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The Sonic Bloom

Oct 24, 2022 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM

Music

With Esoterica

The Sonic Bloom, your way. WPRB Quiet drive style.

Happy birthday, Bela Lugosi! Darkwave coming your way, plus pop, and post-punk to celebrate LGBTQIA* History month! And Halloween!

The Sonic Bloom
3:02 AM
Lalo Schifrin - Main Title
Lalo Schifrin Main Title Lalo Schifrin
Dirty Harry (The Original Score) Aleph Records 1971
3:10 AM
Bette Davis - I've Written a Letter to Daddy
Bette Davis I've Written a Letter to Daddy
Miss Bette Davis DRG Records 1976
From the 1962 film, "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane"
3:15 AM
Pesteg Dred & SS-Say - Care (feat. Martin Hall)
Pesteg Dred & SS-Say Care (feat. Martin Hall)
I Have Seen You Through the Years, Worn by Different Faces (1981-85) [feat. Martin Hall] Panoptikon/VME 1985
Pesteg Dred was a Danish band with Inge Shannon on vocals. Started in 1981 recording, but couldn't pay for master tapes, so they were confiscated. Glad we can enjoy them now! Finally released in 1985 a cassette.
3:21 AM
Dark Day - Raven's Wing
Dark Day Raven's Wing Dark Day
Exterminating Angel Nigh Eve Recordings 2012
3:24 AM
Vocoder - What Happens Now?
Vocoder What Happens Now? Vocoder
Cuadro Sinóptico - EP Dark Entries Records 2012
Out of Zaragosa, Spain formed in 1981. Parallels the rad music and art going on as part of the post-Franco Madrilen~o (add a tilde!) movement La Movida.
3:25 AM
Lives Of Angels - Cold Expression
Lives Of Angels Cold Expression Lives Of Angels
Elevator to Eden Dark Entries Records 2012
Brainchild of Gerald O'Connell in England. He was into SF psychedelia. Formed in the 80s released one album. In 2012 Dark Entries reissued this album.
3:31 AM
Kitchen and the Plastic Spoons - in bars
Kitchen and the Plastic Spoons in bars
Screams to God Dark Entries
Formed in Stockholm spring of 1980 in a basement studio. 2 vocalists, first Anne Taivan then Iodine Jupiter.
3:34 AM
Bill Converse 2 - Take Apart
Bill Converse 2 Take Apart Bill Converse
Take Parts Dark Entries 2022
Released October 14, 2022! You can see Bill Converse at Club Eternal in Austin Nov. 3! Supremely talented DJ.
3:44 AM
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3:46 AM
The Creatures - Mad Eyed Screamer
The Creatures Mad Eyed Screamer The Creatures
A Bestiary of (Spectrum) Polydor Records 1983
3:53 AM
Killing Joke - Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove
Killing Joke Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove Killing Joke N
Absolute Dissent Killing Joke Records / Cadiz Entertainment Ltd 2022
New!
3:58 AM
The Damned - Grimly Fiendish
The Damned Grimly Fiendish The Damned N
A Night of a Thousand Vampires earMUSIC 2022
Live in London!
4:03 AM
Lives Of Angels - Pavilion
Lives Of Angels Pavilion Lives Of Angels
Elevator to Eden Dark Entries Records 2012
4:03 AM
Eleven Pond - Watching Trees (Bedroom Mix)
Eleven Pond Watching Trees (Bedroom Mix) Eleven Pond
Watching Trees - Single Angular Recording Corporation 2012
Formed in 1986 in Rochester, NY.
4:10 AM
Bal Paré - Die Idioten
Bal Paré Die Idioten Bal Paré
Hamburg Paris Catania Bal Parè 2015
Formed in 1981 in Hamburg, Germany. Featuring Matthias Schuster, Jan T. Krahn, Jurgen Weiss, Kirsten Klemm and Manfred Asmus.
4:15 AM
Clock DVA - Sound Mirror
Clock DVA Sound Mirror Clock DVA
Buried Dreams Interfisch Records 1989
Formed in 1978 in Sheffield, England by Adolphus "Adi" Newton and Steven "Judd" Turner, sculpting songs inspired by industrial, EBM and post-punk.
