A Rough Guide To ILM Touchstones

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1. Missy Elliott - Get UR Freak On

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:25 (10 years ago) Permalink

2. Daft Punk, "One More Time"

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:29 (10 years ago) Permalink

3. The Streets, "Weak become heroes"

Michael B, Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

4. Vic Goddard and Subway Sect - The Lost Album

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:34 (10 years ago) Permalink

5. Gary Numan, I, Assassin

Eisbär (llamasfur), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:35 (10 years ago) Permalink

6. The Avlanches: Since I Left You

Mark (MarkR), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

7. Dexy's, in general

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

6. Disco Inferno, D.I. Go Pop

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

D'oh! Make that 8.

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

9. Marissa Marchant, "Emu"

america's first municipal lunatic asylum (Jody Beth Rosen), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

10. Simon Reynolds

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

11 Britney, Baby One More Time

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

12. Momus

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

13. John Darnielle

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

14. Rockism

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

15. killing joke

Eisbär (llamasfur), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

16. The Shangri-la's - "Past, Present & Future"

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:39 (10 years ago) Permalink

17. r. kelly, post-modernism, and you

Eisbär (llamasfur), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:40 (10 years ago) Permalink

18. Fremme Neppa Venette

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:42 (10 years ago) Permalink

19. Geir Hongro

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:42 (10 years ago) Permalink

20. The NME.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:43 (10 years ago) Permalink

21. Poison rocking, and the homosexuality of Poison detractors.

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:44 (10 years ago) Permalink

22. Basement Jaxx

o. nate (onate), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:44 (10 years ago) Permalink

22. That Time That I Wanted To Kill That Guy Cuz He Said Something Really Mean About Bow Wow Wow

scott seward (scott seward), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:44 (10 years ago) Permalink

24. Molesworth

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:44 (10 years ago) Permalink

25. Moomins

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:45 (10 years ago) Permalink

26. FUCKING LISTS, ARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHH

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:46 (10 years ago) Permalink

27. Doomie

Michael B, Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:47 (10 years ago) Permalink

28. "influence"

mark p (Mark P), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:47 (10 years ago) Permalink

i don't know if this is all going to fit on one cd

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:48 (10 years ago) Permalink

29. "rockism"

o. nate (onate), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:48 (10 years ago) Permalink

30. Posting things people have just said in quotation marks

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:48 (10 years ago) Permalink

31. "just said"

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:48 (10 years ago) Permalink

"c700 go -> archived ilm threads"

mark p (Mark P), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:48 (10 years ago) Permalink

32. Kraftwerk

Michael B, Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:49 (10 years ago) Permalink

33. human league - dare

mark p (Mark P), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:49 (10 years ago) Permalink

33. Who should be allowed to wear what T-shirts

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:49 (10 years ago) Permalink

29 is a repeat, so substitute Frank Kogan

o. nate (onate), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:50 (10 years ago) Permalink

35. PLUR

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:50 (10 years ago) Permalink

36. boom selecta/go home productions/soulwax/etc

mark p (Mark P), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:50 (10 years ago) Permalink

37. Steely Dan

Michael B, Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:51 (10 years ago) Permalink

38. What?

sym (shmuel), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:54 (10 years ago) Permalink

39. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band.

Rockist Scientist (rockistscientist), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:55 (10 years ago) Permalink

40. The validity of (eschewing or not) music theory.

dave225 (Dave225), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:56 (10 years ago) Permalink

41. Dave Rimmer's Like Punk Never Happened
43. Marcello's 1982 post
43. ABBA
44. Paul Morley
45. the Strokes
46. Kompakt

scott pl. (scott pl.), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:57 (10 years ago) Permalink

Marcello = 42, obv.

scott pl. (scott pl.), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:57 (10 years ago) Permalink

47. Pitchfork media

LondonLee (LondonLee), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:59 (10 years ago) Permalink

48. Tom's PSB first 20 singles post, though we're straying into Hall of Fame territory here.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 18:59 (10 years ago) Permalink

49. "urgent and key"

scott pl. (scott pl.), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:00 (10 years ago) Permalink

50. Debating the grebtness of the Ratpure.

Ben Boyer (Ben Boyer), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:01 (10 years ago) Permalink

51. yeah yeah yeah yeahyeah yeahyeahyeah, yeah yeah yeahyeah yeah

nickalicious (nickalicious), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:02 (10 years ago) Permalink

52. http://www.allmusic.com/

s1ocki (slutsky), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:04 (10 years ago) Permalink

53. Saint Etienne

Billy Dods (Billy Dods), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:11 (10 years ago) Permalink

54. Overanalysing
55. 'Hey Ya!'
56. 'Digital Love'

Barima (Barima), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:11 (10 years ago) Permalink

57. Loveless

Llahtuos Kcin (Nick Southall), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:13 (10 years ago) Permalink

58) C-Man Threads

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:15 (10 years ago) Permalink

59) http://ilx.wh3rd.net/category.php?catid=51

$$, Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:15 (10 years ago) Permalink

59. Destiny's Child

lid, Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

59) Dog Man Star
60) Suede
61) Sci Fi Lullabies, Disc 1
62) Coming Up
63) All Pulp

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

60.

