Mystery Train #59

Christmas on the train edition

This is the Train‘s Christmas ride, with just the right amount of season songs among our usual all-weather music!
Rockin’ around our Christmas tree are John Lennon, Kokoroko, Louis Armstrong, Harry Nilsson, Rose McGowan, The Raveonettes, The Raconteurs, Willy DeVille, Boss Hog, Mild Orange, Piero Piccioni et al.

Mystery Train #55

Music meatballs edition

An eclectic collection of songs, starting from classic rock and going to… everywhere your mood takes you.
Featuring artists like Madrugada, Murray Head, Counting Crows, Soap & Skin, Died Pretty, The Jim Carroll Band, Xylina Spathia, Erasure, Penny Mpaltatzi, Eliane Elias, David Sylvian et al.

Mystery Train #47

After the party edition

This show starts in joy and then winds down to the reflective mood we get in the aftermath of a party.
Featured artists include Modjo, Earth,Wind & Fire, Shea Seger, The Roots, Tarkovsky Quartet, Stavros Xarhakos, Giorgos Zampetas, Bobby Gentry, Stevie Nicks, The Cinematic Orchestra et al.

Mystery Train #46

Heads down edition

This show welcomes the autumn rains and calls for us to get focused for the coming winter. It consists of music by Dengue Fever, Paul Simon, Dimitris Poulikakos, Graham Parker and The Rumour, Gabriel Fauré, The Strokes, Kaiser Chiefs, Bon Iver, Ray Davies, Tony Bennet et al.

Mystery Train #44

How sweet life is edition

The one where we ponder about how sweet life is, even with all the bitterness considered. We’ve got the music to prove it!
Featuring songs by Stevie Wonder, Tim Maia, The Divine Comedy, Kyuss, Peter Frampton, The Do, Naked Prey, Electric Light Orchestra, The Black Keys, Melody Gardot et al.

Mystery Train #43

After the desert edition

A unique journey from Mali and North Africa all the way to the Middle East and Turkey. Bomako, Arabs, Tuareg, Egyptians, Jews, Turks and westerners meet and create amazing music!
Fellow travelers include Peter Gabriel, Natacha Atlas, Songhoy Blues, Tinariwen, Amadou Et Mariam, Francisco Tárrega, Ibrahim Maalouf, Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder, Go! Save The Hostages!, Light in Babylon 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 #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 #32

Time for a ride edition

A mellow ride in old soundtracks, soul, hip hop, indie pop & rock, and enchanting oriental sounds. Our companions are Leo Sayer, Stereolab, Nino Ferrer & Radiah, OutKast, America, Sibylle Bayer, Kanye West & Kid Cudi, Stelvio Cipriani, Supertramp, Naxatras, Amina Alaoui et al.

Mystery Train #31

Summer and smoke edition

A musical ride to the moodier -but still colorful- side of summer. It includes songs by Lafayette Afro Rock Band, Gnarls Barkley, OMD, Everything But The Girl, Desire, Marsheaux, Chromatics, Someone Who Isn’t Me, Lana Del Ray, Ali Farka Touré, The Melodians 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.