2013 – The November Play Lists

The Village of Nyght
Saturday, November 23
50th Anniversary of Doctor Who

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a play list.  It’s mostly due to lack of time, and accidentally deleting the history on SAM, and all the millions of other excuses a person can come up with.  There were a couple of parties between this one and the Tribute to Lou Reed, but you just have to trust me that music got played and there was much rejoicing throughout the land.

With that said, we move on to important matters at hand.  You would have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard that yesterday was the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.  Hi, I was living under that rock till Friday, when I was informed this week’s party theme was all about Gallifrey, Daleks, Timelords, and Companions.  Seriously.  I don’t watch the show.  I have seen a few episodes here and there, mostly when I was still in High School and up late on a Saturday night watching PBS.  They were big on Doctor Who at the time…at least until Red Dwarf came along to usurp its time slot.

So, my droogs and devotchkas, I was thus exposed to Tom Baker’s version of the show, complete with overly long scarf, floppy hat, and Jelly Babies.  Am I the only one who remembers him as the bad guy from the Seventh Voyage of Sinbad?  Have any of you heard this guy “sing”?  Are you ready for the play list from a stellar Doctor Who party?  Well here we go:

David Bowie – Hallo Spaceboy (Lost in Space Mix)
Erasure – Solsbury Hill
Velvet Acid Christ – Futile (Nazi Bastard Mix)
Covenant – Final Man
Blutengel – Change the Future
The Cruxshadows – Ballrooms on Mars
Dalek I – Heartbeat
*** Request *** Blue Oyster Cult feat. Patty Smith – The Revenge of Vera Gemini
*** Request *** Rotersand – Exterminate, Annihilate, Destroy
Future Perfect – Did You Find Sanctuary?
Orbital – Doctor Who
Pet Shop Boys – Pandemonium
*** Request *** Neil Hannon – Song for Ten
*** Request *** The Pierces – Secret
Dean Grey – Dr. Who on Holiday
Timelords – Doctorin’ the Tardis
The Elecramones – Blitzkrieg Bop (Tom Baker Mix)
Dalek I – Destiny (Dalek I Love You)
Sigue Sigue Sputnik – 21st Century Boy (TV Messiah)
Pop Will Eat Itself – Def Con One
Edelweiss – Bring Me Edelweiss
*** Request *** James Ray and the Performance – Dustboat
*** Request *** Real Life – Send Me An Angel (Extended Mix)
Pseudo Echo – A Beat For You
*** Request *** The Danse Society – 2000 Light Years from Home
Daleks – The Dalek Song
*** Request *** Blue October – Drilled a Wire Through My Cheek
*** Request *** Birmingham 6 – Thunderstruck
Red Flag – Once Past Twice Future (Future Mix)
*** Request *** When in Rome – The Promise (Covenant Mix)
*** Request *** Nina Hagen – Smack Jack
The Polecats – Make a Circuit With Me
Haysi Fantayzee – Shiny Shiny
Icicle Works – Whisper to a Scream (Birds Fly)
Peter Schilling – Major Tom (Coming Home)
Tight Fit – The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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The Village of Nyght
Saturday, November 2
Dia De Los Muertos and Tribute to Lou Reed

Lou Reed died last Sunday Morning.  As I’m kind of a big fan, I thought it would be fun to do a tribute to the master musician at the Village of Nyght during our annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration.  Day of the Dead, plus dead guy, equals some pretty darn good tunes!  Quite a lot of folks showed up, both from Plurk and from various groups, and I was happy to see them all.  In fact, one avatar was only three days old, and she had never heard Lou Reed before.  Apparently she’s now a fan, so my work here is done.

The party lasted something like 3.5 hours.  Here’s the play list:

Dead Kennedys – Viva Las Vegas
Velvet Acid Christ – Fun With Drugs
Oingo Boingo – Dead Man’s Party (Party Mix)
The Cure – Sleep When I’m Dead
Blacklist – Language of the Living Dead
The Velvet Underground – Black Angel’s Death Song
Apoptygma Berzerk – All Tomorrow’s Parties
The Velvet Underground – There She Goes Again
Covenant – Dead Stars
Zombie Girl – Living Dead Superstars
You Shriek – Bela Lugosi’s Dead
*** Request *** Bauhaus – Telegram Sam
Danielle Dax – Dead Man’s Chill
*** Request *** Voltaire – Dead Girls
The Marionettes – Ave Dementia
Rosetta Stone – Leave Me For Dead
The Velvet Underground – Venus in Furs
Duran Duran – Femme Fatale
David Bowie – White Light/White Heat
David Bowie – Queen Bitch
Mott the Hoople – Sweet Jane
Lou Reed – Perfect Day
Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side
Joy Division – Sister Ray
The Cramps – Surfin’ Dead
The Dead Milkmen – Let’s Get the Baby High
Lou Reed – I Love You, Suzanne
Violent Femmes – Country Death Song
*** Request *** Delta Rae – Dance in the Graveyards
Simple Minds – All Tomorrow’s Parties
R.E.M. – Pale Blue Eyes
Lou Reed – September Song
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At this point, the party was over, but I usually keep playing till the fat lady sings, or I drop dead from exhaustion…whichever comes first.  So onward and upward, and more Lou Reed!

Lou Reed – No Money Down
David Bowie – Watch That Man
U2- Satellite of Love
Lou Reed – My Name is Mok
The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting for the Man
David Bowie – Fill Your Heart
Iggy Pop – The Passenger
The Merry Thoughts – Low Violet
All Gone Dead – Vivid Still Beating
*** Request *** Lou Reed with Sam Moore – Soul Man
Arts of Erebus – Dawn of the Dead
Sisters of Mercy – Vision Thing ( Canada Club Mix)

Screen capture: 2013-11-02 21:29:32

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