Alternate Parallel Radio – Existential Overdrive!

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Welcome to a psychedelic edition of Alternate Parallel Radio! As many of you know my next release, Dark Matters, will be psychedelic in nature – inspired by tracks like Pink Floyd’s Interstellar Overdrive, FSOL and Male Or Female’s recent offerings. When I work towards a project like this, I usually compile a bit of a Pinterest-style collection of sounds, graphics, scribbles, drawings and ideas. You could call this radio show the audio version of the Pinterest for Dark Matters… it’s a lot of the trippy and psychedelic sounds that inform it.

  • Meat Beat Manifesto – Intermission
  • The Glove – Mouth To Mouth
  • Big Chocolate – Animal Face
  • Tones On Tail – Real Life
  • David Bowie – African Night Flight
  • Pink Floyd – Interstellar Overdrive
  • Radiohead – Meeting In The Aisle
  • The Beatles – It’s All Too Much
  • Chemical Brothers – Dissolve
  • Starkey – Open The Pod Bay Doors
  • Cabaret Voltaire – Split Second Feeling
  • Future Sound Of London – Snake Hips
  • Male Or Female – Skeleton Toy
  • Modern English – Ricochet Days
  • The Damned – Curtain Call

Listen or download APRadio – Existential Overdrive by clicking this link

Alternate Parallel Radio – The Narcissism Edition

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The latest APR Radio playlist is consisting pretty much entirely of APR or similar. There’s a few Alternate Parallel Reality tracks, some remixes I have done for friends of mine (although my remixes are definitely not my best work) and Sarcophony’s brilliant “I Can Make You Disappear” which used my own track “Vanishing Act” as a starting point (if you listen closely, you’ll hear elements of it) as it was originally intended to be a remix.

If, like me, you think that too much APR is never enough, give this playlist a listen (or download)

  • APR – New Human Form
  • APR - This Changes Nothing
  • Sarcophony - I Can Make You Disappear
  • APR - Aporia
  • APR - Sparkle Motion
  • APR - Apophenia
  • APR - The High Cost Of Living
  • Sarcophony  - Flesh Parade APR Whore Mix
  • APR - AWOL Istina
  • Cassandra’s Myth – Game Over APR Broken Metronome Mix
  • APR - Between The Lines
  • APR - Take A Number
  • APR - AWOL Pravda
  • APR - Post Modern Monster (Live)
  • Minorarc – Carbon Remains APR Mix

Alternate Parallel Radio: Narcissism – play or download by clicking HERE

Resolution Formulation Time

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Nearing the end of 2013, I present the latest slice of Alternate Parallel Radio. If you only listen to one online playlist this year, you really should get out more… but please consider this one. It’s a damn good listen if I do say so myself (I really am getting better at these things) and it features tracks from the new Minorarc album that I raved about here, and an offering from my good friends End To Chivalry from their new album (that I will be reviewing soon). I haven’t forgotten that there’s been fantastic new releases from Primal Scream, Northern Kind and Nine Inch Nails in 2013. Add to this, some lovely work from another friend, Meaghan Morningstar, some input from local act Jinja Safari and a perennial favourite from the legendary Bauhaus and we have a set that I personally will be returning to again and again. I suggest you give it a listen.

  • Jinja Safari – Bay Of Fires
  • Meaghan Morningstar – Gravity
  • Blink Twice – Exiled
  • Nine Inch Nails – In Two
  • Bauhaus – Silent Hedges
  • Minorarc – Grey
  • Celldweller – Gift For You
  • Primal Scream – Culturecide
  • End To Chivalry – Prime Ape
  • EMF – They’re Here
  • Gary Numan – We Are So Fragile
  • Northern Kind – Daggers
  • Nitzer Ebb – Down On Your Knees
  • Pop Will Eat Itself – There Is No Love Between Us Any More
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Someplace Else Unknown

Download or listen to this Alternate Parallel Radio show HERE

The Down Under Edition

There’s a distinctly Australian flavour to the APR show this time around as we check out some local talent, past and present. Included is a track from the new Dada Davros album that I’ve been raving about, a lovely piece from eXitCity, nostalgic re-ignition from Died Pretty and Models, a submission of my own and possibly the best Minorarc track to date. We really do produce some amazing music over here.

  • Infusion – Dream
  • eXitCity – Time
  • The Crystal Set – Benefit Of The Doubt
  • Alternate Parallel Reality – Thanatos Drive
  • Insurge – Not So Free
  • Dada Davros – Fail for Op
  • Models – 79AD
  • Ups And Downs – The Living Kind
  • Tarmac Adam – Chalk On Slate
  • The Church – Bel Air
  • Tall Tales And True – Angry At U
  • Regurgitator – Drinking Beer Is Awesome!
  • Died Pretty – One Day
  • Sarcophony – Reset
  • Spy Vs Spy – Credit Cards
  • Single Gun Theory – From A Million Miles
  • Minorarc – Grey Blue
  • Bridezilla – Forbidden Holiday

 

Covers Month!

