Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Primavera Sound 2010 on Spotify

Primavera Sound is a great rock festival, starting tomorrow in Barcelona (Spain) and lasting three days. I'm very excited because in few hours, after a really quick sleep, I will take a plane and go there, along with a bunch of rockophiles friends. Mission Catalunya! :o)

This year Primavera celebrates its 10th anniversary, with a new beer partner (from Estrella Damm to San Miguel) and a line up including Pavement, Pixies, Pet Shop Boys, Wilco, The XX, Florence + the Machine, Broken Social Scene, The New Pornographers and many many many more. It will also features an incredible event, more rare and precious than a solar eclipse: concerts by A Sunny Day In Glasgow, Real Estate and... Sunny Day Real Estate. Please, give us some sunny days in Barcelona, too.

To exercise myself before the event, I compiled a Primavera-themed playlist, with one song by each band playing at the festival that I found on Spotify. For me, it has been a good appetizer. For you, if you're not going there, it can be a good way to taste some of its musical flavour (with obscure Spanish indie-bands included). Enjoy!

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The Playlist
(108 tracks, about 7 hours)

Thursday, 27th May
Alado Sincera – El mirador
APSE – From The North
bis – Eurodisco
Broken Social Scene – World Sick
Chrome Hoof – Tonyte
Circulatory System – The Lovely Universe
Comanechi – Naked
Crocodiles – I Wanna Kill
Delorean – Stay Close
Emilio José – Ourense
Guadalupe Plata – I'd Rather Be A Devil
Half Foot Outside – Driveways
Mission Of Burma – That’s When I Reach For My Revolver
Moderat – A New Error
Pavement – Cut Your Hair
Sic Alps – L. Mansion
Superchunk – Say My Name
Surfer Blood – Swim
The Big Pink – Dominos
The Books – Tokyo
The Fall – Totally Wired
Smith Westerns – Be My Girl
The Wave Pictures – I Love You Like A Madman
The xx – Crystalised
Titus Andronicus – A More Perfect Union
Ui – August Song
Wild Beasts – Hooting & Howling

Friday, 28th May
A Sunny Day In Glasgow – Failure
Autoramas – Hotel Cervantes
Beach House – Norway
Beak> – Backwell
Big City – Chedda
Black Math Horseman – Deerslayer
Boat Beam – The Rain Pauly
CocoRosie – Lemonade
Cohete – Un mamífero magnífico
Cold Cave – Life Magazine
Condo Fucks – With A Girl Like You
Delco – So Out Of Tune
Diplo – Way More Brazil
Ganglians – The Void
Harlem – Friendly Ghost
Here We Go Magic – Collector
Holywater – Unknown Skin
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Suzanne
Japandroids – Young Hearts Spark Fire
Javiera Mena – Sol de Invierno
Joker – City Hopper
Junip – Black Refuge
Lêda Tres – Mis Operaciones Habituales
Les Savy Fav – Patty Lee
Low – Monkey
Major Lazer – Pon De Floor
Marc Almond – Tears Run Rings
Nueva Vulcano – Te Debo Un Baile
Owen Pallett – Lewis Takes Action
Panda Bear – Bro's
Pixies – Monkey Gone To Heaven
Scout Niblett – Kiss
Sian Alice Group – As The Morning Light
Spoon – The Way We Get By
Standstill – ¿Por qué me llamas a estas horas?
The Bloody Beetroots – Cornelius (Radio Oi!)
The King Khan & BBQ Show – Animal Party
The New Pornographers – Crash Years
Thee Oh Sees – Enemy Destruct
Wilco – Jesus, Etc.
Wire – Ex Lion Tamer
Yeasayer – Ambling Alp

Saturday, 29th May (incidentally, my birthday...)
Atlas Sound – Shelia
bigott – Dead mum walking
Boy 8-Bit – Fogbank
Built To Spill – Liar
Clare & The Reasons – That's All
Dinero – El Momento Perfecto
Dr. Dog – Shadow People
Eatliz – Hey
El Petit De Cal Eril – Els Gats 2
Fake Blood – Mars
Florence + The Machine – Dog Days Are Over
Gary Numan – Cars
Grizzly Bear – Knife
Health – Die Slow
Kimya Dawson – So Nice So Smart
Klaus & Kinski – Mamá, No Quiero Ir Al Colegio
Le Pianc – Poor Poor The Egg
Lee Perry – Soul Fire
Lidia Damunt – Echo A Correr
Liquid Liquid – Optimo
Mamut – Amanece En Pekín
Manos De Topo – Es Feo
Matt & Kim – Yea Yeah
Nana Grizol – Blackbox
Niño y pistola – Catch The Sun
No Age – Boy Void
Orbital – Halcyon And On And On
Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind
Real Estate – Younger Than Yesterday
Roddy Frame – Reason For Living
So Cow – Casablanca
Almighty Defenders – Bow Down And Die
The Antlers – Kettering
The Charlatans – The Only One I Know
The Clean – In The Dreamlife You Need A Rubber Soul
The Drums – Lets Go Surfing
The Slits – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Van Dyke Parks – Palm Desert
Za – Mobutu #1: Kinshasa Beat

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0176)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Paste's 10 Great Single-Artist Soundtracks

It's only few days that I posted a movie-oriented playlist, but when I saw this little list from Paste Magazine I couldn't avoid to spotify it. It's such a great collection of soundtracks composed by popular music magisters like Eddie Vedder, Trent Reznor, Curtis Mayfield, Simon & Garfunkel, Daft Punk, Sondre Lerche, Karen O, Aimee Mann, Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova. Just one missing shot: Jonny Greenwod. His music for There Will Be Blood is not available on Spotify. Enjoy!

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(9 soundtracks out of 10, 90%)

Jonny Greenwood - There Will Be Blood
Eddie Vedder - Into the Wild
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network
Daft Punk - Tron: Legacy
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Once
Karen O and the Wild Things - Where the Wild Things Are
Simon & Garfunkel - The Graduate
Aimee Mann - Magnolia
Sondre Lerche - Dan In Real Life

Listen to it on Spotify:
mammoth (full soundtracks, 138 tracks, about 7 hours):
lite (three songs each soundtrack, 27 tracks, about 1 hour): HTTP, URI.

Previously on Spotirama theater:
105 Sundance Boulevard (105 songs from movies awarded at Sundance Film Festival)
The Greatest Indie Soundtrack in the World (69 original movie soundtracks for indie lovers)
Harry Spotterfy (the complete Harry Potter soundtracks)
NME's 50 Awesome Music Movies
Walk of Fame (top 69 songs with actresses or actors in the title)
The Oscar Musical Saga (nominees, winners, etc. etc.)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Philly's Making Time club nights 10th anniversary playlist

This playlist has a sweet and pretty responsible: Nina Persson. I read the news (today oh boy) about the anniversary of Making Time, a kind of clubnights-parties-liverock-djthing taking place on Philadelphia for exactly 10 years. I wanted to know something more about it, I googled a little, and I landed on the website of RVNG Intl., the people behind Making Time nights. There I found a section named with the magical word: playlists. I was not sure of what doing with it... I wanted to taste some of the Making Time sound, maybe even making a mixtape of it, but the playlists looked crazily caleidoscopic and not always straightly linked to the MT thing. So I just started to check some of that music on Spotify and... ka-boom!... the blues took me. But it was a good blues. Actually, The Blues: a collaboration between an act called The Primary 1 and Cardigans' Nina Persson. Suddenly I fell in love with it. I facebooked the song to my friends and I decided that if someone at RVNG had the divine inspiration to make me know that, well, they would have surely deserved something from me, too. And the mixtape was born. So, here it comes the monster: a huge collection of songs taken from those playlists. I don't know if this is the real sound of Making Time party nights in Philly. Let's assume it is, at least partially. Take it as a Spotirama filtered (& Nina Persson inducted) sound of Making Time. It's a really crazy mix, with industrial boings boings, John Cale, indiepop little darlings, Phoenix, avantgardesque pieces, Grace Jones, incredibly obscure (to me) tropical & dance stuff, tons of remixes and even some absurd Italian pop tunes. Not all the RVNG songs are available on Spotify... but if you like the mix, go check their website for all the MP3s to download. 
Enjoy! And if you like some of this music, say thanks to lady Persson... :o) 

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The Playlist
(129 tracks, about 10 hours)

Health – Die Slow
Silver Columns – Brow Beaten (Joe Goddard Remix)
Primary 1 – The Blues [featuring Nina Persson] (yep... that's the song...)
Roll the Dice – The New Black
The Stranglers – La Folie
Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Sports Spootnicks
Gary Bartz – Funked Up
Geza X – Isotope Soap
A.R. & Machines – Come On, People
Faust – Jennifer
Cocteau Twins – Fifty-fifty Clown
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti – Round And Round
Kelis Featuring Smoke – Aww Shit!
DJ Du Marcel – Tribal sound
Liars – Proud Evolution
John Cale – Paris 1919
Charlotte Gainsbourg – IRM
The Oscillation – Comatone [Part One]
Den Haan – Release The Beast
Late of the Pier – Blueberry
Yeasayer – O.N.E
The xx – Islands
SALEM – Redlights
Phoenix – Lisztomania
Turzi – Buenos Aires
39 Clocks – Test The Beat
The Horrors – Sea Within A Sea
House Of House – Rushing To Paradise (Walkin' These Streets)
Jean-Luc Ponty – Wandering On The Milky Way
The Phenomenal Handclap Band – The Martyr
Grace Jones – Pull Up To The Bumper
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – The Floppy Boot Stomp
Alexander 'Skip' Spence – Furry Heroine
Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Volunteered Slavery
Sonny Sharrock – Blind Willie
Psychic TV – Money For E...
Daniel Wang – Berlin Sunrise - Die Dämmerung
Junior Byron – Dance To The Music
Bernard Fevre – Dali
Tommy Seebach – Bubble Sex
Twice A Man – Observations from a borderland
Brainbombs – No Guilt
The Temptations – Zoom
The Timelords/The KLF – What Time Is Love? [The Klf Original Version]
Kraftwerk – Neon Lights
Lee Perry – Words
Basokin – Mulume
The Sonics – Psycho
Oneida – Brownout In Lagos
Fever Ray – Triangle Walks (Tiga's 1-2-3-4 Remix)
The Flying Lizards – Glide/Spin
Twisted Wires – One Night At The Raw Deal - Guitar & Vocal
Camera Obscura – French Navy
Passion Pit – The Reeling
Franz Ferdinand – No You Girls (Noze Remix)
Tiga – Sex O' Clock
Wire – The 15th
Crazy P – Love On The Line (Pete Herbert edit)
Amon Düül 2 – Fly United
Efdemin – April Fools
Higamos Hogamos – Major Blitzkrieg [Mickey Moonlight Remix]
Alan Sorrenti – Serenesse
Spirit – My Friend
Squeeze – Cool For Cats
Tiga – Shoes
Midnight Juggernauts – Ending Of An Era
Sensations Fix – Do You Love Me?
Popol Vuh – Through Pain To Heaven
Sébastien Tellier – Kilometer (Aeroplane 'Italo 84' Remix)
Kris Menace – Scaler
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Everything With You
Black Dice – Earnings Plus Interest
The Zombies – Girl Help Me
Grace Jones – Williams Blood (Aeroplane Remix Dub)
Gui Boratto – No Turning Back
Space System – Raja Rawa
Woolfy – Oh Missy - In Flagranti’s Meat-packing Mix
The Juan Maclean – One Day
Dragons Of Zynth – Anna Mae
LoOp – Arc-lite (sonar)
Harry Pussy – Showroom Dummies
Psychic Ills – Meta
Psychic TV – Starlit Mire
Martin Phillipps – Evadene
Gang Gang Dance – House Jam
Brian Eno – Needles In The Camel's Eye
Ariel Pink + Haunted Graffiti – Evolution's A Lie
Animal Collective – My Girls
Mock & Toof – Underwater - Demo Version
Family Fodder – Film Music
Late of the Pier – Bathroom Gurgle (Duke Dumont Remix)
Crystal Stilts – Departure
Tiga – Mind Dimension 2
Prince Jammy – War In The Asteroid Belt
Crystal Stilts – Spiral Transit
Liquid Liquid – Optimo - Optimo Remix
Neil Young – The Way
The Beach Boys – Just Once In My Life
Penguin Cafe Orchestra – Cutting Branches For A Temporary Shelter
Sparks – Whippings And Apologies
Nico – I'm Waiting For The Man
Lykke Li – Little Bit [Loving Hand Remix]
Iggy Pop – Sister Midnight
Echo And The Bunnymen – All That Jazz
Padded Cell – Word Of Mouth [Gilmmers Disko Drunkards Dub]
David Bowie – Up The Hill Backwards
Alter Ego – Fuckingham Palace (Modeselektor Remix)
The Chap – Ethnic Instrument - Joakim Mix
The Fall – Wings
Stereolab – Nous Vous Demandons Pardon
Simon Baker – Plastik (Todd Terje Türkatech Remix)
Tony Esposito – Pagaia
Flying Lotus – Comet Course
Nite Jewel – What Did He Say
Bo Diddley – Elephant Man
Ladyhawke – Paris Is Burning - Cut Copy Remix
Fleetwood Mac – That's All For Everyone
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult – Kooler Than Jesus
T. Raumschmiere – E
Arthur Russell – Make 1,2
Padded Cell – Triple X Syndrome
Spiritualized – Borrowed Your Gun
Dennis Wilson – Farewell My Friend
The Long Blondes – Century
Daniel Wang – Like Some Dream I Can't Stop Dreaming
Little Boots – Stuck On Repeat
Times New Viking – Drop-Out
These New Puritans – Swords Of Truth
Hercules And Love Affair – You Belong (Riton Rerub)

