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DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – December 2019

Back to the classic linup for our December edition. In keeping with the spirit of the event, everything in this section except the final run is requests.

Set 1

The Cure – Burn
Sisters Of Mercy – Lucretia My Reflection
Depeche Mode – Wrong
Project Pitchfork – Souls
VNV Nation – When Is The Future?
Mesh – Automation Baby
Covenant – Call The Ships To Port
Code 64 – Leaving Earth
Talk Talk – Such a Shame
Agent Side Grinder – Life In Advane
Suspiria – Awfully Sinister
Virgin Prunes – Pagan Love Song
London After Slimelight – Psycho Magnet
Type O Negative – Life Is Killing Me
Razed In Black – Share This Poison

Set 2

Note that Scott did a fairly sizable set whilst I ate my pizza between the above and this – hence the presence of yet-another 2003-vintage Type O track so soon. Glad some other people rate this album!

Dio – Holy Diver
Ozzy Osbourne – Mr.Crowley
Type O Negative – Nettie
Die Krupps – Robo Sapien
The Prodigy – Fuel My Fire
Johnny Moped – Hard Loving Man
The Damned – Plan 9 Channel 7
The Fall – How I Wrote Elastic Man
Nirvana – Lounge Act
Rammstein – Engel
Iron Maiden – Hallowed By Thy Name
Aerosmith – Crazy
Alice In Chains – Man In The Box

Set 3

Scorpions – Wind Of Change
Davie Bowie – The Man Who Sold The World
Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side
Patti Smith – Dancing Barefoot

Final Tag-Team

Scott’s tracks are in italics.

Blondie – Doom Or Destiny
Danielle Dax – Cat House
Xmal Deutschland – Augen-Blick
Joy Division – New Dawn Fades
Jesus and Mary Chain – Just Like Honey
Faetal – Divide By Zero
Muse – New Born
Radiohead – The Bends
Mansun – Wide Open Space
The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Echobelly – King of the Kerb
Suede – The Beautiful Ones
Garbage – #1 Crush

Outro: NIN – A Warm Place

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ Translight – September 2019

With Scott unavailable once more, DJ Translight stepped in to join me for our Open Request List Event, which has now been running for 5 years. All but the first few and last few are requests.

Set 1

Johnny Cash – Hurt
The Tornados – Telstar
The Shadows – Wonderful Land
Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat
T.Rex – Jeepster
Bauhaus – Double Dare
The Cure – Primary
Depeche Mode – Stripped
Blutengel – You Walk Away
Diary Of Dreams – She
Apoptygma Berzerk – Non-Stop Violence
Nine Inch Nails – Only
Light Asylum – Dark Allies

Set 2

In Extremo – Küss mich
Moonspell – Opium
Paradise Lost – Erased
69 Eyes – Gothic Girl
Dreadful Shadows – Through The Mirror
The Cult – Rain
The March Violets – Grooving In Green
Sisters Of Mercy – Marian
Gene Loves Jezebel – Desire
Virgin Prunes – Baby Turns Blue
The Normal – Warm Leatherette
Portion Control – Amnesia
Static-X – Cold

Set 3

IAMX – Think Of England
Garbage – #1 Crush
Marilyn Manson – The Lamb Of God
PJ Harvey – Down By The Water
Light Asylum – IPC
Ministry – Stigmata
Sex Pistols – Bodies
Magazine – Shot By Both Sides
The Raincoats – Fairytale In The Supermarket
Alien Sex Fiend – Ignore The Machine

Terminates Here vs Translight final tag-team

Not quite alternating one-for-one, but DJ Translight’s tunes are in italics.

