Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending Nov 2nd

Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending Nov 2nd

Sepiachord playlist for the week ending Jan 25th~ http://www.sepiachord.com/index/sepiachord-playlist-for-the-week-ending-jan-25th/ #playlist #steampunkmusic #gloriadarlingsThe Gloria Darlings: Emma’s Lament
Blackbird Raum: The Man in the Bog
Good Co: Good Advice
Rasputina: Olde Dance
The Doubleclicks: Apostrophe
Professor Elemental: I’m British
Destroy Nate Allen: Emergency
Tom Waits: Lucky Day Overture
Sharon Knight: Conjurer
The Debaucherauntes: Nigun
Unwoman: Xo
God’s Favorite Beefcake: House on Fire
Autumn Tears: The Ebony Meadow
Absinthe Rose: Arrow Wind
Gunnelpumpers: Earthing
Danbert Nobacon: To Be or Not to Be?
Voltaire: Accordion Player
Stone Breath: Trotterhead
Dogwood: King of Death
Vagabond Opera: The Last Dance
Walter Sickert & THe ARmy of BRoken TOys: Behave

Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending Oct 2nd~

Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending Oct 2nd~

Rasputina: MayFly
Pete Philly & Perquisite: Grateful
Unwoman: Wrapped Around Your Finger
The Debaucherauntes: Daughter
The Bad Things: Green Grass
Eliza Rickman: White Words
The Blueflowers: A Little is Too Much
Jessica Fichot: Je Sais Qu’Tu M’aimes
Tom Waits: More Than Rain
Johnny Cash: Mary of the Wild Moor
Christian Williams: Dreaming of Steam
Kronos Quartet: Tallis: Spem In Alium (Sing & Glorify)
Stone Breath: Long Lankin
Philip Glass: Glass: Hydrogen Jukebox – Part 2: From Nagasaki Days (Everybody’s Fantasy)
Neko Case: Star Witness
Walter Sickert & THe ARmy of BRoken TOys: Hollow Points
Dogwood: Ballad of the Pyschopomp
Danbert Nobacon: To Be or Not to Be?
Wretched Villains: Devil’s Wood

DJ Panix vs the Golden Mean – Aug 22nd Playlist

DJ Panix vs the Golden Mean – Aug 22nd Playlist

Dresden Dolls: Dirty Business
Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same
The Vanishing: Glass is Falling
The Church of Abject Sorrow: … And the Choir Sings
Corrosion of Conformity: Brand New Sleep
12 Rounds: Sunshine
Twisted Sister: The Kids Are Back
Veil: Estat
Einsturzende Neubauten: Negativ Nein
Morphine: I Know You, Part II
Reverse Cowgirls: Professional Feeder
Mudhoney: Check-Out Time
Muffs: Nothing
Econochrist: Any Questions?
Violent Femmes: Fat
Pickled Okra: Mattie Hackett
Minor Threat: I Don’t Wanna Hear It
Urge Overkill: Bottle of Fur
Rasputina: Children’s Reform Center
Danzig: liberskull
Abney Park: I Am Stretched on Your Grave
Foetus: Into the Light
Blackbird Raum: All That Praises Heaven
Four Easy Pieces: Friday at the Cha Cha
Pennywise: Open Door
Mynabirds: Buffalo Flower
Gene Chandler: Duke of Earl
The Doors: Five to One
Kent 3: The Changeling
Eliza Rickman: Lily Love
Life in a Blender: Good Answer
The Cure: Love Song
Red C: Pressure’s On
Patrick and Eugene: The Birds and the Bees
Wesley Willis: Candlebox
One Beer Prophet: Alone with the Ghosts
Nine Inch Nails: Burn (quiet)
MC Lars: Generic Crunk Rap
Thin Lizzy: Emerald
Split Lip Rayfield: Union Man
Jonah Gold & His Silver Apples: Tears in Vain
Steve Train & His Bad Habits: Bury Me Deep
The Pogues: Sally MacLennane
Atari Teenage Riot: Your Uniform (does not impress me)
Jefferson Death Star: The Biggest Bandage Ever Made
Loudness: Clockwork Toy
Neurosis: Under the Surface
Executive Slacks: Fire and Ice
Unwoman: Neophile
REM: Hairshirt
Success: Revolution Schmevolution
Brown Bird: Bottom of the Bottle
BJ Morris Zonkie: All My Dreams Come True
UK Subs: Teenage
Plimsouls: Lie, Beg, Borrow and Steal
Rebel Waltz: Junk Box
Huxley Vertical Cabaret Nouveau: Pop Song
Big City Orchestra: Another Day
The Motors: Dancing the Night Away
U2: The Fly
Mad Maggies: Shake Those Bones
Velvet Underground: Jesus
Orion Rigel Dommisse: Cave
Vangelis: Blush Response
Finks: Cecilia Ann
Ventures: Fugitive
The Scarring Party: Follow It Down
Bowie: The Heart’s Filthy Lesson
Madness: John Jones
Lustmord: Purge (banishing)
This Way to the Egress: Flirtin’ with Death

