2013 – The September Playlists

The Village of Nyght
Saturday, September 28
So Goth I Poop Bats

September was a slow month for me, as far as the whole DJ thing.  What with computer issues, Dragonboat San Francisco, and probably a slew of unrelated excuses, the weekly party just refused to happen for me.  However, the end of the month went out with a bang.

The party was so very goth, and flooded with many goth people, or at least gothly clad folks.  There was a smattering of requests, but I mostly inflicted my own particular brand of musical chaos on the huddled masses.  While sticking mostly to genre, a couple of post-punk and new wave gems found their way into the mix.  Not bad for a three hour stint at the SAM decks.

Without any ado, here’s the Play List of Perpetual Prodigious Plainsong.

Barbie & the Kens – I’m Not Your Stepping Stone
The Sisters of Mercy – First and Last and Always
Siouxsie & the Banshees – Burn Up
Bauhaus – Dancing
Cocteau Twins – In Our Angelhood
Faith & the Muse – Sheltered in Aspect (Bassx Remix)
Shadow Reichenstein – It’s Halloween
Switchblade Symphony – Gutter Glitter
Fields of the Nephilim – Trees Come Down
Spoek Mathambo – Control
Joy Division – Interzone
O. Children – P.T.Cruiser
Austra – The Beat and the Pulse
Pretentious, Moi? – Witchhouse
Rosetta Stone – Adrenaline
The Wake – Christine
Skeletal Family – Promised Land
*** Request *** David Bowie – Cactus [dj song choice]
*** Request *** The Cure – One More Time
Gary Numan – The Fall
Killing Joke – European Super State
John Foxx – He’s a Liquid
Gary Numan – I Am Dust
*** Request *** The Horrors – Count in Fives
The Cruxshadows – Tears
Blaqk Audio – Stiff Kittens
Depeche Mode – John the Revelator
Camouflage – The Great Commandment (Explode Remix)
Covenant – Call the Ships to Port (Club Version)
*** Request *** The Cruxshadows – Deception
*** Request *** Siouxsie & the Banshees – Playground Twist [dj song choice]
*** Request *** Bauhaus – The Passion of Lovers
Creepsville 666 – Undead Rebels of the Night
*** Request *** Hazel O’Connor – The Eighth Day
The Vapors – Galleries for Guns
*** Request *** The Damned – The Eighth Day
Danielle Dax – Yummer Yummer Man
*** Request *** Lights of Euphoria – Wicked Games (Foolish People Mix)
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Red Right Hand
*** Request *** Iggy Pop – Some Weird Sin [dj song choice]
Love and Rockets – So Alive
The Bolshoi – T.V. Man
Wall of Voodoo – Spy World
The Vapors – Isolated Case
Shadow Reichenstein – Tombstone Call from the Grave
The Sisters of Mercy – Walk Away

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The Village of Nyght
Saturday, September 7
Circus, Crazy Circus

Have you ever thought, “Wow, clowns are a great idea!” and then suddenly remembered you really don’t like clowns because they’re evil and cannot be trusted?  Surely, they partake of human flesh.  We’ve all seen it happen; a clown lying in wait with just his insidious face flickering in the shadows of the sewer grate, waiting for an opportunity to grab some poor, unsuspecting soul by the ankle and chomping down on it with jagged sharp teeth.  Yes, so naturally we all associate clowns with horror.  At least I do.

Why then did I suggest we have a circus theme for this week’s event?  I honestly didn’t.  I said, “Carnival”, and the powers that be heard, “Oh, Sred’s afraid of clowns, so it must be Circus time.”

As it turns out, there are a lot of people so disturbed by clowns that they’ve written an awful lot of scary songs about those nefarious beasties.  In spite of the circus theme, NOBODY, and I mean NOBODY showed up looking like a clown.  That should tell you something right there.  Sure, ring masters and people in carnival attire turned up.  Heck, we even had an ass with bat wings in a speedo.  Thankfully, no clowns.

We did have a dancing unicorn that showed up just as the end song came on.  It was remarkably great timing.

I’ll leave it up to you to figure out which songs were requested by the speedo donkey.

Eleven Pond – Tightrope
Switchblade Symphony – Clown (Mother’s Mix)
The Monkees – Randy Scouse Git
U2 – Acrobat
*** Request *** Groucho Marx – Lydia the Tattooed Lady
The Vandals – Clowns are Experts (At Making Us Laugh)
Alice Cooper – Can’t Sleep, Clowns Will Eat Me
Bloodsucking Zombies from Outer Space – Killer Klowns From Outer Space
Dead Kennedys – Rambozo the Clown
Tame Impala – Elephant
Creature Feature – The Greatest Show Unearthed
Gary Numan – I Am Dust
Shriekback – Nemesis
Erasure – The Circus (Bareback Rider Mix)
Electronic Circus – Direct Lines
The Church – Metropolis
Wall of Voodoo – Ring of Fire
The Break Up – Trapeze
The Wake – Sideshow
Lee Press-on and the Nails – Pink Elephants on Parade
Toy Dolls – Nellie the Elephant
*** Request *** Rowlff the Dog – The Cat Came Back
Dr. Bombay – S.O.S. (The Tiger Took My Family)
Madness – House of Fun
The Tiger Lillies – Freakshow
Tim Curry – I Do The Rock
Abney Park – Herr Drosselmeyer’s Doll
Ramones – Freak of Nature
*** Request *** Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Dean – The Creep
*** Request *** Neuroticfish – They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha Haa!
IAMX – President
Beats Antique – Roustabout (Bassnectar Remix)
Ladytron – White Elephant
Burning Skies of Elysium – Carousel
The Monkees – Papa Gene’s Blues
My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade
Wang Chung – Ornamental Elephant
Echo & the Bunnymen – Bring on the Dancing Horses

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