10 random tracks on your media player

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Steve Roby, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. Steve Roby

    Steve Roby Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    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
     
  2. Allyn Gibson

    Allyn Gibson Vice Admiral Admiral

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    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.
     
  3. John Clark

    John Clark Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    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
     
  4. Michael Chris

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    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
     
  5. FordSVT

    FordSVT Vice Admiral Admiral

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    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
     
  6. WillsBabe

    WillsBabe Vice Admiral Admiral

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    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
     
  7. Steve Roby

    Steve Roby Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    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
     
  8. Shazam!

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    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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  9. antichristhill

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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."
     
  10. Count Zero

    Count Zero No nation but procrastination Moderator

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    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.
     
  11. ITL

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    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
     
  12. cultcross but on halloween

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    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
     
  13. Geckothan

    Geckothan Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    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
     
  14. Canadave

    Canadave Vice Admiral Admiral

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    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
     
  15. Tyre

    Tyre Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    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
     
  16. Temis the Vorta

    Temis the Vorta Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    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
     
  17. J.T.B.

    J.T.B. Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    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)"
     
  18. MeanJoePhaser

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    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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  19. Cicero

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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
     
  20. gblews

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    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