• Life Changing Music (stolen from facebook)

    Mar 8 2009, 1:41

    Think of 15 albums, CDs, LPs (if you're over 40) that had such a profound effect on you they changed your life. Dug into your soul. Music that brought you to life when you heard it. Royally affected you, kicked you in the wazoo, literally socked you in the gut, is what I mean. Then when you finish, tag 15 others, including moi. Make sure you copy and paste this part so they know the drill. Get the idea now? Good. Tag, you're it!

    Not in any particular order:
    1. Joy Division // Unknown Pleasures
    2. Stiff Little Fingers // Inflammable Material
    3. The Fugees // The Score
    4. Siouxsie and the Banshees // Juju
    5. The Smiths // The Queen Is Dead
    6. Eric Dolphy // Out to Lunch
    7. Massive Attack // Mezzanine
    8. Lauryn Hill // The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
    9. Zero 7 // Simple Things
    10. Thelonious Monk // Monk's Dream
    11. Elliott Smith // XO
    12. Sondre Lerche // Faces Down
    13. Bad Religion // All Ages
    14. Beirut // Gulag Orkestar
    15. Air // Talkie Walkie

    I did this a kinda fast... I'm a little afraid I overlooked something.
  • How Eclectic am I?? Funny you should ask!

    Feb 20 2009, 18:51

    My eclectic score is currently


    The 94 related artists for my profile are A Hawk and a Hacksaw, AGF, Alien Sex Fiend, All, Andrew Bird (2), Audioslave, Bad Brains, Balkan Beat Box, Bauhaus, Beirut, Ben Kweller, Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man, Black Flag, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Blockhead, Bloodhound Gang, Circle Jerks, Citizen Fish, Conflict, Crass, Cut Chemist, DJ Food, DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist, DJ Vadim, DeVotchKa (2), Digitalism, Discharge, Echo & the Bunnymen, Editors, Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra, Final Fantasy, Firewater, Flunk, Foals (2), Galaxie 500, Gene, Gogol Bordello, Hadouken!, Hooverphonic, Islands, J.U.F., Jarvis Cocker, Jason Webley, Jawbreaker, Jello Biafra, Jello Biafra with the Melvins, Jonny Greenwood, Joy Division, Kultur Shock, Lamb (2), Late of the Pier, Lifetime, Limp Bizkit, Mandalay, Massive Attack (2), Maxïmo Park, Morcheeba, Morrissey, Muse, On a Friday, One Day as a Lion, Parenthetical Girls, Pierre Albert Birot, Pulp, Rudimentary Peni, Screeching Weasel, Sigur Rós, Soledad Brothers, Sondre Lerche & Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche & The Faces Down Quartet, Soundgarden, Suede, Sufjan Stevens, The Creatures, The Cure (2), The Ergs!, The Field Mice, The Futureheads, The Greenhornes, The Lucksmiths, The Raconteurs, The Radio Dept., The Shins, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The White Stripes, Thom Yorke, Trembling Blue Stars, Tricky, We Are Scientists, We Smoke Fags, X-Mal Deutschland, bishi, 向井秀徳
  • January 2009's Playlist

    Gen 30 2009, 20:27

  • another one guys

    Feb 22 2007, 20:53

    Put your music player on shuffle
    Post the first 40 songs that come up. You can repeat artists if you want. If you have any repeats, skip to the next track.

    1. Devendra Banhart - Wake Up, Little Sparrow
    2. Devendra Banhart - A Sight To Behold
    3. Pixies - Mr. Grieves
    4. Sondre Lerche - Days That Are Over
    5. Incubus - Make Yourself
    6. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog
    7. Disney - The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book)
    8. Our Lady Peace - Dirty Walls
    9. The Cure - Closedown
    10. Apples In Stereo - Find Our Way
    11. French Kicks - Wrong Side
    12. Disney - Kiss the Girl (from The Little Mermaid)
    13. Joy Division - Dead Souls
    14. Michael Jackson - You Rock My World
    15. Girl Talk - Jumpin
    16. Beck - O Maria
    17. Apples In Stereo - Silvery Light of A Dream
    18. Elliott Smith - Tomorrow Tomorrow
    19. My Chemical Romance - Interlude
    20. Goldfrapp - Tiptoe
    21. ADULT. - Contagious
    22. Electric Six - Nuclear War (On the Dance Floor)
    23. Charlie Parker All Stars - Ah-Leu-Cha
    24. Fiona Apple - Oh Well
    25. Tones on Tail - Go!
    26. Bad Religion - Generator
    27. The Smiths - Unlovable
    28. Pixies - There Goes My Gun
    29. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - The Sweets
    30. Ludacris - She Said
    31. Justin Timberlake - Losing My Way
    32. Green Day - She
    33. Sondre Lerche - She's Fantastic
    34. Massive Attack - Man Next Door
    35. Rufus Wainwright - Imaginary Love
    36. Cole Porter - Night and Day
    37. Air - How Does It Make You Feel
    38. Imogen Heap - Headlock
    39. Elliott Smith - The Ballad of Big Nothing
    40. Regina Spektor - Lady

