Episode 177 - The Iron Curtain

The invasion of Ukraine and the response from the world has marked a turning point in history. If the Berlin Wall falling was the beginning of an era, Putin’s war is the door closing.

“How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, that has such people in 't!

The rock abides.



  1. The Motherload by Mastodon on Once More Round the Sun (Reprise)
  2. Anti-Pope by The Damned on Machine Gun Etiquette (Chiswick Records)
  3. Mean Streets by Van Halen on Fair Warning (Warner)
  4. Human Crime by The Pixies on Human Crime (BMG) New
  5. Reverence by The Jesus & Mary Chain on Honey's Dead (Warner)
  6. Blood Bitch by Cocteau Twins on Garlands (4ad)
  7. Precious to Me by Phil Seymour on Archive Series, V1 (Airline Records)
  8. No Matter What by Badfinger on No Dice (Apple)
  9. I Can’t Pretend by The Barracudas on Drop Out With the Barracudas (Parlophone)
  10. Talking To Myself by The Linda Lindas on Growing Up (Epitaph Records) New
  11. She's Not There by The Zombies on Begin Here (Decca)
  12. Trick of the Light by The Who on Who Are You (UMG)
  13. Susie Q by Creedence Clearwater Revival on Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)