Thursday, August 27, 2009

ain't no way

Ten dollars to the person who listens to this...

...and does not crank the volume up to "weapons-grade", dance on the sofa, and throw open their apartment window to scream "ROCK 'n ROLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL" at passerby.

seriously. ten dollars.

1. the black lips - bad kids
2. jackie wilson - that's why i love you so
3. the black keys - no fun
4. hypnotic brass ensemble - mercury
5. la roux - tigerlily
6. czarnekci - en attendant N6
7. feist - my moon my man (grizzly bear remix)
8. bruce springsteen - spirit in the night
9. the lightning bug situation - message to myself after frannie was born
10. nina simone - suzanne
11. deerhunter - never stops
12. the faces - stay with me
13. aesop rock - 1000 deaths
14. the constantines - thank you for sending me an angel
15. daniel johnston - like a monkey in the zoo
16. deerhoof - believe e.s.p.
17. the bloody beetroots - rombo
18. matmos - rainbow flag
19. squarepusher - go! spastic

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

summmer - winnner

first it's hot and then it drops

smog - hit the ground running
mirah - gone sugaring
kaada - care
four tet - smile around the face
hot chip - one pure thought (remix by geese)
metronomy - on the motorway
ka qi she - ε‡ι’θˆžδΌš
french horn rebellion - up all night
darlene love 0 fine, fine boy
apes & androids - fine fine boy
bruce springsteen - old dan tucker
mount eerie - flaming home
lucinda williams - unsuffer me
micah p hinson - the day texas sank to the bottom of the sea
damien jurado - the killer
the cinematic orchestra - to build a home (feat. Patrick Watson)
Islands - buddy little wing

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

An Anthropologist, He Wrote A Book, He called it "summer night song"




Monday, August 17, 2009

Here is a trio youtubings of some good songs, paired alongside their good covers.

Don't Dream It's Over
Crowded House
Sixpence None The Richer

It's My Life
Talk Talk
No Doubt

War Pigs
Black Sabbath (LIVE!)
Faith No More (LIVE, ALSO!)

- MK

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Summer Is Disco, Volume I

summer is moon, summer is bass synthesizer, summer is salt, summer is sweat, summer is hot, summer is fucking.


1. Isley Brothers - Choosey Lover
2. McNeal & Niles - Summer Fun
3. Chic - Hangin'
4. Candy Bowman - I Wanna Feel Your Love
5. Treasure Fingers - Cross Your Fingers (Chromeo Remix)
6. Narada Michael Walden - Tonight I'm Alright
7. Charanga '76 - Music Trance
8. Circle City Band - Magic
9. D Train - You're the One for Me
10. Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved Ya
11. The Whispers - I Can Make It Better
12. The Sylvers - I'm Getting Over
13. The Whispers - This Kind of Lovin'
14. Ashford & Simpson - It Seems to Hang On
15. Greg Henderson - Dreamin'
16. Candy Bowman - Since I Found You

Thursday, August 6, 2009


pack a picnic or sip a pitcher. maybe eat an entire box of lime popsicles. it is tomato & peach season so a taste sensation is just a ripe bite away.  here are some toothsome tracks for some toothsome teens.

fishboy: cobra cobra
eddie hodges: hard times for young lovers
dynamics: aces up
b-52’s: quiche lorraine
das racist: rainbow in the park
papas fritas: live by the water
joanna newson: bridges and balloons
bob wills: roly-poly
cat power: could we
black moth super rainbow: twin of myself (go! team remix)
fridge: melodica + trombone 
jotto: gail’s electric dreams
the velvet underground: there she goes again
mississippi john hurt: the chicken
tom waits: nirvana

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Goin' to Acapulco

"it's a wicked life but what the hell"

1. camron - just us
2. constantines - why i didn't like august '93
3. mc sabrinha - eu solta o som a voz
4. crooked fingers - valerie
5. destroyer - farrar, straus & giroux (sea of tears)
6. annabee-nox - always on my mind
7. bonnie prince billy - goin to acapulco
8. waylon jennings - ain't no god in mexico
9. lydia mendoza - olvidarte jamas
(download this if you don't get anything else; also read the obituary of the "lark of the border")
10. roger mcguinn - 500 miles
11. hurray for the riff raff - daniella
12. grizzly bear - he hit me
13. darondo - how i got over
14. elevator to hell - why i didn't like august '93
15. bobby bare - dropkick me, jesus