The Vinyl Vault: Deep and Dark

Hello, Dear Listeners!  The theme for this show was "Deep and Dark" and included deeper or darker cuts from popular artists. Paloma from Crooked Beat Records was hanging out with me in the studio, sharing stories and a few laughs.  

When Randy brought me this week's playlist, I vetoed the chosen song for popular artists and substituted one of their lesser known or darker songs from their catalog.  I realized that I was starting to see a theme.  Deep cuts and dark songs.  Along with deep and dark from the popular artists, we had a range of different songs from artists that diverge from the Billboard Top 40. 

Popular artists included: Nirvana, The Rolling Stones, the Bangles, and AC/DC.  Representing Michigan, we had Grand Funk Railroad, Alice Cooper, and Question Mark & The Mysterians.  Representing DC, we had The Make-Up, Embrace, and Fugazi. 

We had it all this week - Power Pop, Indie, Grunge, Alternative, New Wave, Post Hardcore, Classic Rock, Roots Rock, Punk, Garage Rock...  

I hope you love it! -- JC


  • The Rolling Stones - As Tears Go By // December's Children
  • The Make-Up - Save Yourself // Save Yourself
  • Plummet Airlines - Silver Shirt // Silver Shirt (7" single)
  • Dat en Wat - Dead Man Blues // Diggin' For Gold Vol. 2
  • Nirvana - Serve The Servants // In Utero
  • Fugazi - Shut The Door // Repeater
  • Band of Horses - Weed Party // Everything All The Time
  • Embrace - Dance of Days // Embrace
  • UK Squeeze - Take Me, I'm Yours // No Wave
  • Yachts - Freedom (Is A Heady Wine) // Suffice To Say (7" Single)
  • AC/DC - Ride On // Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
  • The Avett Brothers - I Wish I Was // True Sadness
  • Bingo Hand Job (R.E.M.) - Perfect Circle // Live At The Borderline 1991
  • Grand Funk Railroad - Can't Be Too Long // On Time
  • 'Til Tuesday - What About Love? // What About Love? (7" Single)
  • The Replacements - I'll Be You // I'll Be You (7" Single)
  • Neutral Milk Hotel - Ghost // In The Aeroplane Over the Sea
  • Death Cab For Cutie - Kids in '99 // The Blue EP
  • The Adverts - Quick Step // One Chord Wonder (7" Single)
  • Alice Cooper - Elected // Billion Dollar Babies
  • Question Mark & The Mysterians - 96 Tears // 96 Tears (7" Single)
  • Ruts - In A Rut // Babylon's Burning
  • Bangles - Following // In A Different Light

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