My thesis is about sociology of art & aesthetics. I’m slowly losing my mind everytime I type “cultural production.”

I used to be smart too. In my philosophy thesis I had to endlessly repeat things like ‘part of no part’ and ‘immanent critique’. Keep your chin up.

01. A.R. Kane - “Crack Up” (I)
02. David Byrne - “Tiny Apocalypse” (Grown Backwards)
03. Cannonball Adderley - “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy)
04. The 13th Floor Elevators - “Don’t Fall Down” (The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators)
05. Hot Chip - “Over and Over” (The Warning)
06. Art Ensemble of Chicago - “Theme De Yoyo” (Les Stances A Sophie)
07. Balam Acab - “Regret Making Mistakes” (See Birds EP)
08. Chopin - “Prelude Op. 28 No. 2 In A Minor”
09. Deltron - “Madness” (Deltron 3030)
10. Nico - “Janitor Of Lunacy” (Desertshore)
11. Mulatu Astatke - “Gubelye” (Ethiopiques Vol. 10)
12. Geto Boys - “Mind Playing Tricks On Me” (We Can’t Be Stopped)

Best Love Songs from Movies in the 80’s

01. Simple Minds - “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” (Best Of) [The Breakfast Club, 1985]
02. Bananarama - “Cruel Summer” (Bananarama) [The Karate Kid, 1984]
03. OMD - “If You Leave” (Best Of) [Pretty in Pink, 1986]
04. Human League - “Together In Electric Dreams” (Best Of) [Electric Dreams, 1984]
05. Gerard McMann - “Cry Little Sister” (Lost Boys: Soundtrack) [Lost Boys, 1987]
06. Berlin - “Take My Breath Away” (Pleasure Victim) [Top Gun, 1986]
07. Phil Collins - “Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” (Hits) [Against All Odds, 1984]
08. David Bowie - “Absolute Beginners” (Singles: 1969-1993) [Absolute Beginners, 1986]
09. Peter Gabriel - “In Your Eyes” (So) [Say Anything, 1989]
10. Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes - “Up Where We Belong” (The Anthology) [An Officer and a Gentleman, 1982]
11. Ann Wilson & Mike Reno - “Almost Paradise” (Footloose: Original Soundtrack) [Footloose, 1984]
12. Peter Cetera - “Glory Of Love” (Solitude/ Solitaire) [The Karate Kid II, 1986]
13. Patrick Swayze - “She’s Like The Wind” (Dirty Dancing: Original Soundtrack) [Dirty Dancing, 1987]
14. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” (Dirty Dancing: Original Soundtrack) [Dirty Dancing, 1987]
15. The Plimsouls - “A Million Miles Away” (Everywhere At Once) [Valley Girl, 1983]

songs to remind me that there are aliens in space who probably have time travel

01. Sufjan Stevens - “Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois” (Illinoise)
02. Modest Mouse - “3rd Planet” (The Moon and Antarctica)
03. Circulatory System - “The Lovely Universe” (Circulatory System)
04. Animal Collective - “Doggy” (Campfire Songs)
05. The Flaming Lips - “Suddenly Everything Has Changed” (The Soft Bulletin)
06. Radiohead - “Subterranean Homesick Alien” (OK Computer)
07. Phosphorescent - “Heaven Sittin’ Down (Here’s To Taking It Easy)
08. Dirty Projectors - “Remade Horizon” (Bitte Orca)
09. Olivia Tremor Control - “Grass Canons” (Black Foliage)

Not really sure if i like my job, but gotta get motivated some how

01. Tom Waits - “Heigh Ho” (Orphans: Bastards)
02. Elvis Costello - “Welcome to the Working Week” (My Aim Is True)
03. Harry Nilsson - “Good Old Desk” (Aerial Ballet)
04. Arcade Fire - “Modern Man” (The Suburbs)
05. The Smiths - “Frankly Mr. Shankly” (The Queen is Dead)
06. Pavement - “Brinx Job” (Wowee Zowee)
07. Guided By Voices - “Gold Star for Robot Boy” (Bee Thousand)
08. Jay Reatard - “Always Wanting More” (Matador Singles ‘08)
09. The Fall - “What You Need” (This Nation’s Saving Grace)
10. Yo La Tengo - “Mr. Tough” (I am not Afraid of You and Will Beat Your Ass)
11. The Dirtbombs - “Living for the Weekend” (Ultraguide in Black)
12. Mos Def - “Worker’s Comp” (The Ecstatic)
13. Randy Newman - “Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)” (Good Old Boys)
14. The Rolling Stones - “Salt of the Earth” (Beggars Banquet)

