Aces and Eights

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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

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

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – March 2017

After the Alt Bring’n’Buy, Scott and myself went across the road and continued the music at Aces and Eights. As ever, this was run on an ‘Open Request List’ basis, though the earlier-than-usual start gave us a chance for a warm-up before the diverse collection of requests came in.

Set 1 (Warm-Up)

Wishbone Ash – Blowin’ Free
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
Bruce Springsteen – Atlantic City
Kenny Rogers – Coward of the County
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah

Set 2

HIM – Wicked Game
Type O Negative – My Girlfriend’s Girlfriend
Marilyn Manson – The Dope Show
Green Day – Basket Case
Faith No More – Easy
Placebo – Taste In Men
The Prodigy – Breathe
Project Pitchfork – Conjure
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
Linea Aspera – Eviction
Depeche Mode – Stripped

Set 3

Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song
ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man
Bon Jovi – Wanted Dead or Alive
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast
Megadeth – Hangar 18
System of a Down – Cigaro
Alice In Chains – Man In The Box

Set 4

Spizzenergi – Where’s Captain Kirk
Public Image Ltd – Rise
Untoten – Alexanderplatz
DAF – Der Mussolini
David Bowie – I’m Deranged
Hawkwind – Silver Machine
Supertramp – The Logical Song
Styx – Renegade

Final Jonny vs Scott Tag Team

David Bowie – Space Oddity
Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit
Fairport Convention – Breakfast In Mayfair
The Beatles – Revolution 1
The Doors – People Are Strange
The Velvet Underground – All Tommorrows Parties
Joy Division – Atmosphere
Depeche Mode – A Question of Lust
The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored
Primal Scream – Higher Than The Sun

Outro: Angelo Badalamenti – Laura Palmer’s Theme