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POP Goes The World!

Dec 2016

The Bum’s Rush





Artist Song Album             Year              
Guided By Voices Hold On Hope Hold On Hope   2000
Ryan Adams Like A Fool (Superchunk cover) Score! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers!   2009
The Decemberists The Crane Wife 3 The Crane Wife   2006
Elliott Smith A Fond Farewell From A Basement On The Hill   2004
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Bob Schneider Blue Skies For Everyone Lonelyland   2001
Crowded House Weather With You Woodface   1991
DeVotchKa All The Sand In All The Sea 100 Lovers   2011
The Dodos Winter Visiter   2008
Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter High Land, Hard Rain   1983
Badly Drawn Boy Once Around The Block The Hour Of Bewilderbeast   2000
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Ezra Furman Restless Year Perpetual Motion People   2015
Josh Ritter Rumors The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter   2007
A House Here Come The Good Times Wide Eyed and Ignorant   1994
ABC That Was Then But This Is Now Beauty Stab   1983
The Hold Steady Slapped Actress Stay Positive   2008
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The Rescues Everything's Gonna Be Better Next Year Blah Blah Love & War   2013
Doves Catch The Sun Lost Souls   2000
Elefant Tonight Let's Dance Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid   2003
Close Lobsters I Kiss The Flower In Bloom Foxheads Stalk This Land   1987
A Flock Of Seagulls Space Age Love Song A Flock Of Seagulls   1982
The B-52s Song For A Future Generation Whammy!   1983
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Arms Comfort EP2   2013
Georgie James Cheap Champagne Places   2007
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Little Moments Only Run   2014
Ballet School Cherish The Dew Lasts An Hour   2014
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Born Again Floozies Small Penis Compensation Vehicle Novelties, Addenda, and Ephemera   2006
Chris Mars Popular Creeps Horseshoes and Hand Grenades   1992
The Aliens The Happy Song Astronomy For Dogs   2007
Cut Off Your Hands Happy As Can Be Happy As Can Be   2008
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Empire Dogs It's Gonna Be Alright Love Attacks!!!   2004
Dec 2016

Potato Fudge





Yeah, let’s see where this goes….



Artist Song Album                



Devo Mongoloid Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!   1978
The B 52s Give Me Back My Man Wild Planet   1980
Pretenders Mystery Achievement Pretenders   1980
Blondie 11:59 Parallel Lines   1978
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The Police Peanuts Outlandos d'Amour   1978
Joe Jackson One More Time Look Sharp!   1979
Mink Deville Let Me Dream If I Want To Love and Emotion   1981
The Knack Let Me Out Get The Knack   1979
The Jam Boy About Town (alternate version) Extras   1992
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The Greg Kihn Band Happy Man Kihntinued   1982
The House Of Love I Don't Know Why I Love You House Of Love   1990
Love & Rockets Yin and Yang (the Flowerpot Man) Express   1986
Jay Reatard Wounded Watch Me Fall   2009
Japanther River Phoenix Skuffed Up My Huffy   2007
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The Leaving Trains Leaving Trains      
Chainsaw Kittens Mother (of the ancient birth) Violent Religion   1990
Interpol PDA Turn On The Bright Lights   2002
The Elevator Drops Space Song People Mover   1997
Frank Black Francis Monkey Gone To Heaven Frank Black Francis   2004
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The Moog Cookbook Buddy Holly (Weezer cover) The Moog Cookbook   1996
Depeche Mode But Not Tonight Black Celebration   1986
French Kicks One More Time The Trial Of The Century   2004
Electrelane On Parade On Parade   2003
Dambuilders Smooth Control Ruby Red   1995
Pere Ubu Golden Surf II Carnival Of Souls   2014
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The Dandy Warhols We Used To Be Friends Welcome To The Monkey House   2003
Kuroyume Happy Birthday Feminism   1995
Husking Bee The Sun and The Moon Four Color Problem   2000
Guillemots Trains To Brazil Through the Windowpane   2006
Frank Turner Photosynthesis Love , Ire & Song   2009
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Funnel Cake Jessie's Girl (Rick Springfield cover)
Dec 2016

