2006 | MTV2 | Subterranean


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January 8, 2006Morningwood
January 14, 2006We Are Scientists
January 22, 2006Cat Power
January 29, 2006Tom Vek
February 5, 2006Chad VanGaalen
February 12, 2006Feist
February 19, 2006The Honorary Title
February 26, 2006David Cross
March 5, 2006Yeah Yeah Yeahs
March 12, 2006Silver Jews
March 19, 2006Hot Chip
March 26, 2006SXSW 2006
April 2, 2006Editors
April 9, 2006The Flaming Lips
April 16, 2006Death Cab For Cutie
April 23, 2006Mates of State
April 30, 2006The Gossip
May 7, 2006Eagles of Death Metal
May 14, 2006Phoenix
May 21, 2006Irving
May 28, 2006Secret Machines
June 4, 2006Gnarls Barkley
June 11, 2006host Jim Shearer
June 18, 2006Jamie Lidell
June 25, 2006Band of Horses
July 2, 2006Islands
July 9, 2006The Streets
July 16, 2006Sound Team
July 23, 2006Murs
July 30, 2006Be Your Own Pet
August 6, 2006Muse
August 13, 2006Sonic Youth
August 20, 2006Dirty Pretty Things
August 27, 2006VMA winners
September 3, 2006The New Pornographers
September 10, 2006Scissor Sisters
September 17, 2006Gothic Box
September 24, 2006TV on the Radio
October 1, 2006Regina Spektor
October 15, 2006Silversun Pickups
October 22, 2006Sean Lennon
October 29, 2006Imogen Heap
November 5, 2006Beck
November 12, 2006The Rapture
November 19, 2006Noel Gallagher
November 26, 2006The Horrors
December 3, 2006Dirty on Purpose
December 10, 2006Robert Smith of The Cure
December 17, 2006Best of 2006 (last MTV2 studio episode)
 January 14, 2006
Host: Jim Shearer
Guest: We Are Scientists
Album: With Love And Squalor

Shout Out Louds - Shut Your Eyes
Spoon - Sister Jack
Perishers - Trouble Sleeping
Feist - Mushaboom
The New Pornographers - Use It
The Helio Sequence - Don't Look Away
Nada Surf - Always Love
We Are Scientists - Inaction
The White Stripes - The Denial Twist
Paul Weller - Come On / Let's Go

This show aired Saturday night (early Sunday morning) at 4 AM ET. For what it's worth, we don't know why.
 February 19, 2006
Host: Jim Shearer
Guest: The Honorary Title
Album: Anything Else But The Truth

Of Montreal - Requiem For O.M.M.2
Laura Veirs - Galaxies
The Sounds - Song With A Mission
Wolf Parade - Shine A Light
Devendra Banhart - I Feel Just Like A Child
Shout Out Louds - Shut Your Eyes
The Honorary Title - Frame By Frame
Cat Power - Living Proof
People In Planes - If You Talk Too Much (My Head Will Explode)

Not only did this episode air at 5 AM ET, but MTV2 also failed to provide title and artist information for most of the videos.
 April 23, 2006
Host: Jim Shearer
Guest: Mates Of State
Album: Bring It Back

Dr. Dog - Fools Life
The Honorary Title - Frame By Frame
The Secret Machines - Lightning Blue Eyes

MTV2 started screwing up at this point.

Video label: Eagles of Death Metal - I Want You So Hard
Actually shown: Lady Sovereign - Random

Video label: Okkervil River - For Real
Actually shown: MTV 10 Spot commercial for an episode of The Real World, MTV After Hours bumper, MTV The Big Ten bumper, Fall Out Boy - A Little Less Sixteen Candles

Sigur Ros - Hoppipolla
Mates Of State - Fraud In The 80's
Goldfrapp - Ooh La La
The Presets - Are You The One?
 July 16, 2006
Episode #157
Host: Jim Shearer
Guest: Sound Team
Album: Movie Monster

Boy Kill Boy - Suzie
Minus The Bear - Pachuca Sunrise
The Fiery Furnaces - Benton Harbor Blues
Futureheads - Skip To The End
Against Me! - From Her Lips To God's Ears (The Energizer)
The Concretes - Chosen One
Sound Team - Your Eyes Are Liars
Band of Horses - The Funeral

The episode fell apart here, as MTV2 once again aired a few commercials and a Fall Out Boy video instead of the labeled one, which was supposed to be Okkervil River - For Real.
  August 27, 2006
Episode #163
VMA nominees and winners special
This year's awards: 8/31 at 8 PM

Beck - Hell Yes   (Best Special Effects Nominee, 2006)
Living Colour - Cult Of Personality   (Best Group Video, 1989)
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out   (Breakthrough Video, 2004)
Weezer - Buddy Holly   (Breakthrough Video, 1995)
Alice In Chains - Would?  (Best Video From A Film, 1993)
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy   (Best Group Video Nominee, 2006)
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit   (Best Alternative Video, 1992)
Bjork - It's Oh So Quiet   (Best Choreography In A Video, 1996)
Prodigy - Breathe   (Viewers' Choice Music Video, 1997)
The White Stripes - Fell In Love With A Girl   (Breakthrough, 2002)
 December 17, 2006
Last episode of Subterranean in MTV2 studio
Episode #178
Best of 2006 special
Host: Jim Shearer

10. Morrissey - You Have Killed Me
9. Minus The Bear - Pachuca Sunrise
8. The Willowz - Cons and Tricks
7. Goldfrapp - Ooh La La
6. Imogen Heap - Hide & Seek
5. The Dresden Dolls - Sing
4. Regina Spektor - Fidelity
3. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cheated Hearts
2. Atmosphere - Say Hey There
1. Mew - Special

This was the last episode of Subterranean to be produced within MTV's studios in Times Square. Subsequently, the show's staff kept it on life support for the following two months by taping their own segments themselves, in various locations across New York City, using DV cameras.


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