Marvin Hamster Music Emporium – MH252

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. This week the show is going back to “new” programming, or at least as new as one can get with a retro show.

Set List

Clampdown Down Set
Clampdown – Clash
Message Of Love – Pretenders
The Walls Came Down – The Call
I Wanna Live – Ramones
What People Do for Fun – Martha & The Muffins

Crackpot Guns Set
Crackpot History And The Right To Lie – Adam Ant
And She Was – Talking Heads
I’m Afraid Of Americans – David Bowie
Melt The Guns – XTC

The Bomb Set
Let’s All Make A Bomb (New Version) – Heaven 17
The Violence Of Truth – The The
Time Bomb – Rancid
Bombs Away – The Police
Bomber’s Bay – Echo & The Bunnymen

Glad For Heaven Set
Glad To Know You – Chas Jankel
They Only Come Out At Night – Peter Brown
We Close Our Eyes – Go West
Images Of Heaven – Peter Godwin

Beautiful Years Set
As Years Go By – Level 42
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
It’s My Life – Talk Talk
Beautiful Day – U2

Princely Sum Set
America – Prince
Skeleton Key – Wendy & Lisa
Yes – Family
Gaslight – fDeluxe
Little Mama – Ingrid Chavez

More info…

You can get more information at There you can find out Marvin’s email address, Like him on Facebook (if you Like), listen to previous shows on Mixcloud, or subscribe to the podcast.

Author: Marty Kuhrt

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