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