Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Knitter's CD Swap

I sent out my CD’s and got my first two in the mail. Nothing like finding packages in your mailbox to brighten your day. First off, thanks to Marlana for setting this all up. I got your mix and it is fab. I have been listening to it in the lab and everyone keeps wondering who would mix The Beastie Boys with Emmy Lou Harris? Marlana would and more power to her. This is totally the same sort of strange mix I am in the habit of making. Plus it has a Mojo Nixon track on it. One of the first concerts I ever went to was a Mojo Nixon concert at City Gardens. I was dating a bouncer at the time. Crazy but true. This was way back in the early days of mosh pits. Judd put me up in the stands in the corner and forbid me to come down into the pit. Ah High School, good times.

A second thank you goes to Suzie. I haven’t gotten a chance to listen to it, but I am dying to here the Knitters track. I mean how can they not be great with a name like that? This mix also has a Teenage Fanclub song on it. They always make me think of another guy I dated. He made me a mix tape that really was the reason I went out with him. It was just one of those tapes where I LOVED everyone song on it. He got me into so many groups that I had never even heard of before. He’s responsible for a minor obsession I had with The Stone Roses.

Dressy Bessy of course makes me think of my Dressy Bessy Doll when I was a little girl. (Thanks Dressy Bessy for teaching me to work zippers and tie bows). And finally a funny story about Iggy Pop. Iggy lives around the corner from my brother. He has seen him driving his Bently with the top down in a leather jacket with no shirt. All very rock star, except that he is driving his kid to a T-ball game!!!!

I can’t wait for my next 2 CD’s to arrive!

So in case you were wondering what I sent out? Well, I couldn’t decided if I wanted to make my usual trip-hop type mix or if I wanted to go more mainstream and mellow. So I did both. I sent out 2 CDs

CD1
Rocking the Suburbs – Ben Folds
Gone Going – the Black Eyed Peas (featuring Jack Johnson)
Miami – The Counting Crows
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
For You – The Bare Naked Ladies
Gone – Ben Folds
Superman – Lazlo Bane
I Spy – Guster
Missing Me – Jack Johnson
It Must be Love – Madness
Father & Daughter – Paul Simon
This is to Mother You – Sinead O’Connor
Landslide – The Dixie Chicks
Haunted – The Pogues and Sinead O’Connor
Once in a Lifetime – The Talking Heads
Waltzing Matilda – Tom Waits
Babylon – David Gray
Let’s Dance – M. Ward
New Slang – The Shins
Such Great Heights – Iron and Wine

CD2
Battle without Honor or Humanity –Tomoyasu Hotei
Pump It – The Black Eyed Peas
The Power is On – The Go! Team
Because we can – Fatboy Slim
Don’t Sweat the Technique – Eric B. and Rakim
T Plays it Cool – Marvin Gaye
I like to Score – Moby
1976 – RJD2
Kemuri – DJ Krush
Bear Witness – Dr. Octagon
Running Away – Sly and the Family Stone
Johnny Appleseed – Joe Strummer and the Mescalaro
Green Grass of Tunnel – Mum
Indian Flute – Timbaland and Magoo
Could Well Be In – The Streets
Parasite – G. Love and Special Sauce
You Can’t Always Get What you Want – Rusted Root
Twice the First Time – Saul Williams
Why Can’t I Touch It – The Buzzcocks

3 Comments:

At 3:24 PM, Blogger Yarngirl said...

Well, as long as you didn't send out any spam with those cd's I guess they sound great!

LMAO at the Viagra spam comment - I would leave it if it did say I was an awesome knitter!!

 
At 12:46 AM, Blogger lewisgibson26425733 said...

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At 7:44 AM, Blogger Shelby said...

BNL and guster...great taste in music! I don't know many people who know who Guster is!

 

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