Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Pretentious Trash Hour 12-15-09

last broadcast for the fall! I just noticed that a lot of these song titles have conference week motifs.
01 Yeasayer - Tightrope
02 K'naan - Strugglin'
03 Bear in Heaven - Lovesick Teenagers
04 HEALTH - Die Slow
05 m83 - Too Late
06 The National - Start a War
07 Carbon Leaf - I Know the Reason
08 Mr Hudson - Picture of You
09 The Books - That Right Ain't Shit
10 The Five One - It's Obvious
11 Q-Tip - Blue Girl
12 K Sparks - Soul Child
13 Lupe Fiasco - All the Way Turnt Up
14 The Big Pink - Dominos
15 The Appleseed Cast - Steps and Numbers
16 The Appleseed Cast - Sentence

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Turn It Around - Episode 111 (Electro House 02)

Previous three episodes are also up - Techno/Tribal 02, Dan Vey Classics 01, and Drum & Bass 01. Drum & Bass 01 will only be listenable on SoundCloud for a week longer! Also, every Monday during the break, the oldest episode will be deleted. So Dan Vey Classics 01 will be up for two more weeks, Techno/Tribal 02 for three, and this episode for four. Don't forget that you are always welcome to download ANY episode at the MediaFire link below.

Again, here's the link to Discotheque Records, Suzanne Kraft's (my good friend Diego's moniker) label that I mentioned on last week's and today's live show.

Turn It Around: The Best In Electronic Dance Music
Electro House 02
Broadcast Date: December 13, 2009

1) Monstrum - Beltek
2) Push That System (Miles Dyson Remix) - Costello
3) Bam (Rico Tubbs Remix) - DJ Dan
4) Feel That Beat - Lazy Rich
5) Sick - Alex Mind
6) Right On Time - Spencer & Hill
7) Cut The Mix (TJR and Hot Mouth Remix) - Aniki and Bling Fingah
8) Monkey Business (DJ Bam Bam Remix) - DJ Dan
9) Anthem (Felguk Remix) - Miles Dyson
10) Play (Wolfgang Gartner Remix) - Jin Sonic

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Hopefully see you next semester for crazy beats and great new music played by DJs around the world! Have a fuckin' awesome break.

golden. december 13, 2009. 6 p.m.

the last show of the semester went like this:
it's oh so quiet - no age (bjork cover)
get up - sleater-kinney
death to our friends - sonic youth
days of heaven - anon, good nurse
logos - atlas sound
i'm not in love - talking heads
i believe in nothing - vivian girls
in the mouth (a desert) - pavement
raised eyebrows - the feelies
all my little words - the magnetic fields
outta me - bikini kill
the moon - the microphones
something - the beatles

have a real good break.

Friday, December 11, 2009

End of the Year is Comin' Y'all

What were the best albums of the decade? Which bands/artists were the most "influential"/"conceptual"?

Here is my list...who did I miss?

Jordan Landis' Top 50 Albums, 2000-2009

top 5 albums for each year, plus some that were almost good enough.


 p.s. Listen to SILVER & LANDFILL, Tuesday nite/Wednesday morning, 12am-1am or so.


5. Earth—Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars

4. Jackie O Motherfucker—Fig. 5

3. Radiohead—Kid A

2. Electric Wizard—Dopethrone

1. Elliott Smith—Figure 8



5. At the Drive-In—Relationship of Command

4. Joshua Fit For Battle—To Bring our own End

3. Lightning Bolt—Ride the Skies

2. Daft Punk—Discovery

1. Orchid—Dance Tonight! Revolution Tomorrow!

Honorable Mention:

The Knife—s/t

Explosions In the Sky—Those who tell the truth shall die; those who tell the truth shall live forever



5. Usurp Synapse—Disinformation Fix (discography)

4. I Hate Myself—10 Songs

3. The Brunettes—Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks

2. Raein—s/t

1. Beat Happening—Music to Climb the Apple Tree By



5. The White Stripes—Elephant

4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs—Fever to Tell

3. Lightning Bolt—Wonderful Rainbow

2. Xiu Xiu—A Promise

1. The Knife—Deep Cuts



5. Architecture in Helsinki—Fingers Crossed

4. Xiu XIu—Fabulous Muscles

3. Joanna Newsom—The Milky-Eyed Mender

2. Animal Collective—Sung Tongs

1. Brian Wilson—SMiLE

Honorable Mention:


The Arcade Fire—Funeral


Black Dice—Creature Comforts

Shugo Tokumaru—Night Piece




5. Koushik—Be With

4. Jane—Berserker

3. Architecture in Helsinki—In Case We Die

2. Animal Collective—Feels

1. Black Dice—Broken Ear Record

Honorable Mention:

Lightning Bolt—Hypermagic Mountain

Sufjan Stevens—Come on, Feel the Illinois

Devendra Banhart—Cripple Crow

Death from Above 1979—Heads Up



5. Hylozoists—La Fin du Monde

4. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti—House Arrest

3. John Maus­—Songs

2. The Knife—Silent Shout

1. Joanna Newsom—Ys

Honorable Mention:


The Blow—Paper Television

Beirut—Gulag Orkestar



5. The Horrors—Strange House

4. Eric Copeland—Hermaphrodite

3. Black Dice—Load Blown

2. Justice—Cross

1. Panda Bear—Person Pitch

Honorable Mention:

No Age—Weirdo Rippers


Boys Noize—Oi Oi Oi

John Maus—Love is Real



5. Starfucker—s/t

4. Wavves—s/t

3. Crystal Stilts—Alight of Night

2. Mr. Oizo—Lambs Anger

1. Crystal Castles—s/t



5. Telepathe­—Dance Mother

4. Major Lazer—Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do

3. Black Dice—Repo

2. Mount Kimbie—Maybes EP + Sketch on Glass EP

1. Fever Ray—s/t


Thursday, December 10, 2009


Ashley's Set:
1. Joan Baez--Silver Dagger, s/t
2. The B-52's--Rock Lobster, s/t
3. Joy Division--She's Lost Control, Unknown Pleasures
4. Jenny Lewis & the Watson Twins--Rabbit Fur Coat, Rabbit Fur Coat
5. Sonic Youth--Androgynous Mind, Experimental Jet Set Trash and No Star
6. Julie Ruin--I Wanna Know What Love is, s/t
7. Ted Leo & the Pharmacists--Shake the Sheets, Shake the Sheets
8. John Lennon--Happy Xmas (War is Over), The John Lennon Collection

Jordan's Set:
1. Fishmans--Nantetta No, Kuuchuu (Best of Fishmans)
2. Little Teeth--Japanese Candy, Child Bearing Man
3. Guided by Voices--Goldheart Mountaintop Queen Directory, Bee Thousand
4. John Maus--My Whole World's Coming Apart, Love is Real
5. Geneva Jacuzzi--The Walk 2 (no album)
6. Battles--Snare Hangar, Mirrored
7. Major Lazer--Lazer Theme (ft. Future Trouble), Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do
8. BinaryBoy--Beet, s/t
9. Justice--Planisphere (part II), Planisphere
10. Michael Jackson--PYT, Thriller

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

The Pretentious Trash Hour 12-08-09

01 Crown City Rockers - B-Boy
02 Fly Gypsy - Wildflower
03 Wale - Contemplate
04 Mr Hudson - Stiff Upper Lip
05 World / Inferno Friendship Society - Brother of the Mayor of Bridgewater
06 The Thermals - We Were Sick
07 Spoon - Chicago at Night
08 No Age - Sleeper Hold
09 Deerhunter - Agoraphobia
10 Sonic Youth - Antenna
11 The Appleseed Cast - Fishing the Sky
12 Pelican - An Inch Above Sand
13 Dinosaur Jr. - Pieces
14 HEALTH - Death+
15 Crystal Castles - Untrust Us
16 World / Inferno Friendship Society - Please My Favorite Don't Be Sad

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Turn It Around - Episode 110 (Techno/Tribal 02)

Previous three episodes are also up - Dan Vey Classics 01, Drum & Bass 01, and Progressive House 02. Progressive House 02 will only be listenable on SoundCloud for a week longer!

First, the link to Discotheque Records, Suzanne Kraft's (my good friend Diego's moniker) label that I mentioned on today's live show. And now, all the goods.

Turn It Around: The Best In Electronic Dance Music
Techno/Tribal 02
Broadcast Date: December 6, 2009

01) Division - Moby
02) Acidburn (Gui Boratto Remix) - Billy Dalessandro
03) Full House (Broombeck's Full Clap Mix) - Format:B
04) Pyramid (Pablo Decoder Remix) - Lazy Rich
05) The Rhythm - Sébastien Léger
06) I Love To Move In Here (Popof Remix) - Moby
07) Notations - Gui Boratto
08) Flamingo Disco - Marc Fisher
09) Train No. 2 - Dusty Kid
10) Pale Horses (Gui Boratto's Last Window Remix) - Moby

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Sunday, December 13th marks the end of the first season of Turn It Around. For the final episode, the second installment of the Electro House series will take place.



fight war, not wars - crass
creme brulee - sonic youth
vicious - lou reed
hippie, hippie, hoorah - black lips
anna (go to him) - the beatles
gimme some time (live) - smith westerns
tainted love - soft cell
the early 80's - times new viking
everybody's down - no age
hidden place - bjork
be yr mama - sleater-kinney
you're gonna miss me - 13th floor elevators
the murder mystery - the velvet underground
split - liliput


Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Gryphon Mobile Disco 12-02-09

Club theme, but the same bottom line as always: have a damn good time listening.
01 K'naan - T.I.A.
02 Tupac - How Do U Want It
03 Wale - Let It Loose (feat. Pharrell)
04 Ludacris - Grizzly
05 Lil Wayne - Watch My Shoes
06 Young Jeezy - Vacation
07 Jay-Z - On to the Next One
08 Maino - Hi Hater
09 Trey Songz - Say Aah (feat. Fabolous)
10 Rihanna - Rude Boy
11 Twista - On Top (feat. Akon)
12 Cam'Ron - Cookies-n-Apple Juice (feat. Skitzo, Byrd Lady)
13 Beyonce - Video Phone
14 Kid Cudi - Pursuit of Happiness (feat. Ratatat, MGMT)
15 Lil Wayne - Run This Town

Gryphon Mobile Disco 11-18-09

Really old playlist that I forgot to post. The theme was electronic that week.
01 The Chemical Brothers - Galaxy Bounce
02 Daft Punk - Around the World
03 LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing at My House
04 The Black Ghosts - Anyway You Choose to Give It
05 Cut Copy - Hearts on Fire
06 Kaskade - Move for Me
07 BT - Lullaby for Gaia
08 Tiesto - Century
09 ATB - Eternal Swells
10 Wolfsheim - Wundervoll
11 Seabound - Domination
12 Assemblage 23 - Raw
13 VNV Nation - Defiant

SILVER & LANDFILL: 11/17/09 & 12/1/09

Jordan's Set:
1. Animal Collective--Winter's Love, Sung Tongs
2. The Beach Boys--Little Deuce Coupe, Endless Summer
3. Starfucker--Pop Song, s/t
4. The Box Tops--The Letter, The Letter/Neon Rainbow
5. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti--Alisa, House Arrest
6. The Brunettes--Cotton Candy, Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks
7. Cat Power--Bathysphere, What Would the Community Think?
8. The Beatles--Eleanor Rigby, Revolver
9. Detektivbyran--Neonland, Wermland
10. Slagsmalsklubben--Ovningskora, Den Svenske Disco

Ashley's Set:
1. Teddy & His Patches--Suzy Creamcheese, Love is the Song We Sing (Disc 2)
2. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy--Death to Everyone, I See a Darkness
3. Cat Power--Rockets, Protest Records (compilation)
4. Edith Piaf--Je M'en Fous Pas Mal, La Vie en Rose
5. Cyprus Hill--Hits From the Bong, Black Sunday
6. Portishead--Half Day Closing, Portishead
7. Django Reinhardt--Oiseaux des Iles, Nuages-Tears
8. June Carter Cash--Wildwood Flower, Wildwood Flower

Jordan's Set:
1. Simon & Garfunkel--Mrs. Robinson, Greatest Hits
2. Sean Lennon--Dead Meat, Friendly Fire
3. Rusko--Mishka presents...Keep Watch Vol. XII
4. Sebastien Tellier & Mr. Oizo--Chivers as a Female, Steak
5. Ratatat--Wildcat, Classics
6. Orange Juice--Moscow Olympics, The Glasgow School

Ashley's Set:
1. Broken Social Scene--Anthems for a Seventeen Year-Old Girl, You Forgot it in People
2. The Jesus & Mary Chain--Inside Me, Psychocandy
3. Queens of the Stone Age--The Mosquito Song, Songs for the Deaf
4. Patti Smith--Smells like Teen Spirit, Four College
5. The Faint--Birth, Wet from Birth
6. Balkan Beat Box--La Bush Resistance, Balkan Beat Box
7. The Go! Team--Panther Dash, Thunder, Lightning, Strike
8. The Turtles--Happy Together, Happy Together
9. Biography of Ferns--John the Barber, Fields and Streams (Kill Rock Stars compilation)

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

TQS Dec 1, 2009

SHOW 9 (or 10?) Dec. 1, 2009


The Pretentious Trash Hour 12-1-09

No theme this week!
01 Talib Kweli - Soon the New Day (feat. Norah Jones)
02 Fly Gypsy - You
03 The Five One - Active
04 Wale - Beast
05 Blue Scholars - New People
06 Bibio - Under the Pier
07 Atlas Sound - Kid Klimax
08 Dappled Cities - Work It Out
09 The Dailies - Bat Country
10 Los Campesinos! - Heart Swells / Pacific Daylight Time
11 The National - Green Gloves
12 The Middle East - Blood
13 Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton - Telethon
14 Soul Saint Marie - Tap, Tap, Tap
15 Mystery Jets - You Can't Fool Me Dennis