Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Gold Sounds 12/2/08: Location is everything, especially in Europe

Today's show will feature blocks of music by artists that are from the same European countries, at least assuming I don't get bored with it. We'll see! New songs in red, requests in blue. Ridiculous songs in green.

Rock Block - Epic English Bands
Spiritualized "Intro"/"Shine a Light" (from Royal Albert Hall Live 1997 album)
My Bloody Valentine "To Here Knows When" (based in London now, though originally formed in Ireland. Who's splitting hairs? Not me!)
Portishead "All Mine"

Rock Block - Scottish Bands
Mogwai "Kids Will Be Skeletons"
Belle and Sebastian "The State I Am In" (from their new BBC Sessions album)
Camera Obscura "Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken"
Long Fin Killie "The Heads of Dead Surfers"

Rock Block - Welsh Bands
Stereophonics "My Own Worst Enemy"
Mclusky "Forget About Him I'm Mint"
Future of the Left "The Lord Hates a Coward"
Los Campesinos! "Miserabilia"

Rock Block - Swedish Punk Bands
Refused "Liberation Frequency"/The Deadly Rythm"
The Hives "Die, All Right!"
Millencolin "Material Boy"

Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned "Passing Time"
Neutral Milk Hotel "Ghost"
Charlie Everywhere "Mouthful of Diamonds"
Pretend You're Happy "Everyone's Tired in Boston"

Women "Black Rice"
Starfucker "Florida"
Of Montreal "Id Engager"
Miniature Tigers "Tell it to the Volcano"

Hospital Ships "Baby for J"
Fourth of July "The Faint"

Between the Pine "Cut the Crap"
Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron & Fred Squire "Lost Wisdom"/"Voice in Headphones"

Rock Block - Icelandic Bands
Sigur Ros "Milano"
Bjork "All Is Full of Love"
Mugison "Mugiboogie" (from Made in Iceland compilation)

Max Tundra "Will Get Fooled Again"
Polysics "Moog Is Love"
David Byrne & Brian Eno "The River"
The Organ "Oh What a Feeling"

Rock Block - The British Are Coming, The British Are Coming (With New Music)!
The Cure "The Only One"
Bloc Party "Flux"
Kieran Hebden & Steve Reid "25th Street"

Rock Block - Swedish Indie Pop Bands (Plus Something Ridiculous)
Lykke Li "Breaking it Up"
Love Is All "A More Uncertain Future"
I'm from Barcelona "Paper Planes"
Europe "The Final Countdown" (IT'S THE FINAL COUNTDOWWWWWWN)

Moon & Moon "Act II: Hands of a Man"
Thursday "As He Climbed the Dark Mountain"
Longwave "Satellites"

Rock Block - German Bands/Artists
The Notwist "Pick Up the Phone"
ckid "Down With Ghosts"
The Notwist "Gloomy Planets"

Rock Block - British Electronica
Aphex Twin "Windowlicker"
Radiohead "Skttrbrain (Four Tet Remix)"
Burial "Archangel"

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