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This is a song from under the floorboards... (Magazine)
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.


Sunday, January 30, 2005

...bringing back old skool sounds here.

It was only a matter of time, what with all the old Italo, no-wave, ancient electro and synth and disco I added last year. At least once a month, I'll be playing a long mix show of some old tunes (and some new-ish ones that fit) ...styles will be all over the place. This first show it's all funk/soul/disco/breaks... While I mix on a laptop, all tunes have been sourced from vinyl, and mostly original/vintage vinyl at that, thanks. I think its prooty cool. These tunes will get added to my regular playlist too... I've got some great ones in store for everybody.

I think it will be fun!

Friday, January 28, 2005

...have the new Chemical Bros lp right here. Push the Button, Flip the Switch, whatever its called! It is fantastic! Easily their best work since "Exit Planet Dust"! I've added the whole damn thing and will be playing selections from it, in with my regular playlist all week!... well, until I get tired of it. CHECK IT OUT IT ROXORS!!!!!

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Thursday, January 27, 2005

as chosen by listeners...

Top 100 glitterbox tracks of 2004:

1. Ellen Allien - Stadtkind (Barbara Morgenstern rmx) - Stadtkind Remixes (Bpitch Control ep)

2. Adult. - Nite Life - Disco Nouveau 3 (Ghostly Int'l)

3. The Human League - Don't You Want Me (Extended edit) - The Dark Side of Disco vol.1

4. Talking Heads - The Girls Want to be with the Girls - More Songs About Buildings & Food

5. Richard Pinhas - Iceland (Remixed by Volga Select) - So Young but So Cold (Tigersushi vinyl sampler)

6. Mr Lovelace & Mrs. Kalif - Stop - Pick-Up Girls 12"

7. Goudron - All the Chaps - Civil Symmetry (Ersatz Audio ep)

8. Ellen Allien - Stadtkind (Turner Diesen Sommer Fallt Die Entscheidung rmx) - Stadtkind Remixes (Bpitch Control ep)

9. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love - Tom Tom Club lp

10. Silicon Soul - Who Needs Sleep Tonight - Pouti (Disko B lp)

11. Queen of Japan - B-O-D-Y spells Body - Kings, Queens, Wasps & Lust

12. Legowelt - Strange Girl - Classics 1998-2003 (Bunker/Clone 2xlp)

13. Anthony Rother - Back Home - Bad to the Bone / Back Home (Datapunk 12")

14. Adriano Canzian - Macho Boy (Pink RMX) - Macho Boy (Gigolo 12")

15. Kano - Ikeya-seki - I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics (Irma compilation

16. Sendex (aka Sander Meyer) - Pure Acid - Do You Really Just Wanna Dance? (Bunker ep)

17. Chicken Lips - Boil in the Bag - Modern Wild Dub: Dread Meets Disco Punkrocker Downtown (Echo Beach 2xlp)

18. Yunx - Miuna - Customer Service ep

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

20. Mu - Paris Hilton - Paris Hilton (Output 12")

21. Dominatrix - The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight - Dominatrix (Warlock 1990 Reissue 12")

22. Lime - Angel Eyes - Lime 3 lp

23. Gary Numan - Down in the Park - Times Square Soundtrack (RSO)

24. The Human League - Being Boiled - In the Beginning there was Rhythm (Soul Jazz compilation)

25. Klein & MBO - Dirty Talk (ATOC Re-edit) - A Touch of Class Sucks!

26. New Order - Blue Monday (So Hot Mix by 808 State) - Acid House Mixes by 808 State (1988) (Rephlex 12")

27. Zoot Woman - It s Automatic (Themroc Remix - It's Automatic 12"

28. Shakedown - Lovegames - Kitsune Love

29. Nitsch & Gleinser - The Loop - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

30. O.M.D. - Bunker Soldiers - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (Dindisc lp)

31. The Spider - Body Rocker - Robotankz ep (Lasergun)

32. X-103 - Minnia (The Queen s Theme) - Atlantis lp

33. Rude 66 - Nerves of Steel - Rude 66 (Bunker ep)

34. Miss Kittin - Professional Distortion (Otto Von Schirach's Gods Magnetic Cereal Pamper) - Professional Distortion (Novamute 12")

35. Psychonauts - Fear is Real - Fear is Real / Hips For Scotland 12"

36. VA (Minimal Records) - A-2 - Rough House Vol.1 (Minimal Records promo lp)

37. Reinhard Voigt - How We Rock (A2) - How We Rock 12" (Kompakt)

38. Quadrant Six (w Kenny Simmons) - Body Mechanic (Original Vocal) - Body Mechanic (Atlantic 12")

39. M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts - America (Gooom/Labels ep)

40. Puberty Love - X Ray Eyes (David Carretta rmx) - X-Ray Eyes (Lasergun 12")

41. Peter Richard - Walking in the Neon (Club Version) - I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics (Irma compilation)

