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Born Ruffians Born Ruffians

The strategist made to pick up a card, then withdrew their hand. A cool breeze, laden with yesterday’s afternoon dust, stirred through the empty square near the Musée Ahmed Zabana, knocking discarded paper cups against the stone table’s legs. The tandem scooter, not something you usually see in these parts of Northern Africa, come to think of it the world, leaned against the bench the investigator slouched on. “Make your move” their eyes implored in exasperation, as the pair waited for the gift shop to open.

In this episode: 1990s, Astrud Gilberto + Antonio Carlos Jobim, Baby Shakes, The Beatles, Born Ruffians, Bran Van 3000, The Breeders, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Clifffs, CocoRosie, Disq, Frank Cornelius, The Frights, Gil Scott-Heron, Makaya Mccraven, Great Grandpa, Habibi, Isobel Campbell, Juliana Hatfield, Ken Nordine, M. Ward, Madness, Material, Mr. Elevator, The Muffs, Nathaniel Rateliff, Of Montreal, Olivia Jean, Peter Bjorn + John, Plaster, Rinôçerôse, Rockpile, Schneider TM, Shopping, The Snitches, Sondre Lerche, The Strokes, Temples, Tennis, They Might Be Giants, Ty Segall, VHS Or Beta, Waax, The Warlocks, Waxahatchee, We Ragazzi, Ween, Yo La Tengo

  Song Artist Notes
1 Breathe Born Ruffians Weaving through a Pixies chorus
2 Daily Routine Disq Very familiar at this point
3 Can't Stand Losing You Juliana Hatfield He’s six feet ten
4 Solid Gone Madness Twotone boogie
6 I'll Haunt You Tennis Sweet Sunday music
7 The Best The Muffs Missing you, Kim
8 Speeding Motorcycle Yo La Tengo Slow down
9 Carmillas Of Love Of Montreal Audio slurry for thirsty ears
11 Dark Green Water Great Grandpa cf. Mates of State
12 Bamboo Forest Mr. Elevator Pulsing organs
13 Terrible Angels CocoRosie Journey through the broken toy box
14 Burn 4 U We Ragazzi Que drama
16 Manatee Clifffs Pretty fast for a manatee
17 Holy Horses Temples Symphonic hallucinations
18 She Came In Through The Bathroom Window The Beatles By the banks of her own lagoon
19 Reality Material We’re in it
21 Drama King Peter Bjorn + John Low key grooving
22 Cause a Scene Baby Shakes Don’t mess with these ladies
23 You Are Going to Hate This The Frights Really going to hate this
25 The Adults Are Talking The Strokes Glitches aside
26 Teacher Teacher Rockpile Nick and Dave
27 For Your Pleasure Shopping Frantic activities
28 Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head They Might Be Giants Memo to myself
30 Arkadelphia Waxahatchee Shake some dust off
31 Night And Day (Live Bonus Track) Sondre Lerche Nice take
32 Hey World (Acoustic) Isobel Campbell Get out there
33 Dear Son The Warlocks Quite morose
35 The Hunt Olivia Jean Got swagger
36 Ballad Of Jim Jones The Brian Jonestown Massacre Folk music of a sorts
37 Reality Check Schneider TM Check please
38 Disco Paradise VHS Or Beta Mirrorball time
40 Born Too Late Habibi You got that right
41 Go Shopping Bran Van 3000 An adventure for these times
42 The Crutch Gil Scott-Heron, Makaya Mccraven Strange grind
44 Gotta Get Up Ty Segall Originally by Nilsson
45 Agua de Beber Astrud Gilberto + Antonio Carlos Jobim Water everywhere
46 Black Ken Nordine Goth primer
47 Computer Games Frank Cornelius Good times
49 Along the Santa Fe Trail M. Ward Sparkling clear night skies
50 Expecting To Lose Nathaniel Rateliff Porch ambiance
51 Big Grief Waax The biggest
52 See You At The Lights 1990s Meet soon
54 Buenas Tardes Amigo Ween Cinco de Mayo’s on Tuesday
55 Perfect Gentleman The Snitches Featuring legendary seagulls
56 Bang On The Breeders Wobbly beat
57 Would you... ? Plaster Noisy art
59 Get Ready Now Rinôçerôse Almost ready now