Archive for the ‘Planned Obsolescence’ Category

No. 13: Der Computer

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

No. 12: ‘Percussions’

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

An exercise in reduction, this mix contains only voice and percussion, inspired by recordings in which the song has been stripped to it’s skeletal form.

No 11: Broken Glass Blues

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Jay Reatard- Night Of Broken Glass
Old Time Relijun- King Of Nothing
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band- Safe As Milk
Bob Log III- Rattler
Pussy Galore- Nyc 1999
Jay Reatard- All Over Again
The Black Keys- The Desperate Man
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band- Ella Guru
Lord buckley- The Nazz
Old Time Relijun- Your Mama Used To Dance
Black Mountain- Bicyle Man
Howlin Wolf- Moanin’ At Midnight
Q’65- Get Out Of My Live, Woman
Royal Trux- The Flag
Oneida- Luxury Travel
The Black Lips- Veni Vidi Vici
All-Time Quarterback- Plans Get Complex
Entrance- Train Is Leaving
Blind Willie Johnson- You’ll Need Somebody On Your Bond
Gun Club- Promise Me
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- Blind Lemon Jefferson
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- Master-Dik
Butthole Surfers- Graveyard
Royal Trux- I’m Ready
The White Stripes- Broken Bricks
The Kills- Fried My Little Brains
Bob Log III- Boob Scotch

No 10: Cable Access In Excelsis

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Indian Jewelry- Bird Is Broke (Won’t Sing)
Jan Jelinek- Lithiummelodie
Street Horrrsing- Bright Tomorrow
Atlas Sound- Walkabout (w_ Noah Lennox)
The Archies- Sugar, Sugar
Yellow Magic Orchestra- Cue
Major Lazer- Hold The Line feat. Mr. Lex & Santigold
Altair Nouveau- Cosmos
Erotic Drum Band- Touch Me Where It’s Hot
Arm Of Roger- I Like Lo-Fi Recordings
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti- Cable Access Follies
The Books- That Right Ain’t Shit
Iggy Pop- No Sense Of Crime
Fela Kuti- Monkey Banana
The Green Arrows- Towering Inferno
Lene Lovich- Be Stiff
The Fall- DKTR Faustus
Arm Of Roger- Robot Escort
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti- Life In L.A
Sound Factory- Let’s Go
The Frequency- You’re the Perfect Size
Indian Jewelry- Temporary Famine Ship

No. 9: Sapphire Metallic And Silicone For Michael Jackson

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Lo Borges- Toda Essa Agua
The Clash- Silicone On Sapphire
Animal Collective- Another White Singer
Siouxsie & the Banshees- Into The Light
Bat For Lashes- Glass
St. Vincent- Now, Now
Dirty Projectors- Stillness Is The move
Pattern is Movement- Trolley Friend
Mouse On Mars- Diskdusk
Compiuters- Punky Rap Synthetizers
Cocteau Twins- Peppermint Pig
Clear Light- Street Singer
Alex Chilton- Take Me Home And Make Me Like It
Spoon- Metal Detektor
The Sea and Cake- Lightning
Paulo Bagunca- Microfones Metalicos
Miles Davis- Right Off (Take 12)
Minutemen- Political Song For Michael Jackson To Sing
DJ Shadow- Why Hip Hop Sucks In ’96
Warren G- This D.J.
Darkel- Bathroom Spirit
Department Of Eagles- Balmy Night
Paulo Bagunca- Cristina

No. 8: Xerox Passion

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Antipop Consortium- Ping Pong
Berry Lipman & Orchestra- Super Blocking
The Afternoon Delights- General Hospi-Tale
Delawere- Boing Boom Tschak
Outkast- SpottieOttieDopaliscious
Aguaturbia- Erótica
Dakar & Grinser- I Wanna Be Your Dog
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark- Georgia
Cassiano- Calcada
Affinity- I Am And So Are You
Deerhoof- Milk Man
Aphex Twin- Milkman
Harry Nilsson- Mr. Richland’s Fav. Song
Affinity- I Am The Walrus
Adam Ant- Zerox
Apple Pie Motherhood Band- Grandmother Hooker
The Kinks- Brain Washed
Affinity- United States Of Mind
The Action- Brain
Ron Geesin- Whirls Of Brain
David Bowie- Lady Grinning Soul
The Fiery Furnaces- Birdie Brain
Boredoms- Mama Brain
Devo- S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain)
Funkadelic- Maggot Brain
Vic Chestnutt- (It’s No Secret) Satisfaction
Sly & The Family Stone- My Brain (Zig-Zag)
De La Soul- Brain Washed Follower
Ween- Help Me Scrape The Mucus Off My Brain
Ghost Blazer- Don’t Stop
The Action- Things You Cannot See
AGF- Unknown
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark- The Beginning And The End
Harry Nilsson- Bath

