Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Debussy, "Preulude to the Afternoon of a Faun"

After Beethoven, the two most important composers of the 19th century are Wagner and Debussy. The later two explored chromaticism in similar but distinct ways. Ok, enough pedantry:

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Interplanetary Interlude #9: Independence Day

They told you in school about freedom, but when you try to be free, they never let you.


1. The Pledge- The Holy Modal Rounders
2. The Star-Spangled Banner- Jimi Hendrix
3. The American Metaphysical Circus- The United States of America
4. The 4th of July- Charles Ives
5. Hungry Freaks, Daddy- Frank Zappa
6. American Ruse- MC5
7. American Waste- Black Flag
8. War Song- The Fugs
9. Exorcising Evil Spirits from the Pentagon October 21, 1967- The Fugs
10. Freedom- Charles Mingus
11. Stop Look and Listen- Ricardo Ray
12. Freedom Voice of My Soul- Art Boys Collection
13. Freedom is a Hammer- Vera Vanderlaan
14. Revolution- Spacemen 3

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More Metal Machine Music

Someone actually covered Metal Machine Music ("The Greatest Album Ever Made!"- St. Bangs). And it's Fantastic. Listen:

And here's a pretty decent mashup of MMM & No. 9: