Random Ten – Now with Unnecessary Vulgarity

New Music

Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night – Been feeling a little bit bleary lately (waking up before the sun will do that, can’t wait to gain an hour this weekend), so it seemed like a good time to try this album out.  Neil Young has never been a polished singer, but even after hearing from others how raw this album was, I guess it was still more than I expected.
Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport – Noise music, it’s actually pretty close to the minimalist orchestral kick I’ve been on recently.  The opening track ‘Surf Solar’ is my favorite, although the finale ‘Flight of the Feathered Serpent’ is also pretty cool.  Yeah, the band name is dumb, but that’s pretty easy to ignore.

Random 10

  • Drunk with Power – Puscifer – V is for Vagina
  • Consequence – Incubus – Make Yourself
  • With Teeth – Nine Inch Nails – With Teeth
  • The Greater Good – Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero
  • Speedway – Counting Crows – This Desert Life
  • My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue) – Neil Young – Rust Never Sleeps
  • Fern – Zoë Keating – Natoma
  • Space Mountain – Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport
  • A Bower Scene – The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love
  • Pocket Symphony, B – Eighth Blackbird – Fred: Music of Frederic Rzewski

Even with more songs on my bigger iPod, it’s nice to know that I can still get back-to-back Nine Inch Nails.

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9 thoughts on “Random Ten – Now with Unnecessary Vulgarity

  1. 1. “Trouble” The Jayhawks Sounds Of Lies
    2. “Marwa Blues” George Harrison Brainwashed?
    3. “State Trooper” Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
    4. “Country Honk” The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
    5. “River Man” Nick Drake Five Leaves Left
    6. “All I Want Is Everything” Jellyfish Bellybutton
    7. “Golden Hours” Brian Eno Another Green World
    8. “Waves” Yeasayer All Hours Cymbals
    9. “Shoot You Down” The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
    10. “Jet Boy” New York Dolls New York Dolls
    bonus: “I Would Hurt a Fly” Built to Spill Perfect From Now On

    Records don’t get much than TTN. Or more honest. It’s the sound of a man grieving the loss of two friends and sick and tired of stardom. Hardly feelgood stuff, but it packs a wallop.

  2. Sorry, your Neil track holds bad memories of a poor dorm room pairing my freshman year of college.

    “Philly Style” – Jeff Lorber, Philly Style
    “In the Moment” – Althea Rene, In the Moment
    “Silent Movie” – Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, Metheny Mehldau Quartet
    “Airstream” – Path Metheny, American Garage
    “Highland Aire” – Lyle Mays, Lyle Mays
    “High Steppin’” – Larry Carlton, The Best of Larry Carlton
    “Gigabyte” – Jeff Lorber, Philly Style
    “Cinnamon Sugar” – Fourplay, X
    “Cockatoo” – Spyro Gyra, Catching the Sun
    “Unrequited” – Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, Metheny / Mehldau

    Bonus track (one of my all-time favorites): “Last Train Home” – Pat Metheny, Still Life (Talking)

    Have a great Halloween!

  3. 1. Don’t Be Cruel – Jerry Lee Lewis
    2. Chinese Lorraine – Jack Logan
    3. To Sir With Love – Lulu
    4. Wear My Ring Around Your Finger – Elvis Presley
    5. Baby I Love You – Aretha Franklin
    6. I Ain’t Ever Giving In – Fred Eaglesmith
    7. He’s A Good Dog – Fred Eaglesmith
    8. Blue Sky Mining – Midnight Oil
    9. Floaty – Foo Fighters
    10. Jesus Built My Hotrod – Ministry

    Bonus – Too Much Sex (Too Little Jesus) – Drive By Truckers

    No profanity but some Jesus to save your profane soul.

  4. Snoop Dog – “Who Am I (What’s My Name)?” Doggystyle
    Muse – “I Belong To You [New Moon Remix]” New Moon Soundtrack
    Coldplay – “Fix You” LeftRightLeftRightLeft
    The Nadas – “Night and Day” New Start
    The Clancy Brothers – “Galway Bay”
    Graeme Revell – “Daredevil Theme (Blind Justice Remix)” Daredevil Soundtrack
    The Baseball Project – “Long Before My Time” Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails
    Colin Hay – “I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You” Garden State Soundtrack
    Johnny Cash – “Folsom Prison Blues” 16 Greatest Hits
    Willie Nelson – “She Is Gone” Songs

    I too am looking forward to re-adjusting the clock.

    Randomish note: Combined with the latitude, DST makes the sun set around 11 PM in Dublin during late June/early July.

    • The worst part about Kansas is that it’s so far West in the time zone, so the sun doesn’t come up until 7:45 or so in the morning right now. But it stays light until dinner, which is a nice change from Chicago.

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