42. Panoptica - She's in Fiestas (Bauhaus Mix - The Tijuana Remixes (Certificate 18 12" Sampler)

43. Silversurfer - Welcome to Berlin - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

44. LCD Soundsystem - Yeah (Crass Version) - Yeah (DFA 12")

45. Mat101 - Goblin101 - Goblin 101 (Balance 10")

46. Moev - Took Out the Lace - Took Out the Lace (Nettwerk 12")

47. The Cure - Primary - Dance 2 It Volume 1 (A&M vinyl sampler)

48. Mu - Tell You Something - Afro Finger and Gel (Tigersushi lp)

49. Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Funky Stuff - Lizzy Mercier Descloux (Ze ep)

50. Loose Joints - Pop Your Funk - Pop Your Funk (Soul Jazz 12")

51. Total Macchina - Valley of the Kings - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

52. Mu - Destroying Human Nature - Afro Finger & Gel (Tigersushi lp)

53. Modeselektor f. Ellen Allien - Trash Scapes Version - MDSLKTR (Ganes de Frau vol. 1)

54. M83 - America (Single Version) - America (Gooom/Labels ep)

55. Lime - Rendez-vous on the Dark Side - Lime 3 lp

56. Sphinx - Collision (Remixed) - I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics (Irma compilation)

57. N.O.I.A. - Stranger in a Strange Land - I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics (Irma compilation)

58. Water Lilly - Flashover - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

59. Suzy Q - Get on Up and Do it Again - Mantronix "That's My Beat" (Soul Jazz compilation)

60. Taffy - I Love My Radio (U.S.A. Mix - I Love My Radio (Emergency 12")

61. Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face - The World of Arthur Russell (Soul Jazz 3xlp)

62. Miss Kittin - Professional Distortion (Modeselektor's Big Muff) - Professional Distortion (Novamute 12")

63. New Order - Your Silent Face - Power, Corruption and Lies (Factory lp)

64. Queen of Japan - Dirty Sodden Glances - Kings, Queens, Wasps & Lust

65. Plastikman - Ping Pong - Closer (Nova Mute 3xlp)

66. Liquid Liquid - Optimo - New York Noise (Soul Jazz compilation)

67. Northern Lite - My Pain - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

68. The Twins - Naughty's Italo Disco Mix - Face to Face (Gigolo 12")

69. Pluton & the Humanoids - World Invaders - Unclassics #2 (Environ 12")

70. Talking Heads - I Zimbra - Fear of Music

71. Putsch '79 - Asian Girls - Putsch '79 (Clone ep)

72. Klein & MBO - Wonderful - Wonderful 12"

73. Material - Secret Life - More G.D.M. 4 (Tigersushi)

74. Rude 66 - Out in Style - Rude 66 (Bunker ep)

75. O.M.D. - Stanlow - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (Dindisc lp)

76. Technician - Bass Obsession - Get It Boyz (Bunker ep)

77. Millsart aka Jeff Mills - 3-D2 - Every Dog Has Its Day 3

78. Queen of Japan - Love Tricks - Foreign Politics (Echokammer lp)

79. Playgroup - Number One (Chicken Lips Dub) - 12" Remix Album Sampler (Output)

80. Perspects v Tinfoil Teakettle - 1982 for You (Diagonal Zipper) - Snow Robots Remixed (Suction compilation)

81. Mr. Lovelace - Synthezoid - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

82. Sun-La-Shan - Catch (Dub Version) - I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics (Irma compilation)

83. Queen of Japan - Night She Wolf - Kings, Queens, Wasps & Lust

84. Public Image Ltd. - This is Not a Love Song - This is what you want... This is what you get

85. Rammellzee - Traxxstoppers - Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee (Gomma lp)

86. Ural 13 Diktators - Disko Kings - The Lasergun Compilation vol.1

87. Legowelt - Total P*ssy Control - Classics 1998-2003 (Bunker/Clone 2xlp)

88. Ladytron - Evil (Tony Senghore rmx) - Evil 12"

89. Nu Science - Tripodien Aika - Return Back Space lp

90. My Robot Friend - Why Won't You Call Me Back? (Matmos remix) - Why Won't You Call Me Back? (Proptronix ep)

91. Kraftwerk - Ohm Sweet Ohm - Radio-Activity

92. Kraftwerk - Geiger Counter / Radioactivity - Radio-Activity

93. Kitbuilders - Wake Up (Bolz Bolz Electro - Wake Up remixes 12"

94. U Bahn X - Young Hearts of Europe (Essential Mega-Mix) - Young Hearts of Europe (EMI 12")

95. Millsart aka Jeff Mills - 4-D2 - Every Dog Has Its Day 4

96. Yello - Bostich - Mantronix: That's My Beat (Soul Jazz compilation)

97. Soft Cell - Hendrix Medley (Hey Joe/Purple Haze/Voodoo Chile) - The Art of Falling Apart (Bonus ep - Some Bizarre/Sire)

