Tag Archives: suicide

moody…


so heres a sullen little mix i made a while ago…
a little angsty for the summer maybe but you can ***CLICK THIS LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE MIX*** !!

following is track listing with interesting extra tid-bits….
including a movie review down at the bottom 🙂 …
if you like the mix, theres another i made which you can still download here.

1) i’m so depressed—abner jay


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2) tears in the typing pool—broadcast
RIP trish keenan!

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3) beast in peace—bear in heaven

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4) bombay—el guincho
obviously, the best video of the year.

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5) world clique— deee-lite
Deee-lite’s lovely Lady Miss Kier, Corina, Juliet Cuming, Kim Gordon, MC Lyte, Kate Pierson, Crystal Waters, and Tina Weymouth filming a pro-choice public service announcement in 1991.


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6) the bohannon walk—bohannon

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7) baxter corner—white fence
great california band i saw with the babies…

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8 ) greenwich mean time—charlotte gainsbourg
pretty girl…

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9) omar k—rainbow arabia
ha, check out this hipster shit :-p

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10) through the hosiery—crystal castles
finally got one of these trevor brown marylin shirts…so coool

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11) moody—ESG
cool chicks right there…emerald/sapphire/and gold

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12) janitor—suburban lawns

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13) poor old soul part one—orange juice
cuties!

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14) meet me in the city–the babies
some cute california bebes channeling the pixies

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15) be your baby–harlem

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16) devils hearts grow cold–la sera

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17) the countess–jacuzzi boys
tropical death metal from florida…


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18) you were sleeping–jay reatard

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19) beacons–heavy hawaii

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20) nine million rainy days–the jesus and mary chain
i almost cant listen to the j and m chain anymore, too many boys lost in those darklands
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crying–roy orbison
:’-(


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22) art vandelay–ducktails
ducktails is Real Estate’s matthew mondanile’s solo side project
this other track, “killin’ the vibe” features Panda Bear
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23) must fight current–deerhoof
it sounds like this is a video from their live album bibidi babidi boo
download it here!!!!!!

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24) health and strength–jeff the brotherhood
pretty sure this is my favorite song on the album. and look! it got reviewed on pitchfork!!<—–click the linkk

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25) wild I–the babies
isnt she lovely

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26) a hundred highways– dirty beaches
tawain-born Alex Zhang Hungta is way into Suicide and the 50’s….obvi
here’s a cool interview with him from pitchfork
and then, check him out…pretty legit…
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27) my halo–atlas sound
deerhunter’s bradford cox’s side project…
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28) confirmation– wild nothing

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29) round the moon–summer camp

all this footage is from the 1970 Swedish film “En kärlekshistoria”, or “A Swedish Love Story”
a really cute and endearing film about two teens falling in love. bike gangs, smokin cigarettes, schoolyard fights, pony tails and leather jackets, flirting in the arcade, intense drama for no reason…it really captures the whole awkward teen romance thing.

the psychology of the swallowed


so!
this is my 100th post!
and ive made you a mix tape!
its 35 songs long!
just some songs that have been sticking in my head lately. sum sum summer jams/a little romantic mayb/whatever
*****CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE DL*****….it might take forever
the title is from this lecture from 1925…


