Archive for June, 2008

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Mystery Mix Monday

June 30, 2008

MYSTERY MIX, VOL. 47

Here’s last week’s playlist:

Vol. 46

1. Sam Champion – Be Mine Everyone
2. The Impossible Shapes – Hey!
3. Stereolab – Three Women
4. Ryan Adams – Operator, Operator
5. Quiet Village – Circus of Horror
6. Seabear – Teenage Kicks
7. Computer vs. Banjo – Give Up On Ghosts
8. Tilly and the Wall – Cacophony
9. The Potomac Accord – Sunset on the Empire

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Love Psychedelico

June 29, 2008

I don’t have much to say about this song because, frankly, I don’t know anything about this band at all, but I love the song and every time I hear it, I can’t help but think of Sheryl Crow’s “My Favorite Mistake” for some freaking reason. Anyway.

MP3: Love Psycedelico – Standing Bird

Sheryl Crow – “My Favorite Mistake”:

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Ratatat at The Gargoyle on Aug. 30th

June 27, 2008

Ratatat is returnign to Wash U’s Gargoyle on August 30th. I missed them when they played here last year with 120 Days, so I will definitely try and check them out this time. The band’s new album, LP3 comes out in two weeks, on July 8th.

Ratatat – “Mirando”

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My Music Atlas Tonight

June 27, 2008

So, in a bit of self-promotion, I thought I’d let you know that the band I am playing in, My Music Atlas, is playing tonight at The Underground at Red Sea on the Loop with Light Pollution from Dekalb, IL, and St. Louis’ Stars are Bullets.

MP3: mY mUSIc aTLas – Olivia Imperially
MP3: mY mUSIc aTLas – Frugal Traps And Happenstance

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Mystery Mix Monday

June 23, 2008

MYSTERY MIX, VOL. 46

Here’s last week’s playlist:

Vol. 45

1. Duchess of York – 21st Century Slave
2. The Turn-Ons – Cold Boys
3. The William Blakes – The Secrets of the State
4. Lily Electric – Churchbells
5. The Idle Race – End of the Road
6. Great Lakes – Giants and Tigers
7. Moon Taxi – Mustang
8. Eef Barzelay – Lose Big
9. The Black Keys – She Said, She Said
10. El Ten Eleven – Jumping Frenchman Of Maine

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Best of?

June 20, 2008

Hey, you know what? I never posted my “Best Albums of 2007” list like a good blogger should. It’s only halfway through 2008. Oops. Silly me.

Here it is.

So, without further ado, here are my Top 15 albums of 2007.

1. LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
2. Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
3. Okkervil River – The Stage Names
4. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
5. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
6. !!! – Myth Takes
7. Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
8. Band of Horses – Cease to Exist
9. Radiohead – In Rainbows
10. The Shins – Wincing the Night Away
11. Kings of Leon – Because of The Times
12. The National – Boxer
13. Imperial Teen – The Hair and the TV Baby and the Band
14. Dinosaur, Jr – Beyond
15. Super Furry Animals – Hey Venus!

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Mystery Mix Monday

June 16, 2008

MYSTERY MIX, VOL. 45

Last week’s playlist:

Vol. 44

1. Love Psychedelico – Standing Bird
2. Shake Some Action! – Get It Together
3. Lanterns on the Lake – This Year
4. Beulah – Gene Autry
5. Palodine – Woman of Cain
6. Smog – Dress Sexy At My Funeral
7. The Museum Mutters – Bunny Goes Grunt
8. Nirvana – Mexican Seafood
9. Circle Jerks – Wild in the Streets (live)
10. Ministry – Jesus Built My Hotrod (Redline/Whiteline Version)