My Spotify playlists, let me show you them

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talk me down off the (ledge), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:30 (6 years ago) Permalink

Someone posted a post punk/ synthpop playlist link on the other thread- any chance of a re-up?

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:31 (6 years ago) Permalink

RawP's ILX Feb 09 list for starters:

O Supermanchiros (blueski), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:32 (6 years ago) Permalink

Spotify would be the ideal place to host the famous ILM Rough Guides... if people are willing to put in the hard work (and if their catalogue is up to the job). The threads:

The Rough Guide to . . .
The Rough Guide Two...
The Rough Guide Part 3 (and general redux) - 15 tracks max or one CD only
A Rough Guide To ILM Touchstones

talk me down off the (ledge), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

Hmm I might have a go at that on Sunday...

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:52 (6 years ago) Permalink

Someone posted a post punk/ synthpop playlist link on the other thread- any chance of a re-up?

Doubt Beat

Jamie T Smith, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:09 (6 years ago) Permalink

Great, thanks Jamie!

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 13:09 (6 years ago) Permalink

And I've just started a Prince album tracks one, but I've made it collaborative, so if anyone wants to add a load of stuff, particularly off all the more recent albums, which I don't know at all, go for it.

Prince LP Trax

I think this is what it could be really good for, collabortaive lists to accompany POX threads or whatever.

I've been re-reading Vahid's proto-kozmigroovers and Jaxon's jazz goes pop jazz goes disco threads and listening to all those records on Spotify.

Jamie T Smith, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:17 (6 years ago) Permalink

I'm working on a Paradise Garage playlist, but there's a way to go yet.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:53 (6 years ago) Permalink

Hopefully someone will post a ILX best of 2008 Poll playlist.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Friday, 6 February 2009 14:10 (6 years ago) Permalink

I've been working on that as well, but there are a surprising number of not-founds.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 14:23 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Tracks of 2008 (currently missing "Whispers", "House Jam", "The Long Way Home", "National Shite Day", "Minimal", "Official Girl", "Bongo Jam", "Entropy Reigns", "Until We Bleed").

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 17:31 (6 years ago) Permalink

UK Top 40 singles (plus a few stragglers)

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 17:38 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Britpop.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 18:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

Comic Songs and other amusing novelties

This playlist is collaborative so feel free to add to it.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Friday, 6 February 2009 18:12 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Baggy.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:44 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Industro-Pop.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:51 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Techstep. (All 7 tracks of it...)

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

NME Critics' Singles Poll 1981.
(41 tracks out of 50 found)

mike t-diva, Thursday, 12 February 2009 19:30 (6 years ago) Permalink

Great idea, ledge!

Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Thursday, 12 February 2009 19:38 (6 years ago) Permalink

Well let's just hope they stay afloat so this isn't all in vain. And that they add more obscuro '80s and '90s stuff to the catalogue or these will remain incomplete:

ILM Rough Guide to the Bo Diddley Beat
ILM Rough Guide to Vocoders etc
ILM Rough Guide to Electro (all 6 tracks)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 17:54 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Neil Young (missing "This Note's For You

Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:16 (6 years ago) Permalink


Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:16 (6 years ago) Permalink

Helpful (perhaps obvious) hint: the no. of tracks returned in a search list is limited, you may get more if you click through to the artist. And you can search for/jump to tracks there just by typing the start of the name.

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:24 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to David Bowie (missing Drowned Girl)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:29 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Orbital (missing You Lot)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:46 (6 years ago) Permalink

Nearly all of the Rough Guide to Early-Mid 60s Nashville.

Leon Brambles (G00blar), Saturday, 14 February 2009 12:29 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILX 2007 Tracks Poll Results

Several tracks missing (Radiohead,Spoon...) and sadly no Ewan Pearson remix of Cortney Tidwell but still gets the bulk of the list.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Saturday, 14 February 2009 17:14 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM 2008 Albums Poll Results

To be completed, obv. And I could only find 20 of the 40, and one of them's the wrong version of the album... but still, it's something...

