Jul 16, 2014

Episode 9: Rises Below Vulgarity

"Elevate" (St. Lucia, 2013)

"Gobbledigook" (Sigur Rós, 2008)

"Holy Holy" (Wye Oak, 2011)


Additional Audio Excerpts: Opiuo (“Robo Booty"), Black Lace (“Agadoo” / "Have a Screw" / "Gang Bang"), Chumbawamba (“Agadoo" - Black Lace cover), Kelloggs' Vanilla Mini-Wheats commerical (“Agadoo" parody), History of the World Part I - excerpt (outdoor chess scene), Back to the Future - soundtrack (main theme), Los del Rio (“Macarena”), George Michael (“Careless Whisper”), Owen Pallett ("This Lamb Sells Condos"), Joan Osborne (“What If God Was One of Us"), Crazy Frog (“Axel F."), The Hampsterdance songBombay Bicycle Club (“Shuffle"), Dirty Loops (“Lost In You"), Tune-Yards (“Water Fountain" / "Real Thing"), Sonic Youth (“100%"), Phil Collins ("In the Air Tonight"), Toto (“Pamela"), Sigur Rós (“Saeglopur" / "Svefn-g-englar"), Radiohead (“Kid A”), Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - video game soundtrack (“Casino Night Zone” - single player version), Mumford and Sons (“The Cave"), T. Rex (“Mambo Sun")


May 7, 2014

Episode 7: Because Jabba the Hutt is CGI

"Coming of Age" (Foster the People, 2014)

"Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" (U2, 1995)

"Hold On, Hold On" (Neko Case, 2006)



Additional Audio Excerpts:  The Killers (“This Is Your Life"), Fitz and the Tantrums (“The Walker”), NONONO (“Pumpin' Blood"), Monty Python - Spamalot (“Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"), St. Lucia (“Elevate”), Banks (“Before I Ever Met You”), Journey (“Don't Stop Believin'”), Armin van Buuren (“This is What it Feels Like”), Syn Cole ("Miami 82" - Avicii edit), Jack White (“High Ball Stepper” / "Sixteen Saltines"), Michael Jackson (“Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'” / "Thriller"), Arcade Fire (“Reflektor”), Bruce Springsteen (“Born To Run” / "Jungleland"), Foster the People (“Nevermind" / "Are You What You Want To Be?" / "Pumped Up Kicks" / "Pseudologia Fantastica"), Coldplay (“Viva la Vida"), Weird Al (“Cavity Search"), Method Man ("The Riddler"), The Flaming Lips (“Bad Days"), Nick Cave (“There is a Light"), Michael Hutchence (“Passenger”), Seal (“Kiss From a Rose”), Mel Carter (“Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"), U2 (“Sweetest Thing” / "Sunday Bloody Sunday"), Dave Matthews Band ("#41"), The New Pornographers ("Challengers"), Neko Case ("Runnin' Out of Fools" (Aretha Franklin cover) / "Rated X" (Loretta Lynn cover) / "Night Still Comes"), Björk ("Human Behavior")


Apr 24, 2014

Episode 6: The best I can give is “kinda”

Iron & Wine, The Shepherd's Dog (2007)



Additional Audio Excerpts: Michael Stanley & Cleveland Browns All-Star Band (“Here We Go Again"), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Bruce Springsteen (“Wrecking Ball” / “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out” / "Night" / "Santa Clause is Coming to Town"), Kenny G (“Santa Clause is Coming to Town"), Al Green (“Let's Stay Together”), Phantogram (“Black Out Days”), The Joy Formidable (“This Ladder Is Ours”), Bob Dylan (“Like a Rolling Stone”), Snow White (Poison apple excerpt), Walk the Moon (“Anna Sun”), Teddy Pendergrass (“One Shining Moment”), Starfucker (“Reptilians”), Megadeth (“Holy Wars…The Punishment Due”), Protest the Hero (“Bloodmeat"), Shattered (“Face"), Dream Theater (“Metropolis Pt. 1: The Miracle and the Sleeper"), Phish ("Revolution" -- live cover of the Beatles' White Album), Deaf Pedestrian (“We the Sheeple"), Iron & Wine (“Such Great Heights”--The Postal Service cover / "Walking Far From Home"), Beck (“Guess I'm Doing Fine”), Fleet Foxes (“Helplessness Blues”), Sesame Street (“Everyone Makes Mistakes”--Big Bird), Toto (“Child's Anthem”)


Mar 17, 2014

Episode 4: Jimmy Eat World - Futures (2004)

Additional music excerptsJimmy Eat World (“Sweetness” / “Call It In the Air” / “For Me This Is Heaven” / "Bleed American”), Disney Soundtrack - Frozen (“Do You Want To Build a Snowman?”), Phil Collins (“You’ll Be In My Heart” / “A Groovy Kind of Love”), Dire Straits (“Sultans of Swing”), Fleetwood Mac (“Go Your Own Way”), Michael Jackson (“Workin’ Day and Night”), ZZ Top (“Sharp Dressed Man”), Toto (“Pamela”), Shovels & Rope (“Gasoline”), The Milk Carton Kids (“I Still Want A Little More”), Kanye West (“Black Skinhead” / “I’m In It”), Girl Talk (“Shut the Club Down” / “Like This”), Bruce Springsteen (“Thunder Road” / “Jack of All Trades”), Daft Punk (“Harder Faster Better Stronger” - Live album), Sense Field (“Save Yourself”), Taking Back Sunday (“Cute Without the ‘E’”), Nirvana (“Floyd the Barber” / “In Bloom”), U2 (“Beautiful Day”), Foo Fighters (“Learn To Fly”), Hillsong United (“With Everything”), Dashboard Confessional (“Screaming Infidelities”), Iron & Wine (“Boy With a Coin”)

Mar 6, 2014

Episode 3: Grizzly Bear, The Hives, Paul Simon

"Yet Again" (2012) - "Walk Idiot Walk" (2004) - "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" (1975)
Additional Musical Excerpts: The Hives ("Hate To Say I Told You So"), Samuel Barber  ("Adagio for Strings"), Beck ("Lost Cause" / "The Golden Age" / "Morning" / "Round the Bend"), Broken Bells ("Holding On For Life"), Old Crow Medicine Show ("Carry Me Back To Virginia"), Stanley Brothers ("Angel Band"), Boz Scaggs ("Lowdown"), The Black Keys ("Lonely Boy" / "Thickfreakness"), Beach Boys ("Surf's Up"), The Troggs ("Wild Thing"), Jet ("Are You Gonna Be My Girl"), The Who ("I Can't Explain"), Simon & Garfunkel ("Bridge Over Troubled Water" / "Feeling Groovy"), Paul Simon ("Kodachrome" / "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard"), Chick Corea ("Lenore"), Leo Sayer ("You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"), Michael Jackson ("Billie Jean"), The King Singers ("50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"), Beatles ("Norwegian Wood"), Big Mama Thornton ("Hound Dog"), Nick Drake ("One of These Things First"), Spoon ("Written in Reverse"), Grizzly Bear ("Sleeping Ute")

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