Mystery Train #101

Waiting for the storm edition

This show was put together in the brink of a coming storm and I guess it contains some of the hidden pressure and intensity that comes before such an outburst, whether natural or personal.

It features music by Elliot Murphy, The Fratellis, Cowboy Junkies, Kid Loco, Babis Papadopoulos, Psarantonis, Meiko & Casey Abrams, The Animals, Justin Townes Earle, Blue States, Weyes Blood et al.

Mystery Train #100

A hundred edition

A celebratory show, dedicated to all the listeners that followed Mystery Train in 100 rides!
Featured artists include Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Irene Cara, Primal Scream, Ocean Colour Scene, N.W.A, Alain Bashung, Pixies, Andrew VanWyngarden, Faithless, Sma Rag Da et al.

Mystery Train #99

Change of weather edition

This show faces the coming rain, the falling of the leaves and the chilling winds. We’re in an autumn mood here, slowly getting ready for what lies ahead.
Featured artists include Richmond Fontaine, Curtis Harding, Odetta, F. J. McMahon, Jim Sullivan, Ethan Hawke, Robert Wyatt, Nikos Xilouris, Cristina Donà, Steven Wilson, The Shins et al.

Mystery Train #97

Night in the city edition

The one where we go for a night ride deep in the city’s backstreets.
Fellow riders include Rickie Lee Jones, Merry Clayton, Lush, Steppenwolf, The Cars, Ratso & Yasmine Hamdan, Thom York, Jennifer Warnes, Supertramp, Zeid and The Wings, Porno For Pyros et al.

Mystery Train #95

Free fall edition

Songs about taking a leap of faith and free falling to a new stage in life.
Including artists like Pixies, The Pretty Things, Anita Lane, Cocteau Twins, Kacy & Clayton, Jenny Lewis, Lakis Papadopoulos, Stereognosis, No Blues, Blind Faith, The Velvelettes, Vaya Con Dios et al.

Mystery Train #92

Far away edition

A show that might take you far away from your everyday life.
Featured artists include Jim Ford, D/troit, St Francis Hotel, Karen Dalton, Linda Perhacs, Lavrentis Machairitsas, Spiritualized, Whyte Horses, The Pastels, Beastie Boys, Angus & Julia Stone et al.

Mystery Train #91

Before and after edition

A show that travels back and forth in time, before and after the end of summer -and any life change, really..
Featuring songs by The Vibrators, Blondie, Thompson Twins, Elvis Costello and The Roots, Tim Maia, Holly Golightly, The Feelies, Durul Gence, Dengue Fever, The Black Heart Procession, Spain et al.

Mystery Train #90

Close encounters edition

This show is all about UFOs, flying saucers and aliens. Watch the skies and listen to the music!
Guest ufologists include Billy Lee Riley, Pixies, Ramones, Hüsker Dü, Klaatu, Margot & The Nuclear So And So’s, Parliament, The Stranglers, Ella Fitzgerald, Blink-182, Sufjan Stevens, UFO et al.

Mystery Train #89

It’s fine here edition

The one where we just sit back, relax and take in the fine August night. In this show we mostly revisit some low-key favorites.
Featuring songs by Lana Del Rey, Del Barber, Pierro Piccioni, The Psychedelic Furs, A.C. Newman, Black Pumas, Blouse, La Femme, Still Corners, Broadcast et al.

Mystery Train #87

Rio – Antirio edition

A show in full summer mood, bouncing around the globe: USA, Greece, Brazil, Jamaica, UK, India, Italy… this train is taking you places!
Fellow travelers include Markos Vamvakaris, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Mano Negra, Spunk!, 2Hurt, Vetiver, Savina Yannatou, Koop, Angelos Skordilis, Gram Parsons et al.