your 11 favourite songs of the moment, fuck.

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i didn't feel like looking for the old threads and they're big anyway and so what if we've got like sixteen 'what are you listening to this month/week/minute' threads on both boards - fuck it, sometimes you've got songs you're feeling and you want to let the people know. also i wanted to see how it feels to create a thread that's certain to generate more than a handful of replies. and lastly, even though i don't really have the energy for it now, it'd be nice if comments made a comeback. but let's not get too presciptive here.

britney spears - brave new girl

vybz kartel - send on (so beautiful. it's also got a noise that sounds like the one when cartoon characters unwittingly run off a mountain)

aphex twin - xtal (i can't see me having any in the near future, but in my head this makes great sex music)

big pun - capital punishment ("THE LAST OF THE PO' RICANS"!)

busta rhymes, fat joe, chingy, nick cannon - shorty (put it on the floor) (even quite disturbing threats of sexual violence - skirts getting ripped from little bitty frames! - can't stop this from being a juggernaut of brilliance. check how just bleezy breezily throws in the ass on fire detune 'trick' halfway through, as if to REALLY stick it to the neps. btw am i forgetting some important exception or are the neps, uh, 'taking a break' from chart omnipresence?

max tundra - cakes (i think maybe he was the last interesting thing to happen to idm, or at least the last one that was interested in investigation emotionalism beyond the addition of minor key synth lines)

tennessee ernie ford - sixteen tons

ma$e - welcome back

east flatbush project - tried by twelve

the clipse - grindin (instrumental)

egyptian empire - horn track

m. (mitchlnw), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:16 (eighteen years ago) link

the entirety of Animal Collective's Sung Tongs - best album of the year by a longshot thusfar, an astounding leap from their previous work
Madvillain - One Beer - puts Jay Dee's rap over the same beat on Jaylib to shame...its near embarassing
Devendra Banhart - Charles C. Leary - as creepy as 4 track folk can get

Rich Ferrara (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:24 (eighteen years ago) link

i forgot to put about how 'sixteen tons' has a terrific gangsta lyric - "if you see me comin', better step aside/a lot of men didn't/a lot of men died"

m. (mitchlnw), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:29 (eighteen years ago) link

Shy FX "Simple Tings"
Beenie Man Featuring Barrington Levy "Murderer"
Yamashiro Shoji "Kaneda"
Ghostface Killah Featuring Jadakiss "Run"
Capelton "Conscience a Heng Dem (Aaron Spectre Remix)"
DNA "New New"
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon "Cujo"
Donna Summer "Love to Love You Baby"
Shut Up and Dance Featuring the Ragga Twins "Java Bass"
Edrush "Bludclotarttack"
DJ Wrongspeed "Talk'n'Ads"

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:32 (eighteen years ago) link

My eleven of the moment....very little of which is new/recent:
1. "My Woman from Tokyo" by Deep Purple, for no other reason than that it simply ruckin' FOCKS!
2. "Norfolk Coast" by the Stranglers
3. "Rifle Range" by Blondie
4. "Sleeping With Your Devil Mask" by Robyn Hitchcock
5. "Seeing Red" by Killing Joke
6. "Michael" by Franz Ferdinand
7. "Penetration" by Iggy & the Stooges
8. "I Do" by House of Freaks
9. "Fisherman's Blues" as covered by the Wonder Stuff
10. "Float On" by Modest Mouse ....my wife keeps fuckin' playing it.
11. "What Do You Want from Me?" by Monaco

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:34 (eighteen years ago) link

"float on" is actually Not Bad. and that's harder to say than you might think, considering modest mouse (well, "moon & antarctica") basically signalled the end of my close relationship with indie.

i wanna hear that spectre capleton remix.

m. (mitchlnw), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:38 (eighteen years ago) link

ooh, thanks alex!

m. (mitchlnw), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:43 (eighteen years ago) link

1. Four Tet - "No More Mosquitoes" (Summer = Woozy)
2. The Streets - "It Was Supposed To Be So Easy" (For that horn riff. For telling my kids, wife & total strangers that "Today I have achieved absolutely nowt)
3. Leonard Cohen - "I'm Your Man" (His voice rumbles my ribcage. Plus the S+M references)
4. Beta Band - "Dr Baker" (Cos his dog was dead and his wife was dead and somehow I hear 4 Non-Blondes' "What's Up?" during this)
5. The Streets - "Blinded By The Lights" (for its crushingly accurate portrayal of too many nights of my life)
6. Paul Hixon Pittman - "Lies, Ties and Battlefields" (Tune follows me around all day and makes me feel better and sadder all at once)
7. Outkast - "Prototype" (More summer wooze)
8. Steely Dan - "Through With Buzz" (appropriately enough, like a wasp trapped in my skull)
9. Ricardo Villalobos - "Y.G.H." (after reading a thread here. this is visceral stuff, physically addictive)
10. Lambchop - "The Daily Growl" (another awesome sticky voice, another personally directed lyric)
11. The Streets - "Could Well Be In" (I'm getting boring about this now)

noodle vague (noodle vague), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:44 (eighteen years ago) link

Low -- Lullaby
Xiu Xiu -- Fabulous Muscles
Death in Vegas -- Neptune City
Mogwai -- Hunted by a Freak
Talk Talk -- I Believe In You
M83 -- Run Into Flowers
Drugstore -- Song for the Lonely
PJ Harvey -- You Said Something
The Cure -- Plainsong
Vainqueur -- Elevation II
Th' Faith Healers -- Spin 1/2

Barry Bruner (Barry Bruner), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:46 (eighteen years ago) link

sorry, but Doom has him beat: "Looser than a pair of Adidas/I hope you bought your spare tweeters/MCs sound like cheerleaders/rapping and dancing like red head kingpin/Doom came to do the thing again no matter who be blingin'/he do is for the smelly hubbies/seeds know what time it is like its time for Tellytubbies/Few can do it, even fewer can sell it/Take it from the man who wear a mask like a 'tarded helmet"

Can't beat that

Space Is the Place (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:47 (eighteen years ago) link

Has who beat?

