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This is the spot where Mad Doctor Matt posts his weekly playlists.

Perrey & Kingsley “Computer in Love” from Vanguard Visionaries: Perrey and Kingsley on Vanguard Records

Donovan “There Is A Mountain” from Donavan’s Greatest Hits on Epic Legacy

War & Eric Burdon “Spill The Wine” from The Very Best of War on Avenue Records Catalog P&D

Incubus “Summer Romance (Anti-Gravity Love Song)” from S.c.i.e.n.c.e. on Immortal/Epic

Talking Heads “Slippery People” from Stop Making Sense (Live) on Sire

Bee Gees “You Should Be Dancing” from Children Of The World on RSO

El Chicano “Pyramid (Of Love and Friends)” from Viva El Chicano! (Their Very Best) on Geffen

Roxy Music “Do The Strand” from For Your Pleasure on Virgin

The Psychedelic Furs “President Gas” from Forever Now on Columbia

Parquet Courts “What Color Is Blood” from Sunbathing Animal on Rough Trade

PIL “Disappointed” from 9 on Virgin

TV on the Radio “Satellite” from Young Liars – EP on Touch and Go

Tenement “Under The Storm Clouds” from Predatory Headlights on Don Giovanni Records

Herbie Hancock “Watermelon Man” from Head Hunters on Columbia Legacy

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Deus Ibi Est” from Ballad of The Broken Seas on V2

Serge Gainsbourg “Requiem pour un con” from Les Années Psychédéliques: 1966 – 1971 on Le Smoke Disque

David Essex “Rock On” from Rock On on Columbia

Marvin Gaye “Trouble Man” from Marvin Gaye’s Greatest Hits on Motown Records

Bob Marley & The Wailers “Sun Is Shining” from Kaya on Island

The Beatles “Long, Long, Long” from The Beatles (White Album) on Apple

Portishead “All Mine” from Portishead on Island Def Jam

Average White Band “Pick Up the Pieces (Bonus Track) (Live)” from AWB on Rhino

Small Faces “Talk To You” from Small Faces on Immediate

The Kinks “Come On Now” from Kinda Kinks on Sanctuary

The High Numbers “I’m The Face” from Thirty Years of Maximum R&B on Polydor Records

The Jam “I Need You (For Someone)” from This Is The Modern World on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

The Go-Betweens “You Tell Me” from Tallulah on EMI Music Australia

The Smiths “This Charming Man” from The Sound of The Smiths on Rhino

Gin Blossoms “Found Out About You” from New Miserable Experience on A&M Records

James Brown “Funky Drummer” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

Paul Mauriat “Black Is Black” from Love Is Blue (20th Anniversary Edition) on Mercury

Terry Reid “Tinker Tailor” from Bang, Bang You’re Terry Reid on Epic

Fleetwood Mac “”Oh Well”” from Vintage Mac on Sony/BMG

X “Make the Music Go Bang” from More Fun in the New World on Elektra

Dave Edmunds “Me and the Boys” from D.E.7th on BGO Records

William Shatner “Common People” from Has Been on Shout

Everclear “Heroin Girl” from Sparkle and Fade on Capitol Catalog

Genesis “Los Endos” from A Trick of the Tail (Remastered) [Bonus Video Version] on Rhino Atlantic

Marianne Faithfull “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” from Strange Weather on Island

Hoagy Carmichael “Baltimore Oriole” from Hoagy Sings Carmichael on pacific jazz

Billie Holiday “Yesterdays” from Lady Day – The Best of Billie Holiday on Columbia / Legacy

Tom Waits “Tango ’til They’re Sore” from Rain Dogs on Island

Nancy Wilson “The Old Country” from Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley on Capitol Jazz

Nat King Cole “Nature Boy” from Nat King Cole Disc 1 on Capitol Records

Joni Mitchell “The Judgement of the Moon and Stars (Ludwig’s Tune)” from For the Roses on Asylum Records

James Bond and His Sextet “Moonraker” from The James Bond Themebook on Mirwood Records

Harry Nilsson “The Moonbeam Song” from Nilsson Schmilsson on RCA/Legecy

Neil Young “Harvest Moon” from Harvest Moon on Reprise

Cat Stevens “Moonshadow” from Teaser and the Firecat on A & M

Nick Drake “Pink Moon” from Pink Moon on Island

Sting “Sister Moon” from Nothing Like The Sun on A&M Records

Cat Power “The Moon” from The Greatest on Matador

Iron and Wine “Half Moon” from Kiss Each Other Clean on Warner Bros.