    1. Which song do you prefer, #1 or #40? #40
    2. Have you ever listened to #12 continuously on repeat? Yes, all the time actually.
    3. What album is #26 from? Bad Religion - All Ages
    4. What do you think about the artist who did #15? Honestly, I haven't heard one thing by Girl Talk that I've actually liked and to me they haven't earned the title "Masters of Mash-up"
    5. Is #19 one of your favorite songs? nah, not even close haha although this kinda reminded me of Radiohead and surprised me a bit... This was actually my first time hearing it haha
    6. Who does #38 remind you of? Jason, cause he listens to Imogen Heap a lot.
    7. Does #20 have better lyrics or music? I don't know, I think they're about equal.
    8. Do any of your friends like #3? Nope
    9. Is #33 from a movie soundtrack? no
    10. Is #18 overplayed on the radio? haha
    11. What does #21 remind you of? dancing, although it isn't really the most danceable techno to listen to...
    12. Which song do you prefer, #5 or #22? #22. It was a tough one though.
    13. What album is #17 from? Tone Soul Evolution
    14. When did you first hear #39? ummm actually about 4 months ago
    15. When did you first hear #7? when I was a wee baby
    16. What genre is #8? rock, alternative, neo-grunge if there is such a thing
    17. Do any of your friends like #14? who doesn't?
    18. What color does #4 remind you of? pale blue
    19. Have you ever blasted #11 on your stereo? definitely. this was the album that got me outta the bubblegum pop trap and into real music.
    20. What genre is #37? Um, electronica? IDM, maybe?
    21. Can you play #13 on any instrument? no i don't even have to look at the song... cause I can't play any instrument.
    22. What is your favorite lyric from #30? She said she never tried to take it in the boout (butt) / She's a low down all around sloout (slut) / She even said she's never licked another girl / And never had any chocolate vanilla swirl
    23. What is your favorite lyric from #23? no words
    24. Would you recommend #24 to your friends? Yeah, but not all of them
    25. Is #2 a good song to dance to? possibly, but not any dancing I know
    26. Do you ever hear #16 on the radio? I've never heard it on the radio, but then again I don't listen to the radio hehe
    27. Is #32 more of a “nighttime” or “daytime” song? Daytime
    28. Does #36 have any special meaning to you? yes
    29. Do any of your friends like #31? I don't think they listen to JT, but my sister knows all the words.
    30. Is #25 a fast or slow song? fast
    31. Is #35 a happy or sad song? meh, neither I think
    32. What is one of your favorite lyrics from #9? The whole thing? There aren't a lot a of words, but they're all great.
    33. Is #34 better to listen to alone or with friends? alone
    34. When did you first hear #27? don't remember
    35. Name 3 other songs by the artist who did #29: Waltz #2, Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands, No Name #2
    36. Do you know all the words to #6? Close to it I think
    37. Does #28 have better lyrics or music? Lyrics
    38. What album is #10 from? Tone Soul Evolution
  • I guess I will only use this journal for shuffle surveys

    Feb 20 2007, 21:14

    Put mp3 player or music program on shuffle, and write what song comes up.. no cheating

    1. How am I feeling today?:
    Tame (Pixies)

    2. Will I get far in life?
    First Breath After Coma (Explosions in the Sky)

    3. How do my friends see me?:
    The Fallen (Franz Ferdinand)

    4. When will I get Married?:
    When I Heard You (French Kicks)

    5. What is my best friend's theme song?:
    Stuck With Me (Green Day) hahaha

    6. What is the story of my life?:
    Archie & Veronica (Lovage)

    7. What is/was highschool like?:
    Dirty Diana (Michael Jackson) hahahaha again

    8. How can I get ahead in life?
    She's Lost Control (Joy Division)

    9. What is the best thing about me?
    Leave Me Alone (Natalie Imbruglia)

    10. How is today going to be?
    I Am Changing (Jennifer Hudson {Dreamgirls!!})

    11. What is in store for this weekend?:
    What's Going On (Cyndi Lauper)

    12.What song describes my parents?
    Paper Bag (Fiona Apple) quite strange...

