Friday, November 13, 2009

Friday Random Ten

The Music Tapes "Cumulonimbus (Magnetic Tapes for Clouds)" Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes
Elbow "Snooks (Progress Report)" Cast of Thousands
Big Star "What's Going Ahn" Keep an Eye on the Sky
Steve Earle "Some Dreams" Sidetracks
Ollie & the Nightingales "I Got a Sure Thing" The Complete Stax/Volt Singles
Brian Eno "Put a Straw Under Baby" Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Roger Dean Young & the Tin Cup "Ravenna" Pilgrim
Heavenly "Atta Girl" P.U.N.K. Girl
Rilo Kiley "Does He Love You?" More Adventurous
10,000 Maniacs "Candy Everybody Wants" Our Time in Eden

bonus
The Decemberists "The Perfect Crime #2" The Crane Wife

Not half bad, from wonderfully depressing Big Star to Eno's fine lullabye to Rilo Kiley getting all un-mellowly dramatic.

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Blogger E-6 said...

How is that Big Star box, BTW?

1. "Lime House " The Breeders Pod
2. "Little Triggers" Elvis Costello & The Attractions This Year's Model
3. "Don't Let It Bring You Down" Neil Young After the Gold Rush
4. "Plastic Sun" Sonic Youth Murray Street
5. "Midnight Caller" Badfinger No Dice
6. "Flavour of Night" Robyn Hitchcock I Often Dream of Trains
7. "Pablo Picasso " The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers
8. "Radio" Teenage Fanclub Thirteen
9. "Letter To Memphis" Pixies Trompe Le Monde
10. "Don't Stop" The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
bonus: "Country House" Blur The Great Escape

8:04 AM  
Blogger Queen Whackamole said...

1. "Old Haden Family Show"—Charlie Haden Family & Friends
2. "Presto Agitato, Moonlight Sonata" – California Guitar Trio--Pathways
3. "Carmella" – Beth Orton—Daybreaker
4. "Canto De Trapiche" – Bravo Soledad—Chants Du Vénézuela
5. "Women Don’t Want to Love Me" – Chicago—Chicago VII
6. "Sweet Jane" – Cowboy Junkies—The Trinity Session
7. "Classical Gas" – California Guitar Trio (again?!)--Pathways
8. "Eleanor Rigby" – Aretha Franklin—The Very Best
9. "Passionate Kisses" – Mary Chapin Carpenter—Come On Come On
10. "Key to the World" – Beat Farmers –The Pursuit of Happiness
Bonus: "Your New Man" – Mason Jennings—Cattie Home at Christmas (not available in stores!)

9:09 AM  
Blogger Generik said...

1. Balalaika Gap – Camper Van Beethoven
2. Wedding Rites (I Already Knew You) – The Subdudes
3. The Winter Cows – Guided By Voices
4. What’s My Name – The Clash
5. Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
6. Get Up Jake – The Band
7. Belong – R.E.M.
8. My Old Man – Ian Dury
9. Avance – Yellowjackets
10. You Shook Me – Led Zeppelin

**Bonus** I’m Going To Stop Pretending That I Didn’t Break Your Heart – Eels

9:20 AM  
Blogger George said...

E, The Big Star box is amazing--great sound quality, the demos are informative, there's a cool concert never before released in its entirety. God they were good.

Queen, it's almost time for Cattie's Home at Christmas II! Woo-hoo!

Generik, do you know the Deadstring Brothers' cover of "Get Up Jake"? It's pretty cool.

9:47 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Nicolai Dunger, "Hey Mama" Tranquil Isolation
Whiskeytown, "Too Drunk to Dream" Faithless Street
Lambchop, "Paperback Bible (with Drums)" Damaged
Gingersol, "A Great Day for War" Eastern
Edith Frost, "Calling Over Time" Calling Over Time
Sparklehorse, "Sad & Beautiful World" Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot
Jeffrey Foucault, "Wild Waste & Welter" Ghost Repeater
Vic Chesnutt, "Prick" The Salesman and Bernadette
Roxy Music, "True to Life" Avalon
Iron & Wine w/Calexico, "Dark Eyes" I'm Not There

Bonus: Beck, "Walls" Modern Guilt

Sometimes a week off is just what the software needs.

11:25 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Pavement, "In the Mouth a Desert (live)," Slanted & Enchanted, Sordid Sentinals Edition
Muse, "Sunburn," Showbiz
Mike Hale, "Red Tide," Lives Like Mine
Wilco, "Shake It Off," Sky Blue Sky
Okkervil River, "Real Life," Black Sheep Boy
Elvis Costello & The Attractions, "Senior Service," Armed Forces
Beatles, "Glass Onion," White Album
Night Driving in Small Towns, "I'll Bend Over Backward," Demo
Beirut, "Guyamas Sonora," The Flying Club Cup
Okkervil River, "Unless It's Kicks," The Stage Names

Bonus: Sarge, "Last Christmas," Distant

Now you have to go for the turkey, Queen. I'm mostly happy, too, Ahab. Some good lists all around today.

wv: Shessess (Praise her?)

12:28 PM  
Blogger Alexandra McCaulay said...

1. People Are People - Depeche Mode
2. I Don't Want To Go To Chelsea - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
3. WARP - The Bloody Beetroots ft. Steve Aoki
4. Golden Cage - The Whitest Boy Alive
5. Space and Woods - Late Of The Pier
6. Introducing Palace Players - Mew
7. When The Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys
8. Bankrobber - The Clash
9. Joker & The Thief - Wolfmother
10. Cheap and Chearful - The Kills

2:05 PM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

Hey I thought you quite blogging. Glad I checked out the old link.

1. Canary - Liz Phair
2. A Song for You - Gram Parsons
3. You Make It Easy - Golden Smog
4. Champaign Supernova - Oasis
5. Cool Blues - Charlie Parker
6. The Neighbors - Jonathan Richman
7. Tired of being Alone - Al Green
8. Who By Fire - Leonard Cohen
9. War on War - Wilco
10. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

Bonus: Dog for Fire - Pixies

6:26 PM  

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