55mix

55mix PART 1 (44m 08s) Birds Gotta Swim – Martin Mull Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (excerpt) – Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra/Witold Rowicki Shipping Container – Ruby Throat Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (excerpt) – Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra/Witold Rowicki Life, Life – Ryuichi Sakamoto Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (excerpt) – [...]

State of Mind—December 16, 1992: The playlist

Here are the contents of the mixtape referenced in my previous post… Side A X’mas day in the next life—Yukihiro Takahashi Heartbeat (Tainai kaiki II)—Returning to the womb—David Sylvian/Ryuichi Sakamoto featuring Ingrid Chavez Wicked game—Chris Isaak Shiroi machi, aoi kage—EPO No ordinary love—Sade I guess there ain’t no Santa Claus—Barry Manilow Christmas eve—Tatsuro Yamashita Shopping—The [...]

Flashback: 50/50 Playlist

As I mentioned in a corresponding post (two in one day!) on my other blog, today is my 50th birthday. To mark the occasion, here is a cobbled-together playlist of songs: Prelude Frankie Goes To Hollywood—Born to Run http://youtu.be/BTStMImOtuU Elvis Costello—Less Than Zero http://youtu.be/LCZoI26or4k Playlist Harry Nilsson—One http://youtu.be/-nB5VxPOoio The Beatles—Two of Us http://youtu.be/MP74a2jQhDM De La Soul—The [...]