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0169)

Previously nightclubbin' with:
Scotland's Optimo

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Billboard Alternative Songs #1 since 1988 to 2010

Siouxsie: dark lady, first #1

Alternative Songs is a Billboard chart created in 1988, based solely on the airplay of Modern Rock U.S. radios. Here it's a playlist that features all the #1 - since 1988 to modern days - available on Spotify (I found the list on Wikipedia). From R.E.M., XTC and Replacements to the grunge heroes, from nu-metal to White Stripes, Muse and the extreme fragmentation of the contemporary era... a 241-songs voyage in that strange land where mainstream and alternative collide. A little big history of last 20-years modern (american-oriented) rock and a good soundtrack for your next summer car rides... Pity that Red Hot Chili Peppers (11 songs) are not available...

P.S. I think I will keep it as an active playlist. That means I will update it periodically with new #1s.

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The Playlist
(241 tracks out of 276, 87,3%, about 16 hours)

Siouxsie And The Banshees – Peek-A-Boo
Big Audio Dynamite – Just Play Music
The Psychedelic Furs – All That Money Wants
U2 – Desire
R.E.M. – Orange Crush

Julian Cope – Charlotte Anne
R.E.M. – Stand
Lou Reed – Dirty Blvd.
The Replacements – I'll Be You
Elvis Costello – Veronica
XTC – Mayor Of Simpleton
The Cure – Fascination Street
Love and Rockets – So Alive
Public Image Limited – Disappointed
The B-52's – Channel Z
Hoodoo Gurus – Come Anytime
The B-52's – Love Shack
Tears For Fears – Sowing The Seeds Of Love
Camper Van Beethoven – Pictures Of Matchstick Men
Ian McCulloch – Proud To Fall
Kate Bush - Love and Anger
Jesus And Mary Chain – Blues From A Gun

The Psychedelic Furs – Alice's House
Peter Murphy – Cuts You Up
Sinéad O'Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U
Midnight Oil – Blue Sky Mine
Church - Metropolis
Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence
Sinéad O'Connor – The Emperor's New Clothes
Midnight Oil – Forgotten Years
The Sundays – Here's Where The Story Ends
Depeche Mode – Policy Of Truth
World Party – Way Down Now
Concrete Blonde – Joey
Gene Loves Jezebel – Jealous
David J – I’ll Be Your Chauffeur
Jane's Addiction – Stop
INXS - Suicide Blonde
The Cure – Never Enough
The Replacements – Merry Go Round
Jane's Addiction – Been Caught Stealing
Sisters Of Mercy – More

Happy Mondays – Kinky Afro
Sting – All This Time
Jesus Jones – Right Here Right Now
R.E.M. – Losing My Religion
Simple Minds – See The Lights
Elvis Costello – The Other Side Of Summer
Electronic – Get The Message
Siouxsie And The Banshees – Kiss Them For Me
Big Audio Dynamite – Rush
Psychedelic Furs - Until She Comes
Robyn Hitchcock - So You Think You're in Love
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away
U2 – The Fly
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
U2 – Mysterious Ways

Talking Heads – Sax And Violins
Lou Reed – What's Good
The Sugarcubes – Hit
U2 – One
The Cure – High
Cracker – Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)
The Charlatans – Weirdo
XTC – Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
The Cure – Friday I'm In Love
The B-52's – Good Stuff
Faith No More – Midlife Crisis
Morrissey – Tomorrow
Peter Gabriel - Digging in the Dirt
Suzanne Vega – Blood Makes Noise
R.E.M. – Drive
10,000 Maniacs – These Are Days
Soul Asylum – Somebody To Shove
Peter Gabriel - Steam

Ned's Atomic Dustbin – Not Sleeping Around
Jesus Jones – The Devil You Know
Belly – Feed The Tree
Depeche Mode – I Feel You
New Order – Regret
Depeche Mode – Walking In My Shoes
Porno for Pyros – Pets
Tears For Fears – Break It Down Again
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Soul To Squeeze
The Juliana Hatfield 3 - My Sister
Blind Melon – No Rain
Nirvana - Heart Shaped Box
The Lemonheads – Into Your Arms

