Mystery Train #81

Crime in the tropics edition

This broadcast is a bit like a film noir soundtrack and it takes you on a fascinating journey around the globe.
Cast of characters includes Snowy White, Dan the Automator, Kid Loco, The Fleshtones, John Campbell, Jonathan Wilson, Neko Case, DJ Food, Stelvio Cipriani, Stan Getz & Dave Brubeck et al.

Mystery Train #80

Not too late edition

This show tells us there’s still time. To live, to try again, to be a better person. Still time for great music.
Featuring songs by The Box Tops, The Dream Syndicate, Kid Koala, Moloko, Monsieur Minimal, Baby Guru, Martina Topley-Bird, Nalyssa Green, Lambchop, Peter Murphy, Carlo Rustichelli et al.

Mystery Train #78

Old sand edition

Songs from the beach, the desert, the past. Songs on the depths of memory and the summers that came before. That’s what this show is about.
Featured artists include The Hooters, The Sonics, Roky Erickson, Queen, Drake x Travis Scott Type Beat, Warren Zevon, Lhasa de Sela, Dhafer Youssef, Thee Oh Sees, The Byrds et al.

Mystery Train #77

Going to play edition

This show is an invitation to come out and play in the warm summer day.
It features songs by Tom Misch, De La Soul, Seinabo Sey, Cousteau, Alice Phoebe Lou, Jeff Buckley & Elizabeth Fraser, The Ladybug Transistor, The Isley Brothers, Alphaville, Kari Kimmel et al.

Mystery Train #72

I know you edition

A show with an elusive nature. Lyrical on the outside but with a menacing backbone. These songs have got your number!
Featuring Jay Z & Kanye West, Unloved, Sarah McLachlan, Selah Sue, Mode Plagal, Stone the Crows, Serge Gainsbourg, Wire, The Fall, Charlotte Cardin 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 #67

Low flying edition

A broadcast to get you flying low and getting dizzy with the wonders of life.
Our co-pilots include The Yardbirds, Allah Las, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Blur, Khruangbin, Metro Decay, Larkin Poe, Ray Bonneville, Nits, Loukianos Kilaidonis, The Staves 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.

Mystery Train #62

Spreading out edition

This broadcast is loosely themed on testing your wings and slowly spreading them to see if you are ready to fly.
It features songs by Therapy?, The Misunderstood, Low, All About Eve, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Tim Maia, Tijuana Panthers, Tommy Guerrero, The Pogues, The White Stripes et al.

Mystery Train #61

What a drag edition

This show was created amidst many technical problems and difficulties. But, in the end, there it was, great music found a way.
It features songs by Sad Lovers And Giants, She Wants Revenge, Haerts, Röyksopp & Robyn, Cinephile, Redd Kross, Betsy Olson, Robert Plant, Monaco, Henri Salvador, Death In Vegas et al.