MIXTAPE: Footnotes by Little Records

“Footnotes” is our episode dedicated to obscure bands that were barely more than blips on the radar. Consider this a tour of the cut-out bin in which we unearth some real highlights from groups that should’ve been better known. We’ll hear from The Martyrs (pictured), who called Champaign, IL their home, plus Snips, Bangtails, English Evenings, The Moss Poles, Fatal Microbes, The Moderns, The Prisoners, Strapping Fieldhands, Plasticland, Nice, The Perfect Disaster, The Pencils, Native Tongue, and many more.

MIXTAPE: You’ll Dance To Anything by Little Records

On our latest episode of You’ll Dance to Anything, we give you 14 reasons to get outta your office chair and move to the beat. Blancmange (pictured) are the cover stars, but we’ll also hear from Depeche Mode, Meat Beat Manifesto, New Order, The Fall, Japan, Liquid Liquid, Oppenheimer Analysis, Happy Mondays, and Minimal Compact.

MIXTAPE: Through Being Cool by Little Records

Through Being Cool is all about the New Wave. We mine the late ’70s and early ’80s for classic cuts from the underground, some of which poked their little heads above ground for a bit of fresh air. On this episode, we’ll spend some time with XTC, Romeo Void, The A’s, Divinyls, Oingo Boingo, Models, The Elvis Brothers, Simple Minds, Thompson Twins, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Fischer-Z, Bill Nelson, Flamin’ Oh’s, and plenty more.

 

DJ MIXES FROM 80S SAN FRANCISCO DANCE CLUBS: DJ Mark Watkins – “Halloween 1984” at 2140

2140 was a dance bar located at 2140 Market Street. It was also know as Alfie’s. It’s now the Lucky 13 bar.

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Tracklist

13:00 Prince – Erotic City (Ben Liebrand remix)
14:00 Prince & The Revolution – Erotic City
15:00 Prince & The Revolution – Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive) [Original 12″ Version]
16:40 Vanity 6 – Nasty Girl
21:00 Patti Austin – Rhythm Of The Street
28:00 Chaka Khan – I Feel for You
31:40 Pamala Stanley – Coming Out Of Hiding
38:20 New Order – The Beach [12″ Version]
42:00 Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Two Tribes
43:40 Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Two Tribes (Hibakusha Mix)
45:40 Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
47:00 Vicious Pink – Cccan’t You See
52:40 The Jacksons – Torture
58:40 Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
1:04:00 Azul Y Negro – The Night
1:08:40 Cyndi Lauper – She Bop [Special Dance Mix]
1:14:00 Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
1:16:40 Various Artists – Thief Of Hearts
1:25:00 Madonna – Burning Up
1:31:40 Isaac Hayes – Don’t Let Go