[DJ RJ’s ModCast] I Want a Cold Cold Christmas

If you’ve been reading the last few years, I make a post of Winter Holiday/X-Mas music every year —yes, I acknowledge that, as a polytheist, this might seem a tad weird, but as a fag who has an unholy love of anything with glitter on it, I’m sure it makes some amount of sense.


H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society – “Have Yourself a Scary Little Solstice”
Stephen Colbert – “A Cold, Cold Christmas”
Judge Dread – “Jingle Bells”
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – “Is Zat You Santa Claus?”
Prince & the Revolution – “Another Lonely Christmas (12in version)”
Shonen Knife – “Space Christmas”
The Sonics – “I Don’t Believe In Christmas”
Blur – “Wassailing Song”
Ed Kuepper – “Little Fiddle (and the Ghost of Christmas Past)”
Suicide – “Hey Lord”
Ivy – “I Hate December”
Jacques Dutronc – “la Fille de Pere Noel”
John Cale – “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”
Laura Nyro – “Christmas In My Soul”
Mazzy Star – “Flowers In December”
Cristina – “Things fall Apart”
Rudolf Nureyev & Miss Piggy = “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

The Monday Modcast: 27 May 2013 – Garage & Swamp


The Gun Club – “Sex Beat”
Richard Hell & the Voidoids – “You Gotta Move”
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – “Dead Man In My Bed”
The Dead Boys – “Ain’t Nothing to Do”
The Flaming Stars – “Treptower Park”
The Bluestars – “Social End Product”
Snake-Out – “I Ain’t Ghandi”
The Fall – “Pay Your Rates”
The Inmates – “Mr. Unreliable”
Thee Headcoatees – “Shadow”
Radio Birdman – “New Race (original version)”
The Prisoners – “Deceiving Eye”
The Moodists – “Swingy George”
Crime & the City Solution – “Motherless Child (Dance Mix)”
The Black Belles – “Leave You With a Letter”
The Del-Byzanteens – “Sally Go Round the Roses”
Brian Auger Trinity w/ Julie Driscoll – “This Wheel’s On Fire”
Julie Grant – “Come To Me”

DJ fundraiser?

So, I’m thinking of setting one of these up, cos I’ve been at a rate of being able to afford only one new record a month —which I haven’t even been doing consistently, and that’s been bothering me, considering how many of my records were lost or stolen when I was travelling for a couple years, starting when I was twenty-two. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I still have a stinkload of LPs, but the thing is, I don’t have as many as I once had, and some of the best have remained out of my reach for a while.

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