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:49 (eighteen years ago) link

Sixteen Tons

Space Is the Place (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:55 (eighteen years ago) link

for being, ya know, gangsta

Space Is the Place (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:56 (eighteen years ago) link

1. Larry Marshall "Together Now"
2. Jackie Edwards "Your Eyes are Dreaming"
3. Public Enemy "Reggie Jax"
4. Ben King "Stand by Me"
5. [insert MF DOOM track here]
6. Heptones "Make Up Your Mind"
7. Gregory Isaacs "
8. Paragons "Happy Go Lucky Girl"
9. The Ronettes "Be My Baby"
10. Franco "Merengue"
11. Larry Marshall "Together Now" (yes i know i put it on here twice)

oops (Oops), Thursday, 20 May 2004 21:58 (eighteen years ago) link

John Waite, "Missing You"
Magnetic Fields, "It's Only Time"
Weezer, "The World Has Turned And Left Me Here"
Usher, "Burn"
Red House Painters, "Katy Song"
Poison, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Al Green, "Tired Of Being Alone"
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, "Tracks Of My Tears"
John Mayer, "Split Screen Sadness"
Afghan Whigs, "Bulletproof"
Michael Jackson, "She's Out My Life"

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:02 (eighteen years ago) link

Kraftwerk - “Elektrisches Roulette”
I had an epiphany the other day listening to this album. I was in my room – I’ve only been back at home a couple weeks so the walls are bare and there’s nothing in here but a computer a bed and a stack of instruments – and the windows were open and I was reading a book of poems, acutely able to pay attention to this song as well as what I was reading. I thought “omg my senses are so engaged right now!” and ran to get a cough drop so I could taste something as well as feel the air run through my beard, smell the freshly cut grass, etc etc.
When I got back I realized how cool the drum part on the song is.

“Untitled two minute noise loop recorded on 4-track”
it’s enchanting but not finished -- 4 tracks is not enough. There was a bird in my house this morning.. I played this and it flew out

J-Kwon - “Tipsy”
I haven’t actually listened to it in days (no I haven’t been leaving the house), though I sing it every time I’m drunk, which is almost all the time. I really need a job.

Balinese Gamelan and Ketj - “Golden Rain (Hudjan Mas)”
It’s really gorgeous and evocative. And then like 5 minutes in this really low bass percussion part comes in and makes me want to fuck shit up.

Don Covay - “Mercy, Mercy”
The simplest song with the best performance never fails

The Rapture - “I Need Your Love”
See titular sentiment

Yoko Ono - “Mind Train”
When you are drinking with your friends you can say “Hey who wants to listen to Yoko Ono?” and they will say yes for the novelty value. You can’t do this with Can, and this song is in fact much better than Can

Kevin Drumm - “Turning Point”
Strangely pleasant and reassuring

Beyonce - “Naughty Girl”
It seems completely aimless and it’s best that way

Al Green - “Have You Been Making Out OK?”
It’s in my mom’s car and I listen to it every time I borrow it. I sing along every time it gets to the “I wanna know can you make it on your ooooooooowwwn” part even though I’m nowhere close to in tune.. very satisfying

Leonard Cohen - “So Long, Marianne”
The way he strums his guitar you can tell he wants to smash it. I find this noble.

Sonny A. (Keiko), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:02 (eighteen years ago) link

Anthony, Sonny: I love you guys.

noodle vague (noodle vague), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:04 (eighteen years ago) link

This moment:

"Love and Happiness" Al Green
"Numbers" Kraftwerk"
"Sehnsud" Mouse On Mars
"Bo Diddley" Bo Diddley
"Towers of Dub" The Orb
"Put Your Filas On" Schooly D
"Earn It" ESG
"I Can See Clearly Now" Johnny Nash
"Johnny" Ui
"Think About It" Lynn Collins
"Scotch" Circle

peepee (peepee), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:08 (eighteen years ago) link

Michael Jackson, "She's Out My Life"

really?

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:09 (eighteen years ago) link

woops

7. Gregory Isaacs "Mr. Brown" ...the mix where Sly goes crazy

I like your list, peepee.

oops (Oops), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:09 (eighteen years ago) link

I didn't realize our choices were supposed to be ironic

Space Is the Place (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:10 (eighteen years ago) link

I love "Mr Brown".

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:11 (eighteen years ago) link

This is not definitive at all! These have all been on my personal heavy rotation the past two or three days.

Phoenix "Holdin' On Together"
Phoenix "If It's Not With You"
Gene Serene "Electric Dreams"
Armand Van Helden "Hear My Name"
McLusky "She Will Only Bring You Happiness"
Ce'Cile "Hot Like We"
AC Newman "The Town Halo"
AC Newman "Secretarial"
Spektrum "Kinda New"
Weird War "Chemical Bank"
George Michael "I Want Your Sex (parts one and two)"

Matthew Perpetua (Matthew Perpetua), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:12 (eighteen years ago) link

mood swing.