DJ Panix vs the Battle of the Pyramids, July 21st playlist~

DJ Panix vs the Battle of the Pyramids, July 21st playlist~

The Gipsy Kings: Hotel California
Stuyvesant: Baby Bear
The Herbert Bail Orchestra: Holy Smokes
Jerry Lee Lewis: Break Up
Bart & Baker: Troublesome Trumpet (Murder on the Blue Note)
Lost Patrol: Too Hard, Too Fast
Bourbon Princess: Cliche
The Doors: Alabama Song
Corrosion of Conformity: The Nectar
Rasputina: When I Count…
La-Donnas: Hypnotized
Television: No Glamor for Willi
Waves Under Water: My cup
Derelicts: Boxed In
Buck 65: 463
Mighty Mighty Bosstones: Someday I Suppose
Peculiar Pretzelmen: Money McGillicutty
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Gold Lion
Toy Dolls: Fat Bob’s Feet
Mevlins: She Waits
Rachel’s: Frida Kahlo
Vidalias: Fakin’ It
Elastica: Annie
Erase Errata: Harvester
Ex Reverie: Second Son
Jonah Gold: Burning Song
Freakouts: Poseurs Blues
Foetus: Dying with My Boots On
Alice Cooper: Love’s a Loaded Gun
Blues Brothers: Sweet Home Chicago
Brian Dewan: The Letter
Mike Watt: Jug-Forted-Man
Coil: Love’s Secret Domain
Valentine Wolfe: You’re Not an Angel
Fugazi: Two Beats Off
Gas Huffer: King of Hubcaps
Warsaw: Novelty
Sonic Youth: Schizophrenia
Phleg Camp: Whole
Ego Plum & the Ebola Music Orchsestra: The Rat King
Feelies: The Good Earth
Chris Kenner: I Like It Like That
Circus Contraption: Ballad of the Coprophage
Pill Brigade: Objectified
Negative Approach: Nothing
Pennywise: Side One
Sex Pistols: Bodies
Bristle: Lake Union Pub
Doris Troy: Just One Look
Man or Astroman: Saucerful of Sucrets
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Straight to You
Jackie Opel: Push Wood
The Bad Things: Lincoln
Siouxsie Sioux: Painted Bird
Life in a Blender: Mamarama
Dramarama: Emerald City
Zeptepi: Wreck of the Dandenong
Cult with No Name: Numbers
Zoe Boekbinder: Billie Blue
Zombies: The Way I Feel Inside
Twisted Sister: Burn in Hell
Belly: Low Red Moon
Shades Apart: Tainted Love
Magnetic Fields: Fido, Your Leash is Too Long
Misfits: Die, Die My Darling
The Scarring Party: Anywhere
Campofame: Daughter
Low: Always Fade
Amoree Lovell: Witty Kitty

Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending July 3rd

Sepiachord Playlist for the week ending July 3rd

The Kropotkins: Stoney Lonesome
Johnny Cash: I Still Miss Someone
Corpus Callosum: Riding Home
Time Moth Eye: Poppit
RPM Orchestra: Decomposing Claude Debussy
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Jack the Ripper
The Debaucherauntes: The Girl with the Crooked Smile
Cath & Phil Tyler: Old Lady
Walter Sickert & THe ARmy of BRoken TOys: LAUNAM MACSAT
Positronic Cats: Heart of the Sea
Rasputina: Fire & Ice
Bill Reed & Genie Loser: He’s Sleeping in the Klondike Valley Tonight
Danbert Nobacon: Chemistry
Vermillion Lies: The Astronomer
The Wallets: Big City Polka
Good Co: Comes Love
Kepi Ghoulie: This Friend of Mine
Unwoman: Shout
Robin Aigner: Strings
OldBoy: Mojkwiat
The Bad Things: Ochi Chyormie
Kronos Quartet: Women in White

DJ Panix 6-16-16 playlist~

DJ Panix 6-16-16 playlist~

Firewater: Live in Seattle Oct 1 2012~
http://www.sepiachord.com/index/?p=4035
Firewater: Too Much (Is Never Enough)
Lou Reed: Think It Over
Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine: Electronic Plantation
Loudmouths: Code Red
Reverend Glasseye: Blood ‘o Lambs
Corrosion of Conformity: Tarquinius Superbus
Eddie Cochran: Hallelujah! I Love Her So
Residents: He Also Serves
Dana Hart & Genie Loser: The Man Who Struck It Rich in the Klondike
EBN: Behavior Modification/We Will Rock You
Life in a Blender: Mamanna
Bloodhag: Henry Kutner & CL Moore
Black Velvet Flag: Code Blue
Subhumans: Firing Squad
Gunner’s Daughter: Dead On
Toxic Lounge: Breaking Test
Katzenjammer Kabarett: Percy has returned (the story of Percy, 3rd & last part)
Parasites: Dennis’ Excellent Haircut
Meathead: Large American Jaw
Danzig: Kiss the Skull
Pinebox Serenade: The Lash
Blondie: Sunday Girl
Jerry’s Kids: No Time
LaDonnas: Destruction Man
Dinosaur Truckers: Black Ship
The Who: Behind Blue Eyes
Kasenetz-Katz Super Circus: Quick Joey Small
Nkansah & Yaanom: Peri Dwe
Ando Ehlers: Bastard’s Lullaby
Quinn Scharber & the…: Eye for a Camera
Alice Cooper: I’ll Still Be
Ghost: Monstrance Clock
Sad Bastard Book Club: The Sewer Rat Jamboree
Armando Trovajol: Who’s My Wife’s Lover?
Husker Du: Gilligan’s Island
Toy Dolls: Dougy Giro
Pan Pan: Calvin Frank Thomas
17 Pygmies: Celestina XI
The Fitness: Booty
Sleep Chamber: Anakonda
Squirrel Nut Zippers: Blue Angel
Patsy Cline: Back in Baby’s Arms
Schoolyard Heroes: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
Umber Sleeping: Saturn Sequence
Rasputina: My Soul
Yaphet Kotto: Suffocate
Iggy Pop: Girls
J Marinelli: Now that You’ve Been Exposed
Jefferson Death Star: A Career Retrospective
Pastels: Been So Long
Hank Williams: Hey, Good Lookin’
National Wake: Speed It Up
Nathaniel Johnstone: Avi Solym
Sea of Tombs: Glass Sun
Sons of Hippies: The Soft Parade
Against All Authority: Pestilent Existence
Muzza Monroe & Lushous Strings: In Your Hand
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult: Kooler than Jesus
White Wrench Conservatory: Abacus & Tell
Screaming Headless Torsos: Running Black Water
Morphine: Test Tube Baby/Shoot ’em Down
James Brown: Think
The Jesus & Mary Chain: Who Do You Love
Success: Head for the Hills
Abney Park: The End of Days
The Alarm: The Deceiver
Brownsville Station: Mama Don’t Allow No Parkin’
Mother of Sorrows: The Dreary Day
Kim Vermillion: First the Bees…
Electric Kisses: Your Own Bad Day
Marginal Man: Missing Rungs
Nine Inch Nails: Eraser (polite)
Clare Fader: Isle of Summer
Terry Lee Hale: Dead Is Dead
Fishbone: And They Prey on You
The Humpers: (I’m) Watching You
The Gloria Darlings: Ghost Girl
Donovan: Hurdy Gurdy Man
The Cramps: Don’t Get Funny with Me
David Bowie: Song for Bob Dylan
This Way to the Egress: Hop Town

