Lupe Fiasco, "The Emperor's Soundtrack"
There's something so grandiose about Lupe Fiasco's stuff. The beats are so layered, and they're structured in a way to feel really huge, and the production of the rest of the track reinforces that massive impression.
Sebadoh, "Junk Bonds"
The Safety Fire, "Mouth of Swords"
Mouth of swords. Arms of pikes. Feet of daggers. Butt of warhammers.
Couch Slut, "All The Way Down"
We're big Couch Slut fans here at Five Songs. The torch of grimy NYC noise rock is ably carried forward by...
They Might Be Giants, "Birdhouse In Your Soul"
When I die, and you cut my brain open (which I'm sure somebody will), you'll hear a tiny echo of this song.
Devo, "Be Stiff"
From their landmark Freedom of Choice, which is a hell of...
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Devo, "Uncontrollable Urge"
The first track from the first album, here's how Devo first planted their flag. And listen to how sharp they sounded right out of the gate! My god, this is such a tight song. For people of my age,...
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TV/TV$, "Ignorance Is Not Bliss"
More of this California punk band, I'm not sure there's a lot to say about it.
Gaunt, "Jerkin' Yourself Around"
Yeah, now we're talkin'! Compare these two tracks. There's just more energy, more interesting guitar work,...