Pearl Jam – Daughter
Gin Blossoms – Found Out About You
Nirvana – All Apologies/Gallons Of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through The Strip
Beck - Loser
Crash Test Dummies – Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Tori Amos – God
Morrissey – The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get
Live – Selling The Drama
Green Day – Longview
Toad The Wet Sprocket – Fall Down
The Offspring – Come Out and Play
Counting Crows – Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman)
Green Day – Basket Case
R.E.M. – What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
The Cranberries – Zombie
Nirvana – About A Girl
R.E.M. – Bang And Blame

Green Day – When I Come Around
Live – Lightning Crashes
Better Than Ezra – Good
Soul Asylum – Misery
U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
Green Day - J.A.R.
Silverchair - Tomorrow
Bush - Comedown
Goo Goo Dolls - Name
Alanis Morissette - Hand in My Pocket
The Presidents of the United States of America - Lump
Red Hot Chili Peppers - My Friends
Bush - Glycerine
Oasis – Wonderwall

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979
Alanis Morissette – Ironic
Oasis – Champagne Supernova
The Cranberries – Salvation
Tracy Bonham – Mother Mother
Dishwalla - Counting Blue Cars
Butthole Surfers – Pepper
Primitive Radio Gods – Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand
Pearl Jam – Who You Are
311 – Down
Eels – Novocaine For The Soul
Sublime – What I Got
Bush - Swallowed

Garbage – #1 Crush
U2 – Discotheque
Live – Lakini's Juice
The Wallflowers – One Headlight
U2 – Staring At The Sun
The Verve Pipe - Freshmen
Third Eye Blind – Semi-Charmed Life
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get
Matchbox Twenty – Push
Sugar Ray – Fly
Smash Mouth – Walkin' On The Sun
Chumbawamba – Tubthumping
Everclear – Everything To Everyone
Marcy Playground – Sex And Candy

Fastball - The Way
Semisonic – Closing Time
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Eve 6 – Inside Out
Barenaked Ladies – One Week
Hole – Celebrity Skin
Goo Goo Dolls – Slide
Lenny Kravitz – Fly Away
Cake – Never There
Everlast – What It's Like

Sugar Ray – Every Morning
Lit – My Own Worst Enemy
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Scar Tissue
Creed - Higher
Bush - The Chemicals Between Us
Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly
Limp Bizkit – Re-Arranged
blink-182 – All The Small Things

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside
3 Doors Down - Kryptonite
Papa Roach - Last Resort
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication
Green Day – Minority
Fuel – Hemorrhage (In My Hands)

Lifehouse – Hanging By A Moment
Crazy Town – Butterfly
Incubus – Drive
Staind – It's Been Awhile
Sum 41 – Fat Lip
Alien Ant Farm – Smooth Criminal
Nickelback – How You Remind Me

Linkin Park – In The End
Puddle Of Mudd – Blurry
P.O.D. – Youth Of The Nation
Jimmy Eat World – The Middle
Unwritten Law – Seein' Red
Chad Kroeger feat Josey Scott – Hero
Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
System Of A Down – Aerials
Nirvana – You Know You're Right
Foo Fighters – All My Life

Saliva – Always
Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop
Evanescence – Bring Me To Life
Linkin Park – Somewhere I Belong
Audioslave – Like A Stone
Trapt – Headstrong
Chevelle – Send The Pain Below
The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
Jane's Addiction – Just Because
Linkin Park – Faint
Staind – So Far Away
A Perfect Circle – Weak And Powerless
Linkin Park – Numb

The Offspring – Hit That
Incubus – Megalomaniac
Blink 182 - I Miss You
Hoobastank - The Reason
Lostprophets - Last Train Home
311 - Lovesong
Jet – Cold Hard Bitch
Linkin Park – Lying From You
Beastie Boys – Ch-Check It Out
Velvet Revolver – Slither
Modest Mouse – Float On
Three Days Grace – Just Like You
Linkin Park – Breaking The Habit
Green Day – American Idiot
U2 – Vertigo
Jimmy Eat World - Pain
Green Day – Boulevard Of Broken Dreams

Beck – E-Pro
Audioslave – Be Yourself
Green Day – Holiday
Nine Inch Nails – The Hand That Feeds
Weezer – Beverly Hills
Foo Fighters – Best Of You
Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc
Nine Inch Nails – Only
Foo Fighters – DOA

System Of A Down – Hypnotize
Weezer – Perfect Situation
10 Years - Wasteland
Nine Inch Nails - Every Day Is Exactly the Same
Pearl Jam - World Wide Suicide
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California
The Raconteurs - Steady, As She Goes
AFI - Miss Murder
Three Days Grace - Animal I Have Become
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Tell Me Baby
Killers - When You Were Young
My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade
Incubus - Anna-Molly

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh)
Three Days Grace - Pain
30 Seconds To Mars – From Yesterday
Nine Inch Nails – Survivalism
Linkin Park – What I've Done
The White Stripes – Icky Thump
Finger Eleven – Paralyzer
Foo Fighters – The Pretender

Seether – Fake It
Foo Fighters – Long Road To Ruin
Puddle of Mudde - Psycho
Seether – Rise Above This
Weezer – Pork And Beans
Foo Fighters – Let It Die
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Staind – Believe
The Offspring – You're Gonna Go Far, Kid
Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire

Shinedown – Second Chance
Incubus – Love Hurts
Pearl Jam – Brother
Kings Of Leon – Use Somebody
Anberlin – The Feel Good Drag
Green Day – Know Your Enemy
Linkin Park – New Divide
Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch
Kings Of Leon – Notion
Muse – Uprising
Alice In Chains – Check My Brain

30 Seconds To Mars – Kings and Queens
Phoenix – 1901
Cage The Elephant – Back Against The Wall
Muse – Resistance
Stone Temple Pilots – Between The Lines
The Dirty Heads - Lay Me Down

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0168)

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Manchester Issue (three Spotify playlists of finest mancunian music)

Manchester: Looking for the Light through the Pouring Rain is a book with all the most famous pictures of Manchester artists by Kevin Cummins

Last weekend, I got the chance to talk with Kevin Cummins, the legendary Manchester photographer who defined the image of so many mancunian rock artists, from Joy Division to New Order, from Happy Mondays to Stone Roses, from Morrissey to Oasis. We talked about football (he is a City supporter), about digital pictures, about Control and 24 Hour Party People (Kevin didn't like any of them), about the famous 1976 Sex Pistols concert who started the Manchester rock scene. Coming back from our meeting, I did need to listen to some music from Manchester. So I build these three playlists...

