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Old 06-18-2009, 04:58 PM   #1
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Desert Island VI Album Game: Round 5, Match 6

Please vote for the playlist you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the sixth match of the fifth round for Interference Desert Island VI! 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 tourist took the second match over Salome, 10-3. With the win, the tourist has grabbed the top seed from Group 1.

The sixth match has seeding implications, with Mr. V and phillyfan26 dueling for the top spot. Below are their playlists.


Forum name: Mr. V



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This is probably as close to an autobiographical playlist as I'll get. This just sounds like my life at the moment. While there is a common theme or two, there's no story you need to follow or anything. The songs were chosen because of either their lyrical relevance, personal meaning, or contribution to the overall tone of the playlist.

There is a lot of different music here, with genres like pop, rock, shoegaze, indie, alternative, electronica, Britpop, piano rock, post-punk, experimental, neo-psychedelia and synthpop. With this in mind I have tried to make the transitions between these as seamless as possible - and indeed, in some instances, two songs almost become one, which is very pleasing.

I have no idea what the cover art is, but I did it one night when I was in an altered state and it just fitted with the music perfectly, so I'm sticking with it.

What I can say is that I love all the music on here. I thoroughly enjoyed putting this playlist together, and I hope you get something out of it, or at the very least, enjoy listening to it.

1. Sonic Youth - "Teen Age Riot" - Daydream Nation (6:59)
2. Interpol - "Obstacle 1" - Turn On The Bright Lights (4:11)
3. Franz Ferdinand - "Outsiders" - You Could Have It So Much Better (4:03)
4. Crowded House - "Pineapple Head" - Recurring Dream (The Very Best of Crowded House) (3:28)
5. Elbow - "Mirrorball" - The Seldom Seen Kid (5:50)
6. Ben Folds - "Adelaide" - Supersunnyspeedgraphic, the LP (3:13)
7. U2 - "Spanish Eyes" - The Joshua Tree (Bonus CD) (3:16)
8. Bruce Springsteen - "She's The One" - Born to Run (4:31)
9. The Black Keys - "Psychotic Girl" - Attack & Release (4:11)
10. The Smashing Pumpkins - "1979" - Rotten Apples: Greatest Hits (4:24)
11. R.E.M. - "Daysleeper" - In Time - The Best of R.E.M. (1988-2003) (3:41)
12. Oasis - "Cast No Shadow" - (What's The Story) Morning Glory (4:52)
13. Echo & the Bunnymen - "My Kingdom" - Ocean Rain (4:05)
14. The Who - "Baba O'Riley" - Who's Next (5:10)
15. The Killers - "Read My Mind" - Sam's Town (4:07)
16. Passengers - "Slug" - Original Soundtracks 1 (4:42)
17. Animal Collective - "Summertime Clothes" - Merriweather Post Pavilion (4:32)
18. Radiohead - "All I Need" - In Rainbows (3:49)
19. LCD Soundsystem - "Get Innocuous!" - Sound of Silver (7:12)
20. Bloc Party - "Better Than Heaven" - Intimacy (4:22)
21. Glasvegas - "Geraldine" - Geraldine (single) (4:08)
22. Arctic Monkeys - "505" - Favourite Worst Nightmare (4:13)
23. Coldplay "Trouble" - Parachutes (4:31)
24. The Beatles - "While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Demo)" - Anthology 3 (3:22)
25. Arcade Fire - "Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles)" - Funeral (4:50)
26. The Last Shadow Puppets - "Meeting Place" - The Age of the Understatement (3:56)
27. Kanye West - "Street Lights" - 808s & Heartbreak (3:12)
28. The Jesus and Mary Chain - "Just Like Honey" - Psychocandy (3:04)
29. The Hold Steady - "Lord, I'm Discouraged" - Stay Positive (5:08)
30. Frightened Rabbit - "Floating in the Forth" - The Midnight Organ Fight (4:14)