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:23 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILX 2007 Tracks Poll Results
Erm, this is 2008...?

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:26 (6 years ago) Permalink

Oh crap, ignore me. I've been down the pub.

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:27 (6 years ago) Permalink

These are brilliant - keep them coming, and thanks for the work involved so far.

Bob Six, Sunday, 15 February 2009 00:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

The Face - Best Singles of 1986

mike t-diva, Sunday, 15 February 2009 00:16 (6 years ago) Permalink


cat anatomy expert (ledge), Sunday, 15 February 2009 01:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

and no i didn't double click or anything, it was definitely playing from the 'the face' playlist.

Anyway, three or four omissions in each of these, but still a decent selection.
ILM Rough Guide to Soft Rock
ILM Rough Guide to R&B, 91-96

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Sunday, 15 February 2009 01:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

Spotify playlists to replace the mixtape?

Josh L, Sunday, 15 February 2009 12:24 (6 years ago) Permalink

Melody Maker Critics' Poll - 1988 Singles.

Only a 50% success rate on this selection, but it captures the essence.

mike t-diva, Sunday, 15 February 2009 13:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

Spotify playlists to replace the mixtape?

The mix-what now?

Chewshabadoo, Friday, 20 February 2009 11:14 (6 years ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

(All but a few missing tracks of) some dude's double-disc SD mix from You Got De Steely Dan Mixtape

f f murray abraham (G00blar), Sunday, 8 March 2009 12:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

Pitchfork Top 100 2008

NotEnough, Sunday, 15 March 2009 19:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

ILM Top 100 Tracks of the 70s (includes a few inferior alternative versions of songs inc. 'More More More' because the originals aren't there, and a couple of replacements for songs not on there at all) - and sorry it's ordered topdown

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Sunday, 15 March 2009 19:12 (6 years ago) Permalink

Really good. I've now become a Spotify subscriber - more out of a sense that I support what they're doing and hope they fully succeed, more than finding the adverts irritating.

Bob Six, Sunday, 15 March 2009 20:07 (6 years ago) Permalink

yeah i'm subscribing too now. gotta support the good service.

having said that it's just stopped scrobbling for some reason...

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Sunday, 15 March 2009 20:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

As I moaned on the other thread: hasn't scrobbled properly for me (or a shitload of other Mac users) for two weeks now; despite a lengthy thread on Get Satisfaction in which a Spotify chap promised us they'd worked out what the problem was, we're still waiting on the upgrade. Given that it was an (unwanted/un-asked-for/forced-upon-us) upgrade that fucked it in the first place, I've kind of gone off it a bit.

Yeh, I know, wau wau wau, whining about a service that gives me free music, etc ... ach, see the other thread for my semi-feeble justification.

Atoms are "balls" (grimly fiendish), Monday, 16 March 2009 02:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

New ILM Spring collabo playlist.

Mylene Cockfarmer (Raw Patrick), Monday, 16 March 2009 21:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

Really busy at the mo' but thought I'd throw this out... feel free to add to it any music that 18 month old twins might like.

They usually get played Woody & Leadbelly, trad R&R, doo-wop (especially!), and the boy gets terribly excited jumping up and down to that Come on "Baby, Let's Go Down Town" song on Tonight's the Night!

Toddlermusik-Bend My Children's Minds

Rombald, Monday, 16 March 2009 21:38 (6 years ago) Permalink

Useless thing.. let me try this again:

Toddlermusik-Bend My Children's Minds

Rombald, Monday, 16 March 2009 21:43 (6 years ago) Permalink

New ILM Spring collabo playlist.

woah that Phil Collins track is v Phoenixy - nice

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Monday, 16 March 2009 22:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

spottie that sub bass playlist is superb, made me realize how many songs i like have it

ogmor, Monday, 27 January 2014 02:28 (1 year ago) Permalink

oh nice, glad you like it. That's my favorite playlist I've made. I need to add to it.

