Friday Music – May 29

New Music

Dinosaur Jr. – Bug – This is more music that came out of my newfound interest in the 1980’s.  Freak Scene is a fantastic track and my favorite of the album.  I got this a while ago, but I’ve been a little tardy in really giving it a chance in the CD player, so I’ll have to make an effort.  Overall, I would say I like Dinosaur Jr’s sound, you can see where it leads into a lot of the early 90’s rock music that I grew up on.

Random 10 Songs

Your Touch – Black Keys – Magic Potion
Chop Suey – System of a Down – Toxicity
Monkey Gone to Heaven – Pixies – Doolittle
The Mountain – Heartless Bastards – The Mountain
For All the Cows – Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters
Suck – Nine Inch Nails – Broken
Powderfinger – Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Rust Never Sleeps
Dancing Days – Led Zeppelin – How the West Was Won
Smack My Bitch Up – Prodigy – Fat of the Land
Velvet Pants – Propellerheads – Decksanddrumsandrockandroll

Let’s see, we’ve got some NIN, some 80’s stuff and a dash of Zeppelin and techno.  I’d call that a pretty solid Big Mak music list.

Random 10 Story – maybe later today – I don’t have one ready right now.

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9 thoughts on “Friday Music – May 29

  1. 1. “Brooklyn’s On Fire” Nicole Atkins Neptune City
    2. “Metal School” Spoon A Series of Sneaks
    3. “I Guess I’m Floating” M83 Before The Dawn Heals Us
    4. “Bold Soul Sister” Ike & Tina Turner The Ultimate R&B Collection
    5. “Somebody Got Murdered” The Clash Sandinista
    6. “Mexican Blue” Jolie Holland Springtime Can Kill You
    7. “Every Artist Needs a Tragedy” No Age Weirdo Rippers
    8. “Human Highway Neil Young & Crazy Horse Year Of The Horse
    9. “Tomorrow is Forever” Solomon Burke Nashville
    10. “Type Slowly” Pavement Brighten the Corners

    “Freak Scene” is the coolest song on that record, and maybe Dino Jr’s finest moment. I really like “Post”, too.

    • I guess Neil Young and The Clash are the bands of this friday.

      I’ve listened to a bit of Spoon over the past few weeks, it’s pretty good, maybe it’ll make an appearance at the top of a music post soon.

  2. Rage Against The Machine – “Wake Up” Rage Against The Machine
    Panic! At The Disco – “I Constantly Thank God for Esteban” A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out
    The Pogues – “London Girl” The Very Best of The Pogues
    Eric Clapton – “Wonderful Tonight” Time Pieces
    Feist – “How My Heart Behaves” The Reminder
    Velvet Revolver – “You Got No Right” Contraband
    The Clash – “Spanish Bombs” London Calling
    Old 97’s – “King Of All The World” Satellite Rides
    Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc.” Demon Days
    Coconut Records – “Wires” Davy

    Chop Suey is a good song. I can’t hear Smack My Bitch Up without thinking of my friend Sara, a 5’2″ 95lb white girl, dancing her ass off. It’s a great visual.

    How are you finding the new Heartless Bastards? I got it from Amazon, and I’m enjoying it.

  3. Rage’s self-titled album may have been my favorite album for a solid 6 or 7 years. Still a classic.

    The Heartless Bastards album is great. I have the two albums All This Time and The Mountain on one playlist and I just have that on repeat for most of the day.

  4. Sometimes I don’t thrill you
    Sometimes I think I’ll kill you
    Just don’t let me fuck up will you
    cause when I need a friend its still you

    What a mess

    One of my.favorite.lyrics.evah.

    1. No Reservations — Husker Du
    2. Money Honey — Little Richard
    3. Whatever — Husker Du
    4. Whispering Whip — Robert Pollard
    5. Sweet and Tender Hooligan — The Smiths
    6. Out of the Shadows — The Phones
    7. 100% of Nothing — Meat Puppets
    8. Mirror in the Bathroom — The English Beat
    9. Egyptian Shumba — The Tammys
    10. Careless Love — Ray Charles

    Bonus: The Sound of Failure — The Flaming Lips

    Sorry no Clash or Neil but lots of 80s.

  5. Woke up at 5:15 this morning, and although I couldn’t get back to sleep for those final 45 minutes of shut-eye, I did enjoy listening to a pair of owls on the top of the house across the street discuss all the rain we’ve been having lately…

    “The Love Affair [Final Version]” – Roger Eno, “Music of Neglected English Composers”
    “This Time the Dream’s on Me” – Harold Arlen, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil soundtrack”
    “Quebec” – Geoff Downes, “World Service”
    “A Cry for Everyone” – Gentle Giant, “Octopus”
    “Lost and Found” – Roger Eno, “The Night Garden”
    “Go Forward” – Lisa Gerrard, “Whale Rider soundtrack”
    “Tales of a Damson Knight” – National Health, “Complete”
    “Leonard and Natalie” – David Julyan, “Memento soundtrack”
    “Livin’ for You” – Boston, “Greatest Hits”
    “Go” – Asia, “Astra”

    No bonus this week; Roger Eno got enough airplay this time around.

    • Boston, Asia, and Kansas are all the same band to me. I’m sure they aren’t, but in my head I can’t differentiate them at all.

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