New music including Florence + The Machine, Passion Pit, Hot Chip and Róisín Murphy on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I debuted new tracks from Chromatics, Sufjan Stevens and Twin Shadow on the show this week, while the retro alternative set centered on early ’80s synthpop and New Wave in tribute to the late Steve Strange, the lead singer of Visage. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields Feb. 16, 2015

  • R.E.M.- Crazy
  • Florence + The Machine- What Kind Of Man
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds- Ballad Of The Mighty I
  • Mew- Satellites
  • Hot Chip- Huarache Lights
  • Passion Pit- Lifted Up
  • Madeon- Pay No Mind (feat. Passion Pit)
  • White Rabbits- Percussion Gun
  • Makthaverskan- Witness
  • Modest Mouse- The Best Room
  • Chromatics- Just Like You
  • Purity Ring- Stranger Than Earth
  • Twin Shadow- I’m Ready
  • Róisín Murphy- Gone Fishing
  • All We Are- I Wear You
  • Vaults- One Last Night
  • Sufjan Stevens- No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross
  • Jessica Pratt- Wrong Hand
  • Waxahatchee- The Dirt
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra- Multi-Love
  • Visage- Fade To Grey
  • Magazine- The Light Pours Out Of Me
  • Gary Numan- Metal
  • Ultravox- Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
  • Spandau Ballet- Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)
  • Simple Minds- Promised You A Miracle
  • The Associates- Party Fears Two
  • Scritti Politti- Wood Beez
  • Visage- Tar
  • Purity Ring- Dust Hymn
  • Indiana- Mess Around
  • Lower Dens- To Die In L.A.
  • Father John Misty- The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt
  • Death Cab For Cutie- Black Sun
  • Makthaverskan- Asleep
  • Toro y Moi- Buffalo
  • Say Lou Lou- Nothing But A Heartbeat
  • Alex Winston- We Got Nothing
  • Calvin Harris- Pray To God (feat. Haim)
  • R.E.M.- I Wanted To Be Wrong

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Travis Gass

About Travis Gass

I'm an editor on the Digital Desk at the Bangor Daily News. I'm also the host of West Of The Fields, a college radio show that has aired continuously on UMaine's WMEB 91.9 FM since 1998.