 

Every track on this month’s radio show is a cover version of someone else’s song. I could easily have filled many more hours with the covers in my music library, but I’ve made a playlist of some of the ones I feel like hearing right now :) The playlist is as follows, with the original performing artist in brackets:

  • The Church – Hiroshima Mon Amour (Ultravox)
  • Icon Of Coil – Headhunter (Front 242)
  • John Foxx And The Maths – Have A Cigar (Pink Floyd)
  • Tweaker – Movement Of Fear (Tones On Tail)
  • Marilyn Manson – Down In The Park (Gary Numan)
  • Gene Loves Jezebel – Red Skies (The Fixx)
  • The Polyphonic Spree – Love My Way (Psychedelic Furs)
  • God Lives Underwater – Fame (David Bowie)
  • Gun – Word Up (Cameo)
  • The Jesus And Mary Chain – My Girl (The Temptations)
  • Manic Street Preachers – This Is The Day (The The)
  • Kasabian – Heroes (David Bowie)
  • Devo – Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)
  • Cassandra’s Myth – At Night (The Cure)
  • Ned’s Atomic Dustbin – I’ve Never Been To Me (Charlene)
  • Caligula – Tears Of A Clown (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)
  • The Wonder Stuff – Inside You (Pop Will Eat Itself)
  • The Electric Hellfire Club – Bela Lugosi’s Dead (Bauhaus)
  • The Cassandra Complex – Frankie Teardrop (Suicide)

Download and/or Stream it HERE

 

Alternate Parallel Radio – Chilled

  • The Mountain Goats – You Or Your Memory
  • Filter – Can’t Stop This
  • Johnny Hollow – This Hollow World
  • Cassandra’s Myth – Puppy Knows
  • The Postal Service – This Place Is A Prison
  • Greenhaus – Another Life
  • The Wreckery – Fall In Love With A Victim
  • Smashing Pumpkins – Landslide
  • Bridezilla – Shipping Man
  • Film School – Sick Of The Shame
  • The Church – To Be In Your Eyes
  • Love And Rockets – Waiting For The Flood
  • Sarcophony – I Wouldn’t
  • Psychedelic Furs – Get A Room
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Mercy
  • The Jesus And Mary Chain – Between Us
  • Alternate Parallel Reality – Ite Missa Est
  • 30 Seconds To Mars – 100 Suns

Download or listen HERE

 

Alternate Parallel Radio – Industrialized


Normally, Alternate Parallel Radio sets can be pretty eclectic. Not so this time, as I unleash the EBM and industrial rock. Cubanate, Celldweller, Dogmachine and Iron Lung Corp, are accompanied by my good friends Alabaster Scars, Cassandra’s Myth, BasticH and Cold Divide. Not for the faint hearted. Embrace the darkness! (oh, and there’s new music from Adam Ant too… after a 20 year break!)

  • Cubanate – Junky
  • Front 242 – Melt
  • Santa Hates You – Scum
  • Alabaster Scars – Godbotherer
  • Iron Lung Corp. – The Great Nothing
  • The Clay People – Awake
  • Pitchshifter – What’s In It For Me?
  • Celldweller – Louder Than Words
  • Cold Divide – Weaponized
  • Die Sektor – Breaking The Balance
  • Flesh Field – Allegiance
  • Sister Machine Gun – Iron Sun
  • Sulpher – Fear Me
  • Y-Luk-O – The Day After (She Left)
  • Cassandra’s Myth – Low The Afterglow
  • Acumen Nation – Liquid Hater
  • The Cassandra Complex – Devil’s Advocate
  • Dogmachine – Dragging Me Under
  • Alien Skull Paint – Vulture Poem
  • BasticH – 0×00000003
  • Killing Joke – Are You Receiving?
  • Adam Ant – Cradle Your Hatred

Listen or download the industrial Alternate Parallel Radio cast by clicking HERE

Alternate Parallel Radio – the eighties edition

This edition of the Alternate Parallel Radio show is a bit different. Instead of the usual eclectic mix, I’ve put together an eighties playlist… though it’s not all the same eighties you might remember. Ordinarily, I’d feature some local tracks or work of my own in there somewhere… but the closest inclusion is Boxcar, who I used to kick around with. It all goes a little something like this:

  • The Primitives – Crash
  • The Church – Shadow Cabinet
  • Age Of Chance – Don’t Get Mad… Get Even!
  • Psychedelic Furs – Run And Run
  • The Clash – Atom Tan
  • A Flock Of Seagulls – Space Age Love Song
  • Boxcar – Freemason
  • Heaven 17 – Temptation
  • Bauhaus – Spirit
  • The Fixx – I’m Life
  • The Cure – Push
  • Positive Noise – A Million Miles Away
  • Laurie Anderson – O Superman
  • Boom Crash Opera – Great Wall
  • Joy Division – Atmosphere
  • Duran Duran – New Religion
  • Fun Boy Three – Our Lips Are Sealed
  • A Certain Ratio – And Then She Smiles
  • Models – Our Atmosphere
  • Cabaret Voltaire – Thank You America
  • Japan – Still Life In Mobile Homes
  • Devo – Freedom Of Choice
  • John Foxx – Underpass
  • Sigue Sigue Sputnik – Is This The Future?

I personally find this session a lot of fun. You can judge for yourself by clicking HERE to listen or download the file