Mystery Train #96

Different view edition

This show is a kind of a lens, it’s made to look at things from a different view.
Guest opticians include Dido, Guy Clark, Cowboy Junkies, Irma Thomas, Marianne Faithfull, Magazine, Sixto Rodriguez, The Everly Brothers, John Cale, The Smithereens 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 #34

Something deeper that stains me edition

Here’s where Mystery Train gets a bit more personal, since this show is all about Greek music. Not the bouzouki, traditional folk kind, but a whole world of sounds from old time crooners and retro pop to garage rock, post punk and alternative electronica. Here be unknown (to the rest of the world at least) treasures.
Featured artists include Fatme, The Last Drive, Socrates, Trypes, Dionysis Savopoulos, Pavlos Sidiropoulos & Aprosarmostoi, Mariza Koch, Haris Alexiou, The Earthbound, Stereo Nova, Fantastikoi Ihoi, Sofia Vembo et al.

Mystery Train #33

Relax and enjoy edition

In this show we go from calypso to hard rock. Don’t get too comfortable, the ride is full of surprises! Featuring songs by Harry Belafonte, The Smiths, Peter Paul & Mary, Fats Domino, Ann Peebles, Marlena Show, J Dilla, Beastie Boys, Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, The 13th Floor Elevators, Robbie Williams et al.

Mystery Train #28

Posthaste edition

This is a special broadcast with two interwoven themes. There’s spring in it’s intoxicating fullness and then there’s revolution, an homage to the French May 1968 riots and the hippie era movement in the USA.
There’s songs by The Chemical Brothers, Trixie Whitley, Jack White, Grand Funk Railroad, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Julie Driscol, Brian Auger & The Trinity, Marianne Faithfull, The Who, Buffalo Springfield, Dave Berry, Faithless et al.

Mystery Train #24

Cheers edition

Here’s looking at you: A three hour special, to cover all your night driving, nostalgic, homeward bound needs! In the passenger seat we’ve got Dire Straits, Murray Head, Annie Lenox, Tonino Carotone, Haris & Panos Katsimihas, Rory Gallagher, Keira Knightley, Rainbirds, Sivert Hoyem, Procol Harum, Lucinda Williams, Edgar Broughton Band, Neneh Cherry et al.

Mystery Train #19

So, what’s that sex thing? edition

The One where Mystery Train tells you everything you always wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask -with the help of some damn hot songs, of course!
Sexiness is spread by Queens Of The Stone Age, Donna Summer, Beyoncé, Sade, The Who, Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, Liz Phair, Tricky, Mary & The Boy, Kylie Minogue, Chrysta Bell & David Lynch 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.