Total Time: 2:10:59



Forum Name: phillyfan26



Play From Your Fucking Heart

“The world is like a ride at an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it, you think that it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and around and around, it has thrills and chills, and it’s very brightly colored, and it’s very loud, and it’s fun … for a while. But some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question: ‘Is this real, or is this just a ride?’ And other people have remembered, and they come back to us. They say, ‘Hey! Don’t worry. Don’t be afraid, ever, because, this is just a ride.’ And we … kill those people! But it doesn’t matter, because it’s just a ride. And we can change it anytime we want. It’s only a choice: no effort, no work, no job, no savings and money. A choice. Right now. Between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourselves off. The eyes of love, instead, see all of us as one. Here’s what you can do to change the world, right now, to a better ride: take all that money we spend on weapons and defense each year, and instead, spend it feeding, clothing, and educating the poor of the world, which it would many times over, not one human being excluded, and we could explore space, together, both inner and outer, forever, in peace.” – Bill Hicks

1. Bill Hicks – “The Vision” – Dangerous (0:58)
2. The National – “Abel” – Alligator (3:39)
3. Pixies – “Monkey Gone to Heaven” – Doolittle (2:57)
4. Pearl Jam – “Alive” – Ten (5:44)
5. Television – “Venus” – Marquee Moon (3:52)
6. Pavement – “Elevate Me Later” – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (2:53)
7. The Stone Roses – “She Bangs the Drums” – The Stone Roses (3:45)
8. Catherine Wheel – “Show me Mary” – Chrome (3:19)
9. R.E.M. – “Finest Worksong” – Document (3:50)
10. The Flaming Lips – “Fight Test” – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (4:16)
11. The Last Shadow Puppets – “The Age of the Understatement” (3:08)
12. Kanye West feat. Dwele – “Flashing Lights” – Graduation (3:58)
13. Jay-Z – “Regrets” – Reasonable Doubt (4:34)
14. The Roots – “The Next Movement” – Things Fall Apart (4:10)
15. Marvin Gaye – “What’s Happening Brother” – What’s Going On (2:44)
16. Stevie Wonder – “Visions” – Innervisions (5:23)
17. David Bowie – “Wild Is the Wind” – Station to Station (6:00)
18. Elbow – “The Bones of You” – The Seldom Seen Kid (4:49)
19. U2 – “Fez – Being Born” – No Line on the Horizon (5:17)
20. God Is an Astronaut – “Remembrance Day” – All Is Violent, All Is Bright (4:17)
21. Pink Floyd – “One of These Days” – Meddle (5:56)
22. Animal Collective – “My Girls” – Merriweather Post Pavilion (5:43)
23. The Postal Service – “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” – Give Up (4:44)
24. MGMT – “Kids” – Oracular Spectacular (5:03)
25. Los Campesinos! – “Miserabilia” – We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (3:15)
26. TV on the Radio – “Wolf Like Me” – Return to Cookie Mountain (4:39)
27. Mute Math – “Chaos” – Mute Math (4:55)
28. Radiohead – “A Wolf at the Door (It Girl. Rag Doll.)” – Hail to the Thief (3:23)
29. John Frusciante – “In Relief” – Shadows Collide with People (3:35)
30. Oasis – “Don’t Look Back in Anger” – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (4:50)
31. The Clash – “The Card Cheat” – London Calling (3:50)
32. Fleet Foxes – “White Winter Hymnal” – Fleet Foxes (2:27)
33. Damien Rice – “Cannonball” – O (5:12)
34. Brett Dennen – “Ain’t No Reason” – So Much More (3:44)
35. Bruce Springsteen – “Magic” – Magic (2:45)
36. Arcade Fire – “My Body Is a Cage” – Neon Bible (4:47)

Total Runtime – 2:28:06


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My top 2, but philly wins out by a nosehair.
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Mr. V, probably my second favorite list this time around.
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I really really loved PF's. One of my favourites. But I voted me.
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