Mixtape 152 :: The Power of the One

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
Bootsy Collins Bootsy Collins

You can say that bedrock funk bassist Bootsy Collins is The One, and you would be right on so many levels.

In this episode: Ascendants, The Avalanches, Bad Bad Meow, Ben Folds Five, Bootsy Collins, Born Ruffians, The Bug, Certain Animals, Death Valley Girls, Deer Tick, Dr. Octagon, Elvis Costello, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Global Goon, Guided By Voices, Hafdis Huld, Jason Collett, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Kinks, La Zikabilo, The Last, The Lemon Twigs, Marshall Crenshaw, The Mountain Goats, The Police, Primitons, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Squeeze, Star Feminine Band, They Might Be Giants, TLO, True Love, Ween, Young Fresh Fellows

  Song Artist Notes
1 The Power of the One Bootsy Collins George feels it
2 Inspiration Information Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Can’t get any Shuggier
3 Femme Africaine Star Feminine Band Happiness guaranteed
4 Its Got Old King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Surprisingly mellow
6 Noodle Soup Born Ruffians A fullsome chorus
7 Tom Young Of Radioface Bad Bad Meow Lotta name-dropping
8 Wrong True Love You try googling “true love wrong”
9 Black Boots Young Fresh Fellows Sure sounds stompy
11 It's A Whale Deer Tick Big sound
12 Tick Ween tickticktick
13 Green Sauce TLO
14 Jackson Cannery Ben Folds Five The piano racket
15 Black Coffee In Bed Squeeze All of it
17 Automaton Certain Animals Interrupting guitar
18 Hold My Hand Death Valley Girls A grandiose racket
19 Crash At Lake Placebo Guided By Voices Somewhat organized
20 All My Friends Primitons Classic jangle
22 No One Holds You (Closer Than the One You Haven't Met) The Lemon Twigs AM radio in the springtime
23 Mystery Dance Elvis Costello Turn it up!
24 Plastic Halo Hafdis Huld Delicate iceflower
25 Lola The Kinks For our brave servicepersons
27 Lies The Last Straight outta the aighties
28 Getting Into Knives The Mountain Goats On a spiritual path
29 Brownie Hawkeye Jason Collett For the camera fiends
30 On Any Other Day The Police The other ones are complete bullshit
32 Icky They Might Be Giants Jibbery jiants
33 Close to You The Avalanches Let's have a bit of everything
34 Mambo No. 5 La Zikabilo Snappy in that French way
35 Cruel To Be Kind Marshall Crenshaw With Christine Ohlman, the Beehive Queen
37 Little Bird Ghost Funk Orchestra Again with the five
38 Scott Cronce Is The CEO Global Goon Interstellar surging
39 3000 Dr. Octagon Always 20 years ahead
40 Killer Queen Dub The Bug Harsh and groove
42 Angry Girl Ascendants Don’t cross her