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dj kali and mr. dna @ the caustic lounge 03.10.12

yes, it was a double-hit of "the caustic lounge", with us going back to our regularly scheduled shift on the first wednesday of the month. october is the only month where that arrangement bothers me, because it means that we're never doing a night close to halloween. and we love halloween. 

that said, mr. dna did get "hallow month" kicked off right with his set. i, on the other hand, just tried playing around with a few different things. going into things, i had bits of the set very well planned, so, yes, some of these juxtapositions are absolutely on purpose. am i the only person ever to mix ultravox with whitehouse? probably. but it did kind of flow. 

here's what you heard or, alternately, here's what you missed...

dj kali



konstruktivits :: incognito
blancmange :: overspreading art genius
die form :: automatic death
staccato du mal :: walls fade
ch-bb :: chou frou
john foxx :: burning car
cultural amnesia :: dialogue of skull and soul
von magnet :: multiplicity of me
sylvgheist maelstrom :: nassarssuaq desert
vasilisk :: riot in lhasa
esplendor geometrico :: tarikat
killing joke :: follow the leaders
ultravox :: the thin wall
whitehouse :: dumping the fucking rubbish
young gods :: soul idiot
foetus :: your salvation
ait! :: io batto de solo
click click :: yes
sleep museum :: nepal
virgin prunes :: bau dachong
novy svet :: en possession de te

mr. dna


the fuzztones :: jack the ripper
deadly ones :: monster surfing time
the gruesomes :: (theme from) bikers from hell 
jackie morningstar :: rockin in the graveyard 
deja voodoo :: cemetery 
dead kennedys :: halloween 
the misfits :: halloween 
the misfits :: halloween II 
siouxsie & the banshees :: halloween 
sonic youth :: hallowe'en 
zombie zombie :: theme from halloween 
fantomas :: ave satani 
goblin :: suspiria main theme 
pulp :: being followed home 
the damned :: twisted nerve 
bauhaus :: stigmata martyr 
christian death :: burnt offerings 
crispy ambulance :: october 31st 
dementia precox :: coppola 13 
the monochrome set :: love zombies 
the sonics :: witch 
the vaselines :: monsterpussy
45 grave :: riboflavin-flavored, non-carbonated, polyunsaturated blood 
the flesh eaters :: see you in the boneyard 
hershell gordon lewis :: theme from two thousand maniacs!

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