1* ain’t got no senseteenage head
1979, “Canada’s answer to the Ramone’s”…found them after watching Class of 1984, previously mentioned in
twist
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2* till the end of the daythe kinks
1965, i think this is my favorite kinks song…i like their gratuitous use of “yeah” as punctuation…
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3* in my roombest coast
2010, Bethany Cosentino covers the Beach Boy’s classiccc….heres an interview with her on
All Things Considered
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4* like flies on sherbertalex chilton
1979, from the Like Flies on Sherbert album, about which
AllMusic says, “Regrettably, this album cannot be recommended under any circumstances”…
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5* looking for some actionbare wires
2010orsomething, coming to
Danzig’s Sept 3rddd!
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6* do it to me tonighthasil adkins
1955-65, common themes for this Appalachian rockabilly musician included love, heartbreak, police, death, decapitation, hot dogs, aliens, and chicken…
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7* click your fingers applaudingroky erickson and the aliens
1981, Roky was the lead singer of 60s psych band the 13th Floor Elevators. this album was made much later, after Roky was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was given involuntary electroconvulsive therapy…wicked!
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8* the listariel pink
2007, yall know how much i love him. i got to see him a while ago at the bottletree! fun, good band, but a very structured performance, no banter in between songs…but i do love how he STILL dresses like a chick tween from the 90’s.
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9* trydelta 5
1979, from Leeds England, feminist new wavers…i heard them for the first time on some college radio between Baltimore and Norfolk…
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10* time stands stillcut copy
2004, Australian….eezy breezy indie pop, and the singer is cute or something…?
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11* boys will be boysfast
1977, NYC Hi-NRG disco/pop/electro…Mikki and Paul Zone, also of Man 2 Man…bonus Keith Haring single cover…

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12* please stand bythe shivvers
1979, critics blame the bands location, milwaukee wi, for their failure to gain wide-spread popularity…previously mentioned in
not so much to be loved as to love

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13* soal asmaradara puspita
1966, indonesian, their name translates to “the flower girls”…perhaps the first all-girl garage rock group…?

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14* what should i dothe shaggs
1968, lets just call it art brut rock from New Hampshire…the shaggs was composed of sisters Dot, Betty and Helen Wiggins…their grandmother had learned in a palmreading session that they would form a popular music group, so their father pulled the girls out of school and bought them instruments and music lessons. the girls themselves had never planned to be a band. they recorded one album, “Philosophy of the World”, which recieved a lot of attention when Frank Zappa mentioned it in an interview. apparantly theres a tribute album featuring artists like Deerhoof and R. Stevie Moore covering Shaggs songs…
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15* summertime bluesthe flying lizards
1979, my dad had this album when i was little…
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16* aint youkleenex/LiLiPUT
1978, Switzerland, pavin the way for Riot Grrls or whatevrrr…

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17* 52 girlsthe b-52’s
1979, Athen’s GA, kooky quirky i wanna dance in a flapper dress toooooo
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18* little fluffy cloudsthe orb
1991…..mmm, im not that wise on house music culture…but, i like this ambient, early-morning rave stuff…reminds me of my childhood obsession with deee-lite


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19* vacationbeach fossils
2010, brooklyn…got to see these cuties at
Nashville’s Dead Freakin’ Weekend. thats Bekah Cope’s pic…
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20* the turnpike downthe lemonheads
1992, Boston…guilty summertime pleasure, Evan Dando is a forever kind of love…

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21* dying for itthe vaselines
1986, glasgow scotland…a little-known band with a short career, Kurt Cobain covered their songs “Molly’s Lips”, “Son of a Gun” and “Jesus Don’t Want Me for a Sunbeam” bringing them exposure…also they are super cuties

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22* stop itpylon
1980, athens GA, i discussed them previously in
las vegas diamond lust….i wanna scream like vanessa briscoe

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23* sleepyheadpassion pit
2009, boston…another guilty pop pleasure! what can i say, im a sucker for dumb beats…thats the originial sample they use, celtic singer mary o’hara’s “oro mo bhaidin”…i really miss a good pop dance party
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24* schizophreniasonic youth
from 1987’s Sister album, this is the song i turn to when theres nothing else i care to listen to…previously discussed goo in
it was all whirlwind, heat and flash
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25* new lifethe bird names
2008, Chicago…previously discussed in
rainy day driving

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26* anniemirrors
1973, Cleveland. by 1975, mirrors had reformed to become the Styrenes. aaand i saw them at Bettys this past winter!
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27* tonightthe spits
2009, Seattle…another radical show i got to witness! this time at the
Stinkwater supper club…good times! fog machine, fire, stirrin the pit. punched in the face fun…pic by bekah
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28* vertigothe screamers
1977, LA. the band never released an official record but was extremely popular in the club scene. they were famous for elaborate stage shows and costumes, probably inspired by frontman, Tomata du Plenty’s relationship with the Cockettes, a psychadelic drag queen group from San Francisco…

