10 random tracks on your media player

Steve Roby

Rear Admiral
Rear Admiral
Ipod, winamp, whatever... load it up, hit shuffle, list what comes up. Surprise, impress, or dismay your fellow TrekBBSites with your taste in music. (I tend to skip multiple hits by the same artist so as to increase the diversity of the list, so I'm not a purist.)


  1. Ella Fitzgerald, "Trav'lin' Light," The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books
  2. John Foxx and Harold Budd, "Spoken Roses," Translucence/Drift Music
  3. Dälek, "Speak Volumes," From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots
  4. This Mortal Coil, "Another Day," It'll End in Tears
  5. His Name Is Alive, "Write My Name (Tony Olliveirra Remix), Someday RMX
  6. Sister Vanilla, "Jamcolas," Little Pop Rock
  7. Jr. Gone Wild, "Slept All Afternoon," Less Art, More Pop
  8. Belbury Poly, "Remember Tomorrow," From an Ancient Star
  9. Siouxsie and the Banshees, "This Unrest," Tinderbox
  10. Cortney Tidwell, "The Missing Link," Don't Let Stars Keep Us Tangled Up
 
1. The Beatles, "You Know My Name (Demo)," The Lost Pepperland Reel
2. Rednote Audio, "Combat in Mirkwood," The Hobbit Video Game Original Soundtrack
3. Eisley, "Tree Tops," Laughing City EP
4. Floor, "Doctor Who Theme - Floor's Creation," whomix
5. John Lennon, "Just Because," Rock 'n Roll
6. Carbon Leaf, "Seed," Nothing Rhymes with Woman
7. KT Tunstall, "Girl and the Ghost," Acoustic Extravaganza
8. George Harrison, "Got My Mind Set On You," Cloud Nine
9. Elbow, "Starlings," The Seldom Seen Kid Live at Abbey Road
10. The Bonzo Dog Band, "Straight From My Heart," Cornology: Dog Ends

Playing by Steve's rules, I skipped fifteen different Beatles tracks. I have 112 hours of Beatles music on my hard drive at the moment.
 
Don't have my mp3 player or main computer with my music on, but for this machine a random list produces

1. Michael Giacchino - Star Trek (Coincidence I swear - or Winamp's picked up on this window being open)

2. No Doubt - It's my life.

3. Black Sabbath - Iron Man

4. Moby - Extreme Ways

5. Leningrad Cowboys - Sweet Home Alabama

6. Barenaked Hurley - Jim LeFleur

7. The Solids - Hey Beautiful

8. Kansas - Carry on Wayward Son

9. Dirty Vegas - Late Nights and Street Fights

10. AC/DC - Back in Black
 
1. Dizmas, "Play it Safe," Dizmas
2. The Fray, "Happiness," The Fray
3. U2, "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own," U218 Singles
4. House of Heroes, "If," The End Is Not The End
5. Five Iron Frenzy, "The Old West (Live)," The End Is Here
6. RED, "Lost," End of Silence
7. Death Cab for Cutie, "Transatlanticism," Transatlanticism
8. The Myriad, "Braver Than the Rest," With Arrows, With Poise
9. The Wedding, "Fireworks," Polarity
10. Queen, "Another One Bites the Dust," The Game
 
The first ten random tracks that play on my iPod are:

Pearl Jam - Deep
Motley Crue - Dr. Feelgood
Alice in Chains - Rooster
The Tragically Hip - Sharks
Foo Fighters- But Honestly
Dire Straits - So Far Away
Tool - Lost Keys (Blame Hofmann)
Dave Matthews Band - Seven
K-Os- Whip Cream
AC/DC - Chase the Ace
 
Meatloaf: Bat out of Hell
Prince: Sign of the Times
Paul Simon: Graceland
ACDC: Ace of Spades
Deep Purple: Smoke on the Water
Cher: If I could turn back Time
Talking Heads: Once in a lifetime
Pogues: Fairytale of New York
Bobby Darrin: Mac the Knife
Paul Starstedt: Where do you go to, My Lovely
 
Just to maintain the momentum, I'll do it again.

