Friday, August 08, 2008

Friday Random Ten

Elvis Costello and the Attraction "Big Boys" (demo) This Year's Model
Richard Hell & the Voidoids "Ignore that Door" Spurts: The Richard Hell Story
Megan Reilly "On a Plane" Loose 4: Start Your Own Country
Jill Barber "Hard Line" Country Girl: New Sounds of the Old West Vol. 5
The Feelies "Decide" Time for a Witness
Dollar Store "In the Gravel Yard" Money Music
John Cale "Paris 1919" Paris 1919
Elvis Costello "Tramp the Dirt Down" Spike
Laurie Anderson "Puppet Motel" Bright Red/Tightrope
Miles Davis "Sanctuary" Bitches Brew

bonus
Gillian Welch "Wrecking Ball" Soul Journey

While I would argue that "Paris 1919" is a classic, somehow iTunes claims its genre is "classical." Now, I know Cale studied at conservatory, but, c'mon. Otherwise, a reminder Spike is underrated even if Costello never is, three country women singing purty, something punky, something faux country, some whatever the Feelies are, and then Laurie Anderson into Miles Davis, as all the edges blur.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Smitty said...

I loves me some Miles Davis. I consider 1969 a pinnacle year for jazz in America, and Davis was right there.

8:33 AM  
Blogger Generik said...

1. The Dave Brubeck Quartet – “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” – Plays Music From “West Side Story”
2. Smiley Lewis – “Gypsy Blues” -- New Orleans Guitar
3. Van Morrison – “Listen To The Lion” -- Saint Dominic’s Preview
4. Derek & The Dominos – “Key To The Highway” -- Live At The Fillmore
5. Rolling Stones – “Flight 505” -- Aftermath
6. Bob Dylan – “She Belongs To Me” -- Bringing It All Back Home
7. Keb’ Mo’ & Corey Harris – “Sweet Home Chicago” -- Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues
8. Brenton Wood – “Whoop It On Me” -- Brenton Wood’s 18 Best
9. The Cure – “A Forest (Acoustic Version)” -- Acoustic Hits
10. The Smiths – “Girl Afraid” -- Louder Than Bombs

**Bonus** The White Stripes – “There’s No Home For You Here” -- Elephant

**Extra Bonus** Nicolai Dunger – “…And Falling Out” -- Here’s My Song, You Can Have It… I Don’t Want It Anymore

My extra bonus is a tribute to ahab, who sent me a binch of Nicolai Dunger music, and a result of my long commute to work yesterday.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Generik said...

binch = bunch

9:07 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Stone Jack Jones, "Smile" Bluefolk
Mark Lanegan, "Like Little Willie John" Bubblegum
Richard Buckner, "Hutchinson" Bloomed
Ed Harcourt, "Open Book" Strangers
The Handsome Family, "Freebird" Live At Schuba's Tavern
Holopaw, "Holiday" Quit +/Or Fight
Damien Jurado, "Yuma, Arizona" Waters Ave S
Tom Waits, "Lost In the Harbour" Alice
Calexico, "Trigger" The Black Light
The Ladybug Transistor, "Oceans in the Hall" The Albermarle Sound

Bonus: Ana Egge, "I Could Spend a Day" Lazy Days

Dunger's pretty goddam good, isn't he, Generik?

9:45 AM  
Blogger Generik said...

Yes, he is, and thanks again!

11:03 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. Chinese Rock – The Ramones
2. Space Boy – Smashing Pumpkins
3. To Have and Have Not – Billy Bragg
4. Star of Bethlehem – Neil Young
5. One Step at a Time – Husker Du
6. Climbing Up the Walls – Radiohead
7. People Have the Power – Patti Smith
8. I’m Leaving Now – Johnny Cash
9. Daddy Don’t Cry – Elvis Presley
10. Conduit For Sale – Pavement

I like this list

6:29 PM  
Anonymous where can i look online to buy dollar store merchandise said...

Paris 1919 is tagged: 70s, art rock, classic, singer-songwriter, beautiful. People who like John Cale also like Lou Reed, Scott Walker, Nico.

However i like the following list alot better:

1. Sigur Rós - "Starálfur"
2. North Mississippi Allstars - "Blow Out"
3. Faith No More - "Woodpecker From Mars"
4. Pedro the Lion - "Diamond Ring"
5. Blind Melon - "St. Andrew's Fall"
6. Otha Turner - "How Many 'Mo Years?"
7. Ladytron - "Ladybird"
8. Sufjan Stevens - "The Man Of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts"
9. Bassnectar - "Everybody"
10. The Dirtbombs - "The Thing"

CHeers,
Kalib

10:47 AM  

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