June 25, 2011

SLM Mixtape 2: Let Me Show You How To Do That

 Another mix for you!  Here it is:

King Mob - Take My Hand, I'm Changing
Pina Chulada - Smiling Dog
Ann Steel - Sparkling World
Danny Elfman - La complainte de Sally
Harry Johnson - It's Nothing To Me
Afternoon Brother - Tropical Plando
This Heat - Horizontal Hold
The - Vicious

June 19, 2011

SLM Mixtape 1: PsychiCop

While I'm readying the next part to my RB/Friday series, Ive decided to start making mixes of music I've been listening to.  This one comes from a few weeks ago, but it'll kinda give you a taste for what I'll be up to.  I may include a link for downloads too, but not this time, for now, here's the mix:

Gnod - Shaken From Safety
NEU! - Drive (Grundfunken)
Cologne Tape - Render IV
Pocahaunted - Untitled 02 (Live at the OCCII Le Club Suburbia 22 june 2009)
Pharaoh Overlörd - Slow City
Pharaoh Overlörd - Octagon
Battles - Hi / Lo
zombie zombie - driving this road until death sets you free

June 3, 2011

The Pinnacle of Pop Music. (or, Luke thinks way too hard about Friday, by Rebecca Black)

And now, to discuss a thing that has been on my mind for a while.  Friday, by Rebecca Black

Okay, i think it's time for me to talk about Friday, "by" Rebecca Black. I have made some pretty bold statements about this song in the past, namely that it is "the best song ever recorded." By it's nature, the meaning of the word "best" is elusive. Not only is it generally used in a way that means something different than its solid definition, but it's meaning is dependant upon context, usage, the user's intended meaning (emphasized by tone, cadence, etc.), and the listener/reader's interpretation (you could also add that the user may be changing their method of delivery in order to try to predict how the listener/reader will interpret it, and somehow effect that in whichever way they want ... and so on from there).