Spottie, Monday, 27 January 2014 02:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Rolling "new songs I like" 2014 playlist:

Johnny Fever, Friday, 14 February 2014 19:07 (1 year ago) Permalink

Ha, that's about 34 more songs than on my version. Lots of albums here though:

pariah newsletter (seandalai), Friday, 14 February 2014 19:40 (1 year ago) Permalink

friend and i were talking about how jawbreaker's "i love you so much its killing us both" and against me!'s new "unconditional love" almost seemed to be about characters in conversation with each other. so we both built playlists off the notion of these two characters having this ongoing dialogue. here's mine.

i have the new brutal HOOS if you want it (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Saturday, 15 February 2014 04:20 (1 year ago) Permalink

Muslimgauze (minus the very early stuff and the limited editions, which is too bad cuz a lot of that is great)

30 tracks/4 hours - 1 track from every major album available. I put some of the posthumous releases in their proper place so it flows... the home studio madness kicks in at the Jaal Ab Dullah album.

sleeve, Friday, 21 February 2014 03:40 (1 year ago) Permalink

Volk Guitar -

updated this, will probably do so again. (predominantly) instrumental (mostly) solo guitar music from around the world, featuring plenty of pre-fahey, unamerican sophisticates. as of right now, contains:

Joe Keawe & His Harmony Hawaiians - Hookipa Paka
Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words
Otto Virgial - Little Girl In Rome
La Fonegara / Santiago de Murcia - Zarambecques o Muecas
Bola Sete - Samba De Orfeu
Steffen Basho-Junghans - One No.1: Part III
Grup Bamba Puang - Kemayoran
Ghédalia Tazartès - Le Crabe Ne Joue Jamais à La Poupée
Joseph Spence - We Shall Be Happy
Sam McGee - Buck Dancer's Choice
Sabicas - La Gran Jota
Tetuzi Akiyama - Close The Door
Blind Blake - Guitar Chimes
Baden Powell - Canto de Ossanha
Krysztof Piotrowicz - The Gypsies Were Travelling
T.O. Jazz - Sore Saol
Jesse Fuller - Hark From The Tomb
Harris Newman - Cloud City
Christina Carter - Dream Mother
Ali Farka Touré - Lalayche
Blind Willie Johnson - God Moves On The Water
Sahilin & Siti Rohmah - Nasib Muara Kuang
Jean Bosco Mwenda - Masanga
Weaver & Beasley - St. Louis Blues
Aldo Rodriguez / Leo Brouwer - El Decameron Negro: III. Balada de la Doncella Enamorada
Jim McAuley - The Eyelids of Buddha
Eric Schoenberg - Dill Pickle Rag
John Schneider / Lou Harrison - Scenes from Nek Chand: I. The Leaning Lady
Julian Bream / Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude No. 2 In E Major
Rev. Gary Davis - The Boy Was Kissing The Girl

ogmor, Wednesday, 5 March 2014 12:37 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

"I Sell Crack, Bitch!": 1994 Gangsta Rap

1. RBL Posse- Bluebird
2. Point Blank- Can't Gank the Blank
3. ESG- Swangin' and Bangin'
4. Rappin' 4-Tay- Playaz Club
5. Kokane- Aftermath
6. Lil Ric- Rivalry
7. Chunk- Straight Murderin'
8. MC Eiht- Take 2 With Me
9. Big Mike- Havin' Thangs
10. Al Kapone- Sinista Funk
11. G-Slimm- Fours, Deuces & Trays
12. Big Mello- Funkwichamind
13. Lil 1/2 Dead- Had to Be a Hustler
14. Point Blank- Where Was Your Ass At?
15. Havoc & Prodeje- Charge It 2 a Bitch
16. RBL Posse- Listen to My Creep
17. Al Kapone- Full of Indo
18. Chunk- Break 'Em Off a Chunk
19. Ghetto Mafia- Mr. President
20. Rappin' 4-Tay- Dank Season
21. Kokane- From the Funk to the Back
22. MC Eiht- All For the Money
23. N2DEEP- Small Town
24. Lil 1/2 Dead- Eastside, Westside
25. Lil Ric- Tha Life I Lead
26. Seagram- Birth
27. South Central Cartel- Gang Stories
28. Spice 1- Face of a Desperate Man
29. Point Blank- My Mind Went Blank
30. ESG- Ocean of Funk
31. Kokane- My Day is Coming
32. G-Slimm- Live to be a Man
33. Ill Al Skratch- Where My Homeiz At?
34. Celly Cel- Heat 4 Yo Ass
35. B-Legit- Way Too Vicious

I got the glares, the mutterings, the snarls (President Keyes), Friday, 9 May 2014 01:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

4 months pass...

