Archive | July, 2009

Crunky Convo

30 Jul

Obama 2008

Today Obama is having company at the White House for beers and a quick dialogue on race.

Makes me wonder: Who did the beer run? Why the hell drink Bud Light? What does the booze say about the race discussion?

Nevertheless, cheers to making drinking on the job seem so professional, Mr. President.

Beercan – Beck

Drink To Moving On – Grand National

One Beer – MF Doom

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enough’s enough?

29 Jul

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great list on ‘hey yo’…. thanks to dp i will have ‘no diggity’ stuck in my head for the rest of august. while we’re on the subject of covers, here’s a couple more worth downloading. also included is the mp3 for that radiohead cover of ‘ceremony’ that I posted a while back.

Kid A (Radiohead Cover) – John Mayer

All My Friends (LCD Soundsystem Cover) – Franz Ferdinand

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (Smiths Cover) – Röyksopp/Erlend Øye

Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division Cover) – Jose Gonzalez

Ceremony (New Order Cover) – Radiohead

hey yo, hey yo, hey yo, hey yo

28 Jul

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A good cover is distinct and fresh without losing the essence of the original. Once the melody hits, the listener should have an “Oh! I know and love this song!” moment. It’s also nice when a cover clears up a few lyrics that have previously gone misheard.

I hope The Klaxons (pictured above) receive some much deserved street-cred for playing Blackstreet.

No Diggity (Blackstreet Cover) – The Klaxons

Heart It Races (Architecture in Helsinki Cover) – Dr. Dog

Don’t Stop The Music (Rihanna Cover) – The Bird and The Bee

Good Life (Kanye Cover) – Nite Club

Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division Cover) – Nouvelle Vague

I’m Good I’m Gone (Lykke Li Cover) – Friendly Fires

Playground Love (Air Cover, Acoustic) – Phoenix

Take Away Show

27 Jul

Toss the boardgames and grab a piano… or something.

get your bag raided (or tetris music)

27 Jul

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This is what pop music should sound like, dammit. Threw in an extra mix, but the original is where its at.

Shooting Stars – Bag Raiders

Shooting Stars (Kris Menace Remix) – Bag Raiders

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In honor of limp leamur and pabby fran who brought down my marathon score like roger federer in 2008, i salute you.

Fun Punch (Callin in Sick Remix) – Bag Raiders

Callin in Sick (Final Edit) – Cali Game

House Sitting

27 Jul

Lights On

I am in an empty house tonight, and have been for four days. Right now I can only hear the occasional leaf flurry and the relentless answering machine “toot” alert.

The quiet creates an unpredictable ambiance when it’s late. Vibes have a tense but dreamy, agreeable feel, then suddenly the atmosphere turns eerie and heavy. I’m sorta in the tail end of a mushroom trip. Or a Disney movie by Tim Burton.

So to ensure a steady pleasantness into the early hours, I will put something like this on:

700,000,000 Miles – Wolf In a Spacesuit

Major Label Debut – Broken Social Scene

Turn It Round Again – Alexkid

You Fill Me – Milosh

Iambic 9 Poetry – Squarepusher

Night Behavior – Heinemann521

Now all I need is to keep my eyes open.

get butt nakid

26 Jul

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so i had my first nude beach experience last wednesday, and naturally it was a huge success… im not just talking about strolling way down to the end of the beach and giggling at old balls and saggy boobs; she and i got good and nakee, laid out in the sweaty sunshine, then ran into the waves with junk bouncing in full glory. we were the youngest people there by 30 years, but it was a boost to have the only fresh, unwrinkled private parts on the whole beach.

if you’re interested in droppin your trousers near nyc, check out robert moses state park. its beautiful, only an hour on LIRR plus a 20 minute bus ride, and you can do a package deal from penn station for about $20. avoid crowds and call in sick from work during the week.  it might be the most tastefully erotic thing you do this summer… then again maybe it won’t be tasteful at all.

Always (mIGHTY mOUSE Remix) – Bent

World of Deep – E-Dancer

Pump It Up (Set Me Free) – Malek Chtiwi & Technotronic

Destination (Ted & Francis Remix) – Damn Arms

Love the Night Away (Tiedye Mix) – DJ Kaos

Cash Flow (Classixx Glass Bottom Dub Mix) – Major Lazer

Erotic City (Special Dance Mix) – Prince and the Revolution

how bout a little dnb. soul flower feat. ernesto.

26 Jul

Soul Flower feat. Ernesto – NuTone

fuck john legend

25 Jul

straight jacked this shit right off of !tashed AND I LIKED IT.

Heartbreaker feat. John Legend – MSTRKRFT

electronic reserves: the westchester connection

24 Jul

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thirsty thursday so its a good thing we have a fresh track for the download. it’s an original from our friend eric ‘e.res’ littman, sarkies frontman who’s spending this summer at home in westchester. in between mowing lawns he’s found time to toggle with some new presets he’s picked up for logic, which can only mean good things.

gravity on my feet – e.res