Songs to make my dad shut up about how Iggy Pop was the last great hard rocker.

I love Iggy, but he's not that br00tal. Hard rock seems like a misnomer. Here are some songs to distract him.

01. The Beastie Boys - "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)" (Liscened to Ill)

02. Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Nevermind)

03. The Pixies - "Bone Machine" (Surfer Rosa)

04. The Manic Street Preachers - "Faster" (the Holy Bible)

05. The Blood Brothers - "Laser Life" (Young Machetes)

06. Les Savy Fav - "The Year Before 2000" (Lets Stay Friends)

07. Refused - "New Noise" (The Shape of Punk to Come)

Songs to listen to when you are horny as hell.

01. Muscles - "Sweaty" (Guns Babes Lemonade)
02. MSTRKRFT - "Easy Love" (The Looks)
03. Spank Rock - "Backyard Betty" (YoYoYoYoYo)
04. Yo Majesty - "Monkey" (Yo)
05. Princess Superstar - "Coochie Coo" (My Machine)
06. Peaches - "Sex" (Teaches of Peaches)
07. Yelle - "Mon Meilleur Ami" (Pop-Up)
08. Amanda Blank and XXXchange - "Get it Now" (Get it Now)
09. Bangers & Cash - "PU$$Y" (Spank Rock and Benny Blanco Are... Bangers & Cash)
10. Does It Offend You, Yeah? - "Let's Make Out" (You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into)
11. Scratch Massive - "Girls On Top" (Time)
12. Death From Above 1979 - "Sexy Results" (You're a Woman, I'm a Machine)
13. Jeff Buckley - "Your Flesh Is So Nice" (Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk)

Songs To Listen To While Reading “House Of Leaves” To Make It Either More Terrifying Or Less Terrify

I had an unfortunate iPod Shuffle Moment with a Will Cullen Hart sound collage while reading the book; nothing's creeped me out more before or since.

01. The Olivia Tremor Control - "The Bark and Below It" (Black Foliage: Animation Music Vol. 1)
02. The Books - "If Not Now, Whenever" (Lost and Safe)
03. The Beatles - "Revolution 9" (The White Album)
04. The Pop Group - "Strange Sea" (Y)
05. Skeletons - "Push 'im Out" (Lucas)
06. Wire - "The Other Window" (154)
07. Virgin Prunes - "Red Nettles" (C81)
08. This Heat - "Triumph" (Deceit)
09. William Basinski - "D|P 2.1" (The Disintegration Loops Vol. 1)

Songs That Make Looking Out the Window on a Bus Trip More Entertaining Than Anything on Television

01. Bright Eyes - "Road To Joy" (I'm Wide Awake It's Morning)

02. Neutral Milk Hotel - "Holland, 1945" (In An Aeroplane Over The Sea)

03. Ugly Casanova - "Things I Don't Remember" (Sharpen Your Teeth)

04. The Unicorns - "Sea Ghost" (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?)

05. Wilco - "Forget The Flowers" (Being There)

06. Beirut - "Postcards From Italy" (Gulag Orkestar)

07. Olivia Tremor Control - "No Growing" (Dusk At Cubist Castle)

08. Beck - "I've Seen The Land Beyond" (One Foot In The Grave)

09. Marcy Playground - "The Vampires of New York" (Marcy Playground)

10. Headlights - "TV" (Kill Them With Kindness)

11. Dredg - "Same Lo' Road" (El Cielo)

12. Cake - "Shadow Stabbing" (Comfort Eagle)

13. Radiohead - "Idioteque" (Kid A)

14. Rufus Wainwright - "April Fools" (Rufus Wainwright)

15. Modest Mouse - "Truckers Atlas" (The Lonesome Crowded West)

Songs to listen to on a vision quest through the desert of new mexico

Think sprawling empty western landscape, with drone and spaced out fuzz to match.

01. Unwound - "We Invent You" (Leaves Turn Inside You)

02. Four Tet - "Glue of the World" (Pause)

03. The Drift - "Invisible Cities" (Noumena)

04. Chicago Underground Duo - "Funeral of Dreams" (In Praise of Shadows)

05. Beirut - "The Gulag Orkestar" (Gulag Orkestar)

06. Fridge - "Lost Time" (The Sun)

07. Early Day Miners - "Return of the Native" (Offshore)

08. Do Make Say Think - "All of This is True" (Goodbye Enemy Airship the Landlord is Dead)

09. Windsor for the Derby - "2" (Calm Hades Float)

10. Grails - "Soft Temple" (Burning Off Impurities)

11. Century of Aeroplanes - "Hurdling Through the Midwest" (Travel in Any Direction)

12. Boards of Canada - "Dayvan Cowboy" (The Campfire Headphase)

13. Stars of the Lid - "A Meaningful Moment Through a Meaningl(ess) Process" (And Their Refinement of the Decline)

Songs robots listen to when they’re alone

Who says robots can't party when we're not exploiting their labor? They're not moping about, that's for sure

01. Mu - "Jealous Kids" (Afro Finger and Gel)
02. Au - "rr vs. d" (Verbs)
03. Hella - "Mind Over Butter" (Chirpin' Hard)
04. Dan Deacon - "Okie Dokie" (Spiderman of the Rings)
05. Max Tundra - "Gondry" (Mastered by the Guy at Exchange)
06. DJ Scotch Egg - "WWWWW" (Drumized)
07. Annie - "Just" (Anniemal)
08. Autechre - "Ipacial Section" (Untilted)
09. M.I.A. - "Pull Up The People" (Arular)
10. Matmos - "Exciter Lamp" (Supreme Balloon)
11. Neon Hunk - Beefmastor (Smarmymob)
12. Erykah Badu - "Me" (New Amerykah, Pt 1: 4th World War)