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week ending June 5th

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week ending June 5th

16 Horsepower: Clogger
The Dad Horse Experience: Too Close to Heaven
Ottoman Empire: Change
Bill Reed Genie Loser: Why Don’t You Write a Letter Home
Harlequin Jones: Lost Cause
The Debaucherauntes: Ale Brider
Orion Rigel Dommisse: Nocturnal
Rasputina: Mama Was an Opium Smoker
Zeptepi: Patricia Anne’s Waltz
Robin Aigner: Your Candy’s No Good for Me
Tom Waits: Back in the Crowd
The Doors: Alabama Song
Blackbird Raum: Cadillac Desert
The Louvin Brothers: If I Could Only Win Your Love
Ghoultown: London Dungeon
One Ring Zero: Deposition Disposition
The Slow Poisoner: Alchemical Gas
Circus Contraption: Wake Up
Billy Bragg: Strange Things Happen
The Kent 3: Highway Robbery
Dogwood: Persephone

haunting season a halloween playlist by matildawhiskey~

haunting season a halloween playlist by matildawhiskey~

http://8tracks.com/matildawhiskey/haunting-season

rustbeltjessie: Check out this playlist on @8tracks: haunting season by matildawhiskey. This year’s Halloween playlist. It’s a little spooky and a little sad (and a lot of fun), as befits the season. 1. Puerto Muerto - Hangman’s Song (Armageddon time is coming soon. The fires will turn us all into dust. And we will be judged one last time. You, your son, and me.) // 2. Johnny Cash - Long Black Veil (She walks these hills in a long black veil. She visits my grave when the night winds wail. Nobody knows, nobody sees. Nobody knows but me.) // 3. The Decemberists - Leslie Ann Levine (My name is Leslie Ann Levine. I’ve got no one left to mourn for me. My body lies inside its grave, in a ditch not far away.) // 4. Okkervil River - Dead Faces (Ghostly faces at my living-room window aren’t scared of me because they know I can’t hurt them. They press up and see, in the lamp-glow, all of the hurt and the love inside of me.) // 5. Dax Riggs - Ghost Movement (Kissed a blue girl while it rained broken glass. Rode a bolt of white light with satan on my lap. Everything is happening in the dark, and everything is happening all at once. Do we haunt the hearts of god, my love? Bet you haunt the heart of god, my love.) // 6. Black Heart Procession - A Light So Dim (Down in the gallows the darkness glows. It was hard to see in the hearts of them.) // 7. Leftover Crack w/the World/Inferno Friendship Society - Soon We’ll Be Dead (I’ll pass out at dawn, and dream of friends gone, as the morbid embrace warms over my face.) // 8. Queens of the Stone Age - Mosquito Song (Cutting boards and hanging hooks. Bloody knives, cooking books. Promising you won’t feel a thing at all.) // 9. The Birthday Party - Deep in the Woods (Yeah, I recognize that girl. I took her from rags right through to stitches (pray for me now). Baby, tonight we sleep in separate ditches.) // 10. Black Cat Music - Hands in the Estuary, Torso in the Lake (There was one secret that even your sister never knew, throughout the forty-six day mystery of you. The better part of a bottle of gin, blue tarp and parts of you within banging down the frontage road.) // 11. Murder City Devils - Midnight Service at the Mutter Museum (Look at the face, the shape of the skull. Leave the road, follow the path. It’s midnight at the drowning pond, and I’m glad, glad that you’re here.) // 12. The Damned - Nasty (The axe is sharp and the blade is keen. Creature features spillin’ from the screen. Shadows fall and all is gloom - you’re not so safe in the safety of your room.) // 13. Fishbone - Bonin’ in the Boneyard // 14. The Cramps - Sheena’s in a Goth Gang (Mixed up women, do you have one in your house? She’s in the forbidden vampire underground. In the cult of the cobra, snakes in her hair. She looks so macabre with her cobweb stare.) // 15. Dead Moon - Graveyard (Tried whiskey to ease your hex. It made it worse, my life’s a wreck. The pills I took to numb my pain only brought visions of you again.) // 16. The Gun Club - For the Love of Ivy (Gonna buy me a graveyard of my own, kill everyone who ever done me wrong. Gonna buy me a gun just as long as my arm, kill everyone who ever done me harm.) // 17. Tiger Army - WereCat // 18. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man’s Party (I was struck by lightning, walkin’ down the street. I was hit by something last night in my sleep. It’s a dead man’s party, who could ask for more? Everybody’s comin’, leave your body at the door.) // 19. Circus Contraption - Spook-O-Rama (The hounds of Hell are howling your name, for they’ve got a bone to pick with you. Which is proof of spells with prolific intent, while sizing you up for a human stew.) // 20. Tom Waits - We’re All Mad Here (And you’ll die with the rose still on your lips. And in time the heart-shaped bone that was your hips. And the worms, they will climb the rugged ladder of your spine - we’re all mad here.) // 21. World/Inferno Friendship Society - Pumpkin Time (I need you to come out to the fields at night, I need you to to plant your candied corn, you got to dance around naked by the light of the full moon, for me to get good and born.) // 22. Jason Webley - Halloween (When you hear those spirits calling, there ain’t no use to fight. We’ll trade faces with the shadows and change voices with the night.) // 23. Reverend Glasseye - Black River Falls (Bury me in a lily white gown, here in Black River Falls.) // 24. Rasputina - My Little Shirtwaist Fire (My best friend was alone in the alcove. Does anyone see her there? Such a sweet face trapped in a staircase by the smell of her own burning hair, and the terrible flames of all that remains of My Little Shirtwaist Fire.) // 25. Jolie Holland - Ghostly Girl (Nobody likes a spook or so I’ve deduced, but I have loved some ghosts in my time. But that doesn’t mean I want them around.) // 26. Nina Nastasia - In the Graveyard (Someone told me that I should visit you in the graveyard, pull out all the weeds. But I’m still lonely and I’m not ready. You scared me when you hid behind the trees.) // 27. The Handsome Family - 24 Hour Store (Late late at night, 24-hour store. Ghosts fly up the aisles, across the shining floor. Opening and closing automatic doors.) // 28. Songs: Ohia - I’ve Been Riding With the Ghost (I’ve been riding with the ghost, I’ve been doing whatever he told me. I’ve been looking door to door to see if there was someone who’d hold me. I never met a single one who didn’t see through me. None of them could love me if they thought they might lose me - unless I made a change.) // 29. Trailer Bride - Skinny White Girl // 30. Concrete Blonde - Bloodletting (The Vampire Song) (There’s a crack in the mirror and a bloodstain on the bed. Oh, you were a vampire and baby, I’m the walking dead.) // 31. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Where the Wild Roses Grow (On the last day I took her where the wild roses grow, and she lay on the bank, the wind light as a thief. And I kissed her goodbye, said, “All beauty must die,” and lent down and planted a rose between her teeth.) // 32. Tom Waits - Widow’s Grove (I hid in the elm and raised the bough, that hung even with your neck. And I chased you and drowned you, there deep in the well. And when your mouth was full and wet, I swallowed all your reckless fate. And with your last breath, you moaned too drunk to wake.) // 33. Gary Jules - Mad World (And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad - the dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had.)