Babys, "Midnight Rendevous"
Magnetic Fields, "Punk Rock Love"
Weezer, "Buddy Holly"
Usher, "U Make Me Wanna"
Red House Painters, "Shock Me"
Poison, "I Want Action"
Al Green, "Full Of Fire"
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles "Going To A Go-Go"
John Mayer, "Home Life"
Afghan Whigs, "Somethin' Hot"
Michael Jackson, "Rock With You"

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:16 (eighteen years ago) link

no particular order:

Morrissey - You Know I Couldn't Last

Stat Quo's freestyles off DJ Green Lanterns Countdown to Armageddon (esp the long one - daaam)

Rifle Sport - Bloodline (live)

Bridge Club - Gashhound

Mission of Burma - The Set Up

Decemberists - Red Right Ankle

Oneida - The Last Act, Every Time

Devin the Dude - Who Is That Man, Mama?

NWA - Appetite for Destruction (thread inspired!)

Charlie Parker, Miles, etc - Now's the Time (just read Milestones)

The Stunning - We Keep It Dark

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:22 (eighteen years ago) link

4 non Blondes - What's Up
Right Said Fred - I'm too Sexy
Warrant - Cherry Pie
The Microphones - The Glow, Pt. 2
Wang Chung - Have Fun Tonight
John Mayer - Your Body is a Wonderland
The Dixie Chicks - Landslide
Os Mutantes - Nao Va Se Perder Por Ai
Pearl Jam - Alive
Guns And Roses - Paradise City
Iran - Black Eye II

Space Is the Place (Space Is the Place), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:27 (eighteen years ago) link

Random Sampling of recent listenings:

Iron and Wine - Jesus the Mexican Boy
Loretta Lynn - Little Red Shoes
Peaches - I Don't Give a Fuck
Washboard Sam - Who Pumped the Wind In My Doughnut
MC Chris - Fette's Vette
Orbital - Acid Pants
Sufjan Stevens - Size Too Small
Kermit - The Rainbow Connection
CocoRosie - Butterscotch
George Michael - The Grave (Live)
Biz Markie - Throwback
Prince - Musicology

Forksclovetofu (Forksclovetofu), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:59 (eighteen years ago) link

lady saw - don't trespass
justus kohncke - timecode
armand van helden - hear my name
mary j. blige - family affair
arabesque - someone is waiting for you
animal collective - leaf house
sister sledge - pretty baby
the left banke - pretty ballerina
soulwax - this is the excuse
ghostface - save me dear
t.i. - be easy

s1ocki (slutsky), Thursday, 20 May 2004 22:59 (eighteen years ago) link

To be honest, I haven't listened to much after 1978 in the past month or so.

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Gimme Back My Bullets
This has a great guitar riff. The droning piano line in the background is kind of reminds me of the overdubs John Cale put on the first Stooges record.

Atomic Rooster- Death Walks Behind You
Why wasn't this a big FM rock radio song? The production is great for 1970, especially compared to Sabbath or some of their contemporaries.

Deep Purple- Mandrake Root
The version I am enjoying is a crazy 30 minute jam from 1970. Blackmore and Jon Lord go into spazmotic fits and the song goes all over the place. There is a spacey part in the middle where I think Jon Lord pulls out a hoover or something. I like it.

Black Sabbath- Wishing Well
Martin Birch flat out knows what he is doing in the studio. I love the sound of the bass and drums on this one.

Thin Lizzy- Don't Believe a Word
I put this onto a compilation I made and have given it a few listens, it is quite catchy.

Free- Don't Say You Love Me
This song is intense and quiet. Free was a really good band.

Iron Maiden- Sanctuary
It doesn't really sound like Maiden, but it is.

Yes- Roundabout
The arrangement on this one is great, I like all of the little overdubs that are placed throughout the record. It is very well crafted.

The Yardbirds- Ha Ha Said the Clown
This song cracks me up. It is one of the last Yardbird singles, but I swear it sounds like a Dukes of the Stratosphear outtake. Keith Relf even sounds like Andy Partridge or is it the other way around?

ZZ Top- Brown Sugar
I have no good reason why this wasn't a hit other than the Stones had a song with the same title come out. ZZ's song is much, much funkier and Billy Gibbons plays some ruthless guitar on this one. I can't believe I never heard this until a few months ago, but I had never heard the first ZZ Top album.

Funkadelic- I Bet You
This song is great.

I guess that makes eleven.

earlnash, Thursday, 20 May 2004 23:17 (eighteen years ago) link

Thanks noodle vague I love you too!!

Anthony, I'm interested in what capacity "Punk Rock Love" is a favorite ?? It's never been something I listen to so much as hear and say "aw cute." Do you ever actually sit and listen to it on repeat or anything?

earlnash's list makes me want to listen to things I would never listen to!!

Sonny A. (Keiko), Thursday, 20 May 2004 23:29 (eighteen years ago) link

Vanity 6, "Make Up"
Junior Parker, "Tomorrow Never Knows"
Del Shannon, "Thinkin' It Over"
Hannah Marcus, "Hairdresser in Taos"
Zombies, "Care of Cell 44"
Ethel Waters, "Underneath the Harlem Moon"
Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound 6, "That's Me"
John Lewis, "September Song"
Nick DeCaro, "Caroline No"
Beach Boys, "Soulful Old Man Sunshine"
Everly Brothers, "Don't Run and Hide"

eddie hurt (ddduncan), Thursday, 20 May 2004 23:51 (eighteen years ago) link

Anthony, I'm interested in what capacity "Punk Rock Love" is a favorite ??

It cracks me the hell up! Plus since that list was an inverted mirror image of my previous list moodwise (see up thread) it was the one that came to mind my the Mag Fields that fit the bill.