Billy Dods (Billy Dods), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

61) Dizee Rascal
62) Judas Priest

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

Suede and Pulp are much better than him.

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

64) Microhouse

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

What? Dog Man Star IS a touchstone. If I didn't mention it someone else would have.

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:19 (10 years ago) Permalink

it's not an ilm touchstone you insufferable ninny

mark p (Mark P), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:21 (10 years ago) Permalink

How not?

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:22 (10 years ago) Permalink

Because only you like it you festering peasant.

Llahtuos Kcin (Nick Southall), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:22 (10 years ago) Permalink

65) Ned Ragget Reads the Almanac

(just ignore C-Man and he'll go away!)

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:24 (10 years ago) Permalink

66) PIL - Metal Box

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:24 (10 years ago) Permalink

67: Killing Joke

Llahtuos Kcin (Nick Southall), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:25 (10 years ago) Permalink

68: Cover connections

Llahtuos Kcin (Nick Southall), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:25 (10 years ago) Permalink

Not true, lots of ILMers like it. I mean, these touchstones are dire (Killing Joke? Get a life).

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:25 (10 years ago) Permalink

67=15

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:26 (10 years ago) Permalink

67. pointing out where something has been brought up before

nickalicious (nickalicious), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

66) DOG MAN STAR

CUNTS.

C-Man (C-Man), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:29 (10 years ago) Permalink

68: Tilt

Llahtuos Kcin (Nick Southall), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

68. Talk Talk

jed_ (jed), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

69. Maxinquaye

jed_ (jed), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

on 71 now...

jed_ (jed), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:32 (10 years ago) Permalink

meaning next is 72.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:33 (10 years ago) Permalink

72. counting down from 100, so there's a clear end to list threads.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:34 (10 years ago) Permalink

73. Kanye West
74. Winding C-Man up to the point of nuclear meltdown

Barima (Barima), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

(Though 74's more an ILX touchstone really)
100. Tom Ewing. After all, he started it.

Barima (Barima), Thursday, 15 January 2004 19:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

76. 'Work It'
77. Agreeing but discussing anyway ("Arguing on the internet is like being in the special olympics: Even if you win, you're still a retard")
78. That Dave Matthews Band thread

Jay Kid (Jay K), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:02 (10 years ago) Permalink

79. the sorely missed Jay Z vs Nas throwdowns

bnw (bnw), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:09 (10 years ago) Permalink

80. Rough Guides

Jonathan (Jonathan), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:20 (10 years ago) Permalink

65) Ned Ragget Reads the Almanac

Fame! Er, DID anyone vote for this in Pazz/Jop?

Ned Raggett (Ned), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:21 (10 years ago) Permalink

81. Black Box "Everybody, Everybody"

Aaron Grossman (aajjgg), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:24 (10 years ago) Permalink

82. Iron Maiden

Phil Freeman (Phil Freeman), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:34 (10 years ago) Permalink

83) Minneapolis

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

84. "Indie guilt"

Michael B, Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

85. "best thread ever"

fiddo centington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 15 January 2004 20:55 (10 years ago) Permalink

86. otm

dleone (dleone), Thursday, 15 January 2004 21:12 (10 years ago) Permalink

87. Oh, uhm, NICK HORNBY?

Musto, Thursday, 15 January 2004 21:50 (10 years ago) Permalink

88.

(Posting HUGE images, usually of album sleeves)

Stewart Osborne (Stewart Osborne), Thursday, 15 January 2004 21:58 (10 years ago) Permalink

89. HONOR THE FIRE (you fatuous cheese monkeys!)

Stewart Osborne (Stewart Osborne), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:00 (10 years ago) Permalink

90. Desperately hating on all alternative hip hop and at the same time sucking up to every jeep beat released in a desperate attemt to claim street cred.

Jay Kid (Jay K), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:02 (10 years ago) Permalink

91. fondue

tweemu (Jody Beth Rosen), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:09 (10 years ago) Permalink

92. hating outkast is the new liking outkast

tweemu (Jody Beth Rosen), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:09 (10 years ago) Permalink

92. "(just ignore C-Man and he'll go away!)"

93. "What?"

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

94. Paul Morley

Billy Dods (Billy Dods), Thursday, 15 January 2004 22:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

95. The Minor Thirds

j.lu (j.lu), Thursday, 15 January 2004 23:21 (10 years ago) Permalink

96. Zaniness

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 15 January 2004 23:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

98.

nickn (nickn), Friday, 16 January 2004 00:40 (10 years ago) Permalink

Shit, that's the omnipresent Mase pic.

nickn (nickn), Friday, 16 January 2004 00:40 (10 years ago) Permalink

98. CHI CHI FASSYMEN DON KNOW YARDA STYLE DEM ALL BE SKINNY COS OF DAT CHI CHI SEX

Hunta-D (Jacob), Friday, 16 January 2004 00:41 (10 years ago) Permalink

I second Hunta-D's sentiments!

