Live from Paws Acres, the first half of this, er last, years Furtive Forty. Counting down the best tracks 0f 2010 as voted for by listeners from 40 to 21.
40 “Activate!” by Atari Teenage Riot (it’s a free download)
39 “Written On The Forehead” by ” PJ Harvey
38 “Pray (Hocus Pocus) [Trafik’s Brave Bootleg]” by Jay-Z vs Focus
37 “God Is Me” by ” Gurdan Thomas
36 “Colouring of Pigeons” by The Knife
35 “Me And The Devil” by Gil Scott-Heron
34 “(It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love” by Manic Street Preachers
33 “I’m Cold and there are Wolves After Me (Hulk Remix)” by iwrestledabearonce (it’s a free download)
32 “Doe Deer” by Crystal Castles
31 “Synchronize (ft. Jarvis Cocker)” by Discodeine
30 “Guacha Rekix (ft. Natalia Clavier, Grems, Disiz & Micro Coz)” by Son of Kick
29 “yesIwalkedalone” by Health & Efficiency (it’s a free download)
28 “Funnel Of Love” by The Fall
27 “Palance (Soca 2010)” by JW & Blaze
26 “Wile Out (ft. Ms. Dynamite)” by DJ Zinc
25 “Duet” by Gonjasufi
24 “Old Age” by How I Quit Crack (it’s a free download)
23 “I L U” by School Of Seven Bells (it’s a free download)
22 “Superfast Jellyfish” (ft. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul) by Gorillaz
21 “Turn It Up” by //TENSE//
“Nishio” by Lemaitre (it’s a free download)
“Last Year’s Disco Guitars” by Bishop Morocco (it’s a free download)
“By the Sea” by Laetitia Sadier
“Straight Up And Down” by The Brian Jonestown Masacre
The Time Tunnel:
- In this year British Airways was privatised and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
- A squirrel closed down the New York Stock Exchange when it burrowed through a telephone line.
- Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — at last some R E S C P T E for her.
- In Nazi News, Rudolf Hess was found dead in his cell in Spandau Prison after committing suicide by hanging himself with an electrical flex.
- In Nazi News, Klaus Barbie went on trial in Lyon for war crimes committed during World War II
- In Nazi News The Walt Disney Company, and Jacques Chirac, signed the agreement to construct the 4,800 acre Euro Disney Resort
- It was the year that unknown perpetrators hijacked the signal of WGN-TV for about 20 seconds, and WTTW for about 90 seconds,displaying a strange video of a man in a Max Headroom mask in what became known as the Max Headroom broadcast signal intrusion incident.
- The World’s population reaches five billion people with a child born in Zagreb, Croatia, according to made up statistics from the United Nations.
- Terry Waite, the special envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury in Lebanon, was kidnapped in Beirut about to start 5 years of
- Born in this year were: hot but dull singer/songwriter Kate Nash, High School Musical’s Zac Efron, and Shad Gregory Moss also know as rapper Lil Bow Wow
- Died this year: Hairy Welsh football journeyman Trevor Hockey, actor and dancer Fred Astaire, and famous Singaporean composer, composer of Singapore’s national anthem Zubir Said
- October this year saw the Great Storm of 1987 when Hurricane-force winds hit much of South England, killing 23 people and injuring Rene out of Alo Alo
But what was the year?
“Where’s Captain Kirk?” by Spizz Energi (1987)
“Turn It Up’ by //TENSE//
“Boxer” by Lovers (it’s a free download)
“Demon Host” by Timber Timbre (it’s a free download)
“Old Age” by How I Quit Crack
“Chin Up” by Former Ghosts (it’s a free download)
“Habibi” by De Staat (it’s a free download)
“Heartache By Numbers” by Bryan Ferry
“Older Brother” by Pepper Rabbit (it’s a free download)
Furtive Forty: “Cocaine Blues” by Escort
Furtive Forty: “Me and the Devil” by Gil Scott-Heron
Tediously Topical Twitter Tag Time: “*Savannah* Be Your (Prairie) Dog ” by Sid Vicious (winner: @nicktheowl)
“Round One (ft. Gucci Mane)” by Salem
“Paradise Circus” by The Lilac Time