Check out this playlist on @8tracks: haunting season by matildawhiskey.

This year’s Halloween playlist. It’s a little spooky and a little sad (and a lot of fun), as befits the season.

1. Puerto Muerto – Hangman’s Song

(Armageddon time is coming soon. The fires will turn us all into dust. And we will be judged one last time. You, your son, and me.)

2. Johnny Cash – Long Black Veil

(She walks these hills in a long black veil. She visits my grave when the night winds wail. Nobody knows, nobody sees. Nobody knows but me.)

3. The Decemberists – Leslie Ann Levine

(My name is Leslie Ann Levine. I’ve got no one left to mourn for me. My body lies inside its grave, in a ditch not far away.)

4. Okkervil River – Dead Faces

(Ghostly faces at my living-room window aren’t scared of me because they know I can’t hurt them. They press up and see, in the lamp-glow, all of the hurt and the love inside of me.)

5. Dax Riggs – Ghost Movement

(Kissed a blue girl while it rained broken glass. Rode a bolt of white light with satan on my lap. Everything is happening in the dark, and everything is happening all at once. Do we haunt the hearts of god, my love? Bet you haunt the heart of god, my love.)

6. Black Heart Procession – A Light So Dim

(Down in the gallows the darkness glows. It was hard to see in the hearts of them.)

7. Leftover Crack w/the World/Inferno Friendship Society – Soon We’ll Be Dead

(I’ll pass out at dawn, and dream of friends gone, as the morbid embrace warms over my face.)

8. Queens of the Stone Age – Mosquito Song (

Cutting boards and hanging hooks. Bloody knives, cooking books. Promising you won’t feel a thing at all.)

9. The Birthday Party – Deep in the Woods

(Yeah, I recognize that girl. I took her from rags right through to stitches (pray for me now). Baby, tonight we sleep in separate ditches.)

10. Black Cat Music – Hands in the Estuary, Torso in the Lake

(There was one secret that even your sister never knew, throughout the forty-six day mystery of you. The better part of a bottle of gin, blue tarp and parts of you within banging down the frontage road.)

11. Murder City Devils – Midnight Service at the Mutter Museum

(Look at the face, the shape of the skull. Leave the road, follow the path. It’s midnight at the drowning pond, and I’m glad, glad that you’re here.)

12. The Damned – Nasty

(The axe is sharp and the blade is keen. Creature features spillin’ from the screen. Shadows fall and all is gloom – you’re not so safe in the safety of your room.)

13. Fishbone – Bonin’ in the Boneyard

14. The Cramps – Sheena’s in a Goth Gang

(Mixed up women, do you have one in your house? She’s in the forbidden vampire underground. In the cult of the cobra, snakes in her hair. She looks so macabre with her cobweb stare.)

15. Dead Moon – Graveyard

(Tried whiskey to ease your hex. It made it worse, my life’s a wreck. The pills I took to numb my pain only brought visions of you again.)

16. The Gun Club – For the Love of Ivy

(Gonna buy me a graveyard of my own, kill everyone who ever done me wrong. Gonna buy me a gun just as long as my arm, kill everyone who ever done me harm.)

17. Tiger Army – WereCat

18. Oingo Boingo – Dead Man’s Party (

I was struck by lightning, walkin’ down the street. I was hit by something last night in my sleep. It’s a dead man’s party, who could ask for more? Everybody’s comin’, leave your body at the door.)

19. Circus Contraption – Spook-O-Rama

(The hounds of Hell are howling your name, for they’ve got a bone to pick with you. Which is proof of spells with prolific intent, while sizing you up for a human stew.)

20. Tom Waits – We’re All Mad Here

(And you’ll die with the rose still on your lips. And in time the heart-shaped bone that was your hips. And the worms, they will climb the rugged ladder of your spine – we’re all mad here.)

