Live from Paws Acres, the second half of this, er last, years Furtive Forty. Counting down the best tracks 0f 2010 as voted for by listeners from 20 to 1.
20. “Snakes for the Divine” by High on Fire
19. “Shannon Ain’t Dead (She’s Under My Bed)” by Kunt and the Gang
18. “On and Ever Onward” by Dirty Projectors + Björk
17. “Tightrope (Featuring Big Boi)” by Janelle Monae
16. “The Headmaster Ritual” by Janice Whaley
15. “Superstar” by Aeroplane
14. “Shameless (feat. Bryan Ferry)” by Groove Armada
13. “Fight in a Bus Stop” by 8-Bit Ninjas
12. “No One’s Gonna Love You” by Cee Lo Green
11. “Difficult” by Uffie
10. “Surrender ” by Olof Arnalds w/ Bjork
9. “Trapdoor” by Salem
8. “Rainbow in the Dark” by Das Racist (it’s a free download)
7. “Horse Outside” by The Rubberbandits
6. “Wicked Game” by sadnes (it’s a free download)
5. “What Good Am I?” by Tom Jones
4. “Lying” by Factory Floor
3. “Murder Weapon” by Tricky
2. “Cocaine Blues” by Escort (it’s a free download)
1. “Infinity Guitars” by Sleigh Bells
Prizes went to Nick Drew and James Cook for getting closest to the top 3 with their votes…
and here’s the few of the top 100 that make it Spotify.
“Nom nom nom song” by Parry Grip
“Typical Girls” by The Slits
“Walking/Thinking” by Peter Broderick
“Favourite Sun” by Tweak Bird
“All The Eastern Girls” (Breton Remix) by Chapel Club (#itsafreedownload)
“Never” (ft. Dave Young) by Laws & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (#itsafreedownload)
The Time Tunnel:
- Good year for old men, bad year for bathtubs, the pilot episode of the longest-running comedy series in the world Last of the Summer Wine was broadcast.
- The World Trade Center officially opened in New York City
- Pink Floyd‘s The Dark Side of the Moon was released, the boring people about how good ti was started straight away.
- In Greece, the military junta abolished the monarchy and proclaimed a republic.
- The Sears Tower in Chicago was finished: it became the world’s tallest building.
- The Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, a massive rock festival featuring The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band and The Band, attracted over 600,000, presumably stoned, music fans.
- The American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee, South Dakota. They later tried to take over Strained Groin, without success.
- It was the year of the Norrmalmstorg robbery, famous for the origin of the term Stockholm syndrome.
- The United Nations recognized the independence of Guinea-Bissau “oh, hi, I didn’t see you there”.
- Chile broke diplomatic contacts with Sweden, which must have been a blow.
- New to the World in this year: Kula Shaker ponce Crispian Mills, roadside deffocator Paula Radcliffe, and Google co-founder Sergey Brin
- Late for this World in this year were: American World War I flying ace and racing driver Eddie Rickenbacker, Kung-Fu king Bruce Lee and famous Second sarsanghchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Golwalkar
- Millennium 1973, a festival hosted by Guru Maharaj Ji in Huston is called by supporters the “most significant event in human history”.
- But what was the year?
“Pool Hall Richard” by Faces (1973)
“Lying” by Factory Floor
“Number 41” by Dosh
“I Like My Mice (Dead)” by Mildred and the Mice
“What Do I Do Now” by Metronomy (#itsafreedownload)
“Crystalline” by Chrome Hoof (#itsafreedownload)
“I Fought The Law…” by Necro Deathmort
New To Me: “Zulu Nation Throwdown” by Afrika Bambaataa Zulu Nation Cosmic Force
“Shannon Ain’t Dead (She’s Under My Bed)” by Kunt and the Gang
“Disappearances” by Voice of the Seven Thunders
“Yes I Walked Alone” by Health and Efficiency
Tediously Topical Twitter Tag Time: “Jake the (J)Peg” by Rolf Harris
“I’m Not Your Boyfriend” by Gorillas on Drums (#itsafreedownload)
“Paradise Circus” by The Lilac Time