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Genre Podcast and My Top Five Travelling Songs

Jenna took over the reins last week and delivered a top notch theme and selection for you to enjoy. Check out here Top Five Quintessential Songs That Represent a Genre Podcast here.

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Genre Podcast.mp3

I’m going away for a good while but that’s not gonna stop the podcast. Since I’m travelling I thought it would be cool to do a travelling songs top five. Whether it’s moving house or moving country, going on holiday or a roadtrip, there are countless songs about travelling and moving. Here’s My Top Five what are yours.

5. Holiday, Weezer

4. Proud Mary, Creedance Clearwater Revival

3. Road to Nowhere, Talking Heads

2. I’ve been everywhere, Johnny Cash

1. Let’s Get Out of this Country, Camera Obscura

N.B. Due to my travelling the next podcast is going to be in a fortnight (9th Oct)


September 26, 2008 Posted by | Music, My Top Five, Podcast | 9 Comments

Protest Podcast and Jenna’s Top Five Quintessential Songs for A Genre

Give hearty “Up Yours!” to the whatever is keeping you down with our excellent Protest Podcast! Thanks for all the suggestions especially those from our new blog buddies, Sheena and Mark (updated blogroll)

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Protest Podcast.mp3

For next week we have a Guest Top Fiver, in the form of Jenna! from the Pulp and Circumstance Blog. Her Top Five aims to distill the essence of individual genres of music into single songs. So which song waves the Punk banner for you? Or Indie? Or Classic Rock? Or Lo-fi anti-folk thrash? Whatever you’re into, let us know what song represents it best!

5. Gang Starr – Soliloquy of Chaos (hip hop)
4. Juan Atkins as Cybotron with Rick Davis – Alleys of Your Mind (the birth of techno)
3. Daniel Miller as The Normal – Warm Leatherette (post punk DIY basement electronica)
2. Henry Thomas – Fox and The Hounds (Early African-American blues)
1. Pulp – Common People (Britpop)

September 19, 2008 Posted by | Music, My Top Five, Podcast | 9 Comments

Unrequited Love Podcast and My Top Five Protest Songs

Sigh…. sooth your yearning heart with our excellent unrequited love podcast. Thanks for your help in making it. Download it here.

Unrequited Love Podcast.mp3

Next week we’re looking for your Top Protest Songs! Anti-war, anti-racism, anti-capitalism, you can be anti anything! I’ll be putting my suggestions in soon, get yours in quick!

5. Clampdown, The Clash

4. War, Edwin Starr

3. Road to Joy, Bright Eyes

2. Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2

1. What’s Going On? Marvin Gaye

September 11, 2008 Posted by | Music, My Top Five, Podcast | 10 Comments

Organ Podcast and My Top Five Unrequited Love Songs

Thanks Joe for his Top Five Organ songs idea and you guys for making it into a killer podcast.

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Organ Podcast.mp3

For next week, we’re looking for something close to everyone’s heart. The angst, the frustration, the excitement. I’m talking of course about My Top Five Unrequited Love Songs. I’m accepting all styles and situations, as long as you can listen to them while staring at your bedroom ceiling and feeling sorry for yourself. If you need some inspiration look up the wiki page for Unrequited Love (I think it’s absolutely brilliant that wikipedia have a info on different kinds of love).

5. Add It Up, Violent Femmes

4. Is She Going Out With Him? Joe Jackson

3. Saturday Boy, Billy Bragg

2. Jeannie’s Diary, Eels

1. Everyone Knows That I Love You (except you), Divine Comedy

September 4, 2008 Posted by | Music, My Top Five, Podcast | 7 Comments