10.18.2006

EODM - oh hells yes


Soon I will be the proud owner of the sweet, sweet sound of the Eagles of Death Metal. I'm excited for the disc to arrive from my musical supplier for a number of reasons. First of all, any band that bestows the titles "Peace Love Death Metal" and "Death By Sexy" on their albums must be good. Second, I'm in need of some good musical rejuvenation. I'm feeling the need to integrate new tunes into the old musical fold. Example: I just purchased 3 Mary J. Blige songs from iTunes. I have to say, they've added an extra spark to my kitchen dancing ("I told you to leave your situations at the door/so grab somebody and get your ass on the dancefloor"... you know when Mary says it she means it). I recently read that many authors will stick with one particular album or aria or what-have-you throughout the writing process. Hearing the same music helps them focus on their story, it acts as an emotional prompt, a way to consistently return to their imagined world. In a similar vein, R! lamented the fact that he hadn't found any musical selection for the fall season, as yet. I'm also in need of musical prompts.
My latest musical wanderings, in full album form:
Nickel Creek, the Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack (holy crap, its good), Charlie Daniels, David Gray (ever the staple in my musical diet), Dixie Chicks, Franz Ferdinand, Fiona Apple, and Otis Redding

So, dear reader, what are you listening to? Full albums? A few songs?

8 comments:

another kind of nerd said...

Man, I guess that's a tough question... Give me your initial gut responses, no need to get fancy.

matt said...

The Racentours, check them out. Jack White is the lead singer.

another kind of nerd said...

I enjoyed the snippet of Steady, As She Goes... There's an acoustic version that has a lot of texture to it, which is fun as well.

Anonymous said...

I've been digging Frank Sinatra & Louis Armstrong lately!

another kind of nerd said...

I've got Frank and really enjoy Louis as well. Louis doing Las Vie En Rose is really quite spectacular.

hardcori said...

blur. and more blur. the new morrissey album is fabulously dramataic and self indulgent.

Rachel said...

i've been revisiting 80's hair bands for some reason. One can only handle so much Axl Rose and Poison but it's fun for now. Last week, it was Chico Cesar - pretty funky Brazilian folk music.

another kind of nerd said...

Thanks for the tips, all. They've been noted... I've even purchased the acoustic version of Steady, As She Goes. Great song.