Blue Oyster Cult “Buck’s Boogie (Studio Version)” from Tyranny and Mutation on Columbia

Blue Oyster Cult “Goin’ Through the Motions” from Spectres on Columbia

The Babys “Give Me Your Love” from Broken heart on Chrysalis Records

Sweet “Love Is Like Oxygen” from The Best of Sweet on Capitol Records

David Bowie “Life on Mars?” from Hunky Dory on RCA

Patti Smith “Because The Night” from Easter on Arista Records

Squeeze “Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)” from Singles 45’s and Under on A&M Records

James Brown “Bodyheat” from Motherlode on Polydor

Serge Gainsbourg “Cannabis” from Cannabis OST on Phillips

Beastie Boys “Shake Your Rump” from Paul’s Boutique on Capitol

Chicks on Speed “Give Me Back My Man” from The re-releases of the un-releases on Kpunk

Cake “Mustache Man (Wasted)” from Showroom of Compassion on Upbeat Records

Mike Doughty “The Wild Creatures” from The Heart Watches While The Brain Burns on Snack Bar/Megaforce

The Black Keys “Fever” from Turn Blue on Nonesuch

Smoosh “Massive Cure” from She Like Electric on Pattern 25 Records

Booker T and the MGs “Medley: Because/You Never Give Me Your Money” from McLemore Avenue on Stax

Bash & Pop “Anything Could Happen” from Anything Could Happen on Fat Possum

The I Don’t Cares “Born for Me” from Wild Stab on Dry Wood

Eels “Today Is The Day” from The Deconstruction on E Works Records/ PIAS

The New Pornographers “Champions of Red Wine” from Brill Bruisers on Matador

Arcade Fire “Ready to Start” from The Suburbs on Merge Records

Pretenders “Never Be Together” from Alone on Liberator Music / BMG

Bill Frisell “Tired of Waiting for You” from Guitar in the Space Age! on Okeh

Van Morrison “Beside You” from Astral Weeks on Warner Brothers

Low “Especially Me” from C’mon on Sub Pop Records

Leonard Cohen “It Seemed Better That Way” from You Want It Darker on Columbia

Calexico “Miles from the Sea” from Edge of the Sun on Anti-

Kurt Vile “Too Hard” from Wakin on a Pretty Daze on Matador Records

Percy “Thrills” Thrillington “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” from Thrillington on MPL/Hear Music/Concord

Tom Verlaine “Cry Mercy, Judge” from Flash Light on IRS

Stan Ridgway “Drive She Said” from The Big Heat on IRS

Richard Hell & The Voidoids “Blank Generation” from Blank Generation on Sire

Johnny Thunders “Dead or Alive” from So Alone on Sire

Paul Westerberg “I’ll Do Anything” from Stereo on Vagrant Records

Paul Weller “From the Floorboards Up” from As In Now on Yep Roc

James Brown “Bodyheat” from Motherlode on Polydor

The Mocha Beans “Gurgle Along” from In The Moog on MOR

Me First and The Gimme Gimmes “Crazy” from Take a Break on Fat Wreck Chords

The Damned “Plan 9 Channel 7” from Machine Gun Etiquette on Chiswick

Wild Flag “Boom” from Wild Flag on Merge Records

Iggy And The Stooges “Raw Power” from Raw Power on Columbia

Shel Silverstein “Monsters I’ve Met” from A Light In the Attic on roulette

Green Jelly “Three Little Pigs” from Cereal Killer Soundtrack on Zoe

Gary Moore “The Loner” from Wild Frontier on Virgin

Dale Bozzio “Funkytown” from New Wave Sessions on Cleopatra

Gary Numan “My Shadow in Vain (Live)” from Down In The Park: The Alternative Anthology on Trojan

Devo “Freedom of Choice” from Freedom of Choice on Warner Brothers

Peter Gabriel “Kiss of Life” from Security on Geffen

Suburban Lawns “Baby” from Baby – EP on CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92)

Adam and the Ants “”Ant Music”” from Kings of The Wild Frontier on Epic

Bow Wow Wow “Go Wild in the Country” from The Best of Bow Wow Wow on RCA

Tangerine Dream “Movements of a Visionary” from Phaedra on Virgin UK

The Monkees “Me and Magdalena” from Good Times! on Yep Roc

Wilco “Sky Blue Sky” from Sky Blue Sky on Nonesuch

Iron and Wine “Belated Promise Ring” from Around The Well on Subpop

Kings of Convenience “Know How” from Riot On an Empty Street on Astralwerks

Feist “I Feel It All” from The Reminder on Cherrytree/Interscope

Belle and Sebastian “If She Wants Me” from Dear Catastrophe Waitress on Matador

Wilco “Speak Into the Rose (Bonus Track)” from The Whole Love (Deluxe Version) on Anti/Epitaph