Sopor Aeternus – The House Is Empty Now
Inkubus Sukkubus – Lilith, Kali, Nemesis, Morrigan
The Damned – Smash It Up (Parts 1&2)
Rammstein – Zeig Dich
Megaherz – Wir könnten Götter sein
Ghost – Year Zero
Witt – Wo Versteckt Sich Gott
ASP – Geisterjagd
The Beauty Of Gemina – The Lonesome Death Of A Goth DJ
Project Pitchfork – Sunset Devastation
NIN – Dead Souls
Earth Loop Recall – Like Machines

Outro: Attrition – God Save The Queen

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – June 2019

Continuing the day’s musical actions with our Open Request list at Aces and Eights

Set 1

Clan Of Xymox – A Day
Covenant – Bullet
VNV Nation – Carry You
Front 242 – Headhunter V1.0
DAF – Der Mussolini
Front Line Assembly – Resist
Project Pitchfork – Human Crossing
Cat Rapes Dog – American Dream
Rammstein – Du Hast
Metallica – For Whom The Bell Tolls
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
The Pretenders – Stop Your Sobbing

Set 2

Kite – Jonny Boy
Absolute Body Control – Never Seen
Cabaret Voltaire – Sensoria
Front 242 – Happiness (Re:Boot)
Prodigy – Firestarter (Empirion Remix)
KMFDM – Godlike (Chicago Trax)
Rammstein – Radio
NIN – Sin
Rob Zombie – Sick Bubblegum
Placebo – Ashtray Heart
Killing Joke – Love Like Blood

Set 3

James Rays Gangwar – Destination Assassination
Secret Discovery – Small World
Daniel Ash – Here She Comes
Gary Numan – My Name Is Ruin

Final Tag Team

Once again, a bizarre final run of requests to see out the day.  For technical reasons, Scott and I both played a block of three rather than alternating all the way….Scott’s tracks are in italics.

Suicide – Rocket USA
Ministry – Revenge
NIN – Terrible Lie
Tool – Stinkfist
Guns’n’Roses – Mr Brownstone
Marilyn Manson – Tainted Love
Revolting Cocks – Devils Cock
Billy Idol – White Wedding
Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
King Crimson – Indiscipline
The Cure – 10:15 Saturday night (about 23 hours and 45 minutes out)

Outro: Vivaldi – Summer (Concerto No. 2 In G Minor – Presto)

(to mark our first ever request for classical music)

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – March 2019

Having not run one in December 2018, the Open Request list event returned on this occasion. And this one really brought some surprises – all but the first few and the occasional ‘link’ track were requests.

Set 1

Mark Knofler – Wye Aye Man
Michael Schenker Group – Armed And Ready
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry – Generation
The Cure – Primary
Bauhaus – The Passion of Lovers
Spear of Destiny – Never Take Me Away
Pink Floyd – High Hopes
Tool – Jambi
Ministry – Jesus Built My Hot Rod
System of a Down – Spiders

Set 2

The first song here was actually a request for ‘1940s music’. My love of the Fallout games came to my rescue here.

The Inkspots – I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire
The Cramps – Can Your Pussy Do The Dog
Judas Priest – Painkiller
Metallica – The Unforgiven 2
1000 Homo DJs – Supernaut
Rammstein – Mein Teil
The Mission – Like a Hurricane
Fields of the Nephilim – Last Exit For The Lost
Zodiac Mindwarp – Prime Movers
Killing Joke – Requiem
Specimen – Hex (12″)
Kirlian Camera – Blue Room
Project Pitchfork – Go Further
The Creature – Exterminating Angel

Set 3

Depeche Mode – Walking In My Shoes
Shock Therapy – Hate Is a 4-Letter Word
Das Ich – Destillat
Nine Inch Nails – Head Like A Hole
Camouflage – The Great Commandment
Talk Talk – Such A Shame
Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
Soft Cell – Soul Inside
Fad Gadget – I Discover Love

Tag-Team Finale

One of the most bizarre final runs ever – Scott’s tracks are in italics.