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Playlist #1
PRIDE OF MANCHESTER (Mammoth version)
(431 tracks, about 1 day)

The first thing I did has been to look for some good charts/history about mancunian music. I found an interesting website, called Pride of Manchester, with a long history of the local music scene: decade by decade, starting in the 1930s. So I created a mammoth playlist with songs taken from these pages. The best part is the one about 1950s and 1960s, really detailed, full of references to UK charts, anecdotes, LPs, etc. The bad starts with the recent decades: some exclusions look very bizzarre (Oasis, for example) and last years are poorly covered. Besides, the history involve some acts that are only "partially" mancunian, like the american Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Graham Nash is a former-Hollies emigré) and  Monkees (one member, Davy Jones, is from Manchester)...

Including music by: 
George Formby Jr., Grace Fields, The Houghton Weavers, Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Hollies, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Herman's Hermits, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, The Yardbirds, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, Bee Gees, The Monkees, Georgie Fame, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Barclay James Harvest, Hotlegs, McGuinness Flint, Peter Noone, 10cc, The Chosen Few, Thin Lizzy, Buzzcocks, Elkie Brooks, John Cooper Clarke, Frankie Valli, Sad Cafè, Phil Lynott, Joy Division, Godley & Creme, New Order, ABC, Kajagoogoo, The Smiths, Limahl, The Colourfield, Sandie Shaw, Mike & the Mechanics, The Stone Roses, Swing Out Sister, The Fall, The Railway Children, Happy Mondays, Morrissey, Inspiral Carpets, Electronic, England New Order, Northside, The Charlatans, MC Tunes, 808 State, The Mock Turtles, The Other Two, Saint Etienne, Black Grape, Monaco, Doves, Primal Scream, James, Ian Brown, Tim Burgess, Tim Booth, Gorillaz.

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0158)

Playlist #2
(69 tracks, about 4 hours)

I was not completely satisfied with the previous playlist and I wanted something a little thinner and "selected":  thirty-six Bee Gees songs or twelve ABC's in one playlist, for me, are too much. So I kind of remixed and 69ed it: asking some help to, I made a countdown chart of the Top 69 songs from the mammoth playlist. With a simple rule: no more than three songs each artist. And some exclusions dictated by personal taste. The result is below and I can say I like it. If you wanna spend an afternoon with Manchester sound, I think it's a honest, varied and relatively complete selection.

69. The Charlatans – Blackened Blue Eyes
68. Elkie Brooks – Pearl's A Singer
67. The Colourfield – Thinking Of You
66. Monaco – Shine (Someone Who Needs Me)
65. The Fall – Victoria
64. Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames – Yeh, Yeh
63. Saint Etienne – I Was Born On Christmas Day
62. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders – Game Of Love
61. Inspiral Carpets – Saturn 5
60. Freddie & The Dreamers – I'm Telling You Now
59. Electronic – Get The Message
58. The Mock Turtles – Can You Dig It?
57. 808 State – In Yer Face
56. Ian Brown – Time Is My Everything
55. Black Grape – Reverend Black Grape
54. Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas – Bad To Me
53. Barclay James Harvest – Hymn
52. The Fall – Mr Pharmacist
51. Mike & The Mechanics – All I Need Is A Miracle
50. Happy Mondays – Twenty Four Hour Party People
49. Swing Out Sister – Breakout
48. Electronic – Getting Away With It
47. Monaco – What Do You Want From Me?
46. Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels
45. Primal Scream – Kill All Hippies
44. Ian Brown – Keep What Ya Got
43. Happy Mondays – Kinky Afro
42. Herman's Hermits – I'm Into Something Good
41. The Hollies – He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
40. James – Getting Away With It (All Messed Up)
39. Limahl – Never Ending Story
38. The Charlatans – The Only One I Know
37. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Ohio
36. The Yardbirds – Heart Full Of Soul
35. Ian Brown – F.E.A.R.
34. ABC – The Look Of Love (Part 1)
33. Doves – Catch The Sun
32. The Hollies – The Air That I Breathe
31. Buzzcocks – What Do I Get?
30. Primal Scream – Country Girl
29. The Hollies – Bus Stop
28. 10cc – I'm Not In Love
27. Happy Mondays – Step On
26. The Monkees – Daydream Believer
25. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now?
24. The Stone Roses – Made Of Stone
23. New Order – Temptation
22. Buzzcocks – Orgasm Addict
21. Morrissey – Suedehead
20. Kajagoogoo – Too Shy
19. Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love
18. 10cc – Dreadlock Holiday
17. The Yardbirds – For Your Love
16. The Monkees – I'm A Believer
15. Doves – Black And White Town
14. The Stone Roses – Fools Gold
13. Morrissey – Everyday Is Like Sunday
12. New Order – Ceremony
11. The Smiths – This Charming Man
10. Doves – There Goes The Fear
9. Bee Gees – Stayin' Alive
8. Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town
7. The Stone Roses – She Bangs The Drums
6. Morrissey – First Of The Gang To Die
5. Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)?
4. Gorillaz – DARE
3. New Order – Blue Monday
2. The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
1. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0159)

Playlist #3
THE GREATER MANCHESTER (50 years of mancunian music by 50 artists in 50 songs)
(51 tracks, about 3 hours)

There were some problems left. First of all, the exclusions. Not only Oasis, but also Durutti Column, Magazine. A lot of guys from 90s and 00s, like David Gray, Elbow, Lamb, Badly Drawn Boy, Starsailor, Delphic, I Am Kloot, The Ting Tings. And, why not?, Simply Red and Take That, too. They are all in Spotify: why to cut them off? So I made a third playlist. It belongs to the classic 1-artist-1-song category and features what I think are the most important 50 mancunian artists in the last 50 years. All of them. Or almost. From the Greater Manchester area (hello Verve!) and without hybrids (no Monkees, no CSNY, no Thin Lizzy, no Gorillaz, even if the Shaun Ryder-sung Dare is very good). I put the songs in chronological order: take it as a little historical abstract of all that great music Manchester gave us. Before and (especially) after that famous Sex Pistols gig.

