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Old 10-14-2008, 11:19 AM   #1
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Desert Island V Album Game: Round 4, Match 5

Please vote for the playlist you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the fifth match of the fourth 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.

The beginning of Round 4's matches saw GirlsAloudFan thump Zootlesque, 9-3 (Ali's vote was manually added).

The Sad Punk and Axver face off in our fifth match. 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: Axver


My ambitions, hobbies, and memories are tied inextricably to the Kapiti Coast region of New Zealand. In much the same way, so is this list. It reminds me of home, with doubts and questions tied up together with fondness and nostalgia. Hopefully it will evoke a reflection and a memory of somewhere for others too.

1. Pink Floyd - "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)" - Wish You Were Here (13:40)
2. Eluvium - "An Accidental Memory In The Case Of Death" - An Accidental Memory In The Case Of Death (4:23)
3. 65 Days Of Static - "Radio Protector" - One Time For All Time (5:26)
4. Explosions In The Sky - "First Breath After Coma" - The Earth Is Not A Cold, Dead Place (9:33)
5. Solar Powered People - "Awhile" - Solar Powered People (4:21)
6. North - "Gripped & Numb" - Siberia (3:44)
7. Joy Division - "Atmosphere" - Substance (4:09)
8. The Cure - "Cold" - Pornography (4:27)
9. Camel - "Mystic Queen" - Camel (5:40)
10. Incredible Expanding Mindfuck - "Headphone Dust" - IEM (6:11)
11. The Verve - "Velvet Morning" - Urban Hymns (4:57)
12. Dream Theater - "Eve" - Cleaning Out The Closet (5:11)
13. This Will Destroy You - "Happiness: We're In This Together" - Young Mountain (8:36)
14. Pure Reason Revolution - "Aeropause" - The Dark Third (5:46)
15. The Shadows - "Kon-Tiki" - The Final Collection (1:55)
16. Goblin Mix - "The Water" - Goblin Mix (4:23)
17. U2 - "A Sort Of Homecoming" - The Unforgettable Fire (5:28)
18. Subterranean Masquerade - "Kind Of A Blur" - Suspended Animation Dreams (3:12)
19. Yndi Halda - "We Flood Empty Lakes" - Enjoy Eternal Bliss (11:44)
20. Caspian - "Loft" - You Are The Conductor (6:14)
21. Bailter Space - "Make" - Robot World (3:34)
22. Ride - "Nowhere" - Nowhere (5:22)
23. Crowded House - "Private Universe" - Together Alone (5:39)
24. No-Man - "Mahler" - Days In The Trees (7:03)
25. Porcupine Tree - "Half Light" - Lazarus single (6:20)
26. Passengers - "Beach Sequence" - Original Soundtracks 1 (3:31)
27. Alcest - "Tir Nan Og" - Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde (6:10)

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Ali has requested that her votes be manually added in her absence.

For this match, Ali's vote goes to Axver.

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I'll go with Bonnie here.

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Close for me.
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Close for me, too, but Ax gets it.
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