After giving this one a spin for two weeks it's ready to be published, almost 3 hours of 120/140 BPM songs for running/workout or what have you:

Running 120/140 BPM

The Black Ghosts – Anyway You Choose To Give It - Playgroup Remix
Einmusik – E Keli - Original Version
Boy 8-Bit – Bulbs Burn Out
Modeselektor – Suckerpin - Feadz Remix
My My – Everybody's Talkin'
Delorean – Complexity Reducer
Le Tigre – Deceptacon (DFA Rmx) By Tim Goldsworthy & James Murphy for the Dfa
Martin Solveig – Everybody
Fischerspooner – Emerge - DFA Version
Ellen Allien – Just A Woman - Audion Version
Paul Kalkbrenner – Gebrünn Gebrünn
The MFA – The Difference It Makes - Original Mix
Eric Prydz – Call On Me - Radio Edit
Kiesza – Hideaway
Mylo – In My Arms - Radio Edit
Siriusmo – Gummiband - Original Version
Romeofoxtrott – Memories - Original
Nuno Dos Santos – Something Happened - Pitto Instrumental Remix
Nneka – Shining Star - Joe Goddard Remix
Kolombo – Throw Your Hands
Theophilus London – Wine & Chocolates - andhim Remix Radio Version
Azealia Banks – 212 (feat. Lazy Jay)
M.I.A. – Bucky Done Gun
Tim Deluxe – It Just Won't Do
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Y Control
Vitalic – My Friend Dario
The Field – A Paw In My Face
Dntel – (This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan (Superpitcher Kompakt Remix)
Metronomy – Everything Goes My Way - Ewan Pearson Remix
Modeselektor – Ziq Zaq
Sbtrkt – Right Thing To Do (feat. Jessie Ware)
Curses! – The Deep End - Holy Ghost! Day School Dub

Moka, Wednesday, 8 October 2014 23:52 (1 year ago) Permalink

I'll keep adding some more, mainly hip hop I think which also works well for running but need to test them first.

Moka, Wednesday, 8 October 2014 23:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

You have my attention, will try this

the other song about butts in the top 5 (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 9 October 2014 00:34 (1 year ago) Permalink

very nice

skip, Thursday, 9 October 2014 02:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

love that playlist moka

Treeship, Thursday, 9 October 2014 03:05 (1 year ago) Permalink

Thanks! I tried several of those random 'workout' playlists but none of them kept a strict 120/140 bpm tempo that I need for running so I decided to just use my ipod and skip over and over again until I bumped into songs that I could actually run to... Theres over 10,000 songs in my collection so there's hours I left out but I'll keep updating.

Moka, Thursday, 9 October 2014 03:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

Also there's some less 'modern' songs which make for excellent running mates but are not available in spotify. Off the top of my head:

Neu! - Isi (140 BPM if I'm not mistaken, also Fur Immer and Hallogallo work and around the same tempo)
Human League - Rock N Roll 7" version (135 bpm)

Moka, Thursday, 9 October 2014 03:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

There's a particularly long hill on my bike ride home and I usually cue up the Underworld mix of Orbita -l Lush. It's a great 'journey' song and always gets me moving.

brotherlovesdub, Thursday, 9 October 2014 03:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

That's a great one and at first peek it sounds like it's around 130 bpm?

Moka, Thursday, 9 October 2014 03:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

Did the 120/140 today. Thanks!

