Friday, January 4, 2008

TVD Recommends (for your weekend): The Martial Arts

...via Glasgow. Redd Kross meets Silver Sun by way of ( Weezer...?

The Martial Arts - Murry & Audree (Mp3)
The Martial Arts - Mod Val (Mp3)
The Martial Arts - Kicking And Screaming (Mp3)
The Martial Arts - Contemptuous Disdain (Mp3)
The Martial Arts - Finale (Mp3)

...and they're giving away their entire release right here. Me thinks we're off to a fine start to the year...

TVD Comes Alive!

Ten live tracks to kick off the first Friday of '08...

The Plimsouls - Hush (Mp3)
(Live at The Whiskey A Go Go, 1981)
The La's - Timeless Melody (Mp3)
(Live at the Marquee, 4/23/91)
Jellyfish - The King is Half Undressed (Mp3)
(Live in San Juan Capistrano, 4/4/93)
Suede - Heroine (Mp3)
(Live in London, 9/23/03)
Japan - My New Career (Mp3)
(Live at the Hammersmith Odeon, 7/2/81)
Tears For Fears - Start of the Breakdown (Mp3)
(Live on the King Biscuit Flower Hour, 1985)
Thin Lizzy - The Sun Goes Down (Mp3)
(Live at the Regal Theatre, 1983)
Joe Jackson - It's Different For Girls (Mp3)
(Live at the Hatfield Polytechnic, 11/29/79)
The Clash - Train in Vain (Mp3)
(Live at the Bob Marley Centre, Montego Bay, 11/27/82)
Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now (Mp3)
(Live in London, 1975)

TVD's Shuffle Bored | January 4, 2008

TVD kicked this off in '07 and it becomes a regular Friday feature for '08 -- Shuffle Bored. The premise is simple -- the iPod's selections have become predictable and boring, so here's my random five for your random five. List, post, link -- whatever -- just hit us with your Friday five...

The Melodians - Rivers of Babylon (Mp3)
Psychedelic Furs - Into You Like A Train (Mp3)
Paul Hyde and the Payolas - All That I Want (Mp3)
Danny Wilson - Aberdeen (Live) (Mp3)
Longpigs - She Said (Mp3)