In our 2021 International Women’s Day show—in which we play tracks by women or groups fronted by women—we began the set with a set of industrial and electro tracks. That was followed with a set of darkwave and synthpop, and then a set of goth, deathrock, and post-punk. Then we wrapped up the show with a set of tracks that straddle the line between goth and shoegaze.
We returned to the air after with a set of new post-punk and darkwave tracks. That was followed with my set from Club Nevermore’s stream on 2/20/2021, which was mostly EBM to heat up the dancefloor. We played a set of old school EBM tracks after that, in honor of International EBM Day (which was last Wednesday, February 24th), and we wrapped up the show with a set of dancy EBM and futurepop.
We started this show with a set of brand new (i.e., released in 2021) tracks. After that I played my first DJ set, which was mostly industrial and hard EBM, from Club Nevermore’s December livestream, and I played my second set from that night, which was a mix of darkwave, post-punk, and synthpop. The fourth set was my set from Club Nevermore’s January livestream, which was a mix of industrial, EBM, synthpop, and post-punk. The fifth block was an Operator’s Choice set of post-punk tracks, and we closed the show with an Operator’s Choice mix of synthpop, shoegaze, and ambient.
We returned to the airwaves and streams with our 2020 review show. 2020 was a horrible year, but some good music that came out during that time. We started with some EBM and industrial tracks. That was followed with a set of darkwave and sythpop tracks. Then we heard a set of post-punk, goth, and deathrock tracks, and we wrapped things up with some ambient and shoegaze tracks.
We’ve got two events to tell you about! Club Nevermore, Arkansas’s one-and-only goth-industrial event, has a stream coming up on Saturday, January 23rd, which starts at 8 PM Central Time. This one’s going to be an online variety show with DJ sets, DIY crafts, music videos, trivia and more! I (Operator OT) will be on this along with DJ 10.29, DJ Dagger Dance, DJ Hollow, and DJ Wilhelm. You can watch this at Club Nevermore’s Twitch channel at twitch.
Half Machine Lip Moves is taking a break for a while, due to outside circumstances. We aim to be back around January 24th, 2021. Tonight’s show (January 17th) will be a replay. You can listen to it at the usual place and time, 10 PM-1 AM Central Time on KUHS-LP 102.5 FM in Hot Springs or the stream at www.kuhsradio.org
We began our 2020 holiday show with a set in honor of the new hero of the holiday season, Krampus. That was followed with a set of post-punk tracks in honor of Winter Solstice. We followed that with a set of dark and twisted Christmas songs. Then we had a much more solemn set of songs. The midnight block was split between a set of quarantine/Covid19 Christmas songs—yes, that’s a thing!—and songs about New Year’s Eve. Then we put a bow on the show with a mix of festive songs. We hope your holiday season is as good as it can be in this stupid plague year.
Tonight’s the 2020 horrible holiday show! We’ve got sets of wintry post-punk, a visit from Krampus, dark and twisted Xmas tales, and much more. Tune in at the usual place and time, 10 PM-1 AM CT [11 PM-2 AM ET/8-11 PM PT/03:00-6:00 UTC] on KUHS-LP Hot Springs 102.5 FM or the stream at kuhsradio.org or Krampus will come hit you with a stick!
Remember when I said the show probably wasn’t going to happen this week? That ended up being fake news, because guess what? The show is happening tonight! Tune in at the usual time, 10 PM Central Time [11 PM Eastern/8 PM Pacific/03:00 UTC] for tonight’s episode, which will have a set of hot new EBM tracks, darkwave and post-punk, a set with tracks by the late Harold Budd, and more. Listen on KUHS-LP 102.