Appetizer (bonus track):
1949 Ewan MacColl – Dirty Old Town

The list:
1963 Herman's Hermits – I'm Into Something Good
1964 Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders – Game Of Love
1965 Freddie & The Dreamers – You Were Made For Me
1969 The Hollies – He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
1970 Van Der Graaf Generator – Killer
1977 Barclay James Harvest – Hymn
1977 Elkie Brooks – Pearl's A Singer
1977 Bee Gees – Stayin' Alive
1978 Magazine – Shot By Both Sides
1978 10cc – Dreadlock Holiday
1978 Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)?
1979 Sad Café – Every Day Hurts
1980 John Cooper Clarke – Evidently Chickentown
1980 The Durutti Column – Sketch For Summer
1980 The Fall – Totally Wired
1980 Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
1983 New Order – Blue Monday
1986 The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
1986 The Railway Children – Brighter
1987 Swing Out Sister – Breakout
1989 808 State – Pacific 202
1990 Happy Mondays – Step On
1990 Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels
1991 The Mock Turtles – Can You Dig It?
1991 Electronic – Getting Away With It
1991 The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored
1991 Simply Red – Stars
1993 James – Laid
1994 Oasis – Live Forever
1995 Black Grape – Reverend Black Grape
1995 Tim Booth – Dance Of The Bad Angels
1995 Take That – Back For Good
1997 Monaco – What Do You Want From Me?
1997 The Seahorses – Love Is The Law
1998 The Verve – Sonnet
1999 David Gray – Babylon
2000 A Guy Called Gerald – The First Breath
2001 Lamb – Gabriel
2001 Ian Brown – F.E.A.R.
2002 Badly Drawn Boy – Something To Talk About
2002 Starsailor – Poor Misguided Fool
2002 Doves – There Goes The Fear
2003 Alfie – People
2003 I Am Kloot – Proof
2003 Tim Burgess - Oh My Corazon
2004 Morrissey – First Of The Gang To Die
2005 Nine Black Alps – Unsatisfied
2005 Elbow – Leaders Of The Free World
2008 The Ting Tings – That's Not My Name
2009 Delphic – Counterpoint

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

All Tomorrow's Parties 2010 on Spotify (Matt Groening & Pavement curated events)

All Tomorrow's Parties is not only a song from the historical and bananaesque The Velvet Underground & Nico album. It's also the name of some great non-corporation-oriented music festivals taking place in UK & US since 1999. This year, the festival will feature five events, curated by five different artists: The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, movie director Jim Jarmusch and rock bands Pavement, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Belle & Sebastian (more infos on the official site). Matt Groening's and Pavement's ATP are going to take place next two weekends at Butlin's holiday camp in Minehead, Somerset, UK. Both line-ups are great, both festivals are already sold out... and both of them got the Spotirama treatment in the playlists below. Enjoy!

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The Playlists

ATP 2010 curated by Matt Groening (7-9 May)
(90 tracks, about 5 hours)

Including three songs each by: 
Iggy & the Stooges, Spiritualized, Toumani Diabate, Built To Spill, Cocorosie, She & Him, The XX, Deerhunter, Hope Sandoval, Daniel Johnston, James Chance & the Contortions, Liars, The Residents, The Boredoms, The Raincoats, Broadcast, Thee Oh Sees, Juana Molina, Lightning Dust, Konono N°1, Danielson, James Blackshaw, Amadou & Mariam, Shonen Knife, Ruins, Cold Cave, The Tiger Lillies, The Fresh & Onlys, Hello Saferide, Jill Sobule.

Present in line-up, missing from the playlist: 
Joanna Newsom, Panda Bear, Ponytail, Viv Albertine, Trash Kit.

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0156)
Festival website.

ATP 2010 curated by Pavement (14-16 May)
(89 tracks, about 6 hours)

Including three songs each by: 
Pavement, The Fall, Faust, Quasi, Broken Social Scene, Mission of Burma, Calexico, The Raincoats, The Fiery Furnaces, The Walkmen, Atlas Sound, Grails, The Drones, Saccharine Trust, The Clean, Wooden Shijps (just two song available), Sic Alps, Pierced Arrows, Spiral Stairs, Blitzen Trapper, Marble Valley, The Authorities, Wild Birds & Peacedrums, Camera Obscura, Mark Eitzel, The Dodos, Still Flyin', Terry Reid, Times New Viking, Surfer Blood.

Present in line-up, missing from the playlist: 
Endless Boogie, Enablers, Omar Souleyman, The 3Ds, Boris, Monotonix, Venom P. Stinger, Wax Fang, Tim Chad & Sherry, Horse Guards Parade, Avi Buffalo.

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0157)
Festival website.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Mojo Ultimate Jukebox (The 100 Singles You Must Own... on Spotify)

Mojo Ultimate Jukebox - The 100 Singles You Must Own is a little precious book that was given away free with MOJO 113, April 2003. Here it is its presentation:

"Welcome to MOJO's fantasy jukebox, selected by a team of the world's most respected music experts, including Nick Hornby, Jon Savage, Nick Tosches, Lenny Kaye, Colin Escott, Dave Godin, George P. Pelecanos and many more. The brief we gave our stellar panel was simple: if you had a wheezing old Rock-Ola record machine in your bathroom - and, hey, some of the actually have - what are the 10 tunes you'd insist were in there? These sonic delights had to satisfy some tough criteria. First, they had to have been originally available on 7-inch vinyl; they had, where possible, to have a spanking B-side for optimum jukebox longevity; and they had to be available today on CD, just so music lovers who'd consigned their styli to the attic could still sample their majesty. The incoming votes were number crunched by a crack team of mathematicians, and the results appear here, like all great beauty contests in reverse order. It's a countdown to sonic nirvana... with a surprise Top 10".

