OK, so I made a very lofty and ambitious commitment to do a new update everyday for this blog and I intend to stick to it. We have enough writers with large enough collections and deep enough passions to make it happen, but coming up with fresh ideas that often is the difficult part. That being said, any of you readers feel free to make suggestions, requests or ask questions whenever you have them. Today is a new record for length of procratination time before actualy writing a post.
I’ll keep this one short and sweet. These are songs that remind me of a specific certain someone who won’t be reading this. There’s quite a bit of distance between us right now and we haven’t made any commitments per se, but in spite of my daily goings on and any challengers who may step up to the plate she’s still remained at the top of my list. The urge to leave commentary for each track is strong, but I think I’ll just let the songs speak for themselves in this case. If you really want to know what it’s about ask nicely and I might spill the beans. Anybody got a copy of Tony Sheridan’s “My Bonnie Lies O’er the Ocean,” or another good version? Most of these coincidentally happen to be hip-hop tracks as well which is ironically fitting in this case, but not deliberate. So is the fact that I’ve been on a Nina Simone kick as of late.
Immortal Technique – Truth’s Razors (interlude)
Zero 7 – Somersault (Dangerdoom Remix) Gift of Gab -To Know You The Roots – You Got Me Nina Simone – Love Me or Leave Me Mary J. Blige – You Remind Me (Remix)
Giveaway Contest – Even though they’re really owned by Clear Channel and tried to cover up the fact that they fired Dicky Barrett, Indie 103 is still one of the better choices as far as decent radio goes in LA. While I was at Detour some promo girls handed me a couple copies of a compilation they put together featuring LA bands like Agent Sparks, The Little Ones, Bangkok Five, Hellogoodbye, Los Abandoned and others. I listened to a copy and it’s actually not horrible.
If you’d like a copy find the secret bonus track I’ve added to one of our archive posts, and email the track title and artist to email@example.com. Make sure to provide your mailing address and I’ll get it out to you ASAP.
Also note that this this contest serves as a warning that older links will begin to expire soon. Make sure to get those downloads while you can.