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  • Awesome cover versions

    24. Okt. 2006, 14:43 von dermatzemann

    I've always been a big fan of song covers that not only re-perform the original, but to some degree change the atmosphere or even transfer the song to a completely different genre. Blue Monday, Feeling Good, Mad World, Sweet Dreams or My Way would be good examples.

    Last.fm has turned out to be a great source of cover versions I hadn't heard yet and don't have in my MP3 collection. Some were horrible or boring, but some were really cool, so I finally started to make good use of the tagging system and created a personal station with covers I like: awesome covers. The matching originals (or at least those that are currently streamable on last.fm) are in originals of awesome covers.

    The actual point I'm writing all this is that I wanted to play around with combining those two in one station without having to type the URL manually (at least there is no other way of doing that as far as I know). So here is the mix-up of both: awesome covers and their originals. Unfortunately this does not always seem to work. …
  • now, the /other/ itunes quiz that's going around

    25. Mär. 2006, 22:10 von kasetaishuu

    the shuffle game. use shuffle to answer the questions. Shuffle again if the answer doesn't make sense even with much stretching. (I'm not including hits like "Sonata no. 7 2nd mvmt" or "Variation 11", for obvious reasons)
    update: I'm quoting snippets from the lyrics to make this useless post even more self-indulgent and longer


    How does the world see me?
    35000 Feet of Despair

    You can see the silhouette across the moon,
    He hung himself mid-flight in the bathroom.

    Why is it so high?

    Why is it so much?

    heh.


    Will I have a happy life?

    Nick Cave & The Flaming Lips - What a Wonderful World (Live)



    :D

    What do my friends really think of me?

    A Forest

    Come closer and see
    See into the trees
    Find the girl
    If you can
    Come closer and see
    See into the dark
    Just follow your eyes (x2)


    another try for something clearer:

    Too Drunk to Fuck

    But now I am jaded
    You're out of luck
    I'm rolling down the stairs