Mystery Train #76

Shrapnel edition

A show about life exploding all around us, producing shrapnel that leaves us scarred. Sometimes it takes the form of songs.
Featuring ZZ Top, Pearl Jam, Kælan Mikla, Tess Parks, Postmodern Jukebox ft. Miche Braden, Green Lung, Dio, The Gaslamp Killer, Otava Yo, John Martyn et al.

Mystery Train #71

To glory once again edition

In this show we reaffirm our positive and optimistic attitude -yeah, not really, but… you know…!
The list of our glorious contributors includes Booker T, Allen Toussaint, JJ Cale, Led Zeppelin, Cheap Trick, The Egg, Akua Naru, Improved Sound Limited, Alexandra Stréliski, Sammy Rae et al.

Mystery Train #70

MPHI edition

This show pays a musical tribute to the late surrealist writer (and graphic designer, and painter) Panos Koutroubousis, whose funny fictional organization MPHI (Monstrous Power, Humongous Ignorance) provided the title.
It features songs by Ronny & the Daytonas, Johnny Winter, Lady Gaga, Rodrigo Leão & Beth Gibbons, Vanilla Fudge, Phosphorescent, Scott Walker, Love, CW Stoneking, Dimitris Poulikakos & Socos, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band et al.

Mystery Train #69

Impact of reality edition

This broadcast is loosely themed on the impact of reality that sometimes cancels all our plans and leads us down an unexpected path. It often hurts, as you very well know…
This show’s artists include Alison Moyet, Daniel Norgren, Dead Ghosts, Lakis Papadopoulos, Johnny Marr, Susannah McCorkle, Koop, I Cameleonti, Crowded House, Bob Dylan, Katerina Duska et al.

Mystery Train #68

A show that floats way up and goes where the songs may take us.
Actually, this was a landmark for Mystery Train, since it was the debut of my microphone and me making the first “proper” radio show. Of course here I’m uploading just the song collection, not my rantings!

It features songs by King Curtis, Wings, Mac DeMarco, Church of the Cosmic Skull, Elliot Smith, Andrew Bird, Durand Jones & The Indications, Norah Jones, Everything But The Girl, The Walkmen, Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris et al.

Mystery Train #66

Absences edition

The underlying mood of this show is sensing an absence and missing someone. Remembering those who are not here and longing for them.
It features music by Dope Lemon, Kurt Vile, Arcade Fire, UNKLE, Sandy Denny, Merrell Fankhauser & HMS Bounty, The Stranglers, John Coltrane, Kostas Karalis, Alan Vega & Christophe et al.