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Hayley & Jim (not in that order though)

A-Z featured songs by artist | Sessions only

Spotify playlist (NB: a few of the songs we’ve featured are not available on Spotify)

Below are all the songs ever played on the Geek Pop Podcast – hundreds of sciencey tunes suggested by our listeners and dissected by us! Click on the link to find the episode featuring each song.


10,000 Maniacs – Planned Obsolescence

8in8 – Nikola Tesla


Aidy – 3 Monkeys (Live exclusive)

alatinpunkcircle – Nanobot

Amateur Transplants – Ain’t No Sunshine parody / Respiratory Clinic B (Live exlusive)

Alphabet Backwards – Polar Bears

Amy Bronson – The Nitrogen Cycle

Andrew Bird – The Masterswarm

Andrew Pontzen – The Astronomer’s Love Song

Andy Brown – Underground (Sessions featured track)

Andrew Pontzen – Spare A Thought (Sessions exclusive)

Anni Rossi – Ecology

Aqualung – Black Hole

Ardie Collins – My Scientific New Year’s Resolutions (Sessions exclusive)

Ariel Archer – Mama Steel

Arling and Cameron – Dirty Robot

Arran Arctic – Snow

Ash – Girl From Mars


Bad Religion – Markovian Process

Barenaked Ladies – Aluminum

Barenaked Ladies – The Big Bang Theory theme

Beastie Boys – Intergalactic

Beatnik Turtle – Bunsen Burner

Being 747 – Streamlined

Ben Prunty – A Robot Meets the Tree of Life

Ben Walker – You’re No One if You’re Not on Twitter

Bert Miller & the Animal Folk – Bunnyhuggers (Live exclusive)

Beth Jeans Houghton & the Hooves of Destiny – Dodecahedron

The Black Keys – 240 Years Before Your Time

Blackilicious – Chemical Calisthenics

Bloc Party – Flux

Blondie – Atomic

Blue Oyster Cult – Godzilla

Blur – Far Out

Bonaparte – Computer in Love

Bonobo – Dinosaurs

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – For the Benefit of Mankind

The Books – Beautiful People

British Sea Power – Oh, Larsen B

Bronze Medallists – Mathematics (Kitschen Version) (Live exclusive)

Buck 65 – “10”


CERN & Nymfo – Proton Pack

Colbie Calliat – Mistletoe

Cold War Kids – Avalanche in B


Daft Punk – Robot Rock

Dalmatian Rex & the Eigentones – Octopus, I Love You

Darwin Tunes – Evolutionary Carol

David Ault – Autumn Constellations Song

Declan Fleming – I Wish I Had A Smaller pKa (Live exclusive)

The Destroyers – Methuselah Mouse

Dinosaur Pile-Up – Melanin

DJ Stox – Crystallography

Doug Fleming, Jr. – Soap Bubble Geometry

Dr Martin Austwick – Luminiferous Aether

Dr Martin Austwick – Methuselah

Dr Steel – Build the Robots

Dr Stu & the Neutron Stars – Gagarin’s Way

Dr Stu & the Neutron Stars – Neutron Stars

Dr West’s Medicine Show and Junk Band

Dresden Dolls – Coin Operated Boy


Elton John – Rocket Man

Emmy the Great – Dinosaur Sex

Eureka Birds – That Mountain is a Volcano


Farrah – DNA

Flaming Lips – Free Radicals

Flaming Lips – Race for the Prize

Fountains of Wayne – I Want an Alien for Christmas

The Foxes – Country Low

Frank Turner – Photosynthesis

Frightened Rabbit – Snake


Gary War – Muscle Dysmorphia

George Hrab – Sciurus Carolinensis

Glen Phillips – Space Elevator

Gogo Bordello – Supertheory of Supereverything

The Grates – Science is Golden

Gruff Rhys – Post Apocalypse Christmas

Gunnar Madsen – Surprise


The Hat – Machine

Hawkwind – Quark, Strangeness and Charm

Helen Arney – Once A Week

Helen Arney – The Nature of Things (sessions exclusive)

The Hornblower Brothers – Android with a Heart

House of Strange – Moon Song


I Am Kloot – Radiation

Ian Dury & the Blockheads – There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards

Intercontinental Music Lab – How to Prove  A Point

Intercontinental Music Lab – Laika

Intercontinental Music Lab – Sailing Back to Spain (Live exclusive)

Interpol – Rest My Chemistry


Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt

Jeffrey Lewis – Water Leaking, Water Moving

Joanna Newsom – Emily

John Otway – Bunsen Burner

John Vanderslice – Time Travel is Lonely

Johnny & the Chemists – American Now (Live exclusive)

Johnny & the Chemists – Neutron Star

Johnny Cash – What Do I Care?

