Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Your Sunny Day Playlist

May 15, 2014

Surprise, it’s not a playlist, it’s me talking about music instead.  With the onset of some early Summer days within the last week, it is only reasonable that I would begin to talk about summer music listening things.  Your hot and sunny day music choices, particularly when driving a car, can go one of two ways.  Well that isn’t entirely true, but for the sake of my blog, let’s say there are only two.  You can go the raucous route, maybe not of the angrier variety, but I guess it depends on how you feel that day.  I would think maybe Helter Skelter, or something by Zeppelin, maybe the Black Keys, or say Paris by Grace Potter.  Raucous jams are all around us. How about some White Stripes?  But then again, there is another route, the happy carefree, laid back sort of music.  Try some Flaming Lips on for size, maybe some Sigur Ros?  or that great purveyor of sunshine: Michael Franti.  But maybe you don’t go in either of these directions and settle for some kind of mix of the two which would ideally consist of some Pixies, early Radiohead, most anything by Bowie, maybe some Nirvana, the choice is yours truly.  Mix the happy chill sounds with the upbeat, loud and downright rockin’ and you will surely have your ideal sunny day playlist.  Enjoy!

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Fun Playlists This Week: Boston Calling!!

February 24, 2014

At the end of May I am going to see a number of really awesome bands and artists at Boston Calling Music Festival.  And as preparation have put together a few playlists of some notable tracks by a number of these amazing artists such as:  Warpaint, Tegan and Sara, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse, Bastille, and The Neighbourhood.  

1. Keep It Healthy- Warpaint

2. Bixby Canyon Bridge- Death Cab For Cutie

3. No Grey- The Neighbourhood

4. Things We Lost In The Fire- Bastille

5. Acid Tongue- Jenny Lewis

6. Love Is To Die- Warpaint

7. Knife Going In- Tegan And Sara

8. The View- Modest Mouse

9. Bad Blood- Bastille

10. West Coast- The Neighbourhood

11. Float On- Modest Mouse

12. Up From Below- Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes

13. Some Boys- Death Cab For Cutie

14. $ting- The Neighbourhood

15. Icarus- Bastille

16. I Know I Know I Know- Tegan and Sara

17. Carpetbaggers- Jenny Lewis ft. Elvis Costello

18. What Sarah Said- Death Cab For Cutie

19. Gravity Rides Everything- Modest Mouse

Playlist time: Wicked Cool

November 26, 2013

I compiled 18 awesome tracks that are equal parts chill and rowdy.

 

1. Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked- Cage The Elephant

2. Dream On- Depeche Mode

3. Summertime Sadness- Lana Del Rey

4.  All People- Michael Franti & Spearhead

5. Tennis Court- Lorde

6. Get Along- Mike Doughty

7. Teen Angst(What The World Needs Now)- Cracker

8. I’ve Been Waiting For You- David Bowie (Neil Young cover)

9. Gigantic- Pixies

10, Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago- Soul Coughing

11. Heal- Catherine Wheel

12. Maladjusted- Morrissey

13. Brand New Cadillac- The Clash

14. There’s No Home For You Here- White Stripes

15. Bus To Beelzebub- Soul Coughing

16. You And Who’s Army- Radiohead

17. When Yer 22- Flaming Lips

18. Month of May- Arcade Fire