Friday, November 06, 2009

34 Years of Debauchery


Last night some devoted DJs stayed up all night, broadcasting continuously from 8 pm to 6 am. For the final 3 hours, we counted down with a song from each year since KWUR's founding in 1976, right up to 2009. Decisions were made by committee so don't blame me if you don't like the selections.



Year
Artist
Song
Album
1976
Ramones
Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
Ramones
1977
Television
Marquee Moon
Marquee Moon
1978
Mars
11,000 volts
Mars 78
1979
Buzzcocks
Orgasm Addict
Singles Going Steady
1980
Devo
Girl U Want
Freedom of Choice
1981
Black Flag
TV Party
Damaged
1982
Dead Kennedys
Bleed for Me
Plastic Surgery Disasters
1983
New Order
Age of Consent
Power Corruption Lies
1984
Minutemen
This Ain't No Picnic
Double Nickels on The Dime
1985
The Smiths
The Headmaster Ritual
Meat is Murder
1986
Slayer
Raining Blood
Reign in Blood
1987
Big Black
Fish Fry
Songs About Fucking
1988
Public Enemy
Bring the Noise
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
1989
Nirvana
Negative Creep
Bleach
1990
Sonic Youth
Tunic (Song for Karen)
Goo
1991
My Bloody Valentine
When You Sleep
Loveless
1992
Eric B and Rakim
Don't Sweat the Technique
Don't Sweat the Technique
1993
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' Wit
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
1994
Pavement
Cut Your Hair
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
1995
Yo La Tengo
Straight Down to the Bitter End
Electr-o-pura
1996
DJ Shadow
Building Steam With a Grain of Salt
Endtroducing
1997
Radiohead
Electioneering
OK Computer
1998
Neutral Milk Hotel
Holland, 1945
In The Aeroplane Over the Sea
1999
Aphex Twin
Windowlicker
Windowlicker
2000
New Pornographers
Mass Romantic
Mass Romantic
2001
Daft Punk
Harder Better Faster Stronger
Discovery
2002
Wilco
Heavy Metal Drummer
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
2003
White Stripes
Black Math
Elephant
2004
Death From Above 1979
Turn It Out
You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
2005
Sufjan Stevens
John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
Illinois
2006
Man Man
Engrish Bwudd
Six Demon Bag
2007
Animal Collective
Winter Wonderland
Strawberry Jam
2008
No Age
Sleeper Hold
Nouns
2009
The Almighty Defenders
All My Loving
Almighty Defenders

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2 Comments:

At 4:56 PM, Blogger Invisible Cola said...

And by last night I actually mean thurday night - friday morning.

 
At 11:28 AM, Blogger Mr. Dividing By Zero said...

that's pretty cool. nice selections.

 

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