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 20 May 2004 23:57 (eighteen years ago) link

ODB f/ Kelis, "Got Your Money"
Johnny Cash, "Country Trash"
Old 97's, "Dressing Room Walls"
GbV, "I Am A Scientist"
The Descendents, "Hope"
The Velvet Underground, "What Goes On"
Sleater-Kinney, "Sympathy"
Heavens to Betsy, "My Red Self"
Serge Gainsbourg/ Bridgett Bardot, "Bonnie & Clyde"
Nas, "NY State of Mind"

miloauckerman (miloauckerman), Friday, 21 May 2004 00:06 (eighteen years ago) link

Mountain Goats, 'Jaipur'
Quarterflash, 'Take Me To Heart'
Morrissey, 'Why Don't You Find Out For Yourself'
Lambchop, 'Timothy B Schmidt'
Sufjan Stevens, 'The Upper Peninsula'
Saint Etienne, 'Do It All'
Sufjan Stevens, 'Holland'
Sweeney Todd, "Roxy Roller"
Thompson Twins, "Lay Your Hands"
Alpha, "Elvis"
Huey Lewis and the News, "If This is It"

and 12, because I can: Honeymoon Suite, "Wave Babies"

derrick (derrick), Friday, 21 May 2004 00:17 (eighteen years ago) link

Rifle Sport is one of those bands that I should have heard by now considering how much I like Shellac. None of it is in print or at least it hasn't been for awhile; I haven't looked lately and I don't do the whole download thing.

I still have to hear that new Mission of Burma record. It isn't going out of print any time soon, so I will probably wait and cherry pick a used copy.

Never heard of House of Freaks, seems like it might be something I might like. There are so many bands.

Don Covay is one of those singers that seems like it would be interesting music, but I haven't come across any of his records. I'm due to get obsessed again by r&b/soul sometime soon.

I am very streaky when it comes to my listening obsessions. I get into one era or sound for a few weeks on end until it loses my interest and then I jump to another sound. I'll listen to jazz fusion then get into punk/post punk then listen to idm/detroit techno then listen to well you get the point. For some reason, I don't tend to mix it up much.

earlnash, Friday, 21 May 2004 01:40 (eighteen years ago) link

1. blaque -- time after time (yeah its a cover, produced by the trackmasters. i cried on the train on the way to work listening to this earlier today.)
2. david banner -- fuck 'em
3. lil flip -- dem boyz
4. gangsta boo -- posted @ the bar
5. stooges -- t.v. eye
6. mission of burma -- trem two
7. 3lw -- no more (why are teen girl groups so much sadder than big girl groups?)
8. lil kim -- came back for you
9. sleater-kinney -- step aside
10. drama -- big ball
11. nwa -- dopeman

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:48 (eighteen years ago) link

Is it an REM or a Cyndi Lauper cover?

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:48 (eighteen years ago) link

12. avant -- read your mind

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:49 (eighteen years ago) link

cyndi lauper.

Sterling Clover (s_clover), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:49 (eighteen years ago) link

Never heard of House of Freaks, seems like it might be something I might like. There are so many bands.

Ah man...House of Freaks got no respect in their day. Cakewalk is such a great, understated album with big huge hooks and a strident melancholy twang (kept feisty by Johnny Hott's hyperkinetic odds'n'ends percussion...I tell ya, the man coulda been in Cop Shoot Cop) that is still breaks my heart a decade a change later. They sorta got stuck in the limbo between "college rock' and the alt.country boom that puts dubious folks like Ryan Adams on a fuckin' pedastal. I love that album, goddammit.

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:55 (eighteen years ago) link

the 11 songs on the auburn lull, though actually there are 12. andrew prinz, he's the new robin guthrie, everything he touches shimmers.

keith m (keithmcl), Friday, 21 May 2004 01:59 (eighteen years ago) link

Rifle Sport is one of those bands that I should have heard by now considering how much I like Shellac. None of it is in print or at least it hasn't been for awhile; I haven't looked lately and I don't do the whole download thing.

I would best describe them as the middle ground between Joy Division and Naked Raygun...The live album (Live at the Entry/Dead at the Exit) is prob. the one I see around the most...apparently their local label - Ruthless Records (not that Ruthless!) was the local label that put their stuff out....Well worth checking out if you like 80s midwest post-punk...

I've heard good things about their two studio albums...you could try record stores in Minneapolis, there tends to be alot more of their stuff around here used for cheap...try these two they might be able to help you track it down:

www.landspeedrecords.com
www.letitbe.com

M@tt He1geson (Matt Helgeson), Friday, 21 May 2004 02:06 (eighteen years ago) link

Alicia Keys - "If I Ain't Got You" (Kanye West remix)
Comp - "Harder"
Brad Paisley - "Me Neither"
Oran "Juice" Jones - "The Rain"
They Might Be Giants - "Am I Awake?"
Nicole Wray - "Destination"
Jagged Edge - "What's It Like"
Bob Dylan - "Simple Twist Of Fate"
Spymob - "Walking Under Green Leaves"
New Edition - "Mr. Telephone Man"
Beauty Pill - "Terrible Things"

Al (sitcom), Friday, 21 May 2004 02:14 (eighteen years ago) link

OK....now at this moment:

"Welcoming" Badawi
"Liberty City" Mark Stewart and the Mafia
"Various Times" The Fall
"Southern Mark Smith" Jazz Butcher
"Eyen" Plaid
"Wood Beez" Scritti Politti
"The Jam (Pt.2)" Renegade Soundwave
"Midget Submarines" Swell Maps
"Shine" Bailterspace
"The Way I Walk" Jack Scott
"$1000 Wedding" Gram Parsons

peepee (peepee), Friday, 21 May 2004 02:31 (eighteen years ago) link

"2 by Sea" White Hassle - high romance!
"Carol" Chuck Berry - learn to dance!
"I Can't Wait" ODB - nutcase!
"Get By" Talib Kweli - quit smoking, quit drinking!
"Teen Titans Theme" Puffyamiyumi - mystery, adventure!
"My Life of Crime" Parkas - sleeping in down to a science!
"What Lies Beyond?" King Kong - More mystery, more adventure!
"Vampire Victim" Old Time Relijun - simulated grandfather clock!
"Giants in my Field" Parkas - revenge, adventure!
"Martha" Andrew Vincent & the Pirates - a song about watching TV!
that Panjabi MC song with the Magnum P.I. sample - for obvious reasons

Huck, Friday, 21 May 2004 02:52 (eighteen years ago) link

1. Mission of Burma - Wounded World.
I can't believe how much this song is kicking my arse right now. Unfortunately the new album still isn't in shops here yet.

2. A Certain Ratio - Knife Slits Water
Cool bass.

3. Clock DVA - 4 Hours

4. Coil - Love's Secret Domain
Drumming by Charles Hayward from This Heat!

5. Beta Band - Assessment
Can't wait to hear all the new album

6. Dallas Crane - No Through Road

7. Alternative TV - Life

8. Jimmy Shand and his Band - Bonnie Strathyre (with Stuart Gordon singing)
From Jimmy Shand's Party, which is in my opinion the best tradition Scottish music record to invite comely young ladies over for a jig and to drink scotch. Or gin.

9. Wire - Silk Skin Paws

10. Robert Wyatt - Sea Song

11. Swell Maps - Cake Shop

and stop calling me 'fuck'.

Sasha (sgh), Friday, 21 May 2004 07:05 (eighteen years ago) link

no, you're supposed to fuck after posting here.

oops (Oops), Friday, 21 May 2004 07:15 (eighteen years ago) link

mf doom - saliva
nas - star wars
atom heart - be near me (ABC cover)
aphex twin - 4
modest mouse - bury me with it
tv on the radio - staring at the sun
curve - coast is clear
ride - dreams burn down
sylvia striplin - you can't turn me away
larry tee - supermodel inc.
beach boys/spiritualized - wouldn't it be ecstacy (mashup)

steeve mcqueen (steeve mcqueen), Friday, 21 May 2004 07:18 (eighteen years ago) link

As loud as possible:

1. Agoria - "Stereolove" (me and timy mix)
2. Hell and Tiga - "Listen to the hiss" (Tiefschwarz mix)
3. Green Velvet - "Fake and phony"
4. Snowy Red - "Euroshima/Wardance"

At medium volume:

5. Cam'ron - "To the top"
6. Supremes - "Workin on the chain gang"
7. Lalo Schiffrin - "King Kong"
8. Scsi 9 - "Krol Menta V Pol Bita"

At modest volume:

9. Neko Case - "Deep red bell"
10. Detroit Experiment - "There is a god"
11. Gillian Welch - "Wayside/back in time"

Jacob (Jacob), Friday, 21 May 2004 07:56 (eighteen years ago) link

Ascending guitars - Smashing Pumpkins
Miss World - Hole
Softer, Softest - Hole
Try a little tenderness - Otis Redding
I wanna Be Adored - The Stone roses
Feuilles d'Album in A-Flat Major
Just to see you smile - instrumental - Spacemen 3
Clementine - Elliott Smith
Ivan's Boat - Rex
Top of the world - Carpenters

JimCarrey, Monday, 22 March 2021 15:06 (one year ago) link

Good lord, I don't think I've ever seen this thread but a lot of the original posts reek of "don't you dare peg me as someone that reads Pitchfork! I listen to 67% shitty popular radio music along with my 33% canonical indie rock". Do people actually start becoming themselves further down or does it continue on like that up until the present day?

zacata, Monday, 22 March 2021 17:12 (one year ago) link

why don’t you just post your own 11 favourite songs of the moment, fuck

Blick, Bils & Blinky • Let's Skip The Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Monday, 22 March 2021 17:21 (one year ago) link

breastcrawl otm

i was too much listening to your accent (Spottie), Monday, 22 March 2021 18:49 (one year ago) link

original 11s from 2004 are mostly great, simpler times

, Monday, 22 March 2021 19:30 (one year ago) link

I feel like my choices are, as the kids say, basic.

The Downfall of Us All - A Day to Remember
Invalid Litter Dept - At The Drive-In
Red Dress - MAGIC!
Life Goes On - BTS
Hon'nou - Ringo Sheena
Can I? - Kehlani
Rain Doll Dancehall - The Neighbors Club
Like That - Doja Cat feat. Gucci Mane
Countdown - Cocco
Key Entity Extraction I: Domino the Destitute - Coheed and Cambria
The Bitch of Living - Spring Awakening

hourspass, Monday, 22 March 2021 19:38 (one year ago) link

Ultra Vivid Scene - Poison
Dillard & Clark - Why Not Your Baby
Café Tacvba - Las Batallas
Pizzicato 5 - My Baby Portable Player Sound
Jübl - Happy Sad
Os Mutantes - O Relógio
Wizkid - Sweet One
Ethyl Meatplow - Ripened Peach
Busta Rhymes - Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See
Charlotte Adigéry - Bear With Me (and I'll stand bare before you)
Solex - Shoot Shoot!

swing out sister: live in new donk city (geoffreyess), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 00:11 (one year ago) link

Eyedress - Jealous

first Eyedress mention on ILM? I like that whole album -- 19 moods in 40 minutes

swing out sister: live in new donk city (geoffreyess), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 00:21 (one year ago) link

Eyedress was a TikTok find for me, along with the Doja Cat one. Which I guess is like the 2021 equivalent of "shitty popular radio music" ◔_◔

MikoMcha, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 11:48 (one year ago) link