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29* freaks outhubble bubble
1978, Brussels…short-lived punk experiment of Roger Jouret/Plastic Bertrand
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30* loreleitom tom club
1981, LOVE YOU TOM TOM CLUB! talking head’s tina weymouth and chris frantz…this debut album also has the song Genius of Love on it which was heavily sampled in the 80s and 90s…most notably by Mariah Carey for the song Fantasy…i mentioned my love of tom tom club to a friend and he suggested i listen to Bohannon, bad ass disco bandleader from the 70s…super slick and sexyyy. makes everyone else sound lazy and severely under-whelming…

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31* its needlessthe toms
1979, New Jersey, the toms is actually a one man band named Tom Marolda, an established record producer and sound engineer…
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32* try againbig star
1972, this song just breaks my heart…
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33* baby, you’re just youthe pastels
1989, Glasgow Scotland, frontman Stephen Pastel’s record label 53rd and 3rd carried Jesus and Mary Chain and The Vaselines…connections! they look like such bebes…

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34* andmoreagainlove
1967, LA. another band that shoulda woulda coulda been bigger. apparantly they just refused to tour…
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35* chereesuicide
1977, NY, and then Bruce Springsteen heard suicide’s “Frankie Teardrop” and wrote “State Trooper”…

tada!! enjoy!!

every day is a ho-liday…


i am worrying about memory. i kind of always have actually…sometimes, i wonder if its because im an only child. i imagine that if i were to have a sibling, they would help me keep all these pieces of childhood together. but maybe thats wrong.
ive been trying to keep myself accountable. i tried logging how many hours i spent on the internet, but then i was just wasting extra time, writing down how much time i was wasting.
i’m not trying to document and categorize my trash and refuse, but i’m interested to see what i actually do with my self, with my time and my life…
so heres a memory experiment, a TMI experiment…
today…
i woke up because my mom called me. she’s going to send me some more sweaters from home because when i packed to move to nashville, i was under the impression that winter was over. it was snowing outside this morning, i moved my car while still in my pajamas cause last time it snowed, i had to call the triple a guys to come pull my car out of the drive way.

i did sun salutations, had breakfast and looked for jobs on the internet, nothing interesting or worthwhile. hung out till lunch with the Cosby show. Elle likes watching day time television, the Cosby show and the Tyra Banks talk show in particular. i cut my bangs.
i felt restless, and upset about the snow and the cold and the lame job postings. i decided to go to the grocery store in order to buy the ingredients needed to make carrot ginger breakfast loaf, good with cream cheese.

i called jamie while i was there (because i saw some sexy pictures on her tumblr) and heard all about her residency at the Lobot gallery in Oakland california, how she moved back to Richmond for a week, how people acted like she had never left and yet were not sad to see her move on again to Brooklyn. she had recently gone to her great aunt’s 100th birthday party…it was uncomfortable and awkward and the aunt didnt seem cognisant.

i made the carrot bread, i added extra pulped ginger. elle made ben a heart shaped pizza for an after valentines date and i made myself scarce for a while, hanging out in my room watching the new project runway. the judges keep liking things that i hate and ignoring things that id actually like to wear. it makes me wonder about my taste level.
timothy called, i made him promise to send me a late vday present. i want to start pen pal correspondances because its always nice to get things in the mail…i also want to paint my room, so that i can put nails in the wall and hang up things i want to look at. i like zephyr

ben went to the bar, elle and i had whiskey and carrot bread, watched models on the runway and did our nails cause we are ladies. we did not go to the paper hats show at bettys, nor to the dance party at the five spot…another time.

now i am upstairs, watching art 21 season 3 “memory” with hiroshi sugimoto etc and i am remembering how…..
in college, we were taken on a field trip to dc where we visited a sugimoto exhibit, “seascapes”.
these dozen or so photographs were heavily lit on a wall in an other wise blacked out room, my best friend alex and i decided that this was the way to go…in a dark room of sugimoto’s, music blasting and poisonous gas seeping in… dance party till you drop.
bleak…