New Order – Singularity
The Eternal Afflict – San Diego
Joy Division – She’s Lost Control
Tears For Fears – Mad World
Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing
Human League – The Black Hit of Space
David Bowie – Sound and Vision
The Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
The Beatles – Helter Skelter
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son
Fleetwood Mac – The Chain
Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell

Outro: Angelo Badalamenti – Audrey’s Dance

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – September 2018

And after the ABBS, across to Aces and Eights for our Open Request List special.  All but the first few and the last phase were requests.

Set 1

Chrome – Firebomb
Freebass – Lady Violence
Spencer – Until She Walks On By
HIM – Wicked Game
Type O Negative – Christian Woman
Dio – Don’t Talk To Strangers
Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills
Slayer – Angel Of Death
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
The Cult – Fire Woman
Paradise Lose – Embers Fire

Set 2

Rammstein – Links 234
Diary Of Dreams – Butterfly Dance!
Deine Lakaien – Return
Project Pitchfork – Human Crossing
Seabound – Poisonous Friend
Aesthetic Perfection – The Great Depression
Covenant – Ritual Noise
Front 242 – No Shuffle
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
Kraftwerk – Das Model
Depeche Mode – Wrong
Beborn Beton – Ambush
Second Decay – I Hate Berlin (2002 Remix)
Wolfsheim – Once In A Lifetime

Set 3

This DJ set sums up how much open request list can do….even a tribute to Mexico’s Independence Day.

The Presidents of the United State of Amercia – Dune Buggy
Weezer – Island In The Sun
Korn – Blind
Rammstein – Engel
Hocico – Tiempos De Furia
Combichrist – Intruder Alert
Assemblage 23 – Drive
Nitzer Ebb – Getting Closer
IAMX – Spit It Out
Gary Numan – I Die:You Die

Tag Team Finale

Scott’s Tracks are in italics

Agent Side Grinder – This Is Us
Preoccupation – Espionage
Crash Course In Science – Cardboard Lamb
The KVB – Leaning
Weird Candle – Regeneration
She Wants Revenge – Written In Blood
Fad Gadget – Collapsing New People
Killing Joke – The Wait
The Outcasts – Just Another Teenage Rebel
The Clash – The Guns of Brixton
Kilburn and the High Roads – Rough Kids
The Specials – Too Much Too Young

Outro: Ramin Djawadi – Game Of Thrones Main Titles

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – June 2018

A return to the Open Request List ABBS afterparty…all but the first few and some ‘link’ tracks are requests.

Set 1

Chris Connelly – Stowaway
Broken Links – Within Isolation
Deathboy – Slip
Marilyn Manson – Tainted Love
Laibach – Tanz mit Laibach
Japan – Life In Tokyo
Chameleons – Second Skin
Fields Of The Nephilim – For Her Light
Theatre Of Hate – Do You Believe In The Westworld?
The Damned – New Rose
Metal Urbain – Panik
Revolting Cocks – Beers, Steers and Queers
Sheep On Drugs – Motorbike

Set 2

Siouxsie and the Banshees – The Killing Jar
Adam Ant – Goody Two Shoes
B-Movie – Nowhere Girl
The Human League – Being Boiled
Absolute Body Control – Figures
OMD – Messages
Project Pitchfork – I Live Your Dream
Rammstein – Sonne
Interlock – Skinless
Rob Zombie – Dragula
Alice Cooper – Poison
Metallica – One
Black Sabbath – War Pigs
David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Set 3

Rammstein – Links 2 3 4
Stream Of Passion – Embrace The Storm
Cranberries – Zombie
Lene Lovich – New Toy
The Dresden Dolls – Coin Operated Boy
Malaria! – Geld
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
Aga Wilk – Driving Me Mad

Final Tag-Team

As usual, Scott’s tracks are in italics.

