176: Let’s Kiss & Make Up

You can expect lots of jangle and a tad of twee in our indie pop podcast, which mines the 1980s and early ’90s. On this episode, we check in with The Bats (pictured), Morrissey, Orange Juice, Dawn Chorus & the Blue Tits, Jean-Paul Sartre Experience, Unrest, Aztec Camera, The Soup Dragons, The Pooh Sticks, Close Lobsters, The Apples in Stereo, The Cat’s Miaow, Choo Choo Train, and The Go-Betweens. Plus, several bands who were exclamatory: Throw That Beat in the Garbagecan!, Biff Bang Pow!, Girls At Our Best!, and The Chesterf!elds.


  1. The Soup Dragons — Whole Wide World
  2. The Chesterf!elds — Girl On A Boat
  3. Aztec Camera — Pillar To Post
  4. Unrest — Bavarian Mods
  5. Butterglory — Waiting On The Guns
  6. Girls At Our Best — Getting Nowhere Fast
  7. Throw That Beat In The Garbagecan! — I Dedicate My LIfe To You
  8. Morrissey — Our Frank
  9. Orange Juice — Louise Louise
  10. BMX Bandits — Rosemary Ledingham
  11. Jean-Paul Sartre Experience — I Like Rain
  12. Dawn Chorus & The Blue Tits — Teenage Kicks
  13. The Apples In Stereo — Not The Same
  14. Vehicle Flips — Our Returning Champion
  15. The Brilliant Corners — Rambling Rose
  16. Close Lobsters — Firestation Towers
  17. The Go-Betweens — People Say
  18. Biff Bang Pow! — Love’s Going Out Of Fashion
  19. The Pooh Sticks — Who Loves You
  20. The Bats — Boogey Man
  21. Choo Choo Train — Briar Rose
  22. The Cat’s Miaow — Right Back Where We Started From