Friday, November 20, 2009

Playlist for 11-19-09

You guys. It's friday. I'm gonna spend all day in my office listening to the Mountain Goats and playing Desktop Tower Defense. And then tonight: sex party.

OK. That last part isn't true. Tonight is probably going to be "get drunk, play "Left 4 Dead 2," swear at the TV. But maybe I'll feel myself up whilst drunk. That's SORT of a sex party. Right?

Latest show:

Things that Are Square 11-19-09

(*) = New release

(*) Yo La Tengo - More Stars Than There Are in Heaven - Popular Songs

(*) Built to Spill - Done - There Is No Enemy
Sigur Rós - Von - Heim

(*) Tom Waits - Goin' Out West - Glitter and Doom Live
The Mummies - Stronger Than Dirt - Never Been Caught
Thee Oh Sees - Quadrospazzed - The Master's Bedroom Is Worth Spending the Night In
(*) The King Khan & BBQ Show - Lonely Boy - Invisible Girl

Ghost Mice - Critical Hit - Andrew Jackson Jihad/Ghost Mice Split
Beat Happening - Nancy Sin - Dreamy/Nancy Sin 7"
(*) The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - 103 - Higher Than the Stars
(*) Pants Yell! - Cold Hands - Received Pronunciation

(*) Fool's Gold - Ha Dvash - Fool's Gold
High Places - The Storm - High Places
The Endless Bummer - Itacan of Lakota - Modern American Calypsos for Voice and Computer
Nose Bleed Island - When We Won the War - More Tales From the Blood Island

*********************Intern Neha takes over******************************

Jay Reatard - Man of Steel - Watch Me Fall
Los Campesinos! - You! Me! Dancing! - Hold On Now, Youngster...
Lotus Plaza - Red Oak Way - The Floodlight Collective
Midnight Juggernauts - Into the Galaxy - Dystopia

Dirty Projectors - Cannibal Resource - Bitte Orca
Friendly Fires - Jump in the Pool - Friendly Fires
Dressy Bessy - Small - Electrified
The Big Pink - At War WIth the Sun - A Brief History of Love

The Antlers - Thirteen - Hospice
Jack Peñate- Be the One - Everything is New

The Lucksmiths - A Sobering Thought (Just When One Was Needed) - First FrostThe end!

Also: Next week being Thanksgiving, I'll be out of town, but I'm sure some capable sub is being found.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

A sweet scam

I guess if you look like nerds, like Yo La Tengo does, just get cooler-looking bands to portray you in your videos. Here's Times New Viking doing their best YLT impression.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Will you all rise for the singing of our national anthem...

My roommate and I decided that we should start our own country so we can make this the national anthem:

Friday, November 13, 2009

Playlist for 11-12-09

Hey folks,

It's friday the 13th. May I suggest not doing drugs and having premarital sex at any spooky camps today? (See what I did there?)

The playlist from last night's show:

Things that Are Square 11-12-09

(*) = New release

(*) Lightning Bolt - Sound Guardians - Earthly Delights

(*) The King Khan & BBQ Show - Spin the Bottle - Invisbile Girl
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Handclappin - Handclappin
Chain and the Gang - Interview with the Chain Gang - Down withLiberty...Up with Chains!
Les Savy Fav - Hold on to Your Genre - Inches

(*) Capgun Coup - Bad Bands - Maudlin
Orange Juice - Blue Boy - The Glasgow School
Frank Black - Freedom Rock - Teenager of the Year
Parenthetical Girls - Handsome Devil - Xiu Xiu/Parenthetical Girls split 7"

(*) Real Estate - Fake Blues - Real Estate
Momus - King Solomon's Song of Mine - Circus Maximus
The Mountain Goats - Genesis 30:3 - The Life of the World to Come
(*) Themselves - Roman Is As Roman Does - CrownsDown

(*) Wild Beasts - The Fun Powder Plot - Two Dancers
************Intern Jessica begins to rock faces*********************
Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf - Apple Juice Break - Big Shots
Madvillain - Monkey Suite - Peanut Butter Wolf Presents Chrome Children
Nosaj Thing - Aquarium - Views/Octopus EP

The Whitest Boy Alive vs Mylo vs Cut Copy - Otto's Golden Journey (Andy Webb's Dreamy Blend) - ???
Bag Raiders - Shooting Stars - Shooting Stars

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home - Up From Below
The Tallest Man Alive - Where Do My Bluebird Fly? - Shallow Grave
Deer Tick - Houston TX - Born On Flag Day
Department of Eagles - No One Does it Like You - In Ear Park

Rodrigo y Gabriela - Diablo Rojo - Rodrigo y Gabriela
Crystal Castles - Crimewave (Crystal Castles vs HEALTH) - Crystal Castles (For Eric in Irvine, CA)

múm - Illuminated - Sing Along to Songs You Don't Know

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Old fashioned claymation cupcake party

You guys got the new Themselves album, right? A return to totally sick form.

Themselves - Roman Is As Roman Does from anticon. on Vimeo.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Playlist for 11-5-09

Hey music-type-folks,

Short show last night due to being pre-empted by UC Irvine women's basketball. Yes! It's that time of year again! So rad. Ha.

Anyway. Musics played:

Things that Are Square 11-5-09

(*) = New release

(*) Felix - Death to Everyone But Us - You're the One I Pick

(*) Devendra Banhart - Angelika - What Will We Be (For Alex in Irvine, CA)
St. Vincent - Marry Me - Marry Me
(*) The xx - VCR - XX
The Microphones - I Felt Your Shape - The Glow, Pt. 2 (For Gabriellein Costa Mesa, CA)

(*) The King Khan & BBQ Show - Animal Party - Invisible Girl
(*) Brilliant Colors - Absolutely Anything - Introducing Brilliant Colors
Kimya Dawson - Fire - Hidden Vagenda
(*) The Mountain Goats - Hebrews 11:40 - The Life of the World to Come

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard - If Life Exists (?) - 'Em Are I
Herman Düne - Red Blue Eyes - Mas Cambios

Fela Kuti - He Miss Road - He Miss Road

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

David Yow scares the shit out of me

The world needs more drop-dead gorgous guitar players

More stuff I've been listening to: