268 Thankful

Apparently a section of those in our contrasty community have some kind of celebration soon where they stuff themselves silly to somehow say thank you for something that happened a few hundred years ago?

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Playlist:

(0:00) Yo La Tengo – Be Thankful For What You Got

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(5:52) Brideshead – At 45 RPM

John Q from

(10:38) Randy Newman – Laugh And Be Happy

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(13:50) Tacky Little Hat Shop – Thank You For the Rain

Linda from Speed of Dark

(18:40) The Alan Parsons Project – Old and Wise

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(24:15) Frightened Rabbit – Keep Yourself Warm

James from Appetite For Distraction

(31:18) Dawes – A Little Bit of Everything

Kev from Let Me Educate You

(39:09) Carole King – Where You Lead I Will Follow

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(46:22) The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Music and Politics

Niels from Sun in Late December

(51:51) Paper Route – Thank God the Year is Finally Over

Jeremy from Fingertips

(56:00) The Scaffold – Thank U Very Much

Mike from wearedust

This episode was curated by Andrew from RVA Playlist so please send your thanks to him. Next up will be this year’s Festive Fifty … yipee!!
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267 Superheroes

The contributors to this podcast possess the superpower of choosing only the most fantastic music, and for this episode they have picked a supernatural selection of songs about superheroes … and that’s super.

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(0:00) Bono, The Edge and the Cast of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” – Boy Falls From the Sky

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(6:26) D.O.S.E. – Crack Man In Bat Den Sex Shock

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(12:35) Icarus – Fantastic Four

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(18:13) Cinerama – Superman

(Young) Stuart from The Accies Blog

(23:30) Bob Schneider – Batman

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(28:27) Elvis Costello – The Invisible Man

Kev from Let Me Educate You

(33:52) Yellowcard – Gifts and Curses

James from Appetite For Distraction

(40:47) XTC – That’s Really Super, Supergirl

Jeremy from Fingertips

(45:08) Superheroes – Someone Else

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(49:35) Celestial – Pale Blue Eyes

John Q

(54:44) Laurie Anderson – O Superman

Mike from wearedust

(01:04:02) 3 Doors Down – Kryptonite

Ram from DyingNote

(01:08:22) The Tragically Hip – Inevitability of Death

Niels from Sun in Late December

This episode was curated by Andrew from RVA Playlist who has also curated the next one which has the theme of ‘Thankful’.
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266 No Es

Writing an introduction without the most popular thing which you would normally find living in a ‘d and f’ sandwich is hard. Finding a song which fits that difficult law is also tricky … but it can occur!

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(0:00) U2 – Acrobat

James from Appetite For Distraction

(6:36) M A D – Baxi

John Q

(15:53) Black Sabbath – Iron Man

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(22:39) Jonathan Richman – At Night

The In Crowd from I’m Learning to Share

(29:00) M.I.A. – What I Got

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(33:28) Jah Stitch – Cool Down Youthman

ZB from So the Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

(37:19) Howlin’ Wolf – Spoonful

Niels from Sun In Late December

(42:26) Rainbow Arabia – Kabukimono

Linda

(47:21) Ani DiFranco – 32 Flavors

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(54:31) Kirsty MacColl – Autumngirlsoup

Jeremy from Fingertips

(59:16) Harry Nilsson – Coconut

Mike from wearedust

(1:04:02) Crosby, Stills, and Nash – Shadow Captain

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(1:08:47) Loch Lomond – Holiday

Tricia from I Sing In the Kitchen

(1:13:08) Aldous Harding – Titus Groan

Tim from Contrast Podcast

(1:19:32) AC/DC – Back in Black

Stuart from The Accies Blog

This episode was curated by James from Appetite For Distraction for curating this episode. The next theme will be Superheroes’ curated by Andrew from the RVA Playlist.
If you would like to take part in the podcast, or would like to suggest a theme for us to explore, you’ll need to start by sending a message to contrastians@gmail.com and we’ll let you know what you need to do to.

265 1965

We’ve made a few episodes about particular years before so Nat from Another Aging Hipster thought it would be jolly to add 1965 to the list.

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00:40 The Beatles – Things We Said Today

Linda

(04:56) Smokey Robinson & The Miracles -Tracks Of My Tears

James from Appetite for Distraction

(08:57) Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(16:19) Nat King Cole – L.O.V.E.

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(19:11) Ramsey Lewis Trio – The In Crowd

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(26:11) Zella Day – 1965

Andrew from RVA Playlist

(30:22) The Avalanches – Frankie Sinatra

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(35:30) France Gall РPoup̩e de Cire, Poup̩e de Son

Mike from wearedust

(39:16) Love – Alone Again Or

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(45:26) The Monkees – She Makes Me Laugh

Kevin from Let Me Educate You

(49:48) Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – A Taste of Honey

Jeremy from Fingertips

(55:57) Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(59:59) The Beatles – In My Life

Rob

Do send your thanks to Nat from Another Aging Hipster for curating this episode. The next one will be made by James from Appetite for Distraction with the theme of No E’s.

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264 This and That

When you put something with another thing and add in our wonderful mix of contributors you get this episode of the Contrast Podcast where we are choosing songs with titles where this and that sit side by side.

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Playlist:

(0:00) Prince – Starfish and Coffee

Jeremy from Fingertips

(4:51) Brian Wilson – Love and Mercy

Kevin from Let Me Educate You

(9:45) Beck – Nicotine & Gravy

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

(15:31) Sybil Vane – Whips and Lollipops

Linda

(20:31) ManuElla – Blue and Red

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

(24:42) John Grant – TC and Honeybear

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

(30:43) Tiny Leaves – Rain and Reign

Tim from Contrast Podcast

(35:28) Darren Hayman & the Secondary Modern – Amy and Rachel

Kathy

(41:10) Bare Armz – Scales and Bullshit

James from Appetite for Distraction

(47:22) The Chumps – Tipsy #3

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

(52:00) The Divinyls – Pleasure and Pain

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

(56:05) Ian Dury & The Blockheads – Sex and Drugs and Rock’n’Roll (demo)

Mike from wearedust

(1:00:49) Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) – Guns and Ships

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

(1:03:48) Lee Ritenour – A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That

Ram from DyingNote

Thanks to Jeremy from Fingertips for curating this episode, the next one will be curated by Nat with the theme of 1965. See you back then.

If you would like to take part in the podcast, or would like to suggest a theme for us to explore, you’ll need to start by sending a message to contrastians@gmail.com and we’ll let you know what you need to do to.

263 A Song for my Funeral

I bet that we’ve all thought about the songs that we’d like our loved ones to endure during our funeral? For this episode Kev from Let Me Educate You has curated a selection of those chosen by the Contrast Podcast contributors so those who might need this information one day can even know why we liked them. I hope you are all wearing black?

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Playlist:

00:48 Liz Durrett – The Sea A Dream

Linda

07:42 Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Follow You Into The Dark

James from Appetite For Distraction

13:23 The Fall – Enough Time At Last

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow it All Away

17:41 M83 – Farewell/Goodbye

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

24:07Elvis Costello – Favourite Hour

Tim from The Contrast Podcast

30:49Grandpa Jones – Falling Leaves

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

36:40Jane Siberry – The Valley

Jeremy from Fingertips

43:55Bobby Whitlock – Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Kymm Zuckert from Film Chain

49:00Le Mystere de la voix Bulgaires – Pilentze Plee

Mike from We Are Dust

52:28Okkervil River – John Allen Smith Sails

Tricia from I Sing In the Kitchen

58:11Donna Summer – The Last Dance

Kev from Let Me Educate You

01:01:04 Grouch Marx – Hello I Must Be Going

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

01:06:00 Edwin Hawkins Singers – Oh Happy Day

John Q

Please send your thanks and congratulations to Kev from Let Me Educate You for curating his first episode in such style.

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262 Sorry Not Sorry

This episode, curated by your friend Kymm from Film Chain, is not about guilty pleasures or dirty secrets. It’s about the songs that we love and aren’t ashamed to love. Be prepared to hear some of the most uncool music you may ever hear cool people choose.

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Playlist:

01:50 Paul Winchell – The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers

Tim from The Contrast Podcast

05:11 Justin Bieber – Love Yourself

James from Appetite For Distraction

12:22 Wang “Rollin” Rong – Chick Chick

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

17:06 The DeFranco Family – Heatbeat, It’s a Lovebeat

Tricia from I Sing in the Kitchen

23:40 Europe – The Final Countdown

Andrew from RVA Playlist

29:20 Sammy Davis Jr. – Shaft

Mike from wearedust

34:40 Enya – Book of Days

Jeremy from Fingertips

40:53 Pet Shop Boys – Left to My Own Devices

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

49:57 Jacques Filh – Wraaach!!!

ZB from So The Wind Won’t Blow it All Away

52:12 Melt Banana – Candy Gun

John Q

57:03 John Denver – This Old Guitar

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

1:00:47 Barry Manilow – I Made it Through the Rain

Kev from Let Me Educate You

1:06:39 Styx – Come Sail Away

Kymm Zuckert from Film Chain

1:16:19 Supertramp – Goodbye, Stranger

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

Send your thanks to Kymm for the pain you have just suffered. For the next episode we are going to get ever so sad thanks to Kev as we choose songs that we would have played at our funerals.

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