Friday, August 22, 2008

Friday Random Ten

The Buzzcocks "Love You More" Operators Manual
Carla Thomas "I Kinda Think He Does" The Complete Stax/Volt Singles: 1959-1968
Bettie Serveert "Private Suit" Private Suit
X "When Our Love Passed Out on the Couch" Wild Gift
The Clash "The Card Cheat" London Calling
XTC "Desert Island" King for a Day ep
Lambchop "Sunrise" No You C'mon
Orchestra of St. Luke with Dawn Upshaw "Five Songs #3" Cradle Song" John Adams Conducts American Elegies
Pizzicato Five "(something in Japanese)" Happy End of the World
Portastatic "Song for a Clock" Be Still Please

Glenn Gould "The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus 2" The Gould Variations

A bit heavy on the punk and post-punk, but there are worst thing to be. Not sure what to make with the John Adams CD popping up 2 weeks in a row. And that Portastatic album people just didn't talk about enough a couple of years ago.



Blogger Generik said...

1. Jackie Greene -- “Travelin’ Song” -- Gone Wanderin’
2. Moby Grape -- “8:05” -- Moby Grape
3. The Clash -- “Jail Guitar Doors” -- The Clash
4. Van Morrison -- “That’s Entrainment” -- Keep It Simple
5. Train -- “Drops Of Jupiter” -- Drops Of Jupiter
6. Prince -- “Another Lonely Christmas” -- The Hits / The B-Sides
7. The Smiths -- “Is It Really So Strange?” -- Louder Than Bombs
8. Natalie Merchant -- “Jealousy” -- Tigerlily
9. John Hiatt -- “Drive South” -- Slow Turning
10. Sex Pistols -- “Anarchy In The U.K.” -- The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle

**Bonus** Ben E. King -- “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)” -- Atlantic Rhythm And Blues 1947-1974

I've also got a little of that punk thing going this week.

8:43 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Patty Griffin, "You’ll Remember" Children Running Through
Mark Eitzel, "Steve I Always Knew" Invisible Man
Sixteen Horsepower, "Horse Head Fiddle" Folklore
Ibrahim Ferrer, "Herido de Sombras" Buena Vista Social Club Presents…
Chet Baker, "Sweet Sue-Just You" Jazz 'Round Midnight
Radiohead, "The Tourist" OK Computer,
Hem, "Idle (The Rabbit Song)" Rabbit Songs
Richard Buckner, "Rainsquall" Bloomed
M. Ward, "Here Comes the Sun Again" Transistor Radio
Nina Simone, "If I Should Lose You" A Single Woman

Bonus: Hayden, "Lullaby" Live at Convocation Hall

No punk.

10:24 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Pavement, "Kennel District," Wowee Zowee, Sordid Sentinals
Mark Eitzel, "Seeing Eye Dog," Loose: New Sounds of the Old West, Vol. 3
Dinosaur, Jr., "Muck," Green Mind
Rilo Kiley, "Three Hopeful Thoughts," The Execution of All Thinks
Ramones, "I Don't Care," Ramones
Say Hi To Your Mom, "Let's Talk about Spaceships," Numbers and Mumbles
Bell and Cooper, "Loose Fool," Postcards Out Of The Blue
PJ Harvey, "Who the Fuck?" Uh Huh Her
Elephant Micah, "Dream Feedback" Loose 4: Start Your Own Country
Arcade Fire, "In the Backseat," Funeral

Bonus: Sonic Youth, "Providence," Daydream Nation

Last song segues nicely into Bonus, but it's a weird list, with the same Dinosaur song two weeks in a row, but there is a punk song, a nerd song, and some good alt. C. Tropical storm Fay may be at work here. Sites for music nerds, if you don't have them yet:

New Byrne Eno collaboration streams here:

And you can get to the Atlanta Glitter and Doom concert here:

11:09 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. Larry – Buffalo Tom
2. Chinese Lorraine – Jack Logan
3. Folks on the Block – The Magnolias
4. Moondance – Van Morrison
5. You Can Never Hold Back Spring – Tom Waits
6. Room a Thousand Years Wide – Soundgarden
7. For All the Cows – Foo Fighters
8. Free Nelson Mandela – Special AKA
9. Who Will the Next Fool Be – Charlie Rich
10. Expectations – Belle & Sebastian

Magnolias means I met the Punk meme this week, otherwise a fun list.

8:20 AM  

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