What about music lovers who'd even consigned their CD styli in favour of the digital inferno? Well, they maybe can appreciate this Spotify version of the sonic nirvana. In vintage double-style: a delighting and miraculously almost-complete A-side and a spanking, obscure and little more flawed B-side. Enjoy the celestial jukebox! :o) 

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The Playlists

A-side (95 tracks out of 100, 95%, 5.4 hours)

100. The Delfonics – Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time
99. Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
98. The Human League – Don't You Want Me
97. The Beach Boys – God Only Knows
96. John Kongos – He's Gonna Step On You Again
95. Sparks – This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us
94. Thin Lizzy – Whiskey In The Jar
93. Dexys Midnight Runners – Geno
92. The Monkees – Pleasant Valley Sunday
91. The Blockheads – Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3
90. Bo Diddley – Who Do You Love
89. George Jones – White Lightning
88. Huey 'Piano' Smith – Don't You Just Know It
87. Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace
86. The Jam – Town Called Malice
85. Sly & The Family Stone – Family Affair
84. Roxy Music – Virginia Plain
83. Four Tops – Reach Out, I'll Be There
82. The Faces – You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything
81. The Lovin' Spoonful – Summer In The City
80. Peggy Lee – Is That All There Is?
79. The Sonics - Boss Hoss
78. Sonny Boy Williamson – Help Me
77. The Ran-Dells - Martian Hop
76. The Contours – First I Look At The Purse
75. Aaron Neville – Tell It Like It Is
74. Harry J Allstars – The Liquidator
73. Mary Wells – My Guy
72. The Chantays - Pipeline
71.The Monotones – The Book Of Love
70. Ray Price – Crazy Arms
69. Tennessee Ernie Ford – Sixteen Tons
68. The White Stripes – Fell In Love With A Girl
67. Martha & The Muffins – Echo Beach
66. The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes For You
65. Ketty Lester – Love Letters
64. The Specials (feat. Rico) – A Message To You Rudy
63. Nina Simone – I Loves You Porgy
62. Squeeze – Up The Junction
61. T. Rex – Children of the Revolution
60. Carly Simon – You're So Vain
59. Oasis – Live Forever - Radio Edit
58. Muddy Waters – Mannish Boy - Single Version
57. Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
56. Slade – Cum On Feel The Noize
55. The Stone Roses – Made Of Stone
54. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Jamming
53. Them – Baby Please Don't Go
52. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – Heatwave
51. The Tornados – Telstar
50. Dusty Springfield – Son Of A Preacher Man
49. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
48. The Small Faces – Tin Soldier
47. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
46. Curtis Mayfield – Move On Up
45. Fleetwood Mac – Oh Well!
44. Boston – More Than A Feeling
43. Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
42. Frankie Valli – The Night
41. Abba – S.O.S.
40. Lou Christie – I'm Gonna Make You Mine
39. Rainbow – Since You Been Gone
38. The Skatalites – The Guns Of Navarone
37. Phil Phillips & The Twilights – Sea of Love
36. Jane Wiedlin – Rush Hour
35. Ray Charles – What’d I Say
34. Chic – Good Times
33. Blue Oyster Cult – (Don't Fear) The Reaper
32. Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep Mountain High
31. Gene Vincent – Be-Bop-A-Lula
30. David Bowie – Changes
29. James Brown – It's A Man's Man's Man's World
28. The Who – Won't Get Fooled Again
27. Aretha Franklin – Respect
26. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
25. Bob Dylan – Subterranean Homesick Blues
24. The Premiers – Farmer John
23. Stevie Wonder – Superstition
22. The Clash – (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais
21. Electric Light Orchestra (Elo) – Mr Blue Sky
20. Chuck Higgins - Broke
19. Sam The Sham – Wooly Bully
18. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now?
17. Betty Wright – Clean Up Woman
16. The Kinks – You Really Got Me
15. The Everly Brothers – Walk Right Back
14. Freda Payne – Band Of Gold
13. Del Shannon – Runaway
12. The Byrds – Eight Miles High
11. The Modern Lovers – Roadrunner
10. The Beatles - Paperback Writer
9. Booker T. & The MG's – Green Onions
8. Question Mark & The Mysterians – 96 Tears
7. Link Wray – Rumble
6. Desmond Dekker & The Aces – Israelites
5. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – I Don't Blame You At All
4. The Rolling Stones – Jumpin' Jack Flash
3. Sex Pistols – Holidays In The Sun
2. Elvis Presley – (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
1. The Kingsmen – Louie Louie

Listen to it on Spotify: HTTP Link, URI. (SR0152)

B-Side (67 tracks out of 100, 67%, 3.7 hours)

100. The Delfonics – Loving Him
99. Jerry Lee Lewis – It'll Be Me
98. The Human League – Seconds
97. The Beach Boys – Wouldn't It Be Nice
96. John Kongos - Sometimes It's Not Enough
95. Sparks – Barbecutie
94. Thin Lizzy – Black Boys On The Corner
93. Dexys Midnight Runners – Breakin' Down The Walls Of Heartache
92. The Monkees – Words
91. The Blockheads – Common As Muck
90. Bo Diddley – I'm Bad
89. George Jones – The Window Up Above
88. Huey 'Piano' Smith – High Blood Pressure
87. Jape 'Big Bopper' Richardson – Purple People Eater Meets The Witchdoctor
86. The Jam – Precious
85. Sly & The Family Stone – Luv N' Haight
84. Roxy Music – The Numberer
83. The Four Tops - Until You Love Someone
82. Rod Stewart and the Faces - As Long As You Tell Him
81. The Lovin' Spoonful - Bald Headed Lena
80. Peggy Lee - Me and My Shadow
79. The Sonics - The Hustler

