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Enemy spies did not sabotage this playlist [1/29/12]

I got 'em with a flyswatter, boss!

1) "All Hallow's Eve" by VulGarrity [LOCAL and great, so look them up]

2) "You're a Target" by No Age

3) "Comeback Kid" by Sleigh Bells

4) "I'll Believe in Anything" by Wolf Parade

5) "Little Man" by Little Dragon

6) "Year of the Tiger" by St. Vincent

7) "Round the Moon" by Summer Camp

8) "Party Talk" by Craft Spells

9) "Weekend" by Smith Westerns

10) "Snake Soiree" by Miss Geo [LOCAL and noxiously catchy]

11) "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" by The Smashing Pumpkins

12) "Walk with Me" by Memoryhouse

13) "Snake Soiree" by Miss Geo [LOCAL and catchily noxious]

14) "Norway" by Beach House

15) "Hologram" by Snowmine

16) "Your Love is Calling my Name" by The War on Drugs

17) "Life is Simple in the Moonlight" by The Strokes

18) "Nowhere" by Wild Nothings

19) "I want the Lights on After Dark" by Memphis

20) "Since K Got Over Me" by The Clientele

21) "Lauren Marie" by Girls

22) "Majesty" by Warpaint

23) "I Can't Wait" by Twin Shadow

24) "Shadows on Behalf" by The Stepkids

25) "Dance 2 the Grave" by VulGarrity [who are still LOCAL since the last time they were mentioned in this playlist]


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

Enemy spies sabotaged this playlist [1/22/12]

That's why it's so retro, comprends?

I wish I could speak Spanish. 

1) "Song Against Sex" by Neutral Milk Hotel

2) "Auctioneer (Another Engine)" by REM

3) "Voices inside my Head" by The Police

4) "Please do not go" by Violent Femmes

5) "Trailer Trash" by Modest Mouse

6) "Show me the Way" by Dinosaur Jr.

|This part of the playlist was devastated by enemy spies. 5 songs were played here and I don't know what they were|

7) "Firecracker" by Parasol [As LOCAL as Boston will be]

8) "Roses" by Giant Cloud

9) "The Minister of Longitude" by The Music Tapes

10) "Vanished" by Ghost Box Orchestra [More Bostoners/Bostonians]

11) "Gardenhead/Leave my Alone" by Neutral Milk Hotel

12) "The Fox" by Niki and the Dove

13) "The Reeling" by Passion Pit

14) "Imagination" by Miami Horror

15) "Make out Point" by The Young Friends

16) "Little by Little" by Radiohead

17) "Oblivion" by Grimes

18) "Little Faith" by The National

19) "To the Janitor, To the King" by The World is a Beautiful Place & I am no Longer Afraid to Die [LOCAL, and whoah, what a long band name. Do they fit that thing on show posters? How?]

20) "Nude" by Radiohead

21) "In an Ice Palace" by The Music Tapes


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

Lemons are the best fruit [1/16/12]

And while limes are not the worst, they are certainly the 'funny cousin' of the citrus family.

1) "Candy Says" by The Velvet Underground

2) "I'm Sleeping in a Submarine" by Arcade Fire

3) "Acid Food" by Mogwai

4) "Aching Heart" by The Brother Kite [LOCAL]

5) "Let me in" by Snowmine

6) "Statuette" by Miss Geo [LOCAL]

7) "You know what I mean" by Cults

8) "Lissie's Heart Murmur" by Warpaint

9) "Hug from a Robot" by Megafauna

10) "I Like You" by Dirty Virgins

11) "Light it up" by Blood Red Shoes

12) "Shot by Both Sides" by Magazine

13) "Oh, Susquehanna" by Defiance, Ohio

14) "Turquoise" by Lotus

15) "We Will become Silhouettes" by The Postal Service

16) "Temecula Sunrise" by Dirty Projectors

17) "Venus" by Television

18) "Center of the Universe" by Built to Spill

19) "1921" by The Who

20) "1941" by Harry Nilsson

21) "Feel the Pain" by Dinosaur Jr.

22) "Needing/Getting" by OK Go

23) "Paper Tiger" by Beck

24) "Are you a Hypnotist??" by The Flaming Lips

25) "The Joke's on You" by Porcupine Tree

26) "Give up the Ghost" by Radiohead

27) "Pigs on the Wing (Part 2)" by Pink Floyd


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

I dare you to live your life as though you were trapped within a motivational video [1/9/10]

We Borrowed Your Horse is powered by adopted bobcats, cohosts/sidekicks, and your sweet, sweet tears.

1) "Escape fom the City" by Crush 40

2) "Can't Dance with it" by Animal Talk [Boston band]

3) "Valentine" by Viva Viva [also from Boston]

4) "Leaving on the 5th" by Voxhaul Broadcast

5) "Dead Dreamer" by Glass T33th [They are also Bostonians]

6) "A Real Hero" by College (feat. Electric Youth)

7) "Big Wave" by Jenny and Johnny

8) "Please be my Third Eye" by La Sera

9) "Sun Hands" by Local Natives

10) "Undercover Martyn" by Two Door Cinema Club

11) "Climbing Walls" by Strange Talk

12) "Get Up" by Jonquil

13) "Mind" by The Talking Heads

14) "House of Jealous Lovers" by The Rapture

15) "Montezuma" by Fleet Foxes

16) "The Animator/Come to the City" by The War on Drugs

17) "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens

18) "Who Will" by Will Stratton

19) "III" by Rach Three

20) "My Eyes to See" by Alcoholic Faith Mission

21) "Breakers" by Gem Club

22) "No Widows" by The Antlers

23) "Family Tree" by TV on the Radio


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

Untch untch untch untch [1/2/2012]

This week's show was like a techno rave in an old, abandoned factory, just without the techno rave.

