Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday Random Ten

Pere Ubu "Over My Head" Datapanik in the Year Zero: 1975-1977
Louis Armstrong "Cornet Chop Suey" The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings
Waco Brothers "The Lie" New Deal
The Mekons "Dark Dark Dark" Natural
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah "Is This Love?" Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Talking Heads "A Clean Break (Let's Work)" The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads
XTC "Miniature Sun" Oranges & Lemons
The Fratellis "Henrietta" Costello Music
The Scene Is Now "Room of Wicker" The Oily Years (1983-1993)
Rilo Kiley "Close Call" Under the Blacklight

Cat Power "Breathless" Jukebox

Hard to beat that Louis Armstrong. That last few seconds of the Rilo Kiley comes close. (A close call?)



Blogger E-6 said...

I'll give the nod Satchmo.

1. "Trouble" The Jayhawks Sounds Of Lies
2. "Marwa Blues" George Harrison Brainwashed
3. "State Trooper" Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
4. "Country Honk" The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
5. "River Man" Nick Drake Five Leaves Left
6. "All I Want Is Everything" Jellyfish Bellybutton
7. "Golden Hours" Brian Eno Another Green World
8. "Waves" Yeasayer All Hours Cymbals
9. "Shoot You Down" The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
10. "Jet Boy" New York Dolls New York Dolls
bonus: "I Would Hurt a Fly" Built to Spill Perfect From Now On

This one skews pretty old--only one track from this decade. George, I think I'm the target audience for your Monday feature.

8:14 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Jason Collett, "Out of Time" Here's to Being Here
Nicolai Dunger, "Someone New" Here's My Song
Omar Portuondo, "¿Dónde Estabas Tú?" Buena Vista Social Club Presents…
Beck, "Jack-Ass" Odelay
Calexico, "Falling From Sleeves" Carried to Dust
Damien Jurado, "Never Ending Tide" I Break Chairs
PJ Harvey, "One Line" Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea
Hayden, "I'm to Blame" Live at Convocation Hall
Kill Henry Sugar, "Sympathy for a Sorry Ass" Love Beach
Wes Montgomery, "Bumpin' on Sunset" Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz

Bonus: Devendra Banhart, "We All Know" Niño Rojo

Not too bad. Not too bad at all.

9:49 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Califone, "Xmas Mice Waltz Scene," Everybody's Mother, v. 1
Yo La Tengo, "Sugarcube," I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
Mike Hale, "Eager to Die," Lives Like Mine
Pavement, "Space Ghosts Theme 1," Brighten the Corners, Nicene Creedence Ed.
Wilco, "My Darling," Summerteeth
Billy Bragg & Wilco, "Ingrid Bergman," Mermaid Avenue
PJ Harvey, "You Came Through," Uh Huh Her
Slint, "Breadcrumb Trail," Spiderland
Guided by Voices, "Gonna Never Have to Die," Half Smiles of the Decomposed
Richmond Fontaine, "The Janitor," The Fitzgerald

Bonus: Okkervil River, "Starry Stairs," The Stand Ins

Back and forth between ramshackle pleasure and a few wake-up calls, along with that powerful, wrist-slitting Fontaine piece.

1:40 PM  

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