Television “Prove It” from Marque Moon on Elektra

XTC “Books Are Burning” from Nonsuch on Geffen

Thin Lizzy “Southbound (Live 1977 / Seneca College Fieldhouse, Toronto)” from Live and Dangerous (Deluxe Edition) on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

Derek and the Dominos “Bell Bottom Blues” from Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs on Polydor

James Brown “Bodyheat” from Motherlode on Polydor


Les Baxter “Gringo” from Shoutin’ Drums on Firefly Entertainment

Courtney Barnett “City Looks Pretty” from Tell Me How You Really Feel on Mom+Pop/ Milk!

Liz Phair “6’1″” from Exile in Guyville on Matador

Mitski “A Loving Feeling” from Puberty 2 on Dead Oceans

PJ Harvey “Good Fortune” from Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea on Island

Jenny and Johnny “Big Wave” from I’m Having Fun Now on Warner Bros.

Sleater-Kinney “Wilderness” from The Woods on Sub Pop

Jaco Pastorius “6/4 Jam” from Jaco Pastrorius on Sony Music

The Mogli’s “Through the Dark” from Kids In Love on Republic Records

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Original Broadway Cast “The Origin of Love” from Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Original Broadway Cast Recording) on Atlantic Records

Glasvegas “Geraldine” from Glasvegas on Columbia

U2 “The Electric Co.” from Boy on Island Records

The Stone Roses “She Bangs the Drums (Remastered)” from The Stone Roses (Remastered) on Silvertone/Legacy

Johnny Marr “The Trap” from Playland on Sire

Tom Verlaine “Depot (1951)” from Warm and Cool on Rykodisc

Dan Auerbach “King of a One Horse Town” from Waiting on a Song on Nonesuch

Todd Rundgren “The Verb “To Love”” from Faithful on Bearsville

Big Brother & The Holding Company “Summertime” from Cheap Thrills on Columbia

Fleetwood Mac “Angel” from Heroes Are Hard To Find on Reprise

Kate Bush “The Red Shoes” from Director’s Cut on Noble & Brite

Return To Forever “Majestic Dance” from Romantic Warrior on Columbia

Kings of Leon “Crawl” from Only By the Night on RCA Records Label

Urge Overkill “Viceroyce” from Americruiser on Touch and Go Records

Weezer “Take Control” from Maladroit on Geffen

Everclear “When It All Goes Wrong Again” from Songs from an American Movie, Vol. 2: Good Time for a Bad Attitude on Capitol Records

Ryan Adams “Luminol” from Rock N Roll on Lost Highway

Matthew Sweet “Girlfriend” from Girlfriend on Zoo Entertainment

James Brown “Can I Get Some Help (unedited)” from Motherlode on Polydor

Perrey & Kingsley “The Unidentified Flying Object” from Vanguard Visionaries: Perrey and Kingsley on Vanguard Records

Cage The Elephant “Spider Head” from Cage The Elephant on RCA Records

Alt-J “Left Hand Free” from This Is All Yours on Liberator Music

Courtney Barnett “Avant Gardener” from The Double EP : A Sea of Split Peas on Milk! Records

Kurt Vile “Dust Bunnies” from B’lieve I’m Goin Down… on Matador

Monsters Of Folk “Baby Boomer” from Monsters of Folk on Artist First

Alabama Shakes “On Your Way” from Boys & Girls on ATO

Ekseption “The Peruvian Flute” from Trinity on Carrere Records

Laura Nyro & LaBelle “Jimmy Mack” from Gonna Take A Miracle on Columbia

Van Morrison “Sweet Jannie” from His Band and the Street Choir on Warner Brothers

Leon Russell “Roll Away The Stone (Original Version)” from Gimme Shelter! The Best of Leon Russell on Shelter Records

Blood, Sweat & Tears “Redemption” from B, S, & T 4 on Columbia

Lighthouse “One Fine Morning” from One Fine Morning on ole

El Chicano “Pyramid (of LOve And Friends)” from Viva El Chicano! (Their Very Best) on Geffen

The Blues Project “Flute Thing” from Projections on Verve

Petra Haden “This Is Not America (from “the Falcon and the Snowman”)” from Petra Goes To The Movies on Anti-

The Long Winters “The Commander Thinks Aloud” from Future Soundtrack For America on Barsuk

Radiohead “Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief” from A Moon Shaped Pool on XL Recordings

Björk “I See Who You Are” from Volta on Atlantic Records/ATG

Dirty Projectors “Still Is The Move” from Bitte Orca on Domino Recording Co.