Chelsea Wolfe – Carrion Flowers
Cabaret Voltaire – Just Fascination
Propaganda – Dr.Mabuse
Blancmange – Living On The Ceilig
The Cure – A Strange Day
Wire – I Am The Fly
Nick Cave – Stagger Lee
Depeche Mode – Ice Machine
Gary Numan – Metal
Wolfsheim – Once In A Lifetime

Outro: Ennio Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scott – December 2017

By now, the worst of the snow had cleared and hence we had a decent turnout for our final post-ABBS Open Request List of the year.

Set 1

Manic Street Preachers – Motorcycle Emptiness
Killing Joke – Eighties
Depeche Mode – Wrong
Kirlian Camera – Blue Room (7″)
Deine Lakaien – Reincarnation
Colony 5 – My World
Apoptygma Berzerk – Non-Stop Violence
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
Ladytron – Destroy Everything You Touch
Einstürzende Neubauten – Die Interimsliebenden
Eisbrecher – Ohne Dich
Gary Moore – Friday On My Mind
Exploited – Punk’s Not Dead
Virgin Prunes – Baby Turns Blue
Pink Turns Blue – Walking On Both Sides

Set 2

Alphaville – Big In Japan
Talk Talk – Such A Shame
Depeche Mode – Never Let Me Down
Talking Heads – Psycho Killer (the all-time Aces Sunday favourite!)
Blondie – Atomic
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
This Ascension – Megan
Tones On Tail – Performance
Inspiral Carpets – Saturn 5

Set 3

Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town
The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Black Sabbath – Evil Woman
Pearl Jam – Even Flow
Soundgarden – Rusty Cage
Tool – Stinkfist
Lindemann – Praise Abort
Front 242 – Headhunter (Live Moments)
Soft Cell – Sex Dwarf

Final Tag-Team

Scott’s tracks are in italics.

Nick Cave – Deanna
Depeche Mode – Blasphemous Rumours
Jesus and Mary Chain – April Skies
Bauhaus – Dark Entries
William Shatner – Common People
The Pogues – A Pair Of Brown Eyes
Johnny Cash – Rusty Cage
Buddy Holly – That’ll Be The Day
Link Wray – Rumble
Ian Dury – What A Waste
Leonard Cohen – The Future

Outro: Spectra*Paris – Stille Nacht

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – September 2017

Back to Aces and Eights with Scott to run our post-ABBS Open Request List event. This was one of the busiest event of this kind we’d ever had, all but a first few and a couple of “link” tracks were requests.

Set 1

Don’t usually do sets this long under “Open Request List” conditions, but when the papers came in, it was a case of “I have this covered”.

John Lennon – Working Class Hero
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Stranglers – Golden Brown
Lene Lovich – Say When
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Spellbound
Squeeze – Take Me I’m Yours
Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink
Clan of Xymox – A Day
Diary Of Dreams – Chemicals
She Past Away – Ruh
Lizard Smile – I Was Wrong
Nitzer Ebb – Getting Closer
And One – Military Fashion Show
L’Âme Immortelle – Gefallen
God Module – Let’s Go Dark
Youth Code – For I Am Cursed
Project Pitchfork – Timekiller

Set 2

Wire – Ex-Lion Tamer
Killing Joke – Love Like Blood
Marilyn Manson – Sweet Dreams
Revolting Cocks – Beers, Steers and Queers
Skinny Puppy – Testure
Combichrist – Intruder Alert
Angels and Agony – Stronghold
Project Pitchfork – Rain
Wolfsheim – Once In A Setlist
Clan Of Xymox – Jasmine & Rose
Bolshoi – Away
Lacrimosa – Alles Lüge (first request I’ve ever had for this band, anywhere, ever!)

Set 3

Motörhead – Ace Of Spades
Heart – What About Love?
Status Quo – Caroline
Steppenwolf – Born to be Wild

Tag-Team Finale

This time we had enough requests to take us to the end, though I did make space for tonight’s Dealers Choice track as a tribute to Felix Flaucher.

Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love
Black Sabbath – Sabbath Blood Sabbath
Sex Pistols – Anarchy In The UK
Marilyn Manson – The Dope Show
Rammstein – Du Hast
Hole – Doll Parts
Alice In Chains – Man In A Box
NIN – Somewhat Damaged
Silke Bischoff – On The Other Side I’ll See You Again
A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran
Blancmange – Living On The Ceiling

Outro: The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – June 2017

After the Alternative Bring’n’Buy Sale, Scott and I continued at Aces and Eights. As usual, most of the tracks played were requests.

Set 1

Wolfsheim – The Sparrows and The Nightingales
Visage – Fade To Grey
The Sisters Of Mercy – Lucretia, My Reflection
The 69 Eyes – Gothic Girl
HIM – Rip Out The Wings Of A Butterfly
Ramones – Beat On The Brat
Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
Cream – I Feel Free
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
The Runaways – Cherry Bomb
The Pretenders – Don’t Get Me Wrong
No Doubt – Sunday Morning
Muse – Uprising

Set 2

REM – Losing My Religion
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead
Black Sabbath – War Pigs
Eagles – Hotel California
Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watch Tower
Blue Oyster Card – Don’t Fear The Reaper
Queen – One Vision
Van Halen – You Really Got Me

Set 3

New Order – Blue Monday ’88
B-Movie – Remembrance Day
Kraftwerk – Das Model
Gary Numan – I Die:You Die
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Mike Oldfield – Wonderful Land
Hawkwind – Silver Machine
The Doors – People Are Strange
The Beatles – Across The Universe
David Bowie – Space Oddity

Final Tag-Team

Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit
Pink Floyd – High Hopes
Lou Reed – Berlin
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Nick Cave – The Ship Song
Chris Rea – Fool (If You Think It’s Over)
Fleetwood Mac – Rhiannon
Billy Bragg – The Man In The Iron Mask
Johnny Cash – The Man Comes Around

Outro: Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene IV

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – Easter Special

Scott and myself decided to run a one-off version of our Open Request List event on Easter Sunday 2017. Most of the tracks listed here are requests, though I did try to make some of the ‘link-up tracks’ biblical-themed (even if it was done with a degree of irony).

Set 1 (Warm Up)

Nazareth – Hair Of The Dog
Scorpions – Rock You Like A Hurricane
Journey – Chain Reaction
Rainbow – Man On The Silver Mountain

Set 2

Iggy Pop – The Passenger
Dio – Rainbow In The Dark
Twisted Sister – I Wanna Rock
L.A.Guns – Ballad of Jayne
Y&T – Summertime Girls
Marilyn Manson – Deep Six
Type O Negative – Christian Woman
Prong – Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck
System Of A Down – Cigaro
Rage Against The Machine – Bullet In The Head
Faith No More – Easy

Set 3

She Wants Revenge – Take The World
Wumpscut – Jesus Antichristus
Schwarzblut – Judas
MaxDmyz – Muthablud
Tool – Sober
NIN – The Line Begins To Blur
Rob Zombie – Living Dead Girl
Marilyn Manson – The Dope Show
Guns & Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Van Halen – Ain’t Talking ‘Bout Love

Set 4

Hawkwind – Silver Machine
Jefferson Airplane -White Rabbit
The Killers – Mr Brightside
Beatles – Helter Skelter
New York Dolls – Trash
Motörhead – Overkill
Metallica – Master Of Puppets

Final Tag-Team

Slayer – Raining Blood
Killing Joke – Death And Resurrection Show
Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
The Velvet Underground – All Tomorrow’s Parties
Blondie – Sunday Girl
David Bowie – Starman
Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing 
Silver Apples – Misty Mountain
Pink Floyd- Astronomy Donine
Mike Oldfield – Five Miles Out
Leonard Cohen – The Future

Outro: Vangelis – Love Theme from Bladerunner

Encore?: T-Rex – 20th Century Boy