Jonathan Coulton – That Spells DNA

Jonathan Richman – Abominable Snowman in the Market

Jonny Berliner – The Christmas Power Ballad of Michael Faraday

Jonny Berliner – DNA (The Genetics Calypso) (Live exclusive)

Jonny Berliner – Evolution of Man

Jonny Berliner – Science Songs

Julian Casablancas – 11th Dimension

Jurassic 5 – Lesson 6: The Lecture


Karmadillo – Arabidopsis (Live exclusive)

Karmadillo – Radio Gagarin

Kate Bush – Pi

Kevin Ahern – Biochemistry Pie

Klaatu – Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft

Kraftwerk – Vitamin


Lardpony – Robot Son

The Lemonhead – Hospital

Let’s Tea Party – Walter Benjamin

The Libertines – Vertigo

LIGHTS – Fourth Dimension

Little Richard – By the Light of the Silvery Moon

The Long Winters – The Commander Thinks Aloud

Lori Campbell – The First Time (Sessions exclusive)

The Lovely Eggs – Panic Plants


The Magnetic Fields – The Death of Ferdinand De Saussure

Mama Cass – California Earthquake

Marina and the Diamonds – I Am Not A Robot

Massive Attack – Splitting the Atom

Maximo Park – Our Velocity

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing – Charlie

The Mighty Boosh – Spider Lovin’

Mindmap That – His Last Few Days: Mayfly

Misty’s Big Adventure – The Kids Are Radioactive

MJ Hibbett – Here Come the Dinosaurs

Monty Harper – Roundy Round

Monty Python – The Galaxy Song

The Most Serene Republic – All of One is the Other

The Mountain Goats – Tianchi Lake

Mystery Jets – Serotonin

Mystery Science Theater 3000s – Merry Christmas, if That’s Okay


Naomi Fearn – UnGoogle-able

Nerd Song – The Particle Zoo (Sessions exclusive)

Neue – Jupiter

Nim Vind – Hadron Collider

Noah and the Whale – 2 Atoms in a Molecule


Onion Flavored Rings – Quantum Physics

Oort Kuiper – Rapping the Elements


Papa Razzi and the Photogs – Good Ol’ Rene Descartes

Paul Mosley – A Chattering of Birds

Paul Weller – Sunflower

Pearl Jam – Do the Evolution

Peggy Seeger – Gonna Be An Engineer

Performance, Feedback, Revision – Baba Brinkman

Peter and the Wolf – Chemistry Set

Polly Scattergood – Nitrogen Pink

Professor Elemental – The Quest for the Golden Frog

The Proper Nouns – Giving Out Our Coordinates

Pulp – Trees


Queen – Machines (Back to Humans)

Queens of the Stone Age – Monsters in the Parasol


R.E.M. – Electron Blue

Radiohead – Black Star

Red Guitars – Good Technology

Regina Spektor – Carbon Monoxide

Richard O’Brien “et al” – The Time Warp

Robert Palmer – Addicted to Love

Rodney Crowell – The Rise and Fall of Intelligent Design


Semisonic – Chemistry

Sibelius – Symphony No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op. 82: III

Sleepy Valley – Bohr

The Sound of the Ladies – The Grand Tour (Live exclusive)

The Sound of the Ladies – We Went to the Bottom of the Ocean

Spirit of Play – Chromosome

Spirit of Play – M (Live exclusive)

The Standards – 11 Dimensions (Live exclusive)

Stay Naked – The Ballad of Tony Plankton

Stevie Wonder – Same Old Story

The Stone Roses – Fools Gold

Super  Furry Animals – Hermann Loves Pauline


Tangerine Dream – One Night in Space

Telegrams – Crystalline

Tim Minchin – Storm

The TLAs – Points of Order

They Might Be Giants – Particle Man

They Might Be Giants – Science is Real

Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science

Tokyo Police Club – Citizens of Tomorrow

Tom Glazer and Dottie Evans – What is Gravity?

Tom Lehrer – The Elements

The Temper Trap – The Science of Fear

TV on the Radio – DLZ


Uffie ft. Pharell Williams – ADD SUV

Usher – Mars vs Venus


Violent Femmes – Blister in the Sun


The White Stripes – Girl, You Have No Faith in Medicine

The Woe Betides – Biology (Sessions featured track)

William Shatner – Walking on the Moon

The Woe Betides – Sylvia


XTC – Senses Working Overtime


Yo La Tengo – Stockholm Syndrome

You & the Atom Bomb – The Mathemagician


Zager and Evans – In the Year 2525

Zeph Churchill – The Cervical Smear Song (Get on the Bed and Don’t Run Away)

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