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Old 08-15-2007, 02:02 PM   #1
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Desert Island III Album Game: Round 2, Heat 5

Please vote for the tracklisting you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the fifth heat of the second round of the Interference Desert Island Game III! 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.

In a very close contest, Screwtape2 held on to beat Lancemc in the first heat of Round 2, 11-9. However, Lancemc will still receive one point for finishing within four votes.

Current standings will be displayed in the Heat 8 thread of Round 2.

We have inmyplace13 going against KhanadaRhodes in this heat. Below are the tracklistings.

If you don't know the songs, or wish to hear how each tracklisting flows, leave your e-mail address and we'll help you out.

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"Rhetoric of Place"

The past two incarnations of the Desert Island game have managed to make the
concept one of my favorite parts of Interference. I always enjoy seeing what
people have been listening to, who can create the best flows, themes, and
moods. I’ve never seen the competition as an attempt to make a playlist that
absolutely defines each era, genre, and artist to a tee. To me, this takes away
a level of personalization that comes when each playlist is uniquely your own.

"Rhetoric of Place" is a playlist that is entirely indicative of how I’m feeling
and what I’m listening to right now. I certainly hope you find something new or
reacquaint yourself with a lost love in the process of listening to it. At the
very least, I hope you enjoy some part of it, as I feel there is a little
something for everyone in it. If it goes deep in the competition, great. If it
fizzles out, that’s fine too. Whatever happens. If we’re still speaking. Pick
up the phone. Play me this song.


Disc 1:

1. Explosions in the Sky – “The Birth and Death of the Day” – All of a Sudden I
Miss Everyone (7:49)
2. The Arcade Fire – “No Cars Go” – Neon Bible (5:43)
3. The National – “Fake Empire” – Boxer (3:27)
4. U2 – “The Unforgettable Fire” – The Unforgettable Fire (4:55)
5. Death Cab For Cutie – “Passenger Seat” – Transatlanticism (3:41)
6. The Beatles – “Here Comes the Sun” – Abbey Road (3:05)
7. Beck – “Guess I’m Doing Fine” – Sea Change (4:49)
8. Cat Power – “Lived In Bars” – The Greatest (3:43)
9. Grizzly Bear – “Knife” – Yellow House (5:14)
10. Do Make Say Think – “Ontario Plates” – Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn
11. The Rolling Stones – “Tumbling Dice” – Forty Licks (3:46)
12. Broken Social Scene – “7/4 Shoreline” – Broken Social Scene (4:53)
13. The White Stripes – “Ball & Biscuit” – Elephant (7:18)
14. Bob Dylan – “Subterranean Homesick Blues” – Bringing It All Back Home (2:24)
15. Bright Eyes – “Tourist Trap” – Four Winds EP (5:44)
16. Nick Drake – “Horn” – Pink Moon (1:23)
17. Imogen Heap – “Hide & Seek” – Speak for Yourself (4:28)

Total runtime: 1:19:24

Disc 2:

1. Okkervil River – “Maine Island Lovers” – Down the River of Golden Dreams
2. Sigur Rós – “Glósóli” – Takk… (6:15)
3. Secret Machines – “Alone, Jealous, & Stoned” – Ten Silver Drops (6:46)
4. Thom Yorke – “Cymbal Rush” – The Eraser (5:14)
5. The Flaming Lips – “Feeling Yourself Disintegrate” – The Soft Bulletin
6. Ray LaMontagne – “Empty” – Till the Sun Turns Black (5:17)
7. Ryan Adams & The Cardinals – “Mockingbirdsing” – Cold Roses (4:47)
8. Feist – “Past in Present” – The Reminder (2:54)
9. Spoon – “The Way We Get By” – Kill the Moonlight (2:41)
10. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – “Details of the War” – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
11. Coldplay – “Spies” - Parachutes (5:18)
12. Pink Floyd – “A Pillow of Winds” – Meddle (5:11)
13. Whiskeytown – “Jacksonville Skyline” – Pneumonia (3:01)
14. Andrew Bird – “The Supine” – Armchair Apocrypha (0:59)
15. Wilco – “Poor Places” – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (5:18)
16. Radiohead – “A Reminder” – Airbag/How Am I Driving? EP (3:51)
17. LCD Soundsystem – “All My Friends” – Sound of Silver (7:37)

Total runtime: 1:18:48

Forum name: KhanadaRhodes

KhanadaRhodes' 100% Natural Good Time Desert Island Solution

This playlist may be a little short, but I think this is pretty much me and the music I love. There's lots of Enz/Finn-related material here, the prerequisite Duran Duran song, and lots of dance music I love. Following the guidelines presented, this would definitely be the music I could not live without if I were on a desert island. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do!