4:21 AM
Vomito Negro - Radio Silence
Vomito Negro Radio Silence Vomito Negro N
Dare PUBLICATIÒN ESPECIAL 2022
From Belgium formed in 1983.
4:25 AM
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4:36 AM
Cabaret Voltaire - A Touch of Evil
Cabaret Voltaire A Touch of Evil Cabaret Voltaire
Red Mecca Mute 1981
Written by Henry Mancini. Cabaret Voltaire got their name from the Zurich cafe in which the Dada movement was born in 1916. Cabaret Voltaire formed in 1973 in Sheffield, England and featuring Richard H. Kirk and Stephen Mallinder.
4:36 AM
Sweet Exorcist - Testone (Early Version)
Sweet Exorcist Testone (Early Version) Sweet Exorcist
RetroActivity Warp Records 2011
Get your bleep techno here! With Richard Barratt and Richard H. Kirk.
4:43 AM
Psychic TV - Godstar
Psychic TV Godstar Psychic TV
Allegory & Self Sacred Bones Records / Dais Records 2017
Psychic TV formed in 1981 by Genesis P-Orridge and Alex Ferguson after Throbbing Gristle broke up.
4:58 AM
Patrick Cowley - Megatron Man
Patrick Cowley Megatron Man Patrick Cowley
Megatron Man Unidisc Music Inc. 1992
EDM pioneer, Cowley moved to SF in 1971 at age 21, to go to SF City College, studied music with Gerald Mueller. Passed away Nov. 12 1982, after a battle with HIV/AIDS, and being misdiagnosed as food poisoning, when American doctors were diagnosing GRID (gay-related immune deficiency), an early victim of the AIDS epidemic, R.I.P. Patrick Cowley, your legacy lives on. Patrick Cowley's oeuvre carried on Dark Entries, too.
4:59 AM
Dead Can Dance - Crescent (Live from the Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD. October 10th, 2005)
Dead Can Dance Crescent (Live from the Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD. October 10th, 2005)
Live from the Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD. October 10th, 2005 Holy Tongue Records 2021
5:05 AM
SINE & Clan of Xymox - Until
SINE & Clan of Xymox Until N
Until (Clan of Xymox Remix) - Single 2022
5:08 AM
Drab Majesty - Out of Sequence
Drab Majesty Out of Sequence Drab Majesty
Modern Mirror Dais Records 2019
5:18 AM
Neon - Lobotomy
Neon Lobotomy Neon
Memories: 1980-1986 Other Voices 2008
Bath, UK band which featured Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal who went on to form Tears for Fears.
5:30 AM
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5:32 AM
Oppenheimer Analysis - Scorpions
Oppenheimer Analysis Scorpions Oppenheimer Analysis
New Mexico Minimal Wave 2010
OA is Andy Oppenheimer and Martin Lloyd. They first met at the 1979 World Sci Fi Convention in Brighton.
5:33 AM
Crash Course In Science - No More Hollow Doors
Crash Course In Science No More Hollow Doors Crash Course In Science
Near Marineland Schematic Music Co. 2011
5:38 AM
Christian Death - Blood Moon
Christian Death Blood Moon Christian Death N
Evil Becomes Rule Season of Mist 2022
5:40 AM
Throbbing Gristle - Distant Dreams (Pt. 2)
Throbbing Gristle Distant Dreams (Pt. 2) Throbbing Gristle
Adrenalin / Distant Dreams (Pt. 2) - Single Mute 2018
From 1981's Mission of Dead Souls.
5:52 AM
The Dream Boys - Bela Lugosi's Birthday
The Dream Boys Bela Lugosi's Birthday R
Going out to David!
5:56 AM
Somnambulist - 12 Things I Was Due to Forget
Somnambulist 12 Things I Was Due to Forget
Minimal Wave Tapes
5:59 AM
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead (Official Version)
Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead (Official Version) Bauhaus
The Bela Session - EP Leaving Records 2018