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 #26

Spring’s dark womb edition

This show, broadcast on the 1st of May, deals with several aspects of spring: the death and resurrection myths of Easter, flowers that bloom and die, the workers’ struggle, love sprouting, joy and depression amidst beauty.
It features music by Joan Baez, John Lennon, Talking Heads, Led Zeppelin, Illegal Operation, Traffic, Chromatics, John Lurie, Moloko, Joao Gilberto et al.