Friday Random Ten – the Is January Over Yet? edition

Set your mp3 players to shuffle and post the first ten songs that come up. Go!

Friday Video: The War on Drugs, because I’ve had this song stuck in my head all week.

1. The Kinks – Starstruck
2. Kid Sister – Family Reunion (featuring David Banner)
3. Timbaland and Magoo – Luv 2 Luv U
4. The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name
5. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – C.I.A.
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Mysteries
7. Tom Waits – In Between Love
8. Miles Davis – Dr. Jekyll
9. The Decemberists – Oceanside
10. Jets to Brazil – Conrad

Bon Iver:

A little Neko Case:

More videos below the fold.


Animal Collective:

The Whitest Boy Alive:

6 comments for “Friday Random Ten – the Is January Over Yet? edition

  1. Dr William Dyer
    January 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    FYI to Jill and others interested,

    I spotted the Jets to Brazil in the list this week and thought to pass along that Blake Schwarzenbach, singer & writer of Jets as well as Jawbreaker, has somewhat recently gotten back into music and perfroming. He hooked up with another punk Legend Aaron Cometbus to form the new band Thorns of Life.

    Here is this video from Blake Schwarzenbach in NYC on his own.

    As for the new band this link is the first of four songs posted on Youtube from a recent LA show can give you an idea on his new stuff. And for a change the live audio is pretty good in quality.

  2. January 30, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    1. Sufjan Stevens – Wolverine
    2. Modest Mouse – Convenient Parking
    3. Black Moth Super Rainbow – The Magical Butterfly Net
    4. Frog Eyes – Soldiers Crash Upon Gathering In Sparrow Hills
    5. Sufjan Stevens – Casimir Pulaski Day
    6. The Dismemberment Plan – Sentimental Man
    7. Modest Mouse – Space Travel Is Boring
    8. Joshua Radin – Amy’s Song
    9. The Hungry Ghost – Supernatural Serenade
    10. Amanda Palmer – Runs in the Family

  3. Mireille
    January 30, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    “99 Problems” – DJ Danger Mouse
    “La Vie Est Belle” – MC Solaar
    “Shoulder Lean” – Young Dro
    “Vox” – Sarah McLachlan
    “Songs in Red and Gray” – Suzanne Vega
    “If I Was Your Girlfriend” – Prince
    “Nothing” – Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
    “Contact” – The Police
    “One of These Things First” – Nick Drake
    “Prove You Wrong” – Prong

    Considering the percentage of music on my iPod consisting of Rap, that the first 3 songs came up rap songs is a statistical anomoly.

  4. January 31, 2009 at 1:01 am

    The Reverend Gary Davis, “I’m Throwin’ Up My Hand;” Sonic Youth, “I Love Her All The Time;” The Ramones, “I Don’t Care” (Demo); Nirvana, “Drain You;” Billy Bragg & Wilco, “She Came Along to Me;” Blind Willie McTell, “Death Cell Blues;” Bob Dylan, “Pledging My Time;” Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, “Blue Yodel No. 1;” The Mekons, “Gin Palace;” Bill Monroe, “Soldier’s Joy;” Sonic Youth, “Rain On Tin.”

  5. January 31, 2009 at 4:47 am

    Promises of Eternity – Magnetic Fields
    Eternal Life – Jeff Buckley
    Live Undead – Slayer
    Pushit – Tool
    Real Love – Mary J Blige
    Rear Moth – Psapp
    Road, River, and Rail – Cocteau Twins
    Disintegration – The Cure
    Divorce – Japanther
    The Ice is Getting Thinner – Death Cab for Cutie

    Once again, I’m reminded how much music I don’t even know I have in iTunes.

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