Mixtape 163 :: Magic Pants

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
The Scientists The Scientists

The Scientists have been conducting their Australian experiments in proto-punk for over four decades now, and it’s surprising that they’ve yet to publish in a peer-reviewed journal.

In this episode: Brad Sucks, Buck Meek, The Chills, Cut Worms, The Deathray Davies, Disturbios, Frank Black, Ghost of Vroom, Ghoulies, illuminati hotties, Jeff Rosenstock, Josh Homme, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Kiwi jr., Los Straitjackets, The Lothars, Lucas, Marmoset, The Moore Brothers, Once And Future Band, Palberta, Popcorn, The Promise Ring, The Rare Occasions, Ratboys, Robb Benson, The Scientists, The Shins, Sonny Smith, The Vulgar Boatmen, Watercooler, XTC, Young Fresh Fellows

  Song Artist Notes
1 Magic Pants The Scientists Those pants were magic
2 No Way Palberta The angles all work out
3 Taco Wagon Young Fresh Fellows Everyone’s favorite lunchtime anthem
5 Andromeda Once And Future Band An orchestral approach
6 Science Friction XTC Urgent communication
7 Alone The Rare Occasions Big big sounds
8 Heavenly Pop Hit The Chills Still heavenly, still a pop hit
10 Every Once In A While Cut Worms In a lax mood
11 Lucas With The Lid Off Lucas Look up the Gondry video
12 TLO Watercooler
13 The 23rd of September The Vulgar Boatmen Instant relax
14 X-Man Sonny Smith All of the day and all of the night
16 Domino Kiwi jr. Double blanks
17 Cannonball! Pt. 2 Buck Meek Love the voice crax
18 Oh' Dear Handlebars Marmoset Do the lurch
19 California Stutter Robb Benson Elastic waltz time
21 Chief of Police Ghost of Vroom Bring a box of donuts
22 Lavatory Lil Josh Homme Originally by Paul McCartney
23 Sleepwalker King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard A gentle spin on the carousel
24 Collected Ratboys With a loping gait
26 See Thru Honda Disturbios With a dainty Bossa beat
27 TLO Popcorn
28 Pool Hopping illuminati hotties Is it major label time?
29 B.O. Ghoulies Let me catch my breath
30 Airwalks (Alt) Jeff Rosenstock Strong flashback time
32 Close Your Eyes and Floor It The Deathray Davies What’s the worst could happen
33 I'll Go Down Swinging Los Straitjackets If I gotta go…
34 Skips A Beat (Over You) The Promise Ring Twelve hours in two minutes
36 In It to Win It (feat. Jason Lytle) Brad Sucks Get some Grandaddy in you
37 Fresh Thoughts Of You The Moore Brothers Telling it like it is
38 Goodbye Girl The Shins Fresh take on old Squeeze
39 Duke Of Earl Frank Black Had to throw in that twisted chord
41 The Call Up The Lothars Surprisingly well suited for the theremin