Archive for April, 2011

0118 Simon and Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy In New York @ 3:42

Friday, April 8th, 2011

“Heeeerrrrre IIIIIIIII aaaaaaaaaam”

I got this one from the new Honda Accord commercial, which makes me think there are a ton of best parts waiting to be unearthed if I only look back at some classic TV commercials. I’m going to be spending some time over here now. More to come…

Love that bassline!

The Only Living Boy in New York 3:20 – 3:54

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From Bridge Over Troubled Water, released through Columbia records, 1970

0117 Blur – Tender @ 4:09

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

“Love’s the greatest thing”

Soulful stuff, and a choir no doubt. These were the tunes that made Blur special, this part is great.

Tender 4:09 – 4:50

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From 13, released through Parlophone records, 1999.

0116 Digital Underground – The Humpty Dance @ 2:51

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

“crazy, wack, funky, people say you look like MC Hammer on crack!”

Fresh content yo, enjoy.

Everybody was doing this dance in 1990, and you know how I know that, I was there man…. I was there.

The Humpty Dance 2:51 – 3:25

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From Sex Packets, released through Tommy Boy records, 1990.

0115 Francesco Tristano & Carl Craig – The Melody @ 3:20

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Gets me every time, wow! Forget what you know about techno.

From Carl Craig Versus Les Siecles Orchestra, recorded live at Cite de la Musique, Paris, October 18, 2008

There’s an album too, naturally after this masterpiece.