Category Archives: Songs I Can’t Get Enough Of
I’m in love with M83’s new album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, absolute love. Heh. I’m faintly smiling while thinking about it. I feel like an idiot when I talk like this, but I don’t really mind. I swore to myself that I would be more personal with my blog this year. I absolutely adore an album that can fill me with such emotion that my heart pounds out of my chest while my head swirls like the Milky Way.
The dazzling revelation of “Wait”…well, it almost brings me to tears when listening to it right now. Initially, I thought it was so empty, but in reality it’s so full of life…
I love the Pixies…and the other night at the bar, my buddy John and I were drinking…and pumping the jukebox full of dollars and playing Pixies’ songs. Sound like a good night? You bet you sweet sassy ass. Since that night out, I’ve been on quite a Pixies kick, so we’re going to talk about one of my favorite songs: “Debaser”.
What does “Debaser” have to do with slicing eyeballs? Let’s cut to the chase…
It’s hard for me to believe that Untrue, Burial’s 2nd album, was released over 3 years ago…has time flown by that quickly? Shit. Back in 2007 when Burial dropped this masterpiece, it went to the moon. It was in everyone’s “Best of 2007” list…and rightfully so.
In this edition of “Songs I can’t get enough of”…if you’re counting #7…I present “Endorphin” off of Burial’s second album, Untrue.
Daft Punk has a direct link to my boogie nerve. Ever since Homework came out when I was in college, I’ve been following the robotic French duo…and now I realize that will be 14 years ago next March since Homework was released…seriously?! Shit, I’m getting old! Anyway, when I found out that Daft Punk was going to do the entire score for Tron: Legacy, I was giddy. This was nothing new for the duo, since Discovery was the soundtrack for the Anime film: Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem.
Needless to say, I was excited.
Radiohead. *happy sigh*
Let’s just get this out of the way: I absolutely adore Radiohead. Radiohead is my favorite band in the last 20 years…maybe of all time. I’ve enjoyed every album they put out, I’ve seen them in concert multiple times, and I enjoy Thom Yorke’s solo projects. I’m a huge fan…even if they’re depressing 95% of the time…it’s a beautiful depression.
If you don’t have the second disc of In Rainbows, then you are missing out on a number of excellent songs. The last four songs (“Last Flowers To The Hospital”, “Up On The Ladder”, “Bangers & Mash”, and “4 Minute Warning” ) are strong enough to be on the first disc, but are such a pleasant bonus on the second disc.
Today, I’m going to discuss a song off of the second disc of In Rainbows…”4 Minute Warning”
What is it with me and Providence, RI? Those RISD kids really know how to pull together some great music…and then they move to NYC. Lately, I’ve been listening to Les Savy Fav…and their song “Let’s Get Out of Here” is a simple little diddy about lust. Oh lust, how I lust you. Les Savy Fav released a new video for “Let’s Get Out of Here”. It’s amazing what you can do with a van, a computer, a video projector, and clear streets. I dig this video, and I can’t stop listening to this song.
No Age first blew me away about 2 years ago with their 1st LP, Nouns. They are a two person band out of LA, and can be filed under indie rock/noise/punk…can I squeeze another genre in there, Christ? You can definitely feel their Southern California punk roots throughout their albums which is quite nice. Right off the bat of their new album Everything In Between, No Age hits me with a 2:37 addiction called “Life Prowler”.