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This space is a repository for my net radio station news and the like. Sometimes, when reposting older news and playlists, I'll include my recent comments in bold italics. I keep the following station description at the top, since I kept changing it all the time.

meow: glitterbox:

Freeform eclectronica: new and old. (Hehe, I'm so clever.) Music that falls through the cracks: electro, Italo disco, synth, post-punk, funk, old NYC favourites, obscure 70s/80s, idm, Detroit and other techno techno, acid, microhouse, bedroom bleeps, mash-ups and loads more.

NOT the same old "dance" or "electronic" selections. And when I play 8ties stuff, it's not the same old tunes everyone was already sick of by 1985. It IS quirky, new, and different, often obscure, always interesting and fun. I play whatever it is I'm feeling, from music for dancing to certifiable chillage and points inbetween. It's a great station for home, work or wherever. Playlists are carefully selected and sound quality is way better than it should be at this bitrate.

Latest station news appears, and is archived here.

Tuesday, January 06, 2004

Top 50 tracks I played in 2003 according to my listeners:

1. Felix Da Housecat - Glitz Rock - Kittenz and Thee Glitz (Emperor Norton lp)

2. EBN/OZN - AEIOU Sometimes Y (long version) - AEIOU Sometimes Y (12")

3. I-f - Us & Ours & You & Yours - I-f (Viewlexx ep)

4. Goudron - Art School F___heads - Horses & Chariots (Ersatz Audio ep)

5. Ellen Allien - Trashscape - Berlinette (Bpitch control lp)

6. It & My Computer - Wannabe - Invasion Planete 4th Anniversary (Invasion Planete)

7. Adult. - Don't You Stop (Original) - Adult. Misinterpreted (Ersatz Audio 12")

8. Dr. Shingo - Space Walk - Dr. Shingo's Space Odd-yssey (Forte lp)

9. Egyptian Empire - The Horn Track (Luke Slater rmx) - The Horn Track 2002 (12")

10. DMX Krew - 1-2-3 - DMX Krew “Touch Me!” (Ersatz Audio ep)

11. I-f - Space Invaders Are Smoking Grass 12" mix (Interdimensional Transmissions 12")

12. David Caretta - Contact (Serge Gainsbourg) - Le Catalogue Electronique (Gigolo lp)

13. Ladytron - Playgirl (FDH Glitz Clubhead rmx) - Felix Da Housecat Excursions (compilation)

14. Lacquer - X - Kitsune Love (compilation)

15. Tom Tom Club - Wordy Rappinghood - Tom Tom Club (lp)

16. Charles Manier - Out Like a Tooth - Misery Loves Company (Ersatz Audio)

17. Porn.darsteller - Wilkommen / Sex Roboter - Invasion Planete 007 (Invasion Planete ep)

18. Electric Kitten Keio - EK2_02_7.10.03 - Keio Jam 2

19. MOG - 1a_4 A4 - 1a (both EK2 and MOG are Kitty_G and I am happy to share.)

20. Miss Kittin & The Hacker - Stock Exchange (Adam Sky rmx) - Stock Exchange (Gigolo 12")

21. Solvent - My Radio - Disco Nouveau 2 (Ghostly Int'l)

22. The Soft Pink Truth - Acting Crazy - Acting Crazy (Soundslike pink 12" ep)

23. Beige - Melodramatic System Error - I don't either (Leaf lp)

24. Drexciya - The Plankton Organization - Digital Tsunami (Tresor ep)

25. Cybrid - Rezonator - Transistor Abuse

26. Eedio - Modulation - Eedio (Device Recordings ep)

27. Porn.darsteller - 599 00..! - Invasion Planete 007 (Invasion Planete)

28. Luke Slater - I Can Complete You (Slater rmx) - I Can Complete You (12")

29. Laidback - White Horse - White Horse (12")

30. Ladytron - Seventeen (Slam Remix) - Seventeen (Slam rmx promo 12")

31. Magas - Toys (FxU Rmx James Vulpine) - Friends Forever (Ersatz Audio lp)

32. Golden Boy - It s Good for You to Meet People Like Us - OR (w. Miss Kittin...) (Ladomat lp)

33. Dr. Shingo - Smells Like Teen Spirit - Dr. Shingo's Space Odd-yssey (Forte lp)

34. Luomo - Shelter - The Present Lover (lp)

35. Yunx - Hoc - Customer Service (ep)

36. Millsart - Every Dog Has Its Day 3-D2 (lp)

37. Liquid Liquid - Cavern (DJ Phantom rmx) - Cavern (DJ Phantom rmx white label)

38. I-F feat Nancy Fortune - Holographic Voice - Disco Nouveau 3 (Ghostly Int'l)

39. Wessling & Schrom - Fade to Grey (Decomposed Subs rmx) - Fade to Grey 12" (Boxer Sport/Kompakt 12")

40. Adult. - Shake Your Head - Shake Your Head (Ersatz Audio 12")

41. Beta Evers - Out of My Life - Passion (Kommando 6 ep)

42. Vito Ricci - No, I deny it... - Music from Memory (lp)

43. Casco - Cybernetic Love (Instrumental) - Radius Records EP 3

44. Playgroup - Hooked on U - Kitsune Love (compilation)

45. Crossover - Phostograph (Tiga s Revenge) - The Journey to Grob (Gigolo ep)

46. Magas - Pocket Racers - Friends Forever (Ersatz Audio lp)

47. Tuxedomoon - No Tears (Hans Platzgumer rmx) - No Tears Remixed (Gigolo 12")

48. David Caretta - Metal Disco Class - Le Catalogue Electronique (Gigolo lp)

49. Hong Kong Counterfeit - Metol Disco (Legowelt v Orgue Electronique rmx) - Metol Disco ep

50. The Rapture - Killing - Give Me Every Little Thing (DFA split 12")

These artists didn’t place in the top 50 but also got votes:
Paul Johnson feat. Jessica, Lowfish, Dominatrix, X-103, Skanfrom vs Pest(e), Legowelt, LCD Soundsystem, New Order, Daniel Wang, The Juan MacLean, , Zoot Woman, My Robot Friend, Fischerspooner, Ulysses, Smash.tv, Magazine, Vitalic, Mr Lovelace & Mrs. Kalif , Anthony Rother, Zombie Nation, Los Hermanos Rodriguez, Malcolm McLaren, Yello, Ramm, A Touch of Class, The Things, Mulletronic and Mount Sims.

First on in the top 50 is kinda suprising, as it's a pretty old tune (as in 2 years or so old) that I kept around since I like it so much. Second one (which is truly old, as in 80's) is just totally out of left field, while I really enjoy it, I had no idea it was so popular. The most popular artists overall seem to be I-f, Dr. Shingo, DMX Krew, Adult. and Porn.darstellar. Of course I play a lot of all these artists, so that has something to do with it. This top 50 might be a bit incomplete, as Meow/Glitterbox has only been on the air since March 2003. Not every track here came out in 2003, all were, of course added to my playlist then. Next year’s chart (touch wood) will probably exclude old tunes (except for 70s-90s) and any tunes that charted this year.

I’ve tried to identify the record label but don’t have them all written down yet. While nearly all of what I play on my station is vinyl, I think pretty much all of it can also be found on CD, often on compilations. Of course you should buy everything I play. I look forward to what goodies 2004 will bring.

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