X.Y.Z. - Echoes of Time
Motorpsycho - N.O.X. II: Ouroboros (Strange Loop)
LFO vs F.U.S.E. - Loop
MDA Analog - Rainful Memories
Jane Weaver - Heartlow
Towa Tei - Technova
D.K. - The Goddess is Dancing
Fitz Gore & The Talismen - Gisela (Lions Rock)
Cluster - Ho Renomo
Eno Moebius Roedelius - Broken Head
SUSS - Echo Lake

beard papa, Thursday, 25 March 2021 17:42 (one year ago) link

Robert Paquette - Dépêche-toi soleil
Robert Paquette - Bleu et Blanc
US Army Band - Battle Hymn of the Republic
Peter, Paul and Mary - All My Trials
97th Regimental String Band - We Are Coming, Father Abraham
38th Army Band - When Johnny Comes Marching Home
38th Army Band - US Field Artillery March
Woody Guthrie - Tear The Fascists Down
Billie Holliday - Gloomy Sunday
Fairpoint Convention - A Sailor's Life
Bertha Tillman - Oh My Angel

Will (kruezer2), Friday, 26 March 2021 01:22 (one year ago) link

Towa Tei - Technova

bom!

recovering internet addict/shitposter (viborg), Friday, 26 March 2021 01:54 (one year ago) link

Ramsey Lewis - Dancin'
Barre Phillips - A-i-a
Louis Cole - Things
Jordan Rakei - Best Part
Alice Smith - Another Love
Stevie Wonder - My Eyes Don't Cry
The Foreign Exchange - Body
George Duke - Echidna's Arf
Weather Report - Young and Fine
Nicolette Larson - Lotta Love
D'Angelo - Another Life

avatar of a kind of respectability homosexual culture (Eric H.), Friday, 26 March 2021 02:55 (one year ago) link

here are the last eleven songs i've liked on spotify

bullion - o vermona
ryuichi sakamoto - venezia
eliane radigue - kyema
david blue - looking for a friend
the weather station - robber
stephen malkmus - cash up
beatrice dillon - square fifths
albaster deplume - visit croatia
yu su - xiu
sea oleena - horses
the rolling bears - i am waiting
the rolling bears - out of time

Zach_TBD (Karl Malone), Friday, 26 March 2021 03:12 (one year ago) link

here my favorite 11 albums of the moment, fuck

death - human
death - individual thought patterns
atheist - piece of time
repulsion - horrified
kreator - pleasure to kill
immortal - battles in the north
death - scream bloody gore
death - leprosy
atheist - unquestionable presence
neil young - archives vol 2
d7y - d7y

brimstead, Friday, 26 March 2021 04:08 (one year ago) link

this is tough for me because I spend so much time just listening to a giant playlist on shuffle, I don't even know what my current favorites are anymore. These are some tracks I like though.

Rush - Lock and Key
Judee Sill - The Lamb Ran Away with the Crown
The Roches - The Train
Swervedriver - I Am Superman
Stereolab - I Feel The Air (Of Another Planet)
Karenn - Crush the Mushrooms
O/V/R - The World Remade
Hen Ogledd - Skinny Dippers
Steely Dan - Pearl of the Quarter
Ralph Towner/Solstice - Nimbus
Charli XCX - forever

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Friday, 26 March 2021 04:32 (one year ago) link

once you step on you might never got off of the commuter train :)

swing out sister: live in new donk city (geoffreyess), Friday, 26 March 2021 04:41 (one year ago) link

*get :(

swing out sister: live in new donk city (geoffreyess), Friday, 26 March 2021 04:41 (one year ago) link

🇿🇦bassie ft. boohle & t-man sa • sizani
🇳🇬crayon ft. rema • too correct
🇦🇿efendi • mata hari
🇹🇹kerwin du bois x teddyson john • see dem
🇬🇭🇳🇬kwesi arthur ft. joeboy • baajo
🇿🇦kwiish sa ft. njelic, malumnator & de mthuda • liyoshona
🇬🇭okyeame kwame ft. kuami eugene • yeeko
🇿🇦q l-v ft. bospianii • wena fela
🇳🇬rema • bounce
🇿🇦t-percx & vusinator ft. assert, king monopoly & rising blaqstar • shela ntombi
🇿🇦tyla ft. kooldrink • getting late

Blick, Bils & Blinky • Let's Skip The Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Sunday, 28 March 2021 18:43 (one year ago) link

efendi • mata hari

This is Azerbaijan's Eurovision entry? Fascinating, although not really something I'd keep in rotation. You've also got some Soca in there, quite a variety!

Very nice vibe on Liyoshona tho. I also love the overall production on Shela Ntombi, the way it uplifts the vocals. Getting late is solid too if a bit more polished, but oof those gqom flavors on the bassline.

Seems like overall I should be focusing on SA more!

Any thoughts on Yaw Tog feat Stormzy Kwesi Arthur - Sore (Remix)? It sounds like drill to me which maybe isn't really your thing.

recovering internet addict/shitposter (viborg), Monday, 29 March 2021 18:53 (one year ago) link

four weeks pass...

