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Update  January 3, 1993Mike Edwards of Jesus Jones
Update  January 10, 1993Dave and Karl of Soul Asylum
January 17, 1993Fred Schneider of The B-52’s
 New January 24, 1993Matt Johnson of The The
January 31, 1993Henry Rollins
 New February 7, 1993 Evan Dando of The Lemonheads
February 14, 1993Robyn Hitchcock
 New February 21, 1993 Gavin Report Convention
Update  February 28, 1993The Sundays
Update  March 7, 1993Depeche Mode (host Matt Pinfield)
March 14, 1993They Might Be Giants
 New March 21, 1993Living Colour
 New March 28, 1993Karl Wallinger of World Party
April 4, 1993Natalie Merchant
Update  April 11, 1993Thurston Moore
 New April 18, 1993host Lewis Largent
 New April 25, 1993host Lewis Largent
 New May 9, 1993The The
 New May 30, 1993Fishbone
June 6, 1993Brett and Bernard of Suede
June 13, 1993Bob Mould of Sugar
June 20, 1993PJ Harvey
June 27, 1993Lollapalooza
 New July 11, 1993X
July 25, 1993Urge Overkill
Update  August 1, 1993Juliana Hatfield
Update  August 8, 1993Depeche Mode, Sisters of Mercy
 New August 15, 1993Paul Westerberg
 New August 22, 1993Catherine Wheel
 New August 29, 1993Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Update  September 5, 1993They Might Be Giants
Update  September 12, 1993The Breeders
September 19, 1993Robert Smith of The Cure
September 26, 1993host Lewis Largent
October 3, 1993Nirvana, Buffalo Tom
 New October 10, 1993Bad Religion, Concrete Blonde
Partial  October 17, 1993Violent Femmes, Suede
Partial  October 24, 1993Victoria Williams, Lou Reed
 New October 31, 1993Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins
Partial  November 7, 1993Matthew Sweet
Partial  November 14, 1993Therapy, Evan Dando
 New November 21, 1993Björk, Cracker
Partial  November 28, 1993Swervedriver
Update  December 5, 1993Luscious Jackson
Update  December 12, 1993The Connells
Partial  December 19, 1993Afghan Whigs
 New December 26, 1993Live performances
 March 14, 1993
Source for this playlist: Steevo M.
Hosts: They Might Be Giants (John Linnell and John Flansburgh)

TMBG sings: "There are 120 minutes in the show, and just 119 minutes to go..."
Brief interview with Matt Johnson
The The - Dogs of Lust
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Dear Prudence
Brief interview with Robyn Hitchcock
Robyn Hitchcock - Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
Smashing Pumpkins - Siva
They Might Be Giants - The Guitar
Jellyfish - The Ghost at Number One
Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

Top Ten Alternative Albums (no videos, just the list)
10 - 808 State - One in Ten
9 - Sting - Ten Summoner's Tales
8 - Depeche Mode - Songs of Faith and Devotion
7 - King Missile - Happy Hour
6 - Ultra Vivid Scene - Rev
5 - Shonen Knife - Let's Knife
4 - Dinosaur Jr. - Where You Been
3 - Jesus Jones - Perverse
2 - The The - Dusk
1 - Belly - Star

Frank Black - Los Angeles
Sonic Youth - Sugar Kane
Shonen Knife - Riding on the Rocket
TMBG sings: "There are 120 minutes in the show, and just 59 minutes to go..."
Juliana Hatfield - I See You
Gumball - Accelerator
Goo Goo Dolls - We Are The Normal
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
Brief interview with Ween, and brief tape of live concert performance by Ween
Ween - Push the Little Daisies
School of Fish - Take Me Anywhere
Stereo MC's - Connected
Pond - Agatha
R.E.M. - Fall On Me
Pure - Blast
Spoken word piece by Maggie Estep
TMBG sings: "Then we die, then we die, then we die, then we die..."
Saint Etienne - You're in a Bad Way
 April 11, 1993
Sources for this playlist: Jenn B., Ratan X., Rokin Robin
120 Minutes w/ Thurston Moore guest host (partial)

