Monday, 1 August 2011

The 70's Trip

The 70's... it was a time for big.  Big hair, big ties, big cars.  Bigger, brighter, faster, louder.  Especially music.  Big fuck-off slabs of riffage;  distorted analog organ & synths;  pounding bass/drum rhythms.   Simple, monolithic, metallic.

And looking back, it was funny.  Damn funny.

This compilation gives a nod to the serious and over serious, the lesser so and those they inspired in later decades.

If you break a grin while listening to this I've succeeded; if you turn it up loud and piss off the neighbours as well then you're back there with me.  Enjoy the trip.

My 1st submission to the summer mix series.

The 70's Trip

1.  Captain Beyond - Thousand Days of Yesterday (Intro)
2.  The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - The Faith Healer
3.  Wolfmother - Cosmonaut
4.  Uriah Heep - Gypsy
5.  Electric Six - Gay Bar
6.  Tame Impala - Half Full Glass of Wine
7.  AC/DC - Riff Raff
8.  Spinal Tap - Big Bottom
9.  The Tubes - White Punks on Dope
10. Sloan - If It Feels Good Do It
11. Toy Love - Squeeze
12. Radio Birdman - Aloha Steve & Danno
13. Elvis Costello - Lipstick Vogue
14. Cake - War Pigs
15. Queens of the Stone Age - The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret
16. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - Another Morning Stoner
17. Hawkwind - 10 Seconds of Forever
18. FM - Black Noise

Songs:                                   Artwork:                                       
2 - Sean                                 Sci-Fi Wonderland
4, 17 - Graeme                         
5 - Nick & Tracey                     Fonts:                   
7, 12 - Tony                            Fontspace
8, 13, 18 - Iain
Rest - Me                                

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