Delilah Holliday - Goddess Energy
Maestro Don & Jahvillani - Dutty Money
Charles Webster feat. Thani Draai - We Belong Together
Scorpion Kings & Tresor - La Vie Est Belle
System32 & Shal Marshall - All Day
Blaqbonez f. Amaarae & Buju - Bling
Intence - Money Nuff Funds
Motto - Uber Everywhere
Arooj Aftab - Last Night
Miguel - So I Lie
SZA - Good Days

(There's a bunch more amapiano and soca tempting me to do 11 more, but I settled for not repeating anything breastcrawl posted four weeks ago)

rob, Monday, 26 April 2021 14:38 (one year ago) link

Go on then (you can tell I've been rinsing the Afrobeats, Soca and adjacent threads)

Rema - Bounce
Olatunji - Drunk History
Machel Montano - High Life
Kerwin Du Bois - See Dem
Bankulli ft. Not3s - Foreign
Jazmine Sullivan - Pick Up Your Feelings
Young M.A. - Off The Yak
Nakkia Gold - Yea Yea
Okyeame Kwame - Yeeko
Prettyboy D-O - Police N Teef
Meryl - BB Compte

Urbandn hope all ye who enter here (dog latin), Monday, 26 April 2021 14:49 (one year ago) link

Got to DJ with some friends for the first time in forever at the weekend. Someone dropped "All Day" and it sounded so great over the speakers with people singing "Play more soca fi dem"

Urbandn hope all ye who enter here (dog latin), Monday, 26 April 2021 14:50 (one year ago) link

ugh that makes me sick with jealousy (but happy for you, seriously)

rob, Monday, 26 April 2021 14:54 (one year ago) link

ah, sorry to rub it in. we're still in an "outdoors only, 6 people at a table, no dancing" situation here in the UK. so listening to soca sitting down is almost as frustrating as not listening to soca at all!

Urbandn hope all ye who enter here (dog latin), Monday, 26 April 2021 15:01 (one year ago) link

lol that would be its own kind of lockdown

rob, Monday, 26 April 2021 15:07 (one year ago) link

what's especially annoying is seeing someone you haven't seen in months sitting at another table and all you can do is wave and gesture, perhaps a quick hello as you pass on the way to the loo. still, can't complain too much

Urbandn hope all ye who enter here (dog latin), Monday, 26 April 2021 15:47 (one year ago) link

four months pass...

Floatation - The Grid
Ruff Rollin - Lord of the Isles
Alone (paradise) - Don Carlos
Golden Dreams - Deux
Things Fall Apart - Cristina
Be Wela - Zazou Bikaye
Tu Es Foutu - In-grid
Polymono Plexusgel - Drexicya
Comin' Back - Kurt Harman Project
We Need A Resolution - Aaliyah
Looking For Love - Karen Ramirez

anml__, Saturday, 28 August 2021 00:01 (eleven months ago) link

Barry White - playing your game, baby (instr.)
Air Suspension Club Band - seaside in the twilight
Cléon - jaylis & family
Menahan Street Band - the telephone song (instr.),aka tired Of fighting
Footshooter – hibiscus (ft. Allysha Joy)
Super8 & Tab ft. Anton Sonin - black is the new yellow
Sébastien Léger at the Great Pyramids of Giza - firefly (40:40-47:43)
Manabu Namiki - sally + vertex (DoDonPachi Dai-Fukkatsu OST)
Spiral Drive - space train
Charlotte Brandi - frist
Matt Berry - covered in clowns

meisenfek, Sunday, 29 August 2021 10:21 (eleven months ago) link

mora - 512 ft. jhay cortez
rauw alejandro - cuando fue
03 greedo - liar, liar
big moochie grape - standing ovation
burna boy - question
esperanza spalding - formwela 10
tiwa savage - tales by moonlight ft. amaarae
zz top - heard it on the x
labi siffre - watch me
super cat - mud up
dj manny - signals in my head

grove street (party) direction (voodoo chili), Sunday, 29 August 2021 13:13 (eleven months ago) link

Soak - knock me off my feet
Everly bros - I wonder if I care as much
Bettie serveert- palomine
Temptations - you’ve got my soul on fire
Soulja slim - souljas on my feet
Tinashe - let me down slowly
Peewee longway - pink salmon
Devin the dude - BREAK-fast
Tink - selfish
Tone stith - keep it real
Karen nyame kg - koko

a talented ‘Rebel’ with Balls (Spottie), Monday, 30 August 2021 07:18 (eleven months ago) link

five months pass...

anthonie tonnon - leave love out of this
miss grit - impostor
zapp - computer love
realyoungphil - everything we need
bandgang masoe - top of the key
bad boy chiller crew - footsteps on my shoes
lil bean - pull thru
su'lan - 6pm on melrose ft. baby stone gorillas
teddy pendergrass - when somebody loves you back
kero kero bonito - well rested
lojay x sarz - lv n attn ft. wizkid

roflrofl fight (voodoo chili), Sunday, 27 February 2022 00:07 (five months ago) link

Suarez - Exursiones
Alex Cameron - Sara Jo
Duncan Dhu - En Algun Lugar
No Te Va Gustar - A Las Nueve
Real Life - An Oral History of My First Kiss
Half Man Half Biscuit - Grafting Haddock in The George
Grupo Niche - Una Aventura
Freddie Gibbs, Madlib - Crime Pays
The Liminanas & Laurent Garnier - Que Calor!
Cloakroom - Dissolution Wave
Neil Young - Unknown Legend

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Thursday, 10 March 2022 20:03 (five months ago) link

Madlib - The Call
The Fall - Middle Mass
Amaarae - SAD GIRLZ LUV MONEY (Vigro Deep Amapiano mix)
Rema - Calm Down
Hatchie - Quicksand
Purple Mountains - Margaritas at the Mall
Max Romeo - Norman
Prince Far-I - Head of the Buccaneer
The Weather Station - Parking Lot
Sprints - Little Fix
Loski - P.U.G.

