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Musical Baton

Filed in: music, personal, Wed, May 18 2005 16:06 PT

I have been passed the musical baton from Mike Davidson, D. Keith Robinson, and Molly Holzschlag. (Jeezus, people.)

Total volume
My MP3 share on my home network contains 60.8GB of music. (Yes, it’s legal.) I have an additional 4GB of music that has been played or approved for play on Staccato.
Last CD bought
A tie: Mike Doughty’s Haughty Melodic and Ani DiFranco’s Knuckle Down.
Song playing right now
Mike Doughty, “Unsingable Name”
Five Seventeen songs I listen to a lot, or that mean a lot to me
Dar Williams, “The Ocean”
“you are a welcoming back from the ocean/it’s where we came from you know/sometimes, I just want to go back”
Belle and Sebastian, “There’s Too Much Love”
“you say I’ve got another face/that’s not a fault of mine these days/I’m brutal, honest and afraid of you”
Dan Bern, “Jerusalem”
“if you must put me in a box make sure it’s a big box/with lots of windows/and a door to walk through”
Ani DiFranco, “Buildings and Bridges”
“we are made to bleed/and scab, and heal, and bleed again/and turn every scar into a joke”
Liz Phair, “6’1″”
“I bet you fall in bed too easily/with the beautiful girls who are shyly brave/and you sell yourself as a man to save”
Alison Moyet, “Ode to Boy”
“from a shadow by a stair/I watch as he weeps, unaware/that I’m in awe of his despair”
Aphex Twin, “Cornish Acid”
Bomb the Bass f/Justin Warfield, “Bug Powder Dust”
“shocking your ass like a faulty vibrator/hear me now, but you’ll probably get the vibe later”
Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, “Television, the Drug of a Nation”
“where straight teeth in your mouth are more important/than the words that come out of it”
Francis Cabrel, “je t’aimais, je t’aime, je t’aimerais”
“quoi que tu fasses, l’amour est partout où tu regardes/dans les moindres recoins de l’espace/dans le moindre rêve où tu t’attardes”
“whatever you do, love is wherever you look/in the tiniest corners of space/in the tiniest dream you linger over”
Zero 7, “Somersault” (DJ Danger Mouse remix)
“you give love to all/and give love to me”
Indigo Girls, “Hammer and a Nail”
“learn how to use my hands/not just my head/I’d think my self into jail”
Lamb, “Little Things”
“we’re so sure we know so much that/we forget to listen”
Röyksopp, “Eple”
Rufus Wainwright, “Foolish Love”
So the day Noah’s ark floats down Park/my eyes will be simply glazed over/or better yet/I’ll wear shades on sunless days/and when the sun’s out I’ll stay in and slumber”
Soul Coughing, “Screenwriter’s Blues”
“it is 5am/and the sun has charred the other side of the world and come back to us/and painted the smoke over our heads an imperial violet”
Michael Hedges, “Ready or Not”
“fear can always frighten up a few disciples/but nothing can convert true identity”
Five People to Whom I’m Passing the Baton

One response to “Musical Baton”

  1. JunaD says:

    Just following the baton. Still having found someone with the same musical taste.
    But 60 Gigs. I think you win man.

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