26 thoughts on “Friday Music Day: May 20, 2011”

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    01. Agalloch - "You Were But A Ghost In My Arms", The Mantle
    02. King Diamond - "Twilight Symphony", Them
    03. Iced Earth - "Angel's Holocaust", Night Of The Stormrider
    04. Moonsorrow - "Tuuleen Ajettu Maa", Viides Luku - Hävitetty
    05. At The Gates - "Unto Others", Slaughter Of The Soul
    06. Unearth - "The Charm", The Oncoming Storm
    07. Unearth - "The Great Dividers", The Oncoming Storm
    08. Symphony X - "Paradise Lost", Paradise Lost
    09. The Black Dahlia Murder - "Statutory Ape", Miasma
    10. Corrosion Of Conformity - "Shake Like You", Deliverance

  2. Creedence Clearwater Revival -- Proud Mary
    Rilo Kiley -- We'll Never Sleep
    Nelly -- Hot In Herre
    She & Him -- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
    Reba McEntire -- Fancy
    The Beatles -- Lovely Rita
    Hank Williams -- Your Cheatin' Heart
    Shenandoah & Alison Krauss -- Somewhere In The Vicinity of the Heart
    Dierks Bentley -- What Was I Thinkin'
    No Doubt -- Don't Speak

    1. That Dierks song was one of the best country singles of the Aughties. Listening to that over and over probably warmed me up to be receptive to Ha Ha Tonka.

      1. Huh, the song is just okay for me. Settle For A Slowdown is one of my favorite songs of the Aughties.

  3. 1. "Before Destruction" - Spoon Transference
    2. "A Horse Called Golgotha" - Baroness Blue Record
    3. "Hunters of the Sky" - Mastodon Blood Mountain (I guess it's metal day today)
    4. "Flicker" - Porcupine Tree The Incident (Disc 2) (Or prog-metal day)
    5. "Well Thought Out Twinkles" - Silversun Pickups Carnavas
    6. "Midnight Creeper" - Eagles of Death Metal Peace Love Death Metal
    7. "The Wait" - Built to Spill You in Reverse
    8. "Only in Dreams" - Weezer Weezer (Blue Album)
    9. "All You Ever Wanted" - The Black Keys Attack & Release
    10. "Get Me Naked 2: Electric Boogaloo" - Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates

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    1. Leftfield f. Afrika Bambaataa ”Afrika Shox“ Rhythm and Stealth
    2. Christian Falk f. Robyn ”Remember“ Quel Bordel
    3. Seefeel ”Charlotte's Mouth (Avant Garde Mix)“ Quique [Redux]
    4. Marit Bergman ”Julia“ 3.00 A.M. Serenades
    5. The Field ”Kappsta 2“ Pop Ambient 2008

    6. Juliana Barwick ”Keep Up the Good Work“ The Magic Place
    7. Mix Master Mike ”Anti-Theft Device“ Anti-Theft Device
    8. Tricky ”Aftermath (Version 1)“ Daddy G: DJ-Kicks
    9. The Weepies ”Keep It There“ Happiness
    T. LCD Soundsystem ”Daft Punk Is Playing at My House“ LCD Soundsystem
    E. Koko Taylor ”Young Fashioned Ways“ Old School

  5. Avert your eyes.

    * Meet Me in Montauk - Circa Survive - Juturna
    * Porcelain - Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication
    * Thwack - Marcel Fengler - Thwack
    * People of the Sun - Rage Against the Machine - Evil Empire
    * Negative Creep - Nirvana - Bleach
    * Queen of the Air - Everclear - Sparkle and Fade
    * Screen - Marcel Dettmann - Dettmann
    * Get it Right - The Offspring - Ignition
    * Are You In? - Incubus - Morning View
    * The Key to Gramercy Park - Deadsy - Commencement

  6. Too busy with work, but here's two videos:

    This one's getting airplay on the local college station, and I like it -- Saints of Valory "Providence":
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yen2WxS9lZA

    And here's a piece by shoegazer band 7 Percent Solution that I like, "All About Satellites and Spaceships":
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjXZ9VngFr8