Fizzles, Wednesday, 23 March 2022 06:34 (four months ago) link

the long version of Norman btw

Fizzles, Wednesday, 23 March 2022 06:37 (four months ago) link

hound dog - dale hawkins
soul dazzle - u-god
2 bugs & a roach - earl hooker
call the police - stephanie mcdee
whiskey bottle -nicodemus & matchez
tiger man - rufus thomas
treat em right chubb rock
baby hold on - stars in the sky
i shitted in dat hoe house - ice mike
dead - carolyn sullivan
cool mac daddy - ultra violet

unknown or illegal user (doo rag), Wednesday, 23 March 2022 06:58 (four months ago) link

baby hold on - stars in the sky

wow, that’s a song I haven’t thought about in over 40 years!

celebrating ten years of constant posting (breastcrawl), Wednesday, 23 March 2022 07:19 (four months ago) link

“norman” and cloakroom’s “doubts” each would have made my list if i’d made one between aug and feb

roflrofl fight (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 23 March 2022 12:08 (four months ago) link

Alex Cameron - breakdown
Audiobooks - the doll
Charlotte Adigéry - it hit me
Dale Hawkins - hound dog
Billy Joel - pressure
Real Lies - an oral history of my first kiss
Real Lies - dream on
Keith Whitley - miami, my amy
Jimmy Campbell - half baked
Seamus Moore - transit van
Happy Mondays - tart tart

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Friday, 1 April 2022 18:43 (four months ago) link

as I noted elsewhere, I’m quite ambivalent about the whole Adigéry + Pupul state of affairs, but “It Hit Me” is def the highlight of their album for me

Talk Talk - Happiness is Easy
Arooj Aftab - Udhero Na feat. Anoushka Shankar
King Sunny Adé - Ja Funmi
Novos Baianos - Mistério do planeta
Cherrelle - Saturday Love feat. Alexander O'Neal
Rosalía - La Combi Versace
Silvana Estrada - Te Guardo
The Feelies - Loveless Love
William DeVaughn - Be Thankful for What You Got
A.R. Kane - A Love From Outer Space
Bobby Hutcherson - Verse

Nabozo, Friday, 1 April 2022 21:24 (four months ago) link

three months pass...

Stacks - Above Ground
Hubbabubbaklubb - Fjellet (Bjørn Torske Remix)
Smoke Point - Waterwheel
Bad Bunny - Me Porto Bonito feat. Chencho Corleone
KH - Looking at Your Pager
Sofia Kourtesis - Estación Esperanza feat. Manu Chao
Kendrick Lamar - Rich Spirit
DJ Chrysalis - Melodie
Ella Mai - Feels Like
Kabza De Small - Rekere 2 feat. Stakev
Moonshine - Obomi Nga feat. MC RedBul, Uproot Andy & MC Azas

MikoMcha, Thursday, 14 July 2022 09:03 (one month ago) link

ah, new Moonshine, always welcome!

also: Kabza! Kabza!! Kabza!!! that album is pure gold!

big movers, hot steppers + long shaker intros (breastcrawl), Thursday, 14 July 2022 11:33 (one month ago) link

Steve Lacy - Bad Habit
Confidence Man - Holiday
Ashee - Country Classic
Fontaines DC - I Love You
The Reds, Pinks and Purples - Life in The Void
Steve Silk Hurley - He Loves Me 2
Jack Adkins - American Sunset
Big L - Put It On
Tom Waits - Time
Pet Shop Boys - Love Comes Quickly
Yard Act - 100% Endurance

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Thursday, 14 July 2022 16:00 (one month ago) link

Stacks - Above Ground

nice

Jack Adkins - American Sunset

listened to this on a drive to the smoked fish spot near the beach a couple days ago and it felt right

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Friday, 15 July 2022 14:13 (one month ago) link

k michelle - ciaras prayer
gary stewart - drinkin thing
lloyd banks - power steering ft jadakiss
burna boy - common person
gunplay - aunty hold up
rema - addicted
koffee - pull up
tinashe - naturally
saba - come my way ft krayzie bone
duke deuce - just say that ft glorilla
young bleed - dat water

Spottie, Friday, 15 July 2022 21:25 (one month ago) link

really digging stacks, thanks to the above

in places all over the world, real stuff be happening (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 19 July 2022 14:04 (four weeks ago) link

little feat - easy to slip
bad bunny - andrea ft. buscabulla
duke deuce - crunkstar
asake - peace be unto you (pbuy)
sly & the family stone - runnin' away
the remains - don't look back
depeche mode - policy of truth
sonic youth - catholic block
cash cobain - slizzy like
26ar - hottest in my city ft. rob49
dehd - bad love

in places all over the world, real stuff be happening (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 19 July 2022 14:09 (four weeks ago) link

Been listening to a lot of new stuff over the summer, so here's another 11:

Dea Barandana - Licik (Tribute)
Beyoncé - COZY
Robot Boii, Mellow & Sleazy, Soul Revolver – Salary Salary feat. Shaun MusiQ & F Teearse
Amber Mark - Bliss
Steve Monite - Things Fall Apart
Peggy Gou - I Go (DJ Koze Remix)
Aurora Halal & DJ G. - Off The Top
Nu Genea - Vesuvio
Priori - Winged (Priori Rezone)
Wanitwa Mos, Master KG & Lowsheen – Sofa Silahlane feat. Nkosazana Daughter
Mystic Jungle - Hold On Your Dreams

MikoMcha, Friday, 29 July 2022 16:04 (two weeks ago) link

We've Got Tonight, Boy - Fragile
Dream On (El-B Remix) - Real Lies
Belfast (David Holmes Remix) - Orbital
Addicted - Rema
Feels Like A Different Thing - Confidence Man
Cut - Working Mens Club
Room to Jack - KiNK
Flowers - Ron Trent
Cathedral - The Primitive Painter
Happiness - Bohannon
Cliche (Soulwax Remix) - Charlotte Adigery + Bolis Pupul

groovypanda, Sunday, 31 July 2022 14:21 (two weeks ago) link


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