GhostTunes on my Pono (Sufjan Grafton), Saturday, 11 October 2014 19:10 (1 year ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

I guess I'll share them all and tell you a bit about each see if any piques your interest, including the first opening acts of each playlist so you can get a better reference of what you can expect:

I was going for afrolatin-tinged (specially Brazilian influenced) jazz on this one.
Opening artists: Yusef Lateef, Nina Simone, Kenny Burrel, Dorothy Ashby, Laurindo Almeida.

Black Devil Disco:
Modern (and not so modern) disco and house. I was initially going for a playlist filled with trendy italodisco but no more.
Opening artists: Black Devil Disco, Chromatics, Newworldaquarium, Lindstrom & Prins Thomas.

German minimal. I like to listen to this one while driving.
Opening artists: Christian Kleine, Zorn, Isan, Fujiya & Miyagi, Quarks.

Not a very creative title. I started this for a friend who wanted some breaks for her dancing practices. I mostly use it to test soundsystems.
Opening artists: Ghislain Porter, Jimmy Edgar, Jamie Lidell, Junior Boys, Feadz.

Another one for a friend. She has a clothing store and wanted a 'fashionista' sort of playlist. I went with a mix electro, new wave, punk-funk and postpunk.
Opening artists: Nash the Slash, Tevo Howard, Taxi Girl, ESG, The Fall.

This one is a huge mix of psychedelic folk, Kosmische, Balearic and Progressive rock. Lots of obscure tracks which I was surprised to find on Spotify.
Opening artists: Antenna, Barefoot Jerry, Barton Smith, Isis.

Countryfunk Swampblues:
Just as the title says. The swampy, seedy type of country and blues with a dash of funk here and there.
Opening artists: 7 Walkers, Al Green, Amos Milburn, Anthony Hamilton.

Favela Chic:
I think this is my most popular playlist? It's all over the place... I guess the concept behind it is tropical party. Cumbia, Bossa, Salsa, Samba, Chicha, Reggae, latin funk.
Opening artists: Las 4 Monedas, TNT Band, Joao Donato, Ray & His Court, Los Destellos.

Moka, Thursday, 6 November 2014 00:33 (1 year ago) Permalink


sleeve, Thursday, 6 November 2014 01:19 (1 year ago) Permalink

yes, ty

$0.00 Butter sauce only. No marinara. (Sufjan Grafton), Thursday, 6 November 2014 01:24 (1 year ago) Permalink

There's more but I had to leave! Will post them later!

Moka, Thursday, 6 November 2014 02:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

Ok, here's the rest!

Living Room Raver
Similar to Berlinette but more pop oriented, think Morr, Monika and those sort of music labels. I usually play this sort of music when doing house chores.
Opening artists: Schlammpeitziger, Young Marble Giants, Other's People Children, Stereolab, Machine Translations.

Lunar Baedeker and Time Tables
This one isn't as neatly organized as I want to but it still functions as a playlist. The idea is to have solo piano pieces sandwiched between classical music, but I still need to work the mood here and there. Treat this one as an early sketch.
Opening artists: Aphex Twin, Radicalfashion, Glass & Uakti, Gonzales, Anouar Brahem.

Dustygrooves and Soulsides
Some of my favorite funk and soul songs. I need to update it, there's many songs I want to add but I always get lazy. Will clean and update some time in the following weeks.
Opening artists: Little Ann, The Five Stairsteps, Sugar Pie de Santo, Mayer Hawthorne, Lou Bond.

Graduation Goggles (circa '98)
This is a personal playlist, some of these make me feel ashamed since I like them by mere nostalgia and I can't be sincere on their quality.... this is comprised of music from mixtapes I had from 1998-2000 when I was 13-15 years old (and similar sounding music from other years that fits in here and 15 year old me would have loved).
Opening artists: Modest Mouse, From Bubblegum to Sky, Guided by Voices, the Aislers Set, Sparklehorse.

In A Beautiful Place Out in the Country
This is for a friend who loves Boards of Canada and wanted me to pass some similar sounding artists and copycats.
Opening artists: Ten and Tracer, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Rykard, Bibio, Miles Tilmann.