Music For The Headphones On My Girlfriend’s Belly. I Want My Kid to Know How Beautiful This Wor

It was weird... a lot of these songs I imagined with a photo, video montage in my head

01. Bright Eyes –- "“First Day of My Life"” (I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning)
02. Israel Kamakawiwo’ole –- "“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”" (Alone in IZ World)
03. Andy Williams –- "“Rain Drops are Falling on My Head”" (Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head/Get Together With Andy Williams)
04. Bob Dylan -– "“Forever Young"” (Essential Bob Dylan)
05. Colin Hay -– "“Beautiful World"” (Going Somewhere)
06. Elvis Presley -– "“I'’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’)”" (Elvis Presley)
07. Feist -– "“Mushaboom”" (Let It Die)
08. Louis Armstrong –- "“What a Beautiful World"” (What a Wonderful World)
09. Green -– "“Livin’' for You”" (Livin’ for You)
10. Jim Henson –- "“Rainbow Connection"” (The Muppet Movie)… What in utero baby wouldn'’t like a song by the Muppets?
11. Nada Surf –- "“Always Love"” (The Weight is a Gift)
12. John Cale -– "“Hallelujah"” (I’m Your Fan)
13. Nina Simone –- "“My Baby Just Cares for Me"” (Nina Simone: Anthology)

The Last 12 Songs that Made Phil Elverum Cry (excluding “The Moon”)

Phli Elverum's tears can cure cancer. Too bad he has never cried, except possibly during these songs:
01. Björk - "Undo" (Vespertine)
02. Thanksgiving - "Welcome" (Welcome Nowhere)
03. Karl Blau - "Ode to Ocean" (Beneath Waves)
04. Beat Happening - "Indian Summer" (Jamboree)
05. Elevator Through - "Foggy Sea" (Elevator Through)
06. Sade - "Slave Song" (Lovers Rock)
07. Eric's Trip - "Sand" (Songs About Chris EP)
08. The Moools - "Bonchi No Natsu" (Yoyo A Go Go 1999)
09. Julie Doiron - "Don't Ask" (Desormais)
10. Jim O'Rourke - "Women Of The World" (Eureka)

Songs by Sexy Bearded Men

01. Bon Iver - "Skinny Love" (For Emma, Forever Ago)

02. Ray LaMontagne - "Empty" (Till the Sun Turns Black)

03. Devendra Banhart - "I Feel Just Like a Child" (Cripple Crow)

04. Iron & Wine - "Evening on the Ground" (Woman King)

05. My Morning Jacket - "One Big Holiday" (It Still Moves)

06. TV on the Radio - "Wolf Like Me" (Return to Cookie Mountain)

07. Band of Horses - "Ode to LRC" (Cease to Begin)

08. Joe Purdy - "Easier" (Paris in the Rain)

09. Badly Drawn Boy - "The Time of Times" (Born in the UK)

10. Tyler Ramsey - "A Long Dream" (A Long Dream About Swimming Across the Sea)

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Beards! they're SPLENDID.

01. Natalie Portman's Shaved Head - "Beard Lust" (Secret Crush Ep)

02. Les Savy Fav - "ROME" (ROME Written Upside Down)

03. Akron/Family - "Don't be Afraid, You're Already Dead" (Love is Simple)

04. MewithoutYou - "Silencer" (A-->B Life)

05. Man Man - "Top Drawer" (Rabbit Habits)

06. Why? - "Vowels, Pt. 2" (Alopecia)

07. Devendra Banhart - "This is the Way" (Rejoicing in the Hands)

08. Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene) - "Safety Bricks" (Spirit If..)

09. Beach House - "Wedding Bell" (Devotion)

10. Okay - "My" (Huggable Dust)

11. Yeasayer - "Forgiveness" (All Hour Cymbols)

Why can’t you listen to anything better than Radiohead?

Songs that a Radiohead fan might like.

01. Mice Parade - "Pursuant to the Vibe" (Mokoondi)
02. Abbie Huxley - "Pop [R.E.D.]" (Pop [R.E.D.])
03. My Morning Jacket - "Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2" (Evil Urges)
04. Mogwai - "I Know You Are but What Am I?" (Happy Songs for Happy People)
05. Menomena - "Evil Bee" (Friend and Foe)
06. Number Girl - "Num-Ami-Dabutz" (Num-Heavy Metallic)
07. The Flaming Lips - "She Don't Use Jelly" (Transmissions from the Satellite Heart)
08. Deerhoof - "Believe E.S.P." (Friend Opportunity)
09. Joan of Arc - "Questioning Benjamin Franklin's Ghost" (Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain)
10. Aloha - "You've Escaped" (Here Comes Everyone)
11. Aphex Twin - "Come to Daddy (Pappy Mix Version)" (Come to Daddy)
12. LCD Soundsystem - "Someone Great" (Sound of Silver)
13. Dirty Three - "Everything's Fucked" (Dirty Three)
14. The Album Leaf - "Over the Pond" (In a Safe Place)
15. Japancakes - "Theme for a Film" (Belmondo)


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