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    01 Big Shot - English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It
    02 Johnny Johnny - Prefab Sprout - The Collection
    03 Across the Universe - Beatles - Past Masters, Vol. 2
    04 Cajun Waltz - Taj Mahal - World Music
    05 I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am,
    06 Start! - Jam - All the Choice Cuts
    07 One Dyin' and a Buryin' - Roger Miller - All Time Greatest Hits
    08 Suburb - Sun Hotel
    09 Silver Wings - Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
    10 Dough Re Mi - Meat Puppets - Classic Puppets

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    The Features - "Lions" Some Kind of Salvation
    Sugarhill Gang - "Rapper's Delight"
    Thin Lizzy - "Boys Are Back In Town" Jailbreak
    Tom Waits - "Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis" Blue Valentine
    K'Naan - "ABCs" Troubadour

    Velvet Revolver - "Dirty Little Thing" Contraband
    Miike Snow - "Faker" Miike Snow
    John Butler Trio - "Dont' Wanna See Your Face" April Uprising
    The Damnwells - "Sophia" No One Listens To The Band Anymore
    Dinosaur Jr. - "Let It Ride" Bug

    1. Please tell me that the Dino Jr song is a Dr.Dre cover.
      Wait, that was "Let Me Ride"... nevermind.

        1. Phooey, I was thinking that was one of their new albums.
          Note to myself: those are Beyond and Farm, and the only covers on either are two bonus tracks on Farm: the Zombies and Elyse Weinberg.

  9. 1. Teenage Riot -- Sonic Youth
    2. Seven o'clock (demo) -- Elvis Costello
    3. Blue Eyes -- The Wedding Present
    4. Hold On Tight -- Electric Light Orchestra
    5. As Above, So Below -- Klaxons
    6. Sleepless Nights -- Gram Parson
    7. I Go Stung -- Elvis Presley
    8. You Need the Glory -- Minutemen
    9. Have You Seen Her Face -- The Byrds
    10. Why Go -- Pearl Jam

    Bonus -- Mr. Pleasant -- The Kinks

  10. (I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too Skeeter Davis The Essential Skeeter Davis
    Someone Who Cares The Only Ones Special View
    The Party St. Vincent Actor
    Make it Right J Mascis Several Shades of Why
    Iris The Breeders Pod

    Spanish Castles in Space The Orb The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld
    Mellow My Mind Neil Young Tonight's the Night
    The Doffing Mistress Anne Briggs A Collection
    Ashtray Heart Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band Doc at the Radar Station
    Thank You For Your Love Antony & the Johnsons Swanlights

    1. Nice to see the Captain, Doc at the Radar Station is my favorite Beefheart album.
      "Somebody's had too much to think"

      1. Mr Van Vliet could turn a phrase.

        By the way, the 8-9-10 combo could give a guy whip lash. From lilting British Isles folk, to Beefheart's demented, whiskey-stained croak, to Antony's otherworldly swoon. Random, indeed.

  11. The Sleigh Bells show was a lot of fun. I wish they had a full band live, and it felt like it lasted all of 15 minutes once they got going, but it was still high energy and fun.

    1. Drake - Over - Thank Me Later
    2. The Hold Steady - The Sweet Part of the City - Heaven is Whenever
    3. Kanye West - Stronger - Graduation
    4. Spoon - The Mystery Zone - Transference
    5. Chevelle - Antisaint - Vena Sera
    6. Gramercy Arms - Looking At the Sun - Gramercy Arms
    7. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz
    8. Jónsi - Sticks and Stones - How to Train Your Dragon
    9. Panda Bear - Slow Motion - Tomboy
    T. TV on the Radio - Staring At the Sun - Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes

  12. Super late, but oh well...

    1. Johnny Cash - "Understand Your Man" - 16 Biggest Hits
    2. David Bowie - "She'll Drive the Big Car" - Reality
    3. Jim White - "Bluebird" - Drill a Hole in That Substrate and Tell Me What You See
    4. James Brown - "American is My Home, Part 1" - 20th Century Masters
    5. R.E.M. - "I Believe" - I Feel Fine
    6. They Might Be Giants - "Spider" - A User's Guide
    7. Jelly Roll Morton - "The Pearls" - Ken Burns Jazz, Vol. 1
    8. Prince - "7" - The Hits and B-Sides
    9. Simon and Garfunkel - "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Essential Simon and Garfunkel
    10. Queen - "Another One Bites the Dust" - Platinum Collection

    Wow. Eight Rock and Roll HOFers out of 10 is a pretty amazing random shuffle (even if the HOF is ridiculous).

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