Caffeine & Weirdness





Artist Song Album             Year           
Switches Drama Queen Lay Down The Law   2008
Sloan She Says What She Means Navy Blues   1998
60 Ft Dolls New Loafers The Big 3   1996
Supergrass I'd Like To Know I Should Coco   1995
Waking Hours Where The Hell You Been      
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Shannon & The Clams Heads Or Tails Dreams In The Rat House   2013
Violent Femmes Hey Nonny Nonny Why Do Birds Sing?   1991
The Woodentops Move Me     1985
Salad Boys No Taste Bomber Metalmania   2015
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World Party When You Come Back To Me Reality Bites Soundtrack   1990
TV Girl/Monster Rally Average Guy     2013
The Thrills The Irish Keep Gate Crashing Let's Bottle Bohemia   2004
Low Califonia The Great Destroyer   2004
Super Furry Animals Venus & Serena Phantom Power   2003
Suede The Beautiful Ones Coming Up   1996
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Quickspace Friend Quickspace   1996
Pretty & Nice Sea Legs Pink & Blue   2007
Space Dark Clouds Spiders   1996
Spookey Ruben Wendy McDonald MOdes mOf Transportation Vol.1   1995
TV On The Radio Wolf Like Me Return To Cookie Mountain   2006
Summercamp Drawer Pure Juice   1997
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Warm Soda Waiting For Your Call Someone For You   2013
XTC Making Plans For Nigel (live) Live In Concert 1980   1992
Split Enz Nobody Takes Me Seriously True Colours   1980
Squeeze In Quintessence East Side Story   1981
Sugar Your Favorite Thing File Under: Easy Listening   1994
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The Raveonettes You Want The Candy Lust Lust Lust   2008
The Sneetches Looking For Something 1985-1991   1992
Sonic Avenues New Vogues Mistakes   2014
The Rakes Strasbourg Capture/Release   2005
The Ramones I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement The Ramones   1976
The Rumblestrips Alarm Clock Girls & Weather   2007
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The Mighty Lemon Drops Out Of Hand World Without End   1988
Dec 2016






Good thing we still have (ultimately meaningless, but) gloriously giddy, and satisfying POP music.

Rejoice and bathe in it while it still means something.



Artist Song Album   Year                   
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Bhindi Bhagee Global Agogo   2001
Sebadoh Flame The Sebadoh   1999
Super Furry Animals Golden Retriever Phantom Power   2003
The Troggs I Can't Control Myself From Nowhere   1966
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A Giant Dog Sex & Drugs Pile   2016
Black Lips Family Tree Arabia Mountain   2011
Diamond Rugs Big God Diamond Rugs   2012
The Gits Second Skin Frenching The Bully   2003
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Sons and Daughters Gilt Complex This Gift   2008
The Dirtbombs Ode To A Black Man Ultraglide In Black   2001
Night Beats Puppet On A String Night Beats   2011
Wand Machine Man     2015
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Sweet Spirit Let Me Be On Top Sweet Spirit   2015
The Soft Pack C'Mon The Soft Pack   2010
Sports Saturday All Of Something   2015
Mind Spiders Beat Meltdown   2012
Blitz New Age     1983
Death Valley Girls Disco Glow In The Dark   2016
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Cherry Glazerr Had Ten Dollaz Had Ten Dollaz   2014
Archie Bronson Outfit Cherry Lips Derdang Derdang   2006
Morphine Thursday Cure For Pain   1993
Flat Duo Jets Frog Went A Courtin' Two Headed Cow   2008
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Merchandise Become What You Are Children Of Desire   2012
Gliss Morning Light Devotion Implosion   2009
The Shangri-Las The Train From Kansas City Shangri-Las-65!   1965
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TRAAMS A House On Fire A House On Fire   2016
Xray Eyeballs X Splendor Squalor   2012
Television Personalities Silly Girl And Don't The Kids Just Love It   1990
Tapes n' Tapes Just Drums The Loon   2006
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The Stooges T.V. Eye Funhouse   1970
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