Mixtape 94 :: Crown The Clown

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
: :

Despite coming from the hollers of Portland, Oregon, Hillstomp still manage to churn out the kind of thrumming crackle only a guitar-and-washboard duo can provide.

In this episode: The Black Keys, Chinese Man, Edward Sharpe + The Magnetic Zeros, Elf Power, Eugene McGuinness, Hillstomp, Lyle Lovett, Mischief Brew, Monks Of Doom, Monotrona, My Robot Friend, Pram, Q-Burn's Abstract Message, Seks Bomba, Smack Dab, Sugarman Three

  Song Artist Notes
1 Crown the Clown Eugene McGuinness Watch this boy
2 Sock Monkey Sugarman Three Boogaloo with the S3
3 Olde Tyme Wayes Elf Power So very twee
4 Tighten Up The Black Keys Oh, the miasma
6 Boing! My Robot Friend Onomatopaeic
7 Graverobber's Blues Hillstomp Best guitar and washboard duo since Mojo + Skid
8 Coffee God And Cigarettes Mischief Brew Very Pogues-like
9 Sitting In A Pickle Smack Dab She’s got a short attention span
11 Bomba au Go Go Seks Bomba Nice Drive My Car reference
12 Cadillac Fantasy Monotrona Proto chipning
13 The Clockwork Lighthouse Pram Sounds quite like a clockwork lighthouse to me
14 Tanguedia (for Astor Piazzolla) Monks Of Doom It’s a delicate tango
16 40 Day Dream Edward Sharpe + The Magnetic Zeros A sound as big as everything
17 Straighten Up And Fly Right Lyle Lovett Smooth, Lyle
18 Saudade Chinese Man Nice bass intro
20 Brain Wormed Q-Burn's Abstract Message It’s in my head now