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 #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 #49

The beautiful journey of Mr.Puh edition

This song collection is a farewell to a four-legged, furry friend, a cool cat named Puh. He had character, attitude, integrity, and his friendship was much appreciated… A rockin’ goodbye to an old pal!
The show features songs by Ten Years After, Keith Richards, Elvis Costello, Oasis, Thin Lizzy, The Stranglers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet, Ian Anderson 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 #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 #23

Now what else? edition

It’s not often that things run smoothly. When life gives you lemons, you might as well make a song selection that makes things better!
This one includes music by The Cramps, Rocky Erickson, All About Eve, Nektar, Tears For Fears, Big Boss Man, Bad Company, Green Day, Elliot Smith, Chet Baker et al.

Mystery Train #21

Half measures edition

This broadcast is loosely themed around the notion of not doing things the proper way, of not being like you’re supposed to, of human imperfection. Music by Max Richter, Townes Van Zandt, Michael Kiwanuka, All Them Witches, Stomu Yamashta’s Go, Randy Newman, Dion, Dead Man’s Bones, Crime & The City Solution, Richard Hawley et al.

Mystery Train #10

We’ll pull through edition

This broadcast is about hope and perseverance, about keeping on and waiting for better things to come, about doing your best in the face of adversity. Each and every song reflects some aspect of hoping and not giving up -and many Vaperadio dj’s were asked to contribute to this selection. It features Survivor, David Bowie, Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Leonard Cohen, Elton John, R.E.M., Florence + The Machine, The Rolling Stones, The Beta Band, Monty Python et al.