rome 2001

1: vocal

  1. Scott Walker, “Boy Child”
  2. The Velvet Underground, “Sad Song”
  3. Disco Inferno, “Summer’s Last Sound”
  4. Pulp, “Dishes”
  5. Pet Shop Boys, “The Theatre”
  6. The Fall, “Das Katerer”
  7. Valeria Rossi, “Tre parole”
  8. Silver Jews, “Dallas”
  9. Radiohead, “How to Disappear Completely”
  10. Manu Chao, “Infinita tristeza”
  11. Piano Magic, “I Am the Sub-Librarian”
  12. Calla, “Promenade”
  13. Arab Strap, “Turbulence (Jason Famous remix)”
  14. Future Pilot A.K.A., “Om Navah Shivaya”
  15. The Mekons, “Last Night on Earth”

2: instrumental

  1. Tortoise, “Seneca”
  2. Mouse On Mars, “Actionist Respoke”
  3. Rothko, “Roads Become Rivers”
  4. The Sabres Of Paradise, “Smokebelch II (David Holmes mix)”
  5. Fridge, “Kinoshita”
  6. To Rococo Rot & I-Sound, “From Dream to Daylight”
  7. Eno, Moebius & Roedelius, “The Belldog”
  8. The Freight Elevator Quartet, “Downtime Is Becoming Less of an Option”
  9. Icebreaker, “Melody for NATO”
  10. John Zorn, “The Possessed”
  11. Autechre, “Flutter”
  12. Michael Nyman, “Up for Crabs”
  13. L’Altra, “Music of a Sinking Occasion.final”
  14. Richard Youngs, “Alban Stands Here”

and popsy

Old pop music mostly: France and Sweden, frozen lands, suggest vague winter theme, also rain. There should be a picture for this probably? But there’s not because it’s gray and rainy outside.

  1. Telepathe, “Chrome’s On It” (IAmSound)
  2. Moderne, “Indicatif” (Arabella)
  3. Popchor Berlin, “Mongoloid” (Flittchen)
  4. Johnny Boy, “You Are the Generation That Bought More Shoes and You Get What You Deserve” (Vertigo)
  5. Los Campesinos!, “Frontwards” (Arts & Crafts)
  6. Nixon, “Anorak Christmas” (Popkonst)
  7. Georges Delerue & François Truffaut, snippet from La nuit américaine
  8. Pulp, “Seconds” (Island)
  9. Les Rita Mitsouko, “Le petit train” (Virgin France)
  10. Alphabeat, “Rubber Boots/Mackintosh” (Copenhagen Records)
  11. Anoraak, “Never Ending Romance Disaster” (Endless Summer Recordings)
  12. Gentle Touch, “Fascination” (Songs I Wish)
  13. Fucked Up, “Son the Father” (Matador)
  14. Pavement, “Debris Slide” (Drag City)
  15. Georges Delerue & François Truffaut, snippet from La nuit américaine
  16. P.S. I Love You, “Where on Earth Is Kevin Shields?” (Rocket Girl)
  17. Xploding Plastix, “Sunset Spirals (Rune Lindbæk remix)” (Columbia)

the weight of dust exceeds the weight of settled objects

O Robert Wyatt, there is too much of you on this bog. But this is how things are right now:

Robert Wyatt, “Free Will and Testament” (from Shleep, 1997).

Here are some bad photos of the stuffed owls languishing in the Bulgarian Natural History Museum:

the first owl

the second owl

the third owl

the fourth owl

somewhere in bulgaria mix

the aleksandr nevsky cathedral, i think

  1. Al Moodie, “Everything Crash” (B.R.U. Records)
  2. The Fall, “So What about It?” (Fontana)
  3. Envy, “An Umbrella Fallen into Fiction” (Temporary Residence)
  4. Fennesz, “Glide” (Touch)
  5. John Cage, “Experiences No. 2” (Obscure)
  6. Ghost, “Snuffbox Immanence” (Drag City)
  7. Efdemin, “America” (Curle)
  8. Dextro, “Do You Need Help?” (Border Community)
  9. Terre Thaemlitz, “Between Empathy and Sympathy is Time (Apartheid)” (Mille Plateaux)
  10. DJ Sprinkles, “Ball’r (Madonna-free zone)” (Mule Musiq)
  11. DJ Mujava, “Township Funk (DJ Nonsense mix)” (Warp)
  12. Kate Bush, “King of the Mountain (Radio Slave remix)” (white label)
  13. Saint Etienne, “A Slavic Beauty with a Rose between Her Teeth” (Foreign Office)
  14. The Clientele, “6 a.m. Morningside” (Elefant)
  15. Robert Wyatt, “The Whole Point of No Return” (Hannibal Records)

