April 27, 2008

Music Rotation — 21 Apr

Posted in music at 7:46 pm by berzerkeleyan

For the week:

PJ Harvey “Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea” (2000)genre: Angry Grrl.
Van Halen “Diver Down” (1982)genre: Hard Rock.
Morrissey “You Are the Quarry” (2004)genre: Fop Rock.
Squeeze “Sweets From A Stranger” (1982)genre: British Pop.
Guns N’ Roses “Appetite For Destruction” (1987)genre: Hard Rock.
Lloyd Cole “Don’t Get Weird On Me, Babe” (1991)genre: Modern Rock.
Feeder “Comfort In Sound” (2003)genre: Foo Rock.
Built to Spill “Perfect From Now On” (1997)genre: American Indie Rock.
Bernard Butler “People Move On” (1998 )genre: BritPop.
Elbow “The Seldom Seen Kid” (2008 )genre: Emoschlock.
Third Eye Blind “Out Of The Vein” (2003)genre: American Alternative Pop.

April 20, 2008

Music Rotation — 14 Apr

Posted in music at 7:32 pm by berzerkeleyan

For the week:

Isaac Hayes “…To Be Continued” (1969)genre: R&B.
Coldplay “Parachutes” (2000)genre: Emoschlock.
The Jesus & Mary Chain “PsychoCandy” (1985)genre: Shoegazer.
The Warlocks “The Phoenix Album” (2002)genre: Neo-60’s Psychedelic Rock.
Magnet “The Simple Life” (2007)genre: Space Folk.
Thompson Twins “Side Kicks” (1983)genre: New Wave.
The Black Angels “Directions To See A Ghost” (2008 )genre: Neo-60’s Psychedelic Rock.
Boston “Boston” (1976)genre: Rock.
Black Grape “It’s Great When You’re Straight…Yeah” (1995)genre: Madchester.

April 13, 2008

Music Rotation — 7 Apr

Posted in music at 6:40 pm by berzerkeleyan

For the week:

Pet Shop Boys “Release” (2002)genre: Techno Pop.
Mew “And The Glass Handed Kites” (2005)genre: Prog Rock.
t.A.T.u. “200 km/h in the Wrong Lane” (2002)genre: Techno Pop.
The Colourfield “Deception” (1987)genre: Modern Rock.
Cutting Crew “Broadcast” (1985)genre: Pop. It was a brief off-hand comment by Fridge that spurred me to dig this album out. I ended up listening to it three times straight. Most frightening of all: I remembered almost all the lyrics.
David & David “Boomtown” (1986)genre: Rock. Another one-album wonder, and 80’s gem.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “B.R.M.C.” (2000)genre: Shoegazer Blues.
The Black Angels “Passover” (2006)genre: Neo-60’s Psychedelic Rock. Their new album comes out on Tue. They come back to Portland in six weeks. I’ll be there.
The Warlocks “The Phoenix Album” (2002)genre: Neo-60’s Psychedelic Rock.
Tahiti 80 “Wallpaper For the Soul” (2002)genre: French Alternative Pop.

April 6, 2008

Music Rotation — 31 Mar

Posted in music at 5:01 pm by berzerkeleyan

Short list this week. Too much work:

Scissor Sisters “Scissor Sisters” (2004)genre: Glam Pop.
Radiohead “Amnesiac” (2001)genre: Prog Rock.
Bee Gees “Bee Gees Greatest” (1979)genre: Pop.
The Flaming Lips “At War With The Mystics” (2006)genre: Space Rock.
Turin Brakes “Dark On Fire” (2007)genre: Folk.