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Wave Runner : Short Waves : 01

Wave Runner : Short Waves : 01

Playing tracks by

Depeche Mode, Play, White Door, The Associates and Simple Minds.

Chart positions

This show was 20th in the global new wave chart, 38th in the global alternative chart and 85th in the global indie chart.

30 minute episodes of 80’s New Wave, Synthpop & New Romantic music with commentary on each song, the date of release and some very brief histories. Not too long, not too short! Just 30 minutes of nostalgic time travel to a magical era of fun and fashion! Hosted by Motuvius Rex, Wave Runner is a program of Radio Arcane based in Louisville, Kentucky.


Steven Montez

You know I'm a Klaus Nomi fan and his stuff would have gone really well in this set. Brilliant shows by the way. 👊🏽👊🏽

Zac Campbell


Laura Rigsby Orsland

Perfect for a commute! Also great to work to. So glad you’re back!

William Wayne Minor

This is fun. I'm glad you revived it and love the new 30 minute format. I don't always have the time for an hour+ but a 30 minute set is sweet!

Motuvius Rex

Tracklist -

01 : Depeche Mode - Leave in Silence (extended) (1982)
02 : Play - You Don’t Look The Same (1983)
03 : White Door - Love Breakdown (1983)
04 : The Associates - Party Fears Two (1981)
05 : Simple Minds - Hunter and the Hunted (1982)

Radio Arcane