Mystery Train #102

Funny life edition

This show reminds us that sometimes life is funny, even if you have to wait a bit until you can see lighter side of it.
Featured artists include Goldfrapp, Curtis Harding, Trio Mocoto, Robbie Williams & Olly Murs, Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers, The Rutles, Natural Child, Chuck Prophet, The Aliens, Drugdealer, Juanita Stein, Porcupine Tree, Daniel Johnston et al.

Mystery Train #83

Warm nights edition

Music of nostalgia and loneliness during a warm summer night. A show that looks for redemption.
Featuring songs by Neil Young, Dodgy, Giardini di Mirò, Randy Newman, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane, Jean-Luis Murat, Sophie Zelmani, Calexico, Lemonostifel, Lost Bodies, Chrysta Bell & David Lynch et al.

Mystery Train #56

Just a drizzle edition

This show came down with the rain, mixing together garage rock, jazz, indie and french pop.
Artists include Marc Ribot, Velvet Underground, The Modern Lovers, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Bertrand Belin, Sneaker Pimps, Feu! Chatterton, Maïa Vidal, John Zorn, Andrew Bird et al.

The Blues #4

Sit back and enjoy 160 minutes of blues, old school soul and jazz. Get that blue note in your heart!
Featuring music by Stanley Turrentine, Dinah Washington, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Django Reinhardt, Red Garland Trio, Chet Baker, King Curtis, Lonnie Mack, Curtis Mayfield, Jimmy Smith, Dave Pike et al.

Mystery Train #42

Return to Ithaca edition

This broadcast consists of music that somehow revolves around nostalgia and the clash between the past and the present.
Featured artists include Possum Dixon, Clan Of Xymox, Anne Clark & herrB, Nat King Cole, Cannonball Adderley, Eurythmics, The Velvet Underground, Mick Harvey, Monsieur Minimal, The Offspring et al.

Mystery Train #39

Things others throw away edition

This is a playful assortment of songs, like walking through a summer bazaar of used sounds. You’ll find precious items from around the globe and various eras.
Artists include Tijuana Panthers, Ornella Vanoni, Mick Ronson, Astor Piazzola, Calypso Rose, Bette Davis, Pierre Cavalli, Pet Shop Boys, The Flaming Lips, Ella Fitzgerald et al.

Mystery Train #35

Force of gravity edition

A quiet ride in the depths of the human soul. Mellow on the outside, sharp and dangerous on the inside.
Music by The Specials, A-ha, Angus & Julia Stone, Bill Evans, Françoise Hardy, Nick Drake, Frédéric Chopin, Spiritualized, Free, Delaney & Bonnie And Friends et al.

Mystery Train #30

Behind the glass edition

As a child you stood behind your window at night, wondering about the marvels outside the glass -marvels you would someday know. As a grownup you may find yourself at the other side of the glass, looking at -and longing for- that wide-eyed amazement of a child safely dreaming about life.
Featured artists include Reverend Horton Heat, Lenny Kravitz, Tom Waits, Howlin’ Wolf, The Shaolin Afronauts, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, God Is An Astronaut, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Lucio Battisti et al.

Mystery Train #16

Songs for St.Whatshisname edition

Let’s be honest, this is a broadcast made one day before St.Valentine’s day. So, it’s full of love songs. What’s different is that it’s a great collection of music, spanning six decades of amazing artists, such as Diana Ross & The Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Scorpions, The Verve, Joy Division, The Delfonics, Elvis Presley, Patti Smith, Amy Winehouse, Queen, Father John Misty et al.

Mystery Train #15

Oh, so softly edition

This might well be Mystery Train‘s gentlest -yet powerful- trip. A journey through electronica, opera, jazz, rock, folk and cinematic compositiions. Featured artists are Patsy Cline, Yello & Shirley Bassey, Cibelle, Devendra Banhart, Johann Johannsson, Manos Hatzidakis, Henri Purcell, Bill Frisell, Fairport Convention, Ane Brun et al.