leaving for bulgaria mix

  1. Silvania, “Otro mundo en el mundo” (Ware)
  2. M83, “Don’t Save Us From The Flames (Superpitcher remix)” (Gooom)
  3. Partial Arts, “Trauermusik” (Kompakt)
  4. Sascha Funke, “Mango Cookie (DJ Koze pink moon remix)” (BPitch Control)
  5. Ricardo Villalobos, “Enfants (chants/tambours)” (Sei Es Drum)
  6. Solomun & Gebrüder Ton, “Tagesschau (Jackmate remix)” ()
  7. Faze Action, “In The Trees (Jerome Sydenham & Tiger Stripes rendition)” (Juno)
  8. Kevin Saunderson, “Till We Meet Again (Carl Craig remix)” (Planet E)
  9. Ferrer & Syndenham Inc., “Timbuktu (Âme beatless mix)” (Ibadan)
  10. Rhythm & Sound, “Poor People Must Work (feat. Bobbo Shanti) (Carl Craig remix)” (Burial Mix)
  11. Lee Jones, “MDMAzing (EP edit)” (Aus Music)
  12. DJ Mujava, “Township Funk” (Warp)
  13. Björk, “Isobel (Motorbass remix)” (Motorbass)

Bonus YouTube!

mid-november pop ambient

  1. Ulf Lohmann, “Because” (Kompakt)
  2. Jóhann Jóhannsson, “Fordlândia” (4AD)
  3. Koss, “Silent Stars (short version)” (Mule Electronic)
  4. Nico Muhly, “Mothertongue” (Bedroom Community)
  5. Lawrence, “Bordeaux Remix” (Ladomat 2000)
  6. Ekkehard Ehlers, “Plays John Cassavetes 2” (Staubgold)
  7. Köhncke/Heimermann, “Albatross” (Kompakt Extra)
  8. Markus Guentner, “Express Yourself” (Kompakt)
  9. Paul St. Hilaire & René Löwe, “Faith (vox)” (False Tuned)
  10. Roy Montgomery, “Jaguar Meets Snake” (Kranky)
  11. Carlos D’Alessio & Marguerite Duras, “India Song (piano)” (Le Chant du Monde)

Download (MP3, 1:19:03, 108.7 Mb)

winter is coming

  1. Solomun vs Ost & Kjex, “Federgewicht (oslo version)” (Diynamic)
  2. Alex Millan & Lorent Air, “Ironik” (Kompakt Extra”)
  3. Force Of Nature, “Sequencer (Stefan Goldmann macro version)” (Mule Musiq)
  4. Arto Mwambé, “Une seule nuit (mix de danse)” (Brontosaurus)
  5. Antena, “Camino del sol (Joakim remix)” (Permanent Vacation)
  6. Shocking Pinks, “Dressed to Please (Deepchord remix)” (DFA)
  7. The Hope Blister extracted by Markus Guentner, “Sideways Two” (4AD)
  8. Soul Capsule, “Waiting 4 A Way” (Perlon)
  9. Trentemøller, “Take Me In To Your Skin” (Poker Flat)
  10. The Long Blondes, “Guilt (Pantha du Prince remix)” (unreleased)
  11. Donnacha Costello, “It Simply Is” (Minimise)
  12. Force of Nature, “Traderoute” (Mule Musiq)
  13. Pluramon, “If the Kids Are United” (Karaoke Kalk)

this is tomorrow

(Pop wanders into post-hardcore by way of Robert Wyatt & terrible droning.)

  1. Saint Etienne, “This Is Tomorrow”
  2. The Honeydrips, “Trying Something New”
  3. Luomo, “Love You All (feat. Apparat)”
  4. Gary Numan, “Stormtrooper in Drag”
  5. Mobb Deep, “Never Going Back”
  6. Jesu, “Silver (original beats)”
  7. Robert Wyatt, “Shipbuilding”
  8. Fennesz, “Saffron Revolution”
  9. Barbara Morgenstern, “Camouflage”
  10. Michaela Melián, “Angel”
  11. DJ Koze, “All The Time”
  12. Shankar Mahadevan, Sunidi Chauhan, Anusha Mani, Shreya Goshal & Sneha Suresh, “Lazy Lamhe”
  13. Klee, “Zwei Herzen”
  14. McLusky, “She Will Only Bring You Happiness”
  15. La Plebe, “Pinches Fronteras”
  16. Fucked Up, “Black Albino Bones”
  17. Ólafur Arnalds, “3704_3837”
  18. Sam Taylor-Wood & Pet Shop Boys, “I’m in Love with a German Film Star”