The Playlist

An ongoing playlist of songs old and new. Click a song title to be taken to its blog entry.

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1. Race Horses – ‘Disco Pig’ / 2. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘We Call Upon the Author’ / 3. M. Ward – ‘Epistemology’ / 4. Battles – ‘Ddiamondd’ / 5. Gorillaz ft. Gruff Rhys and De La Soul – ‘Superfast Jellyfish’ / 6. The Mountain Goats – ‘No Children’ / 7. Hot Chip – ‘Alley Cats’ / 8. Thomas Adès – Asyla: 1: ‘Ecstasio’ / 9. Final Fantasy – ‘Song Song Song’ / 10. Deerhoof – ‘Panda Panda Panda’ / 11. Björk ft. Timbaland – ‘Innocence’ / 12. The Knife – ‘One Hit’ / 13. Midlake – ‘Branches’ / 14. Deerhunter – ‘Earthquake’ / 15. Field Music – ‘The Rest is Noise’ / 16. Elvis Costello – ‘Episode of Blonde’ / 17. Wilco – ‘Bull Black Nova’ / 18. Radiohead – ‘Fog (Again) (Live) / 19. Villagers – ‘I Saw the Dead’ / 20. Darkstar – ‘Aidy’s Girl is a Computer’ / 21. Elliott Smith – ‘Twilight’ / 22. Animal Collective – ‘Daily Routine’ / 23. The Roots ft. Joanna Newsom – ‘Right On’ / 24. Jonny Greenwood – ‘Milky Drops from Heaven’ / 25. Gal Costa – ‘Tuareg’ / 26. Super Furry Animals – ‘Neo Consumer’ / 27. Neil Young – ‘Tell Me Why’ / 28. Micachu & the Shapes – ‘Golden Phone’ / 29. LCD Soundsystem – ‘All My Friends’ / 30. Supergrass – ‘Faraway’ / 31. Tom Waits – ‘Tango Till They’re Sore’ / 32. The Beta Band – ‘It’s Not Too Beautiful’ / 33. Janelle Monáe ft. Big Boi – ‘Tightrope’ / 34. Nick and Gabrielle Drake – ‘All My Trials’ / 35. The National – ‘England’ / 36. Guillemots – ‘Over the Stairs’ / 37. Los Campesinos! – ‘Miserabilia’ / 38. Kate Bush – ‘π’ / 39. Miles Davis – ‘Spanish Key’ (single version) / 40. Gil Scott-Heron – ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’ / 41. Cibo Matto – ‘Sugar Water’ / 42. Gene Wilder – ‘Pure Imagination’ / 43. Eels – ‘Saw a UFO’ / 44. PJ Harvey – ‘Broken Harp’ / 45. Beach House – ‘Zebra’ / 46. Talking Heads – ‘Once in a Lifetime’ / 47. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – ‘Poodle Rockin” / 48. Pulp – ‘Common People’ / 49. Sufjan Stevens – ‘They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back from the Dead!! Ahhhh!’ / 50. Sigur Rós – ‘Heysátan’ / 51. Flying Lotus ft. Thundercat – ‘MmmHmm’ / 52. Jamie Lidell – ‘I Wanna Be Your Telephone’ / 53. Everything Everything – ‘Photoshop Handsome’ / 54. Max Tundra – ‘Will Get Fooled Again’ / 55. Spoon – ‘Who Makes Your Money’ / 56. Vampire Weekend – ‘I Think UR a Contra’ / 57. Mclusky – ‘Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues’ / 58. Portishead – ‘Chase the Tear’ / 59. Ólöf Arnalds – ‘Klara’ / 60. Daedelus – ‘Fin de Siècle’ / 61. Robert Wyatt – ‘Free Will and Testament’ / 62. The Beach Boys – ‘I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times’ / 63. Miles Davis – ‘Winter Wonderland’ / 64. The Who – ‘Christmas’ / 65. Low – ‘Just Like Christmas’ / 66. Tom Waits – ‘Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis’ / 67. Vince Guaraldi Trio – ‘Christmas is Coming’ / 68. The Flaming Lips – ‘Christmas at the Zoo’ / 69. Blitzen Trapper – ‘Christmas is Coming Soon’ / 70. Sufjan Stevens – ‘Lo! How a Rose E’er Blooming’ / 71. Dirty Projectors – ‘Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie’ / 72. PJ Harvey – ‘Big Exit’ / 73. The White Stripes – ‘The Union Forever’ / 74. Röyksopp ft. Robyn – ‘The Girl and the Robot’ / 75. Burial – ‘Archangel’ / 76. Peter Broderick – ‘Sideline’ / 77. Animal Collective – ‘Who Could Win a Rabbit’ / 78. Allo Darlin’ – ‘Dreaming’ / 79. Wilco – ‘I Am Trying to Break Your Heart’ / 80. Yo La Tengo – ‘Autumn Sweater’ / 81. Radiohead – ‘Black Star’ / 82. The Avalanches – ‘Frontier Psychiatrist’ / 83. Deerhoof – ‘Kidz Are So Small’ / 84. Tom Waits – ‘Goin’ Out West’ / 85. Julian Cope – ‘Soldier Blue’ / 86. Björk – ‘Cocoon’ / 87. Gang Gang Dance ft. Tinchy Stryder – ‘Princes’ / 88. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Red Right Hand’ / 89. James Blake – ‘Limit to Your Love’ / 90. Penguin Cafe Orchestra – ‘Nothing Really Blue’ / 91. The Divine Comedy – ‘The Frog Princess’ / 92. The Hold Steady – ‘Stuck Between Stations’ / 93. Rufus Wainwright – ‘Beautiful Child’ / 94. Sparklehorse – ‘Painbirds’ / 95. Eels – ‘Checkout Blues’ / 96. Sigur Rós – ‘Olsen Olsen’ / 97. Joe Gideon & The Shark – ‘True Nature’ / 98. Field Music – ‘Let’s Write a Book’ / 99. Elbow – ‘Fugitive Motel’ / 100. Gustav Holst – ‘Mars – The Bringer of War’ / 101.  Björk ft. Catherine Deneuve – ‘Cvalda’ / 102. Rilo Kiley – ‘Portions for Foxes’ / 103. Carl Orff – ‘Stetit Puella’ / 104. Leonard Bernstein – ‘Cool’ / 105. Múm – ‘These Eyes are Berries’ / 106. The Flaming Lips – ‘Watching the Planets’ / 107. The Divine Comedy – ‘In Pursuit of Happiness’ / 108. Super Furry Animals – ‘Sidewalk Serfer Girl’ / 109. The Beach Boys – ‘I’m Waiting for the Day’ / 110. Talking Heads – ‘Road to Nowhere’ / 111. Gorillaz ft. Little Dragon – ‘Empire Ants’ / 112. Franz Ferdinand – ‘Auf Achse’ / 113. Blur – ‘Lot 105’ / 114. !!! – ‘Must Be the Moon’ / 115. Brian Eno – ‘1/1′ / 116. Radiohead – ‘Cuttooth’ / 117. Dodgy – ‘Long Life’ / 118. Devendra Banhart – ‘I Feel Just Like a Child’ / 119. Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World’ / 120. Björk – ‘Where is the Line’ / 121. Eels – ‘Climbing to the Moon’ / 122. Alan Price – ‘Justice’ / 123. The National – ‘All the Wine’ / 124. Nick Drake – ‘Things Behind the Sun’ / 125. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – ‘Patio Song’ / 126. The Flaming Lips – ‘Suddenly Everything Has Changed’ / 127. Tom Waits – ‘What’s He Building?’ / 128. The Beta Band – ‘Simple’ / 129. Radiohead – ‘Paranoid Android’ / 130. Bruce Springsteen – ‘Born to Run’ / 131. Queen – ‘You’re My Best Friend’ / 132. Liars – ‘Scissor’ / 133. Beck – ‘Tropicalia’ / 134. Dent May – ‘Meet Me in the Garden’ / 135. She & Him – ‘In the Sun’ / 136. Jorge Ben – ‘Take It Easy My Brother Charles’ / 137. Standard Fare – ‘Nuit avec une Amie’ / 138. Gomez – ‘Whippin’ Piccadilly’ / 139. Charlie Parker & Miles Davis – ‘Scrapple from the Apple’ / 140. Robyn – ‘Dancehall Queen’ / 141. Caribou – ‘Sun’ / 142. Nina Simone – ‘My Baby Just Cares for Me’ / 143. Dave Brubeck Quartet – ‘Blue Rondo à la Turk’ / 144. M.I.A. – ‘Amazon’ / 145. The Unthanks – ‘Lucky Gilchrist’ / 146. Bellowhead – ‘London Town’ / 147. Ben Folds Five – ‘Army’ / 148. Vashti Bunyan – ‘Rainbow River’ / 149. Caetano Veloso – ‘Lost in the Paradise’ / 150. CocoRosie – ‘Lemonade’ / 151. The Besnard Lakes – ‘And This is What We Call Progress’ / 152. tUnE-yArDs – ‘You Yes You’ / 153. Destroyer – ‘Kaputt’ / 154. Vashti Bunyan – ‘Train Song’ / 155. St. Vincent – ‘The Strangers’ / 156. Rufus Wainwright – ‘Tiergarten’ / 157. Barry Adamson – ‘Checkpoint Charlie’ / 158. The xx – ‘Islands’ / 159. Beirut – ‘Postcards from Italy’ / 160. Tom Waits – ‘In the Colosseum’ / 161. Dent May – ‘Oh Paris!’ / 162. Pulp – ‘The Trees’ / 163. Arctic Monkeys – ‘Cornerstone’ / 164. Daedelus ft. Inara George – ‘Penny Loafers’ / 165. Deerhoof – ‘No One Asked To Dance’ / 166. dEUS – ‘Ghosts’ / 167. Battles ft. Matias Aguayo – ‘Ice Cream’ / 168. James Blake – ‘I Never Learnt To Share’ / 169. William D. Drake – ‘Me Fish Bring’ / 170. Gang Gang Dance – ‘Chinese High’ / 171. Burial – ‘Street Halo’ / 172. Lykke Li – ‘Get Some’ / 173. Jens Lekman – ‘Waiting for Kirsten’ / 174. PJ Harvey – ‘The Glorious Land’ / 175. Kate Bush – ‘Deeper Understanding’ / 176. Guillemots – ‘Slow Train’ / 177. tUnE-yArDs – ‘Bizness’ / 178. Little Dragon – ‘Nightlight’ / 179. Björk – ‘Cosmogony’ / 180. Colin Stetson ft. Laurie Anderson – ‘A Dream of Water’ / 181. Destroyer – ‘Suicide Demo for Kara Walker’ / 182. Wild Beasts – ‘Plaything’ / 183. Fleet Foxes – ‘Lorelai’ / 184. TV on the Radio – ‘Repetition’ / 185. St. Vincent – ‘Surgeon’ / 186. Los Campesinos! – ‘By Your Hand’ / 187. Iron & Wine – ‘Rabbit Will Run’ / 188. The Leisure Society – ‘Dust on the Dancefloor’ / 189. Julianna Barwick – ‘Keep Up the Good Work’ / 190. The Besnard Lakes – ‘We’re Here for a Good Time’ / 191. Arctic Monkeys – ‘Piledriver Waltz’ / 192. Radiohead – ‘Bloom’ / 193. Wilco – ‘Art of Almost’ / 194. Field Music – ‘Start the Day Right’ / 195. Of Montreal – ‘Dour Percentage’ / 196. dEUS – ‘Hidden Wounds’ / 197. SoKo – ‘First Love Never Die’ / 198. Liars – ‘Ill Valley Prodigies’ / 199. Hot Chip – ‘Ends of the Earth’ / 200. Andrew Bird – ‘Give It Away’ / 201. Sleigh Bells – ‘Comeback Kid’ / 202. The Tallest Man On Earth – ‘1904’ / 203. Django Django – ‘Default’ / 204. Daniel Rossen – ‘Silent Song’ / 205. Jack White – ‘I’m Shakin’’ / 206. Peter Broderick – ‘With the Notes in My Ears’ / 207. Grimes – ‘Visiting Statue’ / 208. Of Montreal – ‘Spiteful Intervention’ / 209. Sharon Van Etten feat. Zach Condon – ‘We Are Fine’ / 210. The Futureheads – ‘The Old Dun Cow’ / 211. Hot Chip – ‘Night and Day’ / 212. Jherek Bischoff – ‘Your Ghost’ / 213. Anaïs Mitchell – ‘Dyin Day’ / 214. Micachu and the Shapes – ‘Low Dogg’ / 215. Rocket Juice & The Moon feat. Damon Albarn – ‘Poison’ / 216. Eyvind Kang – ‘Nobis Natalis’ / 217. Bobby Womack feat. Lana Del Rey – ‘Dayglo Reflection’ / 218. Dirty Projectors – ‘Offspring Are Blank’ / 219. David Byrne & St. Vincent – ‘Lazarus’ / 220. Frank Ocean feat. Earl Sweatshirt – ‘Super Rich Kids’ / 221. Animal Collective – ‘Wide Eyed’ / 222. Roller Trio – ‘The Interrupters’ / 223. Jens Lekman – ‘The World Moves On’ / 224. Scott Walker – ‘‘See You Don’t Bump His Head’’ / 225. Patti Smith – ‘Amerigo’ / 226. Anna Meredith – ‘Nautilus’ / 227. Deerhoof – ‘The Trouble With Candyhands’ / 228. Grizzly Bear – ‘Sleeping Ute’ / 229. Cate Le Bon – ‘Through the Mill’ / 230. Dan Deacon – ‘True Thrush’ / 231. Mount Eerie – ‘(synthesiser)’ / 232. The Music Tapes – ‘To All Who Say Goodnight’ / 233. The Mountain Goats – ‘Amy aka Spent Gladiator 1’ / 234. Dionne Warwick – ‘(In the) Land of Make Believe’ / 235. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Finishing Jubilee Street’ / 236. Astrud Gilberto – ‘Berimbau’ / 237. Stevie Wonder – ‘Creepin’’ / 238. Nina Simone – ‘Pirate Jenny (Live)’ / 239. Buke & Gase – ‘Revel in Contempt’ / 240. Eels – ‘I Am Building a Shrine’ / 241. Robert Schumann – ‘Dichterliebe, Op. 48 – 9. Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen’ (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Alfred Brendel) / 242. Pet Shop Boys – ‘Left to My Own Devices’ / 243. Scott Walker – ‘Jackie’ / 244. Benjamin Britten – ‘Cello Suite No. 1, Op 72 – 8. V: Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo’ (Alban Gerhardt) / 245. Joe Gideon & the Shark – ‘Higher Power/Where Have All the Good Times Gone’

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