Suburban Underground

Suburban Underground

Your alternative mixtape show. Playing music commercial radio won’t and songs you haven’t heard in a long time.


June 2, 2023 61 mins

In this episode of Suburban Underground, Steve picked a set of songs that sample older songs.  And Steve plays a clip of the original for reference.  You will hear the artists: Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians, Catherine Wheel, Jimmy Eat World, Oasis, Beck, Big Audio Dynamite, The Invaders, Dodgy, Swag, The White Wires, The Warning, The Posies, Gay Dad, Devo and Paramore.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***...

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This week, Steve picked all artists that are available on the web site  Why?  Because it is a great place to find new music and support rock and roll!  In this episode you will hear: Crocodile Tears, Dentist, Black Nite Crash, The Dollyrots, Dude York, Dazy, Weird Nightmare, Pujol, The Ancient Order of Froth Blowers, Olivia Jean, Slow Pulp, 2nd Grade, Suki Waterhouse, The Mighties, Molchat Doma, Wyldlife and Kyle Andr...

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May 19, 2023 59 mins

Steve picked a set of songs with nonsense lyrics and a nonsense title.  You will hear that interesting trio of songs along with these artists: INXS, Beck, Queen, Cruel Summer, Terry Hall, Ash, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Freur, The World, The Sweet, Gran Bel Fisher, Regina Spektor, Muse, New Order.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***      *** 10am Sunday ***      *** 8pm Monday ***

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May 12, 2023 59 mins

The specter of a nuclear mushroom cloud was a constant fixture for a few decades, not the least of which, the 1980s.  Most of the songs in this show are from the 1980s and ALL of the songs are about fears during the Cold War Era.

You will hear artists Rush, Fishbone, The Rezillos, Greg Lake, Pink Floyd, Planet P Project, Depeche Mode, CCCP, Front 242, The Sisters Of Mercy and XTC.


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May 5, 2023 62 mins

Last week we had a countdown show.  This week I have a set of "counting" songs.  Totally not the same.  You will hear such artists as Receiver, The Boo Radleys, The Sounds, Cheap Cinema, Dig, The Academic, Pulsars, Manfred Mann, Fitz And The Tantrums, Shopping, Silent Running, Weird Nightmare, Ten Foot Pole, Modern English, Missing Persons, Graham Parker And The Rumour, Feist.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Frid...

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April 28, 2023 62 mins

In this episode, the Suburban Underground data analytics department spent countless hours poring over statistics of past episodes to arrive at the top 17 most played artists over the past 7 years on Suburban Underground.  These artists are presented to you, Casey Kasem countdown style.

In the interest of being spoiler-free, I am not going to list the artists that are played in the show.

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April 21, 2023 60 mins

In this episode of Suburban Underground, you will hear songs about sleeping.  Don't be afraid, however, none of them are sleep-inducing (I hope).  You will hear such artists as Morphine, Cheap Trick, David Bowie, Texas, The Forty Nineteens, The Cribs, Queen, Gene, D-A-D, R.E.M., Simple Minds, Devo, Echo & The Bunnymen, Autopilot, The Kinks and Cheap Trick (again).


On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***    ...

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April 14, 2023 60 mins

This week, Steve picked a set of both Hell songs and Heaven songs, and they are all great.  These are the artists in this show: INXS, Alice Cooper, Kitchens of Distinction, Eels, No Doubt, American Heartbreak, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Mary's First, ZZ Top, Best Coast, Trooper, Beck, Frank Sinatra.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***      *** 10am Sunday ***      *** 8pm Monday ***

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April 7, 2023 63 mins

This week Steve brings you an hour of movie songs!  Songs that generally reference movies and songs that have titles that match well-known movie titles.  So grab a tub of buttery popcorn and a vat of sugary soda, sit in your recliner with your headset on, because you are in for a treat--a treat more yummy than Snow-Caps and Rasinets.

In this episode: The Organ Beats, Kitten, Spacehog, Big Country, The Mission UK, The New Pornograph...

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March 31, 2023 61 mins

Steve picked a set of uplifting tunes this week.  Guaranteed* to make you feel better after listening to them.

In this show you will hear the artists: The Damned, Kaiser Chiefs, Death Cab For Cutie, The Rezillos, Graham Parker, The Style Council, Foo Fighters, The Rifles, Oasis, Public Access TV, Kiss, The Blow Pops, Fine Young Cannibals, Coastal Fire Dept., The Go-Betweens, Wax.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm F...