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Friday, 16 January 2004 00:56 (10 years ago) Permalink

scritti politti ;_;

tom west (thomp), Friday, 16 January 2004 01:03 (10 years ago) Permalink

99.BLURILLAZ

Simon H., Friday, 16 January 2004 01:07 (10 years ago) Permalink

100. the slits' "i heard it through the grapevine"

tweemu (Jody Beth Rosen), Friday, 16 January 2004 01:13 (10 years ago) Permalink

101. Indie Guilt Thread

Grima Wormtongue, Friday, 16 January 2004 02:06 (10 years ago) Permalink

102: "trying to make rap into the Flaming Lips"

nate detritus (natedetritus), Friday, 16 January 2004 02:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

103. pazzing, jopping.

g--ff (gcannon), Friday, 16 January 2004 02:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

104. trife's grandma's macaroni

g--ff (gcannon), Friday, 16 January 2004 02:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

105. CORNY INDIE FUXX

nate detritus (natedetritus), Friday, 16 January 2004 02:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

106. Vincent Gallo

Eric H. (Eric H.), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:27 (10 years ago) Permalink

107. How many threads about Prince?

Eric H. (Eric H.), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:27 (10 years ago) Permalink

108. diminishing returns

mark p (Mark P), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

109. cycles getting shorter blah blah

fiddo centington (dubplatestyle), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

110. i've never seen so many indignant white people in all my life

fiddo centington (dubplatestyle), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:29 (10 years ago) Permalink

111. Sucking bandwidth

Eric H. (Eric H.), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:31 (10 years ago) Permalink

112. DEFEND THE INDEFENSIBLE

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:35 (10 years ago) Permalink

113. PSEUDO ECHO

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

114.

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

(see #108)

mark p (Mark P), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

115. S&D,C/D

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Friday, 16 January 2004 03:49 (10 years ago) Permalink

116. Cure b-sides

Baaderist (Fabfunk), Friday, 16 January 2004 09:33 (10 years ago) Permalink

117. Justin Timberlake
118. JC Chasez

Barima (Barima), Friday, 16 January 2004 09:46 (10 years ago) Permalink

Quacking on about past relationships in a way you'd never dream of doing in the real world, and then linking it to some record you used to like

DJ Mencap (DJ Mencap), Friday, 16 January 2004 10:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

Appendix A: What is an ILM touchstone, and can we eat it?

jel -- (jel), Friday, 16 January 2004 17:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

119. "all tha haterz r jus jealous omg kanye you so fine"

Nick H (Nick H), Friday, 16 January 2004 17:20 (10 years ago) Permalink

120. The only good posts being made by the Giants Of ILM (Southall, AINYC, Geir, Old Fart!!!, etc)

jole, Saturday, 17 January 2004 09:04 (10 years ago) Permalink

121. Lemonade was a popular drink, and it still is.

Ian Johnson (orion), Saturday, 17 January 2004 09:39 (10 years ago) Permalink

Ignition (Remix)

sym (shmuel), Saturday, 17 January 2004 09:44 (10 years ago) Permalink

122. hatorade

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Saturday, 17 January 2004 10:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

123. The Accidental Evolution Of Rock 'N' Roll

John Fredland (jfredland), Saturday, 17 January 2004 12:26 (10 years ago) Permalink

124. IN MY PANTS!

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Saturday, 17 January 2004 15:54 (10 years ago) Permalink

125. "uptown top ranking"

tweemu (Jody Beth Rosen), Saturday, 17 January 2004 18:08 (10 years ago) Permalink

126. WHERE CAN I DOWNLOAD KAZZA LITE???

Ferrrrrrg (Ferg), Sunday, 18 January 2004 18:26 (10 years ago) Permalink

127. nu-ilm vs old ilm
128. pitchfork media r0x0r!!!!!!!!!!!!!111 vs pitchfork media sux0r!!!!!!!!!!11!!!!!1

stephen morris, Sunday, 18 January 2004 18:35 (10 years ago) Permalink

129. LCD Soundsystem - 'Losing My Edge'
130. The UK Top 40

Barima (Barima), Sunday, 18 January 2004 19:19 (10 years ago) Permalink

131. "use other (everything)s please"

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Sunday, 18 January 2004 20:13 (10 years ago) Permalink

132. Logistical beatdowns

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Sunday, 18 January 2004 21:14 (10 years ago) Permalink

133. EXCELSIOR

mark grout (mark grout), Monday, 19 January 2004 13:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

You know, nobody's actually created a Rough Guide to ILM Touchstones, meaning 15 or so tracks maybe 45 minutes or so in total.

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Monday, 19 January 2004 14:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

it would be a 45 min mashup called "Now That's What I Call Metal Machine Music"

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Monday, 19 January 2004 14:20 (10 years ago) Permalink

it would be a 45 min mashup called "Now That's What I Call Metal Machine Music" Shake Dowwwnnn

mark grout (mark grout), Monday, 19 January 2004 15:12 (10 years ago) Permalink


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