1. Brian Eno and David Byrne - "America Is Waiting" - My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (3:37)
2. Talking Heads - "Once in A Lifetime" - Remain in Light (4:22)
3. Tim Finn - "Persuasion" - Before & After (3:54)
4. David Bowie - "Heroes" - Heroes (3:38)
5. Echo and the Bunnymen - "Rescue" - Crocodiles (4:26)
6. The Power Station - "Some Like It Hot" - The Power Station (5:05)
7. Crowded House - "World Where You Live" - Crowded House (3:05)
8. Simple Minds - "Someone, Somewhere in Summertime" - New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (4:38)
9. Neil Finn - "Last One Standing" - Try Whistling This (3:04)
10. The Police - "Synchronicity II" - Synchronicity (5:03)
11. Wang Chung - "To Live and Die in L.A." - To Live and Die in L.A. (4:52)
12. Natasha Bedingfield - "These Words" - Unwritten (3:36)
13. U2 - "Red Hill Mining Town" - The Joshua Tree (4:53)
14. Kelly Clarkson - "Since U Been Gone" - Breakaway (3:08)
15. Schnell Fenster - "Whisper" - The Sound of Trees (3:44)
16. Duran Duran - "New Moon on Monday" - Seven and the Ragged Tiger (4:16)
17. Split Enz - "Bold As Brass" - Dizrythmia (3:31)
18. INXS - "Original Sin" - The Swing (5:19)
19. The Swingers - "Counting the Beat" - Practical Jokers (3:01)
20. Seu Jorge - "Life on Mars?" - The Life Aquatic (With Steve Zissou) Soundtrack (3:24)
21. Sting - "Be Still My Beating Heart" - ...Nothing Like the Sun (5:34)
22. Joy Division - "Shadowplay" - Unknown Pleasures (3:55)
23. VHS or Beta - "You Got Me (Baby Daddy Remix) - You Got Me (6:38)
24. New Order - "Blue Monday '88" - Singles (3:48)
25. Depeche Mode - "The Sun & The Rainfall" - A Broken Frame (5:05)

Total runtime: 1:45:36

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Old 08-15-2007, 02:05 PM   #2
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IMP, easily, as our tastes are basically the same. This is a key match for Khanada; if she can win this, I'm pretty sure she could beat just about anyone in this competition.


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Old 08-15-2007, 02:17 PM   #3
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I'm the lone vote for Khanada
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Old 08-15-2007, 02:38 PM   #4
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inmyplace, as it's one of my favorite lists.
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Old 08-15-2007, 02:52 PM   #5
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This is a tough one. I have to go with IMP. He has one of the best playlists in the competition but I do love both playlists. Khan has more songs I love but I thought IMP had a better experience. That was the difference.

Good luck to both of you through the rest of the game.
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Gotta go with Impster on this one, still dug Khan's list though.
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I'm sorry to vote against Khan on her birthday, but ...

Impy-Dimpy-Doo for me.
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Speaking of Khan's birthday, she's away for this heat and has requested that I add her vote to this. So when this heat ends, whatever number shows up in the poll for her will be increased by 1.
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I really do like quite a lot of songs on Khan's list, but I think imp has probably the most cohesive playlist out of anyone, and while there are some songs on there I don't care for, the quality of the rest, along with the flow, gives it my vote.
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Old 08-15-2007, 05:57 PM   #11
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Khanada for being the most fun playlist
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Old 08-15-2007, 09:22 PM   #12
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With Khanada's own vote, it brings her total to 6 as of right now.

This one's running a bit closer than I thought it would.
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Khanada's list was closer to my taste and I dug the 80's vibe

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