Bless Playlist 7/6/2004


Li’l Cap’n Travis

Now, tonight was a night I definitely should have played some Heatwave…

It was clammily, clummily hot in the Bless, even my teeth were boiling. But although the audience looked like the cast from Ice Cold In Alex, I still got loads of requests and managed to keep people bopping (in their seats).

Best new track tonight was Li’l Cap’n Travis‘ ‘Steady As She Goes,’ a wonderful Pavementesque country ballad that suited the heat perfectly. Have a listen yourself, there’s a kosher mp3 available here, courtesy of the band’s label, Glurp. I just love that pedal steel solo… mmmm…

The best old track was Brian Peter St John Le Baptiste de la Salle Eno‘s ‘Needle In The Camel’s Eye’ from the album ‘Here Come The Warm Jets.’ A seminal album (d’you see what I’ve done there?). A great pop song from a brilliant songwriter, producer and serious fashion loony. Released thirty-one goddamn years ago!

For your pleasure:

Brian Eno – Needle In The Camel’s Eye
Kool Keith – Lost In Space
9 Lazy 9 – High Fashion
Grand Funk Railroad – Upsetter
The Promise Ring – Happy Hour
El-P – Tuned Mass Damper
Refused – Protest Song ’68
Shins – Kissing The Lipless
OOO – Group Heartbeat
Skillz – Take It Back
Lamb Of God – Purified
Mel Torme – Games People Play
Pixies – Dead
Mr. Velcro Fastener – I Hear You
Descendents – GCF
The Decemberists – July, July!
Non Phixion – Rock Stars
At The Drive In – Sleepwalk Capsules
Artie Shaw – Traffic Jam
Minor Threat – Filler
Architecture In Helsinki – The Owls Go
Venetian Snares – Li2 Co3
Ben Folds – Protection
Asian Dub Foundation – New Way, New Life
The Clash – Atom Tan
From Autumn To Ashes – The After Dinner Payback
Herb Alpert – Casino Royale
Jens Lekman – Black Cab
Me – Eu
Mclusky – Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues
Jedi Mind Tricks – Walk With Me
Li’l Cap’n Travis – Steady As She Goes
Of Montreal – Chrissie Kiss The Corpse
Cursive – Some Red Handed Slight Of Hand
Minikon – Hollywood Rabbits
Black Flag – Wasted
Pedro The Lion – Big Trucks
Ben Kweller – Wasted & Ready
Gang Starr – The Ownerz
Dave Edmunds – Girls Talk
Randy Newman – Ragtime
Violent Femmes – Prove My Love
David Sylvian & Ryuichi Sakamoto – Bamboo Houses