Similar to CosmoBalearis but pop orientated. Lots of 'Balearica' and Soft Psychedelia. Personally speaking, I relate it strongly to the summer I lived in Barcelona, so again I'm not sure how well it holds without the memories attached. I think it's an awesome summer playlist but some of you might hate it.
Opening artists: Tony Joe White, Air France, Honey is Cool, Mock & Toof, Fritz Kalkbrenner.

My Blood is Clean: Fuck Your Zen Garden
Psychedelic Folk, African folk, Gamelan, Ambient, Minimalism. This is a really old playlist so I can't quite remember what was the idea behind it... it's my response to meditative and new age music, I guess. Lots of beautiful songs in here when you're in the mood. Need to update.
Opening artists: Stella Chiweshe, David Darling and the Wulu Bunun, Scott Tuma, Gojogo, Arvo Part.

Premiers Symptomes
I guess this is my idea of romantic music. Smokey, melancholic, the right amount of schmaltzy. Its heartbroken music half of the time so don't expect it to work for the sexy times, they might work if you're looking for a noir setting, though.
Opening artists: Conjoint, Deus, Patrick Watson, Hope Sandoval, The Box Tops.

Moka, Thursday, 6 November 2014 23:14 (1 year ago) Permalink

I'm missing a couple but I have to leave :/

Moka, Thursday, 6 November 2014 23:15 (1 year ago) Permalink

Wonderful, thanks Moka.

mike t-diva, Friday, 7 November 2014 13:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

Moka, these look great. looking forward to digging in to them this weekend.

Free Me's Electric Trumpet (Moodles), Saturday, 8 November 2014 16:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

Thank you! I never get any feedback on these so if there's something you'd recommend me to add or remove in any of these I'll be happy to hear it.

Moka, Saturday, 8 November 2014 17:42 (1 year ago) Permalink

I've been listening to the cosmobalearic one and loving it, bravo Moka!

badg, Saturday, 8 November 2014 22:47 (1 year ago) Permalink

A while ago, I noticed that there were no old-fashioned gospel playlists, so I made one because I love this stuff.

If you're into roots music, you'll love these albums. Very catchy, soulful stuff.

Threat Assessment Division (I M Losted), Sunday, 9 November 2014 15:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

happy thanksgiving

mookieproof, Wednesday, 26 November 2014 21:51 (1 year ago) Permalink

Thankful for great playlists from ilxors!

schwantz, Wednesday, 26 November 2014 23:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

I updated the volk guitar playlist I posted upthread if you want more instrumental-ish guitar in your life

Tim Sparks - Melek N'ty Ubana
Ozzie Kotani - Ku'u Kika Kahiko (My Old Guitar)
George Sibanda - Chuzi Mama
Blind Blake - That'll Never Happen No More
Almir Sater - Cristal
Ignatz - Certainty
Atahualpa Yupanqui - Huajra
Talisman - The Landlady
Sol Hoopii - Kohala March
Nick Pynn - Dancer
Xuefei Yang - Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower)
Mats Bergstrom - Dadodado
Taro Takeuchi / Rudolf Straube - Suite for Guitar
Debashish Bhattacharya et al - Gypsy Anandi
Josete Ordonez - Objetos Perdidos (Dagobert Bohm's las Estrellas y el Interminable Sonido del Mar Remix)
Jordi Savall et al - El Pajarillo
One String Sam - My Baby Ooo
Patrice Ilunga & Victor Misomba - Masengu
Django Reinhardt - Improvisation No.2
Don Bikoff - Crystal Lakes of Frangipani

ogmor, Thursday, 11 December 2014 04:10 (11 months ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

my wife wants a 90s hip hop playlist for working out - she specifically mentioned bones thugs-n-harmony as a band she wants represented. do any of u music aficionados have a good playlist i could give her? or maybe alternatively a great online list that i could make a playlist from? i found one 90s hip hop playlist online but she hated it + i'm not savvy enough in the genre to create it myself...