Lumberjack Looking for Love

01. Bon Iver - “Flume” (For Emma, Forever Ago)
02. Elliott Smith - “Say Yes” (Either/Or)
03. Iron & Wine - “Lion’s Mane” (The Creek Drank The Cradle)
04. Sufjan Stevens - “The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!” (Illinois)
05. Fleet Foxes - “Helplessness Blues” (Helplessness Blues)
06. Middle Brother - “Daydreaming” (Middle Brother)
07. The Decemberists - “June Hymn” (The King Is Dead)
08. The Tallest Man On Earth - “Burden of Tomorrow” (The Wild Hunt)

I’m throwing a party and i need some FUNK

01. Parliament - “Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)” (Mothership Connection)
02. Prince - “Housequake” (Sign “O” The Times)
03. James Brown - “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” (20 All-Time Greatest Hits!)
04. Bootsy’s Rubber Band - “Bootzilla” (Bootsy? Player Of The Year)
05. Funkadelic - “One Nation Under A Groove” (One Nation Under A Groove)
06. Earth, Wind & Fire - “Shining Star” (That’s The Way Of The World)
07. Rick James - “Give It To Me Baby” (Street Songs)
08. The Time - “777-9311” (What Time Is It?)
09. George Clinton - ‘Atomic Dog” (Computer Games)

there is hope

01. Jónsi - “Go Do” (Go)
02. Kanye West - “Touch The Sky” (Late Registration)
03. The Hold Steady - “Stay Positive” (Stay Positive)
04. Yeasayer - “No Need To Worry” (All Hour Cymbals)
05. Bright Eyes - “First Day Of My Life” (I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning)
06. Animal Collective - “Fireworks” (Strawberry Jam)
07. Four Tet - “Everything Is Alright” (Pause)
08. Dirty Projectors - “Rise Above” (Rise Above)
09. The Smiths - “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (The Queen Is Dead)
10. Fleetwood Mac - “Never Going Back Again” (Rumours)
11. Explosions in the Sky - “Your Hand In Mine” (The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place)

Songs Lester Bangs would dig if he weren’t still dead

01. Sonic Youth - “Teenage Riot” (Daydream Nation)
02. Neutral Milk Hotel - “Oh, Comely” (In The Aeroplane Over The Sea) (this whole album may have been exactly what he was looking for…sometimes)
03. Jesus Lizard - “Gladiator” (Liar)
04. Boredoms - “Bore Now Bore” (Pop Tatari)
05. Sunn o))) - “It Took the Night To Believe” (Black One)
06. Merzbow - “Spiral Blast” (Pusle Demon)
07. Liars - “Houseclouds” (S/T)
08. Lightning Bolt - “Captain Caveman” (Wonderful Rainbow)

Scottish bands

i love scotland!!!!!

01. Twin Atlantic -“What Is Light? Where Is Laughter? (Skrillex Remix)” (Vivarium)
02. Calvin Harris - “I’m Not Alone (Pendulum Remix)” (Ready For The Weekend)
03. The Just Joans - “Hey Boy…….. You’re Oh So Sensitive” (Hey Boy……. You’re Oh So Sensitive)
04. Sergeant - “Sunshine” (Sergeant)
05. Belle & Sebastian - “Get Me Away From Here I’m Dying” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
06. Average White Band - “Pick Up The Pieces” (AWB)
07. Biffy Clyro - “Justboy” (Blackened Sky)
08. Snow Patrol - “Chocolate” (Final Straw)
09. Travis - “All I Want To Do Is Rock” (Good Feeling)
10. Bay City Rollers - “Bye Bye Baby” (Once Upon A Star)
11. Big Country - “Chance” (The Crossing)
12. The Reindeer Section - “The Day We All Died” (Y’All Get Scared Now, Ya Hear!)
13. Arab Strap - “The First Big Weekend” (The Week Never Starts Round Here)
14. Mogwai - “Summer (Priority Version)” (Mogwai Young Team)

Songs about another songs.

01. Built to Spill - “You Were Right” (Keep It Like A Secret)
02. They Might Be Giants - “Hey, Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had a Deal” (Don’t Let’s Start)
03. Snow Patrol - “Hands Open” (Eyes Open)
04. Camera Obscura - “Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken” (Let’s Get Out Of This Country)
05. Travis - “Slide Show” (The Man Who)
06. Kimya Dawson - “My Rollercoaster” (Remember That I Love You)
07. Wolf Parade - “California Dreamer” (At Mount Zoomer)
08. Sleater-Kinney - “I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone” (Call The Doctor)

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