29 thoughts on “Friday Music Day: August 5, 2011”

  1. .

    * Real Gone Blue Guitar - Giant Sand - Long Stem Rant
    * Everything and Nothing - Mudvayne - L.D. 50
    * Just Like Anyone - Soul Asylum - Let Your Dim Light Shine
    * Crush - Smashing Pumpkins - Gish
    * You Gotta Feel It - Spoon - Kill The Moonlight
    * Black Eulogy - Black Swan - The Quiet Divide
    * Mr. Rogers - Korn - Life is Peachy
    * Maynard's Dick - Tool - Salival
    * Lathspell I Name You - The Body - All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood
    * Seasonal Economy - Indian Jewelry - Free Gold!

  2. 'New' - No Doubt Go soundtrack
    'Riot Van' - Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What Im Not
    'Rock & Roll Suicide' - David Bowie Ziggy Stardust
    'Banditos' - The Refreshments Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy
    'Waiting' - Green Day Warning

    'You Can Call Me Al' - Paul Simon Graceland
    'Bought For A Song' - Fountains of Wayne Welcome Interstate Managers
    'Your Time Is Gonna Come' - Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
    'Discotheque' - U2 Pop
    'Steal My Sunshine' - Len You Cant Stop the Bum Rush

      1. "Steal My Sunshine": One of those songs that sounded great on the radio, but the album version sucked.

  3. I believe I have the best claim to most wicked randomness...

    01. Testament - "F.E.A.R.", The Formation Of Damnation
    02. Dimmu Borgir - "Fear And Wonder", Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
    03. Entombed - "Descent Into Inferno", Inferno
    04. Skyclad - "Penny Dreadful (Full Shilling Mix)", Oui Avant-Garde à Chance
    05. October 31 - "Wrecking Crew", No Survivors
    06. Agalloch - "You Were But A Ghost In My Arms", The Mantle
    07. Megadeth - "502", So Far So Good...So What
    08. Entombed - "Demon", Wolverine Blues
    09. Megadeth - "In My Darkest Hour", So Far So Good...So What
    10. Fran Walsh & Howard Shore - "The Breaking Of The Fellowship", The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

  4. I haven't played for a long time, and I know my musical tastes are different from most others, but here goes:

    1. Mary Chapin Carpenter--"Jenny Dreamed of Trains"
    2. Manfred Mann's Earth Band--"Blinded By the Light"
    3. Kansas--"Carry On Wayward Son"
    4. Mercy Me--"God With Us"
    5. The Carpenters--"I Won't Last a Day Without You"
    6. Del Shannon--"Runaway"
    7. Wynonna Judd--"Tell Me Why"
    8. The Moody Blues--"Nights in White Satin"
    9. Leo Sayer--"When I Need You"
    10. Gordon Lightfoot--"If You Could Read My Mind"

    1. 6, 7, and 10 are on my mp3 player. I love love love Runaway. One of the best from the early 60's.

  5. .
    01. The Kids - Lou Reed - Between Thought and Expression
    02. Old Yellow Bricks - Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
    03. You Make Me Feel So Free - Van Morrison - Into the Music
    04. Synchro Series: Synchro Reprise - King Sunny Ade - Synchro Series
    05. When You're Smiling - Ella Fitzgerald - Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert
    06. Just Like Honey - Jesus and Mary Chain - 21 Singles
    07. Arc of a Diver - Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
    08. I Shot the Sheriff - Monty Alexander - Stir It Up: The Music of Bob Marley
    09. Heartbeat - Buddy Holly - The Buddy Holly Collection
    10. Fancy - Kinks - Face to Face

    1. I saw it, but I'm not really familiar with the Strokes, so after listening to a few songs, I moved on.

      Plus, there weren't any Meat Puppets covers on it, and what the hell is a tribute album without the Meat Puppets?

  6. Lots of repeats today
    The Secret Machines - "The Road Leads Where It's Been" Now Here is Nowhere
    The Secret Machines - "1000 Seconds" Ten Silver Drops
    Coldplay - "Square One" X&Y
    The Pogues - "A Rainy Night in SoHo" The Very Best of The Pogues
    The Secret Machines - "Sad and Lonely" Now Here is Nowhere

    Girl Talk - "Every Day" All Day
    Kings of Leon - "Arizona" Because of the Times
    Regina Spektor - "Love Affair" 11:11
    Jay-Z and The Roots - "Hard Knock Life" MTV Unplugged
    Jay-Z - "Empire State of Mind" The Blueprint 3

    1. Secret Machines are one of my favorite summer/driving bands. Roll down the windows and turn up the volume all the way.

