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Old 10-07-2008, 12:36 PM   #1
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Desert Island V Album Game: Round 2, Match 5

Please vote for the playlist you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the fifth match of the second round for Interference Desert Island V! The premise of this game is that all of the Interferencers have been stranded on a desert island and we can only take up to 160 minutes of music with us (either as a continuous iPod playlist or two 80 minute CDs or any other format of our choosing). The object is to see which forum member can fit the most musical goodness into these 160 minutes.

For every win, each player will receive three points. If there is a tie, each player gets two points. If a player loses a match but is within three votes of the winner, that player will earn a single point.

At the beginning of each round, I will include the updated standings. Remember, the top two from each group moves on to the quarterfinals.

Round 2 started off with another blowout, as LemonMacPhisto beat Zootlesque, 11-4.

For Match 5, we have The Sad Punk facing off against Lancemc. Below are their playlists.

If you don't know the songs, or wish to hear how each playlist flows, feel free to check out the Desert Island website.

Forum name: The Sad Punk

It's, like, there's like this concept where this guy falls in love, and is just completely rapt with this girl. And then he begins to realise that she's sleeping around, which just canes this guy. That's the first half. The second half, he delves into a world of womanising and gettingfuckedup that he didn't know existed beforehand. I actually had something written for this, but this will suffice, I think.

The two main genres are soul and shoegaze, but there's other stuff too. I have never really done something like this before, so I hope you can get something out of it.

I love interpretation, so I won't go with a track by track thing. Also, I'm desperately running out of time. But by the end of the second disc, I just imagine that the protagonist is nearly dead, ruined by an excess and longing of the woman he was with from tracks 2-8. The last instrumental part of "Time", the very final track, really could mean a lot of things. I don't know if it means he goes out again and does all that crazy shit, or if he's gone insane, or if he's killed himself, or killed someone else. Anyway, I figure it's not pretty.

I hope you enjoy this muchly.

Reason Never Knows

1. Ohio Players - "Never Had a Dream" - Pain (4:37)
2. O'Jays - "Sunshine" - Backstabbers (3:44)
3. Outkast - "SpottieOttieDopaliscious" - Aquemini (7:07)
4. Prince - "Do Me, Baby" - Single edit (3:56)
5. Leroy Hutson - "All Because of You" - Single (4:36)
6. Isley Brothers - "Footsteps In the Dark" - Go For Your Guns (5:05)
7. The Spinners - "It's a Shame" - The Definitive Soul Collection (3:12)
8. Four Freshmen - "Angel Eyes" - EP Collection (3:34)
9. Roy Orbison - "It's Over" - More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits (2:47)
10. Jackie Trent - "Make It Easy On Yourself" - Burt Bacharach Collection (2:46)
11. Fleet Foxes - "Mykonos" - Sun Giant (4:35)
12. Love - "You Set the Scene (alternative mix)" - Forever Changes [Remaster] (7:02)

Polluted Mist

1. The Beach Boys - "Sail On Sailor" - Holland (3:22)
2. Moose - "Polly" - ...XYZ (4:47)
3. Chapterhouse - "Treasure" - Whirlpool (6:25)
4. Curve - "Horror Head" - Doppelganger (3:44)
5. My Bloody Valentine - "Lose My Breath" - Isn't Anything (3:38)
6. Iggy Pop - "Funtime" - The Idiot (2:55)
7. Big Black - "The Model" - Songs About Fucking (2:35)
8. Husker Du - "Find Me" - Flip Your Wig (4:09)
9. Loop - "Soundhead" - Heaven's End (4:59)
10. Swervedriver - "Duress" - Mezcal Head (8:04)
11. Kitchens of Distinction - "Blue Pedal" - The Death of Cool (7:35)
12. Dennis Wilson - "Time" - Pacific Ocean Blue (3:34)

Total runtime: 105:13

Forum name: Lancemc

“Better Late Than Never”

