Marvin Hamster Music Emporium – MH216

The Marvin Hamster Music Emporium is two hours of alternate music from the 80s and 90s brought to you by your Rodent of Retro. The show is usually six sets of about 20 minutes. Each set has a theme, or combination of songs, that fit together somehow.

Starting the show with some party music, with the…

Party In The Suburbs Set
Party Out Of Bounds – The B-52s
Never Say Never (edit) – Romeo Void
Everywhere I Go – The Call
Love Is The Law – Suburbs

Keeping it uptempo in the…

Walking And Running Set
Clampdown – Clash
The Wait – Pretenders
Mental Hopscotch – Missing Persons
Walking Into Walls – Martha & The Muffins
When The World Is Running Down – The Police

Changing over to synth-pop in the…

Tell Her The ABCs Set
The Look Of Love – ABC
I Wanted To Tell Her – Ministry
p Machinery – Propaganda

Defining the genre of the songs in this set is about as slippery as it gets in the…

Eel Cake Set
Cancer for the Cure – Eels
Wheels Turning – The Woodentops
The Distance – Cake
If I Only Had a Brain – MC 900 Ft Jesus
The Air Is Getting Slippery – Primus

Not really swing music in this one, but something you can step up and tap your toes to, in the…

Steppin And Swinging Set
Steppin’ Out – Joe Jackson
New Frontier – Donald Fagen
The Ability To Swing – Thomas Dolby
Notgonnachange – Swing Out Sister

Stay awake so you can fall asleep in the…

Awake To Sleep Set
The Awakening Of A Woman (Burnout) – Cinematic Orchestra
Water From A Vine Leaf – William Orbit

You can get more info at the Marvin Hamster Website.

Author: Marty Kuhrt

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