Mixtape 132 :: Holiday

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
The Just Joans The Just Joans

The Just Joans keep it in the family, and they keep it fairly civil, covering their lethally caustic Scottish wit in a layer of pleasant pop.

In this episode: The Aggrolites, Ashtech, The Bobs, Built To Spill, Cass McCombs, The Chats, Chinese Man, Colorstore, Deerhoof, Donna Summer, The Drums, Duo Brothers, Ha Ha Tonka, Hazel Shep, The Just Joans, Ken Nordine, Medeski Martin + Wood, Meeks, My Bloody Valentine, Nano Banton, Neutral Milk Hotel, Paint, Pretenders, Rare High, Ray Davies, The Rentals, The Skatalites, Sweet Spirit, The Unicorns, Woods, Zomby, ZZ Top

  Song Artist Notes
1 Holiday The Just Joans The days are just a blah
2 Sun City Creeps Woods Creeping around
3 Blue Cash Deerhoof Addled brain blues
4 One Note Duo Brothers The wind-down
6 Leave Astounding Rare High So GBV
7 Just Got Paid ZZ Top Buenas noches Ty
8 Dealing Cass McCombs So gentle in comparison
9 I Believe My Bloody Valentine Rare and weird
11 Better Than You The Chats Probably right
12 Ta Fardah Paint An incantation
13 Bloody Rainbow Built To Spill Originally by Daniel Johnston
14 Fingerprints Sweet Spirit A stately pace
16 Days The Drums From their new one...
17 Jellybones The Unicorns A legendary classic, dammit
18 Up Nights Ha Ha Tonka All the way from the Ozarks
19 Witch Hunt Zomby Beep and blorp
21 Super Market Nano Banton Let’s go shopping
22 DNA Ashtech Dub genetics
23 Orange Ken Nordine Silly old color
24 Guns Of Navarone The Skatalites Blasting away
26 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea Neutral Milk Hotel Is it overkill to say plaintive yowl?
27 Down Featuring Scratch Bandits Crew Chinese Man Watch that ticker
28 Set Me Free Ray Davies Short and sweet
29 Get Your Monkey Off My Dog The Bobs Is that AC/DC?
31 I Feel Love Donna Summer It's a disco sort of evening
32 Some Women Artists All Around Town Hazel Shep A generalization, but valid
33 Tomorrow Never Knows Meeks A bold choice
34 Banana The Aggrolites Nope. Not me.
36 Teen Beat Cosmonaut The Rentals Buzz that moog
37 Treasure Sticks The Mamma (And Other Situations) Colorstore Kept off-balance
38 Didn't Want to Be This Lonely Pretenders Unmistakable delivery
40 Partido Alto Medeski Martin + Wood Insert found sounds