No. 7: Summer Tapes

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

summer summer summer summer summer…

Colleen- Summer Water
Jens Lekman- Another Sweet Summer’s Night On Hammer Hill
Lee Hazlewood- Summer Nights
Al Green- Feels Like Summer
Love- Bummer In The Summer
Brave Belt- Summer Soldier
Marc Bolan & T Rex- Celebrate Summer
Eddie Cochran- Summertime Blues
The Who- Summertime Blues
Guitar Wolf- Summertime Blues
Outsiders- Summertime Blues
Blue Cheer- Summertime Blues
Alex Chilton- Summertime Blues
Eddie Cochran- Summertime Blues
Jens Lekman- A Sweet Summers Night On Hammer Hill
Michael Kelly Brewer- I Survived The South Bass Island Summer Of 82
Belle & Sebastian- A Summer Wasting
Ross Johnson- Theme From A Summer Place
Rob Crow- Over the Summer
Girl Talk- Summer Smoke
Lee Hazlewood- Summer Wine
Little Free Rock- Roman Summer Nights
Grandaddy- Summer Here Kids
Beat Happening- Indian Summer
Girl Talk- Summer Smoke
Caural- Summer On Cassette
Prince- Sex In The Summer
Jimi Hendrix- Long Hot Summer Night
Of Montreal- Oslo In The Summertime
Pavement- Summer Babe
R. Kelly- Summer Bunnies
Curtis Mayfield- Summer Hot
YACHT- Summer Song
ABBA- Summer Night City
Animal Collective- Summertime Clothes

No. 6: Weird Soliloquy

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

An extended mixtape of people speaking to themselves, some one or no one in particular. Nocturnal expositions, digressions over music, confessions, and chinese whispers. So⋅lil⋅o⋅quy –noun 1. an utterance or speech by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present.

Lee Hazlewood- I’m Glad I Never…
Uri Geller- Velvet Space
Gary Wilson- Groovy Girls Make Love At The Beach
Arabian Prince- Let’s Hit The Beach
Holger Czukay- Cool in the pool
Hildegard Knef- Holiday Time Ross
Johnson with Ron Franklin
Ross Johnson- You Talk I Listen
Gary Wilson- Chromium Bitch
Uri Geller- Come On Love
Lee Hazelwood- If It’s Monday Morning
Moldy Peaches- These Burgers
Quazar- One World Family Sound
Tom Waits- The Ocean Doesn’t Want Me
Ken Nordine- Adult Kindergarten
The Time- Chili Sauce
Baris Manco- Kayalarin Oglu
Uri Geller- Come On Love
Gary Wilson- I Wanna Lose Control
Ken Nordine- I Used To Think My Right
Hand Was Uglier Than My Left Ken Nordine- Hunger Is From
Moldy Peaches- D.2. Boyfriend
Tom Waits- What’s He Building In There
Gary Wilson- 6.4 = Make Out
Bruce Perry- Daddy’s Curses*
Tom Waits- Whats He Building
Uri Geller- Come On Love

*Daddy’s Curses is a rare home tape recorded by Bruce’s 14 year old son in 1987. Its the disturbingly funny ranting of a father working in the garage, cussing incessantly at his frustration. Here is a link to experience the full verbal assault.

No. 5: Can the Dark Hurt You?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Herz Chain- Yukulele
Hifana- Uchinan Champroo
Micachu- Calculator
Bumblebeez 81- I’ve Come With Water
Daniel Johnston- Sorry Entertainer
The Hollies- The Air That I Breathe
Human Egg- Onomatopaeia
Ice-T- Drama
Piero Umiliani- Gadget
The Human League- Seconds
Asha Boshle w/ R.D. Burman- Dum Maro Dum Live
Hogs- Loose Lips Sync Ships
The Idle Race- Imposters Of Life’s Magazine
Red Sovine- If Jesus Came To Your House
The Inmates- Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go
Iggy & The Stooges – Shake Appeal
Hüsker Du- Beyond The Threshold
The Hong Kong- Mazerati
Hifana- Uchinan Champroo
Loscil- Ema
J_Davey- Dirty Love
Hungry Wives- It’s Over
The Howling Hex- Activity Risks
The Holy Modal Rounders- Hold On
The Human League- Hard Times
Kelley Polar- The Rooms in My House Have Many Parties
Caural- Auto Rickshaw
Micachu- Curly Teeth
Ratatat- Imperials
Honey Cone- Want Ads
Marijata- No Condition Is Permanent
Brigth Engelberts- Get Together
Irving Martin & Brian Dee- Deadline Destination
Michael Kelly Brewer–Lord, I Need A Drink

No. 4: Hello There

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
John Cale- Hello There
Daniel Johnston- Hi, How Are You?
Indian Jewelry- Hello Africa
The Cars- Hello Again
Mu- Hello Bored Biz Man
Conway Twitty- Hello Darlin’
Loretta Lynn- Hello Darlin’
Jean-Jacques Perrey- Hello Dolly
Ricardo Villalobos- Hello Halo
!!!- Hello Is This Thing On?
Juicy Lucy- Hello L.A. Bye Bye Birmingham
Neil Young & Comrie Smith – Hello Lonely Woman
Paul McCartney & Wings- Hello, How Do You Like The Lyrics
Junior Senior- Hello
J Dilla aka Jay Dee- Hi
Karen O. & Squeak E. Clean- Hello Tomorrow
Super Furry Animals- Hello Sunshine
The Doors- Hello To The Cities
Stephen Stills- Hello, I’ve Returned
The White Stripes- Hello Operator
Ginuwine – Hello
Harum- Hello
Willie Nelson- Hello Walls
The Doors- Hello, I Love You
The Carter Family- Hello Stranger
James Taylor- Hello Old Friend
Kate Bush- Hello Earth
Ernest Tubb- Let’s Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello