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 7, 2014

Episode 5: Follow the Cake Model

"Hound Dog" (Big Mama Thornton, 1953)

"One of These Things First" (Nick Drake, 1970)

"Written In Reverse" (Spoon, 2010)



Additional Audio Excerpts:  IAmArique (“Random Access Fhqwhgads” - YouTube), Michael Jackson (“Get On the Floor"), David Bowie (“Where Are We Now?” / “How Does the Grass Grow?”), The Beatles (“Within You Without You/Tomorrow Never Knows" - from Love album), Strange Talk (“Young Hearts”), Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (“Paris (Ooh La La)”), Youngblood Hawke (“We Come Running”), Foster the People (“Pseudologia Fantastica” / “Are You What You Want To Be?”), Snarky Puppy (“Skate U”), The Seatbelts (“Tank”), Chris Thile & Michael Daves (“Sleep With One Eye Open”), Madvillain (MF DOOM & Madlib) (“All Caps”), Disney Soundtrack - Frozen (“Let It Go” / “For the First Time In Forever”), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (“I’m On Fire” scene), Eric Calderone (“Let It Go (from Frozen) Meets Metal” - YouTube), The Simpsons (The Simpsons Theme Song / Smithers & Burns: “Dogs Are Idiots” excerpt), Elvis Presley (“Hound Dog” / “Jailhouse Rock” / random movie quotes), Ben E. King (“Stand By Me”), Justin Timberlake (“Sexyback”), Freddie Bell and the Bellboys (“Hound Dog"), Rufus Thomas (“Bear Cat”), Joe Cocker (“With a Little Help From My Friends”), James Taylor (“Millworker”), Nick Drake (“Black-eyed Dog”), The Tick - the cartoon (“Spoon!”), Spoon (“The Underdog”), Neko Case (“Hold On, Hold On”), Foster the People (“Coming of Age”), U2 (“Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me”), Batman Forever - movie (Jim Carrey: “Nice form, a little rough on the landing”)


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")

Feb 28, 2014

Episode 1: The Rolling Stones, HAIM, Slayer

"Out of Tears" (1994) - "The Wire" (2013) - "Angel of Death" (1986)

Additional Musical Excerpts: The Rolling Stones ("Sympathy For the Devil" / "Under My Thumb"), Bob Dylan ("Just Like a Woman"), Aerosmith ("Hole in my Soul"), Billy Joel ("She's Always  a Woman"), Gwen Stefani ("The Sweet Escape"), Metallica ("For Whom the Bell Tolls" / "Ride the Lightning" / "One" / "The Thing That Should Not Be")

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