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Radio Arcane : 10 : Classic 4AD

Radio Arcane : 10 : Classic 4AD

Playing tracks by

Modern English, Dif Juz, Cocteau Twins, Tones On Tail, The Wolfgang Press and more.

Chart positions

This show was 9th in the global post-punk chart, 11th in the global dark chart, 12th in the global interview chart and 31st in the global indie chart.

Tenth episode of Radio Arcane with hosts Brian Drabant, Kaleidoscope, Sorrow Vomit and Motuvius Rex : Featuring interview of bassist Gary Basil Bromley of legendary 4AD band Dif Juz : We talk about some history, some current interests and stories about growing up in London during the late 70's and into the 80's and experiencing all of the bands and characters of that era; touring with Cocteau Twins and unpleasant encounters with The Birthday Party : Recorded and produced at the non-profit Art Sanctuary in Louisville, KY, Radio Arcane is a collective of Dark Music Specialists that host events, live music and dark arts entertainment.
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Patrick Grantz

Great interview, Shahn. Those 4AD tunes sure take me back.

Radio Arcane

Thanks Patrick!

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Full setlist in comments -

Kim Bell

Gary was such a treat to have on the show.

William Wayne Minor

Great interview! Super weird about the Curtis brothers and not shocked about the Birthday Party being, let's say.... inconsiderate. hahaa

Brian Harris

One way of getting the Curtis brothers out of hiding-Release the Scratch Tapes! 'Mysterons living in a South Coast town'-perhaps they'll come out of hiding to sue...I wish!

Radio Arcane

01: Modern English - 16 Days - Mesh & Lace (1981)
02: Dif Juz - Hu - Huremics 12" (1981)
03: Cocteau Twins - The Tinderbox (Of A Heart) - Head Over Heels (1983)
04: Tones On Tail - Means Of Escape - Tones On Tail 'EP' (1982)
05: Cocteau Twins - Dear Heart (ft. Gordon Sharp) - John Peel Session (1983)
06: The Wolfgang Press - The Wedding -Bird Wood Cage - (1988)
07: Xmal Deutschland - Augen.Blick -Tocsin (1984)
08: The Birthday Party - Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)- Junkyard (1982)
09: In Camera - Die Laughing - Final Achievement / Die Laughing 7" (1980)
10: Gary Bromley - Soul Soul/Ice 7" (2019)
11: Mass - III -Labor Of Love (1981)
12: Modern English - After The Snow -After The Snow (1982)
13: Dead Can Dance - A Passage In Time -Dead Can Dance (1984)
14: Clan Of Xymox - Cry In The Wind -Clan Of Xymox (1985)
15: This Mortal Coil - The Horizon Bleeds And Sucks Its Thumb - Filigree & Shadow (1986)
16: This Mortal Coil - Kangaroo - It'll End In Tears - (1984)
17: Dead Can Dance - Avatar - Spleen And Ideal (1985)
18: Bauhaus - Crowds -Telegram Sam 12" (1980)
19: Dif Juz - No Motion -Lonely Is An Eyesore (1987)
20: Gary Bromley - Ice Soul/Ice 7" (2019)