21. World/Inferno Friendship Society – Pumpkin Time

(I need you to come out to the fields at night, I need you to to plant your candied corn, you got to dance around naked by the light of the full moon, for me to get good and born.)

22. Jason Webley – Halloween

(When you hear those spirits calling, there ain’t no use to fight. We’ll trade faces with the shadows and change voices with the night.)

23. Reverend Glasseye – Black River Falls

(Bury me in a lily white gown, here in Black River Falls.)

24. Rasputina – My Little Shirtwaist Fire

(My best friend was alone in the alcove. Does anyone see her there? Such a sweet face trapped in a staircase by the smell of her own burning hair, and the terrible flames of all that remains of My Little Shirtwaist Fire.)

25. Jolie Holland – Ghostly Girl

(Nobody likes a spook or so I’ve deduced, but I have loved some ghosts in my time. But that doesn’t mean I want them around.)

26. Nina Nastasia – In the Graveyard

(Someone told me that I should visit you in the graveyard, pull out all the weeds. But I’m still lonely and I’m not ready. You scared me when you hid behind the trees.)

27. The Handsome Family – 24 Hour Store

(Late late at night, 24-hour store. Ghosts fly up the aisles, across the shining floor. Opening and closing automatic doors.)

28. Songs: Ohia – I’ve Been Riding With the Ghost

(I’ve been riding with the ghost, I’ve been doing whatever he told me. I’ve been looking door to door to see if there was someone who’d hold me. I never met a single one who didn’t see through me. None of them could love me if they thought they might lose me – unless I made a change.)

29. Trailer Bride – Skinny White Girl

30. Concrete Blonde – Bloodletting (The Vampire Song)

(There’s a crack in the mirror and a bloodstain on the bed. Oh, you were a vampire and baby, I’m the walking dead.)

31. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Where the Wild Roses Grow (

On the last day I took her where the wild roses grow, and she lay on the bank, the wind light as a thief. And I kissed her goodbye, said, “All beauty must die,” and lent down and planted a rose between her teeth.)

32. Tom Waits – Widow’s Grove

(I hid in the elm and raised the bough, that hung even with your neck. And I chased you and drowned you, there deep in the well. And when your mouth was full and wet, I swallowed all your reckless fate. And with your last breath, you moaned too drunk to wake.)

33. Gary Jules – Mad World

(And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad – the dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had.)

Washington Times interview: Rasputina~

Washington Times interview: Rasputina~

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/19/rasputina-cellist-melora-creager-discusses-steampu/

Rasputina: ‘Corsets, Cellos and Rock ‘n’ Roll’

– – Monday, October 19, 2015

Led by steampunk goddess Melora Creager, the gothic cello rock trio Rasputina has been pushing the musical envelope since the early 1990s. Their work features a flurry of clever tunes about powerful female figures in ancient history played on classical instruments with the the fervor of rock. Think Jimmy Page with a horsehair bow. (Yeah, we know.) Away from the band Miss Creager also toured with Nirvana on their final tour.

In advance of Rasputina’s Baltimore show at Ottobar Tuesday, Miss Creager spoke about men in corsets, how to rock the cello, her days on tour with Nirvana and why their latest CD, “Unknown,” won’t be available online. Ever.

Question: How did Raputina come together in the early 1990s?

Answer: I put a “wanted” ad in the back of the Village Voice [in New York]. That was how everyone made a band back then.

Q: Did you have a full vision of the look and sound of the band beforehand?

A: Yes, even before I was able to sing very well. It was an artistic compulsion, something I just had to do, to force myself to do. Like me, a lot of performers are very shy, and performing is a controlled way to communicate with people. Just out of art school, I wrote a manifesto — the point being well-trained, well-brought-up young ladies playing rock music. On the cello, of course.

Q: Why gothic cello rock?