98. The B Boys - Cuttin' Herbie - Electro 2 (Street Sounds compilation)

99. Sparks - I Wish I Looked a Little Better - Sparks in Outer Space

100. M83 - Tsubasa - America (Gooom/Labels ep)


Most popular mix shows (with playlists):

1. Kitty Glitter mixes - SMASHBOX04b_2 9.17.04 - robot

The Vector Warrior: Little Kitty
Bomb Tokyo: everything gone...
313 Bass Mechanics: Pass Out (cry.on.my.console Autoshake Remix)
Debasser: Dirty Names (cry.on.my.console Filthy Robot Remix)
cry.on.my.console: 010110.robots.can.f***ing.rock.!
cry.on.my.console: Robot Loves To Beatboxxx
JoolsMF / Duff Fader: Grrls & Bots (feat. MC3P0)
Eve Massacre (mix): Too F*****d To Drink (Dead Kennedys vs Nouvelle Vague and... Avenue D, Malcolm McLaren, Björn Leineweber, Animotion, The Faint)


2. Kitty Glitter mixes - SMASHBOX04a_2 9.16.04 - not?

Beach Boys: Winter Symphony (BigBadBaz remix)
DJ Ali: Get Up Again B1tch (The Prodigy, Moloko & Afrika Bambaataa all on top of Aaliyah)
agentlovelette: blown like we (Cecile vs Belle & Sebastian)
Dopplebanger: Grandmaster Vangelis - Flash Runner (Grandmaster Flash vs Vangelis... like you didn't know. "Blade Runner" music, very cool.)
Dopplebanger: Got It Twisted Sister (Mobb Deep vs The Rapture)
50 Cent: If I Can (Frank Funk remix)
Gloomybear: Kelly Wash the Cars (Air vs Missy vs Stakka Bo)
Stetsasonic: All That Jazz (DJ Prince remix)


3. Kitty Glitter mixes - SMASHBOX04c_2 9.18.04 - glitter

Orbital: Walk Now (CTRL Tribal Acid Breaks mix)
Orbital: Spare Parts Express - [CTRL] Conundrum mix
Peloton: All that glitters
bumtschak: Superpitcher & Pet Shop Boys - Dry Heroin
Peloton: I wish I could write a lovesong
Ori: Faithless vs J.M.Jarre


4. Kitty Glitter mixes - SMASHBOX04c_1 9.18.04 - canufeelit?

Party Ben: Beastie Boys vs. Lots of Old Rave - Ch-Check It Out (Old Skool Mix)
Mr. Oizo vs. Beastie Boys (No idea who did this!)
Dunproofin': Pills Control (D12 vs Meat Beat Manifesto & Orbital)
Lumpy The DJ: Spazz
Lumpy The DJ: Flatter State Of Consciousness (Mr Oizo vs Josh Wink)
The Prodigy: Everybody In The Place (Act of Dog's 3 oh Frenzy mix)
E-Jitz: S**t Shout Out

Monday, January 03, 2005

Since this station's been on a kind of hiatus since November, i'll now be changing things a bit. More new tracks, even more variety of stuff, Gutter Glamour rockist tracks may reappear weekends, more mash-up shows, other mix shows and some oldskool stuff as well. really! There will be a scary amount of different and new stuff on here.

Also, I'm switching over to mp3Pro, I do believe, once I finish testing it out. This week, I'll just be playing the top songs of the past year, in the old mp3 format; next, I'll probably switch over to mp3Pro and play a bunch of mash-up shows or something and with that, new playlists will begin in earnest. Please do tune in.

Final top 10 here:

1. Ellen Allien - Stadtkind (Barbara Morgenstern rmx)

2. Adult. - Nite Life

3. The Human League - Don't You Want Me (Extended edit)

4. Talking Heads - The Girls Want to be with the Girls

5. Richard Pinhas - Iceland (Remixed by Volga Select)

6. Mr Lovelace & Mrs. Kalif - Stop

7. Goudron - All the Chaps

8. Ellen Allien - Stadtkind (Turner Diesen Sommer Fallt Die Entscheidung rmx)

9. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love

10. Silicon Soul - Who Needs Sleep Tonight


Most popular mix shows were:

SMASHBOX04b_2 9.17.04 - robot

SMASHBOX04a_2 9.16.04 - not?

SMASHBOX04c_2 9.18.04 - glitter

These were among the last ones I did, I liked the oldskoolish one too, which was also popular... and haveing done 5 big batches of Smashbox laptop sets... these kept getting better as the year went on... this year should be better!

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