Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Random Ten

The Magnetic Fields "Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long" 69 Love Songs
Elvis Costello "The Other Side of Summer" Mighty Like a Rose
Guided by Voices "They're Not Witches" Alien Lanes
Brian Eno "Back Clack" The Drop
Tony Lucca "Welcome to the Bay" Sin City Social Club Volume 3
Sonic Youth "The Sprawl" Daydream Nation
Archers of Loaf "Let the Loser Melt" Seconds Before the Crash
Neil Young "When You Dance I Can Really Love" Live Rust
Leo Kottke "Peckerwood" One Guitar, No Vocals
Roxy Music "Out of the Blue" Country Life

bonus
New Musik "On Islands" From A to B

QOTD: "If I have an aneurysm tonight, it's out of gratitude." Not a bad list this week, if nothing too obvious.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Smitty said...

Leo Kottke is a guilty pleasure. I love his work, especially off of One Guitar, No Vocals. Playing guitar is elusive enough to me. Add 6 more strings?? Nope.

10:09 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. Clementine — The Decemberists
2. Lust for Life — Iggy Pop
3. Sometimes I Do — Social Distortion
4. Unleashed! The Large Hearted Boy — Guided By Voices
5. Turtledove — Trip Shakespeare
6. I Like Trains — Fred Eaglesmith
7. #1 Hit Song — Minutemen
8. I’m Sticking With You — Velvet Underground
9. Love’s Gonna Live Here — Buck Owens
10. Rendzvous — The dBs

Bonus: Falling For You — Weezer

10:22 AM  
Blogger E-6 said...

Hard to beat 70's-era Roxy. Unless it's 70's-era Neil...

1. "In The Crowd" The Jam / All Mod Cons
2. "Slut" Big Star / Keep An Eye On The Sky
3. "Smelling Cigarettes" The Fiery Furnaces / EP
4. "Goodnight My Love" The Shangri-Las / Leader Of The Pack
5. "Highway 61 Revisited" Bob Dylan / Highway 61 Revisited
6. "Bipolar" Blonde Redhead / Live in SF - 12.04.2000
7. "Neptune's Net" M. Ward / Post-War
8. "Workhorse" My Brightest Diamond / Bring Me The Workhorse
9. "Racing Like a Pro" The National / Boxer
10. "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing" Stevie Wonder / Innervisions 
bonus: "She Don't Care About Time" Gene Clark / Roadmaster

11:31 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Ola Podrida, "Instead," Ola Podrida
Okkervil River, "Song of Our So-called Friends," Black Sheep Boy
Red Aunts, "Sleeping in the Wet Spot," Drag
Red Red Meat, "Oxtail," Bunny Gets Paid
New Pornographers, "Star Bodies," Twin Cinema
Built to Spill, "Done," There Is No Enemy
Yuppie Flu, "Give it a Day," Everything's Ending Here: A Tribute to Pavement
Pavement, "Type Slowly," Brighten the Corners: Nicene Credence Ed.
John Vanderslice, "White Plains," Cellar Door
Yo La Tengo, "Periodically Triple or Double," Popular Songs

Bouns: The Goddamn Gallows, "Under the Stars," Ghost of the Rails

Pretty strong all the way through, anchored by a RRM classic, Pavement, and some of the new stuff by old friends.

12:30 PM  
Blogger ahab said...

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, “Moanin’” Moanin'
The Flaming Lips, “The Spark that Bled” The Soft Bulletin
Lucero, “The Devil and Maggie Chascarillo” New Prophet
Tony Joe White, “Robbin’ My Honeycomb” The Heroines
Marianne Faithfull, “Ghost Dance” The Best of Marianne Faithfull, 20th Century Masters
The National, “Abel” Alligator
Mark Lanegan, “Out of Nowhere” Bubblegum
Levon Helm, “Move Along Train” Electric Dirt
Pavement, “Stop Breathin” Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Stephen Malkmus, “Post-Paint Boy” Face the Truth

Bonus: Smog, “Teenage Spaceship” Knock Knock

Taking a week (or so) off from my iTunes has paid off for me again in a pretty damn fine list.

1:01 PM  
Blogger Queen Whackamole said...

1) “Suffragette City” Seu Jorge
2) “Just The Same Way” Journey
3) ”Addicted To Love” Robert Palmer
4) “I'm The One” The Association
5) “What It's All About” Girl Talk
6) “San Francisco Bay Blues” Eric Clapton
7) “(They Long To Be) Close To You” Burt Bacharach
8) ”Nebraska” Bruce Springsteen
9) “To Lay Me Down” Cowboy Junkies
10) ”Black Muddy River” Grateful Dead
+) “Support System” Liz Phair

10:48 PM  

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