A: I don’t consider myself or the band gothic, except maybe in a literary sense. When I was younger, I was embarrassed to express positivity, because it wasn’t authentic to me.

Q: When did the idea come to you to combine history with music?

A: Since I was a little girl writing songs, it’s been the same: songs based on historical incident or an antique photograph.

Q: How many former members has Rasputina had?

A: How many members of Nine Inch Nails have there been? I don’t know.

Q: Is it hard to keep band members together?

A: Over 20 years and still kicking. Someone plays with me eight to 10 years, and that longevity isn’t commented on, but rather that they left. A touring band is an abnormally close relationship. Performers have large egos and dreams. I think it’s gone pretty well.

Q: Was there a shift creatively when you let male members in the band?

A: Each person brings their unique qualities, but it’s not about gender. Each male member has been rather androgynous anyway, whereas the females have always been exclusively feminine.

Q: Do the guys have to wear corsets as well?

A: They don’t have to, they want to. They always end up trying ours on and liking the feeling. Every guy is glad for an excuse to drag out.

Q: When not performing, do you dress down?

A: Yes, but my trademark style is truly mine and carries over. I never wear pants, only dresses and skirts. Feathers in the hair are good to shake up the everyday. Corsets for daywear? No thanks.

Q: Do you consider yourself a pioneer of the “steampunk” movement?

A: I do. There were few of us back in the day, in the early ‘90s in [New York’s] East Village — proponents of Victorian style. I’ve adopted a broader range of eras over the years. I don’t like “movements.” I follow my personal vision and am as thorough as I can be.

Q: Away from the band, you also toured with Nirvana, yes?

A: Yes, on their final tour, in Europe.

Q: Do you have any memories of that tour?

A: It was a strange situation, as I was very naive and inexperienced. Kurt [Cobain] was very special and very normal. His death said to me that fame kills, that fame is not healthy for a nice person. No one along for the ride with the biggest band in the land wanted to notice how bad off he was. Like “Emperor’s New Clothes,” look the other way.

Q: What was the last show of the tour like?

A: I don’t remember, but it was just before a little break in the tour [that] I spent in Prague — that was to be the next show. [Cobain] O.D.’d in Italy, and everything fell apart. Devastatingly sad.

Q: Why is your new CD “Unknown” only available as a CD and not online?

A: As a conceptual thing. Immediacy of music has made it throwaway, not valuable. If it’s exclusively physical, I bring back some value, some anticipation, some desire.

Q: Did it really take you only three weeks to make?

A: It really did. I was possessed by my subconscious, which felt like spirits at the time. I wasn’t concerned with releasing it, just making it. I was in my own world with superhuman focus.

Q: The theme of the CD is trauma. What does that mean?

A: I was damaged by some violations I didn’t — and still don’t — fully understand. My strong imagination took over. Anything was possible, and the Internet was the culprit. I didn’t know who I was talking to, but it turned out to be an unknown part of myself.

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week Ending May 10th~

Sepiachord Playlist for the Week Ending May 10th~RPM Orchestra: Song of Sheba
The Church of Abject Sorrow: Waitin’ for the World to End
Robin Aigner: Shoegazer
Esmerelda Strange: The Moon and the Sea
Ghoultown: Walkin’ Through the Desert (with a Crow)
Neko Case: Night Still Comes
The Kropotkins: Whippoorwill Blues
Johnny Cash: Delia’s Gone
Destroy Nate Allen: Land of Opportunity
Rasputina: Sweet Sister Temperance
Mojo Juju & the Snake Oil Merchants: But I Do
Defiance, Ohio: Flood Waters
The Dad Horse Experience: In My Time of Dying
Tiger Lillies: Obscene
Amsterdam Klezmer Band: Op een Goppe
Kronos Quartet: “Excellent, Mr Renfield”
Zera Marvel: The Carpenter
Bakelite 78: All the Pretty Little Horses
Dropkick Murphys: Black Velvet Band
Not Waving But Drowning: The Last Hurrah