  1. Aidan Baker and thisquietarmy, "Horizon Line," A Picture of a Picture
  2. Zomby, "Hench," Where Were You in '92?
  3. Andrea Parker, "Nearly There," Here's One I Made Earlier
  4. John Foxx, "No One Driving," Metamatic
  5. Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, "Jumpin' In The Morning," Miss Smith To You!
  6. Forensics, "Ground State," Zero Billion
  7. Nation 12, "She Was," Electrofear
  8. Richard Hawley, "Baby You're My Light," Late Night Final
  9. Magazine, "The Great Man's Secrets," Magic, Murder and the Weather
  10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, "Messiah Ward," Abattoir Blues
 
  1. Beyonce, "Halo," I Am... Sascha Fierce
  2. Pilot, "Magic," As, Bs And Rarities
  3. Fleetwood Mac,"Go Your Own Way," Rumours
  4. REO Speedwagon, "Time For Me To Fly," Take It On The Run
  5. Okkervil River, "Starry Stairs", The Stand-Ins
  6. Nina Simone, "Little Girl Blue (Postal Service Remix)," Verve Remixed 3
  7. Ben Folds, "Cologne," Way To Normal
  8. Extreme, "Wind Me Up," Extreme
  9. Live, "Hold Me Up," Throwing Copper Outtakes
  10. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, "Thunder Road," Born To Run
 
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10 totally random tracks? OK.

1. Stevie Ray Vaughan. "Crossfire."
2. John Hiatt. "Have a Little Faith in Me."
3. Annie Lennox LOTR Soundtrack. "Into The West."
4. Elvis Costello. "Peace, Love and Understanding."
5. Van Morrison. "Moondance"
6. Seal. "Love's Divine."
7. Joe Satriani. "Always With Me, Always With You."
8. Matchbox 20. "Disease."
9. Sammy Hagar. "Baby's On Fire."
10. Norah Jones. "Come Away With Me."
 
Morrissey - The Youngest Was The Most Loved (Greatest Hits)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNhnCex00YE

John Lennon - Nobody Told Me (Working Class Hero)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s10t32X5wvI

Madness - The Wizard (Wonderful)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=060cb7aaAY8

The Who - My Generation (The Ultimate Collection)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MnDbWqe_kQ

Ton Steine Scherben - Ich will nicht werden, was mein Alter ist (Warum geht es mir so dreckig?)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iehqY6IM3j8

Frijid Pink - I'm On My Way (Frijid Pink)

Rio Reiser - Lass uns das Ding drehn (Rio I.)

Nikolas Asimos - Panigyri (To Fanari Tou Diogeni)

Paul McCartney - Hey Jude (live) (Live at Coachella 2009)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMIU0MTiBmw

New Model Army - I Love The World
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnZD61tynS4

I didn't find the other songs on YouTube. I'd say that list gives a surprisingly accurate sketch of my taste in music - pretty ecclectic, with a focus on the 60s/early 70s.
 
1) Radiohead - Faithless, The Wonder Boy
2) Pixies - Tame
3) Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Rich Woman
4) Hüsker Dü - Green Eyes
5) Unkle - Ape Shall Never Kill Ape
6) Mogwai - I Can't Remember
7) Joy Division - She's Lost Control
8) The Beloved - Your Love Takes Me Higher (Calyx Of Isis Mix)
9) The La's - There She Goes
10) Pavement - Gold Soundz
 
Iron Maiden - Como Estais Amigos
Shinedown - Fly From the Inside
Placebo - Days Before You Came
SR-71 - Goodbye
Trivium - A Gunshot to the Head of Trepidation
Bob Dylan - It Ain't Me, Babe
Rainbow - Since You've Been Gone
Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling into Place
Pearl Jam - Alive
Nightwish - Ocean Soul
 
Not a single weak song.

Steve Vai - Tender Surrender
Frank Zappa - The Gumbo Variations
Spock's Beard - The Light (Home Demo)
Greg Howe - Bird's Eye View
Pink Floyd - Matilda Mother
Liquid Tension Experiment - Kindred Spirits
Dream Theater - Overture 1928
Iron Maiden - The Prisoner
Symphony X - Smoke and Mirrors
Opeth - Blackwater Park
 
Here's what I got:

"Under the Wing" - Bear McCreary
"Princess Peach's Castle" - Super Smash Bros. Melee
"The Night Watchman" - Memphis
"Saraha" - Moxy Fruvous
"Hockey Night in Canada theme (original version)" - Dolores Claman
"Cotton Jenny" - Gordon Lightfoot
"French Perfume" - Great Big Sea
"Vanishing" - Barenaked Ladies
"Headsfull" - Amy Millan
"Laiurus" - James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer
 
Deerhunter – Nothing Ever Happened
Franz Ferdinand – The Dark of the Matinée
Late of the Pier – Space And The Woods (Radio Edit)
The Velvet Underground – All Tomorrow's Parties
Elvis Costello – Pump It Up
Bob Dylan – Queen Jane Approximately
Brian Eno – Everything Merges With the Night
LCD Soundsystem – North American Scum
Manic Street Preachers – She Is Suffering
Soundgarden – Let Me Drown
 
I got nothin' to hide! :D Yes, I like classical, minimalism, soundtracks, and show tunes!