78. Sonny Boy Williamson – Bye Bye Bird
77. The Ran-Dells - Forgive Me Darling
76. The Contours - Searching For a Girl

75. Aaron Neville – Why Worry
74. Harry J All Stars - La La Always Stay (by Glen and Dave)
73. Mary Wells – Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do To Me)
72. The Chantays - Move It
71. The Monotones – You Never Loved Me
70. Ray Price – You Done Me Wrong
69. Tennessee Ernie Ford – You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry
68. The White Stripes – I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself
67. Martha and the Ruffins - Teddy the Dink
66. The Flamingos – Goodnight Sweetheart
65. Ketty Lester - I'm a Fool To Want You
64. The Specials (feat. Rico) – Nite Klub
63. Nina Simone – Love Me Or Leave Me
62. Squeeze - It's So Dirty
61. T. Rex – Jitterbug Love / Sunken Rags
60. Carly Simon – His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin
59. Oasis – Up In The Sky
58. Muddy Waters – Young Fashioned Ways
57. Roy Orbison – Yo Te Amo Maria
56. Slade - I'm Mee I'm Now An' That's Orl
55. The Stone Roses – Going Down
54. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Punky Reggae Party
53. Them – Gloria
52. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)
51. The Tornados - Jungle Fever
50. Dusty Springfield – Just A Little Lovin'
49. The Ronettes - Tedesco and Pitman
48. The Small Faces – I Feel Much Better
47. Queen – I'm In Love With My Car
46. Curtis Mayfield – Give It Up
45. Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well (Part 2)
44. Boston – Smokin'
43. Jackson 5 – Who's Lovin' You
42. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - When the Morning Comes
41. Abba – Man In The Middle
40. Lou Christie - I'm Gonna Get Married
39. Rainbow – Bad Girl
38. The Skatalites - Marcus Garvey
37. Phil Phillips – Juella
36. Jane Wiedlin – The End Of Love
35. Ray Charles - What'd I Say (Part 2)
34. Chic - A Warm Summer Night

33. Blue Oyster Cult – R. U. Ready 2 Rock
32. Ike and Tina Turner - I'll Keep You Happy
31. Gene Vincent – Woman Love
30. David Bowie – Andy Warhol
29. James Brown - Is It Yes or Is It No?
28. The Who – I Don't Even Know Myself
27. Aretha Franklin – Save Me
26. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Another Journey
25. Bob Dylan - She Belongs To Me
24. The Premiers - Duffy's Blues

23. Stevie Wonder – You've Got It Bad Girl
22. The Clash – The Prisoner
21. Electric Light Orchestra – One Summer Dream
20. Chuck Higgins - I'll Be There
19. Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs – Lil' Red Riding Hood
18. The Smiths - Well I Wonder
17. Betty Wright – I'll Love You Forever Heart And Soul
16. The Kinks – It's Alright (Don't Think About It)
15. The Everly Brothers – Ebony Eyes
14. Freda Payne – The Easiest Way To Fall
13. Del Shannon – Jody
12. The Byrds – Why
11. Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers - Roadrunner (Twice)
10. The Beatles - Rain

9. Booker T. & The MG's – Behave Yourself
8. Question Mark & The Mysterians – Midnight Hour
7. Link Wray and His Ray Men - The Swag
6. Desmond Dekker and the Aces - My Precious World

5. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – That Girl
4. The Rolling Stones – Child Of The Moon (rmk)
3. Sex Pistols – Satellite
2. Elvis Presley – Little Sister
1. The Kingsmen - Haunted Castle

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Vedderology (a collection of non-Pearl Jam Eddie Vedder songs)

After have been one of my high school stars in the grunge years, Pearl Jam have become my favourite live band. I saw them five times (Milan 1996, Verona 2006, Milan 2006, Turin 2006, Berlin 2009), Milan 2006 is still a strong candidate for the best concert of my life and I'm working to see them this year again (Werchter, maybe...). 

Today I will start a short series of playlist dedicated to them. The ouverture is for the singer, Eddie Vedder, and for his several extra-Pearl Jam collaborations. Beginning with the memorable Hunger Strike in Temple of the Dog album, going through movie soundtracks (Dead Man Walking, I'm Not There, the complete Into the Wild), live albums (Neil Finn and friends' 7 Worlds Collide), collaborations (Cat Power, Bad Religion, former PJ drummer Jack Irons). 

It's not a complete collection: some great stuff is missing, like You've Got To Hide Your Love Away from I Am Sam soundtrack or Ramones' cover I Believe in Miracles. In some tracks Vedder is the lead singer, in others he just provides backing vocals, others are duets. Enjoy!

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The Playlist
(37 tracks, 2.3 hours)

From Temple Of The Dog (Temple of the Dog, 1990)
Hunger Strike
Pushin' Forward Back
Your Savior
Four Walled World

From Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (1993) 
Masters Of War (with Mike McCready)

From Recipe For Hate (Bad Religion, 1993)
American Jesus
Watch It Die

From Ball-Hog or Tugboat (Mike Watt, 1995)
Big Train
Against The 70's

From Mirror Ball (Neil Young, 1995)
Peace And Love

From Music From and Inspired by Motion Picture Dead Man Walking (1995)
The Face Of Love (with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)
The Long Road (with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)

From Recurring Dream - The Very Best of Crowded House (Crowded House, 1996)
Everything Is Good For You

From Free the West Memphis Tree (2000)
Poor Girl

From 7 Worlds Collide (Neil Finn, 2001)
Take A Walk (live)
Stuff And Nonsense (live)
I See Red (live)
Parting Ways (live)

From You Are Free (Cat Power, 2003)
Good Woman

From Attention Dimension (Jack Irons, 2004)
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pink Floyd cover)

From I'm Not There - Music From the Motion Picture (2007)
All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan cover, with the Million Dollar Bashers)

From Body of War: Songs That Inspired An Iraq War Veteran (2008)
No More (with Ben Harper, live)

From A Broke Down Melody (2006)

From The Golden State (John Doe, 2008)
The Golden State (feat. Corin Tucker)

From Music From the Motion Picture Into the Wild (2007)
Setting Forth
No Ceiling
Far Behind
Long Nights
Hard Sun
The Wolf
End Of The Road

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