Booker T “Potato Hole” from Potato Hole on Anti-

TV on the Radio “Hours” from Return to Cookie Mountain on Interscope

Unknown Mortal Orchestra “No Need for a Leader” from II on Jagjaguwar

Liam Gallagher “You Better Run” from As You Were on Warner Bros.

Florence + The Machine “Howl” from Lungs on Universal-Island Records Ltd.

Blue Oyster Cult “Veteran of the Psychic Wars” from The Essential Blue Öyster Cult on Columbia/Legacy

James Brown “People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul” from Motherlode on Polydor

Quincy Jones “Ironside Theme” from Ironside Theme b/w Cast Your Fate To The Wind on A & M

Yes “Ritual; Nous Sommes Du Soleil” from Tales From Topographic Oceans (Deluxe Edition) on Rhino Atlantic

The London Philharmonic Orchestra “Starship Trooper: i) Lifeseeker; ii) Würm” from Symphonic Music of Yes on RCA Victor

Gentle Giant “Excerpts from Octopus (Live)” from Playing the Fool (The Official Live) on ALUCARD

Gentle Giant “In a Glass House (2012 Remaster)” from In a Glass House (2012 Remaster) on Chrysalis Records

Brian Eno “2/1” from Music For Airports on EG

Soft Machine “Out-Bloody-Rageous” from Third on Columbia

Robert Wyatt “Free Will and Testament” from Shleep on Thirsty Ear

The London Symphony Orchestra “Aqualung” from A Classic Case: LSO Plays The Music of Jethro Tull on EMI

King Crimson “21st Century Schizoid Man (Live)” from USA on DGM

Pink Floyd “Astronomy Domine (Live)” from Ummagumma (Remastered) on Parlophone UK

Nazz “Under the Ice” from 13th and Pine on Spectra Records

James Brown “Funky Drummer” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

The Persuasions “Lumpy Gravy” from Frankly A Capella on Earthbeat

Peter Wolf “Tragedy” from Midnight Souvenirs on Universal Music

Tom Petty “I Won’t Back Down” from Full Moon Fever on MCA

Bruce Springsteen “She’s The One” from Born To Run on Columbia

Neko Case “Man” from The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You on Anti-

The Jam “Standards” from This Is The Modern World on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

Mick Ronson “All the Young Dudes (Live)” from Heaven and Hull on Epic

The Human League “Hard Time (Remix) [Instrumental]” from Dare / Love and Dancing on Virgin Records

The Smiths “You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby” from The Sound of The Smiths on Rhino

Courtney Barnett “Dead Fox” from Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit on Milk! Records/ Mom+Pop

Ok Go “It’s A Disaster” from Oh No on Capitol Records

Queen “Death On Two Legs (Dedicated to…)” from A Night at the Opera on Hollywood Records

Spoon “Shotgun” from Hot Thoughts on Matador

Franz Ferdinand “I’m Your Villain” from You Could Have It So Much Better on Domino Records

Jimmy Eat World “The Middle” from Bleed American on Dreamworks

Marc Ribot “Ecslavo Triste” from Y Los Cubanos Postizos (The Prosthetic Cubans) on Atlantic

Molly Bryant “Corpus Christi” from Take It Easy on Gemini23

Tori Amos “Little Earthquakes” from Little Earthquakes on Atlantic

Paul Simon “Another Galaxy” from Surprise on Warner Bros.

PF Sloan “All That Time Allows” from Sailover on hightone

Elvis Costello “Tramp the Dirt Down” from Spike on Warner Bros.

