"Random rules": 10 random songs from your player

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  1. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Eighties-Killing Joke (12" version)
    Nightclub-The Specials
    Back of Love-Echo and the Bunnymen
    Peace, Love, Unity-Afrika Bambatta and James Brown
    Tom Courtenay-Yo La Tengo
    Seattle-PIL
    Mirror in the Bathroom-English Beat
    Into You Like a Train-Psychadelic Furs
    How Soon is Now-The Smiths
    RoadRunner-Jonathan Richmond and the Modern Lovers

    Did we go to the same high school?
     


  2. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Did we go to the same high school?

    Quite possible. Violent Femmes, anyone?
     


  3. Alter

    Alter Senior member

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    Did we go to the same high school?

    Holy frack! Me too! HS class of '85?
     


  4. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Holy frack! Me too! HS class of '85?

    '82 for me![​IMG]
     


  5. Alter

    Alter Senior member

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    '82 for me![​IMG]

    Close enough! I had 7 of the albums on your list and I saw 5 of them in concert.

    I gotta get me some 80's stuff on my iPod.
     


  6. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    1: A Perfect Circle - Outsider
    2: RJD2 - Candyland pt.2
    3: Cake - Palm Of Your Hand
    4: Bombay The Hard Way - My Guru
    5: Wall Of Voodoo - Mexican Radio
    6: Missing Persons - Mental Hopscotch
    7: Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
    8: Bjork - Hunter
    9: Sufjan Stevens - The Tallest Man, The Broadest Shoulders
    10: The Rolling Stones - Beast Of Burden

    11: Mystikal - Murderer III
    12: Tower Of Power - Ebony Jam
    13: Beck - Minus
    14: Stone Temple Pilots - Vaseline
    15: Pixies - I'm Amazed
    16: Glenn Danzig - Overture Of The Rebel Angels
    17: Money Mark - I Don't Play Piano
    18: Prince Paul - A Prince Among Theives
    19: Blondie - The Tide Is High
    20: Pantera - Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks

    21: Echo And The Bunnymen - Angels And Devils
    22: Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
    23: Enter The Dragon Sndtrk - Sampans
    24: Domino - Sweet Potato Pie
    25: Frank Sinatra - Under My Skin
    26: The Cars - You Might Think
    27: Prefuse 73 - Detchibe
    28: Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo
    29: Manic Street Preachers - 4st 7lb
    30: TOOL - 46 & 2
     


  7. California Dreamer

    California Dreamer Senior member

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    1. Dave Matthews Band - "Kit Kat Jam"
    2. Midnight Oil - "Hercules"
    3. London Suede - "Can't Get Enough"
    4. Morphine - "Early to Bed"
    5. Oasis - "Wonderwall"
    6. Black Rebel Motorcyle Club - "The Line"
    7. Mr Jigga - "Crow"
    8. REM - "Star Me Kitten"
    9. Vicki Laurence - "Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
    10. The Shins - "New Slang"


    Not too bad - I might even make this a regular playlist.

    (BTW, Mr Jigga is a little-known Melbourne electro-funk collective. They opened for Jamiroquai here, and were so overwhelmed they took photos of themselves in front of the audience).
     


  8. Alter

    Alter Senior member

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    Love this thread ( I have been torrenting some new music based on some of the lists.)

    Today's Party Shuffle:

    Felicity\tOrange Juice\t\t\t
    Ride Your Pony\tThe Fleshtones\t
    Keeping You in Mind\tMary Margaret O'Hara\t
    Phenomenal Cat\tThe Kinks\t\t\t
    Jakov's Suite\tTapes 'n Tapes\t
    Prophet Of Doom\t Jimmy George\t
    Better Than Most A.C. Newman\t
    Satellite\tJim Bryson\t
    Mexican Radio Wall of Voodoo \t
    Jolie Louise\tDaniel Lanois\t


    Oooh, a few obscure ones. Any Canadians heard of Jimmy George or Jim Bryson?
     


  9. shoreman1782

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    Should this be a chain of sorts, if we can keep it? If you have an artist on the previous person's 10, start your list with that...

    For me:

    Orange Juice - Moscow Olympics
    Junior Boys - Birthday
    The Wrens - Everyone Choose Sides
    Slowdive - Some Velvet Morning
    Lifetime - Boy's No Good
    The Hold Steady - Don't Let Me Explode
    The Knife - Heartbeats (Onemusic Session version)
    XTC - Making Plans for Nigel
    Band of Horses - The Funeral
    Talking Heads - Nothing But Flowers
     


  10. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Should this be a chain of sorts, if we can keep it? If you have an artist on the previous person's 10, start your list with that...

    XTC - Making Plans for Nigel


    For me..

    Respectable Street-XTC
    Sub Culture-New Order
    Breaking Glass-David Bowie
    Biko-Peter Gabriel
    Santeria-Sublime
    Private Life-Oingo Boingo
    Celluloid Heroes-The Kinks
    Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-Joe Jackson
    Message of Love-Pretenders
    Machine Gun-Hendrix and the Band of Gypsies
     


  11. lawyerdad

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    '82 for me![​IMG]
    '86
    You guys are f'ing old!
     


  12. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    '86
    You guys are f'ing old!


    don't rub it in....[​IMG]
     


  13. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Respect - Aretha Franklin
    God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols
    Heroin Girl - Everclear
    I'll Be Your Man - Black Keys
    Lost In The Supermarket - The Clash
    Superstar - Joss Stone
    Down On Me - Big Brother & Holding Co. (Live at Winterland)
    Stage Fright - The Band
    Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
    Pressure Drop - Toots & The Maytals
     


  14. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    For me..


    Private Life-Oingo Boingo

    Now that is high school nostalgic, at least if you grew up in SoCal.
     


  15. Alter

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    Should this be a chain of sorts, if we can keep it? If you have an artist on the previous person's 10, start your list with that...

    For me:

    Orange Juice - Moscow Olympics
    Junior Boys - Birthday
    The Wrens - Everyone Choose Sides
    Slowdive - Some Velvet Morning
    Lifetime - Boy's No Good
    The Hold Steady - Don't Let Me Explode
    The Knife - Heartbeats (Onemusic Session version)
    XTC - Making Plans for Nigel
    Band of Horses - The Funeral
    Talking Heads - Nothing But Flowers



    Nice list! never heard of Slowdive but I have to check out that version of Some Velvet Morning. Love that song.
     


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