1st Hour
New Order "Regret"
Sex Pistols "Anarchy In The UK"
Goo Goo Dolls "We Are The Normal"
Kate Bush "Love & Anger"
Ramones "Touring"
The Judybats "Being Simple"
Dinosaur Jr. "Start Choppin'"

top 10 alternative albums (to help to get a date)
10. lenny kravitz "are you gonna go my way"
9. the the "dusk"
8. hothouse flowers "songs from the rain"
7. living colour "stain"
6. robyn hitchcock "respect"
5. sting "ten summoner's tales"
4. frank black "frank black"
3. depeche mode "songs of faith & devotion"
2. dinosaur jr. "where you been"
1. belly "star"

Chris Mars "Public Opinion"
Sugar "If I Can't Change Your Mind"
Suede "Metal Mickey"
Sonic Youth "Sugar Kane"

2nd Hour
Butthole Surfers "Who Was In My Room Last Night?"
The Beloved "Sweet Harmony"
MTV News Matthew Sweet interview about "Altered Beast" recording
Superchunk "Precision Auto" (debut)
Morrissey "Ouija Board, Ouija Board"
Gumball - Accelerator
Sunscreem - Pressure
David Bowie - Jump They Say
The Auteurs - Show Girl
Rollins Band - Low Self Opinion
Radiohead - Creep
 August 8, 1993
Source for this playlist: Nick B.
Host: Lewis Largent
Guests: Depeche Mode and Sisters of Mercy
Aired from the Crystal Palace in London, England for the final European show of DM's Devotional Tour. That show was July 31, 1993.

Soul Asylum (w/ Victoria Williams and the Sweet Relief Ensemble): Summer of Drugs
Verve: Slide Away
PJ Harvey: Man-Size
Camper Van Beethoven: Take The Skinheads Bowling
Depeche Mode: Walking In My Shoes
Catherine Wheel: Crank
R.E.M.: Everybody Hurts
Liz Phair: Never Said
The The: Slow Emotion Replay
Depeche Mode: I Feel You
Smashing Pumpkins: Cherub Rock
The Trash Can Sinatras: Bloodrush
Primus: Mr. Krinkle
Sisters of Mercy: This Corrosion
The Flaming Lips: Turn It On
Bjork: Human Behavior
The Judybats: Ugly On the Outside
Screaming Trees: Butterfly
Urge Overkill: Sister Havana

Through the show, Lewis interviews Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andrew Fletcher, and Alan Moore individually. He also interviews Andrew Eldritch of Sisters of Mercy, a Sisters of Mercy fan named Carol, and then a couple of Depeche Mode fans. There's also a few clips of Depeche Mode playing live.
 September 19, 1993
Source for this playlist: Christopher E.
Hosted by Lewis Largent

Iggy Pop- "Wild America"
Buffalo Tom- "Sodajerk"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 1- about the two live albums "Show" and "Paris"
The Cure- "Doing the Unstuck"
The Beastie Boys- "No Sleep Til Brooklyn"
Rocket from the Crypt- "Sturdy Wrists"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 2- he mentions how he's a Cowboys fan- particularily Emmit Smith
Suede- "The Drowners"
Blind Melon- "Tones of Home"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 3- about why they don't employ a manager
The Ocean Blue- "Sublime"
Radiohead- "Stop Whispering" (World Premiere)
The Afghan Whigs- "Debonair"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 4- about the departure of Porl Thompson
The Cure- "A Night Like This"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 5- about Simon Gallup drinking too much
Eve's Plumb- "Blue"
Liz Phair- "Never Said"
The Lemonheads- "Luka"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 6- about playing longer to please fans
Hazel- "Dayglo"
Soul Asylum- "Summer of Drugs"
Interview with Robert Smith of the Cure, part 7- talking about a roadie
The Cranberries- "Linger"
 October 17, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but Violent Femmes, and Suede, performed live, as stated on the 12-26-93 live music special.
 October 24, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but Victoria Williams (possibly with Lou Reed) performed live, as stated on the live music special 12-26-93.
 November 7, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but Matthew Sweet performed live, as stated on the 12-26-93 live music special.
 November 14, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but Therapy and Evan Dando performed live, as stated on the 12-26-93 live music special.
 November 28, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but Swervedriver performed live, as stated on the 12-26-93 live music special.
 December 19, 1993
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin

We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but on the 12-26-93 live show, they said Afghan Whigs performed live in December 93. Since they aren’t listed on the prior 2 shows in December, it’s logical / possible to assume they played live on this 12-19-93 show.

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