Isaac Hayes “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” from Hot Buttered Soul – EP (Remastered) on Stax

Best Coast “When the Sun Don’t Shine” from Crazy for You on Mexican Summer

Wilco “Cold Slope” from Star Wars on dBpm

The Arcs “Everything You Do (You Do for You)” from Yours, Dreamily, on Nonesuch

The Guess Who “Pain Train (Live)” from Live At the Paramount on Buddha Records

Thin Lizzy “Fighting My Way Back” from Fighting on Virgin EMI

The J.B.’s “Doing It to Death, Pts. 1 & 2” from Doing It to Death on Universal Records

Stan Kenton “Ride of the Valkyries” from Swingin’ Instrumentals from the Space Age on roulette

Elvis Costello “Waiting for the End of the World” from My Aim is True on Rykodisc

Modest Mouse “Lampshades on Fire” from Strangers to Ourselves on Epic

The Clash “Four Horsemen” from London Calling on Columbia

U2 “Until the End of the World” from Achtung Baby on Mercury Records Limited

Paul McCartney & Wings “Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five” from Band on the Run: Remastered Special Edition on Capitol Records

Apocalyptica “Creeping Death (Instrumental Version)” from Plays Metallica By Four Cellos on Universal Music Oy

David Bowie “Blackstar” from Blackstar on Columbia

King Crimson “Epitaph (Including “March for No Reason” and “Tomorrow and Tomorrow”)” from In the Court of the Crimson King (Expanded Edition) on Discipline Global Mobile

Soundgarden “Black Hole Sun” from Superunknown on Universal Music Group International

Gavin Bryars “The Sinking of the Titanic (excerpt)” from Bryars: Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet on GB Records

Radiohead “I Will (No Man’s Land)” from Hail to the Thief on Capitol Records

Leonard Nimoy “A Visit To A Sad Planet” from Spaced Out – The Best of Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner on Geffen

Tom Waits “Earth Died Screaming” from Bone Machine on Island

Elvis Perkins “Doomsday” from Dearland on XL Records

Jethro Tull “Skating Away (On the Thin Ice of the New Day)” from Original Masters on Parlophone UK

The Jimi Hendrix Experience “1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)” from Electric Ladyland on MCA

Pink Floyd “Two Suns in the Sunset” from The Final Cut on Pink Floyd Records

Cheap Trick “Gonna Raise Hell” from Dream Police on CBS Inc

Leonard Cohen “The Future” from Live In London on Columbia

The Cure “The End of the World” from The Cure on Geffen Records

Bloc Party “Price of Gas” from Silent Alarm on witchita

R.E.M. “I Remember California” from GREEN on Warner Bros

Fred Welsey & the J.B.’s “Doin’ It To Death” from Funky Good Time – The Anthology on Polydor

The Lounge Lizards “Demented” from The Lounge Lizards on EG Records

Prince “Art Official Cage” from Art Official Age on NPG Record

Beck “Mixed Bizness” from Midnite Vultures on DGC

Fishbone & The Family Experience “Karma Tsunami” from The Pyschotic Friends Nuttwork on Hollywood

They Might Be Giants “S-E-X-X-Y” from Factory Showroom on Elektra

Parliment “Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)” from Mothership Connection on Mercury

Dr. Lonnie Smith “Mixed Buziness” from Boogaloo To Beck on Scufflin’ Records

Eels “Rusty Pipes” from The Deconstruction on E Works Records/ PIAS

Car Seat Headrest “Time To Die” from Teens of Style on Matador

Alt-J “Every Other Freckle” from This Is All Yours on Liberator Music

Bat for Lashes “Horses of the Sun” from The Haunted Man on EMI/Capitol

Grizzly Bear “Speaking In Rounds” from Shields: B-Sides on Warp Records

Bill Frisell “Tired of Waiting for You” from Guitar in the Space Age! on Okeh

Bruce Springsteen “Nebraska” from Nebraska on Columbia

Bob Dylan “Fourth Time Around” from Live 1966 on Columbia

Neil Young “Sugar Mountain (live)” from Live Rust on Reprise

Tom Petty “You Don’t Know How It Feels” from Wildflowers on Columbia

Lucinda Williams “Drunken Angel” from Car Wheels On A Gravel Road on Mercury

Ryan Adams “Firecracker” from Gold on Lost Highway

Link Wray “Jack the Ripper (live)” from Rumble! The Best of Link Wray on Rhino

The Psychedelic Furs “Fall” from The Psychedelic Furs on Columbia

The English Beat “Hit It (Bonus Track)” from Wha’ppen? (Remastered) on Shout Factory Records

Romeo Void “Talk Dirty to Me” from Warm, In Your Coat on Columbia/Legecy

Roxy Music “Do the Strand” from For Your Pleasure on Virgin

The Stooges “Fun House” from Funhouse on Elektra

The J.B.’s “(It’s Not the Express) It’s the J.B.’s Monaurail (Parts 1 & 2)” from Funky Good Time – The Anthology on Universal Records