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March 24, 2023 61 mins

In this episode, Steve picked a set of songs about car makes.  In this show you will hear the artists Simon Steadman, We Are Scientists, Alvvays, The Chameleons UK, Queen, Pat Todd & The Rankoutsiders, Thomas Dolby, Drive-By Truckers, The Wave Pictures, The Gaslight Anthem, World Party, INXS, Kaiser Chiefs, The Go-Betweens, The Liminanas.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***      *** 10am Sunday ***      ...

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March 17, 2023 60 mins

The second week of songs about girls.  This week leans more power pop.  Here are the artists included: The Nines, The Rubs, The Sighs, The Vandalays, The Heartbreaks, The Donnas, Sitcom Neighbor, Travoltas, USA!USA!USA!, The Dons, The Flashcubes, Gin Blossoms, Matthew Sweet, Ash, Possum Dixon, Pink Floyd.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***      *** 10am Sunday ***      *** 8pm Monday ***

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March 10, 2023 59 mins

In this episode every song title is a single word and that word is a girl's or woman's name.  You will hear these great artists: The Zutons, Glasvegas, 3 Lb. Thrill, David Bowie, The Mowgli's, Margot & The Nuclear So And So's, Concrete Blonde, Thin Lizzy, Sleeping In The Aviary, Hey Steve, Kiwi Jr., Slowdive, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Wet Leg and The Smashing Pumpkins.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Fri...

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March 6, 2023 61 mins

This is a fix to a mispost last Friday.  My apologies.

In this show, Steve picked two sets of songs about insomnia.  You will hear great songs from the artists The Jam, Cheap Trick, White Reaper, The Kinks, Best Coast, Joey Ramone, Low, The Sounds, The Moss, Young The Giant, Go-Go's, The Apples In Stereo, The Professionals, The Beths, Slow Pulp, Pixies and Rick Springfield.

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February 24, 2023 62 mins

Check out this collection of songs about TV.  You'll hear fun songs from these artists: The So So Glos, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Vapors, Michael Monroe, The Tubes, Pulp, Simple Minds, The Buggles, White Lies, Peter Gabriel, Billy Idol, Santigold, No Doubt, Bow Wow Wow.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday ***      *** 10am Sunday ***      *** 8pm Monday ***

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February 17, 2023 62 mins

In this episode of Suburban Underground, a set of songs referencing Batman 60s TV series villains.  And these villains were created specifically for the TV show.  The artists played this week are Felony, Bash & Pop, 2nd Grade, The Riverdales, Johnny Marr, Good Kid, Gene Loves Jezebel, New Order, UFO, Sparks, Garbage, Alvvays, The Boomtown Rats, Joy Electric, The Blue Stones.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm Friday...

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February 10, 2023 63 mins

In this episode of Suburban Underground, Steve picked an hour of songs by artists who have names that tie into Valentine's Day.  The songs don't, necessarily, but the artist names do.  Get it?  You will.  Artists this week are: The Heartbreaks, The Lovetones, American Heartbreak, Love Spit Love, Loverboy, The Wildhearts, Kiss, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Exploding Hearts, Affairs Of The Heart, My Bloody Valentine, Embrace, Kis...

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February 3, 2023 60 mins

This week Steve picked a set of songs from "people" bands.  Don't worry, it'll make sense once you hear it.  These artists are included within the show: Liam Gallaghar, Alice Cooper, Van Go Go, Jacuzzi Boys, Horizontal Ladies Club, Missing Persons, Velocity Girl, The Speedies, Fiction Factory, Indochine, The Weakerthans, Beabadoobee, Concrete Blonde, Tears For Fears, The Space Men.

On the Air on Bedford 105.1 FM Radio      *** 5pm...

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January 27, 2023 61 mins

This week on Suburban Underground, Steve picked 3 songs with the name "Electricity".  And, no, one of the three is NOT the OMD song of that name because we played that back in 2018.  You will hear these artists this week: Squeeze, Tears For Fears, Sulk, Beabadoobee, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soccer Mommy, Arctic Monkeys, Suede, The A's, The Happy Fits, Franz Ferdinand, King Crimson, The English Beat, Richard Thompson, Radiohead and Go...

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January 20, 2023 59 mins

Its snowing this weekend in New Hampshire!  And, fittingly, Steve has an hour of cold weather songs.  Songs about ice, wind, snow, etc.  Here are the artists with selections in this show.  The Stranglers, Stiff Little Fingers, The Turncoats, Nada Surf, The Electric Mess, The Dollyrots, Hooton Tennis Club, Shout Out Louds, Kate Bush, Shriekback, Simple Minds, Spandau Ballet, The Sound, Devo, Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machi...

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