Mordy, Wednesday, 31 December 2014 17:27 (10 months ago) Permalink

This is hopefully the appropriate place to post these. I compiled playlists based on my various genre lists:

Psych Rock:
Psych Prog, Prog & Neo-Prog:
Stoner Rock:
Hard Rock, Heavy Blues, Hardcore, Post-Metal:
Rock & Pop:
Electro/Dream Pop, Shoegaze:
Avant Rock & Pop:
Experimental, Modern Classical, Jazz, Improv & Ambient:
R&B, Soul & Funk:
Top 100-ish Album Playlist:
Top 100-ish Song Playlist:

Fastnbulbous, Thursday, 1 January 2015 05:42 (10 months ago) Permalink

wow - thank u, hard, dark, hard rubber wheels

TracerHandVEVO (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 1 January 2015 19:33 (10 months ago) Permalink

Wow that's a lot of stuff. Thanks

calstars, Thursday, 1 January 2015 23:13 (10 months ago) Permalink

New playlist:

The Art School Jukebox:
Sort of a joke playlist. This is the sort of music that I imagine art students listen to impress their peers. It's 50 tracks long so far and even though it's a joke playlist it has some nice variations and I actually enjoy everything in here. It's not incredibly odd or pretentious, you can even play some of these at parties.
Opening artists: Art Ensemble of Chicago, Slapp Happy, Captain Beefheart, the Flying Lizards, Francis Bebey.

Moka, Thursday, 8 January 2015 01:01 (10 months ago) Permalink

I listened to Moka's Dustygrooves and Soulsides and really enjoyed it! It is hard to find good soul mixes on Spotify. Good selections!!

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Monday, 12 January 2015 15:01 (10 months ago) Permalink

Here is a soul playlist I made, lots of seventies mellowness, I enjoy obscure gems:

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Monday, 12 January 2015 16:05 (10 months ago) Permalink

Thank you! that one looks very interesting, several songs I don't think I've heard before. i'm going to listen and steal some of them for my playlist! >:)

Moka, Monday, 12 January 2015 18:28 (10 months ago) Permalink

This is one of the playlists I have since 2011 or so but I hadn't shared it because it's based around rocksteady/ska/reggae/dub and it's a whole wild world in there so I admit I have only minimal grasp of it. Even Spotify is intimidated by the size of it, it doesn't have half the music in my collection. Anyhow, there's some of my favorite songs in here, it doesn't really work as a mix so you can listen to it at random in small doses:

Kaya Kinks:
Opening artists: Marcia Griffiths, Skatalites, Joe Gibbs & the Professionals, Max Romeo, Toots, Morgan Heritage, Byron Lee.

Moka, Monday, 12 January 2015 20:54 (10 months ago) Permalink

if anyone is interested in following or contributing to my yearly hip-hop spotify lists then here you go:

2015 HH
Catch-all thread for any release. Not an endorsement of quality. I put in a few that were released in the back half of december too.

2015 HH+
favorite tracks and singles

Spottie, Monday, 12 January 2015 21:45 (10 months ago) Permalink

For some reason, I get nostalgic for high school days on Friday afternoons. Here is a playlist I made that makes me feel young and fresh again. I would love to put some reggae on it too, but I owned no reggae back then, although I did love it. Any reggae suggestions that would go with a combination of new wave pop and 80's r&b would be welcome:

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Friday, 16 January 2015 20:56 (10 months ago) Permalink

heres one i made for summer bbq voibs

and another one called "Forgotten Gems of The 00's"

everyday sheeple (Michael B), Friday, 16 January 2015 21:39 (10 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Complex List of 50 Greatest Vocoder Songs

Naive Teen Idol, Saturday, 21 February 2015 16:22 (9 months ago) Permalink

4 months pass...
2 months pass...

Hellhouse's fake dnb playlist is amazing btw

0 / 0 (lukas), Wednesday, 23 September 2015 23:45 (2 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

We're having a night in, so I made a sequenced playlist of convivial recent tunes.

mike t-diva, Saturday, 21 November 2015 17:07 (1 week ago) Permalink

A playlist of excellent things all under the flimsy rubric of 'being from Africa':

Poacher (Chinaski), Wednesday, 25 November 2015 16:43 (4 days ago) Permalink

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