. Lord Of The Lost – See You Soon (Swan Songs Version)

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PlagueList 3

A bit of free time on an intermittently cloudy afternoon, so a wander through the files…

Marian – Sisters of Mercy
Current Affairs – Test Dept.
Stranger – FM Attack
You walk Away – Blutengel
Rituel – She Past Away
Lobotomy – NEON
Ultraviolence – Pleasure Symbols
Finland Red, Egypt White – Sisterhood
Your Body is Nothing – Boy Harsher
Attica – Linea Aspera
Mannequins – Kline Coma Xero
Volny – Molchat Doma
After Dark – Deathday
Eighties – Killing Joke

MP3 sound file, VBR:

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PlagueList 2


This seems to be dragging on a bit for some folks, so here are some tunes to watch the Freedom! demos by…

The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum – Fun Boy Three
Feurio! – Einsturzende Neubauten
As the End Draws Near – Manufacture
Devo Was Right About Everything – Attery Squash
Sato Sato – Skoyz u. Void Kampf
Down in the Park (25th anniv ed) – Gary Numan
Tears (Apoptygma Berzerk rmx) – Cruxshadows
Insect Calm – Ayria
Deadlines – Skinny Puppy
Love Your Neighbour – Komor Kommando
Emily – Clan of Xymox
Operating Tracks – Front 242
You Don’t Own Me – Klaus Nomi
Freedom of Choice – Devo
Bio-Mechanic – Front Line Assembly
The Cold Song – Laibach
O Superman – Laurie Anderson

MP3 sound file, VBR 45-85K:

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