WPKN Archives: FM Mutations #14 with Allyson McCabe: Seasonal "Spooktacular"

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FM Mutations

Original Aired:
Saturday, October 8th, 2016
7:00PM to 10:00PM

3 hours

Saturday, October 8th, 2016 7:00PM

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Episode: FM Mutations #14 with Allyson McCabe: Seasonal "Spooktacular"

Set 1

Dracula & Frankenstein by Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff
American Bandstand by the Blessed (Walter Lure)
All This and More by the Dead Boys
Reactor by Nots (from the Memphis band’s ’04 debut, have a new album out now, see FB)
I Was a Teenage Werewolf by the Cramps

Jack the Ripper by Link Wray & the Wraymen
Hipster Goth by Punk Swayze
Falling Down by Tall Juan
She’s My Witch by Kip Tyler (’58)
Made Up in Blue by the Bats (’86, New Zealand)
L. Mansion by Sic Alps
Trailer Park Boneyard by the Coathangers (Atlanta)
Cat Black by Ty Segall (Marc Bolan cover)
Spidey’s Curse by Black Lips
Coffin Car by Spider Bags

The Mummy by Benji Hughes
Walking on My Grave by Dead Moon
Leader of the Pack by the Shangri-Las
The Curse of Being Young by Hunx & His Punx

Set 2
Tainted Love by Soft Cell (’81, a last ditch attempt to score a single, a cover of Gloria Jones ’64 single. Marc Almond has sold over 30 million records worldwide.)
My Motor by Blake Babies
I Get So Excited by the Equals
Rockets by Moon City Boys (Sweden)
Friction by Television

Security by Thane Russal & Three
Down at the Rock and Roll Club by Richard Hell (reissue, the original posted on FB)
Heavy Stone Poem by Outer Spaces (released this summer)
Paper Dolls by the Nerves (song was recently covered by Real Estate)
Rich Kids by Rich Kids (Glen Matlock’s post-Sex Pistols band)

The Hymn for the Cigarettes by Hefner
Keep on Movin’ by King Tuff
You Know He Did (French version) by the Hollies
A Place for You by Doug Tuttle
The Beehive State by Harry Nilsson (cover of Randy Newman)
Under the Ice by Nazz
Drums Over London by the Disco Zombies ( a great “should have been” band whose satire may have been too subtle for the masses. Sung from the viewpoint of a xenophobic right-winger, many took it as racist and the song found fans among the crowd the band was trying to critique.)

Set 3
To Where by Grass Widow
Chinatown by Girlpool (Philly band, from ’15 release)
Godstar by Genesis P-Orridge (song is about Brian Jones)
Certain Kinds of Trash by Chain and the Gang
Franz Kafka at the Zoo by the Clean (later covered by Rotor)
Teenage Nights by the Nice Boys (power pop from ’06)
Lucky Number by Lene Lovich (’79, on Stiff, originally as B-side to her cover of “I Think We’re Alone Now”)
Chrissy Rides Again by the Hentchmen
Down Underground by the Liminanes

Autumn Sweater by Yo La Tengo (celebrating VU’s 50th anniversary with a special show in Philly on 12/15: http://thekey.xpn.org/2016/09/15/velvet-underground-philly-yo-la-tengo/)
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite by Frank Sidebottom (cover of the Beatles)
New Sneakers by Deerhoof (Beatles reference)
Sunday by Sonic Youth

1976 by the Boys
Gone, Gone, Gone by the Everly Brothers (covered by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on their 2007 collaboration Raising Sand)
The Gift by the Velvet Underground (instrumental version, version with lyrics mixed in such a way that a short story written by Lou Reed and read by John Cale can be heard in the left speaker, while the instrumental is heard on the right. Look for this on FB.)

Back on air November 12th from 7:00 to 10:00 PM Eastern!
In the mean time visit FM Mutations with Allyson McCabe on FB or email [email protected]

Show: FM Mutations

Rock, punk and indie music, mostly featuring demos, covers, outtakes, and other rarities. With occassional guests.

You can hit Allyson up for requests by visiting the show on Facebook or by leaving her a broadcast-ready voicemail at (347) 394-0022. If you call, don’t forget to include your first name, where you’re calling from, the title and artist of the song you’d like to hear, and maybe a few words about why you love the track.

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