  7. 1. Christina Aguilera “What a Girl Wants” Keeps Getting Better—A Decade of Hits
    2. Coil “The Sleeper” How to Destroy Angels (Remixes)
    3. Bare Jr. “You Blew Me Off” Boo-Tay
    4. Nine Inch Nails “The Downward Spiral (The Bottom)”* Further Down the Spiral
    5. Will Oldham “Be Still and Know God (Don't Be Shy)” Joya

    6. The Juan MacLean “Happy House” Happy House 12"
    7. Emptyset* “Point” Demiurge
    8. Vampire Weekend “Cousins” Contra
    9. Christina Aguilera “Beautiful” Keeps Getting Better—A Decade of Hits
    T. Colin Stetson* “The Righteous Wrath of an Honorable Man” New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

    E. Frank Black “Olé Mulholland” Teenager of the Year

    4. Remixed by John Balance, Peter Christopherson, and Drew McDowall of Coil with Danny Hyde
    7. Hat tip: Daneeka's Ghost
    T. Hat tip: the Hitman

      1. Nope. I added a bunch of stuff to my iPod last Friday before leaving town, and really haven't had much time to listen to any of the new stuff.
        I did listen to the Emptyset LP while mowing on Wednesday night.

        I'll listen to Vol.2 a few times before I decide on whether to look further into Stetson's work.

        1. i maxed out my 30GB a long time ago, so with anything added, others must be removed. i strongly hinted to my mother on her current visit that a 160GB would be much appreciated come xmas time...

          1. I get by with a 16 GB, but I'm constantly swapping things in and out.
            I also use the 128Kb AAC compression option to really cram the iPod full.

    1. I love the AMR has a Christina Aguilera greatest hits disc on his I-pod. Do you use it as an antidote when you overdose on Sonic Youth?

      1. I've got seven songs from that on the iPod. (Note to others: "Hurt" is not a NIN cover. Note to self: Remove "Hurt" from iPod.)
        I'm quite fond of her first two singles, especially "Genie", which I think has just great production.
        I was listening to a lot of Funkstörung* that summer, and "Genie"'s instrumental sounded like a pop take on what they were doing.

        *Kindof the last gasps of the big IDM (Aphex Twin/Autechre/Squarepusher) surge of the late 90's that never really crossed over.

    1. “this fire” – franz ferdinandfranz ferdinand
    2. “desire” – anna calvianna calvi
    3. “`til the money runs out” – tom waitsheartattack & vine
    4. “cowtown” – they might be giantslincoln
    5. “idiot wind” – bob dylanblood on the tracks
    6. “my maria” – martin sextonthe american
    7. “jump monk” – charles mingusthirteen pictures
    8. “mean eyed cat” – johnny cashunchained
    9. “i don’t like mondays” – boomtown ratsthe fine art of surfacing
    10. “razor love” – neil youngsilver & gold

  9. Tom Waits "The Return of Jackie and Judy" Orphans BBB
    Bonnie Prince Billy "Today I Was An Evil One" I See A Darkness
    Bob Dylan "Deal Landlord" John Wesley Harding
    Hank Williams "You Win Again" 20 Greatest
    Cat Stevens "The Wind" Rushmore Soundtrack
    Belle and Sebastian "I'm A Cuckoo" Dear Catastrophe Waitress
    Sam Roberts "Uprising Down Under" Chemical City
    Buzzcocks "What Can't I Touch It?" Going Steady
    Hawksley Workman "Tragic and Young" Delicious Wolves
    Otis Redding "The Happy Song" Very Best Of

  10. 1. Just Like Starting Over -- Flaming Lips
    2. Riot Act (Demo) -- Elvis Costello
    3. Pretty Polly -- Coon Creek Girls
    4. Dweller on the Threshold -- Van Morrison
    5. Miss Chatelaine -- k.d. lang
    6. Let the Lower Lights be Burning -- Johnny Cash
    7. Slow Dog -- Belly
    8. Yesterday's News -- Whiskeytown
    9. Take these Chains from my Heart -- Hank Williams
    10. Ring of Fire Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash

    Bonus: Unfair -- Pavement

    Country/Folk Music emphasis today I guess.

  11. Garth Brooks--Shameless
    Landed (by Ben Folds)--University A Cappella!
    Chris Isaak--Somebody's Cryin
    John Fogerty--Somebody Help Me
    Randy Travis--Easy To Love You
    Whitesnake--Here I Go Again
    3 Doors Down--Better Life
    Charlie Daniels Band--The Devil Went Down To Georgia
    Johnny Cash--Folsom Prison Blues
    Regina Spektor--20 Years Of Snow

  12. I don't know if I'll be able to keep my lists coming at the new job. I hope so.

    01. The Rosebuds - "Edmund Street" from Unwind
    02. Gucci Mane ft. Soulja Boy & Waka Flocka Flame - "Bingo" from The State vs. Radric Davis
    03. Frog Eyes - "Violent Psalms" from Paul's Tomb: A Triumph
    04. Frank Ocean - "American Wedding" from nostalgia, ULTRA.
    05. Devin the Dude - "Tought Love" from Just Tryin' Ta Live

    06. Beastie Boys ft. Santigold - "Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win" from Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
    07. Boris - "Black Original" from New Album
    08. Rick Ross - "In Cold Blood" from Deeper Than Rap
    09. T.I. - "I Can't Quit" from Trap Muzik
    10. Fire on Fire - "Hartford Blues" from The Orchard

    1. Crap, I can install the client here at work, but there's some sort of proxy setting I don't know how to reconfigure, so the client can't access anything outside. Until I get home then.

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