    13. To describe my grandparents?
    I'm Reachin' Out (Al Green)

    14. How is my life going?:
    Headlock (Imogen Heap)

    15. What song will they play at my funeral?:
    The Life & Death of Mr. Badminth (PJ Harvey)

    16. How does the world see me?:
    Plastic Stars (Freezepop)

    17. Will I have a happy life?
    Thank You (Christina Aguilera)

    18. What do my friends really think of me?:
    Phenomena (Siouxsie & The Banshees)

    19. Do people secretly lust after me?:
    This Is Love (PJ Harvey)

    20. How can I make myself happy?:
    Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead (Klaus Nomi)

    21. What should I do with my life?:
    Laura (Scissor Sisters)

    22. Will I ever have children?
    Cellphone's Dead (Beck)

    23. What is some good advice for me?:
    Welcome, Ghosts (Explosions in the Sky)

    24. What's that smell?
    Superior Mind (Amy Studt)

    25. What is my signature dancing song?:
    Rollins Power Sauce (Beck)

    26. What do I think my current theme song is?:
    Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground (White Stripes)

    27. What does everyone else think my current theme song is?:
    Making Ladies (Scissor Sisters)

    28. What type of men/women do you like?
    Wet Ground (Sondre Lerche)

    29. How do you feel about yourself at this point in time?
    Hunting For Witches (Bloc Party)
  • Shuffle... Why not?

    Gen 10 2007, 17:54

    Go to the music player of your choice and put it on shuffle. Say the following questions aloud and press play. Use the song titles as your answers. NO CHEATING!

    How does the world see me?
    Track: Klymaxx – Meeting in the Ladies Room
    Artist: Klymaxx
    Comment: I think it's funny, but then again, I'm glad everyone knows I'd never ever become a BW, a Basic Woman.

    Will I have a happy life?
    Track: Scissor Sisters – Get It Get It
    Artist: Scissor Sisters
    Comment: If I could have this song playing in the background of everything I did, I don't think I could ever have a bad time.

    What do my friends really think of me?
    Track: CocoRosie – Terrible Angels
    Artist: CocoRosie
    Comment: It's possible.

    Do people secretly lust after me?
    Track: NSync – Gone
    Artist: NSYNC
    Comment: Hmmm... I think I'm more concerned that now people know I still listen to NSync.

    How can I make myself happy?
    Track: Electric Six – Vengeance and Fashion
    Artist: Electric Six
    Comment: Sounds perfect.

    What should I do with my life?
    Track: Of Montreal – Vegan in Furs
    Artist: of Montreal
    Comment: Bop my head to catcy indie pop songs. That's it!

    Why should life be full of so much pain?
    Track: Beck – Tasergun
    Artist: Beck
    Comment: Yeah.

    How can I maximize my pleasure during sex?
    Track: Beyonce – Upgrade U
    Artist: Beyonce
    Comment: Run by the men, but the women keep the tempo.

    Will I ever have children?
    Track: Beck – It's All In your Mind
    Artist: Beck
    Comment: I'm feeling like this means no, but I guess it really could go either way.

    Will I die happy?
    Track: David Bowie – Lets Spend the Night Together
    Artist: David Bowie
    Comment: I'll take that as a yes.

    What is some good advice for me?
    Track: Devendra Banhart – When the Sun Shone on Vertiver
    Artist: Devendra Banhart
    Comment: I need to notice more beauty in my life.

    What is happiness?
    Track: Cake – Let Me Go
    Artist: Cake
    Comment: Perfect.

    What is my favorite fetish?
    Track: Joy Divistion – Something Must Break
    Artist: Joy Division
    Comment: Such a strange transition from Cake.

    How will I be remembered?
    Track: Peaches – AA XXX
    Artist: Peaches
    Comment: Well, you get it.