Disc 1
1. The Doors – “Love Her Madly” – L.A. Woman (3:21)
2. The Beatles – “Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!” – Love (3:22)
3. The Magnetic Fields – “I Don’t Really Love You Anymore” – I (2:36)
4. Bruce Springsteen – “Racing In The Street” – Darkness of the Edge of Town (6:55)
5. Arcade Fire – “Keep The Car Running” – Neon Bible (3:29)
6. LCD Soundsystem – “Too Much Love” – LCD Soundsystem (5:42)
7. Joy Division – “Isolation” – Closer (2:54)
8. The National – “Mistaken for Strangers” – Boxer (3:33)
9. Iron & Wine – “Promising Light” – The Creek Drank The Cradle (2:49)
10. New Order – “Your Silent Face” – Power, Corruption & Lies (5:59)
11. Talking Heads – “Houses in Motion” – Remain in Light (4:33)
12. Patti Smith – “Break It Up” – Horses (4:04)
13. Interpol – “NYC” – Turn on the Bright Lights (4:20)
14. Jim O’Rourke – “Ghost Ship In A Storm” – Eureka (3:55)
15. The Field – “From Here We Go Sublime” – From Here We Go Sublime (4:10)
16. Elton John – “Madman Across The Water” – Madman Across The Water (5:57)
17. DJ Shadow – “Six Days” – The Private Press (5:02)

Disc 2

1. Yo-Yo Ma – “Bach Cello Suite #1 In G – 1. Prelude” – Bach: Cello Suites (2:32)
2. Bob Dylan – “Fourth Time Around” – Blonde on Blonde (4:35)
3. David Bowie – “Word on a Wing” – Station to Station (6:04)
4. Bjork – “Hyper-Ballad” – Post (5:21)
5. Cat Power – “I Don’t Blame You” – You Are Free (3:05)
6. Neutral Milk Hotel – “Two-Headed Boy Part 2” – In The Aeroplane Over the Sea (5:14)
7. Radiohead – “Black Star” – The Bends (4:07)
8. R.E.M. – “Half a World Away” – Out of Time (3:28)
9. Grizzly Bear – “Knife” – Yellow House (5:14)
10. Bright Eyes – “Lua” – I’m Wide Away It’s Morning (4:32)
11. Elvis Costello – “Bedlam” – The Delivery Man (4:49)
12. Wilco – “Ashes of American Flags” – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (4:44)
13. Beck – “Broken Drum” – Guero (4:30)
14. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – “More News From Nowhere” – Dig, Lazarus Dig! (7:58)
15. U2 – “If You Wear That Velvet Dress (Live)” – Beautiful Day (single) (2:44)
16. Prince & The Revolution – “When Doves Cry” – Purple Rain (5:54)
17. The Flaming Lips – “Approaching Pavonis Moon by Balloon” – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (3:09)
18. The Who – “Baba O’Riley” – Who’s Next (5:09)
19. M.I.A. – “Paper Planes” – Kala (3:25)

UP NEXT: LemonMelon vs. AtomicBono

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I'll have to think on this one. I may end up voting for whoever is behind to keep it close.


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Good luck, Lance!
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Closest match yet for me. I'll have to ponder.
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Lance's song choice was more my style.
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This one comes down to the songs for me, and that was Lance
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This was a really tight one for me as well. While I preferred the songs on Lance's, I thought Bonnie had a more solid list overall... good songs that sounded pretty good together.

It was a toss-up, really, but I had to go with Bonnie here.
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:28 PM   #8
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since so many songs were missing from lance's list (well they were there but protected), it really threw off the flow or whatevs. so i have to vote for bonnie on this one.

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This was close. I think I liked more songs on Lance's list, but it was put together so haphazardly that I didn't like listening to those songs the way they were sequenced. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed Bonnie's list, and while I didn't care for some of the songs, I thought overall it was better.
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Yikes, this is close.

I already used an alter to vote, so no cheating.
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Bonnie's list for me this time. It hangs together better and I really like the 2nd disc.

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