Episode 0118: Look Alive

The Stroppies The Stroppies

Following a proud tradition of weird Australian pop, The Stroppies give us the sort of incisive harmonic jangle the world needs right now.

In this episode: Adriano Celentano, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Asylum Street Spankers, The Beta Band, Blue Skies for Black Hearts, Clifffs, Cornershop, Django Django, Ethan Lipton, The Frights, Go-Nuts, Halftones, Isobel Campbell, Jonathan Wilson, Jovenes Y Sexys, Kimya Dawson, MC 900 Foot Jesus With DJ Zero, Miike Snow, Peglegasus, The Perms, Pink Floyd, The Police, Possible Humans, Serge Gainsbourg, Alain Goraguer, Shopping, Spiritualized, The Stroppies, Thingy, The Wedding Present, Westbound Train

  Song Artist Notes
1 Look Alive The Stroppies Charming introduction
2 Follow Me Shopping Threatening
3 Stinger Possible Humans Very Sex Clark Five
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5 Hot For Twinkies Go-Nuts A nutritional disaster!
6 Blue Monk Halftones Some bluebeat for you
7 O.B.1 Thingy Me and the Rebel Alliance
8 Follow That Dream Kimya Dawson Originally by Daniel Johnston
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10 The Heart of It All Isobel Campbell Very essential
11 Amor Platonico Jovenes Y Sexys Forbidden fruit
12 Black trombone (Avec intro) Serge Gainsbourg, Alain Goraguer Tres chillaxe
13 Fearless Pink Floyd Dream flight
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15 I'm Going Straight To Heaven MC 900 Foot Jesus With DJ Zero So old, DJ Zero is credited
16 Wor Django Django Linked somehow to the Betas
17 Let's Just Say The Dog Did It Peglegasus Yes, let’s
18 Make it Through The Perms Gotta have some bombastic pop
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20 Cash Money Cornershop Good just about everywhere
21 Prisencolinensinaiciusol Adriano Celentano Same old gibberish
22 It's All Gone Wrong Clifffs A true blur
23 You or Me The Frights Tough choice
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25 You're Like Lead Blue Skies for Black Hearts Got it right
26 Demolition Man The Police Tied to the tracks and bomb is ticking
27 Corner Soul Ethan Lipton Calling for blood
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29 New Home Jonathan Wilson Stay til the end
30 Breathin' Asylum Street Spankers Don’t even think about it
31 What You Need Westbound Train Soul shaking
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33 Vase Miike Snow Three people, Swedish
34 I Know The Beta Band It’s SCOTTISH
35 Back a Bit...Stop The Wedding Present For Rupert, from Leeds
36 Hate + Kill Andrew Jackson Jihad Get to the point already
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38 Hey Jane Spiritualized What a romp!