1) "Can't Make up my Mind" by Selebrities

2) "Two Kinds of Happiness" by The Strokes

3) "Morning Mr. Magpie" by Radiohead

4) "I Look to You" by Miami Horror

5) "Round the Moon"  by Summer Camp

6) "When We're Dancing" by Twin Shadow

7) "The Lung" by Dinosaur Jr.

8) "Night on the Sun" by Modest Mouse

9) "I am a Scientist" by Guided by Voices

10) "City with no Children" by Arcade Fire

11) "Chloe in the Afternoon" by St. Vincent

12) "When I go Out" by Little Dragon

13) "Worries" by Memory Tapes

14) "Bright Lights" by Giant Cloud

15) "Australia" by The Shins

16) "Love More" by Sharon Van Etten

17) "Do What you Will" by Papercuts

18) "Party Talk" by Craft Spells

19) "Rolled Together" by The Antlers

20) "Rain" by The Seatbelts

21) "God Bless Our" by A Silver Mount Zion [13 minutes of power]

22) "Hey Joe" by Jimi Hendrix

23) "The Sea is a Good Place to Think of the Future" by Los Campesinos! [It's true, it really is]


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

Lather but do not repeat or rinse since this is not shampoo [12/26/2011]

Shout out to local bands VulGarrity, The Brother Kite, The Rice Cakes, and Watch Your Head, who help make the RI music scene so vibrant. Click those links, ok guy?

1) "Teardrop" by Massive Attack

2) "Penny" by Snowmine

3) "Bad Weather" by Mike Adams at His Honest Weight

4) "Winter Beats" by I Break Horses

5) "Fight Test" by The Flaming Lips

6) "Summertime Clothes" by Animal Collective

7) "1230 Dreaming" by Seapony

8) "All Hallow's Eve" by VulGarrity [LOCAL]

9) "Montreal -40 C" by Malajube

10) "Tracking Elevator" by Shugo Tokumaru

11) "TAOS" by Menomena

12) "Rest my Chemistry" by Interpol

13) "I Was There" by The War on Drugs

14) "Oh No" by Andrew Bird

15) "Pioneers" by Tunng

16) "Tiger Mountain Peasant Song" by Fleet Foxes

17) "Hold it up" by The Brother Kite [LOCAL]

18) "Last Flowers" by Radiohead

19) "Medicine and Magazines" by Low

20) "Bankrupt on Selling" by Modest Mouse

21) "World Turns Free" by Watch Your Head [LOCAL]

22) "Eye to Eye" by The Brother Kite [LOCAL]

23) "Like Ass" by The Rice Cakes [LOCAL]

24) "Dance 2 the Grave" by VulGarrity [LOCAL]

25) "Gore" by The Rice Cakes [LOCAL]


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12

It's beginning to look a lot like 6 days before christmas, so get your shit together and buy gifts [12/19/2011]

My last-minute shitty Christmas gift to you was that I didn't play any Christmas music. Ho, ho, ho! Everyone hates Christmas :(

There's a lot here that was good, but among the songs you likely have not heard before, I suggest you especially check out Little Dragon's "Ritual Union", "Colours" by Grouplove, and "Is this a Tempest in the Shape of a Bell?" by Shadow Shadow Shade. Plus, hey, one of the songs is called "Make Out Point", that one has to be good, right?

1) "It's Working" by MGMT

2) "Ritual Union" by Little Dragon

3) "Make Light" by Passion Pit

4) "Psychic City" by YACHT

5) "Colours" by Grouplove

6) "You're a Target" by No Age

7) "Half Light 1" by Arcade Fire

8) "Champagne Year" by St. Vincent

9) "Make Out Point" by The Young Friends

10) "Fast Jabroni" by Surfer Blood

11) "Big Wave" by Jenny and Johnny

12) "Dudley" by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs

13) "NYC" by Interpol

14) "Now that I'm Older" by Sufjan Stevens

15) "No Surprises" by Radiohead

16) "Hall (the one AM Radio Remix featuring the Los Feliz Ladies Choir)" by Baths

17) "Ibi Dreams of Pavement (a Better Day)" by Broken Social Scene

18) "Is this a Tempest in the Shape of a Bell?" by Shadow Shadow Shade

19) "Pale Blue Eyes" by The Velvet Underground

20) "Microcastle" by Deerhunter

21) "Ivo" by Cocteau Twins

22) "The Fox" by Niki and the Dove

23) "Die Slow" by Health

24) "Trance Sisters" by Memory Tapes

25) "Mermaid" by Anamanaguchi


posted by Man with Beard, 08/01/12