1. Open the Kingdom, Songs of Liquid Days, Philip Glass
2. Behind the Wheel, Depeche Mode
3. Falling, Twin Peaks soundtrack
4. Etude No. 6 in G-Sharp Minor, Frederic Chopin
5. Everlasting Road, Kitaro
6. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Judy Garland
7. Largo, From the New World Symphony, Antonin Dvorak
8. Sleigh Ride, The Ventures
9. Shall We Dance?, The King and I, Rogers & Hammerstein
10. The Music of the Night, The Phantom of the Opera

But the acid test is the Top Ten Most Played Songs, isn't it? And this is a bit scarier...

1. Overjoyed, Stevie Wonder
2. Dexter Main Title
3. Dexter Main Title (remix)
4. Night and Day, James Darrin (DS9 nostalgia, I spose)
5. Will You Love Me Tomorrow, The Shirelles
6. Blood Theme from Dexter
7. I Put a Spell on You, John Fogerty
8. Courting the Night from Dexter
9. I Put a Spell on You, Marilyn Manson
10. Wonderful, Wonderful, The Tymes
 
1. Todd Rundgren, "When the Shit Hits the Fan/Sunset Blvd."

2. Talking Heads, "Book I Read"

3. Elvis Costello & the Attractions, "Living in Paradise"

4. John Jacob Niles, "Frog Went A-courtin'"

5. The Rolling Stones, "Live With Me"

6. Hank Williams, "Long Gone Lonesome Blues"

7. Bruce Springsteen, "Kitty's Back"

8. Warren Zevon, "Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded"

9. The (English) Beat, "Rough Rider"

10. The Blasters, "What Will Lucy Do? (live)"
 
I recently dug out a 90's music disc I burned 8 years ago.

1. Coco Jumbo - Mr. President
2. Mortal Kombat Theme - Immortals (?)
3. Ooh-Ah, Just a Little Bit - Gina G.
4. Ditty - Paperboy (brother ain't from Mount Vernon, but he's money earnin'!)
5. Please Don't Go - KWS
6. Dance Hall Queen - Beenieman
7. No Tango Dinero - Los Umbrellos
8. Battleflag - Lo-Fidelity All Stars
9. Say Want You Want - Texas featuring Method Man
10. Music Sounds Better with You - Stardust
11. Intergalactic - The Beastie Boys
12. Crush - Jennifer Page
13. Happy Boys and Girls - Aqua
14. Hamster Dance Techno Remix (this is most embarrassing)

Pretty gay album. I'm proud of it. :cool:

Found another random mix CD

1. Lonely Place - Goldfinger
2. Chick Magnet - MXPX
3. Sleeping in My Car - Roxette
4. Cotton-Eye Joe - Rednex ( Blender magazine also ranked the song at #38 on the list of the "50 Worst Songs Ever", which only makes me like it more.)
5. On My Own - Peach Union
6. Angel - Shaggy
7. More Than This - 10,000 Maniacs (post Merchant)
8. Lovely Day - The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M.
9. Break Out - Swing Out Sister (I saw a Chuckie Cheese's cover of it...made me cringe...ugh.)
10. Am I the Same Girl - Swing Out Sister
11. Divine Thing - The Soup Dragons
12. Circles - Soul Coughing
13. When Your Gone - Bryan Adams featuring Mel C.
14. Like Lovers (Holding On) - Texas
15. Cassius 1999 - Cassius

Yeah, that mix cd is pretty gay, too. I have some rap and hard rock mix cds, too.
 
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A Conspiracy Unmasked - Howard Shore (LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring)
Up With End Credits - Michael Giacchino
Baseball Hattie - The Damon Runyon Theater
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
The Singing Critic - Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Qui-Gon's Noble End - John Williams
The Last March of the Ents - Howard Shore (LOTR: The Two Towers)
Tears/River's Eyes - Greg Edmonson (Firefly)
The Snowball Effect - X Minus One (radio series)
Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham - Lata Mangeshkar
 
Right Place, Wrong Time - Dr. John
Torn - Ednaswap
My Hero - Dave Grohl (live on the Howard Stern show)
Alison - Elvis Costello
Last Kiss - Pearl Jam (live, the band screws up the intro, then gets it together)
Tempted - Squeeze
Oakland Stroke - Tower of Power
Zaz Turned Blue - Was not Was
My Favorite Things - John Coltrane
Goin Up Yonder - The Walter Hawkins Singers
 
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