I think about a world to come where the books were found by the golden ones, written in pain, written in awe by a puzzled man who questioned, "What are we here for?" All the strangers came today and it looks as though they're here to stay.

-David Bowie "Oh! You Pretty Things"

Friday, October 25, 2013

Five Songs 10/25/13

1. Bell X1, "Safer than Love" from Bloodless Coup (April 1, 2011)

* - Special thanks to Amy Bolan for introducing me to Bell X1

2. Cream, "Tales of Brave Ulysses" from Disraeli Gears (November 10, 1967)

3. Mozes and the Firstborn, "I Got Skills" from Mozes and the Firstborn (March 3, 2013)

4. R. Stevie Moore, "I Want You in My Life" from Phonography (August 7, 1976)

5. Ramones, "Beat Up the Brat" from Ramones (April 23, 1976)

Friday, October 18, 2013

Five Songs 10/18/13

1. Atoms for Peace, "Ingenue (Live)" UIC Theater, Chicago, IL (October 2, 2013)

* - Special thanks to Adam Friedli for taking us to this concert in Chicago.
** - Neither of these videos are the same as the arrangement for the live show, but the approximation may hold you over until you can find it on the internet or hear it in person.

2. Fugazi, "Strangelight" from The Argument (October 16, 2001)

3. The Limousines, "Fools Gold" from Hush (June 11, 2013)

4. Stepdad, "Must Land Running" from Wildlife Pop (June 12, 2012)

* - Special thanks to Amy Bolan for introducing me to Stepdad.

5. Ultraista, "Our Song" from Ultraista (October 2, 2012)

* - Special thanks to Stephan Mathos for introducing me to Ultraista.