5 On A Friday : Angels

June 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s five was kind of inspired by Shawn Fogel‘s excellent performance at Bag Of Songs night at the M Room a couple weeks ago. In his set, Shawn covered an excellent song by the band Velo Deluxe, it was a song I hadn’t heard before and with a bit of Shawn’s help I now have a copy of the Velo Deluxe version of the songs Angels for you today. Velo Deluxe was formed by John Strohm of the Blake Babies and The Lemonheads. Keeping with the theme four more angel related songs to round out today’s picks. Enjoy.

1: Velo Deluxe – Angels
Buy Superelastic
2: Gin Blossoms – Angels Tonight
Buy Up And Crumbling
3: Patti Smith – Ask The Angels
Buy Radio Ethiopia
4: Rilo Kiley – The Angels Hung Around
Buy Under The Blacklight
5: Social Distortion – When The Angels Sing
Buy White Light, White Heat, White Trash


5 on A Friday : On The Beach !

July 20, 2007 by · Leave a Comment
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Hey it’s summer time, the weather’s nice, if you can’t make it to the XPoNential Music Fest In Philly you might as well pack up the kids, the dog, some snacks and suntan lotion, Grandma, and whatever else you can fit in the family truckster and head on down to the beach for a day of fun in the sand, surf, and sun.

1: The Ramones – Rockaway Beach
Buy Rocket To Russia (hell, buy them all)
2: Patti Smith – Redondo Beach
Buy Horses
3: Martha And The Muffins – Echo Beach
Buy Metro Music
4: The Clientele – Brighton Beach To Santa Monica
Buy God Save The Clientele
5: New Order – The Beach
Buy Power, Corruption and Lies

ZIP: Bag All 5